After a yearlong delay due to COVID-19, this year’s Met Gala kicked off Monday with a bevy of surprise superstars and a theme celebrating American fashion. 

Typically taking place on the first Monday in May, the 73rd annual exhibition was split into two parts for 2021 after its cancellation in 2020 due to the pandemic. Its theme, “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” is Part 1 of a larger, two-part “In America” show.

Unlike past shows, this first part will last a full year, coinciding for several months with Part 2, “An Anthology of Fashion,” which will open in early

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We didn’t know how much we skipped the Satisfied Gala purple carpet until we had been compelled to hold out more than two decades to see how the manner flock and superstar set interpret a dress code. (Very last year’s gala, scheduled for May, was postponed and later on outright canceled mainly because of COVID considerations.)

The formal costume code, which often keys into an upcoming Costume Institute exhibition, by some means helps make the wander from the limousine and up the stairs into the New York-primarily based museum much a lot more entertaining than it if not would be.

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By Mark Savage
BBC music reporter

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image captionPop newcomer Olivia Rodrigo won three prizes, including song of the year

The MTV Video Music Awards returned to New York on Sunday, with major wins for pop stars old and new.

Sparks flew before the ceremony when Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor and rapper Machine Gun Kelly were involved in an altercation on the red carpet.

Olivia Rodrigo then won best new artist and best song for Drivers License, while Justin Bieber won best artist.

The main award, video of the year, went to Lil Nas X

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Regarded for world-wide strategies like Jason Derulo’s Coca-Cola 2018 FIFA Planet Cup anthem and Usain Bolt and Elephant Man’s ‘Stick Adhere Stick’ PUMA campaign, leisure manufacturer strategists, The SMC Group, is kicking off its Caribbean operations with a first-of-its-kind digital series, for which they are looking for a gifted Jamaican as its host.

Envisioned to be the put the place enjoyment and manufacturer strategy intersect, the host will provide weekly updates on all points music, film, gaming, animation, dance and influencer-linked material, where they meet with worldwide brand names.

CEO of The SMC Group, Maurice Hamilton, described that the system

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Perrico additional a horn portion to his Pop Strings Orchestra lineup.

The David Perrico Pop Strings Orchestra taken care of a popular weekend residency at Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace for decades, bringing thrilling live songs electrical power to 1 of the Strip’s most beloved lounge areas. Now a bigger, bolder version of the group has moved to a new location for a a little bit distinct residency gig.

“We went from the Barge with 250 persons to 65,000 folks in the audience,” claimed the

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Casa Playa at Encore is established to open on September 16. The coastal Mexican principle in the previous Elio space around Encore Beach Club attributes a menu from government chef Sarah Thompson and cocktails from Wynn resort mixologist Mariena Mercer Boarini as perfectly as a mezcal and tequila selection from agave professional Noah Arenstein. Opening dishes include things like a squash blossom quesadilla, Baja fried fish tacos, Mexican blue shrimp ceviche, a black truffle tostada, complete cauliflower al pastor and Yucatan hen pibil.

West Hollywood-based hospitality group Noble 33 declared last week that its Toca Madera principle will

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