Isaiah Washington had to hurt to play the D.C. sniper.
Last in a series -- ed. Keke still commands attention. Rewind: The Bizarre Ride of Kickback Sundays, Part 1 On the final Kickback Sunday, a balmy September night at Numbers, the crowd has now swelled to unimagined heights. People are here, and MTV will be running a spotlight on the Screwed Up Cl ... More >>
It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off we're trying hard to find meaning in the oddest monikers. Photo by Nicky DevineRocks Off has been thoroughly digging on the Philadelphia band Dangerous Ponies lately. They describe themselves as a ... More >>
Billy Joel Live at Shea Stadium: The Concert Sony Legacy, $13.98 While not a Queens-bred boy, what better choice for a musical performer to close out Shea before its demolition than Billy Joel? Filmed over two nights in July 2008, this 2-CD/1-DVD package offers a great overview of Joel's car ... More >>
Photos by Jason WolterJoe Ely Band Rockefeller Hall February 11, 2011 Saturday night, almost exactly 24 hours after the Joe Ely Band's triumphant return to Rockefeller's Rockefeller Hall, Aftermath and a friend were chatting on Facebook about Houston's current bumper crop of up-and-coming in ... More >>
The Houston Symphony takes the show on the road
I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film
The elusive Bob Dylan is masterfully considered in I'm Not There
The elusive Bob Dylan, masterfully considered, in I'm Not There
Roots renegade Joe Ely never achieved pop stardom, but that's all right by him...sorta
When Ray Wylie Hubbard was recording young Buddy Huffman in an Austin studio with the cream of pickers that town has to offer, Huffman was already thinking about forming a band to play the songs and promote the record. He asked Hubbard what to call the band and the Wylie Llama of Texas music drawled ... More >>
Paul Renoir once had it all. But after years of botched business deals, he has virtually nothing left of his inheritance save the one thing he can't lose: His lineage to the famous painter.
Gay and lesbian fest features new looks at homosexuality
At 67, Ramblin' Jack Elliott reclaims -- temporarily -- the urge to wander
Sri Lankan Michael Ondaatje will read from his Booker Prize-winner The English Patient, a lyric novel of image and history