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New Bitcoin Exchange Launched as Interest Rises in Digital Currency – Independent ReserveNew Bitcoin Exchange Launched as Interest Rises in Digital Currency – Independent Reserve
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

CEO Adam Tepper said Independent Reserve would add a valuable source of liquidity to the growing Bitcoin market. In a survey with almost 450 people, Independent Reserve found that while only 8% had used Bitcoin, more than half felt they understood Bitcoin and over 75% definitely or possibly planned to find out more in the near future. (more...)

New Educational Exhibit Commemorates Centennial of Watercolorist Rex BrandtNew Educational Exhibit Commemorates Centennial of Watercolorist Rex Brandt
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

For nearly 80 years, fate has intertwined the histories of celebrated Southland watercolorist Rex Brandt and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. (more...)

Metropolitan to Unveil Gallery Commemorating Centennial of Famed Southern California Watercolorist, 10/13Metropolitan to Unveil Gallery Commemorating Centennial of Famed Southern California Watercolorist, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California: (more...)

Georgia Shakespeare Ceases Operations in AtlantaGeorgia Shakespeare Ceases Operations in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

With deep regret, the Georgia Shakespeare board of trustees voted unanimously to cease operations, given the theatre company's substantial financial deficiencies. The action includes the cancellation of the production of Holiday Panto planned for December, as well as ending the employment of remaining staff. (more...)

LCT to Offer Special Events in Conjunction with THE OLDEST BOYLCT to Offer Special Events in Conjunction with THE OLDEST BOY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater will present two special events in conjunction with its production of THE OLDEST BOY, a new play by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Rebecca Taichman, which begins performances at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater on Thursday (October 9). These special events are being presented in association with Tibet Fund. (more...)

IVDesk Announces New CEO and Board Member Alan F. BignallIVDesk Announces New CEO and Board Member Alan F. Bignall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

IVDesk, has appointed Mr. Alan F. Bignall as its Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. (more...)

Open Networking Foundation Appoints Dr. Jennifer Rexford to Board of DirectorsOpen Networking Foundation Appoints Dr. Jennifer Rexford to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

“ONF has given me an opportunity to work with some of the greatest technical minds in the SDN movement,” said Dr. Rexford. “I fully support ONF's dedication to advancing the adoption of open SDN. The mission, as we've seen since ONF's creation, is changing the way that organizations are thinking about building networks and influencing the open standards community. I am looking forward to working with the other Board members to support ONF's drive toward widespread open SDN adoption.” (more...)

Strong Development Ahead for Netigate: Employee and Customer Insight Becomes Even More ImportantStrong Development Ahead for Netigate: Employee and Customer Insight Becomes Even More Important
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

STOCKHOLM, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra to Open Season at Carnegie Hall, 10/23Orpheus Chamber Orchestra to Open Season at Carnegie Hall, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

On Thursday, October 23 at 8 p.m., Orpheus Chamber Orchestra opens its 2014-15 concert series at Carnegie Hall with a program that includes Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, featuring Jonathan Biss, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's 1983 work Prologue and Variations in honor of her 75th birthday season. Written the same year Ms. Zwilich became the first female composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music, Prologue and Variations has been described by The New York Times as "splendidly crafted and shot through with a distinctly original utterance." The Carnegie program opens with the overture to Rossini's first opera, La cambiale di matrimonio, and closes with Poulenc's Sinfonietta. (more...)

Guadalupe Rivera Marin Joins Mexican Museum's Arts & Letters CouncilGuadalupe Rivera Marin Joins Mexican Museum's Arts & Letters Council
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Mexican Museum announces the appointment of Guadalupe Rivera Marin, daughter of renowned Mexican artist Diego Rivera, to the Museum's Arts and Letters Council. Rivera Marin will serve as an honorary co-chair with acclaimed actor, director and producer Edward James Olmos. Besides being an author and lecturer, Rivera Marin is also the founder and board chair of the Diego Rivera Foundation. (more...)

Former Roche Exec Jennifer Allerton Appointed to Iron Mountain Board of DirectorsFormer Roche Exec Jennifer Allerton Appointed to Iron Mountain Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Allerton, 62, is the former Chief Information Officer at F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd's Pharma Division, where she worked for 10 years. She has more than thirty-eight years of information technology experience, gaining extensive knowledge of working globally particularly in emerging markets. Most recently, Allerton served as Chief Information Officer at Roche from 2002 to 2012 with responsibility for IT strategy and operations for the Pharma division and all Group IT operations. Prior to Roche, she served as Technology Director at Barclaycard for three years. Currently, Allerton serves as an independent director on the boards of Oxford Instruments, a provider of high technology tools and systems and Aveva Group, an engineering design and information management solutions firm for plant, power and marine industries. (more...)

Amtrak Relies on CloudHealth Technologies to Drive Down Costs and Ensure Optimal Success in the CloudAmtrak Relies on CloudHealth Technologies to Drive Down Costs and Ensure Optimal Success in the Cloud
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

"Moving business-critical applications to the cloud was an important move for us, given our focus on delivering system solutions in a timelier manner, while cutting costs," said Bill Duncan, director of EMS technology services at Amtrak. "Making sense of the millions of rows of data tied to our cloud assets presented a complex challenge. The CloudHealth platform enabled us to benefit from a holistic view, allowing us to easily manage our cloud environment." (more...)

Jacques Lacombe to Conduct NJSO in CARMINA BURANA and More, 10/10-12Jacques Lacombe to Conduct NJSO in CARMINA BURANA and More, 10/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Music Director Jacques Lacombe and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra open the NJSO's 2014-15 concert season October 10-12 with Orff's Carmina Burana in Newark, New Brunswick and Morristown. The concert opens with New Jersey composer George Antheil's McKonkey's Ferry as part of both the NJSO's New Jersey Roots Project and NJ350--a celebration of the Garden State's 350th anniversary in 2014. Debussy's Nocturnes rounds out the opening program. (more...)

Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Welcomes New Additions to Board of DirectorsFox Cities Performing Arts Center Welcomes New Additions to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center's board of directors welcomes several new leaders while saying thank you to a number of retiring board members. David Gross, Mike Hsu, Randy Mahoney, Ruthellyn Musil and Terry Timm will fill vacancies created by retiring board members John F. Bergstrom, Bob Buchanan, Mayor Tim Hanna, Kathi Seifert and Walt Rugland. (more...)

ASO Management & Musicians Unable to Reach Agreement; 2014-2015 Season Cancelled?ASO Management & Musicians Unable to Reach Agreement; 2014-2015 Season Cancelled?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2014

Despite months of Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) discussions, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Players Association and Orchestra management have not reached an agreement on a new contract. As a result, the contract with the musicians' union has expired, effective 12:00 midnight on Saturday, September 6, 2014. This development may delay or cancel portions of the scheduled 2014-15 season, which is set to open on Thursday, September 25, 2014. (more...)

Spanish Lyric Theatre Artistic Director Announces RetirementSpanish Lyric Theatre Artistic Director Announces Retirement
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

After founding and presiding over Spanish Lyric Theatre and SLT Productions' 55-year history, celebrated leader, Rene Gonzalez, has stepped down as the organization's artistic director. (more...)

Auditorium Theatre's 125th Anniversary Gala Set for 12/14Auditorium Theatre's 125th Anniversary Gala Set for 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Exactly 125 years from when the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University opened its doors in 1889, the National Historic Landmark, led by Board Chairman Melvin L. Katten and Executive Director Brett Batterson, celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary with a special performance, "Living the History - 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre" on December 9, 2014. The celebratory evening, which begins with a star-studded program at the Auditorium Theatre (50 E Congress Pkwy), will include a tribute to the diverse entertainment that has been, and continues to be presented at the theatre including symphonic music, opera, Broadway musicals, rock music and dance. The performance will be immediately followed by a Gala Celebration Dinner at the Palmer House Hilton (17 E Monroe) to cap off the extraordinary night. (more...)

Yingli Green Energy to Power FC Bayern Munich with Renewable EnergyYingli Green Energy to Power FC Bayern Munich with Renewable Energy
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

BAODING, China and ZURICH, Switzerland, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ('Yingli Green Energy' or the 'Company'), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ('PV') module manufacturer in the world, known as 'Yingli Solar,' today announced that it has installed a solar power system on the roof of FC Bayern Munich's training facility on Sabener StraBe. The Yingli Solar power system has a capacity of 29.2 kWp and will produce more than 31,000 kWh of clean electricity each year. With the new system, the football club now is able to generate their own renewable energy which has a positive impact on the environment by reducing 21,000 kg of harmful CO2 emissions annually. (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse Announces New Board Chairman and Vice-ChairmanPasadena Playhouse Announces New Board Chairman and Vice-Chairman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse announced today that David DiCristofaro, currently serving as the Board's Vice-Chairman, will be taking on the role of Board Chairman as of September 1, 2014. Board member Brad King will fill DiCristofaro's position as Vice-Chairman. (more...)

Genworth's Financial Education Program Engages More Than 100,000 Virginia High School StudentsGenworth's Financial Education Program Engages More Than 100,000 Virginia High School Students
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Genworth Foundation's My Money, My Future SMfinancial education program has reached more than 100,000 students since its inception in 2010. Genworth has partnered with leading education technology company EverFi, Inc. to bring this interactive, web-based financial management program to more than 300 schools across Virginia and in Wake County, North Carolina all at no cost to schools or taxpayers. The program uses the latest in new media technology simulations, avatars, gaming and adaptive-pathing to bring complex financial concepts to life for today's digital generation. (more...)

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