The Woodstock Music and Art Fair opened on 15 August 1969 in a pasture in upstate New York. Two dozen bands came to play on a wooden stage in the middle of a pasture.
It was a happening unlike any other. 450,000 people formed a love-in for three days and nights. Jimi Hendrix, Joan Baez, and Arlo Guthrie were there. And so were Country Joe and the Fish, Santana, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Jefferson Airplane, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Who, Richie Havens, and others. There were hippies, bikers, Viet Nam war vets, high school and college kids, and college grads, longhaired and short, young and old—and the world watched and joined in through the magic of the media.
The music played, the people danced and sang, and the memories went home with them. Woodstock marked an era—groovy, far out, like wow man, power to the people, peace brother—an era unlike no other!
Art & Culture— 3 October 2019
“Film Noir was when tough guys were really tough and almost every gal was a Femme Fatale.” ~ Unknown Femme Fa•tale / fem fəˈtal, fem fəˈtäl / noun An attractive and seductive woman, especially one who will ultimately bring disaster to a man who becomes involved with her. Hmmmmmm, that’s not exactly a definition…
Food & Cuisine— 27 October 2019
The guys over at How To Feed A Loon have posted a great article about how to make the perfect homemade French Fries. They include a couple of instructional videos, their delectable recipe, and some tips that will help you to make your fries the best ever! We’ve created the Infographic below that compiles all…
Travel & Leisure— 26 August 2019
Heading to North Carolina anytime soon? Here are some things that a Charlotte visitor’s bureau ad suggested you do while you’re in town. 1 » Billy Graham Library The Billy Graham Library is a public museum and library documenting the life and ministry of Christian evangelist Billy Graham. It is located on the grounds of…
Odds & Ends— 20 August 2019
Commercials — You either gotta-love-them or absolutely-hate-them! Regardless of in which camp you belong, there’s an exceptional commercial along the Dragon Road and its 999 steps to Heaven’s Gate on Tianmen Mountain in China. Surely, this commercial is in the gotta-love-them camp — and the short-form commercial can be seen now in certain regions around…
Reports & Reviews— 25 August 2019
Today is Sean Connery’s 89th birthday — Happy Birthday, James Bond 007… or more accurately, Happy Birthday, Sir Thomas Sean Connery! There is no better time than today to post a list of James Bond movies that starred Sean Connery, the Scottish actor who was knighted in 2000 for services to film drama. Although several…