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Ann Curry Joins PHOTOVILLE Brooklyn Bridge Park Exhibition, 9/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2013

United Photo Industries announces programming for PHOTOVILLE, a free photographic village comprising over 45 shipping containers in Brooklyn Bridge Park, September 19-29, 2013. The event will feature over 40 exhibitions, 7 photo screenings, 30 talks, 20 workshops, community events -- ALL FREE -- plus a food and beer garden. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Vermont: Corn, Craft, Cheese and the Shelburne Museum
by Barry Kostrinsky - Sep 5, 2013

Vermont, there, I said it and now the thought of art has left your mind. I drove 243 miles to get away from New York and MOMA to see the mountains, the lakes and yes all that maple syrup. Oddly enough, the first signs you see that don't advertise corn, heirloom tomatoes and artisanal goat cheese are for artist studios and craft spots. (more...)

Mike Burger to Host A&O's Celebrity 'Best In Show Pet Competition', 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 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...)

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...)

Mobile Crime Tip Application Now Available At University of Delaware
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

"Research tells us that by 2014, more people will access the web from a mobile device than from a traditional desktop computer," said Chief Patrick Ogden, Chief of Police for the University of Delaware. "The UD Police Department is committed to leveraging the popularity of mobile apps. We already provide crime mapping information through our Raids Crime Mapping App and feel strongly that it is important to complement this service with a smartphone app. This is another tool for our citizens to anonymously share information that could be the key investigative link to solve a case." (more...)

Murray Guy Opens Rosalind Nashashibi Solo Exhibition Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2013

Murray Guy will present the gallery's first solo exhibition with Rosalind Nashashibi, running today, September 21, through October 26, 2013. An opening reception will be held tonight, September 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. (more...)

Ann Curry Joins PHOTOVILLE Brooklyn Bridge Park Exhibition, Now thru 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

United Photo Industries announces programming for PHOTOVILLE, a free photographic village comprising over 45 shipping containers in Brooklyn Bridge Park, today, September 19-29, 2013. The event will feature over 40 exhibitions, 7 photo screenings, 30 talks, 20 workshops, community events -- ALL FREE -- plus a food and beer garden. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Line Up for Jean-Luc Godard Retrospective
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the full schedule and complete lineup for the upcoming film series, Jean-Luc Godard - The Spirit of the Forms. (more...)

Murray Guy to Open Rosalind Nashashibi Solo Exhibition, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Murray Guy will present the gallery's first solo exhibition with Rosalind Nashashibi, running this Saturday, September 21, through October 26, 2013. An opening reception will be held on September 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. (more...)

New York Institute of Photography Announces Facebook Photo Contest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

The New York Institute of Photography has launched its first annual Facebook Photo Contest this week. The theme of this year's contest is 'Oh, Beautiful'. The photo contest is open to the public and anyone can submit A Photograph during the entry period, which ends on October 4th. (more...)

SALTED WOUNDS Chronicles Hurricane Sandy and Helps Victims
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Noted Long Island photographer Amy Medina is publishing a photo book on the destructive effects of Hurricane Sandy on the beaches and structures around New York City and Long Island, NY. The book chronicles the aftermath of the storm on the natural and man-made landscape of the downstate area of New York in poignant, emotionally charged images taken throughout the area immediately following the 'Super Storm of the Century'. (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...)

New Specials: Crystal Travel Center Offers Bora Bora Fall Specials
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2013

Bora Bora is a dream vacation and Crystal Travel is now trying to turn that dream into reality. (more...)

Grouplove Announce 'The Seesaw Tour'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Canvasback Music/Atlantic recording artists Grouplove have unveiled details for their special headlining fall tour. (more...)

YANKEE WIVES Opens August 29 at Hudson Guild Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Group Theatre Too's new production, Yankee Wives, opens August 29th at the Hudson Guild Theater. The company, celebrating its ten-year anniversary, is pleased to announce its third and latest collaboration with playwright David Rimmer (Pulitzer finalist for Album, author of New York). (more...)

Kaminski Announces Top Auction Pieces
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Notable Russian antiques and European fine art performed well at the podium during Kaminski's July 13th Summer Continental Estate Auction. Among the top lots of the day were a number of Russian silver items, several Old Master paintings, and one exceptional Russian icon. (more...)

David Hoptman of Tuscan Light Photo Announces Teachings on Creative Process and Photographic Fundamentals
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2013

David Hoptman founder of Tuscan Light Photo workshops posts his first article taken from a series of works regarding Creative Process and Fundamental Photographic instructions. The first article to be released is 'Use your LCD Monitor to Compose Astonishing Photographs.' This article tackles the age-old subject of how to create a well-balanced Composition and lays out a workflow that absolutely is guaranteed to improve your photographic skills. After reading the short tutorial, pass it onto your friends and family or post it on social media. There is no mystery in making good imagery, it's only a matter of having the inside track and that is what David delivers during his five day Tuscan Photographic Workshop experience. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stills Revealed for One of Cory Monteith's Final Roles in ALL THE WRONG REASONS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Myriad Pictures has released one still and A Photograph of Cory Monteith in the upcoming film ALL THE WRONG REASONS, written and directed by Gia Milani, and also starring Karine Vanasse, Emily Hampshire, and Kevin Zegers. Scroll down for a first look at the film and at Monteith, who died on Saturday at the age of 31 due to an accidental drug overdose, in one of his final roles. (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...)

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...)

West End's Nadim Naaman to Release Debut Album on 23 August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

Auburn Jam Records has announced that Nadim Naaman's debut album, We All Want The Same, will be released on August 23rd 2013, featuring 11 original songs written by Nadim over the past ten years, the album spans pop, jazz, R'n'B, and musical theatre. Limited edition signed copies of the album are now available to pre-order. The album will be available for download via all major online retailers from August 23rd. (more...)

AUDIO & VIDEO: West End's Nadim Naaman Talks Album Inspirations, Plus Preview!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

Auburn Jam Records has announced that Nadim Naaman's debut album, We All Want The Same, will be released on August 23rd, 2013, featuring 11 original songs written by Nadim over the past ten years, the album spans pop, jazz, R'n'B, and musical theatre. Limited edition signed copies of the album are now available to pre-order. The album will be available for download via all major online retailers from August 23rd. Click below to watch a behind-the-scenes interview with Naaman, plus listen to a preview of the album! (more...)

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Gets New Biometric Jail Release System
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

With BIOGUARD, the offender intake procedure includes capturing two of the individual's fingerprints (usually the index fingers) on an optical fingerprint capture device from MorphoTrak and entering them into a database. Later, when the individual is released, the fingerprints are again checked. The fingerprint reader scans the finger, and within less than one second, the system determines if the person is who he says he is. If the prints match, the system displays A Photograph of the inmate for a visual confirmation of identity. (more...)

Think Tank Releases Fourth 'About A Photograph' Video Featuring Photojournalist Ami Vitale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2013

Think Tank Photo today released the fourth in its 'About A Photograph' video series. In it, photojournalist Ami Vitale narrates the events behind her touching photograph of Ethiopian women participating in an elaborate coffee ceremony. The video can be found below: (more...)

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