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By Tom Casciato
It’s been 50 years since Jackson Browne recorded “Doctor My Eyes,” his first hit in which the world’s troubles have caused the singer’s tear ducts to run dry. Fifteen albums and eight Grammy nominations later, he's now out with his…
By Christopher Booker
In her latest album, “Home Video,” Indie Rock singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus draws on her own adolescence, with some of her most personal artistic expression so far. Released last month, the album is being called a coming-of-age memoir of sorts. NewsHour…
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans, and Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ+ community. But while representation of both communities has grown in mainstream culture, it still lags behind for people who are members of both communities. In documentarian…
Next month the Long Beach Museum of Art in Southern California will open “All At Once,” a 25-year retrospective on the work of artist Tristan Eaton. Described as an urban pop artist, Eaton's work moves between guerrilla street art, commercial…
Referred to as “The Last Soul Company," Malaco Records, based in Jackson, Mississippi, has managed to outlast major record label competitors over the past 50 years. The small, mostly unheard-of independent record label has been home to multiple recording artists…
By Hillel Italie, Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, an early rock ’n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favorites as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” “Personality” and the semi-forbidden “Stagger Lee,” has died. He was 88.
By Jennifer Peltz, Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press
DMX’s legacy was immortalized as a man beloved by his family, honored for his strong faith and respected as one of hip-hop’s greatest icons at his memorial service Saturday, with several heartfelt speeches from those who knew the rapper best.
By Christopher Booker, Mori Rothman
Yayoi Kusama’s work has been described as transformative: both for the observer and for her exhibit’s surroundings. The Japanese artist's latest exhibition, postponed initially because of the pandemic, aptly uses a 250-acre landscape as the setting for her exhibit “Cosmic…
Sam Amidon is a singer-songwriter on the fiddle, banjo, and guitar, but he’s mostly known for recasting traditional American folk songs into vibrant contemporary soundscapes. He spoke to NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Tom Casciato about his Vermont upbringing and how…
By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
Amid mounting anger over allegations of bullying, Broadway and Hollywood producer Scott Rudin broke his silence Saturday, saying he is “profoundly sorry” and will step back from his theater work.
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