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Duke Freshman Brian Grasso Refers To Alison Bechdel's FUN HOME As PornographicDuke Freshman Brian Grasso Refers To Alison Bechdel's FUN HOME As Pornographic
by Michael Dale - Aug 25, 2015

'(V)iewing pictures of sexual acts, regardless of the genders of the people involved, conflict with the inherent sacredness of sex.' (more...)

Gaspard & Dancers' TRILOGY Set for Schimmel CenterGaspard & Dancers' TRILOGY Set for Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

On Friday and Saturday, September 25th and 26th, choreographer, Gaspard Louis will bring his company, Gaspard & Dancers to perform their Trilogy which pays tribute to the people of Haiti who endured the horrific 2010 earthquake that caused devastation to the island nation. “The Trilogy was my own personal response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake,” says choreographer and Artistic Director, Gaspard Louis. (more...)

Duke Committee Explains FUN HOME as Reading Selection: 'Sheds Light on Important Issue'Duke Committee Explains FUN HOME as Reading Selection: 'Sheds Light on Important Issue'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Today, BWW has obtained the original DUKE press release, assigning the book to incoming students as the official selection of the Duke Common Experience (more...)

Incoming Duke Freshmen Refuse To Read Alison Bechdel's FUN HOME On Moral GroundsIncoming Duke Freshmen Refuse To Read Alison Bechdel's FUN HOME On Moral Grounds
by Michael Dale - Aug 24, 2015

Students object to 'graphic visual depictions of sexuality.' (more...)

Mark Sperling Joins ASCAP as SVP Strategy, Business DevelopmentMark Sperling Joins ASCAP as SVP Strategy, Business Development
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

 ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today announced that Mark Sperling joins the company as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development. Sperling reports directly to Alice Kim, Chief Strategy and Development Officer, who was appointed in April. He will spearhead strategic initiatives and lead business development efforts as ASCAP explores new alliances and partnerships. (more...)

Queer New York International Arts Festival Sets 2015 Lineup; Runs 9/16-26Queer New York International Arts Festival Sets 2015 Lineup; Runs 9/16-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The Queer New York International Arts Festival (QNYIA) announces the lineup for the 2015 festival. (more...)

Major General Keynotes Southern Solar Summit on Sept. 10 on Army's...Major General Keynotes Southern Solar Summit on Sept. 10 on Army's...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

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 EVERSCAPE to Play FringeNYC EVERSCAPE to Play FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Jordi Coats and Ashley Gunsteens, in association with The Present Company, present the WORLD-PREMIERE of EVERSCAPE- Allan Maule's new action-packed dramedy about addiction to the world of online gaming - as part of the 19th Annual New York International Fringe Festival with five performances only, between August 18-29 at the Celebration of Whimsy Theater a.k.a. COW (21 Clinton Street) in Manhattan. EverScape is an Equity Approved Showcase. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Heidi Blickenstaff Channels Disney Days with 'Poor Unfortunate Souls'STAGE TUBE: Heidi Blickenstaff Channels Disney Days with 'Poor Unfortunate Souls'
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2015

It's been a while since Disney veteran Heidi Blickenstaff, a replacement for Ursula in The Little Mermaid, has sang of  those 'Poor Unfortunate Souls.' Below, watch as she belts out the classic Disney tune at a Disney Vacation Club Member Cruise! (more...)

Rubicon's Musical Theatre Intensive to Present WEST SIDE STORY with 21-Piece Orchestra Next MonthRubicon's Musical Theatre Intensive to Present WEST SIDE STORY with 21-Piece Orchestra Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Rubicon Theatre, a not-for-profit professional regional theatre company in Ventura, California, announces its production of WEST SIDE STORY (Book by ARTHUR LAURENTS, Music by LEONARD BERNSTEIN, Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM), to be performed by the students of the Education Department's MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE, featuring at twenty-one piece orchestra conducted by DANIEL NEWMAN-LESSLER. This production is directed by BRIAN McDONALD, Musical Direction by MIRIAM ARICHEA and choreography is by CAROLANNE MARANO. Set and lights are designed by David King. Production Manager is Jessie Vacchiano, Stage Manager is Jon Stover. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HSF2015, Running 7/31-8/9Photo Flash: First Look at HSF2015, Running 7/31-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

Shakespeare has become as much a part of summertime in Houston as baseball and backyard barbecues. Produced by the University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance, the Houston Shakespeare Festival (HSF) has brought the Bard to Bayou City residents for four decades. (more...)

Gordon K. Klintworth Shares GIANTS, CROOKS AND JERKS IN SCIENCEGordon K. Klintworth Shares GIANTS, CROOKS AND JERKS IN SCIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

DURHAM, N.C. - Gordon K. Klintworth had an extensive career in the academe and scientific field. During this time, he saw a side to the scientific community that is not generally seen, a side riddled with questionable scientific practices, particularly in the area of research. He discusses these in detail in the eye-opening exposé titled (more...)

Violinist Jennifer Koh & Pianist Shai Wosner Collaborate on 'Bridge to Beethoven'Violinist Jennifer Koh & Pianist Shai Wosner Collaborate on 'Bridge to Beethoven'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Violinist Jennifer Koh and pianist Shai Wosner have come together to combine their personal and musical experiences in a collaborative project titled Bridge to Beethoven that explores the impact and significance Beethoven has had on a culturally diverse group of composers and musicians. The recital series pairs Beethoven's Complete Violin Sonatas with works by composers of different ethnic lineage in four distinct programs featuring three works commissioned for the series by Vijay Iyer, Andrew Norman, and Anthony Cheung which serve as companion pieces to select sonatas, and Jörg Widmann's Sommersonate. (more...)

Flipkart Appoints Silicon Valley Veteran Eric Lange As Vice President of Product Management for Customer Service ExperiencesFlipkart Appoints Silicon Valley Veteran Eric Lange As Vice President of Product Management for Customer Service Experiences
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

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Leading Radiosurgery Experts Present Clinical Experiences with Brainlab Multiple Brain Metastases SoftwareLeading Radiosurgery Experts Present Clinical Experiences with Brainlab Multiple Brain Metastases Software
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

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Michael Norman Named Gatorade National Boys Track & Field Athlete of the YearMichael Norman Named Gatorade National Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

MURRIETA, Calif., June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ In its 30 th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Michael Norman of Vista Murrieta High School (Murrieta, Calif.) as its 2014-15 Gatorade National Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year. (more...)

Fox Cities P.A.C. Adds Jackson Browne to LineupFox Cities P.A.C. Adds Jackson Browne to Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

NiteLite Promotions is proud to welcome Jackson Browne to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, November 11. The performance will feature Jackson Browne with his band along with special guests Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams. (more...)

Point Foundation Announces 36 New Higher Education ScholarshipsPoint Foundation Announces 36 New Higher Education Scholarships
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Point Foundation (Point) is awarding new scholarships to 36 students who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership in their communities, despite facing obstacles such as bullying and financial hardship. Point is the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students. These new scholarship recipients join 47 current undergraduate and graduate students for a total of 83 Point Scholars who will receive financial assistance and programmatic support for the 2015 2016 academic year. (more...)

GIANTS, CROOKS AND JERKS IN SCIENCE is ReleasedGIANTS, CROOKS AND JERKS IN SCIENCE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

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BWW Interview: Dodie Petitt - The Making of Kevin Gray Tribute CDBWW Interview: Dodie Petitt - The Making of Kevin Gray Tribute CD
by Pati Buehler - Jun 18, 2015

'I know I'm who I am today, because I knew you...' This words by the late Kevin Gray come back to him as 150 Broadway colleagues join their voices in song and music as a loving tribute to an artist/teacher and friend who who never knew how loved he was. (more...)

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