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Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta” showcases BMX bikers. (Courtesy Matt Beard)

Flashy stunts, sketchy story in Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Volta’

At the outset of “Volta,” the Cirque du Soleil show now under…

 

Skaters and acrobats join forces in Cirque du Soleil’s “Crystal” at SAP Center in San Jose.  (Courtesy Matt Beard/Cirque du Soleil)

‘Crystal’ serves up stunts on skates

As with any Cirque du Soleil production, “Crystal” offers breathtaking feats in…

 

Acrobat Isis Clegg-Vinell, center, plays the mother in “Crystal.” (Courtesy Matt Beard)

Cirque du Soleil hits the ice with ‘Crystal’

Acrobat Isis Clegg-Vinell says it didn’t take her too long to adapt…

 

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Cirque du Soleil resumes performances in wake of employee’s death

Cirque du Soleil resumed performances of its San Francisco show Luzia Saturday…

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UPDATE: Cirque du Soleil cancels more SF shows after death of co-founder’s son

Cirque du Soleil performances in San Francisco were canceled Thursday for the…

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‘Luzia’ a sparkling vision of Mexico

With a name fusing the Spanish words for light (luz) and rain…

(Courtesy Laurence Labat)
“Odysseo,” a huge spectacle with horses, humans and stunts from the creators of “Cavalia,” is onstage under the big white tent near AT&T Park in San Francisco. (Courtesy François Bergeron)

‘Odysseo’ showcases human and horse symbiosis

Pioneering American psychologist Helen Thompson wrote, “In riding a horse, we borrow…

“Odysseo,” a huge spectacle with horses, humans and stunts from the creators of “Cavalia,” is onstage under the big white tent near AT&T Park in San Francisco. (Courtesy François Bergeron)
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Michel Laprise brings humanity to ‘Kurios’ mechanics

For those who are curious about “Kurios-Cabinet of Curiosities” but have not…

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Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Amaluna’ has a few thrilling acts

The most thrilling stunt in Cirque du Soleil’s “Amaluna” is a meditative…

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courtesy photoAmazing stunts in Cirque du Solei’s “Amaluna” in the Icarian Games

Women rule in Cirque du Soleil's 'Amaluna'

The twist in Cirque du Soleil’s “Amaluna”: The show’s cast is mostly…

courtesy photoAmazing stunts in Cirque du Solei’s “Amaluna” in the Icarian Games
Courtesy photo“Michael Jackson: The Immortal Tour” is a Cirque du Soleil extravaganza coming to San Jose and Oakland next week.

Cirque du Soleil crafts a thriller of a show

One never can accuse a Cirque du Soleil show of being short…

Courtesy photo“Michael Jackson: The Immortal Tour” is a Cirque du Soleil extravaganza coming to San Jose and Oakland next week.
Dazzling duo: One of many innovative acts in “Totem

High drama at Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Totem’

On Friday’s opening night of “Totem” in San Francisco, real human drama…

Dazzling duo: One of many innovative acts in “Totem
Incredible feats: A troupe performing on Russian bars is among the amazing acts in Cirque du Soleil’s “Totem.” (Courtesy photo)Incredible feats: A troupe performing on Russian bars is among the amazing acts in Cirque du Soleil’s “Totem.” (Courtesy photo)

Cirque du Soleil’s evolutionary tale ‘Totem’

Cirque du Soleil returns to The City with a bang — literally,…

Incredible feats: A troupe performing on Russian bars is among the amazing acts in Cirque du Soleil’s “Totem.” (Courtesy photo)Incredible feats: A troupe performing on Russian bars is among the amazing acts in Cirque du Soleil’s “Totem.” (Courtesy photo)

New Michael Jackson release ‘Immortal’ is ‘musical tapestry’ for Cirque Du Soleil

Overwhelmed by the ongoing did-he-jump-or-was-he-pushed trial coverage of the late Michael Jackson’s…

‘Quidam’ danced its way into San Francisco this week, is Cirque du Soleil light

When Cirque du Soleil emerged from Montreal in the 1980s it gave…

Cirque du Soleil's 'Quidam' comes from Russia, with grace

Looking impossibly young, Olga Pikhienko is proud to state she’s been with…

An elegant egg-stravaganza

“Ovo,” the latest offering from Cirque du Soleil to come to the…

Cirque’s latest egg-stravanza

Has Cirque du Soleil gone green? Let the eco games begin. In…