Anastasia Tsioulcas

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Performing Arts And Cultural Organizations Close Their Doors Due To Coronavirus

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Arts and cultural events and institutions across the country are announcing cancellations and closures, including SXSW in Austin, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

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LA Opera Finds 'Inappropriate Conduct' Claims Against Plácido Domingo Credible

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

On Tuesday, the California opera company released a summary of independent investigators' findings. They substantiated 10 claims of alleged incidents that took place between 1986 and 2019.

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Coachella Delays 2020 Edition Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The influential annual music festival in Indio, Calif. announced Tuesday that it has to move its dates from April to October.

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The Show Will Not Go On: Austin Cancels SXSW Because Of Coronavirus

Friday, March 06, 2020

"We are devastated to share this news with you," organizers said. " 'The show must go on' is in our DNA, and this is the first time in 34 years that the March event will not take place."

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Publisher Drops Woody Allen's Book After Ronan Farrow Objects, Employees Walk Out

Friday, March 06, 2020

On Friday afternoon, Hachette Book Group announced that it would no longer be publishing Allen's memoir. The decision comes after Farrow, who is Allen's son, said he could no longer work with HBG.

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Coronavirus Concerns Stymie Live Music Performances And SXSW

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Organizers, public officials, musicians and other performers are very publicly grappling with competing priorities — and are trying to find innovative ways to deal with canceled events worldwide.

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The Recording Academy Fires Deborah Dugan, Its Short-Lived Leader

Monday, March 02, 2020

The organization behind the Grammys announced Monday that it had fired Dugan, who was at the Academy for only five months, saying that an investigation found "multitudes" of complaints against her.

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Union Official Resigns Over Domingo Investigation, Confirms He Gave Media Information

Monday, March 02, 2020

On Monday, baritone Samuel Schultz accused the American Guild of Musical Artists of trying to cover up the results of its investigation of famed singer Plácido Domingo.

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Plácido Domingo Backpedals On Public Apology; Meanwhile, Union Seeks Leakers

Thursday, February 27, 2020

"I never behaved aggressively" towards women, the opera star says, while the performers' union that investigated his alleged behavior attempts to ferret out who provided information to the press.

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Fallout After Union Makes Plácido Domingo Announcement; Another Accuser Comes Forward

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The union representing opera performers said it had substantiated "inappropriate activity" by the famed singer. But its actions have angered accusers and caused rifts in its own governing body.

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Union Says Plácido Domingo Engaged In 'Inappropriate Activity'

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The statement from the American Guild of Musical Artists contained no details, although an Associated Press story did, reportedly prompting the withdrawal of a $500,000 settlement.

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R. Kelly Faces New Sex Abuse Charges From Illinois Federal Prosecutors

Friday, February 14, 2020

In a superseding indictment filed Thursday, federal prosecutors allege that beginning in about 1997, the R&B singer sexually abused another minor, who was about 14 years old at the time.

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Court Records Confirm Works From Nirvana, Elton John And Others Damaged In 2008 Fire

Friday, February 14, 2020

In court filings made public Thursday, Universal Music Group disclosed specifics about recordings lost or damaged in a 2008 vault fire.

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Jussie Smollett, Former 'Empire' Actor, Has Been Indicted Again In Illinois

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The ongoing Smollett drama, centering around an alleged faked hate crime against the actor, has opened a fresh chapter. A special prosecutor in Cook County has announced a six-count indictment.

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Joseph Shabalala, Ladysmith Black Mambazo Founder, Dies At 78

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The founder of the South African vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, which brought an innovative version of Zulu singing to a worldwide audience, died Tuesday in Pretoria. He was 78 years old.

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Prominent Malian Musician Alleges That TSA Destroyed His Instrument

Thursday, February 06, 2020

One of West Africa's best-known musicians, Ballaké Sissoko, says that his kora was dismantled by TSA agents while he was traveling from New York to Paris. The agency denies it was involved.

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Billie Eilish Sweeps Grammys In Ceremony Clouded By Controversy And Mourning

Monday, January 27, 2020

In a night when Eilish, the youngest artist to win Album and Record of the year, might have otherwise been the whole story, the Recording Academy could not quite put its recent scandals behind it.

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The Cloud Over The Grammys: Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct, Vote Rigging

Friday, January 24, 2020

The Grammy Awards telecast is airing Sunday evening. The Recording Academy says that nothing should overshadow the night, but allegations from its ousted female president and CEO suggest otherwise.

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Grammy Awards Will Take Place Under A Cloud Of Allegations

Friday, January 24, 2020

The Recording Academy, which hands out the Grammys, has been hit with allegations of sexual misconduct and vote-rigging, lodged by the academy's recently dismissed President and CEO Deborah Dugan.

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Grammy Awards Face Credibility Threat In Former CEO's Complaint

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The EEOC discrimination complaint filed by Deborah Dugan, the Recording Academy's first female chief, contains several allegations that could undermine the prestige of the prizes.

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