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My Wacky Attempt to Reunite with Tom Jones

Charlotte Laws | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
Charlotte Laws

I have come to realize that outrageous experiences are memorable and highly fulfilling. They are linked with living in the bold zone. The bold zone is that area past the comfort zone where fierceness resides.

First Nighter: 'Long Story Short' Sizes Up Marriage Fairly Enough

David Finkle | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Nervous-as-a-tomcat-on-a-hot-tin-roof Charles (Bryce Ryness) and in-control-if-slightly-confused Hope (Pearl Sun) have just met perhaps cute when the new musical Long Story Short gets going at 59E59.

The 20 Greatest Movie Songs Robbed of Oscar Nominations

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.24.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Fifty years ago, Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger, arguably the greatest James Bond theme of all, and one of the most explosive musical compositions in the history of cinema missed winning the Academy Award for Best Song -- in fact, it missed a nomination altogether.

The Music on My Boomer Mix Tape

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 12.03.2014 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

So these aging rockers didn't have the voices they had 50 years ago. So what? It didn't matter. Hearing them sing these familiar tunes was enough to put us in a nostalgic reverie.

Far Above Cayuga's Waters: Cornell Debates Race on Reunion Weekend

Danny Schechter | Posted 08.10.2014 | Media
Danny Schechter

How can you be in the past and present at the same time? Go to your college reunion. It was there that I deepened my involvement in civil rights activism and socially committed journalism.

First Nighter: Mary Martin Let Down in Inventing Mary Martin

David Finkle | Posted 06.27.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Somehow it should seem appropriate that Inventing Mary Martin is as corny as Kansas in August. But the kind of corniness prevalent in conceiver-writer Stephen Cole's revue, at the York, tributing one of Broadway's great musical comedy leading ladies, is never welcome.

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Missing Girl May Have Disappeared With Man Her Parents Had Restraining Order Against

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.17.2015 | Crime

UPDATE: According to The Columbia Basin Herald, Monica Helberg was found safe in Moses Lake on Jan. 15. Helberg was not abducted and traveled willingl...

The Hustle in American Hustle Music: An Interview with Susan Jacobs

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.24.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The French provincial brocade couches in Carmine and Dolly's Camden, New Jersey house in "American Hustle" tell you what you need to know about the characters' domestic life. But the "American Hustle" soundtrack goes far to define the movie's con artists' ethos.

Dog Ears Music: Autumnal Equinox Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Joanna Newsom, John Coltrane, The Byrds, Death Cab for Cutie, Elvis Costello, and more.

Aisle View: The Fantasticks at 53

Steven Suskin | Posted 11.16.2013 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The Fantasticks opened May 3, 1960 at the Sullivan Street Theatre in Greenwich Village, two blocks over from La Guardia Place. (Fiorello himself was born two doors down.)

The Reinvention of Tom Jones: At Almost 73, the Singer Is Now Performing the Music He Loves Most

Ellen Sterling | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

It is unusual indeed for a singer to reinvent himself after a decades-long career and, when he does, to find acceptance. Case in point: Sir Tom Jones.

The Fantasticks, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa

James Scarborough | Posted 07.20.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

It's easy to see why The Fantasticks is the longest running production in the history of American theatre. It's equally easy to see why this is such a splendid production.

From Foreigner to Songwriters Hall of Fame: A Conversation with Mick Jones

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Spirit In The Room: A Conversation with Tom Jones, Plus The Adversary's 'De La Luna' Video Premiere

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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The Romantic Charm Of Wales

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

It was built in 1131 as a religious house by Cistercian Monks and despite the shell of this structure being open to the skies, it remains the best-preserved medieval abbey in Wales.

For Sale: Bel Air's Only Vineyard

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

At a cool $29.5 million, it's not for the faint of heart. But then again, Moraga Vineyards Estate in Bel Air, right in the middle of Los Angeles, no...

Anthony Crivello: Leaving Las Vegas to Continue on His Entertainment Journey

Ellen Sterling | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

"If anyone had told me I was going to spend one day of my career in Las Vegas, much less six years, I wouldn't have believed it. But these last six years have been amazing."

Rising Star: Jay James Picton (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

In the past year he has worked with Booker T. Jones and John Legend, but fame wasn't always on the cards for James Jay Picton. Signed by Decca Records...

Tom Jones Cancels Olympics Gig

AP | Posted 09.28.2012 | Entertainment

LONDON — Tom Jones has apologized to fans after pulling out of an Olympic celebration concert in London after contracting bronchitis. The 72-ye...

The HUGE Lineup For Queen's Jubilee Concert

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.04.2012 | Entertainment

LONDON — Elton John sang "I'm Still Standing," Stevie Wonder crooned "Isn't She Lovely," and Paul McCartney sent "All My Loving" as musical roya...

Paul McCartney To Give A Royal Performance

AP | Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment

LONDON -- Former Beatle Paul McCartney will star in a musical tribute to Britain's queen to mark her Diamond Jubilee. The pop superstar will headline...

Let Them Talk: Chatting With House's Hugh Laurie, Dar Williams and The Axis of Awesome, Plus Cal Ecker's "Time After Time" Premiere

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.08.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Hugh Laurie has a new album, Let Them Talk, which is New Orleans blues based. Here he discusses how he came up with that idea.

James Tormé's "Love For Sale," Plus Conversations with Josh Groban, Darlene Love, and Yael Naim (Video)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jazz vocalist James Tormé -- son of The Velvet Fog, Mel Tormé -- debuts his new video "Love For Sale" here on HuffPost.

One More Once: A Listen Back at the Records That Made 2010 More Bearable

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

As a cranky, sleep-deprived new parent in the throes of box sets by hipsters, I declared (on Twitter, no less) that there was absolutely no need for me to hear Kanye's latest magnum opus. Until I heard a track on YouTube.

David Campbell: A Child of Rock 'n' Roll Who Is Making His Own Kind Of Music

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

David Campbell spent the first 20 years of his life in Australia. But the Adelaide native found his milieu more than 8,500 miles away in New York Cit...