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Vatican Sistine Chapel opens up to digital age with live online concert

VATICAN CITY, April 23, (AFP): The Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, an artistic Renaissance jewel, opened up to the digital age on Sunday with the first live concert streamed over the internet from the famous sacred space. It was a performance of Scottish composer James MacMillan’s acclaimed version of the “Stabat Mater.” …

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Kim deeply moved by K-pop stars ‘concert’ – Swift gives surprise act

SEOUL, April 2, (Agencies): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiled, clapped and said he was “deeply moved” by a rare performance by South Korean K-pop stars in Pyongyang, state media reported Monday. The high profile appearance of Kim and his wife, former singer Ri Sol Ju, at the concert …

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Action vowed for refugees in concert led by Metallica, Rihanna

Top names in music including Metallica and Rihanna joined leaders Saturday in a concert that brought promises of action to support refugees and improve sanitation in the developing world. The Global Citizen Festival, broadcast live from the vast lawn of New York’s Central Park, distributes tickets to fans who commit …

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Refugees sell out shows in Berlin – 65 musicians weekend concert

BERLIN, Sept 14, (AP): At the neoclassical Concert House in Berlin’s Gendarmenmarkt, busts of German composers Beethoven, Bach and Handel looked on as the 65 musicians took their seats for a sold-out weekend concert. The Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra settling in to play represents a much more recent chapter in …

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Country music takes over Baton Rouge – Bryan, Lady Antebellum perform in star-studded 3-day fest

NEW ORLEANS, May 27, (AP): Country music fans descend on Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for the Memorial Day weekend to hear some of the hottest performers in the genre including Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Eric Church as part of the 2016 Bayou County Superfest. The star-studded three-day festival — in …

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Stones rock Cuba ready for ‘change’ – Historic free concert

HAVANA, March 26, (Agencies): Cuba had never seen the Rolling Stones before, and after Mick Jagger rocked and seduced hundreds of thousands in Havana on Friday, the communist island is likely never to be quite the same again. A crowd flowed across the Cuban capital’s Ciudad Deportiva, a huge sports …

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Stones to play free concert in Cuba – Lamar to headline fresh New York festival

LONDON, March 2, (Agencies): The Rolling Stones on Tuesday announced a free concert in Cuba in what is likely to be one of the biggest shows ever both for the island and the rock legends. The March 25 concert will take place four days after a historic visit by US …

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‘Mixed gender’ concert at Jahra resort draws MP condemnation; Call for immediate probe by Info Ministry

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: MP Saud Al-Huraiji condemned the mixed concert that was recently held at Jahra Salil Resort, affirming that several irregularities and violations were committed during the concert especially when an Iraqi male singer and a scantily-clothed female singer danced among women and men flagrantly. Stressing that this …

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