Sonia Sotomayor News

Sorry Girls - Rumors of George Clooney Engagement is Confirmed!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Consummate bachelor George Clooney is engaged to Amal Alamuddin, an Oxford-educated lawyer, with a degree from New York University of Law. (more...)

Playwright Colm Toibin to Lead Next Year's PEN World Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

PEN American Center announced today that acclaimed writer Colm Toibin will serve as Chairman of the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, beginning with next year's Festival. Founded and chaired by Salman Rushdie for a decade, the Festival brings together writers and public intellectuals from around the globe to encourage cross-cultural dialogues on issues central to individual rights and freedoms. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Evie Archer to Release Debut Album LIFE IN SAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Singer/songwriter Evie Archer emerges from a time of doubt, confusion, and a 'Life in Sand,' getting back to her lifelong passion for music on her debut album, an inspiring homage to the power of resilience. (more...)

Photo Flash: Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & More Ring in the New Year on ABC
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 02, 2014

Miley Cyrus and Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis were among the musical acts performing on this year's ABC's 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014' on Tuesday night. (more...)

Martina Arroyo Receives 2013 Kennedy Center Honors on CBS-TV, 12/29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

In recognition of her outstanding lifetime contribution to American culture, Martina Arroyo was saluted as one of five recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors in a star-studded gala celebration held on December 8 that will be broadcast nationwide as a two-hour prime time special on CBS-TV this Sunday, December 29 at 9pm, ET/PT. Seated with President and Mrs. Obama at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as well as with her fellow honorees (actress Shirley MacLaine and musicians Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel and Carlos Santana), the pre-eminent American soprano was introduced in a speech by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who also narrated a short video about Arroyo. She was then saluted by a musical tribute celebrating her legendary portrayal of the title role in Verdi's Aida. First, Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja performed Radames's aria 'Celeste Aida,' and soprano Sondra Radvanovsky sang Aida's aria 'O patria mia.' Then the two star singers were joined by graduates of the Martina Arroyo Foundation's programs-Ryan Speedo Green, Chantelle Grant, Robert Kerr, and Yuriy Yurchuk-as well as the Army Herald Trumpets and the U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club, to perform the opera's Act II finale. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & Karen Olivo Honor Shirley MacLaine at KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by TV News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

Tony Award-winning actress, singer and dancer Sutton Foster performed a medley of hit Broadway songs made famous by MacLaine, including 'Something Better Than This,' 'Steam Heat' and 'She's No Longer A Gypsy,' followed by Tony Award-winning musical theater actress Patina Miller singing MacLaine's signature song, 'If My Friends Could See Me Now.' (more...)

'Her Beloved World': Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Reflects on Living Well With Diabetes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is extraordinary in more ways than one. For one thing, she heads to work each day with supplies that are familiar to people with diabetes: a meter, glucose tablets and insulin. The July issue of Diabetes Forecast, the Healthy Living Magazine of the American Diabetes Association, features a candid interview with this public servant, who proves that diabetes need not stand in the way of a person's dreams. (more...)

Bluewater Announces PAULA DEEN Comic Book, Out This Fall
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Bluewater Productions announced that it will not change plans to publish its “Female Force” biography comic book title featuring the embattled TV personality due out this fall. (more...)

Megyn Kelly to Move to Primetime on FOX News Channel
by TV News Desk - Jul 02, 2013

Megyn Kelly will move to FOX News Channel's (FNC) primetime lineup upon her return from maternity leave, announced Roger Ailes, Chairman and CEO, FOX News. (more...)

Latest Issue of DIABETES FORECAST Features Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is extraordinary in more ways than one. For one thing, she heads to work each day with supplies that are familiar to people with diabetes: a meter, glucose tablets and insulin. The July issue of Diabetes Forecast, the Healthy Living Magazine of the American Diabetes Association, features a candid interview with this public servant, who proves that diabetes need not stand in the way of a person's dreams. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Rita Moreno Talks New Memoir, Broadway, Hollywood, Upcoming Projects & More
by Pat Cerasaro - May 05, 2013

Today we are talking to a legendary triple-threat performer who over the course of her unique career has become one of a select few in show business to have attained the entertainment quadruple crown - Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, that is; commonly referred to as the EGOT - the exceptionally gifted Rita Moreno. Exploring many aspects of her revealing and absorbing new autobiography RITA MORENO: A MEMOIR, Moreno opens up about her unique and boundary-breaking career in Hollywood and on Broadway, having appearing in three of the greatest movie musicals of all time - SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, THE KING & I and WEST SIDE STORY - as well as in the Mike Nichols classic CARNAL KNOWLEDGE, in addition to an impressive list of TV and theatre credits. Additionally, Moreno reveals her insights into the creative process itself and the strides she made in the industry as the first Latin American actress to win an Academy Award. Plus, memories of starring in Terrence McNally's THE RITZ on Broadway and its subsequent film adaptation, as well as a rich recounting of her time starring in the original West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD as the one and only screen icon Norma Desmond. Also, Moreno reveals plans to revisit her one woman show from which sprung her stupendous new book, titled LIFE WITHOUT MAKE-UP, as well as shares her thoughts on Broadway today, remarks upon favorite recent films, shows and performers as well as offers an update on her new family-friendly film MICKEY DEUCE and touched upon her current small-screen role in HAPPILY DIVORCED - and much, much more! (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW - Week of May 6 on ABC
by TV Scoop - May 05, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW - Week of 5/6, airing on ABC (more...)

Mindy Kaling, Amy Schumer Among Guest Co-Hosts Set for THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2013

Mindy Kaling, Amy Schumer, Lara Spencer and Steve Schirripa will co-host ABC's THE VIEW during the week of May 6th. Also on tap, Whoopi vies for the titled of 'Potato Chip Champion,' more hidden treasures from deep within Whoopi's shoe closet and Barbara learns to golf! (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW - Week of 5/6 on ABC
by TV Scoop - May 03, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW - Week of 5/6, airing on ABC (more...)

Top Reads: Stephens' RECKLESS Debuts at Top of Bestseller Roundup, Week Ending 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2013

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

Top Reads: Robb's CALCULATED IN DEATH Debuts at Top of Bestseller Roundup, Week Ending 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2013

J.D. Robb's latest murder-mystery, titled CALCULATED IN DEATH, topped the NY Times' best fiction best seller list for the week ending March 17. Ben C. Carson and Candy Carson's AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL topped the nonfiction list, while LEAN IN: WOMEN, WORK, AND THE WILL TO LEAD by Sheryl Sandberg, took the top spot on Amazon's list. The top 10 for fiction, nonfiction, and more are below! (more...)

Top Reads: ALEX CROSS Returns to Top the Best Seller Roudup, Week Ending 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2013

James Patterson's latest installment in the hit ALEX CROSS franchise, titled RUN, topped the NY Times' best fiction best seller list for the week ending March 10. Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, and Jim DeFelice's AMERICAN SNIPER topped the nonfiction list, while LEAN IN: WOMEN, WORK, AND THE WILL TO LEAD by Sheryl Sandberg, set for release tomorrow, took the top spot on Amazon's list. The top 10 for fiction, nonfiction, and more are below! (more...)

Mystery Series Set in Acapulco Launched with Release of CLIFF DIVER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2013

Carmen Amato, an established author who divides her time between the United States and Central America, just released the first novel in the new Emilia Cruz mystery series set in Acapulco, Mexico, the city recently reported to be the second most violent in the world. Featuring the first and only female police detective in Acapulco, 'Cliff Diver' is available at amazon.com in print and ebook formats to take both Detective Emilia Cruz and readers of this edgy police procedural into the heart of Mexico's drug war. (more...)

Top Reads: SAFE HAVEN Continues Reign in Best Seller Roundup, Week Ending 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2013

Nicholas Sparks' SAFE HAVEN once again claimed the top spot on the NY Times' best fiction best seller list, just as the film adaptation was released in theaters a few weeks ago. Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, and Jim DeFelice's AMERICAN SNIPER topped the nonfiction list, while THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: HYRULE HISTORIA was the week's best seller on Amazon. The top 10 for fiction, nonfiction, and more are below! (more...)

Top Reads: SAFE HAVEN Tops Best Seller Roundup for Week Ending 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2013

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

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