New York

History: “Welcome to New York” by Betsy Holland Gehman

Super huge hugs and thanks to Princess Farhana and her mom, Betsy Holland Gehman, for allowing me to reprint this story. It’s another witty chapter of Mama Gehman’s memoirs– a peek into the unglamorous side of showgirl life, 1949 New York. Enjoy. WELCOME TO NEW YORK You Won’t Be a Stranger For Long By Betsy […]

News Piece on NY Burlesque Via The Pontani Sisters

Another “burlesque is back” piece, but good coverage showing a couple of my favorite New York performers. NY1 Living: The Pontani Sisters Bring Burlesque Back The world of burlesque is booming. NY1’s Stephanie Simon filed the following report on the revival of this unique genre of performing arts. Variety shows, like the one at Corio […]