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Shakira to Perform 'Empire' on THE VOICE, 4/22
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

“The Voice” coach and renown music sensation Shakira will perform “Empire” from her self-titled new album on a live episode of the Emmy Award-winning musical competition series Tuesday, April 22. (more...)

NanoMech Named Edison Awards Winner
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

“It's exciting to see companies like NanoMech continuing Thomas Edison's legacy of challenging conventional thinking,” said Frank Bonafilia, Edison Awards' executive director. “Edison Awards recognizes the game?changing products and services, and the teams that brought them to consumers.” These award winners will be recognized April 30, 2014 at the Edison Awards Annual Gala, held in the historic Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, CA. (more...)

BREAKING NEWS: Hillary Clinton's Memoir Title and Cover Released - HARD CHOICES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton announces the title to her memoir - HARD CHOICES. It's an inside account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of State, and how those experiences drive her view of the future. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse to Present AN EVENING WITH RITA RUDNER AND HER NEW DRESS, 5/31-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Laguna Playhouse will present the return of Rita Rudner who will be performing her award-winning solo comedy, AN EVENING WITH RITA RUDNER and her new dress, for two performances only, Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Kaspersky Lab Reveals Strategic Plans for Expansion in Enterprise IT Security Market
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

A key theme discussed at the event focused on recent and significant changes to the IT security landscape, including how sophisticated attacks and complex cyber-espionage campaigns targeting corporations are "the new normal." Another area of focus was how the IT industry also faces a rising tide of advanced threats targeting financial service networks - a segment which requires specialized security solutions to meet their unique needs. (more...)

Kaspersky Lab Reveals Strategic Plans for Expansion in Enterprise IT Security Market
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

A key theme discussed at the event focused on recent and significant changes to the IT security landscape, including how sophisticated attacks and complex cyber-espionage campaigns targeting corporations are "the new normal." Another area of focus was how the IT industry also faces a rising tide of advanced threats targeting financial service networks - a segment which requires specialized security solutions to meet their unique needs. (more...)

100 Black Men of America Accepts Donated Computers for Digital Literacy Pilot
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

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YO-YO MA to Join the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra in a Grand Gala Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

World-renowned cellist YO-YO MA will join Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA in a grand gala concert to launch the Philharmonic's 70th anniversary season. Mr. Ma will play Elgar's Cello Concerto with the orchestra. The orchestra will also perform Stravinsky's Firebird Suiteand Berlioz's Béatrice et Bénédict Overture. The concert takes place Sunday June 1 at 7:00pm at The Vets in Providence, presented by Nortek and sponsored by Taco/The White Family Foundation, the Carter Family Charitable Trust, AmicaInsurance, Capital Properties and Roger Williams University. Media sponsors are the Providence Journal, NBC 10, News Talk 630 and 99.7FM WPRO, Lite Rock 105, and Full Channel. Ticket reservations are available by phone at 401.248.7000 and in person at the RIPO box office, 667 Waterman Ave., East Providence, Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm. (more...)

Lance Horne Celebrates FIRST THINGS LAST CD at Rockwood in LA with Ricki Lake & More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

LANCE HORNE - the Emmy Award winning composer, musician, vocalist and producer - will headline a special concert evening at Rockwood Table & Stage in Los Angeles tonight, April 15 at 8:00 PM with guest artists Ricki Lake, Julie Garnye and Lisa Ann Walter, with special surprise stars. They will perform songs from his acclaimed CD First Things Last in addition to a special preview of The Night Before My Wedding, Horne's upcoming collaboration with Neil Gaiman. (more...)

Ben Affleck, President Obama & More Set for ESPN's Boston Marathon Special Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

ESPN's award-winning news magazine show, E:60, will make its Spring 2014 premiere tonight, April 15 (7 p.m. ET on ESPN) with 'E:60 Presents Dream On: Stories from Boston's Strongest,' a special hour dedicated to the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. (more...)

SCAG - Believes the President's Proposed $302 Billion Surface Transportation Re-Authorization Plan Is a Step in the Right Direction
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The Southern California Association of Governments, also known as SCAG, which oversees the development of regional transportation improvement plans, believes the President's proposal is a step in the right direction. However, according to SCAG's Executive Director, Hasan Ikhrata, the biggest challenge to these plans is how to pay for them. In any case, with so many critical repairs and improvements needed in Southern California alone, Mr. Ikhrata believes now is not the time for partisan politics. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Monday, April 14, 2014 - Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman in ANNAPURNA, SUBMISSIONS ONLY and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 14, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: husband and wife acting team Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman star in ANNAPURNA, beginning previews off-Broadway, plus the fourth episode of SUBMISSIONS ONLY airs tonight on BWW! (more...)

Highlights from SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE'S 'Weekend Update' with Cecily Strong & Colin Jost
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

"WEEKEND UPDATE" CECILY STRONG - "President Obama this week signed a series of new executive orders intended to strengthen equal pay laws for women Those who support the measure say that it is a step forward for women in the workplace, while those who oppose it can be seen Sunday nights on AMC." (more...)

President and First Lady Obama Set to Visit A RAISIN IN THE SUN on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun just opened last week at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). According to Deadline, the show will soon welcome some high profile guests- the Obamas. President Obama and the First Lady are set to attend tonight's performance 'if all goes to plan.' (more...)

DATA Act to Transform Online Research
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

SANTA BARBARA, CA - Today, the Senate approved the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) S. 994 and sent the legislation back to the House, which is expected to quickly approve the measure and send it to President Obama for his signature. The DATA Act requires the federal government to transform its spending information from disconnected documents into structured, open data. (more...)

Ashley Fink, Shane Jenek & Adam Kantor to Join Lance Horne at Rockwell Table & Stage, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

LANCE HORNE - the Emmy Award winning composer, musician, vocalist and producer - will headline a special concert evening at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 15 at 8:00 PM. Special guests Ashley Fink ('Glee'), Shane Jenek (Courtney Act from 'RuPaul's Drag Race') and Adam Kantor (The Last Five Years) have joined the evening, in adition to previously announced Ricki Lake, Julie Garnye (Les Miserables at the Hollywood Bowl) and Lisa Ann Walter (The Parent Trap) with special surprise stars. They will perform songs from his acclaimed CD First Things Last in addition to a special preview of The Night Before My Wedding, Horne's upcoming collaboration with Neil Gaiman. Lance's March 31 evening at Birdland Jazz Club in New York featred Alan Cumming, Rachel Dratch, Stephen Wallem, Alice Ripley and more. He recently contributed a movement to Tyler's Suite, a choral song-cycle dedicated to Tyler Clementi, the 18-year-old Rutgers University student that took his life three years ago. The piece, which also includes contributions from Stephen Schwartz, Ann Hampton Callaway and Craig Carnelia, was premiered by the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus in March. Rockwell Table & Stage is located at 1714 Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles, CA.. Tickets are $20 with a two drink minimum. Visit Rockwell-LA.com for more information. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for The Public Theater's THE URBAN RETREAT and MANHATTA, 5/15-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that single tickets are now on sale for Public Studio's two inaugural plays, THE URBAN RETREAT and MANAHATTA. The two plays will be presented as pared-down productions and run in repertory from Thursday, May 15 to Sunday, May 25 in The Public's Shiva Theater. (more...)

Lockheed Martin Employees Receive President's Volunteer Service Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

BETHESDA, Md., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ President Obama's 2013 President's Volunteer Service Awards (PVSA) will be presented to more than 2,900 outstanding Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)employees during National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014, and throughout the month of April. The PVSA program is a way to thank and honor Americans who, by their demonstrated commitment and example, inspire others to engage in volunteer service and civic participation. (more...)

MSC Software is Part of Winning Team to Create The National Digital Manufacturing Institute
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

During a press conference in March, President Obama announced that the Chicago-based University of Illinois Labs (UIL) led team was awarded a $70 million federal grant to establish the first of its kind Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation (DMDI) Institute. The Institute has been established to serve as a national hub/clearing house for US-Based manufacturers seeking to integrate advanced computer aided engineering, design, and simulation technologies into their operations- from beginning to end- to reduce development times and production costs. (more...)

E! to Present BEST MOMENTS: ON AIR WITH RYAN SEACREST, 4/23
by TV News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

There is no bigger name today in radio than Ryan Seacrest and for over a decade on Clear Channel's KIIS-FM and hosting American Top 40, he has been connecting fans from across the globe closer to the biggest names pop culture has to offer. (more...)

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