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Trend in Virtual Galas Continues for Arts Organizations
3 years ago

Trend in Virtual Galas Continues for Arts Organizations

The trend in virtual galas continues for performing arts organizations as pandemic protocols that include social distancing and capacity limits still rule the country. The latest company to enter …
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A Tony for Christmas?
3 years ago

A Tony for Christmas?

News of this year’s Tony Award® Nominees comes at a most welcome time in American history. Theatre lovers, patrons, the theatre community at large and New York City were …
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3 Day Virtual Music Fest  Hopes to Save Our Stages
3 years ago

3 Day Virtual Music Fest Hopes to Save Our Stages

Live Performance and our independent venues are in serious jeopardy and time is running out to save our stages. The National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) hopes to keep both alive …
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Reimagining NYC Venues to Keep Live Performance Alive
3 years ago

Reimagining NYC Venues to Keep Live Performance Alive

NYC larger venues and cultural institutions are reimagining their spaces to keep live performance alive. The pandemic continues to shake the performing arts and music world to its core with …
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Giving Regards to Broadway as Shut Down Extends
3 years ago

Giving Regards to Broadway as Shut Down Extends

We’re giving our regards to Broadway as the news of extending the shut down sets in. Broadway curtains will now remain on pause thru May 2021 says The Broadway League. …
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Pandemic Forces Annual Viva Broadway Event Virtual to Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month
3 years ago

Pandemic Forces Annual Viva Broadway Event Virtual to Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The annual Viva Broadway event to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month will go on this Fall as a virtual digital concert. The pandemic continues to cause organizations to pivot their events, …
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Reimagined New York Film Festival Opens Sept. 17th
3 years ago

Reimagined New York Film Festival Opens Sept. 17th

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A reimagined New York Film Festival (NYFF) opens September 17 and runs thru October 11, 2020 with a an adjusted format and covid-19 protocals in place. The 58th edition will …
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Tribute to Trailblazing Comedy Queen: We Love Lucy
3 years ago

Tribute to Trailblazing Comedy Queen: We Love Lucy

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A fitting tribute to trailblazing comedy queen and pioneer Lucille Ball premieres Saturday, September 12th at 8PM ET on the Reelz independent television  network. “Lucille Ball: We Love Lucy” shows …
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The NYC Beat Stays on Pause: Save Our Stages
3 years ago

The NYC Beat Stays on Pause: Save Our Stages

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The NYC beat stays on pause. Live music on pause, live entertainment on Pause. Indoor Dining on Pause, Favorite Independent Venues on Pause, Musicians On Pause, Club Employees on Pause, …
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Pop-Up Events Return to NYC with Masked-Up Man on the Moon
3 years ago

Pop-Up Events Return to NYC with Masked-Up Man on the Moon

Pop-Up events are making a return to NYC after nearly six months of silence. The reports of sightings of a masked-up astronaut popping up on street corners around Gotham are …
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Women’s Equality Day Yet Women Still Roar
3 years ago

Women’s Equality Day Yet Women Still Roar

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today is Women’s Equality Day yet, women still roar for equality. This month marks the centennial of a women’s right to vote and nearly a half century since the declaration …
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Music Community Comes Out to Save NYC Stages & Live Entertainment
3 years ago

Music Community Comes Out to Save NYC Stages & Live Entertainment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The New York City (NYC) music community came out Sunday morning to pose in solidarity to save our independent venues and live entertainment with the support of the newly-formed New …
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Aretha Franklin on Respect for Human Rights: Quote of the Week
4 years ago

Aretha Franklin on Respect for Human Rights: Quote of the Week

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Legendary singer and activist Aretha Franklin was a champion of music, culture, civil rights, human rights, the women’s movement and so much more. Her words on respect and human rights …
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Birthday Shout Out to 2 Music Legends in 90-Something Prime
4 years ago

Birthday Shout Out to 2 Music Legends in 90-Something Prime

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This week calls for birthday shout outs to two music legends in their 90-something prime still singing and strumming for us. Legendary crooner Tony Bennett turns 94, and the first …
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Help Make Independent Venues New York Tough, Save Our Stages!
4 years ago

Help Make Independent Venues New York Tough, Save Our Stages!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Help make our independent venues New York Tough and Save Our Stages! The New York Independent Venue Association (NIVA) in affiliation with the newly-formed National Independent Venue Association is counting …
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Virtual Concerts for a Cause Take Main Stage
4 years ago

Virtual Concerts for a Cause Take Main Stage

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Virtual concerts for a cause continue to answer the call on how to best raise awareness and funds during these unprecedented times. The latest music event: The UNODC Concert takes …
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Emmy® Awards Nominations Goes Virtual, Will the Show?
4 years ago

Emmy® Awards Nominations Goes Virtual, Will the Show?

The 72nd Annual Emmy Awards nominations announcement goes virtual, will the show? Highlights of nominees.
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Obie Awards Show Goes On via Livestream from Home!
4 years ago

Obie Awards Show Goes On via Livestream from Home!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The coveted Obie Awards show goes on via livestream from home on Tuesday night, July 14th. The prerecorded ceremony was postponed for a moment of reflection in the wake of …
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July Sparks Celebrations for Independence Days, Human Rights, Reggae +
4 years ago

July Sparks Celebrations for Independence Days, Human Rights, Reggae +

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]July Sparks celebrations for Independence Days in countries of Canada, United States of America and France; Reggae Day in Jamaica and Nelson Mandela Day worldwide. It’s usually the month of …
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The Galas Must Go On: Free Live Stream Virtual Benefits Soar
4 years ago

The Galas Must Go On: Free Live Stream Virtual Benefits Soar

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The galas must go on, albeit virtually as the world and it’s live entertainment options stay shutdown. Virtual gala livestreams continue to soar as an ideal solution to the cancelled …
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