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Recording Academy® Announces Global Expansion Efforts in Africa and the Middle East

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Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Producing original content that celebrates the rich musical heritage and dynamic emerging scenes of Africa and the Middle East.

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  • Producing original content that celebrates the rich musical heritage and dynamic emerging scenes of Africa and the Middle East.
  • Fueling the music economy by collaborating with partners to develop and strengthen the creative economy in Africa and the Middle East.
  • “The Recording Academy is dedicated to supporting music creators around the world,” said Panos A. Panay, Recording Academy President.
  • I applaud the Recording Academy for expanding its activities to Africa and the Middle East, two of the fastest-growing regions.

PBS SoCal's Summer Learning Day Returns June 9; Plus, Photos with DANIEL TIGER, Sing-alongs, Performances from Stars of PBS KIDS' 'Jamming on the Job' and More!

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- PBS SoCal, Southern California's flagship PBS station, announced the details of the return of their largest event of the year, Summer Learning Day, on Sun., June 9 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. PT at the California Science Center (700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037). With over 3,000 attendees last year, this family-focused annual event creates a fun-filled day of interactive educational activities, gift giveaways and photos with PBS KIDS characters (including Daniel from "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood") around the new theme of "Let's Explore! ¡Vamos a explorar!"

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  • For more information about this year's FREE event that is open to the public, go to pbssocal.org/summerday or pbssocal.org/verano.
  • The bilingual FAMILY MATH activity book "Math in the Kitchen" will be shared, as well as additional educational materials.
  • As part of the READY TO LEARN initiative, the stars of the PBS KIDS podcast "Jamming on the Job*" will join in for a performance.
  • PBS SoCal also announced today that starting May 29, the new YouTube bilingual food series COOKING COUNTS will launch on PBS SoCal's Family Math YouTube channel, @FamilyMathKids.

Denver's PrideFest Celebrates 50th Anniversary This Summer

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

DENVER, May 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver PrideFest, one of the nation's premier LGBTQ+ events, will celebrate its 50th anniversary June 22-23, 2024. The two-day festival unites communities from across Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region as the parade, run and festival attracted an estimated 550,000 people to downtown Denver in 2023.

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  • -       The annual two-day event celebrates Denver's LGBTQ+ community with parade, run, festival and new Gayborhood Market -
    DENVER, May 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver PrideFest , one of the nation's premier LGBTQ+ events, will celebrate its 50th anniversary June 22-23, 2024.
  • Since its inception, Denver PrideFest has been a celebration of unity, inclusion and progress among the LGBTQ+ community and allies.
  • Since then, Denver PrideFest has grown into the largest celebration of LGBTQ + pride in the Rocky Mountain region.
  • This year's 50th anniversary festival kicks off with the Pride 5K presented by Smartwool on Saturday, June 22, followed by the two-day Denver PrideFest event at Civic Center Park boasting 250+ exhibitors, 30 food vendors and captivating live performances.

Despegar.com to Announce First Quarter 2024 Financial Results on May 16, 2024

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Callers who pre-register will be given a unique PIN to gain immediate access to the call and bypass the live operator.

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  • Callers who pre-register will be given a unique PIN to gain immediate access to the call and bypass the live operator.
  • You may pre-register at any time: click here
    Despegar is the leading travel technology company in Latin America.
  • For over two decades, it has revolutionized the tourism industry in the region through technology.
  • Despegar operates in 19 countries in the region, accompanying Latin Americans from the moment they dream of traveling until they share their memories.

Survey: Physicians Turning to Locum Tenens to Improve Work Conditions, Relieve Burnout

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Tuesday, April 23, 2024

The survey asked physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) who recently have worked as locum tenens why they do so.

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  • The survey asked physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) who recently have worked as locum tenens why they do so.
  • “Locum tenens offer relief from the long, inflexible work hours and onerous bureaucratic duties that often cause dissatisfaction and burnout among physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Locum tenens providers also offer staffing flexibility for hospitals and other healthcare facilities.”
    Close to half of those surveyed (47%) said that locum tenens work is more satisfying than working in a permanent position, while only 12% said that a permanent position is more satisfying than locum tenens.
  • AMN Healthcare’s 2024 Survey of Locum Tenens Physicians and Advanced Practitioners is based on responses from 589 physicians, NPs and APs who have worked locum tenens in the last 18 months and has a margin of error of +/- 4%.

DRYWORLD and Renegade Territory Enter “Era-Defining” Partnership With Grammy-Award Winner, OPLUS

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Friday, April 19, 2024

Osmar “OPLUS” Escobar is a highly successful artist, executive and songwriter with unparalleled experience in entertainment, including music, television and film.

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  • Osmar “OPLUS” Escobar is a highly successful artist, executive and songwriter with unparalleled experience in entertainment, including music, television and film.
  • OPLUS’ current and prospective fans are going to get a more in-depth dive into OPLUS, the man beyond the on-screen persona.
  • OPLUS is an incredible music artist, and an even more interesting human spirit and story,” commented Sergio Morales, CEO/Co-Founder of Renegade Territory.
  • DRYWORLD, Renegade Territory, and OPLUS are proud to announce this groundbreaking partnership that will bring together pop culture, design and the music sector.

Grammy Award Winning Latin Music Stars Join The Launch of “Techfluencers™”

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Monday, April 15, 2024

DMS will work with technology companies and educate them on the importance of this demographic's purchasing power through music and culture.

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  • DMS will work with technology companies and educate them on the importance of this demographic's purchasing power through music and culture.
  • Latin music artists will become Digital Mind State's Techfluencers™ and provide insight, review, and recommendations.
  • The Techfluencer™ roster includes multi-level artists, Grammy Award winners, and nominees such as Maluma, J. Balvin , Rauw Alejandro , Manuel Turizo , Goyo , Angela Aguilar , and rising music stars such as Leli Hernandez .
  • Techfluncers™ is part of Tech With Soul featured at Latin Music Week beginning Oct.14 in Miami, Florida, marking the first tech and Latin Music Conference.

MusiCares® to Hold The Day That Music Cares on April 26

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

On April 26, 2024, the global music community will come together for the second annual The Day That Music Cares, a dedicated day of service organized by MusiCares®, music’s leading charity.

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  • On April 26, 2024, the global music community will come together for the second annual The Day That Music Cares, a dedicated day of service organized by MusiCares®, music’s leading charity.
  • Building on the success of its inaugural year, this initiative activates music professionals and fans worldwide for a day of volunteering, demonstrating the power and heart of the music community.
  • “The Day That Music Cares unites the music community’s culture of connection and the transformative power of giving back.
  • Join music professionals and music fans around the globe on April 26 as they unite through the love of music and make a positive impact in our communities.

A tribute to Maurice El Medioni, the last of the Algerian-born Jewish musical stars

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Friday, April 5, 2024

Maurice El Medioni lived his early life in Oran, western Algeria.

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  • Maurice El Medioni lived his early life in Oran, western Algeria.
  • Like the vast majority of the Jewish community, he moved to France in 1961/1962 when Algeria became independent.
  • With his death, the world loses one of the last remaining Jewish musicians who was born and trained in north Africa prior to emigration.

Early years

  • He was largely self-taught, with his uncle Saoud l’Oranais as a model of a successful musician.
  • When the Jews of Algeria were forced to leave in 1962, Maurice settled in Marseille in France.
  • He worked primarily as a tailor, going back and forth to Israel to be closer to his children.
  • His reputation continued to grow in France, and he performed for decades in Marseille and Paris for special events and by invitation.
  • His legacy will be a comfort to his children and to the new generations of listeners who discover his output.


Ilana Webster-Kogen receives funding from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music.

Despegar.com to Announce Fourth Quarter 2023 Financial Results on March 14, 2024

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Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Callers who pre-register will be given a unique PIN to gain immediate access to the call and bypass the live operator.

Key Points: 
  • Callers who pre-register will be given a unique PIN to gain immediate access to the call and bypass the live operator.
  • You may pre-register at any time: click here
    Despegar is the leading travel technology company in Latin America.
  • For over two decades, it has revolutionized the tourism industry in the region through technology.
  • Despegar operates in 20 countries in the region, accompanying Latin Americans from the moment they dream of traveling until they share their memories.