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3rd Annual Black Bottle Concert - Day 1 & 2 Flash Sale - Dec 18, 2019 - 8:00:14 AM

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Phluid Phactory - Passport Gang 3rd Annual Black Bottle Concert Weekend Goombay Park International Bazaar.

Day 1 & Day 2 FLASH SALE

GEN ADMISSION $15 | VIP $40 | ALL ACCESS $65

SOLD AT PHLUID PHACTORY REGENT CENTRE LOCATION ONLY...
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344 Feature Films In contention For 2019 Best Picture Oscar® - Dec 17, 2019 - 6:39:12 PM

Three hundred forty-four feature films are eligible for the 2019 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.

To be eligible for 92nd Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by December 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days.

Under Academy rules, a feature-length motion picture must have a running time...
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Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® announces the Julio Iglesias Scholarship - Dec 16, 2019 - 11:45:01 AM

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The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® announced today that it is accepting applications for the Julio Iglesias Scholarship from music students admitted to Berklee College of Music who are interested in Latin music. The four-year Prodigy Scholarship, which holds a maximum value of $200,000 USD, was created five years ago in an effort to support music education and Latin music genres, and will be awarded to a student who is exceptionally gifted and needs financial assistance to complete a bachelor's degree in music starting in the Fall 2020 semester...
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The Recording Academy moves forward with diversity & inclusion efforts - Dec 12, 2019 - 10:30:44 AM

The Recording Academy®, the leading society of music professionals and the organization behind the GRAMMY Awards®, will implement recommendations set forth by the Recording Academy Diversity & Inclusion Task Force, including restructuring its Board of Trustees to ensure that music creators from the broadest range of ages, backgrounds, genders, genres, crafts and regions are fully represented within the organization's leadership...
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The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation® now accepting applications - Dec 5, 2019 - 11:00:54 AM

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The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® announced today that applications are now open for the Gifted Tuition Scholarships and the Tuition Assistance Scholarships. Talented music students between the ages of 17–24 years old with financial constraints, admitted to the university of their choice and interested in Latin music are eligible to apply.

The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation will distribute a maximum of $700,000 USD in an effort to foster and support the next generation of talented musicians who will continue the legacy of Latin music and its significant contribution to the world's culture...
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Recording Academy: Ask Musicians For Music Act (AM-FM - Nov 21, 2019 - 5:35:03 PM

"The AM-FM Act will give artists control over what is rightfully theirs, their music. The legislation is about consent for use of content, a basic concept that the NAB is seeking for its own television members. We thank Senator Blackburn and Representative Nadler for their leadership on this issue, and ask members of Congress...
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Alicia Keys To Host 62nd GRAMMY Awards - Nov 14, 2019 - 3:25:19 PM

Fifteen-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, and global superstar Alicia Keys will return as host of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards® and took to YouTube and socials this morning to announce the news in a video. The announcement comes just days before GRAMMY nominees are set to be revealed on Wednesday, Nov. 20...
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159 Documentary Features submitted for 2019 Oscar® Race - Nov 12, 2019 - 1:04:50 PM

One hundred fifty-nine features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 92nd Academy Awards®.

Several of the films have not yet had their required Los Angeles and New York qualifying releases.  Submitted features must fulfill the theatrical release requirements and comply with all of the category’s other qualifying rules in order to advance in the voting process... 
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Academy Museum announces seven new trustees - Nov 6, 2019 - 1:45:11 PM

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The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced the addition of seven new trustees, including Laura Dern, David Dolby, Sidonie Seydoux Dumas, Mark Johnson, Miky Lee, Katherine Oliver, and David Rubin. The governing body of the Academy Museum, the Board of Trustees oversees the organization’s strategic vision, maintains its financial health, and ensures the institution fulfills its mission to create the best possible motion picture museum for film lovers across the world...
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The Latin Recording Academy® and Univision Announce Official Sponsors for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Nov 5, 2019 - 12:05:42 PM

The Latin Recording Academy® and Univision Communications Inc. announced today the official sponsors for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®. The event will connect leading international brands through innovative programs and campaigns with Latin music fans across multiple platforms, as well as through several on-site experiential activations. The 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on Univision from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 14 from 8 –11 p.m. ET/PT...
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The Latin Recording Academy® announces the second roster of performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Nov 5, 2019 - 10:20:00 AM

The Latin Recording Academy® today announced additional performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, which includes current nominees Aitana, Anitta, Pedro Capó, Julio Reyes Copello, Darell, Dimelo Flow, Fonseca, Luis Fonsi, Greeicy, Intocable, Nella, Reik, Rosalía, and Alejandro Sanz...
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Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® and Ford Fund Kick-Off Program to foster the next generation of women in music - Oct 29, 2019 - 7:30:47 PM

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The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® continues its five-year collaboration with Ford Motor Company Fund — the philanthropic arm of Ford —with a pilot program to promote women in music by helping forge the next generation of music makers and paving their road to success. The Emerging Latina Music Recognition Program is aimed at young women in their senior year of high school who have demonstrated musical talent and a desire to pursue a higher education in music.
 
Two-time Latin GRAMMY winner and GRAMMY nominee, Kany García, currently nominated in the categories of Song Of The Year, Best Singer-Songwriter Album...
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The Latin Recording Academy® announces the First Roster of Performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Oct 29, 2019 - 8:45:26 AM

The Latin Recording Academy® has announced the first roster of performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, which includes current nominees Paula  Arenas, Bad Bunny, Alessia Cara, Alex Fernández, Vicente Fernández, Draco Rosa, Ximena Sariñana, Sech, and Sebastián Yatra, in addition to Latin GRAMMY® winners Alejandro Fernández, Natalia Jiménez, and Olga Tañón.  The 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year™...
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Ricky Martin, Roselyn Sánchez, and Paz Vega to Host The 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Oct 24, 2019 - 1:00:05 PM

The Latin Recording Academy® today announced that three-time Latin GRAMMY® winner, 2006 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year™, and two-time GRAMMY® winner Ricky Martin will host the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® alongside internationally renowned actresses Roselyn Sánchez and Paz Vega. The 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on Univision from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 14 from 8-11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central)...
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GRAMMY Museum® presents Latin GRAMMY®, 20 years of Excellence in Collaboration with The Latin Recording Academy® - Oct 21, 2019 - 11:25:04 AM

To celebrate the milestone 20th anniversary of the Latin GRAMMY Awards®, the GRAMMY Museum® proudly presents Latin GRAMMY®, 20 Years Of Excellence. On Nov. 18, the Museum will kick off the opening of the new Latin music exhibit and its new third floor with a full day of programming, including an educational program for students, live performances, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Gabriel Abaroa Jr...
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GRAMMY Museum Announces Heather Moore As 2019 Jane Ortner Education Award Recipient - Oct 17, 2019 - 9:00:22 AM

The GRAMMY Museum® is pleased to announce Heather Moore of Arcadia High School in Arcadia, California, as the recipient of the 2019 Jane Ortner Education Award. The award honors K-12 academic teachers who use music in the classroom as a powerful educational tool. Moore will receive an honorarium and will be recognized later this year at a special GRAMMY Museum event in Los Angeles...
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The Latin Recording Academy® Announces its 2019 Class of Leading Ladies of Entertainment - Oct 11, 2019 - 4:00:37 PM

The Latin Recording Academy® has announced today the 2019 Leading Ladies of Entertainment, which honors and recognizes professional and socially conscious women within the arts and entertainment fields who have made significant  contributions, inspiring the next generation of female leaders...
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Academy Museum Of Motion Pictures appoints Bill Kramer as Director - Oct 3, 2019 - 3:15:17 PM

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Bill Kramer has been named director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, the museum’s Board of Trustees announced today. Kramer, who served as managing director of development and external relations of the Academy Museum from 2012 to 2016, will take the reins as the institution’s new leader on January 1, 2020, guiding its artistic and cultural vision and overseeing the final phase of the museum’s completion.

“The board unanimously welcomes Bill Kramer as the Academy Museum’s new director,” said Ron Meyer, Chair of the Academy Museum Board of Trustees and Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal...
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Aymée Nuviola participates in the Latin Grammy® Master Series at The University of Central Florida - Sep 21, 2019 - 2:15:24 PM

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The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation®, in collaboration with the University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management and thanks to the generosity of Top Stop Music, presented a Latin GRAMMY® Master Series educational program today. 
 
During the event Latin GRAMMY® winner and GRAMMY® nominee Aymée Nuviola shared with students her career experiences and her diverse skill set, which allows her to perform in different genres, from salsa, bachata...
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The Latin Recording Academy® announced Lifetime Achievement Award and Trustees Award Honorees - Aug 22, 2019 - 9:15:32 AM

The Latin Recording Academy® announced today that Eva Ayllón, Joan Baez, José Cid, Lupita D’Alessio, Hugo Fattoruso, Pimpinela, Omara Portuondo, and José Luis Rodríguez "El Puma," will receive this year's Lifetime Achievement Award. Additionally, Mario Kaminsky will receive the Trustees Award. The honorees will be celebrated during a private luncheon ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas on Nov. 13, 2019...

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