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Rock Photographer’s Gallery Draws Music Lovers to New Jersey Beach Town
Danny Clinch has photographed or filmed many of the most famous musicians of modern times – and his decades of work are on display in Asbury Park, the New Jersey beach town made famous by Bruce Springsteen. Clinch’s photos — and an annual music festival — lure music lovers to its immersive Transparent Clinch gallery, a block from the Jersey Shore city boardwalk.
K-pop’s BLACKPINK to release new song ahead of 9-month world tour
South Korean K-pop girl group BLACKPINK is set to unveil their new song “Pink Venom” later Friday, their first single in nearly two years, ahead of a planned nine-month world tour. The music video teaser for the hip-hop track, the first single from the band’s new album due out next month, has already garnered more than 130 million views on YouTube.
Most TV Critics Applaud ‘The House of the Dragon’, Others Find It Less Magical
The highly anticipated ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel ‘House of the Dragon’ received rave reviews from many TV critics on Friday, but still has a lot to prove to others. Three years ago, the famous HBO series “Game of Thrones” had a controversial end that disappointed some fans. The new franchise spin-off takes audiences back to the fantastical world of George RR Martin for a series centered around the bloody civil war within House Targaryen.
New TV Series ‘Bad Sisters’ Tells a Dark Story Through Comedy
Actress, comedian and filmmaker Sharon Horgan says her new dark comedy thriller “Bad Sisters” is a celebration of family ties. Set in Ireland, the 10-episode series centers on the Garvey sisters, a close-knit quintuple who lost their parents at a young age.
Rapper A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault with a firearm
Rap musician A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to two felony charges of assault with a firearm related to the November shooting of a former friend in Hollywood. Rocky, 33, appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom alongside his attorney, who told a judge the artist pleaded not guilty.
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