to “derussify” the country and separate itself from the attacking nation. The bill was passed on June 19th and by removing Russian-language music in public spaces, the percentage of Ukrainian music was subsequently increased, boosting the overall focus on Ukrainian culture that is separated from Russian influence.
Day: June 21, 2022
day, Bad Bunny welcomed the summer season with the release of the music video for Me porto bonito, the song he did in collaboration with fellow Puerto Rican artist Chencho Corleone (Plan B). Me porto bonito is one of the most popular tracks in his recent album Un verano sin ti. The clip has already collected over 7 million views on YouTube.
Seven years after the finale of the hit show “Glee,” insiders have shared that actress Lea Michele is being considered as a strong contender to replace Beanie Feldstein’s role as Fanny Brice in “Funny Girl” on Broadway. Her obnoxious character on Glee, Rachel Berry, spent the majority of the show pining after this same Broadway role, eventually having her fictional Broadway debut at the end of Season 5. Subsequently, “Glee” fans have been desperate for Michele to take on the role in real life, considering her dedication to the musical and her admiration for Barbra Streisand on the show.
World Music Day, also called Fête de la Musique due to its French origins, is an international celebration of music, observed every year on the 21st of June. It is a day to celebrate music from around the world and highlights the universality music has. Music can be enjoyed by anyone, even those who do not play any instruments or sing, and it can often cross cultural borders.
Actress Ana De Armas is starring as the iconic actress Marilyn Monroe in the new Netflix Original movie, ‘The Blonde.’ From the blonde hair to the beauty marks on her face, in the new teaser trailer for the movie viewers can see Armas fully transform into Monroe. Netflix released a glimpse of the film’s trailer on June 16 featuring Aramas looking almost exactly as Monroe.
Japanese tennis star, Naomi Osaka, will not be competing at Wimbledon later this month. The four-time Grand Slam champion announced her decision last Saturday, saying that she was still suffering from her left Achilles injury, which she received at the Madrid Open.
While Pride Month is sadly coming to a close, the massive celebrations are just getting started in all the major cities nationwide this weekend. Cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City boast some of the largest pride parades honoring LGBTQ+ communities, and also welcoming allies.
Following recent high-profile incidents of gun violence, negotiations concerning gun safety laws have been going on all across the United States. Congress is working to pass a bipartisan gun safety package, however, the “boyfriend loophole” is proving to be a considerable roadblock in finalizing the package.
Boredom and relaxation breed creativity and fresh ideas. In a society laden with a hustle mentality, nearly everyone could benefit from having a ‘think week.’ Coined by the co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, a ‘think week’ is exactly what it sounds like: a week to do nothing except think and read.
R&B singer-songwriter, H.E.R, is suing MBK Entertainment for the rights to her music after having signed with the record label 10 years ago when she was just 14 years old. Hoping to be released from her contract, the singer claims it’s a violation of the business and professions code, and cites a California law that limits personal services contracts for state residents to seven years. The lawsuit was filed in the Superior Court of the State of California under the singer’s birth name, Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, on June 16.
Last week, President Biden signed an executive order to help protect transgender children and their access to healthcare. With many conservative state laws aiming to increase barriers for transgender children, Biden’s goal is to counteract their efforts with his new LGBTQI+ order.
The Taco Bell hotel opened up in August 2019 in Palm Springs, California, right after the highly popularized “Coachella Fest.” Taco Bell, the chain known for its Mexican pizza and Doritos locos tacos, has decided to open a Taco Bell-themed Hotel that also features a gourmet edition of the fast-food restaurant. As of now, it is most known as a pop-up hotel. It is taking over an existing hotel that was once very known in the Palm Springs area as the “V Palm Springs.” One of the advertised experiences includes DJs, hot yoga, cocktail hours, moving screenings, branded mani-pedis, pool parties, and an array of Taco Bell dishes with a gourmet twist not available to the public.