Benjamin Hager Las Vegas Review-Journal @benjaminhphoto Jennifer Affronti, also known as " Ms.
Redd," during the 20th anniversary of the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend at The Orleans hotel-casino on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Las Vegas.
For all, it’s prime time to slick their hair, fluff out their skirts and flaunt their best ’50s finds. I’m a member of the Art Deco Society there, and it kind of overlaps a little bit with rockabilly, and I’m a swing dancer, so through dance.” Daniel Tafoya Age: 21 Hometown: Las Vegas Occupation: Student Is this your first time at the festival?
The Review-Journal talked with several festivalgoers at The Orleans over the weekend. “Sometimes, I do a lot of vintage things in LA, that’s my second home, so I would wear it daily in that circumstance.” How did you first get exposed to rockabilly? “Nope, and this isn’t our first time with the car either.” What does the rockabilly look entail for you?
Benjamin Hager Las Vegas Review-Journal @benjaminhphoto Edrie and Criesten Devries traveled from the Netherlands to attend the 20th anniversary of the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend at The Orleans hotel-casino on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Las Vegas.
Benjamin Hager Las Vegas Review-Journal @benjaminhphoto Elle Skeen, of Loveland, Co., shops for clothing during the 20th anniversary of the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend at The Orleans hotel-casino on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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“I got the dress from a local vintage shop in Boulder, Colorado. It’s called Gold Mine Vintage, and they have great stuff. Timeless.” Hometown: Las Vegas Occupation: Burlesque dancer and pin-up model How did you get into burlesque performing? I was a pin-up model and then my step-dad was like, ‘You should dance.’ I’ve always wanted to do burlesque and the morning we had that conversation, the next night he died. “Eight years ago.” How did you get your stage name?Our living room is totally ‘50s, jukeboxes, classic cars, everything around ‘50s.” Allen Bryant, with Jeanne Bryant Age: 70 Occupation: Operations manager for a logging company Hometown: Drummond, Montana Is this your first time here at Viva Las Vegas?“Nope, we’ve been down here five years now, I think. It snowed before we left, so we’re glad to be here.” How long have you been interested in the rockabilly subculture?In the post-apocalyptic world of 1960s Nevada, a rock 'n' roll samurai on his way to Lost Vegas takes a young orphan boy under his protection as Death and his metalhead Horsemen chase after them.Director: Lance Mungia A truly mad concoction, blending 1950s juvenile delinquents, sci-fi melodrama, song-and-dance, and a touch of horror, everything in just the right combination to create an engaging big ...