Category Archives: Entertainment

Life On Planets Talks Astrology, Inclusivity On The Dancefloor & Why We Have To Be Like Martin Luther King Jr.

I’ve always felt comfortable [speaking] on the mic and [raising] people up and [building] that energy and [trying] to transmute it into something that can go beyond just that moment,” the singer said Baltimore-bred singer, guitarist and producer Phill Celeste, a.k.a. Life on Planets, is an Aries—the fire sign represented by the ram. Aries is known for taking charge and getting things done, and that’s exactly

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Together we will #SaveOurStages

Though we’ve faced many challenges during the pandemic, we are incredibly grateful that you’ve stood with us and that we’ve been able to continue engaging with you through our digital programming and events since the shutdown began last March. The Public and our fellow arts and culture non-profit organizations throughout the nation have a long road ahead to recovery, but because

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The Academy to Honor Tyler Perry and The Motion Picture & Television Fund with Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards

The Academy announced today that its Board of Governors voted to present Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards to filmmaker Tyler Perry and to the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF).  The Oscar® statuettes will be presented at the 93rd Oscars®, which airs live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, April 25, 2021. “There has been such widespread generosity in

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HFPA In Conversation: Sia on her Big Challenge with her First Movie

Singer-songwriter Sia’s dream got fulfilled when her directorial debut, Music, was released in theaters. She co-wrote the story of a young girl on the autism disorder spectrum with author Dallas Clayton. Maddie Ziegler, who performed in a series of music videos by Sia, plays the lead. Sia told HFPA journalist Barbara de Oliveira Pinto, whether criticism regarding her casting was fair. “Yes and

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NBCUniversal and Charter Communications Announce Full Portfolio Distribution Renewal Agreement

Includes Peacock Premium Offering for Spectrum’s more than 30 Million Broadband and Video Subscribers NBCUniversal and Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) announced a multi-year distribution agreement for NBCUniversal’s full portfolio of broadcast, entertainment, Hispanic, news and sports content in Charter’s Spectrum homes and businesses across 41 states. Spectrum will continue to offer its subscribers NBC, Telemundo, Bravo, CNBC, E!, MSNBC, The Olympic Channel, Oxygen,

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Les Arts Florissants Performs Haydn’s Paris Symphony No. 87

William Christie and Les Arts Florissants present the virtual premiere of the Orchestra’s performance of Haydn’s Symphony No. 87, the last of his six so-called Paris symphonies. One of the world’s most respected music ensembles, Les Arts Florissants was founded by William Christie in 1979 and has been hailed for its revitalization and performance of Baroque music, in particular French

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Journey through India with Falu – Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Take a musical journey through India with Falu, a Grammy-nominated, internationally recognized artist. Known for her ability to blend a modern style with a classically-trained vocal talent, Falu leads an exploration of the varied language, food, and cultures of India through musical traditions from regions across the country. Performance Date: Monday, January 11 from 1:00 pm–2:30 pm ET  Part of Lincoln Center Moments:  Register Here »  Learn More

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GRAMMY Museum January 2021 Schedule: Cheap Trick, Black Pumas, HAIM And More

The GRAMMY Museum kicks off 2021 with new programs released on COLLECTION:live, including a Verve Label Group takeover, programs with 2021 GRAMMY nominees and a Cheap Trick digital exhibit New year, new GRAMMY Museum goodies! The GRAMMY Museum has announced its programming schedule for January 2021, which includes new and never-before-released digital content as well as interviews with and performances by some of the 2021

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Gloria Calderón Kellett, Robert Mills, Dawn Olmstead, Issa Rae, Vernon Sanders, and Zack Van Amburg Named as New Television Academy Executive Committee Appointees

Frank Scherma, chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, today announced the appointment of six television visionaries as the chair’s appointees to the Television Academy Executive Committee. This diverse and accomplished new group of thought leaders will work closely with the Television Academy’s officers and board of governors to develop and guide the direction of the Academy for the 2021

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New Air Date For 2021 GRAMMYs Announced: March 14

The 2021 GRAMMYs have been postponed to Sunday, March 14, 2021 The following is a joint statement from HARVEY MASON JR., Chair & Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy; JACK SUSSMAN, Executive Vice President, Specials, Music, Live Events and Alternative Programming, CBS; and BEN WINSTON, GRAMMY Awards Executive Producer, Fulwell 73 Productions. “After thoughtful conversations with health experts, our host and artists scheduled

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