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Ariana Grande, Carly Rae Jepsen deliver necessary variations of self-empowerment

Ariana Grande, Carly Rae Jepsen deliver necessary variations of self-empowerment

by Julianna Ress, Arts & Culture Editor // November 14, 2018

Ariana Grande has her first U.S. no. 1 hit. Thinking back on her illustrious career, it’s hard to believe she hadn’t topped the Billboard Hot 100...

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13:  Singer Carly Rae Jepsen attends Comedy Central's night of too many stars: America comes together for autism programs at The Beacon Theatre on October 13, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Ryo’s Reviews: Carly Rae Jepson impresses in Anaheim

by Ryo Miyauchi, Arts and Lifestyle Editor // March 9, 2016

All I could think about when I saw Carly Rae Jepsen perform at The Grove in Anaheim was the critics who shrugged off the pop singer’s latest album, “Emotion.” The...

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Take Carly Rae seriously

Take Carly Rae seriously

by Ryo Miyauchi, Assistant Arts and Lifestyle Editor // September 30, 2015

The few times I’ve played Carly Rae Jepsen’s music in the presence of other people, they seemed to mention one thing that’s starting to irk me. “It’s...

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Don’t hate on my music

by Ryo Miyauchi, Assistant Entertainment Editor // September 25, 2014

This past summer, I watched local musicians play cover songs at an open mic. It was nothing special, unless you've never heard anyone sing Bob Marley’s...

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Bill Maher. Courtesy of Francis/Specker/Landov/MCT.

Humphrey’s By the Bay preview

by Ryo Miyauchi // September 7, 2013

Standing venues such as the House of Blues can be crowded and tiresome. Seated venues are often large arenas where the stage is too far away. Is there...

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