Daily Archives: September 5, 2017

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Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Brace for Hurricane Irma

Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands are preparing for the potentially devastating effects of one of the strongest storms to ever hit the region.

By: VANN R. NEWKIRK II

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Hurricane Irma is a monster. After the storm reached Category 5 intensity Tuesday morning, the National Hurricane Center says it became the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic outside of the warm waters of the Caribbean or the Gulf of Mexico. And even as the Gulf region of the United States deals with the ongoing devastation of Hurricane Harvey and its week of flooding, coastal areas of the country are again bracing for the worst with Irma. Continue reading

Apple Music Festival Canceled After 10 Years

The concert series, formerly iTunes Festival, is no more

by Evan Minsker

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(Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Apple has confirmed that Apple Music Festival, its annual London free concert series formerly known as iTunes Festival, is no more, Music Business Worldwide reports. The festival began in 2007, and over the years, has featured performances from Foo Fighters, Amy Winehouse, the xx, Kendrick Lamar, Oasis, Jack White, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Vampire Weekend, Paul Simon, Beck, the Weeknd, the Chemical Brothers, the National, Lana Del Rey, Adele, Phoenix, and many others. Last year’s installment featured Chance the Rapper, Elton John, Alicia Keys, Britney Spears, the 1975, and more. Pitchfork has reached out to Apple representatives for comment.


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