Porter Carroll, Jr. Singer, songwriter, drummer, percussionist and founder of Newban (later changing it's name is Atlantic Starr), the Rhythm and Blues hit machine from the 70's and 80's. As a drummer and one of four singers/creator of Atlantic Starr, Porter helped make hits that made the group and it's amazing vocals and energetic performances famous world wide. He has worked with chart topping recording artists through the years including Shania Twain, Spyro Gyra, Melba Moore, Donny Osmond, Michael Bolton, Howard Hewett, Marion Meadows and Bob Baldwin. Porter has also worked as a composer for Sony Publishing, where he evoked the heart of R & B and pop with thought provoking song arrangements, of which top artists like Luther Vandross and The Temptations have covered his much sought after compositions. (more...)
On March 18, 2017, the Colburn School will honor alumna Anne Akiko Meyers at Taste of Colburn, an annual benefit event held on the school's Grand Avenue campus to support scholarship funds for the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts. Ms. Meyers will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award. In recognition of their philanthropy and contributions to the Colburn School community, Alice and Joe Coulombe will be recognized as civic honorees. (more...)
Gateway for Cancer Research is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to funding innovative cancer research that helps people with cancer to feel better, live longer and conquer cancer TODAY! (more...)
Gateway for Cancer Research, a non-profit dedicated to funding transformational cancer research, raised $4.1 million at its 25th annual Cures Gala, 'The Great Gateway: 25 Years of Illuminating the Way to Cures,' on Saturday, October 15 in the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier in Chicago. (more...)
The American Music Awards, the world's biggest fan-voted award show, announced today the “2016 American Music Awards” nominees with recording artists Joe Jonas and Rachel Platten revealing six categories of nominees live on ABC's “Good Morning America.” Immediately following the broadcast, five additional categories were announced in real time exclusively via Snapchat (TheAMAs). ABC News then livestreamed the remaining 17 categories and included a recap of all nominees in the 11 previously announced categories. (See the full list of nominees below). The “2016 American Music Awards” will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20 at 8:00pm ET on ABC.
Jim Brickman, award-winning songwriter and pianist, brings his most entertaining and romantic concert of the year, Pure Piano: The Greatest Hits, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Today, October 7 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, October 8 (7 p.m.). (more...)
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening of love with GRAMMY Award Winning Superstars Michael Bolton and Stephanie Mills on Friday, February 17th at 8PM. Celebrate Valentine's Day with the one you love with legendary power vocalists Michael Bolton performing his platinum plus singles "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You," "When a Man Loves a Woman" among his many hits. Special guest R&B soul songstress Stephanie Mills will perform her timeless hits "Never Knew Love Like This Before" "Home," "Power of Love"and so much more! (more...)
Detroit Public Theatre is proud to announce the cast for Murder Ballad by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, September 28 - October 23 at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in downtown Detroit. The explosive rock musical is the first production in the theatre company's 2016-17 season and marks the US Debut for Italian pop sensation Arianna Bergamaschi. (more...)