Noisemaking


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Noisemaking

For Christmas customs that call for noisemaking, see America, Christmas in Nineteenth-Century; Befana; Denmark, Christmas in; Germany, Christmas in; Knecht Ruprecht; Knocking Nights; New Year's Day; Norway, Christmas in; Shooting in Christmas; Twelfth Night; Twelve Days of Christmas; Up Helly Aa; Wassailing the Fruit Trees; Williamsburg,Virginia, Christmas in Colonial
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No Age This LA duo's first proper album, Nouns (Sub Pop), sputters adrenalized bursts of glorious guitar-and-drum noisemaking, scattered with ambient strains.
BURBANK -- If you step into Burbank's Temple Beth Emet on Thursday evening, be prepared to take part in an on-cue cacophony of noisemaking for the observance of the Jewish festival of Purim.
When we moved from our small home in a small town to our larger home in the suburbs, the duffel moved with us and went to an equally scary spot in the new basement, next to the water heater, air conditioner and all manner of other noisemaking, creaking and groaning equipment.
Pigeons quickly become accustomed to noisemaking devices of many types.
In the midst of all this passive-aggressive noisemaking, the Iranian government insidiously pushes forward with nuclear development--perhaps pausing when it has gone too far in order to allow some negotiations, but then getting right back at it.
It was only at age 8-9 months that they began to reach toward and grasp a familiar noisemaking object without the object being first presented at their fingertips.
And from Prince Edward Island to British Columbia, charivaris (late night visits to a newly married couple, featuring extreme noisemaking and/or traditional trickery) can follow a marriage.
They included noisemaking, house visiting--ideally unexpected and late at night--requests for money, and/or pranks and trickery.
Silent kites, noisemaking kites, and kites with long tails, short tails, many tails, or no tails frolic overhead.
Its officers can issue abatement notices and seize noisemaking equipment.
May 20-22, citizens of one of the most orderly cities in the world--where chewing gum was recently allowed back after a 12-year absence--welcomed a noisemaking, music-blaring, color-dripping Bollywood bandwagon into town.