MINNEAPOLIS (PAI) -- Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra, locked out of their jobs for the past year, were devastated by the Oct. 1 resignation of its music director, Osmo Vänskä, who quit when management refused to end the lockout in time for rehearsals for a concert at Carnegie Hall.
With the Oct. 3 announcement that New York City Opera is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the city and the entire country are losing a major cultural institution.
Bruce Springsteen has mustered his best Spanish in a tribute to the people of Argentina.
"You can't board that flight. You're not welcome in New Zealand."
The 63-year-old singer said at a concert in Quebec City, Canada, on July 14, that until the law is abolished in Florida, he will "never" perform there again.
The music is representative of the free style era that bore it, but there is nothing obsolete about this compilation. It illuminate a period when musical expression played an important role in progressive politics.
On June 21, musicians from around New York provided an opportunity to stop, relax and enjoy music on a beautiful day during the city's Make Music New York celebration.
Undocumented immigrants aren't faceless, nor are they voiceless.
The Rolling Stones may be sarcastic, misogynistic, and more than a little Jurassic, but they have come to define rock and roll.
A poem from a recent People's World party, potluck and fundraiser celebrating international labor solidarity and the fight for immigrant rights.