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“The Divine Feminine” is a subtle surprise that delivers a series of tracks showcasing love through a smooth and mellow fabric. Leading up to the release, Miller himself expressed that the record was initially going to be a EP, but eventually became a full length LP in part due to its concept—a tale of how the world...

 The Good Place (Mondays 8/7c on NBC)  Most new TV shows have to reel audiences in by asserting what makes them unique. What makes this hang-out sitcom different from “Friends”? What makes this cop show different from “Law and Order”? “The Good Place,” the new sitcom from “Parks and Recreation” and “Brooklyn...

Despite three projects already under his belt, Travis Scott’s “Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight” is yet another album showing that he still hasn’t found his own style. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not a bad thing to highlight who your influences are from time to time, but when this is all an artist does they tend to lose...

Big breaks don’t come easy for artists; it often takes more luck than work. But these bands seem to have that equation backwards when it comes to success stories. Single Mothers Formed by Andrew Thompson after a particularly bitter break up, Single Mothers have remained one of the most energetic and exciting punk acts...

Taking into account all of his past antics, the latest Vince Staples EP has a perfect title and cover. On the heels of his critically-acclaimed debut LP “Summertime ‘06,” Staples quickly became a polarizing figure and trending topic, in part due to his crazy tweets and misunderstood comments on ’90s and 2000s-era...

After a four-year break, constant teases and come-and-go release dates, Frank Ocean’s sophomore effort, “Blond,” was worth the wait. The album kicks off on a dreary note with “Nikes,” a track accentuated by hi-hats, 808s and high-pitched vocals. Here we find Frank tackling the subject of materialism and the pleasures it...

“The Shallows” starring Blake Lively is entertaining, despite eschewing from the more thought-provoking tropes of the survival genre. Set on a nondescript and secluded cove somewhere in Mexico, the film sees Nancy Adams (Blake Lively) stranded, battling against a predatory great white shark and her own various...

It was a tale as old as time from the book, to the big screen, to finally the play. Today thousands of Houstonians gathered at the Hobby Center at the Sarofim Hall on the opening day to see the “Beauty and the Beast” up close. The musical was sponsored by Bank of America and included a dazzling array of lights and...