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Christina Masciotti to Debut RAW BACON FROM POLAND at Abrons Arts CenterChristina Masciotti to Debut RAW BACON FROM POLAND at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of 2016 Guggenheim Fellow Christina Masciotti's newest work, Raw Bacon from Poland. (more...)

Doug Elkins Returns To PEAK PERFORMANCES To Show Two New Works, 4/20-23Doug Elkins Returns To PEAK PERFORMANCES To Show Two New Works, 4/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Peak Performances is pleased to welcome back Doug Elkins, whom The New York Times calls “one of the most witty, musical and inventive choreographers of his generation,” and his company, doug elkins choreography, etc., in an evening-length program of new and acclaimed works, April 20-23 at the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. (more...)

Choreographer Trisha Brown Dies at Age 80Choreographer Trisha Brown Dies at Age 80
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Choreographer Trisha Brown has died on March 18th in San Antonio, Texas, after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her son, Adam Brown, his wife Erin, her four grandchildren – and by her brother Gordon Brown and sister Louisa Brown. Trisha Brown's husband, artist Burt Barr, died on November 7, 2016.  (more...)

6th Annual POETRYLIFE Weekend Comes to FST Ths April6th Annual POETRYLIFE Weekend Comes to FST Ths April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

2017 marks the 6th Anniversary of PoetryLife weekend, bringing together nationally recognized poets, students, teachers, and community members all in one place to celebrate the art of the written word. Events will take place in FST's Bowne's Lab and Keating Theatre. Special guest poets Edward Hirsh and Aimee Nezhukumatathil will be participating in this year's PoetryLife Weekend. For a full list of events, please see below. Proceeds for this weekend go to benefit The PoetryLife Fund, a support for educators teaching poetry in the community. Tickets for all events can be purchased through the Box Office at 941-366-9000 or online at www.floridastudiotheatre.org. (more...)

Joe Goode Performance Group Celebrates 30 Years, 6/22-24Joe Goode Performance Group Celebrates 30 Years, 6/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Joe Goode Performance Group, in partnership with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, celebrates three decades of innovative dance-theater and inspiring artistry this June 22-24, 2017 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater. (more...)

All-Star SFJAZZ Collective Tribute to Miles Davis Concludes Miller Theatre's Jazz Series, 4/1All-Star SFJAZZ Collective Tribute to Miles Davis Concludes Miller Theatre's Jazz Series, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Some of the biggest names on the jazz circuit-including Miller audience favorites Warren Wolf and Miguel Zenon-come together to form the inimitable collective SFJAZZ. This touring program celebrates one of the genre's greats: Miles Davis. The band's explorations of this rich repertoire make it feel fresh once more, as revelatory and innovative as it sounded when Miles issued his first records back in the 1940s and 50s.  (more...)

Stephen Petronio, Yvonne Rainer, Steve Paxton & Anna Halprin Set for BLOODLINES at The JoyceStephen Petronio, Yvonne Rainer, Steve Paxton & Anna Halprin Set for BLOODLINES at The Joyce
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

In 2015, Stephen Petronio Company culminated its 30th anniversary 2014-15 season with a transformation: the launch of Bloodlines, which began with Merce Cunningham's iconic RainForest (1968) and Trisha Brown's proscenium masterpiece Glacial Decoy (1979). (more...)

Betty Cunningham Gallery Presents Mia Westerlund Roosen, Opening ReceptionBetty Cunningham Gallery Presents Mia Westerlund Roosen, Opening Reception
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Betty Cuningham Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new sculptures and drawings by Mia Westerlund Roosen.  This will be the artist's fourth exhibition with the Gallery, located at 15 Rivington Street, New York, NY. The artist will be present for an opening reception on Saturday, February 25 from 4 -7 PM.  (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers Offer DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program in NYC at Hunter CollegeDoug Varone and Dancers Offer DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program in NYC at Hunter College
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will once again offer DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program in NYC: a one-on-one mentorship program with Doug Varone for experienced choreographers May 28 - June 2, 2017 at Hunter College, 695 Park Ave, NYC 10065. (more...)

LEGAL SMUGGLING WITH CHRISTINE CHOY Selected by Sundance Film FestivalLEGAL SMUGGLING WITH CHRISTINE CHOY Selected by Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Brothers Noah and Lewie Kloster's debut animation film LEGAL SMUGGLING WITH CHRISTINE CHOY has been selected for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival under documentary short films. (more...)

Doug Varone And Dancers Announce WINTER INTENSIVE 2017Doug Varone And Dancers Announce WINTER INTENSIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Doug Varone and Dancers announces the Winter Intensive 2017 from Monday-Saturday, January 9-14, 2017 from 9:30am-5:30pm at Hunter College 695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065. The Winter Intensive features classes taught by company members and a number of unique special events, providing a supportive community to challenge dancers physically and artistically. (more...)

Doug Varone And Dancers Awarded The National Dance Project Touring AwardDoug Varone And Dancers Awarded The National Dance Project Touring Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Doug Varone and Dancers proudlyreceived a National Dance Project (NDP) Touring Award from the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) which will support the company's United States tours of in the shelter of the fold during the eighteen-month tour period of June 1, 2017 - November 30, 2018. (more...)

3A Productions to Present World Premiere of CARDIFF at The Duplex3A Productions to Present World Premiere of CARDIFF at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

3A Productions presents the world premiere of Cardiff by Leila Philip and Garth Evans at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street at 7the Avenue) January 25 through 28, 2017. Directed by Andrew Resto, Cardiff is based on a true story. (more...)

Stephen Petronio Company Buys 'Crows Nest' Catskill Mountains Property for $1.3 MillionStephen Petronio Company Buys 'Crows Nest' Catskill Mountains Property for $1.3 Million
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

In an act that will secure the Company's legacy and provide a creative home for dance, Stephen Petronio Company has purchased Crows Nest, a 175-acre property in the Catskill Mountains. (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Presents Sharon McKnight in RED HOT MAMACinnabar Theater Presents Sharon McKnight in RED HOT MAMA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Red Hot Mama - The Sophie Tucker Songbook - is the story of the first lady of show business, the 'Last of the Red Hot Mamas', whose remarkable career spanned sixty years.  It contains the music and history of burlesque, vaudeville, Broadway and Las Vegas, in a critically acclaimed One-Woman Off-Broadway musical biography of the entertainment legend, written by and starring Tony Award Nominee Sharon McNight.   The LA Times reported, 'McNight gives the performance of a lifetime as 'The Last of the Red Hot Mamas'. (more...)

Artists Rep's 'A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS' to Celebrate Season of Hope This DecemberArtists Rep's 'A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS' to Celebrate Season of Hope This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with Staged!, presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CELEBRATION for the holidays. (more...)

Sandra Gering to Host Release Party, Signing for John Simon's DRAWING YOUR OWN PATHSandra Gering to Host Release Party, Signing for John Simon's DRAWING YOUR OWN PATH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

John Simon's Drawing Your Own Path: 33 Practices at the Crossroads of Art and Meditation will be celebrated at a release party and book signing on Today, November 10th from 5-7pm at Sandra Gering Inc (14 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065). Books will be available for purchase at the gallery. (more...)

Sandra Gering to Host Release Party, Signing for John Simon's DRAWING YOUR OWN PATHSandra Gering to Host Release Party, Signing for John Simon's DRAWING YOUR OWN PATH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

John Simon's Drawing Your Own Path: 33 Practices at the Crossroads of Art and Meditation will be celebrated at a release party and book signing on Thursday, November 10th from 5-7pm at Sandra Gering Inc (14 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065). Books will be available for purchase at the gallery. (more...)

Artists Repertory Theatre Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CELEBRATIONArtists Repertory Theatre Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with Staged!, presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CELEBRATION for the holidays. (more...)

Guggenheim's Works & Process Series to Present Discussion with Jonah Bokaer & Excerpts from RULES OF THE GAMEGuggenheim's Works & Process Series to Present Discussion with Jonah Bokaer & Excerpts from RULES OF THE GAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

On Monday, October 31, 2016 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents discussion with choreographer Jonah Bokaer and excerpts of Rules Of The Game, a new multidisciplinary work for eight dancers created by Bokaer and scenographer Daniel Arsham. (more...)

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