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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Apple Formally Asked Not to Kill iTunes Music Downloads By Group Of Artists Including Bette Midler #BetteMidler, #CreativeCommonsCoalition

Digital Music News
Apple Formally Asked Not to Kill iTunes Music Downloads
Paul Resnikoff May 2, 2018

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As the guillotine dangles over the head of iTunes music downloads, artists are starting to take urgent action.  That includes the Content Creators Coalition (CCC), a top musician advocacy group.

During its latest earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook didn’t mention iTunes music downloads — not once.

Instead, the Apple chief proclaimed steady progress and booming revenues from a range of other, more modern platforms.  “We had all-time record revenue from the App Store, from Apple Music, from iCloud, from Apple Pay and more, all of which are a powerful illustration of the importance of our huge active installed base of devices and the loyalty and engagement of our customers,” Cook declared (here’s the full transcript). Read More

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Another week, another shattered record left in Bette Midler’s wake. Yawn.

Forbes
The Band’s Visit‘ Starts Strong On Broadway As Bette Midler Breaks Yet Another Record
By Lee Seymour , CONTRIBUTOR
OCT 17, 2017

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Another week, another shattered record left in Bette Midler’s wake. Yawn.

The Tony winner propelled Hello, Dolly! to a new high for the Shubert Theater, grossing $2.37 million. Don’t get me wrong: I’m grateful for the traffic, but coming up with new ways to say how great Ms. Midler is each week becoming an exercise in seriously creative syntax malleability. She’s back where she belongs – who else is arriving? Read More

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Bruce Springsteen And Bette Midler Break Broadway Records

Forbes
Bruce Springsteen And Bette Midler Break Broadway Records
By Lee Seymour , CONTRIBUTOR
OCT 11, 2017

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The Boss made his Broadway debut this week – and shattered multiple industry records in the process.

With just five performances of his concert show Springsteen On Broadway, he grossed a staggering $2.33 million, behind only Hamilton and Hello, Dolly! – which were playing full 8-performance schedules. It’s the most any show has grossed at the Walter Kerr theater, and a great feather in the cap for Jujamcyn, which owns the venue. Read More

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Monday, October 9, 2017

$998 to Say Hello to Dolly? That’s the Price for Some Front Row Seats

The New York Times
$998 to Say Hello to Dolly? That’s the Price for Some Front Row Seats
By MICHAEL PAULSON
OCT. 8, 2017

Getting close to Bette Midler may get even more costly thanks to new pricing for front row seats at the musical “Hello, Dolly!” at the Shubert Theater. CreditSara Krulwich/The New York Times

Broadway is breaking another price barrier.

Producers of “Hello, Dolly!” are now charging $998 for front row seats at many performances between late November and mid-January, when Bette Midler leaves the cast, according to a review of ticket prices on the Telecharge website. With fees, each of those seats will cost $1,009.

The price is a record for a non-holiday performance on Broadway. “Hamilton” is the only show that has reached that level before, charging $998 for some seats during the Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks last year. Read More

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Harvey Weinstein Is the (Whispered) Talk of Hollywood

The New York Times
Harvey Weinstein Is the (Whispered) Talk of Hollywood
By BROOKS BARNES
OCT. 8, 2017

Hollywood is usually a spotlight-seeking town. But there has been mostly public silence in the wake of a report that found that at least eight settlements had been paid to women who said the film producer Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed them. CreditChad Ress for The New York Times

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Movie potentates were peppered across the Tower Bar here as usual on Friday night. Over in one dimly lit corner sat a martini-drinking movie star and his manager. And the restaurant’s lively owner, Jeff Klein, worked the room as he normally does, pausing to schmooze here and shake an important hand there.

At each banquette, as starlets of yesteryear gazed from their photographs on the walnut walls, he found himself in the same discussion. “All night long,” Mr. Klein said, “it seemed like there was only one topic: Harvey Weinstein. It’s all anyone wanted to talk about.” Read More

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Annual Fall Gala to Honor Sir Elton John as It Commemorates 25th Year

Billboard
Elton John AIDS Foundation‘s Annual Fall Gala to Honor Sir Elton John as It Commemorates 25th Year
9/12/2017 by Tatiana Tenreyro

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The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) returns for its annual New York Fall Gala on November 7 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine with host Neil Patrick Harris.

The gala — which celebrates the foundation’s 25th anniversary this year — will pay tribute to founder Elton John and his contributions to his foundation and beyond. “Elton’s philanthropic endeavors and activism for human rights and the arts have inspired millions and made a positive difference in people’s lives around the world,” said EJAF Chairman David Furnish in a press release about the event. “But without a doubt, Elton’s greatest contribution as a humanitarian is his 25-year commitment to building one of the most important institutions in the effort to end AIDS – the Elton John AIDS Foundation.” Read More

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

IFC Films Picks Up Trudie Styler’s Feature Directing Debut ‘Freak Show’

Deadline
IFC Films Picks Up Trudie Styler’s Feature Directing Debut ‘Freak Show
by Anita Busch
May 19, 2017 2:15pm

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Freak Show, Trudie Styler’s feature directorial debut, has been acquired by IFC Films for U.S. distribution. The film, based on the James St. James novel of the same name about a cross-dressing teen, first debuted in a sold out screening at the Berlin Film Festival and stars Alex Lawther (Imitation Game), Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black), Bette Midler, and Abigail Breslin. The Works is handling foreign sales at Cannes. Read More

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