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  • Matthew Shepard's murder, 10 years later

    Matthew Shepard's murder, 10 years later
    Last fall, as every fall for 10 years, playwright and director Moisés Kaufman was thinking about the 1998 killing of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyo. Kaufman's Tectonic Theater Project had gone to Laramie just weeks after Shepard's...
  • The New Year takes its time getting here

    The New Year takes its time getting here
    On the long list of indie bands that deserve wider hearing -- Quasi, the Ladybug Transistor, the Clientele -- sits the New Year, a mild-mannered group whose songs begin as reflective, melancholy odes and transform themselves into chiming cathedrals of...
  • What makes Harvey Weinstein run?

    What makes Harvey Weinstein run?
    Harvey Weinstein is credited with changing Oscar campaigns forever with an aggressive marketing style that raised the financial stakes while opening up the competition for independents. For the past year, he and his brother, Bob, have been running the...
  • Larry Knechtel dies at 69; bassist, keyboardist for '70s soft-rock group Bread

    Larry Knechtel dies at 69; bassist, keyboardist for '70s soft-rock group Bread
    Larry Knechtel, a member of the 1970s soft-rock group Bread, who had a wide-ranging career as a studio musician, has died. Knechtel died Thursday at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital in Yakima, Wash. He was 69. A hospital official would not release a cause...
  • Shakira, other Latin American stars sing for their cause -- ALAS

    Shakira, other Latin American stars sing for their cause -- ALAS
    MEXICO CITY -- Not so long ago, Latin American artists who spoke up for social causes often risked prison, exile or far worse. What a difference a generation makes. On Thursday, a phalanx of Spanish-speaking pop artists headed by Colombian superstar...
  • Jakob Dylan is his own man

    Jakob Dylan is his own man
    JAKOB DYLAN has been waiting for this moment. He has four sons, and the older two are inching toward their teenage years. Over a lunch of black coffee in the Hollywood foothills the other day, he said he's made plans to become a stage dad, the best and...
  • Jypsi: A family band's breakthrough plans

    Jypsi: A family band's breakthrough plans
    THE STAR-MAKING machine in Nashville does a lot of things well, but nurturing musicians who work outside the box isn't one of them. In the 1950s, Buddy Holly was rebuffed when he first recorded there, and Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings spent most of...
  • The 10 Best Songs in 'Rock Band: Country Track Pack'

    The 10 Best Songs in 'Rock Band: Country Track Pack'
    Music games have the power to turn people on to new music. And what genre needs more rehabilitation than country music? More people hate on Nashville's music than live in the entire state of Tennessee. I've been playing "Rock Band: Country Track Pack"...
  • Remembering Matthew Shepard's story, on stages around the world

     
    The soft whistle of a passing breeze echoed through the performance space. Set on a stage at a distance from the audience, a group of men swayed against a backdrop of Wyoming's hills, as though they were at the mercy......
  • Rihanna's 'Russian Roulette' is loaded -- but what does it say?

     
    For much of her career, Rihanna was seen as being not entirely herself. From her high-profile signing during Jay-Z’s Def Jam tenure to her steely, minimalist presence on blustery tracks by the-Dream and Tricky and Ne-Yo, Rihanna’s most successful...
  • Taylor Swift sweeps CMAs and makes history

     
    Taylor Swift made history at Wednesday night's Country Music Assn. Awards by becoming the youngest person, at only 19, to win the coveted entertainer of the year title. Only five women -- Loretta Lynn (1972), Dolly Parton (1978), Barbara Mandrell (1980,...
  • Grammy countdown: Is there an M.I.A.-like surprise for record of the year?

     
    M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes" wasn't the obvious choice to be nominated for a major Grammy Award. The song, after all, uses a string of gun shots as one of its hooks. At a major award gala, one in which the Dixie......