Bell Ringer. The Jazz Age. Glamour, culture, and excitement!. The Lost Generation. Finding a new meaning of life in postwar America. La Vie Boehme!. "Bohemian" is applied to people who live unconventional, usually artistic, lives.
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The Jazz Age
Glamour, culture, and excitement!
Finding a new meaning of life in postwar America
There is no universal understanding or meaning to life. Each person creates his or her own meaning in life through actions and choices taken.
Tender Buttons: objects, food, rooms
“A CARAFE, THAT IS A BLIND GLASS. A kind in glass and a cousin, a spectacle and nothing strange a single hurt color and an arrangement in a system to pointing. All this and not ordinary, not unordered in not resembling. The difference is spreading. GLAZED GLITTER. Nickel, what is nickel, it is originally rid of a cover.”
Buffalo Bill 's defunct who used to ride a watersmooth-silver stallion and break onetwothreefourfivepigeonsjustlikethat Jesus he was a handsome man and what i want to know is how do you like your blueeyed boy Mister Death
America’s Social Revolution
What’s wrong with
America is mesmerized by the silver screen
Much had changed since Thomas Edison’s “moving pictures” – Hollywood was now a bustling metropolis filled with actors hoping to “make it big”
The story begins with young JakieRabinowitz defying the traditions of his devout Jewish family by singing popular tunes in a beer hall. Punished by his father, a cantor, Jakie runs away from home. Some years later, now calling himself Jack Robin, he has become a talented jazz singer. He attempts to build a career as an entertainer, but his professional ambitions ultimately come into conflict with the demands of his home and heritage.
Bringing African American culture into the forefront
What happens to a dream deferred?
Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore-- And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over-- like a syrupy sweet?
Maybe it just sags like a heavy load.
Or does it explode?
Jazz and Blues
Bessie Smith – Empty Bed Blues
I woke up this morning with a awful aching headI woke up this morning with a awful aching headMy new man had left me, just a room and a empty bedBought me a coffee grinder that's the best one I could findBought me a coffee grinder that's the best one I could findOh, he could grind my coffee, 'cause he had a brand new grind
Jazz jumpstarts Classical