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Birth & Rebirth: A Conversation With Jimmy Cliff, Plus Chatting With Eleni Mandell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Shoot The Lobster

Kari Adelaide | Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

The Shoot the Lobster programming will continue to present inventive possibilities, temporarily settling in remote spaces, including a Midwestern basement, an empty parking lot, a restaurant and a pharmacy.

"Add It Up": A Playlist From If 6 Was 9 by David Klein

David Wild | Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Just to be safe, I will only pick some of my favorite number songs from the book up to #9 -- since when we get to double digits, that old math anxiety begins to kick back in.

PHOTOS: Hollywood Briefly Comes To The Factory Valleys

Randy Fox | Posted 05.05.2012 | Travel
Randy Fox

Today, Hollywood is alive again in the cities and valleys of Western PA and its surrounding areas.

Movie Review: Janie Jones

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The name of the title character of Janie Jones is meant to resonate with a certain generation: "Oh, like the Clash song," someone says early on in the...

21 Reasons Why 80s Nostalgia Is Dumb

Dumb As A Blog | David Moye | Posted 11.20.2011 | Weird News

The modern pop culture machine chewed up and crapped out the 60s and 70s long ago, leaving 1980-89. Which would be fine, except that decade was du...

The Blackbird Diaries: Chatting with Dave Stewart, Plus Nightmare and the Cat's Sam & Django Stewart

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.21.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Everything, Everytime, Everywhere, Mayhem and Beyond: Chatting with Imelda May, Trevor Hall and Motopony

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.18.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


England's Ashes -- America's Future?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

London's fires are cooling into ashes, and with any luck they won't be rekindled. But even though the British economy is still a tinderbox, nothing that's happened has dampened some people's enthusiasm for doing the same thing over here.

Put 10,000 Maniacs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Dave Astor | Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment
Dave Astor

As I write this post, I'm sitting in The Wishing Chair. That's the name of a 10,000 Maniacs album from 1985, and also reflects my wish that the band be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It would be a much-deserved honor.

Shepard Faireyâ„¢: On Street Art And Street Cred

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Shepard Fairey has grown up before the eyes of fans, peers and would be competitors. Undaunted by criticism he gets from both sides of his chosen voca...

The Clash -- 30 Years Since Bond's on Broadway

Salvatore Bono | Posted 08.20.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Between May 28 and June 13, 1981, The Clash, in their only American appearance that year invaded New York City and changed the way concerts were sold ...

Mixed Tape of the Nightingale Mom

Tamsin Smith | Posted 08.10.2011 | Education
Tamsin Smith

Uncomfortable as it may be to explain adult topics to kids, I believe it's important to respect their intellectual capacity to seek and hold information they may only partially understand.

Return To Return To Forever: Chatting With Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke, Plus John Common and Author Dr. Tony Youn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Chick Corea's new album, Forever, is a two-disc set, with the first disc being acoustic, and the second disc with a full band and guests. For the first disc, I asked him if it was a return to Return To Forever.

Coachella 2011

Morris Ruskin | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment
Morris Ruskin

Today's rock star is not on a pedestal but rather one of us. Although sixty thousand people were cheering and singing along the feeling was more like they were playing for us around a campfire at the beach.

Neville Staple: The Original Rude Boy

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Salvatore Bono

In 1977, inspired by the attitude and message of punk, a band with distant island sound formed and changed the musical landscape forever. That band was The Specials.

Hell-Raising Artist Rallies Support For Protests Against UK Tuition Hikes

ARTINFO | Posted 05.27.2011 | Arts

For months, the United Kingdom has been roiled by student protests standing up to the coalition government's attempt to sharply raise annual tuition a...

Dom Mariani: Garage Rock's Wizard of Oz

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

In 1983, Dom Mariani and Richard Lane formed the Stems, one of the most tuneful and tasty garage rock bands of the era. Avid fans of pop, R&B, and 60'...

HuffPost Exclusives: Less Than Jake's "Johnny Quest" and "Metalheads," Plus a Conversation with The Submarines, and Converse Meets SXSW

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Recently, Less Than Jake remastered and reissued their classic albums Losing Streak and Hello Rockview with updated packaging plus a second bonus disc. Listen to it here.

"Go Now": A Parting Playlist For Mubarak's "Day Of Departure"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I'm not quite sure how you say this in Egyptian Arabic, but in my particular stretch of the desert, we often go with something relatively polite like, "Here's your hat, Hosni, what's your hurry?"

"Walk Like An Egyptian": A Playlist For "A Moment of Promise"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here are some promising songs for a very volatile moment in world history. And here's hoping everyone in Egypt can read The Huffington Post -- or anything else they want to read -- very soon.

Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, Janis Joplin

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the wake of punk rock legend Patti Smith winning a National Book Award for her memoir "Just Kids," and the boom associated with the publication of ...

"No Matter Who You Vote For The Government Always Get In": A Playlist For Election Day

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

My Fellow Americans, I simply wanted to take just a musical moment to encourage each and every one of you to vote this election day. Here are some tunes of encouragement.

The Yankees and the Curse of Empire

Larry Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Larry Abrams

The Yankees multi million dollar free agent signings of pitchers almost always turn out badly.

Gorillaz Stomp the Garden

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

This combination of visuals, musical style and talent, raw energy and power, it was just a two hour experience of wonderment for the audience.