You know that a show is gonna work here in Miami when locals instinctively know how to pronounce the name. Take 8cho, for instance -- you know it's pronounced "oh-cho," like Calle Ocho.
8cho is an Argentine production that fuses Cirque du Soleil with tango, electornica with aerial stunts. Yep, there's a reason they call this a "high-flying spectacle." And you can see it for yourself this Thursday -- for free.
Created by one of Argentina's leading choreographers, Brenda Angiel, this show involves seven dancers doing their entire routines above the stage, suspended by ropes. They incorporate tango moves while navigating the area 20-feet in the air, to an original score that mixes tango and electronic music.
While 8cho has been playing in cities across the globe for several years, this Thursday marks its South Florida premiere. Ordinarily, tickets would set you back anywhere from $35 to $75. But we're giving away two pairs of tickets to Cultist readers. Here's how to win.
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1) Email your full name to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure the subject line says "8cho Giveaway."
2) Cross your fingers -- we'll randomly select two emailers to receive a pair of tickets each.
3) The deadline to enter is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18. Winners will be notified Wednesday morning.
4) Winners must pick up their tickets at New Times' offices in Wynwood before 3pm Thursday.
For more information about 8cho, visit arshtcenter.org.