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SM Entertainment founder Lee Soo-man on the future of K-pop, business management

It has been more than 3 decades since Soo-man Lee founded SM Entertainment, one of the South Korean music agencies known for bringing K-pop to the world. The entertainment company, originally founded as SM Studio in 1989. became one of the first to give impetus to the global Hallyu wave – better known as the …

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Art Of Noise: UK project aims to save lost sounds

Musician and sound artist Stuart Fawkes tries to capture old sounds before they disappear Ben Stansol Text size The almost non-existent red telephone booths no longer attract much attention in London, except from tourists. But Stuart Fawkes is thrilled to come across one that’s still working. His ring is one of the world’s disappearing noises, …

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Man arrested in fatal shooting of Migos rapper Takeoff

HOUSTON (AP) — A 33-year-old man has been arrested on murder charges in the shooting death of rapper Takeoff, who police said Friday was an “innocent bystander” when he was struck by gunfire outside a Houston bowling alley. Patrick Xavier Clark was taken into custody peacefully Thursday night, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said. Clark’s …

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A theater in Beijing is committed to screening films for the blind

For the past 18 years, the Reckoning Theater in Beijing has been narrating films to its audiences—describing the scenes and settings and contextualizing the moving images on the screen. That’s because its patrons are visually impaired, and the one-of-a-kind theater has become a favorite spot for those who yearn to experience the magic of movies …

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Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter Christine McVie has died aged 79

From HILLEL ITALIE 30 November 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/christine-mcvie-dead-6d0b451b17a49edd4dc29027f7ef9407 NEW YORK (AP) – Christine McVie, the British-born singer, songwriter and keyboardist of Fleetwood Mac, whose cool, soulful contralto helped define such classics as “You Make Loving Fun,” “Everywhere” and “Don’t Stop,” died Wednesday at age 79 . Her death was announced on the group’s social media …

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Marshfield sexual assault survivors will have to travel 45 minutes for a medical exam

A health care company in Marshfield is consolidating a program that provides forensic exams for victims of sexual assault, leaving survivors with a longer path to getting the help they need to prosecute. Marshfield Clinic Health System says it is “consolidating” the Sexual Assault Nurse Screening, or SANE, program in Marshfield, effectively closing the program …

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Wow, everyone sounds great in the new Mario movie, but Mario

Chris Pratt’s Mario voice fades out. Screenshot: Nintendo / Illumination Studios / Kotaku Now that we’ve all had our fill of memes from the latter Super Mario Bros. Movie trailer, it’s time to address the elephant in the room again: Chris Pratt’s vocal performance as Mario holds this movie back. While there are countless examples …

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Carlisle Curio Market to showcase oddities, fun ahead of the festive season

What do the circus, holiday shopping and germs have in common? All three will be featured at Miss Ruth’s Time Bomb Curio Market this Saturday. The event, which is back for the first time since 2019, will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Carlisle Expo Center at 100 K St. “It’s …

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Apple Music reveals the best music of 2022 and listener charts | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber hit “Stay” topped Apple Music’s 2022 global song chart as the music streaming giant released its year-end lists and provided listeners with the most data listened to tunes. “Stay,” which stayed atop the Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks this summer, was No. 1 on …

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Trump was accused of having dinner with the white nationalist rapper Ye

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump renewed attention to its long history of turning a blind eye to bigotry after dining with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and the rapper formerly known as Kanye West just days into his third campaign for the White House. Trump dined Tuesday at his Mar-a-Lago club with West, …

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