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Streaming, Sharing, Stealing: Big Data And The Future of Entertainment By Rahul Telang chats with Dr. Alvin


“[The authors explain] gently yet firmly exactly how the internet threatens established ways and what can and cannot be done about it. Their book should be required for anyone who wishes to believe that nothing much has changed.” — The Wall Street Journal

“Packed with examples, from the nimble-footed who reacted quickly to adapt their businesses, to laggards who lost empires.” — Financial Times

Traditional network television programming has always followed the same script: executives approve a pilot, order a trial number of episodes, and broadcast them, expecting viewers to watch a given show on their television sets at the same

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Dr. Gregory Wolynec Of Gateway Chamber Orchestra On Masterworks Series Concert II: Celebrating Faith & Spirituality chats with Dr. Alvin


Masterworks Series Concert II: Celebrating Faith & Spirituality
October 24, 2016 – 7:30 PM
The Franklin Theatre
419 Main Street
Franklin, Tennessee 37064

Arvo Pärt – Fratres
Felix Mendelssohn – String Symphony No. 10 in B Minor
Ralph Vaughan Williams – Variants on Dives and Lazarus
Morton Gould – Spirituals

Extraordinary music can raise the human spirit to a higher level, transcending culture and religion. This GCO performance resonates with meaningful interludes and emotional passages. Experience the power of Fratres by luminary composer Arvo Pärt, be reassured by Mendelssohn’s work, and uplifted through Gould’s Spirituals. The combination of these musical pieces provides a cohesive and fulfilling evening

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DrAlvin.com Welcomes The Mahler’s Second 10th Anniversary Classical Celebration With The Nashville Symphony From 9/22 to 9/24


Nashville Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Nicole Cabell, soprano
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
Nashville Symphony Chorus

Schermerhorn – Jubilee: A Tennessee Quilting Party for Orchestra
Mahler – Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”

Mahler’s epic Symphony No. 2 offers a resounding testament to the endurance of the human spirit, with some of the composer’s most dramatic and transcendently beautiful music.

Featuring the Nashville Symphony chorus, vocal soloists and an ensemble of offstage musicians.
Two movements from this piece were performed at the grand opening of Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
The concert will also pay tribute to Schermerhorn Symphony Center’s namesake,

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DrAlvin.com Welcomes To The City Winery An Evening With Larry Carlton Featuring Keith Carlock, Mark Douthitt, Jason Webb & Travis Carlton At 8PM

Nineteen time Grammy nominee, Four-time Grammy winner and all-time guitar great, Larry Carlton established himself from his first recording, A Little Help From My Friends. His studio credits include musicians and groups like Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Michael Jackson, Sammy Davis Jr., Herb Alpert, Quincy Jones, Bobby Bland, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and literally dozens of others. He went on to perform with the Crusaders and then with the multi platinum jazz super group Fourplay. With 30 albums to his credit and having performed on over 100 albums that have gone Gold or Platinum, Larry Carlton has set a standard

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Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency By James Andrew Miller chats with Dr. Alvin

James Andrew Miller

An astonishing—and astonishingly entertaining—history of Hollywood’s transformation over the past five decades as seen through the agency at the heart of it all, from the #1 bestselling co-author of Live from New York and Those Guys Have All the Fun.

The movies you watch, the TV shows you adore, the concerts and sporting events you attend—behind the curtain of nearly all of these is an immensely powerful and secretive corporation known as Creative Artists Agency. Started in 1975, when five bright and brash employees of a creaky William Morris office left to open their own, strikingly innovative talent