John Lennon

John Lennon's stolen diaries recovered in Berlin

Police in Berlin have recovered stolen diaries and other items belonging to former Beatle John Lennon. A man has been arrested and investigations are …

World News

An Artist with Synesthesia Turns Jazz & Rock Classics Into Colorful Abstract Paintings

For those in the arts, few moments are more blissful than those spent “in the zone,” those times when the words or images or notes flow unimpeded, …

Culture

Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: The Era and Extinction of Rock Stars

The British music journalist David Hepworth’s “Never a Dull Moment” (2016) offered a very close look at the year 1971, a peak moment in rock ‘n’ roll history. His new book, “Uncommon People,” takes in the genre through a broader lens, 1955 to 1995, charting the rise and fall of the rock star as a …

Books

Man held in Germany over objects stolen from John Lennon’s estate

German police have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries.<p>Berlin police said the …

News (Ireland)

In 1995, Whitney Houston's 'Exhale' Topped the Hot 100

The song became the late legend's last No. 1. Plus, remembering feats by Olivia Newton-John, Nirvana & Taylor Swift.<p>Billboard<p>Nov. 20, 2010<b><br>Nelly</b> …

Music

Thurston Moore’s Guide to Musical Improvisation

Thurston Moore spins a hundred plates at once. At 59, the Sonic Youth icon and bonafide guitar hero boasts more credits than an animated …

For Men

Musical bliss: the London jazz festival pays tribute to Alice and John Coltrane

Ten years after her death, the LJFF climaxed with concerts recreating the ecstatic, devotional music heard in Alice Coltrane’s ashram, and the cosmic free jazz of her saxophonist husband<p>It seems astonishing now, but Alice Coltrane’s music was not always taken seriously. Jazz histories didn’t …

Music

Jools Holland announces a gig in Hull with his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Jools Holland & his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra is returning to Hull in 2018.<p>The ensemble will be playing Hull City Hall on Sunday, July 1.<p>Known for …

Jools Holland

I watched ‘Jim & Andy’ with Andy Kaufman’s family

It’s hard to describe the experience of talking to your dead brother through Jim Carrey’s body.<p>Carol Kaufman-Kerman tries anyway. It was 1998 or ’99. …

Jim Carrey

For U.K. band Elbow, success was a lifetime in the making

The band has been together since 1990, but only in the past decade did they become one of the biggest bands in Britain

Yoko Ono

Paul McCartney's Aston Martin DB5

James Bond isn't the only Brit that has a fondness for Aston Martins. Sir Paul McCartney bought this 1964 DB5 shortly after The Beatles …

Paul McCartney

Meat ban for Macca’s show

November 19, 2017 12:01AM<p>SITE crew preparing for Sir Paul McCartney’s show at Perth’s nib Stadium on December 2 have been told caterers will provide …

Vegan

Auction preview: 5 rare gems at the Bonhams New Bond Street sale

Every year, Bonhams holds a collector car auction at its New Bond Street, London, headquarters that is typically small but nevertheless full of great …

Classic Cars

The Cutkelvins reveal their dream collaborator and have hopes set on duet for X Factor final: ‘We just love his swag’

exclusive<p>The Cutkelvins have set their sights on a collaboration with Wiz Khalifa in the final of The X Factor.<p>The Scottish sibling vocal trio are …

Wiz Khalifa

Hurricanes’ heart and fight keep the perfect dream alive

This is the Miami Hurricanes team that finally solved its long hex in finally winning at Florida State, and then beat ranked Virginia Tech, and then …

College Football

How to Overcome Leadership Blindness: The Challenge of Seeing Differently

Leadership lessons from the backstage<p>“What you don’t see backstage is what really controls the show.” — Sarah Sutton<p>The world of business mimics that …

Yoko Ono

Seán Moncrieff: ‘I don’t hate Christmas. I don’t’

But, from Brussels sprouts to Guantanamo-style musical torture, I hate how we do it<p>50 minutes ago<p>Here’s something you should know about me: I hate …

News (Ireland)

Your handy guide to the city locations seen in Film Stars Don't Die to Liverpool

THOUSANDS of people across the country will be seeing our city on the big screen this weekend as Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool goes on general …

Kim Cattrall

3-month citywide arts exhibit opens Sunday in New Orleans

A 3-month citywide arts exhibit in New Orleans shows hundreds of works in 17 venues. The works include collages by jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, …

Entertainment

Even a Prize-Winning Ferrari Couldn’t Add Much Zip to Sotheby’s Lethargic $310 Million Contemporary-Art Sale

Auctions<p>A painting by Laura Owens provided rare sizzle, torching her previous auction high.<p>,<p>In what could only be an anticlimactic end to a New York …

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Yoko Ono's Basquiat painting sells for nearly $11 million

NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) from the collection of Yoko Ono has sold for $10.9 million.<p>Sotheby's says the work, titled "Cabra" (KAH'-bruh), was sold Thursday night in New York to an unidentified buyer.<p>The pre-sale estimate was $9 million to …

Yoko Ono

Kinky Friedman on the Night Bob Dylan, Jack Nicholson Crashed His Wild House Party

New book 'Everything's Bigger in Texas' details Renaissance man's drug-fueled adventures with musical and Hollywood A-listers<p><i>Kinky Friedman has</i> …

Music

The Internet Is Mocking Trump’s ‘Water Moment’

Related Posts<p>They say there’s a Trump tweet for every occasion, and when the cameras are trained on you 24/7 there’s usually a video, too.<p>Take for …

Donald Trump

The fatal ambition of Gordon Brown

In his autobiography, My Life, Our Times, the former prime minister inadvertently reveals the real reasons he failed to live up to his great …

Yoko Ono

Watch Radiohead drummer Philip Selway perform Beatles classic with Ringo Starr

They performed 'With A Little Help From My Friends' in New York<p>Radiohead‘s Philip Selway teamed up with Ringo Starr at the Beatles legend’s show in …

Ringo Starr

Why November 17th Matters In Rock History

It’s November 17th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1980, <b>John Lennon</b> and <b>Yoko Ono</b> released <i>Double Fantasy</i>. Lennon was …

Music

Court rules Hamburg bar cannot keep its name after Yoko Ono sues

Since it opened 19 years ago, Hamburg bar 'Yoko Mono' has operated successfully and without legal trouble. But that all changed this summer when the …

Yoko Ono

An Honor Roll of New York City Apartment Buildings

Photography

Sex, Drugs, and Rolling Stone: The True History of Jann Wenner

With his characteristic nod-and-a-wink, Shel Silverstein immortalized the magazine in whose pages every rock star wanted to be seen and that every …

Yoko Ono

Ringo Starr Spreads the Love at New York City’s Beacon Theater—With a Little Help from Radiohead’s Phil Selway

The holiday season is nearly upon us, and anyone with a yen to perform should seriously consider asking Santa for a fraction of Ringo Starr‘s …

Ringo Starr