Friday, February 24, 2012

Sword swallower

  • They probably thought it was just too tough an act to swallow.
  • (Allentown Morning Call)
  • More than 30 sword swallowers will be "dropping swords" at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditoriums worldwide at 2:25 p.m. on February 25, in celebration of the 6th annual World Sword Swallower's Day.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Tony Gangi, Beverly resident and author of "Carny Sideshows: Weird Wonders of the Midway," will be attending and participating in World Sword Swallower's Day on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium in Times Square, N.
  • (Abington Mariner)
  • After deciding he wanted to be a sword swallower Helmut started practising at home and spent one-and-a-half years perfecting his technique. He said: "It was intensive training every day. It is something you do at home by practising with different things.
  • (Lancashire Evening Post)
  • Odditoriums worldwide at 2:25 p.m. on February 25, in celebration of the 6th annual World Sword Swallowers Day.
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  • You probably didnt know that its the Fifth Annual World Sword Swallowers Day. To celebrate, Ripleys Believe It or Not Museum in Gatlinburg is hosting sword swallowers who will be, of course, swallowing swords in the buildings lobby.
  • (Knoxville News Sentinel)
  • It was like an impenetrable layer. The fire had no chance, and the crowd loved it, said Bouvier. The 6th Annual World Sword Swallowers Day event is free and starts at 1:30 p.m. in front of the Ripleys Believe It Or Not! Museum.
  • (SF Weekly (blog))
  • Daniel Lynch, of Ringley Road, Stoneclough, was a popular entertainer and sword swallower, performing for crowds across the globe with his wife as Stromboli and Sylvia in the 1950s and 1960s.
  • (The Bolton News)
  • The Big Read book is "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee. World Sword Swallower's Day, 2 p.m.; official swallow, 2:25:12; Ripley's Believe It or Not Odditorium, 19 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine. Free. (904) 624-9349.
  • (Florida Times-Union)
  • Contact: Kate Fried, kfried(at) or 202-683-4905. 2 p.m. Sixth annual World Sword Swallowers Day performance; Ripleys Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium; 234 West 42nd St. Contact: Gina Sisco, 917-623-6474 (sisco(at)redpointpr.
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