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Cirque Du Soleil

From Homelessness to Cirque du Soleil

Joe Putignano | Posted 07.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Joe Putignano

I had been struggling with heroin addiction for nine years and tried everything to get clean. I was barely keeping a job and frequently going to twelve-step meetings, but I could not stop using heroin because every time I did, I would end up with terrible physical withdrawal.

Love at First Flight: The Story of Ammed and Estefani Tuniziani

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 07.07.2015 | Arts
Johnathan Lee Iverson

Of all the many trapeze artists I've had the pleasure to present, not a single one ever considered such a career in flight as a plan B or something to hold them over until their real dream kicked in. The trapeze is either for you or it is not.

Step out of Your Comfort Zone at Club Med CREACTIVE

Michelle Rae Uy | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Michelle Rae Uy

From afar, it looks like your usual kids' playground, what with its vibrant, fun design and printed words on the walls and on pathways aimed to inspire and motivate.

Matt Sheehan

Cirque Du Soleil Enters China With Big Bet On Rising Middle Class

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 06.16.2015 | World

SHANGHAI -- Cirque du Soleil is coming to China, and the Canadian performance troupe will kick things off with its adaptation of one of the highest-gr...

See the Magic and Power of Brazilian Martial Art Capoeira at the Ginga Mundo Group Batizado June 18th, 19th and 20th in New York City

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts
Christopher Lee Nutter

On June 18th, 19th and 20th, 2015, the Ginga Mundo school of the Brazilian martial art Capoeira will be hosting a Batizado (or "baptism") at Essex Street Academy, 350 Grand Street, Manhattan, along with performances and workshops that are open to all schools as well as open to the public.

Nitza Melas, a Greek Muse!

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Nitza Melas, the woman with the celestial voice and ethereal presence onstage, recently released her latest CD, "Musa," a fusion of American pop, Greek folk, and Japanese music.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Intentionally Funny Stuff (and Bad Graphics) with Comedian Simeon Goodson

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Simeon Goodson should be a household name in comedy. He's been performing in various New York City clubs, bars, and anywhere really since 2004, and his effortless delivery matched with his unique laid-back observational humor. It'll come.

Moving People and the Tao of Ice Cream: Live Performing Arts in the Next Decade

Jean-François Bouchard | Posted 05.13.2015 | Arts
Jean-François Bouchard

The truly remarkable performing arts of the future will be simply and profoundly good, not only by accident but through hard, systematic and deliberate work to move people, deliciously.

Cirque du Soleil's LOVE, Nine Years Later: Peace, Love and Harmony in a Torn World

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

The message of the Beatles' legacy as captured in this Cirque du Soleil show is clear: it is love. What a world it could be if only we would listen and put the message into practice.

NBC's Next Musical Will Be 'The Wiz'

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.30.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Wiz" is coming to TV and back to Broadway with productions from NBC and Cirque du Soleil. NBC said Monday it will air a Dec...

Tianguis Turistico Mexico Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary in Acapulco

Bryen Dunn | Posted 03.14.2015 | Travel
Bryen Dunn

Tianguis is the largest tourism showcase in all of Mexico, attracting hundreds of local exhibitors, and thousands of international buyers. The event is also open to the general public, providing locals with the knowledge they need to visit other parts of their own country.

The Lucent Dossier Experience Returns to Las Vegas on 12/5 And 12/6

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Running away to join the circus has become much more enticing since the emergence of electro-cirque tribe, The Lucent Dossier Experience. Combining a neo-tribal, steam punk aesthetic with orchestral electronic music creates a rich and textured palette for your senses.

Physical Magic Under the Big Top: Cirque du Soleil's Kurios in SF

Leo Stutzin | Posted 01.19.2015 | San Francisco
Leo Stutzin

Who could fault the creators of Cirque du Soleil's visual extravaganzas for dressing each new show in some fresh and exotic guise? Novelty, after all, is an essential part of entertainment.

The Self-Administered Bikini Wax Is A Huge Rip-Off! (Don't Try This at Home)

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 10.01.2014 | Comedy
Jolie Jenkins

I have a pair of strappy sandals that to put on requires a contortionist's skill. It involves sitting down, bending over, hinging a knee sideways a...

Cirque du Soleil + Drones = Pure Magic

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.23.2014 | Technology

Seems like Cirque du Soleil can turn just about anything into a mesmerizing performance -- even drones. A new collaboration between Cirque du Sole...

WATCH: Cirque du Soleil's Opening Pitch Was.. Interesting

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports

50 Cent may have thrown an awful first pitch, but at least the rapper's wayward throw won't haunt your dreams. Not like Cirque du Soleil's first pi...

Cirque du Soleil's Amaluna: A Lost World Where Women Reign

Christine Horansky | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Christine Horansky

On an island deep in the ocean mists, the moon rises over a mythic world where women rule the winds and tides. Cirque du Soleil's Amaluna, now playing...

Finally! Las Vegas Grows Up

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 10.27.2014 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

My favorite can-do town loves to reinvent itself, and it's at it again. Nothing too jarring, though; more of a slow roll. And it's left some confusion among the local populace.

Cirque du Soleil Finds a New Home in the Mayan Riviera

Joshua Estrin | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel
Joshua Estrin

Cirque du Soleil is certainly not new, but their artistry for reinvention is nearly as remarkable as the magic they create on stage.

YouTube: Changing the Speed at Which We Move

Joe Putignano | Posted 07.23.2014 | Arts
Joe Putignano

Now that people are learning new things faster, and recording what they are doing, it challenges others to do something more advanced, in other words, "one-upping" and that ultimately continues the trend.

Agents of Change: 5 Inspiring Men Worthy of Your Attention Right Now

Greg Archer | Posted 07.17.2014 | Good News
Greg Archer

Joe Putignano They walk among us--those agents of change--but sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are. Meet five souls who rise ...

On the Culture Front: Kids Entertainment That Doesn't Suck and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 06.03.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

If you have kids, I can't imagine a better place to take them on a Saturday morning.

Agents of Change: 6 Inspiring People Worthy Of Your Attention Right Now

Greg Archer | Posted 05.13.2014 | Good News
Greg Archer

They walk among us--those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are. Take note of six noteworthy souls that strive to make the world a better place.

Moving Video Gives Incredible Insight On The Importance Of Trust

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.03.2014 | Good News

When Ze Frank isn't busy making us laugh and learn with series like "True Facts," he's -- gasp! -- making us think. Like really dig deep down into our...

Hope for Ukraine: Amidst a Mounting Crisis, One Man Fights Back Creatively

Greg Archer | Posted 05.02.2014 | Impact
Greg Archer

Several weeks ago, when Ukrainian-American Viktor Kee decided that he would embark on a cross-country road trip to generate support for his troubled homeland, he had no idea how unpredictable the headwinds of fate could actually be.