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2009-01-02 12:27:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tournament of Roses(R) via the KTLA Morning News announced Cal Poly Universities as the winner of the inaugural Viewers' Choice Award.

2009-01-01 10:58:18

Organizers of this year's Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., say the economic crisis forced new cost-trimming and fund-raising efforts. Fiesta Parade Floats official Tim Estes, whose company created 12 floats for Thursday's event, said smaller companies and organizations attached to the annual event were

2008-12-28 13:24:14

The organizers of the Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., say even heavy rains will not stop the annual New Year's Day event from taking place. Parade operations Chairman Lance Tibbet said precautions were being taken to ensure the parade's 46 floats can survive rainfall similar to the storm that plagued the event three years ago, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. We do it rain or shine, Tibbet said.

2008-10-10 18:00:22

By Mark Jordan A resident of Horn Lake since she was 8 years old, Amy Lay remembers going to the old Bull Frog Corner Summer Festivals as a child, before the events died out in the early '90s.

2008-08-27 15:00:48

A BAND of 40 young samba drummers from Leith hope to get their audience dancing when they perform at the Mela festival, at Ocean Terminal. The group, Pulse of the Place, are based at Duncan Place Resource Centre, and their usual 25 members will be swelled by extra musicians for this one-off show.

2008-08-26 18:00:34

DANCERS, drums and delights - the Notting Hill Carnival ended last night with the 750,000-plus crowd who thronged the streets of West London agreeing they'd had a fantastic time.

2008-08-26 09:01:03

London police say they dispersed a group of 40 gang members and arrested 33 others during the city's annual Notting Hill Carnival.

2008-08-12 09:01:36

BIPOLAR: A bipolar support group will hold a lunch meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Hempfield United Methodist Church, Marietta Avenue and Stony Battery Road.

2008-07-29 18:00:35

By Philip Key A SPECTACULAR open-air performance featuring a crew and cast of more than 150 is set to grace one of Liverpool's original Victorian parks.

2008-07-15 09:00:56

By MIKE BLACKBURN STOCKTON International Riverside Festival is coming of age this year as it celebrates its 21st birthday. Visitors to the UK's leading street arts festival have come to expect a world-class performing arts event - and they won't be disappointed when the festival starts on July 30.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.