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Billboard Awards: Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Malone to Perform

Billboard Awards: Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Malone to Perform

Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Luke Combs and leading nominee Post Malone will perform at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. NBC and dick clark productions on Tuesday announced the performers for the show, which will broadcast live from The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on Oct. 14.

New Batman Story to Debut on Spotify Podcast in 2021

New Batman Story to Debut on Spotify Podcast in 2021

An original story about Batman alter-ego Bruce Wayne will debut next year as a podcast series on the Spotify streaming service, the producers announced on Tuesday. Called “Batman Unburied,” the series is the first being developed through a deal between Spotify Technology SA and AT&T Inc’s Warner

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, her Company Honored by MacDowell

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay will be honored next month by MacDowell, which is presenting its inaugural Marian MacDowell Arts Advocacy Award to her media company and arts collective ARRAY. The award is named for the co-founder of MacDowell, the century-old artist residency in Peterborough, New Hampshir

Egyptian Orchestra for Visually-Impaired Women Resumes Concerts amid Coronavirus

Egyptian Orchestra for Visually-Impaired Women Resumes Concerts amid Coronavirus

Egypt’s Al Nour Wal Amal (light and hope) chamber orchestra, a music group of visually-impaired women, has faced many challenges over the decades, yet none was like this year’s pandemic. After months without playing, the orchestra members resumed rehearsals three weeks ago and held their first co

UK Music Venue Renamed after Anti-racism Protests

UK Music Venue Renamed after Anti-racism Protests

A UK arts and entertainment venue named after a 17th-century slave trader whose statue was toppled during anti-racism protests has been renamed, its owner announced on Wednesday. Bristol Music Trust said Colston Hall will now be known as Bristol Beacon after a lengthy consultation with thousands

Lebanese Teenage Singer Joins Global Pop Band

Lebanese Teenage Singer Joins Global Pop Band

A teenage singer from Lebanon this week became the latest to join a global pop band formed by Simon Fuller, the man behind the Spice Girls and “American Idol,” which aims to transform young unknowns into internet superstars. That may seem a grandiose ambition during a global pandemic.

Famed French Actor Michael Lonsdale Dies at 89

Famed French Actor Michael Lonsdale Dies at 89

Michael Lonsdale, a giant of the silver screen and theater in France who worked with some of the world’s top directors in an acting career that spanned 60 years, died on Monday, his agent said.

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