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At Selma and Around the World, Pete Seeger Brought Us Closer Together

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Pete's fingers can strum no longer, but, thanks to him, people around the world can have many "singing tomorrows."

If This Guitar Had Eyes: Artist Zhenya Gershman's Portrait of Bob Dylan Takes Center Stage

LuxEco Living | Posted 01.15.2015 | Entertainment
LuxEco Living

Figurative artist Zhenya Gershman known for her expressive paintings, was invited to create a special portrait of Bob Dylan, the GRAMMY 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year.

That Time Kanye West "Discovered" Sir Paul McCartney: A Modern Fairytale

Chiara Cortese | Posted 01.15.2015 | Entertainment
Chiara Cortese

So, for all you tweens and teens and people who live under rocks in general, just in case Kanye decides to do any more collaborating with old white dudes in the future, I've put together a little cheat sheet for you.

Charlie Hebdo, Kinky Friedman and the Art of the Provocateur

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

The controversy over Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of Muhammad, as well as President Obama's boneheaded decision not to go to Paris for the Unity March, got me thinking about another satirical cartoon that graced the cover of an august publication in this country.

Amanda Thorpe Bewitches The American Songbook

Tom Semioli | Posted 01.13.2015 | Arts
Tom Semioli

With Piper behind the console, Amanda's core band of drummer Robert DiPietro, bassist Rob Jost, and guitarist Tony Scherr afford Harburg / Thorpe's song-cycle a sense of warmth and immediacy not often evident in studio recordings

Larger Than Life: Zhenya Gershman

LuxEco Living | Posted 01.05.2015 | Los Angeles
LuxEco Living

LARGER THAN LIFE, Zhenya Gershman's latest art exhibition featuring over-sized portraits of iconic public and private figures opens Thursday, February 12, 2015.

Daily Meditation: We Shall Be Released

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.23.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

How To Shoot A Jay Z Magazine Cover In 12 Minutes

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.19.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Danny Clinch has photographed music legends from Bruce Springsteen to Johnny Cash to Keith Richards, and now more than 200 of the iconic moments he's ...

Things Have Changed: Dylan Sounding Tremendous in Recent Tour Leg

Lauren Daley | Posted 12.16.2014 | Entertainment
Lauren Daley

Whatever Bob Dylan did differently on this leg of the Never Ending Tour, he needs to keep doing it. He hasn't sounded this good in years. As he skipped across the stage like a marionette on strings, he seemed almost happy.

Daily Meditation: Heaven's Door

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.21.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

"Weather or Not"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.13.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am frequently under the weather, but I seldom know whether I will weather the storm that forecasters have forecast, which is why I can't predict what kind of weather I will be under.

Betty Who Talks Touring, Her New Album, and Law & Order: SVU

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

She's creating the kind of easy and easy to love hits that get stuck in your head and literally never leave. She is making the music that even those who outsell her ten to one should be making, if they were smart.

A Look at 2014 Tribute Albums -- Part One

Steven Rosen | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment
Steven Rosen

One thing certain about 2014 -- and any year, for that matter: it brings with it new tribute and covers albums, as sure as the changing seasons. So with this year already more than half finished, it's time to look at some of the more notable to date.

Squeezing Out Sparks: A Southern Poet Sings for Her New York City Supper

Tom Semioli | Posted 12.14.2014 | New York
Tom Semioli

She refers t herself as a "speaker -songwriter." Where to begin with the genre defying Minton Sparks: poet, storyteller, singer, comedienne, educator, writer, activist, essayist, philosopher, painter, performance artist?

Debtor's Prisons in Kentucky and Other Horrors of the Justice System

Don McNay | Posted 12.13.2014 | Crime
Don McNay

What is going on in Kentucky is apparently going on in various pockets of the nation. It has to stop because it is wrong. It also has to stop unless the rulings of the Supreme Court mean nothing to people charged with upholding them.

The Most Popular Drugs In Rock Lyrics

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment

We've examined the most talked about drugs in hip-hop and the rappers who were talking about them the most, and now Project Know has applied the same ...

My Chats with Tom Rush

Lauren Daley | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Lauren Daley

Rush, 73, has a voice that has only warmed and deepened with age -- he sounds better now than he did 40 years ago.

Dennis McNally Revisits Highway 61 (and Beyond)

Joanna Colangelo | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts
Joanna Colangelo

In his new book, On Highway 61: Music, Race and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom, McNally reminds us of who he is at his truest core -- and that is, one of the finest cultural historians of our time.

An Ali Campbell Premiere, Chats with Paolo Nutini, Robert Levon Been, Justine Dorsey, Lizzie Sider, Ásgeir Trausti & Laleh

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

ALI CAMPBELL OF UB40 TAKES ON BOB DYLAN'S "I WANT YOU" photo credit: Andy Wilshire According to Ali Campbell of UB40... "When I met Bob Dylan, he ...

Conversations with Jamie Cullum, Peter White and Amanda Kravat, Plus Yellowcard Teams with Invisible Children

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jamie Cullum: "I've lived my short life as a record geek. I take quite a heavy interest in music. Lots of people are interested in music, but I'm the kind of guy who'd be digging through boxfuls of old records in secondhand stores and record fares and things like that."

Compassion Play: Lucinda Williams Is on the Double

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.30.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

It shouldn't come as a huge surprise that the inspired daughter of a profound poet likes to write. Any time, anyplace. Words, thoughts, phrases will get scribbled down on notepads, Post-its or, if it's during a night out on the town, even cocktail napkins.

Backstage Pass: With Lindi Ortega at AmericanaFest

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Onstage, this feisty cowpunk of Mexican-Irish descent talks tough, wears cowboys boots that match the color of her ruby-red lipstick (and her Gibson J-200) and prefers to sing Johnny Cash instead of Bob Dylan.

About That Time Bob Dylan Smoked Weed With The Beatles

rollingstonelogo | Posted 09.09.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By ANDY GREENE Not many people get close to Bob Dylan, but Victor Maymudes – who was Dylan...

AKW's Upcoming EP, and "Acoustic Nights" at House of Blues Demonstrates That Live Music can Survive alongside EDM

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

A recent evening out on LA's famous Sunset Strip at hip new lounge Vaucluse, saw eclectic pop trio AKW play their fusion of acoustic, and ambient pop-rock in front of a trippy mural of Hollywood legend, Charlie Chaplin.

Channeling Creativity: Dylan, Plath, and Uncle Tom

David Galenson | Posted 11.04.2014 | Arts
David Galenson

Not all conceptual writers work as fast as Dylan and Plath, nor do all experimental writers work as slowly as Bishop. But the differing speeds of composition are not accidental.