1. Queen Latifah Is Royal as Empress Of the Blues in ‘Bessie’: Movie Review

    May 15, 2015 6:29 PM EDT Whenever Bessie Smith sang, she ­bellowed. Whenever she walked, she ­strutted. HBO's decades-in-the-making biopic, Bessie , renders the legendary blueswoman's sheer audacity in several magnetic scenes. In the film's first two minute ...

  2. Third Man and Revenant Records' Massive Paramount Box Sets Off a Copyright Dispute

    February 04, 2014 3:44 PM EST "The Rise & Fall of Paramount Artists, Volume One (1917-1932)," a box set of music, art, and ephemera from Paramount Records' early days and the first of the two-part release "Paramount Records Wonder-Cabinet," has bec ...

  3. 'Women Who Rock' Exhibit Opens, Features Lady Gaga's Meat Dress

    May 13, 2011 8:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dubbed "the meat dress," Lady Gaga's provocative ensemble from the 2010 MTV VMAs went down in history almost instantaneously, sparking public discussion over how, exactly, one wears an outfit made of raw meat. Now, in a new exhibit op ...

  4. Movement

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