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A Chance to Own a Rare Photo of David Bowie and Help The Mario Batali Foundation

Jimmy Fallon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jimmy Fallon

It should really come as no surprise to anyone that knows Mario that he would want to do something to make sure that kids had the energy to dream big.

Valentine's Day With David Bowie, 1973

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

It's early evening on Valentine's Day 1973, and I'm in my kitchen, regaling my dear pal, David, about the Bowie show I'd seen the night before at Radio City Music Hall.

Donnie Kirshner: Music, Basketball and the Manhattan Phone Book

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Success in the music business requires a certain self-promotional flair. But Don Kirshner, who died at 76 of heart failure on Martin Luther King Day, ...

On the Culture Front: Big Apple Rock & Roll Circus and A Small Fire

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

The Rock & Roll Circus that took over the Big Apple's tent at Lincoln center last Monday and Tuesday night was heavy on rock and light on circus. Tues...

Dog Ears Music: Born in January Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Elvis Presley, David Bowie, Pat Benatar, Etta James, and more.

WATCH: David Bowie Rocks Out To 'Fashion,' Late '90s-Style

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

After posting the sketch of pudgy Karl Lagerfeld and David Cross at 1997's VH1 Fashion Awards earlier in the week, we couldn't cut short our trip down...

Opening for The New York Dolls at the Mercer Arts Center, December 19th, 1972

Binky Philips | Posted 10.21.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The New York Dolls were the pebble thrown in the pond. They sank to the bottom having caused hundreds of ripples.

WATCH: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly Sing Carols As David Bowie, Bing Crosby

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Right on the heels of the Jack Black/Jason Segal rendition of the classic Bing Crosby/David Bowie carol, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly try their han...

Monty Python's Terry Jones -- Renaissance Man

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Whether taking on Chaucer, challenging Ireland's most doggedly held beliefs of the Middle Ages, or having a child out of wedlock with a woman more than half his age, Terry Jones is not afraid to take on the establishment.

Puppets Take Manhattan

Pamela Newton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pamela Newton

What's the deal with the puppets? Puppets, like cartoons, used to be for kids. But these days, they're more often conduits for high-brow visual lyricism. Clearly, we in New York are having a puppet moment.

Dog Ears Music: Ghostlike

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music from Ladytron, Ryan Adams, Bruce Springsteen, Richard Swift, and The Sex Pistols, among others.

A Tiger Suit, Junip & Great Companions: Conversations with KT Tunstall, Dar Williams, and José González, plus a KT Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.27.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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On Offer At Frankfurt Book Fair

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Agents are heading off to this year's book fair with a host of titles from the likes of Martin Amis, Eoin Colfer and David Bowie. In the second of The...

PHOTOGRAPHY:In Search Of LA: Music - John Carpenter: Enchantment, With A Heavy Beat

Jim Stevenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jim Stevenson

Fairy Tales Forgotten, the first album recorded by John Carpenter and J. Explosive since moving to LA, should quietly begin to build a small, dedicated cult following for these quirky artists.

Rubbernecking: Project Runway Episode 4, "Hats Off To You"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Alternate Titles (feel free to join in): Donna Karan 1988 Happy Happy Joy Joy Matchy-Matchy Spank Me Please forgive me for the delay this week. Real ...

Arcade Fire Ignites Madison Square Garden

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

I have been to plenty of concerts in my time, I have seen hundreds of bands, yet, of any band to emerge in the last decade or so, no one puts on a show like Arcade Fire.

"Heroes": A Farewell Playlist For Comic-Con 2010

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I really think this year was the most fun that I've had yet not attending Comic-Con. Apparently, I'm such an actual un-ironic geek that no one thought to invite me along to make the big pilgrimage with them.

"A Little Less Conversation": A Playlist to Encourage a New Generation to "Do Something"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Today, I have a semi-modest proposal for those same young Americans who will likely inherit this big mess: do something, and do it with "A Little Less Conversation" and little more action.

"Crazy Little Thing Called Love": A Playlist for Bristol and Levi

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is my loving playlist for two kids who remind us all about a sometimes flickering yet ultimately difficult to extinguish force in our world -- a crazy little thing called love.

"Things Have Changed": A Playlist For Robert Downey, Jr.

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I explained to my youngest that Downey had dramatically turned his life around, and my kid said, "Well, Dad, you'd have to say he's doing pretty well now, right?" Yes, I'd say he's doing just fine.

'Cracked Actor': An Angry Yet Forgiving Playlist for Mel Gibson

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

In the spirit of brotherhood, here's my angry but forgiving playlist for a cracked actor who apparently has some passions in this life that aren't particularly Christ-like. Please know that I'm praying for you, Mel -- in Yiddish.

Alejandro Escovedo Talks About His New Album, Street Songs of Love

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The tenth solo album by Alejandro Escovedo, Street Songs of Love, will be released on Tuesday, June 29. The same night he'll stride on stage at the fi...

I Love Your Smile - Or, Discrimination In The Workplace

Briana Rognlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Briana Rognlin

My teeth aren't perfect. I drink coffee, I prefer stain-inducing red wine to white, and I didn't wear my retainers as a teenager. But thanks to a moth...

Something In the Air: A Playlist for European Skies

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a playlist for everyone who's been impacted already by the volcano, put together in the hopes that we all go from "Burnin' Sky" to "No More Cloudy Days" very soon.

Author (Still) Unknown: The Brilliant Music and Star-Crossed Career of Jason Falkner

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

If you amassed a decent music collection during the '90s and '00s, then there's a good chance you own at least one record on which Jason Falkner has played, written or produced.