As it Turns Out: Thinking about Edie and Andy By Alice Sedgwick Wohl Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 272 pp. $28 - - - From March 1965 until January 1966, New York City was beguiled by an unexpected "it" couple. Andy Warhol - effete, strange-looking with his pallid skin and silver wig - was emerging as the principal practitioner of Pop Art. Edie Sedgwick - waiflike, modern with her pixie haircut and hoop earrings - was described as a debutante, heiress and member of the Boston Brahmins (none of which was actually true). During their time together in the spotlight, which started in earnest when they appeared at a preview of "Three Centuries of American Painting" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and received more press attention than fellow attendee first lady Lady Bird Johnson, they dominated the Manhattan social scene. As Merv Griffin said of them when they appeared on his television show, "No party in New York is considered a success unless they are there." Although the … [Read more...] about Book World: Edie Sedgwick and Andy Warhol’s bond was fleeting. The movies live on.
Click here to read the full article. Billy Joe Shaver , one of the figureheads of the “outlaw country” movement that came out of Texas and flourished in the 1970s, is the subject of a forthcoming tribute album that sees some of the top names in country and Americana saluting the late legend, including Willie Nelson , Miranda Lambert, George Strait, Nathaniel Rateliff, Rodney Crowell and Margo Price. The project, “Live Forever: A Tribute to Billy Joe Shaver,” comes out on New West Nov. 11. The title track, a Nelson recording of “Live Forever” with Lucinda Williams on harmony vocals, premieres on Variety today. More from Variety Luck Ranch, Willie Nelson's Place, to Host 10-Day Lucktoberfest, With Everything from an Orville Peck Costume Ball to 'Black Opry' Night (EXCLUSIVE) Mickey Rooney Jr., Original Mousketeer, Musician and Eldest Son of Mickey Rooney, Dies at 77 Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson and Other Country/Americana Artists Get Inaugural Palomino … [Read more...] about Billy Joe Shaver to Be Saluted by Willie Nelson and Country/Americana All-Stars in Tribute Album Worthy of an Outlaw
Listen to this article UPDATE: An earlier version of this article indicated that Singer was ending production of the 911 Classic study, which was incorrect. A company spokesperson clarified that those vehicles are still very much being assembled by Singer, though the order books for the Classic have been closed for now. If there's any company that could restore classic Porsche 964s to perfection, Singer Vehicle Design would be the top choice. Unfortunately, you can't order one for the time being – or at least not the tastefully done reimagined Classic Porsche 911 beauties we've been dreaming about for over a decade. In an interview with Top Gear , SVD head honcho Rob Dickinson has confirmed that it has already stopped taking orders for the Classic Porsche 911. It has been 12 years since Singer started making one, but this doesn't mean goodbye for the Los Angeles-based company. In fact, the company's moving on to an even greater project . Gallery: Singer Anglet … [Read more...] about Singer Has “Taken A Pause” With Porsche 911 Classic Study Orders