Marianne Faithfull's triumphant concert at the Tempodrom Berlin was a night of healing the past and sounding the alarm for the world's future. Th...
Looking for ways to make your Thanksgiving more manageable without skimping on festive? I turned to culinary superstar Regina Charboneau for some gui...
If Styles ends up being straight, the implications of his recent statements would be practically revolutionary. At his age, following the "bro" code typically means acting as straight and narrow as possible. How many straight guys are comfortable with being mistaken for gay or bisexual?
Alex Gibney's documentary, Mr. Dynamite, limns the extraordinary rise of James Brown's career, and more: Interviews with his sidemen give a history of rhythm and blues, and race.
Michael J. Burg whispers his wisdom conspiratorially to me across our luxurious table at the Russian Tea Room.
So these aging rockers didn't have the voices they had 50 years ago. So what? It didn't matter. Hearing them sing these familiar tunes was enough to put us in a nostalgic reverie.
If you've listened to Rock Radio in the USA for any length of time in the last 35 years, you have heard Paul Rodgers' voice over 200 times... easy! Paul is probably the most famous and well known rock vocalist that a whole lotta people don't know by name.
It used to be said that somewhere in the world, at any given moment, "Stairway to Heaven" is playing on the radio.
From what Mr. Brown told me, and as the wonderful new movie, "Get On Up" powerfully shows, whatever frustrations he was dealing with then couldn't begin to match the pain, rejection and daily obstacles he endured as boy and young man.
But to be successful at making art, you need an extra measure of sensitivity. Beyond the technical skills, like the ability to play the piano or draw, the artist's superpower is the capacity to feel acutely.
In no particular order of importance here are 10 things I learned during the 39th Annual National Association Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair held in Boston, Massachusetts.
1. Viola Davis, Dan Akyroyd, and Octavia Spencer, should all get Oscar nods. 2. Chadwick Boseman is funky as the Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite, ...
Warts and all, in fits and starts, finally the Hardest Working Man in Show Business gets his story told.
"OH. MY. GOD. It's Mick Jagger!!"
These days, aside from writing for The Huff, amongst others, I basically survive on whatever royalties ASCAP's magnanimous computer feels like doling out each month for composing the theme to Jenna Elfman's last, short-lived CBS sitcom. But, life wasn't always this "amazing."