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Target Investing $7 Billion in Future

As part of the strategy, the company is launching more than 12 new brands.<p><i>BoF is pleased to announce Target as the principal partner of the #BoF500</i> …

High Fashion

Here's the Awesome Story Beck Told at Governors Ball About the Time He Hugged Prince

Watch him cover "Raspberry Beret."<p>In February of 2015, Beck walked on stage at the 57th Grammy Awards to receive the biggest honor of his illustrious 30 year career: Album of the Year. But that moment, was overshadowed by another experience in his life: hugging Prince, who was giving him the …

Spike Lee and other celebs attend Prince memorial

<b>(CNN) —</b> While Prince fans still eagerly await a public tribute for the late singer, a group of his famous friends gathered Wednesday night in Los Angeles to remember him.<p>Director Spike Lee, musician Nile Rodgers and singer Janelle Monae honored Prince at a special memorial service held at Samuel …

Prince: ‘People hear the sex in my songs much more than I ever write it’

On 27 February 1997, Prince granted a rare interview to the deputy editor of <i>Top of the Pops</i> magazine before appearing on the show. However, the finished article was deemed too candid to print in full. The unexpurgated version is published here for the first time<p>Everyone has a horror story. He won’t …

SNL honored Prince last night with tribute special

Even though last night's <i>Saturday Night Live</i> was supposed to be a rerun, the sketch took time to pay tribute to Prince, who died on Thursday at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota. Jimmy Fallon took the stage to give an unrehearsed memorial to His Purpleness, comparing the performer to such greats …

Saturday Night Live

Audio of Prince’s final concert at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre posted online — listen

One week before his death at the age of 57, Prince performed two unforgettable final concerts at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre. He had been in the midst of a …

In Minneapolis, everyone has a story about Prince

Talk to anyone from the Twin Cities long enough, and you're likely to discover they have a Prince story.<p>Perhaps it was the time they played basketball against the 5-foot-2 megastar when he was known as Prince Rogers Nelson, a student at Minneapolis' Bryant Junior High. Perhaps it was seeing one of …

SNL Remembers Prince With Music & Comedy

Prince and <i>Saturday Night Live</i> have known each other for a long time. His first appearance was on February 21, 1981, serving as the musical guest. In …

Prince Was a Genius No Matter How You Define It

If Prince was a peerless icon who represented the pinnacle of achievement in contemporary pop music and there is no one else like him, what does his passing mean for the future of musical geniuses?<p>In the aftermath of his tragic death on Thursday, journalists have found novel ways to refer to …

Everyone Is Saying Prince Was a Musical Genius. Here’s Why.

It’s a given that Prince was almost inarguably the most purely talented pop star of all time. Genius? Yep, obviously. What’s maybe a little less …

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The Prince I knew

"Hello, Tavis?"<p>"Who's calling?" I asked the voice on the other end of the phone.<p>"It's Prince."<p>"Prince who?" I asked.<p>"It's Prince, the artist," he said.<p>Click.<p>I hung up.<p>Prank call, and it's way too early to be playing phone games with me on a Saturday morning.<p>A couple minutes later the phone rang …

A Rainbow Appears Directly Above Prince’s Paisley Park Hours After His Passing

The tragic passing of Prince has really hammered home just how important having artists like Prince and David Bowie really is. While I won’t go as far as to say that we’ll never see anyone like Prince again, the chances of us being privy to someone with so much raw talent, presence and with such an …

Prince obituary: ‘the music flowed out in an unstoppable torrent’

Prodigious hit-maker who synthesised an intoxicating mix of musical styles<p>Typical of its prodigiously gifted composer, a multi-instrumentalist with a ferocious work ethic, the 1984 album Purple Rain, and accompanying semi-autobiographical hit movie of the same name, launched Prince, who has died …

The Game Releases “Rest In Purple,” A Powerful Tribute Song To Prince (Audio)

Over the course of the next several weeks, there are going to be a slew of tributes to Prince, who passed away suddenly yesterday (April 21) at the …

Goodbye, Prince – You Were the Best of Us

The song “Purple Rain” begins with an apology. “I never meant to cause you any sorrow, never meant to cause you any pain.”<p>In the context of the movie</i> …

"Creep" - Prince at Coachella 2008 (Uploaded via Permission from Radiohead & NPG Music Publishing)

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Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake & More React to Prince's Death

Prince was found dead earlier today (April 21) at age 57 in his Minnesota home and studio, his publicist confirmed to the Associated Press. Prince …

We step inside a renovated unit in Mies van der Rohe’s iconic 860-880 Lake Shore Drive in Chicago

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I moved to the US 7 years ago from Finland — here's what Americans don't understand about Nordic countries

<i>This is what Americans fail to understand: My taxes in Finland were used to pay for top-notch services for me.</i><p>Bernie Sanders is hanging on, still pushing his vision of a Nordic-like socialist utopia for America, and his supporters love him for it. Hillary Clinton, meanwhile, is chalking up …

Bernie Sanders

20 Inexpensive Ways to Upgrade Your Bedroom

Does your bedroom require upgrading? If its decor consists of just a bed, a nightstand and a closet, it might use some makeover and it doesn’t have …

Home Decorating

A Tiny Stockholm Studio Apartment with Tons of Style

(Image credit: Elle Decoration)<p>The Stockholm studio of stylish Sasa Antic is quite small — only 260 square feet — but it's ample proof that living in …

Living Rooms

Sasu Kauppi Has Finnish Pride

Sasu Kauppi, a graduate of Central Saint Martins in London, established his namesake label in Helsinki in 2011. His specialty is high-end sportswear—which he gives a raw twist. His over all aim is to create fashion with an attention to detail inspired by subcultures and phenomena. Here, he answers …

Subculture

8 IKEA Products Cleverly Repurposed as Shoe Storage

One of the beauties of IKEA products is that their simple design also makes them endlessly versatile. While IKEA makes quite a few products …

High Heels

Nordic chic: 8 Scandi brands you need to know

Back in the 1960s and ’70s Scandinavian fashion meant the bold, primary-coloured prints of the Finnish label Marimekko. In the 1980s Marc O’ Polo was the Swedish-German smart-casual brand of choice for the yuppie about town. Then, in the 1990s, boutiques and upscale department stores made a …

13 Easy Bedroom Upgrades To Change The Way You Sleep

You don't even have to do all thirteen — just pick one or two that you like best.

Finland's warm welcome for refugees – in pictures

Giles Duley arrives on the remote island of Nagu in Finland, as part of his photo-reportage work for UNHCR documenting the plight of refugees across Europe, and finds the locals offering touching hospitality to their ‘guests’.

Prince Stuns at Emotional ‘Piano and a Microphone’ Solo Show

Prince approached the piano, a purple baby grand. He landed a single chord, resonant and bassy. He stood. He walked away.<p>As we could have guessed, …

Who What Wear's Target Capsule Collection Is Street Style Gold

In case you missed it, LA-based style platform Who What Wear has scored an ongoing partnership with big-box powerhouse Target, which will offer seasonal capsule collections filled with expensive-looking styles at wallet-friendly prices. (Everything is under $50.) The first collab hits Target stores …

David Bowie: A Life in Pictures

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