Al Pacino, The Eagles Among Kennedy Center HonoreesThis year's Kennedy Center honorees include musicians who span genres including pop, rock, gospel, blues, folk and classical — and an actor known for his extraordinary range.
'Mavis!' Kicks Off Sound Unseen; Interview With Director Jessica EdwardsThe Sound Unseen film festival opens this Wednesday in St. Paul with a documentary that is pure musical jubilee. "Mavis!" is a joyous and celebratory look at the life of Mavis Staples.
Movie Blog: 'Take Me To The River' Review "Take Me to the River" has a quality many documentaries lack: it gets better as it goes on. At first, director Martin Shore's love letter to the Memphis music scene feels like it might be one of those making-of documentaries with too much studio footage to be seen outside of fandom. But as its legends of soul and blues sing on screen, a story unfolds that reverberates with incredible vitality. The takeaway? American music wouldn't be what it is today same without what flowed from the Mississippi Delta.
Elton, Mumford Lead Levon Helm GRAMMY Tribute
GRAMMYs Announce Levon Helm Tribute With Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Zac Brown