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See The Trailer For Ron Howard's New Documentary About The Beatles

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.29.2016 | Entertainment

Fifty-three years after their first album, it’s hard to believe we haven’t exhausted the storied anthology of Beatles history. But Ron Howard will...

McCartney Boosts Love at Philadelphia Concert

Laura Goldman | Posted 07.18.2016 | Entertainment
Laura Goldman

One Audubon, New Jersey couple will never forget the Paul McCartney concert at Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park on July 12. Melissa Gray, an architec...

A Trumpeter Takes On Donald Trump: Michael Leonhart's 'Ronald Rump' Melds Satire And Art

Joan K. Smith | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

It's hard to think of a political candidate who's induced such a mixture of horror and comic glee as Donald Trump. In fact, his most lasting legacy may be an unprecedented mother lode of Trump-inspired art, comedy, and commentary.

Peace And Love And More: A Conversation With Ringo Starr

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.21.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with Ringo Starr Mike Ragogna: Ringo, you've been working with the same musician pals in your All-Starr Band since 2012. How has the...

I'm With Stupid: Worst Song of All Time Finally Revealed

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.27.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

As many of you know, I consider myself a big fan of music. I know that's not a particularly profound thought, but in my case -- what with my funk radi...

Itzhak Perlman's Giving North Carolina the Silent Treatment

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts
Roxane Assaf Lynn

When an acclaimed classical musician joins hands with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam and Ringo Starr, people listen. But it's silence they're getting from this ensemble.

The Orwellian Plot to Unseat North Carolina Governor McCrory

Domenick Scudera | Posted 04.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

To reasonable Americans, it would appear that the backlash over North Carolina's HB2 legislation is the reaction to an egregious injustice. North Carolina governor Pat McCrory sees it differently.

Here Are Some Of The People Making North Carolina Pay For Its Anti-LGBT Law

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.19.2016 | Politics

North Carolina has felt the economic impact of passing an anti-LGBT law last month as several businesses have withdrawn plans to invest in the state a...

Ringo Starr Scraps North Carolina Concert Over Anti-LGBT Law

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.14.2016 | Queer Voices

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Musician Ringo Starr said on Wednesday he was canceling a performance planned for June in Cary, North Carolina, in pro...

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."

Santana IV: Chatting with Carlos Santana & Gregg Rolie, Plus Zona, Lexi Baker and Ninet Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.18.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Carlos Santana tells me that finishing his latest album was like "the end of New Year's Eve and the Fourth of July, right before the end of the fireworks, when you know they're going to let them all out."

Hello, Goodbye: The Passing of King George

David S. Simon | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
David S. Simon

This is the first time I have woken up in over fifty years and George Martin is not here. And yet like George Harrison and John Lennon before him, it is impossible for him to ever leave the upstairs booth at Abbey Road.

By George -- We'll Miss Him! A Personal Appreciation Of Sir George Martin

Martin Lewis | Posted 03.09.2016 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

The Beatles were blessed to have had Three Wise Men in their lives who guided them and helped them on their astonishing trajectory to joyous world domination and enduring cultural significance. And by some remarkable gift of the gods those men were not only wise but kind and gentle.

Introducing Ringo the Rhino -- With Peace and Love From Ringo Starr

Turk Pipkin | Posted 02.16.2016 | Impact
Turk Pipkin

The ongoing slaughter of rhinos and elephants for the illegal trade in rhino horn and ivory is such frequent and terrible news that when good news arises, it is worth celebrating. That makes us happy to announce the naming of a baby Southern White Rhino at Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy in honor of Ringo Starr.

Come Together

Battersby Duo | Posted 12.07.2015 | Arts
Battersby Duo

I was lying in a hospital bed. I'd had a massive stroke 3 days earlier. I was unable to speak and the left side of my body was pretty well paralyzed. ...

In Dialogue With Bob Roth from The David Lynch Foundation

Sharad Khare | Posted 11.23.2015 | New York
Sharad Khare

I recently got a chance to meet up with Bob Roth, Executive Director of the David Lynch Foundation at their New York offices. I spoke to Bob about his Transcendental Meditation journey, as well as the wonderful work of the foundation.

Ringo Starr Remembers First Time Coming to U.S. With the Beatles

Tavis Smiley | Posted 10.01.2015 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

The world's most famous drummer, the man who gave The Beatles its "heartbeat," has also enjoyed an immensely successful career as a solo artist and band leader, releasing over two dozen original and live albums since 1970, the year the fab four officially called it quits.

5 Underrated Beatles Songs That You Should Get to Know Part IV

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 09.23.2015 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

In this latest edition of the Underrated Beatles Songs series, the tunes featured appear in both, some of their earliest works as well as their latest.

Ringo Starr Reveals Lost Beatles Photos

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts

Ringo Starr has resurfaced a set of lost Beatles photos, which he likely found buried under the mass of Beatles-related-items he is auctioning off lat...

Do The Beatles Need Spotify To Remain Timeless?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.03.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

It's safe to say we all agree that The Beatles are among the most influential musical acts of all time, but could that ever change? The website Polyg...

5 Underrated Beatles Songs That You Should Get to Know, Part III

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 06.17.2016 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

Every single song that I have listed in these articles is one that I have listened to many times and I obviously know its value and importance. I also understand that most people reading this post are in the same position. Last but not least, I would like to wish Paul McCartney a Happy 73rd birthday.

16 Things I Learned About Ringo Starr From Stephen Roderick's Recent Rolling Stone Profile

Roz Warren | Posted 05.30.2016 | Entertainment
Roz Warren

Once, after he'd walked out on the Beatles, he returned to find that George Harrison had covered his drum set in flowers.

Cirque du Soleil's LOVE, Nine Years Later: Peace, Love and Harmony in a Torn World

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.04.2016 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

The message of the Beatles' legacy as captured in this Cirque du Soleil show is clear: it is love. What a world it could be if only we would listen and put the message into practice.

Oh, Boy

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.29.2015 | Fifty
Marcia Liss

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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.