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The Jazz Singer Off Road: Kurt Elling

Barry Singer | Posted 06.30.2015 | Arts
Barry Singer

Where most jazz singers tour, Elling traverses the globe. His latest album, Passion World, just out on Blue Note records, maps Elling's peripatetic restlessness via songs from more than a half-dozen foreign countries.

Prayers: Cholo Goth Duo's Dreams Bring Virtual Reality Live to Global Audience

Lisa Derrick | Posted 06.22.2015 | Latino Voices
Lisa Derrick

Cholo goth duo Prayers are blazing hot right now, shifting their universe onto a higher plane, making their dreams reality and taking their fans with them into virtual reality.

Glastonbury Festival: The Meeting of the Tribes

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment
Stefan Simanowitz

While Glastonbury has undoubtedly become more mainstream, it has not lost sight of its origins. Beneath the commercialisation and the hype, its political heart still beats strong.

20 Seconds of Insane Courage

Kim Kalicky | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Kim Kalicky

When I stand at the precipice, I am hopeful I will dig deep inside myself and live in that 20 seconds of insane courage. Being conscious of it might give me the strength I need to live it, stand in that space, and jump off.

U2's Innocence + Experience Tour in Los Angeles

Lindsey Best | Posted 05.29.2015 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

Tuesday night U2 brought their new Innocence + Experience tour to Los Angeles for the first of five shows at the Forum.

U2's Longtime Tour Manager, Dennis Sheehan, Found Dead

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.28.2015 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 27 about the death of veteran U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his deat...

U2 Guitarist Falls Off Stage During Concert And It's Hilarious, Unfortunately

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.15.2015 | Entertainment

Too. Many. Jokes. (But we'll try to refrain.) U2 guitarist The Edge fell off, uh, the edge of the stage during the first show of the band's Innocence ...

Watch U2's Full Surprise Subway Performance

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.09.2015 | Entertainment

U2 made it a "beautiful day" for some commuters in NYC earlier this week, and now you can experience the fun, too. "The Tonight Show" finally premi...

U2 Plays In Disguise On NYC Subway Platform

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment

Travelers through New York City's Grand Central Station were treated to a surprise performance by U2 on Monday as the band recorded a segment for "The...

U2's Free Album Release Is 'Gay Propaganda,' Lawmaker Claims

AP | Posted 06.30.2015 | Gay Voices

MOSCOW (AP) — A member of Russia's parliament has asked prosecutors to determine whether Apple violated Russia's ban on gay "propaganda" when it del...

50 Years of A Love Supreme and 50 More

Judah Joseph | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Judah Joseph

John Coltrane is worth much more than the sum of his parts. His work permeated the collective conscience of those concerned with disrupting the norm, with challenging their own mastery of their crafts.

Maxine Linehan Challenges Bono, Beach Boys, and Pride of Ireland in Interpretation of 'Beautiful Songs'

Steve Schonberg | Posted 04.26.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

Linehan lets loose in "Beautiful Songs," showcasing her identity as a confident and powerful singer. These are not songs Linehan is singing in homage; they are songs she's hand selected to reinterpret through her personal, unique editorial lens.

How Bono and U2 Can Save Us From Despair: Hint, "It's a Beautiful Day"

Margaret Hession | Posted 04.15.2015 | Divorce
Margaret Hession

Joseph Campbell, the American mythologist, writer and lecturer said, "We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us."

Who Should & Who Will Win At The Grammys

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment

The 2015 Grammy Awards are just around the corner, and besides the many, confusing performances that are scheduled, the world is preparing their socia...

Bono May Never Play Guitar Again After Cycling Crash

AP | Posted 01.02.2015 | Entertainment

LONDON (AP) — Bono says he now has a titanium elbow and may never play guitar again due to injuries suffered in a New York City cycling accident. T...

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014

Rich Robinson | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media
Rich Robinson

This year, Urban Outfitters sold a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt tastefully splattered with red paint while Donald Sterling's racial comments cost him his NBA franchise. It's been a raucous year in the public arena, expressed perfectly by a parade of PR blunders that is as impressive in scope as it is in sheer absurdity.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Jeff Foxworthy Takes to the Gridiron, Discusses "Ref" Gig, Rednecks, and Mixtapes on the Road

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.28.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Look out E.T., Reese's may have finally replaced you as their unofficial celebrity ambassador. With the launch of the candy brand's Reese's® Playo...

An Open Letter to Bruce Springsteen

Steve Matoren | Posted 02.07.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

Bruce, for us, for the greatest fans in rock and roll, do your hair up pretty, and meet us tonight, and night after night, with the band that wasn't just born to run; but was built to last. Remember, it was your original consigliere, Mr. Van Zandt, and not Sting, who said, "Rock and roll, it's a band thing."

The Time I Had to Follow Bono

Greg Schwem | Posted 02.04.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Kudos to the artists who quickly filled in for U2 frontman Bono at the recent World AIDS Day event in New York City. Billed on the band's website as ...

The Best Albums of 2014: Here's What They Have in Common

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

For the past few years, my year-end music column has focused almost exclusively on lists of singles, from which I've tried my darndest to mine rubies in a slew of digital slush. Looking back on 2014, I was surprised to realize how many albums I fell in love with.

Bono's Bicycle Accident More Serious Than Initially Thought

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 11.20.2014 | Entertainment

U2 lead singer Bono sustained multiple injuries in a bicycle accident in New York City on Sunday, Nov. 16. According to a statement released to Ro...

Sting vs. U2

David Juskow | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment
David Juskow

Sting's new Broadway play The Last Ship opened this past Sunday. Sting is the most recent '80s rocker to indulge in the big bright lights of Broadway. The last folks to delve into it were U2 with Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Bats 1,000

Alex Simon | Posted 12.24.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

A veteran actor with more than 40 film and TV roles to his credit, Denmark native Nikolaj Coster-Waldau finally hit paydirt as the nefarious, yet complicated, Jamie Lannister on HBO's hit series Game of Thrones.

Bono, Don't Apologize

Graham Milne | Posted 12.17.2014 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

It was perhaps the epitome of the phrase "First World Problems" - U2 uploaded its new album Songs of Innocence into everyone's iTunes library and a small, vocal minority freaked the eff out.

Bono Apologizes For The New U2 Album

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment

At Apple's September event, where the iPhone 6 and 6s and Apple Watch were unveiled, it was announced that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," would...