UN Photo/JC McIlwaineStevie Wonder has agreed to play a special concert in Marrakesh, Morocco, on Friday to celebrate the adoption on Thursday of an international treaty that will give blind and visually impaired people greater access Braille, large-print and audio books. The Motown legend had strongly petitioned negotiators from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to pass the agreement, and had promised to play a show in Marrakesh if it was ratified. read more ≫
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Stufish.comMark Fisher, an acclaimed stage designer and architect who helped create impressive stage setups for The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, U2 and many other stars, **** Wednesday at a hospice in Hampstead, U.K. He was 66. A statement announcing Fisher's death was issued by his design firm, Stufish, which added that he "passed away peacefully in his sleep…with his wife Cristina at his side, after a long and difficult illness." read more ≫
Photo: RankinThe Rolling Stones ******* up the North American leg of their 50 and ******** tour Monday in Washington, D.C., and now the band is heading back to the U.K. to give their first-ever performance at the famed Glastonbury Festival this Saturday. In advance of the big show, the rock legends have posted a video online featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richards discussing the event.
In the clip, Jagger reveals that playing the event will give him a chance to spend some quality time with his family. read more ≫
Stephen Lovekin/Getty ImagesIt's no surprise that Madonna applauds the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Wednesday that paves the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California.
MarkKnopfler.com; Facebook.com/JimmyBuffettJimmy Buffett's upcoming album, Songs from St. Somewhere, reportedly is set to arrive in stores on August 20, and will feature some guest guitar work from former Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler. According to a message on the British rocker's official Facebook page, ***** lend his talents to a tune titled "Oldest Surfer on the Beach," which he also wrote. read more ≫