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(Encyclopedia) disco, style of popular music that flourished during the 1970s. Originating in the United States, it evolved mainly from funk, soul, and salsa and became popular worldwide.?

The Last Days of Disco

Director/Writer/Producer: Whit Stillman Director of Photography: John Thomas Editors: Andrew Hafitz and Jay Pires Music Mark Suozzo Production Designer: Ginger Tougas?

rap music

(Encyclopedia) rap music or hip-hop, genre originating in the mid-1970s among black and Hispanic performers in New York City, at first associated with an athletic style of dancing, known as?


(Encyclopedia) Halston, 1932?90, American fashion designer, b. Des Moines, Iowa as Roy Halston Frowick; attended Indiana Univ. and the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1958 he moved to New York City,?


(Encyclopedia) dance [Old High Ger. danson=to drag, stretch], the art of precise, expressive, and graceful human movement, traditionally, but not necessarily, performed in accord with musical?

Donna Summer

Name at birth: LaDonna Adrian GainesDespite a successful career that lasted over three decades, singer Donna Summer was best known as "The Queen of Disco" thanks to her dancable 1970s pop hits like "?


The Barbie doll was created by Ruth Handler for her Mattel company in 1959. Ruth Handler and her husband, Elliot, founded Mattel with partner Harold "Matt" Matson in 1942. Ruth Handler created?

Kylie Minogue

A pop music star with a touch of disco queen, Kylie Minogue was by some counts Europe's biggest-selling female pop musician of the 1990s. She appeared in the 1980's Australian soap opera Neighbors?

Robin Gibb

Singer and songwriter Robin Gibb was one of The Brothers Gibb -- The Bee Gees -- who became one of the most successful musical acts of the disco era and the late 20th century. Their soundtrack from?