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The Jazz Age Diva Who Lived in a Castle: Josephine Baker

Watching “Black Pearl, A Tribute to Josephine Baker” at The Black Ensemble Theater last week took me back to France.
2015. April in Paris was unforgettable but spring in the Dordogne was bewitching. 403 more words


Goddess Mothers and True Heroes

Originally published on The Bardo Group blog

“All you need is a sense that there is no such thing as ‘no’ and everything is possible.” Moira Kelly… 677 more words

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Josephine Baker 1906-1975, Missouri native, known world-wide for her flamboyancy and larger than life personality, famous mainly for her work mainly in Paris

Alvin Ailey 1931-1989 Founded the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, New York City, Activist, Choreographer (Photo credit: Evaf-Maze) … 232 more words

Featured Artists

Scandalous Women: Spirit of a Dove - Guest Post by Stephen Bourne

Evelyn Dove was one of the true pioneers of the booming cabaret age of the 1920s. She thrilled audiences around the world and her exquisite stage costumes helped to make her one of the most glamorous women of her time. 56 more words


The Photo Gallery Scene: Josephine Baker in Boston

By Paul Goldfinger, photography editor @Blogfinger.net

The photojournalist Lucien Aigner was born in Hungary.  He moved to Paris where he worked with some of the pioneer Leica-toting photographers such as Robert Capa. 183 more words

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Ms Samalie Lutalo

Samalie Lutalo is a civil servant, currently working on international development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Born to Ugandan parents and raised between London and South Africa. She has recently become engaged. 145 more words