Private Bus Trip to Josephine Baker’s Chateau, Dordogne, Bordeaux

Private Bus Trip to Josephine Baker’s Chateau, Dordogne, Bordeaux

If you’ve always wanted to visit Josephine Baker’s former chateau in Dordogne, here’s your chance. We will escort a private, luxury bus from Paris for: – Private tour of Chateau des Milandes permanent exhibition of Josephine Baker’s former home where she lived with her Rainbow Tribe family. Revel in the beautifully exhibited mementos, her recreated …

While the US celebrates Thanksgiving, I’m giving thanks for Josephine Baker as did the French government

While the US celebrates Thanksgiving, I’m giving thanks for Josephine Baker as did the French government

It’s no secret that I love Josephine Baker. I love her self love, courage, moxy, bravery, generosity and optimism. There are a lot of lessons for black women in Josephine’s life. On Thanksgiving Day 2007 I am thankful for my family and friends and for the life I have created in Sweden. I am also …

More love for Josephine Baker

More love for Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker sashayed onto a Paris stage during the 1920s with a comic, yet sensual appeal that took Europe by storm. Famous for barely-there dresses and no-holds-barred dance routines, her exotic beauty generated nicknames “Black Venus,” “Black Pearl” and “Creole Goddess.” Admirers bestowed a plethora of gifts, including diamonds and cars, and she received approximately …

The National Portrait Gallery – Josephine Baker: Image and Icon

The National Portrait Gallery – Josephine Baker: Image and Icon

Temporary exhibitions November 24, 2006 through March 18, 2007 This exhibition traces Josephine Baker’s important and innovative contribution to the Jazz Age through vintage photographs, posters, drawings, prints and paintings. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Baker’s birth, the exhibition explores the development of her image, first as an exotic phenomenon in a mid-1920s …