An accident on a revolving merry-go-round called the disco dancer in an Indian amusement park has left one person dead and at least seven injured. A camera caught the giant wheel abruptly toppling down from a height of 15 feet in the middle of a ride.
In its 10th year, the festival brings some of the best clowning talent and physical theatre artists in North America. These performers go way beyond the circus act. Jun 10 to Jun 14, Factory Theatre
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Four people have been seriously injured in a collision between two carriages on Alton Towers amusement park’s Smiler rollercoaster.
The collision involved 16 guests, with the carriages coming together on a low section of the track.
An air ambulance has arrived on the scene to deal with potential casualties.
The four passengers hurt in the crash are all teenagers who sustained serious leg injuries.
The Carnival festivities will officially begin on Sunday, May 24, under the theme “Odyssey, Journey into Carnival,” a highly-anticipated event that starts off eight weeks of intense carnival fetes, competitions and a celebration of music, color and creativity.
A stellar line-up of who’s who in local entertainment circles is confirmed for the opening, among them the reigning Power Soca, Groovy Soca, Road March and Calypso monarchs. Former Calypso Queen, Menell, is also slated to perform. For more info visit StLucia
An incident in Winnipeg from a ferris wheel sends child to hospital. – video@cbc
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Authorities are trying to determine what caused a support frame to collapse during an aerial hair-hanging stunt during a circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats crashing to the ground and injuring 11. Video @ABCNEWS