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  • Footage of Malcolm McClaren's funeral

     
    Punk rock impresario Malcolm McClaren was given a suitable sendoff Thursday as his coffin -- emblazoned with the words "Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die" (the name of a shop McLaren co-owned in the '70s) -- was taken by horse-drawn carriage to his...
  • We mustn't forget Haiti as we recall Live Aid

    Every generation has at least one "where were you when …" moment — a defining snapshot that, from time to time, we rescue from the mental mothballs, dust off and admire anew. I was too young to fully understand all the oniony layers...
  • 10 things you might not know about music festivals

    10 things you might not know about music festivals
    As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals: 1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...
  • What Bono doesn't say about Africa

    JUST WHEN IT SEEMED that Western images of Africa could not get any weirder, the July 2007 special Africa issue of Vanity Fair was published, complete with a feature article on "Madonna's Malawi." At the same time, the memoirs of an African child...
  • A gala of splendid gardens

    A gala of splendid gardens
    Charity's an expensive business. The Rockefellers gave balls, the Kennedys auctioned their gowns, Bob Geldof made albums. Photographer Erica Lennard had never owned a mansion in Newport or made a 10 best dressed list, and her singing voice probably...
  • Behind the scene of a pop miracle

    Early in "the session," the 45 artists began singing the chorus: We are the world We are the children We are the ones who make a brighter day So, let's start giving. . . . And to their horror, many of the men discovered that the key was far too...