Abidjan circus Festival returns with ambitious plans

The second edition of the Abidjan Intercultural Circus Encounters (RICA) began with a competition between various troupes from around the African continent and beyond. A representative for the worldwide Cirque du Soleil announces plans to open a training centre for Circus skills in Abidjan, to bring out the best of the natural talent in the area.

ShowBiz Minute: R.Kelly, Cornell, Royals

(17 Jan 2019) Chicago inspectors find code violations at R. Kelly’s studio; Metallica, Miley Cyrus perform at Chris Cornell tribute; The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend Cirque du Soleil performance. (Jan. 17)

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Bassett remembers Jackson in Vegas

Angela Bassett made the most of a recent work trip to Las Vegas — attending Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson tribute “One.” The “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” actress called the show sad but inspiring. (May 9)

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Cirque du Soleil pays acrobatic tribute to Soda Stereo

Zendra Tabasco listened to Argentine rock band Soda Stereo her whole youth. Two decades later, she performs on the melodies she once sang, as she hangs by her hair in the latest Cirque du Soleil show in Mexico City.