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UPDATE: Drama Desk Committee to Address Shelved 'Best Book of a Musical' CategoryUPDATE: Drama Desk Committee to Address Shelved 'Best Book of a Musical' Category
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The 'Best Book of a Musical' category was not included in the Drama Desk nominations this year. In response to this development, Doug Wright, President of the Dramatists Guild of America, wrote a letter to the Drama Desk's president saying he and his team are 'painfully aggrieved' this season's book writers aren't being given the credit they deserve. (more...)

Vancouver Opera to Perform Concert to Honor Retiring General Director, 6/2Vancouver Opera to Perform Concert to Honor Retiring General Director, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Vancouver, BC ~ On June 2, 2016, four of Canada's pre-eminent singers will join the Vancouver Opera Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Music Director Jonathan Darlington, in “BraVO! A Vancouver Opera Concert” – a celebratory concert of opera excerpts honouring VO's General Director James W. Wright, who is retiring June 30th after 17 years at the head of the company.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

"Our goal as a hospitality organization is to look beyond our bottom line and see how we are improving the lives of our guests, employees, environment and community, which we implement through EarthView - our unique, sustainable hospitality program," says HHM CEO Naveen Kakarla. "Our Autism Awareness partnership is one of our most valuable and impactful causes, which we are proud to build upon every year." (more...)

Brownstone Poets Presents Michael Graves, Sarah Sarai, and Francine Witte, 5/7Brownstone Poets Presents Michael Graves, Sarah Sarai, and Francine Witte, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Brownstone Poets presents Michael Graves, Sarah Sarai, Francine Witte on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there's an open mic as well. Brownstone Poets presents: Michael Graves Sarah Sarai Francine Witte Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. Park Plaza Restaurant 220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk Brooklyn, NY 11201 - 718 - 596 - 5900 Subways: Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street R to Court Street 4 or to 5 Borough Hall For more directions: Please check the MTA's 'The Weekender' for all transit updates. http://web.mta.info/weekender.html $5 Donation - plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic Curated by Patricia Carragon *FOR FACEBOOK INVITATION: https://www.facebook.com/events/1024953767570553/ pcarragon@gmail.com brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/ patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/ en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712 Bios Michael Graves is the author of Adam and Cain (Black Buzzard, 2006), In Fragility (Black Buzzard, 2011) and two chapbooks, Illegal Border Crosser (Cervana Barva, 2008) and Outside St. Jude's (R. E. M. Press, 1990). His poem 'Apollo to Daphne' appears in an anthology from Oxford University Press, Gods and Mortals (2001) and his 'Poem to Spring in a Time of Global Warming' appears onAboutPoetry.com In two thousand four (2004), he received a grant from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation. Thirteen (13) of his poems appear in the James Joyce Quarterly. He has published scholarly-critical work on James Wright and organized a conference on Mr. Wright at Poets House in 2004. Of Sarah Sarai's new collection Debora Lidov wrote: 'The generosity, the word play and re-play, the variations, the real world and its perpetual redemptions, the imagination's power not to transform exactly, but to reveal, which is transforming, make Geographies of Soul and Taffeta (Indolent Books), a rewarding read.' Sarai's poems have been published in Painted Bride Quarterly, Boston Review, Threepenny Review, The Collagist, and many other journals. She has written essays about spirit guides and selling marijuana while in high school, holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College, and is thinking of getting a schnauzer. Check out Sarah Sarai at http://www.indolentbooks.com/bookstore/ Francine Witte is the author of the poetry chapbooks Only, Not Only (Finishing Line Press, 2012) andFirst Rain (Pecan Grove Press, 2009), winner of the Pecan Grove Press competition, and the flash fiction chapbooks Cold June (Ropewalk Press), selected by Robert Olen Butler as the winner of the 2010 Thomas A. Wilhelmus Award, and The Wind Twirls Everything (MuscleHead Press). Her poem 'My Dead Florida Mother Meets Gandhi' is the first prize winner of the 2015 Slippery Elm poetry award. She has been nominated seven times for a pushcart prize in poetry and once for fiction. She is an avid iphoneographer. A former English teacher, Francine lives in New York. (more...)

Malibu Playhouse to Continue Season with Craig Wright's THE PAVILIONMalibu Playhouse to Continue Season with Craig Wright's THE PAVILION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Malibu Playhouse continues their 2016 season with another limited-run critically acclaimed production: The Pavilion written by Craig Wright, the creator and executive producer of the dramatic series, Greenleaf, the first original series produced by Oprah Winfrey, which will begin airing in June. The Pavilion is helmed by Jeremy Skidmore, world renowned theater director and current Guest Artistic Director of the Malibu Playhouse. (more...)

BLUE MAN GROUP Supports Autism Speaks With Sensory-Friendly ShowBLUE MAN GROUP Supports Autism Speaks With Sensory-Friendly Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

In one month, Blue Man Group will host a sensory-friendly show, suitable for children with autism spectrum disorders, supporting Autism Speaks on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. at Universal Orlando Resort. (more...)

America's Largest St. Patrick's Day Festival to Celebrate its 'Lucky 17th' Anniversary in 2016America's Largest St. Patrick's Day Festival to Celebrate its 'Lucky 17th' Anniversary in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

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Jim Wright of Corcentric Reveals Best Practices to Improve Purchase-to-Pay Processes at IOFM's 2015 AP and P2P Conference and ExpoJim Wright of Corcentric Reveals Best Practices to Improve Purchase-to-Pay Processes at IOFM's 2015 AP and P2P Conference and Expo
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

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Jim Wright of Corcentric Reveals Best Practices to Improve Purchase-to-Pay Processes at IOFM's 2015 AP and P2P Conference and ExpoJim Wright of Corcentric Reveals Best Practices to Improve Purchase-to-Pay Processes at IOFM's 2015 AP and P2P Conference and Expo
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

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Jim Wright of Corcentric Reveals Best Practices to Improve Purchase-to-Pay Processes at IOFM's 2015 AP and P2P Conference and ExpoJim Wright of Corcentric Reveals Best Practices to Improve Purchase-to-Pay Processes at IOFM's 2015 AP and P2P Conference and Expo
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

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Jenn-Air Sponsored Chef Gala Raises $1.25 Million for Autism SpeaksJenn-Air Sponsored Chef Gala Raises $1.25 Million for Autism Speaks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

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P!NK Donates $50K at AUTISM SPEAKS LA CELEB CHEF GALAP!NK Donates $50K at AUTISM SPEAKS LA CELEB CHEF GALA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

With the help of 100 award-winning celebrity chefs, Autism Speaks raised $1.25 million at its inaugural Autism Speaks to Los Angeles Celebrity Chef Gala, which took place October 8, 2015 at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. More than 600 guests, including Hollywood's top industry execs and celebrities Conan O'Brien, Al Roker, P!nk and Giada De Laurentiis honored Autism Speaks co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright and commemorated the organization's ten years of progress. (more...)

P!NK, Conan O'Brien, Al Roker Join Autism Speaks LA CELEBRITY CHEF GALA TonightP!NK, Conan O'Brien, Al Roker Join Autism Speaks LA CELEBRITY CHEF GALA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Tonight, October 8, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Autism Speaks will host its first ever AUTISM SPEAKS TO LOS ANGELES CELEBRITY CHEF GALA, in which 100 award-winning chefs will cook tableside for guests to honor Autism Speaks co-founders Suzanne & Bob Wright and celebrate the organization's 10th anniversary. (more...)

P!NK, Conan O'Brien, Al Roker Join Autism Speaks LA CELEBRITY CHEF GALA, 10/8P!NK, Conan O'Brien, Al Roker Join Autism Speaks LA CELEBRITY CHEF GALA, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

On October 8, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Autism Speaks will host its first ever AUTISM SPEAKS TO LOS ANGELES CELEBRITY CHEF GALA, in which 100 award-winning chefs will cook tableside for guests to honor Autism Speaks co-founders Suzanne & Bob Wright and celebrate the organization's 10th anniversary. (more...)

Two Turns Theatre Company Presents I AM MY OWN WIFE, Now thru 10/4Two Turns Theatre Company Presents I AM MY OWN WIFE, Now thru 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Two Turns Theatre Company will present an intimate and freshly interpreted production of Doug Wright's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play, I Am My Own Wife, about the infamous German transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. Directed by Amy Corcoran and starring Drama Desk nominee Vince Gatton, the play will be performed in and among the furniture, art, clothing and taxidermy of RePOP (143 Roebling St., Brooklyn, NY 11211), Williamsburg's noted vintage shop. Performances begin tonight, September 23 and will run through October 4. I Am My Own Wife will perform Todays through Sundays at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Conn's, Inc. Provides Update on Securitization Transaction and Announces Authorization of Securities Repurchases and Termination of Stockholders' Rights PlanConn's, Inc. Provides Update on Securitization Transaction and Announces Authorization of Securities Repurchases and Termination of Stockholders' Rights Plan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

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Two Turns Theatre Company to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE, 9/23-10/4Two Turns Theatre Company to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE, 9/23-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Two Turns Theatre Company will present an intimate and freshly interpreted production of Doug Wright's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play, I Am My Own Wife, about the infamous German transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. Directed by Amy Corcoran and starring Drama Desk nominee Vince Gatton, the play will be performed in and among the furniture, art, clothing and taxidermy of RePOP (143 Roebling St., Brooklyn, NY 11211), Williamsburg's noted vintage shop. Performances begin September 23 and will run through October 4. I Am My Own Wife will perform Wednesdays through Sundays at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Autism Speaks to Los Angeles Celebrity Chef Gala Will Feature 100 World-Class Chefs Celebrating the Organization's 10th AnniversaryAutism Speaks to Los Angeles Celebrity Chef Gala Will Feature 100 World-Class Chefs Celebrating the Organization's 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

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Vivint Donates $50,000 Worth of Smart Home Equipment to Autism SpeaksVivint Donates $50,000 Worth of Smart Home Equipment to Autism Speaks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

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PaymentVision to Provide an Introduction to EMV via WebinarPaymentVision to Provide an Introduction to EMV via Webinar
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

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