Posts tagged as: Cirque du Soleil

Watch Cirque du Soleil charity production online this week

Watch Cirque du Soleil charity production online this week

Cirque du Soleil’s one-time charity extravaganza “One Night for One Drop” raised $1 million for the Springs Preserve Foundation, to help bring clean water to people around the globe. For seven days only, you can watch the production online for a $5 donation. The three-act show was taped live, and the 90-minute online version includes behind-the-scenes [...]

Cirque shows to benefit ONE DROP charity

Cirque shows to benefit ONE DROP charity

Cirque du Soleil is committing the energy and inspiration behind its breathtaking shows toward the goal of improving quality of life for people around the world by helping to make clean water available everywhere. In its effort “One Week for ONE DROP,” Cirque du Soleil will donate proceeds from 10 select shows this week (including [...]

Cirque du Soleil creates a new home for the ONE and only King of Pop

Cirque du Soleil creates a new home for the ONE and only King of Pop

Entertainment giant Cirque du Soleil will renew its relationship with the legacy of the King of Pop in a new production show at Mandalay Bay opening this summer. “Michael Jackson ONE” will build on the success of “Michael Jackson: The IMMORTAL World Tour,” which completed a limited-engagement run at Mandalay Bay in December 2011, but Daniel Lamarre, [...]

Vegas Weekender: Headliners dazzle while rodeo continues to rock Vegas

Vegas Weekender: Headliners dazzle while rodeo continues to rock Vegas

NFR is still in full force on its final weekend in Vegas, while the holiday spirit starts to ramp up a notch. Catch a concert, hang out with some cowboys or check out one of the various Santas in town. Either way, it’s going to be a fun time to be in Las Vegas. Shows [...]

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ opens in Vegas

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ opens in Vegas

The Las Vegas Strip is home to another Cirque du Soleil production, “Zarkana.” The show opened for preview performances on Nov. 1 in the former “Viva Elvis” theater at Aria at CityCenter, giving Cirque a total of seven productions in Vegas. Before performing in Vegas, “Zarkana” was a touring production. The show debuted at Radio [...]

Aria theater transformation under way for Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ in Vegas

Aria theater transformation under way for Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ in Vegas

The theater at Aria is undergoing a transformation. In less than a month it will be home to Cirque du Soleil’s “Zarkana.” From February 2010 through August 2012, the theater was home to Cirque’s “Viva Elvis.” Rehearsals for “Zarkana” don’t start until about the second week of October, but until then there’s plenty of action [...]

Catch Olympic fever in Las Vegas

Catch Olympic fever in Las Vegas

Watch the Olympics If you are looking to catch NBC’s coverage of the Olympics (time-delayed though it may be), Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood is airing select events on their Las Vegas Strip-side video screens. At 130-feet by 40-feet, the Olympics will enjoy an Olympic-sized screening on the Strip. Toast the Olympians Several bars [...]

Vegas Weekender: Explosive Fourth of July fun

Vegas Weekender: Explosive Fourth of July fun

With Independence Day fast approaching, you’ll want to start planning your festivities. This year, unfortunately, the Fourth of July falls in the middle of the week – making visits to Vegas tricky. Don’t worry! If you’re in town this weekend (and stay beyond), you’ll discover plenty of patriotic happenings – as well as some eye-popping [...]

Specialty Acts in Vegas: Mystère’s Tissu act soars to new heights

Specialty Acts in Vegas: Mystère’s Tissu act soars to new heights

Twisting, spinning and flipping up to 45 feet in the air is all in a day’s work for Ginger Ana Griep-Ruiz. She performs a Tissu act in Cirque du Soleil’s Mystère at Treasure Island. Instead of a solid platform,her performance space is above the stage where she suspends herself with two pieces of fabric hanging from [...]

Vegas Weekender: Penn & Teller, Pools Clubs and Pub Crawls

Vegas Weekender: Penn & Teller, Pools Clubs and Pub Crawls

This weekend, your options in Las Vegas  are all over the place: There are plenty of comedy shows, nightclub guests aplenty and pool clubs are starting to open. There’s also Downtown Pub Crawl for those that want to get in touch with classic Vegas over some drinks. Shows Penn & Teller don’t put on an ordinary [...]

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