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Cannes Premieres Documentary on the Life and Career of Amy Winehouse

Cannes Premieres Documentary on the Life and Career of Amy Winehouse

Cannes premiered an Amy Winehouse documentary by Asif Kapadia who is a British director. The film is called Amy and it focuses on the life and career of singer Winehouse and her road to fame. Fox News stated that in the documentary the singer mentioned how she never thought she would be famous and how […]

Billboard Music Awards Will Feature a Wide Variety of Performers

Billboard Music Awards Will Feature a Wide Variety of Performers

The Billboard Music Awards are scheduled for tonight and will take place in Las Vegas. The event will be hosted by Chrissy Teigen and Ludacris. The event will feature a wide variety of performers including Ed Sheeran, Nick Jonas, Fifth Harmony, and Mariah Carey. Many stars have been nominated for awards such as Taylor Swift […]

Ed Moses Retrospective Shows Early Work in L.A.

Ed Moses Retrospective Shows Early Work in L.A.

Ed Moses: Drawings from the 1960s and 70s, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), is a retrospective of the renowned contemporary artist and shows his early work on the L.A. art scene. Featuring approximately 80 works, the exhibit exemplifies his growing talent when he was establishing a worldwide reputation. Many know the […]

‘The Voice”s Season Eight Top Six Performers [Recap]

‘The Voice”s Season Eight Top Six Performers [Recap]

On May 4, the contestants that held the top six spots on The Voice performed. The top six consists of Sawyer Fredericks, Koryn Hawthorne, Joshua Davis, Kimberly Nichole, India Carney, and Meghan Linsey. May 5 featured the results show as well as a performance from Craig Wayne Boyd, who won in season 7 of The […]

BB King’s Children Are Seeking Guardianship Over Him

BB King’s Children Are Seeking Guardianship Over Him

BB King, who is a legendary blues singer, has been in hospice care for some time. His children have made numerous attempts to obtain guardianship over him but to no avail. His manager of many years maintains control over the former singer’s affairs. His children are frustrated that they are unable to gain guardianship over […]

Met Gala Featured Unforgettable and Jaw-Dropping Celebrity Ensembles

Met Gala Featured Unforgettable and Jaw-Dropping Celebrity Ensembles

The Met Gala, as some well know, is a fundraiser that benefits the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. The event takes place in New York City. The gala showcases the Costume Institute’s exhibit of fashion that occurs on an annual basis. The theme of the exhibition serves as the focus for the overall gala. […]

Museum Offers Glimpse Into Future Site on African American History

Museum Offers Glimpse Into Future Site on African American History

The Smithsonian’s newest museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, will not open until 2016. While that site finishes construction, an exhibit opening Friday at the National Museum of American History offers a glimpse into the future African American institution’s growing collection. The exhibit opening this week, “Through the African American Lens: […]

Electric Daisy Carnival Will Be a Hot Spot for Music Lovers

Electric Daisy Carnival Will Be a Hot Spot for Music Lovers

Las Vegas is the ideal place for music lovers as is the Electric Daisy Carnival. Approximately 300,000 or more music lovers are expected at the Motor Speedway in Las Vegas for the Electric Daisy Carnival. The event will run from June 19 through June 21. This festival will feature all sorts of art, rides, different […]

Look How Far LACMA Has Come

Look How Far LACMA Has Come

Fifty years ago this month, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) opened its doors on Wilshire Boulevard. At the time, Los Angeles was not exactly a metropolis, but it just built a world-class music center and the new art museum. Fast forward in time, today’s LACMA bear little resemblance to the original site […]

Baltimore Symphony Hoping to Calm Protests With Free Outdoor Concert

Baltimore Symphony Hoping to Calm Protests With Free Outdoor Concert

Though there are many peaceful parts of the Baltimore protests, the majority of the protests have been violent. Tearing up the streets and setting things on fire has become the method of madness that protesters are taking to defend the death of Freddie Gray, a man who may have suffered fatal injuries while in police […]

Complex Civil War and West Exhibit at Autry

Complex Civil War and West Exhibit at Autry

When most think of slavery and the Civil War in the U.S., they think of the South. However a new exhibit opening April 25 at the Autry Natural Center of the American West, illustrates how multi-faceted and tangled the Western expansion and slavery issues were. Entitled Empire and Liberty: The Civil War and the West, […]

Shakespeare, 451 Years Old

Shakespeare, 451 Years Old

Today is William Shakespeare’s birthday, making the Bard 451 years old. The exact date of the playwright’s birth is not certain, but 18th Century biographers calculated April 23 as his birthday since it was known that he was baptized on April 26. It just so happens that he also died on April 23, at the […]

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