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  • June 25, 2022By Mary Dodys

    This morning, June 24th, I woke up to an Apple News app notification on my phone that read “Breaking: Roe v. Wade overturned 5-4.” All day, I’ve been reminded of this landmark overturn of a landmark court case via Instagram stories and overhearing opinionated conversations in public while running errands. I find myself in a … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/roe-v-wade-opinion-you-are-not-pro-life-you-are-pro-birth-its-different/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 25, 2020By Lily Waywell

    As if there wasn’t enough Sherlock Holmes related content, Harry Bradbeer and Jack Thorne have now adapted Nancy Springer’s novel Enola Holmes. The story follows the life of Sherlock Holmes’ youngest sibling, Enola and her life after the disapperance of her mother. Now I must begin by saying, I have very mixed feelings regarding this … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/murders-mysteries-and-sherlock-holmes-little-sister-a-review-of-netflixs-enola-holmes/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 5, 2020By Ron Rocky Coloma

    Francesca Louise’s latest single Out of Sight (Out of Mind) showcased sincerity, reliance on love, and the dread of losing one’s beloved after getting close in their relationship. In this interview with Louise, she talked about her music evolution and the life experiences that molded her tracks. She will be releasing her debut EP entitled Melancholic … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/francesca-louise-portrays-her-musical-growth-through-life-experiences/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 18, 2020By Aly Balakareva

    Poetry is usually associated with long lines of complicated verse, arranged into difficult-to-read stanzas. It is an intricate craft that requires the poet to write, re-write and re-re-write in order to produce an elusive meaning. However, things are changing. Amanda Lovelace’s new poetry book, break your glass slippers, turns these associations upside down, showing how … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-reclamation-of-oneself-reviewing-amanda-lovelaces-break-your-glass-slippers/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 29, 2020By Megan Dang

    Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire, which premiered at Cannes in 2019, is much more than your average period piece. From beginning to end, the film is a whirlwind of raw, gut-wrenching emotion, technically executed to a T. Unfortunately, it was denied a slot for France’s submission Foreign Picture category at the 2020 … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/portrait-of-a-lady-on-fire-is-a-breath-of-fresh-air-for-lgbt-cinema-film-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 20, 2020By Lily Waywell

    Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers from Season 2 of “Sex Education“. A quirky, awkwardly funny show that spreads empowering and awe-inspiring messages to the screen. Our beloved teenage sex therapist is back, with a second season of pure awkward. Despite this, the season has successfully dealt with many strong topics that to this day … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-return-of-our-favourite-teen-sex-therapist-a-review-of-sex-education-season-two/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 24, 2019By Ron Rocky Coloma

    Singer and songwriter Alus wrote and recorded her music in her bedroom that typically received massive attention on YouTube. She consistently released a number of singles with music videos that boasted about more than 500,000 views on YouTube. According to Alus, her single “Cherry” has been her new pride and joy. The songstress’s profound passion … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/alus-single-cherry-brings-back-willy-wonka-to-pop-culture/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 19, 2019By Ron Rocky Coloma

    London’s alt-pop artist Elizsabeth released her single “I Choose Myself”—the new anthem of self-empowerment and love. The US-born and UK-bred music artist had always felt that she could be her true self on stage and when would create music. When Elizsabeth first heard Einaudi’s tunes being played in the practice rooms at her senior school, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/elizsabeths-single-i-choose-myself-magnifies-self-empowerment/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 18, 2019By Ron Rocky Coloma

    21-year-old singer RYAHN talks about her single “Sad Boy” and the continuous journey of her fondness for music, art and the cycle of life—an inspiration for her music’s themes. RYAHN, who is of African American, Cuban, and Jamaican or Belizean descent, hails from Broward County, Florida and started her musical journey when she very young. … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/ryahns-single-sad-boy-reveals-her-personal-growth/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 20, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Editor’s Note: Responses have been revised for length and clarity. Kimberly Douglas, better known to her fans as “Kihmberlie,” is a 23-year-old from Southern California who has amassed nearly 90k followers on Instagram and over 50k on Twitter. Known as the girl both in front of and behind the camera, Kimberly blows away her audience … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/an-interview-with-khimberlie-the-girl-behind-and-in-front-of-the-camera/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 15, 2019By Ron Rocky Coloma

    Satica Nhem, a first-generation Cambodian-American artist, songwriter and poet, released her latest single “Son of a Gun” and her 5-track sophomore EP  dear april, ily on August 9th. Called Sati for short, she mostly writes R&B-influenced pop tunes and attempts to incorporate more alternative influences for her artist project. According to her, if there’s anything that … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/saticas-sophomore-ep-dear-april-ily-depicts-her-vulnerability-and-growth/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 8, 2019By Ron Rocky Coloma

    18-year-old Detroit artist Sofi K released her new single “Ice Cream” on August 7. The extraordinary pop and R&B artist captured the attention of Prince and Michael Jackson’s producers due to her unique and soulful voice. Beginning to sing at nine years old, Sofi K released her first solo album at the age of 14. … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/sofi-ks-new-single-ice-cream-emboldens-women-to-be-independent/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

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