Coachella

Coachella 2018 preview: What to expect from Beyoncé to drones and a new emoji

Coachella 2018 preview: What to expect from Beyoncé to drones and a new emoji

How dominant a force in pop culture is the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival?

So dominant that, on Tuesday, the festival debuted its first-ever #Coachella emoji (a palm tree, specifically) on Twitter. 

And so dominant that — in a memorable scene from this year’s mega-hit movie “Black Panther” — a key character exclaims: “When you said you would take me to California for the first time, I thought you meant Coachella, or Disneyland!”

That kind of mainstream reference makes the world’s biggest annual music festival an event...

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