“Cowboy Carter”: The Past and Future of Country Music

Beyoncé "Cowboy Carter" album cover by Blair Caldwell

Beyoncé is the first Black woman to achieve a number one country album with “Cowboy Carter.” The album is genre-bending and rule-breaking, blending elements of pop, hip-hop, and country.

“Mean Girls The Musical” Is Less Mean than the Original

Mean Girls The Musical courtesy ParamountPlus

Directed by Samantha Jayne and Arturo Perez, Jr., “Mean Girls The Musical” came out in January, earning $104.3 million worldwide.

Amazon Prime’s “Hazbin Hotel” Puts the Sin in Sing

Vivienne Medrano and "Hazbin Hotel" side-by-side Still by Dia Dipasupil:GETTY Images. Courtesy Prime Video

The fight between Heaven and Hell is a well-known Biblical story, but Amazon Prime’s newest adult animated series, “Hazbin Hotel,” puts a darkly comic musical fantasy twist on this moral dichotomy.

“Sound of Freedom” Raises the Alarm Against Human Trafficking

Cristal Aparicio as Rocio Aguilar in "Sound of Freedom" courtesy Angel Studios

With “Sound of Freedom,” acclaimed Mexican director, Alejandro Monteverde (“Bella”), presents a compelling story that aims to raise awareness about the trafficking of minors.

“Wonka” Capitalizes on Nostalgia for the Original

Timothy Chalamet puts on the charm in "Wonka" courtesy Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

“Wonka” (2023) topped the box office charts this year, making nearly $395 million.

The Story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard

Prison Confessions of Gypsy Rose Blanchard courtesy LifeTime

After over eight years of being behind bars, Gypsy Rose Blanchard is able to tell her own truth.

Rick and Morty: The Silent Season

Rick and Morty season seven courtesy Adult Swim

Rick and Morty is an adult animated sci-fi comedy series on Adult Swim. Created by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, it is, arguably, the channel’s hero product of the late 2010’s.

Studio Ghibli’s “The Boy and The Heron”: Masterpiece in Art and Storytelling

"The Boy and the Heron" Studio Ghibli

Studio Ghibli’s newest animated movie, “The Boy and the Heron” (2023), directed by Hayao Miyazaki (“Spirited Away,” “My Neighbor Totoro”), is an instant masterpiece in animation and storytelling from a beloved director.

Shaghf Café brings popular franchise from the Middle East to Canton

Photo courtesy Shagf Cafe Canton

Farah Alqaraghuli, a pharmaceutical consultant with a University of Buffalo Pharmaceutical Sciences degree, began her entrepreneurial path by opening Shaghf Café in Canton, Michigan, with her husband, Ammar Louay.


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