Florists in Brandon, SD
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Sep 10, 2018
Stinky corpse flower in full bloom in California
The plants don't emit the foul odour until they bloom.
"It smelled like rotting meat or decaying rats or gym socks," said Brandon Tam, an orchid specialist at the Huntington.
The scent decreased on Friday afternoon as the flower started to close back up. "But if you are close enough, you'll be able to get a little whiff of it," Tam said.
"Stink" is the sixth corpse flower to bloom at the institution in suburban San Marino. The last was on Aug. 23, 2014.
The plant is one of the three corpse flowers expected to bloom within the next week. The two other flowers, nicknamed "Stunk" and "Stank," should bloom in the next few days, Blackburn said.
"This is the first time the Huntington is going to bloom total of three in one season, which is quite rare," Tam said. "It is a surprise to see we have three all at once."
The Huntington is seeing more visitors than normal. More than 500 Huntington members flocked to the Huntington Library to view the blooming on Thursday night, Tam said.
"I've known about the corpse flower since the first time I saw it in 2009. So every time I hear about it about to bloom, I want to come and see it," visitor Jeannette Hollyday said.
Jul 6, 2018
John Flowers Organizing Saturday's Fourth Annual WVU Alumni Game
Nate Adrian, Da'Sean Butler, Kevin Jones, Truck Bryant, Devin Williams, Juwan Staten, Jaysean Paige, Tarik Phillip, Teyvon Myers, Brandon Watkins, Herbie Brooks, Brent Solheim, Darryl Prue and many more.
The alumni game benefits a local charity each year, and nearly $20,000 has been donated from the three previous games. This year's recipient will be the Give A Hoop Foundation, which was founded by Butler and benefits children in West Virginia.
Having grown up just outside of Washington, D.C., in Waldorf, Md., Flowers was recruited to WVU in 2007 by then head coach John Beilein. The 6-foot-7 forward grew and flourished when Bob Huggins took over the program a year later, and Morgantown basically remains Flowers' home to this day. He keeps a condo for himself and also has rental property in the University City. And while pro basketball has taken him to Japan, France, Germany, Venezuela and Mexico, each offseason he returns to Morgantown to relax and recharge … and also to organize the alumni game.
"It's going to be a good game," stated Flowers of this year's alumni event. "We have a lot of fun. We've had great crowds, and the people keep coming back, so they obviously enjoy it as well.
"I'm still not sure how we're going to divide the teams up this time," he continued. "Last year was ‘Press Virginia' against the Final Four team. It was a good game, and the Final Four team won. I'm sure we'll have another good game this year."
Tickets will be available at the door of the Joe Retton Arena Saturday night for $20.
Flowers still is the charismatic entertainer he was as a college ... May 24, 2018
Brandon remembers: The origins of a Memorial Day tradition
Ellen Knapp, kindergarten teacher at Neshobe School, holds up dresses that first-graders will wear in Brandon's Memorial Day Parade. (Robert Layman / Staff Photo)
BRANDON - First-grade girls in white dresses have been laying flowers at the town's Civil War Monument during Memorial Day commemorations for at least 116 years, and this year will be no different.
The Brandon tradition started in the years after the Civil War, and has been carefully - if not tenderly - guarded and followed ever since.
It's a tradition that has been passed down from mother to daughter, sister to sister and teacher to teacher.
Ellen Knapp, a longtime kindergarten teacher at the Neshobe School in Brandon, has been organizing the flower girls for 37 years. She has a closet full of little white dresses that she loans out for the occasion. She was a Brandon flower girl, along with her daughters.
Some of the dresses are fancy and some are plain. Some are new and some are old.
"They are all beautiful," Knapp said. "None are the same, they are all different."
She said the tradition runs deep in Brandon-area families... Apr 6, 2018
Mary J. Blige, Brandon Flowers to Present at Rock Hall of Fame Induction
Roll Hall of Fame has announced the slate of artists that will be on hand at Cleveland Public's Hall to induct the class of 2018 on April 14th. Brandon Flowers will do the honors for the Cars, Mary J. Blige will fete Nina Simon, Heart's Ann Wilson will speak on behalf of the Moody Blues and Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard will honor Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Andra Day is scheduled to perform a tribute to Nina Simone. Word came out earlier this year that Howard Stern would induct Bon Jovi. Stevie Van Zandt will also appear as a special guest at the induction ceremony."I am such a huge Nina Simone fan," Blige says in a statement to Rolling Stone, "and am beyond thrilled and honored to be a part of her Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction."Howard is also excited by the opportunity to honor of her her heroes. "It is a huge honor to induct Sister Rosetta Tharpe to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame," she tells Rolling Stone. "She has been such an inspiration. I hope this spotlight helps people discover what so many of us already know. She is one of the greatest artists of all time."Wilson has been a lifelong fan of the Moody Blues. "The M...Dec 8, 2017
Holiday traditions continue with The Nutcracker at Bridges
Cavalier, Cameron Schwawz as Arabian, Jonathan Sharp as Drosselmeyer, Reece Taylor as Mouse King and Arabian. Principal character artist Brandon J will perform as Mouse King and Dragon Master. Soloists Michael Milligan will take the roles of Dr. Stahlbaum and Dragon Master with Hannah Leah Oeding as Snow Queen and Spanish, and Chanel Tekin as Arabian and Spanish.New principal dancers include Madison Morris, a southern California native recently returned from dancing with Houston Ballet, who will grace the roles of Dew Drop, Snow Queen and Mrs Stahlbaum. Gracie Holway, who hails from Michigan, will dance the Sugar Plum Fairy, among other roles, and Jessica Gadzinski will perform the role of the Arabian Princess and Dew Drop.IPB’s two new soloists are Kelsey Dorr from Lake Forest in Orange County, who among other roles will dance a Rose in Waltz of the Flowers, and Lawrence Chen—a young artist from Chino Hills who is also pursuing a mathematics degree at Pomona College—will be dancing The Nutcracker Prince, the Spanish Soloist, Russian and the Soldier Doll. “We are always excited to share our beautiful production of the Nutcracker with loyal fans and new audiences,” Artistic Director Victoria Koenigs said. “This year we are thrilled to introduce five outstanding new dancers who have just joined the company. You don’t want to miss these inspiring dancers who all bring fresh and unique qualities to their roles.”The Nutcracker was first presented in 1892 at the Maryinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, Russia. The ballet was an adaptation of the 1816 story, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, by E.T.A. Hoffman. The ballet was choreographed by Lev Ivanov with music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Marius Petipa, the reigning choreographer at the Maryinsky, fell ill, so the job passed to Ivanov. Tchaikovsky only reluctantly accepted the commission to compose the score which, when completed, he considered “infinitely worse than Sleeping Beauty.”At the premiere, the ballet was deemed a complete failure. More than 60 years and many productions would pass before The Nutcracker would become a staple of the repertoire in ballet companies around the world and one of the universal traditions of the holiday season.IPB’s educational outreach program, “A Young Person’s Guide to the Ballet,” is back this season for students from local area schools. Students a...Nov 17, 2017
Irma Elizabeth Barrentine Flowers
Melody Rideout and husband Alan of Fair Grove, Mo., Kenneth Le Brun and wife Tina of Reichenbach-Steegen, Germany, Patrick LeBrun and wife Krista of Brandon, Bella Flowers of Soso; and tengreat-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Marvin Inman, Walter “Stump” Shaw, Alan Rideout, Paul Flowers, Patrick LeBrun, and Brad LeBrun. Our family would like to take this opportunity to thank the nursing care personnel and employees of Desoto Healthcare Center in Southaven for the loving care they always extended to our mother and grandmother during her time there. No one could hope for better, and you have our sincere gratitude. An online guestbook may be signed at www.wilsonandknight.com. (DeSoto Times-Tribune)