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On Jamaica: Harry Belafonte Meets the Rivers of Babylon

Bob Schulman | Posted 11.21.2016 | Travel
Bob Schulman

It's "Sing-Along Night" at one of the posh resort hotels in Port Antonio on the northeast beaches of Jamaica. Guests are wearing funny hats while they...

Sheryl Crow Helps Kick Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Daryl Deino | Posted 10.06.2016 | Women
Daryl Deino

A couple months back, I reported on Sheryl Crow's inspirational appearance at the #Blogher16 Conference where she talked about her experience with breast cancer. I received a lot of emails from those who were inspired by the article and Sheryl Crow. Luckily, I was able to personally speak to Crow on Monday morning as Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicked off.

Under Assistant East Coast Vinyl Man

Andrew Loog Oldham | Posted 05.26.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Loog Oldham

I had wondered what the co-creator of the recent Martin Scorsese-Mick Jagger HBO offering Vinyl was doing seemingly dishing dirt on our Glimmer Twins. Cohen had worked for the duo of Marty & Micky in the 90s and the co-creator credit appeared to be his belated going-away prize. Whether it was offered, deserved or seized is very hard to discern when the result is Vinyl.

Springing Into May 2016:Cultural & Charitable Catch-up

Jill Lynne | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts
Jill Lynne

T Bone Burnett headlined The Jazz Foundation of America's 25t Annual Loft Party and the forever-energetic Keith Richards brings the house down at "A Great Night In Harlem" at the Apollo -- honoring Sonny Rollins.

Life

Francis Levy | Posted 04.27.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Some people are content to satisfy their appetites and there are others for whom, appetite and satiety aren't enough. Ambition may produce rewards but...

Separated at Birth: Keith Richards and Samuel Beckett

Francis Levy | Posted 04.27.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Two of the most iconic faces of the 20th and 21st Century look curiously alike, those of Samuel Beckett and Keith Richards, and you wonder whether may...

Bruce Springsteen Won't Sing In North Carolina. Here's A List Of Bands Scheduled To Play There This Summer. Who's Next?

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 04.13.2016 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

More big-name musicians must step forward and say: "There's always more money, but I only have one name. And I won't have people shouting my name in states where there are citizens who have no rights."

Keith Richards Has No Intention Of Growing Old

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.04.2016 | Fifty

Hard-living Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, 72, may be the poster boy for aging ungracefully. Even he jokes about how by all accounts, he and...

Into the Mystic with Joe Hurley: Preview of the All-Star Irish Rock Revue in New York City

Tom Semioli | Posted 03.11.2017 | New York
Tom Semioli

"Americans see themselves in the tunes, the melodies, and the lyrics of the Irish - and that comes across in the show. By embracing the Irish songbook...

Let It Bleed, Bro: The Rolling Stones Take the Sixties By Storm

Brian Hamill | Posted 11.20.2016 | Arts
Brian Hamill

Lights and darks. Highs and lows. Cheers and tears. Always, excitement. Despite the roller-coaster extremes of what was going on, those of us who partied hard in that decade will always remember it as the best of times. And the worst of times.

The Zombies Still Got That Hunger for New York City

Tom Semioli | Posted 10.06.2016 | New York
Tom Semioli

Unlike the baroque trappings of their 1968 Odessey & Oracle masterpiece, Still Got That Hunger harkens back to the early days of a young, hungry St. Albans, Hertfordshire ensemble who submerged themselves in American music.

Black Artists Makes Waves at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.20.2016 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

The Toronto International Film Festival has aged gracefully into its 40th year anniversary. Black directors, actors and writers have enhanced the celebratory occasion with fine performances and artistic contributions in indie films, big budget movies and life-affirming documentaries.

Netflix's 'Keith Richards: Under the Influence' Explores The Legend Behind The Shades

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.21.2015 | Entertainment

Imagine listening to vinyls all day with one of the greatest guitarists of our time. That's what filmmaker Morgan Neville ("Twenty Feet from Stardom")...

What's New On Netflix In September 2015?

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.31.2015 | Entertainment

From rock 'n' roll documentaries to zombies to the streets of Gotham, Netflix is sure to keep you entertained this September. Some of the newest title...

Ronnie Spector's Voice Can Still Change the World

Steve Matoren | Posted 08.12.2016 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

A day after her 72nd birthday, Ronnie Spector celebrated in the only way she knows how- serenading a sold out crowd with her golden voice. Before an enthusiastic audience, Spector exceptionally performed all The Ronettes hits from "Be My Baby" to "Walking in the Rain."

Keith Richards Still Smokes A Joint 'Regularly' In Morning

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, 71, still likes to wake and bake. But he's fussy about where the weed comes from. "I smoke regularly, an earl...

Keith Richards Set To Release First Solo Album In 20 Years

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment

Keith Richards has announced he'll be releasing a brand new solo album this year -- his first in two decades. Entertainment Weekly reports the new al...

Stones' (Dis)Satisfaction Defined the Summer of '65

Candy Leonard | Posted 05.28.2016 | Fifty
Candy Leonard

Listening to "Satisfaction" today, I hear a tirade against a culture that thwarts the basic human need to feel fully alive and engaged -- intellectually, emotionally and physically.

The Rolling Stones: Zip Code Tour Opener in San Diego [PHOTOS]

Lindsey Best | Posted 05.26.2016 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

Over Memorial Day weekend The Rolling Stones opened their Zip Code tour by delivering an extraordinarily energy packed set to a sold out crowd in Petco Park, San Diego, CA. Gary Clark, Jr. opened.

Revisiting The Bottom Line: An Interview with Allan Pepper, Plus Jon Regen and Sarah Jaffe Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.21.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Bottom Line has been closed for eleven years, it closed January 2nd, 2004. I think about it all the time because I spent a great deal of my life there. One of the things I'm working on is an oral history viewed from the perspective of the performers who performed there.

Gimme Some Truth: Remembering Albert Maysles

Alex Simon | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

In November of 1987, I gave birth in the plains of Nepal. Soon after, members of the Brahman (high caste) family I'd married into began literacy classes for women. My teacher husband trained two young woman as facilitators.

Bettye Lavette: Worthy at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wiry and wise to life's vicissitudes, soul singer Bettye Lavette took the stool at the Café Carlyle, commanding from that small perch a powerhouse of songs featuring her new album, Worthy.

Keith Richards, Firestones and the Persevering Artist (How Sensitive Creators Can Best Bring Their Work Into the World)

Peter Himmelman | Posted 10.08.2014 | Arts
Peter Himmelman

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.

Dammit, Jimi Hendrix, That Was Supposed to Be MY Les Paul!

Binky Philips | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

There had been other 'fad' guitars during rock 'n' roll's earlier years.

My One (Little) Keith Richards Story

Binky Philips | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Steve McAllister, one of CBGB's sound guys engineered what I'm beginning to think is a historic document. NOT because of me and my music, but, because Steve so perfectly and accurately captured the wondrous sound of the room... that room being frickin' CBGB!