Cheap Thrills: The Highs and Lows of Paris's Cabaret Culture

Events (Spring 2014)

Le Mirliton March 17, 1893

Blue Chat Noir

This semester, PhD students from the department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies and the department of Music invite you to relive turn-of-the century Parisian Cabaret through two exhibits and a host of special performances and screenings.

Exhibits:

"Night in the City of Light: Paris' Cabaret 1881-1914"
(February 15 – June 29 Academic Focus Gallery, Nasher Museum of Art )

"Cheap Thrills: The Highs and Lows of Cabaret Culture in Paris, 1881-1939"
(February 18 until June, Perkins Gallery, Duke University library)

Performances and Screenings

Evening Library Party with The Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme]
(February 21, Von der Heyden Pavilion)

Film Screenings and Discussion: “French Cabaret from Stage to Screen”
(March 22, 2:00 - 4:45 pm, Nasher Museum of Art)

The Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme] presents 'Melodies and Cacophonies from Paris’ Cabarets"
(April 6, 5:00 pm, Fullsteam Brewery)

The Duke New Music Ensemble [dnme] Spring Concert with selections of cabaret melodies to coincide with the exhibitions "Night in the City of Light: Paris's Cabarets, 1881-1914" and "Cheap Thrills: The Highs and Lows of Montmartre's Cabaret Culture, 1881-1939"
(April 13, 8:00 pm, Baldwin auditorium)

Cheap Thrills:
The Highs and Lows of Paris's Cabaret Culture

Perkins Gallery
Duke University Libraries
Durham, North Carolina
February-May 2014

Looking for a previous version of this exhibit? Use the Internet Archive's stored version of the page.