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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 … Continue reading

05/01/2017 · 2 Comments

Vintage Pin Up: Josephine Baker 1929 | The Müscleheaded Blog

Photo post. Source: Vintage Pin Up: Josephine Baker 1929 | The Müscleheaded Blog

10/11/2016 · 1 Comment

Josephine Baker: Muse of Modern Architecture | A R T L▼R K

On the 3rd of June 1906, the American dancer, singer, and actress Josephine Baker was born in St. Louis, Missouri. Her life story is a typical ‘rags to riches’ tale. … Continue reading

06/03/2016 · 2 Comments

Folies Bergère: Populist Cosmopolitan Hub | A R T L▼R K

On the 30th of November 1886, The Folies Bergère staged its first revue in Paris. Located at 32 rue Richer in the 9th Arrondissement, and called Folies Trévise back then, … Continue reading

05/18/2015 · Leave a comment

A Stand Against Racism Grace Kelly & Josephine Baker

Originally posted on First Night History:
In 1951, the newly famous [Grace] Kelly took a bold stand against a racist incident involving Black American expatriate singer/dancer Josephine Baker, when Sherman…

11/14/2014 · Leave a comment