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Dada koan #14: her feet lying across cutlery

Ah, yes, it’s a cut-up technique poem.  We’re sailing here with these dada koans.  #14’s clipped a few phrases from newspaper advertisements.

This surreal poem’s pasted onto Edie-Sedgwick-’60s-color paper.  207 more words

Dada Koans

La Grande Guerra


Quest’anno la televisione e i giornali ci riempiranno di notizie e memorabilia sulla prima guerra mondiale, la “grande guerra”, visto che siamo nel centenario del suo inizio. 790 more words


Ms Bernhardt.

Parisian born actress Sarah Bernhardt photographed in 1864.


The Lust of La Païva - Deadly Sin #3

Deadly Sinner #3: All the French courtesans of the 19th century

My favorite era is the French Belle Epoque of the late 19th Century. It was also a golden age of high class courtesans, scandalous dancers and sensual actresses like La  Belle Otero, Liane de Pougy, Sarah Bernhardt, Cléo de Mérode, La Païva, La Castiglione and so on. 11 more words

Geraldine Farrar as Joan of Arc - Jan. 1917 Picture-Play

  • Opera singer Geraldine Farrar was an international celebrity so it’s no wonder she was recruited for the cinema.
  • In 1916 she appeared in Cecil B. DeMille’s Joan the Woman.
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He's the Bawdiest Cleopatra of the Century

Last year, Charles Busch considered walking away from playwriting. Fortunately for fans of the writer, performer, director, and drag legend, the impulse didn’t stick. Just before the onset of rehearsals for… 702 more words

Theater (general)

Rising Above Concepts 1/5

1953 First New York Closed Class
Joel S. Goldsmith
49A – Rising Above Concepts of God or Truth

Please try to be here not later than quarter to eight during closed classes for the meditation, and I’ll explain the reason for that. 1,283 more words