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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: July 2018

With the Fourth of July this month, what could be more American than the singing show that brought us names like Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood? They, along with the other star-studded list of American Idol alum, have been busy making new music, touring, and in their personal lives, so let’s find out more about what happened […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: June 2018

Last month, ABC’s version of American Idol crowned its first winner, and since then, the contestants from that season and every season that came before have been hustling with new albums, music videos, and covers — in addition to appearing at shows, awards, and even tying the knot. While it’s always good to catch up with […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: May 2018

Between American Idol‘s latest season wrapping up, summer tours and music festivals, and new music, there’s plenty happening in the lives of your favorite contestants from the Idol universe. There’s so much going on that it’s hard to keep up, but lucky for you we’ve compiled all the news from May and every upcoming event into one […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: April 2018

There’s lots going on in the American Idol universe with the new season having just announced its Top 10, while also spotlighting Idol alum in their weekly “American Idol Icons” segment, all eyes are on the show and, by extension, its alumnus to succeed. With that in mind, many of the ex-contestants have been looking to make […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: March 2018

Since the last Idol round-up, we now live in a world where American Idol is back on our televisions, albeit with a new roster of judges, but it feels like the same show: people from all walks of life coming to show off their musical talent and blossoming into stars week upon week. Its comforting in a […]

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David Cook Enters Brave New Stages in 2018

What is David Cook‘s recipe for success? For the pop-rock musician and American Idol Season 7 winner, it’s all about delivering constant surprises. Just as Idol prepares for its revival this March, Cook is prepped and ready to head in a few new and unexplored musical territories himself, including a new album and stage to usher […]

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Travel Guide: Christmas in New York

The holiday season transforms some places into magical winter wonderlands. One of those places is the city of New York. We’ve all seen it in movies — snow falling on Central Park, the glow of the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center — the only question is how to make the most of your time. To […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: December 2016

The new year is upon us and what a year it’s been. Normally, around this time, we’d be gearing up for a new season of Idol, but not this year. Hollywood Life reports that J. Lo is holding out hope that the hit show will return in a few years, but until then, I bring […]

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Book Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Contains Spoilers)

It’s been less than a week since diehard fans flocked to the midnight release of the newest installment in Harry Potter’s life story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. This time, JK Rowling is taking her loyal fans to the theater by developing a play for London’s West End which follows the series’ beloved characters […]

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Broadway’s ‘Hamilton’ — Is It Really All That?

For the past year, American founding father Alexander Hamilton’s name has likely been said more than in the past two hundred years combined—all thanks to the staggeringly popular Broadway hip-hop musical, Hamilton. 

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Why NBC’s The Sound of Music Live Matters

On December 5th, NBC aired the biggest television event of the holiday season – The Sound of Music Live! This tribute to the beloved stage musical, The Sound of Music, starred Grammy Award-winning recording-artist Carrie Underwood as the iconic Maria and True Blood‘s Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp in the two lead roles, and […]

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Kathleen’s Top Albums of 2012

5. Mumford & Sons – Babel Following the success of 2009’s Sigh No More, Mumford & Sons didn’t fall to the curse of the sophomore slump. While the album wasn’t particularly innovative or experimental, indie-folk Babel showcased speedy banjo-plucking, feverish mandolin, and haunting cello. Is this album the greatest album of the year? No, but it’s a […]

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Broadway Baby Visits London’s West End

During the months of July and August I was fortunate enough to travel to London for the 2012 Olympic Games. As if attending several Olympic events wasn’t enough, I was able to see two shows in London’s famed West End district. For a Broadway junkie like me, this was the icing on my European-adventure cake.

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