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STAGE GLIMPSES IN BURMAH.

STAGE GLIMPSES IN BURMAH.

Burmah just now is attracting great attention, and but for the immediate influences of the great political crisis we should hear a great deal more of perhaps the most interesting country of the East. The people of Burmah are far more intelligent and have greater cul- tivation th
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
LIVING CURIOSITIES.

LIVING CURIOSITIES.

Speaking of " freaks, " as living curiosities are termed in the United States, an American paper says :-" It is a 'bigger thing' to be a freak than to marry a rich widow. Freaks grow rich. The competition between mpuseums has run up the price of curiosities until their salaries
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
THE FESTIVE SEASON.

THE FESTIVE SEASON.

In the case of Biseor_ v. LAOUCHERrE, which we report in another part of this piper, Mr SEYMOUR, in applying for a farther stay of pro- ceedings last Saturdav, remarked that "'this was Christmas week." The Lord Chief Justice promlptlyreplied, "Christmas has nothing what- ever to
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
AN ACTOR'S CAREER.

AN ACTOR'S CAREER.

No. I. "No doubt it was because you felt yourself gifted with the true histrionic cestus that you threw Up a Government appointment and took to the stage." "No." "Then, perhaps, you loved the art for its own sake, and determined by practice and study to gain a position as an act
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
GOOD AND BAD MUSICAL TEACHING.

GOOD AND BAD MUSICAL TEACHING.

At the present time there is hardly a child in the nursery, hardly a workman in shop or factory, hardly a school girl, hardly even an agricultural labourer in the fields, but in some form or other music appeals to them and is intimately associated with their lives, They bear the
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 

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December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
A FAREWELL CONCERT.

A FAREWELL CONCERT.

A concert was given at Steinway Hall on the 17th inst. of a very interesting kind. It was the farewell concert of Miss Amelia Campbell, Miss Jeannie Gilbert, Ie John Moncur, and Mr Alfred Hollins, students of the Royal Normal College for the blind. These blind musicians, who pos
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
MEYERBEER.

MEYERBEER.

From 1829 to 1860, with few exceptions, Dlcyerbeer passed the suminer months every year at Spa. An eye- witnoss thus describes him: "Re was invariably dressed in an ill-fitting black frock coat, with a black silk nerk-cloth wound several times round his throat, high and stiff sh
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
TEMPLE THEATRES OF FOOCHOW.

TEMPLE THEATRES OF FOOCHOW.

With respect to the above Miss C. F. Gordon Cumming writes as follows:- Of all the odd methods ever devised by any nation for combining amusement with religion, I know of none so quaint as the theatrical entertainments provided by wealthy Chinamen for the edification of their go
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England