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{MUSIC MINUTE} “The Wheel of Fortune” by Kay Starr

+ Oh, wheel of fortune I'm hoping somehow If you ever smile on me Please let it be now + Billie Holliday declared Kay Starr "the only white woman who could sing the blues", and there's no doubt that while you are listening to this moody ballad of luck and love, you will know exactly…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} “The Wheel of Fortune” by Kay Starr

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{MUSIC MINUTE} Rainbow Melody: Joni Mitchell, Mama Cass and Mary Travers.

  We are so excited to announce that we will be costuming "HAIR" at Hamilton Theatre Inc. this May, and for the first time in ages your boys at The Eye of Faith will be gracing the stage as peace-loving, flower-wearing, fringe-flinging New York City hippies during the Summer of Love! So to celebrate the…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} Rainbow Melody: Joni Mitchell, Mama Cass and Mary Travers.

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{STYLE WISE}{MUSIC MINUTE} “THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH” by Garbage PLUS Being Obsessed with Shirley Manson

+THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH+ Leave it to a band called "Garbage" to style one of the most iconic Bond songs ever made. We've profiled Adele's stunning take on the Bond song with "Skyfall" back in 2012, and still agree that it is one of the best, as well as a masterful encapsulation of the…Read more {STYLE WISE}{MUSIC MINUTE} “THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH” by Garbage PLUS Being Obsessed with Shirley Manson

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+STYLE IDOL+ Dennis Wilson {The Bad Beach Boy}

"They say I live a fast life. Maybe I just like a fast life. I wouldn't give it up for anything in the world. It won't last forever, either. But the memories will." -Dennis Wilson +++ This spring and summer we are all about Dennis Wilson, the infamous bad boy and drummer of The Beach Boys.…Read more +STYLE IDOL+ Dennis Wilson {The Bad Beach Boy}

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{STYLE WISE} Invoking Jim Morrison . . .

For the last while we've been a little obsessed, or encouraged, by Jim Morrison's ghost. You cannot deny this guy has style. Ever since the teenage years (weird to say), there's been a fascination with this bit of a God. An idol in all respects...I had one of my very first writing gigs doing a…Read more {STYLE WISE} Invoking Jim Morrison . . .

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{MUSIC MINUTE} “Just in Time (Remix)” by Gabrielle & Architect

So, a few weeks ago we are lucky enough to hold our first ever style procession for The Eye of Faith (I say "style procession" because I feel like our offerings are much more than just fashion, and really are an invocation of our truest style daemons who elevate us from the rest) which was a…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} “Just in Time (Remix)” by Gabrielle & Architect

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Obsessed! Vintage Summer Style Supreme, Straight from Cannes 2013: Alain Delon’s “Purple Noon” (1960)

Every year the Cannes Film Festival whips around, you can guarantee to start feeling the summer start shining on in. Just picture the French Riviera, the movie stars, the palm fronds, and sail boats. Champagne in sandals . . . the works! It's like a nostalgia, really. I think everyone, once in their lives will…Read more Obsessed! Vintage Summer Style Supreme, Straight from Cannes 2013: Alain Delon’s “Purple Noon” (1960)

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MUSIC MINUTE: “Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor {Op. 30}”, Rachmaninoff Plays Rachmaninoff

+ "Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music." -Sergei Rachmaninoff + Whether you spell it Rachmaninoff or Rachmaninov, Sergei Rachmaninoff was a man of undoubted personal style. A subtle style. But a sure of himself style. It's the kind of style you could expect from the man who…Read more MUSIC MINUTE: “Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor {Op. 30}”, Rachmaninoff Plays Rachmaninoff

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E.O.F. Style Divinity: Patti Smith { Punk N’ Pretty}

In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth. -Patti Smith [photo courtesy:  Sexuality and Love in the Arts ] A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of browsing Patti Smith's "Camera Solo" at the AGO, and really got an opportunity to get an inside glimpse…Read more E.O.F. Style Divinity: Patti Smith { Punk N’ Pretty}

Music Minute: Scott Walker Sings “Rosemary”

This is classic. We only discovered this a few days ago, but immediately our perspective shone bright on this beguiling and mysteriously seductive tune by the great Scott Walker (not to be confused with Scott Walker, the Governor of Minnesota). For those who know of Scott Walker, you know he has a wildly fantastic voice…Read more Music Minute: Scott Walker Sings “Rosemary”