A return to the performing arts with 100 days of ‘NY PopsUp’ events

By Deb Miller -February 8, 2021 Governor Andew M. Cuomo has just announced that, beginning on Saturday, February 20, an unprecedented and expansive festival featuring hundreds of pop-up performances (many of which are free of charge and all open to the public) will intersect with the daily lives of New Yorkers, transforming cityscapes and landscapes – including…

How Atlanta startup Music Tech Works is changing the way we license music

By Erin Schilling – Technology Reporter/ Atlanta InnoJanuary 21, 2021, 02:07pm EST Licensing music has never been a simple process.   A content creator must first find who owns the rights to song, then negotiate permission to use it. With different production companies, record labels, performers and songwriters, that could mean getting permission from upwards of 10 different people or entities.   And if you do it wrong,…

The World’s Oldest Animal Paintings Are on This Cave Wall

Depictions of pigs found in Indonesia date back at least 45,500 years By Rachel Nuwer on January 14, 2021 In the Western imagination, ancient cave paintings tend to conjure images of Lascaux, the cave complex in southwestern France that is famous for its exceptionally detailed depictions of humans and animals. The Lascaux paintings, however, are a mere 17,000…

El Paso coalitions call out sexual abuse, work to enact change in music and art scene

by René Kladzyk, El Paso MattersAugust 13, 2020 In the past several weeks, El Paso’s music and arts scene has experienced a rapid and radical transformation, as large numbers of survivors have spoken out publicly about widespread sexual assault and a culture of abuse within the El Paso creative community, with ripple effects contributing to…