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Coney Island USA Benefit – Amazing Night for All!

[Translate] CONEY ISLAND USA BENEFIT SPECTACULAR The Great Fredini (Fred Kahl) and Coney Island USA founder/director Dick Zigun. Adam Bishop and Patrick David Wall Bambi The Mermaid and Chuck Varga Reverend Billy and his megaphone reached out to all those present Read the full article…

Check out Vaudevisuals – Review – MARCH 2016

[Translate] March 2016 Vaudevisuals Posts This month I did quite a few interviews! Heather Litteer, Hilary Chaplain, Gus Solomons, Jr. and photographed the Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue. A few books were mentioned too! RED BULL THEATER PRESENTS – 2 Read the full article…

Justin Weber’s “Wacky of Wallabazoo” at Coney Island USA

[Translate]   Justin Weber presents “Wacky of Wallabazoo: a Yo-yo Boy’s Adventure,” his full-length debut show in New York City. In this fairytale adventure, Wacky ventures to the City of Dreams and is confronted with masked characters who attempt to Read the full article…

“The Ride Inspector’s Nightmare” @ Coney Island USA thru Nov. 1st

[Translate] Created by Coney Island USA's own Dick Zigun. "The Ride Inspector's Nightmare" features Zero Boy, Alfie Bunz, Princess Pat, Patrick Salazar & Nati the Patchwork Girl. A roller coaster ride thru the mind and life of a Coney Island Read the full article…

Vintage Coney Island Postcards

[Translate] STEEPLECHASE PARK – World-Famous Amusement Park at Coney Island. The most popular seaside resort in the metropolitan area. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Swimming Pool, Parachute Jump and Ferris Wheel in Steeplechase Park, Surf Avenue, Coney Island, NY. ~ Read the full article…

Armitage Shanks sings at Hotel Tryst – July 14th, 2015 – @Coney Island USA

[Translate] Armitage Shanks belts out a strange but intoxicating song for those that were lucky to see him at Hotel Tryst on July 24th, 2015. HOTEL TRYST was a 2 day event hosted by the always surprising CONEY ISLAND USA. Read the full article…

The Clown Un_Mask – Armitage Shanks – Seattle, Wa.

[Translate] Armitage Shanks poses for The Clown Un_Mask portrait Armitage Shanks performing in the HOTEL TRYST show at Coney Island USA. Summoning the crowd at HOTEL TRYST last weekend at Coney Island USA. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “One of Read the full article…

HOTEL TRYST: No Sleep Til Brooklyn – @ 2 Nights of shows and ETC…

[Translate] HOTEL TRYST Conceived by Coco Framboise Directed by Armitage Shanks Produced by Dr. Lucky (Coney Island USA Artist is Residence) General Manager: Patrick Wall House Manager: Kaitlin Wirth Stage Manager: Heather Whatever Sound and Lights: Luis Michaels ~ ~ Read the full article…

Mermaid Parade @Coney Island USA – Saturday, June 20th, 2015

[Translate] The Mermaid Parade is the largest art parade in the nation. A celebration of ancient mythology and honky-tonk rituals of the seaside, it showcases over 1,500 creative individuals from all over the five boroughs and beyond, opening the summer Read the full article…

1932 Video of Coney Island’s Steeplechase Park – British Pathe

[Translate] Coney Island’s Steeplechase Park was an amazing place to visit and play. Here is a video from the British Pathe archives of that wonderful park and some of the rides that it provided. Also, at Luna Park we see Read the full article…