Cirque du Soleil

Talking to the Black Spider About Cirque du Soleil's Latest London Show

The super-troupe Cirque du Soleil is the face of cutting-edge circus performances, where outlandish acrobats, aerial acts and dazzling costumes make …


Amanda Holden pays sweet birthday tribute to daughter Lexi

<b>Amanda Holden</b> is one proud mother! The <i>Britain's Got Talent</i> judge took to Instagram at the weekend to wish her daughter Lexi a "Happy Birthday" in a …

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Cirque du Soleil Will Bring Corteo to Colorado

<i>Corteo</i>, by Cirque du Soleil.<p>Lucas Saporiti<p><i>Corteo</i>, which has been seen by eight million people around the world, tells the story of a clown picturing …


Holly Willoughby can do no wrong as fans obsess over her fresh faced ‘show day’ style

The weather outside might be frightful, but Holly Willoughby continues to be delightful as she took to Instagram on Sunday ahead of the next Dancing …

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21 January 2018

<i>Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.</i><p>What to See in an Hour at Tate ModernJob done.<br>Remember the London of 2008? See It Side by Side …


Chainsaw juggling, human cannonballs and Coco the Clown! The astounding 250-year story of circus

When was the first trapeze performance? Who launched ‘the greatest show on Earth’? And which showman was celebrated in song by the Beatles? Here’s a history of circus in 25 moments<p>1. Roll up for the riding school<p>In 1768, Philip Astley, a former cavalry officer, opens an equestrian school in London, …


Would you survive an aerial circus class? 1 man gives it a try

As a kid, watching the gravity-defying feats at the circus had me dreaming about my future career as an aerial performer, but unfortunately my lack of upper body strength and parental disapproval got in the way. Sadly, there would be no tightrope or trapeze for me.<p>Or so I thought... When I heard …


The Biggest Hotels in Las Vegas

Forget quaint, quirky, and cute -- Las Vegas is all about going big or going home, even when it comes to its slew of hotels. Attracting millions of …

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’90s folk superstar Jewel is happy — finally. Now she wants to know: Are you?

HERSHEY, Pa. — She has sung for a pope and a president, but tonight, Jewel will style her own hair and sing Christmas carols with her dad at a cozy theater in small-town Pennsylvania.<p>It is a dramatic drop in altitude for a folk singer-turned-megastar whose debut album went platinum 15 times over …


CES Could (And Should) Go Virtual Within The Next Decade

Exhibiting products in the real world is filled with hassles and high expenses.<p>Last week I was in Las Vegas to attend my 43rd CES. With 2.5 million square feet of exhibit space and more than 180,000 people attending, the show is one of the largest trade shows in the world. And for most of us in …

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Coldplay & Guns N' Roses Join Top 10 of Billboard's Highest-Grossing Tours of All Time

The ranking of the highest-grossing concert tours in Billboard Boxscore history generally lies unaltered from year to year with few, if any, changes. …

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What to Watch: #TGIT Returns, Supernatural Spinoff Pilot, Lip Sync‘s Michael Jackson Tribute and More | TVLine

08:00<p>P<br>• M<p>Freeform<p>Beyond<p><b>Season 2 premiere</b> (two episodes): Holden adjusts to a “normal” life; Willa wants Arthur to let go of the Realm. (Watch the …


Around the World in 13 dineL.A. Restaurants

The flavors of Argentina come alive at this stylish restaurant group with locations in Toluca Lake, Santa Monica, and Pasadena. Named after the …


7 brand new things in Dubai to check out on your next trip

The Dubai Shopping Festival is a big deal. If you don’t believe us, just have a look at the excited women thumbing through the sale racks at …


Kerry Washington and her 'Scandal' co-stars prepare to move out of the White House

ABC’s “Scandal” is getting ready to step aside after a groundbreaking term.


NFL And Cirque du Soleil: An Unlikely Experiential Marketing Team

NFL Experience Times Square blends storytelling and tech to connect and engage with fans


Mark Shenton’s week: As one publicist turns playwright, another turns censor | Opinion

Theatre PRs are at the front line of a theatre’s relationships with the critics, columnists and reporters who cover theatre; and it’s an increasingly …


Cats & Coffee: Panthers Host Vegas; Huizenga Night

"We demand a lot of these guys and it's been pretty intense around here for a while," Panthers coach Bob Boughner said heading into the break. "It's …

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Cirque du Soleil Ovo review – all glory and no story

Royal Albert Hall, London The global circus troupe’s insect-themed extravaganza is technically astonishing but fails to engage on a deeper level<p>Cirque du Soleil is an odd beast. At a time when circus is striving with every sinew to reinvent itself, and ensembles such as the NoFit State circus and …


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Bakersfield Condors President Matthew Riley finishes chatting about the history of the Condors. He's divulged into the 20-year minor-league past of …

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So Long, Cirque

What's a trials phenom to do after retiring from the circus?<p>If today were a normal day at work, Lance Trappe would be painting a Cirque du Soleil …

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‘Pilipinas Got Talent’: Amazing acrobat dazzles judges

Johnny Villanueva has been practicing his maneuvers for seven years in a hope that he will get to audition for Cirque du Soleil.


Jabbawockeez's Vegas hip-hop dance show kicks up the tech

Using lasers, sensors and more, the dancers work fireballs and spaceships into their intense choreography.<p>For a high-profile Las Vegas show, Jabbawockeez has a pretty barren stage.<p>There's no 1.5 million-gallon tank as with Cirque du Soleil's show, no trapeze artists flying through the air. The …

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OVO at the Royal Albert Hall

Canadian troupe Cirque du Soleil have long been synonymous with magnificent, gravity defying feats and now their hit show OVO has finally come to …

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Ovo: how to create a Cirque du Soleil show - a look behind the scenes

Love them or loathe them, bugs are all around us. But it's not every day that you come across a group of insects like the ones in Ovo. These critters are guaranteed to put a smile on your face.<p>Originally created as a big-top show in 2009 to mark the 25th anniversary of Cirque du Soleil, Ovo, which …


Art trumps sport in the latest figures from Live Performance Australia

Live Performance Australia (LPA) has released its Australia-wide report ‘Live Performance Industry in Australia: 2016 Ticket Attendance and Revenue …


Reevely: Second-place bidder still keen on LeBreton Flats if Sens' bid falters, but patience is waning

The second-place bidders for LeBreton Flats are still ready to step up if the National Capital Commission’s negotiations with Eugene Melnyk fall …


News About Whitney Houston's Estate Settling Debt Begs Question About How Other Celebs Have Dealt with the Situation

The estate of Whitney Houston has reached a $2 million settlement over her tax debt, according to a Thursday, Jan. 4 report from The Blast. …

Whitney Houston

Royal Albert Hall to be investigated by judge-led inquiry over tickets' sale row

The Royal Albert Hall is to be investigated by a judge-led inquiry into why its trustees can own seats privately and then sell tickets for them at marked-up prices.<p>Jeremy Wright, the Attorney General, has formally agreed to refer the row over governance on the ruling board of the the Royal Albert …

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10 differences between MSC and NCL/Royal Caribbean

The following points are based on my experience cruising onboard the MSC Meraviglia. I have previously been on 9 NCL cruises and 1 with Royal …

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