And now Cirque du Soleil cofounder Normand Latourelle has capitalized on horse/human love to create a spectacular new show called Cavalia. Starring a cast of more than 100, Cavalia features 12 breeds of live horses, acrobats, aerialists, riders, and musicians. In the Cirque du Soleil tradition, expect to be mesmerized by dudes standing on the backs of two horses as they race around the 71,000-square-foot tent erected in Bicentennial Park. But also expect some quieter and more beautiful moments than youre used to from Cirque: men and women gazing deeply into horses eyes, etc. You know, the kind of stuff you used to have on the front of your Trapper Keeper.
Tue., Jan. 19, 8 p.m., 2010