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a festival marked by merrymaking and processions

a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment

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a traveling show

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McGinnis worked in a kindergarten and first-grade classroom, while Fasching substituted in elementary classrooms and high school classes around the Valley.
Unlike the other German celebrations such as Oktoberfest and Fasching, Zeitgeist simply means ``living'' and is a festival that's considered a launching pad for contemporary art and music.
If you can sweet talk the doormen, Sturecompagniet on Sturegatan and Fasching Jazzklubb on Kungsgatan are two particularly happening clubs.
Now, on Shrove Tuesday, Fasching or Carnival Night, crowded with refugees from the east, wounded soldiers, and prisoners of war, it would be attacked by waves of bombers supposedly in support of a renewed Russian offensive.
Instead of seeing that the multiplicity of meanings carried by texts leads us to ambiguity, Fasching sees that the unique character of Auschwitz forces us to see a meaning that must be the central defining ethic for Christians in a post-Shoah world (the ethic of respect for the stranger).
Generali Open (Kitzbuhel) first round: S Sargsian bt (wc) J Melzer 3-6 6-3 6-1, A Berasategui bt A Lopez-Moron 6-1 6-4, M Kratochvil bt (qu) R Vasek 6-3 6-3, B Ulihrach bt M Filippini 6-1 6-3, A Martin bt F Cabello 6-0 6-2 (Cabello replaced D Sanguinetti), N Massu bt W Arthurs 7-6 7-6, A Calleri bt (qu) H Moretti 6-2 6-2, C Ruud bt J Balcells 6-2 6-2, I Ljubicic bt A Fasching 6-3 6-4.
Why it's the fasching season When Lords and Ladies play 'Roll Out the Barrel' or lay abed Because they don't have to know the right ping-pong table size To stop climbing up a ladder toward a certain grey fat Hee-haw there kid
There's a party atmosphere wherever you turn as locals crowd the streets in funny hats, red noses, silly wigs and fancy dress for the Fasching festival.
A list of "players in the feast of fools," the medieval name for Fasching, a calendar of events, and a map of Munich preface the work to clarify its structure and guide the reader through life's carnival.
Observers of this winter tradition gather annually at the August Schell Bock Fest, held on the German Fasching (Mardi Gras) the Saturday before Ash Wednesday, to dip hot iron pokers into their Bocks and sip the steaming head.
You can expect to see players such as Manual Fasching, Thomas Linher, Babak Pakzad, Lubomir Balaz, Erich Schiel Siedfried Rath and Daniele Scatragli competing for the final prize at Spain's Gran Casino.
Fasching and Dell Dechant, Comparative Religious Ethics (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2001).