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First Nighter": A Feeble "Fable," A Lively "So, This Then is Life"

David Finkle | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

When Chandra (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) slips happily through an upstage door to smell the trellis roses at the start of A Fable, David Van Asselt's new play at the Cherry Lane, it's the extremely naïve theater-goer who won't immediately guess that the young girl's innocent joy isn't going to last much longer.

The Year In Onstage Temper Tantrums?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.10.2013 | Entertainment

This was a year of many things. "Blurred Lines" dominated the airwaves, Miley Cyrus reigned over the news cycle and 17-year-old Lorde became the 2013'...

Reissue Roundup 2: Box Sets by Donny Hathaway, Ry Cooder, Stephen Stills, Van Morrison, Yes and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though the masses might only remember the late Donny Hathaway as Roberta Flack's soulful partner on "The Closer I Get To You," "You've Got A Friend" and "Where Is The Love," the box set Never My Love: The Anthology makes the case that this previous Gospel singer also was one of the great voices of R&B.

Chats With Jimmy Webb, Nora Guthrie and Little River Band's Wayne Nelson, Plus Tracy Newman and The Slants Exclusives, and Colin Gilmore's Best

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Let's talk about Jimmy Webb's new album, Still Within The Sound Of My Voice.

Nilsson Still, Son! Chatting with Jimmy Webb on Harry Nilsson, Plus Catching Up with Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think now is a great time to go back and take another look at Harry, in light of what we know about all the drug use and all the crazy stuff that we were all into and that he seemed to gravitate towards. He reveled in offending people, to be honest with you. It didn't bother him too much."

A Chat With ASCAP President Paul Williams, Plus Exclusives from Modern Machines, Eli Mardock, Matthew J. Tow and Creed Bratton

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.01.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Eli Mardock is premiering a new song with us today called "If You're With Me, Then You're Against Me." The haunting and dream-like tune appears on the Nebraskan singer/songwriter's debut full length, Everything Happens For The First Time.

Big Honor For Simon & Garfunkel; Is A Reunion In The Cards?

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — Simon & Garfunkel 's song "The Sound of Silence," written amid the turmoil following President John F. Kennedy's assassination, and...

An Open Letter to Art Garfunkel From His Ex-Girlfriend, Cecilia

Mark C. Miller | Posted 04.13.2013 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

I always called you Arthur. Remember? We dated for 11 wonderful months (at least I thought they were wonderful) starting in June of 1968. I had red hair and you called me "Tater" because I was about half your size and loved Tater Tots even though you referred to them as "frozen poison."

Penny Marshall's My Mother Was Nuts at The Monkey Bar

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

If Penny Marshall's honking nasalese leaps off the pages of her memoir, My Mother was Nuts, it's not because she wrote the book. Rather, this is the w...

The Singer: A Conversation With Art Garfunkel

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

If you were to ask me, "How does that work?" I would say "It's all musical affinity," and it's very hard to explain why you're on somebody else's wavelength.

Grammytech 1: A Conversation With Musical Director, Engineer & Producer Phil Ramone

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Over the next two weeks, I'm going to share a series of interviews with some of the music industry's heroes and working stiffs who literally brought you this year's awesome Grammy Awards with nary a hiccup. First up at bat is Phil Ramone.

Art Garfunkel On The 60s, Elvis And Paul Simon

www.esquire.com | Posted 12.22.2011 | Fifty

Garfunkel and Paul Simon recorded just five albums before they split in 1970. Since then Garfunkel has released more than 130 solo songs and a book of...

From Jim Croce to MTM: A Conversation With Producer, Singer & Songwriter Tommy West

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.16.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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CD Of The Week: Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water"

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Very few bands walk away at the peak of their creative and commercial game. Simon and Garfunkel did it with Bridge Over Troubled Water, which has recently been rereleased.

My Very Own Bridge

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

The 59th Street Bridge has no extraordinary sight lines. It doesn't touch the sky, like the George Washington or Verrazano bridges. It's a workhorse bridge. Just like me!

Dog Ears Music: Born In November Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

Neil Young Buy: iTunes.com Genre: Rock Song: Walk With Me Album: Le Noise (Deluxe Version) Björk Buy: iTunes.com ...

Looking for an Echo (2): 10 More That Shoulda Made The Top 10

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

The Multiverse Theory has nothing to do with lengthy poetry. Also known as "eternal inflation" -- a concept to which all payers of college tuition can...

HuffPost Video Premiere: Pegi Young's "Starting Over," plus a Conversation with Jimmy Webb

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Pegi Young -- yes, wife of legendary artist Neil Young -- has a new video of her song "Starting Over" and HuffPost has the premiere of the music clip.

Eight Thoughts About Election Day and Words and Music

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

1.Tuesday's election wins by Sharron Angle in Nevada and Nikki Haley in South Carolina were helped immeasurably by those candidates' association with ...

Simon & Garfunkel Songs Played At SummerStage Gala

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SummerStage celebrated its 25th anniversary with a host of musicians playing songs from Simon & Garfunkel's body of work. Mayor Bloomberg and Art Garf...

Dr. Oz Supports Addiction Treatment at Caron Gala

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

Dr. Oz shared his thoughts leading up to his keynote address Wednesday evening at the Caron New York 2010 New York City Gala, an annual fundraising event to raise money for addiction treatment scholarships.

Rich And Famous College REJECTS (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As envelopes fat and thin fill the mailboxes of hopeful college seniors around the country, it's important to remember that acceptance to a certain sc...

Wild At The Grammys: More Notes From Deep Inside the Bunker of Music's Biggest Night

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

The Grammy Awards broadcast is the biggest show on earth -- or at least the biggest show on television. There are countless moving parts, and for 29 years as director, Walter Miller called countless shots.

School of Rock: Brainiacs Moonlighting as Rock Stars

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Here are some of the smartest musicians in the room, from Sting to Art Garfunkel. Brainiacs and teachers posing as musicians are proof that brains and beats are not mutually exclusive.

HuffPost Reviews: Neil Young - Fork In The Road / Simon & Garfunkel - Live 1969

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Many will appreciate Fork In The Road's altruism, and it would be refreshing if Neil Young disciples dedicated whole projects like this to the causes of their hearts.