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CSO Orchestra And Youth Orchestra Join For a SIDE BY SIDE Concert, 2/26CSO Orchestra And Youth Orchestra Join For a SIDE BY SIDE Concert, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera (CSO) and the CSO Youth Orchestras (CSOYO) present a unique event, featuring not only two of the youth orchestras in concert (Symphony and Philharmonic), but also the CSO Orchestra and the CSOYO Symphony combined. (more...)

Playwrights Foundation and Stanford to Continue 'Rough Readings' with OUR MOTHER'S MEALPlaywrights Foundation and Stanford to Continue 'Rough Readings' with OUR MOTHER'S MEAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Playwrights Foundation (PF) and the National Center for New Plays at Stanford's 2016/17 Rough Reading Series present early draft  readings on February 27 & 28 of OUR MOTHER'S MEAL by Novid Parsi in partnership with Golden Thread Productions. (more...)

Paula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Set for Cleveland Play House This MarchPaula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Set for Cleveland Play House This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cleveland Play House shifts gears from playful (Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery) to profound with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive. Written by Paula Vogel - one of the preeminent figures in American theater today - How I Learned to Drive traverses taboo territory with humor, heart, and empathy. (more...)

Nike Running Camps Announces Pole Vaulting Sessions in Five LocationsNike Running Camps Announces Pole Vaulting Sessions in Five Locations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Nike Running Camps new pole vaulting camps place a large emphasis on running mechanics for the approach, work on the pole, and very specific skills needed to participate in pole vault. Campers are taught breakthrough skill enhancing techniques that launch athletes to a higher tier. (more...)

Elsevier Releases EXPLAINING SUICIDEElsevier Releases EXPLAINING SUICIDE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, MA - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of Explaining Suicide: Patterns, Motivations, and What Notes Reveal by Cheryl Meyer, Taronish Irani, Katherine Hermes and Betty Yung. It is the first large-scale analysis of suicide motivation across multiple ages in the same time period, made possible via a unique dataset of all suicide notes collected by the coroner's office in southwestern Ohio from 2000 through 2009. At the same time, Elsevier announced publication of four additional psychology books. (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton to Reprise Mother-Daughter Roles When FREAKY FRIDAY Hits Cleveland; Show Extended!Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton to Reprise Mother-Daughter Roles When FREAKY FRIDAY Hits Cleveland; Show Extended!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The body-swapping duo in Cleveland Play House's (CPH) musical production of Disney's Freaky Friday will be played by Heidi Blickenstaff (Broadway's Something Rotten!) and Emma Hunton (Broadway's Spring Awakening). (more...)

Pianist Kirill Gerstein to Perform in New York and New JerseyPianist Kirill Gerstein to Perform in New York and New Jersey
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Pianist Kirill Gerstein assumes a variety of roles-solo recitalist, chamber musician, and concerto soloist-in New York- and New Jersey-based performances from Thursday, February 23, to Wednesday, March 1. First he performs Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto in four concerts (February 23-26) with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra conducted by Xian Zhang. The next evening at 7:30 p.m., he gives a solo recital at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, performing works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, and Liszt. He concludes his concerts with a chamber performance of Brahms's Piano Quintet with the Hagen Quartet at Carnegie's Zankel Hall on Wednesday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

AlixPartners Announces 24 Promotions to Managing DirectorAlixPartners Announces 24 Promotions to Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

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Photo Flash: Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton in FREAKY FRIDAY the Musical at La Jolla PlayhousePhoto Flash: Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton in FREAKY FRIDAY the Musical at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse presents Freaky Friday, book by Bridget Carpenter (TV's 'Friday Night Lights,' 'Parenthood'), music and lyrics by the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then), based on the novel 'Freaky Friday' by Mary Rodgers and the Walt Disney motion pictures, to be directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley, running tonight, January 31 , through March 12, 2017 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. (more...)

Procured Health Reports Record Growth for Second Consecutive YearProcured Health Reports Record Growth for Second Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

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Soprano Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock's Kurt Weill Concert to Feature Rare SelectionsSoprano Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock's Kurt Weill Concert to Feature Rare Selections
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Aimée Marcoux-Spurlock is poised to knock Kurt Weill fans dead at the Metropolitan Room Friday night at 9:30 in a special concert which includes some of Weill's rarest songs. The singer-actress will perform music Weill wrote with Maurice Magre, as well as a rarely sung song Weill wrote with Alan J. Lerner. (more...)

Martin Zimmerman's SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN to Continue The Sol Project at RattlestickMartin Zimmerman's SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN to Continue The Sol Project at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Sol Project, the New York-based theater collective devoted to producing Latinx playwrights in NYC and beyond, continues their work with the initiative's second production, Martin Zimmerman's Seven Spots on the Sun, directed by Weyni Mengesha, who makes her New York directorial debut. (more...)

'Ayo's Money Jar' Helps Kids Manage Money'Ayo's Money Jar' Helps Kids Manage Money
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Today, Charlene Hill Fadirepo, Founder and CEO of SmartChoiceNation (SCN), has confirmed that her brand new children's book on money management 'Ayo's Money Jar' is available now in paperback via Amazon.com. The book follows its main character, Ayo, a smart, curious little boy, growing up in a multicultural family. In the story, Ayo helps his parents around the house and learns a lasting lesson about money management. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Classical singer/musical actress, Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock, whose true-life story will come to the big screen in 2017, will make her Metropolitan Room debut on February 3rd with Women of Bilbao, a collection of Kurt Weill's compositions from his 12-tone Weimar period to his more lush Broadway compositions. Marcoux-Spurlock has performed over fifty operatic, musical theater and oratorio roles with leading orchestras and opera companies across the globe. The Women of Bilbao repertoire will include 'Surabaya Johnny' from Happy End, 'Moon of Alabama,' from The Rise and Fall of the City ofMahagonny and 'That's Him' from One Touch of Venus. The singer will be joined by Doug Martin as Pianist/ Conductor (Baz Luhrmann's La Boheme on Broadway).  (more...)

STATE OF THE ARTS NYC to Examine Our Country's Political IdentitySTATE OF THE ARTS NYC to Examine Our Country's Political Identity
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

WBAI's State of the Arts NYC host/producer Savona Bailey-McClain will ask artists, academicians and museum directors in the coming days, to talk freely about the direction our nation needs to travel before the incoming administration on January 20th. The show will address demographic shifts, views on contemporary and American folk art, architecture and performance art. (more...)

Pay By Group Hires Juliana Taylor to Head Business Development TeamPay By Group Hires Juliana Taylor to Head Business Development Team
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

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ABC Announces Expert Mentors & Judges for Upcoming Competition Series THE TOY BOXABC Announces Expert Mentors & Judges for Upcoming Competition Series THE TOY BOX
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

ABC's THE TOY BOX announced the mentors and judges who will select the winning toy to be made by Mattel and sold exclusively at Toys “R” Us after the series finale. (more...)

Megan Kelly to Exit FOX News; Joins NBC as Daytime News AnchorMegan Kelly to Exit FOX News; Joins NBC as Daytime News Anchor
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Megyn Kelly, one of America's most prominent news anchors, will join NBC News, it was announced today by Andrew Lack, Chairman of the NBCUniversal News Group. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Today, Charlene Hill Fadirepo, Founder and CEO of SmartChoiceNation (SCN), has confirmed that her brand new children's book on money management 'Ayo's Money Jar' is available now in paperback via Amazon.com. The book follows its main character, Ayo, a smart, curious little boy, growing up in a multicultural family. In the story, Ayo helps his parents around the house and learns a lasting lesson about money management. (more...)

Yoga's Benefits Being Researched In Many Government Funded Projects Across USAYoga's Benefits Being Researched In Many Government Funded Projects Across USA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Various US universities-medical/clinical centers-hospitals are undertaking research projects exploring yoga's possible help in treatment of various illnesses, according to a database published on US National Institutes of Health (NIH) website. (more...)

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