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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Flappers in Training

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As part of its WestportREADS celebration of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby,” set in the 1920s, the Westport Public Library tonight held The Charleston dance lessons. Among those taking part were (l-r) Christina Wascher; Marilisa Luparia; Fausta Egar and Maria Copola.They were getting ready for the library’s Feb. 9 Gatsby-style party. The Charleston, named for the harbor city Charleston, S.C was popularized in mainstream dance music in the United States by a 1923 tune called “The Charleston” by composer/pianist James P. Johnson which originated in the Broadway show “Runnin’ Wild” and became one of the most popular hits of the decade. Flappers were a “new breed” of young women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, danced The Charleston, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

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