Yoko Ono News

Vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant to Make Segerstrom Center Debut, 11/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Segerstrom Center welcomes emerging vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant in four powerful performances on November 14 & 15 in Samueli Theater and will be accompanied by virtuoso pianist/composer Aaron Diehl. (more...)

New Book Addresses Climate Change
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In a stunning, timely new book that captures the art, science, and diversity of climate change negotiations, award-winning photographer Henry Dallal aims to humanize an arduous, largely-behind-the-scenes process and rally the world towards a global agreement. The official October 14 threlease of Addressing Climate Change: An Illustrated Biography of the Annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (Gilgamesh Publishing) is being supported by a series of high-profile, eco-friendly launch events later this month in New York during the upcoming United Nations Climate Summit and General Assembly, including a major photo exhibit at the UN and a dinner/discussion at the Hearst Tower, New York's first LEED-certified corporate building. (more...)

The National Gallery of Victoria Presents FRIDAY NIGHTS AT JEAN PAUL GAULTIER, 10/24-2/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

During The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier the National Gallery of Victoria will be transformed into a late night destination for the return of its popular Friday Nights series. (more...)

Digitally Remastered GEORGE HARRISON: The Apple Years to Be Released 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Universal Music Group and the Harrison family are proud to announce that George Harrison's first six solo albums, released between 1968 and 1975 on The Beatles' Apple Records label, have been digitally remastere (more...)

MIDNIGHT MOMENT: STORMING TIMES SQUARE Premieres in Times Square 9/1
by Movies News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Earlier this summer, over 1,200 people lined up in Times Square to be filmed crawling across a green screen. Spanish artist Daniel Canogar captured the footage of their crawls and has edited it to be shown on the Square's spectacular billboards in September. The resulting film, titled Storming Times Square, will have its premiere on Times Square billboards September 1 and screened every night in September at 11:57 p.m. as part of the Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation of The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. This month's presentation is in partnership with bitforms gallery. (more...)

Yoko Ono to Present Hamish Dodds the Spirit of Excellence Award for Hard Rock International at This Year's T.J. Martell Foundation New York Honors Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research has announced legendary music icon Yoko Ono Lennon as the presenter for the Spirit of Excellence Award which will be awarded to Hamish Dodds, CEO of Hard Rock International on behalf of Hard Rockers worldwide at the 39 th T.J. Martell Foundation New York Honors Gala to be held at Cipriani in New York on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. (more...)

Mara Wilson, Caroline Rose, Mary Millben, and More to Perform at Joe's Pub 8/20-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

This week, Joe's Pub at the Public will feature the talents of many performers, including Mara Wilson, Caroline Rose, Mary Millben, and more, August 20-31. (more...)

Mikky Ekko, Our Lady J, Karsh Kale, Mara Wilson and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its performances, now through August 24, 2014. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Clay in a Blaze of Glory at the Clay Arts Center
by Barry Kostrinsky - Aug 12, 2014

Sometimes art is not about Museum blockbuster exhibits, 50 minute interviews on Charlie Rose and opening night attendence by a who's who list of celebrities from coast to coast. Most times art is about artists making art in isolation and occaisonally communing with a small group of cohorts. At the Clay arts center in Portchester 'Two Vigiles: Bruce Dehnert and Shawn O'Conner ' opened Saturday August 2nd and runs through September 20th. The 2 person show gathered a small grouping of some of the over 50 clay artists that are associated with the center. What was so memorable about this small show and a quiet opening for an exhibit behind the Don Bosco Prep School and adjacent to the Firehouse in Portchester? (more...)

BWW Interviews: Broadway's Mandy Gonzalez Talks New Film AFTER & More
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 11, 2014

Today, the talented actress speaks exclusively to BWW about the emotionally charged drama as well as what's on tap for her busy showbiz career. (more...)

STARKILLERS Remix of Fagault & Marina 'Tonight' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Having worked on remixes with everyone from Armin Van Buuren, NERVO, Rihanna & Shakira, Pitbull, David Guetta, Paul van Dyk and noted collaborations with the likes of Nadia Ali, Inpetto and Anger Dimas, perennial U.S. favorite Starkillers has teamed up with Russian DJ Duo Fagault & Marina for the debut release of “Tonight” featuring on vocals. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Versatile BECK Brings Endless Energy to Spectacular PPAC Concert
by Robert Barossi - Jul 27, 2014

In the name of full disclosure, I will admit to having no idea what to expect upon arriving at Providence Performing Arts Center on Saturday night for Beck's one-night-only appearance. Beck's songs had certainly been part of the soundtrack of my early college years, back in the mid-to-late 1990s. Since, the, though, I truthfully had no idea what he had been up to. As it turns out, he's spent the better part of twenty years honing and fine tuning his skills as a singer, musician and all around entertainer, skills which he brought out in full force in front of the large and enthusiastic Providence crowd. (more...)

Ron Howard to Helm New BEATLES Documentary Based on Early Touring Years
by Movies News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Apple Corps Ltd., White Horse Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have announced today that they will produce a new authorized documentary for Apple, based on the first part of The Beatles' career - the touring years. (more...)

The Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Bassist and Composer Charlie Haden
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Yesterday, Charlie Haden passed away at 76. He was one of the most respected bassists and jazz composers today. His legendary, groundbreaking work with Ornette Coleman in the 60's is just one highlight of this three-time Grammy winner's illustrious career. (more...)

Meredith Monk to Celebrate 50th Anniversay of Performing with Concerts Throughout New York City
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

New York City will resound with the sound of Meredith Monk's music as her 50th anniversary is celebrated far and wide in venues large and small—from (Le) Poisson Rouge to Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall to its Weill Recital and Stern Auditorium to BAM's Harvey Theater—over the next year. (more...)

'The Beatles: The Night That Changed America' & 'Grammy Awards' Receive 8 EMMY Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

'The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A GRAMMY® Salute' has received six Emmy® Award nominations, and the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards® telecast has received two in recognition of outstanding production excellence. (more...)

Karsh Kale Will Return to Joe's Pub at The Public, 6/28, 8/2 & 23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

'Visionary composer and producer' (Billboard) Karsh Kale returns to Joe's Pub at The Public with a series of Collective Sessions. The band is John Shannon on guitars and vocals, Rajeev Maddela on drums and percussion, Rajna Swaminathan on mridangam, and Kale on tabla, keyboards and electronics. The shows are on Saturdays, June 28 (11:30PM), August 2 (Midnight) and 23 (11:30PM). Tickets are $18 in advance / $23 at the door, and available: www.joespub.com or 212-967-7555. (more...)

The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger to Open for Beck at PPAC, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger (The GOASTT), fronted by Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl, will open for the BECK at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Saturday, July 26 at 8P. (more...)

Stephen Emmer's 'International Blue' Set for 9/16 Release
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Stephen Emmer's latest offering International Blue (Release date September 16th) pays tribute to the rare art of the pop crooner. As an accolade to this touch of elegance within the pop realm, International Blue infuses a modern twist to the genre with contemporary sounds & beats, studio techniques, insights and lyrical meaning in ten new and original compositions. A celebration of the epic chamber music pop of Burt Bacharach, Scott Walker, Nick Cave and Bowie, it features four of the great baritone singers in the UK today; Midge Ure (Ultravox), Glenn Gregory (Heaven 17), Liam McKahey (Cousteau) and Neil Crossley (Furlined). and was mixed and produced by the legendary Tony Visconti at Abbey Road Studios and Avator Studios in NYC. (more...)

Cellist Maya Beiser to Release Next Album, UNCOVERED, 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

"Cello goddess" (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser releases her next album Uncovered on August 26, 2014 on the Innova label, followed by aUS tour in September 2014 to cities including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and more (tour schedule to be announced in early July). Uncovered is an album of startling classic rock tunes, re-imagined and re-contextualized, in stunningly moving performances by Maya Beiser. A cover tune can be an homage to the original, but these "uncovers," in new arrangements by Evan Ziporyn, attempt to do more - to evoke the unprecedented power of the music of Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Janis Joplin, Howlin' Wolf, King Crimson, Muddy Waters, and AC/DC as musical masterpieces and as totems of our collective consciousness. (more...)

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