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Folies-Bergère ο στάβλος που έγινε καμπαρέ

Φολί-Μπερζέρ (Folies-Bergère)Γαλλικό θέατρο του 19ου και των αρχών του 20ού αι., διάσημο για τις παραστάσεις καμπαρέ. Το θέατρο αυτό λειτούργησε για πρώτη φορά στο Παρίσι το 1869, στις εγκαταστάσεις ενός παραδοσιακού στάβλου. 9 more words

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Long Live the Ya-Ya!

The mini-skirt or affectionately known as the “Ya’Ya” is defined as a skirt whose hemline is no more than 4 inches below a woman’s derrière. It is not to be confused with the micro-mini whose hemline is at or just below the crotch level. 215 more words

Fashion

Like Spring Time in Paris

Paris is a place that has been romanticized in my head for as long as I could recall. I grew up on the likes of images and stories of Josephine Baker and her plight to be herself. 475 more words

Travel

Harvard University Acquires Copy of Unfinished Play "The Welcome Table" by James Baldwin

The Houghton Library at Harvard University has acquired a typed script of an unfinished James Baldwin play “The Welcome Table.” The manuscript is the 3,000 item acquired by the library archives since 1874. 152 more words

Education

Female Portrait Photographs by Carl Van Vechten

Carl Van Vechten (1880 – 1964) was an American writer and artistic photographer who was a patron of the Harlem Renaissance and the literary executor of Gertrude Stein. 168 more words

Photographs

THE DEFENDANT TELLS HER STORY, THROWS HERSELF ON THE MERCY OF THE COURT (1929)

Miss Baker, guilty of Love.

Counsel for the Defendant, Messrs. Waller and Razaf:

My only hope is that Justice was Merciful.

(One of my favorite songs and a wonderful performance, new to me.)

May your happiness increase!

Michael Steinman