Laurie Anderson News

Date of Birth: June 15, 1947 (68)
Birth Place: Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
Gender: Female
Edward Snowden Revealed as Final Collaborator on Jean-Michel Jarre's 'Electronica Volume 2: The Heart Of Noise'Edward Snowden Revealed as Final Collaborator on Jean-Michel Jarre's 'Electronica Volume 2: The Heart Of Noise'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Just when the collaborator list for Jean-Michel Jarre's upcoming 'Electronica Vol. 2: The Heart of Noise' couldn't get any more diverse, it can now be revealed that none other than Edward Snowden will join proceedings as the final name to feature on the project. (more...)

Jewish Museum and Bang on a Can to Present Arto Lindsay in Concert, 5/12Jewish Museum and Bang on a Can to Present Arto Lindsay in Concert, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

? On Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 7:30pm, Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum will present Bang on a Can: Performance by Arto Lindsay in conjunction with the Museum's exhibition Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist. Lindsay's program, which will be announced from the stage, will include music that echoes themes of cultural experimentation and cross-pollination, drawing on elements from American and Brazilian rock, pop, experimental music, and improvisation. (more...)

Jason Biggs, Liev Schreiber Among Jurors for 2016 Tribeca Film FestivalJason Biggs, Liev Schreiber Among Jurors for 2016 Tribeca Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its jurors – a diverse group of industry leaders, including award-winning actors, acclaimed filmmakers, writers, entrepreneurs, artists and cultural leaders. (more...)

HBO to Debut Laurie Anderson's HEART OF A DOG, 4/25HBO to Debut Laurie Anderson's HEART OF A DOG, 4/25
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

“Hello, little bonehead, I'll love you forever,” says Laurie Anderson to Lolabelle, her rat terrier. In HEART OF A DOG, the renowned creative pioneer delivers a lament for her beloved Lolabelle, exploring themes of love, life, death and loss. (more...)

Schneider's YOUARENOWHERE Extends at 3LD Art & Technology CenterSchneider's YOUARENOWHERE Extends at 3LD Art & Technology Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

3-Legged Dog have announced a one-week extension of the critically acclaimed YOUARENOWHERE, created and performed by Andrew Schneider. (more...)

VIDEO: Laurie Anderson Performs a Special Song For Dogs on LATE SHOWVIDEO: Laurie Anderson Performs a Special Song For Dogs on LATE SHOW
by - Mar 17, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, legendary musician, artist and filmmaker Laurie Anderson performed a piece written specifically for dogs (more...)

QPAC to Welcome Lisa Fischer to the SpotlightQPAC to Welcome Lisa Fischer to the Spotlight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

After four decades of performing with icons like Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, and Nine Inch Nails, Lisa Fischer is finally offering her own humble, heartfelt song, accompanied by her inventive new band Grand Baton. (more...)

The Royal Conservatory of Music Sets Season FinaleThe Royal Conservatory of Music Sets Season Finale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

On May 14, Marcus Roberts & The Modern Jazz Generation close out the "Katrina -10 Years On" concert series, dedicated to the spirit of the people who suffered from one of the worst hurricanes in history. In this concert Roberts, famous for his dazzling, virtuosic playing that taps the full range of the jazz piano tradition, unveils The Modern Jazz Generation, an ensemble that features his trio mates - Jason Marsalis on drums and Rodney Jordan on bass - and a number of next generation jazz greats. The musicians are joined by special guest Wycliffe Gordon (tuba), who returns to Koerner Hall after recently appearing with Rene Marie. (more...)

BWW Review: LANGUAGE OF THE FUTURE: LETTERS TO JACK is Mesmerizing at the Kennedy CenterBWW Review: LANGUAGE OF THE FUTURE: LETTERS TO JACK is Mesmerizing at the Kennedy Center
by Hannah Wing - Mar 5, 2016

In Language of the Future: Letters to Jack, Anderson's new work uses a blend of prose and poetry with punches of other worldly orchestral sounds of Kodheli's married with Anderson's electronic sounds. (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Welcome Kronos Quartet, 4/2Carnegie Hall to Welcome Kronos Quartet, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Carnegie Hall presents the pioneering Kronos Quartet in a program of new works, including two world premieres, on Saturday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall. Aleksandra Vrebalov's open-form piece, My Desert, My Rose, and Yotam Haber's South Africa-inspired break_break_break will receive their world premieres. The program also includes New York premieres of works by Nicole Lizee, N. Rajam, Wu Man, Karin Rehnqvist, Fode Lassana Diabate, and Albert Behar. A new arrangement by Jacob Garchik of 'Baba O'Reilly,' Pete Townshend's classic song for The Who, is also featured. Guest artists include kantele (Finnish zither) player Ritva Koistinen and electronic artist Philip White. Complete program information is listed below. (more...)

Kronos Quartet Kicks Off 'FIFTY FOR THE FUTURE' Events at Carnegie Hall This SpringKronos Quartet Kicks Off 'FIFTY FOR THE FUTURE' Events at Carnegie Hall This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

This April, Kronos Quartet/Kronos Performing Arts Association celebrates spring with events tied to Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire, an exciting partnership with Carnegie Hall and others to create 50 new works - by 25 women and 25 men - expressly for the training of students and emerging professionals. (more...)

Dance Ensemble BOOMERANG and Deerhoof Drummer Greg Saunier to Bring REPERCUSSION to Dixon PlaceDance Ensemble BOOMERANG and Deerhoof Drummer Greg Saunier to Bring REPERCUSSION to Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Dixon Place's new commission of BOOMERANG Dance and Performance Project's REPERCUSSION in collaboration with Greg Saunier, drummer and founding member of the internationally acclaimed band Deerhoof, who wrote the music and will be performing it live. REPERCUSSION begins performances on Friday, March 11th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

The Kennedy Center's WORLD STAGES Series to Continue with Laurie Anderson, Monica Bill Barnes & Van-Anh VoThe Kennedy Center's WORLD STAGES Series to Continue with Laurie Anderson, Monica Bill Barnes & Van-Anh Vo
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

The Kennedy Center's 2015-2016 World Stages series continues with three trailblazing, multidisciplinary works that are coming to Washington, D.C.: Laurie Anderson's Language of the Future: Letters to Jack (March 4-6); Monica Bill Barnes's Happy Hour (March 10-11); and Van-Ánh Võ's The Odyssey: From Vietnam to America (March 11-12). With a long history of presenting original international works, these programs reinforce the Center's commitment to presenting leading performers and companies from the United States and abroad, offering D.C. audiences an entryway to global arts and culture.   (more...)

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...)

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