Posts Tagged ‘ theater ’

actors acting

June 14, 2011
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i’m always amused by characters, costumes, the theater….here are some gorgeous portraits of of 19th century actors and actresses from the ringling collection at the university of florida! love the dog at the end
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train to fame

February 8, 2011
streetcar

i decided to re-read a streetcar named desire on the plane back from chicago. quick, satisfying, dramatic, sexy- i kind of needed the new orleans heat and craziness after the whole blizzard situation. the introduction is an excerpt from tennessee williams’ essay, “the catastrophe of success,” which he wrote in response to his sudden...
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java jammin

October 22, 2010
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claire holt traveled to indonesia in the 1930s to research and document the vibrant art and dance culture throughout the islands. because dance was such an integral part of everyday life in indonesia, claire realized that understanding the dance culture would require becoming familiar with the entire indonesian culture, religion and history. she spent...
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leon

July 1, 2010
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loving leon bakst’s fantastical magical designs for the ballet russes!!!
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worth about a million bucks

December 23, 2009
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my dad got me tickets to see million dollar quartet at the apollo theater last night. so rad! the show’s about a night in december 1956, where elvis, johnny cash, carl perkins, and jerry lee lewis all happened to be at the sun records studios at the same time and spontaneously recorded a jam...
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40 years of torn dresses, hits of acid, and the beach!

December 7, 2009
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so ive been interning in the art department at the sf bay guardian for the past few months. a few weeks ago, i was helping out at their goldies party, thrown for winners of awards given yearly to outstanding members of the sf arts community. i was honored to be briefly introduced to a...
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