Dr. Dre, record producer and Grammy-winning rapper, born Andre Romelle Young in Compton, Calif., in 1965, turns 50 today.
Combines a commercial, crowd-pleasing form of expression that also roots the characters and plot firmly in class conflict and consciousness.
Blitzstein was a fine writer and critic, whose articles appeared several times in communist publications in the 30s and 40s when he was a Party member.
Speaking as an occult enthusiast, I prepared myself for the possibility that this book would consist of clichéd assumptions about the occult. Fortunately, the author doesn't go that route.
When it comes to underground music, the black metal genre is about as subterranean as it gets.
Warning: This may be the only way you'll ever want to hear Mozart again!
Jackson Browne has released his 14th studio album. "Standing in the Breach" is the most political album in Browne's increasing leftward cultural and political career.
On October 17, the acclaimed non-profit arts organization HotHouse will kick off its Old And New Dreams Festival at a brand new club in Hyde Park on 53rd.
Tate Taylor's well-directed Get On Up is the latest movie about tortured artiste who acts in self-destructive ways, a biopic about "The Godfather of Soul," James Brown.
Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story is a highly entertaining musical about the meteoric rise - and, alas, fall -- of the 1950s rock 'n' roll icon.