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Rufus Wainwright

Jane Siberry's Holiday Hoes and Hosers Brings Magic to Iridium Jazz Club

Holly Cara Price | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

A glittering metropolis like Manhattan has many, many confectionary delights at Christmastime but one of the best is Jane Siberry's Holiday Hoes and Hosers show this week at Broadway's Iridium Jazz Club.

Folk Stalwart Loudon Wainwright III Offers "Lots of Family Material"

Christopher Murray | Posted 12.20.2014 | Arts
Christopher Murray

Saying the unsayable in his wickedly funny, well-observed folk songs, Wainwright is profane, smart, poking received wisdom in the eye and then grabbing your heart with a tender and devastating truth about life and love, mistakes and mystery.

Will Super Fans Save Music?

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

PledgeMusic isn't a one-size-fits-all answer to a music industry in flux and decline. But it is the only platform of its kind that brings artists, fans and charities together as part of the creative process.

Do Gay Men Really Have Terrible Taste in Music?

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 11.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

It's not just the implied homophobia of snap judgments about the music taste of gay men that troubles me. It's also the blatant disregard of all the evidence to the contrary. Gay men are judged collectively and negatively on enough things. Why must their taste in music be yet another one of them?

Motorcycles, Riptides & More: Chats with Loudon Wainwright, Vancy Joy, John Velghe and Rocco DeLuca

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Loudon Wainwright: "It's hard to be objective about oneself. I don't know what's different, it doesn't feel like anything has changed in the 40 years that I've been writing songs."

Why Rufus Wainwright Doesn't Care If He Has A Gay Fanbase

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.02.2014 | Gay Voices

Rufus Wainwright has been out and proud for years, but says he isn't concerned about having a sizable gay fanbase. The reason? "Gay men have terri...

Music Lives, Live: Montreal Jazz Festival

Steve Schonberg | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

This week marks the start of the 35th Montreal Jazz Festival, an annual celebration of music that despite its name, really elevates a range of styles to an international stage for 11 days in Montreal.

Josh Groban And Other Male Singers Cover 'Grease' Classic

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment

A motley crew of gentlemanly singers made a grand musical-theater showing over the weekend at Rufus Wainwright's "If I Loved You: Gentlemen Prefer Bro...

After Mother's Day, There's Motherlove

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 07.27.2014 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Sometimes, becoming a mother is dangerous business ... but it doesn't have to be. A study published recently in the weekly medical journal, The Lance...

Lauren Duca

Rufus Wainwright Just May Have Found A Solution To The Illegal Downloading Problem | Lauren Duca | Posted 03.21.2014 | Entertainment

On March 3, Rufus Wainwright released a retrospective album titled "Vibrate: The Best Of," but he's already gearing up for what's next. HuffPost Enter...

What Do Ted Turner, Erin Brockovich and Rufus Wainwright Have in Common?

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 03.19.2014 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Each year in Atlanta, the cable-mogul-turned-rancher and his daughter Laura Turner Seydel gather a crew of celebs who are as crazy about saving the environment as they are -- all in the name of Captain Planet.

Conversations With William Shatner, Gary Burton, Dave Holland, Pink Martini and TuneCore, Plus Albert Hammond Jr. and Sandra Lilia Velasquez Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I managed to pull it off, but there are thousands of other people that haven't, and that's the tragedy. You try to follow a dream and it gradually pales and then you wake up and the rent is due and you don't have the funds to pay it."

Rufus Wainwright Explains Why He Doesn't Shy Away From The Term 'Gay Artist'

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright recently stopped by HuffPost Live to chat about a number of topics including being a gay artist. While some mus...

Kitt Shapiro Remembers Her Mom, Eartha Kitt, on Mother's Day... And Everyday

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.10.2013 | Women
Xaque Gruber

My mother would have named me Kitt whether I was a boy or a girl, and often introduced us to people, saying, "I'm Eartha and she's Kitt," as if I completed her. And, in some ways, I guess I did.

My '2012 LGBT Predictions' Scorecard

Laurence Watts | Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Laurence Watts

When I published my "10 LGBT Predictions for 2012," my forecasts were met with polite scorn by some. "This sounds like a wish-list more than predictions," was just one of the comments left by readers, so is with no small degree of self-satisfaction that I can now retort, "Oh, ye of little faith!"

LOOK: Gap's New Holiday Ad Includes Celebrity Gay Couple

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 11.20.2012 | Gay Voices

Rufus Wainwright and husband Jorn Weisbrodt are featured in Gap's latest holiday ad. The couple were presented in the Gap ad behind the banner of "mar...

Rufus Wainwright, The National And Fun. To Perform In Support Of Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.29.2012 | Gay Voices

UPDATE: "Freedom To Love Now! A Concert For Marriage Equality" has been postponed due to Hurricane Sandy: The 'Freedom To Love Now!' concert, due ...

Martha Wainwright: If You're Looking for Comfort ... Flee Now

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

A song of beauty and melody and genius is juxtaposed with a song that sounds to me a lot like discordant noise. That's the price you pay with Martha Wainwright. The price she knowingly makes you pay

Jay Mohr's 'Mohr Stories' Podcast Is Like a Deep Conversation on a Drive To Vegas

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.12.2012 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Following an impressive filmography, Jay's favorite project he's ever worked on has been developing his "Mohr Stories" podcast, which is approaching its 100th episode. He's entertained guests ranging from Rufus Wainwright and Charlie Sheen to his own priest.

Rufus Wainwright, Jorn Weisbrodt Marry In Long Island

AP | Posted 10.24.2012 | Celebrity

NEW YORK — Musician Rufus Wainwright has tied the knot. Publicist Bianca Bianconi confirmed Wainwright and Jorn Weisbrodt were married in a cer...

Rufus Wainwright To Marry This Week

Posted 08.20.2012 | Celebrity

It's wedding week for Rufus Wainwright and longtime boyfriend Jorn Weisbrodt. The New York Post reports that the singer-songwriter will be saying "I d...

An Intimate Conversation With Rufus Wainwright

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.02.2012 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

It was with particular heartfelt admiration that I was able to sit down for a telephone conversation with Monsieur Rufus and chat about his newest oeuvre, Out of the Game, at the onset of his world tour promoting the same.

TONIGHT: Rufus Wainwright At Wolf Trap

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.24.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, JULY 24 1. Rufus Wainwright At Wolf Trap A crooner that appeals to both indie rock and Liza Minelli fans, Wainwright is able to...

TONIGHT: 'Anchorman' In A Pool

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.19.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, JULY 19 1. "Anchorman" At Capitol Skyline Hotel Due to weather, this event has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 26 at 7:30 ...

Dog Ears Music: Born in July Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 09.12.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Jack White, Bobbie Gentry, Rufus Wainwright, Buddy Guy (& Junior Wells), Red Sovine and more.