Portrait of an American innocent. In 1955, Bettie Page (1923-2008) waits to testify before a Senate subcommittee investigating the effects of pornographic material on American adolescents and juveniles. In flashbacks, we see her childhood in Tennessee, a brief marriage, a gang rape, and her going to New York City in 1949. There she takes acting lessons, models for photos, and acts in short films for adults, earning the nickname, “The Pin-Up Queen of the Universe.” We see her relationship with merchants Irving and Paula Klaw, photographers John Willie and Bunny Yeager, boyfriends, and the public. Through it all, she is wholesome, sporting, and forthright – Eve before the fall.Â Free with museum admission.
Wednesday, August 1, 4-11pm – Historic Sistrunk Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale The City of Fort Lauderdale in conjunction with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, and the Midtown Collaborative are pleased to announce a new event that will have everyone dancing in the street – Midtown Summerfest. Get ready for a hot night in […]
Friday, April 8, 5:30pm-11pm – Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale The Museum of Discovery and Science hosted its 21st Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits and Culinary Celebration on Friday, April 8, 2016 that raised over $175,000 for the Museum. This amazing event showcased 36 South Florida restaurants, fine wines, […]
Wednesday, February 20, 6:30 p.m. Wine Room at The Ritz-Carlton,Â 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale Via Luna Sommelier Jose Cruz and Juelle Fisher of family-owned Fisher Vineyards bring the varietals of Napa Valley and Sonoma County to The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale for an evening of gourmet sampling and wine tasting. The two pair […]