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Mosaico de Fondo

Autor: Andrés Montaño

Cuando Joséphine Baker viajó desde Broadway a París con el espectáculo de cabaret de la Revue Nègre, no imaginó que su presencia en la capital francesa causaría una revolución. 1,171 more words


Soul Music: Weimar Jazz

The most popular music to be danced to in Germany after the Great War was Jazz music. With it the young generation expressed its new spirit of democracy and a new beginning. 260 more words


1920's Badass Women: Flappers

It used to be that I was incapable of appreciating the 1920s. It wasn’t just that the fashion wasn’t my jam, it was that it seemed like such a decadent time for no reason, that people were just intent on getting drunk and having a good time.

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Burlesque! I kind of want to try burlesque dancing or at least try to make a burlesque costume just for fun.

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Costume Inspiration


(Waylaid by a few days of feeling under the weather, but on we go:)

Day 15 – ZOU ZOU (Marc Allégret, France, 1934)

The iconic Josephine Baker’s first sound film is a star vehicle that appears to shoehorn every known cliché into an already-ragged “a star is born” storyline, but is saved by a certain weirdness underlying the hackneyed plot points—and Baker herself, of course. 417 more words

Film Reviews

What a wonderful week!

Our friend of many years, (about thirty five); came for her first visit to the Perigord Noir last week and what a wonderful time we had, catching up on the latest news from England and visiting some of the attractions of the area. 428 more words