Iseult Gonne (6 August 1894 – 22 March 1954) was conceived in the mausoleum of her late brother in an attempt by her parents to reincarnate their dead, still adored infant son.
Monthly Archives: September 2012
Aramco Brats in the 60s and 70s
Aramco Brats, the expatriate children of employees of Saudi Aramco oil company, (which was estimated in 2005 to be the world’s most valuable company) are a “third culture” group — think military brats, missionary kids — defined by their bi-cultural identity formed by living a not quite suburban American lifestyle in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, a province whose lands are more than half the Rub’ al Khali (Empty Quarter) desert — sand and wind.
Woody and I
In 1978, Nancy Jo Sales was a lonely 13-year-old in Coral Gables, Florida with an unlikely pen pal, a 42-year-old filmmaker named Woody Allen.
Appalachian Teen Clogging
Appalachian teen competitive clogging troupe, Blue Ridge Mountain Dancers, clogging, flat-footing, foot-stomping, buck dancing, or jigging it in someone’s living room, 1964.
Meet the 15 year old ski prodigy Andrea Mead Lawrence.
“Like almost everyone else, Pat English dreamed of being famous.
Young No Doubt
An unsigned No Doubt bounces through an early live appearance on The Gig.
The world is your stretching mat! Students at Sangamon State University touch their toes and reach for the sky in Marian Levin’s Movement Class.
A Taste Of Honey
Shelagh Delaney was eighteen years old when she wrote A Taste of Honey (1958), a groundbreaking play that talked about the social issues of the British working class and feminist cultural movements.
Live at Woodstock
Peace and love, man. What set out to be a 3 day music festival on a dairy farm in upstate New York turned into a defining event in rock and roll history.