Known for his jaunty mix of crisp English tailoring punctuated by colorful stripes and florals, Paul Smith has put his stamp on several quirky side projects over the years, from a limited edition cover of John Le Carré’s “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” to a rugged Land Rover Defender decked out...
Pandora today released its 100 most thumbed up songs of 2015. It reflects a wide range of taste in new and old music with Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Sam Smith and John Legend, Rich Homie Quan alongside Lynyrd Skynyrd and Ben E. King. Pandora’s Top Thumb Hundred 2015 1 Earned It...
Warren Mailley-Smith - © Ben Ealovega The pianist Warren Mailley-Smith is currently performing all of Chopin's works for solo piano in a concert series at St John's Smith Square, a total of 11 recitals in all. For his recital on 27 November 2015 he has invited the Mazury Dance Company to join him. Show More Summary
“The credit-card-size papyrus, which Dr. Smith dates from around A.D. 250 to A.D. 350, contains about six lines of the Gospel of John on one side and an unidentified Christian text on the other. If Dr. Smith’s analysis is correct, it is the only known Greek New Testament papyrus from an unused scroll rather than […]
Someone sent us a link to an article about this character, John Branom Smith, who told Tulsa World about his time in Vietnam; Someone put the 18-year-old “Green Beret” out on a observation post 10 miles from his base, all by himself and he got lost in a fog. For some reason a helicopter was […]
Fidelio Piano Trio On Sunday 15 November 2015 the Fidelio Piano Trio (Darragh Morgan, violin, Adi Tal, cello and Mary Dullea, piano) begins a three concert series at St John's Smith Square, performing a range of piano trios by French composers alongside arrangements of French classics and a selection of contemporary works for trio. Show More Summary
It’s been a banner fall for music memoirs: Carrie Brownstein, Patti Smith, Chrissie Hynde, Grace Jones, John Fogerty, Jewel, Sara Bareilles, and Elvis Costello have already released books, while there’s still a soul-baring Tom Petty biography due out imminently. The broad appeal of these memoirs is obvious: Artists are inherently... More »
On Tuesday 10 November 2015 at St John's Smith Square, London, the pianist Alexandre Tharaud will be playing Bach's Goldberg Variations at a concert to raise funds for the It's All About Piano! festival which happens each March at the Institut Francais in London. Show More Summary
Hollywood has portrayed angels many different ways. Often the depictions have been almost heavenly: Clarence in It’s a Wonderful Life, Jonathan Smith on Highway to Heaven and the angels of Touched by an Angel. Others, like John Travolta’s...Show More Summary
Nowhere to go from here but up. The first Morning News of the season! There will probably be a few more off days in this final week of exhibition games, but the Morning News will be daily once the regular season starts a week from Friday. Show More Summary
Once a month we like to take a look at the previous month’s hottest signed books. October had a musical flare, with memoirs from icons Patti Smith, John Fogerty, and Elvis Costello making an appearance in the top 10. Literary big-hitters Jonathan Franzen, Lauren Groff, and Andy Weir are hanging on after multiple months in […]
John Doran interviews Rodney Smith a.k.a. Roots Manuva, one of the most influential artists in British music history.
Steve Smith Sr. tore his Achilles tendon in Sunday’s win, an injury that will keep the wide receiver out for the rest of the season. But it may not be a career ending injury, as there are already indications that the 36-year-old receiver will be back in Baltimore next year. Show More Summary
The season, and possibly the career, of Ravens receiver Steve Smith is over. After Sunday’s win over the Chargers, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Smith will miss the rest of the year with a torn Achilles tendon. Smith repeatedly has said that he will retire after the season. Smith’s agent recently pegged the chance of…
Leah Remini says she heard Tom Cruise didn’t like John Travolta in her new memoir about her time with the Church of Scientology – Radar Will Smith sends touching birthday message to daughter Willow – US Weekly Jimmy Fallon‘s daughters went all out for Halloween – Huffington Post Scarlett Johansson rides the Tower of Terror [...]
Even though retired professional tennis cynosure John McEnroe and ’80s era rock star Patty Smyth (no relation to author and punk rocker Patti Smith) already own two multimillion dollar homes in Malibu, we hear from implacable real estate yenta Yolanda Yakketyyak that it was they who secretly and via otherwise impenetrable trust splashed out a... Read more »
1. Noah Smith on stuff, and Noah Smith, though note Russ would be right about many other people, if only about which issues they remain silent on. 2. John Cochrane on restoring economic growth. 3. Spotify seems to be revenue-neutral for the music sector. 4. Global progress and mood affiliation. 5. Is the Great Moderation […]
The Chesapeake Bay and its shores were explored and charted by Captain John Smith in the early 17 th century, and he originally named these cliffs for his Mom (aww…), calling them “Riccard’s Cliftes.” Today, on the western side of the...Show More Summary
Sam Smith, Katy Perry, John Stamos, and more are losing their minds