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    Mismanagement of Trumps Covid response exposed by new CDC flap Katie Nolan goes private on Twitter amid exchange with Jason Whitlock Most Americans don't know these lucrative Social Security "secrets" Ad Microsoft ...
    toggle audio on and off change volume download audio WTOP's Jason Fraley previews Rosslyn & DC Jazz Fests Get ready for the sweet sound of jazz echoing across the nation’s capital this week. The 30th annual Rosslyn Jazz Festival returns Wednesday to Wednesday, while the 16th annual D.C. Jazz Festival returns Thursday through Monday. “Music...
    News He has announced that he will go to a demonstration today in Madrid ANGEL RIVEROMARCA Miguel Bos does not back down in his crusade against what he considers a conspiracy world on account of the crisis of coronavirus. As we know, for the intrpete of ‘Super Superman’, ‘Bandit’ and...
    Harry Connick Jr. on the set of his talk show. NBC / Getty There are several actors, comedians, and musicians who launched daytime talk shows that you probably forgot all about.  Kris Jenner, Fran Drescher, and Megan Mullally all had daytime talk shows that didn't even last a full season.  Harry Connick Jr.,...
    Devoid of an indoor chamber as venue amid the pandemic, the Brooklyn Chamber Orchestra has chosen the Brooklyn Heights Promenade as the outdoor space for public performances this fall. “All performing arts organizations are chomping at the bit to return to live audiences,” said Melody English, the general director of the Brooklyn Chamber Orchestra. Our...
    LOGAN SQUARE — A grant program launched this week to help Chicago-based musicians through the pandemic. Sustain Chicago Music was established by Billy Helmkamp, owner of Sleeping Village and The Whistler, and the people who run long-standing arts groups I AM Logan Square and the Logan Square Arts Festival. Local venue owners and staff are struggling...
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    Rap superstar Kanye West is leading a revolt against Universal Music Group that has led to music stars lashing out at record labels over the level of control they exert over their artists. The typical music contract, the Grammy-winner says, is lucrative for record labels but leave musicians with little recourse to own their masters....
    They’re calling it “St. Patrick’s Day, Take 2.” Celtic musicians whose livelihoods were cut short the weekend before March 17 will gather virtually from around the globe Thursday, Sept. 17, to present 10 hours of virtual concert programming. The event begins at 11 a.m. with rock fiddler Steve Gardner of San Anselmo and ends at...
    Stars in Stanley Cup Final after being outscored and outshot These Are the Most Popular Walmart Items from the Past Decade Universal to Develop Madonna Biopic, Joining Music-Movie Craze (Bloomberg) -- Comcast Corp.’s Universal Pictures is developing a new film based on the life of Madonna, after movies about other popular musicians, including Freddie...
    After two million people listened to musician Maggie Rogers narrate an ASMRy video about Van Gogh’s Starry Night, Google has released a second season of Art Zoom. The project combines the Google Arts & Culture division’s photography with wispy narration from musicians, and the first set of videos last year also featured Feist on Bruegel,...
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Blues Foundation has named a new leader. The Memphis, Tennessee-based organization said Monday that Patricia Wilson Aden has been selected as its new president and CEO. She will begin leading the foundation on Oct. 1. Aden has served as president and CEO of the African American Museum in Philadelphia and...
    DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Musicians have taken to the roofs of apartment blocs with alphorns in the German city of Dresden to perform a concert featuring distant harmonies at a time when cultural events have been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Dresdner Sinfoniker orchestra's performance on Saturday, titled “The Sky above Prohlis,” saw 16...
    DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Musicians have taken to the roofs of apartment blocs with alphorns in the German city of Dresden to perform a concert featuring distant harmonies at a time when cultural events have been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Dresdner Sinfoniker orchestra’s performance on Saturday, titled “The Sky above Prohlis,” saw 16...
    WEALTHY students, musicians, art directors, and models have been arrested for allegedly rioting in New York City and causing $100,000 damage. The NYPD released the mugshots of the seven "comrades" and dubbed their actions as "the height of hypocrisy." 7Elliot RuckaCredit: NYPD 7Adi SragovilhCredit: NYPD 7Etkar SuretteCredit: NYPD The group were part of a peaceful...
    LEIMERT PARK (CBSLA) — It’s a new season at the Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center. After six months in COVID-induced seclusion, a handful of gifted young musicians have starting making music together once again. But long before their first rehearsal back — before the hand sanitizer and temperature checks — their director, Fernando Pullum, pulled...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Fans of classical music will soon have a variety of new options as the Minnesota Orchestra and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra announce their plans for the 2020-2021 season amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. The Minnesota Orchestra, who since their last in-person concert in March have recorded more than 70 at-home performances...
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    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY EILEEN GRENCH, THE CITY. This article was originally published on Sept. 7 at 7:54 p.m. EDT by THE CITY “On the 1 train, I’ll be there in 5 minutes,” Carlos Abadie shouted across the bar, reading from his...
    By: KDKA-TV News PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Today marks two years since the death of Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller. The 26-year-old suffered a fatal drug overdose on Sept. 7, 2018, in California. On Monday, fans and musicians paid tribute to the Pittsburgh native. R&B star Kehlani shared a message on her verified Twitter account, as did...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Live music played at the steps of Trinity Church in Boston on Saturday, as young people gathered in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement. Rally organizer, Danny Rivera, told WBZ-TV, “We’re really here to bridge the gap between art and activism. To find ways to use art as a form of...
    Mandatory COVID-19 shutdowns are driving Nashville’s artists out of town and pushing the city’s music venues to the brink of collapse. One group of musicians in the city is begging Mayor John Cooper to let them work. “What’s preventing musicians from working has been the extra mandates from the mayor,” said one Nashville...
    toggle audio on and off change volume download audio WTOP's Jason Fraley previews Rockin' 1000 global stream It’s one of the coolest viral videos ever, racking up 54 million views on YouTube. On July 26, 2015, Rockin’ 1000 gathered 1,000 musicians in Cesena, Italy, to perform the Foo Fighters’ “Learn to Fly,” successfully inviting...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — The pandemic has been tough on musicians who now have few places to perform. A recent incident involving a world-class pianist at Golden Gate Park has some wondering where has San Francisco’s spirit gone? From the bare-knuckle days of the Barbary Coast to the free-wheeling psychedelic 60’s, San Francisco is...
    StrazCenter/Facebook Following the one-year anniversary of Elijah McClain’s death, local musicians produced a tribute to honor the life of the 23-year-old Black therapist and musician who was killed by cops in Aurora, Colorado. The video features musicians from The Straz Center, Patel Conservatory, The Florida Orchestra, the Florida Bjorkestra and the Same Day Delivery Orchestra....
    South Korean boy band BTS have become the first musicians from their country to top the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart. Their latest song, Dynamite, has scaled the number one position on the popular music ranking chart on debut. According to Billboard, the song “roars in with 33.9 million US streams and 300,000 sold”, marking...
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    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and its musicians announced Friday that they have reached their first long-term contract in years, putting an end to a period of turbulent relations between the organization’s management and artists. The five-year agreement, which takes effect Sept. 7, is the first multiyear contract since a three-year agreement ended in 2016,...
    This concert is fit for a queen  . . . ant. The show will go on for 11 obscure music festivals this summer despite the dangers of COVID-19. Just how? The only attendees will be teeny tiny ants. Aptly dubbed Antyfest, the musical performances — played by musicians from their own homes — are streamed via iPad to...
    This concert is fit for a queen  . . . ant. The show will go on for 11 obscure music festivals this summer despite the dangers of COVID-19. Just how? The only attendees will be teeny tiny ants. Aptly dubbed Antyfest, the musical performances — played by musicians from their own homes — are streamed via iPad to...
    (WJZ)- The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and its musicians, represented by the Musicians Association of Metropolitan Baltimore, Local 40-543 American Federation of Musicians, announced Friday that they have agreed to a new five-year contract running through 2025. It is the first long-term contract agreement between the two sides since a previous three-year contract expired in...
    The organization For the Love of Locals has spent the past six years putting Denver musicians in the spotlight. But the pandemic has changed the live-music experience, and the organization has shifted its work. “There are so many artists that depend on live shows to pay bills,” founder Jack Roberts says. “There are hardly...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The coronavirus pandemic brought everything to a stop in New York City – even the music. But, musicians are now finding ways to get back to work as the city continues on the road to reopening, CBS2’s Dave Carlin reported. Drummer Josh Roberts wears a mask while leading a trio helping...
    The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra today announced its fall 2020 concert schedule – for the third time. In mid-May, the SPCO announced a full season’s worth of concerts in its usual multiple venues across the Twin Cities. Pre-COVID, this would have included appearances by the SPCO’s internationally known artistic partners, plus guest artists and conductors....
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY TEQUILA MINSKY Bandleader Eyal Vilner recently called band members together and brought the charts for an  “impromptu” and delightful concert at Washington Square Park, offering parkgoers a brief sense of normality.    Washington Square Park...
    Celebrities who travel to New York City to attend MTV’s Video Music Awards will not have to quarantine for 14 days after arrival. Instead of having the quarantine, NYPD will make sure the stars and staff are wearing masks and socially distancing, according to an article published Saturday by the New York Post. Music stars...
    CHICAGO — Local musicians have struggled to find ways to continue performing and stay creative as gigs have largely dried up due to the coronavirus pandemic. The crisis has shut down most of the city’s performance venues for months and indefinitely postponed events. Even public performances aren’t feasible because of the lack of foot traffic...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The coronavirus pandemic has meant countless live concerts and performances have had to be canceled, a blow to musicians and music lovers alike. One local venue, though, Mount Vernon’s celebrated An Die Musik, has a solution: it’s live-streaming concerts right into the comfort and safety of peoples’ living rooms. On the outside,...
    In 2013, dancer and musician Leah Casper was struggling to find a band or performance troupe that fit her skills, style and schedule. "Being a single mother of two, it was important for me to continue making music and performance art," she says. "I had to work full time, and joining another band or...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — If you miss enjoying live music, and at the same time, have neglected to fill out the 2020 Census, an event on Friday is where you can do both. The Chicago Federation of Musicians is kicking off a series of pop-up concerts throughout the city. Secretary-Treasurer B.J. Levy of the CFM called the...
    CLICK HERE if you’re having a problem viewing the photos or video on a mobile device. Alameda musicians have banded together to take their sounds to the streets. The Alameda Porch Music concerts began on March 20, just days after Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered all bars and dining closed because of the coronavirus pandemic....
    Johnny Cash. Hulton Archive/Getty Images The Billboard Hot 100 has measured the 100 top pop songs in America based on sales, radio play, and online streaming since 1958. While some musical artists rack up No. 1 hits like it's nothing (e.g., Mariah Carey and The Beatles), some prolific artists have never topped the...
    You can enjoy action on the 16th Street Mall, both online and in person, over the next few days. Nari Ward, the focus of a current show at MCA Denver who's also helped illluminate the Clocktower for Night Lights Denver, will be chatting with the architect responsible for the museum today. And this weekend, an...
    Sylvie Simmons has finally returned with a brand new album, “Blue on Blue.” It’s the San Francisco singer-songwriter’s followup to “Sylvie,” the acclaimed 2014 debut that the Guardian dubbed “one of the most beautiful albums of the year” and fellow troubadour Devendra Banhart cheered as “fragile and fearless, direct and poetic, timeless and absolutely beautiful.”...
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