Posts Tagged ‘cirque’

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Completing the Cirquit

March 3, 2019

Well lookee here.  Springtime is around the corner, and Cirque is in with their latest show!  Titled Volta, I went in expecting nothing but electricity puns… OK natch, it’s a Cirque show, so I went in with many more expectations.  And the title doesn’t refer to electricity at all.  Nonetheless, let’s plug in and see if Cirque amped themselves up for a high energy show or not.  Potential spoilers ahead! Read the rest of this entry ?

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Waking Dreams of Cirqueness

March 26, 2017

Wait, you ask… it’s March.  How could I be talking about a Cirque show, don’t I always see them in December?  Why yes… that has been the pattern.  And that tradition has indeed been broken, a little, this year, as I waited for the show to come down to San Jose rather than taking the trip up to the San Fran.  No matter!  Cirque is in town, and Vicki and I maintained the grander tradition of our pilgrimage to the Grand Chapitau.  So let’s dive into this waking dream of Mexico…

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Wonder Wednesday

February 22, 2017

I adore this Penny Arcade strip because:

It plays on the vagaries of the English language…

It’s amusing how the recent translations of the title settled the hot debate on how many Jedi “The Last Jedi” referred to…

It’s the perfect continuation of these characters’ personalities and how they play off each other…

AND I CANNOT GET OUT OF MY HEAD THE VISION OF A CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PRODUCED JEDI SHOW.

C’mon Cirque!  You’ve already got a permanent show on the Walt Disney World Resort property… you already regularly break the laws of physics in your shows… you know how to do amazing theatrics… there is no way this couldn’t be absolutely incredible.  MAKE. IT. HAPPEN….  (please!)