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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.
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.
London police say they dispersed a group of 40 gang members and arrested 33 others during the city's annual Notting Hill Carnival.
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.
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.
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.
By Ronica Shannon, Richmond Register, Ky. Jul. 14--The Madison County fairgrounds will come alive with carnival rides, food and a variety of different special events beginning Friday, July 18.
LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's largest street party got under way on Sunday as festivities began in the narrow streets of London's Notting Hill with an estimated 300,000 visitors coming to enjoy the first day of the annual carnival.
Berlin's "Love Parade" returned on Saturday with around half a million revelers attending the gigantic techno-music party on the streets of the German capital a mere one week after the end of the soccer World Cup.
By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - The man in charge of Manhattan's St. Patrick's Day parade has fueled a controversy by saying allowing a gay group to join Friday's march would be like permitting neo-Nazis to participate in an Israeli parade.
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