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Latest Stats on the Pandemic's Impact on the Arts: Not for the Faint of Heart

December 3, 2020 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Randy Cohen, VP of Research and Information for Americans for the Arts, lays out some staggering, if not surprising, pandemic statistics in his latest blog. All but 1 percent of all non-profit producing and presenting organizations, he writes, … » Read
 

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Philly Arts Get $8Million in Covid-19 Relief

December 3, 2020 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Philadelphia arts groups large and small are the beneficiaries of $8 million in Covid-19 relief from the local William Penn Foundation and the New York based Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, each of which brought $4 million to the table.   The … » Read
 

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Actors File Class-action Suit vs. SAG-AFTRA for Health Plan Changes

December 3, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Ten members of SAG-AFTRA, including 91-year-old Ed Asner, are suing their union for changes made to the health insurance plan that, they say, discriminate against low earners and individuals over 65. In August, SAG-AFTRA trustees voted to raise … » Read
 

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Germany's $$ for Culture in 2021: €2.1 Billion (!)

December 2, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
During the pandemic, the German government has decided to double down on its cultural spending, committing €2.1bn ($2.5bn) for the upcoming calendar year. The proposed expenditure, which includes an increase of €155mn ($185mn) over the … » Read
 

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MA's Free Guide to (Mostly) Free Streams, Nov. 30-Dec. 7

November 30, 2020 | Clive Paget, Musical America
This list will be updated weekly. Note all times are in U.S. Eastern Time (ET). To calculate in other time zones or counties, British Summer Time (BST) is currently five hours ahead of ET and Central European Time (CET) is currently six hours … » Read
 

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Biden and the Arts: Things Can Only Get Better

November 30, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The election of Joe Biden bodes well for an expansive role for the arts and culture in the new administration. “Things are going to change,” says Nina Ozlu Tunceli, executive director of the Americans for the Arts Action Fund. … » Read
 

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Philadelphia O Commits to Florence Price's Oeuvre

November 30, 2020 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Overlooked for far too long, the African American composer Florence Price is finally getting her due, thanks in no small part to the Philadelphia Orchestra and its music director. “The idea is that we’ll start a real Florence Price … » Read
 

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La Scala Gala to Go Ahead, as an All-star Stream

November 27, 2020 | Colleen Barry
MILAN (AP) — La Scala opera house announced Wednesday that it will broadcast a gala event featuring stars including Placido Domingo, Roberto Alagna and Jonas Kaufmann on the night of its traditional Dec. 7 season-opener, instead of the … » Read
 

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New Gadget Promises to Revolutionize Royalty Monitoring

November 25, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Checking royalties due can be a complex, laborious, and sometimes contentious exercise for artists. The London-based company Audoo promises to simplify the process and ensure that artists get the money they are due for the broadcasting and … » Read
 

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Seattle Creates Agency to Protect Arts' Real Estate

November 24, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The booming real estate market in Seattle, a byproduct of the tech industry’s explosive growth, poses a serious threat to the city’s cultural organizations. Simply put, there isn’t enough affordable space. “The … » Read
 
 

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