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Chengdu Performing Arts Showcase Visits PhoenixChengdu Performing Arts Showcase Visits Phoenix<div class="ExternalClassC9287A1D10AF4390B9D7AEF0C9DB60FC"><p>​Phoenix Sister Cities welcomes a professional Chengdu, China performing arts troupe in honor of 30 years of friendship. This year, the year of the Monkey, marks the 30<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the sister city agreement between the two international cities.  </p><p>The professional performing arts troupe will enlighten Phoenix audiences with several performances including dance, music, acrobatics and face changing.  Performances include the Year of the Monkey Celebration, Grapes are Ripe, One Arm Handstand, Ribbon Dance Puppetry and so much more.</p><p>The Chengdu Performing Arts Showcase presented by U-Haul will take place at the Salvation Army KROC Center Theater, 1375 E. Broadway Rd., Phoenix, on Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 20 at 1:30 p.m.  Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at phoenixsistercities.org or by calling 602-534-3751. </p><p>Created in 1972, Phoenix Sister Cities, Inc. is an award-winning nonprofit organization focused on cultural and business opportunities, resources and education. The organization facilitates a powerful global network via formal city-to-city agreements with 10 sister cities:  Grenoble, France; Prague, Czech Republic; Catania, Canada; Catania, Italy; Ramat-Gan, Israel; Hermosillo, Mexico; Himeji, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; Chengdu, China; and Ennis, Ireland. </p></div>2/12/2016 7:00:00 AMCynthia Weaver - 602-568-8126Rick Gerrard - 602-495-5918