Gatsby Summer Afternoon Takes Attendees ‘Back In Time’

It feels like a giant time machine. For one afternoon each second Sunday in September, the lawn of an historic estate near San Francisco is transformed into Long Island, New York in the 1920’s. While it seems like a page right out of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famed 1925 novel, “The Great Gatsby”, it is in … Continue reading Gatsby Summer Afternoon Takes Attendees ‘Back In Time’

Jazz Orchestra Thrills 1,000 Attendees At “Gatsby” Event

The Art Deco Society of California launched the fall of ’16 with a party attended by upwards of 1,000 fans of the Art Deco era in a scene straight out of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famed 1925 novel, “The Great Gatsby.” Held at the Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate, the 32nd annual “Gatsby Summer Afternoon” event was an … Continue reading Jazz Orchestra Thrills 1,000 Attendees At “Gatsby” Event

Swing Music Delights Sold Out Audiences

To the delight of fans of Swing & Big Band music, the all-singing, all-dancing World War Two era musical “In The Mood” topped off 23 incredible years on the road with a half dozen sold out performances in Northern California just outside the state capital recently. Following the West Coast leg of their world-wide tour, … Continue reading Swing Music Delights Sold Out Audiences

Glenn Miller Museum holds 41st Glenn Miller Festival

Visitors and entertainers from around the world converge in Clarinda, Iowa, the birthplace of Glenn Miller, to celebrate the music of the great American bandleader, trombonist, composer and arranger. The festival begins with the annual Glenn Miller Music Scholarship competition as high school seniors and college freshmen from across the country compete in vocalist and … Continue reading Glenn Miller Museum holds 41st Glenn Miller Festival

Salute to San Francisco’s famed “Forbidden City” Night Club

Celebrating a period when a night out on the town was a rich issue and when dress, drinks, design and music all had a one of a kind style, the yearly “Art Deco Preservation Ball” in San Francisco always guarantees a night harkening back to a more joyous and impressive time. Introduced by the Art … Continue reading Salute to San Francisco’s famed “Forbidden City” Night Club