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Asian Composers Reflect on Careers in Western Classical Music

Asian composers who write in Western classical musical forms, like symphonies and operas, tend to have a few things in common. Many learned European styles from an early age, and finished their studies at conservatories there or in the United States. And many later found themselves relegated to programming ghettos like Lunar New Year concerts. (One recent study found that works by Asian composers make up only about 2 percent of American orchestral performances planned for the coming season.)

At times, the music of Asian composers has been misunderstood or exoticized; they have been subjected to simple errors such as,

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ENHYPEN Reflect On Global Success, Future Goals & ‘Creating Music That Everyone Can Relate To’

In ENHYPEN’s music video for “Drunk-Dazed,” the swiftly rising K-pop boy band invites guests to a “bloody birthday party” where the septet showcase supernatural abilities to cast spells and teleport through a hazy party. But when it comes to their actual birthdays—more specifically Sunoo’s late last month on June 24—the boys aren’t bloody but brother-like: cheering for their bandmate, patting him on the back with Jake rubbing his shoulders.

Among breaking sales records in Korea (their Border : Day One album was the best-selling debut by all new artists in 2020 with less than a

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Times Fashion Journalists Reflect on Returning to the Runway

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The pandemic shook the fashion industry to its core. Stores closed, manufacturing slowed or stopped, companies filed for bankruptcy, and the shows — the grand, crowded celebration of the designs — shifted to virtual moments. But this month in Paris, the haute couture shows were largely back. Celebrities were in the front row. Stilettos clacked. And for the first time in a year and a half, journalists could again experience these creations in the round. Vanessa Friedman, the fashion director

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Color & Design-Residential Forecast: Trends reflect consumers’ desire for inner calm





By Terry Marchetta

Every year we experience change, but 2020 brought a whole new dimension to the world in which we live. The home became not just a place to reside but also a place to work, learn and play. With all the outside chaos, in 2021, we see consumers gravitating toward a home that helps them thrive in all areas of their lives-one in which they can feel comfortable

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