Posts Tagged Music

North America’s largest powwow draws thousands to New Mexico

Native American and indigenous dancers wait their turn to join the procession during the grand entrance at the 32nd annual Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque N.M., on Friday, April 24, 2015. The three-day event is North America's largest powwow, attracting indigenous dancers, drummers and singers from across the U.S. and Canada. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Droves of Native American and other indigenous performers and spectators have converged in New Mexico for the 32nd annual Gathering of Nations, North America’s largest powwow. Here are some things to know about the event:

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Bettman doesn’t believe ‘Katy Perry’ chants are sexist

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman watches the first period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Rangers in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

NEW YORK (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman doesn’t believe Winnipeg Jets fans were being “sexist in the slightest” by comparing Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry to pop singer Katy Perry.

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Lady Gaga to get first ‘icon’ award at Songwriters Hall

In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, file photo, Lady Gaga performs at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Lady Gaga’s icon status is being reaffirmed by the Songwriters Hall of Fame, as she will receive the inaugural Contemporary Icon Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 19. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga’s icon status is being reaffirmed by the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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San Francisco symphony wins younger fans with hip nightclub

People mingle as they wait for a performance at SoundBox on Friday, April 10, 2015, in San Francisco. With an average audience age over 60, the San Francisco Symphony wanted to reach a younger audience for classical music. They created a new high-tech venue that looks like a Vegas nightclub, until the music starts. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Vegas-style nightclub with high-tech light and sound, video screens and several stages has become San Francisco’s hottest venue for classical music.

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Elton John’s heart-shaped glasses stolen from Memphis museum

This undated photo provided by the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum shows Elton John's heart-shaped glasses. Memphis police said Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the glasses were stolen from a display case taken from the Memphis Rock n' Soul Museum in Memphis, Tenn. (Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum via AP)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say a pair of Elton John’s heart-shaped glasses has been stolen from a display case at a Memphis museum.

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