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Art Institute of Chicago Announces Robert M. Levy as New Chairman of Board of TrusteesArt Institute of Chicago Announces Robert M. Levy as New Chairman of Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Art Institute of Chicago announces the election of Robert M. Levy as the organization's new Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Levy will replace Thomas J. Pritzker as the leader of the governing body of both the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Institute's Museum. Pritzker, who has served for eight years as Chairman, has been a trustee of the Art Institute since 1988 and will remain on the Board. Levy, who has been a trustee of the Art Institute since 2009, will take over as Chair when Pritzker's term ends in November. (more...)

Art Institute of Chicago Elects New Chairman of Board of TrusteesArt Institute of Chicago Elects New Chairman of Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The Art Institute of Chicago announces the election of Robert M. Levy as the organization's new Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Levy will replace Thomas J. Pritzker as the leader of the governing body of both the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Institute's Museum. Pritzker, who has served for eight years as Chairman, has been a trustee of the Art Institute since 1988 and will remain on the Board. Levy, who has been a trustee of the Art Institute since 2009, will take over as Chair when Pritzker's term ends in November. (more...)

Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald Featured in 'The Jazz Fest Show' Photo Exhibit Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald Featured in 'The Jazz Fest Show' Photo Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Celebrating the arrival of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Angela King Gallery will present "The Jazz Fest Show" an exhibit by award-winning New Orleans photographer Steven Forster. Forster will show 15 archival black and white photos from his vault, including iconic images of: (more...)

Playboy Magazine Celebrates 60 Years of Stunning Pictorials and Journalistic ExcellencePlayboy Magazine Celebrates 60 Years of Stunning Pictorials and Journalistic Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Playboy magazine officially kicked off its year-long 60 th anniversary celebration today with the release of the magazine's highly anticipated January/February 2014 double issue, featuring Kate Moss in an unprecedented 18-page pictorial and cover appearance photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. (more...)

Minnelli, Streisand & More Featured on Sinatra's 'Duets' 20th Anniversary Deluxe EditionMinnelli, Streisand & More Featured on Sinatra's 'Duets' 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

What was referred to as "The Recording Event of the Decade," Frank Sinatra's groundbreaking and highly successful album Duets was originally released in November 1993, bringing together an array of global superstars (more...)

Photo Flash: LeRoy Neiman Art Center's ART SPLASH 2013: LARGER THAN LIFEPhoto Flash: LeRoy Neiman Art Center's ART SPLASH 2013: LARGER THAN LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

The Council of Advisors of the Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center and the Arts Horizons Board of Directors welcomed guests to the Second Annual a fundraiser, Art Splash 2013, Larger Than Life at the LeRoy Neiman Art Center (LNAC) in Central Harlem. The evening featured an awards ceremony, exhibition, buffet dinner, cocktails and a silent auction celebrated the legacy of the famed artist LeRoy Neiman and his vision to provide arts education to the young children of Harlem. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

The Fine Art Department Presents Wide Range of Collectables at Michaan's AuctionsThe Fine Art Department Presents Wide Range of Collectables at Michaan's Auctions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2013

The Fine Art Department presents a collectible range of works from American and European artists. Pieces include oil paintings, etchings, watercolors, lithographs, ink drawings and serigraphs. Featured in the April offerings is a serigraph on paper by Leroy Neiman titled "McRory's Whiskey Bar" (lot 047, $2,000-3,000). The scene depicts a packed bar full of revelers, merrily taking delight in the festivities of the pub. Neiman's signature style is apparent as the use of bold, saturated colors further bring a palpable energy to the image. Wildly popular the world over for his lively and vibrant paintings of sporting events and leisure activities, his work has been revered by millions. Before his passing in 2012, Neiman was bestowed with over twenty significant awards and citations, including the Victor Award and the ASAMA's Sport Artist of the Year in 2006. (more...)

ArtExpo New York is One of the Most Anticipated NY Events of the YearArtExpo New York is One of the Most Anticipated NY Events of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2013

If you're planning to visit New York during March to attend any of the numerous NY Events consider choosing The Milford - a Times Square Hotel located just minutes from the fabulous Pier 92 NY Events location, where ArtExpo takes place. To view all the special offers and packages being offered by this Times Square Hotel - go here> (more...)

Photos: In Remembrance - 2012 PassagesPhotos: In Remembrance - 2012 Passages
by Walter McBride - Dec 30, 2012

2012 is coming to a close, and BroadwayWorld's senior photographer Walter McBride takes a moment to look back at some of the many influential people we've lost this year. 2012 saw the death of some of the most beloved actors, musicians, comedians, writers and true heros. (more...)

Arts Horizons Celebrates 35th Anniversary Tonight, 10/22Arts Horizons Celebrates 35th Anniversary Tonight, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2012

Arts Horizons will celebrate its 35th anniversary tonight, Oct. 22, 2012 at the Essex House, 160 Central Park South in NYC, beginning with cocktails at 6:30 PM. (more...)

Arts Horizons Celebrates 35th Anniversary, 10/22Arts Horizons Celebrates 35th Anniversary, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

Arts Horizons will celebrate its 35th anniversary on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 at the Essex House, 160 Central Park South in NYC, beginning with cocktails at 6:30 PM. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Museum Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month with Portraits, House Tours Louis Armstrong House Museum Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month with Portraits, House Tours
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2012

To celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month, Louis Armstrong House Museum (LAHM) Historic House Tours will highlight one-of-a-kind portraits featured in Louis and Lucille's home by noted artists: Calvin Bailey, Tony Bennett, Samuel Countee and LeRoy Neiman throughout the month of April. (more...)

FELA! Joins With NABJ For TELLING OUR STORIES With Terry McMillanFELA! Joins With NABJ For TELLING OUR STORIES With Terry McMillan
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2010

The award-winning Broadway musical Fela!, Harlem's Hue Man Bookstore and the Arts and Entertainment Task Force of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) have joined forces to bring a unique promotion to Broadway audiences. (more...)

FELA! Joins With NABJ For TELLING OUR STORIES With Terry McMillanFELA! Joins With NABJ For TELLING OUR STORIES With Terry McMillan
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2010

The award-winning Broadway musical Fela!, Harlem's Hue Man Bookstore and the Arts and Entertainment Task Force of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) have joined forces to bring a unique promotion to Broadway audiences. (more...)

50 Artists to Be Honored at Celebration of Dan's Papers 50th Anniversary 8/2150 Artists to Be Honored at Celebration of Dan's Papers 50th Anniversary 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2010

Dan's Papers, a tradition in the Hamptons for a half century, is celebrating its Golden Anniversary with a Cocktail Party and Art Show, entitled 'Dan's Papers 50th Anniversary Celebration: 50 Years 50 Artists.' (more...)

50 Artists to Be Honored at Celebration of Dan's Papers 50th Anniversary 8/2150 Artists to Be Honored at Celebration of Dan's Papers 50th Anniversary 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2010

Dan's Papers, a tradition in the Hamptons for a half century, is celebrating its Golden Anniversary with a Cocktail Party and Art Show, entitled 'Dan's Papers 50th Anniversary Celebration: 50 Years 50 Artists.' (more...)

George Dvorsky and Sal Viviano Complete Run in CLOSER THAN EVER 4/25George Dvorsky and Sal Viviano Complete Run in CLOSER THAN EVER 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will close its new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller along with Broadway alums George Dvorksy and Sal Vivinio April 25 in the Claire Shulman Playhouse Main Stage Theatre at Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY. (more...)

Queens Theater In The Park Presents CLOSER THAN EVER 4/16-25Queens Theater In The Park Presents CLOSER THAN EVER 4/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will present a new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller along with Broadway alums George Dvorksy and Sal Vivinio from April 16-25 (Wednesday and Thursday at 2PM; Friday and Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 3pm) in the Claire Shulman Playhouse Main Stage Theatre at Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY. (more...)

George Dvorsky and Sal Viviano Complete Cast of CLOSER THAN EVER 4/16-25George Dvorsky and Sal Viviano Complete Cast of CLOSER THAN EVER 4/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will present a new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller along with Broadway alums George Dvorksy and Sal Vivinio from April 16-25 (Wednesday and Thursday at 2PM; Friday and Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 3pm) in the Claire Shulman Playhouse Main Stage Theatre at Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY. (more...)

Photo Flash: Queens Theater In The Park Presents CLOSER THAN EVERPhoto Flash: Queens Theater In The Park Presents CLOSER THAN EVER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2010

Queens Theatre in the Park (QTP) and Bristol Riverside Theatre, in association with Neil Berg and Adam Friedson, will present a new production of the award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever directed by Richard Malty. Jr. and starring original cast members Sally Mayes and Lynne Wintersteller along with Broadway alums George Dvorsky and Sal Viviano from April 16-25 (Wednesday and Thursday at 2PM; Friday and Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm; and Sunday at 3pm) in the Claire Shulman Playhouse Main Stage Theatre at Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY (more...)

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