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Hispanic Heritage Month ‘El Tiny’ Takeover: NPR

At Alt.Latino, the weekly podcast I’ve hosted for 11 years, we like to say that every month is Hispanic Heritage Month. But we’ve stepped things up a bit between September 15 and October 15 each year – and 2021 marks the biggest production yet. This year, we’re presenting an unprecedented …

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Celebrating 20 years of CVPA at the Star Store

NEW BEDFORD – Downtown will be lit up with free art and entertainment on September 9 as AHA Live! night takes to the streets to celebrate the role the arts played in New Bedford’s economic recovery. This month’s theme celebrates 20 years since the opening of the UMass Dartmouth Star …

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Gaslit, White House plumbers – Two new Watergate series, News

How America’s Biggest Political Scandal Turned A Burglary Into a History Lesson Typewriters! Telephone directories! Forty-five years after its creation, All the president’s men has acquired some quaint period touches. But aside from a few minor details, the film that turned one of the country’s most mind-boggling political scandals into …

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Bubblegum pop: “commercialized, computerized and easy to sing”

Commercialized, computerized and easy to sing, bubblegum pop is a nostalgic and trendy collection of hits that have been the voice of mainstream teens around the world for nearly six decades. With over-simplified music, artificial lyrics, and fun music videos, bubblegum pop represents all of the best parts of being …

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K-Pop supergroup BTS cancels world tour due to COVID-19 pandemic

The mega-popular Korean boy band BTS canceled its “Map of the Soul” world tour in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The news comes after the seven-member group made the heartbreaking decision with their label, Big Hit Entertainment. “Our company has been working hard to resume preparations for the BTS …

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