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Michael Jackson lives on–via Cirque du Soleil

“DANCING Machine”

When I first heard about Michael Jackson’s death in June 2009, I looked straight into the eye of the newsbearer and said, “That’s impossible. He’s immortal.”

Posted: September 14th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

High-flying ‘Saltimbanco’ is an explosion of colors

THE MANILA performances are ongoing until Aug. 19 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. PHOTOS BY JOREM CATILO

Crowds cheered at the Asiaworld Arena, with young and old members of the audience clapping and audibly gasping at the high-flying trapeze acts of Cirque du Soleil’s colorful “Saltimbanco.”

Posted: August 13th, 2012 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Time to pitch in and lend a hand–even if the Pinoy is waterproof


Water has once again showed its mighty force, and we have felt its wrath over the past weeks. It’s a good thing the Pinoy is waterproof and can weather any storm.

Posted: August 12th, 2012 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

A fantasy workout that’s smooth as silk


Go ahead. Live out your fantasies and fly your way into strengthening and toning your body. The art of performing aerial acrobatics is no longer exclusive to the elite breed of circus performers. You’ll have to work on it, though. Work on it real hard. It’s the stuff Cirque du Soleil is made of.  Aerial [...]

Posted: October 24th, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Varekai’ inspires Manila Hotel menu


Inspired by Cirque du Soleil’s “Varekai” show—the awesome touring circus by performers acclaimed worldwide—has inspired the Manila Hotel to whip up a Cirque du Soleil degustation menu in the Champagne Room, served until July 30. “Varekai” combines circus art, dance, street magic and shows the extent of incredible tricks the human body is capable of. [...]

Posted: July 21st, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Penk Ching’s fantasy Cirque du Soleil cake

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Maybe jaws dropped at the premiere performance of the world-renowned Cirque du Soleil in Manila last June 22, but what stole the show at the premiere night cocktails was a delightful cake by cake-maker Penk Ching titled “Fanciful Fantasy.” The cake featured exquisite sugar acrobats prancing around an arch, which emanated from a miniature globe, [...]

Posted: June 26th, 2011 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »



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