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Fun Facts About KOOZA
The Cirque du Soleil KOOZA village is in town through August 16. Here are some interesting tidbits about our guests:
*KOOZA had its world premiere in April 2007 in Montreal and has played in approximately 47 cities in 12 countries on three different continents.
*More than 4 million people have seen KOOZA.
*The cast and crew of KOOZA represent Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Ecuador, France, Hungary, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, United States and United Kingdom.
*French and English are the main languages spoken on tour; other languages are Chinese, Spanish and Russian.
*About 120 people [...] Read More
A Fish for Every Angler
by Mike Halperin
Cobia continue to offer a premier angling challenge in the lower Chesapeake Bay and along the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Fish ranging from 30- to 60-inches are providing worthy fights coupled with good eating. For a best bet, try fishing the #13 buoy area near Cape Charles. Use menhaden and be ready to sight-cast a live eel.
Flounder have finally come into their own with many fishermen returning with 4-fish limits. Fishing has been hot around the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel (CBBT) High Rise Bridge and also in the “Ditch” leading into Magotha Bay. Flounder are also scattered around [...] Read More
Cirque du Soleil Visits Virginia Beach for the Very First Time!
by Guest Blogger
KOOZA Production Wraps in the Heartland and
Is Beach Bound!
KOOZA is a return to Cirque du Soleil’s origins, combining two time-honored circus traditions—acrobatic performance and the art of clowning. Cirque du Soleil will perform for the very first time in Virginia Beach — July 16 to August 16 — under the blue and yellow Big Top at the resort city’s convention center.
KOOZA is the story of The Innocent, a melancholy loner searching for his place in the universe. The Innocent’s journey connects him with a variety of comic characters, most notably, The Trickster. Swept away in The Trickster’s [...] Read More
Sandbridge Date Night Itinerary
by Guest Blogger
The peaceful, secluded vibe of Sandbridge Beaches translates to its dining establishments in the evening. This island life feel will give you and your loved one an escape from real life with a date night in Sandbridge Beach. Follow this itinerary for a progressive dinner date that will satiate your taste buds and your need to de-stress.
Start with an appetizer at Margie & Ray’s. A Sandbridge staple since 1964, Margie and Ray’s has a seafood-centered menu that includes a she crab soup that was voted the best in Tidewater. The freshly caught seafood and hometown feel of Margie [...] Read More
Parasailing in Virginia Beach: A One-of-a-Kind Adventure
by Guest Blogger
Parasailing in Virginia Beach offers a thrilling adventure for the adrenaline junkie and breathtaking views forthe beach enthusiast. Virginia Beach’s parasailing trips leave from Rudee Inlet and head out into the AtlanticOcean to unfold the parasail. Embark on this adventure to experience an amazing bird’s eye view of VirginiaBeach’s Resort Beach and see the Atlantic Ocean in a way you never have before. As you take your seat 1,000feet in the sky, you will be astonished by views of secluded Croatan, the North End, and the three-mile resortbeach and by the expanse of the glistening blue water below.
Once you’ve taken [...] Read More
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