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Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Toruk — The First Flight’ Wows Denver

Confessions are good for the soul. Here’s one of mine: I’ve never seen the highest grossing movie of all time, Avatar. What I know about it can be summed up in a few words, including “blue”, “space”, and “sea monkeys”. James Cameron, who created the colorful, mystical world of Pandora in Avatar has given his blessing to the ever-innovative artists at Cirque du Soleil. They interpret it as only they can—with stunning effects, daring feats, and gorgeous costuming. While it’s not a retelling of Avatar, it is inspired by Cameron’s vision. Toruk — The First Flight follows two boys as they set off on a quest to save their world. Along the way, they must collect five important artifacts from other tribes who aren’t necessarily friendly. In true Cirque du Soleil fashion, this journey b...

Cirque du Soleil’s KURIOS is a Can’t-Miss Summer Spectacle

Here in Colorado, we are used to seeing peaks surrounding us. Most are rocky and snow-capped. Our major airport reflects this in it’s iconic white-tent roof. The newest and most colorful is located in the heart of Denver meaning one wonderful thing: Cirque du Soleil has returned to the city with yet another whimsical, jaw-dropping show. KURIOS-Cabinet of Curiosities is tumbling, flying, and bending in steampunk style until July 26, 2015. If you’ve seen a Cirque du Soleil show, you might think you know what to expect. Cirque experiences are always packed with humor, oddities, fearless feats, joyful music, and eye-candy costumes. KURIOS delivers all these treasured elements. I’ve seen other Cirque shows and was continually surprised by creative innovations in this new-to-De...