Posts Tagged Music

Belafonte keeping King documents in settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer and activist Harry Belafonte will get to keep three of Martin Luther King’s documents that the King estate had blocked him from selling.

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Nirvana, Kiss and the E Street Band join rock hall

Hall of Fame Inductee of Nirvana, Dave Grohl speaks at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April, 10, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain’s songs. And Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band — predictably — turned its honor into a marathon.

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In debut whirlwind, soprano lands at Met

This image released by the Metropolitan Opera shows Olga Peretyatko during a dress rehearsal at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, for Vincenzo Bellini's "I Puritani." The production opens on April 17 for a run of seven performances, ending on the last night of the season, May 10. (AP Photo/Metropolitan Opera, Ken Howard)

NEW YORK (AP) — Suddenly, it seems, Olga is everywhere.

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Nirvana, Kiss, Gabriel in rock hall

This Dec. 13, 1993 file photo shows Kurt Cobain of the Seattle band Nirvana performing in Seattle, Wash. Nirvana, which changed music and fashion in the 1990s with the punk rock-inspired grunge sound, is joining the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a class with Kiss, Peter Gabriel and Hall & Oates. Nirvana is being inducted in its first year of eligibility. The trio's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" hit like a thunderclap upon its 1991 release, briefly making the Pacific Northwest rock's hottest scene before the band ended abruptly with singer Kurt Cobain's suicide in 1994. (AP Photo/Robert Sorbo, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Nirvana, who set music and fashion trends with their grunge sound but whose career was cut short by leader Kurt Cobain’s suicide 20 years ago, led inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday.

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Review: A glorious ‘Bullets Over Broadway’ kills

In this undated Boneau/Bryan-Brown-provided photo, Vincent Pastore, Nick Cordero, Karen Ziemba, Marin Mazzie, Brooks Ashmanskas, Helene Yorke and Betsy Wolfe with the cast of "Bullets Over Broadway" pose for a photo at the St. James Theatre, in New York. The new musical "Bullets Over Broadway" begins with a mafia goon firing a machine gun into the theater curtain, spelling out the title of the show. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Paul Kolnik)

NEW YORK (AP) — The new musical “Bullets Over Broadway” begins with a Mafia goon firing a machine gun into the theater curtain, spelling out the title of the show. He’s also symbolically spelling out the glorious return of Susan Stroman.

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