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  • 'The Green Prince' to be Remade as Feature Film

    "The Green Prince," the award-winning Israeli documentary about a Hamas operative turned Israeli spy, is being remade as a feature film. Pic, which clinched the Sundance Audience Award in the world cinema documentary section this year, will get a...
  • Stradivari surprise: Soloists diss famous violins in blind tests

    Stradivari surprise: Soloists diss famous violins in blind tests
    What makes old violins crafted by members of the Stradivari family so much better than violins produced today? Nothing, according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In a musical version of the classic Coke versus...
  • Review: 'Love Life' by Rob Lowe

    Review: 'Love Life' by Rob Lowe
    The writing of a second celebrity memoir, like the recording of a second album by a musician, poses a delicate dilemma. The first album usually consists of material the artist is familiar with, has practiced often and played to no little acclaim on...
  • Eric Church: Nashville's dark poet is ready for some sunlight

    Eric Church: Nashville's dark poet is ready for some sunlight
    Country renegade Eric Church lives and writes on the edge, but when he takes the stage on the ocean’s rim at the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale Saturday night, the metaphorical significance will be overshadowed by a more literal...
  • Grandson of 'Ipanema'

    Grandson of 'Ipanema'
    Daniel Jobim grew up listening to his grandfather compose bossa nova songs on the piano. His grandfather was Antonio "Tom" Carlos Jobim, the Brazilian bossa nova musician who wrote "The Girl From Ipanema" more than 50 years ago. When Daniel Jobim...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1990 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1990 [Videos]
    The early-'90s ladies almost completely dominate the list, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. Let's flash back 24 years, shall we? 10. "Black Velvet," Alannah Myles This former No. 1 — and future favorite of every single "American Idol"...
  • Riot Grrrl fights her way back from Lyme disease

    PITTSBURGH People who saw "The Punk Singer" or heard of Kathleen Hanna's battle with Lyme disease over the past decade will be surprised to hit play on the new Julie Ruin album and hear just how ... 1991 she sounds. On the opening track on her first...
  • Review: The L.A. Phil's Minimalism marathon

    Review: The L.A. Phil's Minimalism marathon
    Minimalism, the musical version, has always been a numbers game. It began with extended tones, with beats added and subtracted to phrases at will and with simple rhythms played in and out of phase to create complex patterns. So let's have some numbers...
  • Quincy Jones tunes up for TCM Classic Film Festival

    Quincy Jones tunes up for TCM Classic Film Festival
    Quincy Jones knew even at a young age that he wanted to compose film scores. "I used to go to movies for 11 cents," Jones said at his mansion nestled in the Bel-Air hills. "I used to play hooky in Seattle every day. I could tell if a movie was scored at...
  • In Bell, a blossoming of the arts in a 'garage salon'

    In Bell, a blossoming of the arts in a 'garage salon'
    Standing on two wooden pallets covered by a floral rug, author and Chicano activist Luis Rodriguez reads a poem to more than 100 people crammed into a chilly, concrete-floored performance space. "Here you have a way. Here you can sing victory. Here you'...
  • Pa. Sinfonia celebrates spring

    Spring is finally in the air and will be in the music as well when the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra presents "All Nature Sings" Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Allentown. While the program's title comes from a pair of tone poems by Frederick...