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Houston Grand Opera Presents World Premiere Of SOME LIGHT EMERGES, 3/16-17Houston Grand Opera Presents World Premiere Of SOME LIGHT EMERGES, 3/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present the world premiere of Some Light Emerges, a chamber opera created by the acclaimed team of composer Laura Kaminsky and librettists Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, on March 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m., at the Ballroom at Bayou Place. (more...)

Kronos Quartet Returns for New Works, 2/11Kronos Quartet Returns for New Works, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

On Saturday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m., San Francisco's celebrated Kronos Quartet returns to Zankel Hall for a program of new works, six of which were commissioned as part of Carnegie Hall's 125 Commissions Project, including the world premiere of Rhiannon Giddens's At the Purchaser's Option with Variations.  Additional commissioned works include Garth Knox'sSatellites; Kala Ramnath's Amrit (arr. Reena Esmail); Nicole Lizée's Another Living Soul; Tanya Tagaq's Sivunittinni (arr. Jacob Garchik); and Fodé Lassana Diabaté's Sunjata's Time(arr. Jacob Garchik) on which Diabaté will join the quartet on the balafon. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts today announced a new performance date for Compagnie Herve KOUBI: What the Day Owes to the Night.  Originally scheduled for January 17-18, the PEAK performance will now be presented on Tuesday, January 31, 7:30 pm, in the Kravis Center's Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Playhouse. (more...)

American Conservatory Theater Awarded Grants Totaling More Than $200,000 To Support New Works Under A.C.T.'s New StrandsAmerican Conservatory Theater Awarded Grants Totaling More Than $200,000 To Support New Works Under A.C.T.'s New Strands
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced today that it has been awarded four grants totaling more than $200,000 to support the commission, development, and production of several new works under A.C.T.'s New Strands, including the upcoming world-premiere theatrical adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's international best-selling novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, opening at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater in February 2017. (more...)

Imani Uzuri's LOVE STORY: SONGS OF LAUGHTER, LOSS AND RESILIENCE to Tour the BoroughsImani Uzuri's LOVE STORY: SONGS OF LAUGHTER, LOSS AND RESILIENCE to Tour the Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public and The Public Theater's Mobile Unit present Imani Uzuri's Love Story: Songs of Laughter, Loss and Resilience, a concert of the composer's own music, as part of the programs' collaborative series, In Transit. (more...)

The Divided States of America & More on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEENThe Divided States of America & More on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

Zimmerli Presents INNOVATION AND ABSTRACTION: WOMEN ARTISTS AND ATELIER 17, 1/17-5/31Zimmerli Presents INNOVATION AND ABSTRACTION: WOMEN ARTISTS AND ATELIER 17, 1/17-5/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Innovation and Abstraction: Women Artists and Atelier 17, on view at the Zimmerli Art Museum from January 17 to May 31, 2017, examines the formal innovations and burgeoning feminist consciousness of eight artists who worked in the studio's New York location: Louise Bourgeois, Minna Citron, Worden Day, Dorothy Dehner, Sue Fuller, Alice Trumbull Mason, Louise Nevelson, and Anne Ryan. (more...)

Zimmerli Art Museum To Spotlight Two Exhibits At ART AFTER HOURS, 2/7Zimmerli Art Museum To Spotlight Two Exhibits At ART AFTER HOURS, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers invites the public to attend exclusive programming at Art After Hours: First Tuesdays on February 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Presents CCN - BALLET DE LORRAINE in Joyce DebutThe Joyce Theater Presents CCN - BALLET DE LORRAINE in Joyce Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to welcome Centre Chorégraphique National - Ballet de Lorraine, one of France's leading contemporary dance companies, in its Joyce debut from February 7 – 12, featuring the New York premiere of the company's latest work, Unknown Pleasures, along with other acclaimed works over two separate programs. (more...)

Three New American Opera Projects to Premiere in SpringThree New American Opera Projects to Premiere in Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Three new operas developed by American Opera Projects to premiere:  two on race relations in America and one on the future of sex. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now festival and The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, present Silent Voices on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday January 15 at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall.  (more...)

University of Miami Receives Mellon Grant for the Lowe, LibrariesUniversity of Miami Receives Mellon Grant for the Lowe, Libraries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a grant in the amount of $500,000 to the University of Miami, to support collaboration between the Lowe Art Museum and University of Miami Libraries through their shared effort to further faculty engagement with historical and artistic collections. (more...)

HERE Proudly Presents CHIFLON, EL SILENCIO DEL CARBONHERE Proudly Presents CHIFLON, EL SILENCIO DEL CARBON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

HERE proudly presents Chiflon, El Silencio del Carbon, by renowned Chilean company Silencio Blanco, a presentation from HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program.  This production plays three performances only, February 24 - 26, 2017 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street).  This presentation at HERE arrives as part of a U.S. tour, with dates and venues as follows: MCA, Chicago, IL (January 15-24); FUNDarte, Miami, FL (January 25-29); University of Maryland/The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD (January 30-February 5); Raritan Valley Community College/The Theatre, Branchburg, NJ (February 6-12); Bucknell University/Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Lewisburg, PA (February 13-19); HERE, New York, NY (February 24-26); UCLA/Center for the Art of Performance, Los Angeles, CA (February 27-March 5); Boom Arts, Portland, OR (March 6-9). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of Last Work performed by one of the foremost contemporary dance companies in the world, Batsheva Dance Company on January 27 & 28 at 7:30 PM. Rapier-like one moment, slow and methodical the next, the otherworldly performers of Batsheva Dance Company exemplify the pioneering genius of Artistic Director and Choreographer Ohad Naharin. Batsheva dancers work in the innovative movement language Gaga, created by Naharin, which is informed by a heightened knowledge and self-awareness of the body. In Last Work, Naharin offers an open-ended meditation on the humanism inherent in the body's motion, veering explosively between the political and the excruciatingly personal. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Presents YEAR OF THE ROOSTER, 1/28-29Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Presents YEAR OF THE ROOSTER, 1/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of the Rooster at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on January 28 & 29, 2017 at 2pm.This award-winning event brings audiences close to one of the world's most celebrated festivals: China's Spring Festival. (more...)

Brooklyn Arts Exchange Announces ARTIST SERVICES DAYBrooklyn Arts Exchange Announces ARTIST SERVICES DAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

BAX / Brooklyn Arts Exchange is hosting the fourth annual ARTIST SERVICES DAY on Sunday, February 5, 2017, featuring an array of talks and workshops designed to serve working dance, theater, performance artists and their supporters. (more...)

BRIC Announces Winter/Spring 2017 Programming at BRIC HouseBRIC Announces Winter/Spring 2017 Programming at BRIC House
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

In Its Award-Winning Arts Center in Downtown Brooklyn, BRIC Presents and Incubates Fresh Work by Artists and Media-Makers Reflecting NYC's Diversity. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now festival and The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, present Silent Voices on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday January 15 at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall.  (more...)

International Contemporary Ensemble Slates Busy January in NYCInternational Contemporary Ensemble Slates Busy January in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) continues to transform the way music is created and experienced throughout January. (more...)

Opera America Announces Details of NEW OPERA SHOWCASE, 1/13Opera America Announces Details of NEW OPERA SHOWCASE, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, announces the details for the New Opera Showcase, taking place on Friday, January 13 at 8:00 p.m. at historic Town Hall in the heart of New York City's Times Square. (more...)

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