Ella Fitzgerald Brings Jazz to Prague in 1969. That’s right. Singer and First Lady of jazz, Ella Fitzgerald, performed two stellar concerts at the Lucerna Hall in Prague on June 27, 1969. Her performance came just 10 days after the Beach Boys performed there (on June 17th). The summer of 1969 in Prague was rockin’ in more ways than one. These images...
Who would have imagined that right after World War II, the famous Hollywood actress born as Margarita Carmen Cansino in 1910 would be coming to then called Czechoslovakia. Yes… ‘the’ Rita Hayworth Visiting Prague in 1946. She visited Karlovy Vary, too. 1946 was the year of the first Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) and she was scheduled to make an...
Jen Osborne is an independent documentary photographer. The primary goal of her work is to share important feature stories about the rest of the world, in this case the Ukraine. Jen’s work has a social aspect and has been published in several leading magazines. In July 2015, Jen started a new body of work documenting many of Ukraine’s female soldiers....
Hollywood has always had a distinctive look. The world over, people flocked to the cinema to emulate their favorite movie stars. In this collection we look at the beautiful and popular faces of the day. Note how contemporary many of them look almost 100 years later, could even be the girl next door. 1. Maude...
There is no doubt that Sophia Loren has always been an iconic beauty. What amazes me most in seeing these photographs is how contemporary she looks 50+ years after they were taken. Talk about a living example of timeless beauty! Look at her sense of peace and natural beauty as she picks roses from her garden at...