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Exposición ‘Querida Comadre. Lorca y Argentina en la Danza Española’ en el Centro Lorca

Exposición ‘Querida Comadre. Lorca y Argentina en la Danza Española’ en el Centro Lorca

In 1920, Oregon's Opal Whiteley was the center of international controversy. Her childhood diary was called a work of genius, until readers discovered hidden clues to a mystery that has not been solved to this day. (Click through to the fascinating article from The New Yorker) ~Repinned Via Alison Fain http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2012/08/the-diary-of-opal-whiteley.html

Opal Whiteley’s Riddles

In 1920, Oregon's Opal Whiteley was the center of international controversy. Her childhood diary was called a work of genius, until readers discovered hidden clues to a mystery that has not been solved to this day. (Click through to the fascinating article from The New Yorker) ~Repinned Via Alison Fain http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2012/08/the-diary-of-opal-whiteley.html

“Mademoiselle Gabrielle—the Half Lady—was a legless marvel from the early 1900’s. She was born in Basel, Switzerland in 1884 and began her freak show and exhibition career at the Paris Universal Exposition in 1900 as The Half-Woman…Mademoiselle Gabrielle possessed no legs and, according to a 1929 London Life article, she possessed no stumps whatsoever. Her torso finished just below the hip gracefully.”

“Mademoiselle Gabrielle—the Half Lady—was a legless marvel from the early 1900’s. She was born in Basel, Switzerland in 1884 and began her freak show and exhibition career at the Paris Universal Exposition in 1900 as The Half-Woman…Mademoiselle Gabrielle possessed no legs and, according to a 1929 London Life article, she possessed no stumps whatsoever. Her torso finished just below the hip gracefully.”

La Cenerentola - Teresa Berganza - Teatro Colón - July 14, 1967 - Complete opera - Audio only

La Cenerentola - Teresa Berganza - Teatro Colón - July 14, 1967 - Complete opera - Audio only

My (whose?) great-great grandmother Mathilde Von Theile, a Sinti-Romani dancer in her dancing clothes. Germany, circa late 1800s or very early 1900s

My (whose?) great-great grandmother Mathilde Von Theile, a Sinti-Romani dancer in her dancing clothes. Germany, circa late 1800s or very early 1900s

Bata de cola y castañuelas.   Fotos: Paco Rosso

Bata de cola y castañuelas. Fotos: Paco Rosso

La Traviata - Acts I & II - Anna Moffo, Carlos Cossutta & Gabriel Bacquier - Performance Commemorating the 155th anniversary of the May Revolution of 1810 (hence the National Anthem) - Teatro Colón - May 25, 1965 - Audio only

La Traviata - Acts I & II - Anna Moffo, Carlos Cossutta & Gabriel Bacquier - Performance Commemorating the 155th anniversary of the May Revolution of 1810 (hence the National Anthem) - Teatro Colón - May 25, 1965 - Audio only

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