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Photo Flash: Southampton African American Museum Presents 'Raise Your Voice'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

Southampton African American Museum will present 'Raise Your Voice', the 9th Annual African-American Film Festival for four days October 2 to 5. The celebration of the artistry of African-American filmmakers, actors, personalities, musicians and performers will feature a powerful line-up of critically acclaimed, thought- provoking feature films, documentaries, shorts, jazz and spoken word. (more...)

COMEDY OF ERRORS, GOD'S EAR and More Set for Actors' Shakespeare Project's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP), under the leadership of Artistic Director Allyn Burrows, Executive Producer Sara Stackhouse, and Mara Sidmore Director of Education Programs, Projects, and Partnerships enters its second decade presenting a season of powerful stories, awesome artists, diverse venues, and integrated youth and community education projects. (more...)

NAMIC Previews Speaker Line-Up For 28th Annual Conference Held As Part Of The Cable Industry's Diversity Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The National Association for Multi-ethnicity In Communications (NAMIC) today announced a preview of the speakers confirmed to date for the 28th Annual NAMIC Conference. Scheduled forSeptember 16-17, 2014, the Annual NAMIC Conference will be held at the New York Marriott Marquis as part of the cable industry's Diversity Week. (more...)

Hip-Hop Pays Tribute to the People of Ferguson with New 'Dear America' Video
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Hip-Hop Fusion band Area 301, a local band from Prince Georges' County, MD released their new video for their song, "Dear America," a letter to our beloved country that conveys a very powerful message - "We, the people, are losing our constitutional rights." (more...)

FACE THE NATION with Bob Schieffer Finishes First in Viewers 8/24
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

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...)

BWW Reviews: August Wilson's FENCES Is a Solid Base Hit
by Nancy Grossman - Aug 27, 2014

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...)

Seattle Public Theater to Present Jacqueline Goldfinger's SLIP/SHOT, 9/25-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Public Theater (SPT) presents the Pacific Northwest premiere of Jacqueline Goldfinger's explosive and poignant play, Slip/Shot directed by 2014 Gregory Award nominee, Kelly Kitchens. (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, August 24, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 22, 2014

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC on Sunday, August 24, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, August 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 15, 2014

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC on Sunday, August 17, 2014! (more...)

Gloucester Stage Company's 35th Anniversary Season to Conclude with FENCER, 8/21-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

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 to Give World Premiere of Ronn Yedidia's SPARX 2 at Bargemusic, 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

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...)

Musical Fireworks at Music Mountain Celebrate the 4th with Beethoven & Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

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 Company Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

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...)

The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces High School Musical Theater Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

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...)

RiskIQ Raises $25M to Meet Accelerating Demand for Web and Mobile Risk and Malware Detection Service
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

CLICK TO TWEET: .@RiskIQ raises $25M to meet growing demand for #onlinefraud prevention service http://bit.ly/1nvcU7F (more...)

5th Avenue Awards, Honoring High School Musical Theater, Announce 2014 Nominees; Ceremony Set for 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

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 Welcomes Pianist Michael Brown to The DiMenna Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

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...)

ASP Presents AS YOU LIKE IT, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

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 to Welcome Pianist Michael Brown to The DiMenna Center, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

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 Extends The Hypocrites' INTO THE WOODS Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

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...)

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