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Helen Reddy obituary | Music | The Guardian

Every social movement has its definitive song, and feminism got its anthem in 1972 when the Australian singer Helen Reddy released the single I Am Woman. In three elegant minutes, … Continue reading

10/01/2020

Born on this Day – Peter Ustinov

On this day, Peter Ustinov was born. ‘Writer, performer, wit and humanitarian whose brilliant, 64-year career epitomised an old European culture – and a talent to amuse…’ Source: Born on … Continue reading

04/16/2020

The History of Race, Performance, and Drag Intersect in a Rare Photo of Thomas Dilward

TODAY IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, the southwest corner of Court Street and Remsen Street is home to a vitamin store, a law office, and a pizzeria. But in September 1862, during … Continue reading

02/26/2020

Stars of Vaudeville #1037: Charles Chaplin, Sr. | Travalanche

Born on this date in 1863: Charles Chaplin the Elder: the father of his better-known namesake, comedian and movie star Charlie Chaplin. It’s not as well known today that in … Continue reading

03/18/2017 · 2 Comments

Archive Feature • CONNECTING CONVERSATIONS with MICHAEL ROSEN • 2008

I was not sure what to expect when I turned up to this event at The Institute of Psychoanalysis. Was the celebrated children’s author and poet Michael Rosen – the … Continue reading

12/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Two Nerdy History Girls: From the Archives: Bird Millman, Bewitching High Wire Artiste

One of our recent Friday Videos featuring an unidentified woman dancing along a precariously high-wire far above the streets of an equally unidentified city. Our astute Nerdy History readers were quickly able … Continue reading

04/14/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Theatre Review • ELAINE STRITCH AT LIBERTY & DOROTHY FIELDS FOREVER • Old Vic/King’s Head • 2002

Elaine Stritch – At Liberty If you are tired of tin-pot stars fashioned through the medium of small screen follies, then don’t miss the other pair of dames on the … Continue reading

07/11/2014 · Leave a comment

Earl Okin | The Crazy Coqs

Earl Okin | The Crazy Coqs. MONDAY 24TH MARCH EARL OKIN “Age does not matter for he appeals to all from 17 to senility. He’s a joy! He is classic! … Continue reading

03/20/2014 · Leave a comment