It Was the 60s and New York City was the Epicenter of Change

Photo: Girl on Limbo's stoopChange of cosmic proportions. The center of that center was St. Marks Place, and at the Center of St. Marks Place was a store called Limbo.

Marty (Limbo) Freedman and I have toyed with the idea of telling this story in various media and recently had conversations with two sets of TV and movie producers. They were excited by the idea of a show built around Limbo, and its cast of authentic characters, who individually and collectively define the mores and practices of the 60s. There was serious talk but also disagreement about how to proceed.

These “meetings,” not to be confused with happenings, led Marty and me to believe the time to tell this story has come, and we want to reach out to producers who have a passion for the 60s, the most passionate decade of modern times.

We want to tell a true story, in an episodic format, about some very funny, sexy, brilliant, curious, serious, strange, far-out, wasted, obscure, and also celebrated people who wanted to change everything, starting with the clothes on their back.

Curious? To learn more, visit Limbo St. Marks’ Facebook page here, or its Wikipedia page here, and if something clicks, contact us here.

 

It Was the 60s and New York City was the Epicenter of Change

Angel City Chorale Performs “Hong Kong Harbor, 1984”

“Hong Kong Harbor, 1984”
Alternately titled, “From This Side of the Window”
Composed and Arranged by Philip White
Based on a poem by Robert A. Sawyer
Performed by Angel City Chorale
Soloist: Julie Athas

The Angel City Chorale performed Hong Kong Harbor, 1984 in their 2012 spring concert, Angels Over LA: An LA Story at Wilshire United Methodist Church in Los Angeles, California. The concert featured the work of Los Angeles composers.

The complete score can be seen and heard here at Santa Barbara Music Publishing, Inc.

Artistic Director, Sue Fink
Video edited by Sean Dugan

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