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Sarah Bernhard Appears in Charleston

Sarah Bernhardt appeared at the Academy of Music in “La Tosca” on January 21, 1892. Her appearance was treated like that of royalty. A local reviewer for the “News and Courier”, who referred to Bernhardt as “the divine Sarah,” also wrote that the theater “had rarely held as brilliant and cultivated an audience who were spellbound through love, hate, scorn, revenge, and disgust, all of which had full sway in the role.” 304 more words

Salomé in Paris: 'a protest against English morality'.

Tragically, although Ada Leverson, one of Oscar Wilde’s closest friends, insisted that he cared little for any of his plays except Salomé since it most fully ‘expressed himself,’ Wilde never saw… 290 more words

Oscar Wilde

Sarah Bernhardt & Damala the undead

One of the absolute stars of Wilde’s Women is French actress Sarah Bernhardt, a truly remarkable woman.

In 1882, Sarah, who had no shortage of lovers, proposed to and married Aristides Damala, an aristocratic Greek army officer and playboy twelve years her junior. 325 more words


Sarah & Maurice Bernhardt

On 22 December 1864, Sarah Bernhardt gave birth to Maurice, her only child. She named him after her maternal grandfather Moritz Bernardt (the original spelling), although it is entirely possible that she never once met that unreliable vagabond. 143 more words


BRAFA 2017 - the Art Fair to look forward to!

Over the years, BRAFA has established itself as one of Europe’s unmissable cultural events in January. For its next edition, which will take place between 21 and 29 January 2017, it will bring together 132 galleries and art dealers from 16 countries. 775 more words

Art Nouveau

Fab Fall Plantings

While fragrant paperwhites begin blooming in water in the kitchen, the giant pile of planting mix I made following this economical recipe from Northwest Edible Life has been put to great use this weekend. 443 more words