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Prince, Paisley Park, and Historic Preservation

Greg Werkheiser | Posted 06.06.2016 | Entertainment
Greg Werkheiser

Photo: Prince's Paisley Park by Instagram @rreluxx "Then I'll live in a big white mansion At the top of the road I'm gonna wear the latest fashion Th...

What Is Fentanyl? The Facts About the Opioid That Caused Prince's Death

Health.com | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Amid all the speculation and controversy, the death of legendary artist Prince has been officially ruled an accidental opioid overdose. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Minnesota released an autopsy report yesterday listing the cause of his death as an accident, and citing fentanyl toxicity.

Prince Barely Kept His Cool The First Time He Met Muhammad Ali

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 06.04.2016 | Black Voices

You know you're the greatest when millions admire you, including music icon Prince. Muhammad Ali's death on Friday came just over a month after the l...

Imagine: John Lennon Meets Prince (and Morrissey)

Kevin Healey | Posted 01.04.2017 | Entertainment
Kevin Healey

Since Prince's tragic and untimely passing, critics have weighed in on the icon's views on gender, sexuality, and religion. But what would other legen...

America Lost an Icon to a Drug Overdose -- and 128 Other Unnamed People On April 21, 2016

Ryan Hampton | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics
Ryan Hampton

Let's face it. America has a new epidemic on its hands. The confirmation yesterday that Prince died of an accidental drug overdose has sent shock waves through the national media and, once again, has sparked a conversation that's long overdue. People are dying. And they're dying by the masses.

How Many Deaths Will It Take? Prince Is Just the Latest

Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D.

How many more deaths before we confront our over-medicalization of chronic pain? How many more deaths before it becomes a national priority to give chronic pain patients skills, not just pills?

Fentanyl, The Drug That Killed Prince, Presents Growing Threat

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living

Fentanyl, a powerful painkiller that a medical examiner identified as the drug that killed the superstar Prince six weeks ago, has been responsible fo...

After Prince's Tragic Overdose, Here's What You Need to Know About Fentanyl

Kevin Franciotti | Posted 06.02.2016 | Science
Kevin Franciotti

Prince was known as an advocate for clean living, and if fear of being stigmatized as a drug addict was a contributing factor to his untimely death, just like it is for many others, serious consideration needs to include an end to the stigma around drug use.

Prince’s Death Reveals How Hard It Is To Escape Opioid Addiction

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.27.2016 | Healthy Living

When Prince reached out to Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a California-based chronic pain and addiction specialist, Kornfeld wasn't immediately available to go ...

Prince's Death a 'Sign of the Times'

Deborah Hersman | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah Hersman

In life, Prince never fit into a category, so it is especially tragic that in death he reportedly will fall into one so increasingly common. On April...

Prince Died From Fentanyl Overdose, According To Medical Examiner Report

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Prince died from an overdose of fentanyl, according to a report released by the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office on Thursday. Fentanyl is a s...

How A Prince Concert Led Lionel Richie To Adopt Nicole

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 06.01.2016 | Parents

This Father’s Day, join HuffPost and Facebook in New York’s Madison Square Park and record your own parent-child interview live in a beautiful Fac...

Madonna Hits Back At BET After Network Disses Her Prince Tribute

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.31.2016 | Entertainment

Looks like we need some "Purple Rain" to put out this fire between Madonna and BET. The 57-year-old singer hit back at the TV network after one of BET...

A Purple Rain Falls in Shanghai

Josh Stephens | Posted 05.27.2016 | College
Josh Stephens

I awoke to news of Prince's death that Friday morning (still Thursday in the U.S.) in a hotel room about as far from Minneapolis as you can be. I reacted with a combination of sorrow and homesickness, tempered by words of mourning that I shared with friends.

The Most Beautiful Prince Tribute to Date

Nana Karlsson-Ofori | Posted 05.26.2016 | Entertainment
Nana Karlsson-Ofori

A tribute to an icon is no easy feat for any artist. The goal of a tribute is to show admiration and gratitude for life and legacy in addition to creating a moment that touches the hearts of the audience.

Boy George Explains What He Meant When He Said He Slept With Prince

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.26.2016 | Queer Voices

It was a joke, everyone. Last year, while Boy George was acting as a coach on "The Voice UK," he and fellow coach Paloma Faith were talking about who...

A Burlesque 'Purple Rain' Is The Ultimate Tribute To Prince

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts

Burlesque star AuroraBoob Realis came up with the idea behind "Quintessential" last year. The New York City-based artist wanted to create a series of ...

Syncopated Ladies: Fierce Feminine Strong

Ronda Lee | Posted 05.25.2016 | Arts
Ronda Lee

I spoke with Chloe Arnold to talk about her amazing sisterhood of talented hoofers and what it means for women tap dancers.

Madonna's Purple Perfect Prince Tribute

David Toussaint | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
David Toussaint

Madonna performed a love song for Prince, and it wasn't about who's the most talented performer on Earth, or who's the best (there are no "bests" in subjective mediums), or who can prove they're the right person to honor a dead man. No one wins that prize.

Film on the Rocks Turns Purple

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2016 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

The Red Rocks Amphitheater became a lavender sea as fans and their families filled the seats, squeezing close together to accommodate the record-breaking FOTR crowd; a sell-out at 9000 within 24 hours.

Kid Creole's Alter-Ego Mounts a NY Musical

Larry Jaffee | Posted 05.24.2016 | New York
Larry Jaffee

August Darnell a/k/a Kid Creole The breakout hit from the first Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band album in 1976 was "Cherchez la Femme," a sublim...

Prince Deserved a Better Tribute

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

There've been lots of people defending Madonna's tribute to Prince at the Billboard Music Awards. They point out that she wore a flashy suit and there was a purple chair. Wasn't that well-staged? Yeah, right, as if Prince was only about what things looked like.

Red Rocks Turns Purple for Film on the Rocks

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 05.23.2016 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

In honor of Prince, the Red Rocks Amphitheater became a lavender sea as fans and their families filled the seats, squeezing close together to accommodate the record-breaking FOTR crowd; a sell-out at 9000 within 24 hours. And. It. Was. Epic.

Madonna Speaks Out After Panned Prince Tribute At Billboard Awards

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.23.2016 | Entertainment

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through Madonna's much-hyped performance honoring Prince at the Billboard Music Awards. Many were un...

Prince Used To Throw Pajama Parties At Magic Johnson’s Movie Theater

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 05.20.2016 | Sports

Since the tragic death of Prince last month, it seems like every star who lived, worked or socialized within Hollywood's ritzy circles since the '80s ...