BEIJING – Collected in a exercise home, 5 generously proportioned younger men in dishevelled black sweaters are patting their bellies and waggling their arms. Bearded with double chins, they shout “Hoo-Ha!” in time to upbeat African drums.

The choreography is for the new music “Good Stomach,” by Make Pandas. DING, Cass, Husky, Otter and Mr. 17 weigh an average of 100 kilograms (220 kilos) and proudly get in touch with them selves “the 1st additionally-sized boy band in China.”

That is a radical departure from the business common witnessed in South Korean tremendous groups these types of as BTS, whose

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TAIPEI – Chloé Zhao’s background-making Oscars sweep, profitable very best director and most effective image, is staying met with a muted response in her state of beginning, and even censorship.

Zhao’s “Nomadland” is the next movie directed by a female to earn a finest picture Oscar. She is the initially lady of color and next lady ever to earn the Oscars for ideal director.

Nonetheless, in China, the place Zhao was born, her heritage-generating achievement has not been trumpeted or celebrated. Condition media in China remained silent as of Monday afternoon, with no mention of her win by either CCTV

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Cameron Calloway and Halsey Harkins conduct jointly throughout a advantage concert at Velveteen Rabbit in Downtown Las Vegas, Thursday, Oct fifth, 2017. All proceeds had been donated to the victims of the Oct. one mass shooting.

Cameron Calloway was born in Very long Beach, California, but grew up in Las Vegas and claims his publicity to Vegas leisure has been a particular influence on his personal music.

“Getting a probability to see the unique sorts of performers below, anything at all

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