Music acts found new ways to get noticed in 2017, but nothing beats an established brand

Music acts found new ways to get noticed in 2017, but nothing beats an established brand
Korean pop music has been a lucrative niche market over the past few … However, nobody came close to J-pop diva Namie Amuro. Her announcement in September that she planned to retire in 2018 became one of the year’s biggest entertainment stories …
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Frankie Simone’s Proudly Queer Dance-Pop Is Just What Portland Music Needs
As a queer-identifying Puerto Rican woman creating catchy pop tunes in a city that … “My mom is an incredible singer, and I learned so much just singing to a ton of disco divas with her.” Despite starting songwriting at a young age and playing with …
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CALENDAR: Richmond Divas, Disney on Ice and Reverend Horton Heat fill dates Dec. 13-19
Holiday Divas: The Richmond Divas — vocalists Debra … Christmas with K.O.S. & Susan Greenbaum: Popular Richmond show band and singer join forces in holiday music, 4 and 7 p.m. at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Road, Highland Springs.


November , 2017: Mercer Bears, Cleveland St, & Maryland Release Their 2018 Schedules; Making Sense Of Major League Lacrosse.

November , 2017: Mercer Bears, Cleveland St, & Maryland Release Their 2018 Schedules
The Mercer Athletics Department and head coach Kyle Hannan have released the 2018 men’s lacrosse schedule. “The Mercer lacrosse program is proud to announce our 2018 game schedule,” Hannan said. “The Bears will compete against teams from 8 different states …
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Sticks for Soldiers Chaity Lacrosse Tournament
United States Army Staff Sergeant (Retired) William Kleinedler and United States Army Specialist (Retired) Calvin Todd have been named the honorees and beneficiaries for the 12th annual Sticks for Soldiers Thanksgiving Charity Lacrosse Tournament, which …
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U of L hires new lacrosse coach
The U of L Athletics Association voted to hire Scott Teeter to replace Kellie Young as lacrosse head coach. Teeter was head coach of Canisius College’s lacrosse team in New York, which holds six Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships.
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Monster Energy artists dominate 2017 Loudwire Music Awards

Monster Energy artists dominate 2017 Loudwire Music Awards
Last week the Loudwire Music Awards took place honoring some of the finest talent in the heavy metal and rock music genres. Several of Monster Energy’s artists performed at the event with a number of them taking home prestigious awards. Texas thrashers …

How Ross Robinson shaped nu metal
Heavy music’s lyrical content had always preached the message of being all-powerful and being part of metal’s all-encompassing fellowship, but Jonathan wrote about isolation, vulnerability and the trials and tribulations of being an adolescent weirdo.

5 great 2017 metal albums you may have missed
White Ward work in electronics that at various times have elements of glitch, future garage, trip-hop, industrial, and breakbeat, and even their heavy parts aren’t just pulling from traditional black metal … styles of music together and the results …
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2017 CFDA Fashion Awards Breaking News, Photos, and Videos

2017 CFDA Fashion Awards Breaking News, Photos, and Videos
Lupita Nyong’o was a golden girl at the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards! The 34-year-old actress shimmered in a gold dress at the annual event held at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Monday (June 5) in New York City. “Honored to have escorted this perfect …
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The 2016 Wypipo Awards
Swimmer Ryan Lochte poses for a photo with his gold medal on the Today-show set on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 12, 2016. Harry How/Getty Images We’d like to welcome you to the annual Wypipo Awards. For those of you attending for the first …
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Turns out, NBA Awards Show was professionally produced
I was not a big fan of the NBA Awards Show on Monday night. I thought the content – the speeches, the awards – was good but the production was weak. Drake as host, with the TNT studio crew off to the side for occasional banter, didn’t really work.
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2017 Design Trends: Predictions from Top Creatives

2017 Design Trends: Predictions from Top Creatives
2016 is finally coming to a close, and what an interesting year it has been. From surprising elections and terribly sad deaths, to incredible music and impressive changes in technology—it’s been a year that will definitely be written about in history …
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Infographic: The Top Four Cybercrime Trends Are…
Share Infographic: The Top Four Cybercrime Trends Are… on Twitter Share Infographic: The Top Four Cybercrime Trends Are… on Facebook Share Infographic: The Top Four Cybercrime Trends Are… on LinkedIn Email Security Intelligence: Infographic: The Top …

5 Big Mobile Design Trends of 2015
I remember the predictions like this back in the late 2000’s. They sounded a little outlandish at the time, but it’s 2015 and the predictions were right, kids! In fact, Comscore had us passing the ‘tipping point’ early last year. While it no doubt …
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Academy of Country Music Names 2017 Industry Awards Nominees

Academy of Country Music Names 2017 Industry Awards Nominees
The Academy of Country Music announced the nominees for the Industry Award component of the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards. Nominees for the 2017 Industry Awards of the Country Music Awards include AEG’s Brent Fedrizzi and Ali Harnell competing …
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Brooklyn Country Music Festival Draws NYC’s Maverick Musicians to Gowanus
While he may not be interested in splitting hairs over who can lay claim to the area’s first multi-day country music jamboree, there are quite a few features of his version that make it both unique and essential. For one thing, the “Brooklyn” in BCFM …
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Hold Up: Country Music Has Always Been Down With The Brown
As Beyoncé prepares to show up and show out at the Country Music Association Awards tonight, I’ve got a little history lesson for you. Despite claims to the contrary, Bey is just as entitled to the genre as the award show’s overwhelmingly white pool of …
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Seattle’s Next Hot Chefs 2017

Seattle’s Next Hot Chefs 2017
It’s quiet when Chris Hoey arrives for work. Maybe his boss is playing music, but otherwise there’s little to distract him—he doesn’t even get reliable cell service inside the Capitol Hill restaurant’s kitchen. Mornings start the same way: making …

Chefs & Dive Bars: Brent Young on Pittsburgh’s Gooski’s
There may be no more perfect relationship than that of chefs and dive bars. For Brent Young, founder of Brooklyn shop The Meat Hook and culinary partner at Whitfield at the Ace Hotel Pittsburgh, the dive bar romance began in his twenties at Gooski …

Acclaimed One Off Chefs Bringing California Cuisine to River North
Out with Tavernita, in with Pacific Standard Time. Ashok Selvam One Off Hospitality’s Terry Alexander collects coasters and that hobby—plus a trip to California—helped give Publican chef Cosmo Goss and Nico Osteria chef Erling Wu-Bower the new name …
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5 Things Boxing Needs To See Happen In 2017

Noname5 Things Boxing Needs To See Happen In 2017
The Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez superfight, now more than ever, needs to take place this year. Golovkin has stepped up the competition his last two fights (against Kell Brook and Daniel Jacobs, respectively) and it showed as he was not the dominant …
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Can Canelo vs. Chavez deliver?
This Saturday from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the Mexican grudge match between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will take place. Boxing fans in America will have to purchase this bout on HBO Pay-Per-View (meaning at least another …

Joshua Stops Klitschko
With the dust now settled on a truly epic heavyweight battle, it is the loser of the contest who emerges with his reputation enhanced. Wladimir Klitschko, the man who according to so many killed interest in the heavyweight division with his jab-and-clinch …


Road To Loretta’s 2017

Road To Loretta’s 2017
The dream of racing together at one event slowly slipped away as we both grew older. I went on to race local motocross races and turned my love of dirt bikes into a full time job. My dad kept working 80-hour weeks and focused more of his time to his first …
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2011 AMA Motocross Round 12 San Diego, CA
In timed practice for Motocross Class, defending Supercross Champion and current MX series points leader Ryan Villopoto has the quickest lap time of the day 2 minutes 10 seconds. He’s followed by Chad Reed, Justin Barcia, Mike Alessi, and Ryan Dungey …
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TVS Racing announces Team for Indian Baja 2017
TVS Racing, the pioneers of two wheeler racing in India announced their team for Indian Baja 2017 part of Dakar Challenge for 2018. The team’s star rider Aravind KP is back to racing post his Dakar participation and along with him is his Dakar …


4 Pittsburgh chefs named semifinalists for 2017 James Beard Awards

4 Pittsburgh chefs named semifinalists for 2017 James Beard Awards
Pittsburgh continues to shine in the national culinary spotlight with today’s big announcement of the semifinalists for the 2017 James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards. I’m on cloud nine right now, says first-time nominee Casey Renee from …

Two Local Chefs Named James Beard Award Seminfinalists
Included on this year’s list of James Beard Award Semifinalists are Joe Kindred, chef/owner of Kindred Restaurant, and Paul Verica, chef/owner of Heritage Food + Drink. Both chefs earned recognition in the Best Chef: Southeast category. Kindred was a semi …

Atlanta restaurants, chefs among James Beard Award 2017 semifinalists
The James Beard Award Foundation has announced its list of semifinalists for 2017, and metro Atlanta restaurants and chefs fared well. Many standbys made the list, along with several first-timers. The finalists will be announced live March 15 in Los …