Jacki Lyden http://tristatesradio.com en 'Baby Jane' Holzer's Flight From High Society To Warhol Superstar http://tristatesradio.com/post/baby-jane-holzers-flight-high-society-warhol-superstar <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmW4zME8n3o</p> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Jacki Lyden 49870 at http://tristatesradio.com 'Baby Jane' Holzer's Flight From High Society To Warhol Superstar The Ebony Fashion Fair: Changing History On The Catwalk http://tristatesradio.com/post/ebony-fashion-fair-changing-history-catwalk The Johnson Publishing Company, and its flagship publication, <em>Ebony Magazine,</em> helped to fashion the black middle-class in America for five decades. For 50 years, from 1958 until 2009, the Ebony Fashion Fair traversed the country.<p>The coast-to-coast show was a pageant of haute couture that created aspirations wherever it went. It was a rite of passage for black women, who flocked to it. Sat, 15 Feb 2014 10:14:00 +0000 Jacki Lyden 48402 at http://tristatesradio.com The Ebony Fashion Fair: Changing History On The Catwalk Violence Abroad Threatens Students, As Do Guns At U.S. Schools http://tristatesradio.com/post/violence-abroad-threatens-students-do-guns-us-schools Last year, there were more than two-dozen shootings on or near college campuses in the United States. This past Tuesday, that number went up, with <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=265259128">the fatal shooting of a student at Purdue University</a>. Then Friday, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/01/25/266014201/suspect-arrested-charged-in-fatal-campus-shooting">a fatal shooting at South Carolina State University</a>. Sat, 25 Jan 2014 17:06:00 +0000 Jacki Lyden 47315 at http://tristatesradio.com Violence Abroad Threatens Students, As Do Guns At U.S. Schools Poems As 'Stepping Stones': Remembering Seamus Heaney http://tristatesradio.com/post/poems-stepping-stones-remembering-seamus-heaney The poet Seamus Heaney died Friday. Heaney won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995 and has been described as the "most important Irish poet since Yeats." Heaney was 74 years old. Host Jacki Lyden spoke to Heaney in 2008, and has this remembrance. Sun, 01 Sep 2013 21:04:00 +0000 Jacki Lyden 39888 at http://tristatesradio.com Bespoke Suits And Perfect Cravats At 'Dandy' Exhibit http://tristatesradio.com/post/bespoke-suits-and-perfect-cravats-dandy-exhibit When you hear the word dandy, what do you think of?<p>Maybe the song "Yankee Doodle Dandy," which dates all the way back to the Revolutionary War, and compares the colonists to foppish, effeminate idiots: the dandies.<p>But a summer exhibit at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, closing Aug. 18, aims to reclaim the term. It explores dandyism through the ages, linking to the cutting edge of men's fashion and style. The name of the show is "Artist, Rebel, Dandy: Men of Fashion" — which does still leave you wondering what you might see.<br /> Sat, 03 Aug 2013 22:38:00 +0000 Jacki Lyden 38381 at http://tristatesradio.com Bespoke Suits And Perfect Cravats At 'Dandy' Exhibit