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Activists targeted in 'Zoom-bombing' attacks call on big tech to boost security

Activist groups are reeling after their online video meetings were derailed by digital infiltrators injecting hate and profanity in so-called "Zoom-bombing" incidents.
Review: Joe Bonamassa's Sleep Eazys make instrumental dreams

Review: Joe Bonamassa's Sleep Eazys make instrumental dreams

The Sleep Eazys, “Easy to Buy, Hard to Sell” (J&R Adventures) Joe Bonamassa’s new venture, “Easy to Buy, Hard to Sell,” is an instrumental project with The Sleep Eazys, which also includes Anton Fig, Michael Rhodes, Reese Wynans and John Jorgenso
Review: Alvarez returns with a stunning reflection on loss

Review: Alvarez returns with a stunning reflection on loss

“Afterlife,” by Julia Alvarez (Algonquin Books) I like to imagine fiction writers are a fairly collegial bunch when they’re not dreaming up stories.
Review: A splendid return in ‘Hid from Our Eyes’

Review: A splendid return in ‘Hid from Our Eyes’

“Hid From Our Eyes” by Julia Spencer-Fleming (Minotaur) Julia Spencer-Fleming makes a triumphant return to her series about Episcopal priest Clare Fergusson and her police chief husband, Russ Van Alstyne with “Hid From Our Eyes.
Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73

Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73

John Prine, the ingenious singer-songwriter who explored the heartbreaks, indignities and absurdities of everyday life in “Angel from Montgomery,” “Sam Stone,” “Hello in There” and scores of other indelible tunes, died Tuesday at the age of 73.
Review: Eliza Gilkyson issues a call to action on '2020'

Review: Eliza Gilkyson issues a call to action on '2020'

Eliza Gilkyson, “2020” (Red House) We can still congregate in song, as Eliza Gilkyson shows on “2020.
BET plans all-star coronavirus special; Broadway stays dark

BET plans all-star coronavirus special; Broadway stays dark

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness

John Prine's wife remembers late singer, praises caregivers

NASHVILLE — The wife of celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine said she was able to sit with her husband in the last hours of his life. Prine died Tuesday at 73 from complications of COVID-19.
Bocelli: It's not a concert for coronavirus, it's a prayer

Bocelli: It's not a concert for coronavirus, it's a prayer

NEW YORK — Andrea Bocelli will sing at the Duomo of Milan on Easter Sunday sending a message of love and hope to the world during the coronavirus pandemic, but the Italian tenor says it’s not a concert. Instead, he calls it a “prayer.
Review: Loretta Lynn recalls friendship with Patsy Cline

Review: Loretta Lynn recalls friendship with Patsy Cline

“Me & Patsy Kickin’ Up Dust” (Grand Central Publishing), by Loretta Lynn They were born the same year, both grew up poor, married difficult men, and became two of the biggest country stars the world has ever seen.