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Review: 'Volta' by Cirque du Soleil brings all the old excitement to Chicago

CHICAGO - Cirque du Soleil has brought 25 different shows to the Chicago area over the last 30 years. I've reviewed 24 of them, from "Alegria" to "Saltimbanco" to "Varekai," from the old North Pier to the parking lot of the United Center to the new digs alongside Soldier Field, which is a fine spot to pitch le grand chapiteau. Once, Cirque was a French-Canadian curiosity for hipsters with street cred. Now it's one of

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