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Founders accuse Cuban government of 'kidnapping' mega-music festivalupdated: Wed Jul 20 2011 23:19:00

The founders of Cuba's biggest independent music festival accused the government of "kidnapping" their festival on Wednesday, saying the Culture Ministry had taken over organization of this year's event and barred them from meetings.

CNNMoney: Why my startup is trying to break out at SXSWupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 05:35:00

Morris Panner is the CEO of group text messaging service GroupFlier.

Lower retirement age to 50-somethingupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 15:27:00

"Grow old along with me! / The best is yet to be, / The last of life for which the first was made." Robert Browning, 1864

1 dead, 12 injured in bus crashupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 09:35:00

Police say a Canadian bus went airborne and flipped, rolling into a ditch and killing a woman onboard.

Canadian bus crash kills 1, injures 12updated: Mon Aug 23 2010 09:35:00

A bus crash in western Ontario, Canada, killed one person and injured 12 others over the weekend, police said.

Levon Helm, soul of The Band, rambles onupdated: Thu Aug 19 2010 13:15:00

When the last decade began, Levon Helm was voiceless and nearly homeless.

Plastic models fashion a real-world statement in New Yorkupdated: Thu Jul 15 2010 21:36:00

Fashion models have often been accused of being beautiful, but plastic. On one block in the heart of Manhattan, they really are.

Remembering Live Aid 25 years laterupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 10:07:00

In front of a packed house at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Joan Baez expressed the spirit of the day: "Good morning, children of the '80s," she said to the crowd gathered for the marathon charity concert Live Aid. "This is your Woodstock, and it's long overdue."

Meet the people who are percolating in the Coffee Partyupdated: Sat Mar 13 2010 18:37:00

In one chair sits a rural retiree, his financial security shot in the slump, a humble Southerner who's never thought much about politics. In another seat is a born Northerner, an inner-city native, a relative of a civil rights giant. And nearby, circling a table, are an economist, an artist, a onetime John McCain supporter and a long-haired guy who's rich in Woodstock memories.

Inside the Hajj pilgrimageupdated: Wed Mar 03 2010 09:11:00

Vice founder Suroosh Alvi takes you on his journey to the world's largest annual pilgrimage. For more, go to VBS.TV.

Vice Guide to Travel: Mecca Diariesupdated: Wed Mar 03 2010 09:11:00

Based on the sheer volume of bodies, Hajj should not work. As the world's largest pilgrimage and one of the Five Pillars of Islam, each year about 3 million people cram themselves into the relatively small holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to offer up this, the holiest of Islamic rites. In late 2008, I accompanied my parents on Hajj and managed to sneak a VBS video camera past state security and capture the trip as we saw it. The scene was insane, beyond what I could have ever imagined.

Searching for suppliesupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 16:41:00

Haitians look for and load supplies on the streets of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Once a swanky enclave, club grounds in Haiti now home to 100,000updated: Tue Jan 26 2010 16:41:00

Once there was a golf course and a swanky club. Almost two weeks after Haiti's killer quake, the sweeping hills of The Petionville Club have transformed into a city of misery.

CD, DVD boxed sets worth a look or listenupdated: Fri Dec 18 2009 16:15:00

The boxed set: Criticized for its brick-like presence. Victim of grammatical ineptitude (it's usually called the "box set," which is what? A collection of boxes?). Subject of a hilarious Barenaked Ladies song.

'Final Destination' No. 1 at box officeupdated: Sun Aug 30 2009 15:29:00

For many, the creative relevance of 3-D cinema remains very much an open question. But when the history of Hollywood's 21st century embrace of 3-D is written, it very well may point to this weekend as the moment when the format definitively established its commercial power at the box office.

'Taking Woodstock'updated: Fri Aug 28 2009 08:03:00

For his new film, Ang Lee is "Taking Woodstock." Take a look at what the cast has to say.

Sex, drugs, but little rock 'n' roll in 'Taking Woodstock'updated: Fri Aug 28 2009 08:03:00

A modest movie pinned to a generational landmark, the latest curve ball from "Brokeback Mountain" director Ang Lee is a gentle coming-of-age, coming-out comedy set against the epochal music festival.

Entertainment Weekly's Picks of the Weekupdated: Sun Aug 23 2009 10:48:00

Fifty years after scoring his first national hit as leader of the Miracles, Smokey Robinson is still going strong.

FSB: The naturals: How Kiss My Face got startedupdated: Wed Aug 19 2009 15:56:00

Bob MacLeod was a talent agent and Steve Byckiewicz a flight attendant in 1980 when they ditched city life for a farmhouse and a fresh start. Unlikely entrepreneurs, they were mostly interested in gardening and entertaining. But dwindling savings prompted them to launch a business inspired by their healthy lifestyle.

What Grace Slick is doing nowupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 18:24:00

When we set out to produce a series of Woodstock 40th-anniversary pieces, somebody asked, "Whatever happened to Grace Slick?"

Grace Slick's new career: Artupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 18:24:00

Grace Slick: From Woodstock to paint stock. The Jefferson Airplane singer shares her artwork with CNN's Denise Quan.

'Taking Woodstock' cast lured in by Leeupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 07:57:00

The music of Woodstock was a draw that attracted hundreds of thousands of people to the festival. Similarly, the name of Ang Lee is a draw that attracted a number of actors to his new film, "Taking Woodstock."

Through hazy memories, Woodstock still captivatesupdated: Sat Aug 15 2009 14:41:00

Cheryl Morse was 19 years old when she hitchhiked more than 700 miles from Chicago, Illinois, to Bethel, New York. She was determined to make it to the Woodstock music festival.

iReporters who attended Woodstockupdated: Sat Aug 15 2009 14:41:00

CNN producer Jessica Ellis talks about the Woodstock images from iReporters. Mark Goff was a freelance photographer.

CNNMoney: Woodstock: Peace, love and red inkupdated: Fri Aug 14 2009 12:07:00

For most rockers and aging hippies the 40th anniversary of Woodstock this weekend will mark a happy occasion. John Rolfe: Patrick Kane's taxi trouble, Shaq threatens to wear a Speedo, moreupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 12:24:00

The week's top hockey story came discourtesy of the Chicago Blackhawks, whose young hotshot Patrick Kane found himself in the jug after an early morning imbroglio with a Buffalo cab driver (one in the city of Buffalo, not an actual buffalo). Therein lies a little cautionary tale:

Commentary: Woodstock, world's biggest family reunionupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 07:56:00

Forty years ago this summer I wound up opening the Woodstock festival when the four acts scheduled before me were stuck in massive traffic jams and delayed in getting to the concert site in Bethel, New York.

Entertainment Weekly's Picks of the Weekupdated: Sun Aug 09 2009 15:38:00

Three years ago, "Lord of the Rings" guru Peter Jackson handpicked Neill Blomkamp, then a director of music videos and TV commercials, to helm an adaptation of the video game Halo.

A guide to the world's best music festivalsupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 08:27:00

It doesn't matter that they can be feverishly hot. Or that crowds make for long food lines or the tickets may be hard to come by.

Entertainment Weekly's Picks of the Weekupdated: Mon Jun 08 2009 15:20:00

The 1974 subterranean thriller "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three" isn't what anyone would call an untouchable classic. If it's remembered for anything, it's for the hangdog Walter Matthau's garish shirt/tie combinations and the squalor of New York's subways.

Tarantino, Ledger are focus at Cannesupdated: Tue May 12 2009 13:12:00

The economic downturn may take its toll at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, which opens Wednesday night. But as always, the show will go on.

Countdown to Cannesupdated: Tue May 12 2009 13:12:00's Nicole Lapin gets a preview of this year's Cannes Film Festival from People Magazine movie critic Leah Rozen.

Police: Teen hid gun in school ceiling, planned 'harm'updated: Fri Mar 06 2009 10:45:00

Authorities arrested two high school students in suburban Atlanta on Thursday after they were warned that one of the students planned to "do harm" at the school with a weapon, police said.

Pope says sorry for 'evil' of clergy sex abuseupdated: Fri Jul 18 2008 22:47:00

Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday offered his strongest public statement yet on sex abuse against minors by Roman Catholic priests, apologizing to victims and calling the abuse "evil."

Pope denounces 'insatiable consumption'updated: Fri Jul 18 2008 04:33:00

Pope Benedict XVI recalled the natural beauty he observed during his 20-hour flight to Sydney, saying he felt "a profound sense of awe," and denounced "insatiable consumption" as a threat to the world's environment.

Fortune: What Warren thinks...updated: Mon Apr 14 2008 10:23:00

If Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting, scheduled for May 3 this year, is known as the Woodstock of Capitalism, then perhaps this is the equivalent of Bob Dylan playing a private show in his own house: Some 15 times a year Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett invites a group of business students for an intensive day of learning. The students tour one or two of the company's businesses and then proceed to Berkshire headquarters in downtown Omaha, where Buffett opens the floor to two hours of questions and answers. Later everyone repairs to one of his favorite restaurants, where he treats them to lunch and root beer floats. Finally, each student gets the chance to pose for a photo with Buffett.

Fortune: Waiting for the Echo Boomersupdated: Wed Jan 30 2008 09:59:00

With auto sales headed for their lowest level in a decade this year, automakers are relying on a comfortable old friend to lift them out of the doldrums: the demographic cycle.

Joe Cocker receives royal honorupdated: Thu Dec 13 2007 06:10:00

Four decades after he won over America with his scratchy, soulful voice and blues-inspired rock, British-born Joe Cocker is receiving an honor from the queen.

Business 2.0: Biodiesel boom heading toward Wall Streetupdated: Tue Sep 25 2007 21:52:00

Way back in 2006, John "Bish" Neuhauser was the poster child of the biodiesel business. The shaggy-looking snow groomer for the Canyons ski area near Park City, Utah, starred in the acclaimed Sundance Film Festival documentary on global warming, "Everything's Cool," in which he made his own biodiesel out of restaurant grease and converted all of the resort's vehicles to run on it. In 2007, however, Neuhauser no longer has to brew his own fuel - he just drives to nearby Salt Lake City, where manufactured soybean biodiesel is now available at seven pumps. "Making it is fun and liberating," he says, "but I'm just too busy."

FSB: Wind power to the peopleupdated: Mon Sep 17 2007 23:23:00

When we profiled DanMar & Associates in June 2003 founder Dan Juhl was helping farmers set up wind towers to generate their own electricity and sell power to utilities.

CNNMoney: John Deere's renewable energy harvestupdated: Tue Sep 04 2007 23:18:00

For Steve Tiedeman, a farmer in Woodstock, Minn., it hasn't been all that great of a year. The weather's been dry, and he's lost about a third of the corn on his 1,000 acre farm.

CNNMoney: 'Woodstock' farm expected to fetch $8Mupdated: Mon Aug 06 2007 02:27:00

Music history lovers and casino developers alike are taking notice: part of dairy farmer Max Yasgur's land, part of which was the original site of the 1969 Woodstock music festival, is up for sale.

On The Scene: Surviving the rush for Harryupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 23:26:00

No book has ever seen this much fever-pitch anticipation and excitement around the world.

FSB: Take On the Outdoorsupdated: Sun Jul 01 2007 00:00:00

A Guyot Designs' Firefly $20

CNNMoney: Buffett's Berkshire posts higher incomeupdated: Fri May 04 2007 17:03:00

Berkshire Hathaway, the diversified holding company run by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, reported higher first-quarter earnings Friday.

Rock legends played 'truth music'updated: Mon Apr 09 2007 21:54:00

On March 31, Sly Stone played a live show at the Flamingo Las Vegas.

James Brown rememberedupdated: Mon Dec 25 2006 12:00:00

James Brown, one of the pioneers of soul music, has died at 73.

Rousing the Zealotsupdated: Wed May 31 2006 13:41:00

Pugnacious anthems and racist diatribes have never been in short supply at Nordic Fest, an annual white-power Woodstock held over the Memorial Day break near the former mining town of Dawson Springs, Kentucky. And this past weekend was no exception. On the agenda were a Triumph of the Will -- themed running event and a cross "lighting" sponsored by the Imperial Klans of America. But something new did arise at Nordic Fest this year: bellicose talk and plans of action against illegal immigrants. Among the scheduled guest speakers was Hal Turner, a New Jersey Internet radio talk-show host who recently instructed his audience to "clean your guns, have plenty of ammunition ... and then do what has to be done" to undocumented workers.

The Quest for spiritualityupdated: Mon Mar 20 2006 07:41:00

(CNN) -- As we enter the new millennium, many of us find our homes filled with machines that fulfil our every desire. In a matter of hours we can fly just about anywhere and, with the Internet, we can access the sum total of human knowledge.

Entertainment Weekly: The Must Listupdated: Mon Mar 13 2006 13:31:00

More Bruce, more Mohr, and eight other things we love this week:

FSB: Ahead of the Gameupdated: Tue Nov 01 2005 00:01:00

Nakamura's Woodstock, Ill., toy company was five years old when he had the idea of merging two trends in gaming: the explosion of user-friendly multiplayer videogames and the poker renaissance. Sma...

Money Magazine: Get Real About Working in Retirementupdated: Mon Aug 01 2005 00:01:00

Retirement planning is fraught with uncertainty, but one outcome is sure: When we baby boomers wrap up our careers, we're not going to retire to a rocker on the back porch. No, we're going to have ...

CNNMoney: Get real about working in retirementupdated: Thu Jul 14 2005 10:43:00

Retirement planning is fraught with uncertainty, but one outcome is sure: When we baby boomers wrap up our careers, we're not going to retire to a rocker on the back porch. No, we're going to have a working retirement.

CNNMoney: Follow the wealthupdated: Fri Mar 25 2005 15:26:00

When Jimi Hendrix sang, "You better save it, babe. Save it for your rainy day," from his hit "Fire," he probably wasn't trying to dispense lasting financial advice to the throngs at Woodstock.

Flashing back to Woodstockupdated: Fri Aug 13 2004 13:16:00

Thirty-five years ago, as fighting raged in Vietnam, a group of hippies and 400,000 of their soul mates converged on a dairy farm in New York state for three days of frolicking in the spirit of peace, love and music.

Money Magazine: Five romantic getaways in the Northeastupdated: Mon Feb 10 2003 13:00:00

New York City's Inn at Irving Place may perfectly embody the notion of an intimate urban oasis. Its location in the historic Gramercy Park area, inconspicuously wedged between the commercial intensity of midtown Manhattan and the gritty and hip neighborhoods farther downtown, makes it a sort of enclave within an enclave.

Fortune: Is It Time To Hang Up Your Spikes? Joint and muscle strainupdated: Mon Jan 07 2002 00:01:00

Baby-boomers haven't been this concerned about the condition of their joints, it's safe to say, since the day it rained at Woodstock.

Fortune: Meet the Old Bossupdated: Mon Jan 07 2002 00:01:00

FORTUNE: Good morning. In keeping with the theme of this issue of our magazine, today we are going to be speaking with an individual who has brought health, fitness, and wellness to new heights ove...

Fortune: The Heavy Toll Of Rock & Roll Hearing lossupdated: Mon Jan 07 2002 00:01:00

At meetings you deliver sparkling insights. Problem is, you can't tell when a colleague has made the same point minutes before. To your ears, Joan's comment that a job seeker would "fit in" sounds ...

Money Magazine: Buffettmaniaupdated: Fri Dec 01 2000 00:01:00

Those who simply cannot get enough of Warren Buffett are in luck: Two new documentaries about the billionaire investor, Oracle of Omaha and Woodstock for Capitalists, have just been completed. Both...

Fortune: Warren Buffett: Revivalistupdated: Mon May 29 2000 00:01:00

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett calls his annual shareholders' meeting the "Woodstock weekend for capitalists," but investor Michael Cleveland has a better analogy: "It's a religious rev...

Fortune: Ben & Jerry's Is Back: Ice Cream and a Hot Stockupdated: Mon Aug 02 1999 00:01:00

You know, most business journalists get all excited about going to Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting. After all, it is the "Woodstock of capitalism," or at least that's what Warren Buffett calls ...

Fortune: That Fresh Woodstock Feelingupdated: Mon May 10 1999 00:01:00

Woodstock was one of the defining cultural moments of the mass-media age, and the mere mention of it therefore brings to mind some very specific imagery. When you think of Woodstock, you think of p...

Fortune: A Techie Woodstock in the Nevada Desert Welcome to Burning Man, where technology, art, theater, and nature combine into somethinupdated: Mon Oct 12 1998 00:01:00

At this year's eighth annual Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert, I played chess on an oversized board with life-sized statues of aliens, sat in a homemade stretch VW van, wore silver body pa...

Fortune: Cleveland Rock in An Odd Placeupdated: Mon Mar 16 1998 00:01:00

Okay, so this Rustbelt city isn't Nashville or Woodstock or even Motown. Elvis first rolled his pelvis thousands of miles away, and about the best-known band to spring up hereabouts was the nerdy i...


Another million Americans filed for bankruptcy last year, joining nine million fellow bankrupts from the past decade, along with an even larger cast of debtors who for one reason or another just sa...

Fortune: HAVE WE BECOME MAD DOGS IN THE OFFICE? I'm afraid so. Reengineering has left us angry and confused, and we're starting to vent tupdated: Mon Nov 28 1994 00:01:00

Office behavior, the way we treat colleagues at work, is one of those subjects that is difficult to raise without sounding prissy. It involves, dare I say it, courtesy. You know: "Ms. Fortune belie...

Money Magazine: Wanna take you higher: Authentic Woodstock collectibles keep going up in valueupdated: Fri Jul 01 1994 00:01:00

Can it really be a quarter-century since half a million fans converged on Route 17B for Woodstock, the three days of peace, music and mud that defined a generation? Yes -- and along with the 25th a...

Money Magazine: MONEY Magazine contents page MONEY July 1994 Volume 23 Number 7 updated: Fri Jul 01 1994 00:01:00

COVER STORY 72 WHERE TO PUT $1,000, $10,000, $25,000 OR MORE TODAY by Penelope Wang These 24 outstanding mutual funds and stocks will meet the needs of all investors, from beginners to veterans. --...

Fortune: CASHING IN ON WOODSTOCK IIupdated: Mon May 30 1994 00:01:00

This August marks the 25th anniversary of Woodstock, those three days of peace and music that were, for many, the defining event of the 1960s. To celebrate, promoters are holding two re-stagings of...

Fortune: SUPERCONDUCTORS GET INTO BUSINESS Now that electricity can be transmitted with superefficiency, companies are exploring uses thaupdated: Mon Jun 22 1987 00:01:00

AFTER MONTHS of rising excitement, the big breakthrough came in May at IBM's sleekly sinuous Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York. Scientists had been making astoundingly ...

Fortune: TWO PLUS TWO DOESN'T EQUAL FIVE Changes in the global economy have made the conglomerate theory less workable in the 1980s.updated: Mon Dec 09 1985 00:01:00

The 1960s and the 1980s both will be remembered as decades of wrenching change for business and society. Both periods brought breaks with the past and a reevaluation of conventional relationships. ...

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