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Posted on 10 February 2018 | 10:04 pm
Nationwide staff gear up to take on Prospect
Swindon AdvertiserNationwide staff gear up to take on Prospect 10k challengeSwindon AdvertiserA TEAM of employees from Nationwide are in training to take part in Prospect Hospice's early season running event, the Prospect 10K. The building society has backed the fitness fundraiser since it was first held in 2013. The Nationwide team has signed ...
Posted on 10 February 2018 | 6:09 am
Impact companion animals have on owners --
Impact companion animals have on owners -- ScienceDailyScience DailyA new study suggests that pets provide benefits to those with mental health conditions.and more »
Posted on 9 February 2018 | 10:45 am
James Henry 'Jim' Brooks - Dailyleader
James Henry 'Jim' BrooksDailyleaderMr. Brooks, 73, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at King's Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven. He was born Dec. 9, 1944, in Blytheville, Arkansas, to Henry and Lizzie Brooks. He was a member of Mount Bethel Lodge #6. He is preceded in death by his ...
Posted on 8 February 2018 | 8:03 pm
Carmen review – Bizet meets Busby Berkeley
The GuardianCarmen review – Bizet meets Busby BerkeleyThe GuardianLater, her costumes hint at Hollywood or Weimar glamour, with overtones of Dietrich in Sternberg's Blonde Venus and Louise Brooks as Georg Pabst's waif-like Lulu in Pandora's Box. Anna Goryachova (Carmen), holding rope, in Carmen by Bizet @ Royal Opera ...and more »
Posted on 7 February 2018 | 4:06 am
Broadway’s ‘American in Paris’ is a
An airy, gentle caress of a show, “An American in Paris” is a welcome oddity on Broadway. Based on Vincente Minnelli’s 1951 movie of the same name and boasting a...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 7:05 pm
Sex and Film: the Erotic in British,
The release of Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Fifty Shades of Grey offered an intriguing insight into contemporary Anglo-Saxon attitudes to erotic cinema. Pre-release, there was lively speculation as to its presumed transgressive qualities.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 9:36 pm
SXSW Star Hailey Tuck Shares Her Vintage
Source: Shore Fire Media Howdy! On my way to SXSW! Hope the traffic isn't too bad. A photo posted by Hailey Tuck (@haileytuck) on You might find it hard to believe that any of the porcelain beauties above have any traces of country girl in them. However, Hailey Tuck (front and center) was born and raised in Texas before hopping the pond to pursue her music career—and a seriously stylish ...
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 1:49 pm
August at the Opera: a Season’s Worth of
Illuminating the back of the set will be a series of nearly 200 collaged artworks created by Mr. Kentridge, who said they range from a variety of women—such as Mr. Berg’s wife and film actresses in the style of Jazz Age star Louise Brooks—to famous ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 1:44 pm
Hollywood Can't Decide What The Ideal Bod
Women at the time wore undergarments that helped achieve this androgynous look by flattening the butt, chest and hips — think Hollywood "It Girls" at the time, Clara Bow and Louise Brooks. Actresses like Lauren Bacall, Rita Hayworth and Katharine Hepburn ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 1:04 pm
Five Things To Do This Weekend in Memphis
Some of his subject matter I have never heard of or thought about before now. But here you have it, Louise Brooks, Frank Zappa, and Other Charmers and Dreamers. He'll even sign it too. Sat., Aug. 22, 5:30-11 p.m. Two spectaular fundraising bonanzas.
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 5:07 am
Anthology collects Memphis author Tom
That enthusiastic 1953 pronouncement by famous French cinephile Henri Langlois is more or less echoed by Memphis writer Tom Graves in his new book “Louise Brooks, Frank Zappa, & Other Charmers & Dreamers,” an anthology of previously uncollected essays ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 12:45 am
How to get A-list celebrity hair
This style is reminiscent of Audrey Hepburn and Louise Brooks, and we’re seeing starlets of all ages still wear this cut with pride. I love how a wide range of celebrities, from Beyonce to Victoria Beckham and Camilla Belle, have worn this hairstyle with ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 5:34 am