17 hrs ago
TV picks for Dec. 13-15: Llewyn Davis, "Silent Night," John Goodman, "Psych"
"Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of 'Inside Llewyn Davis' " features music that inspired the Coen brothers' movie about the Greenwich Village folk scene in the 1960s.
18 hrs ago
'Inside Llewyn Davis' broods entirely too much for a Coen brothers film
Homer's "The Odyssey" was the inspiration behind the Coen brothers' "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou."
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Tangled Up in Blues
Actor Oscar Isaac, left, is earning kudos for his portrayal of struggling folk singer Llewyn Davis, loosely based on the Mayor of McDougal Street, singer Dave Van Ronk.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
BRIEF: Showtime celebrates folk singing and 'Inside Llewyn Davis' ahead of Coen brothers film opening
Dec. 08--The Coen brothers put the spotlight on bluegrass music with "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" Their new movie, "Inside Llewyn Davis," is bound to do the same for another slice of tuneful Americana: the early 1960s folk movement that flourished in the coffeehouses of Greenwich Village.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Monsters and Critics
Inside Llewyn Davis Review
"Inside Llewyn Davis" follows an aspiring singer-songwriter as he navigates the 1960s folk-music scene in New York City's Greenwich Village.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Opinion: Why do French think Bob Dylan's racist?
Bob Dylan smokes a cigarette circa 1966. Dylan's music spoke to a generation of people during the 1960s, a tumultuous decade that forever changed America.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Cinema Blend News
Inside Llewyn Davis Offers Concert Documentary Trailer
If you just can't get enough folk music, you'll eat up the trailer for the latest Showtime documentary, Another Day Another Time , which takes viewers into the a sold out concert that paid tribute to the music of the Coen Bros' Inside Llewyn Davis .
Joan Baez closed her Louisiana mini-tour with warmth, wit and fan favorites
Joan Baez 's performance Sunday night, Nov. 24, was the least intimate of a three-night sweep of South Louisiana venues that the venerated folkie and social justice activist conducted over this past weekend.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Concert review: Judy Collins as strong as ever in sold-out show in Reading
Judy Collins, one of the beloved singer/songwriters from the 1960s folk movement, proved she is as timeless as the songs she sings in a sold-out concert in Reading Area Community College's Miller Center for the Arts Saturday, part of the Downtown Performing Arts Series.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Joan Baez kicks back with intimate show at Baton Rouge's Red Dragon Listening Room
It's a rare thing that a music performance feels truly intimate, what with all the lights, the putting-on of the act and the facades, but Joan Baez at the Red Dragon Listening Room felt as much like it could have been in my living room as any other.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Video: Sneak Peek - Showtime's Another Day/Another Time: Inside Llewyn Davis
On September 29th in New York City, a cross generational gathering of some of the brightest stars and biggest names in folk music gathered in Town Hall for a one-night only concert performance.
Joan Baez talks new art, moving forward and what Obama should have done ahead of Louisiana shows
Joan Baez performs at the Feed & Seed in Lafayette on Nov. 22, at a private show in Baton Rouge on Nov. 23 and in New Orleans at One Eyed Jack's on Nov 24. It's been more than 50 years since Joan Baez began strumming her guitar in small rooms where the air was filled with the taste of revolution as much as smoke, sparking her career as a folkie ... (more)
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Folk legend Judy Collins performing in downtown Reading
Judy Collins, the singer/songwriter whose pure vocals and sensitive interpretations made her an icon along with Bob Dylan and Joan Baez in the 1960s, was elated.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Report: Hoover's FBI Spied on 'David Frost Show'
The FBI spied on British broadcaster David Frost's popular U.S. talk show to keep tabs on left-wing guests, and even planted an undercover agent in the audience, the New York Post reported Wednesday.
Shelby Shopper And Info
Song Harper 112013 on Shelby Shopper
Local bands have been an ongoing affair with Cleveland County for many years; Peeler's Mill, Enola Gay, and now to unveil the local band of the 21st century, The Paris Thieves.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Teatro ZinZanni's music wizard honored for 15 years of service
Nov. 19--When composer-performer Norman Durkee was wrangling the music for the San Francisco edition of Teatro ZinZanni, the "Cirque de Gourmet" dinner-circus tent show that has played Seattle 15 years, he suggested folk singer Joan Baez close with Bob Dylan's "I Shall Be Released."
Greenwich Village folk is your midday music break
Oscar Isaac, left, Justin Timberlake and Adam Driver star in 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Inside Llewyn Davis Movie Review
CBS Films Reviewed for Shockya by Harvey Karten. Data-based on RottenTomatoes.com Grade: A- Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen Screenwriter: Joel Coen Cast: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, F. Murray Abraham, Jeanine Serralles Screened at: Dolby 24, NYC, 11/18/13 Opens: December 6, 2013 What comes to mind, ... (more)
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Music For Maniacs
The George King/Joe Corney Space-Age Organ Sounds are back on-line. The first thing many Americans think when they hear the phrase "folk music" is still the Joan Baez/Dylan types listlessly strumming acoustic guitars and singing protest songs in coffeehouses, none of which has much has nothing to do with actual American folk traditions.
The Town Talk
Folk artist Joan Baez to perform Nov. 22 in Lafayette
LAFAYETTE, La. -- Folk music legend Joan Baez will open her Baez on the Bayou Tour at 9 p.m. Nov. 22 at Feed and Seed, 106 N. Grant St., in downtown Lafayette.