Plcido Domingo withdraws from Met Opera performances after sexual harassment claims

Opera singer drops role in Macbeth and agrees no longer to perform with New York company The Metropolitan Opera announced on Tuesday that Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking for pitches on how to enhance and augment traditional creative arts through immersive technologies. Through a partnership with Microsoft the foundation is offering a share of a $750,00 pool of cash and the option of technical support from Microsoft, including mentoring in mixed-reality technologies and access to the company’s suite of mixed reality technologies. “We’ve seen how immersive technologies can reach new audiences and engage existing audiences in new ways,” said Chris Barr, director for arts and technology innovation at Knight Foundation, in a statement. “But arts institutions need more knowledge to move beyond just experimenting with these technologies to becoming proficient in leveraging their full potential.” Specifically, the foundation …

Cardi B pleads not guilty to strip club assault

The rapper is accused of ordering attacks on two bartenders, one of whom she accused of sleeping with her husband her husband, the rapper Offset, of Atlanta trio Migos. Cardi B and associates Tawana RemyRojaLaPerla Jackson-Morel and Jeffrey AstonMartinChuck Bush have each been charged with 12 crimes, including assault, harassment and conspiracy. Jackson-Morel and Bush have also pleaded not guilty. Queens County acting district attorney John Ryan said that Cardi B and Jackson-Morel co-ordinated attacks on 15 and 29 August 2018 over social media, and allegedly discussed a financial exchange for carrying them out. In April, Cardi B told the crowd: I aint going to jail. The rapper appeared in court days after Ed Sheerans forthcoming album, No 6 Collaborations …