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Evernote, LinkedIn's Business Card Scanning Replacement for CardMunch, Finishes Last in Accuracy Tests
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Vizibility (http://vizibility.com), the leader in cloud-based mobile business cards, today announced the results of its independent analysis of three of the most popular business card scanning applications: Evernote, FullContact, and the Neat Scanner. The study was done in light of LinkedIn's announcement that it will discontinue its CardMunch application on July 11, 2014 and migrate users to Evernote's business card scanning service. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the New Cast of West End's MAMMA MIA! - Alice Stokoe, Rebecca Lock & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Following the recent 15th birthday celebrations for MAMMA MIA! in London, there will be major cast changes from Monday 9 June 2014. Rebecca Lock will be joining the cast as Rosie, Alasdair Harvey as Harry, Charles Daish as Bill and Alice Stokoe as Sophie Sheridan and Lloyd Green as Sky. Also joining the cast from 9 June will be Rosanna Bates as Ali, Brodie McBride as Lisa, James Alexander Gibbs as Pepper and James Alan-Evans as Eddie. Dianne Pilkington will continue to star as Donna Sheridan, with Kim Ismay as Tanya and Richard Trinder as Sam. At certain performances, the role of Donna Sheridan will be played by Shona White. Below, check out photos from the new cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia Present First-Ever Co-Production, SALOME, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia will join together in a first-time co-production-a theatrically-inspired production of Richard Strauss's compelling and provocative masterpiece, Salome. Two sold-out performances are set to take place tonight, May 8, and Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall, and will be led by Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin. Audiences will enjoy a groundbreaking blend of the distinctive sound of The Philadelphia Orchestra, one of the preeminent orchestras in the world, and Opera Philadelphia's dynamic theatrical presentation. These landmark performances are made possible in part by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation, and the Presser Foundation. (more...)

Professional Services Firms with 4 Specific Features on Website Bio Pages Have 39.9% Higher Average Revenue Per Partner
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Vizibility (http://vizibility.com), the leader in mobile business cards, today announced the results of an industry survey to understand how professional services marketers measure the success of their marketing activities. To illustrate the findings, the results have been released as an infographic. (more...)

Rebecca Lock Joins Cast Of MAMMA MIA! From June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Following the recent 15th birthday celebrations for MAMMA MIA! in London, there will be major cast changes from Monday 9 June 2014. Rebecca Lock will be joining the cast as Rosie, Alasdair Harvey as Harry, Charles Daish as Bill and Alice Stokoe as Sophie Sheridan and Lloyd Green as Sky. (more...)

Sky and TalkTalk partner with CityFibre to Launch Ultra-Fast Broadband
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The new network will leverage CityFibre's existing metro fibre infrastructure in the City. Once the ultra-fast network is in place, Sky and TalkTalk will retail competing broadband services over the new infrastructure, with the first York customers expected to be connected in 2015. (more...)

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia Present their First-Ever Co-Production, SALOME, 5/8 and 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia will join together in a first-time co-production-a theatrically-inspired production of Richard Strauss's compelling and provocative masterpiece, Salome. Two sold-out performances are set to take place on Thursday, May 8, and Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall, and will be led by Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin. Audiences will enjoy a groundbreaking blend of the distinctive sound of The Philadelphia Orchestra, one of the preeminent orchestras in the world, and Opera Philadelphia's dynamic theatrical presentation. These landmark performances are made possible in part by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation, and the Presser Foundation. (more...)

Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera to Present SALOME, 5/8 & 10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia will join together in a first-time co-production—a theatrically-inspired production of Richard Strauss's compelling and provocative masterpiece, Salome. Two sold-out performances are set to take place on Thursday, May 8, and Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall, and will be led by Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Audiences will enjoy a groundbreaking blend of the distinctive sound of The Philadelphia Orchestra, one of the preeminent orchestras in the world, and Opera Philadelphia's dynamic theatrical presentation. These landmark performances are made possible in part by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation, and the Presser Foundation. (more...)

Vizibility Launches Licensing Program for Its Portfolio of Patents and Technology Related to Online Reputation Management and Search
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

CRANFORD, N.J., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Vizibility, the division of engraving and printing leader ALL-STATE International, announced today that its patent portfolio related to online reputation management (ORM) is now available for licensing. Vizibility, an early provider of innovative ORM solutions to professionals, has been awarded seven patents since 2009. (more...)

West End's WAR HORSE Extends Through 14 Feb, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Monday 27 January 2014 the National Theatre's internationally acclaimed award-winning stage production of War Horse will release 130,000 new tickets for sale for the West End production taking booking at the New London Theatre to 14 February 2015. (more...)

2013 South African Theatre Retrospectives: South African Revivals and Productions of International Plays
by David Fick - Dec 30, 2013

This retrospective focuses on revivals of classic South African plays and local productions the work of international playwrights. (more...)

Lanterns on the Lake Premieres 'The Buffalo Days' Video
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

'The Buffalo Days' is a dark personal story which starts in a hopeless place and ends up back there again. It's a story of feeling like you've found someone who could be on your side only to be let down by them. (more...)

Lanterns on the Lake Announces First Ever North American Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

The source of the music remains the same, an exquisitely crafted blend of symphonic rock, folk and electronics - but much has changed in the interim. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago's OPERATHON 2013 Raises Over $500,000
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

OPERATHON 2013, Lyric Opera of Chicago's annual live-radio marathon fundraiser on 98.7WFMT, celebrated its 34th anniversary by raising $501,036 during its 16-hour broadcast on Saturday, October 19, exceeding the $500,000 goal. (more...)

Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos Returns to Conduct Philadelphia Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos returns to Philadelphia October 17 for a two-week residency with The Philadelphia Orchestra that includes his 150th performance with the ensemble in the city on October 24. (more...)

Curtis Conducting Program to Welcome Philly Orchestra's Yannick Nezet-Seguin as Mentor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Building upon a rich tradition of distinguished conducting faculty and alumni, the Curtis Institute of Music launches a new conducting program this fall with Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin as its first mentor conductor. (more...)

THE HOBBIT's Graham McTavish & Gary Lewis Join Starz's OUTLANDER
by TV News Desk - Sep 04, 2013

Starz in association with Sony Pictures Television has announced today that Graham McTavish (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, '24') will play Dougal MacKenzie and Gary Lewis (Billy Elliot, Gangs of New York) will play Colum MacKenzie in the highly anticipated original series 'Outlander.' The series will be adapted from Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling books, with the first two episodes written by executive producer Ronald D. Moore ('Battlestar Galactica,' 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,' 'Star Trek: The Next Generation') and directed by John Dahl ('Dexter,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'Justified'). 'Outlander,' which is set to premiere on STARZ in 2014, will begin filming in Scotland, where the series is set, this fall. (more...)

VIDEO: Lanterns on the Lake's 'Until The Colours Run' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2013

The source of the music remains the same, an exquisitely crafted blend of symphonic rock, folk and electronics - but much has changed in the interim. Lanterns on the Lake's 'Until The Colours Run' was recorded during a time of financial and personal adversity, and as a result is more soulful and dynamic than its predecessor. In sound, it's both harder ('Elodie', the title track) and more luminous ('Green And Gold', 'Picture Show'), and a more emotionally and politically charged experience, as singer/lyricist Hazel Wilde paints unflinching portraits of what she sees. It's a haunting, often devastating combination. Watch the video for the track below! (more...)

Memphis Music Fest Brings Southern Funk & Soul to The Granada Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

The Granada Theatre will welcome the Memphis Music Fest to Santa Barbara tonight, August 23, kicking off the 2013/2014 Granada Theatre Concert Series. This collaboration of Memphis' legendary names in funk, soul, and R&B promises to be an unforgettable night of musical talent. The Memphis Music Fest is a brilliant fusion of the sounds of Southern soul, featuring Booker T. Jones, The Bar-kays, William Bell, Jean Knight, and Eddie Floyd. (more...)

Memphis Music Fest to Bring Southern Funk & Soul to The Granada Theatre, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2013

The Granada Theatre will welcome the Memphis Music Fest to Santa Barbara on August 23, kicking off the 2013/2014 Granada Theatre Concert Series. This collaboration of Memphis' legendary names in funk, soul, and R&B promises to be an unforgettable night of musical talent. The Memphis Music Fest is a brilliant fusion of the sounds of Southern soul, featuring Booker T. Jones, The Bar-kays, William Bell, Jean Knight, and Eddie Floyd. (more...)

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