Tag Archives: Leonard Cohen

Review: American Idols Live at Rupp Arena

The central conceit of American Idols Live is that you can take 10 singers who were begging to be heard last summer and have them command an arena concert tour this summer. More than the American Idol TV competion, this event … Continue reading

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The Grammys 2010: trying too hard

In one way, the Grammy Awards clearly got it: People don’t tune into the Grammy Awards for awards. They want to see the performances. And in the last few years, they’ve made the show a must see with performances like … Continue reading

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‘Idol’ thoughts – Boston and Atlanta

It was easy to get excited about season nine of “American Idol,” until the shows started. Backstage intrigue has been at a fever pitch this year, with Paula Abdul exiting and Ellen DeGeneres entering, and speculation over whether Simon Cowell … Continue reading

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