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Woodstock Festival (1969)

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  • Upcoming Movies in 2012

    Upcoming Movies in 2012
    When I was asked to come up with movies I was looking forward to in 2012, I was first at a loss. As a critic, I find it a lot of fun to do lists of the best/worst of the previous years; but we try not to watch too many trailers. They give away key plot...
  • Storm warning canceled early, but many commuters still late

    Storm warning canceled early, but many commuters still late
    The winter storm warning for the Chicago area was canceled about six hours ahead of schedule today as snowfall greatly decreased in intensity -- but the morning commute was still slowed by icy roads and blowing snow that caused spin-outs on almost every...
  • The Reading Life: Ellen Willis, rocking the rock music boat

    The Reading Life: Ellen Willis, rocking the rock music boat
    I've long considered Ellen Willis something of a hero. I hope I live longer than she did (Willis died in 2006, at 64), but otherwise, it's an exemplary life. She was the first pop music critic of the New Yorker, writing 56 pieces for the magazine from...
  • 10 things you might not know about music festivals

    10 things you might not know about music festivals
    As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals: 1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...
  • New Book 'The Rolling Stone Years' Captures Iconic Musicians

    New Book 'The Rolling Stone Years' Captures Iconic Musicians
    Baron Wolman, the first chief photographer for Rolling Stone Magazine stopped by to talk about his new coffee table book "The Rolling Stone Years" featuring iconic and rare photos plus the stories behind the photos of his work at the early days of Rolling...
  • City Lights: Looking back — and ahead — to the '60s

    The thought hit me the other day, about the time the news broke of former Monkee Davy Jones' death, that I might live to see the '60s. Those would be the next '60s, of course. When the year 2060 hits, if I am still around, I will be 81, not an uncommon...
  • Can TV Shorten Your Life?

    Can TV Shorten Your Life?
    Justin Bieber Gets His Way After 11-Yr-Old Mayor's Decree A teeny bopper fan base has its perks when one of them becomes mayor of their town for a day. That's what Justin Bieber found out after Caroline Gonzalez, 11, decreed that a street would be...
  • Up To The Minute Results From The Track

    Stafford Motor Speedway CarQuest Fall Final - Oct. 2, 2011 40-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified: 1. Eric Berrndt, Cromwell; 2. Glen Reen, Wilbraham, Mass.; 3. Ted Christopher, Plainville; 4. Tom Bolles, Ellington; 5. Keith Rocco,...
  • The Decline Of Nudism Either Means We're All Letting It All Hang Out Now, Or Else We've Really Gotten More Uptight Than Ever

    The Decline Of Nudism Either Means We're All Letting It All Hang Out Now, Or Else We've Really Gotten More Uptight Than Ever
    Beware, digital wallflowers! A new iPhone app called Sonar intends to bridge that elusive last mile between harmless Facebook oversharing and helping pushy real-world strangers annoy you in more personalized, relevant ways. Essentially, Sonar compiles all...
  • Wavy Gravy is Back as Emcee of Gathering of the Vibes

    Wavy Gravy is Back as Emcee of Gathering of the Vibes
    Wavy Gravy's main claim to fame is being the head of the Hog Farm hippie commune that served free food to the masses at Woodstock some 43 years ago (and still survives to this day). "What we have in mind is breakfast in bed for 400,000," he exclaimed...
  • Music Lounge - 1969

    Music Lounge - 1969
    The Woodstock tribute band plays a truly vintage performance with favorite artists including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Doors, and more. 1969: Friday, July 20, GTO Tigers Event in St Charles, IL. For more info, go to: www.music1969.com
  • Inside the BRD: VHSL announces new conference alignments for Peninsula, Bay Rivers Schools in 2013-14

    Inside the BRD: VHSL announces new conference alignments for Peninsula, Bay Rivers Schools in 2013-14
    We’re getting closer and closer to the day when Phoebus High’s football or basketball playoff opponent will be Grafton or Smithfield rather than Hampton. The Virginia High School League on Thursday unveiled conference alignments for the new...