Participant, studio behind ‘Spotlight,’ ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ shutters after 20 years

[ad_1] Participant, the activist film and television studio that has financed Oscar winners like “Spotlight” and socially conscious documentaries like “Food, Inc,” and “Waiting For Superman” is closing its doors after 20 years. Billionaire Jeff Skoll told his staff of 100 in a memo shared with The Associated Press Tuesday that they were winding down … Read more

Justice Dept. to hit concert promoter Live Nation with antitrust lawsuit

[ad_1] The Justice Department plans to file an antitrust lawsuit against concert promoter Live Nation, people familiar with the investigation confirmed Tuesday. The specific allegations remain unclear, and the timing of a lawsuit is uncertain. But performers, politicians, scholars, rival promoters and other ticket sellers have argued that Live Nation wields far too much power … Read more

Singer Tanner Adell talks about being featured on Beyoncé’s “Cowboy Carter”

[ad_1] Singer Tanner Adell talks about being featured on Beyoncé’s “Cowboy Carter” – CBS News Watch CBS News Recognized as one of CMT’s “Next Women of Country,” Tanner Adell’s career soared after her appearances on Beyoncé’s latest album. With a 1,500% spike in Spotify listeners and a new single, “Whiskey Blues,” Adell is quickly becoming … Read more

Independent country artist Tanner Adell on how appearing on Beyoncé’s latest album is catapulting her career

[ad_1] Tanner Adell, who was recently recognized as one of CMT’s “Next Women of Country,” is experiencing a meteoric rise in popularity with a 1,500% increase in Spotify listeners after her unexpected appearance on Beyoncé’s latest album, “Cowboy Carter.” Adell, who just released her new single “Whiskey Blues,” said the rise in fame has been … Read more

Apple Store – Top Books

[ad_1] Top Paid Books (US Bestseller List): 1. Toxic Prey by John Sandford (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. The Women by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Publishing Group) 3. A Taste of Whiskey by Melissa Foster (World Literary Press) 4. Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn (Avon) 5. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. … Read more

Review | A mystical musical blends Scottish folklore and climate change

[ad_1] “Islander” is a tale steeped in Scottish folklore, but it’s less about traditional myths than the myths we tell ourselves. A gentle two-hander, it’s held together by a mystic strangeness and mystery that, artfully, is never fully revealed. Some of that magic is owed to the live vocal looping (recording a sound and playing … Read more

ABBA, Blondie, The Notorious B.I.G. among 2024’s additions to National Recording Registry

[ad_1] ABBA, Biggie, Blondie and Rudolph are entering America’s audio canon. New inductees into the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress include ABBA’s 1976 album “Arrival,” The Notorious B.I.G.‘s 1994 album “Ready to Die,” Blondie’s 1978 breakthrough “Parallel Lines” and Gene Autry’s 1949 version of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” Librarian of Congress Carla … Read more