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By Christopher Booker
Despite a year at a standstill for the music industry — a world without tours, concerts or crowds — musical duo the Black Pumas somehow managed to be seemingly everywhere in 2020: on late-night television, the inauguration of President Biden,…
By Ivette Feliciano, Sam Weber
In the middle of New York City's Times Square, a new interactive sculpture was unveiled earlier this week as part of an annual Valentine's Day-themed design competition. But this year, in the middle of a pandemic, with so many communal,…
By Christopher Booker, Sam Weber
For over 30 years, Stephen Malkmus has been celebrated and respected. His output—in bands and as a solo artist—has left a sizeable footprint in the independent music world, but as Newshour Weekend's Christopher Booker learned, the new world that we…
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81.
By PBS NewsHour
Looking back at the stories he covered in 2020, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Tom Casciato joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss his profile of singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett and his reportage on the pandemic’s impact on small businesses through the lens of…
By Associated Press
Former CNN talk show host Larry King has been hospitalized with COVID-19 for more than a week, the news channel reported Saturday.
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
Organizers on Wednesday said that this year they will premiere over 70 films on a custom online platform during the seven day event.
By Connie Kargbo, Lisa Overton
St. Mary's College of Maryland unveiled a new memorial this month honoring the lives of enslaved people of southern Maryland, including some who lived on the very land their campus is on. Seattle-based poet and educator Quenton Baker contributed poetry…
After so many years, shows, and questions about his relationship with his on again-off again musical partner, Art Garfunkel is telling his side of his story. Whether in his 2017 book “What Is It All but Luminous: Notes from an…
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
Toots Hibbert is one of reggae's founders and most beloved stars who gave the music its name and later helped make it an international movement.
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