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Exclusive: Nellie McKay's Funky, Funny New Video

MY WEEKLY READER NELLIE MCKAY Nellie McKay has a new album and she's ready to...storm the Bastille! Covering classic pop tunes from the 1960s, McKay brings alive the era when protest didn't seem pointless, without ever losing her sense of humor or pop smarts. Show More Summary

Remembering Sidney Lumet

April 9th will mark the four year anniversary of director Sidney Lumet's passing, at age 86. Lumet was the first director I interviewed whose one-sheet posters hung on my wall as a kid. He was an idol, an icon, and an inspiration. IShow More Summary

MisterWives Brings Their Tour Home

Last night, I spent some time at Bowery Ballroom and caught MisterWives' Our Own House Tour. The tour, which kicked off this past February, finally made it to the band's hometown of New York City. NYC did not disappoint in welcoming them home, selling out the venue in 30 minutes. Show More Summary

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: April's 5 For Fighting with... Five for Fighting; Baby Got Nickelback's Bassist Mike Kroger

Photo/Jeremy Cowart John Ondrasik of Five For Fighting has kindly fielded zany questions from "this guy" (I'm pointing to myself while simultaneously finishing this sentence) for a few months now as part A-Sides' 5 for Fighting with Five for Fighting, and it's been a joy. Show More Summary

Movie Review: Woman in Gold - The art of justice

Does it matter that Woman in Gold, Simon Curtis' moving drama about a woman seeking the return of art the Nazis stole from her family 50 years earlier, seems stenciled from a familiar template? If the plot of this film - with its tale...Show More Summary

Brian Fest Is All Harmony and Good Vibrations

The music of Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys is all about harmony. It's lush and expansive and has stood the test of time. So it made perfect sense when Jameson Irish Whiskey and the Cabin Down Below Band teamed up for Brian Fest, aShow More Summary

Is Taylor Swift a Savvy Businesswoman? Very.

Taylor Swift is a successful singer and songwriter that continues to release hit after hit. She is absolutely crushing it, coming in at #18 on the 2014 Forbes Celebrity 100 List earning $64 million. Her total net worth is estimated at...Show More Summary

Peru: New York Trio Debuts Retro Pop With "I Need You"

The cover of Peru's debut EP Ordinary People is a rendered pineapple, the delicious prize of the Caribbean that came to denote hospitality sometime during the 17th century. You may have seen a doorknocker in the fruit's shape, a sign...Show More Summary

Movie Review: Furious Seven ...Fabulous!

Furious Seven is the best in this franchise. Fresh. Crazy. Riveting. Cars parachuted from an airplane in a sequence that will raise your blood pressure. The team is back! Vin Diesel heads the charge. The sounds of the revving of engines,...Show More Summary

Stay With Us, Joni. We're Not Done Yet

Oh, you're not goin' anywhere, Miz Joni. I mean that. She just can't. I mean, the woman reads my mind. In fact, all my life, I've felt like Joni Mitchell was reading my diaries. And my dreams. And was telling me the truths I didn't want to admit. I "met" Joni when I was in high school. Show More Summary

Marni Nixon: The Voice of Beloved Movie Musicals Reflects on 'The Sound of Music'

I was recently pitched a super-charged remastered album release for the 50th anniversary of the film, "The Sound of Music." Chock full of previously unreleased content on a two disc LP set (yes, LP!) produced by Analog Spark, it gotShow More Summary

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Terminator 2: Judgment Day

It's time once again for a MovieFilm Commentary Track! For this go-round, Brian and I chat up our thoughts and drop copious amounts of useless trivia as we watch one of our favorite films of all time: Terminator 2: Judgement Day. Whether...Show More Summary

Make No "Mistake," Cam Is One to Watch!

It's notoriously hard for new female artists to break through at country radio, but Sony's Arista Nashville is betting big on its newest singer/songwriter, Cam, and her upbeat debut "My Mistake" to be the exception to the rule. The California...Show More Summary

Faith: 20 Years Strong

When you look up the word 'Incomparable' it means "unable to be compared.' It's also the name of the newest album from Faith Evans. The R&B singer from New Jersey has a music career spanning 20 years. Faith was the first female artist to be signed to Bad Boy Entertainment in 1994 and her first studio album 'Faith' was released in 1995. Show More Summary

Theater: Broadway's Golden Age; Seeing Double At "Twelfth Night"

BROADWAY BY THE YEAR 1941-1965 out of TWELFTH NIGHT (OR, WHAT YOU WILL) out of WHAT YOU WILL (OR, TWELFTH NIGHT) 1/2 out of BROADWAY BY THE YEAR 1941-1965 out of THE TOWN HALL I just saw Monday March 30th's edition of the ongoing...Show More Summary

New Film Healing of Love Is Challenging the Paradigm of Relationships

Have you ever felt frustrated with our culture's current model of acceptable relationships- that is, monogamous pairing? Realized that in our world of social networking, we're losing real, close connections to others? Filmmakers IanShow More Summary

"Life Itself"? -- ?Roger Ebert and the Everlasting Power of Movie Criticism

Roger Ebert loved words. He loved movies. He also really loved life. That much I gleaned from watching Life Itself, the acclaimed documentary from director Steve James (Hoop Dreams), which is based on Ebert's 2011 memoir, and is actually...Show More Summary

Peggy Siegal Oscar Diary 2015

This piece originally appeared in Avenue Magazine and is being republished with its editors permission. Having worked on Oscar campaigns for 35 years, I found going to the 87 th Academy Awards ceremony a serious revelation of the American zeitgeist. Show More Summary

The 'Zero Effect': Do New Consumption Charts Penalize Compilation Records and Artists' Who Window?

The number of plays from some music streaming services are now being included with sales results to rank releases in various music industry "charts" -- the standard reference point for success in the commercial music business. What are...Show More Summary

Helen Mirren in Woman in Gold: How German Was It?

"How's my German?," asked British actor Allan Corduner who plays Gustav Bloch-Bauer in the film Woman in Gold. He's Maria Altmann's father, in flashback to pre-war and Nazi occupied Vienna, when she was a young woman who managed to escape. Show More Summary

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