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Author Debra Pickett Reports on Truth Versus "Truthiness" with SOOP Founder, In Honor of Newest Book
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

At a recent literary dinner event, SOOP Founder Wade Fransson Caught up with author Debra Pickett, who discussed the various ways in which she - and all writers - can successfully mine truth and fiction from their personal histories when crafting stories. (more...)

Beyonce, Pharrell Williams Win Big at 2014 BET AWARDS; Full Winners List!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

It was a night full of electrifying performances, emotional speeches and unforgettable moments at the "BET Awards" '14 also known as the 'Black World Cup,' according to hilarious host Chris Rock which aired live from the Nokia Theatre at L.A. LIVE on Sunday, June 29. (more...)

Nike Presents a Timeline of Mercurial Boots
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

In 1996, Nike partnered with the world's most decorated international side, the Brasilian National Team. It was time to create a boot worthy of their caliber of play. Ronaldo, the squad's young striker, was chosen as the muse. On the pitch, he was patient-stalking, waiting for the right moment. Then, when opportunity arose, he'd strike, accelerating to the ball with velocity that the game had never seen before. With the goal in his sights, Ronaldo would change in nature. He was, in short, mercurial. (more...)

BWW Interviews: It's LESLIE UGGAMS Turn as Momma Rose in GYPSY
by Ryan Kilpatrick - Jun 30, 2014

If anyone was destined for a career in the arts, it was Leslie Uggams. With a father who was a singer and a mother who was a dancer, it was appropriate that Leslie would be a professional by the age of six. She attended school with the composer, Marvin Hamlish and the son of Gypsy Rose Lee and Otto Preminger, Erik Lee Preminger. Ms. Uggams has worked with everyone from Ethel Waters to Kermit the frog. Yet, it is her latest venture that proves there are still many barriers to break for African Americans in the industry. (more...)

Frost & Sullivan on In-Car Infotainment: Are US and European Customers ready to Embrace Telematics and HMI Features?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

LONDON, June 30,2014 /PRNewswire/ Smart phones and devices have been omnipresent for half a decade now. As a logical consequence, the car manufacturing industry Caught up by allocating a smart device-friendly in-car environment. Even though OEM infotainment systems have evolved in terms of technology and features, customer choices still point towards rather simple smart phone-focussed solutions. (more...)

"How Strong Is Your Love" by Horace Armour, Sr. is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Fairfield, CA (more...)

COMMUNITY Season 6 Finds Home on Yahoo; 13 Episodes to Air Beginning This Fall
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Last week, BWW reported that Hulu had abandoned its plan to acquire the NBC comedy COMMUNITY. But today, The Hollywood Reporter writes that the series has found a home on Yahoo Screen, and just in time! Sony Pictures Television stated earlier that the actors' contracts were set to expire today, June 30. COMMUNITY will air 13 new episodes beginning this fall. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GHOST THE MUSICAL Makes West Coast Premiere at Pantages
by Don Grigware - Jun 30, 2014

Ghost the Musical/book & lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin/music & lyrics by Dave Stewart & Glen Ballard/directed by Matthew Warchus/Pantages Theatre/through July 13 (more...)

Facebook Secret Research On Users' Emotions Is Unethical, Consumer Watchdog Says
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ A 2012 secret experiment in which Facebook manipulated users' news feed to see whether certain kinds of content made users happy or sad, violated basic research ethics, Consumer Watchdog said today. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS Caps Theatre Harrisburg Season
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 30, 2014

Theatre Harrisburg closed this year's season with a Neil Simon classic before preparing for next season's strong schedule (more...)

BWW Flashback: AFTER MIDNIGHT Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 29, 2014

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis brought us After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars. After 273 performances, After Midnight is closing today. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through After Midnight's beginnings on Broadway! (more...)

BWW Flashback: CASA VALENTINA Ends Broadway Run Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 29, 2014

Casa Valentina, the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, closes today, June 29, 2014, after having played 79 performances. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through Casa Valentina's beginnings on Broadway! (more...)

The Weird Sisters Present LATE: A COWBOY SONG by Sarah Ruhl, 7/21-8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2014

The Weird Sisters Theatre Project continue their 2014 summer season with Late: A Cowboy Song by Sarah Ruhl at Actor's Express theatre, July 21-August 5. The play is an early work of the award-winning playwright about perpetually late Mary, a woman who is desperately searching to find herself. (more...)

Kristen Stewart Will NOT Appear in SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN Sequel
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

According to Entertain This, Kristen Stewart will not reprise her role as Snow White in the upcoming sequel to 2012's fantasy drama 'Snow White and the Huntsman'. (more...)

HBO to Debut FBI Undercover Expose THE NEWBURGH STING, 7/21
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

On May 20, 2009, four men from the impoverished and largely African-American city of Newburgh, NY, were apprehended for an alleged terror plot. (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale to Perform at the 2014 Verbier Festival, 7/21-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Collegiate Chorale will make its seventh appearance at the Verbier Festival from July 21-27, 2014, in concerts with Charles Dutoit, Yuri Temirkanov, Marc Minkowski, and Daniel Harding. (more...)

Scoop: UNFORGETTABLE on CBS - Sunday, July 13, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 26, 2014

Get all the scoop on UNFORGETTABLE, airing on CBS on Sunday, July 13, 2014! (more...)

SUNNY AFTERNOON To Transfer To Harold Pinter Theatre, Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Following a sold-out run at Hampstead Theatre, this world premiere production, with music and lyrics by Ray Davies, new book by Joe Penhall, direction by Edward Hall, design by Miriam Buether and choreography by Adam Cooper, will begin previews on 4 October 2014. Musical Director is Elliott Ware, lighting is by Rick Fisher and sound by Matt McKenzie. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with BOEING BOEING at Flat Rock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Flat Rock Playhouse presents the Tony Award-Winning classic farce, Boeing Boeing, from July 3 - July 27 at The Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown. Part of its 'Season of Laughter and Love' presented by The Cliffs, the Playhouse is pleased to offer this hilarious misadventure, written by Mark Camoletti, starring Flat Rock Playhouse veterans Scott Treadway, Paige Posey, and Lisa K. Bryant along with Beth Kuhn, Catherine LeFrere, and the Founder and Artistic Director of the NC Stage Company in Asheville, Charlie Flynn-McIver. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Number of Employers Passing on Applicants Due to Social Media Posts Continues to Rise, According to New CareerBuilder Survey
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ More employers are turning to social networking sites to find additional information on potential candidates - and they're not entirely impressed with what they're seeing. A new survey from CareerBuilder found that 51 percent of employers who research job candidates on social media said they've found content that caused them to not hire the candidate, up from 43 percent last year and 34 percent in 2012. (more...)

The Grove Theatre to Stage FATHER OF THE BRIDE, 7/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Grove Theatre cordially invites you to "The Father of the Bride," a play about all the chaos and comedy of a family planning their eldest daughter's wedding. Father of the Bride opens on Friday night, July 11th at 7:29 pm, and runs on weekends through July 27th. (more...)

MiM0SA Set to Release 'Future Trill Vol 2.' 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Tigran Mimosa is a young voice echoing the generation of youth raised on early hip-hop and Grime. Born in Armenia and brought to Los Angeles at age three, he was thrown into a survivalist situation facing the harsh realities of a new country. (more...)

ASK A HEALTH COACH: 'What Should I Do if People Tell Me I Am Too Skinny?'
by Melissa Muguruza - Jul 9, 2014

I've been told I am 'too skinny' although I think I am at a healthy weight. It makes me feel like something's wrong with me; like I should gain weight, even though I feel great. What would you do if you were me? (more...)

BWW REVIEW: BILLY ELLIOT Shines at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Jan Nargi - Jul 9, 2014

Electricity courses through Ogunquit Playhouse's stunning production of BILLY ELLIOT, continuing through July 26 at 'America's foremost summer theatre.' (more...)

Harvard Health Letter Offers Tips on Choosing a Digital Fitness Monitor
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Boston, MA (more...)

iBeacon/BLE Beacon Shipments to Break 60 Million by 2019, Says ABI Research
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

ABI Research's latest report “BLE Tags and the Location of Things”, outlines the larger opportunities for BLE Beacons in Commercial/Enterprise, Connected Home and Personal Asset Tracking. Senior analyst Patrick Connolly comments, “It may surprise many to see that retail is the smallest market covered in the report. In building terms, many stores are relatively small in comparison to a corporate office or hospital, while the items being tracked i.e. consumers, are already BLE-enabled through their smartphones, further limiting the number of beacons required.” (more...)

Scoop: UNFORGETTABLE on CBS - Sunday, July 13, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 8, 2014

Get all the scoop on UNFORGETTABLE, airing on CBS on Sunday, July 13, 2014! (more...)

Rick James' Catalog Re-Released in Digital Form Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

On July 8, Universal Music Enterprises will reissue James' entire Motown catalog in a 109-track Complete Motown Albums digital box set (more...)

Charles Rutenberg, LLC Opens New Downtown Office
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Charles Rutenberg LLC, one of New York City's largest residential real estate firms, today announced they will be opening a downtown office, tomorrow, July 8 th. Stefani Markowitz, formerly of the Modlin Group, will serve as Broker of Record and Manager of the office located on the second floor at 379 West Broadway. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Royal Shakespeare Company's CHRISTMAS TRUCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Full casting is announced for the world premiere of Phil Porter's new play, The Christmas Truce. Inspired by the real events of the First World War exactly 100 years ago and directed by Deputy Artistic Director Erica Whyman (more...)

New Book 'He Calleth Thee' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Nairobi, Kenya (more...)

Taliance Puts Focus on Fast-Growing Alternative Investments Market With Disposition of Accounting and Transactional Operations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

PARIS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

CAUGHT and More Set for Sundance Institute's 2014 Theatre Lab, Now thru 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced the nine projects selected to participate in its 2014 Theatre Lab, July 7-27 at the Sundance Resort in Utah. The Lab is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community and is one of 10 residential labs the Institute will host for artists this summer, collectively representing the most promising new independent theatre and film projects. (more...)

Directors Company to Present Walter Anderson's ALMOST HOME at Acorn Theatre, Begin. 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

The Directors Company will present the world premiere of Walter Anderson's debut play ALMOST HOME, beginning preview performances at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street) on Friday, September 12, 2014. Directed by Callaway Award nominee Michael Parva, ALMOST HOME will open Thursday, September 18 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 12, 2014. Tickets are currently on sale at Casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

SiriusXM Fires Anthony Cumia, Co-Host of OPIE AND ANTHONY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2014

Earlier this week, Anthony Cumia took to Twitter to relate an experience he had in Times Square, claiming that a woman Caught in the frame of his picture punched him in the face. He then proceeded to call the woman, who was African American, derogatory names and said that he hopes she gets shot and killed. Click here to read the full list of tweets. Following his remarks, SiriusXM fired Cumia. (more...)

Rigbi Comes to Rockwood Music Hall, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2014

Whether it's Rigbi's shifts in up-beat kicks to melodic, gentle rhythms or the impeccable attention to instrumental detail, there is a unique and wonderful aire to their music that has already Caught the attention of music critics from the U.S. to across the pond. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME's Christopher Jackson
by BWW Staff - Jul 4, 2014

In this week's edition, we Caught up with Christopher Jackson, who is starring as 'Vertus' in Holler If Ya Hear Me- currently playing at the Palace Theatre. (more...)

NYC Parks Offer Tips for Beachgoers to Stay Safe this Weekend, Warning of Rip Currents
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

The National Weather Service has extended its warning of a high risk of rip currents and high surf at Coney Island Beach, Rockaway Beach and points east to Fire Island through Saturday, July 5, with the strongest rip currents in the afternoon and evening hours. Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties and piers. (more...)

Giuseppe Bausilio Does Double Duty in NEWSIES and IRVING BERLIN'S AMERICA in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Giuseppe Bausilio, who starred on Broadway in 'Billy Elliot' and is currently appearing on Broadway in 'Newsies,' while co-starring Off-Broadway in 'Irving Berlin's America,' is the only actor in New York simultaneously appearing in two shows. (more...)

CARNIVAL EATS Among Cooking Channel's August Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Mo Rocca returns to the primetime lineup to discover treasured family recipes and stories from grandparents in their kitchens across the country in a brand new season of My Grandmother's Ravioli (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre Announces 'Coast to Coast' Fundraising Events to keep Doors Open
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Cabrillo Music Theatre is thrilled to announce that as of Friday, June 27 it had passed the $100,000 mark (from over 400 donors!) towards its goal of raising $250,000 to keep its doors open and launching its 2014-2015 season, featuring MARY POPPINS, MEMPHIS, OKLAHOMA and COMPANY. With still six weeks to go in its fund-raising efforts, Cabrillo "Family" members have initiated two fund-raising events "Coast-To-Coast" with a special benefit concert at the Triad Theatre in New York City on Monday, August 4 and a "CabrilloDance-A-Thon" scheduled on Friday, August 1-2 in Thousand Oaks! (more...)

Scoop: PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on ABC FAMILY - Tuesday, July 22, 2014
by - Jul 2, 2014

Get all the scoop on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, airing on ABC FAMILY on Tuesday, July 22, 2014! (more...)

Verboten Announces July 2014 Music Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

July 3 Bespoke: Matthew Dekay / Bedouin / Scarlett Ettienne / John Dill Following Matthew Dekay's first official release on One Star Recordings in 2001, his tracks began receiving support from the likes of Danny Howells, Sasha and Deep Dish. He uses his training in classical music as well as his strong fixation for synthesizers to ensure his music stands out. (more...)

SummerStage Announces FREE Shows in the Month of July
by Louisa Brady - Jul 2, 2014

SummerStage Announces a series of FREE shows set for this July to take place in various parks throughout NYC! (more...)

Frequentz Offers a Seafood Traceability Solution in Response to the White House's Crackdown on Seafood Fraud
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In response to the White House's recent crackdown on seafood fraud and illegal fishing, Frequentz has announced the expansion of Information Repository & Intelligence Server(IRIS) beyond food, life sciences, and industrial supply chains to include a seafood and sustainability traceability solution. It also covers various global seafood traceability trade and regulatory requirements and is the first market expansion since taking over the platform from IBM. (more...)

National Weather Service Warns of High Risk of Rip Currents Through Wednesday Evening
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

The National Weather Service has warned of a high risk of rip currents at Coney Island Beach, Rockaway Beach and points east to Fire Island through Wednesday evening, July 2, with the strongest rip currents in the afternoon and evening hours. (more...)

Nat Geo WILD to Premiere URBAN JUNGLE, 8/3
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Join Nat Geo WILD and National Geographic Channel on a different kind of adventure - into our cities, our suburbs and the outskirts of our towns (more...)

Bay Area Local and Broadway Actress Lexy Fridell to Bring BRACE YOURSELF to Transcendence Theatre, 7/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

The Transcendence Theatre Company announces Lexy Fridell's one-woman show "Brace Yourself! Tales of Braces, Broadway, Dating & Drool," as the first concert in the 2014 Transcendence Artist Series this summer. This series of concerts is a collection of transcendent performers presented in intimate and breathtaking locations throughout Sonoma County. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Boston Ballet's Lincoln Center Debut
by Melia Kraus-har - Jul 1, 2014

Boston Ballet's fiftieth anniversary tour culminated in an in-your-face Lincoln Center season. Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen took risks - a victory lap outside of the company's home city on the home stage of hallmark American ballet companies - but he looked pretty pleased as he strode up the aisles of the David H. Koch Theater on the June 29th matinee. Rightly so, since his company delivered three New York premieres in Program One with William Forsythe's The Second Detail, Jose Martinez' Resonance, and Alexander Ekman's Cacti for a full throttle experience. (more...)

Scoop: UNFORGETTABLE on CBS - Sunday, July 20, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 1, 2014

Get all the scoop on UNFORGETTABLE, airing on CBS on Sunday, July 20, 2014! (more...)

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