Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Beirut's Male Belly Dancer by Artsjournal1

"Alexandre Paulikevitch is one of the few male baladi dancers in the Middle East. He learned how to dance from watching Egypt's black and white movies and now performs as a soloist, challeng…

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Monday, March 19, 2018

A New Professional Orchestra Comprised Of Disabled Musicians by Artsjournal

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is thought to be the first professional orchestra in the world to form an ensemble of disabled musicians. The group is led by a disabled conductor, James Rose,…

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Underground Pop Music Industry Of Saudi Arabia, And The Bootleg Stores That Launched It by Artsjournal1

"At the end of 2017, US hip-hop star Nelly played a men-only concert in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; US country singer Toby Keith headlined a similar gig earlier in the year. These shows were flagg…

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

Actor Michael Sheen Says It's Time For Gender Pay Equality (Including If He Needs To Take A Pay Cut) by Artsjournal2

Sheen, whose major roles include roles in Frost/Nixon and The Queen, "said the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns showed that there is 'clearly a moment happening' but 'we have to make sure that …

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How Bands Are Starting To Keep More Of The Money Their Music Makes

"We never used to make any money because we were always paying off our advances. We'd get about a 20% share of revenues and the label would keep the rest. Now we get to keep about 90% of wha…

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Saturday, March 3, 2018

Spotify's IPO Suggest It May Be Worth €23 Billion. Is It?

In its filing, Spotify says it aims to "unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportuni…

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Actors Who Are Working Parents Suggest That It's Time For Job Sharing In Professional Theatre by Artsjournal2

One actor set up a forum to discuss West End job sharing ideas, and it had hundreds of members within days. Actor Caroline Sheen is for it. '"Eight shows a week for a year - it's a lot for a…

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

Two Pranksters Who Sneaked Into London's National Theatre And Spent The Night Have Theatre Security On Edge by Artsjournal2

Of course, they were two men, and of course, they made a YouTube video. "In the video, the two males are seen gaining entry into the building through an unlocked door that gives them access …

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Woman 'singing badly' removed from The Bodyguard musical - BBC News by BBC

A woman who sang "loudly and badly" through a performance of The Bodyguard was ejected from a theatre after she became aggressive to people who told her to shut up.

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