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Why Your Vulnerability Becomes Your Value?

swami varadan | Posted 09.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
swami varadan

We all have triggers. A trigger is an event that happens in the present moment that reminds you of an unpleasant event in the past. For example, a hap...

Adam White's Motown Book Is A Stunner

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.19.2016 | Books
Michael Sigman

Adam White's stunning new coffee-table book Motown: The Sound of Young America (Thames & Hudson) is a 400-page non-stop heat wave of compelling narrat...

Listen To The Band: Saying Goodbye To The Monkees

Tony Sachs | Posted 09.12.2016 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the Monkees -- and about the 47th anniversary of the year the world was supposed to have forgotten about them. But...

Summer Of Love Hamburg: Missing James Franco 3.0 with the Beatles and Psychic Ills

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 08.30.2016 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

In Hamburg, 33 turns up as the magic number uniting the 3 of my life path with the 3 of James Franco. Plus, it adds up to six! Missing James Franco ...

John Lennon's Killer Mark David Chapman Denied Parole For 9th Time

Reuters | Nina Golgowski | Posted 08.30.2016 | Crime

The man who shot and killed John Lennon in New York City nearly 36 years ago has again failed to persuade a state parole board to release him from pri...

Why Those Too Young For Woodstock Still Feel Such Affection For It

Candy Leonard | Posted 08.23.2016 | Fifty
Candy Leonard

This week marks the 47th anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Festival, an event that epitomizes the spirit of the sixties.

And The First Member Of The Beatles To Become A Great-Grandpa Is ...

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.18.2016 | Fifty

It seems like only yesterday that The Beatles were taking the world by storm with their floppy hair and boyish good looks. But with news that Ringo St...

Paul McCartney Admits The Beatles Felt 'Threatened' By Yoko Ono

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment

In a revealing new profile with Rolling Stone, Paul McCartney opens about the Beatles’ tumultuous relationship with Yoko Ono. Though McCartney insis...

Here Comes The Sun: A McCartney Concert

David S. Simon | Posted 08.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
David S. Simon

A star's life expectancy depends on its mass. Generally, the more massive the star, the faster it burns up its fuel supply, and the shorter its life...

Ghosts in the Machine, Part II: "The Machinery"

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 08.03.2016 | Arts
Kurt Ellenberger

This is the second in a series of articles on jazz musicians in popular music and jazz and popular music as fields of study in higher education. Jaz...

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...

Breaking News: Love Heals The World

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

I still want to believe in this fictitious headline, because I know love could heal the world. These words dissolve in the smog of daily gun violence,...

McCartney Plays Cupid at Philadelphia Concert

Laura Goldman | Posted 08.22.2016 | 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...

Ghosts in the Machine: Jazz Musicians and Popular Music

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 07.11.2016 | Arts
Kurt Ellenberger

Part I: The Machine(s) Jazz and classical musicians have long had a troubled relationship with pop music. (By "pop music," I mean all styles outside o...

A Wonderful World

Yara Zgheib | Posted 06.30.2016 | World
Yara Zgheib

I see trees of green, red roses too. I see them bloom, for me and you. And I think to myself What a wonderful world. - Louis Armstrong, What a Wonderf...

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...

The Latest Twitter Mashup Was Coo Coo Cachoo

Jeffrey Dwoskin | Posted 06.17.2016 | Comedy
Jeffrey Dwoskin

The Beatles broke up when I was born. I'm sure it had nothing to do with me and my parents have confirmed it wasn't my fault but it has weighed heavily on me for years.

Lena Hall at the Café Carlyle: "Oh! You Pretty Things"

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.16.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A whiff of David Bowie hung over the air at the Café Carlyle as Lena Hall opened her two-week run. Whipping her head punk style, Hall treated her aud...

Float Like A Butterfly Muhammad Ali

Siobhan Kukolic | Posted 06.08.2016 | Good News
Siobhan Kukolic

Muhammad Ali was known for his boxing successes, but he also motivated many of us with his ideas about life and how to live it. He believed in pe...

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall Bring "A Taste of Honey" to the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Herb Alpert kept checking in about his pin stripes, asking a rapt audience, some of whom traveled from Florida just to hear him perform at the Café C...

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...

Paul McCartney Invites Lucky Kid To Play Bass Because He's Paul

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.19.2016 | Fifty

This is why certain Rock Gods become more god-like with time. Paul McCartney thought he'd be autographing a doll for an adoring 10-year-old fan from t...

The Beatles and the Reagan Revolution

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Sam Pizzigati

A shrinking middle class. Rising dead-end poverty. The splurges of a new super rich. These have also become the markers of our time. Is it all the Beatles' fault? Did the lads from Liverpool pave the way for the "Reagan Revolution" and the rise of the 1 percent?

Teachers come together on Twitter for professional development and inspiration

Brad Spirrison | Posted 04.28.2016 | Education
Brad Spirrison

Although Nikki Vradenburg is the only K-1 teacher in her Bozeman, Montana-based school, her personal learning network includes fellow educators from a...

Prince and Princess and Misplaced Priorities

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 04.26.2016 | Media
Jeff Schweitzer

The death of a celebrity like Prince evokes a response that reveals more about us than about the deceased. Our chest beating in grief is a bit self-indulgent. Cronkite was a dinosaur from the past, but one who understood this and reported accordingly, but he was probably the last one to do so.