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**TUNE IN. TURN ON** A fabulous fundraiser for Radio Free Brooklyn A great new radio station fueling underground artists and mindsets. This event's like a Kickstarter Campaign but you can afford the party level. At an enchanted private home in Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn (near York St. F train) Unusual cocktails by The House of St. Eve. Solid live bands. Wild Performances. Funktastic Dancing. Accurate Adjectives. FACEBOOK EVENT LINK! Hosted by MC Gabrielle St. Evensen DJ Alejandro of Minutes Continue reading...

Street People by Janet Beller

This book cover is a little beaten up from constantly looking up some of the most interesting people that walked the streets of New York. Originally published in 1980 when characters were everywhere you walked in New York City. It was what New York was! It's People! Here is the Forward by photographer Janet Beller. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ One of the 'people' that Janet Beller photographed in the streets of New York. Performing in front of the 42nd Street NY Public Library between the lions in 1980. ~ Continue reading...

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BELLOMANIA For his 3rd year in a row success, Bello Noch presents his new production BelloMania. Featuring  Michael Karas, Dinny McGuire, Annaliese Nock, Shawn Roth Show Host Dinny McGuire kept the show moving along with charm and finesse. Bello starts the show off with a 'big head' balloon stunt. He followed that will a lovely 'chair production' routine followed by this skillfully accomplished hand balancing act. His daughterAnnaliese Nock did a beautiful split on the tightwire. Bello proceeded Continue reading...

Bello at The New Victory Theatre

BelloMania! "America's Best Clown" in a brand new show of his own! With a crazy coif that defies gravity as much as his soaring stunts, Bello and his talented troupe tackle the most towering, terrifying and tough-to-do tricks with jokester genius. The former Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® big shot nails trampoline routines, bungee-style bouncing and handstands on a high wire, "all the while making audiences laugh with his brilliantly comic timing and gusto" The New York Times While Continue reading...

Unforgotten New York

The description of the book as per Amazon. Captivating photographs from the present and the past take readers on a tour through New York City's most influential cultural spaces--reminding us of what made them legendary, and revealing what has replaced them. If you lived in New York City in the 1950s, '60s, '70s, or '80s, you If you lived in New York City in the 1950s, '60s, '70s, or '80s, you were likely enchanted by a particular, legendary place. Latenight spots like the Copacabana, Studio Continue reading...

Mime Bill Bowers

"All Over The Map" A new performance by Bill Bowers In this interview, Bill talks about his new show and it's history. Why it came about and a few anecdotes about his previous Award Winning Shows. For more information and/or tickets go here. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Continue reading...

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It's not every day that a new circus comes to town. Especially an exotic, sensual and comedic one. That is Circo de la Luna! Here is Mark Lonergan (director) and Mark Gindick (clown) talking about the upcoming show. Produced by Amanda Topaz and starring Sonia Olla. Featuring the following performers: Ismael Fernandez Sarah Sophie Flicker Mark Gindick Olga Karmansky AJ Silver Amanda Topaz Anna Venizelos   CLICK HERE FOR TICKET INFORMATION ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Continue reading...

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I usually post 'The Vaudevisuals Bookshelf' once a week but this week is 'Special'. The publication of Noah Diamond's new book "Gimme A Thrill". I will let you read the text on Amazon since I am a photographer mostly! A BROADWAY LEGEND OF 1924 Includes more than eighty rare photographs, some published here for the first time. Before they made the films which are their principal legacy, the Marx Brothers were the stars of three Broadway musicals in the 1920s. Two of these, The Cocoanuts and Animal Continue reading...

John Towsen's CLOWNS book

John Towsen's CLOWNS book" width="530" height="791" /> I had a hardcover copy and ended up giving it to Slava when he came to town with Cirque de Soleil. John also happened to be one of the coproducers of the First NY Clown Theater Festival in 1983. Here is an NY Times review. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ For more writing by John H. Towsen visit his blog which is devoted to physical comedy. ALL FALL DOWN. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Continue reading...