Daily Archive: May 19, 2022

SaveLive to Save Small Music Venues Hurt by the Pandemic

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When it launched in 2020 as a venture to bail out small music venues crushed by the pandemic, SaveLive claimed it had raised $75 million from investors like its primary backer, Beverly Hills-based investment firm Deep Field Asset Management.

Now, it appears the Los Angeles-based startup has raised a lot more dry powder than previously known—having landed a total of $134.5 million from investors, according to an amended regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. The company secured

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New Music From Chiquis, Carlos Vives, Trueno, & More

First Stream Latin is a compilation of the best new Latin songs, albums and videos recommended by the Billboard Latin editors. Check out this week’s picks below.

Carlos Vives, Cumbiana II (Sony Music Latin)

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Carlos Vives’ sonic point of departure is seemingly narrow: The Colombian Sierra Nevada and the delta of the Magadalena River. But its reach and scope are limitless, judging by Cumbiana II, his new album of fusions between Vives’ trademark cumbia and vallenato roots and a vast array of other global sounds, joined together with a seamless ear for commercial appeal. Cumbiana II

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Can Saudi Arabia’s Film Industry Take Off?

In Takki, a Saudi web-turned-Netflix series, Saudi Arabia isn’t a land of hardened Islamists and wealthy sheikhs with gilded palaces. Instead, it’s one of potholed streets and paint peeling off the walls, where Saudi youth ride around on scooters and grapple with boredom and the need to look beyond their borders for a little bit of entertainment. “Ten days on vacation and we still didn’t have any fun,” Malek, the protagonist, says to his friends in one scene. “Let’s go to Dubai,” one of them answers.

A decade ago, Takki was a cult YouTube show. Now it is a

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Fine Art Photography: A Complete Guide

Fine art photography has become all the rage over the past decade, and it is a moniker many photographers use to try and elevate their output to try and sell it via galleries and print sales. But what is fine art photography after all?

In this article, we will explore the world of fine art photography, from what it is to how you can get started in it as a photographer.

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What is Fine Art Photography?

The primary criterion that distinguishes fine art photography from other fields is that fine art is not about recording reality photographically.

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