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  • Future of Music Summit: More chaos ahead for artists

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- At the intersection where Capitol Hill policy, technological innovation and musical creativity meet, tensions spilled over at the two-day Future of Music Summit while government officials washed their hands of the mounting chaos....
  • Willis Earl Beal makes music out of loneliness

    Willis Earl Beal makes music out of loneliness
    Willis Earl Beal wandered through most of his 28 years on the planet without a steady job or much direction until his loneliness become so consuming that he began to sing. Now he finds himself as a labelmate of Radiohead, M.I.A. and Adele. His debut album...
  • Van Hunt turns major-label rejection into musical triumph

    Van Hunt turns major-label rejection into musical triumph
    Van Hunt, who is back with a terrific new album that he will showcase Friday at Schubas, is trying to be philosophical about one of the worst periods of his life. In 2008, the acclaimed, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter was preparing to release his...
  • Seth, Daniel Clowes think inside the box

    Seth, Daniel Clowes think inside the box
    If you can imagine a bricklayer who's had it up to here with bricks, or a pastry chef who's frankly a little ambivalent about the whole flour and sugar deal, then you get Daniel Clowes. He works with words and pictures, but he's pretty suspicious of...
  • Indian dance binds mother, daughter

    When Hema Rajagopalan was about 5 years old, growing up in 1950s India, she loved dancing so much that when her parents took her to performances, she would leap from her seat and twirl in the aisles. She'd put on such a display that the audience would...
  • iPod turns 10: Has convenience and portability made music more disposable?

    iPod turns 10: Has convenience and portability made music more disposable?
    A cultural shift that eventually became a landslide began 10 years ago this month, though almost no one noticed at the time. Apple Inc. rolled out a portable MP3 player it dubbed the iPod, and after a promising opening quarter in 2002, sales dropped...
  • Stephen Sondheim: In his own words, on his own words

    Stephen Sondheim: In his own words, on his own words
    NEW YORK -- At the top of "Look, I Made a Hat," the second half of his exhaustively detailed two-volume set of collected lyrics to such incomparable musicals as "Gypsy" and "Follies," Stephen Sondheim addresses some of the complaints about the first book,...
  • Cabaret masters deserve a masterful voice

    Cabaret masters deserve a masterful voice
    Written by the Brooklyn-based Rebecca Joy Fletcher, "Cities of Light" is a new cabaret-style entertainment paying tribute to the Jewish artists whose work connected the cabarets of Berlin, Paris, Warsaw and Tel Aviv from the late 1920s until their...
  • Best 2012 art shows: Hampton Roads had some stunners

    Best 2012 art shows: Hampton Roads had some stunners
    Five is far too small a number to encompass all the visual arts shows that stood out from the crowd in what was a remarkably good year in Hampton Roads and Southeast Virginia. But here's my annual list of exhibits that were so distinguished and...
  • Redmoon harvest: A Harvard fellowship is letting a local theater artist take five

    Redmoon harvest: A Harvard fellowship is letting a local theater artist take five
    As you read this, Jim Lasko and his family, which includes his wife, two children and a dog named Beckett, are in a car heading east. Or they might have already arrived and are now unpacking boxes of clothes and all the other things that will fill their...
  • X-Ray art bewilders and beguiles

    X-Ray art bewilders and beguiles
    Thomas B. Kinraide was an electrical engineer first and only secondly an artist. But there's no doubt that the pioneering photographs the Massachusetts inventor made in the 1890s of the high-frequency electrical currents used to generate X-rays have...