Vera Stark features in the program from the
The program from the evening of Vera's performance in 1973.

Vera’s final public appearance was a two week stint at the Folies Bergère in Las Vegas. The tabloids from the ‘70s devoted plenty of words to the premature end of that run.

Vera dances among others at the Folies
Vera dances on stage at the Folies Bergère in 1973.

I prefer to ignore that particular performance and celebrate Vera Stark’s performance as a final blaze of glory, a black woman in her sixties showing the world that nothing could stop her from being sexy and strong and stunning on stage.


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