Meanwhile, pride supporters seem to view any attack on their communal celebration
as an assault on their very being, and they go for the throat as a result.
It is hard to envision a more empty-headed and self-destructive idea than the celebration
of diversity as a replacement for the quest for truth.
Often cited as the most successful example of community development, Celebration
is a model for new towns and communities worldwide.
In addition, elements of Medicean history began to appear in the ceremony; for instance, the 1513 celebration
honored the election of a Medici Pope and the 1516 celebration
commemorated Lorenzo di Piero's success on the battlefield.
By scouring arcane accounts of local, state, and national historical celebrations
, he has uncovered a struggle between conflicting forces that have shaped America's public memory.
The New Orleans celebration
of Mardi Gras originated in 1857 with a religious connection as a brief celebration
before the penitential season of Lent.
The 28th Eugene Celebration
begins today, but in important ways it's an inaugural event.
Look beyond the flash to the Porta Pottis, the Dumpsters, the tents, the chairs, and the tables needed to accommodate 300,000 revelers over the three-day celebration
In effect, the octave is a way of making an especially important liturgical celebration
last for a complete eight-day cycle, beginning and ending on the same day of the week.
Some Catholic groups have been pressing for Church officials to adopt the view that the preferable form of celebration
is for priest and people alike to be facing eastward, which entails both facing God at Mass.
But even if the weather had cooperated, the Eugene Celebration
was running out of gas.