James Lee News

Date Of Death:
July 02, 2002
Birth Place:
Pleasant Ridge, MI, USA
Gender:
Male
J. Lee's Gourmet BBQ Sauce Releases Historic New Label
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

J. Lee's Gourmet BBQ Sauce,the sauce that carries the statement 'Put It On Anything!', recently adopted a new look to its label but insists the same great taste remains inside the bottles. The new label bears the former soldier and founder of J. Lee's Gourmet BBQ Sauce Mr. James Lee's uniformed photo. The significance of the change lies in the fact that this is the first barbecue sauce to feature a uniformed soldier on the bottle; and J. Lee's is soon to be the first nationally distrubuted product with a soldier on the label. The new label continues to recognize Lee's hometown and the origin of the sauce, Biloxi, Mississippi, and boldly states 'A Taste All Families Love' and 'Put It On Anything!' (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 2nd, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 02, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Peter' plays Monroe Street, new musicals try out in Wicker Park and Bucktown, 'Evita' lights up Cicero, 'Hot Mikado' jazzes up Rogers Park, The Hypocrites announce a trilogy, three Tony winners start rehearsal here and Las Vegas calls on the Windy City's finest! (more...)

PROMISE Technology Debuts New Storage Solutions for Backup and Virtualized Environments at Interop 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

LAS VEGAS, NV(Marketwired - Apr 1, 2014) - Today at Interop 2014, PROMISE Technology, a global leader in the storage industry that develops solutions for the surveillance, rich media and cloud/IT markets, announced new additions to its popular VTrak and Vess lines of storage solutions: the VTrak x30 10G iSCSI and Vess R2000 10G iSCSI models. Attendees of Interop 2014 can learn more about the new VTrak and Vess solutions by visiting PROMISE's product showcase at booth #1161 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. (more...)

Christine Sherrill, Kimbre Lancaster, Sean Allan Krill and More to Star in MAMMA MIA! in Las Vegas; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

After a nationwide search, full casting has been announced for the highly anticipated Las Vegas production of MAMMA MIA!, which begins performances at The New Tropicana resort in Las Vegas May 8. The talented cast features MAMMA MIA! alumni, including all three Dynamos as well as several Las Vegas locals who will join the company. (more...)

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Begins at the Birmingham Hippodrome Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Following its recent sell-out season in London's West End, Birmingham Hippodrome is delighted to announce that the critically acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre production of the musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN will play Birmingham Hippodrome from tonight 18 March to Saturday 5 April 2014 as part of a national tour. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, March 1 2014
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Mar 02, 2014

Direct from the West End this classic musical tells the story of Monumental Pictures producting their first musical film during an age of silent pictures. (more...)

Robert Crais and Carolyn Hart Win 2014 Edgar Award Grand Masters Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

Robert Crais and Carolyn Hart have been chosen as the 2014 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA's Grand Master Award represents the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing and was established to acknowledge important contributions to this genre, as well as for a body of work that is both significant and of consistent high quality. Mr. Crais and Ms. Hart will be presented with their awards at the Edgar Awards Banquet, which will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Thursday, May 1, 2014. (more...)

Mystery Writers of America Announces 2014 Grand Masters Robert Crais and Carolyn Hart Plus 2014 Raven Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Robert Crais and Carolyn Hart have been chosen as the 2014 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA's Grand Master Award represents the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing and was established to acknowledge important contributions to this genre, as well as for a body of work that is both significant and of consistent high quality. Mr. Crais and Ms. Hart will be presented with their awards at the Edgar Awards Banquet, which will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Thursday, May 1, 2014. (more...)

Christine Wiltz Receives the Prestigious Louisiana Writer Award for 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Premier Digital Publishing is honored to announce that novelist, essayist and screenwriter Christine Wiltz has been named recipient of the prestigious Louisiana Writer Award for 2013. The Louisiana Writer Award is chosen annually by a State Library-appointed committee to recognize extraordinary contributions to Louisiana's literary and intellectual life. (more...)

Introducing the All New Mac Pro - The Most Radical Mac Ever
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Apple today redefined pro computing with the launch of the all-new Mac Pro. Designed around an innovative unified thermal core, the Mac Pro features the latest Intel Xeon processors with up to 12 cores, dual workstation-class GPUs, six Thunderbolt 2 ports, PCIe-based flash storage and ultra-fast ECC memory. Packing amazing performance in a stunning new design, the all-new Mac Pro starts at $2,999 (US) and will be available in December. (more...)

Sorenson Media Appoints Digital Media Industry Veteran Marcus Liassides as CEO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2013

“I am honored to join this dynamic company at a time of tremendous progress and opportunity in the industry,” said Liassides. “Sorenson Media has maintained a leadership position in the video arena for almost two decades, evolving with new consumer and commercial demands. I am excited to execute this company's vision to innovate and deploy digital media products that fuel the next generation of high-quality content delivery across all connected devices and platforms in and out of the home.” (more...)

Patrick Linder's Ghost Music Set for Release Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 05, 2013

Using the WWII internment of Japanese Americans as the underpinning for a present-day detective novel, Patrick Linder's Ghost Music moves readers through a multi-generational mystery that stretches from Seattle to the Kansas Plains. Published by Oak Tree Press and formally launching today, Oct. 5, 2013 at the Wordstock Festival in Portland (Ore.), Linder's novel asks readers to re-evaluate the past as we search for meaning in the present. (more...)

Forked.com Launches - a New Los Angeles-based Restaurant Food Delivery Service
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2013

The old way to order food delivery or takeout consisted of keeping a stack of paper menus from local restaurants that deliver, somewhere in the house. When one was hit by a craving for Thai food, pizza or empanadas one would rummage through those menus, place many phone calls and order by phone. (more...)

Patrick Linder's Ghost Music Set for Release, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

Using the WWII internment of Japanese Americans as the underpinning for a present-day detective novel, Patrick Linder's Ghost Music moves readers through a multi-generational mystery that stretches from Seattle to the Kansas Plains. Published by Oak Tree Press and formally launching on Oct. 5, 2013 at the Wordstock Festival in Portland (Ore.), Linder's novel asks readers to re-evaluate the past as we search for meaning in the present. (more...)

Peter Eleey named Curator and Associate Director of Exhibitions and Programs at MoMA PS1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1 and Chief Curator at Large at The Museum of Modern Art, announced today that Peter Eleey has been named Curator and Associate Director of Exhibitions and Programs at MoMA PS1. In this role, Eleey will continue to serve as the museum's lead curator, while also working closely with Mr. Biesenbach to expand the institution's exhibitions and programs and to build its overall capacity in partnership with colleagues at The Museum of Modern Art. (more...)

BSO Opens 2013-14 Season with Scheherazade & 1812 Overture, Sept. 20-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

Music Director Marin Alsop will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade and Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture on Friday, September 20 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 22 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, andSaturday, September 21 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore. Also on the program is the United States' premiere of the BSO co-commission of John Adams' Saxophone Concerto, performed by Tim McAllister. BSO opens the subscription season with a performance of the national anthem, arranged by James Lee III. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

Top Reads: Reza Aslan's ZEALOT Tops Amazon & New York Times' Best Seller Lists, Week Ending 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2013

Reza Aslan can continue to thank Fox News for that infamous interview that provided his book, ZEALOT: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JESUS OF NAZARETH, with an unstoppable Internet following. For the second week in a row, ZEALOT topped Amazon's best seller list, as well as the non-fiction side of the New York Times' list. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/8- SHENANDOAH
by Stage Tube - Aug 08, 2013

Today in 1989, the first Broadway revival of Shenandoah opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 32 performances. Shenandoah is a musical that was written in 1975 with music by Gary Geld, lyrics by Peter Udell, and a book by Udell, Philip Rose and James Lee Barrett, based on Barrett's original screenplay for the 1965 film Shenandoah. The musical first opened at the Goodspeed Opera House in 1974 and then transferred to Broadway, opening on January 7, 1975. It ran on Broadway for a total of 1,050 performances, closing August 7, 1977. The production was nominated for six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and won two, one for Best Actor in a Musical (John Cullum) and the other for Best Book of a Musical. (more...)

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Plays the Birmingham Hippodrome, March 18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

Following its recent sell-out season in London's West End, Birmingham Hippodrome is delighted to announce that the critically acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre production of the musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN will play Birmingham Hippodrome fromTuesday 18 March to Saturday 5 April 2014 as part of a national tour. (more...)

G. Paul Lawrence Announces OF ONE WOMB About Race and Relations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

'Of One Womb: The Essence of Two Families' (published by iUniverse) is the story of James Lee Trucker. The story opens in Louisiana and moves to the suburbs of Los Angeles. Twenty-five years after losing her son to unscrupulous in-laws, Dorothy receives a letter from her son, James Lee, informing her that he wants to meet her, and he would be in LA the next day. With an inter-racial marriage, Dorothy must determine if this man, her son, will be a positive influence on her family, or if his racist attitude will bring them all down. (more...)

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