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    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Oscar- and Emmy Award-winning composer who wrote scores for movies including “Rocky,” “The Right Stuff” and “The Karate Kid” is giving them to Louisiana State University. William “Bill” Conti and his wife, Shelby Cox Conti, are donating a lifetime of original scores to LSU, where they met as students. The William and Shelby Conti Papers are expected to arrive sometime in the fall, LSU Libraries spokeswoman Sigrid Kelsey said in an email...
    NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Aspiring string musicians in Illinois can sign up for a virtual camp offered by the Illinois State University String Project this month. The virtual camp is open to students of the violin, viola, cello and bass who are entering grades four through eight. Students must have at least one year of experience. The String Project typically holds weekly group classes for children, supervised by Illinois State University faculty and students majoring in music. Leaders have turned...
    Massive fire at historic San Gabriel Mission destroys roof and much of interior Report: Bengals receiver A.J. Green expected to play under franchise tag Weird Al Yankovic made a music video for his Hamilton polka with footage from the movie Weird Al Yankovic is not throwing away his shot to put The Hamilton Polka back in the conversation. Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad The musician released an apparently self-edited music video for his polka medley...
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Oscar- and Emmy Award-winning composer who wrote scores for movies including “Rocky,” “The Right Stuff” and “The Karate Kid” is giving them to Louisiana State University. William “Bill” Conti and his wife, Shelby Cox Conti, are donating a lifetime of original scores to LSU, where they met as students. The William and Shelby Conti Papers are expected to arrive sometime in the fall, LSU Libraries spokeswoman Sigrid Kelsey said in an email Thursday. “We...
    By BILL LYNCH, The Charleston Gazette-Mail CLAY, W.Va. (AP) — It’s been a long time since a West Virginian has been awarded a National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, an honor given to artists for their contributions to folk and traditional arts. Appalachian weaver B. Dorothy Thompson was the last award-winner from the state. She won in 2000. Before that, it was Trinidadian Steel Pan builder and performer Elliott “Ellie” Mannette. The Morgantown resident won in...
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Oscar- and Emmy Award-winning composer who wrote scores for movies including “Rocky,” “The Right Stuff” and “The Karate Kid” is giving them to Louisiana State University. William “Bill” Conti and his wife, Shelby Cox Conti, are donating a lifetime of original scores to LSU, where they met as students. The William and Shelby Conti Papers are expected to arrive sometime in the fall, LSU Libraries spokeswoman Sigrid Kelsey said in an email...
              NASHVILLE, Tennessee —  Even though Derek Jones’ dad was a drummer and his grandmother played piano, he never played music until later in life. “We always had music going on at the house at our supper table. If Dad was in charge of the music, we listened to Allman Brothers, Marshall Tucker, Grand Funk Railroad but if Mom was in control [of the music], we listened to Lionel Richie, Jim Croce, stuff like...
    Oscar and Grammy-winning Indian composer AR Rahman feels composing music is a thing of the heart, and the whole album of “Dil Bechara” has been carefully curated and is filled with memories of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The entire music album of “Dil Bechara” is done by Rahman. “Composing music doesn’t have any formula, it is a thing of the heart. When I write songs, I let them breathe for some time and then present it to the director,”...
    Ten weeks: A timeline of the search for Vanessa Guillen You Are Definitely Not Washing Your Reusable Water Bottle Enough How Frank Ocean changed everything with Channel Orange © Business Insider Business Insider © Provided by INSIDER Frank Ocean was 24 years old when he released his debut studio album. Tyler Kaufman/FilmMagic / Island Def Jam / Callie Ahlgrim/Insider Frank Oceans debut studio album Channel Orange was released on July 10, 2012. The album was immediately met with...
    It just doesnt feel safe: U.S. parents, teachers worry about reopening schools You Are Definitely Not Washing Your Reusable Water Bottle Enough Darius Ruckers Annual St. Jude Benefit Goes Virtual for 2020 Due to Coronavirus Pandemic Darius Rucker’s 11th annual charity concert, Darius and Friends, will be held virtually this year in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. © Larry Busacca/Getty Darius Rucker Over the years, the concert has raised more than $2 million for St. Jude Hospital and...
    battery of your iPhone lose 50 percent of your battery in 24 hours with minimal usage is not normal, but apparently it is a phenomenon that more and more users of Apple phones are suffering and that was reported during the first weeks of July 2020. ” data-reactid = “19”> That your iPhone battery loses 50 percent of its battery in 24 hours with minimal use is not normal, but apparently it is a phenomenon that more and more users...
    Business Insider Frank Oceans debut studio album Channel Orange was released on July 10, 2012. The album was immediately met with acclaim and became an instant classic. It debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and won the Grammy Award for best urban contemporary album. Moreover, it has influenced an entire generation of post-genre artists and changed the landscape of popular music. Eight years later, we still havent heard anything like Channel Orange — but there...
    Florida county has a third of Covid-19 tests come back positive as the US breaks another case record NYC restaurant customers bothered by rats while dining outside: report Darius Rucker Speaks About His Support of Black Lives Matter: Im Sure Ive Already Lost Fans © Amy Sussman/Invision/AP Ive lived with racism my whole life, the country music star shared on TODAY .@HarrySmith catches up with @dariusrucker, who’s gearing up for a socially distanced concert in Nashville this weekend and...
    With Bill Field at the Wurlitzer, the Old Town Music Hall was a time warp that sailed its guests back to the early 20th century when movie houses were gilded palaces and orchestras supplied the soundtrack that film had yet to master. Field’s love affair with old movie theaters, silent film and the soaring power of the Mighty Wurlitzer was so infectious it attracted a hard-core stable of followers who would show up for an evening concert and a short...
    MindiAbair/Facebook Ruth Eckerd Hall is the first large scale venue to really figure out socially-distant concerts (thanks to low key grand lobby concerts at Ruth Eckerd), and Tampa Bay expat Mindi Abair is coming to get in on the fun. The sought-after saxophonist just announced three public shows set to take place on August 27, August 29 and August 30 at Ruth Eckerd Hall’s Kate Tiedemann And Ellen Cotton Cabaret Theatre. A Friday, August 28 performance will be an exclusive...
    spyrogyragroup/Facebook Spyro Gyra probably pissed off the last of its fans by recording an all covers album in 2019, but the jazz fusion outfit never seemed to give much of a damn about what people thought of it. “My hope is that our music has the same effect on the audience that it does on me,” group leader Jay Beckenstein said in a release. Spyro Gyra has plans to be in front of an audience next spring when it plays...
    Paul Thorn plays Skippers Smokehouse in Tampa, Florida on February 14, 2016.ANDY WARRENER If there’s anyone who could ever pull you out of the coronavirus funk, it’s Paul Thorn. The Tupelo-based songwriter—an WMNF favorite who frequently played Skipper’s Smokehouse on his come up—has an uncanny ability to disarm audiences with his Southern drawl, and he’s coming back to Tampa Bay on February 17. Tickets to see him play Clearwater’s Bilheimer Capitol Theatre go on sale Fri. July 10 at 10...
    In the periphery of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway musical Hamilton is the political saga of Founding Father George Washington. The character steals the spotlight a few times in the new Disney Plus recording of an original cast performance — how could he not, with a titan like Christopher Jackson bellowing “one last time …” — but in the end, it’s Hamilton and Burr’s story. Thankfully, the first president of the United States already got his speak-singing due years before Hamilton...
    Chanel West Coast kicked off the weekend with an Instagram post that featured her flaunting some serious cleavage while sharing some exciting news. The rapper’s update saw her rocking an outfit with plunging neckline while telling her fans that she was accepted into the Recording Academy. The 31-year-old explained in a lengthy post what it meant to her to be accepted into the academy, which is famous for the coveted Grammy Awards. She also told her fans that she had...
    NEW YORK (AP) — The legendary Live Aid concerts 35 years ago did a lot of good — helping reduce African famine and putting a spotlight on the world’s poorest nations. But it wasn’t always good for one of its key organizers. Irish rock star Bob Geldof may have earned awards and cheers for pulling off 1985′s transcontinental music event, though it took a toll on his personal life and career. Live Aid changed Geldof from frontman of the Boomtown...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Get an inside look at the music industry for free this summer during a weeklong virtual program. From July 27-31, New York City’s Downtown Music Holdings is launching Downtown Summer School that will give participants access to sessions will feature insights from Downtown, TikTok and other industry giants. Founded in 2007, Downtown Music Holdings was made with the goal to make...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Dixie Chicks are no more. Breaking their ties to the South, The Chicks are stepping into a new chapter in their storied career with their first new music in 14 years. The Texas trio of Emily Strayer, Martie Maguire and Natalie Maines have been teasing new music for a year, and “Gaslighter” finally drops on July 17 when the nation is embroiled in divisive politics, cancel culture and a racial reckoning. “It just...
    ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — Pro sports is scheduled to restart later this month without fans in the stands, but new Angel Anthony Rendon thinks it’s “stupid” to pipe in the noise of crowds into stadiums during games. ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – JULY 08: Anthony Rendon #6 of the Los Angeles Angels runs to a grounder during an intersquad scrimmage for their summer workout at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 08, 2020 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) “It’s...
    (CNN)The late Juice WRLD isnt the only one with new music out on Friday.Katy Perry, Kane Brown and Summer Walker also have dropped new tunes in time for the weekend.Katy Perry - SmileThe pop star is offering us some much needed hope with her new single.Smile is the the title track from Perrys forthcoming fifth album with the same name.Read MoreThe upbeat song contains lyrics about perseverance and she shared the backstory on her official Instagram account. View this post...
    Fb is speeding to wash neo-Nazi music teams from its platform after a brand new report discovered that they’ve been promoting themselves on the positioning for years. The social community not too long ago eliminated greater than 120 pages belonging to heavy steel teams and report labels “with direct ties to white supremacy,” in response to Al Jazeera. A number of the pages, which altogether have greater than 800,000 likes, have been round since a minimum of 2010. The...