Daily Archives: July 27, 2018

V. S. Naipaul

“Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad ‘Vidia’ Naipaul, TC (/ˈvɪdjɑːdər ˌsuːrədʒprəˈsɑːd ˈnaɪpɔːl, naɪˈpɔːl/; born 17 August 1932), is an Indo-Caribbean writer and Nobel Laureate who was born in Trinidad with British citizenship. He is known for his comic early novels set in Trinidad … Continue reading

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Lucinda Childs

“Lucinda Childs (born June 26, 1940) is an American postmodern dancer / choreographer and actress. Her compositions are known for their minimalistic movements yet complex transitions. Childs is most famous for being able to turn the slightest movements into an … Continue reading

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From Folk to Acid Rock, How Marty Balin Launched the San Francisco Music Scene

Top: Marty Balin at Monterey Pop, 1967. Photo by Suki Hill. Above. Jefferson Airplane enjoyed a close relationship with promoter Bill Graham, who booked the band, which he managed during most of 1967, into the Fillmore in San Francisco and … Continue reading

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