Honored: Deborah Borda, the Los Angeles Philharmonic president and chief executive, will be given the Charles Flint Kellogg Award in Arts and Letters from Bard College. The honor recognizes “significant contributions to the American artistic or literary heritage,” the college said in its announcement Wednesday.
Canceled: Sam Smith has canceled the remainder of his shows in Australia because of a vocal cord hemorrhage. “I have been vocally exhausted for a while now, however last night in Sydney I had a small hemorrhage on my vocal chords,” he said via Instagram. “The doctors have told me I need to fully rest until my vocal chords have healed.”