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Josh Elliott to Present 'Together We Make Football' on TODAY, Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Tomorrow's “Together We Make Football” segment on TODAY, narrated by NBC Sports Group's Josh Elliott, tells the inspirational story of 13-year-old Carolina Panthers fan Austin Smith. Elliott will report the segment live for TODAY. (more...)

Scoop: LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY, airing on NBC (more...)

Greenberg Traurig's Marc B. Koenigsberg Named President of the Leonard M. Friedman Bar Association
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Marc B. Koenigsberg, litigation of counsel in the Sacramento office of law firm Greenberg Traurig has been named President of the Leonard M. Friedman Bar Association. His appointment was announced at the Association's annual dinner Sept. 3, 2014, where the keynote speaker was State Senator Marty Block, Chair of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus. The dinner was attended by members of the trial court and appellate benches, the State Legislature, and the local Bar. Greenberg Traurig was a sponsor of the event. (more...)

Nissan Signs Three-Season Sponsorship Deal with NBC's THE VOICE
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

NBC's hit show “The Voice” returns for its seventh season with Nissan as the exclusive automotive sponsor for the next three seasons. (more...)

Moda Operandi Opens Private Shopping Spot for London Fashion Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Moda Operandi, the luxury e-tailer, that pioneered the online trunkshow format granting first and full access to the runway, opens its doors during London Fashion Week. This will be Moda Operandi's second private shopping destination, following Salon Moda, their New York outpost housed in their Manhattan headquarters. (more...)

Yefim Bronfman to Perform with the NY Philharmonic, 10/23-25 & 28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Barto?k's Piano Concerto No. 3, with Yefim Bronfman as soloist, and Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 (Ed. Nowak, 1890), Thursday, October 23, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 24 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 25 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

SUPER PERFORMING AT WORK AND AT HOME Offers Tips for Success
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

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Violinist Sarah Chang Joins the Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

On October 2, 4 and 5, global violin sensation Sarah Chang joins the Houston Symphony for a performance of Barber's intensely lyrical Violin Concerto. The Korean-American violinist has been touted by The New York Times as “technically brilliant, lively and characterful' and has been captivating audiences since her New York Philharmonic debut at age eight. (more...)

David A. Peterson to Take Over as New Chair of Utah Symphony Opera; Pat Richards Retires
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Salt Lake City, Utah (Sept. 17, 2014) – After nearly a decade as the Chair of Utah Symphony | Utah Opera's board, Pat Richards has passed the torch to O.C. Tanner CEO Dave Petersen. A former banking executive at Wells Fargo, Ms. Richards has been credited for assembling the current leadership at USUO and ushering in an era of financial stability. “[Being board Chair] has been truly one of the most rewarding experiences I've ever had, even when it was a difficult time and I think that's due to the wonderful partnership I've enjoyed with Melia [Tourangeau], Thierry [Fischer] and Christopher [McBeth], and the strong support of the board,” Ms. Richards said in a phone interview. “We have created a culture within the organization that inspires mutual trust and respect.” (more...)

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Announces 1,715 Submissions for Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation announced today that 1,715 confirmed submissions have been received in response to Stage One of the open, anonymous, international, two-stage competition for the design of a proposed Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital of Helsinki. The submissions represent the largest number of entries recorded for a competition of this kind, surpassing the 2002 competition for the Grand Egyptian Museum, which received 1,557 entries, and the largest architectural competition in Helsinki, for the Helsinki Central Library, which attracted 544 entries in 2012. (more...)

MIPI Alliance Introduces MIPI C-PHY Specification and Updates its D-PHY and M-PHY Specifications
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

“We are very pleased to add MIPI C-PHY to our widely adopted family of physical layer technologies,” said Joel Huloux, Chairman of the board of MIPI Alliance. “The MIPI Alliance is all about helping companies interconnect components to create successful mobile designs and as an organization we provide a selection of physical layer technologies to support a full range of application requirements. Companies developing new products can now select from MIPI C-PHY as well as our newly updated MIPI D-PHY specification and MIPI M-PHY specification and apply the specifications to best meet their needs.” (more...)

ArtsCentric to Present JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, 10/17-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Maryland-based theater production company, ArtsCentric, will revive the iconic 1970s rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar" this October in a newly designed theater space located in The Best Western Plus Hotel & Conference Center (location of the former Toby's Dinner Theater of Baltimore - 5625 O'Donnell St. Baltimore, MD 21224). (more...)

BAFTA Announces Scholarship Recipients In UK and US
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced the names of 21 students in financial need who will receive scholarships to study in the UK or US through the BAFTA scholarship programmes in the UK, Los Angeles and New York. (more...)

IEEE Publishes Standard for Coexistence in the TV White Space
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

“The IEEE 802.19.1 standard enables the family of IEEE 802 wireless standards to effectively utilize the TV white space,” said Steve Shellhammer, Chair of the IEEE 802.19 Wireless Coexistence Working Group. “This is accomplished by providing standardized coexistence methods among dissimilar or independently operated TVWS networks. The TVWS is made up of vacant frequencies made available for unlicensed use and provides good RF propagation characteristics for unlicensed wireless communications. The IEEE 802.19.1 standard is intended to help achieve fair and efficient spectrum sharing.” (more...)

Shortlist Announced for 2014 Siminovitch Prize in Theatre; Ceremony Set for Oct 20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Four remarkable playwrights have been selected as finalists for this year's Siminovitch Prize in Theatre. (more...)

OIF and ONF Announce Vendor Participants in Transport SDN Interoperability Demonstration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The testing, which will be completed this month, provides real-world scenarios for both vendors and carriers to test prototype Transport SDN technology. OpenFlow extensions developed in the ONF Optical Transport Working Group are being prototyped and tested in the demo in both CDPI and CVNI forms. Vendors are also testing prototypes of Controller Northbound interfaces for Service Request and Topology functions developed as an OIF activity. The framework of the demo is cloud-bursting or application-based bandwidth-on-demand between data center sites. Testing based on this real-world use case illustrates potential deployment of Transport SDN technology, common interfaces required, needs for interoperability and any operational challenges. Results will be shared in October in a whitepaper and at the Layer123 SDN and OpenFlow World Congress. (more...)

Neil Stuke Joins Dervla Kirwan in FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE, Running Nov 6-Dec 6 at Chichester
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Neil Stuke joins the previously announced Dervla Kirwan at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester where they will play two cautious lovers whose tender and funny fledging romance unfolds over one memorable night in a New York apartment. FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE by Terrence McNally will be directed by Paulette Randall and runs 6 November - 6 December 2014. (more...)

Utica College Professor Releases New Book
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

UTICA, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Mitt Romney made history when he was the first member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), a historically persecuted religious group, to earn a presidential nomination from a major political party. (more...)

MegaChips to Acquire certain Smart Connectivity Products based on DisplayPort'' technology from STMicroelectronics
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ MegaChips Technology America Corporation (MegaChips America) announced that following the signature of an agreement with STMicroelectronics ('ST')and final closing on September 2, it has acquired 9 smart connectivity products based on DisplayPort TM technology that ST decided to discontinue last year, along with its related assets, business and products in development. (more...)

Frank Ingrasciotta to Bring BLOOD TYPE: RAGU to Shea Smith's Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Broadway League Vice-Chair of the Road Member, Tony Award Winner, and Producer, Albert Nocciolino will present the one-man play, Blood Type: Ragu at the historic Shea Smith's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, NY. A coming-of-age story exploring the first-generation American's delicate dance between culture and identity. Writer/Performer Frank Ingrasciotta, portrays more than 20 characters who live, love and laugh in this fast-paced, tour-de-force journey that is not just a comedy, not just a drama. It's family - and we all have one! (more...)

MegaChips to Acquire certain Smart Connectivity Products based on DisplayPort'' technology from STMicroelectronics
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ MegaChips Technology America Corporation (MegaChips America) announced that following the signature of an agreement with STMicroelectronics ('ST')and final closing on September 2, it has acquired 9 smart connectivity products based on DisplayPort TM technology that ST decided to discontinue last year, along with its related assets, business and products in development. (more...)

Artist Dale Chihuly and Pendleton Woolen Mills Create Limited Edition Blankets
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Artist Dale Chihuly, Chihuly Workshopin Seattle, Wash. and Pendleton Woolen Mills, a globally celebrated American lifestyle brand, have created three new Pendleton blanket designs for 2014.Inspired by designs from Chihuly's Navajo Blanket Cylinders series, Chihuly blankets celebrate the patterns, colors and Native American traditions evident in his work. (more...)

Border Grill Las Vegas Sets Team for New Location at Caesars
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Border Grill Las Vegas has announced their new all-star team, who will be leading the opening of the new location at The Forum Shops at Caesars. (more...)

James Earl Jones, Chita Rivera, and Chuck Scarborough Set for Rolex's NEW YORK NEW YORK Honoring Angela Lansbury, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

ROLEX presents NEW YORK NEW YORK a helluva town - Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th & 7th Aves.) NYC followed by dinner at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. Angela Lansbury will receive the 2014 Rolex Dance Award. Broadway dancer & choreographer Alex Sanchez has created a special number with some of the best dancers from the great white way for the show. The music has been composed by Steven Jamall, who is the Music Director and Supervisor for Rosie O'Donnell and her Rosie's Theater Kids. (more...)

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Receives a Leadership Gift from Angelo and Carol Fatta That Will Endow the Music Director's Position
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Following the wonderful music with guest artist Renee Fleming and the excitement of the BPO's Opening Night Gala at Kleinhans Music Hall on Saturday, September 13, BPO Board of Trustees Chair Louis P. Ciminelli announced that the orchestra has received a leadership gift from Angelo and Carol Fatta.This generous gift will endow the Music Director's position, held by Maestro JoAnn Falletta. (more...)

Paul Appleby, Andrew Garland Will Join Julia Bullock in VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS IN RECITAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Joseph Kaiser will no longer be participating in the Sunday, September 21st performance of Voce: Rising Opera Stars in Recital. Paul Appleby (tenor) and Andrew Garland (baritone) will be joining Julia Bullock (soprano) and pianist, Steven Blier for the afternoon featuring French and American repertories. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum to Present Retrospective of Artist Judith Scott, Begin. 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Judith Scott--Bound and Unbound will be on view in the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum from October 24, 2014, through March 29, 2015. Focusing on Scott's critically acclaimed fiber-wrapped, three-dimensional constructions, the exhibition features more than sixty works, including a selection of works on paper. (more...)

IEEE Forms Two New Working Groups to Standardize Software and System-Level Energy Management and Power Modeling for System-on-Chip Devices
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

“Mobile and wall-powered consumer devices continue to put stringent demand on battery performance, energy consumption and heat dissipation, which requires systems to implement many complex power-aware operational modes,” said Stan Krolikoski, Chair of the IEEE Computer Society's Design Automation Standards Committee (DASC), which is sponsoring both working groups. “Therefore, it is very important that the low-power design methodology for system-on-chip in use today continues to extend into the system and software domain covering complete electronic devices. I am very pleased that a year-long study group of more than 30 active participants has resulted in these two new standards projects.” This year-long low-power study group of industry experts was led by Yatin Trivedi, vice Chair of DASC. (more...)

Weber State University English Professor Hal Crimmel Releases DESERT WATER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

OGDEN, Utah, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The following is being released by Weber State University Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities: (more...)

Bob Williams Reveals THE EAST SIDE OF TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

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BWW Reviews: Alliance for New Music-Theatre Takes on Kafka's Iconic METAMORPHOSIS
by Jennifer Perry - Sep 15, 2014

As a world premiere, there are pieces from which to build. (more...)

Clemson University's First Bosch Fellow Named at Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Vismita Sonagra was named Bosch fellow in a celebration today at the Clemson University-International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). (more...)

SJSU School of Information Wins Outstanding Online Program Award from Online Learning Consortium
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Adding to its prestigious award collection from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly known as the Sloan Consortium, the San Jos State University (SJSU) School of Information received the 2014 Outstanding Online Program award for its exclusively online Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree program. (more...)

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces 2014-15 Committee for Joe A. Callaway Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) has announced the 2014-2015 Committee for the Joe A. Callaway Award, the only peer-given award for excellence in direction and choreography. The Committee, which will oversee the award for the theatre season, is Sue Lawless, William Martin, Barry McNabb, Leslie (Hoban) Blake, Linda Burson, Jonathan Cerullo, Edie Cowan, Clinton Turner Davis, John Going, Richard Hamburger, Bruce Heath, Michael Montel, DJ Salisbury, and Amy Saltz. Sue Lawless will serve as Committee Chair. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Billy Porter, Cast of WICKED and More Set for Tonight's UPRISING OF LOVE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Executive Producers Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook) welcome an all-star lineup for Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality tonight, September 15th at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street). (more...)

Angela Lansbury Honored Tonight at American Theatre Wing's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The American Theatre Wing holds its annual gala tonight, September 15 at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South), honoring Dame Angela Lansbury, who has served as Honorary Chairman of the American Theatre Wing Board of Trustees since 2010. CeCe Black, Anki Leeds, Marva Smalls, and Sir Howard Stringer will serve as Gala co-Chairs. (more...)

Lang Lang to Perform Mozart with Alan Gilbert and the NY Philharmonic, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in a one-night-only all- Mozart program featuring the Piano Concertos Nos. 17 and 24, with Lang Lang as soloist, and Overture to The Magic Flute, Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Guadalupe Rivera Marin Joins Mexican Museum's Arts & Letters Council
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Mexican Museum announces the appointment of Guadalupe Rivera Marin, daughter of renowned Mexican artist Diego Rivera, to the Museum's Arts and Letters Council. Rivera Marin will serve as an honorary co-Chair with acclaimed actor, director and producer Edward James Olmos. Besides being an author and lecturer, Rivera Marin is also the founder and board Chair of the Diego Rivera Foundation. (more...)

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project Presents BMOP IN CONCERT: SURROUND SOUND, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, bridges the electro-acoustic divide in its season-opening concert. Spotlighting composers known for their virtuosic writing and electronic transformation of acoustic instruments, BMOP presents the world premiere of Anthony Paul De Ritis's Riflessioni, featuring bassoonist Patrick De Ritis, and the Boston premieres of Ronald Bruce Smith's Constellation and David Felder's Les Quatre Temps Cardinaux, featuring soprano Laura Aikin and bass Ethan Herschenfeld. (more...)

BigLever Software Spotlights Next Generation Product Line Engineering Innovation at the 18th International Software Product Line Conference
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

As a recognized PLE thought leader instrumental in the industry's most notable commercial PLE deployments, Dr. Krueger was selected as Industrial Relations co-Chair. BigLever's SPLC involvement includes case study presentations featuring PLE deployments by Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics and the U.S. Army. These sessions will feature two high-visibility examples of how the Department of Defense (Navy's AEGIS and Army's Live Training Transformation product lines) is taking advantage of the latest generation of PLE to reap substantial and tangible benefits. (more...)

Music Academy of the West Posts Record Attendance, Revenue Totals in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Santa Barbara, CA -- The Music Academy of the West has posted its highest attendance and revenue totals in its storied 67-year history, campus officials have announced. Sales revenue for the Music Academy's 2014 season, which concluded August 9, was up 3.5 percent over the previous year, while overall attendance grew to just shy of 35,500. Driving much of the gains were two sold-out performances of Carmen -- presented in honor of legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne's 80th birthday -- at Santa Barbara's Granada Theatre on August 1 and 3. The 2014 Summer Festival also saw the Music Academy net a record $459,000 for its full-scholarship program through its annual Cabaret gala fundraiser on August 7 at Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort. (more...)

Royal New Zealand Ballet NamesFrancesco Ventriglia New Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to announce the appointment of 36 year old Italian Francesco Ventriglia as the company's new artistic director. (more...)

Irvington Town Hall Theater Opens Season with 2014 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Irvington Town Hall Theater (ITHT) Best of Film Series enters its 6th Season with the 2014 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival. The 17th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival runs from September 26-October 5, 2014 in over 300 cities across six continents. Numerous entries have been narrowed down to just ten finalists for the screening. Those attending get to vote on their favorite and the winner will be announced after the close of the festival on the festival's website. ITHT is pleased to announce that Festival Founding Director Nicholas Mason will be at Irvington Town Hall Theater to introduce the films and kick off the new season. (more...)

THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT Storyteller to Weave Halloween Tales and Local Ghost Stories, 10/04
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Hershey Area Playhouse is pleased to present Things that Go Bump in the Night, an evening of spooky storytelling featuring college professor, actor and local historian, Dr. Kevin Pry, on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Teatro Paraguas 11th Season to Include Four Original Productions and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Teatro Paraguas is pleased to announce its 11th season of Latino theater in Santa Fe, presenting six productions and two co-productions beginning in September 2014. The season includes four original productions by New Mexico playwrights. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Small but Deeply Moving Story of INTIMATE APPAREL at Artists Rep
by Patrick Brassell - Sep 14, 2014

Lynn Nottage's play Intimate Apparel finds a way to make loneliness not only dramatic, but incredibly moving. (more...)

The Met Museum Presents The Costume Institute's CHINESE WHISPERS: TALES OF THE EAST IN ART, FILM, AND FASHION, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that The Costume Institute's spring 2015 exhibition will be Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film, and Fashion, on view from May 7 through August 16, 2015 (preceded on May 4 by The Costume Institute Benefit). Presented in the Museum's Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center, the exhibition will explore how China has fueled the creative imagination for centuries, resulting in layers of cultural translations, re-translations, and mistranslations. In this collaboration between The Costume Institute and the Department of Asian Art, high fashion will be juxtaposed with Chinese costumes, paintings, porcelains, and other art, as well as Chinese films to reveal ongoing dialogues between East and West, past and present. (more...)

The Pasadena Playhouse Presents Meet the Chairs Celebration, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director) announces MEET THE ChairS, an invitation only event to be held Monday, September 15 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in celebration of new Board Chair David DiCristofaro, new Vice-Chair Brad King, and the theatre's long anticipated new Chairs and carpeting. (more...)

Jennifer Lawrence to Co-Chair Met Museum's Costume Institute Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that The Costume Institute's spring 2015 exhibition will be Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film, and Fashion, on view from May 7 through August 16, 2015 (preceded on May 4 by The Costume Institute Benefit). (more...)

RARE Schoenhut Humpty Dumpty Circus Exhibit On View This Month at Coney Island USA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

'Serious Toyz' - RARE Schoenhut Humpty Dumpty Circus Exhibit, is on view at Coney Island USA's Shooting Gallery/Arts Annex this month. (more...)

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