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Rihanna collaborates with Puma, hikes up sales

Rihanna’s star quality is making her one celebrity for which to look out. From her Anti album going Platinum in just two days after its release to her recent MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, she is showing no signs of slowing down her career. She pushes the limit with her lyrics and her elaborate…

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FYF Fest takes over Los Angeles by storm

Some call it summer, others call it festival season. From Electric Daisy Carnival and Governors Ball to Glastonbury and Lollapalooza, sonic bliss can be found around the world. Los Angeles welcomed party-seekers with its annual FYF Festival over the last weekend of August. It makes up for its abbreviated runtime with a diverse set list…

Sidewalk becomes runway at Michael Kors’ 29Rooms space
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Sidewalk becomes runway at Michael Kors’ 29Rooms space

Twenty-nine interactive rooms were filled with music, color, lights, flowers, polaroids and smiles at 8 Ingraham Street from Sept. 9 to Sept. 11. Art met fashion at Refinery29’s interactive art installation that collaborated with over 20 different artists and brands in East Williamsburg during the New York Fashion Week. Refinery29 presented its second annual “29Rooms”…

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Film adaptation tackles social justice contradictions of 1950s

James Shamas’ adaption of Philip Roth’s Indignation is a disappointment. It is a sentimental treatment of Roth’s novel, which is not sentimental. Indignation opens with a father’s recitation of “kadish,” a prayer for the dead and it ends with another death. The voiceover is unchanging in tone; it is a voice that comes from beyond…

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Suicide Squad hits box office, struggles with overloaded cast

The high-octane and ultra-violent action of Marvel’s Deadpool paved the way for an adult filmgoer niche within the super hero movie genre. It succeeded in treating audiences to exactly what they wanted: two and a half hours of the man himself, sandwiched between wholesome ultraviolence and witty, wildly inappropriate one-liners. In its wake, two films…

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