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  • Update on Dupere/Velle concerts

    Update on Dupere/Velle concerts

    After we posted Part Two of our interview with Mr. Dupere, we got more info on the two concert appearances featuring his music with wife Elise Velle singing. If you’re in Quebec or nearby, take note! Here’s the last section of the feature, revised with additional info. CONCERT ALERT! Dupéré and Velle in concert: During […]

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  • From Corteo to the Olympics

    From Corteo to the Olympics

    Corteo director Daniele Finzi Pasca has been chosen to create the Closing Ceremonies of the Torino XX Winter Olympics. Several of his creation team from Corteo will also work with him on this new assignment. The press release suggests a ceremony where, “fireflies will be transformed into stars, men will become kites and heroes will […]

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  • Corteo Searches for “The Look”

    Corteo Searches for “The Look”

    Finding graphic images that best convey what a show is about can be difficult. How can you convey a shows “spirit” with one picture on a 24” x 36” piece of paper? The “Fire Within” series showed the struggle with Varekai and how they came to select the “stick man” on yellow image in use […]

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  • Cirque’s Newest Civics Lesson

    Cirque’s Newest Civics Lesson

    We’ve previously detailed a proposal for a Cirque-created show to be housed in a revamped Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami’s South Beach. (A new Performing Arts Theater is opening, taking all the clients the Gleason used to handle. How to fill the space? Maybe a Cirque show!) But politics might be getting in the way. […]

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  • Sisaundra Releases New Single

    Sisaundra Releases New Single

    Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 1, 2006 — Sisaundra Lewis, former female lead (but a recent return) in La Nouba, releases the follow up single to her #1 Billboard Hot Dance Club Chart hit with “Circle of Love”. This R&B power-ballad, written by legendary songwriters Phil Galdston and Gordon Chambers, is set for February 7, 2006 […]

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  • Podcasters Given Exclusive Access to Cirque du Soleil

    Podcasters Given Exclusive Access to Cirque du Soleil

    Two Cirque du Soleil fans in Quebec are granted behind-the-scenes access to Delirium, Cirque du Soleil’s traveling musical extravaganza. Julein Smith, one of the bloggers, contacted us recently to get out the word: M-C Turgeon (a pretty famous blogger here in Québec) as well as myself (Julien Smith), have been granted access to blog and […]

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  • Article on Injuries

    Article on Injuries

    An interesting article on injuries appeared late last week in the Las Vegas Review Journal. Check it out at:

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  • Cirque Magie Remélangé?

    Cirque Magie Remélangé?

    To celebrate the opening of ‘Delirium’, Cirque Magic is proud to annouance its first ever ‘special event’ program. Beginning January 27th from 8:00P.M. to 5:00A.M. EST Cirque Magic becomes “Cirque Magie Remélangé” (Cirque Magic Remixed) for five nights only. It’s the first time all the CDS remixes in the Online Chapiteau cataloge will be played […]

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  • Quidam leaving town?

    Quidam leaving town?

    An article written by Mike Coffen for the Modesto Bee in Modesto, California, details how a statue built for Cirque du Soleil in 1997, when Quidam first toured the United States, is being moved… Headless guy getting out of town By PATRICK GIBLIN – BEE STAFF WRITER Workmen remove the Quidam figure from the Roberts […]

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  • Shows added to Varekai, Miami

    Shows added to Varekai, Miami

    CirqueClub just announced that Varekai’s stay in Miami has been extended an additional eight shows. The newly announced dates extend Varekai until February 26, 2006. Tickets are currently only available to CirqueClub members but will go on sale to the General Public beginning Monday, January 16, 2006. Varekai will set up in at Bicentennial Park […]

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  • Delirium preview video

    Delirium preview video

    Happy New Year! Some quick news bits for you today. Delirium preview video: There’s a short ABC behind-the-scenes video of Delirium in rehearsals up on the ABC news site. The direct link is: If that doesn’t work, try and look for ‘First Look At New Cirque’ Anniversary Collection buyers take note! We’ve gotten […]

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  • Epson Sponsors CDS 2006

    Epson Sponsors CDS 2006

    Toronto, ON, December 22, 2005: Epson Canada Ltd. has announced that it has signed on as official sponsor of over 240 performances of Cirque du Soleil’s Canadian touring productions in 2006-2007. The sponsorship includes the touring shows Quidam, Varekai, and a new production slated for spring 2007; as well as Delirium: Turning Music into Motion, […]

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  • La Nouba Raises Prices

    La Nouba Raises Prices

    Tickets prices for La Nouba will be increasing January 1. Category 1: Ages 10 & Up – $95.00 plus tax (was $87.00) Ages 3-9 – $76.00 plus tax (was $65.00) Category 2: Ages 10 & Up – $77.00 plus tax (was $75.00) Ages 3-9 – $62.00 plus tax (was $56.00) Category 3: Ages 10 & […]

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  • Spend New Years Eve at La Nouba!

    Spend New Years Eve at La Nouba!

    Cirque du Soleil will present special New Year’s Eve performances of La Nouba on December 31. Guests will be treated to a champagne toast, a limited-edition full color souvenir program and a special show finale. Tickets for these New Year’s Eve performances are specially priced and are available for sale via the main Disney Reservation […]

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  • Cirque in St. Pete, Florida

    Cirque in St. Pete, Florida

    Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai set up stakes in St. Petersburg, Florida for the month of December and caught the attention of St. Pete Times Performing Arts Critic John Fleming. Three of his articles for the St. Pete Times are linked below: “The art of acrobactics” – Published December 2, 2005 The_art_of_acrobactics.shtml “What danger wears” […]

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