Posts Tagged ‘Hippies’

Christina Aguilera Candy Man

The epitome of a throwback, pop music style

To celebrate Music Monday, the editors at Jerk bring you a playlist featuring a list of contemporary songs inspired by some oldie genres. These artists have given us some updates on some tunes from all over the musical history timeline, grabbing inspiration from Louis XIV all the way up to the older brothers of the emo kids that dominated the 1980s. These songs invoke not simpler, but older times and maybe your greatest great-grandfather would have listened to a version, but in his day, they probably wouldn’t have a synthesizer. (more…)

Bare feet. Hula Hoops. Hippie skirts. Face paint. Live music. And a little bit of sunshine. It was the perfect way to celebrate the commencement of Earth Day.

As a tree huggin’ girl hailing from Boulder, Colorado, I am all about Earth Day. Spending a couple of hours Sunday afternoon at Thornden Park for NYPIRG’s “Sustain-A-Cuse” festival, I removed my Converse and mismatched socks, welcomed the long-missed sun and embraced the spirit of Earth Day.

NPIRG, if you don’t already know, is an environmental organization associated with both Syracuse University and SUNY ESF. Each year, NYPIRG hosts a celebration in light of Earth Day. (more…)