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Kirk Allison, Human Rights Specialist, attended Shen Yun the 2nd Time Since Last Year at the Northrop Memorial Auditorium in Minneapolis on April 14

Among the audience attending Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Northrop Memorial Auditorium in Minneapolis on April 14 was a human rights specialist, Kirk Allison, PhD, MS, Program Director of Human Rights and Health at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, had seen the show the 2nd time since last year.

Professor Kirk Allison was struck by the programs titled Nothing Can Block the Divine Path and Astounding Conviction in the New York-based Shen Yun Perfoming Arts that highlighted the current persecution of Falun Gong in China. For him, the most important dimension of the show was presented in these two dances that draw attention to the persecution of the Falun Gong, and also other persons and ongoing issues related to what’s transpired in China over the last 70 years.

He said that the show contains a little bit of both a moral dimension and a very great aesthetic dimension, such as he handkerchief dance with the tossing and the catching of it, which shows a great deal of the presence of the mind by the performers.

Dr. Allison not only enjoyed the the combination of classical Chinese instruments and the Western orchestra but also the excellent tenor singers.

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Ramon Sanchez and Magnolia LaBelo attended Shen Yun 1st performance at Chicago Civic Opera House

Shen Yun Performing Arts 2009 / 2010 Global Tour has had performed 3 shows at Chicago Civic Opera House on the 10h and 11th of April 2010.  Audience member Ramon Sanchez is enlightened by the divine messages and the program titled “Nothing Can Block the Divne Path” that the heaven are watching every human being’s thought and deeds.  Magnolia LaBelo enjoyed the theme of meditation and freedom which many people don’t have in China.

Let’s now listen to Ramon Sanchez and Magnolia LaBelo’s first Shen Yun experience.

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Pedra and Tom Meyer with Lori Magnoni at Shen Yun's final performance at the Civic Opera House Chicago, on Sunday 11th

As of April 11, 2010 (Sunday) Shen Yun Performing Arts has completed 3 shows in Chicago at Civic Opera House accompanied by thunderous applause, whistles, and echoing Shen Yun Masters of Ceremony from the audience members who left these shows with feelings of peace in their hearts and smiles on their faces. Especially our interviewees Padra and Tom Meyer and their friend Lori Magnoni who were asked what particular sets stood out for them, this is what they had to say. Padra enjoyed dramatic Flowing Silk dance, the patterns conjure an image of rippling water, is a favorite in classical Chinese dance. She also was captivated by Tibetan Dance of Praise that young men and women share their joy of life in the snowy mountains, and part of their daily life as herding, hunting, or devotional prayers. Lori Magnoni liked the story telling dances such as The Emperor Ushers in a Glorious Age, and Wu Song Battles the Tiger. Tom Meyer thought all the dance sets are equally refine and special. But, he is deeply touched by the program titled Nothing Can Block the Divine Path.

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