Aladdin turns 30: Alan Menken is on the classic animated ride

CNN – It may be hard to believe, but this weekend marks 30 years since the release of “Aladdin” — the animated classic that paved the way for multiple sequels, a live-action reimagining released in 2019 and even a Broadway musical. To mark the occasion, the eight-time Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menckenwho picked up two … Read more

Opinion: Prom mom takes Taylor Swift and Ticketmaster

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Loretta Lynn, the daughter of a coal miner turned queen of the country, has died at the age of 90

CNN – Loretta Lynn, the “coal miner’s daughter” whose bold lyrics and gentle vocals made her the queen of country music for seven decades, is dead. She was 90 years old. Lynn’s family said in a statement to CNN that she passed away Tuesday at her home in Tennessee. “Our dear mother, Loretta Lynn, passed … Read more

Pink Floyd: Roger Waters shows in Poland canceled

CNN – Brirtish rock legend and Co-founder Pink Floyd Roger Waters’ concerts in Poland in April have been canceled amid a backlash for the musician’s stance on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Live Nation Poland, the party’s promoter, confirmed the cancellation on Saturday but did not specify a reason. The cancellation comes after Waters, 79, was … Read more