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.
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
'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. '
“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
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
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
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 has been eligible for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame since its inception. Why is she only being honored now?
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?
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.
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,...
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
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
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 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
Don't worry, Radiohead doesn't care about the Rock Hall of Fame.
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...
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 […]
From a field of 19 strong contenders, the Cleveland-based institution has named its newest entrants.
Other inductees for 2018 include Bon Jovi, The Cars, and Dire Straits.