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WOODSTOCK MUSIC & ART FAIR. Just the name of an event that took place al­most fifty years ago still con­jures im­ages in most peo­ple’s minds—regardless of age and often po­lit­ical and philo­soph­ical disposition—of youth in­no­cence joy, of music color summer, of end­less hori­zons and pos­si­bil­i­ties, of three days of peace and music.

And of one-on-one, person-with-person in­ti­macy, of being here now, of in­ti­macy and grokking the moment—even if the mo­ment is filled with prob­lems and in­con­ve­niences and even ac­tual hard­ships. READ MORE