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Eight Days a Week

My buddy Bob over at The Vanity Mirror blog recently suggested a nifty topic: the days of the week. I liked the idea and decided to call the post “Eight Days a Week.” And then, last night, McCartney opened his concert with “Eight Days a Week.” 1,235 more words

Popular Music History

Today in Madonna History: October 12, 1987

On October 12 1987, Madonna contributed “Santa Baby” (a remake of the 1953 Eartha Kitt song) to the first in a series of  “ 248 more words

1987

Blue Movers

REEF is giving me much to contemplate. The exhibition raises fascinating questions about the Earth itself as an art space, and more troubling ones about the human impact on the sea. 1,001 more words

Astrology

Classic Klaasen Ladies: The end of an era

They jokingly refer to themselves as the Classic Klaasen Ladies. But the description couldn’t be more apt. They are Juno Award-winner Lorraine Klaasen and her mom, Thandi Klaasen, reputed to have been Nelson Mandela’s favourite singer. 1,182 more words

Music

Banned! Books in Drag

The Seattle Public Library is very excited for our upcoming event “Banned! Books in Drag” that will be taking place on September 27, 2014 at Neighbours Nightclub on Capitol Hill. 482 more words

BOOKS

Just an Old-Fashioned Girl, Like Eartha Kitt

We could just enjoy the lyrics to this song and Eartha Kitt’s way of sending them up. But let’s also talk about the fact that, in mid-20th-century America, some TV show put Eartha Kitt in antebellum, Southern belle costumes.

Uneasy Listening