As we approach Ella Fitzgerald's 100th birthday on April 25, musicians at the Clef Club and many other venues in the country are paying homage to her prodigious career, her glorious, ecstatic voice, her jazz sensibility, her rhythmic surety, and her corporeal and emotional connection to the music she sang. Read more.
Ever since Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior David Hogg began pushing for gun control in the wake of the massacre at his high school, he's been a target for conservatives. An aide to Republican state Rep. Shawn Harrison called Hogg a crisis actor. Laura Ingraham blasted him for "whining" after being rejected from several California colleges. Talk-show host Jamie Allman said he had been...read more.