70s band can't get by without you
BACK on the road for more scintillating live shows in 2014, Liverpool based soul band The Real Thing mark an incredible 40 years in the business.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Le Geek, C'est Chic: An Awesome Con Venn Diagram
Once relegated to the D-list gym teams and the lunch tables closest to the garbage cans, misfits and superfans of every breed have reclaimed the "nerd" word and made geek culture into its own cool kids' club.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Hit film 'Sister Act' becomes a musical blast from the disco past
If legendary composer Alan Menken hadn't been able to put his own stamp on the score for the musical 'Sister Act,' he might have turned down the job.
The Woman Who Put the Soul in "Sanctified"
When you first hear the opening seconds of the song " Sanctified ," by Rick Ross, your instinct might be to give credit to Kanye West, who co-produced it, for finding one of the most breathtaking vocal samples in hip-hop history.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Officials Detail New Tax Laws Affecting Gay Married Couples in NY
Tuesday is the first Tax Day that thousands of married same-sex couples in New York can file joint taxes, and lawyers, activists and officials gathered outside the IRS center in Manhattan Monday to celebrate the change.
Watch Beck's performance at Coachella; get psyched to see him at #XPNFest
Of the many excellent performances at Coachella this past weekend , add one more name to the list: Beck .
Fri Apr 11, 2014
IMS Engage Announces Giorgio Moroder and Pete Tong
Second announcement of speakers confirmed for the upcoming IMS Engage, taking place in Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 16th at the W Hotel Hollywood.
Listen to a Mix of Rare Chinese Funk, Soul, and Jazz from Honey Soundsystem's Bezier for Beats in Space
San Francisco's Honey Soundsystem crew has been keeping very busy in 2014. Just this week, the collective-who we profiled back in January as part of Bubblin' Up Week -issued its new Spring Mix , while crew member Jackie House teamed up with fellow SF producer Dr. Sleep on "Predatory Landscape," a Patrick Cowley-sampling tune that was offered up as ... (more)
Village People's Randy Jones Is an Evil Overlord
Randy a Jones, the Village People's originala cowboy, will lead the cast of The Anthem , an original sci-fi musical inspired by the classic Ayn Rand novella Anthem .
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Predicting the Class of 2015
Now that the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is behind us, it's time to take a look at next year's potential Class of 2015 .
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Nikki Chalas Named New Executive Director of ZviDance
Nikki Chalas, a rising arts executive with over ten years of experience in the dance and theatre industries, has been named Executive Director of ZviDance.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
'Mamma Mia' hits Los Angeles
Forty years ago this week, ABBA got its big break when the Swedish pop band won the Eurovision Song Contest.
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Haim: The L.A. family combo adds up to more than just a Fleetwood Mac cover - or an infectious Target commercial.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Jason Gotay, Remy Zaken & Randy Jones to Star in World Premiere of...
JJJ Productions in Association with Culture Project and Aaron Grant Theatrical, Inc have announced that the world premiere of THE ANTHEM, an original musical lovingly inspired by the classic Ayn Rand Novella, "Anthem", with a book by Gary Morgenstein, music by Jonnie Rockwell and lyrics by Erik Ransom will begin previews on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, ... (more)
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Autism Society hosting family event
In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, the Autism Society of Palm Beach/Martin County is hosting a new FUNdraiser for the entire family The Palm Beach Autism Festival Presented by The Eppy Group, The Palm Beach Kennel Club and The Slomin Family Center.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Remixer Extraordinaire Todd Terje Produces His First Full-Length with a Little Help from Bryan Ferry
After working on remixes and edits for the likes of Stevie Wonder , Chic , Hot Chip , and Franz Ferdinand , Norwegian producer Todd Terje releases his first full-length, and it's a lot of fun .
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Old Sacred Heart Church site now a roller-skating sanctuary
For more than a century, San Francisco Catholics were baptized, married and mourned at Sacred Heart Church on Fillmore Street.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Happy 41st birthday Pharrell Williams
Happy singer Pharrell Williams turns 41 today and to celebrate his birthday HELLO! Online are taking a look at what's in his stars today We are all very good at doing what we already know what to do but it takes us a while, though, to learn new techniques.
Strictly star Sophie Ellis Bextor on dancing, family and the music business
Ever since she first burst onto the musical scene, Sophie Ellis-Bextor has held a reputation for being so darned cool.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Village People: YMCA as much fun today as it was in the '70s
Felipe Rose remembers when he first heard the concept for Village People. He wasn't impressed.