Anastasia Tsioulcas

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Neil Young Sues To Stop Trump Campaign From Using His Songs

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

The singer and songwriter has filed a copyright infringement complaint over the use of "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Devil's Sidewalk" at numerous rallies and campaign events.

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'Ellen' Producers Face Another Round Of Allegations, Including Sexual Misconduct

Friday, July 31, 2020

Three of the show's executive producers have been accused of sexual misconduct among complaints made by 36 former staffers to BuzzFeed News. DeGeneres has apologized and pledged change.

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Classical Music Tries To Reckon With Racism — On Social Media

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Pianist Yuja Wang, violinist Leonidas Kavakos and several prominent academics have been accused this week of making anti-Black comments. Ensuing debates have been playing out on Twitter and Instagram.

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'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' Is Under Internal Investigation

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

The bubbly daytime talk show with a "be kind" ethos faces accusations of toxic workplace behavior off set, including firings of staff who took medical or bereavement leave as well as racist comments.

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'The Magic School Bus' Series Author Joanna Cole Has Died

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The 75-year-old author of more than 250 books for children — including The Magic School Bus series, which became a beloved staple of PBS' children's programming, died July 12.

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Rapper Megan Thee Stallion Says She Was Shot On Sunday

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The popular Houston rapper and singer said on Wednesday that she had been shot "as a result of a crime that was committed against me" over the weekend. She did not identify the shooter.

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Lady A The Band Sues Lady A The Singer

Thursday, July 09, 2020

The country trio changed its name from Lady Antebellum in June, saying it was "regretful and embarrassed" by the term's racist history. Now it's in a legal fight with a Black artist over the moniker.

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Charlie Daniels, Who Sang Of The Devil In Georgia, Is Dead At 83

Monday, July 06, 2020

The country music star who linked to pop artists and singer-songwriters died Monday at age 83. He was best known for his mainstream hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."

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CDC Says Singers Could Be Virus Superspreaders — But 100 Sang Unmasked With Pence

Monday, June 29, 2020

At a campaign rally in Dallas that featured Vice President Pence, a choir of about 100 people sang unmasked. Epidemiologists worry that singers are particularly likely to spread the coronavirus.

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Dixie Chicks Change Band Name To The Chicks

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The country trio has changed the band's name to The Chicks in an apparent distancing from its association with racism in the South. The move was accompanied by a new song, "March March."

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The NEA Announces Its 2020 National Heritage Fellowship Winners

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

A soul singer from Atlanta, an Iroquois bead artist, West African dancers and an Armenian vocalist are among this year's recipients of National Heritage Fellowship

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Actor Ian Holm, Who Played King Lear To Bilbo Baggins, Has Died

Friday, June 19, 2020

With a grounding in classical theater, Ian Holm became beloved by movie fans around the world, especially in the "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and "The Hobbit." He died Friday at age 88.

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Carnegie Hall And Lincoln Center Cancel Performances For Rest Of 2020

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Two of New York City's biggest cultural institutions said Thursday that they will remain closed through the New Year, due to the pandemic.

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Lady Antebellum Changes Its Name To Lady A

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The popular country music trio announced the switch on Thursday morning on social media, saying that calls for racial justice over the past several weeks have revealed their "blindspots."

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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