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.
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Modern day stars you never noticed in classic ’90s movies

trendModern day stars you never noticed in classic ’90s movies
EVERYONE has to start somewhere … and the same goes for movie stars. Nowadays people like Jake Gyllenhaal, Vince Vaughn and Jessica Alba are famous around the world, but back in the 1990s they were up and coming stars who were still learning their …
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Cinedigm to produce a shared cinematic universe based on 10 classic B-movies
Looks like the shared cinematic universe model is permeating every level of movie-making from big budget studio franchises to B-movie reboots. Cinedigm has announced plans to remake 10 cult classic films from American International Pictures, the studio …
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Crest Theatre brings ‘Big Lebowski,’ ‘The Shining’ and other classics to the
January might be a wasteland for good new movies at the multiplex, but The Crest Theatre has film lovers covered in the new year with a series of cinema classics. The program launches this Friday with Orson Welles’ 1941 masterpiece Citizen Kane and …
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