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Ellen Barkin Among Presenters Announced for 25th Annual DUSTY AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The School of Visual Arts (SVA), celebrating its 25th Annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival and Awards (more...)

Michael Moore Among Presenters for 25TH ANNUAL DUSTY AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The School of Visual Arts (SVA), celebrating its 25th Annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival and Awards, taking place May 10-13, 2014, (more...)

Abrons Art Center to Stage Tony Torn's UBU SINGS UBU, 4/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Actor/director Tony Torn and Julie Atlas Muz star in Ubu Sings Ubu, an immersive theatrical mash up of Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi and the songs of experimental cult band Pere Ubu. Adapted from a version of the original French text, and run through the Google Translateengine, Torn and company are fueled by the giddy, angular new wave rock of Pere Ubu, the cult band whose name and style were inspired by the play. Torn, who co-directs with Dan Safer of Witness Relocation, plays Pere Ubu while Muz is Mere Ubu, in a bizarre parody of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in Poland instead of Scotland. (more...)

Photo Flash: Julie Taymor, Brooke Shields, Michael Moore and More at 2014 FIRST TIME FEST
by Movies News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

After 5 days featuring 10 new films from around the world; 9 retrospective screenings with artists such as Jennie Livingston, James Toback, Julie Taymor and Frederick Elmes; 9 amazing panels featuring the brightest industry minds; and 8 special events including conversations with Michael Moore, FIRST TIME FEST, The Second Time Around came to a close last night, April 7 with its Closing Night Awards Ceremony which took place at the 42West Nightclub in NYC. Scroll down for photos from throughout the festival! (more...)

Julie Taymor, Brook Shields, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Appear During FIRST TIME FEST, Now thru 4/7
by Movies News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed first edition, FIRST TIME FEST is back, and it shows that the secondtime is even better. The Second Time Around for FIRST TIME FEST is set for today, April 3 - 7, 2014, and it will be based at their new home. NeueHouse (110 East 25th St.). NeueHouse will be the location for panels, workshops, selected film presentations, parties and the filmmaker lounge. Most screenings, including all the competition films, will take place at the AMC Loews Village 7 (11th St. & Third Ave.) (more...)

Julie Taymor to Receive First Time Fest's 2014 John Huston Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Tony Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated director Julie Taymor will be the FIRST TIME FEST'S 2014 John Huston Award For Achievement In Cinema recipient, announced FTF Co-Founders Johanna Bennett and Mandy Ward. Ms. Taymor will also be represented in the Fest's 'First Exposure' Retrospective Program where she will attend to present and discuss with the audience her first feature film, Titus. (more...)

Bill Maher to Bring Stand-Up Tour to Academy of Music, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on Politically Incorrect (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last eleven years on HBO's Real Time, Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 32 Emmy nominations. In 2008, this same combination came to the big screen in Maher's uproarious and unprecedented swipe at organized religion, Religulous, which has gone on to become the eighth highest grossing documentary ever. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 3/28/2014 - 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 3/28/2014 - 3/30/2014! (more...)

Julie Taymor, Brook Shields, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More to Appear During FIRST TIME FEST, 4/3-7
by Movies News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed first edition, FIRST TIME FEST is back, and it shows that the secondtime is even better. The Second Time Around for FIRST TIME FEST is set for April 3 - 7, 2014, and it will be based at their new home. NeueHouse (110 East 25th St.). NeueHouse will be the location for panels, workshops, selected film presentations, parties and the filmmaker lounge. Most screenings, including all the competition films, will take place at the AMC Loews Village 7 (11th St. & Third Ave.) (more...)

Abrons Art Center to Stage Tony Torn's UBU SINGS UBU, 4/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Actor/director Tony Torn and Julie Atlas Muz star in Ubu Sings Ubu, an immersive theatrical mash up of Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi and the songs of experimental cult band Pere Ubu. Adapted from a version of the original French text, and run through the Google Translateengine, Torn and company are fueled by the giddy, angular new wave rock of Pere Ubu, the cult band whose name and style were inspired by the play. Torn, who co-directs with Dan Safer of Witness Relocation, plays Pere Ubu while Muz is Mere Ubu, in a bizarre parody of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in Poland instead of Scotland. (more...)

Bill Maher to Perform at Andrew Jackson Hall, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2014

Stand-up comedian, television host, bestselling author, and Emmy nominee Bill Maher is returning to Nashville, bringing his stand-up comedy tour to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall for one night only on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

NBCUniversal Opens New West Coast Broadcast Headquarters
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

In advance of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, NBCUniversal is opening a brand new state-of-the-art headquarters for its west coast news and television operations on the Universal Studios lot in Los Angeles. Starting February 2, NBC4 Southern California / KNBC was the first to broadcast from the new 150,000-square foot technologically-advanced facility, to be followed by the Los Angeles bureaus of NBC News, CNBC, MSNBC and Telemundo News as well as Telemundo 52 / KVEA later this spring. (more...)

Army Physician is Also Founder of Popular Health Care Student Website
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Members of the Student Doctor Network who know Burnett is an Army doctor, sometimes ask him about military service. He says it's a decision each person has to make for themselves. For himself, I love practicing medicine in the Army. It's an integrated team environment that allows me to coordinate care seamlessly for the patient. As an Army physician I don't need to worry about all the administrative hassles I had as a civilian physician. I can focus on being a doctor and caring for my patients. He also enjoys the diversity available in Army medicine, including leadership, teaching, and research opportunities. (more...)

Roy Sekoff of HuffPost Live to Deliver Keynote at NAB Show Disruptive Media Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Sekoff's keynote will address how the rise of online video and viewers' growing desire to engage with content is significantly impacting programming, distribution and advertising in media and entertainment. (more...)

HuffPost's Roy Sekoff to Deliver Keynote at NAB Show Media Conference
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Roy Sekoff, founding editor of The Huffington Post and president and co-creator of HuffPost Live, will give the keynote address at the 2014 NAB Show Disruptive Media Conference (more...)

Uptown Players Host 12th Annual Fundraiser BROADWAY OUR WAY, Now thru 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Uptown Players presents its 12th annual fundraiser Broadway Our Way '14, running tonight, January 17 through 26, 2014 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)

Uptown Players to Host 12th Annual Fundraiser BROADWAY OUR WAY, 1/17-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

Uptown Players presents its 12th annual fundraiser Broadway Our Way '14, running January 17 through 26, 2014 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)

HitFix Reveals Inaugural Oscar Power List
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ HitFix (http://www.hitfix.com) revealed its inaugural Oscar Power List for 2013. The entertainment news site's awards season experts have tallied the top 30 players and organizations deemed the most influential and relevant in this year's race. Not surprisingly, Harvey Weinstein, Co-Chairman of The Weinstein Company, came in at no. 1. Right behind are producer Scott Rudin ('Inside Llewyn Davis') and legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg. (more...)

MARY POPPINS, 'VIRGINIA WOOLF' Among Films Added to National Film Registry
by Movies News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

The Library of Congress has today announced its annual list of 25 films that will be included in the National Film Registry. (more...)

Obama's America Part 2: Hit Movie '2016' to Update Fans with New Short Film
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2013

News hit TheWrap.com today that the #1 film of 2012 in it's genre is back - but with a twist: In an unprecedented move, the team behind '2016: Obama's America' is releasing an update to the film that will provide fans who either purchased the DVD or watched the film in theaters or online with a look at how the film's predictions of a second Obama term have fared. The #1 documentary of 2012 and the #2 political documentary of all time trailing only Michael Moore's 'Fahrenheit 911,' the film earned an unprecedented $33 million at the U.S. box office during its release. (more...)

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