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Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas Strip mainstay, filing for bankruptcy protection amid coronavirus

Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas Strip mainstay, filing for bankruptcy protection amid coronavirus

By: David Oliver & Dawn Gilbertson
Source: USA Today
Date of Publication: June 29th, 2020
Cirque du Soleil announced Monday it is filing for bankruptcy protection as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rattle the world. The entertainment group is working to "restructure its capital structure," according to a statement. Its application will be heard by the Superior Court of Quebec on Tuesday. Once given this initial order, it will file for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in the U.S.
Heinz Ketchup puzzle

This might be the slowest puzzle on earth.

Source: Twitter
Date of Publication: May 5th, 2020
Heinz Ketchup creates a 570-piece puzzle in Heinz red.
Drive-in movie theaters are making a comeback thanks to coronavirus

Drive-in movie theaters are making a comeback thanks to coronavirus

By: Chauncey Alcorn
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: May 26th, 2020
Getting out of the house to enjoy dinner and a movie has been no simple task since coronavirus spread throughout the US, but some business owners have found an innovative solution to the problem -- drive in theaters.
With Hollywood Productions on Hold, Documentary Filmmakers Keep Going

With Hollywood Productions on Hold, Documentary Filmmakers Keep Going

By: Nicole Sperling
Source: The New York Times
Date of Publication: May 8th, 2020
Ron Howard has been overseeing a nonfiction film from afar, while other documentarians have gone into the coronavirus epicenter.
The Walt Disney Company Will Make “Frozen 2” Available On Disney+ Three Months Early, Beginning Sunday, March 15

The Walt Disney Company Will Make “Frozen 2” Available On Disney+ Three Months Early, Beginning Sunday, March 15

Source: The Walt Disney Company
Date of Publication: March 13th, 2020
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) announced that “Frozen 2” will be available three months ahead of schedule on Disney+ in the U.S. beginning Sunday, March 15, surprising families with some fun and joy during this challenging period.
Disney Comes Together to Support Communities and Caregivers During the COVID-19 Crisis

Disney Comes Together to Support Communities and Caregivers During the COVID-19 Crisis

Source: The Walt Disney Company
Date of Publication: April 1st, 2020
As an unprecedented health crisis challenges people across the globe in myriad ways, The Walt Disney Company and its businesses have come together to make a positive impact during this uncertain and difficult time.
Disney Takes a Pandemic Hit, and There’s Worse to Come

Disney Takes a Pandemic Hit, and There’s Worse to Come

By: Brooks Barnes
Source: New York Times
Date of Publication: May 5th, 2020
“Our businesses have been hugely impacted,” the company’s C.E.O. said after quarterly profit dropped more than 90 percent. And that was for a period only partly upended by the coronavirus.