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  • Malcolm Cleggett at the Shen Yun Performing Arts show at the Adelaide Festival Theatre on April 19, 2014. (John Xiao/Epoch Times)

    Wine Grower Says Shen Yun ‘Absolutely brilliant’

    ADELAIDE, Australia—“It’s absolutely brilliant,” said Malcolm Cleggett after seeing the first half of Shen Yun Performing Arts International Company’s performance at the Adelaide Festival Theatre... Read more

  • William Frymer, Senior Managing Director of High Yield Securities in New York City, attends Shen Yun Performing Arts at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on April 12, 2014. (Ivan Pentchoukov/Epoch Times)

    Finance Director Says Shen Yun Is Exquisite

    NEWARK, N.J.—William Frymer, a senior managing director of high yield securities in New York City, said Shen Yun Performing Arts was “outstandingly enjoyable,” after seeing... Read more

  • Todd and Margo Smith at the Shen Yun Performing Arts show at the Civic Opera House on April 5, 2014. (Catherine Wen/Epoch Times)

    Shen Yun a Surprise Birthday Gift: ‘It’s like nothing you’ve seen before’

    CHICAGO—Todd Smith surprised his wife, Margo, with tickets to Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Civic Opera House on April 5 for her February birthday. ... Read more

  • Curtain call for Shen Yun Performing Arts' performers in Chicago on April 5. (NTD)

    Shen Yun Learning Experience for Whole Family

    CHICAGO—“It’s just been great so far,” said Araon Lebovitz of DRW Trading Group, at intermission of Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company’s performance at the... Read more

  • Jay and Leslie Zvolanek at the Shen Yun Performing Arts show at Chicago’s Civic Opera House on April 4, 2014. (Teresa You/Epoch Times)

    Project Manager ‘Absolutely Stunned’ by Shen Yun

    CHICAGO—Jay and Leslie Zvolanek witnessed 5,000 years of divinely inspired civilization through the premier classical Chinese dance and music company, Shen Yun Performing Arts.  They... Read more

  • Peter Noda, president of NASA Financial Services Inc., enjoyed Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Civic Opera House in Chicago, April 5. (Epoch Times)

    Financial Planner Liked Spirituality of Shen Yun Performing Arts Presentation

    CHICAGO—Peter Noda, president of NASA Financial Services Inc., was at the Civic Opera House in Chicago to see Shen Yun Performing Arts’ matinee appearance on... Read more

  • Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company’s curtain call at Chicago’s Civic Opera House. (Hu Chen/Epoch Times)

    Shen Yun is a “Powerful Medium” says Advertising Executive

    CHICAGO—Shen Yun Performing Arts Company returned to the Civic Opera House on April 5. Advertising executive Brett Buerck was attracted to the billboards promoting the... Read more

  • Financial Planner New to History within Shen Yun

    CHICAGO—The first show of Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company at the Civic Opera House on Saturday, April 5, ended with thunderous applause. At this... Read more

  • Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company’s curtain call at Chicago’s Civic Opera House. (Hu Chen/Epoch Times)

    Shen Yun: “Window Opened to the Soul of Chinese”

    CHICAGO—Eva Lauterbach brought two guests, Bill and Sandy Boland, to see Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company at the Civic Opera House on April 5... Read more

  • The cast of Shen Yun Performing Arts says goodbye to its Saturday evening audience at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, Jan. 25, 2014. (Evan Ning/Epoch Times)

    Classical Chinese Dance a Fresh New Experience for Ad Exec

    TORONTO—Ad man Jeffrey Gottheil didn’t know what to expect when he arrived at Sony Centre to take in Shen Yun Performing Arts on Saturday evening,... Read more

  • Erik Dysthe and his companion Suzie at the Shen Yun Performing Arts show at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Jan. 25, 2014. (Epoch Times)

    ‘It’s a beautiful show,’ Executive Says of Shen Yun

    VANCOUVER—Shen Yun Performing Arts delighted the Vancouver audience with its final performance for 2014 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Saturday evening. Erik Dysthe was... Read more

  • Chris and Michelle Holman thoroughly enjoyed the Shen Yun Performing Arts show they attended in Vancouver on Jan. 25, 2014. (Ryan Moffatt/Epoch Times)

    Shen Yun Shows ‘5,000 years of history in two hours,’ Says Business Owner

    VANCOUVER—Construction company owners Chris and Michelle Holman really dug the classical Chinese dance and music presented at the Shen Yun Performing Arts performance in Vancouver... Read more

  • The Shen Yun Performing Arts show at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver on Jan. 24, 2014, left Claudia Duffield with a renewed appreciation for China’s 5,000-year-old culture and history. (NTD Television)

    Shen Yun a ‘Feast for the Eyes’ Says Sales Management Exec

    VANCOUVER—Claudia Duffield came away from the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Friday with a renewed appreciation for China’s 5,000-year-old culture and history. Ms. Duffield is the... Read more

  • Margaret Lebie and Eileen Torrgeson enjoyed Shen Yun Performing Arts at Vancouver's Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Jan. 24, 2013. (Epoch Times)

    Shen Yun ‘Artistically Beautiful’

     VANCOUVER—Retired banker Margaret Lebie has attended many different performances, but seeing Shen Yun Performing Arts was a different kind of experience. “I think it’s fabulous…... Read more

  • Mr. and Mrs. Kumar attended the Jan. 19, 2014, Shen Yun matinee in Mississauga and were touched by it's spirituality. (Donna He/Epoch Times)

    CEO Uplifted by Shen Yun’s Spirituality

    MISSISSAUGA, Canada—The CEO of Canada’s largest “merch” store was at the Living Arts Centre on Sunday to experience classical Chinese music and dance. Steve Kumar,... Read more

  • Mississauga’s Living Arts Centre  on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. (Evan Ning/Epoch Times)

    Shen Yun Is Perfect, Says Business Consultant

    MISSISSAUGA, Canada—Everyone is a critic, so goes the saying. But for people seeing Shen Yun Performing Arts, being a critic means sharing their joy and... Read more

  • Businessman Nasser Dabirian and friend attended Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Living Arts Centre on Jan. 16, 2014. (Lisa Ou/Epoch Times)

    Company President Says Shen Yun ‘Absolutely Gorgeous’

    MISSISSAUGA, Canada—Nasser Dabirian owns a small list of companies in everything from solar power to real estate development. And among his wide range of interests... Read more

  • Business owner and career counsellor Brinell Coelho, seen here with her husband, Trevor, enjoyed the spirit of selflessness portrayed in many of the traditional Chinese legends in the Shen Yun performance she attended at Centre In The Square in Kitchener on Jan. 14, 2014.

    Shen Yun is a Story of Selflessness, Says Business Owner

    KITCHENER-WATERLOO, Canada—As a business owner and career counsellor, Brinell Coelho knows that helping others can be a most rewarding endeavour. It was this spirit of... Read more

  • Curtain call at Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Sacramento Community Center Theater, Jan. 14. (Rachel Tso/Epoch Times)

    Retired Business Owners Touched by Revival of Culture by Shen Yun

    SACRAMENTO, Calif.—”You feel elevated, like it’s a celestial world,” said retired business owner Lena Smith watching Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Sacramento Community Center... Read more

  • Debra Lepold (L) and Ms. Hansen loved Shen Yun Performing Arts at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House Jan. 12. (Catherine Yang/Epoch Times)

    Former Union Bank VP Enjoys Artistry of Shen Yun

    SAN FRANCISCO—Ms. Debra Lepold, a former Union Bank vice president and owner of a fiduciary services company, was finally able to meet up with her... Read more


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