Las Vegas Archive

  • 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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  • 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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  • More on “The Jump” for Las Vegas

    More on “The Jump” for Las Vegas

    In addition to the announcement that Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group was acquiring “The Works Entertainment”, Lamare also said that a seventh Cirque du Soleil show is in pre-production in Las Vegas, this one for the Luxor Hotel.

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  • Happy 25th Anniversary Mystère!

    Happy 25th Anniversary Mystère!

    On December 25, 1993, Cirque du Soleil launched Mystère at the Treasure Island Casino-Hotel, changing the nature of entertainment in Las Vegas forever. This year, Cirque du Soleil celebrates 25 years in Las Vegas with the flower in the desert that started it all!

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  • Bellagio creates life-size chocolate sculpture of Cirque’s ‘O’

    Bellagio creates life-size chocolate sculpture of Cirque’s ‘O’

    She leaps through the air, splashes through blue waves and glides through the golden “O.” And she’s made out of chocolate. A two-person team at the Patisserie at Bellagio created the six-foot-tall confection in celebration of the 20th anniversary of “O.”

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  • “Celebrating Michael’s 60th Birthday”

    “Celebrating Michael’s 60th Birthday”

    On Wednesday 29 August 2018 the Estate of Michael Jackson and the Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil resident show held its annual celebration of the pop icon’s birthday in Las Vegas.

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  • LDI 2018 Speaker Spotlight: Jonathan Deans, Sound Designer

    LDI 2018 Speaker Spotlight: Jonathan Deans, Sound Designer

    As we gear up for the LDI Show, Live Design is profiling speakers in their Sound Tracks series of panels aimed at live sound engineers. This week they're pleased to introduce you to keynote speaker Jonathan Deans, who will be discussing the state of sound design.

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  • Britain’s oldest clown, 86, says he will keep working until he dies

    Britain’s oldest clown, 86, says he will keep working until he dies

    In a career spreading joy across the world, Brian won fans among Hollywood’s greatest stars, coached acrobatics to Great Britain athletes and, most proudly, performed with his ­children Nicky and Sally. For the past 20 years he has starred as the mischievous Brian Le Petit in Cirque du Soleil’s show Mystere in Las Vegas. Recently he was honoured with a Las Vegas award for lifetime achievement, alongside Nicky.

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  • Michael Jackson Diamond Birthday Celebration in Las Vegas!

    Michael Jackson Diamond Birthday Celebration in Las Vegas!

    Hosted by The Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music in honor of the King of Pop's very special birthday, guests are invited to DAYLIGHT Beach Club following a performance of the critically acclaimed Michael Jackson ONE show at Mandalay Bay. The venue will be filled with experiential activations inspired by Michael Jackson's iconic short films.

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  • New ‘Criss Angel Mindfreak’ show coming to Las Vegas Strip

    New ‘Criss Angel Mindfreak’ show coming to Las Vegas Strip

    Criss Angel will make his oft-anticipated move to Planet Hollywood in time for the holidays. As an early gift, the hotel is renaming its showroom for him. The veteran Strip illusionist opens “Criss Angel Mindfreak” in Criss Angel Theater, formerly Planet Hollywood Showroom, beginning Dec. 19. Angel and Caesars Entertainment announced the move in a news release this morning. Angel’s impending move to Planet Hollywood was reported in this space in December.

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  • Fast Company: “This is your brain on Cirque du Soleil”

    Fast Company: “This is your brain on Cirque du Soleil”

    The beloved entertainment giant is working with a neuroscientist to try to measure the emotion of awe. It’s all in the name of designing better shows.

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  • Enjoy an Epic Behind-The-Scenes Experience with KÀ 360

    Enjoy an Epic Behind-The-Scenes Experience with KÀ 360

    Hailed as one of the most epic shows on The Las Vegas Strip, KÀ is ushering in the summer season with a updated times for its highly popular open house, dubbed KÀ 360. Designed to bring wonder and delight to fans in a whole new way, the complimentary open house will take place every Saturday and Tuesday at 12 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. beginning June 9, 2018.

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  • New Show Schedule for Beatles LOVE & MJ ONE

    New Show Schedule for Beatles LOVE & MJ ONE

    Cirque du Soleil, the world leader in entertainment, has made a home in Las Vegas providing The Strip with a series of hit resident shows. As summer begins, the show schedules for two of Las Vegas' top shows, Michael Jackson ONE and The Beatles LOVE, will change.

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  • Get Glimpse Into Beatles LOVE With “Magical Technical Tour”

    Get Glimpse Into Beatles LOVE With “Magical Technical Tour”

    After nearly nine million guests have enjoyed captivating performances and show-stopping numbers, Cirque du Soleil has opened the doors to The Beatles LOVE to the public for free - giving Beatles and Cirque du Soleil fans alike a rare inside look at the world's most celebrated and revolutionary experience.

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  • One Night For One Drop Surpasses $35 Million Goal

    One Night For One Drop Surpasses $35 Million Goal

    Marking World Water Day, ONE DROP, the international foundation created by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté to bring safe water access to people across the globe, is proud to report that its signature fundraising event, One Night for One Drop, has surpassed the $35 million goal it set for itself when the event inaugurated in 2013.

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