Everyone experiences the arts differently, but for artists, art can be healing and truly inspirational. The process of creating art offers a range of positive effects...it can help process certain life issues, relieve the mind of stress...it can even help to find oneself.
Last week formerly deceased songbird, Peggy “Lazarus” Lee, joined the pantheon of resuscitated megastars, or reasonable facsimiles
"O Wagner, westward bring thy heavenly art, No trifler thou: Siegfried and Wotan be Names for big ballads of the modern heart
The musical duo of Tuck and Patti have been performing together for nearly 38 years. I met them at a Bobby McFerrin concert 35 years ago before they were married. I worked for their first management company, A-Train management, and traveled to Jordan and Egypt with them for a command performance for Queen Noor's surprise birthday party.
Stargayzing Interviews James Gavin About His New Book, Is That All There Is? The Strange Life of Peggy Lee
On November 11, Simon and Schuster imprint Atria Books published Is That All There Is? The Strange Life of Peggy Lee, James Gavin's comprehensive and immensely readable biography of Peggy Lee, one of the greatest female vocalists of all time.
I haven't seen one person ask the most important question: What does this mean for the American people and the government that is supposed to work for them? The discussion centers totally around the "game" of politics, and who wins and loses among the players. No one asks, "How do the people fare?"
'Tis the Season: Chatting With Scotty McCreery, Rita Coolidge and Tom Keifer, Plus Slam Dunk's "Fantasy" Exclusive
"I enjoy getting out in front of the crowds every single night, I enjoy seeing their faces light up and having a good time out there and seeing the smiles on their faces. That's what gives me a thrill now, just getting up there for the live action and just performing."
In the shadows of Norma Desmond-era Hollywood, just 49 steps south of James Caan's star on the Walk of Fame, is a vestige of Tinseltown's long-vanished Golden Era bar scene.
This week our playlist includes music by Fats Waller, Champion Jack Dupree, Supergrass, Harper Simon, Count Basie and more.
Jerry Leiber was not only a superb songwriter and producer but also an extremely funny, droll wit of the highest order. I had the honor to know him a little and his humor and his generosity of spirit were exemplary and uplifting.
Louisville rocked on the cutting edge Tuesday, May 31st, when hometown heroes My Morning Jacket took the stage at The Palace Theater for a three hour performance for Unstaged: An Original Series From American Express.
One of my favorite tracks on k.d. lang's new album is the opener, "I Confess," which sounds like Brill Building meets country, meets...okay, I'll shut up now, k.d. lang has the rest.