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BWW Reviews: ETHER DOME: A Bloody Good Account of the Bad Old DaysBWW Reviews: ETHER DOME: A Bloody Good Account of the Bad Old Days
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 29, 2014

Regardless of your opinion about the Affordable Care Act, you might be interested to know how paying for healthcare started and the reluctant role played by surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital. Set primarily in Hartford and Boston, ETHER DOME has special significance for the local audience, offering both a history lesson and theatrical entertainment of the highest order. (more...)

J.E. Mayer Releases New Book on VampirismJ.E. Mayer Releases New Book on Vampirism
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ A new novel integrates the latest scientific discoveries on blood chemistry and cellular regeneration to weave a story that makes the possibility of vampirism a reality. The new novel by J.E. Mayer, Immortal: The First Tango, tells the story of the wealthy wine merchant, Octavius Kalman, as he relives his 400-year life made possible by the virus that infects his blood system, supercharges damaged cells with proteins obtained from fresh blood and regenerates body cells endlessly. (more...)

Inconcert Sierra & Sierra Stages Present SOUPER SUNDAY, 11/02Inconcert Sierra & Sierra Stages Present SOUPER SUNDAY, 11/02
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

InConcert Sierra and Sierra Stages present SOUPER SUNDAY: A Benefit Fundraiser for Youth Arts Education Programs in Nevada County, Nov. 2 at 2:00 PM (Doors open at 1:30 PM) at Miners Foundry Cultural Center, 325 Spring Street, Nevada City, CA (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at OUR WAR at Arena StagePhoto Flash: First Look at OUR WAR at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

In a bold undertaking as part of the company's involvement with the multi-year, multi-city National Civil War Project, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has commissioned Our War, a dynamic new theatrical event and collection of short stories that explores-through diverse perspectives-the historical memory and present-day reverberations of the U.S. Civil War. The series launched on October 21 and continues through November 9, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Vimicro Announces $29.2 Million Contract Win in Chenzhou City of Hunan ProvinceVimicro Announces $29.2 Million Contract Win in Chenzhou City of Hunan Province
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

BEIJING, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Vimicro International Corporation (VIMC) ('Vimicro' or the 'Company'), a leading video surveillance technology and solution provider in China, today announced that its joint venture, Shanxi Zhongtianxin Science and Technology Co. Ltd. ('Zhongtianxin'), won a competitive bid to provide SVAC-compliant video surveillance cameras and system to Chenzhou Municipal Government in Hunan Province on October 22, 2014, subject to a seven day public notification period. The contract value of this bid is RMB179 million, or USD29.2 million approximately. (more...)

National Museum of Scotland Announces Schedule for New Art ExhibitionsNational Museum of Scotland Announces Schedule for New Art Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Exhibitions & Displays National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF Danie Mellor's Primordial: SuperNaturalBayiMinyjirral 1 August – 23 November 2014 Grand Gallery, Level 1 Free Inspired by objects from National Museums Scotland's World Cultures Collection, acclaimed contemporary Australian artist Danie Mellor presents sculpture and work on paper that explores his own indigenous and European heritage. With works focusing on fauna, Aboriginal life and landscape, and science and exploration, alongside technical references to European art, Mellor's work is uniquely relevant to the breadth of National Museums Scotland's collections. Presented by National Museums Scotland and the Edinburgh International Festival. With the support of Michael Reid, Sydney, Australia. (more...)

Florida Department of Corrections Announces Expansion of Career Online High School Program for Inmates to Fifteen Correctional FacilitiesFlorida Department of Corrections Announces Expansion of Career Online High School Program for Inmates to Fifteen Correctional Facilities
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) officially announced recently the expansion of the FDOC Online Campus program from eight correctional facilities to 15 in the next few months, providing inmates the opportunity to complete their high school education and earn a fully accredited diploma and career certificate. The FDOC Career Online High School is a partnership between Pensacola-based Smart Horizons Career Online Education, the first fully accredited, online school district in the world. The partnership with FDOC is the first of its kind in the nation for correctional facilities. (more...)

Fla.'s Housing Market: More Sales, Rising Prices in Sept. 2014Fla.'s Housing Market: More Sales, Rising Prices in Sept. 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices, increased new listings and a rise in inventory in September, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 20,792 last month, up 13.5 percent over the September 2013 figure. (more...)

Virtualization Reaches the Access Network as ASSIA Unveils Unique Global Multi-Vendor Software Solution Virtualization Reaches the Access Network as ASSIA Unveils Unique Global Multi-Vendor Software Solution
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - Virtualization reached a critical part of the telecommunications network today, when ASSIA CEO Dr. John Cioffi unveiled the company's unique SDAN (Software Defined Access Network) solution designed for service providers globally, across all technologies and all vendor equipment types, from DSL to the latest fiber access. (more...)

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, MSNBC's Chris Matthews and More Join OUR WAR, Beginning Tonight at Arena StageJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, MSNBC's Chris Matthews and More Join OUR WAR, Beginning Tonight at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

In a bold undertaking as part of the company's involvement with the multi-year, multi-city National Civil War Project, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has commissioned Our War, a dynamic new theatrical event and collection of short stories that explores-through diverse perspectives-the historical memory and present-day reverberations of the U.S. Civil War. The series launches today, October 21, and continues through November 9, 2014. (more...)

Wells Fargo Center to Welcome The Oh Yeah! Tour with Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint, 11/18Wells Fargo Center to Welcome The Oh Yeah! Tour with Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts welcomes The Oh Yeah! Tour featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Allen Toussaint for a one-night-only joint performance on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:00 PM at the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa). (more...)

GLOBALFOUNDRIES To Acquire IBM's Microelectronics BusinessGLOBALFOUNDRIES To Acquire IBM's Microelectronics Business
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

ARMONK, N.Y. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ IBM (NYSE: IBM) and GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that they have signed a Definitive Agreement under which GLOBALFOUNDRIES plans to acquire IBM's global commercial semiconductor technology business, including intellectual property, world-class technologists and technologies related to IBM Microelectronics, subject to completion of applicable regulatory reviews.GLOBALFOUNDRIES will also become IBM's exclusive server processor semiconductor technology provider for 22 nanometer (nm), 14nm and 10nm semiconductors for the next 10 years. (more...)

Exclusive Interview Content from A Map of the World Bestselling Author Jane Hamilton on Her Writing Success and Creative ProcessExclusive Interview Content from A Map of the World Bestselling Author Jane Hamilton on Her Writing Success and Creative Process
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2014

The Outlier Series announced the short e-Book with exclusive interview content from Jane Hamilton, is now available for sale on Amazon. The eBook is the third to be released profiling one of the exceptional women featured in the series' upcoming book, Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers. The title of the short e-Book is Ingredients of Outliers: Woman Game Changer Jane Hamilton. Hamilton is widely acclaimed for her writing achievements, namely, her award winning first book, The Book of Ruth; and the international bestselling novel, A Map of the World. (more...)

Memorial for Little Jimmy Scott Set for 10/25 at Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist ChurchMemorial for Little Jimmy Scott Set for 10/25 at Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

cott, American Jazz singer, NEA Jazz Master, recording artist, former lead singer for the Lionel Hampton band, recipient of the Kennedy Center's 'Jazz in our Time' Living Legend Award and Lifetime Achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America, will be held on October 25, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem. (more...)

ETHER DOME Begins Performances Tomorrow at Huntington Theatre CompanyETHER DOME Begins Performances Tomorrow at Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) mark Ether Day today, October 16, in recognition of the 168th anniversary that ether anesthesia was first used during surgery. The groundbreaking medical advancement was achieved by dentist William T. G. Morton during a procedure performed by Dr. John C. Warren at Boston's own MGH. MGH celebrates Ether Day annually, honoring its employees for their years of service. (more...)

Vimicro Announces $39.80 Million Contract Wins in Taiyuan City of Shanxi ProvinceVimicro Announces $39.80 Million Contract Wins in Taiyuan City of Shanxi Province
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

BEIJING, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Vimicro International Corporation (VIMC) ('Vimicro' or the 'Company'), a leading video surveillance technology and solution provider in China, today announced that its joint venture, Shanxi Zhongtianxin Science and Technology Co., Ltd. ('Zhongtianxin'), has won two competitive bids to provide SVAC-compliant video surveillance cameras and system to Taiyuan Municipal Government in Shanxi Province, with the total estimated contract value of RMB244 million, or USD39.80 million approximately. (more...)

ASSIA Announces Optical Network Expresse, Industry's First Unified Software Management System for Fiber and Copper Networks ASSIA Announces Optical Network Expresse, Industry's First Unified Software Management System for Fiber and Copper Networks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, CA - ASSIA, Inc., a leading solutions company for broadband service providers, today announced the launch of Optical Network Expresse (ON-Expresse™), which will support Fiber-to-the-Basement (FTTB), Fiber-to-the-Distribution-Point (FTTdp), and Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) deployments. ON-Expresse, an extension of its flagship DSL Expresse® network management and optimization product, greatly simplifies deployment, operation and service assurance for access networks using Passive Optical Network (PON) technology. (more...)

Greenwood Hall to Provide Student Lifecycle Management Services for Florence-Darlington Technical CollegeGreenwood Hall to Provide Student Lifecycle Management Services for Florence-Darlington Technical College
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

As part of its recruitment efforts, Greenwood Hall will utilize its technology-enabled platform and specialized counselors to provide a resource for FDTC students and their parents to address financial aid, admissions, registration and other enrollment service related inquiries. (more...)

Kopin Introduces New Revolutionary Weapon Sight Products at the US Army's AUSA ConventionKopin Introduces New Revolutionary Weapon Sight Products at the US Army's AUSA Convention
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

“The PATS unit is a fully integrated fire control system that converts most fielded optical sights into smart, lethal targeting systems,” stated Michael Presz, Kopin's Vice President of Government Programs and Special Projects. “Incorporating a state-of-the art Laser Range Finder, Ballistic Calculator and Overlay Display, our PATS unit increases the accuracy of shooters using most fixed or variable magnification weapon sights. The unit simply clips on in front of the existing weapon sight and provides a precision ballistic solution which is day/night readable. PATS allows the government to greatly improve the performance of its existing inventory of fielded weapon sights by reducing engagement times and improving the probability of hits at ranges out to 600 meters.” (more...)

BWW Previews: First Stage Recreates the Suspense of Sherlock Homes in World Premiere: THE BAKER STREET IRREGULARSBWW Previews: First Stage Recreates the Suspense of Sherlock Homes in World Premiere: THE BAKER STREET IRREGULARS
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 13, 2014

Who remembers when Sherlock Holmes needed the assistance of five street urchins named after his famous residence on 221b Baker Street to assist him in solving mysteries, a gang called "The Baker Street Irregulars?" Die hard fans of Sherlock Holmes, and now, Milwaukee, when First Stage presents their World Premiere play opening this October titled: Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregulars. Written by Eric Coble based on the graphic novels of Tony Lee, the production explores the three years when Holmes disappeared, or his hiatus," a time when one of the stories ended as he and his arch enemy Moriarty careened over a waterfall, supposedly to their deaths. (more...)

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