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FSLC and Dance Films Association Announce 43rd Dance on CameraFSLC and Dance Films Association Announce 43rd Dance on Camera
by Movies News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association announced today the lineup for the 43rd edition of Dance on Camera (more...)

Meredith Monk's ON BEHALF OF NATURE to Perform at BAM as Part of 2014 Next Wave Festival, 12/3-7Meredith Monk's ON BEHALF OF NATURE to Perform at BAM as Part of 2014 Next Wave Festival, 12/3-7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Meredick Monk's On Behalf of Nature will run Dec 3 - Dec 7, 2014 at BAM's Harvey Theater in Brooklyn as part of the 2014 Next Wave Festival. (more...)

La MaMa to Honor Olympia Dukakis and More at Earth Gala This WeekLa MaMa to Honor Olympia Dukakis and More at Earth Gala This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

La MaMa will honor award-winning Olympia Dukakis for her creative achievement in the arts and her work as an activist for social change; and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom partner Dan Kurtz for his steadfast advocacy on behalf of nonprofit organizations at the La MaMa Earth Gala on Thursday, November 13th. Guests Include Austin Pendleton (who will toast Olympia), John Patrick Shanley, Matt Dillon, among others. (more...)

BAM to Celebrate Meredith Monk's 50th Season with ON BEHALF OF NATURE, 12/3-7BAM to Celebrate Meredith Monk's 50th Season with ON BEHALF OF NATURE, 12/3-7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Building on her rich BAM legacy and presented as part of her 50th season, Meredith Monk offers the NY premiere of her newest music-theater work, On Behalf of Nature, a mesmerizing hymn to compassion. Inspired by the Buddhist conception of oneness and poet Gary Snyder's idea of the artist as 'spokesperson for non-human entities,' On Behalf of Nature reaffirms our indissoluble connection to the natural realm. (more...)

Kitka to Launch 35th Anniversary WINTERSONGS Tour, 12/04-21Kitka to Launch 35th Anniversary WINTERSONGS Tour, 12/04-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Celebrating its 35th anniversary, powerhouse women's vocal ensemble, Kitka, has announced dates for its annual WINTERSONGS tour. Nine concerts are scheduled between December 4 and 20, 2014 at venues from Troy, NY to San Francisco, CA. The tour concludes in Oakland on December 21 with Kitka's wildly popular Wintersongs Community Sing, a free sing-along event organized around favorite selections from Kitka's Wintersongs songbook. (more...)

Soundtrack from Coen Brothers THE BIG LEBOWSKI Available on Vinyl for First Time in U.S.Soundtrack from Coen Brothers THE BIG LEBOWSKI Available on Vinyl for First Time in U.S.
by Movies News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The classic album will now be made available for the first time in the U.S. on vinyl through Universal Music Enterprises, to be released November 24, 2014. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra to Open Carnegie Hall Season, 11/21American Composers Orchestra to Open Carnegie Hall Season, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Under the leadership of Music Director George Manahan, American Composers Orchestra (ACO) returns to Carnegie Hall for the 11th season of its Orchestra Underground series, which explores the orchestra as an elastic ensemble that can respond to composers' unhindered creativity. ACO's first performance this season, titled Orchestra Underground: Monk's Sphere, on Friday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall is part of Meredith Monk's season-long residency as holder of Carnegie Hall's Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair. The program will include a performance of Monk's Night as well as world premieres of Clear Image by experimental rock-guitarist Ian Williams, Motormouth by A.J. McCaffrey, and My Brightest Garment by Theo Bleckmann (commissioned by Carnegie Hall). The concert will also include the New York premiere of Stalks, Hounds by Loren Loiacono. Theo Bleckmann and Ian Williams will join members of Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble as special guests for this exhilarating concert. (more...)

Joe's Pub to Celebrate Creative Capital's 15th Anniversary, 11/24-26Joe's Pub to Celebrate Creative Capital's 15th Anniversary, 11/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

?Joe's Pub at The Public joins Creative Capital's15th anniversary celebration with a slate of performances by some of New York's most adventurous and exciting artists Lisa Kron, Danny Hoch, Kalup Linzy, Jomama Jones & Samora Pinderhughes, and Champagne Jerry. Running Monday Wednesday, November 24-26, the program of shows exemplifies the shared goal of both organizations to support innovative artists making inter-disciplinary work. Tickets ($15-20) are now available online, by phone (212-967-7555) and in person at The Public's Box Office (425 Lafayette, NYC). (more...)

February at Carnegie Hall Includes The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Standard Time with Michael Feinstein, and MoreFebruary at Carnegie Hall Includes The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Standard Time with Michael Feinstein, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Below are all the events at Carnegie Hall in February 2015. (more...)

Eighteen Musicians to Join Ensemble ACJW for Two-Year Fellowship ProgramEighteen Musicians to Join Ensemble ACJW for Two-Year Fellowship Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

This season, a new group of eighteen musicians -- some of the finest professional players in the world -- will join Ensemble ACJW, a two-year fellowship program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education. Ensemble ACJW is designed to prepare young professional musicians for careers that combine musical excellence with teaching, community engagement, advocacy, and leadership. It offers performance opportunities, year-long partnerships within New York City public schools, and intensive professional development. (more...)

Helen Chadwick Song Theatre to Present WAR CORRESPONDENTS, Oct 10-25Helen Chadwick Song Theatre to Present WAR CORRESPONDENTS, Oct 10-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Helen Chadwick Song Theatre presents: War Correspondents. Co-directed by Helen Chadwick and Steven Hoggett and composed by Helen Chadwick with creative Aassociate Miriam Nabarro, the show goes on a National Tour, 10th to 25th October 2014, with a stop at Stratford Circus on 10th and 11th October. Press night is Friday 10th October. (more...)

10 Hairy Legs Announces 2014-2015 Season10 Hairy Legs Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Randy James' all male dance company, 10 Hairy Legs continues the company's aggressive repertory expansion in its third season exploring the range of the male dancer, adding 8 new works to its already extensive list. (more...)

The Miller Theatre Opens the 2014-15 Composer Portraits Series with CHOU WEN-CHUNG, 10/2The Miller Theatre Opens the 2014-15 Composer Portraits Series with CHOU WEN-CHUNG, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts opens the 2014-15 Composer Portraits series with CHOU WEN-CHUNG featuring Brentano Quartet, Talujon, New York New Music Ensemble, and James Baker, conductor on Thursday, October 2, 2014, 8:00 p.m. at the Miller Theatre at Columbia University (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). Tickets are $20-$30 Students with valid ID: $7-$18. (more...)

San Francisco Girls Chorus Opens 2014-2015 Season with THE ROMANTIC IMAGINATION, 10/4-5San Francisco Girls Chorus Opens 2014-2015 Season with THE ROMANTIC IMAGINATION, 10/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

The five-time Grammy Award winning San Francisco Girls Chorus will open its first season of concerts curated under the artistic directorship of Lisa Bielawa with guest pianist Jon Nakamatsu in a program of Romantic Lieder arranged for treble voices and other works October 4 and 5 in San Francisco and Berkeley. The concerts will be conducted by San Francisco Girls Chorus Music Director and Conductor Valerie Sainte-Agathe. For more information, visitwww.sfgirlschorus.org . (more...)

'Dancing Sondheim' Free App for iPhone Set for 9/1 Release'Dancing Sondheim' Free App for iPhone Set for 9/1 Release
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

DANCING SONDHEIM -- a free App compiling 7 short dance movies by Richard Daniels using the music of Stephen Sondheim -- will be released September 1, 2014, it has been announced by Richard Daniels, DANCES FOR AN iPHONE creator and the app's principal choreographer. (more...)

L.A. Rock On Film Series Celebrates FRANK ZAPPA This MonthL.A. Rock On Film Series Celebrates FRANK ZAPPA This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Three films directed by the legendary American composer FRANK ZAPPA will be celebrated this Sunday, August 17 at the Egyptian Theatre as part of the American Cinematheque's Turn Up The Radio: L.A. Rock On Film series, August 13-17. (more...)

The San Francisco Girls Chorus Opens the 2014-2015 Season with ROMANTIC IMAGINATION, 10/4-5The San Francisco Girls Chorus Opens the 2014-2015 Season with ROMANTIC IMAGINATION, 10/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

The five-time Grammy Award winning San Francisco Girls Chorus will open its first season of concerts curated under the artistic directorship of Lisa Bielawawith guest pianist Jon Nakamatsu in a program of Romantic Lieder arranged for treble voices and other works October 4 and 5 in San Francisco and Berkeley. The concerts will be conducted by San Francisco Girls Chorus Music Director and Conductor Valerie Sainte-Agathe. For more information, visit www.sfgirlschorus.org . (more...)

Birthday Bash, Camille A. Brown, Jasper String Quartet and More Set for Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series' 2014-15 SeasonBirthday Bash, Camille A. Brown, Jasper String Quartet and More Set for Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2014

Bryn Mawr Performing Arts Series announces its season of five productions of music, dance, theater and film. The season features a Shakespeare Birthday Bash, Camille A. Brown & Dancers, a two-night festival of performance artists, the Jasper String Quartet, and singer/songwriter Emel Mathlouthi. All performances are held on the campus of Bryn Mawr College, located at 101 North Merion Avenue in Bryn Mawr, PA. (more...)

Rite of Summer to Present AMERICAN AND ARGENTINE SOUNDS FROM BERNSTEIN TO PIAZZOLLA, 8/9Rite of Summer to Present AMERICAN AND ARGENTINE SOUNDS FROM BERNSTEIN TO PIAZZOLLA, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Pianists & Artistic Directors Blair McMillen and Pam Goldberg are thrilled to present the busiest season yet of the Rite of Summer Music Festival, taking place Summer 2014 at Colonels' Row on Governors Island, New York City. (more...)

The San Fransisco Girls Chorus Announces 2014-2015 Season, Which Includes THE ROMANTIC IMAGINATION, NORTHERN LIGHTS and MoreThe San Fransisco Girls Chorus Announces 2014-2015 Season, Which Includes THE ROMANTIC IMAGINATION, NORTHERN LIGHTS and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

In announcing the first season of concerts curated under her artistic directorship Lisa Bielawa has made public details of the 40-voice, Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus 2014-2015 season. The season of five programs will run October 4, 2014 through June 5, 2015 and be capped off by a tour to Nordic countries including Estonia, Finland and Sweden. The season concerts will be conducted by Music Director Valerie Sainte-Agathe and will highlight music by Amy Beach, Lili Boulanger, Carla Kihlstedt Schubert, Beethoven, Handel, Vaughan Williams, Ralf Yusuf Gawlick, Philip Glass, John Adams, John Cage, Lou Harrison, Meredith Monk and others and feature guest artists including pianistJon Nakamatsu and violinist/composer Carla Kihlstedt. Of particular note will be the West Coast premiere of Kinderkreuzzug (2010), an anti-war cantata by German-Turkish composer Ralf Yusuf Gawlick set on a 1941 poem by Bertoldt Brecht. In addition to the annual Davies Hall holiday concert, the Girls Chorus this year will collaborate with New Century Chamber Orchestra for seasonal performances. For more information, visit www.sfgirlschorus.org. (more...)

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