As another summer heads to the airport, my thoughts head back to 1982, when I was a secretary in the Artist & Repertoire (A&R) Department at CBS Records and the song "Goodbye to You" first aired on the radio.
The Champs Elysées theaters were packed this weekend, with French audiences curious to explore the underground cinema of this country across the ocean. Curious: Would the same be true of a festival featuring young French talent in the U.S.?
If we look hard enough and not so far, among us are some brilliant children that aspire for more. Children who are actively involved in making positive contributions to the image of them and their generation of upcoming leaders.
Before the internet, artists used NASA satellites to communicate and collaborate with each other across the country. This truth, which sounds stranger than fiction, was achieved by video pioneer Liza Béar and her colleague, Keith Sonnier
The multi-talented Sharon Leal is an actress, a dancer, a singer and a mother. Leal continues to grace us with her presence in film and on television, and at first glance, you would think "diva!" Not at all. She is as humble as she is talented.
Last week saw the largest anti-British protest in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires since the Falklands War in 1982. Thousands of people were out on the streets amid controversy over the UK's decision to drill for oil in the areas surrounding the islands.
"First of all politics is a tough business," says McCain. "Second of all, I think the tone of this whole campaign would've been very different if Sen. Obama had accepted my request for us to appear at town hall meetings."