Melissa Locker

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Bon Jovi, Nina Simone Lead Class of 2018 for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its inductees for 2018 today, including music legends Bon Jovi, Nina Simone, and The Moody Blues, among others. 


New TV Shows to Watch for This Fall

Friday, September 08, 2017

From Netflix to HBO and NBC, here's a preview of some of the biggest new shows hitting the small screen this fall. 


TV Shows to Watch for This Summer

Friday, July 07, 2017

Trying to figure what summer shows you should be (binge) watching? We take a look at the newest seasons of "Game of Thrones," "Broadchurch," "Insecure," and the premiere of "Snowfall."

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Searching For the Song of The Summer of 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Summer is officially underway, and that means three months of heat, swimming pools and beaches, and most importantly, summer music.

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The Women-Led Web Series You Should Watch Right Now

Friday, May 19, 2017

Need a break from Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon? Check out "Brown Girls," "Eighty-Sixed," and "Kate of the Damned."


The Traveling Art and Music Series You Should Watch Out For

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Red Bull Music Academy is a world-traveling series of music workshops, festivals, and art installations committed to fostering creativity in music.


The TV Shows You Should Be Streaming This Summer

Friday, May 05, 2017

Reviews of the TV series that will be streaming in the coming weeks, including "Master of None," "House of Cards," "Twin Peaks," and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt."


Why It's Never Too Late To Start Watching 'Doctor Who'

Friday, April 21, 2017

The long-running, time-traveling British sci-fi series has been on for over 50 years. The tenth season of the rebooted series started last week.  

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Festival Preview: Your Guide to Coachella

Friday, April 14, 2017

Takeaway Culture Reporter Melissa Locker shares music from the artists she's excited to see at Coachella, including Toots and the Maytals, Hans Zimmer, Kendrick Lamar, and Mitski.


Explore the Evolution of Cuban Protest Music

Friday, March 31, 2017

Takeaway Culture Reporter Melissa Locker returns from her trip to Cuba, and shares some protest music from the island nation through the decades.


Spring Cleaning: Update Your Queue With These Podcasts

Friday, March 24, 2017

Now that spring is here, you may find yourself in the park or on the beach with some earbuds in your ears. Here's a short list of what you should be listening to. 


The Buzzworthy British TV Shows You Should Be Watching

Friday, March 17, 2017

Streaming platforms like Amazon, Netflix, and Hulu are helping to make British television programs popular again in the United States. Here are a few you should check out. 

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A Homebody's Guide to SXSW

Friday, March 10, 2017

Can't make it to Austin? Here's how to get the full South by Southwest festival experience from the comfort of your living room. 

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Music at The Oscars: Predictions For Best Original Song

Friday, February 24, 2017

An analysis of the nominees for Best Original Song, which include tunes from "La La Land," "Trolls," "Jim: The James Foley Story," and "Moana."


Movie Music at The Oscars: Predictions for Best Original Score

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Academy Awards are just days away, and though there is a sea of strong contenders, one culture critic argues that a musical is bound to win Best Original Score at the Oscars.


What To Expect At The 2017 Grammy Awards

Friday, February 10, 2017

Takeaway culture reporter Melissa Locker previews the 2017 Grammy Awards, from the big nominations and dark horses, to expected performances and remembrances.


Turn It Up To Eleven With These Music Documentaries

Friday, February 03, 2017

Culture reporter Melissa Locker reviews music documentaries about the evolution of punk rock, heavy metal, iconic festivals and the birth of hip-hop.


Protest Music for the Trump Era

Friday, January 27, 2017

Takeaway Culture Reporter Melissa Locker discusses protest songs in the Trump era, from artists like Angel Olsen, R.E.M., Sam Cooke, and more.


The Man Who Made the White House Cool: Examining Obama's Cultural Legacy

Monday, January 16, 2017

How has President Obama made the White House culturally significant? With just a few days left in office, The Takeaway considers Obama's cultural legacy.


Watch These TV Shows After the Mid-Season Break

Friday, January 06, 2017

Culture reporter Melissa Locker shares her picks for mid-season TV series, including "This Is Us," "Homeland," "Beaches," "Jane the Virgin," and "Girls."

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