Syracuse University News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts' Eco-Wise Element Brand to Debut in Syracuse, New York
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced that its trailblazing Element brand is headed to Syracuse, New York. Element Syracuse Inner Harbor will open in early 2018 as part of a massive waterfront redevelopment project along the former Barge Canal. Element Syracuse Inner Harbor will be located adjacent to Aloft Syracuse Inner Harbor, which is set to open in 2015. Both hotels are owned and developed by COR Development Company, LLC, and will be managed by Real Hospitality Group. (more...)

CIRRUS Fitness Completes Historic League Licensing Sweep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Motivated by its passion for fitness, athletics and team pride, CIRRUS Fitness, a producer of authentic, high-quality collegiate and professional sports licensed fitness equipment, broke the industry standard after the completion of separate licensing agreements with the NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS and WNBA. These deals strengthen CIRRUS Fitness' position as the only fitness brand to provide high-quality workout products (prices start at $34.99) featuring official sports team logos. (more...)

The Araca Project Announces Seven Original Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Araca Group has announced the seven shows that will comprise the 2014 Araca Project season, lasting from September 7th until November 2nd at the American Theatre of Actors. Led by Matthew Rego, Michael Rego, and Hank Unger, The Araca Group is a New York City-based Broadway production and merchandising that has served, among others, Wicked, Urinetown, Rock of Ages, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge. In addition, Araca is now the largest screen printing and merchandising company on Broadway. Learn more at www.araca.com. (more...)

Best-Selling Author Cheryl Strayed to Appear at Vermont College of Fine Arts, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

MONTPELIER, Vt., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA), a national center for graduate education in the arts, announced today that best-selling author Cheryl Strayed will be interviewed by VCFA President Thomas Christopher Greene in front of a live audience on Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 5pm. The event will take place in Alumni Hall, 4 College Street, Montpelier. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING to Celebrate Cast Recording at Barnes & Noble Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

DRG Records will kick off the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album), produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, on Tuesday, July 22nd at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street). There will be an in-store appearance and performance at 5pm. (more...)

CATS, Starring Elizabeth Stanley, Ken T. Prymus and More, Opens Tonight at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Jellicle cats come one, come all! Join the Jellicle Ball, today, July 18 through July 27 with Pittsburgh CLO's production of CATS! A talented company of felines will bring Andrew Lloyd Webber's mysterious masterpiece to life on the Benedum Center stage. (more...)

Chris Holm Joins KVH to Direct Human Resources Initiatives
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., July 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq:KVHI) announced today that Chris Holm has joined the company to drive strategic leadership in key human resources initiatives supporting KVH's growth. He assumes the title of vice president of human resources, a newly created role within the company. From its headquarters in Middletown, Rhode Island, KVH has a global presence that includes offices around the world. In the past two years, the company's annual revenue increased 45 percent, and the number of employees grew from fewer than 400 to more than 500. (more...)

Dragon Productions Theatre Welcomes Karen Altree Piemme to Run 2nd Stages Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Dragon Productions Theatre Company will welcome Karen Altree Piemme to the newly created role of Associate Director of the Dragon 2nd Stages Series. Dragon's 2nd Stages series launched in 2014 as a program designed to give Bay Area artists the opportunity to fully produce their passion projects with funding and mentorship with Dragon's staff. The series is intended to develop new local theater makers with the support of an already established theater company. About to open the third show in the inaugural 2nd Stages season, Dragon is committed to growing this program for the future with the support of a local theater maker with exceptional talent and a breadth of experience in the field who can focus solely on this exciting new initiative. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 13
by - Jul 13, 2014

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 13, 2014. (more...)

LANCELOT to Play The Gym at Judson, 8/13-29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

360repco presents Lancelot, a world premiere drama by award-winning playwright Steven Fechter (The Woodsman), and music by New York-based rock band The Head Set. Thom Fogarty directs a cast of four, including Stephen James Anthony* (Bway: War Horse), Lulu Fogarty*, Romy Nordlinger* and Grant Riordon. Performances will be staged at The Gym at Judson, 243 Thompson Street @ Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 from August 13-29, 2014. (more...)

Thomas Paul Fondy Releases THERE IS NOT MORE OF WONDER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

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THE MAGIC FLUTE, MACBETH, CATO IN UTICA and CANDIDE Set for the 2015 Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

The Glimmerglass Festival has announced its 2015 Festival, which will celebrate the company's 40th anniversary. The 2015 Festival will feature Mozart's The Magic Flute, Verdi's Macbeth, Vivaldi's Cato in Utica and Bernstein's Candide. The productions will run in repertory in the Alice Busch Opera Theater on Otsego Lake in Cooperstown July 10 through August 23. These mainstage offerings will be complemented by lectures, concerts and other special events. (more...)

Filmmaker Antonio Saillant Joins HEALING SEEKERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Healing Seekers has tapped filmmaker Antonio Saillant to come on broad as a producer. Healing Seekers is devoted to exploring the most remote areas of the world in search of medical treatments and cures. (more...)

The Jewish Museum Announces July Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Continuing the Jewish Museum's slate of lectures, discussions, and events, July 2014 programs include a performance of Minimalist music in partnership with Bang on a Can, inspired by the exhibition Other Primary Structures; a screening of Sign Painters, a 2012 documentary; and the next event in the popular after-hours series, The Wind Up. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Gets 7/22 Release
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

DRG Records announces the release of Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album) which is produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, and available in stores and online July 22nd. To kick-off the CD release, Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street) will host an in-store appearance and performance from 4pm - 6pm. This CD marks Forbidden Broadway's 12th cast recording with DRG Records. Featured on the album are cast members Carter Calvert, Scott Richard Foster, Mia Gentile and Marcus Stevens, with David Caldwell on piano. (more...)

The American Institute of Architects Convention Recognizes Savannah College of Art and Design for Three National Honors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) was recognized for three honors by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) at the institute's national convention held in Chicago June 26-28. AIA's elected leadership, jury members and component staff acknowledged the 2014 AIA Honor Award recipients, including the SCAD Museum of Art (MOA) as the recipient of the 2014 American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Architecture; SCAD School of Building Arts Dean Christian Sottile as the recipient of the AIA Young Architects Award; and SCAD Master of Architecture student, Adam Drummond, as one of five recipients of the 2014 AIA Fellowship for Emerging Leaders. (more...)

Marriott Hotels In The Northeast Tout Hot Summer Savings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Vacationers and business travelers headed to the Northeast for a perfect summer will find more than 80 Marriott hotels offering hot deals and cool accommodations near some of the most popular attractions in the country. (more...)

EVITA National Tour to Run 7/8-13 at Benedum Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Experience the passion and seduction in this elegant masterpiece - Tony Award-winning musical EVITA, July 8-13 at the Benedum Center. (more...)

Excerpts from New FANNIE LOU Musical to Showcase One Woman's Voting Rights Struggle; Concert Set for Carnegie Hall, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

A little over 50 years ago, on Aug. 31, 1962, an African American sharecropper who had spent most of her life working in Mississippi fields traveled to her district's county seat to register to vote. She was denied the right. So began the public activism of Fannie Lou Hamer, whose struggles for voting and civil rights spanned the next 15 years. This coming fall, excerpts from a new musical inspired by Hamer's life and work, written by playwright/composer Felicia Hunter, will be presented in concert format on one of Carnegie Hall's iconic stages. The one-night-only special event also will serve as a benefit for the Center for Law and Social Justice, Medgar Evers College, CUNY. (more...)

Vincent Nunes Releases 'Smart Songs for Active Children'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Recognized for more than twenty-three years by those in the know for his intelligent, compelling music for children, Parents' Choice®, NAPPA, and ASCAP award-winning musician Vincent Nunes is excited to share his seventh album, Smart Songs for Active Children, with families around the world. (more...)

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