BEIJING (Reuters) – Almost three years of pandemic restrictions have been hard for 23-year-old Chinese villager Zu Wenbao, but thanks to Beijing-based Chen’s Studio, music has become his saving grace.
Zu is one of the 14 million people in China who have autism spectrum disorder, a developmental disability caused by differences in the brain. Despite laws to ensure the integration of people with autism, many in China know little about the disorder and support remains lacking, experts say.
Autism has meant Zu was unable to fit in at school or amon ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden rolled out the red carpet on Thursday for celebrities, lawmakers, and titans of industry at the White House’s first state dinner in honor of French President Emmanuel Macron.
The dinner is the crowning social event of a trip aimed at showing Biden’s commitment to Washington’s oldest ally even as the two countries wrangle over how to handle Russia’s war in Ukraine, subsidies for U.S. products and other issues.
The guest list included actress Jennifer Garner and her daughter with Ben ...
(Reuters) – Apple TV+’s 2022 slavery drama “Emancipation”, actor Will Smith’s first film since his famous slap of comedian Chris Rock on stage at the Oscars, has received mixed early reviews from film critics.
The movie has scored a 59% positive rating on Rotton Tomatoes so far, with 14 out of 24 reviewers applauding the film as of Thursday afternoon.
The movie directed by Antoine Fuqua is based on the true 1863 story of a former slave named Gordon, called Peter in the film, and the photographs taken of his battered back that depict the brutalities o ...
LONDON (Reuters) – “When the stakes are this high, doesn’t it make more sense to hear the story from us?” says Meghan, Duchess of Sussex in a trailer released on Thursday for the Netflix documentary series about Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife.
The first clip from the much-awaited documentary was issued ahead of the series’ expected release next week, and came just as the British royals wrestle with a new race row.
Since Harry and Meghan stepped down from royal duties two year ago and moved to California they have delivered stingin ...
Appearing on TV’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” on Monday night to promote his new movie, “Emancipation,” the actor recalled the incident that overshadowed Hollywood’s top awards ceremony last March.
Smith, who won his first Oscar, for best actor, ...
“Oswald the Lucky Rabbit” was created by the studio’s hand-drawn animation team as part of the Disney 100 Years of Wonder celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company.
The short shows Oswald heading into a movie theatre and then finding a way to get in on the big screen action.
“Oswald is such a plucky scamp. We wanted to br ...
Based in Lakeland, SEU Worship is the worship expression from Florida Southeastern University. Since releasing their first project independently in 2013, the band has since signed to Provident Label Group while continuing to release new anthems for every generation to encounter God's love. The band's latest album Heart Cry, is their 11th album presenting some of their deepest and most moving collection of worship songs yet.
What It Sounds Like
Heart Cry doesn't sound like your typical worship album. The project is crafted with a re ...
Benjamin Hastings is a worship leader, both as a part of Hillsong United and as a solo musician. Hailing from Ireland, he found a home in the Australia Hillsong community, although he now resides in the United States. He pens lyrical masterpieces that many are probably already familiar with including "So Will I (100 Billion X)," "Gratitude," and "The Father's House." His role as a co-writer on these projects is just a fraction of his musical talent though, and he is intent on sharing his faith using[...]
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Holcomb is back with a six-song Christmas EP Sing: Christmas Songs, which accompanies her latest children’s book Sounding Joy. The EP, which will be enjoyed by all ages, features three new original songs as well as her interpretation of traditional carols and holiday favorites. The book and album were inspired by the song “Joy to the World” by Isaac Watts, and the album is an invitation to sing about[...]
Singer/songwriter Branan Murphy is an artist who is relatively new to the Christian music industry. In 2017 he released his hit single "All The Wrong Things," followed by his debut album Who Am I?. He quickly became a successful recording artist, and gained the #1 spot on Billboard's Christian Hot AC/CHR Chart with his song "This World Is Not My Home." Recently Branan signed on to Paravel/DREAM Records, who will be distributing his latest single, "Father," releasing on October 28.
What it Sounds Like
"Father" retains the[ ...
In general, it's cool that now any creative person can share their music on streaming services and find their fans. This is very inspiring. Previously, you had to go through all the circles of hell to release your album.
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