2015 Theme Announced

Carnival Of Mirrors asks three essential questions: within our media-saturated world, where products and people, consumption and communion morph into an endlessly diverting spectacle, who is the trickster, who is being tricked, and how might we discover who we really are?
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2015 Theme Announced

Post by Jovankat » Fri Nov 21, 2014 5:26 pm

So it's official, the 2015 theme is Carnival of Mirrors

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I really like this video
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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by Elliot » Fri Nov 21, 2014 5:54 pm

:D
I like it. And I'm ready. I've been planning a midway style ball toss game since last year. Hit the target with the ball, get misted with nice cooling water.

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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by Ano » Fri Nov 21, 2014 5:55 pm

Another giant button-up man?.... :(

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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by Jovankat » Fri Nov 21, 2014 6:00 pm

I don't mind the giant man but I hope this year he falls over in a timely manner before whole vide dies.

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Fri Nov 21, 2014 6:40 pm

the roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd.
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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by FIGJAM » Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:19 pm

"naïve public who were labeled chumps and suckers, marks and rubes."

I feel sick!
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:20 pm

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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by unjonharley » Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:25 pm

When an circus act go's wrong.. The Ring Master hurries to Sends in the Clowns..

Is the Larry telling us something :?:
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Post by Melonblue » Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:50 pm

Wow.

I'm not sure what to think of the Theme.

On it's brightest side I can imagine artworks involving lights and mirrors and colored gels. Fire to illuminate the "big top" structures and all those wonderful poi dancers, hoop'ers, ring spinners

On it's darkest....clowns....that is all.


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Post by MyDearFriend » Fri Nov 21, 2014 8:07 pm

Smoke & mirrors, now you see it, now you don't; that's always what BRC has felt like to me, anyway.

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Post by Tiahaar » Fri Nov 21, 2014 8:55 pm

YAY! I'm thoroughly a carny at heart, luv this theme and its potential for devious delightful fun =^.^=
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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by oscillator » Fri Nov 21, 2014 9:22 pm

There - fixed it for ya.
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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by BoyScoutGirl » Fri Nov 21, 2014 10:22 pm

Don't like it as much as Caravanserai, and definitely not as much as Cargo Cult, which I loved, but I'm sure it'll grow on me. Time to start planning a kickass lamplighter charm design...
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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Nov 22, 2014 6:38 am

buncha bozos
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Nov 22, 2014 6:59 am

pay no attention to the barker behind the curtain.
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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by unjonharley » Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:33 am

Dug the clown outfit out of storage.. The wig was a fright :roll:
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Post by alexcaste » Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:54 am

I like the theme this year. PLenty fo cool and freaky shit can be done with it. I sense an overwhelming amount of clowns this year.
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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by smiffman » Sat Nov 22, 2014 10:07 am

Popcorn, Peanuts, and elephant art cars...........






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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by RedHeaven » Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:52 am

KRUSTY BURGERS FOR ALL

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Post by oscillator » Sat Nov 22, 2014 1:44 pm

I think we are all Bozos on this bus
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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by digital » Sat Nov 22, 2014 2:28 pm

Jovankat wrote:I don't mind the giant man but I hope this year he falls over in a timely manner before whole vide dies.
The man is smaller this year and not going to use those massive beams.

Last year was a first in scale and I'm sure the powers that be learned a thing or two.

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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Nov 22, 2014 2:43 pm

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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by tamarakay » Sat Nov 22, 2014 3:53 pm

Am I the only one who thinks there is a difference between circus and carnival? I've never actually seen a clown at a carnival.

Sure, usually there is a carnival set up outside a circus, but carnivals travel on their own too.
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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by unjonharley » Sat Nov 22, 2014 4:08 pm

tamarakay wrote:Am I the only one who thinks there is a difference between circus and carnival? I've never actually seen a clown at a carnival.

Sure, usually there is a carnival set up outside a circus, but carnivals travel on their own too.
You are correct..

Last years fubaa was a gypsy caravan on the ticket..
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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by Melonblue » Sat Nov 22, 2014 4:16 pm

I surely hope so!

I have no desire to have clowns descending all around me in the dark :(

however, midway games and cotton candy - count me in!

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Post by smilemore » Sat Nov 22, 2014 10:43 pm

unjonharley wrote:
tamarakay wrote:Am I the only one who thinks there is a difference between circus and carnival? I've never actually seen a clown at a carnival.

Sure, usually there is a carnival set up outside a circus, but carnivals travel on their own too.
You are correct..

Last years fubaa was a gypsy caravan on the ticket..

i too thought it odd ...
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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sun Nov 23, 2014 6:44 am

"let me take a selfie"
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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sun Nov 23, 2014 7:20 am

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Re: 2015 Theme Announced

Post by tatonka » Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:24 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:"let me take a selfie"

this is the theme im going with :)
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