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Prayers: Cholo Goth Is 'Ready to Bleed' and to Rock

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2014 | Latino Voices
Lisa Derrick

Cholo goth. Makes total sense. The cultural iconography dovetails seamlessly -- skulls, lace, candles, saints and crucifixes. The music draws on heartbreak, alienation, angst, making it perfect for dystopian youth of all races.

Lou Reed Remembered at Wake On Wild Side

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Stefan Simanowitz

"When the smack begins to flow, then I really don't care anymore" a man recites in front of a packed chapel in north London choking back the tears. This is not your ordinary Sunday afternoon church service. Instead it is a memorial for Lou Reed, held a week after the musician's death.

All Mod Cons!

Dusty Wright | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Dusty Wright

Author Tony Fletcher's excellent new memoir draws from that well in this charming page-turner about his experience in London from 1972 through 1980. So charming is his narrative that I forgot I was reading about his life during his most formative teenage years.

May Music Mayhem

Dusty Wright | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts
Dusty Wright

It may seem that I'm diggin' in the dirt. Gettin' back to my punk rock roots. Well, some of my favorite new music does seem a wee bit primal, oui? And some of it is even out this world. But all of this music is party playlist-worthy for any weekend getaway.

Tenner: Favorite Spring Music and a Movie, too

Dusty Wright | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment
Dusty Wright

Spring has arrived -- flowers and music in full bloom. Some of it only hints at what might be as summer approaches. Until then, here are few things I'm carting around in my wheelbarrow. Dig it.

The Lost Bowie Photograph

Adam DeAngelis | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
Adam DeAngelis

The Runaways, Robert Plant, Gene Simmons, and Freddie Mercury are just a fraction of legends that iconic photographer Brad Elterman has photographed.

Let's Talk About The New Bowie Video

The Awl | Dave Bry @ 2:00 Pm | Posted 02.26.2013 | Arts
Read More: Bowie, Arts News

There is a lot to talk about about the new David Bowie video. The first thing, I guess, is that it was directed by Floria Sigismondi, who made The Run...

Maryland Teacher Helps 450 Kids In Africa Get Scholarships

Bowie Patch | Posted 12.07.2011 | Impact

What started as taking a small group of young people to Gambia for service trip has sparked projects across the country working to help those in need....

Horrific: Student Stabbed To Death By Roommate

Posted 11.16.2011 | College

A Bowie State student was found fatally stabbed in her dorm room on Thursday after an alleged fight with her roommate. Police discovered Dominique ...

The Blackbird Diaries: Chatting with Dave Stewart, Plus Nightmare and the Cat's Sam & Django Stewart

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.21.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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PHOTOS: David Bowie, Artist

ARTINFO | Posted 08.31.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Lady Gaga is certainly not the first spandex wearing pop star to fancy herself a performance-artist-cum-musician. Long before Mother Monster came Zigg...

Must See Bands At Glastonbury 2011

Jeff Pollack | Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

In brief: The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts is one of the best (and largest) festivals in the world. It began in the 1970s and ...