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  • SOLOMON BURKE BRINGS IT HOME

    Solomon Burke is the Muhammad Ali of soul. He is widely considered to be the greatest male soul singer of all time by those who have made the genre their life’s work–critics, DJs, A&R; people. The competition is formidable: James Brown, Al Green, Otis Redding, Sam Cooke and lots of others. And...

    • Jul 17, 2002
  • David Bowie’s Young Americans

    David Bowie recorded his Philly pop-soul classic nearly 30 years ago. The "Sigma Kids" were with him then, and they'll be with him again next week when he comes to town.

    • Jul 14, 2002
  • JOHN DEBELLA IS NOT AN ASSHOLE ANYMORE.

    PHOTOGRAPHS BY JESSICA GRYPHON � John DeBella has been a hippie and a punk. A winner and a loser. A hero and a villain. And now he just wants to be a nice guy. As if to prove it, he is going to start welling up in T-minus-three seconds. “I can’t remember...

    • Jul 3, 2002
  • Return to the House of Horrors

    Fifteen years after the most ghastly crime in the city's history, a survivor breaks her silence about Gary Heidnik.

    • Mar 13, 2002
  • Unscripted: Selma Blair

        Everybody has a story, including Selma Blair, who follows up her turn as a buttoned-down Harvard preppie in Legally Blonde with a very different take on college life. In Todd Solondz’s Storytelling, the 29-year-old Michigan native plays a pink-haired coed who gets a harsh life lesson after bedding a sadistic professor (Robert Wisdom)....

    • Feb 6, 2002
  • Unscripted: Selma Blair

      Everybody has a story, including Selma Blair, who follows up her turn as a buttoned-down Harvard preppie in Legally Blonde with a very different take on college life. In Todd Solondz’s Storytelling, the 29-year-old Michigan native plays a pink-haired coed who gets a harsh life lesson after bedding a sadistic professor (Robert Wisdom). Over the...

    • Feb 6, 2002
  • Various Artists

    Various Artists Listen to What the Man Said: Popular Artists Pay Tribute to the Music of Paul McCartney Oglio Coming Up: Independent Artists Pay Tribute to the Music of Paul McCartney Oglio While these two tributes to Sir Paul are dominated mostly by out-of-towners-some better known (Barenaked Ladies) than others (the Jellybricks)-there...

    • Oct 10, 2001
  • Ain’t It the Truth?

    “Who cares if it’s true?” says Pierce Brosnan’s deliriously unscrupulous secret agent during the ornate repartee that flows through John Boorman’s adaptation of John Le Carré’s The Tailor of Panama. A raunchy farce of small deceptions, Boorman’s film takes a sledgehammer to the spy genre, riffing on meatier questions of truth, identity and...

    • Mar 28, 2001

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