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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

Germany: police arrest man over stolen John Lennon objects

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they have arrested a man suspected of handling stolen objects from the estate of John Lennon, including diaries.<p>Berlin police said the 58-year-old suspect, whom they didn't identify, was arrested in the German capital on Monday. They said another suspect lives in …

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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

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

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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 …

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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 …

John Lennon

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 …

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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 …

Referendums

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

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 …

Mick Jagger

Geek of the Week: Tim Durkan photographs ‘the pretty and the gritty’ of his beloved Seattle

In this age of mobile photography, you no doubt see plenty of sunset and Space Needle and ferry photos in your social feeds from your Seattle …

Science

Phillips and Sotheby's deliver healthy totals for contemporary art

Closing out a week that saw a record price for a painting of any era and pent-up demand in the Impressionist and Modern category, contemporary …

Artists

Greem Jellyfish’s Guide to Her Electronic Music Gear

Michelle Lhooq: Greem Jellyfish has been an eccentric staple of the Brooklyn underground for many years, bringing her fiery energy, howling vocals, …

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Confessions of a rock’n’roll biographer

For almost 40 years, Philip Norman has wrestled with icons, egos and artists (not to mention their widows) to reveal the untold tales of Britain's …

Buddy Holly

John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s downtown ‘embassy’ is for sale

In 1971, John Lennon touched the world with his song, “Imagine,” which was about a world “with no countries,” “nothing to kill or die for, and no …

Real Estate

Al Franken and the Deafening Silence of Feminists

Harper’s Bazaar published a list of their chosen top 25 famous feminists to celebrate International Women’s Day.<p>Unsurprisingly, the women listed who …

Conservative View

Prospect.4, New Orleans' international art show, opens Saturday Nov. 18 | NOLA.com

Prospect.4, an exhibition of avant-garde sculpture, paintings, photos, and installations by 80 artists from across the globe, opens in New Orleans on …

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We can love Lennon’s music, as long as we don’t defend his abuse

We can love Lennon’s music, as long as we don’t defend his abuseThe Place/CourtesyIt feels as though every day, more abuse allegations are coming to …

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Filmmaker Jonas Mekas reveals the private world of '60s legends

<b>(CNN) —</b> He recorded John Lennon's honeymoon and helped give Andy Warhol his start in filmmaking. So it makes sense, then, that the filmmaker and photographer Jonas Mekas -- often regarded as the godfather of American avant-garde cinema -- has a lot of stories.<p>Since 2000, Mekas has been organizing …

Art

Famous Quotes On Aging by Hollywood Celebrities and Stars

• 1 of<p>Jamie Lee Curtis, 58<p>"Aging is as natural as a baby’s softness and scent. Aging is<p>humanevolution in its pure form." — to <i>HuffPost</i><p>2 of<p>Diane Lane, …

Helen Mirren

Celebrities at the Airport in the 1970s: The Photos

Airports

The once-scandalous Pirelli calendar takes a turn for the progressive

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the age of #BlackLivesMatter, #BlackisBeautiful and #BlackGirlMagic, leading brands and publications have realized that the image they project to millennial and Gen Z audiences needs to resonate with major social movements and calls for representation.<p>Now even the Pirelli calendar, a …

Annie Leibovitz

The Annual 2018 Pirelli Calendar Features Diddy, Lil Yachty & More

The <b>2018 Pirelli Calendar</b> was just unveiled, and it features 28 dream-like images, on 20 different custom-designed sets, all inspired by the reveries …

Lil Yachty

Untapped Staff Reads: The East River Statue That Never Was, Yoko Ono Plants Her Flag on East 4th Street

<b>The Statue That Never Was [New York Times]:</b> It was the statue that never was: a bronze, bejeweled monument to a British queen intended to rise five …

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Global Art Market Revs Up for New York Sales

The world’s major auction houses hope the global art market is ready to hit the gas this week after several seasons of riding the brakes.<p>From a red Ferrari racecar at Sotheby’s to a long-lost Leonardo da Vinci at Christie’s, the houses are trying to ride the market run-up by packing all sorts of …

Lifestyle

In the Dakota, a co-op facing Central Park lists for the first time in 50 years

It’s been a while<p>If you’ve been biding your time until a suitably grand abode opens up at the Dakota, the moment has finally arrived: a “magnificent” eight-room apartment in the iconic building just hit the market, listed for an equally grand $12.5 million.<p>Listed for what the brokerbabble says is …

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