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  • The Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dead at 67

    January 19, 2016 | 8:33 am

    Glenn Frey, the prolific guitarist, singer, songwriter and founding member of the Eagles, died on Monday at age 67, the American rock band known for "Hotel California" and dozens of other hits said on its website.

    Frey died in New York City of complications from rheumatoid...

  • Touch of Pray: Celebrating Shabbat and the Grateful Dead

    July 7, 2015 | 12:23 pm

    What a long, strange trip it’s been for Shu Eliovson.

    The American-born resident of Kfar Maimon, a religious moshav in southern Israel, Eliovson is CEO and co-founder of the tech start-up Likeminder, an anonymous social networking site for “authentic conversation” with...

  • In the beginning, there was Monterey

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    December 21, 2011 | 12:06 pm

    One way to mark the chronology of the counterculture, a pastime that is beloved by the baby boomers, is by reference to rock festivals. Woodstock and Altamont, for example, are now fully transformed into transcendent symbols of life and death, good and evil, the beginning and end of...

  • Film: Björn Türoque rocks ‘Air Guitar Nation’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 29, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Dan Crane struts onto the stage, hurls off his sunglasses, rips his T-shirt to shreds, and rocks his way through a knee-sliding, tongue-flicking performance so awesome that groupies' squeals drown out the amps.

    They're cheering so loudly you'd think Crane represents the second...

  • A Jew Who Rocks

    By Steven Heinstein

    February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    For many years while growing up, I was embarrassed by my last name: Heinstein. I was surrounded by Jews, but they got the lucky surnames -- you know, the ones without a -berg, -stein or -man. Come on, I was entering the rock 'n' roll biz; it was about crosses, not Stars of David. I...