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Festivalgoers attend the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in Indio, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)

Don’t be fooled, Coachella is no paradise

Rayanne Painter // April 28, 2019

Thousands of people just spent thousands of dollars to sweat in the California desert. Yes, I’m serious.But, that’s only the tip of the iceberg (or, the sand dune) when it comes to the monstrosity...

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Why you should attend a music festival this summer

Nicte Hernandez // May 7, 2018

Music festivals bring hundreds of people together around music, art or popular food. There are a few things about festivals that keeps bringing people back though: the artists, the vibe and the people....

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Coachella is not worth it

Sam Rios // April 6, 2016

Coachella kicks off April 15 in Indio, California, and the stress of not being able to attend this music-powered, euphoric drug-fest starts to set in. It may seem as though not going to Coachella is the...

Outkast is back, but no one cares

Kristina Martinez // April 27, 2014

The crowd for Outkast's opening weekend performance at Coachella two weeks ago was dead.Spending hours standing, drinking, taking drugs and dancing in the hot desert is tiring, do not get me wrong, but...

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