Gustavo Dudamel, Superstar Conductor, Will Lead Paris Opera

Neef pointed out that Yannick Nézet-Séguin, 46, the Met’s music director since 2018, did not start there with an enormous repertory, either. “The question is not about quantity,” Neef said. “And these things are a little bit deceptive: When you look at the list of operas Gustavo has conducted, it’s from Mozart to John Adams. He’s been conducting opera as […]

Fyre Festival Ticket Holders Win $7,220 Each in Class-Action Settlement

Nearly four years after an infamous festival that was billed as an ultraluxurious musical getaway in the Bahamas left attendees scrounging for makeshift shelter on a dark beach, a court has decided how much the nightmare was worth: approximately $7,220 apiece. The $2 million class-action settlement, reached Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York between […]

R. Kelly’s Federal, Sexual Exploitation Trial Will Commence In August

CONTENT WARNING: The following article discusses sexual abuse Federal prosecutors have shared that they’re starting the process of having R. Kelly moved to Brooklyn forhis federal trial. The trial, for sexual exploitation of a child, racketeering, bribery, kidnapping, forced labor and enticement will begin Monday, 9th August. Billboard reports that the disgraced RnB singer and his legal team appeared telephonically […]

2021 Latin AMAs: Joss Favela & Ana Barbara Honor Joan Sebastian

This year, Karol and J Balvin lead the list of nominees with nine nods each. Both are up for artist of the year, sharing the category with Anuel AA, Bad Bunny, Christian Nodal, Eslabon Armado, Maluma, Ozuna and Sech. Hosted by Mexican actress Jacqueline Bracamontes, the 2021 Latin AMAs – live from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida – featured other […]

Alan Vega Left a Robust Vault. The Excavation Begins With a New Album.

To Lamere, this is the context that’s needed to understand her husband: “Alan came out of the Great Depression, post-Holocaust, Jewish immigrant parents. There was always a connection to what was happening to the underdog — the disenfranchised, the disempowered, the oppressed.” The young Bermowitzes lived a domestic life in Brooklyn. He worked for the welfare department (where he learned […]