Posts Tagged: Coney Island

Notable New York, This Week 8/31 – 9/5

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This week in New York Kristen Hersh is a Rat, Karen Hayes and Victoria Bruce are held Hostage, Brooklyn Botanic Garden celebrates with storytelling, Ian Hobson plays for us, Stephanie White sings Philthy, Coney Island goes Rockabilly while Randalls Island goes Electronic, Caitlin Colford (me) wins that Season in this week’s Saturday Movie Pick, and Washington Square Park sets up Art.

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Sideshow Seduction: The Rumpus Interview with Heather Holliday

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Heather Holliday was the youngest sword swallower in the world when she first began performing at Coney Island’s Sideshow by the Seashore. Before her act, where she ingests two feet of steel with the grace of a ballerina, the host introduces her as “vile and disgusting, yet sweeter than your grandma’s pecan pie.”

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