The troupe is known for such things as wire-walking, trick-cycling, high-air gymnastics and creating human pyramids while spinning plates. The moves are rooted in Chinese myths, history and folk art that originated from daily life as far back as a few hundred years B.C., according to the Peking Acrobats website. 21 with performances at 2 p.m. The Carpenter Center continues its season with a Chinese carnival this weekend that’s rooted in centuries-old tradition and includes seemingly impossible physical feats.The Peking Acrobats, a group of renowned Chinese performers, return to the Long Beach venue on Jan. and 8 p.m.
Tickets for the show are $35 and can be purchased by calling 562-985-7000 or www.carpenterarts.org. Atherton St., Long Beach.— Richard Guzman The Carpenter Center is at 6200 E.