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Band of Horses Go Unplugged at Town Hall

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.03.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

With hilarious on stage banter and a casual disposition ignited from every band member, it was a different side of the band that fans had never seen before.

Gregory Porter and the Gospel of Jazz

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts
Lia Petridis Maiello

Photo: Shawn Peters "Divine," comes to mind, "charismatic," "dignified," and a voice that is "habit forming." Only a few positive associations an...

Movie Review: Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Elaine Stritch is one of those pop-culture figures who you either know too much about or have never heard of. A star of the Broadway stage for 70 years, she landed in New York at 18, took the town by storm and never looked back.

Survive

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 03.03.2014 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

As a poor white boy growing up in poverty, I looked to my African American neighbors, some accented by southern spheres, and marveled at how they could produce such beautiful colors, magnificent culture while being targeted by purveyors of hate.

White House Refuses to Answer 'Tough' Questions on Immigration During Skype Chat

Juan Escalante | Posted 02.12.2014 | Latino Voices
Juan Escalante

Whether it was Microsoft or the White House screening the questions, you can be certain of one thing: The White House has no interest in answering to criticism or challenging questions.

15 Documentaries To Watch Out For This Year

Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts

It's that time of year again, when documentarians flock to New York City with film reels in tow to wow audiences with some of the industry's best non-...

McCain Town Hall Crowd Demands Inaction

AP | TERRY TANG | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- U.S. Sen. John McCain faced a tough crowd largely opposed to military action in Syria during a town hall meeting Thursday in Phoenix. The ...

Zach Carter

Tea Partiers Use Cardboard Stand-In For Absent Republican

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

When Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) was unable to attend a town hall meeting earlier this month, Idaho's Gem State Tea Party opted to host a mock event h...

Angry Constituent Swears At GOP Rep During Heated Town Hall

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

Add Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.) to the list of conservatives who have faced a tough crowd at a town hall during the August recess. The Tallaha...

Getting Silly

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's right around the corner, folks. That special time of year when politicians flee the Washington summer weather for their home districts for 5 weeks of paid time off, in which many politicians hold "town hall" meetings.

Presidential Debate Audience Adds New Dimension To Obama-Romney Showdown

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

The presidential debate audience adds a new dimension to the showdown between Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Tuesday night....

Scott Siegel's Wonderful Broadway Ballyhoo

Myra Chanin | Posted 11.11.2012 | New York
Myra Chanin

Scott Siegel's Broadway Ballyhoo, an hour-long Musical Revue, is brand new every Thursday night at 11 p.m. at Feinstein's at Loew's Regency. No two Ballyhoos are the same.

Joe Walsh Charges Democratic Challenger, Double-Amputee Veteran, With Not Being 'True Hero'

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Sunday accused his Democratic opponent Tammy Duckworth -- a double-amputee veteran of the Iraq War -- of not being a "true ...

Music: Tallest Man on Earth Strides Confidently Through New York

Michael Giltz | Posted 08.21.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It's easy and true to tag Kristian Mattson with the Dylan-esque tag. But this isn't the Dylan of worldly affairs, but the romantic, funny Dylan, the one who can savor love but knows it's slipping away even as he's enjoying it.

Celebrate a Fantastic Klezmatic Hanukkah

Tom Teicholz | Posted 02.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Tom Teicholz

On Dec. 19, as part of their 25th anniversary tour, the Klezmatics will perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall for a Chanukah concert featuring both their well-known and new repertoire.

Acclaimed Local Chef Gives Us The Secret To His Legendary Fried Chicken

| Posted 11.28.2011 | San Francisco

By Shyla Batliwalla If you pride yourself on being a seasoned SF diner, odds are you’ve feasted in at least one of Chef Mitchell Rosenthal’s th...

Chicago Lawmaker: 'Black People Want Guns'

Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

Although Illinois' concealed carry bill was defeated in the House in May, a West Side democratic state legislator has suggested after a heated town ha...

Elise Foley

Phil Gingrey Faces Anger At Town Hall Meeting -- 'The Best You Can Isn't Good Enough'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) faced an angry and frustrated crowd at a town hall meeting on Thursday in Kennesaw, Ga., which he said nearly ...

Starbucks CEO To Host National Forum To Address America's 'Crisis Of Confidence'

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz changed how America drinks coffee. Now, he wants to change the political system. The leader of th...

Friday Talking Points -- Phony Vacation Outrage

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama is on vacation. This fact is being subject to ridicule from Republicans, and their enablers in the media. Which has prompted me to -- in the fashion of Bill Maher -- come up with a New Rule.

Ryan Grim

Obama Quizzed On 14th Amendment At Twitter Town Hall

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During a Twitter town hall Wednesday, President Obama was asked whether he would consider invoking the 14th Amendment to pay government ...

Lucas Kavner

WATCH: From New York's Town Hall, Van Jones Announces A New 'Moral Movement'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.24.2011 | New York

After resigning from the White House Council on Environmental Quality almost two years ago in the face of a malicious campaign by some top conservativ...

The Tea Party's 10 Ways to Survive Town Hall Meetings

Andy McDonald | Posted 07.31.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

A Tea Party group known as FreedomWorks has provided new GOP congressmen and women with talking points that will help them survive budget-focused town hall meetings which have recently been very confrontational for conservatives.

Ryan Grim

WATCH: GOP Congressman Defends Taking Government Health Care 'Because It's Free'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Moments after preaching extreme self-reliance to one of his constituents, a Georgia Republican told a gathering in his district that he ...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: GOP Lawmaker Faces Tough Town Hall Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Congress returns from its two-week recess, one of its top priorities will be voting on whether to raise the federal government's de...