Just this week, the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association named his score for 12 Years a Slave as Best Original Score for 2013. We talk about his remarkable career and the iconic scores in his repertoire.
Here is my 11th annual list of music that you may have missed and might like. As in previous years, this list is for those who want to hear new music but don't get a chance to discover as much as they'd like.
It was pleasantly surprising to see the response first-hand from students -- not only did they tolerate all the environmental information and calls-to-action, but they immediately participated and were excited to talk about their efforts and ideas to make their campuses more sustainable.
As of 2013, it's official: The wacky, amateurish, off-kilter sensibilities that characterized much of the early web have been reverse engineered, an...
Rough day at the office This year I was lucky enough (after a little begging and groveling) to attend the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the...
Longtime producer Sergio George took home three trophies. They were Producer of the Year (his third time), Producer of Marc Anthony's album (which won Record of the Year) and for Best Salsa Album for "Sergio George Presents: Salsa Giants."
In my tweens, teens and twenties, dancing and music were the nucleus of my existence. Together, they fed my soul and heart, and were the outlet for my self-expression (along with hairpieces and eyeliner).
Moving through my heart and mind last night was more than just nostalgia or an entertaining musical evening; I found myself reflecting on the deeper meaning and quality of life.
I wondered: during our amped up holiday schedules and constant content on our phones, what's all of this sensory overload doing to our health?
I didn't know Bob Dylan was black. And knew what we thought or felt. I'm not offended that he said what he said, but I'm a wee bit miffed that he felt he had the right to speak for blacks, Serbs and Croats with such authority.
This week's playlist includes music by Elliott Carter, Big Mama Thornton, Maria Callas, Joan Armatrading, and more.
Before the actual show I got to sit in on the sound check, and chat and exchange some laughs with Ms. Allo. And THAT my friends was the beginning of my "ALLOhigh".
Without a chance to brush up on my poor speaking or understanding of French, I was whisked away from LA to Montréal, Canada after an invite came into my inbox to attend the 3rd annual world music conference/festival Mundial Montréal.
If anyone can pull off a complex concept like this, it's Sean Combs.
No one in Manhattan can throw a gala like Aroon Shivdasani, and the fifteenth anniversary fete of her Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC) was everything...
Boyfriends (and other friends) trying to call you got repeated busy signals on their end of the line if your siblings were tying up the house phone. The more siblings, the less chance you had to get any real phone time in. Smoke signals would have been easier.