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YoungArts Welcomes Stacey Glassman Mizener and Dejha CarringtonYoungArts Welcomes Stacey Glassman Mizener and Dejha Carrington
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announced the appointment of Stacey Glassman Mizener as Vice President of Development and Dejha Carrington as Vice President of External Relations. (more...)

Nationwide Open Call for Young Artists Begins TodayNationwide Open Call for Young Artists Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) has announced that applications to become a 2018 YoungArts Winner will be accepted beginning today, March 15 through October 13, 2017. YoungArts identifies and nurtures the nation's most accomplished emerging artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts between the ages of 15 and 18 or in high school grades 10-12. One of the most comprehensive programs dedicated to supporting and propelling young artists, YoungArts provides opportunities to participate in its programs nationwide and engage with renowned mentors, monetary awards, including prizes of up to $10,000, the chance to become a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, and guidance in taking important steps toward achieving their professional and artistic goals. Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit applications online at http://www.youngarts.org/apply.  (more...)

Chris Young Scores Ninth No. 1 with Latest Single 'Sober Saturday Night'Chris Young Scores Ninth No. 1 with Latest Single 'Sober Saturday Night'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

CHRIS YOUNG scores his ninth No. 1 today as “Sober Saturday Night” his collaboration with VINCE GILL, takes the top of the Billboard and Country Aircheck radio charts this week (more...)

Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez Among Top Nominees for RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS; Full ListJustin Bieber, Selena Gomez Among Top Nominees for RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

Justin Bieber, Meghan Trainor, DNCE, Selena Gomez and Kelsea Ballerini lead the nominations for the 2017 RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS (RDMA). (more...)

Photo Flash: Centenary Stage Co. presents THE SURROGATE CONTINUESPhoto Flash: Centenary Stage Co. presents THE SURROGATE CONTINUES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Winner of the 2016 Susan Glaspell Award and finalist in the prestigious 2016 O'Neil National Playwrights Conference, Emmy Award Winner Patricia Cotter's brand new comedy The Surrogate, continues its World Premiere run now through March 5 at Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Performing Arts Center (LPAC). (more...)

Keith Urban Leads Nominations for 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS; Full List!Keith Urban Leads Nominations for 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Nominations were announced today for the 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music's Party of the Year®, honoring country music's superstars and hottest emerging talent. Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will return to host for the second consecutive year. (more...)

Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers and film and TV stars took stage last ight for THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (more...)

Country Singer Ayla Brown In Concert At The Black BoxCountry Singer Ayla Brown In Concert At The Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Country music recording artist and Wrentham native Ayla Brown headlines a New England Artists Series concert at THE BLACK BOX in downtown Franklin on Friday, February 17 at 8 p.m. (more...)

YoungArts Announces 2017 Los Angeles, Miami and New York Regional ProgramsYoungArts Announces 2017 Los Angeles, Miami and New York Regional Programs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announced details for its 2017 regional programs, including a new long-term institutional partnership with the Center for the Art of Performance at University of California Los Angeles (CAP UCLA) that represents YoungArts' deepening roots in the area, and further expands the organization's resources and reach on the West Coast. (more...)

Dee Jay Silver Announces 2017 Plans Featuring Super Bowl Appearances & MoreDee Jay Silver Announces 2017 Plans Featuring Super Bowl Appearances & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Groundbreaking DJ/remixer/producer DEE JAY SILVER has grown to become one of country music's biggest influencers and busiest entertainers, and 2017 is lining up to be one of his biggest yet. (more...)

2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts Nominees Announced2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announced the nominees for the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, one of the nation's highest honors for high school students who exemplify academic and artistic excellence. (more...)

Chris Young Teams with Folgers on the Folgers Jingle ContestChris Young Teams with Folgers on the Folgers Jingle Contest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Chris Young has partnered with Folgers® Coffee to inspire musicians to follow their dreams by putting their own spin on the iconic jingle and entering their version into the Folgers® Jingle Contest. (more...)

Chris Young, GRAMMY' Nominated Country Music Star, Teams Up with Folgers' on the Folgers' Jingle ContestChris Young, GRAMMY' Nominated Country Music Star, Teams Up with Folgers' on the Folgers' Jingle Contest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

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Black Box Theater Announces February Music EventsBlack Box Theater Announces February Music Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music and event venue, presents a wide-ranging lineup of music entertainment this February. A suburban hub for great music, THE BLACK BOX is located at 15 West Central Street. (more...)

YoungArts Honors Jason Moran and Jessica Lang at Backyard Ball Presented by Max MaraYoungArts Honors Jason Moran and Jessica Lang at Backyard Ball Presented by Max Mara
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

On Saturday, January 14, 2017, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) hosted its annual fundraiser in Miami, theBackyard Ball performance and gala, to help support the artistic development of the nation's most promising young artists. In addition to recognizing the talent of this year's 691 YoungArts Winners, the event honored jazz pianist Jason Moran (1993 Winner in Jazz) with the Arison Alumni Award, and choreographer Jessica Lang as the Arison Award Honoree for their vital contributions and commitment to the arts. The event also featured Javon Jones's acceptance of the inaugural 2016 Max Mara Young Visionary Award presented by Maria Giulia Maramotti, Max Mara's Director of retail for North America.  (more...)


by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2016

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Tony Yazbeck to Helm Vignettes for YoungArts' 2017 Backyard Ball; Honorees Announced!Tony Yazbeck to Helm Vignettes for YoungArts' 2017 Backyard Ball; Honorees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

On Saturday, January 14, 2017, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will host its largest annual fundraiser, the Backyard Ball performance and gala, as the culmination of the organization's signature program, National YoungArts Week, from January 8 - 15. (more...)

Chris Young Announces CMA-Sponsored TOYS FOR TOTS DriveChris Young Announces CMA-Sponsored TOYS FOR TOTS Drive
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Chris Young has been making the holidays shine for children by partnering with Toys for Tots to collect toys for deserving children in nine states during his “I'm Comin' Over Tour” this fall. (more...)

Dolly Parton Announces Additional Broadcast Partners for Smoky Mountains Rise TelethonDolly Parton Announces Additional Broadcast Partners for Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Several famous names have been added to the growing list of celebrities set to perform during Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. (EST). (more...)

Chris Young & Cassadee Pope React to Grammy NominationsChris Young & Cassadee Pope React to Grammy Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Chris Young and Cassadee Pope are all smiles today as they received the news of their No. 1 hit, “Think of You,” being nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance at the upcoming 59th Annual GRAMMY® Awards (more...)

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