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Hard Rockstar: CEO Jim Allen On Acquiring A Worldwide Brand, Building An Entertainment Juggernaut

Jim Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International and CEO of Seminole Gaming, has largely been the orchestrator behind the transformation of what was already a well known global brand into a worldwide entertainment and leisure powerhouse.

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Market Focus Austin – The Live Music Capital Of The World Levels Up

When Amy Corbin drives around her longtime home of Austin, Texas, she’ll often take detours.

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Market Focus Artist’s Take: Asleep At The Wheel’s Ray Benson

Asleep At The Wheel frontman Ray Benson is so closely associated with Austin that there is a cardboard cutout of him at an airport bar where people stop and take pictures. A “blessed caretaker” of western swing and honky-tonk country, Benson has lived in Austin for nearly 50 years.

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Market Focus: The Dossier – ‘Austin City Limits’

Terry Lickona, Executive Producer, “Austin City Limits” ‘Austin City Limits’ From The Willie Pilot to the ‘Seismic Shift’ Of The Moody Theater For nearly five decades, “Austin City Limits” has served as a beacon for like-minded musicians, influencing the musical landscape and shaping the global perception of the city it calls home. See Also: Market Focus – Austin Artist’s Take: Asleep At The Wheel’s Ray Benson “Austin City Limits” is the longest running music series in television history and the only TV series to receive a National Medal of the Arts (2003). In 2010, the series and original studio were named a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Landmark and in 2011, ACL was the recipient of a Peabody Award for presenting and preserving eclectic American musical genres. The person responsible for taking ACL from influential Texas music platform to the multi-format juggernaut it is today is executive producer Terry… Continue Reading Market Focus: The Dossier – ‘Austin City Limits’

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Moody Center Brings Fresh Design To UT Campus

Moody Center introduces a refreshing piece of design to the University of Texas on a campus full of traditional red brick architecture.

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BOK Together: Jeff Nickler & Casey Sparks Lead The Way For Moody Center

With just weeks to go before the opening of the $375 million, Oak View Group-financed Moody Center arena on the University of Texas campus in Austin, VenuesNow paid a visit and sat down with the building’s general manager, Jeff Nickler and assistant GM Casey Sparks, who also serves as vice president of OVG Austin.

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AECOM Hunt’s Sid Perkins Kept Moody Centered

Under the red digital glare of a NASA-style countdown clock, AECOM/Hunt’s vice president of field operations Sid Perkins seemed cool and calm for a construction boss just days away from substantial completion of the $350-million-plus Moody Center to Oak View Group, the building’s developer and operator. Continue Reading AECOM Hunt’s Sid Perkins Kept Moody Centered

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Market Focus – Buffalo: The Rust-Belt City Of The Arts

Often overlooked as a cold-weather market in a state famous for containing the largest metropolitan area in the U.S., the heart of Western New York doesn’t always get a fair shake.

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