The Roman circus (from Latin, "circle") was a large open-air venue used for public events in the ancient Roman Empire. The circuses were similar to the ancient Greekhippodromes, although circuses served varying purposes and differed in design and construction. Along with theatres and amphitheatres, Circuses were one of the main entertainment sites of the time. Circuses were venues for chariot races, horse races, and performances that commemorated important events of the empire were performed there. For events that involved re-enactments of naval battles, the circus was flooded with water.
The performance space of the Roman circus was normally, despite its name, an oblong rectangle of two linear sections of race track, separated by a median strip running along the length of about two thirds the track, joined at one end with a semicircular section and at the other end with an undivided section of track closed (in most cases) by a distinctive starting gate known as the carceres, thereby creating a circuit for the races. The Circus of Maxentius epitomises the design.
Leo (John Hannah) and Lily (Famke Janssen) are a couple and a couple of con artists. Lily wants to get out of the racket and settle down in a nice place somewhere far away. Leo agrees saying that within a week they should have enough to leave for good.
Leo's cousin Bruno (Brian Conley) is having a problem with his casino losing money. He wants Leo to run it. But in reality, he hates Leo and wants to get rid of him.
Further complicating Leo's life is Julius (Peter Stormare) who has asked Leo to kill his wife, Gloria. Only when it comes time to be paid, Julius, who has Leo committing the murder on tape, confesses he doesn't have a wife; he paid a woman to pretend to be his wife. Julius wants 500,000 in pounds, otherwise he will release the tape to the authorities.
Circus is a 2009 Kannada film directed and produced by Dayal Padmanabhan who previously acted with Ganesh in Gaalipata. Music was composed by Emil. The film stars Ganesh and Archana Gupta in the lead roles, Archana Gupta who had earlier done leading role in Telugu film Andamaina Manasulo. The film released statewide on 15 January 2009.
Circus has a tag line along with its sub title Nodi Maja Maadi. Dayaal, who spoke with emotional overtones in the film, said that he will be completing the film after sixty days of schedule. He said, nearly seventy percent of the shooting will be done near or on a train. I had to toil hard to get the required permission for the shoot. The story starts from Mysore station and ends in Bangalore station. director has taken permission from Railway authorities to shoot the film in Railway station and tracks in Mysore, Konkan Railway and Railway line stretching in Sakleshpura and Subramanya Ghat section.
A joke gone bad, the story is about Dhanush (Ganesh) and his group of friends who live in the railway colony and their meeting point is the railway station.
Omaha (March 24, 1932 – April 24, 1959) was a United StatesThoroughbred horse racing champion. In a racing career which lasted from 1934 through 1936, he ran twenty-two times and won nine races. He had his greatest success as a three-year-old in 1935, when he won the Triple Crown. As a four-year-old, he had success running in England, where he narrowly lost the Ascot Gold Cup.
The horse was owned by and bred William Woodward, Sr.'s famous Belair Stud in Bowie, Maryland. He was trained by Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons, who also trained Omaha's sire to the Triple Crown. As a yearling, Omaha was leggy and awkward-looking but a favorite of Woodward, who reportedly considered sending the horse to England to be trained for the Epsom Derby. In the event, Omaha's move to England was postponed until 1936. He was ridden to his biggest wins by Canadian jockey Smokey Saunders.
Omaha hold 'em (also known as Omaha holdem or simply Omaha) is a community card poker game similar to Texas hold 'em, where each player is dealt four cards and must make his or her best hand using exactly two of them, plus exactly three of the five community cards. The exact origin of the game is unknown, but casino executive Robert Turner first brought Omaha into a casino setting when he introduced the game to Bill Boyd, who offered it as a game at the Las VegasGolden Nugget Casino (calling it "Nugget Hold'em"). Omaha uses a 52-card French deck. Limit Omaha hold 'em 8-or-better is the "O" game featured in H.O.R.S.E. Both limit Omaha/8 and pot limit Omaha high are featured in the 8-Game.
Omaha Hold'em gets its name from two types of games.
In the original Omaha poker game, players were only dealt two hole cards and had to use both to make a hand combined with community cards. This version of Omaha is defined in the glossary of Super/System (under Omaha) as being interchangeable with "Tight Holdem". Across all the variations of the game, the requirement of using exactly two hole cards is the only consistent rule. The "Omaha" part of the name represents this aspect of the game.
They were the talk of college baseball — heck, here's betting ESPN execs are heart-broken the Vols are not bringing the ratings-drawing circus of celebration to Omaha; i know I will watch less without UT there, and that's with Auburn playing tonight for the final ...
City officials have said they want to begin demolishing Pershing in June to make way for the Omaha-based White LotusDevelopment’s project to create affordable housing, retail and space for other businesses, a community green space and, potentially, a new city library on the block.
By News-Times Staff ...Live entertainment was on display throughout the night. From OmahaCircus Arts there were fire performers, human statues and a mentalist ... The live and silent auction rounded out the evening ... .
Rob Jensen, director of Jensen Conservation Services in Omaha, talks about the possible removal and restoration of the mural on the front of the Pershing Center... It includes 38 figures depicting an array of sporting, theater, dance and circus events.
Throughout the evening, OmahaCircus Arts will showcase their acts of fire dancing, aerials, juggling and flow arts while Omaha StreetPercussion returns with their popular percussion performances ... The Durham Museum in Omaha will be presenting its Halloween laser light show from sundown to 11 p.m.
A Ghouls and Glow cake is seen at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium at a previous Ghouls and Glow event ... “Throughout the evening, Omaha Circus Arts will showcase their amazing acts of fire dancing, aerials, juggling and flow arts, while Omaha StreetPercussion returns with their popular percussion performances,” the release said.
Omaha police detectives want to talk to the occupants of a car that was in the parking lot at Westroads Mall earlier this month when two 18-year-olds were shot, one fatally ... A circus was set up in the lot. Omaha police want to interview ... OMAHA POLICE DEPARTMENT.
OMAHA, Neb. — If searching for something different to get out of the house for next month, NitroCircus, a global sports entertainment company, plans to visit Werner Park in Omaha, Nebraska, as part of its “You Got This” tour on Thursday, Aug ... Nitro Circus is a multifaceted source ...
The sun is in the sky, and birds are flying high at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium... The renovated Simmons Aviary at the Omaha zoo ... The Omaha zoo ... Armstrong examine a California sea lion in the zoo hospital at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo on Dec ... The Omaha zoo ... The lion is a drinking fountain donated to the zoo by the Mutual of Omaha Jaycees.