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  • Who Knows, This Might Just be a Needed Skill!

    Who Knows, This Might Just be a Needed Skill!

    The Saturday, July 9 Dilbert had a funny payoff. Dilbert’s boss is pictured in the doctor’s office with his left arm crooked behind his left shoulder. The doctor sites it as a case of “Manager’s Elbow.” “It’s caused by patting yourself on the back and covering your butt at the same time,” he explains. His […]

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  • New Entertainment Complexes Announced!

    New Entertainment Complexes Announced!

    On June 22, 2005, Cirque du Soleil and Loto-Quebec announced a proposal to establish a world-class entertainment complex in Montreal. This announcement confirms years-old rumors about Cirque involving themselves in entertainment venues that would offer a wide range of entertainment options branded with Cirque du Soleil’s flair. The facts of this announcement are as follows: […]

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  • Final CD Reissues on their Way

    Final CD Reissues on their Way

    The final set of three “reissues” from Cirque du Soleil Musique are scheduled to hit US record stores on September 6 (and make their way to Canada on September 20). On that date you’ll be able to “complete your collection” with the CD’s from La Nouba, O, and Mystere (Live) – all sporting new graphics. […]

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  • Another Cirque Book on the Way?

    Another Cirque Book on the Way?

    Not quite. With her impending “retirement” as COO of Cirque, Lyn Heward will certainly have more time on her hands. But she’s filling up her time already, by branching out and – writing a book! “The Spark: Igniting The Creative Fire That Lives Within Us All”, written by Lyn with John Bacon, is due to […]

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  • Save on La Nouba!

    Save on La Nouba!

    The performances? Awe-inspiring. The music? Amazing. The savings? Yours. As a Disney Passholder, you can enjoy the Walt Disney World Resort-exclusive Cirque du Soleil show La Nouba at 25% off the regular price of Category 2 admission. This offer is good for performances from May 1 through September 20, 2005 (there are no shows on […]

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  • More Permanent Cirque?

    More Permanent Cirque?

    Rumors have been floating around for years now: Cirque du Soleil will open more permanent venues inside and outside of the United States. Oft rumored sites are London, England; Paris, France; Tokyo, Japan; Berlin, Germany, New York City, New York (USA); and many others. Just last month Cirque du Soleil stunned the Cirque fan community […]

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  • Delirium Now Available

    Delirium Now Available

    The new Solarium/Delirium Combination Album is now available in the Cirque du Soleil Online Boutique for $35.00 US! “Solarium is a cool, ambient chill-out album that includes remixes by Ibizarre, A Man Called Adam, Cottonbelly, Christophe Goze and Thievery Corporation, to name but a few. Delirium captures the hot, sparkling energy of a festive dance […]

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  • Cirque to open Permanent Theater in Japan!

    Cirque to open Permanent Theater in Japan!

    It’s official! Cirque du Soleil has come to an agreement with the Oriental Land Co, Ltd. and the Walt Disney Company to open a permanent theater at the Tokyo Disneyland Resort. “This will be Cirque du Soleil’s first permanent theater and show in Japan and its first permanent venture outside North America,” mentions a Cirque […]

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  • Cirque du Soleil: Corteo!

    Cirque du Soleil: Corteo!

    MONTREAL, April 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Corteo(TM), Cirque du Soleil's latest touring show, will premiere in Montreal's Old Port on April 21. This 17th production from Cirque du Soleil will be joining ten other productions currently in performance around the world.

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  • Luc LaFortune Honored

    Luc LaFortune Honored

    Luc LaFortune, the lighting designer for all of Cirque du Soleil’s current productions was recently honored with the USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology) Distinguished Achievement Award in Lighting Design. The honor will be bestowed during the USITT 2005 Conference & Stage Expo in Toronto, Canada, which runs from Wednesday, March 16th to Saturday, […]

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  • Solstrom Finally On Its Way?

    Solstrom Finally On Its Way?

    No, we don’t mean out of view and into the distance, we mean onto DVD store shelves. It looks like the complete 13-episode, 5-disk set will be release in the US by Columbia/Tri-Star Home Video on April 26th, retailing for $50.00. Though it is being mastered in the higher-quality “Superbit” encoding process, there will be […]

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  • Where is Delirium Anyway?

    Where is Delirium Anyway?

    Though originally scheduled for last fall, the companion disk to “Tapis Rouge: Solarium” hasn’t seen fit to appear on Cirque’s release list. But several of the tracks have been put out on vinyl 12″ in the UK, with pretty custom sleeves. We finally have an updated listing to give you. We suspect that most of […]

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  • Is Cirque in a Blue Ocean?

    Is Cirque in a Blue Ocean?

    It’s common knowledge among fans that Cirque du Soleil is an innovator. Now that opinion is again being acknowledged in the business press world. In a newly released book, “Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant” (Harvard Business School Press), authors W. Chan Kim and Reneé Mauborgne, professors […]

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  • Zumanity CD Now Available

    Zumanity CD Now Available

    Love it or hate it, a CD of the music “inspired by” Zumanity is now available in the Cirque online boutique. “Drawing on an eclectic mix of rock, classical, urban, tango and world music influences,” the listing boasts, “ZUMANITY tantalizes and delights with lush, sensual rhythms, seductive melodies and provocative lyrics. Its 18 tracks take […]

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  • New Version of Ballare

    New Version of Ballare

    There’s a new version of Violaine Corradi’s Dralion song, “Ballare,” out, and it includes new lyrics! The new recording, in two versions, comes from Persian (Iranian) singer Idin on his album, “The Voice” (Avang 574, available through eworldrecords.com, song samples can be heard at idinmusic.com). Idin’s version amps up the tempo and plasters a house […]

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