England http://tpr.org en World Celebrations: Gurning Man http://tpr.org/post/world-celebrations-gurning-man <p>With many sports, you face the real possibility of ending up toothless, but there is one sport where a gummy smile is definitely to your advantage--<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gurning">gurning</a>. Dedicated practitioners of gurning have actually had dental extractions to help them in this rural English—I hesitate to say—sport, but that is how participants view it. This is also an activity where an aged, saggy and lined face is a decided advantage.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:50:21 +0000 Deirdre Saravia 18393 at http://tpr.org World Celebrations: Gurning Man World Celebrations: Eggsplosions http://tpr.org/post/world-celebrations-eggsplosions <div><div>Each week on World Music (Saturday nights from 8-10 on&nbsp;KSTX&nbsp;89.1 FM), I take a look at celebrations happening around the world. This week, we'll toss eggs and plug our ears! Read on to find out why...</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p><b>TRONADAS</b></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:32:00 +0000 Deirdre Saravia 13578 at http://tpr.org World Celebrations: Eggsplosions World Music Celebrations: Feats (Or Feets?) Of Strength http://tpr.org/post/world-music-celebrations-feats-or-feets-strength <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Each week on World Music (Saturday nights from 8-10 on KSTX 89.1 FM), I take a look at celebrations happening around the world. This week, we'll hear about an early form of football played in Italy, and a feat (or feet?) of strength in England.</span></p><p><strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">TOE WRESTLING</span></strong></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 21:20:18 +0000 Deirdre Saravia 12810 at http://tpr.org World Music Celebrations: Feats (Or Feets?) Of Strength World Music Celebrations: Cheese Rolling http://tpr.org/post/world-music-celebrations-cheese-rolling <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Each week on World Music (Saturday nights from 8-10 on KSTX 89.1 FM), I take a look at celebrations happening around the world. This week, a cheesy festival in England.</span></p><p><strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">COOPER'S HILL CHEESE ROLLING</span></strong></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 22:32:50 +0000 Deirdre Saravia 11919 at http://tpr.org World Music Celebrations: Cheese Rolling