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

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.29.2015 | 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.

12 Songs That Will Make You Fall In Love With Supergroups All Over Again

Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment

You know what’s better than one insanely popular band or one extremely successful artist? When they all merge together to create a beautiful, downri...

RIP Albert Maysles, Pioneer Documentarian Dead at 88

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

This is a boom time for Albert Maysles: his iconic Grey Gardens (1975) in a restored print is screening at Film Forum, and available from Criterion. A new documentary, Iris, about style legend Iris Apfel, a hit at the 2014 New York Film Festival will be released in late April.

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.

60 Isn't What It Used To Be!

Roz Warren | Posted 05.06.2015 | Fifty
Roz Warren

I' m 60. I could pass for younger. But why should I? I'd rather be honest than coy about my age. But while I'd never claim to be younger than I am, in my little AARP-aged heart I don't FEEL that old.

John Currin - No Fairy Tale (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

The Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills held its pre-Oscar exhibition with New-York-based master painter, John Currin. Currin arrived with his wife and children by his side, and although this was his night to shine, he adoringly gave his family most of his attention.

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.

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

Chiara Cortese | Posted 03.17.2015 | 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.

5 Reasons Rod Stewart Is Our Favorite Frontman On His 70th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.09.2015 | Fifty

Rod Stewart turns 70 on Saturday (Jan. 10), and in addition to wishing the rocker a happy birthday, we'd like to pay him a little tribute. Here are fi...

Larger Than Life: Zhenya Gershman

LuxEco Living | Posted 03.06.2015 | 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.

Intriguing Facts About Prince William and Duchess Kate's NYC Hotel, The Carlyle

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Jeryl Brunner

This past Sunday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge swept into New York City for a whirlwind three-day trip. They met Jay-Z, Beyonce and LeBron James at a Brooklyn Nets versus Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball game in Brooklyn.

Simplify Your Thanksgiving Feast: Advice From Beloved Celebrity Chef Regina Charboneau

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.24.2014 | Taste
Jeryl Brunner

Looking for ways to make your Thanksgiving more manageable without skimping on festive? I turned to culinary superstar Regina Charboneau for some gui...

Why I Hope One Direction's Harry Styles Is Really Straight

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 01.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

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?

James Brown on HBO: Deconstructing Mr. Dynamite's Moves

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

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.

Stars, Small Parts, and German for Scorsese: Michael J. Burg on the Working Actor's Reality

Jaime Lubin | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

Michael J. Burg whispers his wisdom conspiratorially to me across our luxurious table at the Russian Tea Room.

INTERVIEW: Paul Rodgers... Free, Bad Company, The Firm, and His Latest, "The Royal Sessions"

Binky Philips | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

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.

Weird Swamp Creature Named For Sir Mick—And For Good Reason

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.11.2014 | Science

Sure, being knighted is an impressive achievement. But you haven't really made it big until scientists name a prehistoric swamp creature after you. ...

James Brown Held the Spotlight, No Matter How Dark Life Got

Ted Fox | Posted 11.05.2014 | Entertainment
Ted Fox

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.

10 Things I learned From Screening "Get on Up" #NABJ14

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.04.2014 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

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, ...

Get On Up

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.29.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Warts and all, in fits and starts, finally the Hardest Working Man in Show Business gets his story told.

5 Ways James Brown Made A Major Impact On American Culture

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.05.2014 | Black Voices

As James Brown’s highly anticipated biopic, “Get On Up,” is set to hit theaters this Friday, The Godfather Of Soul’s legacy still persists eig...

Christopher Rosen

The 'Get On Up' Moment Mick Jagger Doesn't Want To Talk About

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment

Mick Jagger has been a James Brown fan for actual decades. The Rolling Stones lead singer, who turned 71 on Sunday, has admitted he copied many of Bro...

Chadwick Boseman Discusses James Brown 'Cut-Throat' Qualities

Associated Press | JAKE COYLE | Posted 08.01.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- A year after playing Jackie Robinson in "42," Chadwick Boseman was back in biopic spring training. To become James Brown for the ...

Mick Jagger Energizes "A Most Wanted Man" Premiere...Hot Stuff Coming to Broadway: "It's Only a Play" and "A Delicate Balance"--Plan in Advance!

Liz Smith | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

"OH. MY. GOD. It's Mick Jagger!!"

WATCH: Jill Scott 'Got Pretty Banged Up' Filming James Brown Biopic

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.28.2014 | Black Voices

James Brown’s highly anticipated biopic, “Get On Up” is set to hit theaters nationwide on August 1st. Starring “42” actor, Chadwick Boseman...