Arturo Sandoval News

David Amram's 84th Birthday Concert: Remembering Pete Seeger Set for Hillwood Recital Hall, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

On Thursday November 20, 2014 at 7pm, Producer Jason Samel of Movement Music Records in association with Love Revolution and Gold Coast Arts Center presents 'David Amram's 84th Birthday Concert: Remembering Pete Seeger' at The Hillwood Recital Hall At Tilles Center on campus at LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, NY 11548. Net proceeds will benefit the 501 (c)(3) not for profit Gold Coast Arts Center, a not for profit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the arts through education, exhibition, performance and outreach. (more...)

Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day With Renowned Latin Performers And Festivities
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ No other destination in the U.S. celebrates Mexican Independence Day quite like Las Vegas, and this year's festivities will bring unparalleled excitement in honor of El Grito. More than 300,000 visitors will make their way to the Entertainment Capital of the World to savor world-class Mexican cuisine, dance to rhythms of the hottest Latin music artists, revel in one-of-a-kind nightlife, share laughs with famed comedians, experience thrilling sporting events, and more. Las Vegas is the most popular international travel destination for Mexican travelers, with the destination seeing more than 300,000 visitors by air alone in 2013. (more...)

Exclusive Recording Contract Up for Grabs for 2014 Sarah Vaughan Competition Winner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Larry Rosen Productions (LRP), and Concord Music Group announce a landmark agreement to provide an exclusive recording contract offer to record and release an album on Concord Records to the winner of the 2014 Sarah Vaughan International jazz Vocal Competition, now known as the SASSY awards. (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Arturo Sandoval and More Set for the Blue Note, Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Blue Note Jazz Club, one of the world's most iconic jazz and blues venues based in Greenwich Village, is proud to announce an impressive schedule of artists for August 2014. (more...)

The Smith Center to Welcome One Millionth Guest During THE BOOK OF MORMON's Run
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The Heart of the Arts in Southern Nevada, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is set to welcome its one millionth guest during the run of the Broadway hit The Book of Mormon. Reaching the major milestone not long after celebrating its second anniversary, The Smith Center attributes the accomplishment to the outstanding support of the community, board, founders, donors, sponsors, and residents that have embraced its mission of providing high-quality performing arts and education. (more...)

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Wins Soundtrack Category for I AM HARVEY MILK at 2014 Independent Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) named winner for "I Am Harvey Milk" in the Soundtrack / Cast Recording Album category at the 13th Independent Music Awards (The IMAs). "I Am Harvey Milk" is an emotional celebration of an American icon. Part choral work, part theater piece, it weaves the story of Harvey Milk's life -- from boyhood to his rise as the first openly gay man to hold public office in California and to his untimely assassination. (more...)

Andrew Lippa's I AM HARVEY MILK Wins 'Best Soundtrack/Cast Recording' at Independent Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

The original cast recording of Andrew Lippa's I Am Harvey Milk was just named by Music Resource Group (MRG) as the winner of Best Soundtrack/Cast Recording in The 13th Independent Music Awards (The IMAs), the influential awards program for independent music and fans. Representing the broad spectrum of today's global independent music scene, the nominees in over 80 Album, Song, Music Video and Design categories were culled from thousands of submissions from North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, Greenland and Europe. (more...)

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, with Milwaukee County Parks, Presents Two Free Outdoor Concerts, 6/8 and 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

As a thank you to the Milwaukee community for its support during the season, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in partnership with Milwaukee County Parks presents a free outdoor concert on Sunday, June 8, 2014 in Cathedral Square Park, led by Associate Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong. The MSO will also perform a free outdoor concert on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Boerner Botanical Gardens, led by guest conductor Jeff Tyzik. Concerts are free and open to the public. (more...)

Los Lobos & Arturo Sandoval to Headline 3rd Annual WGBH Boston Summer Arts Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are teaming up again to host the 3rd annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend. (more...)

Nevada Ballet Theatre to Honor Debbie Allen as Woman of the Year for the 31st Annual Black & White Ballet
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) announced today that it will honor dancer, choreographer, actress, producer, director and author Debbie Allen as Woman of the Year for the 31st Annual Black & White Ball. The recipient of numerous awards, including a Tony Award, Golden Globe and three Emmy Awards among others, Allen's many contributions to the performing arts and entertainment industry will be celebrated on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at ARIA Resort & Casino, CityCenter. (more...)

Michigan State University's Wharton Center Releases 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Wharton Center announces the 2014-2015 Season, and the best way to take advantage of it is by becoming a subscriber. Subscribers get the most benefits, including huge discounts and access to the best seats in the house before they go on sale to the general public. (more...)

The LA Phil Announces Updates to 2014/15 Season - New Artists, Concerts & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

The Los Angeles Philharmonic announces programming updates to the 2014/15 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall. (more...)

Academy Award Nominee Vera Farmiga Stars in Romantic Comedy AT MIDDLETON on Blu-ray and DVD Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Anchor Bay Films presents Academy Award nominees Andy Garcia (Ocean's Eleven, City Island) and Vera Farmiga (A&E's 'Bates Motel', Up in the Air) in, AT MIDDLETON, on Blu-ray and DVD today, April 1, 2014. (more...)

Academy Award Nominee Vera Farmiga Stars in Romantic Comedy AT MIDDLETON on Blu-ray and DVD, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Anchor Bay Films presents Academy Award nominees Andy Garcia (Ocean's Eleven, City Island) and Vera Farmiga (A&E's 'Bates Motel', Up in the Air) in, AT MIDDLETON, on Blu-ray and DVD on April 1, 2014. (more...)

SFGMC's I AM HARVEY MILK Recording Scores Independent Music Awards Nomination
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) joins nearly 400 exceptional self-released and independent label artists, as well as former major label acts named by Music Resource Group (MRG) as Nominees in The 13th Independent Music Awards (The IMAs), the influential awards program for independent bands and fans. SFGMC's original cast recording of 'I Am Harvey Milk' is nominated for 'Best Soundtrack/Cast Recording.' 'I Am Harvey Milk' is an emotional celebration of an American icon. Part choral work, part theater piece, it weaves the story of Harvey Milk's life - from boyhood to his rise as the first openly gay man to hold public office in California and to his untimely assassination. (more...)

Jay Adriel, Austin Colby & More Join Cast of Arena Stage's SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Smokey Joe's Cafe-The Songs of Leiber and Stoller transports audiences to the golden age of rock, rhythm and blues this spring at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Director Randy Johnson returns to Arena Stage following the success of A Night with Janis Joplin (which enjoyed two runs at Arena Stage followed by a subsequent run on Broadway) to helm this Grammy Award-winning tribute to legendary songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, which originally opened on Broadway in 1995 and became the longest running musical revue, topping 2,000 performances. Bursting with hit tunes including 'Hound Dog,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' 'Stand by Me,' 'Love Potion #9' and 'On Broadway,' Smokey Joe's Cafe showcases choreography by Parker Esse (Arena Stage's The Music Man, Oklahoma!) and music direction by Victor Simonson (Center Stage's A Civil War Christmas, Arena Stage's 3 Mo' Divas) and runs April 25-June 8, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Scottsdale Arts Festival Has Extra Bounce with Happy Gift, 3/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

A smiling, candy-striped inflatable sculpture will be giving some extra bounce to the 44th annual Scottsdale Arts Festival on March 14-16. (more...)

Lifetime Greenlights Conspiracy Thriller THE LOTTERY
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Lifetime has ordered 10 episodes of the conspiracy thriller The Lottery, it was announced today by Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Lifetime. (more...)

World Premiere of Nilo Cruz's SOTTO VOCE Set for Theater for the New City, 2/15-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Theater for the New City will present the world premiere of 'Sotto Voce' by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz from February 15 to March 9, directed by the author. (more...)

Debbie Allen Dance Academy Wins 7th Annual Goldstar National Nutcracker Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Goldstar, the world's biggest ticket booth, has announced the winner of the 7th Annual Goldstar National Nutcracker Award: Debbie Allen Dance Academy, The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker at Royce Hall at UCLA in Los Angeles, which competed with nearly 60 other productions of The Nutcracker across the country. In addition to receiving "The Nutty" statuette, Debbie Allen Dance Academy, The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker will receive a cash prize to benefit the organization's education programs, as well as the honor of being declared 'the best-loved Nutcracker in the U.S.' (more...)

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