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Paul McCartney Attends All-Star '90s Hip-Hop Concert

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Dre's powerful rolodex was put to good use for the launch of Beats Music with a concert featuring Eminem, Diddy and Nas. Nin...

Movie Review: Inside Llewyn Davis

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

We are awash in films examining the Beats and the roots of the generation shift that occurred from the late 1950s through the 1960s - but none with a clearer eye than Joel and Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis.

A French Shower in the Jungle of the American Beats

Frank Browning | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

It's three years since the world-famous Pompidou Center of Modern Art opened its branch in the old industrial city of Metz, a couple of train hours east of Paris. The six-story wood and glass tent is far smaller--and some believe esthetically more daring -- than the mother museum.

The Beat and the Groove: Interview with AUSTRA's Katie Stelmanis

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

A classically trained singer with influences ranging from Puccini to Nine Inch Nails, Austra's Katie Stelmanis is a frontwoman whose stage presence and melody carry operatic elements.

Will.i.am and Britney Spears Celebrate #Willpower Album Release on Google+ (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.24.2013 | Celebrity
Shira Lazar

On April 23, to celebrate the release of his fourth solo album, Willpower, will.i.am joined collaborators Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Nicole Scherzinger in a live Google+ Hangout on his illwilly YouTube channel.

It's On Us, San Francisco

Morgan Fitzgibbons | Posted 09.11.2011 | San Francisco
Morgan Fitzgibbons

While we like to think we've got it all figured out with our farmer's markets, strong bike culture and radical social tolerance, the reality is that the Bay Area, like every other major metropolis at this point in time, is a lot of talk and very little walk.

Naropa To Leave Boulder?

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.13.2011 | Denver

Naropa University, the Buddhist-inspired school of contemplative education, is looking for a new home -- possibly outside of Boulder. In a breakfas...

Exclusive: Beat Poet Michael McClure On Jim Morrison, The Doors, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

There are few poets as underappreciated today as Michael McClure. For close to six decades now, he has been writing visionary poetry, lauded by many ...

2010's Biggest Video Star: Dr. Dre

Joy Yoon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joy Yoon

Product placement, the not-so-subtle art of marketing a product on screen, is now a prevalent way for studios and directors to secure money for movies and music videos alike.

How Do You Like Your Poetry?

Travis Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Travis Nichols

Do you like books? The covers, pages, signatures, glue-ings, and sew-ings that have been around from Dante's time to Dickinson's? Or do you like readings?

Jimmy Iovine: A Force In Music Turns To Its Sound

latimes.com | Geoff Boucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Jimmy Iovine, one of the most powerful figures in the music industry, has been lining his walls with gold and platinum records for decades, so when he...

It's Official: Nobody's Cool. (Kerouac Posthumously Blows It)

Dean Sluyter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dean Sluyter

But cool as an outer pose, as an attitude you can cop, is dead. When the truly cool people show up in your life, you won't recognize them -- they'll be too cool for that.

Hidden Burroughs-Kerouac Novel Surfaces; So Does 'the Lost Art of Ah Pook' by Malcolm Mc Neill

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jan Herman

This month provides a happy occasion for legions of Jack Kerouac fans, to say nothing of William S. Burroughs cultists, who always seem eager for new revelations about both writers' works.