Tagged: Blond Ambition Tour

The Ciampino Speech

On July 10th, 1990 Madonna performed at the Stadio Flaminio in Rome, the first of two concerts in Italy that Summer.

The show was welcomed by an extra dose of controversy in the country, with a criticism to which Madonna responded with the now-famous Vatican speech she addressed the press with when she had just landed in Rome’s Ciampino airport the day before. Read More

Everybody

Happy 35th anniversary, Madonna!

Dance and Sing get up and do your thing…
That’s the line that started it all for both Madonna and her fans, a line from her first single, Everybody, released by Sire Records on this day 35 years agoRead More

Stadio Flaminio

Basta Per Favore!

25 years ago in July, Madonna was touring Europe with her most famous show ever, the Blond Ambition Tour, a show that generated excitment, and controversy all over the world. Those amazing days were then captured on film by director Alek Keshishian in the Truth or Dare documentary.

On July 10th, 1990 Madonna brought her Blond Ambition Tour to the Stadio Flaminio in Rome, Italy.

The show was welcomed by an extra dose of controversy in Italy, with a criticism to which Madonna responded with the now-famous “Vatican speech” she addressed the press with when she had just landed in Rome’s Ciampino airport. 25 years later, many things have changed, but many also haven’t at all. Read More

Jean Paul Gaultier by Pierre et Gilles

“She’s a miracle because, well, she’s Madonna”

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier – From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk exhibition is finally on at the Grand Palais in Paris, and in a candid interview with the Associated Press, the French couturier looks back through his four decades of creations and recalls the surprising origin of the bustier that first made him a household name in the U.S. – when a certain pop star from Michigan wore it on her Blond Ambition Tour in 1990. Read More