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Archive: December 19, 2010 - December 25, 2010

Repackage your act

As, say, an older football player or dancer, you stay in the field as a revered virtuoso as you gradually fade into the sunset. You pass on but leave a legacy that influences future generations.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | December 21, 2010; 10:09 PM ET | Comments (13)

Chasing the dream

Who are we to tell Mr. Dylan it's time to stop singing?

By Nicola Goren | December 20, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (9)

The grace of age

I think that people who grow old gracefully share two traits: They can see possibilities as they progress through life. And they can recalibrate their skills and interests with the needs of the world around them.

By Jennifer Tucker | December 20, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

Age is what you make it

There are some people at peak talent in their 70s and beyond.

By Jan Scruggs | December 20, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

The real deal

Dylan is showing us what it means to grow old, and his constant reworking of classics to our dismay is irrelevant. Instead he continues to stir the pot, to see what new forms emerge.

By Seth Kahan | December 20, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

His real fans understand

Dylan's current act is no longer at the forefront of any social movement and his voice is croaking. Neither of these things will discourage his true fans.

By Cleve Francis | December 20, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (5)

Age irrelevance

Those who are curious, creative, flexible and broad-minded often appear to be much younger than their actual ages, while negative people seem much older. Geezerdom is a state of mind, not an age!

By Patricia McGuire | December 20, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Not Dark Yet

Dylan is about to turn 70 years old, and he continues to push himself artistically and professionally -- to find both new ideas and musical expressions.

By Hile Rutledge | December 20, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (14)

 
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