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Noun1.1930s - the decade from 1930 to 1939
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
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Another room contained Gee Bee, 1983/2004, a model of an American fighter plane from the '30s, equipped with a motor, turned on at chance intervals, which would have allowed the model to fly were it not held to the floor by cables.
SO HERE'S THE SCENARIO: Young dude shows promise of skateboarding excellence, drops out of school, devotes entire young life to the pursuit of awesomeness, wakes up in his '30s without any real world education or training and comes to the realization that jumping down flights of stairs as a means to pay rent is not a sustainable career goal.
95), itself a comic spinoff of Michael Chabon's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about comic writers in the '30s and '40s, ``The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay,'' which itself is being made into a movie.
Coleman tells us about many such technologies and shakeups: home phonographs and radios that sealed the fate of player pianos and sheet music in the 1920s, '30s, and '40s; the invention of the long-playing record in the late '40s and multitracking in the '50s, which created space for unified 40-to-50-minute works of musical recording art; the late '70s introduction of portable cassette/earphone devices that elevated the cassette to the best-selling recorded-music format in just six years; the electronic synthesizer of the '80s that drove out of business many of Petrillo's boys who somehow had managed to survive the onslaught of canned music in the first half of the 20th century.
Neither the house nor the '30s building were to be conserved, and Horne demolished the whole of the middle building, while retaining the ground floor of the eastern one, again to be a studio space.
It would be interesting to ask bona fide blue-bloods what they think of screwball comedies, those movies from the '30s in which rich people tear each other's hearts out but are too crackers to notice.
It is the direct recreation of folk voices in the verse of the '30s and '40s, not the comparatively finicky vernacularism of the Renaissance '20s, that had the greatest enduring influence on poets and critics; and it is the Communist sympathy of Langston Hughes, Sterling Brown, and their Depression cohort, not some inherently anti-Communist strain of folk ideology, that nursed the devotion to vernacular sounds and stanzas.
We are excited to marry this level of Hollywood substance with a modern take on '20s and '30s styles, creating a greenroom that is a wonderful surprise for Oscar(R) presenters.
His Atlas Peru, 2001, exhibited at the 2003 Istanbul Biennial, was based in part on '30s tourist brochures meant to show how the country was prospering at the time.
But in the '30s, the 78-rpm records they each made for the Brunswick, Vocalion and OKeh labels reflect the command and exuberance of two jazz musicians at their peak.
Larsen's quotations are not as direct as Asplund's were before he evolved his marvellous fusion of Classical and Modern in the '30s, and the Dane's are informed by a sensibility that is post-modern (in the best sense).
This fun-filled event features the music mostly of the '20s, '30s and '40s, including swing, big band, classic jazz, traditional, blues, New Orleans and Chicago-style jazz.