Today is the 77th birthday of the undeniably brilliant Nora Ephron. Her list of things she will and won’t miss after she dies is heartbreaking,
Today is the 106th birthday of writer and broadcaster Louis “Studs” Terkel, born in the Bronx, New York . His family moved to Chicago when Terkel was 10
Today is the 88th birthday of the the best American Abstract Expressionist artist alive, maybe the best American Abstract Expressionist artist, maybe the best Abstract Expressionist artist.
Today is the 124th birthday of Martha Graham. Her contribution to dance is absolutely unparalleled, unmatched, and priceless. Without her, the entire art form would not resemble
Today is the 123rd birthday of silent film star Rudolph Valentino. His rise to stardom and untimely death is as incredible as it is tragic and
Today is the 73rd Birthday of Bianca Jagger. She wore a red off-the-shoulder Halston dress and has been incorrectly reported that she rode a white
Today is the 101st birthday of the architect I.M. Pei. I first witnessed his work in person with the I. Magnin on Pine, the store
Today is the 76th birthday of Barbara Streisand. Please do yourself a favor and immediately watch What’s Up Doc? It will change your life. I promise.
Today is the 129th birthday of one half of one of the most elegant couples of the Jazz-Age-Lost-Generation-Paris-in-the-1920s: Gerald Murphy. I think that I first ‘discovered’
Today is the 95th birthday of the famed mid-century New York photographer Diane Arbus. Her work captures a vulnerability in a her subject’s expressions, a
Today is the 90th birthday of the playwright Edward Albee. There is a teleplay of A Delicate Balance done in the 70s with Katharine Hepburn,
Today is the 85th birthday of Yoko Ono. First, let’s think about how it is strange to attach an age to her, and now let’s talk