For those who follow Entertainment Law, there’s a full docket of events or sessions. These are duly noted on our Event Calendar tab (see above), as well as described more fully as follows. For general info about the site’s event listings, see this post’s end.  This week:

  • Starting Monday and running through Wednesday, the Berklee College of Music and Midem will offer its first “Rethink Music: Creativity, Commerce, and Policy in the 21st Century” program at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Top artists and managers who are reshaping the music business scene will join at the session with key politicians who are redefining government policy and shaping future legislation to figure how to turn the music industry around and return it to its former preeminence. There also will be an award of $50,000 to the best new music business model.
  • On Wednesday through Friday, the ABA forum on the entertainment and  sports industries will host, “From Hollywood to South Beach: The Second Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television and Sports.” This event will be in Miami Beach.
  • Also on Wednesday, the Beverly Hills Bar Association Entertainment Law Section will honor Kenneth Kleinberg of Kleinberg Lopez Lange Cuddy & Klein LLP as the 2011 Entertainment Lawyer of the Year
  • From Thursday to Sunday, Turner will host the TCM 2011 Classic Film Festival in Hollywood. This event will be packed with more than 70 screenings, as well as special introductions, guest appearances, panel discussions and more. Time Warner Cable joins as an official partner, and Vanity Fair once again will be TCM ‘s festival partner. The magazine will produce the exclusive, opening-night after-party that will follow the red-carpet gala screening of “An American in Paris.”
  • On Saturday, entertainment attorney Jonathan Handel will host a book party and signing for his new book “Hollywood on Strike!”  from 1:00pm-3:00pm, at the Showbiz Store and Cafe, located at 500 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. Handel will discuss current guild and union developments. Click here to RSVP (requested but not required) for this free event.

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