Chuck Berry's Defiant, Ground-Shaking Rock

Chuck Berry's Defiant, Ground-Shaking Rock

By Jedd Beaudoin

23 Mar 2017 // 2:35 AM

The late Chuck Berry's biggest hit may have undermined one of his greatest talents: his gift for storytelling. ...

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The Old Dominion in Song: Clipse and the Virginia Schism

By Dan Johnson

22 Mar 2017 // 3:00 AM

Though the trappings may be different, the rhetoric layered beneath Lord Willin’ is a borrowed form of dubious justification that reeks of the Virginia slave system. ...

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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