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The Top 8 Albums Out On July 30 : All Songs Considered : NPR

Billie Eilish’s sophomore full-length, Happier Than Ever, tops this week’s list of the best albums out on July 30.

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Billie Eilish is back this week with what is by far one of the year’s most anticipated releases, her sophomore full-length, Happier Than Ever. At just 19 years old, the singer has dominated the pop music landscape over the past couple of years with a singular sound, a fearless confidence and genuine grace. On this week’s show, we give a listen to Happier

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Great Reads in Photography: July 25, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!


A Lost Camera Case Opens Memories of a 1960s Photojournalist’s Life – The Daily Beast

Coretta Scott King bussing Martin Luther King Jr. on the cheek following his speech in Montgomery, Alabama, at the culmination of the Selma March, March 25, 1965
Coretta Scott King bussing Martin Luther King Jr. on the cheek following his speech in Montgomery, Alabama, at the culmination of the Selma march, March 25, 1965. © Ben Martin, photo courtesy Kathryn Leigh Scott

Actress and author Kathryn Leigh Scott’s deceased former husband was Ben Martin,Time/Life photographer. According to the New York Times,

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5 Uplifting Moments in Latin Music This Week (July 24)

“This has been a dream of mine for a really long time and finally it’s become a reality,” DJ Nelson tells Billboard. “The purpose of this project is to elevate the urban culture and help advance the career of producers and deejays of the new generation.” For more info, check out the new venture’s website at flowmixx.com.

Latin Music Week lineup

Billboard announced that Daddy Yankee, Karol G and Nicky Jam will headline the 2021 Latin Music Week presented by Samsung in partnership with Amazon Music and Bacardi. Taking place Sept. 20-24 at the Faena Forum in Miami,

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Great Reads in Photography: July 18, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical, to how-to, to photo features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!


Professor Makes Major Error in Banning Kit Lenses — Photofocus

A professor at a university in North Carolina has banned her editorial photography students from using kit lenses. These are the 18-55 mm (28-85mm equivalent approximately on full-frame cameras) lenses that come included with basic APS-C camera bodies.

The syllabus was recently shared on Reddit by a student in the class who wishes to remain anonymous. It sparked a lively

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Southern California arts, food, and music events in July

The masks are dropping. The music is starting. The sun is shining. July marks L.A.’s first full month post-reopening, and organizers of food and entertainment events have spared no time in getting back to business. Here’s your guide to the coolest (and yummiest) stuff opening and reopening this month in and around Los Angeles.

Museums & exhibits

Spectators at the Citadel Outlets in Commerce look on as sculptors put the final touches on “Landmarks of the World,” the largest sand sculpture in North America.

(Jordan Strauss / AP Images for Citadel Outlets)

‘Landmarks of the World’ sand sculpture at Citadel

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Make ‘Plastic Free July’ Lifestyle Changes Stick for Good

Published 07-12-21

Submitted by O-I Glass, Inc.

The Ocean Conservancy’s 33rd Annual International Coastal Cleanup pulled 45 million plastic pieces from waterfronts around the world. Plastic bags of all sorts (1.9M) beverage bottles (1.7M) and plastic bottle caps (1.3M) were among the top 10 items beach-cleaning volunteers found.

Diets are bad for losing weight and keeping it off for good. That 30-day cleanse or month-long no carb diet might help you temporarily take off a few pounds, but as soon as you go back to your old lifestyle, the pounds come back too. We should all take the same

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