Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Just Wild About Harry: Houdini in Detroit, May 28

The Dearborn Heights City Libraries presents "Just Wild About Harry: Houdini in Detroit" on Tuesday, May 28, at the Caroline Kennedy Library from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Details below.

Harry Houdini played Detroit 19 times between 1894 and 1926. Local audiences witnessed nearly all of his increasingly dangerous signature tricks first hand, and saw his star rise from the bottom of show bills to very top. Tour Houdini’s Detroit and discover the macabre link between the city and history’s most famous magician.” It is led by Jeremy Dimick, Director of Collections and Curatorial at Detroit Historical Society.

1 comment:

  1. Detroit's golden years. The first half of the 20th century would be kinder to Detroit than than the latter half.