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Laurie Anderson News

Date Of Birth:
June 15, 1947 (67)
Birth Place:
Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
Gender:
Female
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Park Ave Armory's 2015 Artistic Season to Feature Marina Abramovic, Laurie Anderson & MorePark Ave Armory's 2015 Artistic Season to Feature Marina Abramovic, Laurie Anderson & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Park Avenue Armory announced the details of its 2015 season, encompassing site-specific installations, commissions, and cross-disciplinary collaborations across a range of art forms-from installation, to dance, music, and performance art. The season reflects and strengthens the Armory's mission, dedicated to advancing new forms of artistic expression, catalyzing open collaboration between artists, and creating immersive and thought-provoking experiences for audiences within its soaring Wade Thompson Drill Hall and historic period rooms. (more...)

The Recording Academy Announces Eighth Annual GRAMMY Week Celebration Honoring Nile RodgersThe Recording Academy Announces Eighth Annual GRAMMY Week Celebration Honoring Nile Rodgers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing will celebrate its eighth annual GRAMMY Week event honoring three-time GRAMMY winner Nile Rodgers for his commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music. (more...)

VIA Records to Release Albums by Paola Prestini, Jeffrey Zeigler and Anna ClyneVIA Records to Release Albums by Paola Prestini, Jeffrey Zeigler and Anna Clyne
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

The Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini's work has been deemed "radiant [and] amorously evocative" by The New York Times, which has also hailed "her gift for bringing together disparate artists, technicians and other creative professionals to produce cross-disciplinary works greater than the sum of their parts." Her multimedia opera Oceanic Verses perfectly reveals her sensibility as a composer, a creator of multimedia productions, and a wholeheartedly entrepreneurially artist. She commissioned the work through her non-profit company, VisionIntoArt (VIA), whose new label, VIA Records, will release Prestini's music and collaborator Ali Hossaini's visuals as a beautifully designed CD/DVD package on November 18. (more...)

The Kitchen and the Goethe-Institut to Present ORIGINALEThe Kitchen and the Goethe-Institut to Present ORIGINALE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Fifty years after its storied New York premiere, The Kitchen and the Goethe-Institut will present a 21st-century staging of Originale, a music-theater piece by pioneering German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007). Directed by Big Art Group's Caden Manson and Jemma Nelson, this staging, much like it's 1964 New York premiere, will feature a notable cross-section of contemporary performance artists and musicians whose actions are organized by Stockhausen's score and accompanied by noted electroacoustic compositions, such as his Kontakte. (more...)

Alexander Theater at Montclair State University to Celebrate 10th Anniversary, 11/1Alexander Theater at Montclair State University to Celebrate 10th Anniversary, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

?On November 1, 2014, Montclair State University will celebrate a decade of stellar performances at the Alexander Kasser Theater, a cultural institution that has garnered regional, national and international recognition for serving as a home for the world's most visionary talents and an incubator for the next generation of innovative performing artists. (more...)

Guitar Legend Adrian Belew Announces Massive North America TourGuitar Legend Adrian Belew Announces Massive North America Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Adrian Belew is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist, who has released 20 critically acclaimed solo albums. He has worked alongside some of the most innovative artists of the past 30 years (more...)

The Cuong Vu Trio to Perform at Meany Hall, 10/11The Cuong Vu Trio to Perform at Meany Hall, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Cuong Vu Trio will be performing on Saturday October 11, 2014 at Meany Studio Theatre on the University of Washington campus at 7:30pm. (more...)

Laurie Anderson and the Kronos Quartet to Perform LANDFALL 10/14 at Bass Concert HallLaurie Anderson and the Kronos Quartet to Perform LANDFALL 10/14 at Bass Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

After last year's unfortunate cancellation, Laurie Anderson returns to Texas Performing Arts in performance with the Kronos Quartet to perform their collaborative piece Landfall. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season Lineup, 12/3 - 1/4Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season Lineup, 12/3 - 1/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized as a vital "American Cultural Ambassador" to the world and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the New York City Center stage for the 43rd consecutive year from December 3, 2014 - January 4, 2015. The Company will present 39 performances during an exciting annual season that has become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Announces Performances at New York City Center - World Premiere, Odetta Tribute, Holiday Shows and More!Alvin Ailey Announces Performances at New York City Center - World Premiere, Odetta Tribute, Holiday Shows and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized as a vital "American Cultural Ambassador" to the world and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the New York City Center stage for the 43rd consecutive year from December 3, 2014 - January 4, 2015. The Company will present 39 performances during an exciting annual season that has become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)

VisionIntoArt Announces Launch of VIA RecordsVisionIntoArt Announces Launch of VIA Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

VisionIntoArt (VIA), the non-profit company founded by Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini, is pleased to announce the launch of a record label, VIA Records, with three inaugural albums this fall. The formation of the label expands upon VIA's already vast body of work, which, over the last ten years, has included commissioning and producing new music by a wide range of artists. VIA Records will help to broaden the canon of new multimedia works through the commissioning and recording of artists on VIA's roster. (more...)

Visionintoart Launches Record Label with Three New ReleasesVisionintoart Launches Record Label with Three New Releases
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

VisionIntoArt (VIA), the non-profit company founded by Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini, is pleased to announce the launch of a record label, VIA Records, with three inaugural albums this fall. The formation of the label expands upon VIA's already vast body of work, which, over the last ten years, has included commissioning and producing new music by a wide range of artists. VIA Records will help to broaden the canon of new multimedia works through the commissioning and recording of artists on VIA's roster. (more...)

World Premiere of Richard Schechner's IMAGINING O Set for 9/10-13 at Peak PerformancesWorld Premiere of Richard Schechner's IMAGINING O Set for 9/10-13 at Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Watch out! Richard Schechner returns, armed with another series of shocks and surprises: the world premiere of "Imagining O" at Peak Performances, September 10-13. Transforming the notoriously erotic French novel "Story of O" into a multi-site, immersive production, the 80 year-old director's most recent work promises to reaffirm Peak's commitment to the ultra and outre challenge, and the director's reputation for creating uncomfortable joy in his audiences. The show opens the Kasser Theater's 10th anniversary season. (more...)

Photo Flash: CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Welcomes Karen Ziemba, Santino Fontana, Gina Gershon & MorePhoto Flash: CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Welcomes Karen Ziemba, Santino Fontana, Gina Gershon & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography welcomed to its cast stars of stage & screen Gina Gershon & Mario Cantone (Sex and the City), Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba (Bullets Over Broadway), Tony-nominated actor Santino Fontana (Act One, Cinderella), actress Lucy DeVito (star of HULU's 'Deadbeat' series) & Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel for its August show in NYC on Monday, August 18 at 7pm at Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street). (more...)

My Brightest Diamond to Play Marcus Center For The Performing Arts, 11/15My Brightest Diamond to Play Marcus Center For The Performing Arts, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts and WMSE will welcome an evening with My Brightest Diamond on Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $17.50 and go on sale this Sunday, August 10 at 12:00 pm at the Marcus Center Box Office. Ticket can be purchased by phone at 414-273-7206 or online at MarcusCenter.org and Ticketmaster.com. Groups 10+ call 414-273-7121 ext. 210 or 213. (more...)

Ben Frost to Bring 'A U R O R A' to St. Paul's Amsterdam Bar & Hall, 10/30Ben Frost to Bring 'A U R O R A' to St. Paul's Amsterdam Bar & Hall, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

"Best Independent Producer" Kate Nordstrum and "Best New Venue for Classical Music" Amsterdam Bar & Hall (Star Tribune, Best of Minnesota 2014) team to bring Reykjavik-based electronic musician and composer Ben Frost to Saint Paul on the heels of his recently released, acclaimed album A U R O R A, out now on Mute / Bedroom Community. Already a critics' favorite, A U R O R A has been featured heavily in the "Albums of the Year (So Far)" lists and is described by The Wire as "Frost's most fully realized work to date." Resident Advisor called A U R O R A "the darkest and most powerful recording of his career." (more...)

New York City Center Announces 11th Annual FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL Lineup, Running Sept & Oct 2014New York City Center Announces 11th Annual FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL Lineup, Running Sept & Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

New York City Center's 11th annual Fall for Dance Festival will feature free performances in Central Park and 24 acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world, in six unique programs in September and October 2014. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces New York City Center Season, Featuring Company Premieres of AFTER THE RAIN PAS DE DEUX, UPRISING and MoreAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces New York City Center Season, Featuring Company Premieres of AFTER THE RAIN PAS DE DEUX, UPRISING and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized as a vital “American Cultural Ambassador” to the world and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, will return to the New York City Center stage for the 43rd consecutive year from December 3, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The Company will present 39 performances during an exciting annual season that has become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)

Supporters Rise Up Behind Women's Project Theater Following Artistic Director's DepartureSupporters Rise Up Behind Women's Project Theater Following Artistic Director's Departure
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Though Women's Project Theater may have lost its Artistic Director, support for the New York-based company continues to grow. (more...)

My Brightest Diamond's New EP 'None More Than You' Out TodayMy Brightest Diamond's New EP 'None More Than You' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

My Brightest Diamond's new EP, None More Than You, is out today on Asthmatic Kitty Records and can now be heard in full exclusively at Consequence of Sound. (more...)

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