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Podcast will tell you about “Fantasy Music League”

Alex Teitz of FemMusic sent us several articles this past couple of weeks that our readers may find very interesting. We recommend that you check them out!

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Residents & Bar In Denver Mixed-Use Building Face Noise Ordinance Conundrum

By Jamie Leary, CBS4 Denver | The city of Denver is it looking at revising its noise ordinances following a dispute between a bar owner and the tenants living above it.

Read more on this story here:
https://denver.cbslocal.com/2020/01/19/denver-mixed-used-building-noise-ordinance/

Jamie Leary joined the CBS4 team in 2015. You can see her reports on CBS4 News at 10 p.m.

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Colorado Arts Organizations Receive Big National Grants in 2020

By Kyle Harris, Westword | National funders are paying attention to Colorado arts groups.
Earlier this week, the National Endowment for the Arts announced it had funded 26 organizations in the state, part of 1,187 groups that received NEA support across the country. Of $27.3 million in awards given to organizations nationwide, Colorado received $408,000.

Read the story here:
https://www.westword.com/arts/national-endowment-for-the-arts-and-andy-warhol-foundation-fund-colorado-arts-groups-11612329

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Why “Fantasy Football for Music” has Struggled

I’m Dan Runcie, founder of Trapital, where hip-hop gets the coverage it deserves. Each week I break down the partnerships, strategies, and business models that shape the culture. Hip-hop’s influence continues to grow, and I’m happy to be a go-to source for music execs, marketers, the tech community, and business leaders across the world.

I’m excited that Cherie and I are swapping newsletters today. I admire her work and think she’s one of the best minds in music journalism. She and I will record a Trapital Podcast on this fantasy record label topic, so make sure you subscribe wherever you get your podcasts!

When I first played fantasy games online, I entered a nerd corner of the internet. No one cared that my school’s stock market club bet the house on Sony before PlayStation 2’s launch. There were no friends to ask whether I should draft Priest Holmes or LaDainian Tomlinson. Folks acted like I was out here painting Dungeons & Dragons figurines.

But a lot has changed since the early 2000s. Fantasy football now has 60 million players and the NFL’s vested interest. A lot has stayed the same too though. There have been countless attempts at “fantasy football for music,” but they fell flat.

Read the whole article here:
https://mailchi.mp/cheriehu/fantasy-football-record-labels-dan-runcie-trapital-streaming

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