Category Archives: video

WATCH: Live Events in the Time of Corona

Earlier this week, our partners at Tuk Law Offices held a livestream video conference to discuss the impacts of the abrupt interruptions to live entertainment that have resulted from the global COVID-19 outbreak, and which have temporarily left countless industry professionals without work.

Join host Bryan Tuk alongside panelists Patrick Brogan, Chief Programming Officer at ArtsQuest (Bethlehem, PA) and UMC Founder Gerard Longo to discuss the impact of the pandemic on live entertainers and presenters alike.

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Friday’s Virtual Underground Writers Round Lineup Announced

Anna Claire Loftis is one of six artists joining us. See the full lineup!

Earlier this week, we were pleased to tell you that we’re working with AGD Entertainment to bring the March Underground Writers Round to you after all, via the wonders of the internet.

With that, we’re excited to give you the lineup, complete with time slots. You’ll find it after the jump!

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Underground Writers Round Livestream for Tornado Relief on Friday, March 27

A couple weeks ago, we had to make the decision to postpone our March Underground Writers Round with AGD Entertainment, citing what were, at the time, growing concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19.

We all know the story from there. However, even though we can’t gather in person, music and community will always find a way!

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UMC Real Talk: COVID-19 and Creatives

With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the U.S. and world, many states and cities have enacted shelter-in-place orders.

Through fear and uncertainty, here are some thoughts on what we’re going through, and what we can do to stay empowered while we wait this out.

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WATCH: Anastasia Elliot’s ‘Crash Landing’ Inspired by Real Trauma

In 2013, Anastasia Elliot was en route to New York City’s LaGuardia Airport to put the finishing touches on her single, “Crash Landing.”

The song took on a new meaning when the landing gear failed on Southwest Airlines Flight 345, sending the plane sliding nose-first along the runway.

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