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A Trumpeter Takes On Donald Trump: Michael Leonhart's 'Ronald Rump' Melds Satire And Art

Joan K. Smith | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

It's hard to think of a political candidate who's induced such a mixture of horror and comic glee as Donald Trump. In fact, his most lasting legacy may be an unprecedented mother lode of Trump-inspired art, comedy, and commentary.

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall Bring "A Taste of Honey" to the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Herb Alpert kept checking in about his pin stripes, asking a rapt audience, some of whom traveled from Florida just to hear him perform at the Café C...

From Wiener Dogs to 'Puppy Monkey Baby,' Super Bowl 50 Brands in Review

Stephen Rosa | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Stephen Rosa

Super Bowl 50 was a boring game. Most of its commercials were too. Like the poor guy in AstraZeneca's opioid-induced constipation ad, I kept longing for something truly big to happen, but I too was poop out of luck.

The Superbowl Halftime Show 2015 vs 2016

Lewis Fisher | Posted 02.08.2016 | Entertainment
Lewis Fisher

2016s halftime show was a step up and improvement on last year by giving out the message of love, unity and togetherness. So, let's see what next year has in store, bring it on Super Bowl 51.

Beyoncé Slays Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show, And Coldplay Was There Too

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 02.07.2016 | Entertainment

Beyoncé's ENTIRE #SB50 halftime performance.— Complex (@ComplexMag) February 8, 2016 Coldplay might have been the off...

Bruno Mars Confirms He Will Funk You Up At The Super Bowl

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.07.2016 | Entertainment

Bruno Mars, you're amazing just the way you are. The "Uptown Funk" singer and previous Super Bowl halftime show performer confirmed the rumors that he...

See You In The Music, Natalie Cole

David Munk | Posted 01.14.2016 | Entertainment
David Munk

Natalie Cole often told me that she liked to sing "with a smile in my voice." Not long before she died, she mentioned what she wanted her epitaph to be. She captured herself with impressive economy: "Natalie Cole: the daughter of a king, the mother of a prince, a friend to all."

Astoria Characters: The Family Portrait

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.22.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It was art that drew them together. Patricia Boes, the official artist in the family, doesn't remember exactly when it happened. She does recall th...

New Mashup Pairs 'Uptown Funk' With The Golden Age Of Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 11.17.2015 | Entertainment

This mashup is going to "funk you up." In a new remix of Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk," Nerd Fest UK shows just how well the catchy singl...

These Movie Dance Scenes Set To 'Uptown Funk' Are Too Hot

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.18.2015 | Entertainment

Call the police and the fireman, because this movie mashup is just too damn hot. In a mashup to end all mashups, YouTube channel What's the Mashup? ha...

Bruno Mars Reportedly Offered Halftime Spot For Super Bowl 50

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment

Entertainment Weekly reports that the NFL has offered Bruno Mars the headlining spot at the Super Bowl 50 halftime show in 2016. According to EW's sou...

Watch Movie Characters Sing Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars' 'Uptown Funk'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.03.2015 | Entertainment

What do "Pulp Fiction," "Napoleon Dynamite," "The Breakfast Club" and 277 other movies have in common with Bruno Mars? One epic sing-along. YouTube us...

Why Parenting Is Like Jeb Bush Doing Uptown Funk

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 06.18.2016 | Parents
Davis Schneiderman

Jeb Bush doesn't understand climate change: My daughters, 7 and 9, have a solid elementary school understanding of environmental stewardship. But if I asked them to explain global warming, they would likely be unable to do so using the language of science.

Crowd Goes Crazy Watching 60-Year-Old Teacher Dance To 'Uptown Funk'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.23.2015 | Fifty

Dance teacher Shirley Clements wasn't about to retire quietly. A video of the 60-year-old Vancouver-area teacher performing a dance routine to Bruno M...

World's Largest Family Reunion: Genealogy or Preen-ealogy?

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 06.01.2016 | Fifty
Megan Smolenyak

Here's my deepest concern about the Global Family Reunion: Has the marketing of it been so successful that we're in danger of changing the definition of genealogy? The interest in famous cousins has always been there, but has its prominence in the GFR's PR campaign been such that many will think that's the whole point?

On the "A" w/Souleo: Veteran Funk Band Returns Right On Time, Decades Later

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 06.30.2015 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

What the 'funk' is going on? It's a fair question to ask in music these days, as funk appears to be making a mainstream comeback. There's Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" single which had a 14-week reign at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Ryan Beatty Shows Off His Moves In An 'Uptown Funk' Jam Sesh

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 03.06.2015 | Teen

It's official. Ryan Beatty has got the funk. In a new video, the "Everything Little Thing" singer gives his best take on Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars...

Moms Turn 'Uptown Funk' Into An Anthem About Bath-Time Battles

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.27.2015 | Parents

From reluctant kid bathers to overwhelmed parents who can't remember the last time they showered, bath-time struggles affect families in many differen...

Kanye West Just Apologized To Beck On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Kanye West took the Twitter on Thursday to apologize to Beck for blasting the singer at the Grammys. I would like to publicly apologize to Beck, I...

Dancing Senior Citizens Covered 'Uptown Funk' And It Is Spectacular

Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.25.2015 | Fifty

What do you get when you combine Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" with a bunch of spirited seniors? Oldtown funk. Singer Alex Boye decided to infuse "Upt...

Uptown Funk Parody Celebrates Life in the Suburbs!

Deva Dalporto | Posted 04.21.2015 | Parents
Deva Dalporto

I have to say, I've grown to love the 'burbs. Love, love them. I love my small-town community. I love the big box stores. I love walking my kids to school and letting them ride their bikes all over. So here is my latest parody, celebrating life in the 'burbs! Enjoy!

Eight-Time Grammy Winner Manny Marroquin's Music Mixing Magic

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.05.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Manny Marroquin is the most humble hitmaking powerhouse mixer in the business. With eight Grammies to his name so far including the rare feat of winn...

Review: Mark Ronson, Uptown Special

Judah Joseph | Posted 03.22.2015 | Entertainment
Judah Joseph

From start to finish, Uptown Special offers a hugely fresh alternative to what we've come to expect from the music industry in the last few years.

Mom Shows Everyone Who's Boss In Awesome Hip Hop Routine

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.12.2015 | Good News

Take Bruno Mars' advice and call the police and the fireman, because this mom's dance skills are on fire. Travis Wong, a well-known choreographer,...

Bruno Mars: The Downest Dude on the Planet

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 02.22.2015 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

You don't have to know the history of funk to feel it. But knowing where he gets all that funky stuff -- and those crazy legs -- makes it a whole lot funkier. And more fun.