In the Late ’70s, Teen Punks Ruled New York. These Are Their Stories.

High school students spent their nights forging a colorful late-night scene marked by big choruses and few rules. The bands didn’t last, but the taste of art and freedom shaped their lives.

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A Guide to the Dance Music on Beyoncé’s ‘Renaissance’

Chicago house, hyperpop, classic ’70s disco: The pop star’s new album is a tour through some of the genre’s most well-known touchstones as well as more underground sounds.

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Time Capsule of ’70s Los Angeles Beaches From Tod Papageorge

The photographer, at age 82, is still making waves, with a show at the Danziger Gallery in Los Angeles that debuts a body of work from his past.

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Veterans of Carter-Era Inflation Warn That Biden Has Few Tools to Tame Prices

President Biden and Democrats face political peril as costs keep rising and midterm elections loom.

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Kool & the Gang Get the Dance Floor Moving. Have They Gotten Their Due?

The group’s funk, disco and pop songs have been sampled over 1,800 times, but haven’t collected the same accolades as many contemporaries. A new boxed set takes a look back.

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The All-Female Band Fanny Made History. A New Doc Illuminates It.

The group put out five albums in the ’70s and counted David Bowie and Bonnie Raitt as fans. The filmmaker Bobbi Jo Hart, dismayed its story hadn’t been told, took action.

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Before Roe v. Wade, Merle Hoffman Ran an Abortion Clinic in N.Y.C.

Merle Hoffman was on the front lines in the early 1970s, when women would travel to New York for abortions.

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Two Members of the Mighty Diamonds, Acclaimed Reggae Trio, Are Dead

Tabby Diamond, 66, was shot and killed Tuesday in Kingston, Jamaica. Bunny Diamond, 70, died three days later after a long illness.

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The East Shaped Black Life in 1970s Brooklyn. A New Film Shows How.

A documentary premiering this month chronicles the history and impact of The East, an organization and meeting place that served as a “microcosm of Black nationhood” in Central Brooklyn.

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When Ski Ballet Pushed at the Porous Boundary Between Art and Sport

“We brought music to the mountains”: The rebel freestyle form born in the ’70s had a brief Olympic moment. Now it’s experiencing a renaissance online.

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How Republicans Can Replay the Reagan Era

How 2021’s echoes of the 1970s are making politics easy for Republicans.

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The Creative Collectives Finding Strength in Numbers

Born out of the American civil rights movement, Black artists’ coalitions thrived in the 1960s and ’70s. Now, a new generation is discovering their power.

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A Stock Market Malaise With the Shadow of ’70s-Style Stagflation

After coasting higher over the summer, markets are jittery over rising prices, growth snarls and a number of other threats.

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Sex, Drugs and Roller Skates

A new book pays tribute to the vanished magic of Flipper’s, a storied if short-lived 1970s skate palace.

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New York City’s Post-Covid Recovery

Coming out of the pandemic, is it possible to build a more equal city?

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Book Review: ‘Rock Me on the Water,’ by Ronald Brownstein

In “Rock Me on the Water,” Ronald Brownstein explores one momentous year that brings together Archie Bunker and Joni Mitchell in a narrative of cultural ferment.

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Remembering Steven Spurrier, Whose Contest Shook the Wine World

His legacy will always be the Judgment of Paris tasting of 1976, but less well known was his advocacy for unheralded wines from all over the world.

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15 Essential Black Liberation Jazz Tracks

As black Americans fought for equal rights in the 1960s, music reflected their calls to action. In jazz, that meant sounds that were spiritual, boundary-pushing and celebrated blackness.

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12 Essential Lesser-Known Power-Pop Songs

You already listen to Cheap Trick, Big Star and the Raspberries. Now hear a dozen irresistibly upbeat tunes by smaller bands made between 1977 and 1983.

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