Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Kids Are Alright, The Ones That Survived

The original ‘kids’, who starred in the groundbreaking NYC movie Kids by Larry Clark, are doing a Kickstarter campaign to fund a documentary that looks back from the perspective of 20 years later, on how the movie and the times…

Alice Barker, 102 Harlem Renaissance Dancer Relives Her Youth

102 year old Alice Barker, who danced at clubs such as The Apollo, Cotton Club, and Zanzibar Club, with legends including Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, recently got a chance to see footage of herself from the…

Musicians Union Fights Majors for Lack of Pension Contributions

From The American Federation of Musicians News via Local 802 Companies Sued For Failing To Fund Pensions August 10, 2015 The American Federation of Musicians and Employers’ Pension Fund (AFM Pension Fund) is suing Atlantic Recording Corporation (Atlantic), Hollywood Records…