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 […]

This Day in History – February 28th, 1883

Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment. It was especially popular in the United States and Canada from the early 1880s until the early 1930s. A typical vaudeville performance is made up of a series of separate, unrelated acts grouped together on a common bill. Types of acts have included popular and classical musicians, […]

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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