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Shrove Tuesday, Carnevale in Venezia

Although the high today will reach about 20°, Benita invited Len and me to join her for pazcki, the Polish deep-fried donut that signals the coming of Lent.  299 more words

My Blog About Italy

Mountain Mardi Gras

A hot half-minute of sound and images from this year’s Carnivale celebration in my little mountain town of Manitou Springs, Colorado:


Mardi Gras Is A Contact Sport

Ladies and Gentlemen!

Welcome, welcome, welcome to Carnivale Cole’s Mardi Gras Pitching Contest! Step right up and show off your strength and accuracy! Prove your skills to that lovely lady or gentleman in your life. 287 more words


Carnivale in Venice

WOMEN IN LOVE. Or women of Shakespeare Carnival in Ca ‘Rezzonico – Museum of Eighteenth Century Venice A production of Teatro Stabile del Veneto to the Venice Carnival in 2016 in collaboration with Ve.la spa and Civic Museum Foundation of Venice Ca ‘Rezzonico – Museum of Eighteenth Century Venice on 30 and 31 January, from 4 to 8 February and 12 to 14 February 2016 2 shows a day, with two actors and a musician at 17.30 (1st show) and 19.30 (2 ° show) Texts and directed by Giuseppe Emiliani Costume Design: Stefano Nicolao with: Susanna Costaglione, Marta Richeldi Music performed live accordion by: Luca Piovesan, Alessandro Ambrosi In the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare (1616-2016) Ca ‘Rezzonico becomes the place of wonders: a place of love, and the Case of Fortune, a meeting place for theater through a traveling performance, original and visionary, suspended between reality and imagination, in the Shakespearean style. 136 more words

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Discontinued Sci-fi and Fantasy TV Shows: What's Your Pick From the Graveyard?

Spaceship from V (2009 TV Series)

Have you ever watched a TV show that got cancelled before reaching its final season, or even after its first season? 1,148 more words

Fantasy Fiction

You're Valentine's Plans are Here...

For more than a decade, Michelle L’amour has been bringing Chicago the sexiest productions and shows. From founding the internationally acclaimed “Naked Girls Reading” to producing and starring in last year’s Playboy Halloween party at the Soho House to consistently being one of the world’s top burlesque showgirls, her luxuriously sexy shows are not to be missed. 207 more words


13 Jan 2016 (AFR,FTimes) - Brazil cancels carnivals as recession bites, spoils party mood

(13 January 2016, AFR, p25, Samantha Pearson in São Paulo, Financial Times)

‘Pack away the nipple tassels and dismantle the floats: carnival has been cancelled. Towns and cities across… 62 more words

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