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Georgia Music Store closes after 79 years in business

Steve Shepherd assists a client on the last day of Chick Music on Wednesday December 15, 2021 in Athens, Georgia. Chick Music, a staple of the local music community, is closing due to the retirement of the Shepherd family after 79 years in business. (Kayla Renie / Athens Banner-Herald via …

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Salem cellist returns to ‘The Nutcracker’ shows after 2020 hiatus

Andrea Chandler moved to Salem with her family in 2009, but kept her job with the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra in Seattle. While it’s an unusual ride, Chandler said it’s worth it to keep playing with friends she’s had for decades. Andrea Chandler in the orchestra pit of the Pacific …

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The Ponce De Leon Foundation announces grants

BRONX, New York, December 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The Board of Trustees of the Ponce De Leon Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded a total of $ 320,000 to nonprofit organizations that make a difference in our communities. Since its inception in 2017, the Foundation has …

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‘Absolutely heartbroken’: event cancellations return to devastate Australia’s music industry | Music

In what looks like a devastating déjà vu feeling for the music industry, Faith No More, Jimmy Barnes and the Hoodoo Gurus have canceled Australian shows in the run up to Christmas, among many other acts that have been frightened by the peak in December. Case of Covid-19 and emergence …

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Basic income guaranteed one step closer to reality

Canada has gone one step further to become a more compassionate country. Yesterday, NDP MP Leah Gazan for Winnipeg Center introduced a private member’s bill, Bill C-223, to develop a national framework for a permanent Guaranteed Basic Income (GLI) in Canada . In a press release, Gazan said: “Since the …

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Popular concert halls at risk of “closing permanently” after drop in attendance

Popular concert halls risk “permanent closure” after a 23% drop in attendance last week, the Music Venue Trust (MVT) said. A survey conducted by the group suggests there were more than 140,000 no-shows from ticket holders, which resulted in a 27% drop in gross income. The MVT said there had …

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The titles of the story: a mansion with a new mission | The titles of the story

For what seemed like a long time, the Georgian Revival style house at 1717 Hamilton Street in Allentown had stood empty. Set back from the street, its porch of imposing Roman Corinthian columns, more ornate than the Greek order of the same name, spoke of an elegant past, music echoing …

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Dequency executes first-ever music sync license smart contract on the Algorand blockchain

MIAMI, December 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The music sync license market, Dequency, has executed the very first sync license on a public blockchain. “Late Night People” by Goldfish ft. Soweto Kinch was licensed through Dequency’s SmartSync contract for use at Algorand’s Decipher conference, held November 29 – 30, …

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Pandemic-era ‘surplus savings’ are shrinking significantly

In a comment posted on a Federal Reserve Bank of New York blog in April, four economists argued that “while large by historical standards, the savings accumulated by American households during the pandemic do not appear to be “Excessive” for the extraordinary need of many American families. Millions of Americans …

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Growth of South Africa’s cultural industries depends on broader state policies

In many discussion groups on repairing the cultural and creative industries in South Africa, a well-known slogan is echoed: artists must solve their own problems. This seems appropriate only when one considers that this sector has particular problems understood mainly by those who work in it. It is an atypical …

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