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Viewpoint: Portland music store owners make the case in D.C. for music education funding

Music education deserves to be fully funded. You can help make that happen......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Apple has been accused of acting like a monopoly — and new investigation into its App Store only gives its critics more ammo to make their case (AAPL)

Apple apps ranked first in over 700 tracked searches for popular search terms like "books," "music," news," "TV," "sports," and "people," according to a new report from The New York Times. According to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 9th, 2019

4 mansions with insane waterpark backyards

These 4 mega-mansions all make a splash when it comes to outdoor living, from over-the-top water slides, to a haunted water park, and even a luxurious water-filled resort built by pop music superstar Celine Dion......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 4th, 2019

Chicago Symphony Orchestra debuts new dining concept

In tandem with well-known caterer Jewell Events Catering, the world-renowned CSO hopes to make the new season memorable because of the music AND the dining on offer at Symphony Center......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2019

UNTUCKit store planned for building owned by Portland investment firm

Retailer Untuckit LLC plans to make its Wisconsin debut at a building in Milwaukee’s 3rd Ward that recently came under new ownership from a Portland-based investment firm. New York-based Untuckit sells shirts designed to be worn untucked. The company .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2019

Americans spending more on music with streaming services and, yes, vinyl driving growth

Paid music streaming subscriptions for services such as Spotify and Apple Music now make up about two-thirds of U.S. music.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 7th, 2019

To chase away homeless people, 7-Eleven stores in L.A. use classical music

Frustrated with homeless people loitering in their parking lots, the owners of several 7-Eleven franchises in Los Angeles have started installing speakers to blast the same playlist of classical m.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 6th, 2019

Make your event immersive

Anyone in the events industry knows the impact the consumer festival scene has had in recent years. While music festivals have always been around—Woodstock comes to mind—the recent explosion really... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 4th, 2019

Banks business owners to city: Build music venue

Business owners at the Banks wrote Mayor John Cranley and the City Council on Tuesday asking them to back a deal bringing a music venue to the Banks. The letter comes as a City Council committee plans to hold a hearing Tuesday night in Price Hill.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2019

OHSU wary of noise levels from Live Nation music venue

Back in May, plans for a 10,000-seat music venue in the South Waterfront first came to light. Now, Oregon Health and Science University wants to make sure that noise levels from the venue — should it come to fruition — won't disturb patients, fam.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2019

Hood River EV car-share project gets $548K federal grant

Federal funding announced Friday will help make Hood River a test ground for electric-vehicle car sharing in rural communities. Forth, the Portland-based EV advocacy, won a $548,540 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to pursue a demonstration.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2019

Companies are adding music to every household appliance

Appliance makers believe more and better chimes, alerts, and jingles make for happier customers. Are they right?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 13th, 2019

Margery Deutsch, longtime director of MYSO"s flagship orchestra, to retire

Margery Deutsch is retiring as Senior Symphony music director for the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra at the end of the 2019-2020 season after 34 years with the youth music education and performing arts organization, MYSO said Wednesday. Deutsch wi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2019

How Vimeo dropped its fight with YouTube and turned ad-free videos into a real business

Vimeo is known as a destination for music videos and indie movies, but all those viewers lapping up ad-free content aren’t paying the bills. Instead, Vimeo has looked to the other side of the equation to make a business out of all those eyeballs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 2019

Dimple Records shutting down

Citing declining sales in a changing music industry, the operators of the locally owned Dimple Records are closing all their stores. A "store closing" sale will begin Wednesday, and will likely last a few months. The company that would eventuall.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2019

iTunes is dying, but your music will live on

Apple is killing iTunes on the Mac in favor of three apps: Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts, but you'll still be able to access the iTunes Store in those apps, and your music will be fine. Here's what's going on......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 10th, 2019

Concerts may make more business sense for clients and employees than baseball, survey says

For some, nothing says summer like an afternoon at the ballpark. But music, argues Jonathan Stevens, is the universal language for consumers and businesses alike. “A lot of people love baseball. But it might not be for everybody. We always have .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2019

You can now use Apple Pay for iTunes, App Store, Apple Music, and more

A strategic update ahead of the Apple Card launch.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2019

Petco opens upscale kitchen to make custom pet food

As pet owners fork over more money for healthy and premium products for their dogs and cats, a big name is putting the human-grade pet food movement front and center.  Within its flagship New York store in Manhattan, Petco has opened a 1,350-squ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2019

Apple Music poaches top Google A&R executive to make new inroads with songwriters

Apple Inc. is poaching a key YouTube executive with deep connections to the music industry, in hopes of raising the company’s profile among songwriters and music publishers, Variety magazine reports. Lindsay Rothschild spent four years at Alphabet .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2019

PSU warns of 11 percent tuition hike, $10 million in cuts

Portland State University students could absorb an 11 percent tuition increase next year unless lawmakers budget more money for higher education, the university announced Friday. Oregon's second-largest university would also need to make $10 million.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2019