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Austryn Wainhouse: The Anonymous Translator of 'O'

Mary Duncan | Posted 07.30.2016 | Books
Mary Duncan

Austryn Wainhouse, the translator, writer and publisher who died last September at the age of 87 in Uzes, France, was the second translator of the erotic French novel, Histoire d'O or Story of O by Pauline Réage

Cruisin' with Jesse J & Smokey Robinson, Plus Chatting with Kandace Springs, Steve Arrington and AJ Croce

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.30.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Jessie J is such a powerhouse as a performer," says Smokey. "She gave an amazing take on 'Cruisin' for Smokey & Friends, and it was an absolute pleasure to have her join me on stage to perform it live in Edinburgh.

My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

The Best '80s Singles That Never Made the Top 40 (Pt. 2)

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

These 1980s pop singles should've ruled the charts -- or at least dented the Top 40, but for whatever reasons did not. But charts be damned, I'll love them forever.

Sade: The Timeless Beauty

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.16.2013 | Black Voices

Let's just start off by saying that we can't believe Sade is turning 54 today! The Nigerian-born, British-bred singer is literally the definition of a...

Dog Ears Music: Born in January Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 03.06.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Allen Toussaint, Philip Glass, Elvis Presley, Justin Timberlake, Stephen Stills, Sade, Max Roach and more.

This '80s Soul Singer's Timeless Beauty Makes A Comeback

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 11.06.2012 | Style

Sade's red lips and slicked-back hair get remixed.

Improving Maternal Healthcare, One Song at a Time

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 07.01.2012 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Did you know that every 90 seconds a woman dies from pregnancy-related causes? Every Mother Counts is dedicated to increasing education and support for reducing maternal mortality through programs around the world.

'God Is Everywhere Present And In All Things': Experiencing The Sacred Within Secular Music

Charles Howard | Posted 12.03.2011 | Religion
Charles Howard

The life of faith is a love story. And in my life, the lyrics of many love songs have helped me to grow in love with God.

Sade at Honda Center: Style as Enlightenment

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 11.06.2011 | Los Angeles
S.X. Rosenstock

Sade's show at Honda Center in Anaheim August 30 was such a triumph of visual and sonic beauty, I started to wonder if pure gorgeousness could fix the economy or make political parties get along.

Live In LA: The Week's Best Music Picks (VIDEOS)

| Katie Bain | Posted 10.16.2011 | Los Angeles

This week, we've got Sade and Diplo, but not together, unfortunately. Still, it's a hot week for music in LA, especially if you want to dance, or sedu...

Anna Calvi, Live in NYC (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

2011-08-04-grab.jpgHere's Anna Calvi performing at Le Poisson Rouge, which was once the legendary jazz venue the Village Gate.

Lolla Alternatives: Weekend Activities For The Ticketless

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 10.02.2011 | Chicago

If you’re not among the more than 270,000 people planning to attend this weekend’s sold-out Lollapalooza, it's not a total loss. You can avoid the...

Just a Juggalo: Chatting with Insane Clown Posse, Plus Audio Fidelity's Marshall Blonstein and N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.27.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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How Sade Became This Summer's Hottest Concert Ticket

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home
Kristi York Wooten

It's been more than two decades since her band debuted on the U.S. singles chart with "Smooth Operator," but Sade induced the crowd into an ecstatic, trance-like state for upwards of two hours and never let us go.

HuffPost Reviews: AC/DC and Jane Roman Pitt, Plus A Conversation with Grammy Nominee Chip Taylor and an Elvis Costello Audio Stream

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

So, you think you know all things AC/DC? Really. Well, take a hit of the essays, historical photos, memorabilia, and general overkill contained between the over 225 pages of High Voltage Rock 'N' Roll: The Ultimate Illustrated History.

The Business of Music III: A Conversation with Razor & Tie's Cliff Chenfeld and Craig Balsam

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Pretty Inane Things: Interview with Solid Gold's Matt Locher

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

With sincere apologies to Marilyn McCoo, Solid Gold is not just synonymous with an afro-infused flashy top 40 countdown dance show anymore.

A Master of Kung Folk: a Conversation With Benjamin Taylor

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

If Benjamin Taylor had made one album and it was 2008's The Legend Of Kung Folk, he would have fulfilled his creative contract with the music gods.

HuffPost Exclusive: Carole King & James Taylor VIDEO and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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HuffPost Reviews: Alice In Chains, Rosanne Cash, Kiss, and more, plus a Brandi Carlile Interview, and This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With Layne Staley's death, Alice In Chains was all but done. But fourteen years later, here we are with something that sounds a lot like what the group would have had they returned to the studio a couple years later.

HuffPost Review: Maxwell - BLACKsummers'night

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The singer's voice has matured significantly -- along with his haircut and wardrobe; this time out, Maxwell has recast himself as a grown-up with all its musical and lyrical upgrades.