- Dec 12 20164 minutes
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LOS ANGELES IS A CITY OF TRAFFIC. So it only makes sense that La La Land, in theaters Dec. 9, opens in the thick of it—a long, glittering caterpillar of cars stopped on an elevated freeway that stretches out to the horizon under an enamel-blue Califo
- Dec 19 20163 minutes
The 10 Best Albums
1. Frank Ocean, Blonde Frank Ocean has become pop music’s leading ascetic, a less-is-more devotee who’d rather let his melodies do all the talking. Released after four years of increasingly interminable when-will-it-drop hype, Blonde finds Ocean lea
- Sep 18 20166 minutes
Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
- Dec 19 20161 minute
A CHECKUP ON THE LATEST CELEBRITY ROMANCES
- Dec 5 20165 minutes
A DOZEN COOL THINGS TO SEE, HEAR, READ AND DOWNLOAD THIS WEEK
- Nov 14 20165 minutes
Jon Bon Jovi & Wife Dorothea Love, Kids & Rock ’N’ Roll
Their life includes sold-out stadiums and middle school talent shows, throngs of adoring female fans and family dinners. Now the perennial sex symbol and his high school sweetheart talk about how they blend rock stardom with a rock-solid marriage
- Dec 12 20161 minute
5 Things To Know About . . . Moana’s Amazing Voice
MARY GREEN AND MICHAEL MILLER 1 She’s named appropriately. Auli’i Cravalho, the 16-year-old from Oahu who voices Disney’s new heroine, is ready with a pronunciation guide to her first name: “It’s ‘ow,’ like you stubbed your toe. ‘Lee,’ like Bruce L
- Dec 25 20163 minutes
You’re Listening To …
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- Oct 10 20167 minutes
IT CONQUERED BROADWAY. NEXT STOP, THE WORLD
- Dec 11 20163 minutes
How To Take Back The Counterculture
The Obama years were too soft anyway.
- Dec 12 20161 minute
Laurie Hernandez The Winner Of Dwts!
PATRICK GOMEZ You just won season 23 of Dancing with the Stars! Has it sunk in yet? It still hasn’t really hit me. Somehow I’ll get reminded, and I’ll just think, “That’s crazy!” After your grandmother’s death on Nov. 9, was it nice to be home with
- Dec 19 20162 minutes
The 10 Best Songs
1. Beyoncé, ‘Formation’ Where do you start with “Formation”? It’s an unapologetic, specific document of black womanhood for a nation struggling with systemic racism. It’s the perfect epilogue for Lemonade, the “visual album” that mined Beyoncé’s per
- Nov 28 20161 minute
1934-2016 Leonard Cohen
WITH CLASSICS LIKE ‘HALLELUJAH,’ THE MUSICIAN WENT BEYOND THE SURFACE, GIVING VOICE TO THE SOUL
- Jun 1 20143 minutes
Meet the Universal Platform for Sharing Music
Bop.fm allows users of subscription music services to share songs and playlists with listeners of other services, such as Spotify.
- Sep 26 20161 minute
Guitars Over Guns
Musician Chad Bernstein teaches at-risk teens to turn to music instead of the streets
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The Surprising Second Act For One Of YouTube's Biggest Stars
Connor Franta has made millions as a YouTube star, but he knows that kind of celebrity won't last.
- Dec 9 20164 minutes
The Novelty And Nostalgia Of La La Land
Damien Chazelle’s magnificent musical pays homage to Old Hollywood while fully embracing its present.
- Oct 17 20161 minute
5 Things to Know About . . . Shawn Mendes
THE ‘TREAT YOU BETTER’ AND ‘STITCHES’ SINGER, 18, CURRENTLY HAS THE NO. 1 ALBUM IN THE COUNTRY
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These Brand Consultants Turned Nights On The Town Into Market Data
In 2013, Christopher Krietchman was walking down the street in Manhattan, worrying about his flailing meal-delivery company. Krietchman was the founder of Fresh Grill Café, which cooked and delivered healthy meals to New Yorkers. When he launched in
- Aug 7 20162 minutes
Becoming a Cats Cat
With Andrew Lloyd Webber’s deathless crowd-pleaser returning to Broadway, seven former cast members recall the strange experience of learning to play a singing, dancing feline.
- Aug 21 20164 minutes
The Persistence of “Memory”
JESSE GREEN CATS MUSIC BY ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER. LYRICS INSPIRED BY T. S. ELIOT. NEIL SIMON THEATRE. CATS WAS ALWAYS DIVINELY SNARKABLE, beginning with its provenance. How could anyone look at the morally knotty and verbally profound oeuvre of T. S
- Dec 26 20165 minutes
What’s A Star Wars Film Without John Williams?
In a franchise first, Rogue One’s soundtrack isn’t helmed by the legendary composer.
- Dec 8 20163 minutes
The Best Music For Productivity? Silence
Studies show that for most types of cognitively demanding tasks, anything but quiet hurts performance.
- Dec 20 20162 minutes
The Curious Case Of Nile Rodgers's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Award
The induction class is a buffet of various kinds of uncool, made more perplexing by the disco band Chic’s 11th snub.
- Dec 25 20162 minutes
The Ten Best Pop Albums Of The Year
Despite losses (RIP, Bowie, Prince, et al.), music reasserted its power as both a vehicle for political activism and a respite from current events.
- Aug 1 20162 minutes
Taylor Swift vs. Kim Kardashian West Inside Their Bitter Feud
FOR TWO CELEBRITIES WHO USUALLY TIGHTLY control their images on social media, the gloves have officially come off in the nasty feud between Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian West. On July 17, after months of a rift between Swift and West’s husband, Kan
- Nov 27 20169 minutes
The 67 Greatest, Craziest, And Most Persistent Pop-Culture Conspiracy Theories Of All Time
POP CULTURE is theoretically apolitical: We know (or can speculate) why shadowy forces might have conspired to assassinate JFK, but who’d plot to kill Paul McCartney? Yet pop culture has inspired some of the most notorious conspiracy theories—a pheno
- Aug 8 20161 minute
J.Lo Turns 47 in Style!
THIS IS 47? JENNIFER Lopez may be closing in on her fifth decade, but she’s still got it. On July 23 the radiant icon kicked off a glamorous birthday weekend in Las Vegas, turning heads in a body-hugging Balmain jumpsuit. Performing in front of a sol
- Nov 14 20161 minute
Todrick Hall From YouTube to Broadway
ELIMINATED ON AMERICAN IDOL, TODRICK HALL CAME OUT AS GAY AND FOUND FAME ONLINE—NOW HE’S LIVING HIS DREAM
- Sep 5 20162 minutes
Donald Glover, Actor and Writer
He scored a 30 Rock writing gig while still in college, cracked jokes on NBC’s Community and earned two Grammy nominations as rapper Childish Gambino. Now Glover is getting serious in his new show, Atlanta