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Prima Donna

Prima Donna Revisited: Chats With Rufus Wainwright, Marty Balin and Band of Merrymakers, Plus Dre Towey and Pre-Christmas Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There are incredible opera houses and singers and orchestras that are really sweating it right now. I don't know if I'm going to save them necessarily myself but I do feel indebted to what that music has given me and I want to give back to that world."

Prima Donna Nine Lives and Forty Fives Album Review

Melissa Webster | Posted 05.08.2015 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

With a "... laser focus. Firing on all cylinders" the prettiest men in rock n roll, Glam rockers Prima Donna have done it again with the release of their latest album Nine Lives and Forty Fives.

Fellow Flyers Who Drive Us Crazy

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

We can't seem to go a week without reading yet another story about airline missteps. But for most of us, it's not the airline staff that makes us dread a long flight: It's our fellow passengers.

Honah Lee: A Band on the Edge of Breakthrough

Melissa Webster | Posted 07.17.2012 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

You'd think after a band supporter offered to let them crash at his place after a show in the Ohio suburbs, only to have that same supporter pull guns out on them after they got to his house, the guys in Honah Lee would be a bit shaken by the memory, but no.

Prima Donna Nails It With Bless This Mess

Melissa Webster | Posted 09.05.2012 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

Every once in a while life showers us with something so perfect it's nothing short of brilliant, and Prima Donna's recently released album Bless This Mess is as good as down and dirty rock 'n' roll gets.

1-2-3-4 Go! Records -- Why Record Stores Should Still Matter

Melissa Webster | Posted 06.17.2012 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

I refuse to buy an iPod, a Kindle, or download any movies that go straight to my computer or television. Face to face social interaction and good times, that was the true value of these businesses.

Rufus Wainwright's First Opera Premieres In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 02.20.2012 | Home

Nearly five years after a dropped deal with the Metropolitan Opera and three years after it premiered at the Palace Theatre in Manchester, England, Ru...

Rufus Wainwright's "Prima Donna" Premiers At The Brooklyn Academy Of Music

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 04.21.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Rufus Wainwright's "Prima Donna" took an unusual path to its United States premiere, switching companies and sopranos. Commissioned ...

Sinead O'Connor Returns

Posted 02.20.2012 | Home


The KerPUNK Festival and the Power of the Internet

Melissa Webster | Posted 04.02.2012 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

The Festival was officially named by punk rock icon Larry Livermore, the music producer credited with discovering Green Day.

OPERA: Rufus Wainwright's 'Prima Donna' On Display In Pieces

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Metropolitan Opera reportedly didn't want it. Critics in Britain were mixed about it. Still, Rufus Wainwright seems determined to bring his opera,...

David Cross Is The Virgin Mary (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

I know what you're thinking: "I buy that he's a virgin, but a lady? Impossible." Well you're wrong. Despite the facial hair and lack of breasts, David...