—Marie Antoinette (2006)
Just so everyone is clear, the handsome Black man tutoring Marie Antoinette is Joseph Boulogne, classical musician extraordinaire whose work influenced Mozart’s. This has been your Western music history tidbit of the day. Adieu!
Fun History Fact: The overwhelming majority of cowboys in the U.S. were Indigenous, Black, and/or Mexican persons. The omnipresent white cowboy is a Hollywood studio concoction meant to uphold the mythology of white masculinity.
I will always re-blog this
New York City Ballet in Balanchine’s Serenade
I just announced to my roommate and my friend that we might be doing Serenade within the next few years here and they gave me blank stares and it took me a good 5 seconds to realize that they arent dance majors and have no idea what im talking about oops