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Spokane Aerial Performance Arts was started in 2011 by Sherrie Martin. Now 63, Martin said that if she can do a pull-up and remain active enough for the show, anyone can.

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Spokane Aerial Performance Arts comes to Wheat Land
September 6, 2022 1:20 a.m.

Spokane Aerial Performance Arts comes to Wheat Land

RITZVILLE - The Wheat Land Communities’ Fair hosted a performance by the Spokane Aerial Performance Arts on Friday. “You’re lifting your body with the finest muscles in your body,” said owner Sherrie Martin as she pointed to her wrists. “As opposed to your legs that normally lift you.” The group had several performers who awed the crowd with their skills. With a couple of long and thick yellow silk ribbons, suspended from a stand similar to those that hold swings on playgrounds, performers climbed up the silk to about 20 feet in the air and dangle in different positions. Climbing up the silk and each position was held, through wrapping or tying of the silk...