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Power outage cancels some UM classes
Some classes are canceled at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor following power outages on Central Campus       
-1 points by The Detroit News | Art University of Michigan University of Michigan Library The arts Arts Michigan Music College
Power outage cancels some University of Michigan classes
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Some classes are canceled at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor following power outages on Central Campus. The Ann Arbor News ( ) reports the university's College of Literature, Science and the Arts sent out a notice that classes in affected buildings were cancelled ...
2 points by The Washington Times | Michigan University of Michigan University of Michigan Library Art Arts The arts Ann Arbor Michigan Music
Jeff Ponders – Testing ideas
The Daily FUEL: Jeff Ponders – Testing ideas        
237 points by Detroit Free Press | American films Jazz Skill Music Learning World Short story Performance
Grants available to bring professional artists to schools
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Arts Council says teachers and administrators can apply to participate in a new program that will bring professional artists into schools. A statement from the Kentucky Arts Council says schools can apply to participate in the Showcasing the Arts program through Oct. 1. The ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Performance Music Teacher Arts Kentucky Art Arts-related lists Private school
Clubbers Lament Demise of Fabric, a ‘Totem’ of London’s Dance Scene
The deaths of two 18-year-olds in drug-related cases led the authorities to close down one of the capital’s most fabled electronic music venues.
623 points by The New York Times | Nightclub London Drug addiction Local government City of London Music Police Electronica
DCPA production of Phantom of the Opera canceled Thursday night
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts production of Phantom of the Opera was canceled Thursday night turning away theater patrons and opera fans.
34 points by The Denver Post | Andrew Lloyd Webber Performing arts Music Cats The Phantom of the Opera Musical theatre Opera Donald Seawell
Las Vegas manager and producer Seth Yudof: When fake weird becomes real weird
While I like a coffee shop in a former furniture warehouse as much as the next guy, the best part of this downtown renaissance is that you hear live music coming from many bar entrances, as if you were on Bourbon Street in New Orleans or 6th Street in Austin.
568 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Las Vegas Strip Music City Las Vegas Nevada Performance Frank Sinatra
Don’t miss this: Arvada Center marks 40 years
As one of the metro area’s most consistently visible, intelligently booked cultural venues, the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities has a lot to be proud of over its four-decade history.
11 points by The Denver Post | Music Culture Arts Arvada Colorado The arts Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities Popular culture Art
Don’t miss this: La Fiesta at Boulder County Fairgrounds
Organizers of the 15th annual La Fiesta at Boulder County Fairgrounds hope the multilingual event will foster understanding among immigrant and native-born communities, with diverse food trucks, drinks, live music and dancing.
19 points by The Denver Post | Mexico 14 Music Performance Concert Boulder County Colorado Popular culture Culture
World top military bands take over Red Square for colorful festival (360 VIDEO)
It’s been loud and bright right by the Kremlin walls, but Moscow’s military band festival is now over, leaving thousands of fans sad and desperate for next year’s round. RT’s 360 VR footage gives you a hint as to why this event is not to be missed. Read Full Article at
372 points by Russia Today | Performance Audience Music Europe Theatre Military Combat Dance
Who knew songs about a serial killer could be so awesome?
It certainly doesn’t sound promising: a film of a British stage musical, its lyrics taken verbatim from interviews with the neighbors of a serial killer. Yet the result — directed by Rufus Norris and setting words collected by Alecky Blythe against music by Adam Cork — is mesmerizing. The real case involved a forklift operator...
-1 points by New York Post | Music English television actors Serial killer English stage actors Murder English film actors Film Serial killers
WTC arts center design: Translucent marble and glass cube
NEW YORK (AP) — A design of translucent marble and glass was unveiled Thursday for a long-stalled performing arts center at the World Trade Center complex.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Performing arts Music World Trade Center site New York City World Trade Center Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 7 World Trade Center
University of Akron's Art Bomb Brigade to unveil its second mural at Chill
The Art Bomb Brigade, a community arts program run by the University of Akron's Myer's School of Art, will unveil its second mural at Chill, Akron's gourmet ice cream shop. AKRON, Ohio -- The University of Akron's Art Bomb Brigade is putting the finishing touches on an ultra contemporary mural at Chill, Akron's new gourmet ice cream shop. The work will be unveiled Sunday, Sept. 11, at 11 a.m. during the Akron Farm and Flea Market at 51 East Market and Maiden Lane in Akron. The market runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event features music by local musicians ZACH and the Fourons. Local food, fare and craft vendors will also be available. The Chill mural is being painted by university alumni artists Rosa Maille, Matt Miller, David Pluck, Leah Prischak, Francisca Ugalde and Ryan Weiss. The artists are working with the illustrator and skateboarder, Jay Croft, an Akron native. Croft is a longtime zine creator, blogger, painter and designer, as well as the visual merchandiser for VANS "OFF THE WALL" shoes. "Art Bomb works to bring together Akronites, teachers, artist, and community organizations to create positive change in our city," said Art Bomb director and university associate professor of art education, Elisa Gargarella, in a news release. "Art Bomb serves as a model to the region for how public art can transform communities into more sustainable, more creative, more economically rich and more culturally engaged places to live and work." Art Bomb is a community arts program run by the university's Myers School of Art. The group was awarded a 2016 Knight Arts Challenge to impact the community through murals created by art students, university alumni and local artists. Art Bomb's first major mural was created at the Downtown Akron Laundromat on South Main Street this past summer.
4 points by The Plain Dealer | Art Visual arts Arts Music Ohio Local food University of Akron
Stiltwalker attacked at Electric Daisy Carnival on road to recovery
Marco Landin was performing on stilts while wearing an elaborate, heavy dragonfly costume on June 17 at the Electric Daisy Carnival when he suddenly found his stilts in the air.
156 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Stilts Performing arts Highland games Caber toss Performance Music
New director set to helm Henderson Symphony Orchestra’s 30th season
After months of searching for candidates and auditioning guest conductors, the Henderson Symphony Orchestra has chosen Alexandra Arrieche as its new musical director.
19 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Orchestra Conducting Musical instrument Hector Berlioz Musical ensemble Musical composition Music Symphony
Jewel roasted Rob Lowe with a parody of her own song
Don't let her earnest song lyrics fool you, Jewel's got jokes.         
6244 points by Arizona Republic | Comedy Humour Denis Leary Music Rob Lowe Culver City California Comedy Central Music from "The Elder"
Review: Adele makes Palace intimate
Adele turned the Palace of Auburn Hills into her living room on Tuesday night.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Adele 19 Performance Concert Chasing Pavements Concerts Music Hometown Glory
Broadway community slams Wells Fargo for ads minimizing the arts
The ads showed teens with the words "A ballerina yesterday. An engineer today."       
5024 points by USA Today | Wells Fargo Music Educational psychology Personal finance
'Detours' podcast: Whizbang!, Dirtiest Most Bizarre Art Show
Detroit arts and entertainment podcast checks in with circus event at Tangent Gallery and alternative fest at Old Miami        
25 points by Detroit Free Press | Performing arts Music Performance Art Detroit Free Press Detroit Arts Ford Motor Company
Concerts, instruments, money help music survive after floods
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Classical musicians are planning benefit concerts, an assistant professor of music in Mississippi is collecting instruments for Louisiana schools and a country music-affiliated charity is donating $30,000 - all to help make sure music survives the disastrous floods that hit south Louisiana in August. Musicians who ...
12 points by The Washington Times | Music Opera New Orleans Orchestra Hurricane Katrina Symphony Louisiana Hector Berlioz
$3 million in jewels missing from Drake tour bus
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say $3 million worth of jewelry was taken from a tour bus being used by rapper Drake and DJ Future the Prince.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Nathan Drake Performance Music Jazz albums Nightclub Drake Nolan North
What's it like to hear the L.A. Phil play your music in Disney Hall? Ask these composers, ages 16 to 18
Conductor Christopher Rountree stands illuminated by a spotlight on the Walt Disney Concert Hall stage. He takes a soothing breath and encourages the 2,100 middle school students seated before him to help perform John Cage’s seminal composition, “4’33”,” which requires the audience and musicians...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | Walt Disney Walt Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles Philharmonic Music Los Angeles Music Center Classical music The Walt Disney Company Esa-Pekka Salonen
Hear from The Whiskey Hollow at Brite Winter 2017 (video)
The Whiskey Hollow performed at Brite Winter for the first time this year; hear what they had to say, and see some of their performance. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- This year was The Whiskey Hollow's first year performing at Brite Winter music festival. They took the stage with Fluri, a blue furry mascot of the festival, who danced to the soul-rock band's first song. They took the stage at 5:25 p.m., while the sun was still shining, for a performance underneath the Main Avenue Bridge. The blue bridge stretches from the West Bank of the Flats into downtown Cleveland, and hovered above most Brite Winter activities of the day. See the band's Brite Winter performance, along with a short interview, in the video above.
1 points by The Plain Dealer | Music Performance Native Americans in the United States Dance Light The Band Performing arts Midwestern United States
Follow along at Brite Winter fest 2017 today (Snap, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook)
Brite Winter 2017 features over 45 bands and multiple artist and games tents. Tune in on's social media channels for live coverage. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Brite Winter fest will host over 45 different musicians at six different stages tomorrow, along with multiple art installations and various activities. The massive outdoor music festival is in its eighth year of existence, and its second year located on Cleveland's West Bank of the Flats. Performances will take place at local bars, Music Box Supper Club and outdoor stages. The event begins at 3 p.m. and continues until the early hours of the next morning (the last performance is scheduled for 12:50 a.m.). Social media reporter Anne Nickoloff will be on the scene at 3 p.m., and she will stay for the entire event. Want to see what the winter fest is like? Here's how: Follow on Snap (username: clevelanddotcom). Watch live videos and photos stream in throughout the day. Follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Stay tuned for regular posts from the festival. READ MORE:
18 points by The Plain Dealer | Music Festival Performance Installation art Music festival
Mayor's Safe Art Space Task Force holds forum for public input
College students, artists and other supporters of Baltimore's arts community gathered Thursday evening at the War Memorial Building to discuss safe, affordable housing and workspaces for artists. The forum, held by Mayor Catherine Pugh's Safe Art Space Task Force, was held to solicit thoughts and...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Arts Space Music Arts-related lists City council The arts The Work Art
Third Man pressing plant to open with live music, sales
Live bands will perform and exclusive merchandise will be on sale with the facility opens its doors Feb. 25        
-2 points by The Detroit News | The White Stripes Garage rock Third Man Records The Stooges Garage rock groups Rock music Jack White Music
Five things to know about 'Game of Thrones Live'
From the beginning, everyone involved agreed: The "Game of Thrones" Live Concert Experience tour, which hits the United Center Wednesday, would not be like other tours of its kind. It wouldn't merely feature an orchestra playing soundtrack selections in front of a video screen. It wouldn't be tasteful,...
11 points by Chicago Tribune | Ramin Djawadi Music 2008 singles Performance Eric Dolphy
Performing arts physician from Glen Arm treats musicians playing in pain
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt has a pretty good grip on the reasons why some musicians need his help to continue playing at an optimum level. More often than not, their hands are either the source or the recipient of stiffness and pain. As such, the Glen Arm resident has has been an attending hand surgeon...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Johns Hopkins University Baltimore County Maryland Music Surgery Orthopedic surgery Performing arts Musician Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Musician-painter takes center stage at coffeehouse
The multi-talented Tom Pirozzoli will be the featured performer at Friday’s coffeehouse concert at the Highland Lake Grange Hall in Andover.He was among the first performers at the Andover coffeehouses in April 2015.As a singer/songwriter, the New London musician has had a more than 40-year career....
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Boston Greater Boston Music Cambridge Massachusetts Performing arts Massachusetts New Hampshire Performance
Music teacher's life cut short by alleged DUI driver

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Piano Music Ludwig van Beethoven Family Immaculata University AIAW Women's Basketball Tournament Chester County Pennsylvania Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
PSO and Honeck to return to Europe this summer
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is returning to Europe.
1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Music Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony Bucharest George Enescu George Enescu Festival Romania Austria
USC closes in on $6-billion fundraising goal way ahead of schedule
Essential Education: Restorative justice for parents Feb. 15, 2017, 12:30 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest: L.A. Unified is looking at a way to smooth conflict between parents and schools. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy...
39 points by Los Angeles Times | University University of Southern California Music Financial endowment Vice president Million Names of large numbers Academia
Diplo, Afrojack top lineup for Spring Awakening Music Festival in Chicago
DJ-producers Diplo and Afrojack top the lineup for the Spring Awakening Music Festival on the Near West Side in June, organizers announced Wednesday. The electronic music festival is set to return to Addams/Medill Park June 9-11. More than 80 artists, including Die Antwoord, Griz and Zhu, are slated...
438 points by Chicago Tribune | Music Music festival Electronic music The Spring Festival Electronica Access control The Lineup
From Pikesville to 'La La Land,' producer Marc Platt sees a bright future for movie musicals
If this year's Oscars play out as predicted, the night's final award could be accepted by one of Baltimore's own. Pikesville native Marc Platt is one of four producers of best picture nominee (and early front-runner) "La La Land." The musical, an ode to  dashed dreams but inextinguishable hopes...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Academy Award for Best Picture Film Musical film Academy Award Musical theatre Music Golden Globe Award Cinema of India
First Friday to feature “March for Art” theme
The First Friday arts festival is scheduled from 5-11 p.m. March 3 at venues throughout the Arts District, near the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Main Street. Live entertainment, artists’ booths, food vendors and more are planned. The event is set to include artists, the artisan bazaar, food trucks, music and a live painting exhibition. The streets surrounding the block that includes Art Square, 1025 S. First St., are set to close for tents and trucks with food, art and music. The theme for the show is “March for Art.”
11 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Music Arts Art The arts Painting Las Vegas metropolitan area Street History of painting
Soda Pictures Makes its Move on ‘Your Move’
Soda Pictures has acquired U.K. rights to action thriller “Your Move” from Premiere Entertainment Group, it announced Tuesday. The film, which marks the directorial debut of singer-turned-actor Luke Goss, is currently in post-production. Also starring Goss, alongside Robert Davi and Patricia De Leon, it tells the story of a man who must go to extreme... Read more »
398 points by Variety | Middle East Film O2 Music London Bros Luke Goss Pet Shop Boys
Should President Trump be offended by the Grammy Awards? Neil Portnow addresses the question
Grammys 2017 live updates: Adele wins big but still bows to Beyoncé in her acceptance speech Feb. 12, 2017, 10:34 p.m. Adele ended her night at the 2017 Grammy Awards with back-to-back wins for album of the year and record of the year, butused her final moments on stage to salute Beyoncé and her...
21 points by Los Angeles Times | Music Donald Trump United States National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Neil Portnow President of the United States 51st Grammy Awards Hip hop music
Grammy-winning jazz legend Al Jarreau dead at 76
The sweet-voiced jazz crooner Al Jarreau, who won seven Grammys and sang the theme to “Moonlighting,” died Sunday morning.
2846 points by Daily News | Seventh-day Adventist Church Al Jarreau Theme music Singing Music U2 Grammy Award Grammy Award for Album of the Year
First to Eleven sets stage for run at third Tri-C High School Rock Off title
First to Eleven, the two-time defending champion of the Tri-C High School Rock Off, earned a spot in the Final Exam in competition at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday night. CLEVELAND, Ohio - First to Eleven took the next step in becoming the first to threepeat as champion of the Tri-C High School Rock Off on Saturday night. The band from Erie, Pennsylvania - back-to-back winners of the event that's now in its 21st year - became one of three bands to move to the Saturday, Feb. 25, Final Exam at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Also making the Final Exam Saturday night were Last Minute, from Marion Steele High School and Man Cried Wolf, from Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School. Those three bands join Funeral Proposals, from Copley, Elleet and Mogodore; No Good Solutions, from Lake Catholic, Orange and Riverside; the Frats, from Avon Lake; the Waves, from Archbishop Hoban and Woodridge; Montage, from Cleveand School of the Arts; and Lonely Pirate Committee, from Lake Catholic, Shaker Heights and University School. The fourth and last semifinal round of the Rock Off will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Rock Hall. Tickets for that are $10, available from any participating band member as well as at the Rock Hall box office and online at Tickets to the Final Exam, $12, set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Rock Hall, are available from band members, at the Rock Hall box office and online at
49 points by The Plain Dealer | The Band High school Cuyahoga County Ohio Cleveland Heights Ohio Music Ohio Junior Classical League University School Shaker Heights Ohio
Harold J. Stern, piano teacher, singer and actor
Harold J. Stern, a piano teacher, actor and chorister who had been associated with several Baltimore organizations and congregations through the years, died Jan. 25 from complications of prostate cancer at Brightview Senior Living in Towson. The former longtime Bolton Hill resident was 87. "He...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Piano Music education Opera Piano pedagogy Pedagogy Classical music Music Musical theatre
China's mega-tall structure has surprise at the top
Ever since its completion last year, the Shanghai Tower has been the second tallest building on earth -- just behind the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
391 points by CNN | Taipei 101 Skyscraper Tuned mass damper Music Orchestra Shanghai Tower Sound
Desert dancer Marta Becket remembered by those she inspired
About 200 people who gathered Friday in Death Valley Junction, California, 95 miles west of Las Vegas to remember Marta Becket, who died Jan. 30 at age 92. Becket staged her first show in the Armagosa Opera House on Feb. 10, 1968.
122 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Opera Sydney Opera House Dance Music Performance Amargosa Valley Nevada Opera house California Highway Patrol
Clive Davis won’t let politics ruin his pre-Grammy party
"The audience is totally glittering and special," Davis says. "You can't wait to see all of these cultural-influencing forces be in one room, one night."
31 points by New York Post | Hilton hotels Tribeca Film Festival Donald Trump Music Beverly Hills California New York City Ivana Trump Fred Trump
Upset vegan demands banning of ‘fox killing’ kids' song
Hearing the lyrics of an old children’s song about a fox being shot led a vegan in Germany to request the song be banned from being played in public. Not wanting to seem unkind, the local mayor has temporarily granted the request. Read Full Article at
181 points by Russia Today | Limburg an der Lahn Hunting Music Musical instrument Song 19th century Musical keyboard Orchestra
Gloria and Emilio Estefan’s daughter rocks the Cutting Room
Emily “played the drums and guitar flawlessly,” a spy said.
234 points by New York Post | Gloria Estefan Grammy Award winners Stevie Wonder Dionne Warwick English-language singers American film actors Music The Outsiders
Tumble from tightrope injures 5, including Wallendas
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It was supposed to be the headline act for Circus Sarasota: a high-wire pyramid some 30 feet in the air.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Tightrope walking Circus Colorado River Grand Canyon Nik Wallenda The Flying Wallendas Karl Wallenda Music
Coachella reps haven’t spoken to Beyoncé since her pregnancy news
It's Bey or bust for Coachella organizers — for now, at least.
11 points by Daily News | Jay-Z Music Pregnancy Roc Nation Reproduction Performing arts Thought Festival
Vevo to Postpone Subscription Launch, Focus on International Expansion
Music video service Vevo is putting the brakes on its planned subscription service, and will instead focus on its international expansion as well as original content production in the months to come, CEO Erik Huggers told Variety during a recent interview. Huggers first announced in February of 2016 that Vevo was looking to launch a... Read more »
8 points by Variety | Music video YouTube Switch It On 2016 Summer Olympics MTV Music Strategy Video clip
Baltimore Clayworks contemplates sale of building(s) to ease debt
Since its founding in 1980 by a group of artists specializing in pottery and ceramics, Baltimore Clayworks has enjoyed considerable success, exanding into two historic buildings on opposite sides of Mount Washington's Smith Avenue with a combined 17,500 square feet used for creating, exhibiting...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Arts Art Music Recession The Sale The arts The Mount House
Letter: A big thanks to the Concord community
A big thanks to theConcord communityIn the wake of serious water damage at the Concord Community Music School on Jan. 10, the community’s outpouring of support for the music school has been heartening.Within minutes after a sprinkler pipe burst in our community room, the main and lower floors of our...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Education English-language films Music School Concord New Hampshire Meaning of life Concert Concord High School