Lizzo’s version of ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ is the perfect graduation soundtrack

[ad_1] Edward Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance” March No. 1 in D. is basically the soundtrack to every graduation ever. But I bet you haven’t heard this version before.  In a video released Sunday, Lizzo played the iconic two-minute middle section that’s synonymous with graduation on the flute, in a performance for students graduating in the…

Alicia Keys’ strong commencement speech recognizes ‘the most powerful time to be coming of age’

[ad_1] Alicia Keys has levelled with graduating students who might not feel like celebrating right now, but should honor themselves nonetheless. Students are graduating across America, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and after weeks of protests for racial justice and against police brutality, following the police killing of George Floyd, who died after an officer…

Watch a governor read ‘Harry Azcrac’ during virtual graduation ceremony and slowly realize he was pranked

[ad_1] Congratulations to the class of 2020 — and a special shout out to one “Harry Azcrac” who, for lack of better wording, managed to slip through the cracks.  Like many students, high schoolers in Mississippi are celebrating their graduations from home instead of with the usual pomp and circumstance. To congratulate the class of…

Miley Cyrus performs ‘The Climb’ in honor of 2020 graduates

[ad_1] Life after graduation can feel like an uphill battle, especially for the class of 2020. To celebrate graduates whose commencement ceremonies were canceled due to the coronavirus, Facebook and Instagram hosted #Graduation2020, a series of virtual speeches and performances by celebrities.  Miley Cyrus joined the lineup with a moving performance of her 2009 single…