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  • nutsaboutclara
    I wish the organizers of this event great success. -Dario. ... of
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 16, 2006
      I wish the organizers of this event great success.


      --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, olive_e_thomas
      <no_reply@...> wrote:
      > BROOKS
      > 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
      > critique.
      > 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@...
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