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in her words: Why Music Festivals Need More Beyoncés

in her words: Why Music Festivals Need More Beyoncés

Beyoncé’s performance at Coachella last year nodded to the musical legacy of historically black colleges.
Live Review: At Coachella, the Gospel According to Kanye West

Live Review: At Coachella, the Gospel According to Kanye West

Kanye West performed atop a miniature mountain made specifically for his set at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Easter Sunday.
Finding the Beauty in Cultural Appropriation

Finding the Beauty in Cultural Appropriation

A fashion show in Lagos, Nigeria, last year. In the past decade, integrating traditional clothing into high fashion has become a source of pride in Nigeria.
Streaming Movie Review: Beyoncé the Creator: ‘Homecoming’ Review

Streaming Movie Review: Beyoncé the Creator: ‘Homecoming’ Review

Beyoncé preparing for her Coachella performance in 2018, the focal point of a new Netflix documentary, “Homecoming.”
‘Homecoming’ Documentary Comes With a Surprise: A Beyoncé Live Album

‘Homecoming’ Documentary Comes With a Surprise: A Beyoncé Live Album

Beyoncé announced a Netflix documentary called “Homecoming” about her 2018 Coachella performance. But she had another surprise in store.

Streaming Movie Review: ‘Guava Island’ Review: Donald Glover’s Island Getaway Is a Casual Charmer

The star, along with Rihanna and his “Atlanta” collaborators, crafts a freewheeling paean to the pleasures of taking it easy.
Donald Glover’s ‘Guava Island’ Debuts After Coachella Set as Childish Gambino

Donald Glover’s ‘Guava Island’ Debuts After Coachella Set as Childish Gambino

The musician and TV creator’s new project, a 55-minute film with Rihanna, is available now to stream on Amazon.
At Coachella 2019, the Real Action Is Happening Offstage

At Coachella 2019, the Real Action Is Happening Offstage

Donald Glover, performing as Childish Gambino. He has a new film making its debut at Coachella.
How the Blaze’s Emotional Dance Music Brings Listeners to Tears

How the Blaze’s Emotional Dance Music Brings Listeners to Tears

Guillaume and Jonathan Alric of the Blaze, a French electronic music duo whose primary source of creative inspiration comes from feelings.
Some Music Festivals Balk at Booking 50% Female Acts. One Just Did It.

Some Music Festivals Balk at Booking 50% Female Acts. One Just Did It.

Fever Ray performing in February. In November the act will play the Iceland Airwaves Festival, which recently announced that half its acts will be women.
The Choreographers Who Set Beyoncé in Motion at Coachella

The Choreographers Who Set Beyoncé in Motion at Coachella

Beyoncé and dancers at Coachella. Chris Grant and JaQuel Knight were the main choreographers. Mr. Knight said Beyoncé knew from start what she wanted: “She said, ‘Let’s do a homecoming.’ Boom. A nice,
Michelle Williams’ pre-Coachella diet was mostly Honey Buns, and sign us up

Michelle Williams’ pre-Coachella diet was mostly Honey Buns, and sign us up

There’s no denying celebs experience pressure to maintain a certain physical appearance — not just for the sake of vanity, but to…
Op-Ed Contributor: Beyoncé and the End of Respectability Politics

Op-Ed Contributor: Beyoncé and the End of Respectability Politics

Beyonce performed at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival.
21 of the best celebrity Coachella looks to use as inspo for your own summer concert fashion

21 of the best celebrity Coachella looks to use as inspo for your own summer concert fashion

Between an emotional appearance from The Weeknd and Beyoncé reminding us why she’s the Queen Bey, Coachella is one of those you-just-had-to-be-there music festivals. Or,…
The best outfits from Coachella so far that will give you serious style inspo

The best outfits from Coachella so far that will give you serious style inspo

Why didn’t I get tickets? That’s the question many people ask themselves every year when Coachella rolls around. There’s no denying the…
Beyoncé’s first headlining performance at Coachella was an undeniable homage to black culture

Beyoncé’s first headlining performance at Coachella was an undeniable homage to black culture

As far as we’re concerned, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival just needs to change its name to #Beychella. There, we said it!…
Review: Beyoncé Is Bigger Than Coachella

Review: Beyoncé Is Bigger Than Coachella

Beyoncé‘s headlining performance at Coachella, one year after it was originally scheduled. Force and determination were evident throughout the two-hour concert.
Coachella “festival fashion” isn’t made for every body

Coachella “festival fashion” isn’t made for every body

The first music festival I ever attended was the second weekend of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. I went…