Robert F. Kennedy News

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Civil Rights and Rule of Law Under Attack in the BahamasRobert F. Kennedy Jr.: Civil Rights and Rule of Law Under Attack in the Bahamas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

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MARCH: BOOK THREE Wins National Book AwardMARCH: BOOK THREE Wins National Book Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA - March: Book Three, published by Top Shelf Productions / IDW Publishing, a subsidiary of IDW Media Holdings (OTC PINK: IDWM), received an unprecedented honor when it became the first graphic novel to ever receive the National Book Award. Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell were present to accept the award. (more...)

New York Women in Film & TV Announces 37th Annual Muse Awards HonoreesNew York Women in Film & TV Announces 37th Annual Muse Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT), which has supported and empowered women in the entertainment industry for nearly 40 years, is pleased to present its 37th annualMuse Awards gala luncheon on Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel. This year's Muse Awards will be more energetic and inspiring than ever before in recognizing and celebrating the remarkable achievements of women in the film, television and digital media industries. Actor and CBS Commentator Nancy Giles will emcee the afternoon's events. (more...)

Author Roger Rosenblatt to Read from THOMAS MURPHY Novel at Irish Arts CenterAuthor Roger Rosenblatt to Read from THOMAS MURPHY Novel at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Roger Rosenblatt-the acclaimed, award-winning essayist, memoirist, and New York Times bestselling author of Making Toast, Kayak Morning, and Lapham Rising-comes to Irish Arts Center on November 30 to read from his latest novel, Thomas Murphy, a reflective, bittersweet tale of an aging poet ruminating on his colorful life. After Rosenblatt's reading, the celebrated novelist Alice McDermott will join him for a conversation about the book. (more...)

HERO NEW YORK Releases Limited Edition 'Vintage Americana' Election BackpackHERO NEW YORK Releases Limited Edition 'Vintage Americana' Election Backpack
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

In partnership with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, HERO NEW YORK releases limited-edition 'vintage Americana' election season backpack (more...)

TransCore Selected to Modernize New York Bridges and Tunnels with All-Electronic TollingTransCore Selected to Modernize New York Bridges and Tunnels with All-Electronic Tolling
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

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Bobby Kennedy Bioplay To Close 25th Season At Elly Award Winning California StageBobby Kennedy Bioplay To Close 25th Season At Elly Award Winning California Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Fresh off winning an Elly Award for best production of a new script, California Stage's final show of the 25th Anniversary season marks the upcoming presidential election with Elly-nominated director Gail Dartez directing Eric Baldwin in CalStage's stunning new staging of RFK by Jack Holmes opening on October 28th. (more...)

Philip Guston's NIXON Drawings To Go On Display During Election Week, 11/1Philip Guston's NIXON Drawings To Go On Display During Election Week, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

New York...Beginning 1 November 2016, one week prior to the general election that will determine the 45th President of the United States, Hauser & Wirth will present 'Philip Guston: Laughter in the Dark, Drawings from 1971 & 1975,' an exhibition devoted to the renowned late artist's satirical caricatures of the 37th President of the United States: Richard Nixon. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PARCHMAN HOUR at The Guthrie TheaterBWW Review: THE PARCHMAN HOUR at The Guthrie Theater
by Karen Bovard - Oct 21, 2016

In 1961, Parchman Penitentiary served as a detention site for the Freedom Riders, mixed race and mixed gender groups of activists who put their lives on the line to protest segregation. To keep their spirits up in jail, they sang. This documentary theater piece is rich in music, and tells their story while tying directly to themes about race and justice in America today. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad, Kenny Leon & More Set for Restore Brooklyn Gala TonightPhylicia Rashad, Kenny Leon & More Set for Restore Brooklyn Gala Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

On Monday, October 17, at 6:30 PM, the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation will host the Restore Brooklyn Annual Benefit gala, honoring Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III, Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon, Jay Walder and Jacqueline Berrien (posthumously). (more...)

The Billie Holiday Theater Presents the New York Premiere of AUTUMNThe Billie Holiday Theater Presents the New York Premiere of AUTUMN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

As the country gears up for an intense presidential election, issues like race, gender, class and age creep into the national conversation. This fall, Brooklyn- a renowned epicenter of New York's politics- becomes a stage for these issues with Richard Wesley's political drama AUTUMN. The Billie Holiday Theatre (BHT) at The Center for Arts & Culture of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation presents the New York Premiere of AUTUMN in-residence at the Kumble Theater at LIU in Brooklyn, 1 University Plaza fromFriday, October 21 through Sunday, November 6, 2016.  (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - The Walter Kerr TheatreBWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - The Walter Kerr Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Oct 3, 2016

Have you ever wanted to spend time with Stephen Sondheim in the lobby during one of his shows? Did you know that Patti LuPone once had a Broadway ghostly encounter? Have you wondered what it was like to be in the landmark Broadway premiere of Angels in America? (more...)

Bobby Kennedy Bioplay To Close 25th Season At Elly Award Winning California StageBobby Kennedy Bioplay To Close 25th Season At Elly Award Winning California Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Fresh off winning an Elly Award for best production of a new script, California Stage's final show of the 25th Anniversary season marks the upcoming presidential election with Elly-nominated director Gail Dartez directing Eric Baldwin in CalStage's stunning new staging of RFK by Jack Holmes opening on October 28th. (more...)

LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Rosie Perez Set for 2016 Restore Brooklyn Benefit Honoring Kenny Leon & MoreLaTanya Richardson Jackson, Rosie Perez Set for 2016 Restore Brooklyn Benefit Honoring Kenny Leon & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

On Monday, October 17, at 6:30 PM, the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation will host the Restore Brooklyn Annual Benefit gala, honoring Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III, Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon, Jay Walder and Jacqueline Berrien (posthumously). (more...)

California Play Closes 25th Season and Nods to Elections with Robert F. Kennedy BioplayCalifornia Play Closes 25th Season and Nods to Elections with Robert F. Kennedy Bioplay
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Fresh off winning an Elly Award for best production of a new script, California Stage's final show of the 25th Anniversary season marks the upcoming presidential election with Elly-nominated director Gail Dartez directing Eric Baldwin in CalStage's stunning new staging of RFK by Jack Holmes opening on October 28th. (more...)

SXSW Eco Announces Sixth Keynote and Full Conference Programming SlateSXSW Eco Announces Sixth Keynote and Full Conference Programming Slate
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

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New Political Thriller Book THE DOG AND ITS DAY Tackles Next Presidential Assassination AttemptNew Political Thriller Book THE DOG AND ITS DAY Tackles Next Presidential Assassination Attempt
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

There has been only one assassination on a Presidential Candidate, Robert F. Kennedy, in 1968. Has the time come for the next serious attempt? (more...)

Eli & Peyton Manning, Louis C.K., Uzo Aduba And More Attend Another Successful Cantor Fitzgerald & BGC Partners Charity Day Marking The 15th Anniversary Of 9/11Eli & Peyton Manning, Louis C.K., Uzo Aduba And More Attend Another Successful Cantor Fitzgerald & BGC Partners Charity Day Marking The 15th Anniversary Of 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

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Magellan Jets Announces Exclusive Partnership with IfOnlyMagellan Jets Announces Exclusive Partnership with IfOnly
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

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NY Times Bestselling Author Reveals President Clinton's Secret Phone Conversations and More in SECRETS, LIES & DECEPTIONNY Times Bestselling Author Reveals President Clinton's Secret Phone Conversations and More in SECRETS, LIES & DECEPTION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The Top-Secret telephone transcripts of President Bill Clinton's conversation with the Prime Minister of Pakistan reveals his immense fear of Usama bin Laden's planned terror attacks on the United States. (more...)

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