Todd Duncan, the pioneering opera singer, circa 1930s. Mr. Duncan was the first African-American to perform with a major opera company, the New York City Opera. Other career highlights include being selected by George Gershwin to originate the role of Porgy in “Porgy and Bess” and being the first person to record the now classic song, “Unchained Melody.” Mr. Duncan also held a master’s degree from Columbia University and taught voice at Howard University for over fifty years, well into his nineties. He died in 1998.
Oh my Goodness…it’s a Photo of Baby Angelina Jolie that just surfaced
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How can we forget when poor little, dainty and feminine Tippi Hendren gets worked by those darn “Birds” in one of Hitchcock’s finest train wreck. Miss Tippi just didn’t know what hit her. She just wanted to get the hell out of “Bodega Bay“. Can’t say any of us could blame her. After all, one doesn’t go on vacation by the sea to turn around and become a human sushi for a bunch of buzzards. Enj0y. I’ve thrown together some lovely pics of that darling little 60’s green suit she got mauled in. It definitely didn’t need the “bloody” red highlights but it was entertaining.
Here’s that bitch Barbie posing in that iconic outfit poor little Tippi suffered in at the mercy of those vultures. And to think it was marketed for Sale just so to make someone gain from her pain. Oh well, money is money ….! Continue reading
Every once in a while, I buy old magazines, books, and various knick-knacks with pictures of maiko and geiko on them, then scan them and upload to Flickr to share with you all. I like to think that I’m helping keep the memories of these ladies alive. Plus, it’s always fun to admire their hikizuri kimono! [The Sun Magazine, June 1972 Issue] – – Read more…
- Anatomy of a Kimono – (geishadreaming.wordpress.com)
- Kimono diaries (thehindu.com)
- Obis, and tying pretty knots (nannerzillafashion.wordpress.com)
Sad clown : black and white and red, street art photo black and white
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Just want to share some images that I shot a loooooooong time ago, maybe about a year and a half ago to be a little more precise. Anyway, I never publicly shared this series (with the exception of one photo}. I was a little insecure about putting it out there because: