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.
As a child, Michelle Steele really did try to run away with the circus ... and Barnum & BaileyCircusparade ... Steele said she’d go to train stations in Omaha or Lincoln and wait for the circus to come in ... “When he was in Lincoln or Omaha or anywhere around, he welcomed me into the circus and let me help him.”.
Link to tweet. Tweet text..Frank Rich. @frankrichny. The worst of the worst-case election scenarios; the MAGA "guest experience" in Omaha; the WSJ's internal autopsy. My new Circus @nymag @intelligencer. Frank Rich. Tuesdays Worst-Case Scenario. Biden may well win in a landslide, but theres still plenty to keep liberal insomniacs awake ... *snip*.
In the midst of several much-needed rainy days, it seems appropriate that the area is hosting a water circus. CirqueItalia, the United States’ first-ever traveling Italian water circus, will be performing their newest shows today through Sunday in Omaha. The circus’ large white ...
A weekend-long outdoor festival featuring live music and family activities will launch the OmahaPerforming Arts season in late September ... The Omaha Children’s Museum is partnering with Omaha Performing Arts to present jugglers, circus artists, acrobats and more ... Omaha Performing Arts will release a complete schedule for the event soon.
A responsibility to children. I am a retired social worker and secondary education teacher with college degrees in both fields ...Try another field that does not involve children ... Debbie Cady, Omaha. Impeachment circus. What a circus the House of Representatives put on signing the papers of impeachment ... Monical, Omaha ... Roger duRand, Omaha ... Barrett, Omaha. .
CirqueItalia, the first traveling Italian water circus, is stopping in Omaha... Cirque Italia will be premiering its newest show, “AquaticSpectacular,” in Omaha ... The stage has been transformed into a large ship for this year’s water circus experience ... The themes are based on the port towns of circus has decided to visit on this “sailing” adventure.
Circuses can put a smile on a kid’s face. But when Tehama Shrine hosts a circus, it also can help a kid get to a hospital when they otherwise wouldn’t be able to. Tehama Shrine brought the circus to Adams CountyFairgrounds Tuesday and Wednesday as part of their annual circus tour ... This is the 77th year of the Shrine circus.