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Woolly Mammoth to Close Season with THE TOTALITARIANS, 6/2-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's The Totalitarians, a high-energy political comedy. The play explores the vacuous double-speak we invent for political gain and how this language insinuates itself into our everyday lives, relationships, and culture. Nachtrieb's work was last seen at Woolly with Season 29's Boom (2008), which went on to become the most widely produced new play in the country. Woolly Company Member and Andrew W. Mellon Playwright in Residence Robert O'Hara-the playwright and director of Season 31's Bootycandy (2011) and the playwright of Season 29's Helen Hayes Award winning Antebellum (2009)-will direct. (more...)

Cyrus, Beyonce, Pharrell Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Today, TIME reveals the eleventh annual TIME 100, TIME's list of the 100 most influential people in the world. (more...)

Laura Benanti, Cynthia Nixon and More to Appear at Freedom to Marry's 10th Anniversary Celebration, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, will celebrate its 10th anniversary on April 28 in New York City. (more...)

Meredith Attwell Baker Named Chief Executive Officer of CTIA-The Wireless Association
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Meredith Attwell Baker, a veteran telecommunications executive and former commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of CTIA-The Wireless Association, effective June 2, the association announced today. (more...)

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects National and International Scholars, Artists, Philanthropists, Business and Civic Leaders
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/  The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 204 new members. They include some of the world's most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders. (more...)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Netflix, Amazon, Comcast, WellPoint and Aetna
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014


Strevus Announces Board of Advisors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

'Mounting pressures such as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) are driving rapid increases in the data management burden for financial institutions,” said Stanley Young, a member of Strevus's Board of Advisors. 'Using Strevus's solution, financial service teams can get accurate client information from the clients themselves, and in a manner that improves these client relationships while ensuring adherence to the myriad of current and future compliance regulations. I am thrilled to be part of such an impressive group and look forward to helping them continue to offer progressive regulatory compliance solutions to the worldwide market.' (more...)

Nobel Prize Winner, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Dies at Age 87
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez, Colombian novelist, short-tory writer, screenwriter and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo throughout Latin America, has died at the age of 87. (more...)

Melissa Errico, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

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...)

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