Marvel Superheroes Invade Save-on-Foods Memorial Arena

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Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

June 11, 2015, Victoria, BC (ISN) – There are athletes who are entertainers and entertainers who are athletes, and somewhere in between lie the amazing cast of the “Marvel Universe Live” show that has arrived at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria this week.

The Marvel Superheroes plan their strategy to fight the evil Loki (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

All your favourite Marvel characters including Thor, Ironman, Spiderman, the Black Widow, The Hulk, The X-Men, Captain America and slew of others are brought to life by a cast that are part athlete, part actor, part stuntman, part aerial artist and part entertainer, all to do battle against the evil Loki, who is plotting to take over the world.

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Thor holds the mighty Tesseract, a powerful infinity stone of unparalleled power (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

Occupying a stage that take up a full third of the arena, the show features aerial acts, jeep and motorcycle chases, just the expected amount of the good guys fighting the bad and a little bit of fireworks and pyrotechnics thrown in for good measure.

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Thor splits the Tesseract with his hammer to release its power (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

The show will appeal to anyone, young or old, who is a fan of the Marvel comics, and of late, the movie franchises that feature the various Marvel characters.

ISN’s Christian J. Stewart was on hand to capture some of the moments in the first half of the opening night and he presents this brief photo essay.

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The evil Loki casts a mean shadow over the arena floor (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

Be sure to catch the show running through Sunday at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria. Showtimes are Friday June 12 at 7:00 pm, Saturday June 13 at 11 am, 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm and Sunday June 14 at 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm. Tickets available at www.selectyourtickets.com or at the box office.

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The evil Loki (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

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Loki tries to capture the energy in these beams of light (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

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Black Widow puts the boots to some bad guys (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

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Captain America shows off his motorcycle skills (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

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I am IRONMAN (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

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Captain America and Ironman appeal to Wolverine in their discussion of how to fight Loki (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

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The Amazing Spiderman wowed the crowd with an aerial display and by hanging upside down from the roof of the arena (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN)

 

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