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Date Of Birth:
May 14, 1952 (62)
Birth Place:
Dumbarton, Dunbarstonshire, SCOTLAND
Gender:
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HERE LIES LOVE's David Byrne to Showcase Color Guard Teams in CONTEMPORARY COLORHERE LIES LOVE's David Byrne to Showcase Color Guard Teams in CONTEMPORARY COLOR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

BAM and Barclays Center present Contemporary Color, a performance event created by music icon David Byrne, co-commissioned by BAM and Toronto's Luminato Festival, and inspired by the high school phenomenon of color guard, known as 'the sport of the arts.' (more...)

The Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents MISSY MAZZOLI, 2/5The Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents MISSY MAZZOLI, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its Composer Portraits series with MISSY MAZZOLI featuring ETHEL, Mivos Quartet, Marnie Breckenridge, soprano, Jody Redhage, cello & voice, Nathan Schram, viola, and Robert Simonds, violin. On Thursday, February 5, 2015, 8:00 p.m. at the Miller Theatre at Columbia University (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). Tickets: $20-$30 • Students with valid ID: $12-$18 (more...)

Kate Pierson Unleashes 'Bring Your Arms', Co-Written By Sia, Debut LP Out 2/17Kate Pierson Unleashes 'Bring Your Arms', Co-Written By Sia, Debut LP Out 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Kate Pierson -- iconic voice and founding member of the B52s, punk, new wave, genre-defying band will release her debut solo record Guitars and Microphones, February 17 via Lazy Meadow Music/Kobalt Label Services. Revered for her anthemic pop chops, Kate's songs are rife with girl group wit, drama -- rejecting stereotypes and preconceived ideas at every turn. Today, she reveals the lush “Bring Your Arms,” an immediately infectious synth-pop jam with a move to the groove environmental theme. (more...)

My Top 10 (Well, 15) Albums of 2014My Top 10 (Well, 15) Albums of 2014
by David Clarke - Dec 31, 2014

It's that time of year, and everyone is making their lists. For me, this task is always harder than it probably should be. I wrestle with myself and debate the merits of everything. I worry about who might get their feelings hurt, and whom I may accidentally overlook. So, for 2014, I promised myself to make a simple list of the 10 albums from 2014 that I simply couldn't get enough of. Naturally, that list is actually 15 items long. (Surprise!) (more...)

Photo Flash: Spike Lee Visits HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: Spike Lee Visits HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

The David Byrne/Fatboy Slim musical hit 'Here Lies Love' will be leaving the Public Theater on January 4th to spread the love across the globe in many new productions, but the celebs are still coming to join in the Disco. Last night, SPIKE LEE was spotted enjoying the show in the house and loved it so much that he joined the cast backstage after the show for a group photo. Check it out below! (more...)

Lineup Announced for Film Theatre Performance Festival, Jan 29-30 at the Segal CenterLineup Announced for Film Theatre Performance Festival, Jan 29-30 at the Segal Center
by Movies News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center announces its inaugural international Segal Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP). The film festival will take place all day long on Thursday, January 29 and Friday, January 30, 2015 at The Segal Theatre Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY in New York City. (more...)

Joyce DiDonato Will Continue Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series in February & MarchJoyce DiDonato Will Continue Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series in February & March
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

In early 2015, the celebrated mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato continues her multi-part Carnegie Hall Perspectives series showcasing her vocal creativity and multifaceted talents that range from programs of familiar and forgotten repertoire from the Baroque and bel canto eras to new works by Jake Heggie written expressly for her. (more...)

Kate Pierson 'Mister Sister' Lyric Video Starring Fred ArmisenKate Pierson 'Mister Sister' Lyric Video Starring Fred Armisen
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Kate Pierson - iconic voice and founding member of the B52s, punk, new wave, genre-defying band will release her debut solo record Guitars and Microphones, February 17 via Lazy Meadow Music/Kobalt Label Services. (more...)

Public Theater to Present THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER as Part of Public Forum, 12/14Public Theater to Present THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER as Part of Public Forum, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

The Public Theater announced the return of Public Forum's holiday tradition, a one-night-only Drama Club reading and discussion of THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER on Sunday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. at Joe's Pub at The Public. Just in time for the holidays, this exciting evening will feature a reading of Thornton Wilder's 1931 one-act featuring Tarell Alvin McCraney, Ethan Lipton, Andrew Solomon, and Tappan Wilder. Wilder's ingenious, heartbreaking play traces 90 years in the life of an American family, and will spark a discussion about family and storytelling in a society that's rapidly accelerating. (more...)

ETHEL Announces Winter/Spring 2015 SeasonETHEL Announces Winter/Spring 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

ETHEL, America's Groundbreaking Indie-Classical String Quartet, Announces Winter/Spring 2015 Season. (more...)

CUNY TV's ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE Features Jose Llana and Jaygee Macapugay, Beginning TodayCUNY TV's ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE Features Jose Llana and Jaygee Macapugay, Beginning Today
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

In its December edition, CUNY TV's ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE looks at the challenges of aging within the Asian American community, opportunities for actors of Asian American descent on Broadway, an ambitious sculpture exhibition that's a feminist twist on an historic Chinese phenomenon, and the team behind an Origami holiday tree at the American Museum of Natural History. Ernabel Demillo hosts with reports from Kyung Yoon and Paul Lin. The new episode premieres today, December 5 (2014) (*see below) and after December 5 is available for viewing 24/7 on www.cuny.tv. (more...)

B52s' Kate Pierson Debut Solo LP Out 2/17, Watch 'Mister Sister' Video ft. Fred ArmisenB52s' Kate Pierson Debut Solo LP Out 2/17, Watch 'Mister Sister' Video ft. Fred Armisen
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Kate Pierson - iconic voice and founding member of the B52s, punk, new wave, genre-defying band has announced her debut solo record Guitars and Microphones, released February 17 via Lazy Meadow Music/Kobalt Label Services. (more...)

CUNY TV's ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE to Feature Jose Llana and Jaygee Macapugay, Beginning 12/5CUNY TV's ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE to Feature Jose Llana and Jaygee Macapugay, Beginning 12/5
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

In its December edition, CUNY TV's ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE looks at the challenges of aging within the Asian American community, opportunities for actors of Asian American descent on Broadway, an ambitious sculpture exhibition that's a feminist twist on an historic Chinese phenomenon, and the team behind an Origami holiday tree at the American Museum of Natural History. Ernabel Demillo hosts with reports from Kyung Yoon and Paul Lin. The new episode premieres Friday, December 5. (more...)

HBO to Air Documentary KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK in 2015HBO to Air Documentary KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK in 2015
by Movies News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

For the first time, his story will be told in KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK, a fully-authorized feature documentary from co-producers HBO Documentary Films and Universal Pictures International Entertainment Content Group (more...)

Photo Flash: Harvey Keitel and Michael Urie Visit HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: Harvey Keitel and Michael Urie Visit HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Michael Urie and Harvey Keitel recently visited HERE LIES LOVE at the Pubilc Theater, where they met with the cast and posed for a few photos. Check out a look back at their visits below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: David Byrne and Jaygee Macapugay Talk HERE LIES LOVESTAGE TUBE: David Byrne and Jaygee Macapugay Talk HERE LIES LOVE
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2014

USA Today just posted an interview with Here Lies Love creator David Byrne and the show's star, Jaygee Macapugay. The pair talks about the interactive nature of the musical, Byrne's transition to writing 'popier' songs and more. Watch below! (more...)

MY BRIGHTEST DIAMOND Plays Marcus Center For The Performing Arts TonightMY BRIGHTEST DIAMOND Plays Marcus Center For The Performing Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2014

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts and WMSE will welcome an evening with My Brightest Diamond tonight, November 15 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $17.50 and go on sale this Sunday, August 10 at 12:00 pm at the Marcus Center Box Office. (more...)

Boca Raton Theatre Guild to Stage EVERYDAY RAPTURE, 11/7-23Boca Raton Theatre Guild to Stage EVERYDAY RAPTURE, 11/7-23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

The Boca Raton Theatre Guild was looking for something unique as a follow-up to the company's recent successful productions of Pippin and Chicago: 'Something modern - with music that would appeal to all generations,' says producer Keith Garsson. (more...)

Photo Flash: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Danielle Brooks Visits HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Danielle Brooks Visits HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Danielle Brooks visited the Public Theater on Halloween to see her friend Maria-Christina Oliveras in the hit David Byrne/Fatboy Slim musical HERE LIES LOVE - check out a look back below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Brooke Shields Visits HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: Brooke Shields Visits HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Brooke Shields attended HERE LIES LOVE at the Pubilc Theater last night, where she went down to the dressing rooms after the show to visit the cast. Brooke related stories of when she, as a young girl of 16, was invited to open the Philippines Film Festival and spent a weekend with Imelda Marcos in Manila. The disco musical hit is running through January 4th before embarking on a world tour and the current stars are Jaygee Macapugay as Imelda, Jose Llana as Ferdinand Marcos and Conrad Ricamora as Ninoy Aquino. (more...)

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