Officials Crack Down on Justin Bieber Graffiti

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is demanding the full cooperation of recording artist Justin Bieber’s record label and distribution company to identify and punish those responsible for a guerrilla marketing campaign that includes pervasive ads spray-painted on public sidewalks to promote Bieber’s album, Purpose. Herrera, who called the graffiti vandalism “illegal and actionable” in a letter to executives…

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The Origginators Perform at Ziggy’s Corner Pub, on December 12, 2015

This time of the year wouldn’t feel the same if it weren’t for cheesy holiday music ringing in your ears whenever you step into a mall. The played out music is enough to drive anyone crazy, so why intentionally go to a show where you know you will hear more of it? The answer is simple: because it is being performed by The Origginators, a Long Island-based rock and soul band…

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New Restaurant to Open at The Met Breuer

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that it will collaborate with restaurateur Thomas Carter and chef Ignacio Mattos, of the acclaimed Manhattan restaurant Estela, to launch a new restaurant in The Met Breuer next summer. Overseen by the critically-acclaimed team, Estela Breuer will provide a distinctively modern culinary experience…

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MoMA Receives $40 Million Donation

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has announced that the Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund, a fund created by Citadel Founder and CEO Kenneth Griffin, has made a gift of $40 million to MoMA. The donation is one of the largest that MoMA has received in its 85-year history. “We are thrilled by Kenneth Griffin’s generosity, enthusiasm and appreciation for The Museum of Modern Art…”

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Nigel Stanford Combines Electronica and Science

Sennheiser’s MOMENTUM campaign has highlighted dozens of unique sound stories from all over the world: stories about creators with MOMENTUM and people who push the world forward with their creative passions. These stories feature artists, innovators and entrepreneurs in the most authentic sense, and serve to inspire others to uncover their own unique MOMENTUM.

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Steve Rannazzisi Performs at Governor’s, on November 25, 2015

Smithtown native Steve Rannazzisi recently returned to Long Island to perform at Governor’s of Levittown, on November 25, 2015. The comedian was greeted with a packed venue full of people enjoying their Blackout Wednesday and looking for a good laugh. Rannazzisi’s humor and playfulness did not disappoint. Comedian and columnist Kevin Downey Jr. warmed up the crowd with his jokes that were mainly centered around drinking…

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The Songbook Academy Now Accepting Applications

The Great American Songbook Foundation, founded by Grammy-nominated vocalist Michael Feinstein, has announced the opening of the 2016 application process for The Songbook Academy, a music and performance intensive for high school students. The application is available online at TheSongbook.org until March 25, 2016. Now in its seventh year, The Songbook Academy is a summer music intensive for young singers who have an interest in the American Songbook.

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Tonara Partners With Alfred Music to Build Sheet Music Library

Tonara, a leading music technology company, has announced a partnership with Alfred Music, an educational music publisher, to bring the world’s top piano pedagogy to the Wolfie iPad app. The closure of the deal provides teachers and students with access to an expanded music learning catalog, which now includes Alfred’s Premier Piano Course and Alfred’s Basic Piano Library…

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