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The Horrible Inspiration Behind One of Picasso’s Great Works – Toby Saul

Pablo Picasso had been searching for three months for something to paint in April 1937. Living in Paris, the Spanish artist had been given a commission to produce a mural for the Spanish Pavilion of the 1937 Paris World’s Fair. Turmoil had disrupted his process, both in his private life and in the civil war … Continue reading The Horrible Inspiration Behind One of Picasso’s Great Works – Toby Saul

Raising Our Daughters To Be Brave: 5 Tips from Top Athlete Crista Samaras – Samantha Walravens

Crista Samaras made headlines as a nationally ranked lacrosse player at Princeton from 1994-1999 and a gold medalist in the 2001 IFWLA World Cup as a member of the Women's National Team. She went on to coach women’s lacrosse at Yale and start three companies. From the outside, she is a true American success story. What … Continue reading Raising Our Daughters To Be Brave: 5 Tips from Top Athlete Crista Samaras – Samantha Walravens

How a Working-Class Couple Amassed a Priceless Art Collection – Mag

Herb Vogel never earned more than $23,000 a year. Born and raised in Harlem, Vogel worked for the post office in Manhattan. He spent nearly 50 years living in a 450-square-foot one-bedroom apartment with his wife, Dorothy, a reference librarian at the Brooklyn Public Library. They lived frugally. They didn’t travel. They ate TV dinners. … Continue reading How a Working-Class Couple Amassed a Priceless Art Collection – Mag

Bland on Blonde: why the old rock music canon is finished – Michael Hann

Rock’s flight into seriousness in the 1970s had many ill effects. There was prog rock, jamming, not releasing singles – and the idea that the couple of decades since Elvis had produced enough music of sufficient worth to produce a canon. In 1974, like a university English department sending out a reading list to undergraduates, … Continue reading Bland on Blonde: why the old rock music canon is finished – Michael Hann

“All the Way” Frank Sinatra | Cultural Trendz

https://youtu.be/WxxDK0sFENo "All the Way" was written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn for the 1957 movie The Joker Is Wild in which it was performed by Frank Sinatra. Source: "All the Way" Frank Sinatra | Cultural Trendz       Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill our future research … Continue reading “All the Way” Frank Sinatra | Cultural Trendz

Where Does James Bond Go From Here – Miles Surrey

Renowned director Danny Boyle will no longer helm ‘Bond 25’; Daniel Craig is halfway out the door. For one of the most iconic franchises in Hollywood, it appears another shakeup is in order. The latest mission for James Bond: Find a new director. As the franchise’s official Twitter account announced Tuesday afternoon, the 25th entry … Continue reading Where Does James Bond Go From Here – Miles Surrey

Aretha Franklin Had Power. Did We Truly Respect It – Wesley Morris

Officially, “Respect” is a relationship song. That’s how Otis Redding wrote it. But love wasn’t what Aretha Franklin was interested in. The opening line is “What you want, baby, I got it.” But her “what” is a punch in the face. So Ms. Franklin’s rearrangement was about power. She had the right to be respected … Continue reading Aretha Franklin Had Power. Did We Truly Respect It – Wesley Morris

The World’s Highest-Paid Actresses 2018: Scarlett Johansson Steals The Spotlight With $40.5 Million – Natalie Robehmed

Move over Emma Stone, Tinseltown has a new highest-paid actress. Scarlett Johansson leads this year's ranking with $40.5 million in pretax earnings between June 1, 2017 and June 1, 2018, making her acting's top-earning female lead. Playing Black Widow in Marvel's Avengers movies has become a lucrative role for Johansson, who quadruples her 2017 earnings to bump Stone … Continue reading The World’s Highest-Paid Actresses 2018: Scarlett Johansson Steals The Spotlight With $40.5 Million – Natalie Robehmed

Aretha Franklin Had The Respect Of Billions, But Earned Mere Millions – Zack O’Malley Greenburg

Aretha Franklin passed away earlier today at age 76, leaving behind a legacy better defined in words than numbers. On Twitter, her name was the top trending item this afternoon — followed by her "Queen of Soul" moniker — as some of the world's biggest names waxed poetic on her talent and impact. "In her voice, … Continue reading Aretha Franklin Had The Respect Of Billions, But Earned Mere Millions – Zack O’Malley Greenburg

All About Madonna — Discover

Celebrate the pop icon’s 60th birthday by diving into the rich archives of all about Madonna, where you’ll find news, interviews, magazine stories, and other materials going back decades. via all about Madonna — Discover     Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill our future research and endeavors - Thank you … Continue reading All About Madonna — Discover

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