David C. Barnett

David C. Barnett appears in the following:

Cosimo Matassa Made His Reputation Behind The Studio Glass

Friday, September 12, 2014

Cosimo Matassa recorded songs by Fats Domino, Little Richard, Professor Longhair and Jerry Lee Lewis and helped get the New Orleans sound out to the world. Matassa died Thursday at the age of 88.


'The Cunning Little Vixen' Pokes Her Head Into An Animated Forest

Saturday, May 17, 2014

A new production of Leos Janácek's opera takes on a longstanding challenge: how to turn human singers into animals without making them look ridiculous. The answer? Animate them.


Nigerian Abductions Part Of A Terrible Pattern In African Conflicts

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Africa's most notorious warlord, Joseph Kony, began mass abductions of schoolgirls in the 1980s. Since then, it has become a recurring feature in conflicts on the continent.


These Aren't The Rock Hall Inductees You're Looking For

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Besides their legions of fans, the artists entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year — KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and others — have inspired scores of imitators.


Walking Back The Largest U.S. Power Blackout, 10 Years Later

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

On a hot, summer afternoon in 2003, a set of sagging power lines outside of Cleveland sank into some overgrown trees, tripping circuit breakers, and leading to a massive power outage across the Northeastern U.S. It's estimated that this outage affected an estimated 50 million people in the U.S. and Canada. Traffic lights stopped working, cell phones were knocked out, and the Manhattan skyline went dark.


Clevelanders Ask How Abducted Women Were Held Without Notice

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

The neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio, where three kidnapped women were held for about a decade is a mix of happiness and disbelief. Happy that the three were found safe. But there are questions about how they could have lived there for so many years without raising suspicion.


The Diverse Influence Of The 2013 Rock Hall Inductees

Thursday, April 18, 2013

As the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts a new class, musicians and writers look at how influence — one of the Hall's criteria for induction — plays out in ways obvious (how Beyonce draws on Donna Summer) and not so much (jazz pianist Vijay Iyer explains how Public Enemy shaped his music).