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Cirque du Soleil Inc.

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Idol Beat: Adios, Aaron

    What does this have to do with crooning, Frank Sinatra and Harry Connick Jr.? Absolutely nothing.​I was amazed, if not exactly surprised, at how much time Idol can kill in a one-hour results show. Now that we're down to just a handful of singers, the producers are really reaching for padding, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    American Idol: Adios, Aaron

    What does this have to do with crooning, Frank Sinatra and Harry Connick Jr.? Absolutely nothing.​I was amazed, if not exactly surprised, at how much time Idol can kill in a one-hour results show. Now that we're down to just a handful of singers, the producers are really reaching for padding, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    New To DVD Today: The Box and Cirque du Freak

    ​Hitting the shelves today is the DVD version of The Box, starring Cameron Diaz, James Marsden and Frank Langella. The Box is a lesson in reading the fine print. Norma (Diaz) and her husband Arthur (Marsden) seem to have a happy life. They have a nice kid, a nice house in the suburbs and are both ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Game Time: The Knicks And Tracy McGrady...Shortest Honeymoon Ever

    ​Those who know me know that I have an unhealthy fascination with Britney Spears, unhealthy to the point where I found myself strangely attracted to her even through her hefty "Xanax and Frappucino for breakfast" phase back in 2007. One of my favorite Britney stories ever was her "marriage" to boy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Last Call For Art: Circus Stars, Greek Cinema And Zombies

    ​Today's your last chance to see Cirque Mechanics' Birdhouse Factory. An international cast of circus stars formerly with Cirque de Soleil, the Moscow Circus and Pickle Family Circus, Cirque Mechanics include contortionists, acrobats, clowns, and dancers.The Birdhouse Factory story is a simple ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    NASA's Biggest Job On This Shuttle Flight: Milking Publicity

    ​The latest space shuttle mission opens up a new, bold era in NASA history -- the desperate attempt to remain hip and relevant and therefore worthy of federal budget dollars.Commentators have pointed out how the agency seems to be embracing pop culture, but it seems to be getting to the point ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Last Call For Art: Circuses And Murderous Old Ladies

     Who knew Houston was such a big circus town? Along with a couple of plays closing this weekend, a trio of circuses are folding their tents (so to speak). If you can only see one show this weekend, make it Rêver by Sol y Luna Dance Company. Speaking with us, Soly y Luna's Artistic Direc ... More >>

  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    The Dresden Dolls Brigade

    Part Bertolt Brecht, part Tod Browning

  • Culture

    April 19, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    April 5, 2007

    Corteo

    With Cirque du Soleil's latest, death has never looked so appealing

  • Culture

    February 16, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    February 9, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • News

    January 19, 2006

    Hollywood Halo

    Texas teens turn video games into movies and get millions of hits

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2005

    Keeping It Reel

    The Ann Arbor Film Festival showcases edgy cinema

  • Culture

    February 10, 2005

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    January 27, 2005

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    January 20, 2005

    Heads Up

    Cirque du Soleil's Varekai soars toward the heavens

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2005

    Gypsy Kings

    The dazzling traveling spectacle that is Cirque du Soleil returns with Varekai

  • Music

    November 18, 2004

    Elephant Dance

    Cuttin' a rug with the Dubya bunch at Wild West

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Circus

    Alegría

  • Calendar

    August 14, 2003

    Dirty Dancing

    Dancepatheatre courts controversy

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Houston Music Map

    Queen Norah reigns, Josh Groban pains, and lots of Natalie Maines

  • Music

    April 10, 2003
  • Culture

    March 13, 2003

    Family Circus

    The Alley and Alegría offer all-ages shows that adults will actually enjoy

  • Calendar

    March 6, 2003

    Stupendous Human Tricks

    Cirque du Soleil leaves behind the lions and tigers and bears

  • Music

    January 9, 2003

    Watching the Detectives

    Tiki spy eclectic lounge band Clouseaux is no bumbling stumblebum

  • Calendar

    August 29, 2002

    The Pierced Elevated

    A group that does body flesh suspensions strives for beauty

  • Music

    August 22, 2002

    Float Like a Butterfli, Swing Like a Trapeze

    Whether boogying on the floor or dangling from the ceiling, Yvette Perez's dancing divas want to be artists, not eye candy

  • Culture

    January 24, 2002

    An August Occasion

    Wilson takes a Jitney to the Alley

  • Calendar

    January 17, 2002

    Universal Circus

    Dralion brings the world together underneath the big top

  • News

    December 27, 2001

    A Gay Rights Suit Returns

    A mother continues her quest for justice in her son's murder

  • Culture

    December 21, 2000

    Flea Smitten

    The circus comes to town and leaves fans scratching their heads (and arms) in amazement

  • Culture

    October 19, 2000

    Bardscape

    The Alley transforms Shakespeare's Dream into a surreal high-tech landscape full of hilarious butt jokes

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best IMAX Theater

    Edwards Marq*E IMAX Theatre

  • Dining

    June 1, 2000

    Using Her Noodle

    Liberty's Annie Wong can negotiate a tasty truce among even the most warring ingredients

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Bullets After Brunch

    Marc Kajs repeatedly asked the police for protection. They said theycouldn't do anything until his stalker physically harmed him. Eight bulletslater it was too late.

  • Film

    April 2, 1998

    I Wanna Be Sedated

    Barney's Great Adventure drops us in a lobotomized, manic kid hell

  • Culture

    November 27, 1997

    Worlds of Wonder

    Cirque du Soleil makes you want to run away with the circus

  • Calendar

    November 20, 1997
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