Laurie Anderson News

Date of Birth: June 15, 1947 (68)
Birth Place: Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
Gender: Female
OBIE Winner Andrew Schneider to Bring YOUARENOWHERE to 3LD Art & Technology CenterOBIE Winner Andrew Schneider to Bring YOUARENOWHERE to 3LD Art & Technology Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

3-Legged Dog will present the return engagement of the critically acclaimed YOUARENOWHERE, created and performed by Andrew Schneider. (more...)

Kim Cullen Named New Executive Director of New York Live ArtsKim Cullen Named New Executive Director of New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

New York Live Arts, New York's dynamic center for dance and the performing arts under the artistic leadership of world-renowned choreographer Bill T. Jones, appoints Kim Cullen as its new Executive Director. Cullen began working for New York Live Arts in 2014 as the Producer of the 2015 Live Ideas festival curated by Laurie Anderson and joined the organization in the summer of 2015 as Interim Executive Director. Prior to her engagement at New York Live Arts, Cullen worked as free-lance producer in New York and Europe and served as Producing Director for Elizabeth Streb. During her tenure at Streb, the Streb Lab for Action Mechanics secured financing from the City of New York to purchase its Williamsburg Brooklyn building. (more...)

Vancouver Symphony Announces NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL, 2/25Vancouver Symphony Announces NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Single tickets and festival passes for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's highly anticipated 3rd annual NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL are now on sale. Tickets are available online at www.vancouversymphony.ca, or by calling VSO Customer Service at 604.876.3434. The four day long festival runs nightly from Thursday, February 25 to Sunday, February 28, 2016; all concerts at 7:30pm, at the historic Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

Jean-Michel Jarre to Perform At Sonar 2016 This JuneJean-Michel Jarre to Perform At Sonar 2016 This June
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

A pioneer and a titan of electronic music since his groundbreaking debut album 'Oxygene', the French producer, musician and composer Jean-Michel Jarre will perform at Sónar for the first time this coming June 17, 2016. (more...)

The Kathryn Posin Dance Company Returning to 92nd St YThe Kathryn Posin Dance Company Returning to 92nd St Y
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The Kathryn Posin Dance Company returns to the 92nd St Y for Feb. 11 & 12 performances.   The performances, originally announced for the Kaufmann Concert Hall, will take place at Buttenweiser on the 2nd floor, which provides more room for the musicians and a better dance floor. (more...)

Nora Ephron Doc Among HBO's Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2016Nora Ephron Doc Among HBO's Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2016
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the first half of 2016, including: MAVIS!, a celebration of music legend Mavis Staples; EVERYTHING IS COPY, a candid portrait of writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron (more...)

Trisha Brown Retrospective to Dance Into UW World Series, 2/4-6Trisha Brown Retrospective to Dance Into UW World Series, 2/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

Washington State native Trisha Brown is considered the most widely acclaimed choreographer of the postmodern era. For over 50 years, she pushed the limits of choreographic movement, changing modern dance forever. At 79, Trisha Brown has choreographed her last dances. In celebration of her life's work, Trisha Brown Dance Company returns to the choreographer's home state to perform the final performances of her works for the proscenium stage as part of a retrospective presented by University of Washington's World Series at Meany Hall. (more...)

LMCC Names Andrew D. Hamingson President; Plans Governors Island Arts Center ExpansionLMCC Names Andrew D. Hamingson President; Plans Governors Island Arts Center Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Today Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) names Andrew D. Hamingson its next president, succeeding outgoing president Sam Miller. Hamingson will assume the presidency on February 1, consulting with Miller and LMCC's Board of Directors in the meantime to ensure a smooth and successful transition. (more...)

CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA and More Among Moving Image Curators' Choice Films, Screening 1/1-10CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA and More Among Moving Image Curators' Choice Films, Screening 1/1-10
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Just as critics and cinephiles are unveiling their "Best of 2015" lists, Museum of the Moving Image has announced the eight titles selected for its annual Curators' Choice series. The films will be shown January 1 through 10, 2016, in the Museum's majestic Sumner M. Redstone Theater. (more...)

I UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING BETTER Set for PS122's COIL16I UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING BETTER Set for PS122's COIL16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

As part of the eleventh edition of the COIL festival, Performance Space 122 and The Chocolate Factory present I Understand Everything Better, by recent Bessie Award Winner David Neumann. I Understand Everything Better is a deeply personal reflection on the consciousness of dying and interrupted narratives within the context of a cataclysmic storm. Combining personal narratives, traditional Japanese Noh theater and Neumann's virtuosic movement and humor, collaborators Tei Blow and Sibyl Kempson unite with Neumann to reveal the shimmer of attention to realms unseen, the concurrence of unrelated events and the body as evidence of a will having to let go. (more...)

Stephen Petronio Company to Present Second Season of BLOODLINES This SpringStephen Petronio Company to Present Second Season of BLOODLINES This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Stephen Petronio Company returns to The Joyce Theater with a highly anticipated second season of BLOODLINES, a multiyear project that embraces significant works by inspirational trailblazers of American postmodern dance. (more...)

Theatre, Dance & More on Tap for JACK's Winter/Spring 2016 SeasonTheatre, Dance & More on Tap for JACK's Winter/Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Clinton Hill cultural hub and OBIE award-winner JACK launches its winter/spring 2016 season with an a cappella opera set in Zimbabwe by composer Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa, a weekend of curated works by Modesto "Flako" Jimenez, the premiere of the dirty and bracing play Tom & Eliza, by Celine Song, the English-language premiere of Argentinian playwright Rafael Spregelburd's SPAM, The Geneva Project by Jennifer Harrison Newman, Antonio Ramos' Thirsty Mind, love and starvation sitting in a lonely tree and an exploration in minimalist/pop art performance by the No Face Performance Group.  JACK also engineers the return of Walter Dundervill's ARENA (which had two sold-out runs at JACK in 2014 and 2015).  (more...)

Rap Artist Alpha Tvylore Releases Debut Album 'Birth of a Villain'Rap Artist Alpha Tvylore Releases Debut Album 'Birth of a Villain'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Talented and charismatic artist, Alpha Tvylore, announces the release of his much anticipated debut album, Birth of a Villain, now available through all major online retailers. (more...)

Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks Receives 22nd Annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish PrizePlaywright Suzan-Lori Parks Receives 22nd Annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
by Reilly Hickey - Dec 1, 2015

On Monday, November 30, playwright, novelist and songwriter Suzan-Lori Parks was awarded the 22nd annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prizeat The Public Theater in New York City. (more...)

The Kitchen to Continue Synth Nights Series with Champagne Jerry & More, 12/16The Kitchen to Continue Synth Nights Series with Champagne Jerry & More, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

The Kitchen will present the next installment of Synth Nights, its series devoted to the live performance of electronic music, on December 16 with hip-hop performer Champagne Jerry, feminist punk act Penis and Swedish electronic artist Tami Tamaki. The bill brings together artists forming new performative personae, each from their own radically different place on the musical spectrum and has been organized by Matthew Lyons. (more...)

Gad Elmaleh, The Hot Sardines, The Skivvies and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's PubGad Elmaleh, The Hot Sardines, The Skivvies and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances from November 25-December 6, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

CAROL, BEASTS OF NO NATION & More Nominated for 31st Film Independent Spirit AwardsCAROL, BEASTS OF NO NATION & More Nominated for 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the LA Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, announced nominations for the 2016 Spirit Awards this morning. Film Independent President Josh Welsh presided over the press conference held at W Hollywood, with actors John Boyega and Elizabeth Olsen presenting the nominations. Nominees for Best Feature included Anomalisa, Beasts of No Nation, Carol, Spotlight and Tangerine. (more...)

PS122's COIL 2016 Schedule Announced; Tickets Now on SalePS122's COIL 2016 Schedule Announced; Tickets Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Performance Space 122's annual performance festival, COIL, returns for its eleventh edition with sixteen individual events, making it the largest COIL to date. The festival demonstrates the constant vitality of live performance in New York City and features work created locally, across the U.S., and around the world. Known for its groundbreaking contemporary performance, this year's COIL festival spans interdisciplinary art, working with new technologies and forms. Through installations, live and virtual practices, PS122 is committed to redefining how, where and when performance is experienced. (more...)

Documentaries, Comedy, Cats and More Set for Jan/Feb 2016 Lineup at Moving ImageDocumentaries, Comedy, Cats and More Set for Jan/Feb 2016 Lineup at Moving Image
by Movies News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

The Museum of the Moving Image has just announced its programs and exhibitions for January - February 2016. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Telly Leung, Greta Gerwig, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubTelly Leung, Greta Gerwig, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances, running November 18-29, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

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