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2009-07-06 13:32:12

Organizers of Milwaukee's Great Circus Parade said the event's future is in doubt beyond this coming Sunday's parade. William Fox, co-chairman of the Great Circus Parade, said officials have already decided not to hold a parade in 2010 and the event scheduled for 1:20 p.m.

2009-05-18 12:34:00

CHICAGO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- If you plan to visit a major metropolitan city this summer, you might want to time your trip around one of the local festivals to be held in urban centers around the world between June and August. The travel pros at The GO Group, the world's largest airport ground transportation company, offer a number of suggestions for events celebrating everything from Louis Armstrong to whale watching to hot dogs. San Francisco 33rd Annual Union Street Eco-Urban Festival,...

2009-03-12 19:16:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, Martin's Tavern will be offering up sumptuous traditional Irish fare and hosting revelers with an extra dose of Irish hospitality. Long a favorite of Martin's Tavern, this years St.

2009-03-04 10:55:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- International Women's Day is celebrated globally but has special importance in Latin and South America. Every year Latin Women look forward to this special day that honors them in their many dimensions.

2009-02-25 11:02:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Puget Sound area's largest summertime march will now be named after the region's hometown airline. Alaska Airlines today announced its title sponsorship of Seafair's Torchlight Parade.

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.

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