Michael Stipe News

Photo Flash: Food Bank For New York City's CAN DO AWARDS DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Food Bank For New York City - the city's major hunger-relief organization working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs - raised more than $2 million last night at the organization's annual Can Do Awards Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street. Dorothea Bongiovi, MSNBC, and Toyota were honored for their commitment to eradicating poverty and hunger. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside THE REALISTIC JONESES' Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 07, 2014

The stars gathered at the Lyceum Theatre last night to celebrate opening night of The Realistic Joneses. The new play stars Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner; Academy Award and Tony Award-nominee Toni Collette ('Hostages,' 'United States of Tara,' The Sixth Sense, The Wild Party), Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Michael C. Hall ('Dexter,' Chicago, 'Six Feet Under'), Tony Award-winner Tracy Letts(Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; August: Osage County; 'Homeland'), and Academy Award-winner and Golden Globe-nomineeMarisa Tomei (My Cousin Vinny; The Wrestler; Salome). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you full photo coverage from the star-studded theatre arrivals! (more...)

OCZ Announces Partnership With Private Label PC for Solid State Drive Distribution in the Americas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

SAN JOSE, CA - OCZ Storage Solutions - a Toshiba Group Company and leading provider of high-performance solid state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced its new partnership with Private Label PC (PLPC) for distribution of its complete portfolio of storage solutions. As the largest storage provider with a well established customer base, OCZ SSDs will be more readily available for channel customers in the North and South American markets.  (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris, Lance Horne, Justin Vivian Bond & More Set for PS122 Spring Gala, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Chaired by Michael Stipe and Justin Vivian Bond, PS122's Spring 2014 Gala will celebrate freedom of expression by honoring actor and performance artist John Fleck, performance artist and writer Holly Hughes, and performance artist Tim Miller-three of the four solo performers known collectively as the NEA 4. In addition, Clara Miller will receive the Shining Star Award, an award traditionally given to a non-artist who has greatly impacted the arts community of NYC. Miller founded the Nonprofit Finance Fund in 1980, which radically changed how non-profits think about their financial strategies. (more...)

Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & More Set for ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction Ceremony
by TV News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

This year the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will have a wide array of special guests to pay tribute to this year's inductees: Peter Gabriel, Daryl Hall and John Oates, KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, the E Street Band, Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldham. (more...)

Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks Set to Perform at Rock Hall Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

According to Billboard.com, The hall of fame announced that Bruce Springsteen will induct and perform with his loyal E Street Band, while a superstar lineup of Nicks, Underwood, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris and Sheryl Crow will perform for Linda Ronstadt. (more...)

The Kitchen Sets 2014 Spring Season: SYNTH NIGHTS, MATA Festival & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Kitchen has announce programming for its Spring 2014 season, which begins April 4-5 with the latest edition of Synth Nights, The Kitchen's series of live electronic music. This installment, curated by composer Nico Muhly, features a trio of musicians-Joe Snape, Jethro Cooke, and Jordan Munson-who all bring acoustic textures and an emotional core to their electronic compositions. (more...)

R.E.M. Go Acoustic on Record Store Day, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Unplugged: The Complete 1991 And 2001 Sessions Brings Together Both Of The Band's Appearances On The MTV Series, Including Several Unaired Performances, For A Limited Edition Four-LP Collection. (more...)

Graham Knuttel to Recruit Las Vegas Academy Students for Massive Downtown Mural
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Graham Knuttel, a worldwide acclaimed Irish artist and one of the world's leading figurative painters, has a new group of collaborators-and they just happen to be some of Nevada's most promising young artists. Knuttel, along with students from the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, will be working together to create a mural that will be hung on the outside of the Neonopolis building downtown. (more...)

Lead Arranger Stevie Black Visits Local School Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Stevie Blacke, foremost arranger and multi-instrumentalist from Los Angeles, CA, known as 'that string guy,' will be visiting The Sarah Kelly School of Music in an event that is sure to be a huge thrill and honor for students. Stevie will pick one song out of a big showcase to be presented by them and will write an arrangement for that song. (more...)

Tickets Now Available for AMERICAN SONGBOOK's 2014 Season with Jonathan Groff, Norm Lewis, Patina Miller & More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Now in its 16th season, Lincoln Center's acclaimed series American Songbook will continue to expand its scope celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting. New this year, the opening night concert will befree, in the David Rubenstein Atrium, on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. 'Live From Lincoln Center,' the Emmy Award-winning program broadcast nationally on PBS stations, will shoot four of the first week's American Songbook concerts in The Allen Room: by James Naughton, Lawrence Brownlee, Jason Isbell, and Patina Miller. These performances will be broadcast nationally beginning in Spring 2014. In addition, American Songbook concerts taking place in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center will be live-streamed via http://watch.lincolncenter.org. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Norm Lewis, Patina Miller, Ann Harada & More Set for AMERICAN SONGBOOK's 2014 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Now in its 16th season, Lincoln Center's acclaimed series American Songbook will continue to expand its scope celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting. New this year, the opening night concert will befree, in the David Rubenstein Atrium, on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. 'Live From Lincoln Center,' the Emmy Award-winning program broadcast nationally on PBS stations, will shoot four of the first week's American Songbook concerts in The Allen Room: by James Naughton, Lawrence Brownlee, Jason Isbell, and Patina Miller. These performances will be broadcast nationally beginning in Spring 2014. In addition, American Songbook concerts taking place in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center will be live-streamed via http://watch.lincolncenter.org. (more...)

In the Spirit Premieres SONGS OF MILAREPA by Philip Glass Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Under the artistic direction of Philip Glass, In the Spirit features an extraordinary array of acclaimed musicians to celebrate the great spiritual and cultural traditions stretching from Tibet and China to Africa, the Middle East, and the West. (more...)

In the Spirit to Premiere SONGS OF MILAREPA by Philip Glass, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Under the artistic direction of Philip Glass, In the Spirit features an extraordinary array of acclaimed musicians to celebrate the great spiritual and cultural traditions stretching from Tibet and China to Africa, the Middle East, and the West. (more...)

Lily Tomlin Hosts 2013 Women's Media Awards Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2013

The Women's Media Center announced its honorees for The 2013 Women's Media Awards today, October 8th at 583 Park Avenue in New York City. Lily Tomlin will host the event. (more...)

Lily Tomlin to Host 2013 Women's Media Awards, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

The Women's Media Center announced its honorees for The 2013 Women's Media Awards on Tuesday October 8th at 583 Park Avenue in New York City. Lily Tomlin will host the event. (more...)

Dina Martina Brings A DOUR PALETTE to Laurie Beechman Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Cult sensation DINA MARTINA returns to New York tonight, September 26 with DINA MARTINA: A DOUR PALETTE at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. After attaining cult status in her native town of Seattle and touring nationally, Martina's official New York debut in 2005 sold out in minutes. Her follow-up shows have left jaded audiences (including Michael Stipe, Whoopi Goldberg, John Waters, Matt Stone, John Cameron Mitchell, Margaret Cho, Bruce Vilanch, Joyce Dewitt, and Jeff Stryker -- a list as strange has her shows) stunned and clamoring for more. (more...)

Lianne Marie Dobbs, Cole Burden and More Set for The Development Wing's BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2013

The Development Wing which has dedicated itself to nurturing new musicals via partnerships with regional, not for profit theaters will hold its exclusive, intimate one-night-only benefit concert featuring Broadway stars singing songs from several new musicals at the historic Tewksbury, New Jersey home of Cherie King, President, The Development Wing and her husband composer, lyricist and book writer, Jonathan Brielle, Artistic Director of The Development Wing and Vice Chairman, The Johnny Mercer Foundation. (more...)

Photo Flash: Toni Collette, Boyd Gaines & More Attend Roberto Bolle and Friends Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Roberto Bolle and Friends was a special evening of dance featuring international Ballet Stars. Roberto Bolle, principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre and Čtoile of La Scala in Milan acted as both artistic director and star as he danced alongside the world's top dancers performing pas de deux and solos from both classic and modern ballets. New York City Center was packed and Roberto Bolle performed to resounding applause. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Lianne Marie Dobbs, Cole Burden and More Set for The Development Wing's BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS Gala, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

The Development Wing which has dedicated itself to nurturing new musicals via partnerships with regional, not for profit theaters will hold its exclusive, intimate one-night-only benefit concert featuring Broadway stars singing songs from several new musicals at the historic Tewksbury, New Jersey home of Cherie King, President, The Development Wing and her husband composer, lyricist and book writer, Jonathan Brielle, Artistic Director of The Development Wing and Vice Chairman, The Johnny Mercer Foundation. (more...)

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