Quick Hits: May 8

Pink Floyd has written its first new material since 1994, a single titled “Hey Hey, Rise Up”. The lyrics are based on the Ukrainian protest anthem “Oh, the Red Viburnum in the Meadow”. Ukrainian singer Andriy Khlyvnyuk, who took a break from touring the US with his band BoomBox to join the resistance to theContinue reading “Quick Hits: May 8”

Quick Hits: April 18

Helen McCrory died Friday at the age of 52, after a long battle with cancer. Perhaps best known for playing Narcissa Malfoy in the Harry Potter series, she was a formidable theater actress in productions like Macbeth, Twelfth Night, As You Like It and Uncle Vanya. She also portrayed Clair Dowar in Skyfall and AuntContinue reading “Quick Hits: April 18”