Music

Jason Berry February 28, 2020
Ernest Gaines wrote a number of classic novels, including "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman."
Maria Alyokhina of the band Pussy Riot, the singer-wongwriter Ramy Essam and the rapper Childish Gambino (photo: AP/Wikimedia/America)
John W. Miller January 25, 2020
Several political artists were been nominated for Grammys this year, including Rhiannon Giddens, bluegrass outfit Che Apalache and Kenyan folk singer J.S. Ondara.
Composer Craig Shepard (photo courtesy Beth O’Brien)
Maggi Van Dorn January 03, 2020
“Broken Silence” is more than a concert. It is a musical meditation that plunges straight to the heart of our collective trauma.
Terrance Klein December 23, 2019
We make Christmas into something it is not and wonder why it disappoints.
Isabelle Senechal December 18, 2019
Christmas songs that invoke Jesus’ name or mention the Nativity story are not automatically more respectful than Christmas songs that don’t.
Jaelani Turner-Williams November 22, 2019
“Wu-Tang: An American Saga” is exposing millions more to the role of spirituality in RZA’s life, career and role in Wu-Tang Clan.