Acrobatics

The curtain is closing on the showgirls of Las Vegas: Thanks to Covid-related staff shortages

With their towering headdresses and skimpy jewel-encrusted outfits they were once as much a fixture of Las Vegas as slot machines and roulette wheels. But the days of the traditional Vegas showgirl are doomed – thanks to Covid-related staff shortages and new ‘woke’ values. While the gaudy city strip was once packed with elaborate revue …

The curtain is closing on the showgirls of Las Vegas: Thanks to Covid-related staff shortages Read More »

Preview, schedule, and how to watch the stars in action on Olympics.com

The 11th edition of the World Games are set for Birmingham, Alabama. The event, which brings together more than 3,500 athletes, is scheduled to run from 7-17 July after being rescheduled from 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With 223 medal events across 34 sports, there’s sure to be plenty of excitement in the American …

Preview, schedule, and how to watch the stars in action on Olympics.com Read More »

Top Gun: Maverick 2022 fails to fly the flag on LGBT+ representation

“Installation bearing the image of “Top Gun: Maverick” on the Croisette in Cannes” (2022)ManoSolo13241324 / Wikimedia Commons In a summer marked by turbulent political and social upheaval, scorching heat waves and, for many students like me, nerve-shredding exams and coursework deadlines, who doesn’t want to sit in the cockpit of a plane with Tom Cruise …

Top Gun: Maverick 2022 fails to fly the flag on LGBT+ representation Read More »

USA Gymnastics | Griskenas to lead US athletes this month at Pan American Championships and The World Games

INDIANAPOLIS (July 2, 2022) – Reigning US all-round, hoop and clubs champion Evita Griskenas (Orland Park, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics Center) will headline American contingents for the 2022 Pan American Championships and The World Games USA Gymnastics announced Saturday. She’ll be joined at The World Games July 12-13 in Birmingham, Ala., by Lili Mizuno (Northbrook, …

USA Gymnastics | Griskenas to lead US athletes this month at Pan American Championships and The World Games Read More »

World traveling juggler brings circus to Murphys | Calaveras County’s Most Trusted News Source

The circus is coming to Calaveras County, thanks to one local girl-turned-world-traveler. Friday, July 7, renowned juggler Erin Stephens will bring her unique skills to Brice Station for Sierra Circus Under the Stars, a one-of-a-kind event to raise funds for her latest passion project—building a circus school in Burkina Faso, Africa, where Stephens has lived …

World traveling juggler brings circus to Murphys | Calaveras County’s Most Trusted News Source Read More »

Santa Barbara’s annual Solstice Parade is here to stay after two-year pandemic pause

Santa Barbara Street looked a little different on Saturday, June 25. Thousands packed along the sidewalk to watch the famous Summer Solstice Parade, which returned this year after a two-year pandemic hiatus. This year’s theme was “Shine!” “All right, Santa Barbara, I’m gonna dare you – I want you to shine!† shouted DJ Darla Bea …

Santa Barbara’s annual Solstice Parade is here to stay after two-year pandemic pause Read More »

France’s 2008 “Pizza Acrobatics Champion” was ordained a priest this June

Crowned the French champion of pizza acrobatics, he surprised everyone when he felt a deeper calling. Sometimes there’s only one step to take and in this story it was from the apron to the chasuble. A former pizza chef, Christophe Rébéccaï left the kitchen to become a priest. This young man from the French Caribbean …

France’s 2008 “Pizza Acrobatics Champion” was ordained a priest this June Read More »