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Can You Imagine Donald Trump Hosting A Town Hall On Race In America?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics

On Thursday, President Barack Obama held a “National Conversation” on race, and even though it left much to be desired, his comments about policin...

Eric Garner's Daughter Says ABC News Silenced Her During Race Symposium With Obama

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 07.15.2016 | Black Voices

The daughter of Eric Garner, the man who died two years ago after New York City police placed him in a chokehold, walked out of an ABC News taping of ...

Merle Haggard and Me....

Neil J. Kirk | Posted 04.06.2016 | Entertainment
Neil J. Kirk

He'll tell you he's a country singer, but to me the essence of rock and roll is a cry for freedom and rebellion.

Stop Pretending Cruz and Trump are Legitimate Candidates: A Letter to CNN and the RNC

Mike Sportiello | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
Mike Sportiello

Recently, I was invited to help find Republican students from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee who are still undecided for the 2016 Republican presidential primary Town Hall to take place in the coming weeks here in Milwaukee.

MSNBC’s Town Hall With Donald Trump Was Disgraceful

Slate | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.18.2016 | Politics

Is Donald Trump in trouble? After facing hostile questions from Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski Wednesday night—they comprehensively laid out hi...

The Poignant Question About Addiction One Young Girl Asked Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.04.2016 | Parents

A young girl attending Hillary Clinton's recent town hall event in New Hampshire had a tough question for the democratic presidential candidate. Fight...

Demetri Martin Is a Pretty Cool Cat

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 04.29.2015 | Comedy
Alexandra Villarreal

Martin is all about games and puzzles. He writes 500-word palindromes for amusement and transforms everyday enigmas into equations and formulas with a whimsical bent. Because of his idiosyncratic outlook on humanity, he's earned acclaim in the entertainment industry.

Campaign Shifts to Immigration

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

My guess is that by the time everyone votes in November, the Republican anti-Obamacare strategy is hardly going to cause a ripple, while the debate over immigration reform is going to be the main event.

Band of Horses Go Unplugged at Town Hall

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.03.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

With hilarious on stage banter and a casual disposition ignited from every band member, it was a different side of the band that fans had never seen before.

Gregory Porter and the Gospel of Jazz

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts
Lia Petridis Maiello

Photo: Shawn Peters "Divine," comes to mind, "charismatic," "dignified," and a voice that is "habit forming." Only a few positive associations and...

Movie Review: Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Elaine Stritch is one of those pop-culture figures who you either know too much about or have never heard of. A star of the Broadway stage for 70 years, she landed in New York at 18, took the town by storm and never looked back.

Survive

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 03.03.2014 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

As a poor white boy growing up in poverty, I looked to my African American neighbors, some accented by southern spheres, and marveled at how they could produce such beautiful colors, magnificent culture while being targeted by purveyors of hate.

White House Refuses to Answer 'Tough' Questions on Immigration During Skype Chat

Juan Escalante | Posted 02.12.2014 | Latino Voices
Juan Escalante

Whether it was Microsoft or the White House screening the questions, you can be certain of one thing: The White House has no interest in answering to criticism or challenging questions.

15 Documentaries To Watch Out For This Year

Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts

It's that time of year again, when documentarians flock to New York City with film reels in tow to wow audiences with some of the industry's best non-...

Zach Carter

Tea Partiers Use Cardboard Stand-In For Absent Republican

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

When Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) was unable to attend a town hall meeting earlier this month, Idaho's Gem State Tea Party opted to host a mock event h...

Angry Constituent Swears At GOP Rep During Heated Town Hall

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

Add Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.) to the list of conservatives who have faced a tough crowd at a town hall during the August recess. The Tallaha...

Getting Silly

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's right around the corner, folks. That special time of year when politicians flee the Washington summer weather for their home districts for 5 weeks of paid time off, in which many politicians hold "town hall" meetings.

Presidential Debate Audience Adds New Dimension To Obama-Romney Showdown

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

The presidential debate audience adds a new dimension to the showdown between Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Tuesday night....

Scott Siegel's Wonderful Broadway Ballyhoo

Myra Chanin | Posted 11.11.2012 | New York
Myra Chanin

Scott Siegel's Broadway Ballyhoo, an hour-long Musical Revue, is brand new every Thursday night at 11 p.m. at Feinstein's at Loew's Regency. No two Ballyhoos are the same.

Joe Walsh Charges Democratic Challenger, Double-Amputee Veteran, With Not Being 'True Hero'

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Sunday accused his Democratic opponent Tammy Duckworth -- a double-amputee veteran of the Iraq War -- of not being a "true ...

Music: Tallest Man on Earth Strides Confidently Through New York

Michael Giltz | Posted 08.21.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It's easy and true to tag Kristian Mattson with the Dylan-esque tag. But this isn't the Dylan of worldly affairs, but the romantic, funny Dylan, the one who can savor love but knows it's slipping away even as he's enjoying it.

Celebrate a Fantastic Klezmatic Hanukkah

Tom Teicholz | Posted 02.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Tom Teicholz

On Dec. 19, as part of their 25th anniversary tour, the Klezmatics will perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall for a Chanukah concert featuring both their well-known and new repertoire.

Acclaimed Local Chef Gives Us The Secret To His Legendary Fried Chicken

| Posted 11.28.2011 | San Francisco

By Shyla Batliwalla If you pride yourself on being a seasoned SF diner, odds are you’ve feasted in at least one of Chef Mitchell Rosenthal’s th...

Chicago Lawmaker: 'Black People Want Guns'

Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

Although Illinois' concealed carry bill was defeated in the House in May, a West Side democratic state legislator has suggested after a heated town ha...

Elise Foley

Phil Gingrey Faces Anger At Town Hall Meeting -- 'The Best You Can Isn't Good Enough'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) faced an angry and frustrated crowd at a town hall meeting on Thursday in Kennesaw, Ga., which he said nearly ...