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Watch the world burn on Monday

You may not see a better Walküre all year than Munich’s, conducted by Kirill Petrenko and featuring a cast of Simon O’Neill, Ain Anger, John Lundgren, Anja Kampe, Nina Stemme and Ekaterina Gubanova. It’s being live streamed on Monday and made available for a further 24 hours. Bookmark it here.  

Feeling Good!

I imagine this great song by Nina Simone captures the feelings of all those involved in the long fight for equal pay in Glasgow City Council. 'Feeling Good', for sure, but feeling very proud as well for never giving up the fight andShow More Summary

Lorraine Hansberry's Inspirational Words on Being Young, Gifted and Black

'With her health failing, Lorraine Hansberry left the hospital to speak to the teenage winners of a national writing contest. She described the young writers as "young, gifted and black" - the words that inspired the Nina Simone song of the same name - and urged them to represent their community in their work. '

Feeling Good and My Jar of Happiness

“It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day and I’m feeling good.” As I am writing my column this song is playing in my head. I enjoy listening to Nina Simone because her voice is distinctive and telling. Her songs chant her feelings of despair and her desires for better days. Show More Summary

Must-Read Poetry: January 2018

Here are six notable books of poetry publishing in January. Wild Is the Wind by Carl Phillips Listen to Nina Simone’s stirring classic that inspired Phillips’s title, and then settle into this masterful collection. Phillips has found...Show More Summary

Everybody Knows About Alabama

AP Photo Nina Simone in London in 1968 You don't have to live next to meJust give me my equalityEverybody knows about MississippiEverybody knows about AlabamaEverybody knows about Mississippi goddam, that's it                                                   ...Show More Summary

The Nina Simone of Kinshasa Has a Don't-Fuck-With-Me Face in Félicité

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Kathy Fennessy Félicité Kinshasa bar singer Félicité (Véro Tshanda Beya) has an imposing don't-fuck-with-me face. In Félicité, Senegal's official Oscar entry for 2018, events conspire to fuck with her in a big way, but what starts...Show More Summary

Nina Simone’s overdue Rock Hall induction shows the canon is still allergic to women

Nina Simone has been eligible for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame since its inception. Why is she only being honored now?

Things We Saw Today: Nina Simone Joining The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

last monthHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Two amazing women of color enter the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Superman will officially live forever and Creepypasta Pokémon Black, the game where your Pokémon might...die?

Jon Bon Jovi on Rock Hall of Fame: 'Timeless and classic was always the goal'

Bon Jovi joins the Cars, Dire Straits, Moody Blues, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018.        

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2018 Inductees

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame today announced the inductees into the Hall for 2018: Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. The 33rd Induction Ceremony will take place April 14,...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced next year's inductees: Bon Jovi, Dire Straits, the Moody Blues, the Cars and Nina Simone will all join the class of 2018. Sister Rosetta Tharpe will be given an Early Influence award. Show More Summary

Bon Jovi, Nina Simone enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

last monthArts : Artdaily

Arena-packing anthem rockers Bon Jovi, soul legend Nina Simone and gritty English pub band Dire Straits on Wednesday won spots in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. New Wave pop songwriters The Cars, R&B-infused progressive rockers TheShow More Summary

Bon Jovi Leads Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees

Congratulations to Bon Jovi and all of the other talented artists who got inducted into the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! Other inductees announced on Wednesday (December 13) include Nina Simone, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. The late Sister Rosetta Tharpe will be will be given “Award [...]

The 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Include Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, and the Cars

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its 2018 inductees: Performer Category Bon Jovi The Cars Dire Straits The Moody Blues Nina Simone Award for Early Influence Sister Rosetta Tharpe The list was narrowed down from 19 nominees announced in October, which included Radiohead, Kate Bush, LL Cool J, and Depeche Mode. Show More Summary

Bon Jovi In, Radiohead Out in Rock Hall Final Cut

Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi led the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees. The Cars, as well as first-time contenders Dire Straits, the Moody Blues, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe, also are part of the 2018 class...

Nina Simone, Bon Jovi Among This Year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its inductees for 2018, and as is their way, it’s a combination of worthy additions, “about time!” picks, and head-scratchers. The Class of 2018 consists of Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Cars, Dire Straits, the Moody Blues, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. (The latter is receiving the […]

Rock Hall To Induct Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits And Moody Blues

last monthNews : The Two-Way

From a field of 19 strong contenders, the Cleveland-based institution has named its newest entrants.

Nina Simone to be inducted into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Other inductees for 2018 include Bon Jovi, The Cars, and Dire Straits.

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