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Photo Flash: Art and Exile Take the Stage in Robert Lepage's NEEDLES AND OPIUM at A.C.T.Photo Flash: Art and Exile Take the Stage in Robert Lepage's NEEDLES AND OPIUM at A.C.T.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

This spring, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) presentsáRobert Lepage's internationally acclaimed play, Needles and Opium, running now througháApril 23, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below, plus click here for highlights! (more...)

Thirteen Year Old Two-time Grammy Nominated Jazz Prodigy Joey Alexander to Perform at St. Cecilia Music CenterThirteen Year Old Two-time Grammy Nominated Jazz Prodigy Joey Alexander to Perform at St. Cecilia Music Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Thirteen year old world-class jazz artist Joey Alexander will have the audience atáSt. Cecilia Music Centeráin awe during his debut appearance in Grand Rapids on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:30pm. Wynton Marsalis says of Joey, "There has never been anyone that you can think of who could play like that at his age. I love everything about his playing - his rhythm, his confidence, his understanding of the music." (more...)

Grammy Winners for Best Latin Rock LA SANTA CECILIA Comes to Tempe Center for the ArtsGrammy Winners for Best Latin Rock LA SANTA CECILIA Comes to Tempe Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Tempe Center for the Arts sponsored by Northern Trust brings the Grammy Award winningáLA SANTA CECILIA áin concert onáFriday April 14th at 7:30 pm.ááá (more...)

First Highlights Announced for Holt Festival 2017First Highlights Announced for Holt Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The award-winning Holt Festival has rapidly established itself as one of the East of England's most anticipated events. Festival organisers have just announced the first fourteen highlights for the July 2017 arts extravaganza, giving an intriguing sample of the full festival programme that will be revealed in May. (more...)

All-Star SFJAZZ Collective Tribute to Miles Davis Concludes Miller Theatre's Jazz Series, 4/1All-Star SFJAZZ Collective Tribute to Miles Davis Concludes Miller Theatre's Jazz Series, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Some of the biggest names on the jazz circuit-including Miller audience favorites Warren Wolf and Miguel Zenon-come together to form the inimitable collective SFJAZZ. This touring program celebrates one of the genre's greats: Miles Davis. The band's explorations of this rich repertoire make it feel fresh once more, as revelatory and innovative as it sounded when Miles issued his first records back in the 1940s and 50s.á (more...)

Hezron Chetty Presents TALES FROM THE VIOLIN at Alexander UpstairsHezron Chetty Presents TALES FROM THE VIOLIN at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

This Sunday, Hezron Chetty will presentáa show at the Alexander Bar, CafÚ and Theatre that will take audiences into the dark and fantastic world of a travelling violinist. TALES FROM THE VIOLIN is a biographical account of what happens when a musician takes a plunge into an unknown world of the music industry. (more...)

The Funk & Soul Weekender Announces Full LineupThe Funk & Soul Weekender Announces Full Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Soundcrash are excited to finally announce the full lineup to the amazing Funk & Soul Weekender. After a sellout first year, they are back this May with an unmissable programme of funk and soul artists past and present. (more...)

A.C.T. to Bring Miles Davis to the Stage in Robert Lepage's NEEDLES AND OPIUMA.C.T. to Bring Miles Davis to the Stage in Robert Lepage's NEEDLES AND OPIUM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

This spring, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will present Robert Lepage's internationally acclaimed play, Needles and Opium (March 30-April 23, 2017). (more...)

Jon Hendricks' MILES AHEAD Gets New York Premiere 2/17Jon Hendricks' MILES AHEAD Gets New York Premiere 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Jon Hendricks' Miles Ahead - almost 50 years in the making - is finally to receive its global premiere in New York onáFriday 17 February 2017, atá7pm. (more...)

MTV Live Setlist, Front and Center and More This Year The Iridium!MTV Live Setlist, Front and Center and More This Year The Iridium!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

2017 is shaping up to be an eventful year at The Iridium as we continue to hostáMTV Live Setlistá(the episode featuring 'dark girl pop' bandáMUNA airs thisáSaturday, February 4 at 9pm ET),áand the acclaimed live public television seriesáFront and Centerá(season 6 airing now at various dates/times across the country)!á (more...)

Kathleen Turner, John Early & Kate Berlant, Love Bites and More Coming Up at Joe's PubKathleen Turner, John Early & Kate Berlant, Love Bites and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

A lot of duo power is coming up these next couple weeks at Joe's Pub at the Public. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Robert Glasper Named Music Director of 16th Annual More Music @ The MooreRobert Glasper Named Music Director of 16th Annual More Music @ The Moore
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

STG hasáannounced GRAMMY Award-winning musician and record producer Robert Glasper as Music Director for the 16th annual More Music @ The Moore. (more...)

Carolee Carmello, Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli and More to Tackle the '20s in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town HallCarolee Carmello, Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli and More to Tackle the '20s in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Tony Award-nominees Carolee Carmello (Parade, Scandalous), Mary Testa (Xanadu, 42nd Street, On the Town), Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde, Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark), witháBeth Malone (Fun Home) andáJill Paice (An American in Paris), are set to star in Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, February 27 at 8pm, The Broadway Musicals of the 1920s. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Theatrical Highlights At The National Museum of African American HistoryPhoto Coverage: Theatrical Highlights At The National Museum of African American History
by Walter McBride - Jan 18, 2017

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become charter members. The Museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016, as the 19tháand newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Sing Johnny Mercer at Kitano Jazz This WeekendGabrielle Stravelli to Sing Johnny Mercer at Kitano Jazz This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an 'outstanding singer' by The Wall Street Journal and 'hotter than the equator' by The Village Voice - will return with her concert celebrating the legendary songwriters Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael at Kitano Jazz (66 Park Avenue at 38th Street) on Saturday, January 7 with sets at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Presents Chris Botti Next MonthBergen Performing Arts Center Presents Chris Botti Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Chris Botti, a part of the Benzel-Busch Motor Car Corp Concert Series-Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 8PM. (more...)

OFJCC Palo Alto Announces Arts & Dialogues Spring 2017 Season LineupOFJCC Palo Alto Announces Arts & Dialogues Spring 2017 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center of Palo Alto announces an exciting line up for the Spring Season of its 2016-2017 Arts & Dialogues series. An array of luminaries, innovators, and world-renowned performers will make appearances at the OFJCC's Albert & Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall in Palo Alto from January through May 2017.á (more...)

New Events at QV Outdoor Cinema in January & FebruaryNew Events at QV Outdoor Cinema in January & February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

QVáMelbourne'sáOutdooráCinema is thrilled to announce more live entertainment, themed food and drink, pop-up beer bars and wine tastings, doggie dress ups and special filmmaker screenings for their January - February program. (more...)

BWW Review: PORGY AND BESS CONCERT at Hot Jazz SeriesBWW Review: PORGY AND BESS CONCERT at Hot Jazz Series
by Ronit Suzan - Dec 19, 2016

Once a month a new jazz concert is presented in various venues around the country for one week as part of the very popular Hot Jazz series, produced by Shamayim productions. In this month's event singer Deborah J. Carter and the Mamelo Gaitanopoulos Sextet brought the greatest hits from the jazz opera Porgy and Bess. Following their week of performances in Jerusalem, Herzliya, Modiin and Tel Aviv, the group reached Haifa with an extraordinary final show. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Vocal Trio Duchess as Special Guest to Launch New CDGabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Vocal Trio Duchess as Special Guest to Launch New CD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice - will launch her new album Dream Ago at Subculture (more...)

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