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THE KINGMAKERS, MODERN AFRICAN and More Coming to Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

A host of new shows will be running in the Upstairs theatre at the Alexander Bar and Cafe over the next month. An contemporary Cape Town institution, Alexander Bar attracts a mixed crowd of interesting locals young and old. The bar is filled with old-world charm and is engineered to get people talking. The fully eqipped Upstairs Theatre hosts a rotating schedule of intimate live performances - including live music, comedy, drama, play readings and more - It's like a little festival venue all year round. (more...)

Polly Ferman's GlamourTango to Open the 2014 Latina Cultural Festival, 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2014

Polly Ferman's 'GlamourTango,' the all-female multi-media music and dance spectacle that pays tribute to the women who were a major force in early tango, is proud to open the 2014 Latina Cultural Festival, Tuesday July 29th at 8 PM at Queens Theatre. (more...)

Jay Leno, Wynton Marsalis, Audra McDonald, Natalie Cole, Alvin Ailey and More Set for Tilles Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post, Long Island's leading showplace, today announced its 2014-15 season, featuring some of the most celebrated stars of comedy, music, and dance. (more...)

SHALL WE TANGO NYC International Tango Festival Announced, 10/7-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Pan American Musical Art Research, Inc. (PAMAR) announces the Shall We Tango NYC international tango festival in celebration of its 30th anniversary. The festival, which will run from October 7-13 in New York City, will include concerts, dance performances, art exhibitions, tango dance classes, tango dance practicas, theater performances and a gala show and milonga. (more...)

BALLET HISPANIA 30 anos en Tributo a la Tierra - Ceremonia Flamenca, Centro Cultural Borges, 29 de junio
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

"Tributo a la tierra" es el homenaje a nuestras tradiciones, a los origenes de la vida, amalgamados con los dias vividos a lo largo del tiempo. Es el amor a ella y la defensa de sus derechos de grandeza. La tierra, es un manantial de belleza de vida, de ofrenda en latidos energeticos. En sintesis, "Tributo a la Tierra" es un signo glorioso de la inconmensurable creacion. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2014: INTO OBLIVION Beautifully Explored the Music of Astor Piazzolla
by Barry Lenny - Jun 25, 2014

Argentinean composer and bandoneonista, Ástor Pantaleon Piazzolla, took the Tango and turned it on its head, creating what is known as nuevo tango. (more...)

Russian American Foundation Presents PHILIPPE QUINT & FRIENDS Benefit Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Tonight, May 27 at 7:00pm, the Russian American Foundation (RAF) will present 'Philippe Quint & Friends,' a benefit concert hosted by the renowned Russian-American violinist at the New York Times Building's Times Center (242 West 41st Street). The evening will feature performances by special guests such as Joshua Bell, John Corigliano, Josh Ralph, Emily Bergl, Michael Bacon, William Wolfram, the Matt Herskowitz Trio, and Quint's own Argentine tango group, the Quint Quintet, featuring featuring JP Jofre, Octavio Brunetti, Oren Fader, and Pedro Giraudo. This concert will mark the opening of the 12th Annual Russian Heritage Month® and all proceeds from the evening will benefit the Russian American Foundation's Jewish Heritage Education Program (a 501(c)3 organization). (more...)

BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Reveres Its Great Masters
by Jessica Abejar - May 22, 2014

Halfway through celebrating its 50th year at the David H. Koch Theatre in Lincoln Center, the New York City Ballet showcased three diverse pieces influenced by the Company's greatest artists - Jerome Robbins, Peter Martins, and of course, George Balanchine. (more...)

Bill Kirchen, NYU Tisch Studio on Broadway, Rory O'Malley, Brown Girls Burlesque and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming shows, today, May 21 through June 1, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Bill Kirchen, NYU Tisch Studio on Broadway, Rory O'Malley, Brown Girls Burlesque and More Set for Joe's Pub, 5/21-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming shows, May 21 through June 1, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Julian Fleisher, Russel Taylor and More Set For Joe's Pub, 5/14-25
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Joe's Pub has announced their lineup of events for May 14-25. There is sure to be some thing for everyone - check out all the details below! (more...)

Maestro Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra Come to Roy Thomson Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

Show One Productions, founded in 2004 by Russian Impresario Svetlana Dvoretsky, is celebrating ten years of presenting internationally renowned artists, orchestras, dance companies and unique attractions in Toronto and across Canada beginning with Maestro Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2014 Summer Festival Lineup; Runs 7/20-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

The schedule for this summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, which runs from July 20 to August 10, was announced today by Bill Bragin, Lincoln Center's Director of Public Programming. Nearly 100 free performances will take place across the plazas of Lincoln Center during three weeks. A special Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger on July 20 will be followed by the official opening concert on July 23 with Larry Harlow's Hommy: A Latin Opera, the landmark work's first performance in 40 years. Complete festival details and a chronological listing of events follow. (more...)

Russian American Foundation to Present PHILIPPE QUINT & FRIENDS Benefit Concert, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

On Tuesday, May 27 at 7:00pm, the Russian American Foundation (RAF) will present "Philippe Quint & Friends," a benefit concert hosted by the renowned Russian-American violinist at the New York Times Building's Times Center (242 West 41st Street). The evening will feature performances by special guests such as Joshua Bell, John Corigliano, Josh Ralph, Emily Bergl, Michael Bacon, William Wolfram, the Matt Herskowitz Trio, and Quint's own Argentine tango group, the Quint Quintet, featuring featuring JP Jofre, Octavio Brunetti, Oren Fader, and Pedro Giraudo. This concert will mark the opening of the 12th Annual Russian Heritage Month® and all proceeds from the evening will benefit the Russian American Foundation's Jewish Heritage Education Program (a 501(c)3 organization). (more...)

Maestro Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra Come to Roy Thomson Hall, May 9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Show One Productions, founded in 2004 by Russian Impresario Svetlana Dvoretsky, is celebrating ten years of presenting internationally renowned artists, orchestras, dance companies and unique attractions in Toronto and across Canada beginning with Maestro Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. (more...)

Houston Symphony Presents Free TANGO AND TCHAIKOVSKY Concert Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Today, April 22, the Houston Symphony will perform its first free concert at Discovery Green. Celebrating joint anniversaries, the Houston Symphony's Centennial Season and Discovery Green's sixth birthday, the two organizations will be joining forces to create a unique outdoor event open to all. Led by Concertmaster Frank Huang, the concert will include a performance of Astor Piazzolla's tango-inspired Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, a set of four tango compositions representing the four seasons, alongside Tchaikovsky's famous Serenade for Strings. (more...)

Houston Symphony Features Tchaikovsky's ROMEO AND JULIET, BRONFMAN PLAY BEETHOVEN 4 and More, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Houston Symphony's April calendar provides several unique treats that are sure to excite Houston audiences. Conductor Laureate Hans Graf will return to the podium to lead the orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet today, April 10 and April 12 and 13, followed directly by Music Director Designate Andres Orozco-Estrada's return to conduct Bronfman Play Beethoven 4 on April 17, 18 and 19. (more...)

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2014 Program Announced, 6/6-21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 06, 2014

Adelaide Cabaret Festival Artistic Director Kate Ceberano has unveiled a stellar line up of not your usual suspects for her final year as Festival Director. (more...)

The Houston Symphony Presents a Free Concert, TANGO AND TCHAIKOVSKY: THE HOUSTON SYMPHONY AT DISCOVERY GREEN, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

On April 22, the Houston Symphony will perform its first free concert at Discovery Green. Celebrating joint anniversaries, the Houston Symphony's Centennial Season and Discovery Green's sixth birthday, the two organizations will be joining forces to create a unique outdoor event open to all. Led by Concertmaster Frank Huang, the concert will include a performance of Astor Piazzolla's tango-inspired Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, a set of four tango compositions representing the four seasons, alongside Tchaikovsky's famous Serenade for Strings. (more...)

Show One Productions Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Show One Productions, founded in 2004 by Russian Impresario Svetlana Dvoretsky, is celebrating ten years of presenting internationally renowned artists, orchestras, dance companies and unique attractions in Toronto and across Canada. Beginning this spring, Show One will present a variety of special tenth anniversary performances, including the return of two of its favourite musical guests along with the Canadian premiere of a legendary theatre company. (more...)

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