Michael Kaiser News

Global Internet Privacy Study Reveals Consumers' Conflicting Views
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

HOPKINTON, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

BWW Reviews: Kennedy Center Gives Stunning Farewell to Michael Kaiser with 2014 Spring Gala: CAMELOT IN CONCERT
by Heather Nadolny - May 06, 2014

The 2014 Kennedy Center Spring Gala: Camelot in Concert treated patrons to an evening of perfect vocals, stunning detail, and a wonderful tribute to departing president Michael Kaiser. (more...)

The Glimmerglass Festival Appoints Eric Owens as Chairman of the Artistic Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

The Glimmerglass Festival, the Central New York hub for lovers of opera and musical theater, has appointed bass-baritoneEric Owens as chairman of The Glimmerglass Festival Artistic Advisory Board, making him an ex-officio member of the company's Board of Trustees. (more...)

Eric Owens Named New Chairman of Glimmerglass Festival's Artistic Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

The Glimmerglass Festival, the Central New York hub for lovers of opera and musical theater, has appointed bass-baritone Eric Owens as chairman of The Glimmerglass Festival Artistic Advisory Board, making him an ex-officio member of the company's Board of Trustees. (more...)

National Cyber Security Alliance and RSA' Conference Align to Highlight the Role Cybersecurity Awareness Plays in Strengthening our Defense
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a non-profit public-private partnership focused on helping all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online, has partnered with the upcoming RSA Conference 2014 as an association sponsor. During the conference from February 24-28 th both NCSA and RSA Conference will work to raise awareness about the critical role that cybersecurity plays in strengthening our national defense and the need for increased engagement about cybersecurity at the C-Suite executive level. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly, Brian Stokes Mitchell & Ryan Silverman to Lead Kennedy Center's CAMELOT Concert on 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

For its 22nd annual Spring Gala, the Kennedy Center will salute the more than 13 year tenure of Kennedy Center president Michael M. Kaiser with Camelot in Concert on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The famed 1960 musical features book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner with music by Frederick Loewe and this semi-staged concert version will be adapted, directed and choreographed by Tony AwardŽ nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The concert staging will be accompanied by the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director James Moore. With this concert, Camelot makes its Kennedy Center debut. One of the co-chairs of the 2014 Spring Gala will be Laysha Ward, President, Target Community Relations. (more...)

It's Data Privacy Day: Today's Kickoff Celebration to Focus on Privacy Challenges and Opportunities Facing Businesses and Consumers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Today the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is officially kicking off Data Privacy Day 2014, along with federal and private sector leaders. The theme for Data Privacy Day is Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust and will be echoed during numerous local and online events taking place globally and around the country. (more...)

Deborah F. Rutter Named President of Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

David M. Rubenstein, Chairman of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, today announced the selection of Deborah F. Rutter as the next Kennedy Center president. Ms. Rutter currently serves as the President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and will assume her Kennedy Center duties on September 1, 2014. She will serve as the Kennedy Center's third president, following Michael M. Kaiser who will step down from the position on August 31, 2014. (more...)

President Obama Remarks on 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees Shirley MacLaine, Billy Joel & More
by TV News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

Below are the official remarks by President Obama at the 2013 KENNEDY CENTER HONORS reception, held Sunday, December 8th from the East Room of The White House (more...)

The DeVos Institute of Arts Management to Relocate to the University of Maryland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Leading Arts Administrator Michael M. Kaiser to Join UMD as Professor of the Practice COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the Kennedy Center, a premier organization for training and supporting arts leadership, is moving to the University of Maryland. Michael M. Kaiser, a foremost expert in arts management, together with the current director Brett Egan, will lead the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland when the change becomes effective September 1, 2014. (more...)

National Cyber Security Alliance Encourages Internet Users to Improve Online Safety Habits Year-Round; Applauds October Awareness Month as Widespread Success
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Each year for the last decade, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have led National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). The annual theme, 'Our Shared Responsibility,' conveys everyone's responsibility for making the Internet safer and more secure. (more...)

Re-Envisioned GIGI to Play Pre-Broadway Engagement at Kennedy Center in January 2015; Eric Schaeffer to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved musical GIGI will play a pre-Broadway engagement in the Eisenhower Theater atThe John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (David M. Rubenstein, chairman, Michael M. Kaiser, president) in Washington, D.C. in January 2015. (more...)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Fortune 500 CEOs and Digital Industry Leaders to Ring Opening Bell and Explore Best-Practices to Manage Cyber Risk at NASDAQ MarketS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Rand Beers and Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity Phyllis Schneck will join Fortune 500 CEOs and digital industry leaders today in ringing the NASDAQ MarketSite Opening Bell. The event, which is associated with National Cyber Security Awareness Month, will be followed by an afternoon panel discussion on the role executives and board members can take in managing cyber risk and will highlight the importance of stronger cybersecurity practices throughout the business community. (more...)

Cybersecurity talent pipeline not being fed by high schools, new Raytheon survey finds
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

DULLES, Va., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ While U.S. government officials find the current pipeline for cybersecurity talent to be lacking, 82 percent of U.S. millennials say no high school teacher or guidance counselor ever mentioned to them the idea of a career in cybersecurity, according to a new survey commissioned by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and conducted by Zogby Analytics. The survey also found less than one-quarter of young adults aged 18 to 26 believed the career is interesting at all. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Kansas City Ballet Opens Season, Continuing New Era of Prominence in Dance World
by Paul Proffett - Oct 10, 2013

The Kansas City Ballet continues to establish itself as one of the finest regional ballet's in the country. (more...)

ConnectSafely Releases A Parents' Guide to Cybersecurity
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

Guide provides families with the best ways to keep everybody's devices and the home network secure (more...)

Public and Private Industry Leaders Will Urge Internet Users to Make Safety a Bigger Priority at the 10th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month Launch
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/  Leaders from government, industry and the non-profit community will come together to urge American Internet users to improve not just their awareness of online threats, but also their daily commitment to protecting themselves, their families and their communities. The urgent call to action will occur at the launch of the 10 th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month in Boston. (more...)

Countdown to National Cyber Security Awareness Month Starts Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Every Internet User Should Participate and STOP. THINK. CONNECT. When Accessing the Internet (more...)

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October and Discuss the Next Decade in Cybersecurity
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ This October marks the 10 th National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), an effort that educates millions of people each year about the importance of online safety and security. During the month, leaders from the public and private sectors will come together to advance its universal theme that protecting the Internet is 'Our Shared Responsibility.' (more...)

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai to Deliver Keynote at LGBT Technology Policy Forum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2013

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ On Thursday, September 12, the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Technology Partnership will host their inaugural fall policy forum featuring keynote speaker Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission, followed by two panels of community and policy experts who will discuss The Future of Broadband, Security and Privacy for LGBT Communities. From the future of broadband to security, privacy and confidentiality in a digital world, this forum brings together LGBT organizational leaders, government policy makers and experts to conduct an open dialogue about the impact of communications, security and technology policies on LGBT communities. (more...)

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