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Happy Birthday, John Lennon

Posted 12.09.2011 | Home

John Lennon would have been 71 if he were alive today. He requires no introduction, but it does bear mentioning that his repertoire is even more exten...

Autumn Is Dead! Long Live Summer! (With These Events)

Posted 12.07.2011 | New York

If you were just getting ready to enjoy that crisp autumn weather, too bad. It's gone already. Summer is back this weekend, as temperatures are expect...

The Beatles Would Have Reunited, Paul McCartney Says

Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment

The Beatles broke up in 1969 an exhausted, fractured and embittered group of former friends, rivalries and resentments having torn apart the most bril...

Flaming Lips Records 6-Hour Song To Benefit Animals, Music Program

AP | Posted 12.04.2011 | Impact

By Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City-based alternative rock band Flaming Lips has recorded a six-hour song to raise money for the C...

PHOTOS: Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono Finally Friends?

Posted 12.03.2011 | Entertainment

Having traded barbs in the press for the past 40 years, alternating moments of anger and accusation with reconciliation and kind words, it's hard to k...

Documents Reveal The Beatles Stood Up To Segregation

Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn tells Examiner's Beatle's page that the clause against playing for a segregated audience was not a one-time th...

Songs From The South and How To Make Gravy: Conversations With Paul Kelly Plus Lisa Hannigan

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.15.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Paul Kelly is a well known and highly respected songwriter all over the world, but not necessarily in the United States. Here he shares his thoughts about his music having been somewhat elusive to American audiences.

The Question for John Lennon's 71st Birthday: Did Yoko Ono Really Break Up the Beatles?

Mario Almonte | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home
Mario Almonte

Approaching what would have been John Lennon's 71st birthday, it is finally time to look back through more sober eyes, and to finally acknowledge that Yoko Ono did not destroy the Beatles.

VOTE: Scorsese Chose George; Who's Your Favorite Beatle?

Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

On October 5 and 6, HBO will air George Harrison: Living In The Material Wold, Martin Scorsese's latest documentary. Scorcese said of Harrison's m...

FringeFest NYC #1: Woody Guthrie, Soldiers, Sexy Students and Lennon

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.18.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

FringeFest NYC is our response to the Edinburgh Fringe Fest. This year it features almost 200 plays, musicals and dance pieces scattered throughout NYC over 16 days.

The Fab Four Reunite As Stick Figures Who Need Cash

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.17.2011 | Home

Paul and Ringo are the latest musicians to throw in with Why Music Matters, the year-old campaign intended to shame you from BitTorrenting. In WMM’s...

A Better Class Of Riot

Simon Napier-Bell | Posted 01.14.2012 | UK Entertainment
Simon Napier-Bell

After last week's riots, Russell Brand writing in the Guardian owned up to having once been involved in such things. And a while back in the Daily Mail, right-wing columnist Peter Hitchens also owned up. Neither attempted to excuse their behaviour, but there was a slight suggestion that perhaps, in their day, compared with what we saw in Britain last week, there was a better class of riot.

Money Is a Concept: Pain, Hip-Hop, and Economic Soul-Sickness

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

These are disastrous times for millions of people, and our zero-sum money system can only enrich the few by bringing pain to the many. Can we build an economic policy out of our shared crisis and find a common purpose in its solution?

Bed Peace: Yoko Ono Posts Documentary Of 'Bed-Ins' With John Lennon To YouTube

Posted 10.15.2011 | Home

We all know the story. In 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono held 1969 bed-ins for peace in Amsterdam and Montreal. These bed-ins were captured on film in...

Chatting with The Summer Set's Brian Dales, Plus Rightsflow's Patrick Sullivan and Tedeschi Trucks Band Video Premiere

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.11.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Tedeschi Trucks Band's new album Revelator features the track "Bound For Glory," and premiering here is a live version of that song. This exclusive comes from Susan and Derek's Center Stage performance in Atlanta on April 8, 2011.

Kryptonite's 20th Anniversary: Chatting with Spin Doctors' Chris Barron Plus Keb Mo and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.07.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Pass the Blame, Pass the Center, Head for the Truth

Carol Smaldino | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

Maybe part of the issue is our own complicity by getting depressed rather than angry.

How To Channel Your Inner John Lennon

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 10.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

Are you overly controlling a situation or desired outcome? When we try to control and manipulate the future, we cut off communication with our ~ing.

McCartney Hits It Out of the Park

Salvatore Bono | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

How does one review someone like Paul McCartney? Someone who did more at the age of 28 than most have ever done in a lifetime? How does someone actual...

Scenes And Moments

Jimmy Demers | Posted 09.13.2011 | New York
Jimmy Demers

Whenever I come to NY I feel the energy of the city surround me in profound ways. As my heart beats a little faster, I am reminded that scenes and moments are everywhere I look.

WATCH: Colbert Thrilled John Lennon Was Secret Republican

Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert had one tip of his hat and one wag of his finger to dole out on Monday night's show, and the tip was a stunner. Apparently, according ...

A Film Called Quest: A Peek At Beats, Rhymes And Life

Wyatt Closs | Posted 09.05.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

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The New War of Independence -- Against Corporate Politics

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.02.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

This July 4, politics is too important to be left to the politicians. The stakes are too high and the system is too broken. Citizen action is everyone's job now.

Traveling Foreign? Music Is the Universal Language

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 08.24.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

When we travel, we are ambassadors for America. Often we are judged for our expensive clothes and the money we spend, one of the reasons I started carrying around my harmonica. Music is a universal language that makes people smile, clap and tap.

Central Park: A Performance in Four Seasons (Summer)

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 08.17.2011 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Central Park lights the stage in all her glory, for summer has arrived, voluptuous and steady. No longer do the denizens of the city fear nature's vacillating affection.