Articles tagged alicia keys

Take Action and Earn a Way into Global Citizen Festival

This year, Global Citizen Festival is again free, but you need to take action on social causes to possibly see Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys and more in Central Park.

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4 Feb 2011 // 8:00 AM

Guessing the Grammys

Predictions on who will win what in the biggest categories, based on industry hype and a little guessing about the academy’s voters.

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3 Feb 2011 // 10:55 AM

The Year In Music: June 2010

June 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a month of successful releases and summer concerts.

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30 Nov 2010 // 5:00 AM

The Year in Music: January 2010

Let’s single out the biggest events that happened in the world of music one month at a time, starting with January 2010.

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Possible Grammy Nominees for Album of the Year?

Using a rumored submission list that leaked to the internet, here are some guesses as to what the Album of the Year Grammy nominees will

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The American Music Awards were last night, giving the most popular acts in the country and the suits that made them a venue on which

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“Empire State of Mind” is destined to be played in promos for Knicks games. “Let’s hear it for New York!” Alicia sings in the

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Black people doing white people doing Black people.

Certainly, my wet dreams aren’t of some wanton tragic mulatto naked on her hands and knees, projecting that very old Plantation style racial order (See the next-to-last scene of Monster’s Ball). Rather, I fantasize about Mariah, Barack and Alicia.

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17 Oct 2008 // 2:55 AM

The Secret Life of Bees

May's wailing wall appears repeatedly in Gina Prince-Blythewood's The Secret Life of Bees, each time an invitation to reflect, to remember what was and hope for what might be.

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12 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

The Secret Life of Bees

What could have been a brave film turned out lukewarm, lost in its own self-importance, stripped of its feminist overtones and watered down for mass consumption.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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We Are Together: The Children of Agape Choir

Cutting repeatedly between the Moya home and the choir, We Are Together never quite lets viewers feel settled.

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2 Jun 2008 // 7:42 AM

The world may be startled, Alicia Keys acknowledges, but she’d love to link up with Jack and Meg White. Keys says she’s a

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When she emerged on the music scene in summer 2001, it was clear Alicia Keys had all the makings for stardom. Lovely, fashionable and gifted, she

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When we first heard Alicia Keys’ velvet voice and masterful piano strokes in 2001, she was a beautiful tomboy singing about falling in and out of

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When Alanis Morissette needed to clear her head, she went to India. When Mariah Carey couldn’t handle the pressure anymore, she went to a

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Scarlett Johansson takes a class trip in ‘The Nanny Diaries’

WANTED: Movie ingenue with great sense of humor, earthy sensuality and Hollywood heat, filled with youthful vigor yet old-fashioned movie virtues, for a comedy of

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24 Aug 2007 // 2:00 AM

The Nanny Diaries

The Nanny Diaries' focus on beleaguered women doesn't lead to any sense of "freedom."

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26 Jan 2007 // 2:00 AM

Smokin Aces (2006)

Smokin' Aces mashes together at least four movies, with all plots and characters spinning around a Vegas card trickster.

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26 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Alicia Keys: Unplugged

It's great if you like her, not so great if you don't, and right down the middle for everyone else.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

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"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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