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2009-08-12 14:46:04

Chaos occurred after a Madonna concert in Denmark as Swedish concert-goers tried to cram into filled train cars to return home, witnesses said. Fights erupted and people vomited on the platform around 1 a.m. Wednesday in Copenhagen, causing trains to be delayed, the Swedish news agency TT reported. Hundreds of travelers were stuck on the platform, TT reported, and about an equal number took cabs to Malmo, Sweden. Danish rail operator DSB has been criticized for not adding extra trains despite...

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2009-08-07 08:35:38

Slovenian organizers Friday said U.S. pop star Madonna's concert planned for Ljubljana's Stozice horse track ground has been canceled. The Madonna show, as part of her Sticky&Sweet world tour, scheduled for Aug. 20 in Ljubljana, was canceled due to unexpected logistical problems, the Live Nation promotion agency said. The Slovenian news agency STA offered no details as to why the concert was canceled.

2009-08-02 13:14:14

Faxes allegedly sent by U.S. pop star Madonna to a nightclub worker outline a reputed romantic affair the pair had in the 1990s, an auction official says. Ed Kosinski, co-owner of the Gotta Have It! auction house, said former nightclub security guard Jim Albright is selling the Madonna memorabilia and faxes sent during his alleged affair with the Material Girl singer in 1993 and 1994, the New York Post reported Sunday. Albright said to me, 'I have no relationship with Madonna anymore,' said...

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2009-07-31 06:11:49

With just a month to go until her performances in Israel, Madonna wrote a letter to fans explaining how Kabballah changed her life and gave her a purpose. Published in Hebrew and English in Yedioth Aharonoth Friday, Madonna said she had traveled the world, met with state leaders, performed with great artists and achieved what most people would view as a high level of success, but I still felt like something was missing in my life. After she finished filming Evita and was pregnant with her...

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2009-07-29 14:36:13

U.S. pop star Madonna will perform at a Budapest soccer stadium despite protests by the Hungarian Football Association, organizers said Wednesday. If Madonna's show is held at the Puskas stadium, two years of work of the national soccer team could be ruined, Istvan Kisteleki of the Hungarian soccer association told the Hungarian news agency MTI. The Hungarian national team is scheduled to play two major world cup qualification matches early in September and it would take more than 30 days to...

2009-07-29 12:00:00

PASADENA, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In the grip of addiction, where do you draw the line between a person who can be rehabilitated and one who is beyond help? "Gone Too Far" - an MTV one-hour series developed and hosted by Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein, produced by Ish Entertainment and Gigantic! Productions - explores this question. Premiering Monday, October 5 at 10pm ET/PT, the eight-episode series will document young adults between the ages of 18-25 as they struggle with substance...

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2009-07-29 09:09:37

A communist group has asked U.S. pop star Madonna to dress modestly and sing a revolutionary song when she performs in Russia this weekend. The iconic recording artist's concert is scheduled to take place Sunday at the historic Palace Square in St. Petersburg. RIA Novosti said the Communists of Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, an organization that is separate from the larger Communist Party, has published an open letter asking the American singer to reconsider her costumes and repertoire...

2009-07-19 15:48:18

U.S. pop star Madonna has visited the family of a worker killed in a stage collapse in France and will meet three people hurt in the incident, officials say. Health officials said Madonna was to visit two hospitals in Marseilles Sunday to speak with three of the people hurt when a stage collapsed at the city's Stade Velodrom stadium where she was to have performed this weekend, Sky News reported. The officials said one of the injured is a U.S. national in serious condition. Madonna arrived in...

2009-07-18 15:03:32

Madonna's Sunday concert in Marseilles, France, has been canceled because of the deadly collapse of the stage that the U.S. pop star called a tragedy. The Times of London reported Friday witnesses to the Thursday accident at Velodrome stadium in Marseilles were being questioned by police as authorities attempt to discern the cause. Technician Charles Prow, 23, and worker Charles Criscenzo, 53, died and up to 46 others suffered minor injuries and shock, including a U.S. national said to be in...

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2009-07-17 06:45:00

Two people died when a stage being built for a performance by pop star Madonna collapsed in Marseilles, France, officials said. A city spokesman said the construction accident occurred Thursday when a crane fell at the venue, CNN reported. The accident is under investigation. The two victims were identified as a British citizen and a French citizen. Several other workers were injured, Marseilles fire department spokesman David Goddin told CNN. Madonna said Thursday she was devastated to hear...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin