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Opinion: Better late than never …

… because on some Fridays, 5 p.m. comes later than on others. This is Blank Range, out of Nashville, covering the old Etta James classic. Have…

Opinion: It was attempted collusion. Period.

It’s pretty basic: The only reason to schedule or attend a meeting about getting secret campaign assistance from the Russian government is because you are willing,…

TLC returns to the charts with new album

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene TLC is enjoying a notable return. The Atlanta-rooted girl group – Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins – landed at No. 1 this week on Billboard’s Top Independent Albums chart with their...Show More Summary

Metallica leaves Atlanta with thank-you video

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene By the end of Metallica’s blistering performance Sunday night at SunTrust Park, the 39,000-plus fans who filled the venue were awash in rock ‘n’ roll bliss. READ THE CONCERT REVIEW AND SEE PHOTOS FROM...Show More Summary

Opinion: An extraordinary abdication of national influence

American leadership, once deemed essential to world peace, is now mocked and ridiculed. We find ourselves increasingly isolated within institutions that we led the world in…

Opinion: A taste of Sunday Candy, on Friday

Here’s a cut from “Surf,” a 2015 video album from The Social Experiment featuring Chance the Rapper and Jamila Woods. It’s in part a paean to…

Opinion: We are living in a Twilight Zone episode

This is how it goes these days. Last week, after Donald Trump tweeted a deeply personal, classless attack against two cable-news personalities, it seemed that we…

Opinion: Have a happy Fourth, everyone

To kick off what will be a long holiday weekend for many, give a listen to Sinkane, a Sudanese-American who blends American soul and R&B with…

Opinion: Aren’t you proud, America? Aren’t you proud?

With a major health-care bill lingering in legislative coma, with volatile military situations on the Korean Peninsula, in the Middle East and elsewhere, with preparations underway…

Opinion: Driving the wedges soul-deep into our country

With no black man in the White House, with Hillary Clinton pushed into political retirement, the National Rifle Association faces a challenge in sustaining the paranoia…

Review: “All Eyez on Me: The Untold Story of Tupac Shakur” is anything but the untold story

All Eyez on Me: The Untold Story of Tupac Shakur, the first biopic on the West Coast rap icon, comes courtesy of L.T. Hutton. Before segueing into film and TV, he was an A&R rep at Eazy E's Ruthless Records who also worked at Death Row, Tupac's label home.

Opinion: … because fathers deserve more than just one day

I know Father’s Day was last weekend and all, but this weekend I’m making an overdue visit to the parental units, so this is where my…

Opinion: The best job a man can have

The most important job I’ve ever had has been that of being a father. I’d rather fail at anything else I ever tried than fail at…

Opinion: GOP Senate ashamed of its health-care bill

No Senate Democrats have been allowed to participate in any way in the drafting of a major health-care reform bill taking place somewhere in the bowels…

Opinion: A special “Tunes from the Tombs”

Musical giants seem to be dropping all around us, and the two of the most recent losses — Gregg Allman and Col. Bruce Hampton — had…

Opinion: The “naive president” thesis, dissected

President Trump’s Republican defenders are falling back upon his incompetence and inexperience to explain away the narrative laid out with such precision by former FBI Director…

Jimmy Buffett ‘Margaritaville’ musical heading to Broadway in 2018

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The Jimmy Buffett musical “Escape to Margaritaville” will soon tote its shaker of salt to Broadway. The production, which is playing at the La Jolla Playhouse in California through July 9, will premiere this fall in New Orleans, Houston and Chicago before opening at the Marquis Theatre in New York. Show More Summary

Ariana Grande Manchester benefit concert: where you can watch it

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Fans in the U.S. hoping to glimpse all or some of the three-hour “One Love Manchester” concert with Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Usher, Coldplay and other music luminaries have...

Opinion: Finally, what America has really needed

It was probably 25 years ago now. A musician friend was visiting from out of town and he wanted a taste of the Atlanta music scene,…

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