By ASHLEY BEBENSEE, Hub Editor HOLDREGE – Jessica Hegle and Shanna Barnes have learned that there are almost endless ways to decorate with balloons. Double padded balloons can create unique colors and also make the balloons firm and last longer. They can create flowers, characters and shapes that turn intoRead More →

Although places in the Taos Mountain Balloon Rally Association are coveted due to the awe-inspiring scenery, they are limited to 35 balloons. This year’s rally begins on Friday and ends on October 31. (Courtesy of Taos Mountain Balloon Rally Association) Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal Most everyone is familiar withRead More →

EVAN LAWRENCE Special for The Post-Star CAMBRIDGE — Hot air balloon burners lit up the facade of Cambridge’s historic hotel on Saturday night in a ‘candlestick’ event, part of Balloon Bash 19½. The Balloon Bash was a fundraiser and preview of the Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival 2022, organized by theRead More →

a large-scale art installation travels through space All-female artist collective Beyond Earth presents ‘Living Light’, a vibrant balloon-like artwork resembling a jellyfish designed to be launched into Earth’s stratosphere. the craft combines biology, artificial intelligence and aerospace technology to explore the connections between our blue planet and the infinity ofRead More →

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Balloon Festival starts Friday in Natchez and runs through Sunday, but look up today and you’ll likely see some of those big, beautiful balloons dotting the sky. Pilots of the 38 balloons scheduled to fly at Natchez this weekend are closely monitoring the wind conditions onRead More →

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Know when the balloons will fly this year! Click here to register today. Sign up today to receive text alerts for the 2021 Natchez Hot Air Balloon Festival. On the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the festival, alerts will be sent from the Balloon Pilot Briefing directly to your phoneRead More →

Live music, arts and crafts, a beer garden, carnival and, of course, hot air balloons will be some of the highlights of this year’s Natchez Ballon Festival. Now in its 36th year, this year’s three-day event will run Friday through Sunday, October 15-17, on the grounds of the historic RosalieRead More →

A sea of ​​yellow and blue fabric surrounds Jenni Gaston as she helps build a hot air balloon envelope in pilot Sid Cutter’s pavilion at Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque on Wednesday during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. (Mike Sandoval/For the Albuquerque Journal) Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal It normallyRead More →

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Clarification: The Lafayette City Council passed a resolution condemning the act of balloon releases. An earlier version of this story stated that balloon releases would be illegal. The resolution is symbolic. The current version of this story has been corrected to accurately reflect the council’s decision. UPDATE: As of Tuesday,Read More →

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NATCHEZ – Natchez is now one weekend away from the Natchez Balloon Festival, which is due to take place from Friday October 15 to Sunday October 17. Merchandise, including this year’s winning balloon t-shirt and poster by artist Debora Novarini, is on sale now at the Natchez Historical Foundation, locatedRead More →

The Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Environmental Quality encourages those planning a balloon release to consider alternatives. Manager Bess Foret says balloons have long been used to celebrate an occasion, raise awareness or honor the memory of a loved one, but says most people don’t consider the effects dangerous. “The balloons eventuallyRead More →

LONDON (Reuters) – A version of British graffiti artist Banksy’s famous “Girl and Balloon” artwork was unveiled by Christie’s on Friday, as the highlight of the London auction house’s upcoming sale. The two-part canvas or diptych depicts a small child releasing a red heart-shaped balloon and was painted by theRead More →