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2009-01-26 19:20:09

The cast of the Chinese martial arts spectacular Soul of Shaolin offered a special Lunar New Year performance on Broadway Monday night. The performance, which celebrated the beginning of the Year of the Ox, also marked the start of the show's final week in New York. The production began previews of its run Jan.

2008-09-01 06:00:19

By David Barboza Midway through the grand spectacle "Zen Shaolin," a blue-robed monk on a huge outdoor stage crowded with martial-arts performers appears to banish evil spirits rhythmically with his fists in an artistic meditation of motion and fury.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.