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Breakaway Daily In-Depth Interview with Acclaimed International Vocalist Nathan Pacheco

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Nathan Pacheco is a classically trained tenor who has a passion for reaching out and uplifting people through music. Hailing from Northern Virginia with Brazilian heritage, Nathan’s exceptional voice and singing in native languages has wowed audiences worldwide. He has been featured globally including touring the United States, Canada, and Mexico with Yanni; performing with Latin singing sensation Olga Tañon; touring England, Scotland, and Wales with Katherine Jenkins and the National Symphony Orchestra; performing for Prince Charles in conjunction with the British Forces Foundation and the USO; performing with the San Diego Symphony and has been featured in various PBS television specials.

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with these Unusual Mothers in Ten Unconventional Films

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Here are ten movies to watch this Mother’s Day mostly involving madness, mayhem and murder. These flicks not only feature some kickass moms, but moms who are so wicked you’ll be glad they aren’t your mother!

Mother’s Day (2010): This remae of the 1980 film features sadistic members of a villainous family who return to their childhood home to terrorize the new home owners and their guests.

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You, Define, You. “Hyphened-Nation” Seeks to Put an End to Hyphenated America

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America is one of the only countries that hyphenates their citizens by ethnicity before nationality? The book and social movement Hyphened-Nation was inspired by author Nicole Draffen’s travels overseas. 

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When she spent time living in the United Kingdom she realized that living abroad was an eye opening experience and began to understand certain aspects of American culture better the longer she lived overseas. 

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Nathan Pacheco Goes to New Heights For “Bring Him Home” (Les Misérables) Music Video

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Watch classical/crossover artist Nathan Pacheco and musicians

(Chad Truman on the piano, Riley Bria on the guitar and Chelsea McGough on the cello)

perform on a sky-high bridge in beautiful Tennessee for the epic “Bring Him Home” music video.

I spoke with Nathan about the lengths he went to while filming his latest music video that was filmed while the road was still open to incoming traffic!

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Purple Rain (1984): Remembering The Artist Prince 

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Purple Rain is a 1984 American rock musical drama film directed by Albert Magnoli and written by Magnoli and William Blinn. The film stars Prince, making his film debut playing a semi-autobiographical character. Purple Rain was developed to showcase his talents and hence contains several extended concert sequences. The film grossed more than US$68 million at the box office. 

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London fashion week: Lantern Sense runway show 

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Models walk the runway at the Lantern Sense Fashion Show during London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016/17 at Freemasons’ Hall in London, England.

Lantern Sense is a Hong Kong independent designer label established in 2014. Inspired by the work of Mark Rothko and early 90′s commercial grunge, Lantern Sense presents a collection embodying the dissatisfaction of life and nonchalance towards the world surrounding them expressed by the artist and latter movement.

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Breakaway Daily Interview with Akua Allrich

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BREAKAWAY DAILY: When did you first
realize that you wanted to pursue music professionally? 

Akua:

It’s funny. I waited about seven or eight years after graduating with my
BFA to really consider singing professionally. The ban of smoking in clubs had
a lot to do with my decision. But, most importantly, I had started my family
with my hugely supportive husband, and he pushed me to pursue my passion as a
performing musician.

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The Path Season 1: Episode 1 “What the Fire Throws” & Episode 2 “The Era of the Ladder” TV Review

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Hugh Dancy wants us to drink the Kool-Aid. And Aaron Paul just needs a hug.

Hulu’s new ten episode “cult” drama The Path looks at darkness that can be found in enlightenment. It is executive produced by Friday Night Lights’ Jason Katims and Jessica Goldberg. The series explores the communal lives and faith of the committed Meyerists; a fictional religion.

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99 Homes (2015) Film Review 

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Dennis lives with his mother (Laura Dern) and his pre-teen son (Noah Lomax) in the house in which he grew up. From his work ethic to his capable single parenthood, Dennis is obviously a stand-up guy; when he and his family are the next to be evicted from their house, his absolute panic and his anger do not overwhelm his civility.

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Breakaway Daily Interview: Author Gillian V. Harris Tackles Reincarnation, Multiple Dimensions & TV Series Lost in New Book

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When Gillian Harris was thirteen, she knew she was special — and that there was more to this world than meets the eye. She was having visions of another lifetime in another place that could only be explained as clairvoyance. Though she didn’t completely understand it at the time, she knew the young man she was seeing in her head was her — like knowing her reflection in a mirror.

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Breakaway Daily Interview with Indie Label FHTMG

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FHTMG (Forest Hills Tenleytown Music Group) is an independent record label based in Washington D.C. that features both local and international artists who have traveled globally throughout Europe, the

Caribbean Islands, and the Middle East. They are socially-orientated and aim to give back to their communities and the humanities. 

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BREAKAWAY DAILY: What is the inspiration behind FHTMG?

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Antaeus Theatre Company in LA uses humor to raise funds for new venue

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Antaeus Theatre’s Kickstarter Campaign aims to raise funds to convert a Los Angeles storefront into a Cultural Arts Center through the company’s trademark sense of humor! 

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Following in the footsteps of highly entertaining fundraising videos created by Antaeus in past years (including “Naked Actors Need Costumes” and “Turn Off the Dark”), the company’s new Kickstarter Campaign video “The Taming of the Kickstarter" starring William Shakespeare Armin Shimerman seeks to raise $75,000 of the remaining funds necessary to begin construction. 

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