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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…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “The Night They Raided Minsky’s”

[Translate] When I was a student at SVA studying Film Production I spent a day walking around the neighborhood and found a film set which had been created on West 26th Street. They had reconstructed an old 1920’s neighborhood to Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “The Downtown Book”

[Translate] The New York Art Scene in the period of 1974 thru 1984 was ‘on fire’. So much was going on everywhere! This book covers the scene! Downtown is more than just a location, it’s an attitude–and in the 1970s Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with Geoff Sobelle – “The Object Lesson”

[Translate] The New York Theatre Workshop was packed ‘wall-to-wall’ with boxes and other storage unit items. I had read about “The Object Room” when Geoff Sobelle had performed it at BAM a few years ago, and the reviewer’s description of Read the full article…

Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue – Feb. 6th, 2017 @ Dixon Place

[Translate] THE BINDLESTIFF OPEN STAGE VARIETY REVUE Hosting the evening’s entertainment was ‘Magic Brian’. First up was the ‘Amazing HouDino’ performing a wonderful card trick with his father Magic Brian. HouDino carefully selected a card as audience volunteer looks on. Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Girls Will be Boys” by Laura Horak

[Translate] “Girls Will be Boys” by Laura Horak Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, and Katharine Hepburn all made lasting impressions with the cinematic cross-dressing they performed onscreen. What few modern viewers realize, however, is that these seemingly daring performances of the Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Jean Cocteau – A Life”

[Translate] This passionate and monumental biography reassesses the life and legacy of one of the most significant cultural figures of the twentieth century. Unevenly respected, easily hated, almost always suspected of being inferior to his reputation, Jean Cocteau has often Read the full article…

Harley Newman – ‘Extreme Stunt Master’ – An interview

[Translate] Vaudevisuals interview in 2 parts with Harley Newman. I thought it out and decided that 2017 needs a great start. So, I am reposting this great interview with ‘master stuntman’ and wonderful person Harley Newman. I caught up with Read the full article…

“Wondershow” at The Cutting Room – Jan 19th, 2017

[Translate] I first met Jonathan Burns at the Festival of Fools in Vermont in 2012. I photographed him many times and laughed even more times. He is one funny man! Now he is coming to New York with a gang Read the full article…

“The Secret Variety Society” at Pangea

[Translate] Starting the evening off is Reverend Roper and his attempt to get all present to be ‘blessed’. With kazoo and piano, Sabrina Chap provides more than ample music for the evening. Wild and wonderful comrade Miss Ekaterina sways down Read the full article…