Remember when a bunch of anarchists met in Zuccotti Park on September 17, 2011, to denounce Wall Street’s role in the perpetuation of global inequality and mass impoverishment? Remember when it became Occupy Wall Street, and then Occupy Everywhere Else? Remember when it, like, ended? Yeah, that.
“You never heard singing so lazy, so slow, with such a drawl,” Ralph Cooper said as he urged the Apollo to hire a new young singer he’d discovered in a club in Harlem. “I don’t know what it is but you got to hear her.”
Saturday, March 14 saw more than 50 protests across Canada denouncing the ‘Big Brother bill,’ sending a clear message to Stephen Harper that, as NDP MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan said, “the protection of Canadians’ freedoms must not be done via the removal of them.”
“We’re tipping towards the unknown,” said President of Buckminster Fuller Institute David McConville, as he set the tone for the two-day Degeneration-Regeneration conference held in Montreal March 27th and 28th.
By the time Obama concluded his soul-stirring speech on March 7, 2015, hundreds had gathered in Madison, Wisconsin, to denounce the police killing of another innocent young man.
A new study released in Nature Climate Change warns that global warming is causing a slowdown in the great ocean circulation, the Washington Post reports.
Miami-based Lynx Construction Management has announced it will be heading a $40 million overhaul of one of the most storied art deco buildings in Miami: Ocean Drive’s iconic Park Central Hotel.
A master raconteur with a wizard’s command of the English language, Biggie Smalls had an uncanny knack for painting vivid, elaborate images using few words.
“Don’t back off those notes, Jamesetta,” Professor Hines instructed the five-year-old star of his Echoes of Eden choir, “Attack ’em. Grab ’em. Claim those suckers,” he urged her, “Sing ’em like you own ’em.”
When a writer from Oslo sets out in 2015 to trace the steps of his forefathers’ medieval meanderings to America, his discoveries are certainly something to write home about.
Despite recording her first single, 1962’s My Man, He’s A Loving Man, at 16, shelved albums, scrapped tours, and vanishing label execs kept this heroine of Soul criminally unsung for four decades, relegated to her Detroit garden where she trimmed hedges between local gigs.
According to the NPCC2 report, sea levels in the New York area are expected to rise 21 inches by the 2050s, possibly reaching 6 feet by 2100.
Stevie Wonder and his troop of backup singers receive roaring applause at Toronto's Air Canada Centre on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. With an army of 30+ musicians, the legendary singer performed his seminal 1976 masterpiece, Songs in the Key of Life from start to finish in a sprawling 3.5-hour set.
Obsessive-narcissistic tendencies aside, what is truly troubling about West’s absurd comments, is that they aren’t absurd at all.
If I had known it was Beenie Man extending his hand to me on the red carpet at the OneXOne’s Charity gala at Kool Haus on Sep 12, I probably wouldn’t have shaken it as enthusiastically as I did.