Genres

Concerts of various genres featured in Ripley Independence Celebration

Ten free music acts will be featured during Ripley’s six-day Independence Celebration from June 29-July 4. They are comprised of genres ranging from country and bluegrass to the classics and Christian rock. Charleston’s Metro Band gets things started with an 8 p.m. concert on Tuesday, June 29, on the lawn …

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Is The Increase In Fantasy Shows Good For The Genre?

Fantasy shows are on the rise after the ending of Game of Thrones. But is this good for the genre or not? It depends. Ever since the end of Game of Thrones, fantasy shows have been on every genre fan’s mind. Some are looking to The Witcher to get their …

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Great Anime Genre Deconstructions | CBR

For every formula anime has popularized, there are those that the medium has deconstructed. A deconstruction takes the typical tropes of a genre and breaks them down. Usually, this means taking popular tropes to their logical extremes or subverting expectations to a nightmarish effect. Would a child piloting a gigantic …

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Modest Mouse Share New Song ‘The Sun Hasn’t Left’

Modest Mouse have shared their new single “The Sun Hasn’t Left” from their upcoming album The Golden Casket. Listen to the song below. “The Sun Hasn’t Left” follows previously released singles “We Are Between” and “Leave A Light On.” The Golden Casket marks the band’s first new album in six …

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Fredericksburg Jazz musician going strong after 30 years

Harry Wilson has been a fixture in the Fredericksburg Jazz scene for the last 30 years and is still going strong. Wilson brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the jazz world as the bandleader of the Harry Wilson Quartet. Wilson is also the vice-president of the Fredericksburg Jazz …

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TROLLHUNTERS: RISE OF THE TITANS (2021) Movie Trailer: Guillermo del Toro Brings a Mixture of Genres to a Small Town

Trollhunters Rise Of The Titans Trailer Guillermo del Toro‘s Trollhunters: Rise Of The Titans (2021) movie trailer has been released by Netflix. The Trollhunters Rise Of The Titans trailer stars Kelsey Grammer, Emile Hirsch, Charlie Saxton, Nick Offerman, Steven Yeun, Diego Luna, Nick Frost, Alfred Molina, Cheryl Hines, and Lexi …

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Decolonizing A Proto-Genre: Author Silvia Moreno-Garcia On MEXICAN GOTHIC

Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s superb novel Mexican Gothic (out on paperback today!) is the tale of Noemi Taboada, a Mexican socialite sent by her father to check on her married cousin Catalina after they receive a disturbing letter from her. Noemi travels to El Triunfo, a small town where the Doyle family …

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Random Encounters in JRPGs Ruin the Genre

JRPGs are more popular than ever thanks to big titles like Yakuza and Persona. So why does the genre rely on dated mechanics like random encounters? Random encounters have been a staple of roleplaying video games since 1981’s Wizardry, and the immense success of the Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy franchises …

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Kevin Bacon Returns to His Horror Genre Roots in Upcoming Remake of “Toxic Avenger” –

Actor Kevin Bacon has long held an affectionate toe in the genre of horror films – and with good reason: one of the first films on this industry stalwarts impressive resume – which includes such classic films as JFK, A Few Good Men, Diner, Footloose, Mystic River and (my personal …

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Trending: Films sans genre barriers (Column: B-Town)

BY VINOD MIRANI It was said that there exist only seven basic stories around which you weave your film. … Trending: Films sans genre barriers (Column: B-Town) BY VINOD MIRANI It was said that there exist only seven basic stories around which you weave your film. How well you adapt …

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