Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner removed from Rock Hall leadership after controversial comments
Jann Wenner, a founder of both Rolling Stone magazine and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, has been removed from the hall’s board of directors after making comments that were seen as disparaging toward Black and female musicians.
New this week: Harry Styles, 'Angelyne' and 'The Valet'
This week’s new entertainment releases include Harry Styles' third solo album, a reboot of “Chip ’n Dale: Rescue Rangers” that has attracted some top “Saturday Night Live” alums, and Emmy Rossum stars in a series about media personality Angelyne.
The Who concert memorial fundraiser plays on, virtually
Alumni of nearby Finneytown High School, who lost three classmates in the tragedy, faced obstacles in 2020 to their annual memorial scholarship fund-raising event. Aging alums had wanted their schoolmates to be remembered and decided that the tragedy “could be turned into something that was a living memorial,” Wittenbaum said. Boosted by a visit from Daltrey in 2018 to the Finneytown High memorial, where he signed a guitar, albums, books and other items for auction, they raised enough last year for four scholarships. Wittenbaum, choking up, unveiled a new plaque at the Finneytown memorial listing all 11 who died. The stars, of course, were Daltrey and Townshend, who spoke in separate interviews about how the tragedy has haunted them.