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5 Fun Things To Do In NYC This Week

Japandroids have a new album out. Janapdroids are playing at Terminal 5. It's going to be a knock-down, drag-out rock show and some inexplicable reason, tickets are still available. You know what you need to do. No gods, only Japandroids. [ more › ]

Michael Fassbender and Natalie Portman’s New Movie Filmed in Austin Restaurant

A recently-released trailer for Terrence Malick’s Song to Song shows a scene at Asti Director Terrence Malick’s long-awaited, Austin-filmed, music-centric movie, Song to Song, is finally premiering at this year’s SXSW. Teasing that March...Show More Summary

Watch Migos perform “Bad and Boujee” on “Ellen”

Atlanta rap group Migos continued to show that “Bad and Boujee” has broad appeal by performing the hit single on The Ellen Degeneres Show. While the trio is known for their dance moves, it was Degeneres’ audience members...

Free tickets and movie soundtrack to ‘La La Land’

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Maybe you’re a “La La Land” fanatic. Or maybe you’re one of those people who has had every intention of getting to the theater to see it, but then life got in...

If You're a Seattle Artist (or Only Think You Are) You MUST See Awaiting Oblivion at On the Boards

by Rich Smith Awaiting Oblivion runs Thurs-Sun at On the Boards Tim Summers Tim Smith-Stewart and Jeffery Azevedo’s Awaiting Oblivion: Temporary Solutions for Surviving the Dystopian Future We Find Ourselves Within at Present, whichShow More Summary

Hear the Legacy of the Late, Great Clyde Stubblefield, James Brown's Funkiest Drummer

by Dave Segal Funk immortal Stubblefield was one of hiphop's crucial architects. Best known as the drummer for James Brown during one of the godfather of soul's most creatively fertile periods (1965-1970), Clyde Stubblefield died February 18 in his longtime home of Madison, Wisconsin, due to kidney failure. Show More Summary

Seeing Haiti: a photo essay

Imagine a nation with a noble and proud history, but a rough last century. It was occupied by a massive, powerful neighbor to the north, who undermined its political system and land ownership to benefit its national commercial interests. Soon … Continue reading ?

Walter “Junie” Morrison, Key Member of Ohio Players and Funkadelic, Has Died

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal With Junie Morrison's passing, the world just became a little less ecstatic. Walter “Junie” Morrison—a powerfully expressive soul vocalist and keyboardist for two of the most important funk groups ever, Ohio Players and Funkadelic—has died. Show More Summary

A History of NYC Protest Songs, From Billie Holiday To Reagan Youth

As you may have noticed, the streets of NYC have come alive with the sounds of "Fuck Donald Trump." If there is any hope to be found amid the daily outrage of life in Trump's America, it is here, in the flourishing protest movements that have sprouted in every corner of the country. [ more › ]

The Morning News: Trump is the Ebola of Politics, GOP State Senator Dinosaur Rossi Wants Darkness to Fall on Light Rail

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Every Fucking Day: Trump considers mobilizing national guard for immigration roundups, memo suggests— The Guardian (@guardian) February 17, 2017 The news agency AP broke this story, which it obtained from a memo. Show More Summary

World-Famous Golden Gate Bridge Overlook Shut Down to Tourists – Look at All the People NOT Standing Here Atop Battery Spencer

TweetFour and a half-star Battery Spencer is mostly shut down these days, owing to the current tunnel situation. Here’s how you can tell  – nobody’s up there. See? The white stuff on the left is just one section of all the barricades. But you’re welcome to to walk or ride your bike up there. Remembering happier […]

On President Trump’s Call with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

On February 13, President Donald Trump spoke by telephone with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. Many observers, including me and Nigerian analyst Muktar Usman-Janguza, were impatiently awaiting for the White House to post a readout of the call, which it finally did yesterday. … Continue reading ?

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Why Is My Gay Son Hooking Up With a Girl?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I just found out that my 16-year-old son, who's been out since age 11, was making out with a longtime female friend over the weekend and is now confused about it. As am I. I know he's been frustrated that he's never dated, and all his (straight) friends seem to be coupled up right now. Show More Summary

Future teams with Migos, Tory Lanez, Kodak Black and Young Thug for summer tour

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene It’s a busy week for Future. The Atlanta rapper plans to release his fourth studio album on Feb. 17 and he’s heading on tour this summer with Migos, Tory Lanez, Kodak Black...

Opposition Leader’s Son: Khamenei and Rouhani Are Responsible for Extrajudicial House Arrests

The son of Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, who has been detained under house arrest without trial since 2011, told the Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that ultimate responsibility for the situation lies with Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, whose “personal decision” resulted in the extrajudicial act. Mohammad Taghi Karroubi, who spoke to the Campaign […]

Washington Republican Dave Reichert Votes Against Demanding Trump's Tax Returns

by Heidi Groover Not interested in seeing Trump's tax returns: Republican Congressman Dave Reichert, who represents Washington State's 8th District. office of rep. dave reichert Joining all of his fellow Republicans on the House Ways...Show More Summary

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