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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

A festival honoring the Dude in all of us

The Big Lebowski came and went without ringing much change at box offices during its theatrical...
Thursday, May 17, 2012
A sort of poetry slam without poetry—or, for that matter, slamming—The Moth was conceived in 1997 as an evening of storytelling, with each performer recounting a 10-minute autobiographical yarn, sans notes. Celebrities like Moby and Ethan...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

May 15, 2012

<p><span>While going above and beyond the call of duty has its perks, it can also be really exhausting to watch someone do it. For about an hour Tuesday night, The Polyphonic Spree treated a half-full Turner Hall Ballroom to the more spec...
Thursday, May 10, 2012

Quintron and Miss Pussycat, The Polyphonic Spree and The Black Keys

Prolific rocker Steve Winwood was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 for his work with the prog-rock outfit Traffic, and it's not inconceivable he could be inducted again, since he was also a founding member...
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Gladys Knight and the Pips recorded a number of minor hits for Motown in the mid-to-late '60s, but it wasn't until the group left the label that they scored their signature hit, “Midnight Train to Georgia.” Knight has had a colorful career since...
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Rodrigo y Gabriela, Ceremony and Cults

Decades into a career of recording everything from jazz to pop to R&B, Rickie Lee Jones continues to throw curveballs to her fans. Her 1997 record Ghostyhead experimented with drum-heavy trip-hop...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

April 3, 2012

<span>It's hard to believe, but 18 years have passed since Oasis led the Britpop revival.&nbsp; </span>The notoriously fickle U.K. music press makes a point to lionize and render obsolete artists on a weekly basis, yet for a run ...
Thursday, March 29, 2012

Spoof Fest 2012, Noel Gallagher and Shabazz Palaces

Dan Hicks has been playing for half a century, and although his 1969 debut LP with His Hot Licks, Original Recordings, wasn't much of a success, it led to a line of more successful albums that established him as a cult...
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012

Feb. 8, 2012

&nbsp;It feels like forever ago when album releases constituted as events&mdash;fans circling their calendars, huddling outside record stores on Tuesday mornings and eagerly tearing through the always-cumbersome cellophane wrapping in order t...

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