Prepare to be astonished and amazed by some of the coolest acts ever as Ringling Bros. goes to new extremes with the all-new energetic circus production, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME. Children Of All Ages can let their imagination go wild in an exhilarating adventure with extraordinary circus artists and exotic animals. From the highest mountains to the deepest seas, join us as we explore a world of extreme beauty, flexibility, strength and dexterity in ways you’ve never seen before at The Greatest Show On Earth.® Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME blends extreme circus displays for the ultimate family fun entertainment experience, starting in San Jose on August 20 through Sunday, August 30; and San Francisco on September 3. Lead Animal Trainer Ryan Henning, answers any media questions pertaining to the upcoming retirement of Ringling’s famed elephants and what’s next for the herd after their arrival atRingling Bros.’ Center for Elephant Conservation in Central Florida.
* googling Ringling: 7 brothers, : eldest, John, etablished a college + art museum to house + curate his vast art collections : 1931 Ringling College of Art + Design opened in Sarasota, Florida (not the clown college) : faculty members included Dr. Laura Ganno-McNeill, 1st woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D
"Venture capital + hormone experiments turn a statuesque blonde into an Olympic superstar."
Bruce Jenner, 1976 Olympic superstar, carried the Olympic torch at Lake Tahoe in 1984, past a Susan Anton marquis where she was singing with George Burns at Caesar's Casino. At the time, Bruce was the Olympic Golden Boy. Is GoldenBoy becoming GoldenGirl?
1968 mom mermaid breastfeeding sculpture :: san francisco :: ghirardelli chocolate factory sand dunes of "san francisco" cove 1868 fabric factory turned into chocolate factory as native americans were inundated + their land was "developed" by land owning railroad corporations attracting colonists + tourists to "strike it rich" by stripping their natural resources.
"microcapsules capture, store, + release heat. they're spun into yarns for outlast fabrics. to explain how its technology works, Outlast points to ice, which is also considered a phase-change material, transforming from solid to liquid as it absorbs heat + cools a drink.
Coors alcohol dynasty bought outlast fabric license, + Michael Coors, CEO of Outlast, wants to increase sales in the China + India markets. He's eyeing expansion into other product lines, including building materials and thermal energy storage. among outlast's 1st products was a so-called magic blanket. "It would initially feel cool and fresh when (people) got under it, and within several seconds, it started going into its neutral state where there just wasn't any sense of heat or cold when you were in the bed" denverpost
midcentury mod*mom Lilly Pulitzer + her prints at her shop + home in Palm Beach, 1960s Lilly Pulitzer: “Life is a party. Dress like it.”
“Style isn’t just about what you wear, it’s about how you live.” midcentury Princess of Prints, Pulitzer, passed away last year, + Target alerted me they're partnering with her label on a Spring 2015 line in her honor. “We pulled every fabulous vintage print, trim, + lace to pay homage to Lilly + the dressmaker details she put into everything.” scion of a Standard Oil cofounder, Pulitzer mingled with America’s elite, counting Jackie Kennedy as friend + classmate at prep school. Lilly eloped with Peter Pulitzer, heir to the Pulitzer publishing fortune; the new couple settled among his citrus groves in Palm Beach, Florida. Pulitzer opened a small juice stand on the property + to camouflage juice splash stains, she designed colorful clothing.
"Target's Lilly Pulitzer 250-piece collection includes apparel, swimwear, shoes, accessories, home goods, outdoor entertaining accessories, travel essentials, + cosmetics. Celebrating Lilly Pulitzer’s resort chic aesthetic + vibrant prints + patterns, Lilly Pulitzer for Target will be available beginning April 19." i want the hammock, patio umbrellas, stacking floral coffee cup sets, juice glasses...
Lilly Pulitzer for Target, product preview story + pictures:BullseyeView