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5 Reasons to Attend a Yoga Festival, and 5 New Trends to Look for in Yoga

Amy K. Mitchell | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy K. Mitchell

So if you want to get the scoop on the latest trends before the rest of your OMies, here are five reasons to head to a yoga festival:

America's Degenerate Pornolitics

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

Politics is now a bona-fide blood sport supported by cage-fight debates and political rallies too dangerous for dissent and folks of color.

Is Trump's Campign the Altamont of Politics?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Only four months after the Woodstock festival's orgy of peace and love, Altamont has come to paradoxically symbolize the violent, abrupt conclusion of the utopian hippie era.

David Bowie, New Yorker

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 02.03.2016 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

1967 Once upon a time, not so very long ago, David Robert Jones was born to Peggy and John Jones in Brixton, southwest London. He was an imaginative ...

28 Ways You Can Tell If Someone Lived Through The '60s

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.27.2015 | Fifty

1. They still remember the words to "I Want To Hold Your Hand." The fab four, as the Beatles were known, took the world by storm. Their first appearan...

Woodstock Film Festival Turns Sweet 16

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 10.12.2015 | Arts
Andrea R. Vaucher

In my absence, singer/songwriter (and ex-music critic) Charles Lyonhart covered this year's Woodstock Film Festival. Here's his report: The Woodstoc...

The Poet of Havana: Carlos Varela

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 10.12.2015 | Arts
Andrea R. Vaucher

Since I was unable to attend the Woodstock Film Festival this year, Woodstock singer/songwriter (and ex-music critic) Charles Lyonhart covered the eve...

It's a Family Affair: Tracy Bonham's Wax and Gold

Tom Semioli | Posted 09.29.2015 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

Tracy's Wax & Gold videos are accruing views aplenty, her gigs bring in the faithful as well as younger ears, and she's found a business model that works. "It is a lot of work but I feel it is a conversation with people who 'get me' -- and that's the fun of doing this right now!"

21 Eye-Opening and Offbeat Things to Do in Vermont

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 06.19.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Though most identified with maple syrup and green mountains, the New England state of Vermont also gave rise to the spirit of land conservation, the Morgan Horse, and a slew of other surprising world-renowned institutions and people -- including Robert Frost and Grandma Moses.

Astoria Characters: The Cerebral Cowboy

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.09.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Jim Ruchalski, a pack-a-day guy, has gone to a lot of trouble to clear the stale-smoke scent out of his apartment. That's why the candles are burning and the fans are humming on high.

Musician Steve Katz Revisits A Career Of Blood, Sweat, Blues And Rock

Steven Rosen | Posted 05.30.2015 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

Steve Katz's new memoir 'Blood, Sweat, and My Rock 'n' Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star?' has maybe the most spectacular revelation yet of any Rock memoir.

The Weirder, The Better For Fashion At Mysteryland Music Festival

The Huffington Post | April Saylor | Posted 05.28.2015 | Weird News

For revelers at last weekend's Mysteryland music festival, only one fashion rule applied: the weirder, the better. Held on the historic grounds of...

Incredible Visual History Of Music Festivals Will Remind You Why You Love Summer

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts

"Everything looks better in black and white," Paul Simon once mused (depending on which version of the song "Kodachrome" you listen to). The music leg...

Todd Rundgren: I Saw the Light

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.23.2015 | Entertainment
Bill_Robinson

"Hello, it's me." Todd Rundgren can never escape that greeting and song title. Nor would he want to, I imagine. It's a signature song for him, one that was transcendent for American radio.

The Day I Realized No One Cares About Woodstock Anymore

Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.02.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

What has happened to Woodstock? Has it been obliterated from our collective memories? The three-day gathering of half a million flower children was a watershed moment for a generation, heck for the country itself. But do younger people even know about it?

Really Bad Advice From The Woodstock Era

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 05.11.2015 | Fifty
Janet Eve Josselyn

If you believed that you were about to be drafted in Vietnam, you might have had good reason to "love the one you're with" instead of falling in love with someone. But for other people, such as your boyfriend, it didn't work out so well if he wasn't the one you were with that night.

Alison Spiegel

One MAJOR Detail That Was Missing At Woodstock

HuffingtonPost.com | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.09.2015 | Taste

LSD wasn't the only thing on the menu, but it was close.

Musings From THE MODERNAGER™ Blog

Robin Bobbé | Posted 04.06.2015 | Fifty
Robin Bobbé

I was shyer than Laura in "The Glass Menagerie" and in the insecurity department, I gave Woody Allen a run for his money.

Long Weekend in Woodstock, Vermont

Fodor's | Posted 03.30.2015 | Travel
Fodor's

Beat the winter blues with some time out of town--and outside--in the quaint Vermont village of Woodstock. With outdoor adventures, notable local cuis...

Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph By Jan Swafford

Daniel Asia | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts
Daniel Asia

Whether in his definitive biography of Ives, his meditation on Brahms or in this most recent offering, Swafford gets to the core of the man and deep inside the music.

Goodbye Joe...You Were So Beautiful

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

What I remember about Joe was that he scared me at first glance. You've seen him in Woodstock, with that spastic stance that makes you wonder, "'What's up with this guy?"

Joe Cocker: Rock and Roll Ain't Pretty

Roger Weisman | Posted 02.21.2015 | Arts
Roger Weisman

And as people argue that so much mainstream music today has become all about superficialities (at least in my circle, they do), more about image and marketing than expression, we are forced to say goodbye to a man who epitomized the real and gritty.

The Woodstock Guru's Centennial

Philip Goldberg | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Philip Goldberg

Of all the iconic images of the 1969 Woodstock festival -- writhing mud-soaked bodies; impassioned performers like Jimi Hendrix; ecstatic faces and st...

Baron Wolman: Unseen Woodstock

Julie Grahame | Posted 01.21.2015 | Arts
Julie Grahame

Baron Wolman was Rolling Stone magazine's first photographer, working with stars such as Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and all the greats of the day.

On Meeting a Woman on the Way to Somewhere Else

Jeremiah Horrigan | Posted 01.04.2015 | Good News
Jeremiah Horrigan

I won't say I experienced some sort of transcendent moment then, that time seemed to stop and beckon me into some sort of new, spiritually enhanced state. But I will say this: Something told me the murder scene could wait for a while.