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Pyrotechnics Guild International (PGI)

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West Fargo, ND – One of the largest firework shows in the world displayed their immense amount of power during their final show Friday evening at the Red River Valley Fair grounds.  The stands were packed by spectators to take in the large display of talent and technique that the pyrotectic showed. 

 

The exact precision of coordination of music as the fireworks went off was done with perfection and beauty.  Participants came from 50 states and over 30 countries for a weeklong convention that was filled with seminars.  Educational and scientific techniques were emphasized along with safety.  A large number of younger members were involved in creation of building a display of fireworks that were shown Wednesday evening.  Friendships have been built through the years that enthusiasts have been getting together.  Membership is over 3,500 and brings a wide range of background experience.  Tom Sklebar of the PGI said that, “many of the members donate their time, talent, skills and we have become like a family.”  Members also compete for many categories in aerial shells, ground displays, proximate shows, Class C extravaganzas and more.  PGI was founded in 1969 and each year holds the week of seminars and display in different cities throughout the country; 2018 to be held in Mason City, Iowa.

 


New York 2011 Holiday Windows

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 Fifth Avenue Holiday Windows attracted thousands of shoppers to view.  Designers at Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys and Bergdorf Goodman are just a few of the stores that have spent countless hours covering every detail to make each holiday window memorable. 

 

Saks had 12 windows designed with a lady riding a high riding bicycle, fiat and dresses from designers Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney.  Barneys 2011 Holiday Windows joined with Lady Gaga and the GAGA Workshop for designing.

 

 

 

 

 


Country Living

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A good time was had by all who attended. The Dome was the scene of the 2010 Big Iron Country Living Runway Show. Fashions geared toward countrified, comfy living were the theme for the event and an overflow audience was in attendance. Everything from jeans, to sandals, cowboy boots, floppy hats, going-out clothes and shorts were shown for ages from young teen to senior attire.


Rural to Urban Fashion

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From the rural countryside to the city life of urban America, it is what can be found in today's fashion in the Upper Midwest. At a fashion photo shoot and runway show event held in beautiful downtown Fargo, North Dakota, attracting large crowds of on lookers, several local retailers came together to have a fun fashion day for its citizens, while stimulating business with a look at today's new styles for women.


What does Annie Leibovitz and Jones New York have in common?

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Grand Central Terminal is the correct answer in New York City.  Late in the evening this last week into the early morning a photo shoot for the upcoming ad for Jones New York took place.  The women were dressed to portray a feeling of “empowering women.”  Annie Leibovitz, an icon in photography was seen working on every detail to make sure the shots would be perfect. There was a huge entourage to make sure they made use of every moment while at one of the busiest terminals in the world.


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