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Payless Plumbing Blog Offers Free Plumbing Consultation to Home-owners
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Start growing a business using new win, win estimating service! Large companies can afford high-end overhead costs. This plumbing estimating service affords small businesses and small contractors in reducing overhead costs by 100%, and also helping to increase profits. (more...)

James KZD Mwamba's New Book Gives Numerical Formula for Success
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Successful people, such as former South African president Nelson Mandela and current United States president Barack Obama, are often great sources of inspiration for others looking to succeed in life. James KZD Mwamba specifically focuses his new book , 'The Revelation of Numbers: The Codes 4 666 4, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, and the Power of 27' (published by Trafford Publishing) on some of the most influential people of the 20th and 21st centuries, such as Mandela and Obama, to prove his discovery of a numerical formula for success. (more...)

The Grascals Coming to Abingdon, VA, 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Tent Jams, Abingdon's premiere music lineup, continues on August 28 at 8pm with the legendary bluegrass band, The Grascals. (more...)

NoHo ACE to Premiere SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL, 9/12-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to present a world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon. SCARY MUSICAL The Musical will begin previews on Friday, September 12 at 8pm; will open on Friday, September 19 at 8pm and run for eight weeks through Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Flash: President Obama Awards National Medals of Arts to John Kander, Bill T. Jones & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

President Barack Obama presented the National Medals of Arts in conjunction with the National Humanities Medals on Monday, July 28, 2014 in an East Room ceremony at the White House. Check out photos from the special ceremony below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: John Kander, Bill T. Jones & More Recieve National Medals of Arts
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2014

Just yesterday, President Barack Obama presented the National Medals of Arts in conjunction with the National Humanities Medals in an East Room ceremony at the White House. NEA Chairman Jane Chu said, 'Whether its animation or architecture, writing or music, these artists' creativity and passion have made an enormous impact on our nation. I join the President in congratulating them and celebrating the arts in our country.' The official citations for the 2013 National Medal of Arts recipients are: Julia Alvarez, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Joan Harris, Bill T. Jones, John Kander, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Maxine Hong Kingston, Albert Maysles, Linda Ronstadt, Billie Tsien and Tod Williams, and James Turrell. Check out the ceremony below! (more...)

Wadhwani Foundation's Upskilling Programme 'Race to a Job' Finds Special Mention in Vice President Biden's Report
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The Vice President's report highlights successful job-driven training strategies, details executive actions that are being taken by the federal government, and new commitments by employers, non-profits, unions and innovators to help spread what's working and to support more Americans in getting and moving up in in-demand jobs and careers. (more...)

California's Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom Joins Leadership Team for 2015 Special Olympics in LA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has been appointed Executive Chairman of the Leadership Committee of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. (more...)

President Obama Says 2013 National Medal of Arts Honorees 'Add Texture to Our Lives'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

President Barack Obama presented the National Medals of Arts in conjunction with the National Humanities Medals this afternoon, July 28, 2014, in an East Room ceremony at the White House. First Lady Michelle Obama was also in attendance. (more...)

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to Visit LETTERMAN, 7/30
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney will make his first visit to the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, Wednesday, July 30 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

President Obama on ABC's SCANDAL: 'Not Something We Want to Be Living Out'
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

At a Washington DC fundraiser hosted by Scandal scribe Shonda Rhimes and star Kerry Washington last night, President Barack Obama joked about the accuracy of the hit ABC drama series. (more...)

John Kander, Bill T. Jones, BAM & More to Receive 2013 National Medals of Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

President Barack Obama will present the National Medals of Arts in conjunction with the National Humanities Medals on Monday, July 28, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. ET, in an East Room ceremony at the White House. First Lady Michelle Obama will attend. The event will be live streamed at WH.gov/Live. (more...)

Let's Talk Small Business on Business RadioX Features the Small Business Administration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

ATLANTA, GA - The Let's Talk Small Business May 20, 2014 episode was the second in a series that featured Cassius Butts, Regional Administrator for the Small Business Administration (SBA), being interviewed by host Stacey Key. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch Memorial
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 18, 2014

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's brassiest, bawdiest and best-loved leading ladies in honor of her death this week, the one and only Elaine Stritch. (more...)

Toumani & Sidiki Set to Kick Off Fall 2014 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Mali's Toumani Diabaté is widely recognized as the greatest living kora player. The Observer has deemed him “one of the world's pre-eminent musicians in any genre.” (more...)

Aloe Blacc & More to Join Bruno Mars' 'Moonshine Jungle World Tour'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars is proud to announce that he will be accompanied by an array of stellar support acts on selected dates of his 'Moonshine Jungle World Tour,' (more...)

CIRCUS ORANGE, Jay Pharoah, Spoon River Rochester and More Highlight 2014 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, Running 9/18-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival announced its third annual lineup this morning for the September 18-27, 2014 event in and around downtown Rochester's East End. Fringe 2014 will include more than 380 shows of all genres in 28 venues that range from parked cars to the return of the Magic Crystal Spiegeltent. (more...)

The San Fransisco Girls Chorus Announces 2014-2015 Season, Which Includes THE ROMANTIC IMAGINATION, NORTHERN LIGHTS and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

In announcing the first season of concerts curated under her artistic directorship Lisa Bielawa has made public details of the 40-voice, Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus 2014-2015 season. The season of five programs will run October 4, 2014 through June 5, 2015 and be capped off by a tour to Nordic countries including Estonia, Finland and Sweden. The season concerts will be conducted by Music Director Valerie Sainte-Agathe and will highlight music by Amy Beach, Lili Boulanger, Carla Kihlstedt Schubert, Beethoven, Handel, Vaughan Williams, Ralf Yusuf Gawlick, Philip Glass, John Adams, John Cage, Lou Harrison, Meredith Monk and others and feature guest artists including pianistJon Nakamatsu and violinist/composer Carla Kihlstedt. Of particular note will be the West Coast premiere of Kinderkreuzzug (2010), an anti-war cantata by German-Turkish composer Ralf Yusuf Gawlick set on a 1941 poem by Bertoldt Brecht. In addition to the annual Davies Hall holiday concert, the Girls Chorus this year will collaborate with New Century Chamber Orchestra for seasonal performances. For more information, visit www.sfgirlschorus.org. (more...)

Turning On AIDS 2014 at Arts Centre Melbourne Set for 7/18-21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Arts Centre Melbourne's Hamer Hall will be lit up nightly from Friday July 18-21 with a series of unique digital art projections putting the spotlight on creating an HIV-free generation. Titled Honouring the Past, Hope for the Future: Towards an HIV Free Generation this sophisticated and symbolic public art installation marks the beginning of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) being hosted in Melbourne July 20-25. (more...)

E!'s THE SOUP Receives Emmy Nomination for 'True Detective' Spoof!
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The E! show received an Emmy nomination this morning for the Best Short-Form Live Action Entertainment Program for its True Detective spoof. (more...)

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