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Leona Lewis has a four-octave mezzo-soprano vocal range. Why can’t she try a little harder at being a diva? She ought to stick her nose in the air and(...)

Being Miley Cyrus
  • Music
  • May 16, 2014, 00:00

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It’s time for Soul Train to leave the station again. The classic US black music show introduced TV audiences to a host of r’n’b, soul and hip-hop acts(...)

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Actor, director, author, perfumer, activist: one can’t help but gasp at the polysexual polymath known to us mere single/double tasking mortals as Alan(...)

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Rehearsal spaces aren’t very fabulous. Upstairs in a building on Marlborough Place in Dublin, next door to Barney’s Amusements and a glance away from (...)

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