AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron Slams Spreaders of “FUD” (Fear, Uncertainty & Doubt) After Annual Meeting

AMC Entertainment CEO and newly anointed chairman Adam Aron is having a moment with shareholders — that army of retail investors he said in June numbered about 4.1 million and own more than 80% of the stock. Some of them found it hard to access the company’s annual meeting Thursday, which was held in person at AMC’s headquarters in Leawood, KS, sparking social media discontent and claims of secrecy.

“Why didn’t you broadcast? There’s shareholders that don’t even live in America?” griped a tweet.

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@CEOAdam sought to clear it up. “So much FUD going around on the

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Sacramento County returns to indoor mask mandate, cites ‘drastic’ rise in COVID cases

Masks are again required in indoor public places regardless of vaccination status in Sacramento County, health officials announced Thursday morning.

“While cases continue to surge and until vaccination rates have increased in Sacramento County, all residents must wear masks in all indoor public settings, venues, gatherings, and workplaces, such as, but not limited to: offices, retail stores, restaurants and bars, theaters, family entertainment centers, conference centers, and State and local government offices serving the public,” the county wrote in a news release.

The new health order, which officially takes effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, comes as COVID-19 cases and

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Nevada’s entertainment businesses get federal aid amid pandemic

Nevada’s live entertainment business was one of the hardest-hit industries during the pandemic, but some companies received help, thanks to a first-of-its-kind federal grant for venues and nonprofits.

The Small Business Administration released data Tuesday showing 158 venues in Nevada received a combined $121 million, or 1.6 percent, of the estimated $7.6 billion already awarded to venues in the U.S. through the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant.

The federal program aims to help live venue operators, museums and other entertainment-related companies by awarding money to cover business expenses such as payroll and rent.

Smith Center CEO and President Myron Martin said

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Upcoming child-friendly entertainment in town

Experience all Midland has to offer for the family with these fun events and activities.

The Wellness Tour will feature many health and wellness events. Some events include Sibley Nature Center guided trail hike, a back-to-school clinic with Community Children’s Clinic, storytime with Midland County Public Library, Midland ISD Family Support Center open house and more.
When and Where: Thursday to Saturday around Midland. For specific event details visit 

Back-to-School Pop Spot will celebrate the end of summer with a three-day shopping event featuring luxury brands from all over the nation. Ticket sales will be donated to Midland Education

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See which NY theaters, museums, arts venues landed $1.2 billion in federal Covid relief grants

Theater, performing arts and entertainment venues in Central New York have received more than $13 million in federal grants under a program to help live venue operators shuttered during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The recipients include some of the biggest names on the Central New York arts and entertainment scene – the Landmark Theater, the Redhouse Arts Center, the Museum of Science and Technology and Syracuse Opera Company.

The list also includes lesser-known live entertainment venues, including the operator of escape rooms at ShoppingTown Mall and Destiny USA, and Wunderbar, a nightclub and theater in Syracuse.

All told, some two dozen

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2021 MTV Video Music Awards: Date, Host, Voting, Nominees

The iconic Moon Man is coming back to earth this September—specifically, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York! 

In June 2021, MTV announced that their 2021 Video Music Awards are returning to a single, live venue after the 2020 show had to be reimagined due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Thanks to increased safety measures, the 2021 show is looking to center live entertainment once again, just as concerts return throughout the rest of the United States,” MTV said in a press release.

The network added that they’re working with Barclays Center, as well as state and local officials, “

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