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Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away
In this 3-D spectacle, the wan drama takes a back seat to the Cirque's acrobatics.
"...To call Cirque du Soleil mere circus is to undersell the astonishing..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Cirque du Soleil Crystal in Cedar Park
"...Cirque du Soleil’s first-ever “ice experience,” Crystal, skates into Austin..."

Feb. 15, 2018 Photo Gallery

SXSW: Cirque du Soleil
March 12, 2013. 46 photos.
"...Cirque du Soleil at ACL Live at the Moody Theatre,..."

March 13, 2013 Photo Gallery

What Makes Cirque Worque?
Unlocking the enduring phenomenon of Cirque du Soleil
"...on the grounds of the former Robert Mueller Airport, Cirque du Soleil officially unveiled KÀ, its new production in..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Cirque(us) Comes to Town
And they aren't the only clowns roaming Downtown
" Film and Interactive participants, #EVOKE13, a mash-up of Cirque du Soleil, Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist Industries, and the Divine..."

March 13, 2013 SXSW Post by Andy Campbell

Dream of a New Circus
In the two decades it has taken for Cirque du Soleil to reach Austin for the first time, this Montreal-based troupe has not only reinvented circus as performance art but grown into one of the most unexpected and unlikely of entertainment empires.
"...The circus of Cirque du Soleil is not lions, tigers, and stale popcorn...."

May 2, 2003 Arts Feature by Michael Point

Viva Las Vegas
Behind the scenes of Cirque du Soleil's Viva Elvis and Love
"...Laurence Fishburne, and Scott Weiland, the world premiere of Cirque du Soleil's Viva Elvis at the Aria Hotel and..."

Feb. 24, 2010 Music Post by Austin Powell

Cirque du Soleil's Alegría brings to athletic, spellbinding performances a genius of creativity unlike anything you've seen at the circus, turning a night under the big top into a magical exploration of a world of intrigue and mystery, grace and daring. And joy.
"...colorful characters and performers. When the visiting circus is Cirque du Soleil, that feeling of otherworldliness is practically incalculable;..."

May 2, 2003 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

After a Fashion
From MJ to generators fueled by human waste, Your Style Avatar flits around the world
"...the evening bonding and trading secrets at Taverna. Le Cirque..."

June 22, 2012 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Get ready for SXSW! Stephen is!
"...LE CIRQUE: Celebrating 20 years of breathtaking entertainment, tonight (Thursday) is..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Local designer goes ga-ga over the Lady's Facebook post
"...knees together with excitement over the one-night-only performance of Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour (Friday,..."

June 8, 2012 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Top 10 Theatrical Treasures & Pleasures of 2005
'Chronicle' Arts Editor Robert Faires lists his favorite theatrical productions of 2005
"...1) Americamisfit (Salvage Vanguard Theater) Playwright Dan Dietz dusted off the lost saga of our country's first serial..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Greatest Showman
Don't be fooled by this whitewashed version of the great huckster
"...handily glosses over the hoaxes he perpetrated on a duped public and his exploitation of human oddities like the..."

Dec. 22, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Step Up: All In
The dance competition continues – but this time in Vegas.
" Caesars Palace – a competition that occasions impressive Cirque du Soleil-like costuming and production design, as well as..."

Aug. 15, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Crazy Horse
Paris' famed erotic showcase at the Crazy Horse saloon is profiled in this Frederick Wiseman documentary.
", is the venue to take in; it's like Cirque du Soleil minus the Vegas riffraff and the libido-shattering..."

March 2, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Nik Wallenda: Blasting the Circus Into the Future
Daredevil scion Nik Wallenda wants to reinvent circus for a new generation
"...sparkly unitard? The future of the circus, says Wallenda. Cirque du Soleil has already done its part to transform..."

May 13, 2011 Arts Feature by Raven Hinojosa

Applause! Applause!
Austin Critics Table nominations, 2004-2005
"...(arts). The Critics Table will present the awards and induct the fourth class of local legends into the Austin..."

May 27, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Cirque du Soleil's 'Varekai' begins with Icarus tumbling from heaven but then leaps skyward again with acts that convey the thrill of flight
"...Icarus' tumble from the heavens, you might expect this Cirque du Soleil spectacular to be considerably more earthbound than..."

March 18, 2005 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Top 10 Shows in 2003 That Shed Light in a Dark Year
"...1) where nothing falls (Sally Jacques Productions) In a year shadowed by war, loss, and grief,..."

Jan. 2, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Applause! Applause!
The full list of winners for the 2002-2003 Austin Critics Table Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in local theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art, as presented during its annual ceremony at the Capitol City Comedy Club.
"...who gather regularly for lunch, began with the second induction of artists and arts patrons into the Austin Arts..."

June 6, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Critics Table Nominations, 2002-2003
The full list of nominations for the 2002-2003 Austin Critics Table Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in local theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art
"...Cantara (theatre), Sondra Lomax (dance), David Mead (music), and Duncan Goodrich (art); and Austin Chronicle writers Robi Polgar (music,..."

May 9, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Twin Dragons
" chases, explosions, gun battles, and epic martial arts dustups that are as painstakingly staged as Cirque du Soleil..."

April 16, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

After a Fashion
" that provides hospice, housing, and supportive care to individuals and families living with HIV/ AIDS. Texas Swing is..."

May 2, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The House That PAC Built
"...takes its name from a domicile erected by a productive fellow called Jack, we're presented with the title structure,..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Playback: CodeNEXT and the Austin Music Scene
How might the update of Austin’s land development code affect the musical landscape?
"...(7) hours of operation coincide with performance times, (8) produces music performances at least five days a week."..."

June 8, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Arts: Summer Snapshot
Theatre, dance, comedy, and lit events on the horizon
"...Circus 1903: The Golden Age of Circus Cirque du Soleil-like salute to circuses past, featuring giant elephant..."

May 19, 2017 Arts Feature

A Guide to Austin Stand-Up: Comics
The stand-up people behind the city's comedy scene
"...wheel of the early morning tricycle of KLBJ-FM's The Dudley & Bob With Matt Show is straight outta Brownsville..."

March 31, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW Comedy Review: Comedy Bang! Bang!
Aukerman’s high-wire absurdism makes for an electric live show
"...began by spewing whooshing sound effects in imitation of Cirque du Soleil-style gymnasts into the mic like some kind..."

March 13, 2017 Arts Post by Sean L. Malin

SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
Buzz Aldrin, Kesha, Cory Booker, Cecile Richards, and more
"...She’s just one of a schedule-busting swathe of additions, including Fleetwood Mac’s Mick Fleetwood, singer-turned-activist..."

Feb. 7, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Let Them Eat BBQ
Texans levitate the French
"...The encouraging French crowd screamed “Al-ay-ex! Al-ay-ex!” during a muddy middle section, during which Maas traded his..."

Sept. 19, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

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