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"We approach this like it's a festival," notes Bobgan. "We sell passes for each evening or for the three-day weekend, and our bars are open so people can get the refreshments they want. It's a high-energy environment, and everyone has a great time." But as Bobgan is quick to point out, it's not all fun and ...
The Lumiere Festival was the culprit for that, and it was a massive attraction, bringing in millions of Londoners and tourists alike. Lumiere sees over 50 works from international artists displayed around the city. It's back for a second stint in the capital, and it looks set to be even bigger this time around.

Her first three productions sold to Focus, Netflix and eOne after their Park City premieres; A24 picked up her Oscar contender "The Florida Project" in Cannes; and her latest sales title, "Wildlife," was selected for the U.S. Dramatic Competition at this year's Sundance Film Festival. But just a month ago, after ...
The soil at a 4-acre area on the southern end would be remediated to pave the way for festivals and possibly large concerts. The plans will be presented at a public hearing at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Common Council chambers, where the Erie Canal harbor Development Corp. will seek a special use permit ...
The Arizona Vegetarian Food Festival, now in its fourth year, returns to the Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater on Saturday, January 20 and Sunday, January 21. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. The two-day event will feature a speakers tent, food demo stage, an Entertainment and live ...

The coach of the Oakland Community College ice sculpting team was out in Plymouth's Kellogg Park in below-freezing temperatures as his five-member team carved ice blocks as part of an ice carving competition at the 2018 Plymouth Ice Festival. "And we're probably the only people that beg and pray for ...
Camp Mars ticket packages will be available to purchase January 22nd via the festival's website. A complete list of activities is also available to peruse. In 2016, Thirty Seconds to Mars released a concert film documenting the first Camp Mars festival in 2015. Leto directed the documentary, which included ...
With the parties running around the clock, the festival boasts to have the perfect balance of creativity and adventure to keep festival-goers transfixed. The ticket price gets you festival access, accommodation and transfers from Corfu, Greece via boat. Tickets for Kala go on sale at 12pm on January 23.
The Fulcrum music festival is scheduled to take place in Little Rock this March. Tickets are selling, but a headliner and venue have yet to be announced. Last week, festival organizers said they had secured two stages at the Clinton Presidential Center for the event but just one day after that announcement, the venue said ...
Live Nation and Blueprint have announced the lineup for the 2018 Seasons Festival, which takes place March 30 and 31 at the Pacific Coliseum. Performers include Rae Sremmurd, Zhu, Muru Masa (DJ set), Petite Biscuit, Smokepurpp, What So Not, Giraffage, Drezo, Said the Sky, ails, So Loku, and ...
Bulls fight during the Maghesakranti Festival celebration at a village in Nuwakot District near Kathmandu, Nepal, Jan. 15, 2018. The Maghesakranti festival commemorates the start of the holy month of Magh and ushers in the coming of warmer weather and longer days. With the help of Nepal tourism Board ...
South Korea is launching a 42-day shopping festival aimed at foreigners to increase Winter Olympic ticket sales. The Korea Grand Sale launches on January 18 with 52,000 stores, from 700 companies, taking part. Discounts will be offered to foreigners on flights, accommodation, restaurants and tourist sites, according to ...
The sandwich board outside a charity shop in central Launceston reads: "Dear David, Thanks for sharing Mona Foma. Kind regards, Launceston." And why wouldn't the owner of Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art, David Walsh, want to share the museum's summer festival with Tasmania's second city?
With the slogan "Where retreat meets festival' FloVibe aims to create a celebratory party atmosphere with wellbeing at its heart. Launched in 2017, and held in the beautiful surroundings of Stansted Park, it includes plenty of music and after-dark revelry (unlike at some such festivals, alcohol is sold) plus a ...
A fusion of conferences and festivals across music, film and interactive media, SXSW (9-18 March) is a expansive event that takes over the city of Austin, Texas, with an overwhelming amount to see, do and learn about. Another festival on similar lines is Sonar, which fuses music, creativity and technology ...
TAMARINDO, GUANACASTE - This place is known as a paradise for many because of its beach and the many activities it offers to tourists and residents. One of those activities we enjoyed last weekend was the Ocaso music Festival, organized to promote a varied selection of local and international ...

This past September the festival at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds in East Falmouth "lost two days due to remnants of a hurricane," Oliva said. ... The decision by the chamber's board to cancel the 2018 event doesn't rule out future scallop festivals, said Oliva, who has been involved with the event for 19 years.
Billboard names gulf Coast Jam to top 10 festivals .... The festival began in 2013 and has featured artists like Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum and more. It has wrangled in over 260,000 attendees and had a $66 million economic impact since its inception -- even after it was ...
New Delhi: Pongal, celebrated mainly in Tamil Nadu, is a popular harvest festival and marks the auspicious beginning of the sun's northward journey towards the equinox, known as Uttarayan. Pongal celebrates the first harvest of the year. The festival, which is celebrated over four days, coincides with ...
"In Italy, we will demonstrate all the best and outstanding aspects of the Russian culture - exhibitions, stage productions, symphonic concerts, ballet, movie screenings, folk music shows, circus, art festivals and jazz," he added. The festival, to continue until late 2018, will feature over 60 symphonic concerts, ...
Despite dropping temperatures, crowds filled the streets of downtown Crystal River on Saturday during the 31st annual Florida Manatee Festival. ... for the past three years, Barbara and Terry Dunagan of Manatee County said whether it is cold or hot outside, they will always schedule time for this festival.
Applications are now being accepted for participation in the 19th Annual Elmwood Avenue Festival of the arts. Organizers of the neighborhood festival are looking for artists, craftspeople, musicians, dancers, community groups and food vendors to join the party, held every year on the weekend before Labor ...
For Gerneil Franklin, the cold temperatures on Saturday morning were "almost perfect." The coach of the Oakland Community College ice sculpting team was out in Plymouth's Kellogg Park in below-freezing temperatures as his five-member team carved ice blocks as part of an ice carving competition at the ...
However, in the ensuing days, as more festival lineups rolled out, things started to feel more homogenous -- and male-dominated. That's nothing new, of course: The Huffington Post conducted analysis of 10 major music festivals in 2016, and found that just 12 percent of acts booked were solo female ...
Jocelynn Wilson, of Point Pleasant, started off 2017 by being named Miss West Virginia Association of Fairs and festivals. She reigned over last year's West Virginia State Fair and traveled to several counties representing the Association, her hometown, and her festival for which she gained her initial title, ...
The one unmissable show I've seen so far was Acquanetta, the sublime horror-opera that opened the Prototype Festival. Mounted at the Gelsey Kirkland arts Center (on the former site of St. Ann's Warehouse), Acquanetta is composer Michael Gordon and librettist Deborah Artman's trippy exploded-view ...
The Global arts and Humanities Festival was created to celebrate the international ties of IU Bloomington's campus and the central role arts and humanities play in its international offerings and cultural exchanges. The festival is an annual event highlighting the art and culture of a different country or region ...
The 2017 Bi-Mart Willamette Country music Festival went off with hardly a hitch, according to Linn County public health and safety officials during a de-briefing session ... Hankins said some large festivals search all vehicles entering the site, the Brownsville festival "isn't conducive to those kinds of checks.".
For years, writers have preached of a festival bubble bursting, so much so that it seemed like it was happening in real time. But in 2018, it seems even worse than a loud pop. Maybe this is how festivals end, not with a bang but a whimper. Six of America's big, well-established, multi-genre festivals have ...
Eminem is officially the king of summer. The "Chloraseptic" rapper just added a fifth festival headlining gig to his growing roster, landing atop the lineup for the 2018 Firefly music Festival (June 14-17) along with fellow topliners Kendrick Lamar, Arctic Monkeys and The killers. The seventh annual edition of ...
Once Coachella is done, it seems like there's a festival taking place in or near a major U.S. city almost every weekend (or, in the case of Memorial Day Weekend, multiple festivals). These include Columbus' Rock on the Range, Boston Calling, New York's Governors Ball and Manchester, Tenn.'s Bonnarroo ...
The bomb cyclone hangover might still have you frozen onto your couch, but it's never too early to dig the tent and rain boots out of the closet and start getting psyched for the biggest party of the summer. The 2018 Bonnaroo music and arts Festival lineup is here and it's major, with Eminem, The killers, ...
In the lead-up to Falls Downtown - the second year of the Perth iteration of Falls festival, and the final leg of this year's Falls tour - the talk around the festival was dominated by Melbourne band Camp Cope. On New Year's Day at the Byron Bay edition, the all-female act had issued an on-stage call-out ...
Barb Burton, Festival of Lights coordinator, expected the removal of all of the decorations to be completed next week, weather permitting. Temperatures stayed below freezing from Dec. 22 until this past weekend. Monday's high reached the mid-30s. The temperature is forecast to reach 48 today and 55 on ...
The manual for the State school arts Festival will be revised for three years in a row beginning 2019. ''The first among the three will come into effect next year,'' education Minister C. Ravindranath told The Hindu here on Tuesday. This edition of the festival has a new manual after 10 years. "I spoke to ...
Bonnaroo is the latest summer music festival to employ Eminem as headliner, with the Revival rapper already booked for two weekends of Coachella alongside gigs at Boston Calling and New York's Governors Ball. The killers, whose North American leg of their latest tour concludes in February, also ...
Shaun White could have some new hardware to show off when the 2018 edition of his Air + Style festival kicks off on March 3 at Exposition Park at the Los Angeles Coliseum. The two-time Winter Olympic gold medalist and snowboard legend revealed the star-packed 20-band lineup for the fourth annual ...
The Coachella Valley music and arts Festival - or Coachella, for brevity's sake - is the premier, or at least the most noteworthy, annual music festival in the United States. Taking place over two weekends in April, it's also one of the earlier festivals on the calendar, meaning it sort of sets the table for other ...
If it's good old fashioned rock 'n' roll you're looking for, then Atlanta's Shaky Knees Festival has plenty of it for you this year. The 2018 blow out gathering in the city's Central Park on May 4-6 is jam-packed with some of the biggest names in rock, from headliners Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age and The ...
Spiegeltent shows are a near-permanent fixture of arts festivals these days: they are the sexy, sometimes anarchic late-night cousins to the 8pm concert or play. The Famous Spiegeltent's La Clique, if not the first, certainly has held its place as the exemplar of modern cabaret, vaudeville and burlesque, and ...
More than 100,000 people have braved sub-zero temperatures to attend the opening day of South Korea's Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival to snatch trout with their bare hands and fish from a frozen river. Organisers said at least 130,000 local and foreign visitors took part in activities on day one of the ...
Festival season will be here before you know it, as many of them are already announcing their lineups. This means that before too long the summer will be creeping into view and people will start wondering what they can do because there's no Glastonbury this year. The answer? Jump on a plane and hit ...
The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in China is known for massive, elaborate and colorfully lit ice sculptures along with art exhibitions and sporting events. The Harbin festival runs through late February, with heavy crowds expected the week of Chinese New Year celebrations, Feb. 15-23.
The Harbin festival runs through late February, with heavy crowds expected the week of Chinese New Year celebrations, Feb. 15-23. Japan's Sapporo Snow Festival, Feb. 5-12, is also known for ice and snow sculptures. In Minnesota, a celebration called The Great Northern encompasses the Saint Paul ...
At the 2018 South Beach Wine and Food Festival, a sprawling food mega-event held yearly in Miami, San Francisco-area chef Michael Chiarello and Texas chef Paul Qui are both on the featured talent list. Chiarello, chef-owner of restaurants Coqueta, Ottimo, and Bottega, will participate in a $350 "Best of ...
When Beyonce was announced as a headliner for Coachella's 2017 edition, it marked the first time in a decade that a solo female artist took top billing at the festival. Goldenvoice was sure to replace Beyonce with another female act after the Lemonade singer had to withdraw from the slot to best care for the ...
Despite releasing a platinum album in 2017 with Pretty Girls Like Trap music, 2 Chainz still finds himself fighting for respect in the music industry. After the lineup for Governors Ball was released Wednesday, Chainz slammed the festival committee for his name placement on the flyer. "Whoever did this flyer ...
Happy New Year LES! It has been a while since I last wrote about our local arts scene. But what a time to start again. Winter festival season starts this week in NYC. Some of the newest work by local, national and international theater, dance, opera, and music artists will be performed right here on the LES ...
"You can hear pieces of microtonal music and fall asleep in five minutes because it's an academic exercise," said clarinetist David Krakauer, one of the headliners for Pittsburgh's second Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival and Symposium, Jan. 11-13 at the University of Pittsburgh, Oakland, and The Andy ...


 

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