Arriving two months later than usual — with extra COVID precautions and one of its headlining acts missing — the Basilica Block Party at least still felt like a much-needed party on opening night Friday.

In its 25th year — not counting last year’s canceled installment — the two-day festival outside the Basilica of St. Mary in downtown Minneapolis was bumped from its usual July slot to September, when the concert industry thought everyone would feel safer from COVID-19. So much for that plan.

Led by sibling pop trio AJR and hometown rockers Motion City Soundtrack, Friday’s lineup was the

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Considering that the pandemic strike, the MAGIC vogue trade show is a person of the largest points of interest to date at the Las Vegas Conference Center and 8 Information Now spoke to some conference-goers who claimed when the environment inside of is distinctive this year, it is wonderful to have it again in motion!

On Monday, the MAGIC vogue trade demonstrate self-dubbed “as the most extensive fashion market in the US” arrived in Las Vegas for a 4-working day stint following taking a calendar year and a 50 % off thanks to the pandemic.

“It’s not

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NORTHALSTED — Market Days returned this weekend after a year away due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Crowds of people filled the streets of Northalsted to celebrate at the fest, which has turned into a celebration of LGBTQ pride.

The festival was not without some controversy, as Howard Brown called for more coronavirus safety precautions. The event offered vaccinations and testing.

But the weekend saw much joy, with people dancing, waving rainbow flags and fans and buying from local vendors.

Photos from the event:

Credit: Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago
People mill about during the second day of 39th Northalsted Market Days
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The Meeker County Good is back again this week.

Right after a pandemic-compelled cancellation in 2020, the honest returns with a full slate of actions Thursday as a result of Sunday at the fairgrounds in Litchfield.

Several hours for the good are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday by way of Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 for grownups 18 and older and $3 for college students, with no cost for youngsters 10 and youthful. No admission will be billed Sunday.

Amongst the attractions this year are a few grandstand situations. A tractor pull is

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The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center invitations the group to be part of it in human being to rejoice its 37th yearly auction, honoring Marla Johnson’s retirement and 28 yrs as Govt Director.

This year’s yearly auction is scheduled for Saturday, August 7, at 6 p.m., at the Embassy Suites, San Marcos Conference Middle.

Past calendar year HCWC offered companies to 2,023 older people, youth and little ones who experienced assault and abuse even amid the pandemic. Not a one working day of company was lost, and HCWC remained open up and completely ready to supply shelter and unexpected emergency reaction to

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Are living songs is again in West Michigan after COVID-19 constraints prevented performances for additional than a yr.

Over the earlier couple of weeks, venues like The Intersection and The Pyramid Scheme have welcomed again artists and concert goers.

On Saturday, The Pyramid Scheme held its 3rd demonstrate, which featured Rockit King, Barrel Bones, and The Pice Challenge.

“It’s excellent, it’s fantastic it’s hard for me to believe of all the adjectives correct now, but soon after anything we’ve been by in the last fourteen, fifteen months, it’s a particular time,” said Tami Vanderberg, co-proprietor.


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What a week! One day after our last Disneyland Update, everything we’ve come to know about the reopened Disneyland experience changed. Masks became optional for guests, social distancing was done away with, indoor queuing returned, rides went back to full capacity, AND out-of-state guests returned to the resort en masse. That’s a lot of change, but none of these things had fans as worried as the fact that Disneyland was no longer restricted to the number of guests they could allow into the park on any given day. We’ll tell you the surprising results of what happened on the 15th

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“This will be the 1st yr for our new Diesel Road Truck Dirt Drags, absolutely sure to be loud and rapid,” he included. “If you never have a diesel truck, that is alright due to the fact we will also have a gas-driven classification. If you like to see automobiles ruin every single other we have that too in the demolition derby. Our grounds seem much better each and every 12 months, so everybody need to occur out and appreciate what we have to offer you.”

The good will open with a horse exhibit on Wednesday evening and every single

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Billboard Latin Music 7 days will just take spot Sept. 20-25. Specifics about the Billboard Latin New music Awards Will Be Readily available Soon

Adhering to its to start with-at any time virtual version in 2020, Billboard‘s Latin Tunes Week is established to return dwell to Miami on September 20-25. Less than the slogan “The Defeat of Latin Audio,” the weeklong celebration will characteristic are living conversations, workshops, showcases and performances with Latin’s top hitmakers, actors, influencers and business leaders.

“We could not be much more fired up to carry the world’s major celebration of Latin tunes, Billboard Latin

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