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Kronos Surpasses $1 Billion in Annual Revenue; Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

"Kronos is delighted to join the exclusive group of software companies that have grown beyond $1 billion in annual revenue and the first vendor to do so in the workforce management market. Through innovation and focus on delivering tangible value to our customers, we are now a global enterprise software company with a significant cloud footprint," said Aron Ain, Kronos chief executive officer. "With our amazing 3,800+ employees; diverse customer base; and the significant investments we are making in the cloud, vertical market expertise, global expansion, and our award-winning products, our future has never been brighter." (more...)

Patrick Clark Joins Wellcentive as Chief Financial Officer
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Wellcentive, the industry leader in end-to-end population health management (PHM) and transformative data analytics for healthcare organizations, announced today that Patrick Clark, a senior executive with a proven track record of building and leading high-performing organizations, has joined as its Chief Financial Officer. Clark will oversee the company's financial, administrative, business planning, human resources and legal functions. (more...)

Lexus Verses And Flow Gears Up For A Spectacular Season Four On TV One!!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Lexus and TV One are pleased to announce season four of VERSES AND FLOW, which promises to bring must-see TV with new host, LAZ ALONSO, and hot performances by chart-topping and award-nominated/winning artists. (more...)

Ari Horie, Founder and CEO of Women's Startup Lab, Delivers Keynote at UP Summit 'Women's Dinner' -- May 30, 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - Women's Startup Lab, a new accelerator model for women tech founders, invites you to join founder and CEO Ari Horie at the fourth annual UP Summit, the largest grassroots gathering of startup community leaders. Horie, who was recently featured on The CNN 10: Visionary Women list, will deliver the keynote at 'The Women's Dinner: Presented by Blackstone,' in support of UP Global's latest initiative, 'Startup Women.' Horie will speak about key lessons in her life, including 'The Hito Rule,' which build the foundation for a unique focus on community and founder development in her accelerator program. In celebration of women in entrepreneurship, the dinner will bring together nearly 100 female and male leaders, entrepreneurs, founders and advocates, as well as guest speakers from the Startup Women advisory board, partners and more. (more...)

NUVI Names Vivint Co-Founder and Former President Keith Nellesen as Chief Executive Officer
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

"NUVI has come so far in the past few years. I have been fortunate to have a hand in helping this company grow to what it is today as an investor and board member," said Nellesen. "David's extraordinary vision, passion and leadership catapulted NUVI to this first stage of organizational growth, and we are grateful for his contributions. I look forward to taking a more active role to drive innovation and guide the company into its next phase of incredible growth.' (more...)

Jason Gotay, Remy Zaken & Randy Jones Star in World Premiere of THE ANTHEM Off-Broadway, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

JJJ Productions in Association with Culture Project and Aaron Grant Theatrical, Inc have announced that the world premiere of THE ANTHEM, an original musical lovingly inspired by the classic Ayn Rand Novella, 'Anthem', with a book by Gary Morgenstein, music by Jonnie Rockwell and lyrics by Erik Ransom will begin previews tonight, May 20, 2014, Off-Broadway at Culture Project's Lynn Redgrave Theatre on 45 Bleecker Street. This musical helmed by Rachel Klein officially opens on Thursday, May 29, 2014. (more...)

Marjorie Bradley Kellogg, Deborah M. Dryden and More Receive 2014 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Scenic designer, writer and professor, MARJORIE BRADLEY KELLOGG, and costume designer DEBORAH M. DRYDEN are among the 2014 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony tonight, May 2, at 6:30pm, at the Hudson Theatre (145 West 44th Street). (more...)

WSI: Relatively Quiet Tropical Season Expected
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

ANDOVER, MA - Weather Services International (WSI) has issued its tropical forecast for the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane season, and expects a total of 11 named storms, 5 hurricanes, and 2 major hurricanes. These numbers are lower than both the 1950-2013 average of 12 tropical storms, 7 hurricanes, and 3 major hurricanes, and the more recent 'active period' (1995-2013) averages of 15 tropical storms, 8 hurricanes, and 4 major hurricanes. (more...)

WSI: Above-Normal Summer Temperatures Likely Confined to Western and South-Central US
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

ANDOVER, MA - WSI (Weather Services International) has issued their updated summer forecast for the June-August period. The summer forecast indicates below-normal temperatures from the southern Rockies northward to the northern Rockies and Plains and then eastward and southward to the mid-Atlantic and Southeast. Warmer-than-normal temperatures will be confined to the western US, southern Plains, and northern New England. The WSI seasonal outlooks reference a standard 30-year normal (1981-2010).  (more...)

CBS SUNDAY MORNING to Welcome Venus Williams for 'The Design Issue,' 5/18
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2014

CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD heads to Santa Fe, New Mexico for a special edition, “The Design Issue,” to be broadcast May 18, 2014 (9:00 AM, ET) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

iLEVEL Releases v6.6 and Announces BC Partners As Latest Client
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Jerome Losson, Partner at BC Partners on selecting iLEVEL: (more...)

Accuvant Co-Founders Dan Burns and Dan Wilson Named EY Entrepreneur of the YearTM 2014 Award Finalists
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

“The first step to being a successful entrepreneur is to identify a market need and have a vision for how to address it, but it's equally important to have an actionable plan to turn that idea into a reality,” said Dan Burns, Accuvant's chief executive officer. “We are proud that we have realized our vision to combine industry-leading technology with expert consulting services to address the information security needs of enterprise-class organizations. It's exciting to see the professional and personal risks we and many others have taken are paying off.” (more...)

Makeable Partners With The Weather Channel To Reimagine And Redesign The World's Most Widely-Used Weather App
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Makeable a leading independent business, product and brand innovation company in New York has partnered with The Weather Channelfor the redesign and launch of the brand's new iPhone app. Now available from iTunes, The Weather Channel App features a fresh, updated design, new social functions and deeper content in the world's most widely-used weather app. (more...)

Gamm's MACBETH PROJECT Plays to Over 500 Students
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) Education Department has concluded its 'Macbeth Project,' which has been augmenting standard curriculum with dynamic teaching tools at 12 area middle- and high schools since November. The collaboration between Gamm teaching artists and educators in select Pawtucket, Central Falls and Providence public and charter schools has served more than 500 students. The project was supported by a prestigious $25,000 Shakespeare in American Communities grant managed by Arts Midwest in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). (more...)

The Weather Channel to Premiere New Series FAT GUYS IN THE WOODS, 8/10
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Pssst...hey you...couch potato... it's amazing out there! Put down the iPad and get outside... way outside. Get primal and learn what it means to be truly connected to the Earth. (more...)

Blackstone Makes Strategic Investment in Cloud Theory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Cloud Theory's FundEngine solution was designed and built in partnership with the Blackstone Innovations team, and offers a turn-key, client-facing customer relationship management ("CRM") system for alternative asset management firms that is built on top of the Salesforce platform, an industry leader in cloud computing and CRM software. FundEngine customizes the general purpose Salesforce platform and tailors it for alternative asset management business development, fundraising and client relations, as well as fund management, due diligence and research management. FundEngine also integrates with leading industry vendors, back office systems and fund administrators. (more...)

Chicago Council Report Outlines Big Data Strategies to Improve City Services
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

CHICAGO, IL -  The Chicago Council on Global Affairs released a report (PDF) today from its Emerging Leaders Class of 2014 on the power of big data to improve the lives of Chicagoans and residents of other global cities. Using Chicago as a model, the report outlines big data strategies for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of cities around the world. (more...)

D3 Banking Partners with Blackstone Technology Group
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

D3 Banking and Blackstone share a common goal to empower the financial industry with a comprehensive digital banking solution that lowers cost and complexity while providing the data analytics required to deliver a consistent, personalized digital banking experience to the end customer. By offering D3 Banking's omnichannel solution with the full implementation and systems integration support from Blackstone, financial institutions can more easily deploy a digital banking solution that provides them with a competitive advantage. (more...)

DANCERPALOOZA, the Dance Event of the Summer, is Here, 7/22-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

DancerPalooza, a comprehensive one-of-a-kind dance experience, the 'Coachella' for the dance world, will bring together the industry's top professional choreographers, master teachers, professional dancers, dance students of all ages and dance fans under one roof for the first time ever for an exlusive week-long event from July 22 through 27, 2014 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Over 5,000 dancers and enthusiasts covering the wide spectrum of the field are expected to participate in this six-day festival. (more...)

Global Enterprise Reinventors Honored in Zuora Subscribed Innovation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

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Reggae Artist Shaggy Records Presents New Edition of Unique Audio Book
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

REGGAE ICON SHAGGY (best known for his hit singles 'Boombastic,' 'It Wasn't Me,' and 'Angel') records the audio-book version of the Jamaican patois 'translation' of the New York Times, Amazon.com, & Wall Street Journal #1 best seller and worldwide phenomenon, Go the F*** to Sleep. (more...)

Vivint Humanizes the Smart Home with Vivint Sky
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Vivint sky enables customers to control their lights, thermostat and door locks, as well as monitor high-definition video feeds and more from any smartphone, laptop or tablet. At the center of the new system is the Vivint SkyControl panel, which features proprietary cloud technology that learns from homeowners' behaviors and makes intelligent suggestions to add new levels of convenience and control over the home. (more...)

Natasha Bedingfield, Adam Blackstone & More Set for VH1's MAKE A BAND FAMOUS
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

VH1 and Republic Records today announced the celebrity judges and mentors for its 24-hour livestream competition 'Make A Band Famous.' The unprecedented event, hosted by The All-American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter, will be live streamed from Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York starting Wednesday, June 11 at 8PM ET/5PM PT at MakeABandFamous.VH1.com and in the VH1 App. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - New CW Series MASTERS OF ILLUSION, Premiering 8/1
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

With national and international performances now under his belt, Michael is set as one of the stars in the new CW series 'Masters of Illusion'. (more...)

Marriott Hotel Near Westside Chicago Names Elizabeth 'Buffy' Esslinger as Catering Sales Manager
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

CHICAGO, IL - The Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC is proud to announce the promotion of Elizabeth 'Buffy' Esslinger to the role of Catering Sales Manager. (more...)

Illusionist Rob Lake Makes Home at Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal and Shoots New CW series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Rob Lake, acclaimed illusionist and star of the new CW network television series, is making a new home for himself at Atlantic City's iconic Trump Taj Mahal Casino. Lake is performing nightly for full houses through the end of August, after a long stent of his world tour and shooting the new CW series, Master of Illusions. The young, modern illusionist is relaxing at the Taj Mahal as his series gets ready to kick off, bringing his unique style to audiences all across America. (more...)

The University Musical Society Choral Union Announces Auditions For Its 2014-2015 Season, 8/25 and 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The University Musical Society Choral Union announces auditions for membership during the 2014-2015 season. Auditions will be held Monday, August 25 and Monday, September 8, from 6-10 p.m. in the Great Lakes Room of Palmer Commons (located at the intersection of Washtenaw and Palmer Drive). Singers must schedule an audition time in advance by contacting Choral Union Manager Kathy Operhall, by email at kio@umich.edu or by phone at (734) 763-8997. Auditions are open to singers ages 18 years and older. The 175-voice Choral Union performs choral music of every genre in historic performance venues in Detroit and Ann Arbor. Members of the UMS Choral Union believe in sharing the joy and hard work of music-making, a moving and memorable activity with rewards that last a lifetime. (more...)

Accuvant Co-Founders Named Mountain Desert Region EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

The prestigious award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Burns and Wilson were selected by an independent panel of judges made up of previous award recipients, leading CEOs and other regional business leaders. (more...)

Edison Partners Goes Live on iLEVEL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

“iLEVEL has enabled us to deliver more complete portfolio performance data to our team and significantly streamline quarterly reporting to our Limited Partners. Our investment in iLEVEL enhances scalability, transparency and consistency of reporting to our Limited Partners. We believe growth equity and venture investors should be held to the same reporting standards that apply to other alternative managers,” said Chris Sugden, Edison Ventures Managing Partner. “The deployment was seamless and both our management and portfolio companies are impressed with the capabilities and efficiency of iLEVEL.” (more...)

Scoop: MASTERS OF ILLUSION on THE CW - Friday, August 1, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 16, 2014

Get all the scoop on MASTERS OF ILLUSION, airing on THE CW on Friday, August 1, 2014! (more...)

Forestry Suppliers, Andrews Survey & Engineering Discuss Five Ways Surveyors Can Increase Productivity
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

To increase productivity for surveying businesses, Forestry Suppliers, a leading supplier of forestry, agricultural, environmental and surveying equipment for outdoor professionals, sought advice from long-time customer Byron Andrews, Vice President, of Andrews Survey & Engineering, Inc. (more...)

Mixed Magic Theatre to Stage TWELFTH NIGHT, 7/17-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Mixed Magic Theatre at its location at Lorraine Mills (560 Mineral Spring Avenue, Pawtucket, RI) will present William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, directed by Emily Lonardo. (more...)

Mandy Moore, Travis Wall and More Set for DANCERPALOOZA, 7/22-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

DancerPalooza, a comprehensive one-of-a-kind dance experience, the "Coachella" for the dance world, will bring together the industry's top professional choreographers, including Mandy Moore and Travis Wall, who were both just nominated for 2014 Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Choreography for "So You Think You Can Dance" on FOX. (more...)

The Weather Channel Returns to DIRECTV
by TV News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

The Weather Channel will return to DIRECTV (channel 362) tomorrow as both companies have settled on a new agreement, the financial terms of which were not disclosed. (more...)

Jason Gotay, Remy Zaken & Randy Jones to Star in World Premiere of THE ANTHEM Off-Broadway, Begin. 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

JJJ Productions in Association with Culture Project and Aaron Grant Theatrical, Inc have announced that the world premiere of THE ANTHEM, an original musical lovingly inspired by the classic Ayn Rand Novella, 'Anthem', with a book by Gary Morgenstein, music by Jonnie Rockwell and lyrics by Erik Ransom will begin previews on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, Off-Broadway at Culture Project's Lynn Redgrave Theatre on 45 Bleecker Street. This musical helmed by Rachel Klein officially opens on Thursday, May 29, 2014. Spiderman's JASON GOTAY, Spring Awakening's REMY ZAKEN and RANDY JONES of The Village People lead a cast of theatrical favorites in this rollicking sci-fi musical, featuring an expansive aerial and circus environment, about a revolt of the young against an evil state. (more...)

Paul Jost Jazz Quartet Coming to Ware Center, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

The Ware Center's Jazz In The Sky presents The Paul Jost Quartet to perform at the Ware Center, 42 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA on Friday April 25 at 7:30 p.m. The Quartet is Paul Jost on vocals, Kevin MacConnell on bass, Frank Strauss on piano, and Anwar Marshall on drums. (more...)

New App Design Redefines What It Means to Be a Weather Watcher – The Weather Channel App for iPhone
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Available from iTunes today, the app's new design and interface make it easy to use. A new social feature lets fans report your local conditions – you help improve the forecast. (more...)

Blackstone Charitable Foundation Commits $4 Million to Establish Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network in Colorado
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Blackstone Charitable Foundation's $4 million grant will fund the formation of a dense network of entrepreneurial support in Colorado, similar to networks that exist in Silicon Valley, New York's Silicon Alley, and the Boston Corridor. (more...)

Sverica International Announces the Closing of its Sale of a Majority Stake in Accuvant to Blackstone
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Sverica acquired a majority interest in Accuvant in July 2008. Over the course of its investment, Sverica optimized the organizational structure of the business, added depth to the management team, enhanced strategic focus on Accuvant's Managed Security Services business, and assisted management in successfully navigating the company through an extended period of rapid growth. (more...)

Accuvant and Blackstone Complete Equity Transaction
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

“Accuvant has a vision to become the preeminent global provider of information security solutions,” said Dan Burns, Accuvant co-founder and chief executive officer. “Our partnership with Blackstone gives us the backing we need to realize that vision. I am extremely excited about this opportunity and about working with Blackstone to solve the biggest security problems facing global companies around the world.” (more...)

28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $4.5 Million for BC/EFA!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The generosity of theatre fans during six weeks of fundraising by 57 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies helped push the 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition to another record high, raising $4,532,129 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

The CW Announces New Series MASTERS OF ILLUSION
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Michael Grandinetti has come a long way since he first found a Fisher Price magic set underneath the Christmas tree in 1982, when he was just five years old. (more...)

BC/EFA's 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition Kicks Off Today at Minskoff Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Broadway veterans will share the stage with celebrated newcomers as Bryan Cranston, Fran Drescher, James Franco, Idina Menzel,Denzel Washington and more than 200 of Broadway and off-Broadway's most talented performers come together for the 28th AnnualEaster Bonnet Competition. Presented by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, this year's Easter Bonnet Competition(#bcefabonnets) will be held Monday, April 21 and Tuesday, April 22. (more...)

Idina Menzel, Bryan Cranston, James Franco & More Set for BC/EFA's 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition, 4/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Broadway veterans will share the stage with celebrated newcomers as Bryan Cranston, Fran Drescher, James Franco, Idina Menzel,Denzel Washington and more than 200 of Broadway and off-Broadway's most talented performers come together for the 28th AnnualEaster Bonnet Competition. Presented by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, this year's Easter Bonnet Competition(#bcefabonnets) will be held Monday, April 21 and Tuesday, April 22. (more...)

Mindshare and The Weather Company Partner to Bring Weather Insights to Real-Time Marketing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Mindshare North America and The Weather Company announced today a formal, non-exclusive partnership whereby The Weather Company's WeatherFX data platform is leveraged by Mindshare to inform media decisions with real-time weather insights and triggers. (more...)

The CW Announces Summer 2014 Premiere Dates
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Continuing its commitment to more year-round original programming, The CW today announced its schedule for Summer 2014 (more...)

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Announces 2014-15 Season - BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL WITH ANDRE WATTS & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Ann Arbor Symphony announces an exhilarating year of classic concertos, symphonies, expressive aria, and contemporary works. Join in and celebrate this season of great music, great experience and unique warmth. From André Watts, who teams with our resident, professional orchestra in the revered Hill Auditorium for an uplifting performance of Beethoven's Emperor Concerto, to the resounding chords of the magnificent Mahler Symphony No. 5 with the hauntingly beautiful adagietto, this season has it all for you. Classical, Family, and Chamber recital season subscriptions are now available to hear outstanding performances by Michigan's premier regional orchestra and renowned guest soloists. Single tickets go on sale July 21, 2014 (more...)

Siemens makes nearly $660M Investment in Software Grants for Massachusetts Schools to Educate and Train Workers for Manufacturing Industry
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The series of in-kind grants was established as a result of an industry need for skilled workers identified through the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP) and the Manufacturing Advancement Center Workforce Innovation Collaborative (MACWIC), an alliance of next-generation companies working to provide employer-led workforce training initiatives. Siemens Metals Technologies (MT) business, with its advanced manufacturing facility located in Worcester, is a founding member of MACWIC and serves on the steering committee. The academic partnerships are designed to support MACWIC's Applied Manufacturing Technology Certification Pathway, an advanced manufacturing certification program. (more...)

Kronos Completes Recapitalization; Adds World-Class Investors at $4.5 Billion Enterprise Valuation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

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Blackstone and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division to Acquire Ipreo from KKR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Ipreo Holdings LLC ('Ipreo'), a leading global provider of market intelligence and workflow solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity funds managed by Blackstone (NYSE:BX) and by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division ('Goldman Sachs') (together, the 'Sponsors'). The Sponsors are acquiring the business from affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. ('KKR'), who will retain a minority ownership stake in the business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (more...)

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