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Giving Melbourne Natives Peace of Mind, Craig Francis Music is the Reliable Source of Music for Every Venue

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Melbourne, Australia — The proper musical soundtrack can be instrumental in setting the right atmosphere for any social event. Weddings, holiday parties, birthdays, work events, cocktail parties– without an ideal band, they stand to lull or flounder. The perfect band, however, can tailor itself to the needs of the event to ensure guests have a sensational evening. Craig Francis Music provides this uniquely excellent service.

CraigFrancisMusic.com.au provides a professional and accommodating service while offering the appropriate music to set the tone of the evening. The band tailors their music to any specific event, creating an immersive, interactive setlist. Wedding set lists include lively dancing music and calm acoustic sounds for a cocktail hour or for wrapping up the ceremony; they bring festive, uplifting sounds to holiday parties to ensure that all partygoers remain in the perfect holiday spirit. Networking or professional events are supported by calm music that allows for conversation, yet offers a serene atmosphere.

With the Easy Weddings 5-Star Award in 2014, 2015, and 2016, it’s no surprise that reviews rave over the band’s stellar act. Customers agree that Craig’s MC services provide an incredible and lively through line to the night, helping guests charge up and wind down when the schedule allocates. Craig has been commended as professional and approachable, being experienced enough in the process of set-up to assist both the first-time wedding planners and the seasoned professionals. Most weddings and events utilize the four or five piece band, offering the duality of sonorous brass and vocal harmonies to create an evening at an affordable cost.

The musicians provide covers of iconic songs, twisting classic rock and modern pop songs into unique sounds with artful harmonizing. With multiple sizes of bands ranging from acoustic duos to an 8-piece team with vocals and horns (even potentially teaming up with one of Melbourne’s most incredible string quartets) playing up to five and a half hours, the band is sure to impress patrons at any event. The band is comprised of main vocalists Markita and Craig, and expands to include additional instrumentalists and harmonizers. Craig acts as both the DJ and MC for any live package, providing a lively time while dually knowing when to slow down the atmosphere to allow guests to relax and recharge for the next thrilling dance-off.

Craig Francis Music can cater to any venue, genre, or budget. With their fluctuation, accommodation, and pure talent, the band is sure to expertly compliment any event and create a night to remember forever.

Craig Francis Music
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
0403 072 105

Winter Park Dance Studio Facilitates Cecchetti Based Training for Dancers

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Winter Park, FL— The act of movement out of passion, groove, or just an inexplicable feeling, has allowed humans to express the deepest and strangest nooks of the soul fluidly. It is a beautiful, detailed act that is often diminished as an art when it is taught in a structured environment. Dancers Edge Dance School brings creativity back into the learning process and values the unique challenge each dancer’s education can be. They believe that children are filled with potential and want to provide the best for them as young dancers. Parents that have a young one that is reluctant to try something new, or already dances happily across the living room should seek the caring environment that Dancer’s Edge specializes in.

This company has many different available dance classes like hip-hop, jazz, flamenco, lyrical, tap, pre-ballet, ballet and pointe. Their family friendly pricing is sure to bring a smile to parents hoping to give the gift of dance to their little loved ones. Their belief that technique, structure, and precision are a priority to teach young dancers and encourage further exploration helps heighten their practice from just a mere dance school. Their current choice of curriculum supports these beliefs. This studio uniquely employs the use of Enrico Cecchetti inspired training brings the genius of one of the most famous ballet masters of the early 1900’s right onto the dance floor. This dance legend’s legacy spread like wildfire with the popular rising of the company Ballet Russes. His council was founded a little after his original dance material and teachings were passed onto the Michigan Dance Masters back in 1939. This curriculum is proven to bring any young dancer closer to their dreams and goals than they have ever imagined.

Neither too slow or too advanced, this curriculum moves at an appropriate pace for young learners. Parents can rest easy knowing their children are in a positive environment and many helping hands. This dance studio employs only the most attentive staff members who share their mission and passion for teaching dance. They have only confidence in the success of the Cecchetti curriculums and many dancers that have experienced other studios, prefer this method over the latter. Sophia, a young dancer who began at another studio says she has found her home at Dancer’s Edge, “I didn’t always look forward to going to class or practice but this dance school feels right, everyone here is caring.” This studio’s dedication to greatness and growth is what sets them far apart from other schools.

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Jamie Rodriguez
Dancers Edge
Winter Park, FL

Rickey Medlocke featured in the film “Rumble,” recently featured at Sundance Film Festival

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Rickey Medlocke featured in the film “Rumble,” recently featured at Sundance Film Festival. This documentary just won the award for World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Masterful Storytelling by Catherine Bainbridge and Alfonso Maiorana at Sundance.  Rumble tells the story of Native Americans who created an authentic sound that was never supposed to exist.

Alfonso Maiorana, Rickey Medlocke, Rapper Taboo, Director Catherine Bainbridge

‘Rumble – The Indians Who Rocked the World’

Using playful re-creations and little-known stories, alongside concert footage, audio archives, and interviews with living legends, this deeply insightful film cements how some of our most treasured artists and songs found their inspiration in ancient, native melodies and harmonies that were infused with a desire to resist. You’ll never listen to your favorite rock and roll classics the same way again.

RUMBLE has a long list of music artists, historians, family members, and experts participating in the film including: Buddy Guy, Steven Van Zandt, Tony Bennett, Taj Mahal, Cyril Neville, Ivan Neville, Martin Scorsese, John Trudell, David Fricke (Rolling Stone Magazine), Steven Tyler, Derek Trucks, Corey Harris, Guy Davis, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Monk Boudreaux, George Clinton, Jackson Browne, Martha Redbone, James “Hutch” Hutchinson, Joy Harjo, Iggy Pop, Wayne Kramer (MC5), Marky Ramone (The Ramones), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), Pura Fe Crescioni (Ulali), Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys), Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne), Matt Sorum (Guns ‘N’ Roses), Mike Inez (Alice in Chains), Robert Trujillo (Metallica), Taboo (Black Eyed Peas), Slash (Guns ‘N’ Roses), Charlie Sexton (Bob Dylan), Rhiannon Giddens (Carolina Chocolate Drops), Rickey Medlocke (Lynyrd Skynyrd & Blackfoot,) Pat Vegas (Redbone), Robbie Robertson, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and many others.


About Rickey Medlocke
Rickey Medlocke formed the band BLACKFOOT when he was in his late teens. Medlocke was the lead vocalist and front man and kept the band going releasing over 10 hard rock albums. During a brief time in 1971 Rickey left BLACKFOOT to tour with Lynyrd Skynyrd as their drummer until 1973.  He then reformed BLACKFOOT where he remained until the mid 1990’s.

During his early time with Skynyrd, Medlocke wrote and recorded with the band.  He sang lead on some songs like: “One More Time”, “Preacher’s Daughter”, “Lend A Helpin’ Hand”, “Wino”, “White Dove”, “Comin’ Home”, “The Seasons”, “Ain’t Too Proud To Pray,” and “You Run Around.”

After a few successful years with Skynyrd, Medlocke went back and reformed BLACKFOOT.  The band began touring and started producing hit songs that included, “Train Train”, written by Medlocke’s grandfather, and “Highway Song”, written by Medlocke and BLACKFOOT drummer Jakson Spires.

In 1996 Rickey received a phone call from Gary Rossington inviting him to rejoin Lynyrd Skynyrd as lead guitarist and primary songwriter.  Medlocke continues to be a full time guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd touring and recording.  Medlocke is still heavily involved in BLACKFOOT.  He handpicked the next generation of musicians for the band where he mentors, producers and writes for the band.  

In 2008, Medlocke was inducted into the Native American Music Hall of Fame.  In 2013 Rickey Medlocke won a Native American Music Award for Best Instrumental Recording with Homeland Nation Soundtrack at the 14th Annual Native American Music Awards.  Now in 2016 Rickey is featured in this wonderful documentary honoring his heritage in: ‘RUMBLE, The Indians Who Rocked the World.’

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Why Caesars Entertainment Corp’s Shares Plunged 13% in December

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What happened

Shares of Caesars Entertainment Corp (NASDAQ: CZR) jumped 13.3% in December, according to information supposing by SP Global Market Intelligence, after a association concluded to a reorder devise that might finally lead to a biggest auxiliary rising from bankruptcy.

So what

The behind and onward over Caesars Entertainment Operating Company’s failure has changed one step closer to fortitude after comparison creditors forsaken their concerns about a reorder plan. 90% of lenders now approve of a company’s reorganization, with a final holdout being a U.S. Trustee, a watchdog who opposes protections given to Apollo Global Management and TPG Capital Management. The firms and a leaders could have faced authorised charges from when they separate Caesars Entertainment into mixed subsidiaries in an bid to defense a company’s best resources from bankruptcy.

On Jan 17 a failure decider has to examination and approve a plan, though it appears that many of a holdouts are now gone. What’s left to consternation is what’s left for shareholders, who will possess a fragment of a restructured company.

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Now what

Current shareholders will own only 6% of a newly restructured company, and with a stream marketplace top of $1.2 billion a association would be value around $20 billion during today’s batch price. That’s a large cost for a total association with $1.33 billion in EBITDA over a past year.

Shares seem to be relocating formed on news of restructuring, though with small courtesy to a value shareholders will be holding long-term. Until a restructuring is finish and we get a few buliding of results, this is a batch we simply wouldn’t play on.

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Margot Robbie married Tom Ackerley in top-secret wedding: Reports

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Wedding bells were (quietly) toll for Margot Robbie over a weekend!

The Suicide Squad thespian personally tied a tangle with longtime adore Tom Ackerley in Byron Bay, Australia, on Sunday, according to mixed reports. Though Robbie has nonetheless to endorse a happy news herself, she was photographed arriving during a Gold Coast Airport progressing this month in an darling “Say ‘I Do’ Down Under” T-shirt.

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The 26-year-old star has kept a comparatively low form on amicable media over a final week, pity usually a sweet, smiling snap of herself enjoying a pinkish libation over a weekend.


A print posted by @margotrobbie on Dec 16, 2016 during 12:29am PST

Two weeks ago, Robbie posted a romantic, black-and-white image of her and Ackerley pity a swoon-worthy smooch.

This man 😍

A print posted by @margotrobbie on Dec 3, 2016 during 10:27am PST

The integrate is pronounced to have met in 2013 on a set of a World War II drama, Suite Francaise. London-born Ackerley served as a third partner director, while Robbie common a shade with Michelle Williams and Kristin Scott Thomas.

RELATED: Celebs who got married in 2016:

Swimmer Michael Phelps personally tied a tangle in Jul with Nicole Johnson before a Rio Olympics. Phelps managed to keep their marriage a tip for 5 months!

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Singer Ciara personally tied a tangle with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in July.

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Mark Ballas and his ladylove BC Jean exchanged “I do’s” in a beautiful Malibu ceremony. The “Dancing With a Stars” pro looked large in a navy fit while his bride looked poetic in an festooned gown.

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“Teen Mom” star Maci Bookout got hitched to Taylor McKinney. Of course, a whole rite was filmed for a whole universe to see.

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“High School Musical” star Corbin Bleau got hitched to thespian Sasha Clements in July. Bleau pronounced marrying his adore was “best impulse of his life.”

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Things might not have worked out for Nikki Ferrell on “The Bachelor,” though she got a second possibility during a happily ever after with her new father Tyler VanLoo. They tied a tangle in Kansas City, Missouri, in October.

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“Pitch Perfect” Anna Camp tied a tangle with her hubby in a regretful California vineyard marriage in early September.

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Eva Longoria report her Mexico commitment to Jose Baston as a “happiest day” of her life. The lovable integrate got married in late May.

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“Empire” thespian Kaitlin Doubleday marry DJ Lucien in a overwhelming stormy day rite in early May.

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Love was really in a atmosphere on a “Empire” set this year! Co-stars Trai Byers and Grace Gealey personally got hitched in the Caribbean. 

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Shawn Johnson might have some bullion medals underneath her belt, though her marriage ring really takes a cake! She and Andrew East pronounced their “I do’s” in a romantic, country marriage in April.

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So prolonged Justin Bobby! Former “The Hills” star Audrina Patridge married her partner Cory Bohan in a tip Hawaiian wedding. 

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Dianna Agron marry Mumford Sons musician Winston Marshall in late Oct — and we’re totally spooky with her marriage dress. The “Glee” star opted to skip a normal marriage robe and instead donned an off-the-runway origination by Valentino.

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Comedian Kevin Hart got married to Eniko Parrish in a fairytale wedding. They done it central in front of their closest friends and family in Santa Barbara in August.

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“Rich Kids of Beverly Hills” stars Morgan Stewart and Brendan Fitzpatrick pronounced ‘I do’ in a beautiful California rite in June.

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Another “Dancing With a Stars” wedding! Pro dancer Kym Johnson hermetic a understanding with Robert Herjavec in a unreal rite in August. The blonde bombshell looked overwhelming in a strapless marriage gown!

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Lyndsy Fonseca and Noah Bean pronounced “I do” in front of 160 guest in Connecticut. The “Nikkita” co-stars couldn’t have looked some-more ideal on their special day, don’t we agree?

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The stars of “Duck Dynasty” don’t reason behind when it comes to weddings! Reed Robertson married his high propagandize swain in a rustic-chic outside wedding. By a looks of this design they demeanour totally in love!

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Lovers in Paris! “The Real” horde Adrienne Bailon marry gospel thespian Israel Houghton in a City of Love. The integrate looked totally desired adult in a array of photos of their large day she common in on Instagram.

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Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler got married to pro ball actor Cutter Dykstra after dating for roughly 3 years! Sigler described their marriage as “laid back” — and that’s clear by a looks of this darling print of a two.

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“The Office” star Angela Kinsey tied a tangle with her longtime partner Joshua Snyder. The thespian incited heads in a overwhelming J. Crew dress, that was wise for the insinuate California ceremony. 

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Courtney Anne Mitchell and actor Corey Feldman tied a tangle in an astonishing Las Vegas marriage only a integrate weeks after announcing their engagement! He reportedly due with a hand-written note that asked: “Will we marry me?”

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The commitment top off an eventful 2016 for Robbie, who starred in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, The Legend of Tarzan and Suicide Squad this year. For a latter, she won a Critics’ Choice Award and was nominated for dual People’s Choice Awards.

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Wedding and party DJ company Sound X Entertainment seeks to continue its success in 2017 after an award-winning year

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Since veteran DJ Melissa Rose founded her company Sound X Entertainment, she’s found herself at the forefront of the industry in Toronto. This has culminated in an amazing year for the company in 2016, during which Sound X Entertainment won a Weddingwire Couples’ Choice Award and the Most Popular DJ Service Award from Wedding Industry Experts (from whom the company won a different award in 2015).

Rose and her team of over 20 disc jockeys at Sound X Entertainment want to make 2017 an even bigger year for the company, retaining their trademark customer service while growing their customer base to not just stay at the top of the industry in Toronto, but achieve even greater successes.

Statements from Rose on the company website indicate that she believes her company’s rapid rise to the top comes from its DJs’ passion and Sound X Entertainment’s uniquely customer focused model.

Unlike most DJ companies, Sound X Entertainment allows all potential clients to watch the company’s disc jockeys perform live and choose any one of them for an event. Rose and her team believe that this allows customers to select a DJ whose personality matches the personality of the event.

Rose’s company also offers event planning and other extra services, such as photo booths and kinetic backdrops, that many disc jockey services leave to wedding planners or other professionals.

She and her team want to continue to offer all of these great services in 2017 and beyond, while also expanding to include more non-wedding DJ events. Although weddings will probably always be the company’s bread and butter, Rose and many of her staff want to offer their services to corporations, organizations, schools, and others in need of DJ and event planning services.

Sound X Entertainment has also recently expanded into the in-house DJ market, forming relationships with several venues in the greater Toronto area.

Melissa Rose and the rest of the team at Sound X Entertainment encourage anyone planning a wedding, fundraiser, school event, or party in the greater Toronto area to contact the company via phone or the web in order to learn more about the service and request a free quote.

About Melissa Rose
Melissa Rose has been a professional DJ and musician since 1999, when she formed the online radio service Rhythm Radio. In addition to the services she provides as the head of and a working DJ for Sound X Entertainment, she is also a working club DJ. She has 17 years of experience disc jockeying in clubs and at weddings and similar events.

About Sound X Entertainment
Sound X Entertainment offers its DJ, event planning, photo booth, and special effects services to anyone in the greater Toronto area. The company employs over 20 Djs, each with at least 10 years’ experience. It has won awards from organizations such as Wedding Industry Experts for the past two years and is a member of the Canadian Professional DJ Association. The company is also affiliated with trade publications and organizations like Brides and GayWeddings.com.

Sound X Entertainment may be contacted by phone at (905) 605-XENT (9368) or online at http://soundxent.ca, where they offer free quotes and a direct contact option. The company is located at 4300 Steeles Ave West in Woodbridge, Ontatio L4L 4C2.

Sound X Entertainment
4300 Steeles Ave West
Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 4C2
Phone: (905) 605-XENT (9368)
Web: http://soundxent.ca

How Platforms Will Disrupt a Future of Media and Entertainment

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In a next article of a series, “The Network Revolution: Creating Value by Platforms, People and Technology,” authors Barry Libert, Megan Beck and Jerry (Yoram) Wind demeanour during how people and platforms are disrupting a media and party industries. Libert is CEO of OpenMatters and Beck is a arch insights officer. Wind is a Wharton selling professor and executive of Wharton’s SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management. They also wrote a book called The Network Imperative: How to Survive and Grow in a Age of Digital Business Models. The authors would like to appreciate LiquidHub for sponsoring a investigate for this series.

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Remember that decades-old open use proclamation seeking parents, “Do we know where your children are?” That ad could not have approaching that a answer one day would be this: They are somewhere uploading their favorite videos of themselves — or their cats — to YouTube, posting photos to Instagram and promulgation disintegrating messages on Snapchat.

For today’s amicable and video networks, a tellurian network — we and me — is changing a whole business models of publishers, TV and radio broadcasters and even wire TV companies as good as calm providers in entertainment, news and sports. The genuine question, then, is not possibly broadcasters, advertisers and calm providers will be disrupted by a energy of us and what we furnish and discharge — though how quickly?

To put this in context, some-more than 20 years ago, a usually opening for people to promote their possess personal and internal interests was to use open entrance radio channels or write letters to journal editors. But today, we reason a lot some-more energy as broadcasters regulating digital outlets like Facebook Live, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. And for good reason. The aged clarification of promote and party was simplistic: Content generally came from a investiture and sent in one direction, to us. But that existence is changing as a media and party and industries are being incited upside down and outward in.

The YouTube Phenomenon

YouTube posted a initial video on Apr 23, 2005. That video, Me during a Zoo, has subsequently been noticed 34.5 million times in 11 years. In reduction than a decade, YouTube has altered all about radio — from what we watch, to when we watch it and who creates and produces that content. Indeed, in reduction than a decade, it has turn a hazard to a required business indication of radio — though not in a proceed a universe expected.

“ATT is perplexing to renovate from asset-heavy to content-rich and network-centric.”

YouTube was creatively combined to make it easy for everybody to emanate and upload their possess personal, homemade videos and post them to a internet so anyone could see them. It fast became a end of a own, one that challenged and continues to plea normal TV broadcaster business models.  In time, YouTube became a height on that ‘we a people’ posted what we favourite and what ‘we watched.’ Unlike normal imitation and promote outlets, there is no executive group or gatekeeper perplexing to review a minds and emanate calm formed on a establishment’s bargain of what we desire. And — during slightest primarily — YouTube was giveaway of commercials.

The incumbents did not conflict good to a YouTube phenomenon. One digital video brief from Saturday Night Live called Lazy Sunday, starring Andy Samberg and Chris Parnell, racked adult 5 million views though was pulled by a writer — NBCUniversal — dual months later. In YouTube’s infancy, many television, film and song companies were utterly disturbed that users would possibly take their copyrighted element and post it online for giveaway or only change their observation function from TV to a internet. Those and other fears valid to be correct. We, a people, were about to be proceed competitors to a likes of ABC, NBC and CBS.

Today, YouTube is a large digital height and practical network fueled by a people that is on par, if not bigger, than roughly any TV or wire network. And by many accounts, Facebook Live and YouTube will continue to grow in significance as user-generated calm on digital platforms turn proceed competitors to intuitionally generated calm on normal mediums — possibly distributed by normal means or online.

Incumbents Play Catch-up

Traditional media companies are doing all they can to plea a flourishing numbers and content. Witness a recently announced, and pending, squeeze of Time Warner by ATT for $85 billion. This acquisition, if authorized by regulators, will single-handedly renovate ATT into a calm goliath. The new mixed will span ATT’s some-more than 130 million mobile business with Time Warner’s abounding film and TV offerings (Warner Brothers), news (CNN), reward wire (HBO), party (TNT), sports (TBS) and other offerings. In essence, ATT CEO Randall Stephenson is perplexing to renovate his asset-heavy association (with low valuations) into a content-rich and network-centric organization. But will it unequivocally concede them to renovate this old-style network into a practical network that carries what we furnish and create?

According to ATT’s leadership, “Premium calm always wins. It has been loyal on a large screen, a TV shade and now it’s proof loyal on a mobile shade … [and] it will interrupt a normal party indication and pull a bounds on mobile calm accessibility for a advantage of customers.” For ATT, a understanding would obscure a scarcely $50 billion DirecTV merger and competence be a biggest merger since profitable $67 billion for BellSouth in 2006.

Verizon, a nation’s largest mobile carrier, is also perplexing to keep adult though around a opposite route. The telecom association is focused on building a digital height with a merger of AOL and Yahoo, with their ad networks as large a lure as their new media content offerings, as it gears adult to contest with Google and Facebook for digital promotion dominance.

From a perspective, both companies are perplexing their best to cgange their business model. But according to a investigate on business models, a genuine doubt is this: Are they doing a right thing or do they need to turn genuine record companies or network orchestrators to win in this age of platforms and networks?

Sports and Entertainment — a Similar Challenge

Much to everyone’s amazement, a once solidly arguable generator of TV ratings in live sporting games — a NFL — has seen a assembly trip in 2016. The Wall Street Journal reports that ratings fell 10% in a initial month of a pro-football season. That’s an extraordinary statistic given that football is one of a many critical calm franchises in normal promote and imitation media.

Why did ratings tumble so precipitously? CBS CEO Leslie Moonves told a paper that a presidential choosing competence have diverted some viewers. Others indicate to a accessibility of football on other venues, such as Verizon mobile phones and Twitter that could have siphoned viewers from normal TV. Notably, Nielsen doesn’t entirely lane viewership on a opposite platforms, so this opening could have undercounted ratings as well. Cord-cutting also could be a cause as people embankment cost wire TV.

“Sports, entertainment, broadcasting, edition companies that adhere to a aged proceed will continue to remove ground.”

After a election, NFL ratings have rebounded though sojourn down so distant for a season, according to Sports Illustrated. However, we trust that there are elemental shifts holding place that could spell difficulty for a NFL in a prolonged run.

  • First, today’s broadcasts of veteran football have constructional issues that are out of sync with a on-demand, real-time culture. There are many people who can still watch a four-hour game, though it is removing harder to find them.
  • Second, a commercial-kickoff-commercial method in a games only doesn’t align with a proceed to life. Can we suppose putting adult with mixed interruptions as we try to be prolific during work?

Finally, only declare a energy and expansion of Fantasy Sports to know a ‘power of us’ alongside normal sports to know that we wish and will compensate for a purpose in this new diversion of entertainment, sports and broadcast.

The Bottom Line

It’s time to change a core beliefs — or mental models — of media and party companies if they wish to survive, and flower in a age of platforms and networks that are built around us and a ability to create, furnish and beget content. From a perspective, a deeply hold beliefs that historically gathering success for media and party are being upended in a universe that has both models — institutionally generated calm on their platforms and user generated calm that flower on online platforms.

Based on a work around a globe, it is transparent that companies have confirmed defence systems — organizational systems that were built to conflict change, generally shifts forced on them by digital platforms and networks that are eating their world, such as Uber, Airbnb, YouTube or Snapchat. Media and party companies are no different.

To be sure, they have finished a lot in new years — cruise a ‘TV Everywhere’ beginning in 2009 by Time Warner and Comcast to put wire video calm opposite platforms, as good as origination of supposed over-the-top providers like Hulu (owned by broadcasters), HBO GO and CBS All Access. But their position stays precarious. Just demeanour during Netflix’s rise. As of a third quarter, it had some-more than 47 million U.S. subscribers — roughly 87 million worldwide — some-more than double that of Comcast in a U.S., a nation’s largest wire operator.

Sports, entertainment, broadcasting and edition companies that adhere to a aged proceed of doing things will continue to remove ground. Premium content, such as a good sports franchises of a NFL, NBA and MLB, will sojourn valuable. As would telecom companies like ATT and Verizon that yield a vast, inhabitant network. Those during risk are companies that rest mostly on their possess content, and not a calm of their network regulating extensible and scalable digital platforms to give users a place to share their possess creations.

The same is loyal for entertainment. While there will always be an ardour for professionally constructed content, increasingly, these networks act as a megaphone that lets users’ voices be listened — both as co-creators and network contributors. The genuine doubt is this: What will a destiny demeanour like when it comes to ownership? No one knows as cord-cutting takes place and everybody becomes his or her possess broadcaster and anticipation sports group owner, a outcome of building platforms and networks where we are during a center.

The Future Is in Our Hands

The destiny of entertainment, publishing, sports and broadcasting industries is now resolutely in our hands. We now have a tools, platforms and capabilities to do what we want, whenever we wish — and that means, we can review what we wish on a run, watch what we wish during any time possibly it’s party or video-chatting with friends or family.

Today’s technologies offer leisure from a routines of yesterday — including sitting and examination NFL games, TV or wire channels, as we have a choice to work some-more during a possess schedule, contra a media company’s schedule, interjection to on-demand and user-generated programing. If media and party companies wish to stay applicable and profitable in a future, they will need to build a clever attribute with us, and give us a place in their programming and on their networks — or else, we competence only spend all of a time on YouTube or Facebook Live.

The Flash, Green Arrow, Supergirl: CW superheroes crossover …

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On an early Oct afternoon, a casts of The CW’s “Arrowverse” serials collected in an airfield hangar on a hinterland of Vancouver B.C. for a ancestral event. From Arrow, there was Stephen Amell (Oliver Queen, aka a show’s emerald archer), David Ramsey (Diggle/Spartan), Willa Holland (Thea Queen/Speedy) and Emily Bett Rickards (Felicity Smoak). From The Flash, there was Grant Gustin (Barry Allen, aka a show’s carmine speedster), Candice Patton (Iris West), Tom Cavanagh (H.R. Wells), Danielle Panabaker (Dr. Caitlin Snow) and Carlos Valdes (Cisco/Vibe). From Legends of Tomorrow, there was Brandon Routh (Ray Palmer/The Atom), Caity Lotz (Sara Lance/White Canary), Dominic Purcell (Mick Rory/Heat Wave), Franz Drameh (Jax, one half of Firestorm), Victor Garber (Dr. Martin Stein, a other half of Firestorm). And from Supergirl, there was a lass of competence herself, Melissa Benoist, a usually actor dressed in their caped crusader colors. (Must be dry cleaning day during a Hall of Justice.)

Calling this rare all-star squadron of comic book stars to order, executive Dermott Downs educated them to perform a really critical drastic duty: Surprising Benoist with a “Happy Birthday” serenade. “That was overwhelming,” says a actress, who incited 28 on a day in question. “I consider that will be a initial and usually time we will be sung to by a organisation of superheroes.” Of course, Benoist and all of her Super-Friends had to indeed work on her birthday; not even a lady of steel gets a day off for branch another year older. The arise of this large team-up: filming a four-show crossover event, that starts in a final stage of a Nov. 28 partial of Supergirl and unfolds over a subsequent 3 nights in episodes of The Flash, Arrow and Legends. Entertainment Weekly visited a set of a large endeavour and brings we a news in a new issue, on sale this week. We got to see Supergirl fly, The Flash and Cisco rip a hole in a fabric of space-time (or fake to), and even saw someone get shot. No, we can’t tell we who, though we can tell we a hazard that set a sprawling tract in motion: The Dominators, mind-controlling extraterrestrials threatened by Earth’s surging race of metahumans. If you’re wondering if “mind-control” = “we’re totally going to see these superheroes quarrel any other,” afterwards you’re positively [REDACTED].

The “Arrowverse” has an swap moniker, a “Berlantiverse,” named after a super-producer who presides over it, and he has some feelings about a term. “I intent to it, to be honest. There are usually so many people that are also partial of this,” says Greg Berlanti, 44, whose prodigious, heterogeneous outlay began with Everwood in 2002 and now includes Blindspot on NBC. “Plus, we never wish anything named after we that people could be dissapoint or indignant about.” Produced in partnership with Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg, Berlanti’s tiny shade diagnosis of Warner Bros.’ DC Comics properties offers an choice – some competence disagree improvement – a studio’s large shade superhero pop, including a baleful complicated steel of Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel flicks and a bubblegum anarchy of David Ayer’s Suicide Squad. The Arrowverse indeed likes superheroes, believes in superheroes, and knows how to have fun with them – and critique them – without deconstructing them to smithereens. They possess a flightiness of Marvel’s cinematic star (still a genre’s bullion standard), and a liberality of Marvel’s best TV offerings (Jessica Jones, Luke Cage), though with a some-more untroubled welcome of melodrama and whimsy.

“These shows have to work on mixed levels,” says Berlanti. “You wish them to be fun and enjoyable. But if they’re not about something, because are we display adult to work each day and seeking everybody to flow their heart and essence into a story if it’s usually about a Flash fighting a knave of a week?”

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“SeaScapes” 2016 Art Exhibition Now Online & Ready to View

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly themed online art competitions and monthly online art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis.

JUPITER, FL – November 1, 2016 / — Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its November 2016 art exhibition, the 6th Annual “SeaScapes” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  For this theme, seascape subjects included scenes of coastal living, any ocean activities, seaside vistas and any related seashore subjects.

The gallery received and judged 491 entries from 19 different countries and from 31 different states. The gallery also selected artists for Special Merit and Special Recognition awards as well.

Congratulations to the artists who have been designated as this month’s winning artists of the 6th Annual “SeaScapes” Online Art Exhibition. The gallery commends all of the winning artists for their artistic skill and their creativity, as this online art exhibition is indicative of their creativity.  
To proceed to the galleries 6th Annual “SeaScapes” online art exhibition follow this link: https://www.lightspacetime.com/annual-seascapes-online-art-exhibition-november-2016/.

Each month Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts themed online art competitions for 2D and 3D artists. All participating winners of each competition have their artwork exposed and promoted online through the online gallery and through social media to thousands of visitors each month.


About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly themed online art competitions and monthly online art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. The art gallery website can be viewed here: https://www.lightspacetime.com

John R. Math
Telephone: 888-490-3530
Email: info@lightspacetime.com

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