Who’s the Rock Star: Elton John or the President?

Who’s the Rock Star: Elton John or the President?

President Trump doesn’t categorical a lot affection for celebrities, which is unsurprising contemplating what number of of them have vocally, even profanely, repudiated his insurance policies. But one entertainer he can not appear to cease admiring is Elton John. He has repeatedly praised Mr. John in his books. He performs “Tiny Dancer” to heat up […]

Star Flutist Sues Boston Symphony Over Pay Equity

Star Flutist Sues Boston Symphony Over Pay Equity

According to the swimsuit, Ms. Rowe made a number of earlier makes an attempt to have her pay adjusted, starting in 2015. The orchestra not solely declined to equalize her pay with Mr. Ferrillo’s, the swimsuit claims, but in addition retaliated towards her for making an attempt to debate the difficulty publicly. Last December, in […]

Hate Thy Neighbor. Or Maybe Just Kill Him.

Hate Thy Neighbor. Or Maybe Just Kill Him.

John Verdon writes grown-up detective novels, by which I imply tales with clever plots, well-developed characters and crimes which have social penalties. WHITE RIVER BURNING (Counterpoint, $27), that includes the creator’s brainy gumshoe-for-hire, Dave Gurney, checks all these bins. The major crime is the “coldblooded assassination” of a police officer, who’s picked off by an […]

Review: ‘The Royal Family of Broadway,’ This Time in Song

Review: ‘The Royal Family of Broadway,’ This Time in Song

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — There’s a motive nice supply materials typically makes dangerous musicals. The stronger the unique, the extra tenaciously it resists translation to a different medium. Still, successes like “My Fair Lady” and “Carousel,” to call two presently distinguished counterexamples, maintain tempting massive skills to imagine they’ll work the identical magic. I’m sorry to […]

Getting Out the Youth Vote at Maison Margiela and Armani

Getting Out the Youth Vote at Maison Margiela and Armani

PARIS — Getting out the youth vote is the preoccupation of the second, not only for the looming American midterm elections however, apparently, for the grandmasters of the style institution. How else to interpret the truth that Maison Margiela highlighted its “ongoing study of seductions in the millennial era” within the notes for its Artisanal […]

Review: A Tour Through the Hyperactive World of John Zorn

Review: A Tour Through the Hyperactive World of John Zorn

When taking a look at John Zorn’s hyperactive release schedule on Tzadik, the document label he runs, it’s straightforward to really feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? His latest pair of compositions for classical ensembles, or an album from his latest metal group? Oh, look: Last yr’s e book of tunes for small jazz combo appears […]

Review: ‘Laura Bush Killed a Guy’ Plumbs a First Lady’s Mysteries

Review: ‘Laura Bush Killed a Guy’ Plumbs a First Lady’s Mysteries

In November 1963, 17-year-old Laura Welch ran a cease signal and crashed into one other automobile, killing its teenage driver. Such accidents don’t often find yourself on the animated series “Family Guy,” however that one did — as a result of Laura Welch went on to marry George W. Bush and turn into first woman […]

Prankster Calls the President, and the White House Puts Him Right Through

Prankster Calls the President, and the White House Puts Him Right Through

The president of the United States, one of the protected individuals on the planet and among the many least accessible to the general public, would appear to be a long-shot goal for a prank caller seeking to have some enjoyable. But President Trump, who likes to discipline his personal phone calls and prefers spontaneity to […]

The Playlist: Lost (and Found) John Coltrane, and 10 More New Songs

The Playlist: Lost (and Found) John Coltrane, and 10 More New Songs

Hear releases by Chaka Khan, Mitski, Meek Mill and others. ImageThe John Coltrane file “Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album,” which was recorded in 1963 and stashed away, arrives on Friday.CreditGai Terrell/Redferns, by way of Getty Images By 1963, when he recorded “Both Directions at Once,” the long-lost album out Friday, John Coltrane was […]