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San Francisco Opera Presents DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBERSan Francisco Opera Presents DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

San Francisco Opera presents the world premiere of Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng's Dream of the Red Chamber, with a libretto by the composer and David Henry Hwang, in six performances from September 10-29, 2016. Commissioned by San Francisco Opera, the work is a co-production with the Hong Kong Arts Festival and will be performed March 17-18, 2017 at the Grand Theatre in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre as part of its 45th annual festival. Based on one of the quintessential works of world literature, Sheng and Hwang's opera explores the characters at the heart of Chinese author Cao Xueqin's 18th-century novel and communicates their story as a vivid musical and theatrical experience.  (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Premiere of Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang's DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBERSan Francisco Opera to Premiere of Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang's DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

San Francisco Opera presents the world premiere of Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng's Dream of the Red Chamber, with a libretto by the composer and David Henry Hwang, in six performances from September 10-29, 2016. (more...)

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by BWW - May 22, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 5/15/2016 - 5/22/2016. (more...)

JOY LUCK CLUB Author Reveals New Sexy, Buff Body at 64JOY LUCK CLUB Author Reveals New Sexy, Buff Body at 64
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

JOY LUCK CLUB author, Amy Tan, is revealing her new buff body on social media.  At 64, the strong and sexy author writes on her Facebook page: (more...)

New York City Opera to Present NY Premiere of HOPPER'S WIFE This SpringNew York City Opera to Present NY Premiere of HOPPER'S WIFE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

New York City Opera presents the New York premiere of HOPPER'S WIFE by composer Stewart Wallace, set to a libretto by Michael Korie. (more...)

Damian Woetzel's DEMO Series to Continue at Kennedy Center, 4/22-23Damian Woetzel's DEMO Series to Continue at Kennedy Center, 4/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Damian Woetzel continues his DEMO series uniting artists around a common theme, April 22-23, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. This installment of the multi-genre series features Memphis jookin' dance pioneer Lil Buck, along with fellow jooker Ron "Prime Tyme" Myles, and musicians Sandeep Das (tabla), Johnny Gandelsman (violin), Cristina Pato (gaita), Wu Tong (sheng), David Teie (cello), and singer, song-writer, and multi-instrumentalist Kate Davis. This adventurous cast of musicians and dancers will explore, through their performances, the worlds they came from, collaboratively reinventing their own instruments and art forms around the theme of Place. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Present DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER World PremiereSan Francisco Opera to Present DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

San Francisco Opera today announced additional details for the Company's world premiere commission DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER by renowned Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng, opening at the War Memorial Opera House on September 10, 2016. (more...)

AREAA's Annual Convention Celebrates the Historical Contributions of Asian American Community and Outlines a Path for Expanded Homeownership for AllAREAA's Annual Convention Celebrates the Historical Contributions of Asian American Community and Outlines a Path for Expanded Homeownership for All
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

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The Arts In Education Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education Presents AUTHOR, AUTHOR, Now thru 11/20The Arts In Education Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education Presents AUTHOR, AUTHOR, Now thru 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

This fall, the Arts in Education Program (AIE) at Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) will present world-renowned photographer Michael Childers' exhibition Author, Author: A Photographic Retrospective of Authors, Playwrights, and Screenwriters (tonight, October 29 - November 20, 2015) at the Monroe C. Gutman Library Gallery at Harvard University, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA. (more...)

Michael Childers' Author, Author: A Photographic Retrospective of Authors, Playwrights, and Screenwriters To Exhibit Gutman Library, 10/29Michael Childers' Author, Author: A Photographic Retrospective of Authors, Playwrights, and Screenwriters To Exhibit Gutman Library, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

The Arts in Education Program (AIE) at Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) will present world-renowned photographer Michael Childers' exhibition Author, Author: A Photographic Retrospective of Authors, Playwrights, and Screenwriters (October 29 - November 20, 2015) at the Monroe C. Gutman Library Gallery at Harvard University, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA. (more...)

The Arts In Education Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education Presents AUTHOR, AUTHOR, 10/29-11/20The Arts In Education Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education Presents AUTHOR, AUTHOR, 10/29-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

This fall, the Arts in Education Program (AIE) at Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) will present world-renowned photographer Michael Childers' exhibition Author, Author: A Photographic Retrospective of Authors, Playwrights, and Screenwriters (October 29 - November 20, 2015) at the Monroe C. Gutman Library Gallery at Harvard University, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA. (more...)

Chipotle Launches Super Short Book Report SweepstakesChipotle Launches Super Short Book Report Sweepstakes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announced the latest installment of its popular 'Cultivating Thought' author series, and with it a new online sweepstakes called the Super Short Book Report. The sweepstakes, presented with Amazon Kindle, invites participants to submit a 103-character book report, based on one of the new 'Cultivating Thought' stories, for the chance to win prizes including one of 500 Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-readers. (more...)

Best-Selling Author, Carew Papritz, Shares THE LEGACY LETTERSBest-Selling Author, Carew Papritz, Shares THE LEGACY LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Have you ever thought about the impact you have on other people and the world around you? Do you ever wonder what legacy you will leave behind and why revealing one's self is so important in finding that legacy? (more...)

Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, TodayRichard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2015

April 29, 2015 - Richmond, Virginia Join everyone's favorite "Wascally Wabbit" and his friends Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Pepe Le Pew, Tweety, Sylvester and more today, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Altria Theater. Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II celebrates the world's favorite classic Looney Tunes, projected on the big screen, while the Richmond Symphony performs their exhilarating, original Carl Stalling scores live. (more...)

Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

April 29, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Join everyone's favorite “Wascally Wabbit” and his friends Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Pepe Le Pew, Tweety, Sylvester and more on Saturday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Altria Theater. Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II celebrates the world's favorite classic Looney Tunes, projected on the big screen, while the Richmond Symphony performs their exhilarating, original Carl Stalling scores live. (more...)

Julie Adams and John Churchwell Up Next in 'Schwabacher Debut Recitals' Series, 3/29Julie Adams and John Churchwell Up Next in 'Schwabacher Debut Recitals' Series, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

?The 32nd season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals continues on Sunday, March 29 at Temple Emanu-El's Martin Meyer Sanctuary with soprano Julie Adams and pianist John Churchwell. Adams and Churchwell will present a program of works by Alfred Bachelet, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Edvard Grieg, Sergei Rachmaninov and Lee Hoiby. (more...)

New York Philharmonic's BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY Adds 5/14 PerformanceNew York Philharmonic's BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY Adds 5/14 Performance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Due to popular demand, the New York Philharmonic and Warner Bros. will present an additional performance of Bugs Bunny at the Symphony, a program celebrating classic Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons with the New York Philharmonic playing the music live while the animation is screened. (more...)

New York Philharmonic's BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY Adds 5/14 PerformanceNew York Philharmonic's BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY Adds 5/14 Performance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Due to popular demand, the New York Philharmonic and Warner Bros. will present an additional performance of Bugs Bunny at the Symphony, a program celebrating classic Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons with the New York Philharmonic playing the music live while the animation is screened. (more...)

Preview San Francisco Opera's DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER World Premiere This WeekendPreview San Francisco Opera's DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER World Premiere This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

In collaboration with San Francisco Opera, the 2015 Stanford Pan-Asian Music Festival will preview the upcoming world premiere with a free panel discussion and performances of an excerpt from the opera by the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra from China this weekend, February 20 and 21 at Stanford University. (more...)

George Manahan to Conduct, Stan Lai to Stage San Francisco Opera's DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER World Premiere; Preview Set for Next Week!George Manahan to Conduct, Stan Lai to Stage San Francisco Opera's DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER World Premiere; Preview Set for Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

San Francisco Opera today announced two key artistic personnel for the Company's world premiere commission, Dream of the Red Chamber by renowned Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng (Madame Mao, The Silver River). Premiering Fall 2016 at the War Memorial Opera House, Dream of the Red Chamber will be conducted by American maestro George Manahan and staged by celebrated Taiwanese director Stan Lai in his Company debut. (more...)

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