Author Archive: local433

Big Bird Remains Union

I’m pleased to announce there is a new agreement with Sesame Workshop. Earlier this year, Sesame Workshop announced a partnership with HBO bringing first-run episodes of Sesame Street exclusively to HBO for the next five years. After nine months of…
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GOT IVORY?

Changes to help protect endangered elephants were recently proposed by the Obama Administration that would further restrict the import, export, or sale of ivory in the U.S. Our union has been working with the administration to ensure that revised ivory…
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Music & Memory Project

Music and Memory Helps Improve the Lives of People with Alzheimer’s Some Texas nursing homes will soon begin using individualized music playlists to try to reduce the use of antipsychotic medication for people with Alzheimer’s and other memory disorders. The…
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Flying With Your Instrument

This first edition of the AFM’s Complete Guide to Flying with Your Musical Instruments contains useful resources and information that will enable you to navigate the complex world of government regulations that affect musicians’ travel, both domestically and internationally. It…
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AFM Entertainment

AFM Members check out  AFM Entertainment, the Union’s booking agency. “At AFM Entertainment we place our talented musicians with potential purchasers. When this happens we all gain… while at the same time helping your local musicians gain exposure and get…
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