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Madonna Releases Six Songs From 'Rebel Heart' Album

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 20
Saying she would 'prefer fans to hear completed versions of the songs," Madonna has released six tracks from "Rebel Heart."

The Soundtrack of Your Workout

FITNESS | By Stephen Mosher | Dec 18
There is a pulsating, motivating musical soundtrack to guide everyone through his or her workout. But what's the real truth behind the phenomenon of soundtracking your workout?

Jimmy Somerville: A Grander Scale of Thoughts to the Beat

MUSIC | By Bill Biss | Dec 15
The days of "It's got a good beat and you can dance to it" are still here. Yet for Jimmy Somerville, his lyrics still must have to have some sort of personal meaning to make his songs speak for him.

US Co-opted Cuba's Hip-Hop Scene to Spark Change

MUSIC | By Desmond Butler, Michael Weissenstein, Laura Wides-Munoz, and Andrea Rodriguez | Dec 13
In early 2009, a U.S. government contractor sent a Serbian music promoter to Cuba with these covert marching orders: Recruit one of Havana's most notorious rappers to spark a youth movement against the government.

Police Demonstrations Inspire New Protest Songs

MUSIC | By Lisa Leff | Dec 12
Stop. Hey, what's that sound? Protest songs are taking their place alongside chants of "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" as demonstrators raise their voices to condemn the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.

Merry and Gay :: BGMC Director Reuben Reynolds Makes It 'Sparklejollytwinklejingley'

MUSIC | By Courtesy of the Boston Gay Men's Chorus | Dec 9
It's the most wonderful time of the year ― time, that is, for the Boston Gay Men's Chorus's (BGMC) annual holiday extravaganza. With "Noel," BGMC combines traditional favorites and fun new classics.

DC9's Discnotheque: Everybody Dance Now

MUSIC | By Doug Rule | Dec 6
Especially at predominantly straight events, many clubgoers stand facing the DJ. And everywhere these days you'll find a good portion of patrons on the dance floor glued to their phones.

Shaw Ryan Dons His Gay Apparel at Feinstein's

THEATRE | By Jim Provenzano | Nov 30
Singer, actor, film producer and theatre teacher Shawn Ryan is already getting into the Christmas spirit, by sheer necessity.

Papa Can You Hear Me? :: Joe Gauthreaux Turns Up the Volume at the White Party

PARTIES | By Sam Chafin | Nov 29
2014 was a banner year for Joe Gauthreaux. Catch up with the sexy DJ in this interview!

'Cirque Dreams' Star Jared Burnett

CELEBRITIES | By Mike Halterman | Nov 23
Few people make it to the Great White Way and even fewer do it at such a young age, but Burnett, who was born into a musical family and mastered the violin as a small child, knew he was destined for greatness.

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