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by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022

Vistas Media Capital Making Feature Documentary About International Music And Feminis Photo Vistas Media Capital Making Feature Documentary About International Music And Feminist Icon Laura Nyro
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

Vistas Media Capital, which recently launched its North American division, today announced that it is developing and producing a feature documentary about Laura Nyro, the gifted and influential singer/songwriter that burst on the scene in the late 1960s while still a teenager, and who effectively rejected the demands of superstardom in her 20s and pursued a life of activism for women's rights and the environment.

Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners! Photo Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners!
by Michael Major - Apr 21, 2022

The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards featured a tribute to Stephen Sondheim, a win for Barlow and Bear's 'Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,' Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for their 'Love For Sale' Cole Porter duets album, Olivia Rodrigo, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!

Princeton University Jazz Festival Returns April 27â€"30 Photo Princeton University Jazz Festival Returns April 27â€"30
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022

Jazz at Princeton University, helmed by acclaimed saxophonist/composer Rudresh Mahanthappa, announces the return of the Princeton University Jazz Festival. Presented in conjunction with Jazz Appreciation Month, the event, which takes place Wednesday, April 27 – Saturday, April 30, features guest artists guitarist Gilad Hekselman, and saxophonists Seamus Blake, Tony Malaby and Alexa Tarantino performing with Princeton University's stellar student ensembles.

Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Closes 2021â€"22 Season With Music, Theater Photo Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Closes 2021â€"22 Season With Music, Theater and More
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will close out its 2021–22 season with an eclectic variety of music, theater, dance, film, humor and even a puppetry workshop.

John Legend To Receive Global Impact Award At Recording Academy Honors Photo John Legend To Receive Global Impact Award At Recording Academy Honors
by Michael Major - Mar 28, 2022

The Recording Academy announced today 12-time GRAMMY-winning artist John Legend will be honored during Recording Academy Honors Presented By The Black Music Collective taking place in-person during GRAMMY Week. Legend will be receiving the first-ever Recording Academy Global Impact Award for his personal and professional achievements in music.

Ravinia Festival Announces 2022 Summer Lineup Featuring YOURS, STEPHEN SONDHEIM Photo Ravinia Festival Announces 2022 Summer Lineup Featuring YOURS, STEPHEN SONDHEIM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

Ravinia Festival has announced its complete 2022 summer lineup, offering 50 artist debuts and more than 100 concerts, including the annual summer residency of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) with Chief Conductor Marin Alsop.

Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces Programs for 2022/23 Season Photo Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces Programs for 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022

Los Angeles Philharmonic Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel and David C. Bohnett Chief Executive Officer Chair Chad Smith today announced the adventurous slate of programs for the 2022/23 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Jazz at Lincoln Center and 'Pioneering Women in Jazz' to Perform in Scottsdale This S Photo Jazz at Lincoln Center and 'Pioneering Women in Jazz' to Perform in Scottsdale This Spring
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2022

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has already welcomed some jazz greats to its stage this season, and there’s still more to come this spring, including a special presentation from Jazz at Lincoln Center on Sunday, March 6.

SCULPTING SOUND: Twelve Musicians Encounter Bertoia At Nasher Sculpture Center Photo SCULPTING SOUND: Twelve Musicians Encounter Bertoia At Nasher Sculpture Center
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2022

The Nasher Sculpture Center announces 'SCULPTING SOUND: Twelve Musicians Encounter Bertoia', a series of six historic concerts, from February 22–27, 2022, bringing together twelve master musicians to explore the expressive range of Harry Bertoia's sounding sculptures, in complement to the exhibition Harry Bertoia: Sculpting Mid-Century Modern Life on view at the Nasher January 29 – April 23, 2022. 

Esperanza Spalding Videos

BerkleeNYC Launches Community Fund And New 360 VR Music Video VideoBerkleeNYC Launches Community Fund And New 360 VR Music Video
by A.A. Cristi - May 8, 2019

Berklee College of Music launches the BerkleeNYC Community Fund, raising money for educational programming, scholarships for K-12 students in need, community outreach, and partnerships at BerkleeNYC, the college's new New York home located in the famed Power Station (formerly Avatar) studios - now known as Power Station at BerkleeNYC.

VIDEO: Esperanza Spalding Performs 'Good Lava' on LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 10, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, Jazz artist Esperanza Spalding performed 'Good Lava' off of her new album 'Emily's D+Evolution.'

STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell Sing RAGTIME and More in A CELEBRATION OF AMERICAN CREATIVITY at the White House
by Stage Tube - Jan 9, 2016

President and Mrs. Obama hosted an all-star music tribute 'A Celebration of American Creativity: In Performance at the White House,' celebrating the cultural resonance of art and literature in unique American musical forms, featuring performances by Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and hosted by Carol Burnett.

VIDEO: Laura Benanti, Kelli O'Hara & Jessie Mueller Pay Tribute to Tom Hanks at KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 31, 2014

Below, Broadway stars Laura Benanti, Kelli O'Hara and Jessie Mueller pay tribute to Tom Hanks with a performance of the Gershwin classic, 'They Can't Take That Away From Me.'

VIDEO: Pentatonix Pay Tribute to Tom Hanks with 'That Thing You Do' Performance on KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 31, 2014

Below, watch the Sing-Off champions Pentatonix pay tribute to Tom Hanks with a performance of 'That Thing You Do', a featured song from the film directed by the Oscar winning actor.

VIDEO: Martin Short Gives 'Yankee Doodle' Tribute to Tom Hanks at KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 31, 2014

Martin Short pays tribute to Tom Hanks with a performance of 'He Is Our Yankee Doodle Boy'.

VIDEO: Bruce Springsteen, Bruno Mars, Esperanza Spalding Pay Tribute to Sting at KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 31, 2014

Below, watch Bruno Mars perform a medley of Sting hits 'So Lonely' and 'Message in a Bottle', and Bruce Springsteen's special tribute to the singer and composer.

VIDEO: Tom Hanks Talks Kennedy Center Honor: 'It's Very Special'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 9, 2014

Oscar winner Tom Hanks was among the five people honored Sunday evening at the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors held in Washington DC. The Oscar winner spoke about what the award meant to him.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at VISIONS + VOICES: CHINA, Begin. Tonight at NYU Skirball Center
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2014

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce the second annual Visions + Voices Global Performance Series which will focus this spring on China. Visions + Voices: China will be running February 20-May 12, 2014. Check out a sneak peek at the performances below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at VISIONS + VOICES: CHINA, Set for Spring 2014 at NYU Skirball Center
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2014

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce the second annual Visions + Voices Global Performance Series which will focus this spring on China. Visions + Voices: China will be running February 20-May 12, 2014. Check out a sneak peek at the performances below!