Monthly Archives // June 2014

Mac Ronay – French comedy magician, film actor

[Translate] I had the honor to see Mac Ronay (born Germain Rene Sauvard. June 1913-June 2004) perform at The Crazy Horse Saloon in Paris. He shared the bill with Milo & Roger, Great Carazini. What a lineup. He was one of Read the full article…

“Juggle This” Show Spectacular @ Miller Theater – June 7th, 2014

[Translate] Juggle This is here for the 12th Season. A Festival  weekend of juggling fanatics who enjoy sharing, watching and taking workshops. The weekend culminates with this SHOW SPECTACULAR that I documented at the Miller Theater at Columbia University campus. Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals presents an evening of Silent Films @ Jalopy Tavern

[Translate] FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE! For the next 3 months on the last Sunday we are presenting a series of silent films at Jalopy Tavern.  Outside on the patio is a wonderful, intimate screening room. We will present a few Read the full article…

Ben Pollack and his Park Central Orchestra – 1929

June 19, 2014 // Music, Video // No Comments

[Translate] The Ben Pollack Orchestra plays three tunes on this video. In the band are Jimmy McPartland, Ray Baudus, “Icky” Morgan, 19 year old Benny Goodman, brother Harry Goodman and Jack Teagarden who not only plays trombone but also sings Read the full article…

Stoll, Flynn & Company – “Jazzmania Quintette”

[Translate] George Stoll was a musical director, conductor, composer and jazz violoinist. George Stoll (May 7th, 1905 – Jan 18th, 1985)Born George Martin Stoll, he was also later credited as George E Stoll, sometimes without the middle initial. Violin prodigy Read the full article…

Paul J. Curtis – Founder of The American Mime Theatre – 1927-2012

[Translate] In loving Memory of Paul J. Curtis 1927–2012    Founder and Director of  The American Mime Theatre Paul J. Curtis (August 29, 1927– April 28 2012) was an American actor, mime, director and founder of The American Mime Theatre. Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with Kari Margolis – ‘Margolis Method’.

[Translate] In August of 2013 I drove up to the Margolis Method Center in Highland, New York to visit and interview Kari Margolis. It has taken me almost a year to get it on this blog. Technical difficulties with the Read the full article…

Tom Murrin’s play “Son of Cock-Strong” – A Reading by Peculiar Works Project

[Translate]   Tom Murrin’s play “Son of Cock-Strong” (1970) was performed as a work-in-progress at The Club @ La Mama on April 26th, 2014. Here are a few photographs from the evening’s reading with captions by Peculiar Works Project. “Ralph Read the full article…