There are 88 items filed under wondrous performances.

New York, New York

The Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange, and purposeful, humming noise
01 Jan 2014
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

Chippewa Falls Christmas Village

A town filled with hot chocolate, dazzling lights, and lots of Christmas cheer
24 Dec 2013
Nederland, Colorado

Frozen Dead Guy Days

An annual festival celebrating Colorado's most famous frozen corpse
10 Sep 2013
London, England

Circus Space

The largest clown school in Britain offering accredited degrees
24 Aug 2013
Brooklyn, New York

The Lehigh Barge and the Waterfront Museum Showboat Barge

Lehigh Valley barge No. 79 still gets tugged along - but now it houses a museum and unusual performances
23 Aug 2013
Slagelse Municipality, Denmark

Trelleborg Viking Ring Fortress

A perfectly circular stronghold constructed in the 10th century is now a nucleus of Viking culture housing a museum, village, and reenactment of an epic Viking battle
19 Jul 2013
Brooklyn, New York

House of Yes

A band of aerialists and circus performers putting on incredible shows in East Williamsburg
19 Jul 2013
Vrontados, Greece

Chios Rocket War

The Chios Rocket War "Rouketopolemos", in which two churches in the town of Vrontados shoot bottle rockets at each others' bell towers in a strange Easter celebration
04 Jul 2013
Boon, Michigan

Pyrotechnics Guild International Convention

Annual convention held by the largest pyrotechnic community in the world
04 Jul 2013
Palakkad, India

Bull Surfing in Kerala

Bold contestants slide in a rice paddy behind two charging bulls
03 Jun 2013
Uppsala, Sweden

The Flogsta Scream

A nightly tradition fills the streets of Flogsta with a collective scream
28 May 2013
Jenolan, Australia

Nettle Cave Tour in Klingon

The first tourist attraction to offer tours for interstellar tourists
28 May 2013
Paucartambo, Peru

The Festival of Paucartambo

Ain't no party like a ghost town party
16 Apr 2013
Los Angeles, California

Synchronicity Space

An enchanted arts space which assumes infinite identities
07 Mar 2013
Los Cerrillos, New Mexico

Madrid Christmas Parade

A ghost town revived by hippies and wanderers throws its own special brand of holiday parade
01 Mar 2013
Valencia, Spain

La Mascletá

A daily pyrotechnic celebration marks a beloved tradition during Valencia's festival season
15 Feb 2013
Marostica, Italy

The Living Chess Game - Partita a Scacchi di Marostica

Machismo turned on its head: the lady's hand goes to the dude with the bigger brain
04 Jan 2013
Saint-Ouen, France

La Chope des Puces: Temple of Gypsy Jazz

An iconic and eccentric bar for "Manouche" Jazz music keeps expanding its space - and its influence.
07 Nov 2012
Weeki Wachee, Florida

Weeki Wachee: City of Live Mermaids

Welcome to old Florida, where a 1940s mermaid show is still enchanting visitors
09 Oct 2012
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

One small town in the Pacific Northwest transformed itself into a Bavarian-themed tourist destination
01 Oct 2012
Pasadena, California

Pasadena Lawn Bowling Club

A commonwealth favorite in the heart of Pasadena
28 Aug 2012
Pasadena, California

The Raymond Theater

From silent movie theater to rock &roll palace and beyond
19 Aug 2012
Pasadena, California

Pasadena Civic Auditorium

The simple auditorium that launched a pop icon's career into the stratosphere
19 Aug 2012
Pasadena, California

Rose Bowl

Sports history, made in the Arroyo Seco
19 Aug 2012
Pasadena, California

Pasadena Playhouse

"The Star Factory" cranked out Hollywood stars like nobody's business
19 Aug 2012
Greater London, England

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Where's a guy to go after a long, hard day at work?
05 Aug 2012
Saint-Cannat, France

Le Village des Automates

An often-shuddersome journey into a low-tech, robotic themepark.
18 Jul 2012
La Vega, Dominican Republic

El Carnaval de la Vega

Largest pre-Lent festival in the Dominican Republic
11 Jul 2012
Tbilisi, Georgia

Leaning Tower of Tbilisi

Disheveled clock tower of Tbilisi's puppet theatre
01 Jul 2012
Monte, Portugal

Toboggan Ride from Monte to Funchal

Men in rubber-soled boots serve as your "brakes" on this toboggan ride Hemingway described as "exhilarating"
18 Jun 2012
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