Oct 17
2013

Wayback Wednesday – Weimar Berlin & Cabaret Reader Submission

A reader sent us an email with some personal information about Weimar-era Berlin and the cabaret clubs. We love the personal details that bring more aliveness to history. She mentioned that retelling their story brings them back to life.

Thank you Rozelle Bentheim!

Editor’s note: The email was edited from it’s original for grammar and to add additional information for clarity.

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Jul 29
2013

Music Mondays – Can You Hear the Swing? – Part 2

jazz-music-ii-jpg“You need to understand what swingers liked about their music and made them want to dance. Then you need to merge that with that you like about modern dance music. Good Electro Swing is about bringing these two together in new ways.”~DJ Phil Mac

 

 

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Jul 08
2013

Music Monday – Can You Hear the Swing? Part 1

jazz-music-ii-jpg“You need to understand what swingers liked about their music and made them want to dance. Then you need to merge that with that you like about modern dance music. Good Electro Swing is about bringing these two together in new ways.”~DJ Phil Mac
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Jul 03
2013

Wayback Wednesday – Prohibition in Cartoons

Everyone had various opinions on Prohibition, including cartoonists. Today we give you some cartoons from the Prohibition era from different magazines.

 

 

 

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Jun 26
2013

Wayback Wednesday – Sixty-eight years of the United Nations

“The Charter of the United Nations which you have just signed is a solid structure upon which we can build a better world. History will honor you for it. Between the victory in Europe and the final victory, in this most destructive of all wars, you have won a victory against war itself. . . . With this Charter the world can begin to look forward to the time when all worthy human beings may be permitted to live decently as free people.” ~Harry S. Truman, President of the United States

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Jun 19
2013

Wayback Wednesday – The Drive-In

Romeos who lost out in the back seats of picture houses when West Point ushers and super-service came into the deluxe houses are waking up in a new world. ~”So There’s Nothing New!” Motion Picture Daily, 10 June 1933, pp. 1, 15

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