What's so good? Following the release of his emotive 6-track Kindred Spirits EP, electronic producer Jai Wolf has embarked on a 24-stop North American tour. With support from artists including Jerry Folk and Ramzoid, the month-long tour which started in Canada is snaking across the US, including sold-out shows in Seattle, Santa Ana and Atlanta. Show More Summary
When it comes to customer dissatisfaction, Spirit Airlines has consistently been the forerunner in the airline industry. Even in the recent travel report published by the American Customer Satisfaction Index it had the lowest score, much below the average benchmark. Having said that, you’d expect those numbers to reflect on the company’s growth rate, right? […]
According to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, only about half (52 percent) of American homes have a fireplace. For the 48 percent of us who are flueless, it's not easy getting into the holiday spirit—not when just about every...Show More Summary
From today’s Jolt… Ah, the Spirit of the Season… Whining Atheists With Double Standards! I see the American Atheists are at it again, convinced they’re so edgy and brave: This year’s American Atheists holiday campaign depicts a mother...Show More Summary
LET ME BE CLEAR: I 100% Agree With Dr Umar Johnson That CERTAIN BLACK EMBEDDED CONFIDENCE MEN Are PUT INTO PLACE To MOLEST THE 'SPIRIT OF DISCERNMENT' OF "Active American Containerized Blacks".WHERE I MUST PERMANENTLY BREAK RANKS FROM...Show More Summary
For most of the twentieth century, Los Angeles was the only American metropolis without a full-fledged opera house. This turned out to be no bad thing for the city’s spirited, unpredictable modern scene. In bygone days, the moneyed classes of L.A. Show More Summary
It’s no secret that many airlines are diving into the Cuba market – nearly every US airline has already started flying to Cuba. Specifically speaking, JetBlue, American, United, Delta, Frontier, and Spirit all currently have flights to Cuba, and Alaska and Southwest are commencing service within the coming weeks. Show More Summary
Tracy Fessenden delivered this comment at the 2016 AAR meeting in San Antonio on Jason Bivins's work Spirits Rejoice: Jazz and American Religion, The first comment, from Paul Harvey, was previously posted here.__________________________________________________...Show More Summary
The nominations for the 32nd Independent Spirit Awards were announced by Film Independent last week, hailing the best of independent cinema from 2016. Nominated for the event's most prestigious award, Best Feature, were "American Honey,"...Show More Summary
Austin Opera presents an art form as adventurous and spirited as Austin itself. With a repertoire of new American works and opera’s most beloved stories, its critically acclaimed productions achieve the highest artistic standards. The Company is currently seeking..
Paul HarveyAt this year's just-completed American Academy of Religion, I was privileged to participate in a session on Jason Bivins's work Spirits Rejoice: Jazz and American Religion. Other participants included Tracy Fessenden, Kathryn Lofton, and Joseph Winters. Show More Summary
Nationalists in Europe see a kindred spirit in the American president-elect, but they shouldn't expect any favors from him.
It’s hard for a new Christmas song to catch on these days, but that doesn’t mean artists should stop trying to knock Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” off of the holiday throne—and please keep trying, because we’re really sick of that song. Show More Summary
In a time of political turmoil, the spirit of Thanksgiving should remind Americans of the value of brotherhood - especially when considering issues of immigration.
We’re heading into the heart of awards season, and first out of the gate with accolades to go around is Film Independent with the 2017 Independent Spirit Awards nominations, honoring achievements in the world of indie cinema. This year...Show More Summary
Moonlight, the Barry Jenkins drama about three parts of a young gay black man’s life, received six Independent Spirit Award nominations today, co-leading the pack with American Honey. The awards take place on February 25. RELATED: ‘Moonlight’ S… Read The post Gay Drama ‘Moonlight’ Leads Independent Spirit Award Nominations: FULL LIST appeared first on Towleroad.
Chronic, Jackie, and Manchester by the Sea also nominated for Best Feature.
"Manchester by the Sea," "Moonlight" and "American Honey" were on the Independent Spirit Awards' best picture list as Film Independent announced its 2017 nominees Tuesday morning in Hollywood. “Chronic” and “Jackie” rounded out the feature field, and “O.J.: Made in America” was among the titles...
The Independent Spirit Award nominations, which were announced today, showered a ton of love on two completely different, but both genre-defying coming-of-age stories: Barry Jenkins’ much-heralded Moonlight, and Andrea Arnold’s American Honey. Show More Summary
'Manchester by the Sea' and 'Jackie' were strong, too.