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Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam is coming to Portland – February 9-10, 2013. They’re a great family fun event. They’re bringing their show The Party in the Pits which gives fans an opportunity to get up close and snuggle with the trucks and meet the drivers! This party will be Feb 9 from 11:30AM to [...]
Chagall for Children has opened at the Children’s Museum, and this weekend (Sat and Sun) they’re offering two for one admission! Get your tickets now for the Museum that’s not like a museum!
The fine print: Buy one admission for $9, get another free! Offer good September 29 & 30 only. Discount taken at register; must [...]
I have it on good authority that Grossology is back at OMSI. And that you can get a great deal on tickets.
I took my daughter to the grossology display when she was in pre-school. She loved the body parts – the boogers, the stomach, the … well, the gross stuff. And it was a great [...]
Have you seen OVO yet?
OVO is a headlong rush into a colourful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement. The insects’ home is a world of biodiversity and beauty filled with noisy action and moments of quiet emotion.
A few days ago I mentioned Cirque du Soleil’s OVO and encouraged you to take your kids. We were invited to talk to Sebastian Sevard, a violinist. He also plays guitar and the erhu, a chinese violin.
Sebastian grew up in the province of Quebec and started playing the violin when he was 6. He was [...]
We were invited to talk to Sebastian Sevard, a violinist who has been touring with Cirque du Doleil shows for ten years. Right now, he’s touring with OVO – which is playing out at the Expo center. until May 20. I’ll be posting some of the interesting things to say in a couple of [...]
The circus is back! The circus is back!
The Ringling Bros Circus is back in town, presenting their “Boom A Ring” Performance from the 15th through the 18th. Come one, come all, down to the Rose Quarter!
Here’s what they had to say:
BOOM A RING®, a magical circus experience, where just feel away from your seat you [...]
Here’s your Chance to Join The Greatest Show on Earth!
Ringling Bros. cast call seeking new member to join its world-famous “Clown Alley”
Successful auditioners will be offered a contract to tour with an upcoming production!
Wednesday, September 14 from 10am-1pm @ The Rose Garden: Check in at the will-call window!
Ringling Bros. Clown College® is giving clowning hopefuls [...]
Have you been to the UltraZone in Milwaukee? (16074 Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard, map)
Sure, Laser tag. A bunch of kids run into a dark room shooting each other with lasers. Not for the peace-nik crowd, or for people who have gun issues. But if you can handle a squirt gun, you can probably handle a laser [...]
Saturday, 9/18, 2PM!
On Saturday, September 18, Macy’s in Washington Square invites kids and shoppers to Dance with the Rockettes at 2:00pm as the
ladies will share free dance instruction (just how DO they synchronize all those high kicks?) as well as secrets on what it takes to be a world-famous Rockette. There also will be plenty [...]