Tag: Peter Shapiro

Peter Shapiro Announced as Chairman of HeadCount’s Board of Directors

Independent music entrepreneur Peter Shapiro has been named our Chair of the Board of Directors. Shapiro has been a member of our board of directors since the organization was formed in 2004. He begins a four-year term as board chair just as the ramp-up for the 2020 Presidential election begins. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity…

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Interview: Peter Shapiro on Producing The Women’s March on Washington Live Stream

On January 21st an estimated 3.3 million Americans grabbed signs, started chants and attended either the Women’s March on Washington, or the satellite marches around the country. For those who couldn’t make the marches, there was a free live stream of the DC event. That live stream was filmed and produced by HeadCount Board Member,…

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Capitol Community Hits Cleveland

A HeadCount staffer joined the 10 teachers chosen as the 2014 Capitol Community Fund scholarship recipients as they hit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum in Cleveland, OH!

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10 Scholarship Winners Named for Capitol Community

The Capitol Community Fund, a joint project between HeadCount and The Capitol Theatre, is sending 10 rockin’ teachers to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum – triple the number from last year!

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How Capitol Community Rocked 3 Teachers’ Worlds (and Curricula)

Our Capitol Community program sent 3 teachers to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Meeting them all together at The Capitol Theatre was kind of mind-blowing.

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Dave Matthews Band Goes Deep In ‘Larger Than Life…In 3D,’ Phish To Follow

I have seen the future of entertainment a few times already this millennium. 1. The Simpsons Ride. Just do it. 2. On August 15, 2004, I watched Phish’s emotionally wrenching Coventry swan song in Manhattan’s Regal Union Square Cinema, where it was simulacast. I’ve seen Metropolitan Opera simulcasts since then at the same theater, but…

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Brooklyn Bowl Takes The LEED In Sustainable Entertainment

Three thousand fifty-eight buildings of all shapes, sizes, designs, and purposes have have met the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards for environmentally sustainable construction since 1994. But the country’s first live music venue – and bowling alley! – got the nod earlier this month when Brooklyn Bowl was LEED certified by the…

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Interview: Brooklyn Bowl’s Peter Shapiro

Peter Shapiro has been a linchpin of the East Coast live-music scene since 1996, when he purchased Manhattan’s Wetlands Preserve from Larry Bloch. He began producing the Jammy Awards in 2000 and in May led a group of investors in relaunching Relix magazine. During the past few years he produced the films U2 3D, Wetlands…