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The Hollywood Reporter
Oliver Stone to Head Jury of Troubled Busan Film FestivalThe filmmaker is no stranger to controversy in South Korea, where he had joined
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 6 hours ago
The filmmaker is no stranger to controversy in South Korea, where he had joined local anti-militarism protests in 2013. Director Oliver Stone will lead the jury of the Busan International Film Festival's main competition, New Currents, this coming... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
10 Of Lee’s Faculty Promoted To Associate ProfessorThe Lee University Board of Directors has awarded promotion in rank from assist
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
The Lee University Board of Directors has awarded promotion in rank from assistant professor to associate professor to 10 faculty members. Those faculty promoted to associate professor include Dr. Richard Albright, Dan Buck, Matthew Fisher, Dr.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Beyond ‘The Wayside Café’: Young theater voices soar in Shanghai and Segovia festivalsScene from Ateneo Fine Arts’ “The Wayside Café” —PHOTO BY REAMUR DAVID The Way
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Scene from Ateneo Fine Arts’ “The Wayside Café” —PHOTO BY REAMUR DAVID The Wayside Café,” the Ateneo Fine Arts production of Tony Perez’s play, won laurels in two recent international festivals—the 2017 Asia-Pacific Bond of Theater Schools (APB)... Read more
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Spot.ph
DNCE Totally Steal the Show at In The Mix 2017(SPOT.ph) Any Manila resident knows that when there's a concert happening at th
Spot.ph / Posted 3 days ago
(SPOT.ph) Any Manila resident knows that when there's a concert happening at the Mall of Asia Arena, you're going to have to find another way around the madness. Sure enough, the sweltering late afternoon heat didn't deter fans trying to brave the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Cultural exchange of artists at Studio B's 'Asia Pacific' exhibitionStudio B Fine Art Gallery in Boyertown is marking its 10th year of operation an
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
Studio B Fine Art Gallery in Boyertown is marking its 10th year of operation and is proud to be hosting the exhibition, "Asia Pacific," featuring a cultural exchange of international artists from the Asian Pacific Rim (New Zealand, Thailand, and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Justin Chon aims for cross-cultural understanding with 1992 L.A. riots drama 'Gook'Justin Chon knows that the title of his new film, “Gook,” doesn’t roll off the
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
Justin Chon knows that the title of his new film, “Gook,” doesn’t roll off the tongue easily. The word’s loaded history as an ugly slur is painfully well known to Koreans, particularly those living in Los Angeles during the 1992 riots — people like... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Massage is the medium in play set in LA’s Historic FilipinotownThe character of trans-woman Miracles Malacañang in the play “Fixed” being dire
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
The character of trans-woman Miracles Malacañang in the play “Fixed” being directed by Rodney To. THE ECHO LOS ANGELES — Filipino American actor Rodney To is directing playwright Boni Alvarez’s comedy “Fixed,” an adaptation of Spanish writer Pedro... Read more
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The Borneo Post
‘Motivate youths not to take rights for granted’KUCHING: Malaysia and the United States of America share the universal need of
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
KUCHING: Malaysia and the United States of America share the universal need of finding ways to motivate the youth not to take their rights for granted, said Cheyenne City Council president Dicky Shanor. Shanor, who arrived here early this week to... Read more
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News.com.au
Aussie global TV hit ups the ante"Top of the Lake: China Girl" stars Elisabeth Moss and Nicole Kidman. The limit
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
"Top of the Lake: China Girl" stars Elisabeth Moss and Nicole Kidman. The limited series will premiere in September 2017 on SundanceTV, with new episodes airing the next day on Hulu. Nicole Kidman and Alice Englert in a scene from season two of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Women of color are exposed to more make-up chemicals than whitesmore beauty product-related chemicals than whites, study reveals Researchers a
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
more beauty product-related chemicals than whites, study reveals Researchers at George Washington University have compiled the most comprehensive report to date on racial disparities in make-up chemicals They warn cosmetics marketed to ethnic... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Asean at 50: region marches towards peace and development, away from human rightsCambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen last Friday, providing a window of six days fo
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen last Friday, providing a window of six days for Lao troops he accused on encroaching on the kingdom’s territory to leave. The very next day, they did. Fifty years ago, prior to the establishment of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
LA’s Historic Filipinotown parties with 15th annual fiestaSome of the organizers and participants of Historic Filipinotown’s 15th fiesta.
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Some of the organizers and participants of Historic Filipinotown’s 15th fiesta. AJPRESS LOS ANGELES –Hundreds of Angelenos gathered at the Silver Lake Medical Center grounds Saturday, Aug. 5 for a summer celebration of Historic... Read more
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The Economic Times
10 macro cues for your day on DGrowth Pains & Pep Pills The Economic Survey made a strong case for monetary ea
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
Growth Pains & Pep Pills The Economic Survey made a strong case for monetary easing and fiscal adjustments, flagging multiple new risks and deflationary impulses that could hinder the country achieving the higher end of the projected growth band of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Japanese-Italian visual artist Enrico Isamu Oyama to present work at Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art in ManhattanBeginning Aug. 15, the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art in Manhattan will p
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Beginning Aug. 15, the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art in Manhattan will present the work of Japanese-Italian visual artist Enrico Isamu Oyama. The show, “Ubiquitous: Enrico Isamu Oyama,” runs through Dec. 23 in the museum’s Hyle Family... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Music giant Ryan Cayabyab met his career by chanceRyan Cayabyab sees himself still educating and training new artists. INQUIRER/J
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
Ryan Cayabyab sees himself still educating and training new artists. INQUIRER/Jun Nucum SAN FRANCISCO — The name Raymundo Cipriano Pujante Cayabyab may not ring a bell, but that’s the full name of the Maestro or Mr. C every Filipino certainly... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder International Fringe Festival: burlesque, puppets and other independentsDavid Ortolano wanted to make sure that Boulder figured on his international it
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 9 days ago
David Ortolano wanted to make sure that Boulder figured on his international itinerary. Ortolano's original theater production, "The Man Who Sold the World," had won a coveted spot in the Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals' 2017 touring... Read more
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Billboard
Justin Bieber's Purpose World Tour Final Numbers: Over $250 Million EarnedThe final numbers are in for Justin Bieber's Purpose World Tour. The trek toppe
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
The final numbers are in for Justin Bieber's Purpose World Tour. The trek topped $250 million in ticket sales based on the remaining box office tallies (see list, below) reported by AEG Presents, the worldwide promoter of the tour since it launched... Read more
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EuroNews
'Westworld' Actor Leonardo Nam Wants You to Enter This Film CompetitionHBO is currently accepting short films for its second annual Asian Pacific Amer
EuroNews / Posted 10 days ago
HBO is currently accepting short films for its second annual Asian Pacific American Visionaries competition for filmmakers — and there's a celebrity face to this year's contest. "I am encouraging everyone who is a citizen or permanent resident of... Read more
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NBC News
‘Westworld’ actor Leonardo Nam wants you to enter this film competitionHBO is currently accepting short films for its second annual Asian Pacific Amer
NBC News / Posted 10 days ago
HBO is currently accepting short films for its second annual Asian Pacific American Visionaries competition for filmmakers — and there's a celebrity face to this year's contest. “I am encouraging everyone who is a citizen or permanent resident of... Read more
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The Mercury News
DJ Kid Koala spins musical tale of robot love in SFThe great DJ Kid Koala, a retelling of Homer’s “The Odyssey” from an African-Am
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
The great DJ Kid Koala, a retelling of Homer’s “The Odyssey” from an African-American perspective and the Bard-spoofing Broadway hit “Something Rotten!” top my Weekend Top 10 list for Aug. 11-13 and beyond. 1 Kid Koala’s “Nufonia Must Fall”: Kid... Read more
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Crosscut
5 things to do in Seattle this weekendKEXP Concerts at the Mural: Telekinesis, SISTERS, Hayley Heynderickx KEXP’s Co
Crosscut / Posted 10 days ago
KEXP Concerts at the Mural: Telekinesis, SISTERS, Hayley Heynderickx KEXP’s Concerts at the Mural series is perhaps the culmination of everything great about being a Seattleite in the summer: getting to enjoy our array of local music, OUTSIDE, for... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Take in a classical concertfor something to do? Plymouth Philharmonic Brass Quintet will play a free conce
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
for something to do? Plymouth Philharmonic Brass Quintet will play a free concert tonight at 6:30 called Dances from Around the World, including music by J.S. Bach, Gabrielli, and John Philip Sousa, as well as American folk tunes. Click on the... Read more
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Asian journal
Chess grandmaster Wesley SoMaking it to the top through skills, hard work and dedication It all turns dea
Asian journal / Posted 11 days ago
Making it to the top through skills, hard work and dedication It all turns deadly after the first handshake. Silence all throughout, bowed heads and downcast eyes, not out of dismay, but out of concentration. Every piece is essential, every move,... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Festival celebrates diversity of Filipino communityAs one of the largest celebrations of Filipino culture and heritage in the coun
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
As one of the largest celebrations of Filipino culture and heritage in the country, the 24th annual Pistahan Parade and Festival is as entertaining as it is meaningful. Tens of thousands of people are expected to flock to the Yerba Buena Gardens for... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH dragon boat team takes silver in Long Beach, California raceTriumphant members of the Philippine Dragon Boat Alliance team. AJPRESS LOS AN
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
Triumphant members of the Philippine Dragon Boat Alliance team. AJPRESS LOS ANGELES — The Philippines Dragon Boat Alliance Team (Alliance) took silver in both the Men’s and Women’s 500-meter events and placed 6th overall in the Toyota Super Dragon... Read more
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EuroNews
From Sundance to Nationwide Theaters: Meet 'Gook' Star, 12-Year-Old Simone BakerLOS ANGELES — Against the backdrop of a burning building, a small silhouetted f
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
LOS ANGELES — Against the backdrop of a burning building, a small silhouetted figure is dancing. The young girl's movements are chaotic and her gestures, grand. The music is slow. It's an unexpected opening to "Gook," a 2017 Sundance award-winning... Read more
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NBC News
Simone Baker's big screen debut in 'Gook' has gone from Sundance to theatrical releaseLOS ANGELES — Against the backdrop of a burning building, a small silhouetted f
NBC News / Posted 11 days ago
LOS ANGELES — Against the backdrop of a burning building, a small silhouetted figure is dancing. The young girl's movements are chaotic and her gestures, grand. The music is slow. It's an unexpected opening to "Gook," a 2017 Sundance award-winning... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Art lovers will flock to Quincy this weekendLooking for something to do? Arts Affair at Marina Bay in Quincy will be held S
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
Looking for something to do? Arts Affair at Marina Bay in Quincy will be held Saturday and Sunday. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar WEDNESDAY Milton Summer Concert... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Novelist, Storywriter Ibrahim Ishaq Speaks On His Experience and the Current Cultural Status-I began by writing novels, writing short stories was a challenge- -The prizes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
-I began by writing novels, writing short stories was a challenge- -The prizes largely contributed to the rise of new novelists -The foreign translator seeks suspenseful topics that excite the readers in his country -The narration technique of... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Watch young sailors in ScituateLooking for something to do? The 30th annual Scituate Junior Regatta will be he
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
Looking for something to do? The 30th annual Scituate Junior Regatta will be held today and tomorrow. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar TUESDAY The 30th annual... Read more
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Business Wire
World’s Top Eating Competitors Flock to Downtown Los Angeles for the 11th Annual Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating ChampionshipHendry (#19), Pablo Martinez (#20), Carlene LeFevre (#42), Mary Bowers (#46), D
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
Hendry (#19), Pablo Martinez (#20), Carlene LeFevre (#42), Mary Bowers (#46), Doug Ecks (#47), and Jon Bello will round out the competitor lineup, making it one of the strongest fields of professional eaters ever assembled. Special guest Jonathan... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Watch young sailors in ScituateLooking for something to do? The 30th annual Scituate Junior Regatta will be he
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
Looking for something to do? The 30th annual Scituate Junior Regatta will be held today and tomorrow. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar The 30th annual Scituate Junior... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Watch young sailors in ScituateLooking for something to do? The Scituate Chamber of Commerce will hold its 49t
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 14 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Scituate Chamber of Commerce will hold its 49th annual Heritage Days festival this weekend. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar The 49th... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Check out Heritage DaysLooking for something to do? The Scituate Chamber of Commerce will hold its 49t
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 14 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Scituate Chamber of Commerce will hold its 49th annual Heritage Days festival this weekend. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar The 49th... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Check out Heritage DaysLooking for something to do? The Scituate Chamber of Commerce will hold its 49t
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Scituate Chamber of Commerce will hold its 49th annual Heritage Days festival this weekend. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our... Read more
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Asian journal
‘Melé Murals’: Show kids who they are and they will make letters dance“EVERY time a chant is offered, you have to think of the chant as a form of pra
Asian journal / Posted 16 days ago
“EVERY time a chant is offered, you have to think of the chant as a form of praising—it is the form of prayer. That’s first because the spiritual essence, the mana gives us the power to chant. Personal mana. The concept of mana is the recognition... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Check out Heritage DaysLooking for something to do? The South Shore Model Railway Club's Summer Open H
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
Looking for something to do? The South Shore Model Railway Club's Summer Open House will be held Saturday in Hingham. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar Ventress... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
All aboardLooking for something to do? The South Shore Model Railway Club's Summer Open H
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 17 days ago
Looking for something to do? The South Shore Model Railway Club's Summer Open House will be held Saturday in Hingham. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar Ventress... Read more
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Asian journal
ASIAN AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL & SINEHAN SA SUMMER 2017Focusing on Filipino Short Films in NYC Fests A number of Filipino short films
Asian journal / Posted 17 days ago
Focusing on Filipino Short Films in NYC Fests A number of Filipino short films have made it to the lineup of the 40th Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF40), presented by Asian CineVision in association with Asia Society. The annual... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jaime Winstone is joined by infant son Raymond at restaurant launchWho's your mummy? Jaime Winstone's infant son Raymond bears a striking similari
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Who's your mummy? Jaime Winstone's infant son Raymond bears a striking similarity to famous grandfather Ray as youngster joins her at London restaurant lauch Her famous father may well have been absent, but his presence was certainly felt as Jaime... Read more
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Breitbart
Jessica Chastain Blasts CBS for Lack of Female Leads in Fall LineupActress Jessica Chastain slammed CBS on social media Thursday over the network’
Breitbart / Posted 17 days ago
Actress Jessica Chastain slammed CBS on social media Thursday over the network’s lack of female leads in shows slated for its fall lineup. “I’ll just @netflix and chill. Or some @HBO greatness. Or anything by #RyanMurphy,” Chastain tweeted... Read more
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The Mercury News
Weekend best bets: Green Day, Kendick Lamar, knights and wenchesweekend? Here are some ideas, from superstars Green Day and Kendrick Lamar to a
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
weekend? Here are some ideas, from superstars Green Day and Kendrick Lamar to a renaissance fair and Gilbert and Sullivan. The boys are back in town: Green Day is celebrating its return to the East Bay in triumphant fashion, with a huge homecoming... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
All aboard!Looking for something to do? The South Shore Model Railway Club's Summer Open H
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 17 days ago
Looking for something to do? The South Shore Model Railway Club's Summer Open House will be held Saturday in Hingham. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar THURSDAY Blue... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Hollywood Foreign Press Unveils 2017 Grant and Scholarship RecipientsAt its annual Grants Banquet, the group, which also hosts the annual Golden Glo
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
At its annual Grants Banquet, the group, which also hosts the annual Golden Globe Awards, bestowed $2.8 million in charitable donations. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association handed out $2.8 million in scholarships and grants to entertainment... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
GO GUIDE:Looking for something to do? Pauline Wells headlines the Milton Summer Concert
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 18 days ago
Looking for something to do? Pauline Wells headlines the Milton Summer Concert Series on Wednesday at the Baron Hugo Gazebo. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Free concert in MiltonLooking for something to do? Pauline Wells headlines the Milton Summer Concert
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 18 days ago
Looking for something to do? Pauline Wells headlines the Milton Summer Concert Series on Wednesday at the Baron Hugo Gazebo. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Chef Akira Back coming to Toronto's Bisha Hotel - and he's bringing ketchup-flavoured potato chipssnack as part of his menu at a posh new downtown Toronto hotel. Akira Back is n
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 days ago
snack as part of his menu at a posh new downtown Toronto hotel. Akira Back is not your typical chef, and his restaurant at the coming Bisha Hotel Toronto promises to be just as fun and quirky. In a telephone chat on a recent day when he was... Read more
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Billboard
Murs on Bringing Back Paid Dues Festival: 'Hopefully I Won't Have to Sacrifice My Career This Time'Following a four-year hiatus, Murs has announced that Paid Dues -- the indie-le
Billboard / Posted 19 days ago
Following a four-year hiatus, Murs has announced that Paid Dues -- the indie-leaning hip-hop festival he founded in 2006 -- is making its return to Los Angeles this September. The veteran rapper says this year’s revival, which boasts Lil Wayne,... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Free concert in MiltonLooking for something to do? Pauline Wells headlines the Milton Summer Concert
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 20 days ago
Looking for something to do? Pauline Wells headlines the Milton Summer Concert Series on Wednesday at the Baron Hugo Gazebo. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Celebrate ScituateLooking for something to do? The 49th Annual Scituate Chamber of Commerce Herit
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 20 days ago
Looking for something to do? The 49th Annual Scituate Chamber of Commerce Heritage Days will be held Aug 5-6. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar TUESDAY Weymouth Public... Read more
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