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Woodstock Is Also A Town

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 01.07.2013 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

Every autumn, as soon as the leaves begin to turn, I'm there in my imagination and, fortunately, often physically.

Beatles To Appear At Woodstock, Sort Of

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment

-- The Beatles are finally appearing at a Woodstock festival. A restored version of the Beatles' 1967 made-for-British-TV psychedelic romp "Magical ...

All About Visiting The Woodstock Film Festival

iLoveInns | Posted 11.30.2012 | Travel
iLoveInns

Now in its 13th year, Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) has become the foremost regional scene for independent films. Indiewire named WFF one of the top 50 festivals in the world. Here's how to see it.

Conversations with Melanie and Steve Forbert, Plus Noah Chenfeld's 'Suddenly End'

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.23.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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We Believed We Could Touch the Sky

Patricia McGuire | Posted 10.28.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Armstrong's death last week has evoked numerous gauzy tributes to his amazing courage. But romantic memories of that historic moment belie the real triumph for Armstrong, NASA, and our deeply conflicted nation of the late 1960's.

LISTEN: Rock Out To This Woodstock '69 Playlist

Posted 08.16.2012 | Fifty

This year marks the 43rd anniversary of the legendary Woodstock music festival, held in Bethel, New York. Whether you were one of the many faces in th...

Before The Hipsters, There Were Hippies

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Before there was Lollapalooza, Coachella and Glastonbury, there was Woodstock. Basically the OG muddy music festival. The 1969 event was undoubted...

Man Allegedly Socks Little Girl In Stomach For Lollapalooza Beach Ball

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.09.2012 | College

At Woodstock, a young child was rumored to have been born amid a sea of people praising peace and love. At this year's Lollapalooza, a young child was...

A Legacy of Rambling: Music Is (Still) Alive and Well in Levon Helm's Barn

Joanna Colangelo | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home
Joanna Colangelo

In April, Levon passed away and there was talk of what would happen to the Rambles. And then, this past Saturday night rolled around like so many others before it, and Levon's Barn was open once again.

Woodyfest: An Interview With Country Joe McDonald, and Introducing the Bolts

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.12.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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My Daughter's Turn

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 08.14.2012 | Parents
Caren Osten Gerszberg

I'd like to be at Bonnaroo myself right now, sipping a cold beer and listening to Ben Folds play the piano. But it's her turn now. So I'll just sit back, and try as hard as I can not to worry.

Jane Fonda: At 74, a Hippie for the First Time

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.11.2012 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Decked out in cascading silver locks and tie-dye, the ever-evolving Jane Fonda stars with Catherine Keener in Bruce Beresford's Woodstock-set Peace, Love and Misunderstanding.

Fonda's Summer Hit Opens: Peace, Love & Misunderstanding

Linda Hassler | Posted 08.07.2012 | Entertainment
Linda Hassler

If you're ready for a raucous ride on the innocent side of wild, see Academy Award winner Jane Fonda strut like the many fancy chickens she keeps in Peace, Love & Misunderstanding, opening in limited release this Friday.

WATCH: John Lithgow On The 'Least Cool' Moment Of His Life

Posted 05.22.2012 | Fifty

John Lithgow, who just received his sixth Tony award nomination for his role in "The Columnist" tells Jimmy Fallon why growing up in the sixties reall...

The Email That Changed My Life In My 40s

Georgia Middleman | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty
Georgia Middleman

What do you do when your dreams don't work out? You redefine those dreams. You reframe them. Make new ones. Some people say the best years are in the past. I would strongly beg to differ.

Accidental Rock Star: How A Broken Leg Led Me To A Career In Rock And Roll

Gary Burr | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty
Gary Burr

In 1969 I went to Woodstock. The girls all around me were going crazy for the musicians on stage. If any of those players had come down off the stage and walked through the crowd they would have had girls clinging to them like dryer sheets on a pair of freshly dried socks. I wanted that.

The Best of Rock 'n' Roll on Film

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

For social gatherings at home built around screening movies, outstanding rock documentaries and concert films are virtually guaranteed crowd pleasers, particularly if your home theater set-up includes a quality sound system.

PHOTOS: A Rock-N-Roll Apocalypse

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

It's 2012, and the apocalypse is on everyone's mind. But Daniel Richter's apocalyptic visions, like old-Western cinemascapes mixed with psychedelic 60...

Sexagenarians, Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll: Post 50s Transform Retirement Communities

Orange Coast | Shawn Hubler | Posted 03.06.2012 | Fifty

Baby boomers are transforming Laguna Woods and other senior communities. Call them the Woodstuck Generation....

'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky: Revisiting the Monterey International Pop Festival Through A Perfect Haze

Holly Cara Price | Posted 02.19.2012 | Books
Holly Cara Price

The Monterey International Pop Festival took place at such a guileless time that the promoters used the word "pop" in its title. Not long after this would have been unthinkable, after the lines were drawn between "pop" music and rock and roll.

So You Think You're A Baby Boomer? Think Again

Debra Ollivier | Posted 02.14.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

If you were born between 1954 and 1965, you're not a Boomer. You're a Gen Joneser. You might be part of an engaged minority that's aware of (and very beholden to) this generational distinction. But more likely than not you're a Gen Joneser and don't know it. And that's partly because the very term Generation Jones didn't exist until relatively recently, when social commentator/historian Jonathan Pontell put it on the map.

Jason Linkins

Here Are Some Thoughts I Had For America!: This Week In Pundit Pontifications

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.18.2011 | Media

["Here Are Some Thoughts I Had For America!" is a column that grinds up only the very finest American punditry and pontificating of the past week thro...

Are You Trying Too Hard to Make Your Kids Think You're Cool?

John Blumenthal | Posted 01.09.2012 | Parents
John Blumenthal

If you're a parent and you're over 50, your kids will not be duped into thinking you're cool if you imitate their clothing style, adopt their slang and embrace their culture.

Memo to Occupy Protesters: Don't Make The Mistakes We Made in the 60s

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Somehow the hippie movement lost its unity and credibility when it became about flower children making love and tripping out instead of what we can do together to end war and create social justice.

Lessons From a '60s Protester

Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.11.2011 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Speaking as a flower child of the '60s -- a proud member of the generation that danced at Woodstock and elevated protest marches to an art form -- I'd like to offer some advice to the Occupy Wall Streeters.