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2015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 32015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Following the success of the previous two festivals, the 3rd Annual New York Hot Jazz Festival -- produced by the impresario Michael 'Misha' Katsobashvili, performer Bria Skonberg, and composer/producer Patrick Soluri (of Prohibition Productions and The Salon) -- returns to The Players this year and promises some of the biggest stars of the Hot Jazz and swing scenes in a summit of uptown and downtown talent spanning three generations. (more...)

Moving Image to Present DOWNTOWN NY FILM: THE 1970S AND 1980S Exhibition, 3/28-29Moving Image to Present DOWNTOWN NY FILM: THE 1970S AND 1980S Exhibition, 3/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the downtown New York film scene captured the spirit of punk music and crossed the lines between the worlds of visual art and avant-garde film. Museum of the Moving Image will look at this vivid moment in time with a weekend of rare screenings and personal appearances on March 28 and 29, 2015. (more...)

Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder & More to Induct 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of FamersPaul McCartney, Stevie Wonder & More to Induct 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Famers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced presenters for this year's ceremony (more...)

Converse Launches Global Campaign, 'Made By You'Converse Launches Global Campaign, 'Made By You'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Today,CONVERSE Inc.announces the global launch of 'Made by you' - a landmark brand campaign celebrating fans of the brand who have been expressing themselves and their creativity in Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers for nearly 100 years.For the Spring 2015 campaign, Converse scoured the globe to collect beloved and distinctly personal Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers, each of which tells a story of transformation from blank canvas to self-portrait of their owner. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Kim Gordon at UNM, 3/1Bookworks Presents Kim Gordon at UNM, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015

Bookworks and the UNM Creative Writing Program Present Guitarist/Bassist, Kim Gordon, for her new Harper Collins Memoir Girl in a Band (more...)

This March at Bookworks Features Kim Gordon, Lisa See, Hannah Nordhaus and MoreThis March at Bookworks Features Kim Gordon, Lisa See, Hannah Nordhaus and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Below are March's events at Bookworks. For more information visit, bkwrks.com/event. (more...)

This Week at Bookworks with Hester Bass, Gabrielle Zevin, and More!This Week at Bookworks with Hester Bass, Gabrielle Zevin, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Below are this week's events at Bookworks. For more information, visit bkwrks.com/event. (more...)

5BMF 2015 Continues 3/15 with GUNS N' ROSENKAVALIER at Rockwood Music Hall5BMF 2015 Continues 3/15 with GUNS N' ROSENKAVALIER at Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Five Boroughs Music Festival's 2014-2015 Season continues in March with the genre- blurring "rock recital", GUNS N' ROSENKAVALIER! With arrangements by composer John Glover and baritone Andrew Wilkowske and English lyrics by Kelley Rourke, "Guns N' Rosenkavalier" melds art song with rock song, resulting in musical mashups spanning the works of Kate Bush and Brahms, REM and Strauss, and more. (more...)

Beatles Tribute Band The Fab Faux Returning to the State Theatre, 3/14Beatles Tribute Band The Fab Faux Returning to the State Theatre, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

The most musically satisfying Beatles tribute band and State Theatre audience favorite returns performing Revolver in its entirety plus a mix of Beatles' favorites! With a commitment to the accurate reproduction of The Beatles' repertoire, The Fab Faux treat the seminal music with unwavering respect, and are known for their painstaking recreations of the songs (with emphasis on the later works never performed live by the Beatles). Far beyond a cover band, they play the music of The Beatles so impeccably that one must experience it to believe it. Imagine hearing complex material like 'Strawberry Fields Forever' or 'I Am the Walrus' performed in complete part-perfect renditions; or such harmony-driven songs as 'Because', 'Nowhere Man', and 'Paperback Writer', reproduced not only note- for-note, but with extra vocalists to achieve a double-tracked effect. (more...)

Fredericks Brown to Return to the Holland Center, 3/19Fredericks Brown to Return to the Holland Center, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts presents Fredericks Brown in the Scott Recital Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Thursday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

This Week at Bookworks Features Poetry with Mark Fleisher, Radical Awareness with Catherine Dowling and MoreThis Week at Bookworks Features Poetry with Mark Fleisher, Radical Awareness with Catherine Dowling and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Below are this week's events at Bookworks. For more information, visit bkwrks.com/event. (more...)

New Book of Interviews with Poet Gregory Corso is ReleasedNew Book of Interviews with Poet Gregory Corso is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

After five years of research and editing, Rick Schober, publisher at Tough Poets Press (Arlington, MA), has announced the completion of 'The Whole Shot: Collected Interviews with Gregory Corso.' The 202-page book is a collection of 13 rare and out-of-print interviews with Beat poet Gregory Corso (1930-2001) that span the most productive years of his career: from 1955, when his first collection of poems was published, to 1982, the year following the publication of his last book of all new poetry. The foreword was written by Dick Brukenfeld, publisher of Corso's The Vestal Lady on Brattle and Other Poems (1955), and recounts the poet's early days in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and as a 'stowaway' on the Harvard University campus. Corso was the youngest of the inner circle of writers (along with Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William Burroughs) who were responsible for launching and popularizing the Beat movement in American literature. Two of Corso's earlier collections of poetry, Gasoline (1958) and The Happy Birthday of Death (1960), are considered to be groundbreaking works of twentieth-century American literature and yet, unlike the other major Beat writers, both he and his poetry are relatively unknown today. Among the works included in this collection are two pieces by humorist and syndicated newspaper columnist Art Buchwald, as well as an early interview by Victor Bockris, noted biographer of Lou Reed, Andy Warhol, Keith Richards, Patti Smith, Blondie, Muhammad Ali, and others. Advance reviews from eminent Beat literature scholars have praised 'The Whole Shot' as 'an important collection of interviews that provide a fascinating glimpse into the thoughts, writings and life of a Beat writer who deserves closer attention,' 'highly readable,' 'a valuable contribution to our understanding of an original and vigorous poetic voice,' and 'essential reading for anyone with an interest in Gregory Corso, the Beat Generation, or modern poetry.' To help defray the costs associated with self-publishing The Whole Shot, Schober has recently launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign which will run through March 26, 2015, which would have been Corso's eight-fifth birthday. Visit www.kickstarter.com/projects/1860098210/the-whole-shot-interviews-with-beat-poet-gregory-c for information on how to support this book project by pre-ordering a copy for as little as $15. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Opening Night of OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONEPhoto Flash: First Look at Opening Night of OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

The Children's Acting Company presents Out of My Comfort Zone, a new rock musical by husband-and-wife team Ivy Vale (book, lyrics and music) and Rick Reil (music) about self-identity, gender, love, expectations, stereotypes, cyber-bullying, and friendship. Six performances will be staged at the Chernuchin Theatre at the American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 from February 5-8, 2015. (more...)

SeniorFITness Opens in Ocean CitySeniorFITness Opens in Ocean City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Ocean City, NJ (more...)

Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon to Present Memoir at Strand, 2/24Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon to Present Memoir at Strand, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Kim Gordon and Elissa Schappell will appear on February 24 at Strand from 7 to 8 PM. (more...)

Never Sleep Alone, Brown Girls Burlesque, Bridget Everett and More Set for 2015 Valentine's Lineup at Joe's PubNever Sleep Alone, Brown Girls Burlesque, Bridget Everett and More Set for 2015 Valentine's Lineup at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

This February, Joe's Pub at The Public presents a slate of shows to romance and titillate in honor of Valentine's Day. From February 10-14 , every night will feature at least one show celebrating love and lust, including alt-pop singer Rachael Sage, cabaret goddess Bridget Everett, a night of Michael Jackson and Prince love songs led by Toshi Reagon, fiery soul star XAVIER and friends, the tantalizing Brown Girls Burlesque and the V-day edition of Never Sleep Alone. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 to Honor Legendary Music Executive Clive Davis with the Order of the Golden Sphinx AwardThe Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 to Honor Legendary Music Executive Clive Davis with the Order of the Golden Sphinx Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 announces that legendary Music Producer Clive Davis will be the 2015 recipient of the Order of the Golden Sphinx award. Mr. Davis will be honored and presented with the prestigious award at the annual Order of the Golden Sphinx Gala to be held at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on April 13, 2015. (more...)

The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 to Honor Legendary Music Executive Clive Davis with the Order of the Golden Sphinx AwardThe Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 to Honor Legendary Music Executive Clive Davis with the Order of the Golden Sphinx Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 announces that legendary Music Producer Clive Davis will be the 2015 recipient of the Order of the Golden Sphinx award. Mr. Davis will be honored and presented with the prestigious award at the annual Order of the Golden Sphinx Gala to be held at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on April 13, 2015. (more...)

REBEKKA KARIJORD Releases New Music Video on JezebelREBEKKA KARIJORD Releases New Music Video on Jezebel
by Danielle DeSisto - Jan 14, 2015

Norwegian born singer-songwriter Rebekka Karjord debuts video “Use My Body While It' Still Young” on Jezebel today. (more...)

BIRDMAN, BOYHOOD, and More Win at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards- All the Winners!BIRDMAN, BOYHOOD, and More Win at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards- All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2015

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and dick clark productions (dcp) present the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards tonight, Sunday, January 11, 2015. Hosted by Golden Globe Award winners Tina Fey and Amy Poehler for the third year in a row, the ceremony will air on NBC live coast-to-coast from 5-8 p.m. (PT) and 8-11 p.m. (ET) from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. BroadwayWorld brings you all the winners below! (more...)

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