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Artists celebrate country music

October was declared National Country Music month by President Richard Nixon in 1972 and is celebrated today. Country music has been around since the early 1900s. Its origins include influence from folk and blues, and it is known for its relatable lyrics and storytelling. While other music genres are growing in popularity such as rap, […]

Sarah Boutin | The Banner La Grande XL Observation Wheel towers over the fair, which contains around half a million LED lights, where riders can see the games and colorful food stands.

Los Angeles Fair brings out locals, tourists for food, fun

Attendees walk down the tunnel of the Fairplex, welcomed by the smell of crazy food combinations and the sound of children laughing with delight. Summer is ending but the Los Angeles County Fair is just beginning. The LA County Fair finally opened its gates Aug. 31 at the Pomona Fairplex and will run until Sept. […]

Must-have music across all genres

COUNTRY Chris Young’s “Neon” Surrounded by Country hit-mak- ers like Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and Eric Church, Chris Young is the underdog. “Neon” contains wonderful lyrical quality and seamless produc- tion that Young will be a big winner at the Academy of Country Music Television Music Awards. Standout tracks include “Tomorrow” and “She’s Got This […]