Story: Culture and recreation in the city

Dixieland Cabaret advertisement

 Dixieland Cabaret advertisement

In April 1922 the Dixieland Cabaret opened in Auckland. The aim was to bring jazz and 'jollity' to Auckland, and audiences were encouraged to dance to the jazz band. This was a taste of the night life of American cities.

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Reference: New Zealand Herald, 6 April 1922, p. 11 (N-P 1094-11)

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Jock Phillips, 'Culture and recreation in the city - City culture, 1900–1965', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 11 Mar 2010