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
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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
By Paul Johnson on Oct 31, 2018 in Accommodation, Air Travel, Attractions, Cyprus, Featured, Going Out, Hotels, Middle East, Regions, Speciality Travel We recently flew economy with Cobalt Aero from Manchester (UK) to Larnaca (Cyprus). Cobalt had routes connecting Cyprus with numerous European destinations including London and Manchester in the UK, as well as Dublin, Copenhagen, Paris, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Zurich, Geneva, Madrid and Moscow. They also covered Athens, Thessaloniki, Mykonos, Chania and Heraklion in Greece, and in the Middle East flew to Beirut, Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi. You could be forgiven if you’d not previously heard of the airline – it was probably primarily known by Cypriots and people working in the industry, and perhaps by some people residing in the above locations. That said, with its six aircraft it had already completed more than 12,000 flights and served over a million passengers in a little over 2 years since its inception. I was working on an … [Read more...] about What happens when the airline you’re flying goes bankrupt mid-flight?