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John Perkins of THE NEW CONFESSIONS OF AN ECONOMIC HIT MAN to Present Book Signing, 5/6John Perkins of THE NEW CONFESSIONS OF AN ECONOMIC HIT MAN to Present Book Signing, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Hilton | Asmus Contemporary presents John Perkins, former economist and author of 'Confessions of an Economic Hit Man,' which remained on the NY Times bestseller list for 73 weeks. Since its release in 2004, the book has sold more than 1.25 million copies worldwide and been translated into 32 languages. Perkins will be in Chicago on May 6th for a book signing and lecture of the follow-up to his bestseller, 'The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man' at Hilton | Asmus Contemporary, 716 N. Wells in River North. (more...)

BWW Review: ANTON IN SHOW BUSINESS Playfully Pokes Fun at Life in American TheatreBWW Review: ANTON IN SHOW BUSINESS Playfully Pokes Fun at Life in American Theatre
by Shari Barrett - Apr 25, 2016

ANTON IN SHOW BUSINESS by Jane Martin is a satirical romp across the stage of American Theatre, that holds a hilarious mirror up to the live theatre entertainment from coast to coast. The story focuses on Holly (Gillian Shure), a wildly popular TV star, who needs to get theatrical street cred to be considered for film. On a whim she signs on to do Anton Chekov's "Three Sisters" in a small repertory theatre in Texas where she can hire directors and pull all the strings as the show's financial backer. The entire cast is portrayed by women in this ensemble piece that combines the depth of Chekov and the levity of a Bravo sitcom. (more...)

Brown Fist Productions and CASA 0101 Theater to Stage EASTSIDE HEARTBEATSBrown Fist Productions and CASA 0101 Theater to Stage EASTSIDE HEARTBEATS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Boyle Heights will be the setting for a pull out all the stops Cinco de Mayo (May 5, 2016) celebration on the Eastside of Los Angeles as Brown Fist Productions in association with CASA 0101 Theater present the opening night of EASTSIDE HEARTBEATS, A New Rock 'n' Roll Musical. (more...)

Disco Era Drama WILD CHILD Set for Workshop Production on 4/24Disco Era Drama WILD CHILD Set for Workshop Production on 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

New York City in 1977 and Chinese-American, native New Yorker, free spirit Susan Li is disregarded by her image conscious family and badgered by her younger corporate climbing brother. When she befriends a Vietnam veteran suffering from PTSD and recovering from heroin addiction, and when a long lost Afro-Chinese Bahamian aunt shows up on the family's doorstep sets in motion a train wreck waiting to happen. (more...)

Third Street Music School Settlement's Annual Spring Gala to Honor Sting & Brenda HarrisThird Street Music School Settlement's Annual Spring Gala to Honor Sting & Brenda Harris
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Third Street Music School Settlement, the nation's longest running community school is pleased to announce this year's Spring Gala will honor Sting, Grammy Award winning musician and renowned philanthropist and Brenda Harris, Third Street Preschool teacher of 22 years. (more...)

10 ON TUESDAY with Doug Peck10 ON TUESDAY with Doug Peck
by M. William Panek - Mar 8, 2016

10 On Tuesday with Doug Peck (more...)

Justin Sayre's LOVE'S REFRAIN to Premiere at La Mama, 4/1-10Justin Sayre's LOVE'S REFRAIN to Premiere at La Mama, 4/1-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club will present the world premiere of LOVE'S REFRAIN, a new solo play by Justin Sayre from April 1-3 and 8-10. Tracing the lives of stars from nebula to supernova, Sayre extracts a fresh definition for love in his latest performance piece. Wedding personal stories with the science and poetry of astronomy, LOVE'S REFRAIN is romanticism for the modern age. The piece is directed by acclaimed visual artist Matthu Placek with costume design by Dusty Childers and a musical score by David John Sokolowski. (more...)

'That Guitar Man' David Ippolito to Perform 25 YEARS: A ONE NIGHT CONCERT CELEBRATION on 4/1'That Guitar Man' David Ippolito to Perform 25 YEARS: A ONE NIGHT CONCERT CELEBRATION on 4/1
by Louisa Brady - Mar 5, 2016

Is it the end of an era? After playing for hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers and to people from across the country and around the world, award-winning singer/songwriter David Ippolito announces that he will perform a one-night concert commemorating 25 years as "That Guitar Man® from Central Park" on April 1st at 7:30PM in the Peter J. Sharp Theater at Symphony Space. The concert is both a celebration and a look back at a uniquely New York musical career, as the singer/songwriter begins to transition to a new career as a playwright. Tickets are $45 & $35 and can be purchased online at http://www.symphonyspace.org/event/9126/Music/that-guitar-man-from-central-park-25-years (more...)

Camille O'Sullivan Returning to Irish Arts Center, 4/6-16Camille O'Sullivan Returning to Irish Arts Center, 4/6-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Having played a sold out run in the fall of 2014, the acclaimed Irish/French singer/actress Camille O'Sullivan will return to New York's intimate Irish Arts Center with an eight-show residency from April 6-16. Camille's dramatic, original interpretations of songs by Jacques Brel, Nick Cave, Tom Waits, David Bowie, Arcade Fire and Radiohead, and love of narrative storytelling have critics around the world raving. "When she sings it's as though her breath is soaked in paraffin - one spark and the whole room would ignite," writes The Daily Telegraph. (more...)

The Asian Art Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary With 12,000 Square Foot ExpansionThe Asian Art Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary With 12,000 Square Foot Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

The Asian Art Museum, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, announced plans today to invest in the museum's future by adding a 12,000-square-foot special exhibition pavilion and by updating and repurposing existing spaces to better serve its audiences. The new pavilion will underscore San Francisco's cultural diversity, create one of the nation's premier exhibition spaces dedicated to Asian art, and increase the number of special exhibitions on view for visitors.   (more...)

Yoko Ono Hospitalized But On Way to RecoveryYoko Ono Hospitalized But On Way to Recovery
by Louisa Brady - Feb 27, 2016

According to USA Today, Yoko Ono was hospitalized in New York City due to flu-like symptoms. Her representative has said that she is currently on her way to recovery and should be released from the hospital very shortly. Representatives have also disputed the claims that Ono's hospitalization was due to a stroke.  (more...)

'IN THE WAKE' Exhibition to Mark 5th Anniversary of Japan's Earthquake at Japan Society'IN THE WAKE' Exhibition to Mark 5th Anniversary of Japan's Earthquake at Japan Society
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Japan Society Gallery in New York will present IN THE WAKE: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11 opening on Friday, March 11, 2016, five years to the day since an enormous earthquake and tsunami struck northeast Japan, devastating coastal regions and setting off nuclear power plant failure. (more...)

Dance Ensemble BOOMERANG and Deerhoof Drummer Greg Saunier to Bring REPERCUSSION to Dixon PlaceDance Ensemble BOOMERANG and Deerhoof Drummer Greg Saunier to Bring REPERCUSSION to Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Dixon Place's new commission of BOOMERANG Dance and Performance Project's REPERCUSSION in collaboration with Greg Saunier, drummer and founding member of the internationally acclaimed band Deerhoof, who wrote the music and will be performing it live. REPERCUSSION begins performances on Friday, March 11th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown and Shoshana Bean to Perform in Concert Together TomorrowJason Robert Brown and Shoshana Bean to Perform in Concert Together Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2016

Tony Award-winning Composer Jason Robert Brown (The Bridges of Madison County, Parade) and acclaimed singer Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Hairspray) will perform a special One Night Only concert entitled 'JASON ROBERT BROWN IN CONCERT WITH SHOSHANA BEAN' on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 8:30pm (Doors at 7:00pm). (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com for 11/22/2015 - 11/29/2015Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com for 11/22/2015 - 11/29/2015
by BWW - Nov 29, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 11/22/2015 - 11/29/2015. (more...)

Dakota Apartment Owned by Lauren Bacall Sells For $21 MillionDakota Apartment Owned by Lauren Bacall Sells For $21 Million
by Michael Dale - Nov 27, 2015

The film and stage star purchased the apartment with then-husband Jason Robards in 1961 fir under $100,000. (more...)

John Malkovich Shares Track Mixed by OMD; Record Out TodayJohn Malkovich Shares Track Mixed by OMD; Record Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

Like A Puppet Show is a vinyl-only release slated for fall's Record Store Day today, Friday November 27. (more...)

December's Midnight Moment in Times Square AnnouncedDecember's Midnight Moment in Times Square Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Antony Nagelmann leads a journey across the Atlantic Ocean in a sailboat and imparts the extreme experiences and emotion faced along the way in The Odyssey, which will be shown on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight from December 1 to 30.  The footage was shot in Progressive HD taking advantage of the technology that only the signs in Times Square can offer.  This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts.  (more...)

The Jerry Garcia Foundation Helps Present WhyHunger Benefit ft Special Guest Bob WeirThe Jerry Garcia Foundation Helps Present WhyHunger Benefit ft Special Guest Bob Weir
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

In its quest to help bring #PeacethroughMusic, The Jerry Garcia Foundation, along with The Hard Rock Cafe, will present a WhyHunger Holiday Benefit (more...)

Andrea Rosen Gallery to Display Yoko Ono's THE RIVERBED, 12/11Andrea Rosen Gallery to Display Yoko Ono's THE RIVERBED, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Yoko Ono - a forerunner in Conceptual Art involving collaboration, audience participation and social activism - will present a double exhibition, THE RIVERBED, at Galerie Lelong and Andrea Rosen Gallery. Following her recent exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, these interactive exhibitions are comprised of two entirely new full gallery installations. THE RIVERBED will open to the public on December 11, 2015 and continue through January 23, 2016 at Andrea Rosen Gallery and January 29, 2016 at Galerie Lelong. The artist will be present at the openings.  (more...)

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