Month: December 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Drunk History' lesson on the life of Alexander Hamilton

“Hamilton,” which blends hip hop and other musical styles to recount the life of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, has been the toughest ticket on Broadway since late 2015. The musical by composer-star Lin-Manuel Miranda (second from right) won 11 Tonys, including best musical, and has become a genuine phenomenon. It follows in a long tradition …

Bob Dylan did not attend Nobel Prize event at the White House

Bob Dylan will not go to the White House to celebrate his recent Nobel Prize win.  Dylan, a US folk music icon, won the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, although he did not immediately welcome the idea. He did not initially respond to the organisations calls upon announcement of the prize. Dylan later said he was …