Hunter S. Thompson, in his landmark book, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, said that "every now and then the energy of a whole generation comes to a head in a long fine flash, for reasons that nobody really understands at the time -- and which never explain, in retrospect, what actually happened." Re ... More >>
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April 26, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 17
One from the 'Seesaw'
by Joanna Mermey
"Tap dancing is so honest. It makes people smile. A few weeks ago I was in Port Authority handing out ads for 'Seesaw.' Everyone kept running away from me becaus ... More >>
Traditionally stoic, angelic, and completely silent, ballerinas are now spinning in the other direction, chatting it up at City Ballet performances to "humanize" their art, according to the Times. What happened to the robotic mystique of the seemingly unshakable dancer?