Tag Archives: hip hop

La Jolla Playhouse innovates theatrically with the musical “Bhangin’ It”

Most Americans may never have heard of bhangra, the energetic and expressive form of Indian folk dance and music. But the creators of a new bhangra-centric musical at La Jolla Playhouse hope that will change. Sam Willmott, the composer of “Bhangin’ It: A Bangin’ New Musical,” believes the show has …

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Berlin 2022: Dating Title Screen Guide | Characteristics

American review (Fri) Real Arnaud des PallieresFrench filmmaker des Pallieres continues his exploration of US culture and history, which began in earlier non-fiction works Disneyland, My Old Homeland; Diane Wellington; and Dusts of America, created from silent film archives. In this feature-length documentary, he explores the history of the United …

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Black History Month comes to life in Grandin | Arts & Theater

The Grandin Theater began celebrating Black History Month in 2017 with film-centric events. “We’re excited to move away from just showcasing films for this year’s celebration and move into more interactive events that embrace the five tenets of hip-hop culture,” said Grandin CEO Ian Fortier. . These elements, according to …

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The Last Scoop of 2021 – Lomabeat.com

2021 has been another great year for new music and emerging artists, but before we look at the great music to come, here are some albums I should have spent more time with in 2021; and you should too! “Red (Taylor’s Version)” – Taylor Swift Of all Taylor Swift’s catalog, …

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Azealia Banks, Jeff Tweedy, Kamaal Williams and 40+ artists join Noise Pop ’22 festival lineup // The city’s multi-venue music festival returns to the SF Bay area February 21-27

Image Credit: Noise Pop The Noise Pop Festival is thrilled to announce an expanded music lineup as the San Francisco Bay Area’s premier independent music and arts festival returns for its 29th year February 21-27, 2022. Festival Badges are on sale now and individual concert tickets become available for purchase …

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6 creative ways to transform your workouts :: WRAL.com

By Melanie Radzicki McManus, CNN CNN – Most people know that exercising is good for you, both physically and mentally. But staying motivated, especially in the long run, can be a struggle. Sure, you can be excited to train for a 5K or 10K, but once you’re done running, your …

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The fashion figures we lost in 2021

Philippe Venet, fashion designer, 91 years oldFrom Lyon, Venet apprenticed with a local seamstress before moving to Paris, where he found work at Schiaparelli and met his partner, Hubert de Givenchy. Venet worked at Givenchy until 1962, when he launched his own line. The purity of his designs identifies him …

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Listening to Drake Makes You Run Slower, New Study Finds

When creating your playlist for your next high impact workout, you probably shouldn’t include any Drake songs. According to a study by clothing retailer Pour Moi, published on November 30, people who listened to Drizzy’s music during a workout run more slowly. The study, which was created to discover the …

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Reader’s Gift Guide 2021

Here are some goodies, places to donate, and other ideas to consider this Chicago gifting season. And remember, you can always find items that support the Chicago Reader in our gift shop, store.chicagoreader.com. Adam M. Rhodes, editor and co-host of Chicago Queer & Now Jamie Ludwig, Deputy Editor-in-Chief Art prints …

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Alabama Man Crafts $ 750 custom hats | Alabama News

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (AP) – Reginald Corbitt has a big head. Literally. A size eight skull. If we are talking about small-medium-large increments, this is an extra-large double. Growing up in Huntsville, Corbitt struggled to find many hats in his size. Even so, the hats became a signature for him. As …

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70 greatest musical documentaries of all time

Movies have always loved giving actors the chance to play the role of a rock star or emulate an iconic musician / singer, recreating those famous “Eureka!” studio moments and hit shows for a number of musical biopics. When it comes to historical musical moments, however, there’s nothing quite like …

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Emma of the Wiggles reveals why she’s leaving the group, Tsehay opens up about her new role, and more

The Wiggles are beloved by fans around the world, and they’re showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Sadly, a beloved cast member is stepping down, however, as Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins recently revealed that she will be pursuing other things and no longer be the group’s Yellow Wiggle …

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Eddie On Aux: BADBADNOTGOOD, Giveon and KeiyaA

“Forever, Ya Girl” is a manifestation of the artistry and talent of KeiyaA. The self-produced and self-produced album seems to take inspiration from fellow Chicago artists Noname and Jamila Woods. (Photo courtesy of Pitchfork) BADBADNOTGOOD – “Next to April” Critics used terms like “unique” and “imaginative” to describe BADBADNOTGOOD’s music, …

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’90s sensation Jon b to headline the 6th Seafood & Jazz Festival in Apopka this weekend

From staff reports “Jazz is improvisational music, developed by African Americans and influenced both by the European harmonic structure and African rhythms. It was developed in part from ragtime and blues and is often characterized by syncopated rhythms, polyphonic ensemble playing, varying degrees of improvisation, often deliberate deviations in pitch, …

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Seven agencies causing a sensation on the music scene

Hybe continued to grow through acquisitions and restructurings, adding several subsidiaries. The company announced in March that it plans to increase its business portfolio to bring people together through music. The heavyweight of the music industry is also aiming to enter the international market with its range of labels. The …

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Meet the young RadioActive producers of KUOW summer 2021

KUOW’s RadioActive Youth Media is proud to offer its 18th annual summer introductory workshop for teens. In our second fully virtual workshop, fifteen teenagers, aged 15-18, will spend four weeks learning radio journalism and audio storytelling. The young participants will do all the research, interviewing, writing, voice and editing to …

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Best-selling songwriters Chris Stapleton and Dan Wilson join ASCAP Experience summer lineup with top film and TV composers Segun Akinola, Ruth Barrett, Lorne Balfe, Joel Beckerman, Siddhartha Khosla, John Powell, Pinar Toprak and Isobel Waller-Bridge

NEW YORK, July 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – ASCAP experience, ASCAP’s signature event created to inspire, educate and connect aspiring songwriters and composers around the world, announces their upcoming program of virtual expert sessions in July and August. A conversation between Grammy winners Chris Stapleton and Dan Wilson leads …

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Orion Fall 2021 Concert Series at Levitt Shell

Free concerts are back at Levitt Shell in Overton Park. The Shell’s Orion free concert series – which has been on hold since 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic – will return this fall for eight weekends of live music. The fall season will start on September 3 and will …

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Montgomery’s Beat Champ has the recipe for success

For Montgomery’s Beat Champ, stringing together a beat is more than just throwing sounds together. It’s even more than putting together a puzzle. Think of him more as a gourmet chef with a musical recipe, which he likes to prepare with quality ingredients. “If you’re picking out sounds that already …

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Summer Heats Up With Local Day Camps | Local News

School is soon over for the summer, and with the warm weather, local summer day camps are heating up with opportunities, whatever your child’s interests are. New Activities Coordinator Claire Jolley, Manchester Rec Center, shared some of the department’s upcoming programs at the resort. The Manchester Outdoor Adventure Camp will …

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Faster Than Sound: Kendra Sells, Unlimited: The BluMoon Singer’s Solo Debut, A Panel Of Music Supervisors, And More Music News – Music

When the Austin musician Kendra sells shared his new solo work with a friend, they suggested the description “club punk”. It is a suitable encapsulation of Everything in your head, an exploratory dance of distorted guitars, anarchic structures and magnetic rhythms anchored in Sells’ vocal expertise. Released with Richmond’s Quiet …

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The Engelwood Soweto exchange with Ernest Dawkins

The Englewood-Soweto Exchange is a collaborative exchange project led by internationally renowned saxophonist and composer Ernest Dawkins. (Provided) Every now and then a jazz project emerges with the intention of linking the narrative to music and migration across the vast oceans that surround us. The history of the Black Atlantic …

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Marcus Machado: “Learn the rhythms, learn the changes – that’s what’s important for any concert. No one will hire you for the speed at which you play the solo “

There are the child prodigies… and then there are the child prodigies. Take Marcus Machado, who started playing guitar at the age of two. “The guitar has always been there, since my earliest memories,” he says. “My dad was a musician, so there were guitars and instruments all over the …

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[Today’s K-pop] Hot Issue debuts triumphantly

(Credit: S2 Entertainment) Seven-girl group Hot Issue debuted with a highly anticipated online storefront on Wednesday. The group released a five-track EP “Issue Maker”, with its title track “Gratata” coming after machine gun sounds, as the group ambitiously aims to target audiences as skilled snipers. The debut of the new …

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The best reissues on Bandcamp: March / April 2021

BEST RE-EDITIONS The best reissues on Bandcamp: March / April 2021 By Dean Van Nguyen April 27, 2021 We select some of the most crucial reissues and retrospectives recently released on Bandcamp, and take a look at the historical stories behind them. Whether it’s West African highlife, German post-punk, Golden …

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