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WORKSHOPS BMI 101 Workshop: Nashville BMI 101 is a one-hour introductory workshop for anyone interested in learning more about the current role BMI plays in the complex world of the music industry. You’ll spend the hour with two BMI Employees outlining the history of BMI, how to utilize our…

Adding to the momentum of Chile’s energetic push into upscale TV production, the Santiago Intl. Film Festival (Sanfic) is adding a TV strand, Sanfic Series. Focusing on drama series and part of the…

For the 5th year in a row, BMI partnered with the Texas Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (TRAEF) to present their “Lone Star Bash,” the official opening party for the TRA Marketplace and TRAEF’s major annual fundraiser held July 14 at Minute Maid Park in Houston. BMI artist, songwriter and Texas native…

Former Filmstruck International general manager Kerensa Samanidis has been appointed Acorn TV’s first international chief. As general manager, international, she will spearhead the growth of the AM…

Boris Johnson is set to become Britain’s new prime minister, delighting fans of the colorful former mayor of London but dismaying critics who fear that he is intent on pulling the country out of th…

Variety has been given exclusive access to the first trailer for Dag Johan Haugeruds’ politically and socially charged drama “Beware of Children,” which premieres as part of the Venice Film Festiva…

“The Tower,” Mats Grorud’s animation about the plight of the Palestinians, as viewed through the eyes of an 11-year-old girl in Beirut, won the grand prize in the international competition at the 1…

MADRID — Amazon Prime Video has announced a slate of three new Spanish original series set for 2020, which will strengthen the streamer’s domestic catalog in the country. It also shared the f…

DURBAN–Female-driven narratives and daring portraits of queer culture around the continent were the big winners at this year’s Durban FilmMart (DFM), the industry program of the Durban Intl. …

Rome-based Summerside Intl. has acquired international sales rights to Klaudia Reynicke’s “Love Me Tender.” The second feature from Peru-born and Switzerland-based filmmaker will receive its world …

Nostalgist, genetics coach, child assistant bot programmer. This is all normal. Totally normal.

Hoping to save the fears of losing or forgetting a passport, two countries are looking to make a digital document. The governments of Canada and the Netherlands are working on a digital passport to use for travel between the nations. The digital document would rely on biometrics to maintain privacy for the passport.

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched “The Bachelorette: Men Tell All” that aired Monday, July 22. “The Bachelorette” Hannah Brown says that she’s proud of a lot of things she’s do…

Sol LeWitt (1928-2007), one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, upended traditional practices of how art is made and marketed. A key figure in minimalism and conceptualism, he proclaimed that the work of the mind is much more important than that of the hand. For his site-specific work--wall drawings and sculpture in dozens of countries--he created the idea and basic plan and then…

UNESCO is sponsoring a conference in India that promotes the use of video games as tools for social and emotional learning in children.

Disturbing video of a fight at a Moreno Valley skate park has been circulating on social media.

President Trump popped into a wedding reception at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, over the weekend, prompting the bride, groom and guests to chant, "USA! USA!"
Groom P.J. Mongelli told CNN that Trump first dropped into the cocktail hour to meet bride Nicole Marie and other family members. Mongelli said they'd sent Trump multiple invitations but didn't know if he'd actually show up.

Expanded Service Hours for Youth at My Friend's Place Begin This Month
Every single day at My Friend's Place we witness moments of transformation made possible by your support. Moments when youth open up and share their stories with us, moments when a young person secures housing or employment, or moments when a young person discovers their strength to move toward stability and self-sufficiency. Oftentimes, there…

We sat down with Bread for the World founder Rev. Art Simon to talk with him about his new book, “Silence Can Kill.”

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We're just six weeks away from the end of the eligibility year for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards. Where has the time gone? The eligibility year runs from Oct. 1, 2018, through Aug. 31 and the show airs Jan. 26, 2020.

In a blog post published Monday, the Democratic presidential candidate warns that the economy is on shakier footing than it seems

Some women feel that motherhood is a calling and their purpose on earth. They somehow manage to make pregnancy look effortless, bring out the beauty in a screaming child, and keep the back seat of their cars as spotless as their kitchens
And then there's women like Liz Astrof. Who originally had children because "everyone else was."
In this blunt and side-splittingly funny book of essays, Liz Astrof embraces the realities of motherhood (and womanhood) that no one ever talks about: like needing…

The tears flowed first, and then the words. Speaking would not come easily for Andrew Heaney on this day. There are mercifully few baseball players practiced in the art of eulogizing a teammate.
But there are few Tyler Skaggs stories that can be told without a smile or a laugh, or both. So Heaney talked about the one day this spring when Skaggs revved up his monster F-250 truck, and he jumped in for a ride.