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In Review: ‘The Big Day’ by Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper delivered another uplifting and soulful album that will please fans and critics alike. 
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Tarantino Sends His Love to Hollywood in His Biggest Box Office Opening Yet

A film that mixes fiction with reality, “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood” stands apart from the rest of the reboots and remakes currently flooding movie theaters.
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Great Outdoors, Greater Music — 9 Songs for Your Next Trip to the Mountains

So grab your gear and a 30-rack because the mountains won’t be the only thing that’s rockin’.
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The Friday Review: ‘Oasis’ by Bad Bunny and J Balvin

As far as feel-good summer releases go, the album is perfection. 
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The Year of the Musical Biopic

These blink-and-you-miss-them genres will always be a part of film. Right now, we’re in the era of the musical biopic.
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Looking Back on Avatar: The Last Airbender

We all have a tendency, whether we admit it or not, to look back on the past with rose-colored glasses.
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In Review: ‘She is Coming’ by Miley Cyrus

Instead of releasing an album that appeals to industry standards, Cyrus released a work of art that is honest and raw.
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In Photos | Father John Misty at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Indie-folk artist Father John Misty co-headlined Santa Barbara Bowl this past Friday night with Jason Isbell and the 400, and special guest Jade Bird.
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Father John Misty Undersells His Set at SB Bowl

I’ve seen Father John Misty a total of three or four times now, so of course, I love the music. But I wasn’t convinced this time.
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In Photos | Real Estate at SOhO

Last Wednesday, New Jersey beach rockers Real Estate took to the stage at SOhO for a late night show.
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There is No Art to Succeeding: Farewell from a Former Editor

I am so proud of the words that I wrote during my time at the Nexus. I will always cherish my time as an Artsweek Editor. This was all a part of my growth: a larger story that these four years are wra...
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Urban Dance Company Ignites Campbell Hall

The showcase was the epitome of what dance aims to be: supportive and uplifting.
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Save the Velvet Jones

If you haven’t yet had an experience at the Velvet Jones, there’s a chance you might never.
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A Brief Guide to British Rap

Despite the initial peculiarity of a posh-voice rap about dark subjects with vernacular that clashed with my American ear, I have now subscribed to the British rap scene.
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Electronic Artist Flying Lotus Continues to Evolve His Sound

Five years after the critically-acclaimed album You’re Dead!, Flying Lotus (FlyLo) returns once again with one of the most ambitious albums in recent memory.
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