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Mike Burger Hosts A&O's Celebrity 'Best In Show Pet Competition' Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Actors and Others for Animals, one of Los Angeles longest-standing animal welfare organizations, will celebrate the pets that share our homes and our hearts at their upcoming fundraising event. (more...)

New Brooklyn Theater to Bring Week-Worth of Shows to Bed-Stuy Alive! Festival, 10/12-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

New Brooklyn Theater is proud to announce a week of shows at Brooklyn's ninth annual Bed-Stuy Alive! festival. These shows will be NBT's formal producing debut and will take place from October 12 to 17, 2013. (more...)

Art Auction to Benefit East Lynne Theater Company, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

The Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company is pleased to announce that it is one of three nonprofit organizations receiving a portion of the proceeds generated by a silent art auction held on Wednesday, October 9 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at The Mad Batter, 19 Jackson Street, Cape May. Patrons have the opportunity to see the artwork and begin the auctioning process on Tuesday, October 8. The bidding ends at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, after a reception. (more...)

SOUND IN SPACE and More Set for MoMA's Events and Exhibitions, Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

The Museum of Modern Art has announced its exhibitions and events for November 2013. Details below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Artwork Released for Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Polonsky Shakespeare Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

The artwork for Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by multiple Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with original music composed by Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning Elliot Goldenthal, at the Theatre's newly-named building, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, has just been released. Check it out below! (more...)

Thomas Schauer to Photograph DOMINQUE ANSEL: THE SECRET RECIPES Cookbook
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Globally renowned food photographer, Thomas Schauer, today announced he will be collaborating with Chef Dominique Ansel to photograph his debut cookbook, titled 'DOMINQUE ANSEL: The Secret Recipes' (working title) to be published in October 2014 by Simon & Schuster. Schauer's ideally suited for the engagement given his ability to expose the essence of gourmet, mass, and iconic fare, creating unique and compelling images. (more...)

Llyn Foulkes Exhibit Presented at Andrea Rosen Gallery 2, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

After the traveling Llyn Foulkes retrospective that started at the Hammer, then transformed the New Museum this Fall and now continues into Europe at the Museum Kurhaus Kleve in November, we have come to understand not only the significance of Foulkes but also his singular contribution to art history. (more...)

The Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art to Show Three of Jean Rollin's Films, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Filmmaker and author, Jean Rollin, takes the viewer to places that invoke bewilderment and unease. Largely inspired by the Surrealists, Rollin often use little dialogue. His films bring to life an ethereal, dream-like world, where the erotic and the neurotic are intertwined. The work inspired many artists, musicians and modern day horror film-makers. (more...)

Call for Entries for National Wildlife Federation's Young Reporters for the Environment USA Competition
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF), the U.S. host of the international Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) program, announces a call for entries for the Young Reporters for the Environment USA (YRE USA) competition. Youth between the ages of 13 and 21 are invited to enter by March 15, 2014, at: http://www.yre-usa.org/join. (more...)

DM Playhouse Presents Hollywood Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2013

Shake your tail feathers to Final Mix. Bid on unique auction items, including Playhouse one-of-a-kind opportunities. A Hitchcock Shadow Booth and suspenseful surprises await you! For 11 years, Central Iowans have come together to celebrate the Des Moines Community Playhouse at the institution's Hollywood Halloween costume party. The event, which benefits the Kate Goldman Children's Theatre and other educational programs conducted by the Playhouse, has long been a highlight of the fall social calendar. (more...)

National Geographic Channel to Premiere New Special BIGFOOT: REVEALED, 11/17
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

New DNA research collected by Professor Bryan Sykes, a leading British geneticist, reveals a unique genetic link the may answer the centuries-old mystery - what is Bigfoot? The results are featured in a new two-hour special, Bigfoot: Revealed [wt], produced for Channel 4 in the U.K. and premiering in the U.S. Sunday, November 17, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on National Geographic Channel. (more...)

Photo Workshop with Frank Smith Set for State Theatre November 16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

This is a rare opportunity to photograph the many intricacies of the beautiful historic State Theatre. Participants will be afforded uninterrupted access to the many unique and ornate components of this historic site including rarely seen artifacts and 'Behind the Curtain' architecture. (more...)

Llyn Foulkes Exhibit Presented at Andrea Rosen Gallery 2, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

After the traveling Llyn Foulkes retrospective that started at the Hammer, then transformed the New Museum this Fall and now continues into Europe at the Museum Kurhaus Kleve in November, we have come to understand not only the significance of Foulkes but also his singular contribution to art history. (more...)

HAERTS Releases Hemiplegia EP, Set to Perform at CMJ Fest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Today, Interview Magazine exclusively shares HAERTS' 'All The Days' (Lissvik Remix), a day after the New York band released their four track Hemiplegia EP via Columbia Records (10/8). (more...)

HAERTS Release Debut EP 'Hemiplegia'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Today, HAERTS announce the release of their Hemiplegia EP to come out on 10/8 via Columbia Records. HAERTS partnered with Spotify to premiere the EP a week early on NYLON Magazine. (more...)

Contessa Gallery Presents CHUCK CLOSE: RADICAL INNOVATOR, Opening Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

CLEVELAND, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Contessa Gallery is pleased to present a solo-exhibition of important Chuck Close works in a variety of media. Working almost exclusively in the subject of portraiture, Chuck Close has been consistently breaking artistic boundaries with his printmaking for more than 40 years. The 39 works in this exhibition span Chuck Close's career and will feature limited edition prints (including new revolutionary archival watercolor pigment prints and felt hand stamps, mezzotint, aquatints,etchings, linocuts, screenprints, woodcuts, and paper pulp works), photography (including unique Polaroid prints anddaguerreotypes, woodburytypes, and gridded workingmaquettes), and large-scaleJacquard tapestries. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PRIDE IN THE FALLS OF AUTREY MILL at Signature Theatre is Stunning
by Charles Shubow - Nov 7, 2013

World premiere play by Paul Downs Colaizzo deserves a shot at Broadway (more...)

Liberty Hall Museum's Holiday Programming to Kick Off Black Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Liberty Hall Museum's much-anticipated Christmas tour, From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus, begins this Friday, kicking off a spate of exciting holiday programming and events at the museum, the home of New Jersey's first elected governor, William Livingston. A celebration of five distinct Christmas traditions and eras in history, From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus focuses on the Dutch tradition of St. Nicholas (c. 1774), the English tradition of Twelfth Night (c. 1800), 'The Night Before Christmas' (c. 1848), a Victorian Christmas (c. 1899), and a WWII Christmas (c. 1942). Beginning Friday, November 29th, tours will be available Monday through Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $6.00 for children, college students and seniors; $8.00 for Kean University alumni; and $10.00 for adults. There is no cost for children under the age of three. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum Exhibition Celebrates Central Park Obelisk Known as CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLE, 12/3-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Since 1881, an ancient Egyptian monument-the obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, popularly known as "Cleopatra's Needle"-has stood in New York's Central Park, a gift to the City of New York from the khedives of Egypt. It is the only monumental obelisk from ancient Egypt in the United States. The obelisk can be seen from several vantage points within The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is located nearby. As the Central Park Conservancy begins to develop a plan to conserve the monument, the Metropolitan Museum will present an exhibition about the construction and evolving symbolism of obelisks from antiquity to the present day. The exhibition Cleopatra's Needle opens December 3. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents CELOPATRA'S NEEDLE, Opening 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Since 1881, an ancient Egyptian monument—the obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, popularly known as “Cleopatra's Needle”—has stood in New York's Central Park, a gift to the City of New York from the khedives of Egypt. It is the only monumental obelisk from ancient Egypt in the United States. The obelisk can be seen from several vantage points within The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is located nearby. As the Central Park Conservancy begins to develop a plan to conserve the monument, the Metropolitan Museum will present an exhibition about the construction and evolving symbolism of obelisks from antiquity to the present day. The exhibition Cleopatra's Needle opens December 3. (more...)

National Geographic Channel Premieres New Special BIGFOOT: REVEALED Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

New DNA research collected by Professor Bryan Sykes, a leading British geneticist, reveals a unique genetic link the may answer the centuries-old mystery - what is Bigfoot? The results are featured in a new two-hour special, Bigfoot: Revealed [wt], produced for Channel 4 in the U.K. and premiering in the U.S. Today, November 17, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on National Geographic Channel. (more...)

Patrick Stewart Covers Time Out New York; Talks Broadway, X-MEN & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Star of Broadway's NO MAN'S LAND and WAITING FOR GODOT, Patrick Stewart, covers this week's edition of Time Out New York. In the interview, Stewart comments on the challenges and joys of performing reparatory theater at 73, his pal and current Broadway costar Ian McKellen, his move to Brooklyn, his love of Twitter, and much more. Some of my favorite quotes are pasted below. (more...)

Minnesota Jewish Theatre to Bring Back THE MAGIC DREIDELS, 12/5-20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company's hit holiday production, The Magic Dreidels, is back this holiday season. Originally commissioned by MJTC in 2000, and subsequently produced in other cities in the United States, The Magic Dreidels was adapted by Twin Cities playwright Jenna Zark from the endearing book of the same name by noted children's book author Eric A. Kimmel. (more...)

SOUND IN SPACE and More Set for MoMA's Events and Exhibitions, Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

The Museum of Modern Art has announced its exhibitions and events for November 2013. Details below! (more...)

Favorite Character, Draw by Myself Following 'Any Sketch'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

AnySketch provides the function similar to the tracing paper or the light box which is used for tracing over the picture by your own hand. This app was made so as to enable the user to draw the picture directly by taking A Photograph only whether from the nature, or of a character in the cartoon book or an animation scene shown in the monitor. (more...)

Panasonic and UNESCO Jointly Release New 2014 World Heritage Calendar Application
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

After installing the application on a PC or tablet, the user can enjoy stunning photographs of World Heritage sites from around the world. January features A Photograph of Mt. Fuji, which was added to the World Heritage List in June 2013. The calendar also includes fun facts and trivia about World Heritage sites, and the pictures can be viewed as a slideshow. The application was developed as an educational tool for the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network of more than 9,000 educational institutions in 180 countries, and Panasonic plans to enhance the content of the calendar in the future. (more...)

Ted Roe Launches Kickstarter to Host His Crowdfunding Campaign, THE LEAF GAME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

Imagine swimming in the warm waters of Hawaii. You take a deep inhale and dive down. You swim down like a dolphin. You pass 30 feet, then 60 feet, then 90 feet and then slowly flatten out like a skydiver as you approach the bottom of the ocean. You gently turn and stand up on the bottom of the sea, at 120ft. You look up and see the sun as a tiny bright dot against the surface of the ocean. Looking at your dive watch, you know this breath will give you another 2 minutes before you must return to the surface because you have a 6 minute static breath-hold. You are holding your breath, one breath. You lift your camera (more...)

Memorable Art Moments in 2013
by Barry Kostrinsky - Jan 6, 2014

What's hot: Forgeries, Infinity Rooms. Though a dry year weather wise, rain has been in. Red, Reflective materials. What is not there. Doing very little- like staring. Conceptualism, Caravaggio. Koons, George's as artist (Zimmerman and Bush). The expansion rate of Museum's in China. Post anything, Pussy Riot. Cross over musicians going gaga with Jzzzs'. Art that media jumps. What's Cold: Arthur Danto (more...)

Canon U.S.A. Introduces Four New PIXMA Printer Models Delivering a Wide Variety of End-User Benefits That Enhance the Printing Experience for Home Office Professionals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

“The newest additions to the PIXMA printer lineup further expand our wide range of product offerings and end-user benefits,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies & Communications Group, Canon U.S.A. “Whether a customer is in need of a printer for their home office, or a printer to help bring their favorite photos to life, the Canon line of PIXMA printers offers a solution to fit virtually any desired use or budget.” (more...)

A Flock of Seagulls' Mike Score Releases New Single 'Somebody Like You'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Veteran musician and lead singer of the legendary 80s band A Flock of Seagulls is tapping into his pop/rock sensibilities and releasing “Somebody Like You,” a new single from his upcoming solo album. (more...)

African Safari Company Announce New Photo Safaris for 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Using cameras to capture wildlife in their natural habitat poses challenges even for the experts. To help budding and amateur photographers African Safari Company (http://www.africansafarico.com/) has teamed up with wildlife photography experts, Nature Photography Adventures, who lead in-the-wild immersion workshops for serious shutterbugs. (more...)

Farmington Players to Present ASSASSINS, 2/14-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

"Everybody's got the right to some sunshine." Nine characters looking for either love, equality or a common voice, deliver that message on the Farmington Players stage in the Stephen Sondheim musical, Assassins. They are determined to change the world by targeting the United States President in pursuit of their own twisted versions of "The American Dream." (more...)

NYC Parks Community Celebrates Black History Month with Exhibit at Arsenal Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

In commemoration of Black History Month, the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce The March, an exhibition that includes seventeen artists at the Arsenal Gallery in Central Park. Open now through February 27, the exhibition reflects on the struggles and victories of the Civil Rights Movement past, present and future, as well as those individuals who have advanced the cause. The March is curated by NYC Parks' Ebony Society. (more...)

Hoyos Labs Receives Envisioneering Innovation & Design Award at the 2014 ShowStoppers at the Consumer Electronics Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Eureka Hall, The Venetian / Booth #75006 The era of usernames and passwords is finally over, and all one will need to log onto social media profiles, conduct transactions and sign into banking account are his or her biometrics and smartphone. At this year's ShowStoppers at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Hoyos Labs, a digital infrastructure company, received the Envisioneering Innovation & Design Award for its recently launched app, HoyosID. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre's SCIENCE PLAY FESTIVAL Runs This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

For the first time ever, Mad Cow Theatre creates a unique and interactive festival exploring the world of science through a weekend of staged readings and discussion forums of some of the most provocative science plays. Join us as we explore science, technology and history through imaginative stories. (more...)

Monuments Men Celebrated at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Now thru 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

A new gallery itinerary, display, blog post, and Sunday at the Metlecture event at The Metropolitan Museum of Art focus on the heroic work of the Monuments Men during World War II and their lasting impact on the Museum and its collection. The role of James J. Rorimer, a Monuments Man who became the Met's director after the war, is highlighted. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Celebrates THE MONUMENTS MEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

A new gallery itinerary, display, blog post, and Sunday at the Met lecture event at The Metropolitan Museum of Art focus on the heroic work of the Monuments Men during World War II and their lasting impact on the Museum and its collection. The role of James J. Rorimer, a Monuments Man who became the Met's director after the war, is highlighted. (more...)

EPA Toxic Substances Rules Discourage Recycling, Industry Expert Says
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) reporting requirements for manufacturing byproducts sent for recycling are 'burdensome, unnecessary, and actually discourage recycling,' an industry expert told Congress today. (more...)

Galerie Lelong to Present RE-FRAMING HISTORY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The context surrounding an image, or its isolation without context, addresses the question of how the framing and re-framing of images influences our understanding of what we see and more broadly, of history. This exhibition brings together Sarah Charlesworth, Juan Manuel Echavarría, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Alfredo Jaar, Emily Jacir, Susan Meiselas, and Krzysztof Wodiczko, who demonstrate exceptional moral and formal rigor in their analysis of contemporary reality. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WICKED at the Cultural Center of the Philippines
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

It was an all-consuming rebirth in color as cascades of lush and textured emerald lights sprung to life in an intense surge from the heart of the stage, as a map of Oz, especially rigged as a stage curtain for the Cultural Center of the Philippines' (CCP) Main Theater, raised to unravel a fantastic tale: One told in the Philippine premiere of the blockbuster megamusical WICKED. (more...)

The Art of Sleep Contest Extended
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Due to popular demand, Nature's Sleep extends the deadline for their Art of Sleep contest. (more...)

The Art of Sleep Contest Extended
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Due to popular demand, Nature's Sleep extends the deadline for their Art of Sleep contest. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre's SCIENCE PLAY FESTIVAL to Run 1/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

For the first time ever, Mad Cow Theatre creates a unique and interactive festival exploring the world of science through a weekend of staged readings and discussion forums of some of the most provocative science plays. Join us as we explore science, technology and history through imaginative stories. (more...)

The Stars Come Out for Online Holiday Auction Today to Stop NYU's Expansion Plan!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

Mark Ruffalo, Susan Sarandon, Matthew Modine, Edward Norton, Cynthia Nixon, John Leguizamo, Padma Lakshmi, Bianca Jagger, Philip Glass, Bill Moyers, Fran Lebowitz, Art Spiegelman, Joel Grey, Kathleen Chalfant and Many Others Now Join Forces to Help Save the Village from NYU's Expansion Plan, with Gala Holiday Online Auction; Actor Modine Blasts NYU as 'Bullying, Land-Grabbing Scrooge' (more...)

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Bring Back THE MAGIC DREIDELS, Now thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company's hit holiday production, The Magic Dreidels, is back this holiday season. Originally commissioned by MJTC in 2000, and subsequently produced in other cities in the United States, The Magic Dreidels was adapted by Twin Cities playwright Jenna Zark from the endearing book of the same name by noted children's book author Eric A. Kimmel. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents CELOPATRA'S NEEDLE, Opening Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

Since 1881, an ancient Egyptian monument—the obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, popularly known as “Cleopatra's Needle”—has stood in New York's Central Park, a gift to the City of New York from the khedives of Egypt. It is the only monumental obelisk from ancient Egypt in the United States. The obelisk can be seen from several vantage points within The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is located nearby. As the Central Park Conservancy begins to develop a plan to conserve the monument, the Metropolitan Museum will present an exhibition about the construction and evolving symbolism of obelisks from antiquity to the present day. The exhibition Cleopatra's Needle opens December 3. (more...)

Virgin Mobile reveals Canadians love thy selfie
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

Study shows that more than half of Canadians have done the deed (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the Works of American Sculptor Tony Feher
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

A comprehensive survey of the works of American sculptor Tony Feher, this exhibition features key artworks that use everyday objects and found materials in a post-minimalist aesthetic, displaying the richness and complexity of Feher's investigations. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated monograph and reveals Feher's very personal vocabulary developed and refined over the past decades. Organized by Claudia Schmuckli, Director and Chief Curator of Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Latest Feature Updates from Panda Eyed Devs for Revolutionary Note Rocket App Allows Even Greater Functionality for iPhone Users
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

KREFELD, Germany, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Note Rocket, the revolutionary app introduced earlier this year that allows iPhone users to annotate their photographs with doodles, personal notes and voice recordings, now has even more features after a major update by developer Panda Eyed Devs. (more...)

Julien's Auctions Hosts Rock n' Roll Auction Event Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2013

Julien's Auctions announced its Icons & Idols Rock n' Roll Auction Event to take place at the Julien's Auctions Beverly Hills Gallery today, December 1st, 2012 and Sunday, December 2nd, 2012. Music enthusiasts, collectors and the curious will have the opportunity to bid on iconic music memorabilia dating back from the1930s to modern day. From the fascinating world of Lady Gaga to the historic legacy of The Beatles, this auction will be the Rock n' Roll auction of the year to watch. (more...)

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