Re: Lulu in Rochester...
- I wish the organizers of this event great success.
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> FROM HOLLYWOOD TO ROCHESTER: THE LIFE OF LOUISE
> Sponsored in collaboration with the Little Theater
> Thursday, April 20th, 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
> The Little Theater, 240 East Avenue
> Rochester, NY 14604
> $15 for RHS members, $18 for non-members
> This November 14th will mark the 100th anniversary of the birth
> of film icon Louise Brooks. Conventional wisdom holds that
> Brooks Ñ a cult figure in American and European pop culture,
> and one of the most recognizable symbols of the Jazz Age Ñ
> ended her career in the late 1930s, only to spend the remainder
> of her life in seclusion. Here in Rochester, we know that this is
> only partly true, and certainly misleading. In 1956 at the urging
> George Eastman House film curator James Card, Brooks set up
> home at 7 North Goodman Street and began a second, if less
> visible, career as a respected film scholar and critic. Never one
> to pass quietly, this one-time femme fatale left many a biting
> Join us at the Little Theater for a special showing of BrooksÕs
> legendary film PandoraÕs Box, along with a talk by Rochester
> Democrat and Chronicle film critic and Brooks acquaintance
> Jack Garner.
> For reservations, call Karen McCally at (585)271-2705 or email
> at kmccally@...