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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Mad Hatters

Theme Thursday - Hats!

 One of my favorite San Francisco experiences is a trip to North Beach's Club Fugazi for a performance of Beach Blanket Babylon, a musical revue featuring extravagant costumes and outrageous hats.

This well-known club attracts tourists and locals alike, many (like me) who have seen the show several times and left the theater wearing a mile wide smile.  The continually evolving plot consists of Snow White searching for her forever lost prince and showcases a talented wig and hat wearing cast who brilliantly spoof pop and political culture.

Really, these hats are not to be believed! For the show's silver anniversary, the lead actress wore a 22 ft. long, 250 lb. hat depicting the San Francisco skyline. It was amaaaazzzing!

I think I may be due for another BBB fix; it has been too many years.


  1. you know, those are some amazing hats...

  2. Wow...great hats! They are like a work of art. It would take a lot of practice to be able to walk with one on your head.

  3. haha...those give me a headache just looking at them, let alone wearing them!

  4. I don't think my neck is strong enough to sport one of those hats.

  5. Yep, I think they would be hard on the old neck!

  6. Haha great fun by the looks of it. Dame Edna Everage would covet all of those hats!

  7. Now those are some hats! How is it that i lived in San Francisco for so long and never went to see BBB.


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