The News Review:
- Climate to star at Humanities Festival.
- Apology for festival traffic jams
- … Threatens Montana Homes Quirky “Rocky Mountain ysters&q…
- Chinese “Angel” best foreign drama at US film festival
Climate to star at Humanities Festival.
Free with registration – Chicago Tribune – AccessMyLibrary.com – Jul 31, 2007
(31-JUL-07) Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL). 31–Here’s a long-range weather forecast for "Climate of Concern" this fall’s Chicago Humanities Festival: partly gloomy chance of lightning and thunder but with seve.
Apology for festival traffic jams
BBC News – Jul 31, 2007
Thousands of music fans were stuck for hours in tailbacks of up to 12 miles after water-logged car parks at Balado were closed on the Friday night. Local residents have complained about the way the situation was handled. rganisers have also apologised to “anyone who felt inconvenienced by the event”. It comes after the local councillor demanded a review of the music festival’s traffic management system.
… Threatens Montana Homes Quirky “Rocky Mountain ysters&q…
CBS News – Jul 31, 2007
ne blaze in western Montana believed to have been deliberately set forced the evacuation of about 40 homes along Interstate 90 reports CBS News correspondent Stephan Kaufman. Also threatened by flames are 40 more homes southeast of Missoula while so-called extreme conditions are expected to continue fueling a large fire north of Helena in the Gates of the Mountains wilderness area. rganizers of the area’s famed Testicle Festival said the five-day bacchanalia was still a go. A trio of fast-moving wildfires threatened nearly 200 homes in western Montana on Monday but the flames were not expected to stop thousands of people from coming to the area for a quirky food festival this week. Rodney Lincoln said he had been told the fires were moving away from his Rock Creek Lodge in Clinton and would not affect the Testicle Festival which attracts people from around the world eager to consume deep-fried bull testicles known as “Rocky Mountain oysters. “There’s some smoke but in terms of flames compared to last night it’s pretty mellow in my estimation” Lincoln said. “A little smoke isn’t going to hurt us.
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Chinese “Angel” best foreign drama at US film festival
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The honor marked Chinese films’ award debut at the American film fest Shanghai’s Xinmin Evening News reported. About 200 works submitted by filmmakers worldwide entered competitions at the festival held in Long Beach California from July 27 to 29. “I Am Angel” brought to the festival by Shanghai Film Art Academy tells the touching story of an urban university graduate who volunteers as a teacher for isolated AIDS orphans in a rural village. It stars veteran Chinese actor Sun Haiying who was first moved by the screenplay and had promised to halve his payment as a contribution to the film.