Articles tagged kathy peiss

Zoot Suit: The Enigmatic Career of an Extreme Style

Los Angeles’s 1943 “zoot suit riot” may be the only time in American history that fashion was believed to be the cause of widespread civil unrest.

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23 Mar 2009 // 3:05 AM

The Powder & The Glory

The Powder & The Glory follows the intertwined careers of Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubenstein, settling for well-researched timelines and superficial correlations.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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