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Cirque du Soleil audience sprayed with oil, show canceled

A Cirque du Soleil performance in Washington state ended abruptly when a hose on a hydraulic system broke and sprayed audience members with what the theatrical company says was vegetable-based …

UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 8:56 p.m.

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Crystal’ may be a new show, but it already feels like a classic

Cirque du Soleil’s “Crystal” continues at the Spokane Arena through Sunday. Visit

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Crystal’ brings figure skater Shawn Sawyer full circle

“Crystal” opens Wednesday at the Spokane Arena and continues through May 6.

Cirque du Soleil performer dies after fall at Florida show

A Cirque du Soleil performer died after his hand slipped off the double rings and he fell 20 feet during a performance in Florida, police and the entertainment company said …

Cirque du Soleil brings its first on-ice show, ‘Crystal,’ to Spokane Arena May 2-6

The show will feature gymnasts and skaters performing acrobatics on the ice and in the air

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 10:15 p.m.

Theater review: With Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Ovo,’ a bug’s life appears to be a good one

“Ovo,” the latest Cirque du Soleil show to make its way to the Spokane Arena, is filled with whimsy and magic, comedy and thrills.

Spokane Arena gets creepy and crawly with touring Cirque du Soleil show

The Cirque du Soleil show “Ovo,” which lands at the Spokane Arena next week, presents a simple story of love in a colony of bugs. It’s also full of spectacle, …

Cirque du Soleil show ‘Varekai’ blends dance, aerial performance and a myth reimagined

Fabrice Lemire lives “Varekai.” As the show’s artistic director, he travels with the troupe and is “with them 24/7.”

New lights in the arena save time and money

The audience for Wednesday’s Cirque du Soleil performance will be the first to see a show at the Spokane Arena under new lights. The Spokane Public Facilities District, which owns …

Astonishing artistry

Georgia Stephenson has seen Cirque du Soleil’s “Quidam” hundreds of times. It’s her job. As an assistant artistic director with the famed Montreal-based contemporary circus, Stephenson tours with “Quidam,” watching …

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘IMMORTAL’ captures ‘spirit of Michael’

Being “immortal” was not in the cards for Michael Jackson. Yet that didn’t deter Cirque du Soleil from bringing Jackson back to life, in the same way it revived Elvis …

Spotlight: Sendak exhibit promises wild time at EWU

Let the wild rumpus begin. A national traveling exhibition, “In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak,” arrives at Eastern Washington University on Thursday.

Cirque du Spokane another chance to experience the impossible

Trying to describe a Cirque du Soleil show to someone who has never seen one is nearly impossible. Try describing the taste of chocolate to a person who has never …