Rosetta Tharpe

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2011

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: The Full-Custom Gospel Sounds of Arizona Dranes

    ‚ÄčI've considered retiring this weekly feature many times in recent weeks; we're about out of the good stuff, I fear -- unless you're just dying for a ladies-choice between Linda Ronstadt at Reunion in '82 or Courtney Love and Hole at Deep Ellum Live in '94, which I'd briefly considered last night. ... More >>

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Holy Roller

    Arizona Juanita Dranes died in obscurity, but she is remembered now

  • Culture

    December 19, 1996

    Joyful noise

    New Arts Six and Langston Hughes celebrate a stirring Black Nativity