the quaint cassette is sent reeling into history’s dustbin
The mood of the festival once again switched up considerably as the breezy harmonies of Rogue Valley washed over the crowd as the sun finally set. The sextet brought a polished, summery sound to the Block Party, which went over well with the pleasantly lubricated crowd. The set opened with the blissful bounce of “Rockaway” and “The Color Wheel,” which both sounded lush and provided the perfect soundtrack as night settled over the city..
He was excited to be bringing Lindley on board for this project, and intrigued at the ideas she had brought with her. What he wasn expecting was an hour of sheer madness, flustered in more than one way. What a stunning first impression, professionally.
“Thematically, it a great group,” says Gail Andrews, director of the Birmingham Museum of Art. “Not only does it speak of Warhol fascination with celebrity, but also with death.” Of “Electric Chair,” Andrews references Warhol quote that it is a “typically American way to go.” As a child, Warhol suffered from a neurological disorder that often kept him bedridden. Comic books and celebrity magazines influenced his art that later captured the public fascination with the rich and beautiful, many of whom he called friends.
Dr. Taub: In the eye, UV exposure can cause early cataracts, pingueculae, changes in the white part of the eye, which in some cases can turn into a pterygium, a growth into the cornea. I joke with the kids I examine, “You’ll thank me in 20 to 30 years.” I also try to get parents into it, and when a child sees their parents wearing them, they’ll get into the habit of wearing sunglasses..
I seek to explore both the rapidity of this transformation in the context of the dissatisfaction with the idea of comprehensive schools shown by the political Right and the Third Way TMs reworking of socialism. Finally I briefly consider more progressive alternatives for schools and education by returning to the idea of the democratic commons. In this respect, the cultural Left needs to explore more radical alternatives beyond the defence of comprehensive schooling which sounds both nostalgic and misplaced within our global times..
It official: The Boss is doing the Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band has signed on to provide the halftime entertainment at the next Super Bowl. In taking the gig, Bruce follows in the footsteps of the Rolling Stones, U2, Paul McCartney, Prince and last years featured attraction, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Next year big bash is scheduled for Feb.