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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.

Paul McCartney Talks Beatles Breakup

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — It's hard to think of how Paul McCartney could have given his first solo album a bigger publicity hurdle to overcome, unless he'd bee...

John Lennon And The Jews

Andrew Pessin | Posted 08.08.2011 | Religion
Andrew Pessin

Thus presented, universalism, rationalism, and inertia are the three key challenges confronting any modern thinking person considering whether or not to be Jewish.

Review: My Morning Jacket "Unstaged," Plus Chatting with Erykah Badu and James Tormé

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Louisville rocked on the cutting edge Tuesday, May 31st, when hometown heroes My Morning Jacket took the stage at The Palace Theater for a three hour performance for Unstaged: An Original Series From American Express.

When the World Was Small and Man Knew His Place in It: This Artweek.LA (May 30 - June 5)

Bill Bush | Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

This Is Gonna Hurt: A Conversation With Nikki Sixx

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

As Nikki Sixx says: writers write, photographers shoot photos, musicians write music -- that's what they do. So Sixx is always writing, and a lot of people don't know how aggressive of a writer he is. He told me he actually journals every single day.

Crosstalk Thursday: Conversations with Billy Currington, Brett Dennen, Al DiMeola, and Yellowjackets' Bob Mintzer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Billy Currington just released a new single, "Let Me Down Easy," which has a music video to go along with it.

Heady Nuggs, Gummyskulls and a Box O' Dylan: Conversations With The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne, Plus Jon Polk

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Wayne: Sometimes, people think, "Wayne, that's such a quirky song," but I don't think it is. To me, if you were around me, you would think, "Oh yeah, you guys are sort of like that."

Yoko Ono Explains Why She Doesn't Date

Spinner | Posted 06.13.2011 | Entertainment

Have you ever thought about dating or remarrying? I'm one of those independent and cocky people. I don't care if anybody's around and I don't want ...

The Peasants Need Pitchforks

Robert Scheer | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

The delusion of a classless America in which opportunity is equally distributed is the most effective deception perpetrated by the moneyed elite that controls all the key levers of power in what passes for our democracy.

John Lennon: 'We're Only Trying to Get Us Some Peace"

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

It was 1969, and the Vietnam War was raging. Protests, riots and societal turmoil were ripping at the seams of the western world. Into this political furnace stepped the unlikely characters of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

When The Beatles Were More Popular Than Jesus

Oxford University Press Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Forty-five years ago, in the spring of 1966, as swinging London and its colorful denizens attracted the attention of Time, the publishers of an Americ...

Collaborations With a Sock Puppet and Why it Feeds My Art

Katherine Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Katherine Dunn

When you sit down and begin talking to a puppet, it's a clean slate, much like a blank canvas. Puppets can teach, share love and fear, entertain or amuse, and sing out of key.

Stevie Wonder Reveals Last Lennon & McCartney Jam Session

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

After a bitter breakup and nasty callouts in their solo albums, Beatles legends John Lennon and Paul McCartney spent a night jamming together in Los A...

'You Say You Want a Revolution'

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alan Singer

Not all revolutionaries and revolutions are remembered with the fondness of Byron and Guevara.

Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" Falls Short of Predecessors, Hype

Joe Vogel | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Joe Vogel

Obviously, there is a place for "self-empowerment" songs. But someone with Gaga's ambition (she has a quote from the German poet, Rilke, on her arm) and talent is capable of far more.

The FBI: Going Rogue

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Whereas the Constitution was once the rule of law, we have entered a phase in our nation's life where the government largely operates above the law. The activities of the FBI are a perfect illustration of this.

First Nighter: Brooke Shields Reviews Her Life at Feinstein's at Loews Regency

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

What she wants the world to understand is that she did have a happy childhood. She isn't the hard-bitten survivor her publicized past might suggest.

Elton John: Lady Gaga Is Like John Lennon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Well, she has worn a mop-top wig before... Elton John provides the music for the new Disney-produced lawn love story 'Gnomeo and Juliet,' and in on...

DVDs: Aaron Johnson Kicks Ass in Nowhere Boy

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It's a pretty dreadful idea: a biopic about John Lennon as a teenager. But the result -- Nowhere Boy -- is pretty darn good, if flawed.