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Asian journal
Julia Abueva’s Star Sparkles at KPOPshe was 18 years old, Julia Abueva achieved her childhood dream: to become Kim
Asian journal / Posted an hour ago
she was 18 years old, Julia Abueva achieved her childhood dream: to become Kim on Miss Saigon. It happened in West End at the 2014 revival of the musical when she was selected as an understudy/alternate for the titular role. It was also her first... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
GI Film Festival San Diego kicks off WednesdaySAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — Ryan Kelly went from the Navy to the director's chair and
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 12 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — Ryan Kelly went from the Navy to the director's chair and he's not the only service member bringing their vision to the big screen. He and president of the Film Consortium San Diego, Jodi Cilley visited Morning Extra with a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
APAture puts spotlight on Asian Pacific American artistswith one of his paintings. MICHAEL NICER SAN FRANCISCO – A showcase of over 60
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
with one of his paintings. MICHAEL NICER SAN FRANCISCO – A showcase of over 60 emerging San Francisco Bay Area-based Asian Pacific American (APA) artists of various mediums runs through the entire month of October. “APAture 2017: Unravel,”... Read more
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Variety
Ray Yeung Opens Closet With New Film at Asian Project MarketWriter/director Ray Yeung was reading about Hong Kong men in the 60-70 age grou
Variety / Posted yesterday
Writer/director Ray Yeung was reading about Hong Kong men in the 60-70 age group that were married and in the closet and decided to interview some of them. The interviews crystallized into the screenplay for “Suk Suk,” one of the projects vying for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Film Festival Is BackRwanda's flagship film event, the Rwanda Film Festival is back. In its 13th edi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Rwanda's flagship film event, the Rwanda Film Festival is back. In its 13th edition this year, the festival will run from October 23rd-29th at various locations not only in Kigali, but also upcountry. The theme for this year is; Frontiers. Also... Read more
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Variety
Busan Market Holds Firm, Expands Production Support FunctionsCREDIT: Picture by Alexandra Sasha Don Busan’s Asian Film Market, which opened
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
CREDIT: Picture by Alexandra Sasha Don Busan’s Asian Film Market, which opened for business yesterday, continued its transformation from film rights market to generalized — and sub-regional— commerce platform. It now also contains pitching, project... Read more
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Asian journal
4th Fil-Am International Book Festival: Its significance in stoking vibrant imaginationsis in our literature that our history is kept safe from revisions. For literatu
Asian journal / Posted 2 days ago
is in our literature that our history is kept safe from revisions. For literature is our true memory, our country’s memory, the world’s memory of us. If we do not write our stories, who will? If we do not read them how will we know ourselves?... Read more
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Boston Globe
Celebrating a world of cinema at Boston Palestine and Boston Asian American film festivalsMaha Haj worked as a set designer for renowned Palestinian filmmaker Elia Sulei
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Maha Haj worked as a set designer for renowned Palestinian filmmaker Elia Suleiman, whose “The Time That Remains” opened the fifth annual Boston Palestine Film Festival (BPFF) in 2011. One can see Suleiman’s influence in Haj’s directing debut,... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Diwali brings light to campus and a home for studentswere all present at Diwali Night, hosted by Hindu YUVA- Youth for Unity, Virtue
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 4 days ago
were all present at Diwali Night, hosted by Hindu YUVA- Youth for Unity, Virtues and Action and Carolina Asia Center in the FedEx Global Education Center. In addition to Diwali Night, the Hindu-YUVA hosts other events, such as Holi Moli. They... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: Art of the Mexican underground, the world of Bellini, black radical womenArt in ’90s Mexico. Sublime Renaissance landscapes. Examining the work of an im
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
Art in ’90s Mexico. Sublime Renaissance landscapes. Examining the work of an important Los Angeles muralist. And more concerts than any one person could possibly go to. Plus, ever more Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles/Latin America exhibitions.... Read more
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Variety
Mouly Surya’s ‘Marlina’ Adds Sales Deals“Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts,” the Indonesian film that was presented in
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
“Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts,” the Indonesian film that was presented in Busan’s Asian Project Market last year, is now proving a hit with international distributors. The film had its theatrical premiere in the Directors’ Fortnight section of... Read more
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The Mercury News
October shows: San Francisco Fall Antiques, Grandma’s Treasures in Palo AltoWhen it comes to antiques, you don’t typically think of the Summer of Love. Bu
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
When it comes to antiques, you don’t typically think of the Summer of Love. But this year’s prestigious San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show is using the 50th anniversary of that event to remind us that “flower power” has long been a part of the... Read more
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Variety
Asian Film Business Likely to Keep Sex Violence Problems Under Wrapsassault are not limited to Hollywood. Rumors and vague accounts of aspiring act
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
assault are not limited to Hollywood. Rumors and vague accounts of aspiring actresses being preyed upon have circulated in Asian showbiz for years. But it is highly unlikely that Asian actresses will come forward in the way that their Western... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Smithsonian Night Market Celebrates The Art Of Asian CuisineAfghan aushak (dumplings) from Lapis, a restaurant in Washington, D.C., run by
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
Afghan aushak (dumplings) from Lapis, a restaurant in Washington, D.C., run by the Popal family If egg rolls and sushi immediately leap to mind when you think of "Asian food," Simone Jacobson would like to help you think outside the take-out box. As... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Dr. Seuss’ racial history draws controversySAN DIEGO — He was a doctor who made house calls, millions and millions of them
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
SAN DIEGO — He was a doctor who made house calls, millions and millions of them, and his unique and wildly popular prescriptions influenced the way generations of children see and understand the world. Now Dr. Seuss is undergoing his own posthumous... Read more
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Pilipino Star
A Fil-Am/Cherokee in Hollywoodmore for maybe a Hawaiian than a Filipina. “A lot of people have been telling
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
more for maybe a Hawaiian than a Filipina. “A lot of people have been telling me that,” admitted Elizabeth whose father is Caucasian-Cherokee and mother is a Filipina from San Carlos City, Negros Occidental. “I was born at a Naval Base in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Dr. Seuss' racial history draws controversySAN DIEGO – He was a doctor who made house calls, millions and millions of them
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
SAN DIEGO – He was a doctor who made house calls, millions and millions of them, and his unique and wildly popular prescriptions influenced the way generations of children see and understand the world. Now Dr. Seuss is undergoing his own posthumous... Read more
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Variety
Singapore Media Festival to Add VR Conference, Animation EventsA one-day conference about virtual reality is the highlight among new events be
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
A one-day conference about virtual reality is the highlight among new events being added to the fourth edition of the Singapore Media Festival. The series of events run from Nov. 23 to Dec 3, with the VR conference on Nov. 29. The VR conference will... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Amitabh Bachchan at 75: Why he is Shahenshah of BollywoodMumbai: Amitabh Bachchan, a name that is synonymous to Hindi cinema is an embod
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan, a name that is synonymous to Hindi cinema is an embodiment of classic Indian hero. The superstar of the millennium is celebrating 75 years of his life and 48 years long career in Bollywood. For years, the senior actor has... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Dr. Seuss museum pulling mural after complaints it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'A mural at a museum showcasing the work of Dr. Seuss will be replaced after sev
KGTV San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
A mural at a museum showcasing the work of Dr. Seuss will be replaced after several children's book authors complained that it was racist. The painting, which featured illustrations from Seuss's first book, 1937's "And to Think I Saw It on Mulberry... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Luckyrice festival returns to Houston Oct. 27Luckyrice, perhaps the country's best known Asian food feast, returns to Housto
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Luckyrice, perhaps the country's best known Asian food feast, returns to Houston for the second time with another mega pop-up slated for Oct. 27 at the Astorian. This year's celebration of Asian culture and culinary diversity boasts a stellar lineup... Read more
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The Christian Post
Lana Del Rey Tour 2018 Dates, Tickets News: Where Is the Singer's Next Stop After North America? Lana Del Rey will travel around North America next year for her "LA to the Mo
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
Lana Del Rey will travel around North America next year for her "LA to the Moon" tour. The singer songwriter will start the new year by performing in... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Does the Las Vegas shooting justify a travel ban on white people?Earlier this year, I went to Los Angeles upon the invitation of the US State De
Asian Correspondent / Posted 7 days ago
Earlier this year, I went to Los Angeles upon the invitation of the US State Department and the University of Southern California to attend a transmedia workshop. It was a really interesting visit because it happened at a time when President Donald... Read more
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Boston Globe
Springfield businessmen offer to buy controversial mural from Dr. Seuss museumThe chairman of Peter Pan Bus Lines and a business partner hope to keep a contr
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
The chairman of Peter Pan Bus Lines and a business partner hope to keep a controversial mural featuring a Chinese character from a Dr. Seuss book on public display in Springfield. Peter Picknelly and Andy Yee said Saturday they have offered to buy... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Americans still want their own gunsAmerica may be the world’s most powerful country but its credentials as a democ
Sunday Observer / Posted 9 days ago
America may be the world’s most powerful country but its credentials as a democratic, peace-loving nation took another dive last week after the horror of the mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people and wounded over 500 others. The killer had... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'A controversial mural at the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Massachusetts
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
A controversial mural at the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Massachusetts will be replaced after several children's authors complained that it promoted racial stereotypes — and that they were boycotting an upcoming festival at the newly opened... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'A controversial mural at the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Massachusetts
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
A controversial mural at the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Massachusetts will be replaced after several children's authors complained that it promoted racial stereotypes — and that they were boycotting an upcoming festival at the newly opened... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'A controversial mural at the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Massachusetts
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
A controversial mural at the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Massachusetts will be replaced after several children's authors complained that it promoted racial stereotypes — and that they were boycotting an upcoming festival at the newly opened... Read more
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Boston Herald
Dr. Seuss Museum plans to remove a 'racist' muralThe Dr. Seuss museum has decided to remove a mural that some authors have calle
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
The Dr. Seuss museum has decided to remove a mural that some authors have called a “jarring racial stereotype.” According to Metro, the authors, Mike Curato, Mo Willems, and Lisa Yee, were invited to attend and read at the museum’s Amazing World of... Read more
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Fortune
Dr. Seuss Museum Plans to Remove a 'Racist' MuralThe Dr. Seuss museum has decided to remove a mural that some authors have calle
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
The Dr. Seuss museum has decided to remove a mural that some authors have called a “jarring racial stereotype.” According to Metro, the authors, Mike Curato, Mo Willems, and Lisa Yee, were invited to attend and read at the museum’s Amazing World of... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Two strangers bond over country music and beer. Then the shots started.Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller o
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller of the two festival stages when Kody Robertson, an auto-parts salesman from Columbus, Ohio, squeezed in at the end of the bar next to Michelle Vo, an insurance agent from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints of racisma mural featuring a Chinese character with chopsticks and a 'pointed hat' after
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
a mural featuring a Chinese character with chopsticks and a 'pointed hat' after authors threatened to boycott event over the 'jarring racial stereotype' Three authors said they would boycott event in Springfield, Massachusetts Chinaman... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Two strangers bond over country music and beer. Then the shots started.Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller o
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller of the two festival stages when Kody Robertson, an auto-parts salesman from Columbus, Ohio, squeezed in at the end of the bar next to Michelle Vo, an insurance agent from... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
It’s good the Las Vegas shooter wasn’t MuslimAS America woke to the news of yet another mass shooting on Monday morning, the
Asian Correspondent / Posted 10 days ago
AS America woke to the news of yet another mass shooting on Monday morning, the usual feelings of sadness, despair and powerlessness bubbled up to the surface once again. As an initial reaction, that’s fairly standard. But what swiftly followed,... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Thankfully the Las Vegas shooter wasn’t MuslimAS America woke to the news of yet another mass shooting on Monday morning, the
Asian Correspondent / Posted 10 days ago
AS America woke to the news of yet another mass shooting on Monday morning, the usual feelings of sadness, despair and powerlessness bubbled up to the surface once again. As an initial reaction, that’s fairly standard. But what swiftly followed,... Read more
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Boston Globe
After authors boycott children’s book festival, Dr. Seuss museum said it will take down mural Seuss museum to remove muralThe Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield plans to remove a mural of
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield plans to remove a mural of a Chinese character after three authors said they would boycott a children’s book festival because the image reinforced racial stereotypes. Mike Curato, Mo Willems, and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trio of authors boycott festival at Dr. Seuss museum over muralSeveral authors said they were boycotting the Children’s Literature Festival at
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
Several authors said they were boycotting the Children’s Literature Festival at a Dr. Seuss museum over a mural that, they say, promotes racial stereotypes. The authors — including Mo Willems, the Caldecott-winning writer and illustrator behind the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dr. Seuss museum under fire over mural depicting ‘jarring racial stereotype’Several authors said they were boycotting the Children’s Literature Festival at
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
Several authors said they were boycotting the Children’s Literature Festival at a Dr. Seuss museum over a mural that, they say, promotes racial stereotypes. The authors — including Mo Willems, the Caldecott-winning writer and illustrator behind the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: Capturing art on L.A. streets, an opera about Pancho Villa, a painter who fused pop and the indigenouswith all things art and all things Pacific Standard Time. Here are more than a
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
with all things art and all things Pacific Standard Time. Here are more than a dozen exhibitions and events to check out in the coming week: Ken Gonzales-Day, “Surface Tension: Murals, Signs, and Mark-Making in L.A.,” at the Skirball Cultural... Read more
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Mashable
Whitewashing backlash shuts down Australian production of Lin-Manuel Miranda playWhat's This?Lin-Manuel Miranda at the final performance of "In The Heights" on
Mashable / Posted 11 days ago
What's This?Lin-Manuel Miranda at the final performance of "In The Heights" on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on January 9, 2011 in New York City. An Australian production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway musical In the Heights has been... Read more
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ABC News
Las Vegas shooter went to one of the city's many shooting rangesThere are countless ways to indulge your wild side in Las Vegas. For many, that
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
There are countless ways to indulge your wild side in Las Vegas. For many, that includes blowing off steam at one of the city's shooting ranges. While the group packages and experiences available at the shooting ranges are largely geared toward... Read more
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KERA North Texas
A mash-up of Asian harvest holidays gets the hip-hop treatmenttake down actress Andi Hester of “Team Elephant,” who Cola noticed was wearing
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 days ago
take down actress Andi Hester of “Team Elephant,” who Cola noticed was wearing her hair in two pigtail buns. “Are you half Asian?” Cola asked. Hester nodded, as the beat started. “You’re only half Asian, but I don’t know how,” Cola began rapping,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Two strangers bond over country music and beer. Then the shots started.Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller o
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller of the two festival stages when Kody Robertson, an auto-parts salesman from Columbus, Ohio, squeezed in at the end of the bar next to Michelle Vo, an insurance agent from... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Two strangers bond over country music and beer. Then the shots started.Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller o
Dayton Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller of the two festival stages when Kody Robertson, an auto-parts salesman from Columbus, Ohio, squeezed in at the end of the bar next to Michelle Vo, an insurance agent from... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Two strangers bond over country music and beer. Then the shots started.Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller o
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 12 days ago
Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller of the two festival stages when Kody Robertson, an auto-parts salesman from Columbus, Ohio, squeezed in at the end of the bar next to Michelle Vo, an insurance agent from... Read more
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MPNnow.com
FLCC to screen 'Officer Involved' documentaryLakes Community College, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Hopewell, will screen “Office
MPNnow.com / Posted 12 days ago
Lakes Community College, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Hopewell, will screen “Officers Involved,” a documentary that explores the impact on police officers who are involved in shootings, at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12. Filmmaker Patrick Shaver will moderate a... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
‘Trip Around the World’ slated at JCCThe Jewish Community Center in Sherman will hold an international festival, “A
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 12 days ago
The Jewish Community Center in Sherman will hold an international festival, “A Trip Around the World,” Oct. 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. The event will include a dance performance featuring Chinese dancer Lisa Fan and international food samplings from local... Read more
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Daily Press
Two strangers bond over country music and beer. Then the shots started.Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller o
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller of the two festival stages when Kody Robertson, an auto-parts salesman from Columbus, Ohio, squeezed in at the end of the bar next to Michelle Vo, an insurance agent from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Marilou Danley was married to two men at onceof Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was married to two men at once and had two Soc
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
of Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was married to two men at once and had two Social Security numbers Marilou Danley, the girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, 'married to two men at the same time' She is considered a 'person of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Two strangers bonded over country music and beer in Las Vegas. Then the shots started.Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller o
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Up-and-coming country star Luke Combs had just started his set on the smaller of the two festival stages when Kody Robertson, an auto-parts salesman from Columbus, Ohio, squeezed in at the end of the bar next to Michelle Vo, an insurance agent from... Read more
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