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Richard Kauffman Pens THE SILVER BOTTLE MYSTERY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Richard Kauffman has completed his new book 'The Silver Bottle Mystery': an enigmatic puzzle of epic proportions as two friends decipher codes following unexpected leads. (more...)

Pennsylvania Honors Winners of Statewide Contest for Artists with a Disability
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

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Adam Szymkowicz, Chris Miller & Nathan Tysen and Josefina Lopez Tapped for Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Dramatists Guild Fund President Andrew Lippa and Executive Director Rachel Routh announce three additional Traveling Masters events for the fall: Adam Szymkowicz (Clown Bar), Chris Miller & Nathan Tysen (Tuck Everlasting), and Josefina Lopez (Real Women Have Curves). (more...)

Jersey City Theatre Center Presents L'IMAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

Vanity continues at Merseles Studios in Jersey City with L'Image, an evening of one-act plays by George Cameron Grant assembled exclusively for this thematic series by Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC). This full-theater production runs for two consecutive weekends and is a collaboration between Aqueduct Productions, a theatre company founded by Grant, and JCTC. (more...)

Moving Image to Screen Complete Kieslowski Retrospective This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image will present the most comprehensive U.S. retrospective of all of the Polish director's features, short films, early documentary work, and a marathon viewing of the Dekalog, from October 7 through November 6, 2016. The series will also include four posthumous works based on Kieslowski's unproduced screenplays. (more...)

Robert Joy to Star in Seattle Rep's KING CHARLES III; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced complete casting for the 2015 Oliver Award-winning Best New Play, King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's runaway smash hit, a contemporary and provocative comedy drama about Prince Charles' ascension to the throne upon the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth. It is a powerful piece about press intrusion, backroom politics, and the timeless magnetism of power. (more...)

Chef Mario Batali Talks BIG AMERICAN Cooking at Writers on a New England Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

On Sunday, November 20, The Music Hall and New Hampshire Public Radio will welcome famous American chef Mario Batali with his just-released cookbook, MARIO BATALI BIG AMERICAN COOKBOOK: 250 Favorite Recipes from Across the USA - a delicious dive into American regional cooking with 250 recipes, from San Diego Fish Tacos to Boston Cream Pie. (more...)

BWW Recap: Violent Delights Have Violent Ends in WESTWORLD
by Jessica Naftaly - Oct 2, 2016

“Every hero has a choice.” That's not exactly the tagline of HBO's new drama Westworld, but it should be. Westworld explores mankind at it's core and what our choices say about us. It explores the depths and depravity of humanity, our culture, and our pleasures. What do our choices and our desires say? What is entertainment and why is it so often riddled with sex, violence, and most frequently sexual violence? While we constantly hide behind the separation between fiction and reality, the perverted, exploitative, and gratuitous demand for inclusion of what we generally condemn as morally wrong in our society to be present and pronounced in our media is undoubtable and HBO as a network is frequently one of our biggest culprits. But, perhaps that is why Westworld works so brilliantly. (more...)

Shadowbox Live Celebrates New Art Exhibit with Meet-the-Artist Reception
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

 The Shadowbox Galleries have become a beloved addition to the experience at Shadowbox Live.  The beautiful and eclectic artwork that lines the hallways leading to the theater often reflects or hints at the themes of the performance that evening.  And under Curator Amy Ivanhoff's direction, new artists are being added on a regular basis. (more...)

Nohra Haime Gallery and Adelson Galleries Features Works by Adam Straus, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The work of Adam Straus, spanning a three and a half decade career, will be on view at Nohra Haime Gallery and Adelson Galleries from November 22 - December 24, 2016. The two exhibitions at 730 Fifth Avenue will showcase paintings, works on paper, sculpture, and photography. Straus is known for his majestic and luminous depictions of the sublime, which are often saturated with a deep concern about social and environmental issues. His penetrating dark humor can transport the viewer to post-apocalyptic worlds and often offers a wry observation on how humans have altered the natural landscape. The exhibitions coincide with the publication of a new monograph (Gli Ori, Italy, November 2016). An opening reception will be held on Tuesday, November 22, from 6-8 p.m. (more...)

Lannan Ship Model & Nautical Being Auctioned Off On December 3rd
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

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World Premiere of Tony Arruza's '15 Surfboards by 15 Shapers'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Next week the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County will be hosting the world premiere of a major new exhibition by West Palm Beach-based photojournalist and fine art photographer Tony Arruza: 15 Surfboards by 15 Shapers. (more...)

Kirsty Wark and Michael Landy Announced as Judges in National Portrait Gallery's BP Portrait Award 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

As broadcaster Kirsty Wark and artist Michael Landy are announced as judges, the National Portrait Gallery invites entries for the BP Portrait Award 2017. (more...)

Nohra Haime Gallery and Adelson Galleries Features Works by Adam Straus, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The work of Adam Straus, spanning a three and a half decade career, will be on view at Nohra Haime Gallery and Adelson Galleries from November 22 - December 24, 2016. The two exhibitions at 730 Fifth Avenue will showcase paintings, works on paper, sculpture, and photography. Straus is known for his majestic and luminous depictions of the sublime, which are often saturated with a deep concern about social and environmental issues. His penetrating dark humor can transport the viewer to post-apocalyptic worlds and often offers a wry observation on how humans have altered the natural landscape. The exhibitions coincide with the publication of a new monograph (Gli Ori, Italy, November 2016). An opening reception will be held on Today, November 22, from 6-8 p.m. (more...)

Nohra Haime Gallery to Host Adam Straus' RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION and Book Launch
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2016

The work of Adam Straus, spanning a three and a half decade career, will be on view at Nohra Haime Gallery and Adelson Galleries from November 23, 2016 - January 14, 2017. The two exhibitions at 730 Fifth Avenue will showcase paintings, works on paper, sculpture, and photography. Straus is known for his majestic and luminous depictions of the sublime, which are often saturated with a deep concern about social and environmental issues. His penetrating dark humor can transport the viewer to post-apocalyptic worlds and often offers a wry observation on how humans have altered the natural landscape. The exhibitions coincide with the publication of a new monograph (Gli Ori, Italy, November 2016). An opening reception will be held on Tuesday, November 22, from 6-8 p.m. (more...)

Sharon Kleyne Celebrates Dr. Emoto & The Life of Water
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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Liu Bolin: Art Hacker
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

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Liu Bolin: Art Hacker
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

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BWW Dance Interview: Paul Lightfoot
by Barnett Serchuk - Nov 17, 2016

Nederlands Dans Theater 1 returns to New York with a 2016 season that includes four U.S. premieres by Sol Leon and Paul Lightfoot, Crystal Pite and Marco Goecke, running November 16 - 19, 2016 at New York City Center. Nederlands Dans Theater, under the Artistic Direction of choreographer Paul Lightfoot, is recognized as one of the world's most prolific and creative contemporary dance companies.The season features the U.S. premieres of Safe as Houses (2001) and Stop-Motion (2014), choreographed by Sol Leon and Paul Lightfoot; The Statement (2016), choreographed by Crystal Pite; and Woke up Blind (2016), choreographed by Marco Goecke. (more...)

Robert Joy Stars in Seattle Rep's KING CHARLES III, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents the 2015 Oliver Award-winning Best New Play, King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's runaway smash hit, a contemporary and provocative comedy drama about Prince Charles' ascension to the throne upon the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth. It is a powerful piece about press intrusion, backroom politics, and the timeless magnetism of power. (more...)

Robert Joy Stars in KING CHARLES III, Starting Tonight at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents the 2015 Oliver Award-winning Best New Play, King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's runaway smash hit, a contemporary and provocative comedy drama about Prince Charles' ascension to the throne upon the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth. It is a powerful piece about press intrusion, backroom politics, and the timeless magnetism of power. (more...)

Brownells Seeks A Few Good Gunsmiths For Cover of Big Book #70
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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Brownells Seeks A Few Good Gunsmiths For Cover of Big Book #70
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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The Liminal Playhouse Presents Donald Margulies' TIME STANDS STILL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Artistic Director Tony Prince and Producing Director Richard McGrew are excited to announce the opening of Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies' Tony Award-nominated "Time Stands Still," the final production of the The Liminal Playhouse's second season.  (more...)

TaxAct Gives American Taxpayers the System That Beats the System
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

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Laurie Tennent Botanicals Presents HIBERNA FLORES, 1/7-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

'A rose is a rose is a rose...' Gertrude Stein's semiotic-inflected phrase beautifully extrapolates on the fact that a flower is an indivisible aesthetic cul-de-sac, a fundamental adorable form. In winter, this intimates that the next best thing to a living rose is a picture of one. (more...)

Music Hall's 'Writers in the Loft' Series to Welcome RUMI'S SECRET Writer Brad Gooch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

On Thursday, February 2, The Music Hall will welcome the award-winning and bestselling biographer Brad Gooch to its celebrated Writers in the Loft series. (more...)

ICP Presents Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

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Laurie Tennent Botanicals Presents HIBERNA FLORES, 1/7-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

'A rose is a rose is a rose...' Gertrude Stein's semiotic-inflected phrase beautifully extrapolates on the fact that a flower is an indivisible aesthetic cul-de-sac, a fundamental adorable form. In winter, this intimates that the next best thing to a living rose is a picture of one. (more...)

Texas State University Dance Team's 'Strutters' to Perform at Trump's Inauguration Despite Criticism
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Texas State University's all-female dance team, The Strutters, have had controversy and criticism over their history, including integration, weight restrictions, cardio conditioning and strength requirements, restrictions on body piercings and more.   The team defends itself by reminding others that the being part of the organization is elective, not mandatory, and that the rules are in place to insure a level playing field for everyone, and designed to bring out an individual's qualities within the constructs of a team. As ambassadors of Texas State University, the state of Texas, and the USA, team members gladly adhere to the rules set forth by the organization. (more...)

Monodrama GOLGOTHA Shows Journey of a Holocaust Survivor This Weekend at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

This weekend, January 26 to 29, La MaMa will present 'Golgotha,' a tour-de-force monodrama performed in English by Victor Attar. (more...)

Ellen Kent In Search Of Dog Star for PUCCINI LA BOHEME at New Wimbledon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Does your pet dog have what it takes to be an opera star? Has your dog got star quality? If your pet pooch is the canine equivalent of Brad Pitt or Scarlett Johansson, then they could win a place in the spotlight in the beautiful and romantic opera La Boheme, coming to New Wimbledon Theatre on Tue 14 Feb 2017. (more...)

Museum of Jewish Heritage Announces MY NAME IS...THE LOST CHILDREN OF KLOSTER INDERSORF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Children and teenagers who had managed to survive concentration camps, forced labor, life in hiding, and the devastating loss of family members during World War II faced great uncertainty after liberation. Some of these "lost" children found refuge and relatives through a United Nations-sponsored relief center in a former convent named Kloster Indersdorf. (more...)

Lightning Monitoring System Keeps Satellite Launch on Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

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'My Name Is... The Lost Children of Kloster Indersorf' Opens Today at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Children and teenagers who had managed to survive concentration camps, forced labor, life in hiding, and the devastating loss of family members during World War II faced great uncertainty after liberation. Some of these "lost" children found refuge and relatives through a United Nations-sponsored relief center in a former convent named Kloster Indersdorf. These children are the subject of a new exhibition, titled My Name Is… The Lost Children of Kloster Indersdorf, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. The exhibition is on view January 18, 2017 through April 30, 2017. (more...)

Nicole Kidman Opts Out of Broadway's PHOTOGRAPH 51 to Spend Time with Daughters
by Julie Musbach - Jan 14, 2017

According to Daily Mail, Nicole Kidman has chosen not to reprise her role in PHOTOGRAPH 51 to spend more time with her daughters, Sunday and Faith.  Kidman stated that 'Photograph 51 was such a profound, spontaneous, incredible experience. I loved that instantaneous reaction, which you never have with film.' However when she took the idea to her daughters 'they said nope!' (more...)

Natural History Museum in Scotland Announces Final Showings Of WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on tour from the Natural History Museum in London, is in its final weeks at theNational Museum of Scotland. (more...)

BWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER at The John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts
by Heather Hill - Feb 9, 2017

I am reminded that one of the beauties of dance is not always to tell a story but to evoke an idea that lives on its own wild life within each member of the audience and echoes out into our individual, very real lives long after we leave the theatre--and Alvin Ailey does just that.  (more...)

Now Proven by Scientist: Facebook is Used to Screen Job Candidates
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

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Toyota Supports Preservation of African-American Historic Places
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

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BWW Profile: LION Oscar-Nominated Stage and Screen Star, Nicole Kidman
by Rachel Crawford - Feb 25, 2017

Nicole Kidman is a veteran in the entertainment industry, becoming a household name and garnering attention and awards for over 30 years of acting. This year, she is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her character Sue Brierley in LION, which has received five other Oscar nominations. This year is the first time Kidman has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress. (more...)

Global Green and FLAUNT's #StandForGreen Oscar Week Event Dazzled
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Yesterday evening, FLAUNT partnered with Global Green for their 14th annual pre-Oscar fundraiser at the new TAO in Hollywood. The event honored Tribal Chairman of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, David Archambault II, among others, and was a bold show of community in the face of the increasing threat to our environment and way of life. (more...)

Music Hall's 'Writers in the Loft' Series to Welcome RUMI'S SECRET Writer Brad Gooch
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

On Today, February 2, The Music Hall will welcome the award-winning and bestselling biographer Brad Gooch to its celebrated Writers in the Loft series. (more...)

LES MISERABLES Creators To Be Artists-in-Residence at the University of Virginia
by Andrew Burrill - Feb 1, 2017

Schonberg and Boublil will be artists-in-residence at the University of Virginia from Feb. 22 to 24, sharing their experience and creative insights with students, faculty, staff and the Charlottesville, Virginia community. (more...)

BWW Review: Michael Arden Reinvigorates MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at The Wallis
by Ellen Dostal - Dec 7, 2016

When MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG opened on Broadway in 1981, no one anticipated that it would be a flop. With a score by Stephen Sondheim and direction by Hal Prince, it should have been the next success in a series of highly successful collaborations by the two kings of musical theatre, following such game changers as COMPANY, FOLLIES, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, PACIFIC OVERTURES, and SWEENEY TODD (more...)

Monodrama GOLGOTHA to Show Journey of a Holocaust Survivor at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

From January 26 to 29 La MaMa will present "Golgotha,' a tour-de-force monodrama performed in English by Victor Attar. (more...)

RxWiki Launches First Ever Patient Verified Reviews for 1400+ Pharmacy Brands
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

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National Portrait Gallery Acquires Major Work by Chuck Close
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The National Portrait Gallery has unveiled a large portrait of its former Director Sandy Nairne by Chuck Close, it was announced today, Wed 14 Dec 2016. It is the first portrait by Close to be acquired by the Gallery and the first major work by the American artist to enter a British public collection. (more...)

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Presents 15 SURFBOARDS BY 15 SHAPERS Through 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County hosted more than 525 members and friends to the two opening weekend receptions for the world premiere of a major exhibition by West Palm Beach-based photojournalist and fine art photographer Tony Arruza: 15 Surfboards by 15 Shapers. (more...)

iam8bit Unleashing ART BOSS, Showcase For Games Industry Art In Partnership With The 2017 Game Developers Conference
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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