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The Talking Heads

Robert Nix Mixes Musical Theater With New Wave Pop-Rock

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment
Rebecca Bohanan

For this man with clear musical talent and a unique artistic vision, select listeners might wonder what's holding him back from farther-reaching, mainstream success, and pin it on his quirky choices.

Notes From a Dive Bar IX

Alan Black | Posted 06.11.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Talking Heads is on the jukebox. All the hits. Around closing time, the bug man comes in, his poisons in hand. He crawls under the bar like an explorer venturing into the darkness of the insect world. Nothing there.

11 Grown-Up Songs To Play When You Can't Listen To 'Frozen' One More Time

Elizabeth Broadbent | Posted 02.01.2015 | Parents
Elizabeth Broadbent

If the Frozen soundtrack has you thinking about an ice pick to the brain, here's a playlist both you and the kids can love.

Listen to Music Like a Teen: A Guide for Grown-Ups

Shira Dicker | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts
Shira Dicker

Remember that uniquely teenage feeling of hearing a song for the first time and knowing it had just changed your life forever? If you are of my vinta...

What Does Home Mean Now That The Kids Are Gone?

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 08.02.2013 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

Our children are physically with us for such a short time but they are always in our thoughts and in our hearts. For my family, home is no longer a place but a space and time when we are together; wherever we are cooking Marsala, hiking to waterfalls or singing silly songs in rented cars.

David Bryne And Questlove Get Together To Talk Music

Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.01.2013 | Arts
Katherine Brooks

The Public Theater has a knack for bringing together opposing forces from the world of fine and performing arts, placing giants like Tony Kushner and ...

The Best of Rock 'n' Roll on Film

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

For social gatherings at home built around screening movies, outstanding rock documentaries and concert films are virtually guaranteed crowd pleasers, particularly if your home theater set-up includes a quality sound system.

Sweetheart Of The Sun & Modern Art: Chatting With The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think the culture today is very, very different from what it was in the '60s, and I feel lucky that I grew up at a time when I had these very strong female role models. They were strong women, but their power was very much connected to their creativity and their voice."

Legendary New York Venue Setting For New Biopic

Posted 07.20.2011 | New York

CBGB, the famous New York City music venue, and its founder Hilly Kristal will be the subjects of a new biopic, according to Bilboard.com. Brad Ro...

In Honor Of Woodstock, The Best Rock Documentaries and Concert Films By Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

I've found that if you're equipped with a decent home theatre and quality speakers, it's hard to go wrong with a rock concert film.