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James Taylor and Jackson Browne declares new dates for joint tour

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James Taylor and Jackson Browne have declared new dates for the tour they initially got ready for the summer of 2020. They are presently scheduled to kick things off on July 29th, 2021 at the United Center in Chicago and wrap up November first at the Pechanga Arena in San Diego. Tickets for the original shows will be honored at the new dates.

“We want to thank all those who have graciously held onto their tickets; we appreciate your continued patience as we navigate these unchartered waters,” they said in a dual statement. “We didn’t want to have to cancel this tour that we’ve been waiting so long to perform together, so we’ve been working to get these dates rescheduled to a time period when the U.S. is reopened and safe to gather for a concert.”

The tour is hitting at mixture of outdoor amphitheaters and indoor arenas; there hasn’t been North American show in venues of that size since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020. As of now, it’s not totally clear whenever said shows will be allowed in each market when this visit should dispatch in July. “Of course we will be keeping a close eye and abide with all health and safety protocols throughout each venue and state,” they said in their statement. “We can’t wait to get back on stage and see you out there soon.”

Jackson Browne contracted Covid-19 in the beginning of the pandemic. “My symptoms are really pretty mild, so I don’t require any kind of medication and certainly not hospitalization or anything like that,” he told Rolling Stone shortly after the news broke. “It’s important for us all to be pretty forthcoming about what we’re going through. Our experiences will be helpful for others to know. I don’t think my case is that important, but it might be helpful to know that some people don’t get this really bad.”

James Taylor and Jackson Browne Tour Dates

July 29th, 2021 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
July 31st – Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center
August 1st – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Entergy Center
August 3rd – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
August 4th – Dayton, OH @ Nutter Center
August 6th – Charleston, WV @ Charleston Coliseum
August 11th – Roanoke, VA @ Berglund Center Coliseum
August 13th – Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
August 14th – Memphis, TN @ FedExForum
August 16th – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
August 17th – Atlanta, GA @ Infinite Energy Center
August 19th – Hershey, PA @ Giant Center
August 21st – Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
August 25th – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Center
August 27th – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach
August 28th – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
October 16th – New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center
October 17th – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
October 19th – Ft. Worth, TX @ Dickies Arena
October 22nd – Salt Lake City, UT @ Maverik Center
October 23rd – Boise, ID @ ExtraMile Arena
October 25th – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
October 27th – Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
October 29th – San Francisco, CA @ Chase Center
October 30th – Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center
November 1st – San Diego, CA @ Pechanga Arena

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How the Metaphysical World Influenced the Art of Nisha Kapoor

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Many things in this world can be a source of inspiration. It can be nature, the people we meet along the way, or even our experiences in life. However, there are other places where we can look for inspiration and it can provide numerous rich ideas because it transcends the physical. 

Artist Nisha Kapoor is all too familiar with the metaphysical world as a source of inspiration. Her art is heavily influenced by the vivid, otherworldly visions that she gets, resulting in colorful, captivating pieces that are a feast for the eyes. 

Her work is regarded as very unique and “never seen before” by famous art collectors and critiques.

The Experiences That Shaped Her Art

For more than a decade, Nisha has been having a lot of metaphysical experiences where she falls into a state of trance and gets lucid dreams. She has also experienced levitating and being transported into a 5D world. 

“Very specifically about 1.5 years ago, I clearly remember the day. I was immersed in a spa in a parlor and fell off in a state of a deep sleep, where I started having lucid 5D dreams again, with very beautiful, out-of-the-world visions and images,” she shared. 

It was unlike her prior experiences because this event was so compelling that she felt the need to draw what she saw the moment she came home. 

“My body physically could not resist drawing. And that is how I started drawing –just 2 years ago. I was always in a corporate job and started painting alongside after this incident,” Nisha explained. 

She also found a resemblance in Van Gogh’s quote “I dream my painting and paint my dream,” which has been her approach to translating her vivid visions onto the canvas. 

Through her paintings, Nisha has gained unprecedented international recognition in a very short period since she began. 

Creativity As Her Core 

Ever since she was a child, Nisha has always displayed her creativity through various mediums. She was an ace dancer, writer, creative marketer among other things. 

“Creativity has always been my core from the start and my spiritual journey has given me a fast track to express it,” Nisha said. 

She describes her otherworldly experiences as spiritual because it has touched her greatly and became a driving force for her to do art in all forms available to her. 

However, Nisha admits that she had never considered herself a painter, rather, the art of painting chose her. 
Check out Nisha’s work through her Instagram account (@errtistic).

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Joseph Siravo, Sopranos and Jersey Boys star, dies at 66

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Joseph Siravo, most popular for his roles in “The Sopranos” and “Jersey Boys,” died on Sunday, They has affirmed. He was 66.

The effervescent performer, who passed his knowledge to others as an acting coach, died following a “courageous” bout with colon cancer, his family relayed to the New York Post on Monday.

Siravo portrayed Tony Soprano’s father in frequent flashbacks to the mob boss’ childhood in the 1960s during his experience on the HBO series, which was broadly viewed as one of the best TV shows of its era, regardless of genre.

A strategy entertainer of sorts, Siravo’s other TV roles include “For Life,” “Law & Order,” “The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story” and “The Blacklist.” He additionally showed up on Broadway creations like “The Light in the Piazza” for which Siravo collaborated with Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher twice. Most recently, Siravo also performed in “Oslo.”

Siravo’s off-Broadway credits are a showcase of his performance range and include “Mad Forest” and “Up Against the Wind” (both at New York Theatre Workshop) and “Dark Rapture” and “Gemini” (both at Second Stage).

The son of Theresa and Mario Siravo additionally notched in excess of 2,000 exhibitions as hoodlum Gyp DeCarlo in the flagship U.S. tour of the hit musical “Jersey Boys,” which started in 2006.

His family told to The Post that Siravo “had a lifelong love of and passion for Shakespeare” and “received rave reviews for his portrayal of ‘Claudius’ in the Long Wharf Theater’s 2004 production of ‘Hamlet.’”

Also, “in addition to his work at NYU, he was also a coach, mentor and teacher of the Shakespeare canon,” his family added.

A significant number of Siravo’s fellow “Sopranos” costars took to social media to mourn his death and to celebrate the actor.

“Oh no! He was so great!” tweeted Stevie Van Zandt, who played Silvio Dante on the iconic series. “Deepest love and condolences to his family. Big loss.”

Entertainer Michael Imperioli, who played Christopher in the arrangement, repeated his co-star’s sentiment in a emotional Instagram post.

“Joe was an excellent actor and a wonderful guy and he will be missed dearly,” Imperioli wrote. “His performance [as] Johnny Boy Soprano was spot on and he also made a perfect John Gotti in Nick Sandow’s ‘The Wannabe.’ In my opinion, he was the best of all the actors who’ve played the Teflon Don.”

Added actor and stuntperson Garry Pastore: “RIP my dear friend, who fought an incredible fight. I will miss you. See you on the other side.”

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Canadian actress Carrie-Anne Moss was offered a grandmother role the day after her 40th birthday

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Its no secret that ageism is an issue in Hollywood, and The Matrix’s Carrie-Anne Moss recently shared how it affected her as an actress over 40.

During a conversation with writer and filmmaker Justine Bateman, Moss revealed that she was offered a grandmother role “the day after my 40th birthday,” as per The Hollywood Reporter.

“I had heard that at 40 everything changed. I didn’t believe in that because I don’t believe in just jumping on a thought system that I don’t really align with,” she said. “But literally the day after my 40th birthday, I was reading a script that had come to me and I was talking to my manager about it. She was like, ‘Oh, no, no, no, it’s not that role [you’re reading for], it’s the grandmother.’ I may be exaggerating a bit, but it happened overnight. I went from being a girl to the mother to beyond the mother.”

Moss, presently 53, said it was “brutal” swallowing that reality, particularly as older male actors don’t face the same hurdles.

“You don’t feel like you’ve aged much and suddenly you’re seeing yourself on screen,” she said. “I would look at these French and European actresses and they just had something about them that felt so confident in their own skin. I couldn’t wait to be that. I strive for that. It’s not easy being in this business. There’s a lot of external pressure.”

The praised entertainer, who likewise showed up in Jessica Jones, will reprising her role as Trinity in The Matrix 4, moderated a conversation on behalf of New York’s 92nd Street Y about Bateman’s new book. Face: One Square Foot of Skin investigates society’s reaction to ladies as they age and is a development to Bateman’s 2018 book Fame: The Hijacking of Reality.

During the visit, Bateman said she felt it was “psychotic” that conversations about maturing transform into conversations about “cutting up our faces.”

“It’s become normalized,” she said about cosmetic surgery. “Time out, time out! This is not a fact. This is an idea that we can either pull in and make a belief or not. I’m like, f–k that.”

In the face of criticism about her looks, Bateman, 55, said she’s not going to bend her philosophy. All things being equal, she decides to look inward and heal her own insecurities instead of reacting to hate.

“It does nothing to make me happier or free. It does everything to tamp all that down. It does everything to mute my life. I’m going to do the opposite, then I’ll have the opposite result,” Bateman said.

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