Enlarge this image Pharoah Sanders and Sam Shepherd (a.k.a. Floating Points) in the studio making Promises . Eric Welles-Nyström/Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Eric Welles-Nyström/Courtesy of the artist Pharoah Sanders and Sam Shepherd (a.k.a. Floating Points) in the studio making Promises . Eric Welles-Nyström/Courtesy of the artist Since breaking through as an anointed acolyte of John Coltrane in the 1960s, and even more since his own outflow of spiritually charged albums in the '70s, tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders has possessed a seeker's sound, a voice on his instrument that seems to harbor cosmic secrets. When he turned 80 last October, the avant-garde lodestar granted a rare interview to the Los Angeles Times. Speaking with Randall Roberts, Sanders was terse yet revealing, especially on the topic of inspiration: "Just let the music come, and spend as much time as you can listening." And what does that … [Read more...] about Converging Across Generations To Clear A Space For New Sounds
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This was the day women’s cycling finally took its rightful place in one of France’s beloved cultural institutions. After years of campaigning and petitioning, a field of 144 riders set off at the foot of the Eiffel Tower just after lunchtime in scorching temperatures to embark on 12 laps of a flat 81-kilometre course around the Champs-Elysees. Dutch rider Lorena Wiebes (Team DSM) sealed her place in sporting immortality as the first female rider to pull on the yellow jersey in this modern era of women’s cycling, obliterating her compatriot Marianne Vos (Jumbo-Visma) on Paris’ most iconic boulevard, with Lotte Kopecky (Team SD Worx) in third. It was a perfectly executed race from the 23-year-old, who paid tribute to her British team-mate Pfeiffer Georgi for leading her around the course before she was mobbed by a scrum of photographers, all eager to snap cycling’s latest history-maker. No sooner had Wiebes rammed on the breaks was she surrounded by her team-mates, who doused … [Read more...] about Lorena Wiebes wins historic first stage of Tour de France Femmes and celebrates with friend’s baby
House of the Dragon: Season 1 Episode 6 Preview SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info House of the Dragon sees a huge cast revamp with older actors taking on the roles of the characters from younger stars. Among the new cast members are Emma D’Arcy, Olivia Cooke, and Nanna Blondell, who will be taking on the roles of Rhaenyra Targaryen, Alicent Hightower, and Laena Velaryon respectively. But there is another actor joining the show in the forthcoming instalment titled The Princess and the Queen. Related articles We take a look at Rhaenyra's complex relationship with Daemon George RR Martin – House of Dragon actor 'better than Fire and Blood' Why was Laenor Velaryon replaced on House of the Dragon? … [Read more...] about Why was Laenor replaced in House of the Dragon? Who plays Laenor?
September 24, 2022 - 18:00 BST Queen reunited with Prince Philip in final resting place Pictures of the Queen's final resting place alongside her late husband the Duke of Edinburgh have been revealed. MORE: The Queen's funeral as it happened: George & Charlotte's bravery & most moving royal moments The black stone slab, which is new, has been set into the floor of the King George VI Memorial Chapel in Windsor Castle after replacing the old stone that had the names of the Queen's parents, George VI and Elizabeth, inscribed in gold lettering. Loading the player... WATCH: How the Queen's funeral unfolded Queen Elizabeth's name and that of her ate husband Prince Philip are inscribed at the bottom, and in the centre is the star of Most Noble Order of the Garter, the most senior order of knighthood in the British honours system, outranked in precedence only by the Victoria Cross and the George Cross. It is … [Read more...] about First photo of Queen reunited with Prince Philip in final resting place
Ben Affleck appeared in great spirits as he looked cool and relaxed while running to pick up his son Samuel from school in Brentwood on Friday. The 50-year-old actor looked dapper as he donned a blue, plaid flannel and a pair of dark jeans. His youngest child, who he shares with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, rocked a dark green polo shirt, dark blue pants, and black and white sneakers. The Argo star added a pair of reflective sunglasses on a sunny afternoon out. Affleck held Samuel's hand as they carefully crossed the street towards his parked vehicle. Ben's appearance out came after his longtime friend and collaborator Kevin Smith shared details about Affleck's lengthy vows. 'He wrote a big speech that he read to [Jennifer Lopez] at the wedding, which was breathtaking,' he shared during an appearance on The View. 'He's one of my favorite writers on the planet. He wrote his vows — they [both] wrote their vows, but he wrote a big speech that he read to her at the wedding, … [Read more...] about Ben Affleck steps outside in style with son Samuel in Brentwood