Category Archives: Newport Vintage Dance Week 2012

Newport Vintage Dance Week Part XI: A Fond Farewell To 2012

This is so neat! Bill Cunningham (the sweetest man, who photographs for the New York Times) included CVD’s Newport Vintage Dance Week in his “Fond Farewell to 2012” photo spread. Even cooler, one of the pictures he took of “the young set” is top and center! Look, there I am on the left! We were doing a silly Charleston, though I’m not sure that totally helps explain our positions… but we do look like we’re having fun, anyway. I am so pleased to be included in an event on the same page as these other big name events. It’s really cool! Check it out below, or click here to see the full page.

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Once again, Bill Cunningham, I am honored to say thank you!

If you missed out, or just want to re-live the awesomeness, I posted lots of posts about Newport Vintage Dance Week a few months ago, including lovely pictures of the balls and teas as well as two other all Newport Vintage Dance Week photo spreads from Bill Cunningham that were in the New York Times. You can see all of them by clicking here.

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Newport Vintage Dance Week Part X: Newport in the New York Times

Newport Vintage Dance Week 2012 made it into the New York Times! There were two spreads of Bill Cunningham’s photos. How fabulous is that?

Wow! There was also a video (really a slide show) of images with Bill Cunningham speaking in the background about the week. You can view the video here on the New York Times website. Even just his voice gives you a feeling for Bill Cunningham’s wonderful attention to all of the attendees at Newport. Here are just a few pictures of him taking photos of us. If you’ve been reading my previous blog posts about Newport you will have seen these before…

Thanks Bill Cunningham! This marks the end of the marathon of awesome-ness that was Newport. Don’t worry, though, there are plenty of other awesome adventures coming soon and in the far future! Thanks for sharing with me!

I also want to mention, as a final note to this post, that this is my 100th post on this blog! Time flies when you’re having fun! Here’s to another 100 posts!

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Newport Vintage Dance Week Part IX: You Thought The Week Was Over?

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I thought so, too! I was all prepared to go to sleep on Friday night… but instead I wound up staying up until about 6am! What was I doing all night, you ask? Just hanging out and enjoying the company … Continue reading

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Newport Vintage Dance Week Part VIII: 1890s Soiree at Roger Williams Park Casino

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Wow! I am so pleased that you are still here with me to share my copious yet fabulous memories from Newport Vintage Dance Week. The end is near, but not here yet… These pictures are from the last formal event … Continue reading

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Newport Vintage Dance Week Part VII: Glen Manor Continued

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At the very end of my first post about the Ragtime evening event at Glen Manor, I had just shared with you our series of pictures of the “young set” spelling out our most recent acronym: TNG. You’ll have to … Continue reading

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Newport Vintage Dance Week Part VI: Ragtime Dinner and Ball at Glen Manor

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The next formal event at Newport was a Ragtime Dinner Reception and Formal Ball held at Glen Manor House in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Glen Manor was designed by renowned architect John Russell Pope to resemble the Petit Trianon at Versailles. … Continue reading

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Newport Vintage Dance Week Part V: Ochre Court Continued

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Last post, I left you just at the completion of our young set’s Speed Virginia Reel. This post is going to be a continuation of Ochre Court pictures, because there were too many I wanted to share for just one … Continue reading