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November 2016 Overture Online: Vote Union Strong

Overture Online
November 2016

Vote Union Strong
Election Day is Tuesday, November 8: Important Reminders & Los Angeles Labor Voter Guide


Gear Up for Grammys 2016
More than 21,000 entries submitted for 59th Awards consideration; nominations to be announced Dec. 6

AFM Musicians Support SAG-AFTRA Video Game Strikers
More than 100 join picket line in Playa Vista 

ASMAC to Honor Emmy-Winning Composers
Alf Clausen and William Ross to recieve 2016 Golden Score Awards

and more!

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October 2016 Overture Online: 25 Years With the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

Overture Online
October 2016

Bowled Over
Celebrating 25 Years With the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra


Local 47 2016 Election Update
All candidates unopposed, elected by acclamation

Made In Hollywood Honors for TV
LA City Council celebrates this year’s Emmy-nominated homegrown productions

#ListenLA spotlight: Remembering Gene Wilder
Hollywood mourns a silver screen legend

Don’t Get Penalized!
File for your LA Business Tax Exemption 

Why Should You File For Unemployment?
What musicians need to know about the California EDD

and more!
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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org. Continue reading

September 2016 Overture Online: ‘LOST’ Returns to Los Angeles

Overture Online
September 2016

‘LOST’ Returns to Los Angeles

Michael Giacchino to lead 44-piece Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra two nights at the Ford


Saturday Night Bath
Bringing good, clean fun to at-risk youth

Announcing the Irving R. Bush Memorial Scholarship
Open to all high school & college trumpet students – due Sept. 30

37th Annual Labor Solidarity Parade
Join the party on September 5th

and more!
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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org. Continue reading

August 2016 Overture Online – Our Story, Our Legacy

Overture Online
August 2016

Our Story
Our Legacy

BlackMusic, BlackWork exhibit to celebrate the rich legacy of Los Angeles Local 767


Musicians Are Organizing!
Find out how you can get involved

AFM 100th Convention Highlights
Delegates gather in Las Vegas

After the Music: Financial Planning for Artists
Living the American Dream

CD Spotlight: ‘Passing Through’
Gernot Wolfgang’s new chamber music album finds critical acclaim

and more!

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org.


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Local 47 members will be receiving the next printed issue of Overture Magazine in October. For advertising opportunities, visit afm47.org/advertise.

July 2016 Overture Online: Alliance for Women Film Composers

Overture Online
July 2016

Cover Story:

Leveling the Score

Alliance for Women Film Composers celebrates and advocates for female artists


We’re Stronger Together
Why it pays to work union

AFL-CIO Mourns Lives Lost in Orlando Massacre
Labor pulls together in unity for the LGBTQ community

Ill or Injured? Know Your Rights
Learn the basics about your legal protections under the ADA and FMLA

SAVE THE DATES!
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: July 25
LOCAL 47 GENERAL ELECTION: December 13

and more!

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Summer 2016 Overture Magazine

Local 47 members will soon be receiving the print Summer magazine in the mail. These print issues contain additional news not found in the public Overture Online, such as Resolutions to amend the bylaws, member status updates, and other announcements requiring due notice per the Bylaws. If you are a member in good standing and didn’t receive your print copy, email us or view it online by logging in to your member account at afm47.org.

June 2016 Overture Online: LA Loves Prince

Overture Online
June 2016

Cover story:

LA Loves Prince
A sea of purple descends upon City Hall for an epic live concert tribute


AFM Local 47 Appoints New Finance Committee
Thanks to these members for your willingness to serve

ProMusicDB Workshop: How to Create Your Own Online Course in Music
Join us Saturday, June 4

LA Chamber Orchestra Announces New Season 
Season marks Music Director Jeffrey Kahane’s 20th and last with orchestra

100,000 Signatures: Signed, Sealed Delivered
Build Better LA initiative gains the support needed to hit the November 2016 ballot

and more!

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May 2016 Overture Online: International Workers’ Day

Overture Online
May 2016

“The day will come when our silence will be more powerful than the voices you are throttling today.”
– Haymarket Monument

May Day: Celebrating International Workers’ Day


New Agreement Reached With Amazon’s ‘Transparent’
After AFM members protest against unfair treatment, producers at Picrow agree to hold musicians to fair industry standard

Prince Was a Champion for Working People
A look at the legendary artist’s career-spanning fights on behalf of working people

The Best Kept Secret for Musicians
The Actors Fund provides free services and workshops for EVERYONE in entertainment

and more!

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org.

April 2016 Overture Online: John Clayton

Overture Online
April 2016

Cover Story: John Clayton
Playing it Cool


Building Sale Update
Building Committee members appointed

Jazz Appreciation Month
Featured artist 2016: ‘King’ Benny Carter

Avoid Being Suspended Over Delinquent Work Dues!
Review the Board policy

Spring Membership Drive
Spread the word! Runs April 1 through June 30

and more!

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org.



Spring 2016 Overture Magazine

Local 47 members will have now received the latest edition of the Overture Magazine in the mail. These print issues contain additional news not found in the public Overture Online, such as Resolutions to amend the bylaws, member status updates, and other announcements requiring due notice per the Bylaws. If you are a member in good standing and didn’t receive your print copy, email us or view it online by logging in to your member account at afm47.org.

March 2016 Overture Online: Women’s History Month

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March 2016

Cover Story:
Women’s History Month

Exploring the Important Role of Women in Labor History


Union Women United: Coalition of Labor Union Women
As the only national organization solely for women union members, CLUW creates connections between the feminist & labor movements

Building Sale Update
President Acosta reports on the latest news regarding the Union’s pending property sale & potential move

John Williams Receives Lifetime Contribution to Hollywood Award
Made In Hollywood Honors event honors renowned composer for works including L.A.-scored ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Lee Ritenour’s Six String Theory Competition Opens for Applications
Registration open through May 15

YOLA Harmony Project Goes Live at Super Bowl 50
Youth Orchestra Los Angeles performs with Coldplay during the big game’s halftime show

and more!

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February 2016 Overture Online: Black History Month

Overture Online
February 2016

Cover Story:
Black History Month


Remembering Our Union’s Path to Integration



Also in this issue:

Members Vote YES!
Membership approves the sale of the Vine Street headquarters property; AFM Local 47 looks toward a bright future

Jazz Goes to School During Black History Month
LA Jazz Society and Local 47 musicians bring America’s music to elementary schoolchildren

LA Labor Celebrates the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Local 47 joins labor leaders from throughout the Southland at annual breakfast

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair
Brought to you by the Board of Equalization

and more!

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org.