Las Vegas Archive

  • 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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  • 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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  • Mukhtar Gusengadzhiev Jailed for 22 years for Sex Crimes

    Mukhtar Gusengadzhiev Jailed for 22 years for Sex Crimes

    Mukhtar Gusengadzhiev, previously of Cirque du Soleil's Zumanity, was convicted of abusing six underage girls including a relative and the nine-year-old daughter of a former girlfriend. He's been jailed for 22 years.

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  • Cirque Brings “Clowns After Midnight” to Vegas Theatre Hub

    Cirque Brings “Clowns After Midnight” to Vegas Theatre Hub

    The comedic side of Cirque will be on full display at the Clowns After Midnight performances at the Vegas Theatre Hub this week. The presentation will showcase 11 Cirque artists — none of whom perform as clowns — in 13 acts created during a seven-day workshop series led by Calcutt, who describes the resulting show as “Saturday Night Live” with clowns.

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  • Jewel’s ONOD Story Leaves A Lasting Impression

    Jewel’s ONOD Story Leaves A Lasting Impression

    Jewel did something most can’t. She showed us pivotal pages from her diary at the “One Night For One Drop” event. What most may deem as vulnerable is downright courageous. And, it’s a much-needed narrative in a time when the world finds itself in despair.

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  • Cirque’s ‘One Night’ is a late night on the Strip

    Cirque’s ‘One Night’ is a late night on the Strip

    About the moment Piff the Magic Dragon descended to the stage while hooked to an aerial harness, we knew this was a show uncommon even by Cirque standards. “I’m Piff the Magic Dragon,” said the performer whose legal name is Jon van der Put. “You might have heard of my brother … Steve.” The line always kills, especially during a sold-out charity show.

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  • Guy Laliberté Dishes One Night For One Drop

    Guy Laliberté Dishes One Night For One Drop

    Each year, a visual extravaganza descends on Las Vegas in the form of One Night for One Drop, an annual philanthropic event in which Cirque du Soleil cast and crew donate their talent and time to create a unique and breathtaking theatrical in support of One Drop, an international non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to safe water.

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