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News Roundup for December 8, 2016

Outspeak | Posted 12.08.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

We read the news.

What a Wonderful World

Battersby Duo | Posted 11.08.2016 | Arts
Battersby Duo

The 1st round of the 59th Annual Grammy Awards is now over. For Grammy members who have had their latest albums submitted for an Award, the nail bitin...

RIP Phil Chess, Who Gave Us Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters While Rising From a Pawn to a King

David Hinckley | Posted 10.20.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Phil Chess was one of the last of the great 1950s indie record business hustlers, men who started out to make a quick buck and ended up making some of...

Oldchella - The Prequel

Robert Julian | Posted 09.16.2016 | Entertainment
Robert Julian

When Goldenvoice announced the lineup for their Desert Trip, I was mildly intrigued. But my husband, Bob, was obsessed. "We have to do this," he plead...

Dancing To Her Own Beat: Q & A with Actress/Musician/Humanitarian Maria Conchita Alonso

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.19.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Just two years after immigrating to the United States, Cuban born, and Venezuelan raised, Maria Conchita Alonso, made her Hollywood film debut in 1984...

Trump 2016: The Music Of Politics And The Politics Of Music

Skyler Gray | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Skyler Gray

For several election cycles, Republican candidates have been faced with famous rock musicians objecting to the use of their songs in connection with campaigning, and GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is certainly no exception.

Bernie Supporters Who Don't Vote Hillary Are Part Of A Futile Revolution

Andy Ostroy | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

If you fail to show up for Hillary in November, and Trump wins, then your revolution will prove to be nothing more than a faddish exercise in futility by privileged white millennials who shamefully cut off their noses to spite their faces, while destroying everything that Sanders worked to achieve for you.

Coming Of Age: Online Accelerated Learning Is Here To Stay

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 06.13.2016 | Fifty
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

Growing up as a mod girl in the sixties, with flower power, peace, love and understanding as the motto in elementary school while the rebellion and up...

Under Assistant East Coast Vinyl Man

Andrew Loog Oldham | Posted 05.26.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Loog Oldham

I had wondered what the co-creator of the recent Martin Scorsese-Mick Jagger HBO offering Vinyl was doing seemingly dishing dirt on our Glimmer Twins. Cohen had worked for the duo of Marty & Micky in the 90s and the co-creator credit appeared to be his belated going-away prize. Whether it was offered, deserved or seized is very hard to discern when the result is Vinyl.

Meet Rock's Historian: The Man Who Captured the '60s on film

Lauren Daley | Posted 05.21.2017 | Arts
Lauren Daley

(Neil Young at his Laurel Canyon barn, circa 1969. Credit: Henry Diltz.) If I had a time machine, I'd head for Laurel Canyon in the late 1960s. At th...

Desert Trip is The Summer's Priciest Festival, But Tickets Are More of a Bargain Than You Think

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 05.17.2017 | Entertainment
Jesse Lawrence

Desert Trip is on its way to becoming the most expensive music festival of the summer -- by a long shot. Last week, Coachella festival organizers ann...

Love the Stones, Love Dylan, Love Paul . . . So Here's Why I Won't Be Attending Desert Trip This Fall

David Hinckley | Posted 05.17.2017 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

With all due modesty, I am exactly the person for whom this fall's Desert Trip rock festival was put together. And I won't be there. Not that anyo...

Desert Trip Tickets Are $399 For the Weekend: Is It Worth the Cost?

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.04.2017 | Entertainment

By Laura Woods, Contributor Desert Trip, the classic rock version of Coachella, is coming to Indio, Calif. Oct. 7-9. Organized by the people behind C...

Is Trump's Campign the Altamont of Politics?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.16.2017 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Only four months after the Woodstock festival's orgy of peace and love, Altamont has come to paradoxically symbolize the violent, abrupt conclusion of the utopian hippie era.

Former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.08.2016 | Entertainment

Former Rolling Stones bassist, 79-year-old Bill Wyman, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to statements on his Facebook and Twitter ac...

Rolling Stones Say Trump Has No Permission To Use Songs At Rallies

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.11.2016 | Entertainment

The Rolling Stones have no time for Donald Trump. Trump included Stones songs like "You Can’t Always Get What You Want” and "Brown Sugar" on a se...

Is Time Really On Our Side in Business?

James Calder | Posted 02.06.2017 | Business
James Calder

If you put in the work, then the Stones are correct, time will be on your side. This is true, because so many of us don't have the patience to build anything. Dream big but most importantly put in the work.

Slim Chance: And the Band Plays 'On the Move'

Tom Semioli | Posted 01.21.2017 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

It's rather mind-boggling for those of us of a certain age to fathom that we were first introduced to Ronald Frederick "Ronnie" Lane over a half century ago. Yet at the very pinnacle of the Faces' fortune and fame, Lane ditched the satin and silk of stardom to create a fresh new ensemble.

El Chapo's Next Escape

John M. Ackerman | Posted 01.13.2017 | World
John M. Ackerman

Sooner or later, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is bound to escape from prison again. In 2001, he did so by hiding in a laundry basket. Last year, after only 16 months of being locked-up, he escaped through a mile long tunnel dug under Mexico´s highest security prison.

Let It Bleed, Bro: The Rolling Stones Take the Sixties By Storm

Brian Hamill | Posted 11.20.2016 | Arts
Brian Hamill

Lights and darks. Highs and lows. Cheers and tears. Always, excitement. Despite the roller-coaster extremes of what was going on, those of us who partied hard in that decade will always remember it as the best of times. And the worst of times.

Here Are Things You Still Don't Know About The Rolling Stones

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment

The Rolling Stones' 1972 tour across America had so many highlights, "from tear gas in Tucson to the jailing in Rhode Island to a not safe for work mu...

Caesarea: Rome's Look-Alike City on the Israeli Coast

Bob Schulman | Posted 09.25.2016 | Travel
Bob Schulman

One of Herod's most magnificent projects was the mega-port of Caesarea, which he built like a mini-Rome to dazzle the Roman emperor (Augustus Caesar, aka Octavian) at the time.

Premiering New Video, Amy and the Engine Want You to Join the 'A' Team

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.31.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Give Amy Allen a capital "A" for effort while the singer-songwriter also makes an upper case for herself in the Ambition Department. Backed by the group she started forming in February 2014, Allen is revving up for a promising music career with Amy & the Engine.

Brooklyn's Fort Lean Cultivates Strange Utopia with Quiet Day

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 08.27.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Ever wonder about the mysterious world your brain travels to when you start to daydream without notice, or when you experience that dreamlike, transcendental state that briefly occurs before you jolt up in a slightly confused haze?

Filmmaker Edward Burns' 'Public Morals' Portrays Mythical Irish-American Cops like 'The French Connection's' Popeye Doyle

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.19.2016 | Entertainment
Ashley Jude Collie

I was recently chatting with filmmaker Edward Burns who was excitedly talking about his new drama series, Public Morals, which premieres on August 25 on TNT. He was grateful that I'd found the series compelling with a host of outstanding elements from cinematography, set design and costuming to music.