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David Bryne And Questlove Get Together To Talk Music

Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.01.2013 | Arts
Katherine Brooks

The Public Theater has a knack for bringing together opposing forces from the world of fine and performing arts, placing giants like Tony Kushner and ...

A Belated 2012 Reading List: Some Favorite Titles

Steve Heilig | Posted 04.08.2013 | Books
Steve Heilig

This is something of a belated "best of year" list, although there are some older titles I only got to last year included. An eclectic list, modestly offered -- a bit heavy on books on music, but many others, and perhaps something will strike the interest of other readers.

Best Memoirs By Musicians

| Posted 12.21.2012 | Books

Read more at the LA Review of Books: Ever since Bob Dylan’s Chronicles: Volume One hit the shelves in 2004, a flurry of musicians have published ...

Brazilian Legends Heading To D.C.

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 12.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Os Mutantes was once a band record store nerds would to cite to sound cool. Their albums were out-of-print, hard to find and buzzed abou...

Chatting With The Doors' John Densmore, Comedian Doug Stanhope and The Royal Potato Family's Marco Benevento

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.23.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Originally, I had hoped we would last one decade and pay the rent, and I don't know, I'm going to be sixty-eight in a month and we're still lighting people's fire. I'm proud."

Sunken Condos: A Conversation With Donald Fagen & Michael Leonhart

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Joe Biden and Paul Ryan: They Take It on Faith

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics
Davis Schneiderman

Wouldn't it be nice if we had leaders who made choices based not upon a secret code of ideology or moral principle -- on a faith that provides their guidance system -- but upon the actual conditions of an issue as it expresses itself?

TONIGHT: David Byrne Talks Music History

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.01.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 1 1. David Byrne In Conversation At National Museum Of Natural History If you weren't able to get tickets for the Bryne ...

Reimagining Alice, FIGMENT, David Byrne And St. Vincent: HuffPost DC Top 5 For September 28-30

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.28.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 1. "Reimagining Alice" At GooDBuddY This art exhibit features Alice and friends reimagined in glass. The photos loo...

David Byrne and St. Vincent: You've Never Seen a Show Like This

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

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The English Beat's Audio Exclusive, Plus Conversations With Cory Chisel and Introducing Little Ruckus' Dominic Rabalais

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Times Square Desert-Scape

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

The place, ablaze with lights and crowds, just begs to be turned into an art arena. It's the exact opposite of a serene gallery or museum space. And it absolutely requires a display that reveals this dilemma. How to grab and hold a viewer's attention amid all that hustle?

David Byrne & St. Vincent Announce New Album, ‘Love This Giant’ Out September 11

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home

David Byrne and St. Vincent (singer-songwriter Annie Clark) have formally announced their highly anticipated and long-awaited album together, Love Thi...

Paul Simon's Graceland Turns 25 -- Part Two: The Cultural Impact

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Graceland took world music to another level, turning some acts on the album into international superstars, expanding everyone's appreciation for world music, and establishing sampling as another way of building on what's come before.

Poetry Is Everywhere With 'Dial-A-Poem'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.22.2012 | Arts

A new installation at the Museum of Art in New York, titled, "Dial-a-Poem" brings ecstatic poetry to you online or over the phone at any time of the d...

Bonnaroo Flashbacks: Crowd-Surfing with Crystal Castles, Phoenix + M.I.A., Florence, David Byrne, Erykah Badu, Neon Indian, MGMT (VIDEOS)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home
Michael Vazquez

Exactly three weeks from my favorite festival, herewith, a scrapbook of old clips and thoughts from Bonnaroos past.

James Murphy Wants To Make Turnstiles A Musical Experience

Posted 04.10.2012 | New York

Love New York, but beeping subway turnstiles bringing you down? James Murphy, formerly of LCD Soundsystem, would like to change that. Murphy recent...

(Almost) Samba-free Albums From Brazil

Marty Lipp | Posted 05.27.2012 | Arts
Marty Lipp

On O Que Voce Quer Saber de Verdade, Monte shows that she is a master of surrounding her gorgeous voice with gorgeous music.

Dog Ears Music: For Love Is Agony Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, Sia, Of Montreal, Bobby Womack, Wild Nothing, Jimmy Durante and other artists.

Icon of the Day: Chaucer Meet Hip Hop, Hip Hop Meet Chaucer

Alona Elkayam | Posted 03.20.2012 | Style
Alona Elkayam

I had this great idea in 2005: Take one of the most influential writers of the 20th century, Samuel Beckett, and set his collection of work, How It Is, to hip hop.

Chats With George Benson, John McLaughlin, Fred Schneider of The B-52's, and L.A. Guns' Tracii Guns, Plus Lisa Hannigan's New Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.20.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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David Byrne's 'Tight Spot' Audio-Visual Installation (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

Musician and artist David Byrne, best known as frontman and founding member of the band Talking Heads, created a site-specific outdoor installation un...

Susana Baca, the Singing Minister of Culture

Elio Leturia | Posted 11.22.2011 | Latino Voices
Elio Leturia

As in many parts of the world, being black, female and of a humble origin -- read poor -- is a life challenge. But Susana Baca has overcome.

The Legacy of Postmodernism

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Almost as quickly as it arrived and changed our world, Postmodernism disappeared. But with a new exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, it's time now to take a look back at its evolution.

Social Media Opens at The Pace Gallery, With Works by David Byrne, Miranda July

Brian Gresko | Posted 11.20.2011 | New York
Brian Gresko

Word had gotten out about the opening of Social Media at The Pace Gallery in Chelsea -- not surprising, given the show's title.