International Artists News

The Canadian Opera Company Appoints Steven Kelley as Chief Communications Officer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Canadian Opera Company is proud to announce that it has selected Steven Kelley to serve in the opera company's new senior staff position of Chief Communications Officer. Kelley joins the COC in early October, coming directly from Houston Grand Opera where he has been director of marketing for the past four years. (more...)

Tickets to SCHOOLS SPECTACULAR at Qantas Credit Union Arena On Sale 2 Sept
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

2014 marks the 31st Anniversary of the extraordinary Schools Spectacular. The year's celebration will be held at the Qantas Credit Union Arena (formerly known as the Sydney Entertainment Centre) with four performances being held on Friday 28 & Saturday 29 November. (more...)

UNITED INK FLIGHT 914 TATTOO, ART AND MUSIC FESTIVAL to Run 9/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

From Friday September 12th through Sunday September 14th (Friday 2-11pm, Saturday 12-11pm, Sunday 12- 7pm), join International Artists from Italy, Russia, Japan, China, Sweden, UK, Switzerland, Ireland, Germany, Nepal, Spain and others alongside thousands of art, music, and tattoo lovers as World Famous Tattoo Lou's Presents the United Ink Flight 914 Tattoo, Art and Music Festival at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Garden City, NY. (more...)

Burning Coal to Present THE IRON CURTAIN TRILOGY, 9/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

This autumn, the world will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and subsequent collapse of the Soviet Union. To commemorate this event, Burning Coal Theatre Company will present, for the first time anywhere, David Edgar's monumental Iron Curtain Trilogy. Performances run September 4 - 27, 2014 at 117 S. West Street, Raleigh, NC. Directed by Jerome Davis. (more...)

Cast Announced For Time Zone Theatre's SHOOT, I DIDN'T MEAN THAT and 'THE LAST DAYS OF MANKIND' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Marking the centenary of the outbreak of WW1, Time Zone Theatre and Austrian director Pamela Schermann invited British playwrights to respond to Karl Kraus's The Last Days of Mankind. The winning play, Shoot, I didn't mean that by Catriona Kerridge, will run alongside a staging of the epilogue of Kraus's epic. The resulting double-bill aims to encourage an intercultural dialogue about global conflicts combining a play by one of the most influential Austrian playwrights of the 20th century with an emerging British talent. (more...)

Queer New York International Arts Festival Announces 2014 Lineup; Kicks Off 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The Queer New York International Arts Festival (QNYIA) -- a festival of contemporary performance that explores and broadens the concept of queer (in) art -- returns for a third year with a diverse slate of performances by International Artists, many presenting their work in New York City for the first time. (more...)

CHICAGO DANCING FESTIVAL's Opening Performance Set for Millennium Park Simulcast, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance, in partnership with Millennium Park and the City of Chicago, presents the opening night simulcast of the Chicago Dancing Festival on Wednesday, August 20, at 7:30PM. (more...)

Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day With Renowned Latin Performers And Festivities
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ No other destination in the U.S. celebrates Mexican Independence Day quite like Las Vegas, and this year's festivities will bring unparalleled excitement in honor of El Grito. More than 300,000 visitors will make their way to the Entertainment Capital of the World to savor world-class Mexican cuisine, dance to rhythms of the hottest Latin music artists, revel in one-of-a-kind nightlife, share laughs with famed comedians, experience thrilling sporting events, and more. Las Vegas is the most popular international travel destination for Mexican travelers, with the destination seeing more than 300,000 visitors by air alone in 2013. (more...)

Opera Australia Announces 2015 Season - THE RABBITS, ANYTHING GOES and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Opera Australia has announced details of its 2015 season, consolidating the recent success in building audiences, with a program that is uniquely audience-focused. Clear in its aim to grow audiences even further with masterpieces of opera and music theatre, the program for the year ahead is highly accessible, with a roster of artists at the top of their game. Now more than ever is the time to experience opera and to discover just why it's moved hearts and minds for so long. (more...)

Junction Arts Festival Returns 10-14 September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Junction Arts Festival returns to energise Launceston, Tasmania from Wednesday 10 - Sunday 14 September, 2014 with five days of unexpected art adventures weaving through the city. From a one minute birthday party, to bands playing in household backyards, to 7 metre-tall inflatable bunnies and bicycle-powered karaoke machines, Junction Arts Festival offers intimate one-on-one encounters, high energy spectacles and an all manner of things in-between. (more...)

AMY VOGEL: A PARAPERSPECTIVE to Open 9/4 at Cleve Carney Art Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Cleve Carney Art Gallery presents “Amy Vogel: A Paraperspective” Sept. 4 - Oct. 25. “Amy Vogel: A Paraperspective” is a collaboration between Joseph Grigely and Amy Vogel, with a catalogue essay by Joseph Grigely. The opening preview reception is Thursday, Sept. 4 from 12-2 p.m. and is free and open to the public. (more...)

New Museum Unveils Major New Scholarship Initiatives
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director, today announced three major new scholarship initiatives at the New Museum. The Museum, which has always been at the forefront of artistic inquiry and experimentation, is an ideal place to conduct scholarship in contemporary art. Thoughtful and incisive platforms for discussion and debate around contemporary culture are a founding principal of the New Museum's mission. As the field, community, and audience for contemporary art continues to expand exponentially, geographically, and demographically, the need for scholarship has never been greater and the Museum is rededicating itself to this core purpose. (more...)

Nene Musik Announces Classic Dance Movement Tour This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Come dance the night away at New Jersey's biggest dance party for commencement of the Classic Dance Movement Tour (CDM) on Saturday October 11, 2014. (more...)

BAM 24 Hour Movie Marathon to Raise Funds for Education, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) announces the first-ever BAM 24-Hour Movie Marathon benefiting BAM Education. Beginning at 8pm on Friday, September 5, the Steinberg Screen at the BAM Harvey Theater will host this peer-to-peer fundraiser, inspired by traditional athletic fundraisers, challenging participants to binge watch classic and modern film favorites for a full 24 hours. With support from media partner New York magazine, funds raised will support BAM Education's in- and after-school programs, workshops, and internships, which serve over 30,000 K-12 students, teachers, and parents annually. (more...)

Decade Bash to Kick Off FirstWorks' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

FirstWorks, a non-profit presenting arts organization, today announced their 2014 - 2015 season will kick off in September with a 10th anniversary bash and includes a year full of extraordinary performances, arts learning programs and the next FirstWorks Festival on the Plaza in June 2015. (more...)

FirstWorks Announces 2014 - 2015 Season Including 10th Anniversary Decade Bash, Festival on the Plaza & more
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

FirstWorks, a non-profit presenting arts organization, today announced their 2014 - 2015 season will kick off in September with a 10th anniversary bash and includes a year full of extraordinary performances, arts learning programs and the next FirstWorks Festival on the Plaza in June 2015. (more...)

FIAF Announces 2014 Crossing the Line Festival, 9/8-10/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, today announces the full program for Crossing the Line 2014, the eighth annual edition of its celebrated fall arts festival, presenting interdisciplinary works and performances by artists from around the world. Crossing the Line runs from September 8 through October 20 in venues throughout New York City. Nespresso returns as Presenting Sponsor of Crossing the Line in 2014. Tickets will go on sale in late July. (more...)

2014-15 New Victory LabWorks Welcomes 10 New Projects from Taylor Mac, The Civilians and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The New Victory Theater, New York City's premier theater for kids and families, announces the 2014-15 New Victory LabWorks new work development residencies. Now in its second year, the New Victory LabWorks Artist Residency Program provides rehearsal space, support and feedback for select New York artists of all disciplines who desire to create original high-quality productions for young audiences. (more...)

National Arts Festival Celebrates 40 Years of Artistry
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Street parades, a birthday celebration, a dazzling array of international performers from over 40 countries, and over 2800 performances in eleven days all contributed to a record 225 538 attendees at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown this year. (more...)

Cleve Carney Art Gallery to Welcome Vivian Maier for Film Screening, Discussion & Panel, 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

In support of the current exhibition of work by acclaimed photographer Vivian Maier, the MAC's Cleve Carney Art Gallery, located at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd. in Glen Ellyn, hosts “An Afternoon with Vivian Maier,” a film screening/panel discussion/book signing ticketed event Sunday, July 27 from 1 - 4 p.m. (more...)

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