The Biggest Pop Culture Milestones in Dsquared2’s History

Reaching the 25-year mark is a crowning achievement for any fashion brand these days, particularly one who remains privately owned and fiercely independent. For twin brothers Dean and Dan Caten, who are celebrating their label Dsquared2’s 25th anniversary this year, much of that success can be attributed to the music world’s most iconic women who have…

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BLACK ALBUM / WHITE CUBE – A JOURNEY INTO ART AND MUSIC

JUNE 20, 2020 – JAN. 10, 2021   Music rules! In the exhibition ‘Black Album / White Cube’ at Kunsthal Rotterdam 35 internationally renowned artists and musicians present almost 200 works of contemporary art – multimedia installations, sculptures, videos and paintings. The exhibition reveals what happens when the worlds of art and pop music meet.…

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Pride 50: Here are the Top 25 Pride Anthems of All Time

6. “Express Yourself,” Madonna (1989) “Madonna’s Pride anthem about expressing your real and true self, ready or not. Along with its homoerotic video, this song has gone on to be an LGBTQ+ anthem with lyrics about not settling for second best and getting what you deserve in life. You can be the queen on a…

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Madonna: where to start in her back catalogue

The album to start with Like a Prayer (1989) Madonna: Like a Prayer – video Madonna’s 1980s hits such as Holiday, Into the Groove and Like a Virgin are brilliantly captured on The Immaculate Collection (1990). If you want a deeper exploration of her musical psyche and kinetic songwriting though, I’d advise listening to the…

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1 Year Of Madonna’s Visionary ‘Madame X’ Era

A year has passed since Madonna released Madame X on June 14, 2019 and the world is a very different place. We’ve had a global pandemic, UFOs and a righteous uprising of citizens demanding change and justice. It’s noteworthy then, that the Queen of Pop’s 14th album feels more timely now than it did upon release. Madame X is essentially a…

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THE MAN IN THE YELLOW JACKET: ‘DICK TRACY’ AT 30

Revisiting Warren Beatty’s Dick Tracy In 1990, Warren Beatty came out with yet another of his wildly ambitious projects in which he himself served as director, producer, and star. That was Dick Tracy, which arrived a year after Tim Burton’s Batman, at a time before comic book adaptations were nearly the cultural force that they would eventually become. …

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