Reasons to be Excited About Music: Pop Divas Rock the Charts

Reasons to be Excited About Music: Pop Divas Rock the Charts
Has pop music ever been so in touch with its feminine side? The upper reaches of the charts seem to be exclusively the dominion of divas these days: Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Shakira and Katy Perry command the sound, the spectacle, the …
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Pop diva ready for P.G. debut
The pop diva from the Lower Mainland is cutting the dance rugs and … but the vocals are fortified by lyrics written with substance and a star-studded singing voice. She started her music career as a child taking piano lessons. It just wasn’t enough.
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2017 in Pop: Revenge of the Strummer Boy
Those articles wondered if feminism drove the diva boom, but also mentioned other factors … And more broadly, the true breakthroughs of popular music in 2017 were largely made by artists—many of color—mincing no words about sex or ambition or …
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10 Good Reasons to Learn French

cusine10 Good Reasons to Learn French
Did I mention that the chocolate soufflé was the most tastiest dessert I’ve ever eaten? French cuisine is filled with tasty treats: croissants, pastries, tarts, baguettes, cheese, wine, crepes, macarons – I could literally go on for hours about how …

Haute Cuisine: Las Vegas Eateries You Must Try
AMAZING AMBIANCE Twist is the only place in the U.S. that you can experience Pierre Gagnaire’s haute cuisine. Its beautiful light fixtures and floor-to-ceiling windows are perfectly befitting of this French master’s fare. DYNAMITE DISHES This is …
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Danone to Swallow Up WhiteWave Foods
French yogurt maker Danone is doubling the size of its U.S. business by purchasing organic foods producer WhiteWave Foods (NYSE: WWAV) for $ 10 billion. Spun out from milk producer Dean Foods in 2013, WhiteWave has long been seen as an attractive …
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5 reasons to take on Thai food at Monsoon Siam

cusine5 reasons to take on Thai food at Monsoon Siam
The vibe: As far as Thai restaurants go, Monsoon Siam captures a modern feel with a flare of the homeland. Wonglaka shows off small collections of art along with a simple map of her native Thailand near the front door. Wonglaka personifies a new …
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Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine, once a Cleveland Heights dining landmark, closes
For much of its nearly 20 year run, Lemon Grass stood as a reliable destination for Thai cuisine. The restaurant opened in 1996 under the guidance of Hiroshi Tsuji, owner of Shuhei Japanese Cuisine and Sushi Bar in Beachwood, teamed with chef Paul …
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Chabaar Beyond Thai, Thai Curry Kitchen
Of all the world cuisines I’ve had the pleasure of exploring, the food of Thailand may be the most complex. That’s not too surprising, given the multitude of nations that surround Thailand and the vast array of Asian flavors that influence Thai cooking.
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