Spring Premonitions in New York City – Monday, April 24 at 8 PM

North/South Composers April 24

The North/South Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Max Lifchitz performs new music by composers from Peru and the US

The performers, all excellent…North/South Consonance is a high quality ensemble…The listener was rewarded with a diverting sampler of recent compositional styles””

— New York Times

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, March 31, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — On Monday evening April 24, the Grammy-nominated North/South Chamber Orchestra under the direction of its founder Max Lifchitz, prepares to welcome spring with a free-admission concert featuring four inviting and invigorating works by composers from Peru and the US.

The program — postponed from the original March 14 date because of the winterstorm Stella —  will introduce two works especially written for the occasion: Premonitions by New York-based Andrew Thomas and Octatonic Dances by the young Peruvian composer Gonzalo Garrido-Lecca. The recently departed Elizabeth Bell will be remembered with a performance of her Concertino for Chamber Orchestra, a work first performed by the ensemble in 2014. Max Lifchitz's Yellow Ribbons No. 40 will round off the evening.
The event will take place at the intimate but acoustically superior auditorium of Christ & St Stephen's Church (120 West 69th Street) on Manhattan's Upper West Side. The free-admission event will start at 8 PM and end around 9:30 PM. The auditorium is ADA accessible. No tickets or reservations needed.

Since its inception in 1980, the North/South Consonance, Inc. has brought to the attention of the New York City public over 1,000 works by composers hailing from the Americas and elsewhere representing a wide spectrum of aesthetic views. Its activities are made possible in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; Women's Philharmonic Advocacy; the Music Performance Trust Fund; and the generosity of numerous individual donors.


Elizabeth Bell (1928-2016) attended Wellesley College and The Juilliard School where she studied with Vittorio Giannini and Peter Mennin. Described by the American Record Guide as "one of our country's leading composers" and by Fanfare Magazine as "a fine composer whose instrumental music is particularly striking," her works for voice, solo instruments, chamber ensembles, and orchestra have been performed throughout the US and abroad.

Her Concertino for Chamber Orchestra is in three contrasting movements. Its musical language balances urban harmonic constructs with a well-defined sense of shape and direction. A recording of this work made in the presence of the composer is scheduled for release in the near future.

Gonzalo Garrido-Lecca incorporates in his style elements of Andean music blending the rich tradition of South American folk music with the latest trends of contemporary concert music. In addition to writing music for dance, theater and film, he has taught at the Music School of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica in his native city of Lima, Peru.

Originally written as a framework for dancers and choreographers the concert version of Octatonic Dances follows the design of a three-movement symphony. The works' title points to the fact that the eight-note scale appears profusely throughout the piece and that the instrumentation of the score involves eight musicians.

Active as composer, pianist and conductor, Max Lifchitz has appeared on concert stages throughout Latin America, Europe and the US. Trained at Juiliiard and Harvard, Lifchitz was awarded the first prize in the 1976 Gaudeamus Competition held in Holland. His creative endeavors have earned the support of the ASCAP, Ford and Guggenheim Foundations.

His Yellow Ribbons No. 40 belongs to an ongoing series of compositions written as homage to the former American hostages in Iran. These compositions represent a personal way of celebrating the
artistic and political freedom so often taken for granted in the West. The tragic events that befell New York City on September 11, 2001 convinced the composer that returning to work on this series begun in the early 1980's was both appropriate and worthwhile. The work is in four movements: Distant Fanfare, Waging Peace, Days of Wrath and Reveries. It was written during the month of January 2005 to mark North/South Consonance's 25th season.

Andrew Thomas studied with Karel Husa at Cornell University; with Nadia Boulanger in Paris; and with Luciano Berio, Elliot Carter, and Otto Luening at Juilliard. He has taught composition at the Pre-College Division of Juilliard School since 1970, directing the Division from 1994 to 2006. A much-sought-after pedagogue, he has lectured in Hong Kong, Guangzhou, the Guangxi Arts College in Nanning. Also active as pianist and conductor, has appeared in Seoul, South Korea, at the helm of the Prime Symphony Orchestra, the Suwon Philharmonic, and the Korean Symphony Orchestra.

Howard Kessler — the composer's husband and artistic associate — writes that Thomas' recently completed Premonitions "pays homage to the Latin music the composer secretly cherished as a teenager. The first movement evokes the tango, the second the bossa nova, and the third uses rhythms of the mambo and the rhumba. There is no percussion in the score, but the ensemble plays traditional Spanish rhythms, and Afro-Cuban drumming patterns. So, the entire band becomes a percussion ensemble."

Now on its 37th consecutive season, the North/South Chamber Orchestra presents a yearly concert series in New York City while maintaining an active recording schedule.

Listen to the North/South Chamber Orchestra – https://youtu.be/T0oTaqLmNFg

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River Fantasy by Elizabeth Bell

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Rent What? Inc. Announces Newest Grand Drape Set Dubbed 'Dark Angel' Now Available for Rent

Rent What? Inc. president, Megan Duckett, announces the newest addition to the firm's rental drapery inventory, a grand drape set dubbed, "Dark Angel".

RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, CA, UNITED STATES, March 31, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Rental drapery provider, Rent What? Inc., located in Rancho Dominguez, CA , is happy to announce the newest addition to their rental drapery inventory, dubbed "Dark Angel". The specialty grand drape set is now available for one-time performances, concerts or longer tour rentals.

Rent What? president Megan Duckett states, "We feel this rental drape provides the same beauty and "wow factor" as our Crimson Cabaret Grand drape set in our Timeless and Traditional Drapery Collection. It combines unique design with versatility. The dramatic look lends itself to use in a wide variety of concert set designs in genres ranging from hard rock to pop to country, depending on the design of the additional set elements."

The set includes two bi-parting drapes (making up a Grand Traveler approximately 60' wide). Its design features a sexy, sparkling combination of Black 15oz Encore fabric adorned with Silver Illusion, Black Chrome Illusion, Silver Bullion Fringe, and most dramatically, a repeated "angel wing" motif in rhinestone applique. Sister company Sew What? Inc. designed and manufactured the rental drape set.

The Dark Angel drape set was recently showcased at a photo and video shoot in Los Angeles, California. The firm's management felt, "where better to display the drape set than the theatre of the historic Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, a delicately restored, 1,600-seat movie palace from the 1920s?"

The Theatre at Ace Hotel showcases a grand entrance, leading to the intricately detailed theater with a vaulted ceiling with thousands of tiny mirrors that glimmer when lit. The theatre’s awe-inspiring craftmanship is truly a true feast for the eyes and the creative spirit – which according to Rent What? president Duckett is not unlike the new "Dark Angel" grand drape set. Duckett predicts, "I'm sure that this amazing rental drapery set will be flying out the doors in the upcoming tour season."

Rent What? additionally has a variety of other rental options, including specialty drapery, masking drapes, lift systems, hardware and automation equipment, and pipe and drape, making it a popular rental provider for promoters and organizers.

For more views of the drape set, along with a wide variety of others, visit the Sew What? / Rent What? company's flickr galleries. Those wanting more information can go online and contact Rent What? , or call (310) 639-6000 to discuss rentals for upcoming performances, shows or tours.

About Rent What? Inc.

Rent What? Inc. is committed to providing an ultimate experience in drapery rental products and customer service. The firm, located in Rancho Dominguez, CA, has set the stage for artists including Janet Jackson, Foo Fighters, Nickelback and John Legend. In addition to its large inventory of Inherently Flame Retardant stage drapes, traveler tracks and portable dressing rooms, the company is widely regarded for its basic pricing schedules, innovative damage waiver policy and fast and friendly service. For information, contact Rent What? Inc. at (310) 639-6000.

About Sew What? Inc.

Sew What? Inc., located in Rancho Dominguez, California, is a well-known stage and #theatrical drapery #manufacturer known for its dramatic theatrical drapes and fabrics used in major rock concerts, top fashion shows and other artistic staged venues. Their drapes and #backdrops have dressed the stages of Miley Cyrus, Carrie Underwood, Madonna, and Rod Stewart to name a few. The company has received numerous awards for innovation, including the Dell/NFIB Small Business Excellence Award, and was featured on the 1000th cover of Rolling Stone. For information, contact Sew What? Inc. at (310) 639-6000, or email inquiries@sewwhatinc.com.

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Renowned Tenor Daniel Rodriguez and Recording Artist Frank Rendo Host Free Community Concert

Staten Island University Hospital Northwell Health Presents Healing Songs of Hope April 8th At Mount Loretto

We’re looking forward to bringing the community together on our campus for this performance.”

— Vincent Ignizio

STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, March 29, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Northwell Health and Catholic Charities of Staten Island will host a free community concert featuring Daniel Rodriguez and Frank Rendo on Saturday, April 8th at 7PM in the Church of St. Joachim and St. Anne located at Mount Loretto. The event is part of series entitled Healing Songs of Hope being held throughout New York.

“We’re looking forward to bringing the community together on our campus for this performance,” said Vincent Ignizio, CEO Of Catholic Charities of Staten Island. “Special thanks has to be given to Northwell Health for underwriting the event so that it can be enjoyed free of charge.”

Tickets to the concert are free and will be given out on a first come first served basis. Please note seating is extremely limited. Those interested in attending are asked to reserve their tickets online by visiting www.mountloretto.org or dialing (718) 490-5023.

Anthony Rapacciuolo
PRcision LLC
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Global Speech Analytics Market to Reach $2.23 billion with 29.6% CAGR Forecast to 2021

Speech Analytics Global Market – By Type of Deployment, Type of Solution, Industry, Countries, Trends and Forecast to 2022

PUNE, INDIA, March 29, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The different speech analytics approaches could include phonetic indexing, speech-to-text transcription, speaker separation, talk-over analytics, and emotion detection. The types of speech analytics solutions include speech engine, analysis and indexing, query engine, search engine, and dashboards and reports.
The global speech analytics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 29.6% to reach USD 2.23 billion by the end of 2021 from the current estimates of USD 0.47 billion.
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The accuracy of the search results from these approaches is what matters to the user in the end, when different speech systems are used for this purpose. Speech analytics provides advanced functionality that is of utmost important to most of the businesses across regions. The speech analytics systems are built keeping the business user in mind. The data obtained from this could be used to derive desirable trends to improve upon the existing customer services.
Customer satisfaction is the key for success of any enterprise. The focus is now on customer-centric strategies as customers are now more informed. Booming of call centers and more interaction with customers in the form of e-mails, newsletters are a part of this strategy.
Interaction with customers is an essential part of an organization. Speech analytics helps in analyzing these interactions happening over calls and bringing out useful information to identify and prioritize the issues that have to be resolved. These solutions are being deployed across diverse industry verticals with enterprises realizing the benefits of the same.
Vendors too are adding different features to meet the requirements of enterprises. Speech analytics technology consists of speech engine, analysis and indexing, query engine, search engine, dashboards and reports which provide real-time analytics to clients for efficient and quick decision-making.
Some of the major vendors mentioned in the report are Verint, Nice, Nexidia, Avaya, HP Autonomy and Callminer.
The factors driving the demand growth of the speech analytics market are the growing focus on customer satisfaction, increasing adoption of analytical solutions by the agencies and corporates, and finally, the increase in the number of call centers set up in most of the emerging nations.
Some of the factors that could possibly hinder the growth of this market could be the error-prone nature of the systems and the lack of awareness of the various solutions that the speech analytics tools could provide.
• Global speech analytics market overview and in-depth market analysis with its applications in the industry and information on drivers and restraints.
• Identification of factors responsible for changing the market scenario, rising prospective opportunities and identification of key companies that can influence the market on a global and regional scale.
• Extensively researched competitive landscape with profiles of major companies along with their market share.
• A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.
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Key points in table of content
1. Introduction
1.1 Key Findings
1.2 Research Methodology
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Insights
3.1 Market Overview
3.2 Factors Driving the Market
3.2.1 Growing focus on customer satisfaction
3.2.2 Increasing adoption of analytical solutions
3.2.3 Increase in call centers in emerging economies
3.3 Factors Restraining the Market
3.3.1 Systems are error prone
3.3.2 Lack of awareness of these solutions
3.4 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.5 Industry Attractiveness – Porter’s Five Forces
3.5.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.5.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.5.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products or Services
3.5.5 Competitive Rivalry among Existing Competitors
4. Technology Overview
4.1 Technology Snapshot
4.2 Features Present in Speech Analytics Solutions
4.2.1 Phonetic Indexing
4.2.2 Speech-to-text Transcription
4.2.3 Speaker Separation
4.2.4 Talk-over Analytics
4.2.5 Emotion Detection
4.3 Types of Speech Analytics Solutions
4.3.1 Speech Engine
4.3.2 Analysis and Indexing
4.3.3 Query Engine
4.3.4 Search Engine
4.3.5 Dashboards and Reports
4.4 New Developments in Speech Analytics
5. Speech Analytics Market by Type of Deployment
5.1 On-Premise
5.1.1 Overview
5.1.2 Market Share and Forecast
5.1.3 Analyst View
5.2 On-Demand
5.2.1 Overview
5.2.2 Market Share and Forecast
5.2.3 Analyst View
6. Speech Analytics Market by Type of Solution
6.1 Speech Engine
6.1.1 Introduction
6.1.2 Market Share and Forecast
6.2 Analysis and Indexing
6.2.1 Introduction
6.2.2 Market Share and Forecast
6.3 Query Engine
6.3.1 Introduction
6.3.2 Market Share and Forecast
6.4 Search Engine
6.4.1 Introduction
6.4.2 Market Share and Forecast
6.5 Dashboards and Reports
6.5.1 Introduction
6.5.2 Market Share and Forecast
7. Speech Analytics Market by End-user Industry
7.1 Retail
7.1.1 Introduction
7.1.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.2 Banking
7.2.1 Introduction
7.2.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.3 Manufacturing
7.3.1 Introduction
7.3.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.4 Communications
7.4.1 Introduction
7.4.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.5 Travel and Transport
7.5.1 Introduction
7.5.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.6 Professional Services
7.6.1 Introduction
7.6.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.7 Energy
7.7.1 Introduction
7.7.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.8 Healthcare
7.8.1 Introduction
7.8.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.9 Government
7.9.1 Introduction
7.9.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.10 Entertainment and Media
7.10.1 Introduction
7.10.2 Market Share and Forecast
7.11 Others
7.11.1 Introduction
7.11.2 Market Share and Forecast
8. Speech Analytics Market by Region
8.1 North America
8.1.1 Introduction
8.1.2 Market Share and Forecast
81.3 Analyst View
8.2 Europe
8.2.1 Introduction
8.2.2 Market Share and Forecast
8.2.3 Analyst View
8.3 Asia Pacific
8.3.1 Introduction
8.3.2 Market Share and Forecast
8.3.3 Analyst View
8.4 Latin America
8.4.1 Introduction
8.4.2 Market Share and Forecast
8.4.3 Analyst View
8.5 Middle East and Africa
8.5.1 Introduction
8.5.2 Market Share and Forecast
8.5.3 Analyst View
9. Vendor Market Share Analysis
10. Competitive Intelligence and Profiles of Speech Analytics Vendors

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Armondo Adams & Redemption Prepare To Released "Good God" On April 4th, 2017

Good God Released By Armondo Adams & Redemption

Armondo Adams & Redemption

Redeemed Records Inc. 2800 11th street Meridian, Ms 39301

A Busy 2016 with Over Forty Appearances and The Single "In Love With You Jesus" April 4th,2017 The Single 'Good God" Will Hit Radio Stations Across The Country

Armondo Adams & redemption Is Exactly Where The Label Thought They Would Be At This Stage Of The Relationship. We Believe 2017 Will Be A Break Out Year.”

— Lamorris S. Richardson

MERIDIAN, MISSISSIPPI, UNITED STATES, March 28, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Armondo Adams declares God is raising up an army that will take this generation to greater expectations. A generation to carry the word and the message of Christ Crucified in songs that lead the world to Redemption. This is the clear heart touching message of the ministry of Armondo Adam & Redemption. Their vocal delivery reaches beyond ability and gift, they are anointed by God to bless the deep parts of your heart. Approachable personalities makes them loved from the daycare to the streets the group has won numerous 1st place awards including the Luther Barnes Fall Classics, two times New Wave Quartet Group by the American Quartet Gospel Convention. Redeemed Records Inc. now proudly presents The Groups Second Single from the forth coming album "Grace & Favor" (August 2017) entitled "Good God". This fresh upbeat single which features the talented, soulful vocals of Kareem Jackson of the group Connection! Of Houston Texas, has all the markings of a fan favorite. It will be released April 4th, 2017. Redeemed Records President, Lamorris S. Richardson States that Armondo Adams & Redemption Is Exactly Where The Label Thought They Would Be At This Stage Of TheIr Relationship. We Believe 2017 Will Be A Break Out Year.

Al Edmondson
Edmondson Communications Inc.
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Armondo Adams Video “Free”

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Lo que nos dejó Torres 10 con el Festival Anagrama

Festival Anagrama

La primera edición de este Festival Anagrama 2017 fue épica

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, March 27, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — El pasado 25 de marzo en Guadalajara, Jalisco tuvimos la oportunidad de mezclar distintos placeres en una experiencia Torres 10: pudimos comer, escuchar música en vivo y poder disfrutar de la tecnología envuelto en un gran ambiente que nos ofreció el Festival Anagrama 2017.
En esta ocasión nos presentó un cartel que nos llamó la atención por los artistas que pisaron el escenario como: Foster The People, Mac Miller, Young The Giant, Girl Talk, Crystal Castles, Ra Ra Riot, Little Jesus, y muchos más que nos hicieron mover los pies y gracias a esta mezcla internacional hizo que el sonido fuera clave para el deleite del oído y que nos dio como resultado un excelente ambiente.
Entre los que pudimos escuchar en el Torres 10 Stage fueron Girl Talk, Crystal Castles,Young The Giant, Little Jesus y Forecast in Rome. Cada uno, con su estilo, nos dieron grandes momentos para bailar.
En cuestión gastronómica los chefs locales de Guadalajara nos deleitaron con lo más delicioso de la región y se presentaron en este festival donde se hicieron lucir con sus mejores platillos, mismos que pudimos disfrutar con Torres 10.
En la primera edición de este Festival Anagrama 2017 podemos decir que ha sido una experiencia #epicness, este evento fue clave para poder quedarnos con un buen sabor de boca y estar ansiosos por las sorpresas que se avecinan el próximo año para este evento.

Anuar Chehaibar
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Euro Pianos Naples Hosted Special Recital: Dance Music performed on FAZIOLI instruments

On Friday, March 10, 2017, concert pianists Karen Davis and Anne Roberts performed a special recital, called “Dance Music for Two Pianos” at Euro Pianos Naples.

NAPLES, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, March 27, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — On Friday, March 10, 2017, pianists Karen Davis and Anne Roberts performed a special recital, called “Dance Music for Two Pianos” at the salon of Euro Pianos Naples, who delights in hosting events for this city’s cultural community. With limited seating of 65, it was a sold-out performance just days after it was announced. Single ticket prices were $50.
Anne Roberts received her musical education from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance. She graduated with a degree in piano performance and music education. Ms. Roberts has been attending Naples music events numerous times both as a guest and as a commanding performer.
Karen Davis, besides being a consummate concert pianist, is also one of the executive producers at the Salk Science and Music Series. a program which features fascinating science talks wedded to classical and jazz musical performances.
The Friday night March 10th concert featured such masterpieces as Leonard Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Dances from Samuel Barber’s Souvenirs, and others.
”We are pleased that this event resonated with the public. It was definitely a success,” said Sunny Reuter, Vice President of Euro Naples. “The great city of Naples has a deep and complex cultural life, and we are always proud to be a contributor. Anne Roberts and Karen Davis, are always welcomed guests here.”
About Euro Pianos Naples:
Euro Piano Naples, a world-renowned distributor of European designer pianos, has company origins dating back to 1965. Its innovative online boutique caters to designers and consumers seeking the best, and offers the zenith of luxury instruments, including its own newly designed acrylic piano, The Aire. Based in Naples, Florida, Euro Pianos Naples is a community leader actively engaged in artistic and commercial affairs, sponsoring a series of grand piano concerts featuring world class pianists.

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12980 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 1
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A Saharian Comes Up With the #NigeriaStartsWithMe Theme Song

The #NigeriaStartsWithMe initiative aims at challenging young Nigerians to come up with practical solutions to transform Nigeria.

LAGOS, LAGOS, NIGERIA, March 27, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The #NigeriaStartsWithMe initiative aims at challenging young Nigerians to come up with practical solutions to transform Nigeria. The theme song was composed and sung by Chinonso Izuka, a member of staff of Sahara Group.

You can listen to the theme song by clicking on the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sji9iiRW5WU

Song: Nigeria starts with me


Uh.. Yea Yea

Alright Alright X 3

Oh na..

One vision yeah, one mission

That’s all in you and me

Every day is a step to greatness

Now that’s all I can see

Diverse but yet together

Dream turn reality

Oh.. It’s beautiful

I don’t know the day I will not be here

But I know this place is my home

I cannot forget all the lessons learnt

Cause it made me who I am

And I’ll keep on going

We keep on growing

We keep on moving

Till infinity

But just today I just want to yell out!


My beloved Country


Yea it starts with me


Through the rain and through the nights

We will rise victorious oh na..


Let’s stand with strength and purpose


It starts with me and you


Through the rain and through the nights

We will rise victorious oh na..

I just want to share this melody in my heart oh oh

I just want to share this love in my heart oh na..

Alright Alright (Till fade)

Bethel Obioma
Sahara Group
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#NigeriaStartsWithMe Theme Song

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Ecstatic fun to experience never before seen footage and conversations with David Bowie, Lou Reed, and some of the other classic greats of Rock'N Roll history!”


NEW YORK, NY, USA, March 24, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — New York, NY –The New York Film Critics Series® (NYFCS®), one of the leading word-of-mouth screening companies, has partnered with the nation’s leading independent cinemas to present live, national, in-theater screenings. The events are co-produced with Peter Travers, film critic for Rolling Stone Magazine and ABC’s Popcorn. The series presents captured live, interactive, in-theater; pre-release movies and big screen HD broadcast with the stars and filmmakers. www.nyfilmcriticsseries.com

The NYFCS is excited to announce that the next NYFCS National preview film screening will be Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock (Magnolia Pictures), about legendary rock photographer Mick Rock, known as “the man who shot the 70s”. The pre-release screenings and on-screen talkback will take place throughout the country as Event Cinema for one night only, April 6th – April 14th, 2017. Immediately following the screenings, Mick Rock, the film’s director Barnaby Clay, Dave Stewart (musician/record producer from the Eurythmics), and Shepard Fairey (artist/activist/founder of OBEY Clothing), will participate in a moderated discussion hosted by Penelope Spheeris (director of Wayne’s World & The Decline of Western Civilization). There will be a star studded red carpet procession prior to the premiere.

The events are made possible by the participation of Citi® Private Pass® for special access to the best in live music, sports, dining, family entertainment and more.

SHOT! THE PSYCHO-SPIRITUAL MANTRA OF ROCK is an odyssey into the colorful and bohemian tales of rock 'n' roll's history. A cinematic adventure that delves deep into the mind of one of rock's greatest living photographers: Mick Rock. Mick's now infamous images of the likes of David Bowie, Queen, Syd Barrett (Founding member of Pink Floyd), Blondie, Lou Reed and Iggy Pop are now imprinted on our collective psyche forever and generations to come. Presented in his own words, juxtaposed with spellbinding images and exclusive never-seen or heard archival film footage, audio recordings and original material, this film reveals an enigmatic Rock and his adventurous life both behind the camera and as an integral member of the artist’s entourage working with and shaping some of the most outrageous, recognized and accomplished musicians and personalities of the past forty years. In ltd theaters, on Demand, on Amazon Video and on iTunes April 7.

Up until now, live talent has only been accessible to the public in NY, LA and at festivals. Now everyone throughout the country can enjoy up close and personal moments from major movie stars, producers, writers and directors in the comfort of their own neighborhood theaters. Regional preview screenings are happening all the time, but never with a live, talent conversation component. This is a comprehensive, industry wide turn-key marketing tool complete with robust media and in-theater assets to 400+ screens.

A regular series of ongoing preview screenings is established in 50 select major markets. Audiences experience all of the excitement of live Q&A sessions, hosted by Peter Travers. The big screen events deliver 9-13 curated pre-release films per year to discerning audiences on a monthly basis. Audiences see the best films prior to their release followed by live, HD Q&A between hosts, audiences and talent from the films. Each piece brings the energy and VIP nature of prestigious, NYC/LA screenings for nationwide audiences to interact with stars and directors via two-way simulcast.

This is the first ever live national in-theater screening series which will entertain, educate, surprise, and refresh the spirit of true independent and foreign language filmmaking through provocative story-telling. The NYFCS® is dedicated to producing inspiring events in a collaborative environment and to nurturing the long-term success of movies. Featuring an energetic, creative, and experienced team, the NYFCS® exhibits socially and culturally relevant films with live world-class talent in the best independent theaters throughout the US.

The NYFCS® screening series has included these guests & films:

JK Simmons & Emile Hirsch – ALL NIGHTER
Michael Shannon – SALT AND FIRE
David Oyelowo & Rosie Perez – FIVE NIGHTS IN MAINE –
Ally Sheedy – LITTLE SISTER –
Ethan Hawke, Paul Giamatti – THE PHENOM
Jason Sudeikis, Blythe Danner – TUMBLEDOWN
Cynthia Nixon – JAMES WHITE
Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie, Paul Bettany – SHELTER
Diane Lane, Frances McDormand, Dakota Fanning – EVERY SECRET THING
Russell Crowe – WATER DIVINER
Jennifer Anniston – CAKE
Shirley MacLaine – ELSA & FRED
Rob Reiner – AND SO IT GOES
Daniel Radcliffe – WHAT IF
Gillian Flynn – GONE GIRL
James Franco – CHILD OF GOD
Andy Garcia – AT MIDDLETON
Tom Hardy – LOCKE
Jon Favreau – CHEF
Felicity Jones – BREATHE IN
David O. Russell – Director AMERICAN HUSTLE

About The New York Film Critics Series®:

Peter Travers, Host: Peter is an American film critic, who has written for, in turn, People and Rolling Stone. Travers also hosts a celebrity interview show called Popcorn on ABC News Now and ABCNews.com. Travers joined Rolling Stone in 1989 after a four-year stint with People. He's best known for his basic writing style that eschews a more sophisticated analysis for an easy-to-read and often very opinionated form. According to efilmcritic.com, Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic. Peter has hosted the NYFCS for over 10 years. In addition to Rolling Stone Magazine, ABC-TV, Peter appears regularly on Newsweek & The Daily Beast, The Soho Apple Store, and CNN.

Magnolia Pictures is the theatrical and home entertainment distribution arm of the Wagner/Cuban Companies, a vertically-integrated group of media properties co-owned by Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban that also includes the Landmark Theatres chain and AXS TV. Recent releases include Raoul Peck and James Baldwin’s Oscar-nominated I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO, Andrew Rossi’s look inside the Met Gala THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY, David Farrier and Dylan Reeve's stranger-than-fiction documentary TICKLED, Alex Gibney’s ZERO DAYS, Ira Sachs’ LITTLE MEN and Werner Herzog’s LO AND BEHOLD, REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD.

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Loudspeaker Market Analysis 2017, Industry Growth Forecast 2024

Global Market Insights, Inc.

Global Market Insights, Inc.

"Major Loudspeaker Market product segment include satellite, sound bar, subwoofer, in-ceiling, in-wall, multimedia, outdoor and home theatre."

The North America and Europe loudspeaker market size will be driven by the increase in buying and installation of home entertainments.”

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Loudspeaker Market size will be fueled by changing customer lifestyle & preferences, increase in the infiltration of mobile & internet transactions and rise in the usage of wireless technology. Global consumption will be spurred the increasing demand for soundbars. Hi-tech developments in sound quality, power consumption, size and design are anticipated to offer key manufacturing companies a competitive edge.

Growth of customer expenses in the entertainment segment are expected to open new doors for industry players over the next decade. Internet penetration, accessibility of a strong delivery network and rising global population are projected to enhance the loudspeaker market size over the forecast timeframe.

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Increasing usage of headphones and Wi-Fi & Bluetooth enabled devices such as tablets, laptops and smartphones are expected to propel growth. The industry is using advanced processes and materials to improve quality of the loudspeakers, thus to provide a good value to its customers. For instance, in 2015 Sony released a LED light bulb speaker in the Japanese market and this Life Space UX concept line came with a remote control, a Bluetooth speaker and a smartphone application built into its frame. With a remote-control dial and a smartphone application, it can be paired via NFC (Near Field Connectivity), and either of the connection can be used to direct playback of loudspeaker and brightness of the bulb.

Most of the focus is on the micro & small speakers and on the rising innovative designs to produce high sound from tiny devices. While the total creation form is shrinking, customer expectation for high quality audio, loudness and low frequency extension has not changed. The emphasis on development of low frequency extension in the tiny devices is leading to new methods such as ‘hybrid’ diaphragm with compound agreement across the product surface. For instance, Sony announced in May 2014, that its portable Bluetooth wireless speakers: SRS-X2 and SRS-X3 will offer a sophisticated bass output in a sleek definitive outline design.

The main demand for the loudspeaker market is witnessed across several applications such as commercial, home audio and consumer. Major product segments include satellite, sound bar, subwoofer, in-ceiling, in-wall, multimedia, outdoor and home theatre. The soundbar speaker has wireless technologies such as Bluetooth, NFC and Wi-Fi connectivity embedded into it.

Customers such as business owners and residential users, install subwoofer and satellite speakers for home, leisure and hospitality sector which gives them better sound experience. They are used to produce low pitch audio frequencies. The quality of audio produced from these speakers is offering growth opportunities to subwoofer and satellite speakers in the loudspeaker market. Increase in the demand for connected and smarter devices in the hospitality segment might be a better opportunity for wireless loudspeaker market share.

Harmful health effects on children & other user groups and the operating frequency rules and regulations by the government are the major factors which may hinder the loudspeaker market size. These factors possibly will not have long-term adverse effects on the customers due to the technological advancements.

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The North America and Europe loudspeaker market size will be driven by the increase in buying and installation of home entertainments. However, frail macroeconomic factors and lack of growth in wages & income might hinder the growth over the coming years. Growing population of music listeners, increasing digital music sales and popularity of audio & video entertainment segments are expected to impact the regional market positively over next decade. The U.S. is at the forefront of installing and buying the upcoming technologies such as wireless loudspeaker market and home entertainment.

The industry players include Sony, Bose Corporation, Yamaha Corporation of America, Cambridge Sound Works, Inc., Definitive Technology, Polk Audio, Beats Inc, Audiovox Corporation, Altec Lansing, Directed Electronics, Inc., Boston Acoustics B&W Group Ltd., Creative Labs, Inc., KLH Audio Systems, SpeakerCraft, Inc., Klipsch Group, Inc., Harman International and Sonance. In 2014, Harman International declared its acquisition of AMX through The Duchesses Group for USD 365 million. This was to integrate audio-video converting solutions into a specialized segment offering. In January 2016, Harman International publicized amplifier line and JBL Club Series speaker for the car audio market.

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