The Black Eyed News

Smokey Robinson's HUMAN NATURE: THE MOTOWN SHOW to Play Eventim Apollo, 23 November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Direct from the USA and following 1000 Las Vegas headlining shows as well as two North American concert tours, Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Motown Show will have its first London performance on Sunday 23 November 2014 at Eventim Apollo. Tickets will go on sale to the public from 9.00am on Thursday 31 July. (more...)

Off-Broadway's iLUMINATE Debuts New Promo on Hulu
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

By special arrangement with Hulu, Off-Broadway's long-running hit iLUMINATE has created a spectacular new commercial for the on-demand streaming giant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qT8ct-ABl-U&list=UUPP56EmLKcMhG4Cron9tYKg. Now in its second smash year, iLUMINATE recently put a new block of seats on sale through January 4, 2015 at New World Stages. iLuminate wowed the nation with their groundbreaking light suits and innovative dance moves on NBC's "America's Got Talent," where the dance-in-the-dark sensation was selected as one of the hit show's top finalists after judge Piers Morgan called them "The Best New Act in America!" (more...)

Off-Broadway's iLUMINATE Now On Sale into 2015 at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Due to overwhelming demand, the Off-Broadway hit iLUMINATE, now in its second smash year, today put a new block of seats on sale through January 4, 2015 at New World Stages. iLuminate wowed the nation with their groundbreaking light suits and innovative dance moves on NBC's 'America's Got Talent,' where the dance-in-the-dark sensation was selected as one of the hit show's top finalists after judge Piers Morgan called them 'The Best New Act in America!' (more...)

iLUMINATE Celebrates First Anniversary at New World Stages Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

iLUMINATE, the Off-Broadway smash spectacle (formerly titled ARTIST OF LIGHT), celebrates its one-year anniversary tonight, July 18th at New World Stages. iLuminate wowed the nation with their groundbreaking light suits and innovative dance moves on NBC's 'America's Got Talent,' where the dance-in-the-dark sensation was selected as one of the hit show's top finalists after judge Piers Morgan called them 'The Best New Act in America!' (more...)

iLUMINATE to Celebrate First Anniversary at New World Stages on 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

iLUMINATE, the Off-Broadway smash spectacle (formerly titled Artist of Light), celebrates its one-year anniversary this Friday, July 18th at New World Stages. iLuminate wowed the nation with their groundbreaking light suits and innovative dance moves on NBC's 'America's Got Talent,' where the dance-in-the-dark sensation was selected as one of the hit show's top finalists after judge Piers Morgan called them 'The Best New Act in America!' (more...)

DonorsChoose.org, LinkedIn, will.i.am to Headline ExactTarget Marketing Cloud Connections Sept. 23-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Expected to attract 10,000 marketers, business leaders and software developers from around the world, the event will provide attendees actionable insights on how to transform customer interactions into exceptional brand experiences along the customer journey through email, mobile, Facebook, Twitter and the Web. (more...)

ABSINTHE Star Melody Sweets to Host a Wild Wild West Burlesque Show, 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

The dazzling Green Fairy, Melody Sweets, from the Strip's 'Best Adult Show' ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace hosts a Wild Wild West Burlesque show on Tuesday, July 22 at 10:30 p.m. at the ABSINTHE Spiegeltent. In celebration of the premiere of her latest music video 'Shoot 'em Up,' featured on Sweets' debut album Burlesque in the Black, fans get an exclusive look at the tantalizing video and a night of sultry and seductive Wild West burlesque. Revelers can also enjoy special guest appearances by the ABSINTHE cast as they've never seen them before, including The Gazillionaire and Penny Pibbets performing as Cowboy Summerlin Sam and his trusty steed Phallus. (more...)

ABSINTHE Star Melody Sweets to Host a Wild Wild West Burlesque Show, 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

The dazzling Green Fairy, Melody Sweets, from the Strip's "Best Adult Show" ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace hosts a Wild Wild West Burlesque show on Tuesday, July 22 at 10:30 p.m. at the ABSINTHE Spiegeltent. In celebration of the premiere of her latest music video "Shoot 'em Up," featured on Sweets' debut album Burlesque in the Black, fans get an exclusive look at the tantalizing video and a night of sultry and seductive Wild West burlesque. Revelers can also enjoy special guest appearances by the ABSINTHE cast as they've never seen them before, including The Gazillionaire and Penny Pibbets performing as Cowboy Summerlin Sam and his trusty steed Phallus. (more...)

Russian Pop Singer Diana Salangina Signs With Drew Right Music and Blast Music
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Diana, born Diana Salangina in a small town in Russia, signed with the boutique label Drew Right Music and Blast Music as reported to Rolling Stone Magazine. (more...)

Dr. Phillips Center Launches Jazz Roots Series Featuring GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Celebrating Ray Charles, An Evening with Chris Botti & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the highly acclaimed JAZZ ROOTS - A Larry Rosen Jazz Series to play in the Walt Disney Theater for the inaugural 2014-2015 season. The concert and educational Jazz series includes GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Celebrating Ray Charles, PINK PANTHER 50: Tribute to Henry Mancini, AN EVENING WITH CHRIS BOTTI and A NIGHT IN RIO. (more...)

Darren Criss, Lea Salonga & More Set for AFTER THE STORM Benefit for Typhoon Victims; Concert Set for 6/15 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Grammy Award-winning violinist, Joshua Bell, Glee and Broadway star sensation, Darren Criss, award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, Christine Rocas of Joffrey Ballet, singer Apl.de.ap of Black Eyed Peas and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation's capital for a benefit concert for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. (more...)

Honda Makes Massive Investment in Music with Launch of Honda Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

TORRANCE, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Building on its deep foundation in bringing music to fans, American Honda has brought together an unprecedented group of entertainment and technology leaders, including Clear Channel Media and Entertainment(iHeartRadio), Live Nation, REVOLT, Vevo and YouTube, to produce and distribute some of the best original, high-quality, music content available under the new Honda Stage name, through dozens of live events and exclusive online content. (more...)

The Pillow Presents Exclusive UNREAL HIP-HOP, 6/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2014

Jacob's Pillow Executive and Artistic Director Ella Baff brings together some of today's most innovative hip-hop dancemakers for a new, Pillow-exclusive production. Unreal Hip-Hop features the diverse styles of Brooklyn-based crew Decadancetheatre, b-girl Ephrat "Bounce" Asherie, freestyle and pop 'n' lock duo The Wondertwins, plus the musical stylings of DJ Boo. These artists can only be seen together at the Pillow, June 25-29 in the Doris Duke Theatre. (more...)

apl.de.ap, Pomeranz, Julaton to Join Philippine Independence Day Celebration in NYC, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The Black Eyed Peas Co-Founder apl.de.ap; multi-platinum award-winning recording artist David Pomeranz; and boxing, mixed martial arts superstar Ana Julaton, among others are set to join First Filipina Miss World Megan Young; Original Philippine Music (OPM) icons Kuh Ledesma, Cecile Azarcon, Edlyn Peregrina, Lirio Vital, and Ogie Alcasid; First Filipina Carnaval Queen in Brazil Bessie Badilla; Grand Marshals Drs. Emilio and Felicisima Quines; and nearly 200 Filipino American organizations in the festive parade. (more...)

Freda Payne & Former Supremes Join David Crosby in 7th ANNUAL SONGS OF OUR LIVES Concert, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

The Fulfillment Fund is proud to announce the 7th Annual "The Songs of Our Lives" concert, which will pay special tribute to the songs of internationally acclaimed Songwriter's Hall of Fame and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, songwriter Lamont Dozier and the legendary Songwriter's Hall of Famer, two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, singer-songwriter, David Crosby. "The Songs of Our Lives" is a benefit concert showcasing award-winning songwriters performing the hit songs they have written over the course of their career. The Songs of Our Lives provides a unique opportunity to experience these pieces as the songwriter envisioned them. The intimate setting of this event gives guests the chance to be up close and personal with these artists. Award-winning songwriter Charles Fox, a longtime Fulfillment Fund board member along with his wife Joan Fox, created "The Songs of Our Lives" as an opportunity to combine entertainment and philanthropy in a meaningful way to support the Fulfillment Fund's important work in the community. Songwriters who have participated in The Songs of Our Lives include Academy and Grammy Award winning songwriters such as Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Marilyn and Alan Bergman, Hal David, Mac Davis, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, David Foster, Steve Karmen, Jerry Leiber, Kenny Loggins, Barry Mann, Alan Rich, Mike Stoller, Cynthia Weil, Paul Williams, Bill Withers, and many others. Freda Payne as well as Scherrie Payne and Lynda Laurence (Formerly of The Supremes) have been added to the program as well. (more...)

Bard SummerScape 2014 to Present World Premiere of LOVE IN THE WARS, 7/10-20
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The Bard SummerScape festival is proud to present the world premiere of Love in the Wars, an adaptation of Heinrich von Kleist's romantic drama Penthesilea by the Booker Prize-winning novelist John Banville. Starring Obie Award-winner Birgit Huppuch and One Life to Live's Chris Stack, Bard's premiere production is by Ken Rus Schmoll, the Obie Award-winning director. Representing a fresh, playful and earthy take on Kleist's original, Love in the Wars will be presented in two previews and eight performances between July 10 and 20 in Theater Two of the Fisher Center - designed byFrank Gehry and celebrated since its opening as a major architectural landmark - on Bard's glorious Hudson Valley campus (more...)

Superstar Taboo to Release Anticipated Single 'Zumbao', 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

The multi-talented and style-driven Jaime Gomez, known to millions of fans worldwide as Taboo,will release his anticipated new single 'Zumbao' worldwide on May 6 th. (more...)

'Dance Mom's Abby Lee Miller Guest Judges on DANCING WITH THE STARS Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 05, 2014

Reality television personality and professional choreographer Abby Lee Miller of 'Dance Moms' joins as a guest judge alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba on 'Dancing with the Stars' TONIGHT, MAY 5 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

'Dance Mom's Abby Lee Miller to Guest Judge on DANCING WITH THE STARS, 5/5
by TV News Desk - May 01, 2014

Reality television personality and professional choreographer Abby Lee Miller of “Dance Moms” joins as a guest judge alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba on “Dancing with the Stars” MONDAY, MAY 5 (more...)

Plans to Launch a New Record Label by Matt Argall And Kryoman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

MIAMI, FL -  What do you get when you bring together a music pioneer and an entrepreneur? In the case of Kryoman and Matt Argall the answer might be a new record label. Kryoman appeared in the headlines last week after he made a surprise appearance on the stage of the popular TV show Dancing with the Stars, which is now in its 18th season. Derek Hough, one of the show's dancers who has won DWTS five times, choreographed a routine for his dance troupe 'Macy's Dancing with the Stars' to the song 'Animals' by Martin Garrix. The dancers impressed with their sharp, machine-like movements, interspersed with classic ballroom elements, but when Kryoman took the stage towards the end of the show, dressed in his signature robot suit, complete with LED lights, smoke guns and pryrotechnic special FX systems, all eyes were on him. (more...)

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