Tag Archives: Music and Musicians

Finding Vivian Maier and 20 Feet from Stardom

Coincidentally, two of the best documentaries I’ve seen lately focus on women who spent a good part, if not all, of their creative lives hiding in plain sight. Director Morgan Neville’s 20 Feet from Stardom capped a year of accolades with a … Continue reading

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Pete Seeger: The Power of Song To Be Rebroadcast on PBS

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s oft-quoted, “there are no second acts in American lives,” has clearly become a cliché in this age of uber-reinvention; and there is no better example of the latter than Pete Seeger, who defied that cliché well into his ninth “act.” Pete Seeger (1919 … Continue reading

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