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Hey Mama, Welcome (Back) to the ’60s

Hey Mama, Welcome (Back) to the ’60s

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

You say you want a revolution? Well, the counterculture movement is back, alive and well in Gottesman Exhibition Hall. Tensions surrounding race, politics and sex are captured through various mediums of art exclusively at the New York Public Library.

Richie Havens’ awe-inspiring legacy

Richie Havens’ awe-inspiring legacy

April 24, 2013


Filed under Arts

  On Monday, folk legend Richie Havens died of a heart attack in his New Jersey home. He was 72 years old. Havens was best known as Woodstock’s opening act. As the very first musician to play in the legendary 1969 festival, which included acts like Jimi Hendrix, The Who and Janis Jopl...