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How Aging Actually Improves Your Sex Life

Posted 04.02.2014 | Fifty

Many dread the entrance into their senior years, fearing that it will mark the end of a bountiful sex life. Joan Price, author of 'Naked At Our Age' j...

Café Au Go Go: Still Blowing the Winds of Change

Craig Carpenter | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

Change may be defined as transformations occurring over time. It is sometimes hard to discern how far and wide that change will reach, and what it will bring about.

Dream Dolls: Barbie Rétro Chic, an Upcoming Exhibit in Paris

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.09.2014 | Weird News
Sidonie Sawyer

The upcoming show will present a retrospective of the fabulous creations of the most-famous-dolls-of-all, Barbie. From the iconic dresses of the 1960s to the haute couture gowns, the fashionistas' outfits always echoed the sense of style of women over the World, in small sizes. Little girls knew what they were doing!

Girl Group Sound Spectacular Comes to BB King's This Weekend

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Two years ago a remarkable event took place at Lincoln Center Out of Doors. In partnership with the Ponderosa Stomp, the summer series presented an en...

From More San Fran60s: The Beatles' Last Concert

M.W. Jacobs | Posted 05.15.2013 | San Francisco
M.W. Jacobs

There was rock 'n roll and there was the Beatles. Their last concert anywhere, ever, was in San Francisco on August 29, 1966, and later it was hard not to see some connection with the counter culture that would be bursting onto the world from the same location in only six months.

This Is How We Do 60 in LA

Annie Stein | Posted 03.27.2013 | Fifty
Annie Stein

I feel so much richer, know so much more and feel connected to several, if not many, more women today than I did before last week when my friend Sam turned 60.

From San Fran '60s -- Haight-Ashbury Chicks

M.W. Jacobs | Posted 01.29.2013 | San Francisco
M.W. Jacobs

When I stood outside the door of Francine's Waller Street pad that night in June 1966, I was desperate and anxious.

Neon Ghosts (PHOTOS)

Hans Proppe | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts
Hans Proppe

The golden age of neon, the '50s and '60s produced an art form unique to its function. Like the cars of the period, they were voluptuous, playful, elegant, excessive. 2012-08-16-neonsigns.jpg

Helen Gurley Brown: The So-Called Mouseburger Who Was Anything But

Anna David | Posted 10.14.2012 | Women
Anna David

I spent years obsessing over all things Helen Gurley Brown when I was researching and writing my book about trying everything she recommends in Sex and the Single Girl.

69-70 -- 7 poems

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 05.13.2013 | Fifty
Ruth Neubauer

I know I am older now. I can feel it in my face. I want to look young to you. Always.

What Woodward and Bernstein Got Wrong About Watergate

Will Bunch | Posted 08.18.2012 | Media
Will Bunch

The real crimes of the last 40 years didn't fit into the box that Woodward and Bernstein and the Watergate scandal helped to create. In the end, the real exceptionalism of Richard Nixon was merely that he was dumb enough to get caught. The rest of them all got away with it.

What Is The Meaning Of Art? A Master Of Arte Povera Gives The Answer

Simona Lodi | Posted 07.15.2012 | Arts
Simona Lodi

Piero Gilardi anticipated later movements, in seeing the aesthetic value of shared space and collaboration -- a value underpinning the open-source, Internet-based nature of tech-art today.

What I Know About Beauty Now That I'm In My 60s

Bonnie McFarland | Posted 05.28.2012 | Women
Bonnie McFarland

Some say we get the face we deserve as we age, but I think it's more we get the face of the life we've lived.

Just Do It Because I Say So

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

I was 12 years old, and there was no way one could "get out of" the eighth grade at the Francis W. Parker School of Chicago without memorizing and reciting the poem. Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Kubla Khan: or, A Vision in a Dream: A Fragment," to be precise.

'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.

Steve Jobs' Google of the 60s: Whole Earth Catalog Revisited (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

In this video, Shelter editor Lloyd Kahn shows us a rare first issue of the Whole Earth Catalog, takes us for a tour of his homestead and gives us a sneak peek of his upcoming book Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter.

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 com...

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.