|Passim Managing Director Matt Smith Elected to Folk Alliance International Board|
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014
Matt Smith, managing director of the Cambridge, Massachusetts based Passim, has been elected to serve on the board of directors of Folk Alliance International. Smith is one of five new members on the board of this prestigious organization that works to foster and promote traditional, contemporary, and multicultural folk music and dance and related performing arts. The organization also strives to strengthen and advance organizational and individual initiatives in folk music, dance and related performing arts through education, networking, advocacy, and professional and field development. (more...)
|TT Awarded “Best Trading and Execution Technology” at the Inaugural CTA Intelligence Service Awards|
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014
The CTA Intelligence Services Awards recognize and reward companies that
have provided outstanding support and services to the North American
managed futures industry over the past 12 months. An independent panel
of judges assessed the entrants in the areas of financial performance
and revenue growth, new product development, client feedback and
continued innovation. TT was recognized as having the best trading
software and execution solutions, including its X_TRADER
order-entry software and MultiBroker ASP solution. (more...)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014
|Oh, Doctor! Matt Smith to Attend Wizard World Louisville Comic Con, Saturday, March 29|
by BWW News Desk - Feb 08, 2014
Matt Smith, who recently completed an acclaimed four-year run as the 11th incarnation of the Doctor in the landmark British television series 'Doctor Who,' will appear at the inaugural Wizard World Louisville Comic Con on Saturday, March 29. Smith will greet fans, sign autographs, pose for photo ops and conduct an interactive Q&A during the event, held at the Kentucky International Convention Center.
Smith began his acting career on stage, appearing in various popular London theatrical performances before landing the coveted role in 'Doctor Who' in 2010. He received a BAFTA Award nomination in 2011 and his final episode, on Christmas Day, was BBC America's largest audience ever, attesting to both the popularity of the series in America and Smith's success in the role.
'Doctor Who' fandom is on full display at Wizard World shows. Fans of the series, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a highly-rated program that was simulcast by BBC America at Austin Comic Con, cosplay as numerous characters as well as the TARDIS, the space-time vehicle used in the show.
Other top stars scheduled to appear at Wizard World Louisville Comic Con include Norman Reedus, Michael Rooker, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies and Scott Wilson of 'The Walking Dead,' Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Rudy), Michael Rosenbaum ('Smallville,' 'Justice League') and Robert Hays (Airplane!, Paranormal Movie). It is the fourth of 16 events in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known comics artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.
Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Louisville Comic Con show hours are Friday, March 28, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, March 29, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, March 30, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more on the 2014 Wizard World Louisville Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-louisville.html.
About Wizard World:
Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com. (more...)
|Photo Coverage: Almeida/AMERICAN PSYCHO Party!|
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014
Almeida staff and supporters including Lesley Manville, Tobias Menzies, Jonjo O'Neill, Oliver Chris and Yotam Ottolenghi celebrated last night with Artistic Director Rupert Goold, Matt Smith and the rest of the American Psycho cast at a killer party to mark the success of the sell-out show and the start of Goold's tenure as Artistic Director of the Almeida Theatre. (more...)
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