August 11th, 1919 – The Birth of the Weimar Republic

On August 11th, 1919 the imperial form of government came to an official end in Germany with the adoption of the constitution of the Weimar Republic. Named by historians after Weimar, the city where the constitutional assembly took place, it was a period in which Germany was a federal republic and semi-presidential representative democracy. This period of Germany’s history […]

July 7th, 1907 – The Ziegfeld Follies take New York!

The Ziegfeld Follies were a series of elaborate theatrical productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 through 1931, with renewals in 1934 and 1936. They became a radio program in 1932 and 1936 as The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air.  Inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris, the Ziegfeld Follies were conceived and […]

‘Under the Big Top Fashion Show’ – and some big news for Detroit…

On Saturday June 20th, the Tangent Gallery in Detroit witnessed ‘Under the Big Top’, a fabulous display of fashion, cabaret and variety talent. Buried in the industrial districts of central Detroit, this unsuspecting location was for one night transformed into a den of marvelous and thrilling entertainment, a timeless representation of art and strange circus wonders. It was […]

Weekend Recommendations – November 20th, 2014

It’s time for your weekly report of where we’re going to be this weekend, or where we wish we could be . . .   Thursday, November 20th, 2014 This evening in Cincinnati, Ohio UNCORK and RELAX with painter, David Mueller. Enjoy a glass of wine and conversation at an informal gathering at Gallery 42. Click on […]

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