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St Ubaldo Day 2015: Shuta Multimedia Vlog Episode 132

Yeah there's no sign of a video game in this next video, but seriously, check this out. It's wild stuff.

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This Episode shows highlights from the 2015 St Ubaldo Day, AKA the Race of the Saints or La Festa Dei Ceri in Jessup, PA.

Background:

Every year, on memorial day weekend, La Festa Dei Ceri is celebrated in Jessup, PA. This festival celebrates the actions of Bishop Ubaldo Baldassini, who was canonized as St. Ubaldo. St Ubaldo rescued the town of Gubbio, Italy by talking Barbarossa out of sacking the town. Before he could return with the news, the town was overcome with fear and panic. Lacking CNN or any social networking sites, and with his health failing, Ubaldo needed a way to tell the town he was fine--in a hurry. So he had himself carried on a platform carried by young men from the town. They ran through the city, calming the population. In Gubbio, this event was reenacted by carrying a statue of St. Ubaldo along the same route. Later Statues of St. George and St. Anthony were added. When immigrants from Gubbio settled in Jessup, PA, they brought this tradition with them.

Thus, in Jessup, PA, the Saturday of the Memorial Day weekend is St. Ubaldo Day, and it culminates in the Race of the Saints.

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St. Ubaldo Day: http://www.stubaldoday.com/

Ginger's Pies: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gingers-Pies/145181788853631

The Caverna: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Caverna/125763114150512

Brewster's Sound Sensations: https://www.facebook.com/BrewstersSound?ref=br_rs

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Santa's Train Comes to Olyphant 2014: Shuta Multimedia Vlog Episode 128

As a way of wishing Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and the Happiest of all Holidays to my gaming buddies throughout the world, I thought I'd share this video and photo album of the arrival of Santa Claus in my home town. May God's blessings flow to you all.

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December 6, 2014: Never mind the rain! Santa is in town along with Mrs. Claus, juggler and comedian Robert Smith, and some awesome Christmas Music! (Still trying to find out the name of the band, but I haven't given up yet! :) A great time was had by all, I promise you! Merry Christmas to all, and don't mind the drizzle!

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Winter Storm Cato: Now Is Not the Time!!!

Winter Storm Cato 2014

A winter storm on a holiday named Cato? I know they were going in a different direction when they picked the name, but I think the fact that this storm shares it's name with a character that would attack at the worst possible times is apropo. Especially since Cato ALSO used the "freezer ambush."

Don't know what I mean? Check out the clip from the Blake Edwards classic below:

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