BY Intern Maura
on Mar 20, 2012
Attention all NYC-based, Madonna-lovin' BUSTies: this Thursday, March 22, (Le) Poisson Rouge is hosting the March Madness Madonnathon to celebrate the publication of Madonna & Me: Women Writers on the Queen of Pop. The (incredibly titled) Madonnathon is part of a weekly event at The Gallery at LPR called The Soundtrack Series -- where host Dana Rossi invites writers to spill their stories about songs that they always associate with certain events in their lives. Read More
BY Ivanna Avalos
on Feb 21, 2012
VH1 counted down their list of the 100 Greatest Women in Music last week, and while I feel some ladies were overlooked and others given a spot they shouldn't have, I do applaud VH1 for recognizing the contributions that female musicians have made to the music industry.
The list spans the past two decades— wow, has it really been that long since the 90s? Many of the ladies on this list broke musical barriers, fighting their way into arenas that were usually male-dominated, and their influence paved the way for some of this generation’s greatest performers. Read More
BY Intern Maura
on Feb 03, 2012
M.I.A. ain’t M.I.A. no more! (I…couldn’t stop myself from typing that.) After releasing a not particularly well-received third album in 2010 and having some beef with the New York Times, the rapper/singer-songwriter had a pretty slow 2011. But in the last month, she's made it back to the forefront of your internet news feeds: she released the single, "Bad Girls," signed on to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show with Madonna and Nicki Minaj, and she has just released her video “Bad Girls. Read More
BY Casey Krosser
on Oct 19, 2011
Attention Madge fans, the new trailer for Madonna's movie W.E. has dropped. Will it be her comeback into the film world? From the looks of the trailer, the cinematography looks beautiful and the music is lovely.
The film, written and directed by Madonna, takes place in 1930s England, and is Madonna's take on the affair between American socialite Wallis Simpson and and King Edward VII. King Edward later abdicated the throne to be with Ms. Simpson, and the whole thing was the height of celebrity scandal during that time. Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar
on Oct 06, 2010
The formulas for success in the Land of Show Business are quite clear. Playing a politician or mentally challenged character will get most men an oscar, making a movie about war or funny-looking people in lands unknown will get most directors 9 oscars, and wrinkles on a woman can cost her a career.
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