“Denver’s always been culturally worried that it was a backwater and not up to snuff with other cultural-minded cities, so there’s a bit of boosterism here,” Noel said. “I remember talking to Mayor (Federico) Peña about how it really helps us in recruiting people. Having an impressive arts complex, which is the third-largest in terms of seats behind the Kennedy Center and Lincoln Center, gives us bragging rights.” … [Read more...] about What the new CEO of the Denver Center for Performing Arts is up against
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ELMHURST, IL — With the state entering a new phase in its pandemic response, things are easing up. Evidence of that Friday will be the presence of the Shannon Rover Band serenading through the City Centre and Spring Road business districts to salute the opening of businesses and welcome patrons to the area. … [Read more...] about Band To Perform In Elmhurst’s Public Places
"A lot of organizations are jumping in, doing online content, getting PPP loans, getting extra gifts," he says. "There's a sense of energy and commitment, which is great. But I think the real challenge is yet to come: the next phase, when we're allowed back into our offices and not allowed to produce." Now you're in this long slog, without ticket sales. That is going to be the really hard time. And it's one of the reasons I caution against spending too much money on the online stuff right now." … [Read more...] about Arts groups in distress call on a former Kennedy Center president for help
"They see these drones coming in at them, and they guess that they are being operated by photographers, but they can't just assume that. Meghan received racist death threats at the time of her wedding, so the terror threat is very real for them," a friend of the couple told The Daily Beast. … [Read more...] about Drones Fly Over Megan And Harry’s Beverly Hills Pad: Reports
But most of “Chromatica” is problematic: First single “Stupid Love” is forgettable; “Enigma” is predictable; and the inclusion of the chart-topping Ariana Grande on the bouncy but super-mediocre “Rain on Me” screams, “I JUST WANT A NO. 1 HIT RIGHT NOW.” … [Read more...] about Review: Pop star Gaga is back, but where’s the art or spark?