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Elvis Presley's Graceland & City of Memphis Gear Up for 60th Anniversary of Rock 'N' Roll
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The yearlong celebration to commemorate Elvis' first professional recording kicks into high gear during the Independence Day weekend as Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland celebrate 60 years of rock 'n' roll. (more...)

Techno Isel Rebrands as ISEL USA
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Isel USA Inc has announced that Techno Isel is now Isel USA Inc. and has become a part of the Isel Group in Germany. Techno Isel sold and supported the automation products from Isel Germany for over 25 years. In the new business arrangement, all the products formerly sold by Techno Isel will continue to be both sold and supported by Isel USA Inc. (more...)

Elvis Presley to Be Featured on SiriusXM Radio's Aches and Gains with Dr. Paul Christo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Dr. Paul Christo, host of Aches and Gains on SiriusXM Radio, Family Talk 131 announced today that George Klein, one of Elvis's closest personal friends will be appearing as a guest on his show on January 11th, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. EST preceded by Dr. Forrest Tennant from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. On January 18th, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. EST Dr. George Nichopoulos, Elvis's personal doctor, will be appearing followed by Dr. Forrest Tennant, pain specialist and defense witness for the criminal trial in 1981 of Dr. Nichopoulos, from 8:30 to 9 a.m. EST. (more...)

Elvis Week 2013 Event Schedule: Saturday, August 10 - Saturday, August 17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) has announced an exciting lineup of events for Elvis Week 2013 to be held at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. Taking place August 10-17, Elvis Week is an annual, multi-day gathering of friends and fans from around the world celebrating the life and legacy of the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley. It has become a pop-culture phenomenon and an annual pilgrimage for music lovers from around the world. Tickets for all Elvis Week events are on sale now at ElvisWeek.com. (more...)

Patti Smith Narrates TUBBY THE TUBA with Little Orchestra Society Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

The Little Orchestra Society (LOS) presents TUBBY THE TUBA narrated by Patti Smith, the iconic National Book Award-winner, rock musician and poet, today, March 16, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

Little Orchestra Society Presents TUBBY THE TUBA, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

On Saturday March 16th, The Little Orchestra Society presents the event of the season, a performance of Tubby the Tuba with narration by the legendary Patti Smith. Led by Guest Conductor David Alan Miller, this is described as a unique take on a classic will follow Tubby in his discovery of melody and sound. (more...)

Patti Smith Narrates Tubby the Tuba, Presented by The Little Orchestra Society, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

This timeless classic by George Kleinsinger was a childhood favorite of guest narrator, Patti Smith, and her enthusiasm for it will bring a new perspective to this whimsical and touching piece of music. Hear Tubby the Tuba's melody ring throughout the orchestra and learn how melodies and soloists can come from the most unexpected places. Other works on the program include selections from Tan Dun's Concerto for String Orchestra and Pipa, Haydn's Cello Concerto in C Major, and Morton Gould's Tap Dance Concerto. Ms. Smith is a National Book Award-winning author, rock musician, photographer and poet. (more...)

Little Orchestra Society’s 2012-2013 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2012

A roster of talented guest conductors will lead The LOS' Happy Concerts and Lolli-Pops™ series. Highlights include: Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland; New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds in a new production, The Magical Musical Pencil; iconic National Book Award-winner, rock musician and poet Patti Smith narrating her childhood favorite, Tubby the Tuba; and the New York premiere of Disney Fantasia Live in Concert, combining the animation from the 1940 and 2000 films with live orchestral performance. (more...)

The Orpheum Theater Hosts MEMPHIS On Sale Event 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2011

MEMPHIS, The Musical hosts in-person Only On Sale Event at The Orpheum Box Office (more...)

MEMPHIS Tour Begins Ticket Sales Thursday 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2011

MEMPHIS, the most anticipated musical production of the 2011-2012 Broadway Season and the winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical will launch its international tour at The Orpheum Theatre on October 14-23, 2011. (more...)

MEMPHIS Tour Begins Ticket Sales Thursday 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2011

MEMPHIS, the most anticipated musical production of the 2011-2012 Broadway Season and the winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical will launch its international tour at The Orpheum Theatre on October 14-23, 2011. (more...)

Mother-Daughter Team Stars in THE CRADLE WILL ROCK, 9/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2010

The mother-daughter team of Mimi Stern-Wolfe and Laura Wolfe, longtime residents of the Lower East Side, will both appear in the upcoming production of Marc Blitzstein's historic musical 'The Cradle Will Rock,' presented by Howl Festival and the Actor's Fund. The four performances are September 2 & 3, and September 28 & 29 at Theatre 80 St. Mark's. Mimi Stern-Wolfe is a well known presenter and director of Downtown Music Productions, and will accompany the show on piano. Her daughter Laura Wolfe will appear in the role of Moll, the down-and-out streetwalker. (more...)

Mother-Daughter Team Stars in THE CRADLE WILL ROCK, 9/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2010

The mother-daughter team of Mimi Stern-Wolfe and Laura Wolfe, longtime residents of the Lower East Side, will both appear in the upcoming production of Marc Blitzstein's historic musical 'The Cradle Will Rock,' presented by Howl Festival and the Actor's Fund. The four performances are September 2 & 3, and September 28 & 29 at Theatre 80 St. Mark's. Mimi Stern-Wolfe is a well known presenter and director of Downtown Music Productions, and will accompany the show on piano. Her daughter Laura Wolfe will appear in the role of Moll, the down-and-out streetwalker. (more...)