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Date of Birth: June 15, 1947 (69)
Birth Place: Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
Gender: Female
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...)

TITICUT FOLLIES: THE BALLET World Premiere Set for NYU Skirball CenterTITICUT FOLLIES: THE BALLET World Premiere Set for NYU Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Titicut Follies: The Ballet, a world premiere ballet choreographed by James Sewell and inspired by Frederick Wiseman's startling 1967 documentary, will run for three performances, April 28 - 30, 2017 at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Titicut Follies: The Ballet will be performed by the James Sewell Ballet, with an original score by Lenny Pickett. (more...)

Julia Sherman Announces Debut Cookbook, SALAD FOR PRESIDENT: A COOKBOOK INSPIRED BY ARTISTSJulia Sherman Announces Debut Cookbook, SALAD FOR PRESIDENT: A COOKBOOK INSPIRED BY ARTISTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Artist, cook, creative director, and author Julia Sherman is proud to announce the upcoming release of her debut cookbook, Salad for President: A Cookbook Inspired by Artists. (more...)

Times Square Arts Presents Sound of Ikebana (Spring)Times Square Arts Presents Sound of Ikebana (Spring)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

In partnership with the Japan Society Gallery, Times Square Arts presents artist and 2016 Japan Cultural Envoy Naoko Tosa's Sound of Ikebana (Spring) on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight every night in April. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. (more...)

Experimental Music Ensemble Zero Times Everything to Release New Album 'Sonic Cinema'Experimental Music Ensemble Zero Times Everything to Release New Album 'Sonic Cinema'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Experimental music ensemble Zero Times Everything will be releasing their eagerly anticipated new album “Sonic Cinema” on April 21, 2017! (more...)

The Poetry Project Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Anne Waldman 4/27The Poetry Project Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Anne Waldman 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Poetry Project will host its first-ever gala in celebration of its 50th anniversary on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The gala will honor Anne Waldman for her radical and inspiring contributions to international contemporary poetry and activism, and for her past leadership of The Poetry Project. The evening will include performances by composer and performance artist Laurie Anderson, writer and vocalist LaTasha Diggs, and choreographer Yoshiko Chuma. (more...)

THE BLOW Comes to The Kitchen, 3/30- 4/1THE BLOW Comes to The Kitchen, 3/30- 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Kitchen will present The Blow: Brand New Abyss from March 30-April 1. The Blow is Melissa Dyne and Khaela Maricich. A shape-shifting entity, The Blow has taken various forms over time and manifests in an array of media, employing popular music as a vehicle for broader explorations. Operating between contexts and genres, the duo works with sound recording, performance, installation, writing and physical media, aiming to address and expand the limitations encountered within each framework. The Blow have spent the past three years developing a new body of songs and a new method for producing them: Brand New Abyss marks the completion of an extended compositional odyssey. (more...)

Kathleen Turner and Delroy Lindo to be Masters of Ceremony at New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas GalaKathleen Turner and Delroy Lindo to be Masters of Ceremony at New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas Gala, co-chaired by Sarah Arison, Slobodan Randjelovic, and Jon Stryker and with award-winning actors Kathleen Turner and Delroy Lindo as masters of ceremony, pays tribute to Live Arts' annual Live Ideas Festival. The Gala will take place at the Highline Ballroom, located at 431 W 16th Street, New York City on Monday, April 3 with a cocktail reception at 6:30pmfollowed by the dinner and program at 7:15pm. (more...)

New York Live Arts' Live Ideas Closing Party to Include The Homobiles, Cristy C. Road, Macy Rodman and More!New York Live Arts' Live Ideas Closing Party to Include The Homobiles, Cristy C. Road, Macy Rodman and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Punk musician Lynn Breedlove and the Homobiles perform at the Ostara Ball, a Tea Dance and Closing Party for Mx'd Messages, New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas festival. Also on the program are punk rock musician Cristy C. Road, Macy Rodman and DJ Horrorchata. The party is hosted by The Dauphine of Bushwick. (more...)

Mx Justin Vivian Bond to Present and Perform in HOUSE OF WHIMSY at New York Live ArtsMx Justin Vivian Bond to Present and Perform in HOUSE OF WHIMSY at New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Mx Justin Vivian Bond, curator of Mx'd Messages, New York Live Arts' 2017 Live Ideas festival, presents House of Whimsy, an alluring, edgy and irreverent evening of divas and deviants from the downtown performance scene, featuring Big Dipper, Dane Terry, Janani Balasubramanian, Kate Bornstein, Lynn Breedlove, Nath Ann Carrera, Severely Mame, Taja Lindley and Wo Chan, selected and introduced by Bond, who will also perform. (more...)

The Team Brings ROOSEELVIS (RE-MX'D) To New York Live ArtsThe Team Brings ROOSEELVIS (RE-MX'D) To New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

A special highlight of Mx'd Messages, New York Live Arts' 2017 Live Ideas festival, is the performance by theater ensemble The TEAM of RoosevElvis (Re-MX'D), a concert-style re-imagining of The Team's acclaimed production specially created for Live Ideas 2017. (more...)

John Zorn's Iconic Venue The Stone Moves to The New SchoolJohn Zorn's Iconic Venue The Stone Moves to The New School
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

John Zorn and Executive Dean Richard Kessler announced today that The Stone, the landmark non-profit performance space founded in 2005 by John Zorn and dedicated to the experimental and avant-garde, will move to The Glass Box Theater at Arnhold Hall on 55 West 13th Street, in the heart of New York's Greenwich Village. (more...)

Kronos Quartet Adds Second Performance, 3/7Kronos Quartet Adds Second Performance, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Having sold out its first Ecstatic Music Festival show at WNYC's Greene Space on Tuesday, March 7 (7:30 pm), Kronos Quartet has just added a second performance at 9:30 pm that evening, featuring additional new selections from Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire. The education and legacy project is commissioning – and distributing for free – the first learning library of contemporary repertoire for string quartet.    (more...)

Garland Jeffreys' Video for '14 Steps To Harlem' Premieres on BillboardGarland Jeffreys' Video for '14 Steps To Harlem' Premieres on Billboard
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Garland Jeffreys' video for his single “14 Steps To Harlem” premieres on Billboard, who proclaim, “...between doo-wop style choruses, the video streams appropriate black & white period photos, including plenty of street scenes and venues such as the Apollo Theatre and the Rhythm Club. (more...)

The TEAM to Bring ROOSEVELVIS (RE-MX'D) to New York Live ArtsThe TEAM to Bring ROOSEVELVIS (RE-MX'D) to New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

A special highlight of Mx'd Messages, New York Live Arts' 2017 Live Ideas festival, is the performance by theater ensemble The TEAM of RoosevElvis (Re-MX'D), a concert-style re-imagining of The Team's acclaimed production specially created for Live Ideas 2017. (more...)

Trajal Harrell Performs Solo in New York Live ArtsTrajal Harrell Performs Solo in New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Choreographer Trajal Harrell presents his dance solo The Return of La Argentina in Prime Time, a performance series presented as part of Mx'd Messages, New York Live Arts' 2017 Live Ideas festival. In his solo, Harrell invites audiences to a fictional archiving of Butoh co-founder Kazuo Ohno's renowned solo Admiring La Argentina as directed by Butoh's other founder Tatsumi Hijikata and dedicated to the famed Spanish dancer Antonia Merce.  The performance will be followed by a conversation with Harrell, Mx'd Messages festival curator Mx Justin Vivian Bond and Bill T. Jones.  (more...)

Grey Gersten Announces Performance The Golden Door at SPRING/BREAK Art ShowGrey Gersten Announces Performance The Golden Door at SPRING/BREAK Art Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Artist and Musician Grey Gersten expands upon his multimedia work creating an installation and performance piece featuring a live video and audio stream of The Statue of Liberty. (more...)

Times Square Presents MATTEO ZAMAGNI'S NATURE ABSTRACTIONTimes Square Presents MATTEO ZAMAGNI'S NATURE ABSTRACTION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

 In partnership with Moving Image Art Fair & Gazelli Art House, Times Square Arts presents artist Matteo Zamagni's virtual reality film Nature Abstraction on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in March. (more...)

'MERRILY' Documentary 'BEST WORST THING' Coming to iTunes Movies Next Month'MERRILY' Documentary 'BEST WORST THING' Coming to iTunes Movies Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The acclaimed documentary film Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened -- fresh off its theatrical run, and currently 94% on Rotten Tomatoes -- will be available exclusively for purchase and rental on iTunes Movies starting March 3, 2017, announced the film's producer, Bruce David Klein, of Atlas Media Corp, and Richard Abramowitz President of theatrical distributor Abramorama. The film will be available for preorder tomorrow, February 24th, 2017. (more...)

NORFOLK & NORWICH FESTIVAL Announces Full 2017 ProgrammeNORFOLK & NORWICH FESTIVAL Announces Full 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Norfolk & Norwich Festival, the largest arts festival in the East of England and one of the four largest in the UK, has today announced the full programme for its 2017 Festival (12-28 May). The programme, which spans performance, theatre, music, visual arts, literature and events for children, includes world premieres, unique concerts and one-off events, including a number of free outdoor events across the festival. For the full festival programme, please visit www.nnfestival.org.uk. (more...)

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