Sunday, September 04, 2011

Mae West: Shows in September 2011

Shows about MAE WEST will take place this month in The Keystone State and in England.
• • Ceri Dupree Honors Mae West in the UK • •
• • If you are in Great Britain, and you enjoy live performances filled with flashy costumes, comedy, and music, then this show might suit you. Opening the Fall season at Loughborough Town Hall this week on 9 September 2011 is the over-the-top showman Ceri Dupree dressed to spill and thrill. In his new show ‘The Ladies I Love,’ Ceri Dupree creates impersonations of everyone from Mae West to Lady Gaga and Shirley Bassey, with spectacular send-ups and heartfelt tributes galore. ...
• • WHERE: Loughborough Town Hall: Market Place, Loughborough, LE11 3EB United Kingdom
• • Mae West in Pittsburgh on 12 September 2011 • •
• • Actress Karen Durham will present her one-woman skit about Mae West in the Whitehall Borough Library's Second Chapter Cafe from 1:00 — 2:00 PM on 12 September 2011 and this event is free.
• • WHERE: Whitehall Borough Public Library, 100 Borough Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15236; Tel. 412-882-6622.
• • In Her Own Words • •
• • Mae West wrote this: "A man's kiss is his signature."
• • During a trip to the Rockies, Mae West told Central City reporters this: "I brought sex out of the back room. I gave it a shove with personality. I can order a cup of coffee on the stage, and the censors will be on my neck!"
• • Quote, Unquote • •
• • As they film a new version of "The Great Gatsby," Mae West's name was mentioned.
• • From Down Under, reporter Amy Harris writes: Once considered the ultimate status symbol in the 1930s and owned by the likes of Mae West, Al Capone, and Howard Hughes, the Duesenbergs were reportedly sourced from an American auto museum and shipped to Australia for the four-month Gatsby shoot. It is understood the actors took their first driving lesson in one of the vintage roadsters yesterday as pre-production continues on the $150 million 3D epic, which will be shot mostly at Sydney's Fox Studios. ...
• • Source: Article: "The car's the star but Leo will be a great Gatsby" written by Amy Harris for The Daily Telegraph [Australia]; posted on 26 August 2011
• • By the Numbers • •
• • The Mae West Blog was started seven years ago in July 2004. You are reading the 2043rd blog post. Unlike many blogs, which draw upon reprinted content from a newspaper or a magazine and/ or summaries, links, or photos, the mainstay of this blog is its fresh material focused on the life and career of Mae West, herself an American original.
• • Come up and see Mae every day online: http://MaeWest.blogspot.com/
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