Roaring Twenties


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Roaring Twenties

n.
The decade of the 1920s, especially in America, when economic growth, technological change, and the loosening of social codes encouraged a lively and uninhibited youth culture centered around the automobile, jazz music, and bootleg liquor.
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The Chicago Philharmonic celebrates classical pieces from and inspired by "The Roaring Twenties." Pianist Aldo Lpez-Gavil[sz]n is the soloist in Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue," plus there are pieces by John Harbison, Maurice Ravel and Kurt Weill on Saturday, March 9, at Northwestern University's Pick-Staiger Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.
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Taking in her grandiose and decorative surroundings, Lempicka went on to produce exquisite tributes to the Roaring Twenties in her own unique way, utilising a blend of late neoclassical and refined cubist styles in her art.
Inspired by Paris's grand surroundings, Lempicka went onto produce pieces paying tribute to the Roaring Twenties, blending neoclassical and cubist influences for herartdeco look.
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As the roaring twenties gave way to what would eventually become a decade forever associated with depression and decline, the Big Apple continued marching stubbornly upwards, as first the 283m Bank of Manhattan Trust Building (now the Trump Building) then the Chrysler Building (320m including spire) and eventually the Empire State Building (381m without antenna) appeared in the early 1930s, shouting to the world that, despite the negative headlines, New York was on the up!
STUDENTS recreated the Roaring Twenties when they celebrated 90 years of the University of Huddersfield's Students' Union (SU).
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 23 (ANI): The roaring twenties witnessed the advent of an evocative movement: Art Deco.