| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Let’s start with the undeniable:
At eight years older than that fellow who needs to be fed in “When I’m Sixty-Four,” Paul McCartney is not supposed to be able to do what he’s been doing, such as Wednesday night at the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:03 PM
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Monumental Mysteries This new episode...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:33 PM
A diverse roster of big names in the arts, literature and entertainment – including Linda Ronstadt, dancer-choreographer Bill T. Jones, author Maxine Hong Kingston, Broadway composer John Kander and L.A.-nurtured visual artist James Turrell --...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Is it possible for a single movie to capture James Brown in all his multitudes, contradictions and reinventions? Probably not, but "Get On Up" makes an admirable, fitfully successful stab at the life of the brilliant but volatile funk-soul legend who wore...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
James Jagger, Andrew Dice Clay and P.J. Byrne are among the latest additions to the large cast of the pilot for HBO's rock 'n' roll drama project from Martin Scorsese, Terence Winter and George Mastras.
Mick Jagger is among the exec producers of the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The subtitle of "Twee" (It Books: 354 pp, $16.99 paper), Marc Spitz's new cultural history, says it all: "The Gentle Revolution in Music, Books, Television, Fashion, and Film." How we so "gently" arrived here, however, needs an explanation. In Spitz's...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The Checkerboard Lounge, the South Side club that hosted the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and Muddy Waters, is singing the business blues, hurt by its move to a swankier site and the decline of the influence of urban blues music.
In the city that calls...
| Apr 18, 2014
"Things were just so different then," Lisa Robinson writes in the prologue to "There Goes Gravity: A Life in Rock and Roll," a memoir of her career as a freelance music journalist — beginning in 1969 — and, later, as a contributing editor at...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:14 PM
The Rolling Stones have added a June 4 trip to Tel Aviv to the group’s 2014 tour itinerary, the veteran band’s first performance in Israel and the latest in a growing series of performances in the nation by major pop and rock acts.
| May 27, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Tethered to the rather sobering notion that the youngest baby boomers are turning 50 this year, CNN's "The Sixties" provides a nostalgic if not particularly insightful look at that tumultuous decade, one that inevitably features considerable overlap as it...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:16 AM
The Rolling Stones returned to the stage Monday in Oslo for the first time since the death in March of L’Wren Scott, the fashion designer who had been singer Mick Jagger’s longtime girlfriend.
The band reportedly made no mention of Scott's...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:23 PM
She’s been gone since 1982, when an apparent stroke led to her fatal car accident on the winding hills above the Mediterranean. But Grace Kelly had, and has, a way of lingering in the memory.
Here, today, she is everywhere. The other night in...