Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | What Happens When You Put 2,000 Nerds on a Boat? Advertisement Supported by You get the JoCo Cruise, and it’s an annual gathering for those who love sci-fi, games with many-sided dice and the musician Jonathan Coulton. ByJohn Schwartz May 6, 2019 It is the first concert of the JoCo Cruise 2019, and things are going so wrong. The musicians can’t hear themselves sing. Instruments drop out at random. One of the performers, Jim Boggia, has lost his voice. Jonathan Coulton, the singer-songwriter for whom the cruise is named, grouses that it is a “train wreck on a boat.” They carry on, trying to wrestle a show from the mess. Mr. Boggia starts playing “When You Wish Upon a Star” on his ukulele and raspily invites us all to sing along. The assembled hundreds join in a mass … [Read more...] about What Happens When You Put 2,000 Nerds on a Boat?
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For all of us girls who don’t fit in / I say: Go Amazonian!— from the song “8 Miles Wide” by Storm LargePink Martini singer Storm Large was understandably delighted when Broadway producers came calling in 2009 after her one-woman musical autobiography, “Crazy Enough,” became a smash hit during its extended, 21-week debut at Portland Center Stage in Oregon. Alas, those same producers made a major error. They suggested some big revisions to tone down Large’s unusually frank show. It begins with her mother’s history of mental illness and chronicles Large’s teenage sex addiction, abortion, bisexuality, heroin use, nervous breakdown, near-rock-stardom and slow climb out of the hellish abyss that was her life.Stunned that anyone could be so tone-deaf to the unabashed candor that helps “Crazy Enough” live up to its name, the 6-foot-tall Large responded by suggesting the producers engage in a physically impossible sexual act. … [Read more...] about Pink Martini singer Storm Large exactly ‘Crazy Enough’ for her La Jolla-bound musical
By CAITY WEAVER MARCH 20, 2019 The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. By CAITY WEAVER photographs by: Holly Andres Tell your fellow americans that you plan to cross the United States by train, and their reactions will range from amusement at your spellbinding eccentricity to naked horror that they, through some fatal social miscalculation, have become acquainted with a person who would plan to cross the United States by train. Depending how you slice it — time or money — there are either 61 or 960 immediate reasons not to travel by Amtrak trains from New York City to Los Angeles. Those are the extra hours and dollars, respectively, that you might reasonably expect to … [Read more...] about There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway.
Say it ain’t so! Kylie Jenner wasn’t always sold on the name Stormi for her daughter.The Kylie Cosmetics CEO, 21, revealed that she considered many monikers for her first child with boyfriend Travis Scott. Jenner opened up about her other options during an Instagram Live video on Tuesday, March 12, noting that she was ultimately hesitant to disclose the names because she might “use those one day.”“One name I will tell you guys, because I don’t think I’m ever going to name my daughter this [another daughter], but I wanted to name her Rose,” the Keeping Up Up With the Kardashians star shared. “I really liked that name. Shoutout to everyone named Rose.”See more of Stormi: 26 PHOTOS Stormi Webster on Instagram See Gallery Stormi Webster on Instagram stormi takes the snow 🎀 my pretty girl is 3 months old today ✨ angel baby bff stormi strolls 🤑 i mean.. does it get … [Read more...] about Kylie Jenner reveals what she almost named Stormi — and it’s very normal
-Click here for a complete list of closures and delays-Many flights have been canceled at Colorado Springs Airport. Click here for the latest flight information.-Flying out of Denver? Click here for flight information.-Here are the latest traffic conditionsRain squalls, wet flakes and gusty winds lashed the Pikes Peak region as the workday started Wednesday amid a strange calm on the roads.The first wind-driven snowflakes were hitting Colorado Springs and snow was pounding Monument hill as gusts approaching 40 mph blew in. Weather cameras along Interstate 25 showed blizzard conditions in northern El Paso County, as the Colorado Department of Transportation announced chain restrictions.In eastern El Paso county, Highway 24 was closed from Calhan to Limon.In Teller County, the storm slammed Divide and Cripple Creek, making travel treacherous. Woodland Park had five inches of snow by 10 a.m.Most schools, government offices and Air Force bases were closed and few cars made their way … [Read more...] about Snowicane: Winds rip Colorado Springs amid winter storm with a hurricane twist