Cyndi Lauper, Niall Horan, Smashing Pumpkins and Rod Stewart are four acts headed to Indianapolis in August. The 17th edition of Tonic Ball will celebrate the music of Johnny Cash, Elton John, ABBA, Pearl Jam and Beyonce. Tonic Ball, scheduled Nov. 16 at five Fountain Square venues, raises funds for hunger-relief program Second Helpings. The event gathers dozens of Indiana musicians and gives them an assignment: Perform songs made famous by someone else. Country-rock pioneer Gram Parsons was the first Tonic Ball honoree in 2002. This year's event spotlights country music icon Cash, pop superstars John, ABBA and Beyonce, and rock band Pearl Jam. Music will be heard at the Hi-Fi (John), Fountain
See How Yusef Williams Became Rihanna's Hairstylist For A Decade For the past 10 years, Yusef has been dictating all of the beauty trends we emulate via his most famous client, none other than Rihanna. He started out his career as a performer, but he ended up behind the scenes. In Hairstory, he details his rise in the industry from aspiring singer to creative directing the hair for Fenty x Puma.
From the outside, NY Vintage’s faded red awning doesn’t hint at the secrets within. When it comes to vintage stores, this is about as exclusive as it gets. Shannon Hoey is the curator of NY Vintage, located in Manhattan’s pricey Chelsea neighborhood, which she opened in 2002 with her own clothing collection.
She's collaborated with Skrillex and written for Beyonce, but that's hardly the most enticing thing about her. Miami-born R'n'B songstress Nstasia is at her most addictive when she's singing to her own tune, waxing poetic about love gained and lost on her wildly underrated and candid debut, New Religion. Hers is an experimental vibe that feels familiar — Solange and SZA and a tease of something raw. As she rounds off a three-month residency at Q's in Palazzo Versace Dubai, ending on September 8, Gulf News tabloid! caught up with the singer about what comes next. Your debut album, New Religion, came out late last year. What were your inspirations going into it? My inspirations came from my past.
All eyes are on Lena Waithe, and it's not just for her genius as an actress, screenwriter, and producer. The 34-year-old is making headlines (once again) for her transformative haircut.
Leave it to Beyoncé to wear a childhood toy on her ears and look really cool doing it. The 'Halo' hit-maker stepped out in New York this week wearing a pair of shoulder-grazing earrings that bore a striking resemblance to a Slinky. Yes, we're talking about the metal toy consisting of a flexible helical spring that as a youngster you would watch do somersaults down your staircase. Left: Gold-tone slinky earrings by Y/Project, $260; farfetch.com. Right: Slinky, $6.60; homesciencetools.com The earrings are by Parisian-lead brand Y/Project, and retail for about $260. They were the perfect complement to the multi-talented star's cleavage-baring jacket by 10 Crosby Derek Lam, for a romantic dinner