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Mim·bres

 (mĭm′brĭs)
n.
The final period of the Mogollon culture, from the 9th to the 13th century, noted for its distinctive pottery bowls painted with black-on-white designs.

[After the valley of the Mimbres River in southwestern New Mexico, in which the culture flourished, from Spanish mimbres, pl. of mimbre, willow, withy, wicker, variant of vimbre, from Old Spanish vimbre, vimpne, from Latin vīmen, vīmin-; see wei- in Indo-European roots.]
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The circus-themed show in Paris featured Mimbre, London's all-women troupe of circus acrobats, performing as Chiuri showcased her creations.
In this new production, Mimbre's joint artistic director Lina Johansson joins forces with criticallyacclaimed designer Loren Elstein and experimental composer Quinta.
In Salzburg, Thomas Wilhelms choreographies were cliches of modern dance and at the ENO, the London-based acrobatic group Mimbre, in particular in the dance of the virgin priestesses, delivered a proliferation of unspeakable kitsch.
The fun continues today with a hip hop workshop, performances from Light the Fuse in a bus shelter where anything can happen and more appearances from VIP puppets and Mimbre.
BENCH BY MIMBRE Inge Street, tomorrow, 1.30pm - 2.30pm and 4.30pm - 5pm; Sunday, 12pm - 12.30pm Bench is a small and beautiful acrobatic performance in which a woman sits on a bench and watches the world go by.
BENCH BY MIMBRE Inge Street, Sat Aug 29, 1.30pm - 2.30pm and 4.30pm - 5pm; Sun Aug 30, 12pm - 12.30pm Bench is a small and beautiful acrobatic performance in which a woman sits on a bench and watches the world go by.
She also posted a picture of herself with members of the circus and street theatre company, Mimbre.