By Staff report | PUBLISHED: December 20, 2018 at 2:43 pm | UPDATED: December 28, 2018 at 9:43 am The 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade will feature a wonderful lineup of floats, marching bands, equestrian units and other entries, coming to Pasadena from around the world. This year’s procession will begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, with “The Melody of Life” as the theme. Here’s the complete lineup, in order of appearance. Note that the entries and lineup order are subject to change, even as late as the morning of the parade. (Photos and artist’s renderings courtesy Tournament of Roses.) PRE-PARADE VEHICLES & UNITS Sound Car Pace Car Rose Parade Opening Show Rose Parade Opening Unit presented by Honda Rose Rose Parade Opening Pod x 4 Kaiser Catamount Pride Band & Color Guard, FontanaHonda CRV (2 vehicles) U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit Flyover OFFICIAL ENTRIES 1 ■ American Honda Motor Co. Celebration of Dreams (Phoenix Decorating Company) Music … [Read more...] about 2019 Rose Parade lineup: Your guide to every float, every band, in order
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greet former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama at the state funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain Former president George W. Bush (C) reaches past President Donald Trump to greet former first Lady Michelle Obama. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) From left, President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, former President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and former President Jimmy Carter listen as former President George W. Bush speaks during a State Funeral at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington, for former President George H.W. Bush.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool) Former first lady Michelle Obama chats with the audience during a book-tour stop in Washington on Saturday. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Marvin Joseph … [Read more...] about Why do so many Americans adore Michelle Obama? She keeps it real (even at a funeral).
Area voters will head to the polls on Tuesday for a midterm election that could see the balance of power shift toward the left in the U.S. Congress.Pennsylvania, and specifically the suburbs of Philadelphia, will play an important role in the future makeup of the Congress, with several races key to the Democrats' effort to flip the U.S. House. Nationwide, Democrats need a net gain of 23 seats to retake the majority.Suburban women voters, who oppose President Donald Trump in large numbers according to polls, are considered the key voting bloc in the midterms.One thing is for sure: Philly-area voters will be sending a congresswoman (from District 5) and perhaps a second as well (from District 4) to Washington to break up the current all-male congressional delegation from Pennsylvania.RELATED STORY: Pennsylvania Supreme Court unveils new congressional mapThere are other big races in the state, including for governor, and a multitude of contested seats in the state … [Read more...] about 2018 Pennsylvania general election: What you need to know
“We have integrated tech into our work in small ways before,” admitted Jane Golden during a phone call before the mural dedication. The Mural Arts executive director said up until now this was mostly limited to QR codes that worked with smartphone apps. The organization’s own Monument Lab series also provided digital accompaniment that helped to explain and enhance artists' work throughout the city, but this latest collaboration, admitted Golden, is radically different. The new project, which integrates art and technology through image recognition and the sounds of an original score, is based on collaborative community interviews and youth-created sounds. Using a free app available on smartphones, which was created by Blue Design, viewers can actually see and hear the art come to life. Thom Carroll/PhillyVoicePhiladelphia's first augmented reality mural, “Dreams, Diaspora, and Destiny” was installed on a building on 53rd Street in West … [Read more...] about King Britt ushers in the next big thing in public art: augmented reality murals
The Associated Press Updated 3:52 pm CDT, Sunday, September 2, 2018 Geoffrey Owens arrives at the 2011 TV Land Awards on Sunday, April 10, 2011, in New York. Geoffrey Owens arrives at the 2011 TV Land Awards on Sunday, April 10, 2011, in New York. Photo: Peter Kramer, AP Publicity still of the cast of the ABC TV comedy series 'The Cosby Show,' featuring Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina LeBeauf, Geoffrey Owens, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Tempestt Bledsoe, and Keshia Knight Pulliam (4th season), 1988. less Publicity still of the cast of the ABC TV comedy series 'The Cosby Show,' featuring Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina LeBeauf, Geoffrey Owens, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Tempestt Bledsoe, and Keshia Knight ... more Photo: John D. Kisch/Separate Cinema Ar, Getty THE COSBY SHOW -- "The Birth: Part 1 & 2" Episode 6 & 7 -- Aired 11/10/88 -- … [Read more...] about Actors defend Cosby Show regular’s 2nd job at Trader Joe’s