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Tribute | Virgil Abloh, A True Architect

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Virgil gave us SB Blazers, graphic T-shirts, New Era hat wearing – who listens to rap music with no fashion design background?  Kids hope that we could all become Artistic Directors and Designers for large fashion houses if we stay true to ourselves. Virgil was a true architect in building a bridge for our culture to thrive in different spaces we were not welcomed to in the past.

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Mirabel shrugs while standing in front of the casita with her family looking out from the windows.

Film Review | Disney’s Encanto

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Encanto is a film five years in the making and it shows in the quality of the animation, songwriting and storytelling throughout its runtime. It is the sort of heartwarming tale you will want to watch again and again, the kind you put on when it’s cold outside and all you want to do is snuggle under a blanket with a loved one and escape somewhere magical. Encanto’s magic will soon be available from the comfort of home, available to stream on Christmas Eve.

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Movie poster. Stella and Will smile at each other while sitting on opposite sides of a white hospital hallway.

Film Review | Five Feet Apart

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A film with timely echoes, “Five Feet Apart” tells the story of Stella and Will – two teenagers with cystic fibrosis – their struggles, and the love that blooms between them in the most star-crossed of places. CF patients must stay five feet away from each other at all times in order to avoid catching each others’ specific strains of bacteria which can lead to serious infections, removal from the transplant list, and a much quicker death.

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