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STEVIE WONDER

 

BIO: Dubbed “Little Stevie Wonder” by Motown’s Berry Gordy, he was signed to the label when he was only 12 years old and was just 13 when the live recording “Fingertips (Part 2)” hit no. 1 pop and R&B. Pla... (read more...)

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Oprah Winfrey to Appear at Time Inc.'s 2016 ESSENCE Festival in New OrleansOprah Winfrey to Appear at Time Inc.'s 2016 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans
June 30, 2016

Organizers of Time Inc.'s (NYSE:TIME) ESSENCE Festival today announced that world renowned television host, actress, producer, philanthropist and entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey will appear at the 2016 ESS... (more...)


BWW Review: MOTOWN Stops at the Capitol Theatre on Its Way to BroadwayBWW Review: MOTOWN Stops at the Capitol Theatre on Its Way to Broadway
by Tyler Hinton - June 30, 2016

The national tour stop of MOTOWN at the Capitol Theatre is another in a series of historic events for Broadway in Utah (recently dubbed Broadway at the Eccles, after its new home). Immediately followi... (more...)


Tribeca PAC Sets 2016-17 Season; Tickets Now on SaleTribeca PAC Sets 2016-17 Season; Tickets Now on Sale
June 29, 2016

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents Azul Dance Theatre, performing on Friday and Saturday November 11 and 12 at 7:30pm, A ... (more...)


David Bowie Tribute Set for Spencer Theatre, 7/7David Bowie Tribute Set for Spencer Theatre, 7/7
June 29, 2016

?David Brighton is the world's best David Bowie impersonator and performer with one of the most entertaining tribute acts ever to hit the stage. His "Space Oddity" is a brilliant and astounding tribut... (more...)


Over 7 Million Viewers Tuned In for 2016 BET AWARDS; Now #1 Cable Awards ShowOver 7 Million Viewers Tuned In for 2016 BET AWARDS; Now #1 Cable Awards Show
June 28, 2016

The LIVE premiere of the 2016 'BET AWARDS' on Sunday, June 26, is now the #1 Cable Awards Show among P18-49 for the 2015/2016 Broadcast Season, claiming the #1 spot for the 2nd consecutive year. (more...)


Jane Lee Hooker, Ellen Kaye, Vernon Reid and More Set for The Iridium This SummerJane Lee Hooker, Ellen Kaye, Vernon Reid and More Set for The Iridium This Summer
June 27, 2016

Coming up at The Iridium are: NYC's all-women blues band JANE LEE HOOKER on July 23; ELLEN KAYE with UK guitarist PAUL ROSE and Ethan Fein and the LiveIt!LIVE Band on July 26; VERNON REID POWER TRIO o... (more...)


VIDEO: Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder & More Pay Tribute to Prince at 2016 BET AWARDSVIDEO: Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder & More Pay Tribute to Prince at 2016 BET AWARDS
June 27, 2016

The 2016 BET AWARDS took place at Microsoft Theater last night, Sunday, June 26. This year's broadcast marked 16 years of spectacular performances, must-see moments, outstanding talent, including an a... (more...)


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by BWW - June 26, 2016

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Watch the Erykah Badu-Directed Video For 'Maiysha (So Long)' http://smarturl.it/Maiysha_So_LongWatch the Erykah Badu-Directed Video For 'Maiysha (So Long)' http://smarturl.it/Maiysha_So_Long
June 24, 2016

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A Tribe Called Quest Feted With ASCAP Golden Note Award Presented by Andre 3000 With Surprise Performance by Busta Rhymes at 2016 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music AwardsA Tribe Called Quest Feted With ASCAP Golden Note Award Presented by Andre 3000 With Surprise Performance by Busta Rhymes at 2016 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards
June 24, 2016

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Stevie Wonder Added to BET AWARDS' Star-Studded Celebration of Prince, 6/26Stevie Wonder Added to BET AWARDS' Star-Studded Celebration of Prince, 6/26
June 23, 2016

BET Networks is keeping their word that "they got you." The network revealed this morning that multi Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Stevie Wonder, will bring the house down durin... (more...)


Season 6 Champion of THE VOICE Josh Kaufman Releases New Self-Titled EPSeason 6 Champion of THE VOICE Josh Kaufman Releases New Self-Titled EP
June 23, 2016

The first self-titled EP from Josh Kaufman, Season 6 Champion of NBC's "The Voice," is now available on all music platforms. (more...)


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June 22, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in association with The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, presents the East Coast premiere of Debbie Allen's Freeze Frame in the Kenn... (more...)


BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is Solid GoldBWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is Solid Gold
by Linda Hodges - June 22, 2016

Broadway San Jose's Motown the Musical is a solid gold hit and played to an enraptured audience last night at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Motown the record company was dreamed up by... (more...)


Dave Mason Coming to MPAC, 7/21Dave Mason Coming to MPAC, 7/21
June 22, 2016

 Dave Mason's rescheduled performance from March takes place on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 8 pm. Tickets are $39 - $69. (more...)


Up on the Marquee: MOTOWN Back on Broadway!Up on the Marquee: MOTOWN Back on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - June 21, 2016

Motown the Musical returns to Broadway this summer, beginning performances Tuesday, July 12 at The Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41Street) for a strictly limited 18-week-only engagement through Sunday... (more...)


Something's Coming: A First Look at the Broadway Season Ahead!Something's Coming: A First Look at the Broadway Season Ahead!
by Nora Dominick - June 19, 2016

The 2016 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the 2016-2017 Broadway season. With new musicals and plays about to descend to Broadway and amazing revivals of classic... (more...)


Cool Off This Summer with NYC Theatre - A Complete Guide of the Hottest Shows of the Season!Cool Off This Summer with NYC Theatre - A Complete Guide of the Hottest Shows of the Season!
June 18, 2016

Where better to escape the New York City heat than in the comfort of a theatre? Below, we're rounding up some of the hottest shows of the summer- brought to you by The New York City Spectacular! (more...)


VIDEOS: Barbra Streisand's Broadway! Part Six: The 2010sVIDEOS: Barbra Streisand's Broadway! Part Six: The 2010s
by Michael Dale - June 15, 2016

The last of a six-part, decade-by-decade video series sampling the legendary artist's performances of musical theatre classics. (more...)


Photo Flash: Apollo Theater Hosts Spring Gala, Featuring LL Cool J, Prince Tribute & MorePhoto Flash: Apollo Theater Hosts Spring Gala, Featuring LL Cool J, Prince Tribute & More
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 Last evening, the Apollo Theater celebrated its 11th Annual Spring Gala raising $1.7M for its year-round artistic and community programming initiatives.  The concert portion of the evening was hosted... (more...)


AT LAST: THE ETTA JAMES STORY Returning to Sydney Opera House in JulyAT LAST: THE ETTA JAMES STORY Returning to Sydney Opera House in July
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This smash-hit show had its world premiere in 2013 and since then has played to packed houses and thunderous applause throughout Australia and New Zealand. Having recently completed a sell-out season ... (more...)


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San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) concludes its thirteenth Mainstage season with the ingenious, award-winning crime noir musical City of Ange... (more...)


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The West End production of Motown the Musical has proven its popularity in London. (more...)


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Internationally-acclaimed Japanese drumming group TAIKOPROJECT and Grammy Award-winning Chicano rock band Quetzal join forces to create an all-new musical sound with a quintessentially L.A. aesthetic.... (more...)







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