Winston Churchill News

Ridley Pearson's Bestselling Suspense Novel, Undercurrents, Debuts Digitally
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

NEW YORK, NY - With over 48 published novels in diverse genres, including children's fiction, paranormal, adventure and crime, fans of New York Times bestselling author Ridley Pearson can now read five of his best suspense thrillers in eBook. RosettaBooks, the leading independent eBook publisher, has published his bestseller Undercurrents, Blood of the Albatross, Hidden Charges, Never Look Back and Probable Cause. (more...)

Ritz-Carlton Montreal Exhibits Art from Local Artist, Danielle R O Y, Through 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

MONTREAL QC - This summer, Ritz-Carlton Montreal offers guests an insider experience of the city's arts and culture scene with an exhibition by renowned local artist, Danielle R O Y. Her collection, titled «Une fleur = un ętre humain», 'A flower = a human being,' will be on display at the iconic luxury Montreal hotel until September 5, 2014. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre to Present CHURCHILL, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Acclaimed Chicago actor Ronald Keaton performs his one-man show Churchill, based on the life and writings of one of the greatest leaders of the 20th Century. Experience the man who famously proclaimed, "I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter..." Come hear Winston discuss his failures and his successes, his love of art, liquor, and women, and the bravery of Britain's finest hour. (more...)

History to Present WWI: THE FIRST MODERN WAR, 7/26
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

HISTORY will focus on the game-changing weapons that were introduced during a transitional time in war history with “WW1: THE FIRST MODERN WAR” beginning Saturday, July 26 at 8 PM ET/PT. (more...)

A DANCE OF DEATH to Play Finborough Theatre, Begin. 5 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm). (more...)

BWW Recap: SYTYCD Takes Trip to Broadway with ON THE TOWN, HEDWIG's Spencer Liff (Updated with Pictures & Special Announcement)
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 10, 2014

This week's SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE had a very Broadway feel to it with Josh Bergasse, the choreographer of the upcoming ON THE TOWN revival, staging a Top-20 routine to the show's anthem 'New York, New York' (the one by Bernstein, Comden, and Green, not Kander and Ebb). As we learned last week, this season's winner will earn a spot in the musical's ensemble. While some people, including @Actor_Friend, don't like this idea, remember, the last network show to give away roles on Broadway brought us Laura Osnes, so let's reserve judgment, just in case a reality show brings us more Broadway royalty this time. (more...)

Trinity Broadcasting Network Releases 'Bible Science' Book by Ray Comfort
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Have you ever wished you had help in answering those who challenge the relevance and accuracy of the Bible? Throughout the month of July Trinity Broadcasting Network, America's most watched faith channel, is offering the perfect resource from one of its good friends and ministry partners, renowned author and evangelist Ray Comfort. (more...)

BBC Worldwide Plans Special Free Theatrical Events to Mark 100th Anniversary of WWI
by Movies News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

In commemoration of the 100 th Anniversary of the start of World War I, BBC Worldwide North America will, in a unique departure, premiere three historic films in theaters across the U.S. this August (more...)

Computer Dupes Humans -- Golden Gate University Professor Part of First Team to Pass Turing Test
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2014) - Golden Gate University (GGU) Adjunct Professor John Denning, MHA, was part of the first team to pass the 65 year old Turing Test, organized by the University of Reading, England. Judges at the Royal Society in London believed they spent a five minute keyboard conversation with a 13 year old boy, when actually it was a computer program. Thirty three percent of the people involved in the conversation mistook the computer for a human, passing the test based on 'the father of modern computer science' Alan Turing's question, 'Can Machines Think?' (more...)

The Night of the Triffids Now Available in eBook
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

NEW YORK, NY(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2014) - British writer Simon Clark's The Night of the Triffids, sequel to John Wyndham's 1951 cult classic The Day of the Triffids, makes its digital debut in eBook, published by RosettaBooks. Clark has been praised for paying homage to the original by following in Wyndham's footsteps and adapting Wyndham's writing style in the sequel. (more...)

Author Carole Lidgold Pens New, 'Brave' Coming-of-Age Tale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

More than anything else, Little Brave was eager to join his older brothers in the buffalo hunt. They laughed at him, saying he was too young to ride with them. Someday, he would. But not yet. (more...)

Profiles in History to Host Historical Document Auction 63, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Profiles in History, the world's largest auctioneer & dealer of historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs, manuscripts and original Hollywood memorabilia, will present Historical Document Auction 63, June 13, 2014, beginning at 11am PST. This unprecedented collection of rare and virtually unseen documents is highlighted by one of Ludwig van Beethoven's most famous correspondences—a letter written in 1806 during the chaotic creation and production of his only opera, Fidelio. The Auction Pre-sale Estimate for this extremely rare document, not publicly seen since the 1950's, is $150,000 - $250,000 and could easily exceed that figure. (more...)

Harold Robbins Launches 18 eBook Novels
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

NEW YORK, NY(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2014) - Harold Robbins wrote over 25 best-selling novels which spent more than 300 weeks combined on The New York Times best-seller list and sold in excess of 750 million copies worldwide in 42 languages. RosettaBooks, the leading independent eBook publisher, has published 18 of Robbins' popular titles in digital format, with 79 Park Avenue available for a free download today through Thursday in the Kindle store. (more...)

Art Institute to Present New Edward Steichen Exhibit, 6/28-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Throughout his extensive career, famed photographer Edward Steichen (1879–1973) championed photography's multiple roles—from his earliest efforts to promote American photography as an equal among the modern fine arts, to his groundbreaking work for the magazine industry. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jacinda Rose Swinehart - No One Can Bring Her Down
by Jeanmarie Simpson - May 31, 2014

This big gal was cast to play the sexy, beat up, beautiful Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors. It was an Incredible experience! I honestly believe that if you love yourself, then no one can bring you down. (more...)

History Digital to Commemorate Anniversary of WWI and D-Day Invasion
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

In commemoration of the centennial of the start of World War I, the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion and the premiere of HISTORY®'s World Wars and D-Day in HD specials (more...)

Secret World beneath London airs on PBS June 22
by Anton Anderssen - May 19, 2014

Airing next month on PBS is a unique documentary about sites beneath London, for example the secret bunkers used by Winston Churchill during WWII and silver vaults housing the world's most fascinating silverworks. Called "Secrets of underground London," the show will air to the public beginning June 22. (more...)

Jim Broadbent to Play Winston Churchill in New TV Drama?
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Jim Broadbent is being courted for the role of Winston Churchill in a new, eight-part television drama about the days leading up to the start of World War II in 1939. (more...)

SOMMER 14 - A DANCE OF DEATH & THE IMMORTAL HOUR to Play Finborough Theatre this Autumn
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm). (more...)

The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery Presents YOUSUF KARSH: AMERICAN PORTRAITS, Now thru 11/2
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

In celebration of a major gift to its collection of more than 100 portraits created by master photographer Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery is installing a special exhibition on the first floor of the museum, 'Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits.' This is the second of two installations and will run from today, May 2 through Nov. 2. A press preview for this installation will be held May 1 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Estrellita Karsh, Karsh's wife, will be in attendance. (more...)

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