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Spacey faces retaliation after assault allegations

In a time when sexual assault and sexual harassment are finally becoming vocal topics in Hollywood, another prominent celebrity is joining Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly in the shameful club of sexual predators. This time, it is Oscar, Tony and Golden Globe winner Kevin Spacey. One of Hollywood’s most beloved stars, Spacey came under the…

BPAC’s Shakespeare update showcases Baruch artistic talents
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BPAC’s Shakespeare update showcases Baruch artistic talents

From Nov. 14 to 18, while some students were studying numbers, working on scientific projects or learning foreign languages in Baruch College’s 23rd Street Building, other students were creating magic in Baruch’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare. Directed by Baruch’s very own Christopher Scott and presented at the Bernie West Theatre…

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Justin Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl halftime show on Feb. 4, in Minneapolis. Timberlake will become the first person to perform at the Super Bowl for a third time. He first appeared in 2001 as part of N’SYNC, alongside Aerosmith and his former girlfriend Britney Spears. The next time was in 2004 with Janet…

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The American Music Awards have announced their 2017 nominees. Bruno Mars leads the parade with eight nominations, while Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Kendrick Lamar, Drake and The Weekend received five nominations each. The AMAs have already received criticism, as female artists either received nominations only in female categories such a Favorite Female Artist, or as…

Time and the Conways makes disappointing return to Broadway
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Time and the Conways makes disappointing return to Broadway

John Boynton Priestley’s theatrical works receive praise all over the world and are common guests on New York stages. Nevertheless, one of his most well-known plays, Time and the Conways, has not been produced on Broadway since its original run in 1938. The current revival by the Roundabout Theatre Company, which is playing at the…

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Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda released the single “Almost Like Praying,” to raise funds for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. The song has the same tune as  “María” from West Side Story, but it has different lyrics and includes vocals from Latino artists such as Marc Antony, Gloria Estefan, Luis Fonsi and Jennifer Lopez. _______________________ Cardi…

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Ishiguro receives Nobel Prize for imaginative literary worlds

For many writers, winning the Nobel Prize in literature, the world’s most prestigious and coveted literary honor, is the moment of ultimate recognition and realization that their work will now be cemented into history. Winners are some of the most acclaimed writers of the past two centuries, such as Ernest Hemingway, Winston Churchill and Gabriel…

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Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 after dethroning Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do.” The Bronx artist has become the first female rapper to achieve a solo number one hit since Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Woop (That Thing)” in 1998. J Balvin and Willy Williams presented a remix…

Novel productions dominate upcoming fall Broadway season
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Novel productions dominate upcoming fall Broadway season

Following an incredibly successful summer, Broadway is ready for a brand new season full of novel productions and big-name debuts. To nobody’s surprise, the most prominent theme on The Great White Way this fall is politics. The arts flourish in times of political despair and so far, the only positive thing to come out of…

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Dion debuts collection of accessories

The world of art has always been a creative melting pot of ideas, styles and mediums. Recently, the most prominent art forms to emerge are music and fashion, and the latest person to embrace the joint power of these two is Celine Dion. The Canadian pop diva is one of the most celebrated vocalists in…

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