Posts tagged

"1960s "

May 23, 2014

Uncovering Sun Ra: Space Is the Place

John Szwed’s illuminating biography of Sun Ra, ‘one of the strangest artists that America has ever produced,’ is your chance to know the jazz poet.

May 2, 2014

10 Fascinating Facts About Andy Warhol's Factory

We’re looking back at the creative mecca that was Andy Warhol’s Factory with these ten fascinating facts.

September 20, 2013

Wild Tales: Graham Nash Remembers the Sixties

The clever quote, ‘If you remember the sixties, you weren’t (really) there,’ has been attributed to many people from Robin Williams to Timothy Leary.

August 21, 2012

Friends With Benefits in 1960s Suburbia: John Updike's Couples

Get ready for a romp-and-a-half in John Updike's quintessential utopia novel, Couples.

March 3, 2012

Wandering Genius: Just Kids, by Patti Smith

Not all who wander are lost. Sometimes, those who wander help create a musical movement for a new generation, pen songs that hit the top-100 list, go on to record a dozen albums altogether, receive the highest honor awarded to an artist by the French Republic – the title Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and win the National Book Award.