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Review: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’ is sinfully good

By this point, Kendrick Lamar is internationally known as one of the best rappers in the world. His most recent album, “DAMN.,” serves to solidify his status. Lamar voices his inner insecurities and unhappiness with the current political climate on this record.         In the first song “BLOOD.” we are met with the motif of […]

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Fringe market provides social justice outlet

One of a kind artwork, handcrafted jewelry and social justice awareness populated the brand new Fringe District pop up market. Visitors poured over each booth, which highlighted the passions of their owners. Sunshine City Books, owned by Rose Robbins, encourages empathy, promotes diversity and tolerance, all while providing socially aware books to children. You may […]

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Review: The future of podcasting is here, and it’s “S-Town”

If you haven’t listened to an entire podcasts series in a single day, you haven’t lived. That is the conclusion I’ve come to after binging “S-Town,” the critically acclaimed narrative podcast brought to you by the creators of “This American Life” and “Serial.” Unlike its predecessors, all seven episodes were released simultaneously on Tuesday, April […]

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Women proudly showcase solidarity at feminist art show

Nasty women are “grabbing back.” That’s how St. Pete Women’s Collective President Ashley Sweet describes the lease that the organization recently signed to house female art. The new headquarters at 2800 2nd Ave N. is home to two of the Collective’s members. These “Boss Ladies of the Burg’” belong, in part, to the displaced artists […]

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Nautical Troupe washes confusion and excitement ashore

Three aerialists suspended high in the air traverse smooth and shimmering strips of red fabric draped above the deck of the Amara Zee. The cirque-style aerial show was complete with video projections and special effects, all aboard the 85-foot replica of a 19th-century sailing barge owned by the Caravan Stage Company. Titled “Nomadic Tempest,” the […]

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