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  • Cirque at the Superbowl?

    Cirque at the Superbowl?

    While Prince is rumored to be the half-time show entertainer, Cirque du Soliel’s name has been dropped as possible pre-show entertainment for US Football’s premiere sporting event – The Superbowl. It is an unlikely venue but stranger things have ocurred. The Superbowl is played this season on February 4, 2007 at Dolphin Stadium in Miami, […]

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  • The Montreal Out-Games a Bust?

    The Montreal Out-Games a Bust?

    “The First World Outgames, not to be confused with the Gay Games, is likely to be the last,” reported LiveSiteNews.com. The event, which was held in Montreal this past summer, is suffering from a $5 million CAD debt. “According to the French-language TV channel LCN, the event’s organizing committee is under bankruptcy protection. The committee […]

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  • DidyaKnow? – Saltimbanco Facts, Part I: The Kitchen

    DidyaKnow? – Saltimbanco Facts, Part I: The Kitchen

    On December 11, 2006, the curtain fell once again on Saltimbanco, Cirque du Soleil’s 1992 production celebrating life. Created as an antidote to the violence and despair typical of the 20th century, this phantasmagorical show proposes a new vision of urbanity, overflowing with optimism and happiness. To mark this point in time, Fascination presents the […]

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  • CirqueTech — Illuminating KÀ, Part III

    CirqueTech — Illuminating KÀ, Part III

    Stage Directions magazine, known for getting down into the grit and grime of productions, dove into the technology that went into constructing Cirque du Soleil at MGM-Grand, or better known to us as KÀ, for its January 2005 issue. In continuing our look into the equipment and technical know-how that helps illuminate our favorite Cirque […]

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  • Beatles LOVE: Where The 3 Extra Minutes Are

    Beatles LOVE: Where The 3 Extra Minutes Are

    Ever since the release of the Beatles/Cirque du Soleil LOVE CD I've immersed myself in Beatlesmania, as my girlfriend can attest. I'm reading everything I can get my hands on, learning about the infamous edits and anomalies that exist in their music and allowing the CD unprecedented continuous play in both my car and house. Unfortunately the DVD has not received the same treatment -- I don't have 5.1 in my car I'm sad to say. Thus I began to wonder where the 3 extra minutes were.

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  • Beatles Coming to iTunes?

    Beatles Coming to iTunes?

    Fortune: Apple close to landing exclusive iTunes Store deal with The Beatles Monday, November 27, 2006 – 09:12 AM EST “While details remain to be worked out, Fortune has learned that iTunes is close to a deal to bring the Beatles catalog online. Apple Computer is said to be angling to become the exclusive online […]

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  • CirqueTech — Illuminating KÀ, Part II

    CirqueTech — Illuminating KÀ, Part II

    Stage Directions magazine, known for getting down into the grit and grime of productions, dove into the technology that went into constructing Cirque du Soleil at MGM-Grand, or better known to us as KÀ, for its January 2005 issue. In continuing our look into the equipment and technical know-how that helps illuminate our favorite Cirque […]

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  • Diesel becomes Sid Lee?

    Diesel becomes Sid Lee?

    It’s true! Diesel Marketing, which has a marketing affiliation with Cirque du Soleil, recently changed its name to Sid Lee — why? Keith McArthur of the Globe and Mail wrote about it and an excerpt from his article follows: # # # When executives at the Montreal ad agency formerly known as Diesel went recruiting […]

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  • Cirque at Madison Square Garden?

    Cirque at Madison Square Garden?

    According to a recent press release, Cirque du Soleil and Madison Square Garden Entertainment will present an as yet named theater production specifically for the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York City! An excerpt follows: # # # NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /CNW Telbec/ – Madison Square Garden Entertainment and Cirque Du Soleil have […]

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  • CirqueTech — Illuminating KÀ, Part I

    CirqueTech — Illuminating KÀ, Part I

    Stage Directions magazine, known for getting down into the grit and grime of productions, dove into the technology that went into constructing Cirque du Soleil at MGM-Grand, or better known to us as KÀ, for its January 2005 issue. In continuing our look into the equipment and technical know-how that helps illuminate our favorite Cirque […]

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  • Cirque Wins Another Award

    Cirque Wins Another Award

    On November 9, 2006, the Billboard Touring Awards, which are based on box-office figures, were given out in the Grand Ballroom at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. And Cirque du Soleil’s Delirium won in the following NEW category: “Creative Content.” Congrats Delirium!

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  • CirqueTech – Performance Spaces: Alegría at Beau Rivage

    CirqueTech – Performance Spaces: Alegría at Beau Rivage

    From May 20, 1999 until October 2, 2000 Cirque du Soleil found a home at the Beau Rivage casino-resort on the Gulf Coast in Biloxi, Mississippi, “a place where genuine Southern hospitality and charm go hand in hand with meticulous service.” The Beau Rivage was Steve Wynn’s then-newest resort (now held by MGM/Mirage) and with […]

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  • Blue Man Group coming to Orlando?

    Blue Man Group coming to Orlando?

    While this is not directly related to Cirque du Soleil, it is because of their production at Downtown Disney that Universal is considering Blue Man Group to their property. Central Florida News 13, a Bright House Networks media outlet, reporeted on this story this morning: An expansion of Universal Orlando’s City Walk complex will bring […]

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  • Rain at LOVE

    Rain at LOVE

    Here’s an interesting tidbit for you IT professionals from Mix Online regarding the computer systems at LOVE and what they run: The entire range of Rain Recording digital audio/video workstations for the PC platform—all of which now include the new Intel Core 2 Duo architecture—is now available in Europe from Rain Recording’s new London-based production […]

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  • The Fab Four also available in 5.1 Surround

    The Fab Four also available in 5.1 Surround

    Like you, I am anxiously awaiting the CD/DVD release of Cirque du Soliel: LOVE at the Mirage, which will make its appearance on November 21st worldwide! Some brief facts about the album’s pending release to whet your appetite: The Love album encompasses 26 tracks remixing 37 classic Beatles tunes. Two versions of the album will […]

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