Friday, March 31, 2017

6word Portrait: Herb Alpert

Tijuana Brass still Taste of Honey.

Born this day 1935.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

6word Portrait: Warren Beatty

Clyde still rides. Heaven can wait.

Born this day in 1937.

6word Portrait: Vincent van Gogh

Impassioned brushstrokes bespeak starry night disquietude.

Born this day in 1853. (d. 1890)

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6word Portrait: Eric Clapton

"Slowhand" wears blues like a badge. 

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

6word Portrait: Eric Idle

Hilariously abetted the bright side, life.

Born this day in 1943.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

6word Portrait: Nelson Algren

The Writer With the Golden Arm 

Born this day in 1909 (d. 1981)

Monday, March 27, 2017

6word Portrait: Quentin Tarantino

Reservoir of imagination; audaciously directed pulp. 

Born this day in 1963. 

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

6word Portrait: Robert Frost

Diverging verses made all the difference.

Born this day in 1874 (d. 1963)

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6word Portrait: Tennessee Williams

With Glass Menagerie, Streetcar still Desired. 

Born this day in 1911 (d. 1983)

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Saturday, March 25, 2017

6word Portrait: Elton John

Madman Across the Water: You're Alright.

Born 70 years ago today.

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6word Portrait: Arturo Toscanini

With a flourish, maestro conducted. Electricity. 

Born 150 years ago today.

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6word Portrait: Aretha Franklin

Soulfully, the Queen commands your 

Born this day in 1942
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Friday, March 24, 2017

6word Portrait: Steve McQueen

King of Cool. Still Wanted: Alive

Born this day in 1930 (d. 1980)
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

6word Portrait: Akira Kurosawa

Cinematic master wielding a samurai's nobility.

Born this day in 1910 (d. 1998)
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