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  • Shankar’s Award and a Kid Named Carlos

    Shankar’s Award and a Kid Named Carlos

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    The writings, collections and artwork of children is seldom found in museum archives. A situation that is a real social failure. Curators are loathe to see such documents destroyed but it happens every day. When the “kids” go off to college the 8th grade essay books go to the dumpster. Shame on us, America.

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Past Article

Ray Hahn


It is hard to imagine how many iterations of Anything Goes have been performed since the 1934 premiere of Cole Porter’s musical of the same name. The original lyrics mention some high-society personalities and their silly antics and ridiculous scandals. The Depression Era gossip that followed shocked his listeners. This postcard illustrated rendition features the composer’s original version.

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