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  • Cirque du Soleil in Malta on Three Consecutive Years

    Cirque du Soleil in Malta on Three Consecutive Years

    The Cirque du Soleil theatre producer will be in Malta for three consecutive years between the months of November and January, Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said on Monday. Speaking in parliament, Mizzi said that an agreement had been reached that would see a show tailor-made for the Mediterranean Conference Centre.

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  • Erini Tornesaki and Her Dynamic Voice

    Erini Tornesaki and Her Dynamic Voice

    Talented vocalist of jazz and Greek traditional music, Eirini Tornesaki blurs the lines between genres and explores intercultural dialogue through music. Her angelic voice was first heard in public when she performed at her father’s restaurant in Crete at the age of four.

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  • Cirque Pours Talent into One Night for One Drop

    Cirque Pours Talent into One Night for One Drop

    Since 2013, Cirque du Soleil has offered a fresh creative outlet to its cast and crew: Design and perform in an annual one-off show that benefits the One Drop Foundation. Over the course of seven performances, the event has raised $35 million dollars to help provide vulnerable communities with access to clean water.

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  • Q&A w/CRYSTAL’s Scott Smith

    Q&A w/CRYSTAL’s Scott Smith

    Figure skating and acrobatics are hard enough. Combining the two might sound impossible, but for Scott Smith, it was a perfect fit. "I was a competitive skater for 20 years. In a way I've been training for this all of my life," Smith told the Deseret News.

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  • Alegría: In a New Light’s Big Top is Up!

    Alegría: In a New Light’s Big Top is Up!

    Alegría: In a New Light's new blue and white swirled big top was raised on the quays of the Old Port of Montreal today! The show premieres on April 18, 2019. Tickets are still available!

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  • Petition calls for cancellation of MJ ONE in Las Vegas

    Petition calls for cancellation of MJ ONE in Las Vegas

    The allegations against Michael Jackson in HBO's new documentary "Leaving Neverland" are serious. In the two-part film which premiered on the network Sunday night, Wade Robson and James Safechuck describe their childhood experiences with Jackson in graphic detail, saying Jackson groomed and manipulated them and their families. The fallout from the film has found its way to Vegas, with many calling for an end to the many shows that honor the King of Pop.

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  • MSC Bellissima to be the “Belle of the Ball”

    MSC Bellissima to be the “Belle of the Ball”

    This evening MSC Cruises, the leading cruise line in Europe will officially welcome the latest addition to the Company’s modern fleet - MSC Bellissima. The Company’s new flagship will be named in a glamourous and traditional maritime Naming Ceremony in the port of Southampton.

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  • Cirque du Soleil Does Good For All in Las Vegas

    Cirque du Soleil Does Good For All in Las Vegas

    Once a year, members of the tribe step forward to participate in a single performance with a message that ripples from the desert and flows around the world. This year, One Night for One Drop takes place at Bellagio, where water is the driving force for Cirque’s aquatic extravaganza “O”.

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  • Nickelodeon Looks to Shine on Stage as More Kids Tune Out TV

    Nickelodeon Looks to Shine on Stage as More Kids Tune Out TV

    With kids’ TV in a ratings slump, Nickelodeon is looking to increase its presence on the stage. The cable network, part of Viacom Inc., is expanding a relationship with Cirque du Soleil’s VStar Entertainment that will turn more of its franchises into theatrical shows. The five-year agreement will put characters such as Dora the Explorer and Paw Patrol on stage together for the first time, and VStar will be able to further mine Nickelodeon’s library for entertainment ideas.

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  • The 18th Annual Run Away with Cirque will be its Last

    The 18th Annual Run Away with Cirque will be its Last

    This year’s event, the 18th-annual family-friendly 5K run and 1-mile walk, will benefit the Springs Preserve and Cirque du Soleil foundations and will include live music and circus play area at the finish line in addition to all those photo ops. But this year’s Run Away will also be special for another reason: It’s the last one.

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  • Behind the scenes of “Alegría”

    Behind the scenes of “Alegría”

    In August, Cirque du Soleil will set up its marquee in Gatineau to present the second coming of "Alegría", twenty-five years after its first performance. Two months into the Montreal premiere, the show's craftsmen juggled between the renewed elements of the first replay of the company's history, that of an emblematic work played 6,600 times in front of 14 million spectators. Incursion behind the scenes of a classic being (re) created.'

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  • Hans Zimmer Joins ONE NIGHT FOR ONE DROP Creative Team

    Hans Zimmer Joins ONE NIGHT FOR ONE DROP Creative Team

    One Night for One Drop 2019, presented by MGM Resorts International, is pleased to welcome award-winning film score composer Hans Zimmer to the "O" Theatre stage as he presents three brilliant compositions, including a modified piece from the blockbuster hit "Interstellar," specially adapted for the one-night-only performance.

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  • CDS implements Openbravo POS for omnichannel experience

    CDS implements Openbravo POS for omnichannel experience

    One of the world’s leading entertainment group has extended its partnership with a cloud-based omnichannel and supply chain software solutions provider, as it looks develop its digital strategy.

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  • Cirque to bring its 1994 show Alegria into the 21st century

    Cirque to bring its 1994 show Alegria into the 21st century

    The Cirque du Soleil show, which premièred under the Big Top in Old Montreal in April 1994, has been performed over 6,600 times since then, both during its original Big Top run and then during a 4 1/2-year arena tour. It was seen by 14 million people in 255 cities around the world. And now it’s coming back, with Alegria: In a New Light.

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  • A Conversation with BAZZAR Costume Designer James Lavoie

    A Conversation with BAZZAR Costume Designer James Lavoie

    Running over two months, Cirque du Soleil's BAZZAR marked the entertainment company's first time in India. A recreation of an Indian marketplace, Bazzar's protagonist is a maestro who dreams of putting together a larger-than-life theatrical production.

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