Anastasia Tsioulcas

Anastasia Tsioulcas appears in the following:

Music Teacher's 'Weekend' Project Turns Into Almost 40,000 Face Shields

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Working alongside dozens of other volunteers, middle school chorus teacher Jacob Ezzo has made and sent PPE to health care workers and first responders from New Jersey to the Navajo Nation.

Comment

Coachella Festival Canceled In 2020, Says Public Health Commissioner

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The Riverside County, Calif., health commissioner gives an order on Wednesday evening that the popular festival and its country music sibling, Stagecoach, would both be canceled this year.

Comment

The Grammys Changed Some Categories. Will They Make Any Difference?

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The Recording Academy has announced changes for the names and definitions of four categories traditionally associated with artists of color. What does that mean for systemic changes at the Grammys?

Comment

America's Independent Music Venues Could Close Soon Due To Coronavirus

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

A newly released survey of nearly 2,000 music venue owners and promoters say that they anticipate closing within the next few months unless they can secure some governmental assistance.

Comment

Tanglewood Has Canceled Its 2020 Live Season

Friday, May 15, 2020

The famed Massachusetts music festival — the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra — has canceled all of its live events due to the coronavirus.

Comment

Broadway Theaters Will Remain Dark At Least Through Labor Day

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Broadway League, which represents theater owners and producers, announced Tuesday that their productions will continued to be shuttered through at least Sept. 6.

Comment

Co-Founder of Kraftwerk, Florian Schneider, Has Died

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

The multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who co-founded the enormously influential German band Kraftwerk, died just a few days after his 73rd birthday.

Comment

Anthony Davis Wins Pulitzer Prize For His Opera 'The Central Park Five'

Monday, May 04, 2020

The Central Park Five is an operatic narrative retelling the true story of the five African-American and Latino teenagers wrongly convicted of raping and assaulting a white woman in 1989.

Comment

Tony Allen, Afrobeat's Foundational Drummer, Has Died At Age 79

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Tony Allen was one of the founders of the deep-grooved Afrobeat style — alongside his musical collaborator, Fela Kuti. The drummer died Wednesday evening in Paris of a heart attack.

Comment

Newport Folk And Jazz Festivals Canceled Due To Coronavirus

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Two of the U.S.' most influential and storied summer music festivals have been canceled for 2020, due to coronavirus concerns. The sibling events were scheduled to take place in July and August.

Comment

Cellist Lynn Harrell Has Died, Age 76

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The Grammy-winning American cellist had a wide-ranging career that spanned Bach to new music written by Augusta Read Thomas. His colleagues also treasured him as a generous musical collaborator.

Comment

N.Y.'s Met Museum Projects $150 Million Shortfall, Lays Off 81 Employees

Thursday, April 23, 2020

One of New York City's biggest tourist attractions and the U.S.' largest art museum says that it has revised its budget shortfall projection — some $50 million greater than just a month ago.

Comment

New York's Lincoln Center Cancels All Programming Through The End Of August

Thursday, April 09, 2020

The wide-ranging shows presented by one of the nation's top performing arts centers are a summer staple in New York City. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, they will not return until 2021.

Comment

Hal Willner, 'SNL' Staple And Acclaimed Music Producer, Has Died

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

The multi-faceted and musically voracious producer died one day after his 64th birthday, which was Monday, at home in New York City. He had symptoms consistent with those caused by COVID-19.

Comment

Facing The Coronavirus Crisis, Musicians Take To Teaching Online

Monday, April 06, 2020

They can't tour. Their regular income streams dried up instantly. So many performers — from newcomers to world-famous artists — are hoping that virtual students will help them bridge the gap.

Comment

Remembering Bill Withers, Singer-Songwriter Of 'Ain't No Sunshine' And 'Lean On Me'

Friday, April 03, 2020

Singer and songwriter Bill Withers has died. He's best known for songs including "Lean on Me" and "Ain't No Sunshine." Withers died Monday at the age of 81.

Comment

Bill Withers, Singer-Songwriter Of 'Ain't No Sunshine,' Has Died At Age 81

Friday, April 03, 2020

The soulful artist behind a number of 1970s hits died Monday of heart disease. He created all of his hits in a 14-year recording career before walking away from the music business.

Comment

Prisoners Across U.S. Will Be Confined For 14 Days To Cut Coronavirus Spread

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Bureau of Prisons has announced that for the next two weeks, inmates in every institution across the country will be kept in their assigned cells or quarters.

Comment

France Announces Plan To Aid Domestic Abuse Victims During Coronavirus Crisis

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Confinement can create "fertile ground for domestic violence," says the country's minister for gender quality. France is also creating support sites for women at supermarkets and pharmacies.

Comment

A Baaaad Crew Takes Over A Welsh Town: A Herd Of Goats

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The town of Llandudno, Wales, has gone quiet, like so many other communities around the globe observing anti-coronavirus measures. Going into the breach: a herd of curious Kashmiri goats.

Comment