Daily Archives: May 19, 2018

Essential Arts: A violinist's royal wedding call, L.A.'s disappeared public art, 'Soft Power' debuts

Composer Ellen Reid has been in demand recently, and her latest commission, the historically inspired “dreams of the new world,” by the Los Angeles Master Chorale, made it clear why. “Reid’s score is wildly inventive,” writes Times classical music critic Mark Swed, “leaving little question about what all the fuss over her music is about.” The libretto, however, is uneven, ...

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ASAP Bari Arrested for Sexual Assault

ASAP Mob co-founder and head of fashion label VLONE, ASAP Bari (real name Jabari Shelton) was charged on Wednesday, May 16 with two counts of sexual assault, according to a statement from the London Metropolitan Police to Pitchfork. “Detectives investigating an allegation of sexual assault at a Shoreditch hotel on 10 July 2017 have charged [Shelton],” the statement reads. He ...

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Melania Trump Returns To White House After Kidney Procedure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s wife, Melania Trump, returned to the White House on Saturday after undergoing a surgical procedure this week to treat a benign kidney condition, her office said. The first lady, 48, had been recovering at Walter Reed medical center since Monday, when she underwent an embolization procedure to treat the kidney conditio… Health

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