It's the "largest touring production on earth." And it opens in just a few weeks in San Jose. Look for the White Big Top (Highway 87 and Julian Street), there you'll find the stunning (see the Stark Insider review of Cavalia Odysseo) production known by Cavalia. The size of an...
Stark Insider continues to pursue the creative impulse, and the people who bring us magic -- be it in the arts, food, film, music, or travel. In this episode Loni heads backstage at Cavalia's dazzling new show Odysseo. Be sure to subscribe to the SI YouTube channel and receive...
Acrobats. Horses. Aerialists. State-of-the-art video screens. And a three-story mountain with... a real lake. Odysseo. That's the name of the new, $30 million mega-show made by the creators of the fantastical show Cavalia we saw here a few years back. It's scheduled to come to San Francisco in November and run...
Loni Stark's March 28, 2009 review of The Kite Runner would mark Stark Insider's first ever theater review. Thank you for 5 amazing years.
As Cirque brings something new into the world, we emerge from Amaluna restored by the breathtaking excellence of this performance.
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Just how I contemplated upgrading to a 5D Mark II (and then the Mark III) I realize that the benefits over something like the EOS 60D probably don't warrant the incremental outlay.
While the show is smart enough to throw in bits of comedy, be it an insouciant toss of a tail, or fat, self-important geese waddling into stage center, you hope against hope for the unlikely happy ending, weighing the grimness of World War I, against the need for resolution.
Safe to say when Jay Leno described Cavalia as "the greatest show I have ever seen!" he was likely not referring to the one featuring Loni's stuntwork you see here, despite some truly exceptional (and patient) coaching from acrobat Jennifer Lécuyer.
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