February

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Apocalypse Five and Dime: stomping sound for workers' cause

Apocalypse Five and Dime combines vocals, percussion, a saxophone, and string and brass instruments to produce a sound that was once called: "twisted intense bluegrass/Balkan."

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Review: "A Slave in the White House, Paul Jennings and the Madisons"

Paul Jennings was born a slave on President Madison's estate in Montpelier, Virginia, in 1799. In 2009, Paul Jennings' descendants arrived at the White House for a private tour.

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Cleveland Laborfest & Forum, and labor exhibition

It was a multimedia celebration from videos and powerpoint presentations to live drama and music.

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Jon Fromer: A political life in song

 

In 1965, Fromer marched from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. with civil rights marchers, kick-starting his life-long devotion to fighting for justice through song.


 

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Kurt Cobain fans celebrate rocker's birthday

The Nirvana frontman was born this day in 1967, and went on to become the voice of a generation and pave the way for heavy music's entry into the mainstream, despite his aversion to such popularity

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Love and revolution: Marx family biography has lessons

A frequently heard quote from Argentine-Cuban revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara is: "Let me say, at the risk of seeming ridiculous, that the true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love."

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Anti-gay Superman writer sparks outrage

"Young Americans look to Superman as a champion of justice. Anti-gay extremists should be a serous concern to these Americans. It is peculiar that DC Comics would decide to bring [the two] together."

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U.S. shootings: Rockers, metal artists decry gun violence

You can't sweep issues under the rug, not in a country that goes to the rest of the world and claims to be an exceptional example.

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U.S. shootings: Musicians, too, have been the victims

"Twenty-four years to the day when John Lennon was shot and killed in front of his New York City apartment building, emerged from behind a seven-foot-high stack of amplifiers."

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New book details U.S. war crimes in Vietnam

Remember My Lai?

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