CBS News' Face The Nation posted 3.05m viewers, 0.7/04 in adults 25-54 according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for August 24. Face The Nation was first in viewers and tied for first in adults 25-54 among the Sunday morning public affairs programs. (more...)
Gloucester Stage Company concludes its 35th season with Pulitzer Prize-winning drama FENCES, the sixth in August Wilson's ten-play chronicle of 20th century American history from the perspective of African-Americans. In Director Eric C. Engel's production that strives to illustrate the universal nature of one man's story, we can identify with the protagonist's anger and struggle for control in a rapidly-changing world. Daver Morrison and Jacqui Parker bat leadoff in a lineup of strong performances. (more...)
Gloucester Stage Company's 35th Anniversary Season wraps up with August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize winning Fences from August 21 through September 7 at the Gorton Theatre, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. The 1987 Winner for Pulitzer Prize in Drama, Fences tells the moving story of Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball leagues who now works as a garbage man in 1957 Pittsburgh. Excluded from the major leagues during his prime, Troy's bitterness takes its toll on his relationships with his family. Gloucester Stage Artistic Director Eric C. Engel directs this powerful and poignant American work with GSC veteran Boston actress Jacqui Parker as Rose Maxson and a cast of GSC newcomers including Daver Morrison as Troy Maxson; Warren Jackson as Lyons; Gregory Marlow as Jim Bono; Jermel Nakia as Gabriel; Jared Brown as Cory and Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshops student Bezawit Strong in her professional stage debut as Raynell. (more...)
Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein returns to Bargemusic to perform works for clarinet and piano by Chausson, Messiaen, Weinberg, and Weber with pianist Michael Brown on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm. The program also features the world premiere of longtime collaborator Ronn Yedidia's Sparx 2 for solo clarinet. The following day, the duo travels to Music Mountain in Falls Village, CT, joining cellist Nicholas Canellakis and violinist Miranda Cuckson to perform Beethoven's Op. 11 Trio and Messiaen's Quatuor pour la fin du temps at 3:00 pm. (more...)
Celebrate the 4th at Music Mountain, America's Oldest Continuing Chamber Music Festival, as they continue their 85th Anniversary Celebration with a weekend of music featuring Beethoven and Broadway! The weekend begins on Saturday, July 5(6:30PM) with The Sharon Playhouse performing the greats of George M. Cohen, plus a pre-concert dinner followed on Sunday, July 6 (3PM) by Alexander Fiterstein, Clarinet; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello; Michael Brown, Piano; and Miranda Cuckson, Violin performing Messiaen and Beethoven - with a pre-concert discussion of Messiaen. Music Mountain prides itself on bringing new music to Falls Village, and this year is no exception. Music Mountain debuts several classical pieces this summer, along with new 'Twilight Series' concerts, like this weekend's first tribute to Broadway. Concerts are scheduled thru September 14. (more...)
Seattle / Mainstreet Festival of New Musicals will take over Fremont's West of Lenin Theatre, presenting three brand new musicals, three late-night trivia cabarets, an evening of pitch sessions for fresh, up-and-coming musicals; and a final concert featuring all-Seattle talent performing pieces written by all-Seattle composers! (more...)
High school students from across Washington State packed Benaroya Hall tonight for The 12th Annual 5th Avenue Awards Honoring High School Musical Theater, a high school version of the Tony Awards, proudly sponsored for the tenth year by Wells Fargo with additional support from Alaska Airlines. The house was packed with 2,000 teenagers, dressed in costume representing their schools' musical theater productions, who cheered for their peers as they performed musical excerpts and accepted awards honoring top student achievements in musical theater. The acclaimed event, directed this year by Mathew Wright, handed out awards in 21 categories ranging from Outstanding Overall Musical Production to Outstanding Lobby Display. (more...)
The 5th Avenue Theatre is pleased to announce the nominees for the 12th annual 5th Avenue Awards Honoring High School Musical Theater. This Tony Awards-style ceremony allows for high school students from across Washington State to gather to celebrate and honor their exceptional musical theater productions presented during the 2013/14 school year. These awards are designed to shine the spotlight on the often overlooked high school musical theater programs, offering performing arts students the kind of recognition that accomplished athletes have received for decades. The 5th Avenue Awards will be held at 7:00 PM, Monday, June 9, at Benaroya Hall. (more...)
Concert Artists Guild presents the versatile pianist and composer Michael Brown, First Prize Winner of the 2010 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition, on its Concerts in New York series tonight, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Cary Hall at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music. (more...)
Perfect timing for a long-awaited Spring, Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) presents what is easily one of Shakespeare's most engaging comedies As You Like It runs today, April 17 - May 18, 2014 [Press Performance is Saturday April 19, 2014 at 8pm] at The Springstep Building, 98 George P Hassett Drive, Medford. Directed by Resident Acting Company member Robert Walsh **. Tickets are $28 - $50. Student Rush and Group discounts available. (more...)
Concert Artists Guild presents the versatile pianist and composer Michael Brown, First Prize Winner of the 2010 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition, on its Concerts in New York series on Wednesday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Cary Hall at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music. (more...)
Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N Southport Ave., announces that The Hypocrites' production INTO THE WOODS, directed by Geoff Button* with Musical Direction by Matt Deitchman, has been extended through Today, April 5. The production was selected as a Critics' Pick by Time Out Chicago and has hailed as 'Beautiful' (Chicago Tribune) and 'A wonder! Terrific! Excellent! Perfectly charming.' (Newcity) (more...)
CAMBRIDGE, Ontario, April 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) NEWT is proud to announce the latest addition to their telecom product line: The NEWT Mini Business Phone System. NEWT Mini boasts the same 60+ feature set as its bigger brother, the NEWT Managed PBX Business phone system. The only difference being it is specifically tailored to operations that require up to four lines.
'Before NEWT Mini, many Canadian businesses were limited to two options when it came to their business communications: too much or too little. NEWT Mini addresses the sweet spot in Canadian business because research tells us that of the one million Canadian businesses, 80% require four lines or less,' says Paul Beit, Vice President, NEWT Sales. 'NEWT Mini finally brings big business functionality to the majority of Canadian business.'
Enterprise features include all the functionality of larger premium phone systems such as: Advanced Call Routing, Attendant Console, Automatic Off-Line Forwarding, Call Detail Records, Conference Bridge, Find me Follow me and Voicemail to Email.
Michael Brown, Co-founder & VP Marketing says, 'The feature set of the NEWT Mini is the same as our most robust business phone system, the NEWT Managed PBX. Be it Conference Bridge, Voicemail to Email or Find Me Follow Me, NEWT Mini is the same system that enterprise businesses across Canada trust and depend on daily, except we've simply tailored it to the needs of smaller organizations.'
'This opens up a new marketplace for us, and the aggressive price point, full feature set and reduced business phone line expenses will slash telecom bills while optimizing any organization's operations and efficiencies. Any business in Canada with four lines or less, especially multi-location businesses, stands to benefit from this evolutionary product. Businesses benefit from having their phone system operate in the cloud and have the security of on-premise gear. NEWT fully manages this scalable solution end-to-end, so organizations can focus on growing their business.'
Pricing: NEWT offers various financing models to suit small business budgets and cash flow. For example, a five year leased NEWT Mini 4 line system, including four top of the line Polycom VVX colour touch screen multimedia phones, 2 desktop softphones and 60+ features, can start at less than $35.00 per month per seat, including unlimited business Internet and full system management and support.
For more information please call 1-888-996-6398, or visit the NEWT Mini website here.
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT to discuss the results of its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014, ended March 28, 2014. (more...)