When hosting private parties or corporate events, there is usually a theme which dictates how the guests should be dressed and how the venue would be designed. Having a theme adds excitement and fun to the occasion and even before the party itself. It’s going to be a night of role play, and guests would   Read More …

The British film director and pop promo auteur Peter Whitehead’s kaleidoscopic 1967 documentary is a vivid and controversial snapshot of the height of London’s “Swinging” era.    Featuring interviews with a diverse selection of iconic figures in British and international pop culture – from artists such as David Hockney and Alan Aldridge, through to actors   Read More …

What do Bob Dylan, Django Reinhardt, George Frideric Handel and the Beatles have in common? Jimi Hendrix. They and a selection of other great yet surprisingly diverse artists inspired the young virtuoso James Marshall Hendrix into becoming the most acclaimed electric guitarist of all time. Tracks like “Purple Haze”, “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” and “Hey   Read More …

Proud Galleries announce ‘Terence Spencer: A Lasting Impression’, a playful retrospective exploring the youth and vivacity of one of Britain’s most defining decades. This unique exhibition features the many faces, fashions and sounds of the Swinging Sixties with prints showcasing iconic stars in their prime alongside the beauty of ordinary life and everyday style. Born   Read More …

In November 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially designated April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe. International Jazz Day is chaired and led by Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director General, and legendary jazz pianist and composer   Read More …

From the Sunset Strip to the White House and stadiums throughout the NFL, Jim Pons’ journey through rock and roll to filming professional football becomes a one-of-a kind spiritual autobiography. “Hard Core Love” connects the dots behind the scenes of Jim’s years with The Turtles, Frank Zappa and The New York Jets, all of which lead to   Read More …

Amazing news for oldies fans: the grooviest cruise of 2018! The music, the memories and the spirit of the love generation will come together once again when the 2018 Flower Power Cruise sets sail from February 24 through March 3, 2018.  A vacation experience for everyone who was a part of the movement – or   Read More …

A collection of images of some of the most iconic people in the entertainment business goes on sale this April at Duke’s Auction House, Dorchester. The sale stars at 10am on April 13th with viewing on April 11th an 12th. The property of veteran picture editor John Halsall, the collection comprises a huge variety of   Read More …

On April 13th, 1954, the American singer Bill Haley recorded the song “Rock Around the Clock”. This was the beginning of a new era of nonconformism and creativity. The rock’n’Roll’s essence is made up of a series of immortal artists: Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley or the Fab Four –   Read More …

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry died on Saturday, March 18th, at the age of 90.

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