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Early Kern V: OH, BOY! (1917)

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the continuation of our series on the early musical theatre works of Jerome Kern, the brilliant composer whose complete scores from 1920 onward have been highlighted here over the past three years. 1,132 more words

Musicals

Official Release: Legendary East St. Louisans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Legendary East St. Louisans: An African American Series features 1917 Riot Survivors, Educators, Artists and More – Over 100 plus years of African American History. 500 more words

Black History

Somebody Lied (Victor, 1917)

Somebody Lied (Victor, 1917)
Directed by Ben Wilson
Starring Priscilla Dean and Harry Carter

It’s been a while but I’ll break my four month hiatus with a review of a Priscilla Dean two reel comedy-drama I recently saw. 613 more words

Reviews

Coney Island (1917)

A hilarious short film starring Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle and Buster Keaton. There’s a huge love square brewing when three frisky men fight all over Coney Island for the attentions of a pretty, young strumpet. 30 more words

Local Spots

Early Kern IV: LOVE O' MIKE (1917)

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the continuation of our series on the early musical theatre works of Jerome Kern, the brilliant composer whose complete scores from 1920 onward have been highlighted here over the past three years. 470 more words

Broadway

August 14 in San Antonio history...

1895
Ground is broken for the main building of Our Lady of the Lake Academy.  Originally, the name was to be “St. Mary’s of the Lake” but Bishop Forest persuaded Mother Florence that there were so many St. 111 more words

Texana

WISH FOR NOTHING – Author’s Note

The idea for WISH FOR NOTHING came to me as I stood on a beach in the province of Holguin, Cuba, in 1998, preparing to return home from a family vacation. 402 more words

1917