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Coachella 2011

Morris Ruskin | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment
Morris Ruskin

Today's rock star is not on a pedestal but rather one of us. Although sixty thousand people were cheering and singing along the feeling was more like they were playing for us around a campfire at the beach.

PHOTOS: Kanye West Lights Up Coachella's Final Day

Posted 06.18.2011 | Los Angeles

Kanye West lit up the main stage on the final day of Coachella, performing a nearly two hour set with guest artist appearances by Pusha-T and Justin V...

Hell-Raising Artist Rallies Support For Protests Against UK Tuition Hikes

ARTINFO | Posted 05.27.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

For months, the United Kingdom has been roiled by student protests standing up to the coalition government's attempt to sharply raise annual tuition a...

Duran Duran by David Lynch: Romance, Redemption and Rocking Good Fun

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
S.X. Rosenstock

Duran Duran's guys have been lovers, not fighters, and they've endured incomprehension and ridicule for their devotion to beauty. They've also sold millions upon millions of records.

How to "Unstage" Duran Duran: Conversations With David Lynch and American Express' Jessica Igoe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This Wednesday night we'll see a convergence of David Lynch, Duran Duran, and American Express for the "Unstaged" concert series.

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Spring is finally here, and the big musical acts are in full bloom. Well, some of them are. Others are just laying a big musical turd in your garden.

All They Need Now Is You: An Interview With Duran Duran (SLIDESHOW)

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

For a band that fashioned its persona from bits of glam rock, disco, and punk in the late-1970s and early-1980s, what does modern mean in 2011?

COMEDY: Is Stand-Up The Reality TV Of Broadway?

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Passing off stand-up comedy as a Broadway show, intentionally or not, does nothing but confuse the terminology of theatrical standards, whatever those might be.

Duran Duran & Fendi Party In Paris (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Duran Duran took the stage on Sunday night at the Fendi O' fete in Paris. Karl Lagerfeld, a bevy of models and some rock and roll royalty were on-hand...

In Defense of My Crushes

Tara Dublin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tara Dublin

I'm 41 years old, and I totally have a crush on the president of the United States. He's just the latest in a line of tall, dark, handsome, talente...

A Girl Talks to Rob Sheffield about Duran Duran (and His New Book)

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Kristi York Wooten

In his brilliant new coming-of-age-in-the-1980s memoir, Talking to Girls About Duran Duran, Rolling Stone columnist Rob Sheffield calls 1985 "the year of the awesomeness drought."

Arctic Monkeys' Humbug, This Week's New Album Releases, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

It's refreshing that a young, promising group like Arctic Monkeys and its producers were smart enough to reinvent the brand before it got stale and formulaic, which this project absolutely is not.

Craig Ferguson And His Puppets Perform "White Lines" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

I don't know how many of you remember "White Lines" the 1983 classic by Grandmaster Melle Mel that warns against the dangers of cocaine addiction and ...

New Tunes On Monday: Wilco, The Mars Volta, Don Henley and Christina Courtin

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The songs on Wilco's self-titled album are laden with fat, beefy hooks although there isn't the usual amount of boundary pushing here.

The Curious Case of 'Inglorious' Mustaches

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jon Chattman

In a way, one can say mustaches are the Duran Duran of a man's face. While there are peaks and valleys, they are always around and somewhat relevant.

Duran Duran Tour Disaster: Forgotten Lyrics, Bassist Storms Off Stage

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Duran Duran's world tour got off to an awkward start in New Zealand on Wednesday as singer Simon Le Bon forgot the lyrics and bassist John Taylor stor...

Emmy Awards 2007: After-Parties Battle For Sunday Supremacy

Variety | JOSEF ADALIAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

After the last Emmy is handed out on Sunday night, the real competition begins -- namely, the party circuit battle to attract TV's biggest movers and ...