Results tagged “Jonathan Shifflett”

How A WeHo Concert Launched Elton John To 'Rocketman' Fame

New biopic "Rocketman" shows the key moment in 1970 when Elton made his U.S. debut at the Troubadour. A young critic predicted his rise to fame.

This Epic Aretha Franklin Documentary Is Finally Getting Released, Decades Later

The film's producer explains why it wasn't finished back in the 1970s.

How These Singer-Songwriters Used Scientology-Style Advertising To Promote A New Album

Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers made their first collaborative album -- and gave it a cult-like name, while using new age advertising.

Meet The First Woman In 15 Years To Get A Grammy Producer Of The Year Nomination

Last time a woman was nominated was 2004. Linda Perry's written and recorded hits for Alicia Keys, P!nk, and Christina Aguilera.

This Mezzo Soprano Makes Watching An Opera All In Sanskrit Completely Worth It

The non-linear opera is sung entirely in the ancient language of Sanskrit.

6 Underrepresented Comedians Get Their Own Special With 'Everything Is Fine!'

In an alternate world, comics of all races, genders and orientations would get the adulation they deserve. "Everything Is Fine!" is making that universe a reality -- right now.

'Nightwalk In The Chinese Garden' Brings Theater To The Huntington At Night

Stan Lai's first English-language play delivers an immersive time-travel experience.

How This Is Us's Music Supervisor Creates The Show's Timeless Sound

Music supervisors are the ones in charge of choosing the right songs to make you feel things, and "This Is Us" nails that every time -- thanks to Jennifer Pyken.

Gabriel Kahane Rides The Rails And Captures The People Of Trump-Era America In Song

After the 2016 election, Kahane left his cell phone and the daily news cycle behind, boarding a train. Now it's an album.

Tracee Ellis Ross Still Believes In 'Black-Ish' Despite Network Battles, Allegations Against Her Co-Star And More

The co-star and Emmy nominee says she isn't daunted by challenges being faced by the cast.

Charlotte Gainsbourg's New Album Deals With Grief -- Her Father's Death And Her Sister's Suicide

Gainsbourg's new album pays tribute to her dad's musical legacy, and deals with her grief following the apparent suicide of her sister.

Listen To Bhi Bhiman & Gaby Moreno's New Songs About Immigrants At The Border In 2018

The two singer-songwriters are taking on immigrant perspectives to show the realities -- and horrors -- facing newcomers to America.

Are You Ready For The Gay King Of Bro-Country, Sam Buck?

The singer-songwriter combines '90s Shania with personal stories of queer identity. By day, he makes his living cleaning houses.

Imagine Dragons' Mormon Lead Singer Made A Documentary About LGBTQ Believers

The singer is questioning the church's stances on LGBTQ issues in the new HBO documentary "Believer."