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
At home and with straight faces, Steve, Ellen and I would march around the room singing the Christian hymnals we had to sing
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.
She let her words lie there for a beat. And then with a twinkle in her voice she said, "But I've still got the voice." I could almost feel her breath in my ear."Yes, Peggy, you've still got the voice."
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.
This week's playlist features music from Peggy Lee, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Adele, and more.
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?"
This week's playlist includes music by Bob Dylan, David Byrne, Grace Jones, Kevin Shields, Cee Lo Green, Mary Wells, and more.
This week our playlist includes music by Modest Mouse, The Velvet Underground, Fitz and the Tantrums, Sleater-Kinney, Honeycut and more.