Woodstock was many things to many people--a three-day celebration of rock music and hippie culture
, a symbol of love and peace, a fifty-mile traffic jam on the New York Thruway--and its meaning continues to evolve.
The event has entered popular culture due to its association with the height of 1960s hippie culture
Many aspects of hippie culture
have long since been co-opted by the mainstream--and it's far more common in the legit world these days to bring a downtown sensibility uptown than it was in the boundary-stretching days when "Hair" first stepped up from Off Broadway to Broadway.
In 1965 he opened at the Coffee and Confusion in San Francisco, where in the midst of the budding hippie culture
, still in his unfashionable short hair and conservative clothes, he took to the stage with a banjo, opening with the line, "Hello.
Really, it's a sordid tale of quite intelligent young people behaving badly, rather reminiscent of hippie culture
in the 1960s.
It was hippie culture
that spawned the pro-environment movement, including the establishment of Earth Day in 1970.
The clashes subsided as the laid-back hippie culture
Michael Coren writes of the breakdown of morality in North America, beginning with the hippie culture
of the 1960s.
In The Greening of America (1970), Charles Reich, then a Yale professor who "found himself" in the hippie culture
of his students, was so confident that the institutions Illich and Goodman complained about needed replacing that he treated their decline as inevitable.
Hair, which has a three-night run in the Paul McCartney Auditorium, is a political satire, which explores hippie culture
and challenges the American political system
Mr Blair blamed the 60s hippie culture
for encouraging a lifestyle of rights with no responsibilities.
The service reminded us of the '60s hippie culture
, with its calls for peace but no reference to the God who alone can bring peace.
In villages such as Santa Eulilia and Santa Joan, signs of the laid-back hippie culture
which arrived on Ibiza in the Sixties still abound.
It's easy to connect to a number of things here, from the Bay Bridge to the hippie culture
," said Jan Kjellman, president of IKEA North America.
The hippie culture
of the 60s and 70s has got a lot to do with the popularity of MPVs.