It unfortunately appears that we have another year before we find out the fate of our favorite Hawkins, Indiana kids in Season 3 of Stranger Things . We left off as the Upside Down was seemingly defeated once again; yet an unknown evil was (literally) looming over the town
Michelle Obama and Tina Knowles attended the Beyoncé and Jay-Z concert in Paris last night, and brought us the hope we need to make it through this Monday. Exhibit A: A post shared by The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) on Jul 15, 2018 at 12:59pm PDT Exhibit B, in which they dance: .
Stars of the FX series Pose will perform a special celebratory concert on July 23 at The Cutting Room, after news came that the series has been renewed for a second season. Dyllón Burnside (who plays Ricky on the show), MJ Rodriguez (Blanca) and Ryan Jamaal Swain (Damon) will all take the stage for the event, as well as various suprise guest friends of the show.
Sandra Oh’s turn on Killing Eve has made history, as she’s become the first Asian ever nominated for a Best Actress Emmy Award. On BBC series she portrays Eve Polastri, a frustrated spy working for MI5. Oh has been previously nominated 5 times for best Supporting Actress for her role as Cristina Yang on Grey’s Anatomy. She told Vanity Fair that when she first read the script for the show, she had thought the team were asking her to audition for the receptionist role.
If we had to predict a cultural trend for the summer of 2018, “Desperate Dance” would likely be thy name. And as our nefarious current administration strips away LGBTQ and women’s rights, imposes further burdens on the poor, and brings us ever closer to the Apocalypse, surely only music could bring our salvation.
Although RuPaul Charles has been a cultural staple since breaking out in the New York club scene of the ’80s, he’s finally received his due in recent years. Indeed, the 10th season of his competitive drag reality series, RuPaul’s Drag Race, recently finished with record ratings. He’s also writing, producing, and starring in an upcoming Netflix series, AJ and the Queen , and JJ Abrams is developing a Hulu series based on his life.
Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie are starring in the upcoming historical drama Mary Queen of Scots, as Mary and Queen Elizabeth, respectively. And the posters, released today, have us freaking. Mary Stuart became Queen of France at just 16, and a widow two years later.
These days, it can seem as if artists are judged just as much on their marketing strategy as their music. Ever since Beyoncé’s surprise self-titled album release in 2013, there’s been a race to be more and more creative with dropping their content.
Courtesy of Valentino Paris Haute Couture Week has come and gone, leaving a trail of puffy sleeves and dramatic leg slits in its wake. This season saw the world’s greatest fashion designers exploring texture—via textile choice, fabric distortment and ruching, and intended effect—creating altogether otherworldly ensembles that beg their viewers to touch them
Image by Andreas Waldschütz While a certain President of the United States is busy alienating our European allies, it seems only appropriate to turn to more artistic détentes. And so it is that BlackBook premieres here the intriguing new video for the latest single “Stronger,” by exalted German DJ-producer Claptone .