Musical groups

Flowerpot Music postponed due to expected storms

An event in which the public were invited to celebrate International Music Day by joining a group of people at Coolidge Park to participate in Flowerpot Music and play a flowerpot has been postponed. It was originally scheduled for tonight (Monday), but will be postponed due to expected storms. Flowerpot …

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“The Sparks Brothers”

Towards the end of Edgar Wright’s delightful documentary “The Sparks Brothers”, a loving and gentle tribute to the more than 50 years brothers Ron and Russell Mael spent making the best music you’ve probably ever heard, Amy Sherman-Palladino arrives and starts talking about the mystique of the brothers, saying they …

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Jeremy Douglass, back in the light • St Pete Catalyst

In the multicolored three-ring circus of weirdness that is the Jobsite Theater Shocked stone, in the center of the stage sits musical director Jeremy Douglass, surrounded by instruments: a toy piano, a glockenspiel, two melodicas, a musical saw and others. It adds bass parts to songs using pedals and triggers …

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‘IT WAS JOY’: In the last days of the school year, the students of Eureka High Performing Arts had their turn on stage | Lost Coast Outpost

Photos / video: Stacy Young. Eureka High’s performing arts students were recently able to present the arts in front of people with COVID-compliant in-person theater and music productions. Performing for a sparse – but surely enthusiastic – audience, the students tugged at the hearts of friends and families with a …

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Community: 10 Sitcom Tropes Subverted By The Show

Often times, audiences know what to expect from a sitcom’s plot and its characters. This is because most sitcoms follow a set of tropes (recurring themes), which makes them all look the same. However, the NBC sitcom Community is more metafictional. It gives a twist to the familiar tropes viewers …

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New group “Audio Strut” release single and album with musicians who have performed with artists such as Gorgon City, Elton John and Jamiroquai

Bloomberg World faces longer supply shortage as Chinese factories contract (Bloomberg) – Eric Li’s factory, which makes glass lampshades for companies like Home Depot Inc., is being pushed to its limits with sales doubling their pre-pandemic level, but like many Chinese manufacturers, it has no plans to expand its business …

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Acton steps down as artistic director of the Rackham Choir

Suzanne Mallare Acton, a genre-defying conductor whose demanding musical standards and experiential talent transformed Rackham Choir, is stepping down as artistic director of the choir after 25 years. Suzanne Mallare Acton conducts Too Hot To Handel, which reinvents a classical choral work through a jazz-gospel lens. Courtesy photos Acton will …

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Lambchop: Showtunes Album Review | Pitchfork

At Shows, Lambchop’s 15th studio album, Kurt Wagner spends an afternoon contemplating an old standard. “I listen to this ‘Old Devil Moon’ and the day outside slowly passes me by,” he sings over “Blue Leo,” his voice subtly distorted to a rhythm changing shape. On another verse from the same …

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10 Best Musical Movie Set Numbers, Ranked

Musical films are sometimes the closest for most viewers to seeing a full production on stage. So, it makes sense that the filmmakers would want to try and recreate the feeling of a live production through every song and dance in the film, and this is most clearly seen in …

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K-Pop likely won’t have its own Grammy category

The Grammys add categories from time to time. In fact, on April 30, the Recording Academy announced that it would add two new categories for the 64th annual Grammy Awards: World’s Best Musical Performance and Best Urban Music Album. This will bring the number of Grammy categories to 86. “In …

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How NPR celebrates Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month: NPR Extra: NPR

May is Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, and NPR celebrates through special coverage projects, cultural aggregations, and unique public engagement opportunities. We’ve compiled these resources which include Spotify Playlist, Playlist, Image Show, Data Visualization Element, Tiny Desk Compilation, and Dialogue Opportunity, all with a focus on legacies. Asia …

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WNMU brings back movies, live music

(Photo by Hannah Dumas for the Daily Press)Silver City singer-songwriter Dustin Hamman performs in the courtyard of the Silver City Museum on Broadway, one of the stops at Saturday’s acoustic “traveling concert” in the downtown area sponsored by WNMU Cultural Affairs . By HANNAH DUMASDaily press correspondent WNMU Cultural Affairs …

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BAND Royalty Creates First NFT DeFi Music Project

Musicians have had to find ways to tailor their crowd-based income streams to the restrictive conditions of the ongoing pandemic. Several artists have turned to Internet-accessible events to maintain paychecks, tailoring their royalty models to these conditions. To show musicians, there may be another way to profit from their royalties …

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