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  • James Patterson Donates 45,000 Books to New York Schools
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

    It is reported that best-selling author, James Patterson will donate 45,000 copies of his books for young readers to New York students. Chancellor Carmen Farina of New York Schools said that sixth-grade students in more than 300 schools will be offered the books. (more...)

    Showtime to Kick Off Free Preview Weekend on 5/9
    by TV News Desk - May 05, 2014

    SHOWTIME will be available to 74 million households during a Free Preview Weekend this Friday, May 9 through Sunday, May 11. Viewers nationwide will be able to sample the network's award-winning programming on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME On Demand(R), SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R) and on a number of participating distributors' TV Everywhere portals. The Free Preview weekend will include the series premiere of the new drama series PENNY DREADFUL, as well as new episodes of the critically-acclaimed hit series NURSE JACKIE and CALIFORNICATION, the premium television premiere of Scary Movie 5, and the premiere of Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana, the thrilling 12-round welterweight world championship unification bout from Saturday, May 3. During the Preview, SHOWTIME will also debut the second episode of PENNY DREADFUL on SHOWTIME ANYTIME immediately following the series premiere on Sunday, May 11th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

    James Patterson Reveals Tips on How to Write an 'Unputdownable' Story
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

    James Patterson is an American author largely known for his novels about fictional psychologist Alex Cross, the protagonist of the Alex Cross series. Patterson also wrote the Michael Bennett, Women's Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, and Witch and Wizard series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, non-fiction and romance novels. His books have sold more than 300 million copies. (more...)

    Chicago Tribune Announces James Patterson Winner of Young Adult Literary Award
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

    CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Chicago Tribune announced today that James Patterson is the winner of its 2014 Young Adult Literary Award, in recognition of his efforts to encourage, inspire and motivate children to read. The annual award acknowledges the power of literacy in the lives of young adults specifically. (more...)

    Williams, Ejogo, Gilford and Sanchez Join THE PURGE 2
    by Movies News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

    The Hollywood Reporter writes that Michael K. Williams (Boardwalk Empire), Carmen Ejogo (Sparkle), Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights) and Kiele Sanchez (A Perfect Getaway) have signed on for THE PURGE sequel. They will join previously announced star Frank Grillo. (more...)

    Rob Cohen to Direct ROAD HOUSE Remake
    by Movies News Desk - Nov 23, 2013

    ROAD HOUSE is set to reappear on the big screen, revamped by director Rob Cohen, according to The Hollywood Reporter. MGM is remaking the movie from a script by Michael Stokes. (more...)

    Princess Grace Foundation Honors Tony Winner Cicely Tyson Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

    The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) is proud to announce that Cicely Tyson will accept the Prince Rainier III Award and filmmaker and New Arts Axis Director, Wendy Levy, and New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, Tiler Peck, will receive Princess Grace Statue Awards at the 2013 Princess Grace Awards Gala tonight, October 30, 2013, at Cipriani 42(nd) Street in New York City. (more...)

    Manhattan College Announces 18 Recipients of James Patterson Scholarships
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

    Best-selling author and alumnus James Patterson '69 will award $100,000 in academic scholarships to Manhattan College. This is the second year in a row for the James Patterson Scholarships, and 8 juniors and 10 seniors from the Schools of Arts, Business, Education and Health, Engineering, and Science are recipients of the 2013-2014 scholarships. (more...)

    Arts in Review's Premiere Radio Drama CHE AND ALLEN Airs Tonight on KPFK 90.5FM
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2013

    KPFK's Arts in Review (AIR) Repertory Players and Pacific Radio Archives present the broadcast premiere of Che & Allen - the imagined 1965 St. Patrick's Day meeting of Che Guevara and Allen Ginsberg in Limerick Ireland - airing Saturday, October 19 (10-11pm), on KPFK 90.7FM, hosted by producer/editorMark Torres. Conceived and written by playwright/journalist Julio Martinez and directed by Irene Arranga, the production features Marcelo Tubert, Richard Heft and Gigi Perreau. (more...)

    Princess Grace Foundation to Honor Tony Winner Cicely Tyson, 10/30
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

    The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) is proud to announce that Cicely Tyson will accept the Prince Rainier III Award and filmmaker and New Arts Axis Director, Wendy Levy, and New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, Tiler Peck, will receive Princess Grace Statue Awards at the 2013 Princess Grace Awards Gala on October 30, 2013, at Cipriani 42(nd) Street in New York City. (more...)

    KPFK's Arts in Review Repertory Players and Pacific Radio Archives Present the Broadcast Premiere of CHE & ALLEN, 10/19
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

    KPFK's Arts in Review (AIR) Repertory Players and Pacific Radio Archives present the broadcast premiere of Che & Allen - the imagined 1965 St. Patrick's Day meeting of Che Guevara and Allen Ginsberg in Limerick Ireland - airing Saturday, October 19 (10-11pm), on KPFK 90.7FM, hosted by producer/editor Mark Torres. Conceived and written by playwright/journalist Julio Martinez and directed byIrene Arranga, the production features Marcelo Tubert, Richard Heft and Gigi Perreau. In Southern California, the broadcast also can be heard on 98.7 FM in Santa Barbara; 99.5 FM in Ridgecrest/China Lake; and 93.7 FM in Rancho Bernardo/North San Diego, as well as streaming live, worldwide on www.kpfk.org. (more...)

    Caleb Deschanel to Direct Elvis Presley Biopic GROWING UP GRACELAND
    by Movies News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

    It was announced today that five-time Oscar nominee Caleb Deschanel has been tapped to direct BiteSize Entertainment's Elvis Presley bio-pic “Growing Up Graceland.” The announcement was made by BiteSize Entertainment's founder and CEO Ron Bloom. (more...)

    Eva Longoria Carries Jill Milan to 'Devious Maids' Premiere
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

    Jill Milan, a provider of designer Italian handbags, announced actress Eva Longoria carried the luxury brand's Russian Hill Clutch to the June 17 premiere party for 'Devious Maids,' a comedy-drama television series executive produced by Ms. Longoria and set to debut June 23 on the Lifetime Television cable network. (more...)

    'BOUNTIFUL's Cicely Tyson Wins Best Lead Actress, Play
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2013

    Cicely Tyson has won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role in a play for her portrayal of Carrie Watts in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL. (more...)

    Jill Milan to Open First Retail Store with Pop-Up in San Francisco
    by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

    Jill Milan, a provider of designer Italian handbags, announced it is launching its first retail store, a pop-up location in San Francisco. The luxury brand chose the Westfield San Francisco Centre for the company's first brand-dedicated retail store, which will open May 24. (more...)

    Kerry Washington Carries Jill Milan to White House Correspondents' Dinner
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

    Jill Milan, a provider of designer Italian handbags, announced actress Kerry Washington, star of the ABC series “Scandal” the film “Django Unchained,” carried the luxury brand's Holland Park Clutch to Saturday evening's White House Correspondents' Dinner, hosted annually in Washington by the White House Correspondents' Association. (more...)

    Top Reads: McGuire's WALKING DISASTER Tops NY Times' Bestseller List, Week Ending 4/21
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2013

    WALKING DISASTER, Jamie McGuire's follow-up to the New York Times bestselling novel, BEAUTIFUL DISASTER, rose to the top of the NY Time's Combined Print & E-Book Fiction list this week. (more...)

    Top Reads: Ward's LOVER AT LAST Lands at No. 1 on NY Times' Bestseller List, Week Ending 4/14
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2013

    J.R. Ward's latest BLACK DAGGER BROTHERHOOD novel, LOVER AT LAST, landed at the top of The New York Times' best fiction best seller list for the week ending April 14. (more...)

    Top Reads: Harlan Coben's SIX YEARS Debuts at No. 1 on NY Times' Bestseller List, Week Ending 4/7
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2013

    Harlan Coben's latest novel, SIX YEARS, debuted at the top of The New York Times' best fiction best seller list for the week ending April 7. A film adaptation of the thriller is now being developed by Paramount, with LES MISERABLES' Hugh Jackman set to star. (more...)

    Top Reads: ALEX CROSS Reclaims Top Spot on NY Times' Bestseller List, Week Ending 3/31
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2013

    James Patterson's latest installment in the hit Alex Cross franchise, titled RUN, reclaimd The NY Times' best fiction best seller list for the week ending March 31. Sheryl Sandberg's LEAN IN: WOMEN, WORK, AND THE WILL TO LEAD topped nonfiction and Amazon's overall list. The top 10 for fiction, nonfiction, and more are below! (more...)

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