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  • Go Away With ... Kevin Olusola

    Go Away With ... Kevin Olusola
    The son of a Nigerian psychiatrist and a Grenadian nurse, Kevin Olusola enrolled at Yale University intending to pursue a medical career. But the classically trained cellist and innovative beatboxer couldn't resist entering the "Celebrate and Collaborate with Yo-Yo Ma" international competition, where he won second place. As a member of the a capella group Pentatonix, the 24-year-old musician and his bandmates won the third season of the NBC reality series "The Sing-Off." Pentatonix is currently on tour promoting their CD "PTX, Vol. 1" and their latest single "Radioactive." For tour dates, check out the band's website at http://www.ptx-official.com/tour. To stay in touch with Olusola, you may follow him on Twitter (at)Kolusola.
  • Beyonce Lip-synced National Anthem At Obama's Inaugural

    Beyonce Lip-synced National Anthem At Obama's Inaugural
    Fans who marveled at Beyonce's prowess when she ripped out her in-ear-monitor during Monday's national anthem at President Obama's inauguration might prepare to be a little disappointed. Suspicions that the anthem performed by Beyonce and the U.S....

    On Beyonce, lip-syncing and the public's obsession with outrage

    On Beyonce, lip-syncing and the public's obsession with outrage
    (Note: This post has nothing to do with Baltimore other than the fact the performance discussed took place sort of close to it. And, Beyonce is performing at the Super Bowl this year -- where the Ravens will take on the 49ers. This is more of a rant...

    Kennedy Center's 2013-14 season showcases hip-hop, international theater

    Kennedy Center's 2013-14 season showcases hip-hop, international theater
    The Kennedy Center plans to shake up the Foggy Bottom hood next season. As part of its 2013-2014 lineup, the center will showcase a global pop music phenomenon. Really? Shizzle, man. A week-long festival, "One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide," will...

    Review: 'Reinventing Bach' by Paul Elie casts a wide net

    Review: 'Reinventing Bach' by Paul Elie casts a wide net
    -------------------- Reinventing Bach Paul Elie Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 498 pp., $30.00 -------------------- Halfway through reading Paul Elie's "Reinventing Bach," I suddenly got dizzy. An earthquake? All-purpose angst? Or could it be that Bach...