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  Show Boat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Show Boat is a musical with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II (with the notable exception of "Bill," the lyrics of which were written by P.
A local sheriff comes aboard and insists that the show not go on, because the star of the show, Julie, is a mulatto woman married to a white man, and local laws prohibit miscegenation.
The instrumentation for the show according to the original orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett is one flute (doubling as piccolo), one oboe (doubling as English horn), 2 clarinets, one bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, one trombone, percussion, one banjo, and strings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Show_Boat   (2797 words)

  
 Show Boat (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Show Boat the name of a musical film based on the stage musical of the same name by Oscar Hammerstein II, which was adapted from the novel by Edna Ferber.
Show Boat was filmed in 1929 with a censored story line.
A significant but miniaturized rendition of the show has been included in the 1946 movie Till the Clouds Roll By, which tells a fictional story of Jerome Kern's life.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Show_Boat_(movie)   (635 words)

  
 Talkin' Broadway Regional News & Reviews - "Show Boat" in Cincinnati - 9/7/03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Show Boat follows the life of Magnolia Hawks, whose father operates a show boat filled with colorful actors and workers, and the people that come into her life.
The significance of this groundbreaking show continues to be felt today, as this piece set the standard and formula for musical theater still being followed almost 76 years later.
Show Boat brought a serious storyline, characters with depth, and "modern" social commentary to the stage on the highest artistic level.
www.talkinbroadway.com /regional/cincy/cincy90.html   (499 words)

  
 Boat Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is the oldest continuous antique boat show in the world.
The Antique Boat Museum’s alluring St. Lawrence River setting with thousands of feet of docks and five exhibit buildings is an ideal setting for the oldest and most prestigious antique boat show in America.
Bid on a boat at the Saturday auction with its terrific selection of antique boats, attend an educational forum, sign up for the dinner/dance on Friday or participate with your kids in a children’s activity.
www.abm.org /Calendar/boat_show.htm   (237 words)

  
 Welcome to the Vancouver International Boat Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The largest boat show in Western Canada, the Vancouver Boat Show is the best place to see and buy the latest and greatest in boating and fishing.
Every aspect of the boating industry will be represented at the Vancouver International Boat Show which runs from February 8 - 12 at BC Place Stadium and False Creek Yacht Club.
Statistics show that life is better with a boat - so if it's time to stop watching and start participating - drop by the Discover Boating Centre as a first step toward finding a boat that fits your lifestyle.
www.vancouverboatshow.ca   (226 words)

  
 Boat Shows - Yacht Shows - Show Management
In 1976, Show Management opened its doors and became the producers of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Specializing in event production, Show Management has made the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the Yacht and Brokerage Show and the Palm Beach Boat Show three of the world's largest in-water boat shows.
In addition to the boat shows, In addition to the boat shows, Show Management produces other special events, including the 99.9 KISS Country Chili Cook-off and The Shootout.
www.showmanagement.com   (175 words)

  
 Show Boat
A sheriff then comes to the boat to warn Cap'n Andy that under no circumstances are Julie, and her husband Steve, to be permitted to appear in the Show Boat performance that evening.
It was for a revival of Show Boat on Broadway, in 1946, that Kern wrote the last song of his rich career, "No One But Me".
The revival of Show Boat, for which Kern had come to New York, opened at the Ziegfeld Theatre on January 5, 1946, to begin a run of 418 performances.
www.theatrehistory.com /american/musical005.html   (821 words)

  
 Baltimore Boat Show
The Baltimore Boat Show will provide some winter relief and dreams of summer to area boaters (and non-boaters) as it sets anchor at the Baltimore Convention Center for nine days, The Show will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center at Pratt and Howard Streets in downtown Baltimore.
The largest and oldest annual indoor boat show in Baltimore fills 215,000 square feet of convention center floor with over 500 powerboats ranging from small personal watercraft and inflatables to fishing boats, bow riders, performance boats and million-dollar yachts up to 50 feet long.
The Baltimore Boat Show is produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world's largest producer of boat shows.
www.chesapeakeboatshow.com   (243 words)

  
 Show Boat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The star singer on the Cotton Blossom, beautiful Julie LaVerne (Ava Gardner), and her husband (Robert Sterling) run afoul of Southern law when the sheriff discovers that she is mulatto and her husband is white.
"Candor compels the observation that Show Boat has never reached the screen (it was also done, you may remember, in 1929) in anything like the visual splendor and richness of the musical score as are tastefully brought together in the brilliant re-creation of the show.
Show Boat was the 2nd highest-grossing film of the year.
members.aol.com /movieboy5/showboat.html   (387 words)

  
 Atlantic City International Power Boat Show
The fastest-growing indoor power boat show in the country, the ACIPBS annually draws approximately 50,000 visitors, attracting boaters from up and down the East Coast.
Twiggy the waterskiing squirrel is also scheduled to make a special appearance in Atlantic City during the ACIPBS 2006.
It is “cosmopolitan plush” with rich, supple designer furnishings accentuated by lacquered joinery in natural cherry or classic finishes-taking performance cruising to a new level of excellence.
www.acboatshow.com   (244 words)

  
 Dubai International Boat Show and The VIp Boat Show 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dubai International Boat Show, the largest marine industry exhibition in the Middle East, is a classic showcase of yachts and boats from both local and international builders together with the latest innovations in marine equipment and accessories.
The Middle East’s leisure boat market is growing at the fastest rates since records began, stimulating positive growth in a range of other industries from real estate to finance, according to economists and maritime experts meeting in Dubai this weekend...
Plans for the 2006 Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS 2006) are being finalised with next year’s 14th annual event set to break all records with over 90 per cent of exhibitor space already booked, and over 25,000 visitors anticipated..
www.boatshow.dwtc.com   (249 words)

  
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She is considered the largest and finest showboat ever built being 200 feet long and 45 feet wide.
In 1988 the boat was purchased by the city of St. Charles from Frank Pierson´s heirs who owned her since 1964 and restored her.
In June 2003 the showboat was given to the Lewis and Clark Landing LC at St. Louis, where the boat now is moored at a storage dock off Gratiot Street, south of the Poplar Street Bridge, waiting for a good idea what to do with her.
www.goldenrodshowboat.com   (238 words)

  
 Norwalk International In-Water Boat Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
There's something for everyone's taste and budget at the northeast's most popular in-water boat show.
While continuously welcoming newcomers to the array of established industry leaders, the Show roster boasts 14 of the original names from the first NIIBS three decades ago.
For buyers and dreamers alike, the Show features more than 750 boats on land and in-water.
www.boatshownorwalk.com   (186 words)

  
 2006 Houston Boat Show January 6 - 15, 2006 Houston International Boat Show, Sport, and Travel Show reliant center ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The 10-day show also offers exhibits for the landlubber such as campers, RV accessories and services, travel trailers, and camping equipment.
Show-goers are free to gaze at the boats and peruse the available information without the pressure of a salesperson.
Regardless of your favorite method of relaxation, whether it is boating, fishing, sailing, camping, traveling, or just soaking up the sun, this show is for you.
www.houstonboatshows.com   (335 words)

  
 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
Boat Show® opened its gates for attendees at five show locations, just one week after Hurricane Wilma postponed the show’s original start date of October 31.
The Show kicked off today with “Prime Time Preview” — an all-day “red-carpet” access for VIPs, members of the marine industry and show goers who purchased “Prime Time Preview” tickets.
General admission to the show is Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6.
www.flibs.net   (346 words)

  
 Seattle Boat Show, January 6-14, 2006 -
More than 1,000 boats – including fishing boats, inboard cruisers, runabouts, kayaks, sailboats and inflatables – and hundreds of accessories, plus the latest high-tech innovations will be showcased indoors by nearly 550 exhibitors.
The NMTA represents more than 850 companies in the recreational boating business, including boat dealers, boat brokers, marinas, boatyards, boat and boating accessory manufacturers, retailers and suppliers of boating accessories and services.
The NMTA produces the Seattle Boat Show each January, and the Everett Boat Show each March.
www.seattleboatshow.com   (433 words)

  
 Show Boat - a musical by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II
After choosing for their subject Edna Ferber's sprawling novel of life on the Mississippi, Kern and Hammerstein set out to deal with issues such as unhappy marriages and racial prejudice.
The story, which spans almost fifty years, deals primarily with the fortunes of an impressionable young woman named Magnolia Hawks, her father who owns a show boat named the Cotton Blossom, and a troubled riverboat gambler/actor named Gaylord Ravenal.
Show Boat opened at the Ziegfeld Theatre on December 27, 1927 and ran for 572 performances.
www.imagi-nation.com /moonstruck/albm32.html   (185 words)

  
 New Orleans Boat Show
Due to the ravages of Hurricane Katrina on the Louisiana Superdome, the 36th annual New Orleans Boat Show has been relocated to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
The show dates will be March 8 – 12 and this show promises to be one of the biggest shows ever.
The newest model boats, motors and PWCs as well as marine electronics and fishing accessories will be showcased for 2006.
www.neworleansboatshow.com   (165 words)

  
 Nashville Boat & Sportshow
As the boat passes through the channel markers toward the marina an electronic sensor will start the Timing Clock.
You will enter the marina and back the boat into a fully instrumented slip while the crowd watches and measures your skills against theirs.
Before you know it, the 2005 Nashville Boat and Sports Show will be here.
www.nashvilleboatshow.com   (330 words)

  
 Portland Boat Show - Exhibitor Overview - O'Loughlin Trade Shows   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The 46th Annual Portland Boat Show is making waves this January 7 - 15, 2006.
Covering over 360,000 square feet of exhibit space, the Show is now the largest off-the-water event West of the Mississippi.
Attended by tens of thousands of boating enthusiasts from all over the Northwest and beyond, this Show offers hundreds of makes and models, accessories and plenty of expert advice through seminars and hands on demonstrations.
www.oloughlintradeshows.com /ots-shows-b-pdx.html   (109 words)

  
 The Savannah International Boat Show
In it’s 4th year, the Savannah International Boat Show has gained popularity in the boating industry as one of the leading Boat Shows in the Southeast.
The Show offers hundreds of boats on display inside the Convention Center, outside on the Center’s grounds as well as in-water on the Savannah River.
Over 30 of the regions leading boat dealers will showcase the latest models of sport cruisers, motor and express yachts, sailboats, sport fishing boats, center console fishing boats, bass boats, ski boats, pontoon boats, runabouts and family cruisers.
www.savannahinternationalboatshow.com   (178 words)

  
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features boats of all sizes, from family boats to express cruisers to motor yachts to high performance boats to boats for fishing, water skiing or just having fun.
Over 350,000 square feet of space, 9+ acres of show, hundreds of booths, miles of aisles all in one building all on one floor.
The Washington Boat Show is the only show endorsed by the
www.washingtonboatshow.com   (115 words)

  
 United States Boat Shows - Sail Boat Show 2005 - Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Shuttle buses are provided to the City Dock on a continuing schedule from 9:00 AM until one hour after the show closes each day.
The hottest new racing and cruising boats from U.S. and foreign builders.
Smaller boats from one designs and trailerables to sailing dinghies and inflatables.
www.usboat.com /sailboat/information.htm   (137 words)

  
 For your eyes only: James Bond theme will be a big part of National Boat Show -- Newsday.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It's always a good chance to get a great deal on a boat, new or older model, but for most the Boat Show is an opportunity to dream and drool over the beautiful and exotic craft that are out of reach.
From the Q Jet Boat that performed the barrel roll stunt in "The World Is Not Enough" to the underwater Bath-O-Sub used by Bond nemesis Blofeld to escape in "Diamonds Are Forever," there will be enough souped-up sloops to excite the most indifferent - or evil - boaters.
In keeping with the theme, Wednesday will be "Bond Day" at the Boat Show and anyone arriving at the Show dressed as James Bond, a Bond Beauty, a Bond villain or any other principle Bond character will receive $2 off admission and a chance to participate in the Bond-Alike Contest for prizes.
www.newsday.com /sports/outdoors/ny-spout014571848jan01,0,697971.column?coll=ny-sports-columnists   (766 words)

  
 Newport International Boat Show in Newport, Rhode Island - September 14-17, 2006
The 36th Annual Newport International Boat Show, September 14-17, 2006, will feature new sailboats and powerboats, and thousands of products and services from both domestic and international exhibitors.
Multiple waterfront facilities along America's Cup Avenue and Thames Street host the Show including Newport Yachting Center, Oldport Marine and Bannister's Wharf, which are all connected by show docks.
Bowen's Wharf is centrally located within other show sites including Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina, which hosts the Passagemaker TrawlerPort Program and also showcases center-console boats on land.
www.newportboatshow.com   (200 words)

  
 BIAWA
The BIAWA is focused on the sustainable and progressive development of the recreational and light commercial industry in Western Australia, and on the promotion and development of safe, responsible and enjoyable recreational boating pursuits for the whole of the community.
The Boating Industry Association of Western Australia Incorporated (BIAWA) is a not for profit organization and the peak body representing the recreational and light commercial boating industry in Western Australia.
Each State owns and operates its own major capital city boat show as part of the BIA national boat show circuit, and most States also own and operate regional boat shows.
www.biawa.asn.au   (280 words)

  
 About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ship Shape TV teaches viewers how to accessorize and make improvements and repairs on their boats, ranging from simple maintenance procedures to major overhauls such as repowers or structural fiberglass repair.
His ability to relate to the boat owner is unparalleled and his enthusiasm is contagious.
John cares about the boat owner and that compassion carries over into every project that the show ventures into.
www.shipshapetv.com   (241 words)

  
 Chicago Boat, RV & Outdoors Show
Whether it's on land or in water, the Chicago Boat, RV and Outdoors Show is the destination choice for outdoor enthusiasts.
As the biggest show in the Midwest, exhibitors fill over 350,000 square feet of exhibit space with over 600 boats, 200 RV's and hundreds of booths filled with marine accessories, travel resorts and outfitters.
Bringing the outdoors indoors, the Chicago Boat, RV and Outdoors presents the opportunity for attendees to climb aboard a canoe, electric boat or kayak to encounter the encounter the spirit of adventure on the water.
www.chicagoboatshow.com   (267 words)

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