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Some female singers puff themselves up with bogus titles like Lady Such-and-Such or the Queen of Pop. But unlike those pale pretenders to the crown, Miriam Makeba, the great South African artist who passed away in 2008 at age 76, actually earned her...
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Out beyond the swank poolside bar at Hanoi's Metropole hotel, which I visited last month, a gated entrance opens onto a dark set of stairs. At the bottom is a dank and musty bomb shelter, and, for those who can read Vietnamese, a sign in golden...
After receiving criticism from the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, the Kennedy Center is revisiting its artist selection process for the Kennedy Center Honors. The Kennedy Center has announced that an 11-member artist advisory panel...
Before the Esalen Institute, there was Michael Murphy's family's property, a choice chunk of gorgeous Big Sur, where, in 1962, Murphy (writer, seeker) and his friend and fellow human potentialist Dick Price dedicated the Murphy land to the now 50-year-old...
Pop & HissBanjo player Doug Dillard, who died on Thursday, was known for his work with the Dillards, but fans of Los Angeles country rock know him for his collaboration with Gene Clark, "The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark." Times pop music critic Randall...
Bill Monroe, the man widely acknowledged as the father of bluegrass music, was in search of a new banjo player for his famed Blue Grass Boys when a young musician turned up backstage at Nashville's celebrated Ryman Auditorium during a 1945 Grand Ole...
Pop & HissDozens of musicians salute rock icon Bob Dylan in new Amnesty International tribute album. The "Chimes of Freedom" collection encompasses 75 recordings of songs written by Bob Dylan....
Culture Monster“Great Performances” 9 p.m., Friday KOCE: "Let Me Down Easy": Anna Deavere Smith portrays several different characters, sharing their life experiences....
Pop & HissLucinda Williams pays tribute to Bob Dylan on the 'Chimes of Freedom' album benefiting Amnesty International. More than 80 artists have recorded Bob Dylan songs for the album being released Jan. 24....
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Pop & HissAmnesty International's Bob Dylan tribute benefit album features 76 tracks by more than 80 artists. Listeners can find a variety of ways to sample the artists who salute Bob Dylan to benefit the human rights organization....
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