This Is What Happens When You Give Cirque du Soleil a Bunch of Drones

When you think Cirque du Soleil, you probably think teams of sequin-suited acrobats doing improbable things in time to music, not quadrotors. Well, that's where you're wrong. The Montreal-based circus's latest trick manages to take the mechanical, and make it wonderfully artistic. » 9/22/14 10:22pm 9/22/14 10:22pm

The Beatles LOVE a Good iPhone App

Paul McCartney has been busy with his Mobile Roadie account and has created this—an official iPhone and iPad app for Cirque Du Soleil Beatles live extravaganza LOVE. It celebrates the "musical legacy" of the band, via the medium of streaming clips, videos and more. [iTunes via Crave] » 2/08/11 4:40am 2/08/11 4:40am

Clown Returns from Space Followed by a Martian Dwarf Troupe

I hate clowns. Clowns rich enough to buy a ticket to ride to the International Space Station? I loathe them with a vengeance. Well, the only clown in space—Guy Laliberte—hard landed on Earth at 8:31am today, Moscow time: » 10/12/09 9:12am 10/12/09 9:12am

"First Clown In Space" May Also Become First Space Murder Victim

Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte is set to be the "first clown in space" when he blasts off for the ISS later this month. He also has some surprises planned for the crew that just might get him killed. » 9/18/09 6:30pm 9/18/09 6:30pm

Hype Sheet: Samsung and the Cirque du Soleil Approach

The Pitch As watered-down, possibly Slavic electro kicks in on the soundtrack, a woman covered in multi-hued body paint dances in a black, gravity-free void. Cut to swirls of rainbow vapor, then back to our porcelain-faced harlequin performing back flips and other dazzling gymnastic feats. It's not until the very… » 7/19/07 12:15pm 7/19/07 12:15pm