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Pan Am Days: A Near Miss At JFK

Carole Mallory | Posted 12.29.2011 | Travel
Carole Mallory

I was feeling safe and secure beneath the navigator's seat belt when I saw the nose of a gigantic jet coming straight at us.

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Presents She's Got the Power! A Girl Group Extravaganza

Holly Cara Price | Posted 09.27.2011 | New York
Holly Cara Price

This Saturday July 30, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in association with the Ponderosa Stomp Foundation presents a day of events intended to celebrate the girl group sounds of the 1960s.

Fitz & the Tantrums: "Antidote to Autotune"

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.10.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Fitz & the Tantrums are a six-piece band out of California and a wonderful throwback to the great '60s soul sound.

Left Banke at Joe's Pub: Utterly Transcendent

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The last time the Left Banke stepped onto a stage to perform together as a band was 1969, so to say those in the audience at Joe's Pub last weekend we...

The Inauguration of the Young Sixties

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Oh, Freedom! "Freedom" was in the air -- the frigid air -- on that sunny early afternoon a half century ago today when John F. Kennedy uttered his mos...

Feminist (R)evolution in Brooklyn: Reclaiming Women for Pop

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Niki de Saint Phalle's Black Rosy is an iconic work representing the shadow of Eros that would be repressed by feminist criticism in the years to come...

Con Games: Mad Men, C'est Moi

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Conniff

In the twin worlds of Mad Men and my family, life was a roundtrip ticket that never got punched.

Iowa's Hairapalooza!: A Conversation With Director Randy West, Choreographer Adam Cates, And The Cast Of Hair

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

While no one was looking, Fairfield, Iowa has become a mecca for musicians and artists. And of all the productions in this creative community, none has affected its population as intensely as this new exploration of Hair.

Readers Remember The 1960s: "Change, Both Good And Bad"

Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HuffPost readers share their memories of the 1960s, a turbulent decade.

inherent Vice

Gershon Hepner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gershon Hepner

"Inherent Vice not only reminds us how rooted Mr. Pynchon's authorial vision is in the '60s and '70s," writes Kakutani, "but it also demystifies his work, underscoring the similarities that his narratives share."

Culture Zohn: A Post About P.O.S.T. (Post-Obama Stress Disorder)

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patricia Zohn

Even the Republicans I know are a bit forlorn: after spending the last year sending me funny cartoons and digs at the Dems, they have taken to complaining about Henry Paulson.

Don't Bogart That Script, My Friend

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Jones

There is a proud history of extremely funny stoner movies in these United States. Ambling, discordant, self indulgent, silly, and freaking funny.