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The 37 Albums You Need To Hear This Fall

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.04.2013 | Entertainment

With the likes of Kanye West and Jay Z surprising fans with massive albums released shortly after they were announced, and everyone from The Backstree...

Turning the World Into a Field of Play

Tim Jahnigen | Posted 10.12.2013 | Impact
Tim Jahnigen

Coach Sara from The Football Club Social Alliance celebrates the One World Futbols with the kids in her community (Uganda). Image © 2013 The Footbal...

Watch Robert Downey Jr. Sing A Police Song

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Robert Downey Jr. isn't just Iron Man, he's also an incredibly charming singer with one hell of a Sting imitation. The actor sang The Police's "Driven...

Bette Midler Hosts a Lunch for Twenty Feet from Stardom

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Now prominent among music legends, Bette Midler reminisces about her stint as a Harlette back in the day in the much celebrated documentary Twenty Fee...

Why Sting's Performing At The Same Place 10 Times

AP | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Sting will hold 10 concerts in New York City this fall to benefit The Public Theater arts organization. The singer announced Tuesday...

Popcorn Preview: 20 Feet from Stardom

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: 20 Feet from Stardom (2013) Cast includes: Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill, Merry Clayton, Táta Vega, Mabel John, Gloria Jones, Claudia...

The Hammer Takes Shape With Pussy Riot

Fariha Roisin | Posted 08.21.2013 | Media
Fariha Roisin

"Art is not a mirror to reflect the world, but a hammer with which to shape it," says the opening quote to the film Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer. The line, from poet Vladimir Mayakovsky, suggests that art is an act of dissidence, and therein dissidence creates a better tomorrow, a better future.

I'll Be Watching You

Amy Ephron | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
Amy Ephron

This week's stunning news that the FBI is using drones as a surveillance tool in the United States almost veered into black comedy -- certainly ripe for a song parody, or rather a parody-song-medley.

'We're OK'

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Sting performed in honor of Elton John, Billy Joel sang snippets of Foreigner's hits when introducing the band and Smokey Robinson de...

Bono Recruits Famed Friends For Good Cause

AP | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON -- Sting, Green Day, Ed Sheeran and Mumford & Sons are among musicians raising their voices against poverty by re-recording classic protest son...

Movie Review: 20 Feet From Stardom

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's hard to imagine another documentary this year that will be as uplifting, entertaining and moving as Morgan Neville's 20 Feet From Stardom.

Writing The Last Ship

Sting | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Sting

For nearly three years, I've been working on a new musical play called The Last Ship. The inspiration for it really stemmed from my album The Soul Cages that I wrote in 1990, which depicted the landscape of my hometown, Wallsend, in the Northeast of England.

Tom Hanks Tears Up at the Theatre World Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Courtney P. Vance couldn't get over it. He was presenting a Theatre World Award to Tom Hanks, not only a two-time Oscar winner and beloved star of man...

How To Get Married At Sting's House

Posted 05.22.2013 | Weddings

Your dream of tying the knot at Sting's home has finally come true! OK, so maybe you've never dreamt of marrying at the singer's pad, but Sting and...

Signing My Name to a Piece of Musical History at Red Rocks Amphitheater

Pam Grout | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel
Pam Grout

The thing that's so amazing about Red Rocks besides the scores of well-known names featured in the Performer's Hall of Fame, is the knee-buckling display of natural beauty and the perfect acoustics.

A Different Time: A Conversation With John Medeski, Chatting With 2Cellos, and Thom Chacon's "Chasing The Pain" Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.14.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Singer-songwriter Thom Chacon has elevated his poignant Americana sound alongside that of John Prine, Willie Nelson and Guy Clark, to name but three. Like Woody Guthrie's Dust Bowl ballads, Chacon's characters face hard times and desperation.

Sting, Trudie Styler Honored at We Are Family Foundation Benefit, with a Little Soul from Sam Moore

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Fresh from D.C., from a concert at the White House, Sam Moore performed his "Hold On, I'm Coming," "Something is Wrong with My Baby," "Soul Man" revue at the We Are Family Foundation Benefit on Thursday night, a tribute to Sting and Trudie Styler for their humanitarian efforts.

Headed To The Grammys

Posted 02.04.2013 | Entertainment

With less than a week until the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, the list of performers just got even more interesting. Bruno Mars, Rihanna, and Sting will ...

The Best Husband In Hollywood?

Posted 11.28.2012 | Weddings

Jesse James and Kelsey Grammer may give Hollywood husbands a bad name, but there are some stars who were actually paying attention while reciting thei...

Could A Police Reunion Be In The Works?

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 11.08.2012 | Entertainment

With hits like "Roxanne" and "Don't Stand So Close to Me," The Police is one of the most iconic British rock bands. The group, made up of rock legend ...

Apple Lets First Artist and Label Subscriptions Into iTunes

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 01.01.2013 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

Like anyone, we enjoy a good trend. We think we've spotted the beginnings of one: apps that let fans subscribe directly to artists and labels.

Why Sting Moved His Big Concert Gig

AP | Posted 12.20.2012 | Entertainment

MANILA, Philippines — Sting has moved the location of his "Back to Bass Tour" concert in the Philippines following a petition by environmentalis...

Crooners and Their Dictators

Pedro Pizano | Posted 10.19.2012 | World
Pedro Pizano

A celebrity endorsement, whether explicit or implicit, emboldens dictators in their denial of fundamental freedoms to their people. They must pay a price. And those who endorse them with their presence, like Iglesias, should be called out for their disgraceful conduct.

Dog Ears Music: Born in October Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Cliff Richard, Thelonius Monk, Matthew Sweet, John Lennon, Zoot Sims, Mahalia Jackson and more.

Pussy Riot Vodka: Art, Capitalists, Comrades and the American Way

Gordy Grundy | Posted 11.27.2012 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

What are you doing for Pussy Riot? No cause is unworthy of exploitation. As Americans, we will instinctively empathize, analyze then produce an effort to right the wrong. Justice is served and the problem solved as long as you can throw enough money at it.