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New York City Buildings Need Periodic Balcony Inspections, Recommends Ira Meister of Matthew Adam Properties
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ New York City has added a new regulation to Local Law 11, which mandates exterior building inspections and repairs, notes Ira Meister, President and CEO of Matthew Adam Properties, a leading property management company. (more...)

EaseUS Todo Backup Provides More Security with Local Backup Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

EaseUS Todo Backup (www.easeus.com) is designed for backing up and protecting important data; EaseUS Todo Backup can realize local backup, and off-site backup. After the leak of celebrity sensitive information, enterprises have re-considered their backup solutions - cloud backup or local backup? The leak of explicit celebrity photos has implied online storage is at risk, and besides the concerns, the society and person need to pay more attention to data security protection. Thinking of the security, backing up to local media with EaseUS Todo Backup would be a better strategy. (more...)

New Blake Shelton Album Comes to Prime Music on Release Day
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that the new Blake Shelton album, Bringing Back the Sunshine, is available on Prime Music - the same day as its full release. (more...)

ATK Successfully Tests Orion Launch Abort Motor Igniter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ NASA andATK (NYSE: ATK) successfully completed a static test of the launch abort motor igniter for the Orion crew capsule's Launch Abort System (LAS). Conducted at ATK's facility in Promontory, Utah, this test is the next step toward qualifying the igniter for production. (more...)

Omnilert Extends Leading Emergency Notification System to Desktops
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

LEESBURG, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Omnilert, the pioneering innovator in mass emergency notification systems, today introduced Omnilert Desktop Alerts, an extension of the company's popular multimodal alerting system. The new add-on allows customers to quickly and easily display alert messages directly to their alert recipients' desktop or laptop computer screens. (more...)

Academy's Tech Council Adds 4 New Members
by Movies News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

John Bailey, Gale Anne Hurd, John Knoll and Michael Tronick have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council's 2014–2015 membership roster to 25. (more...)

Production Begins on Juan Antonio Bayona's A MONSTER CALLS
by Movies News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Production has begun on A Monster Calls, directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, Goya Award-winning director of the worldwide smash The Impossible. (more...)

NBC Wins Premiere Week in Every Key Demo
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

NBC has finished #1 in the key adult 18-49 demographic for premiere week of the 2014-15 primetime television season, with the network's second biggest premiere-week rating in six years and most-watched premiere week in eight years. (more...)

John Malkovich to Be Honored with Zurich Film Fest's 'Golden Eye' Award
by Movies News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Double Oscar-nominee John Malkovich will be honored for his life's work with the Golden Eye award at this year's Zurich International Film Festival. (more...)

Red Cross, FEMA, Verizon, PSE&G Partner With Perth Amboy to Stress the Importance of Disaster Preparedness, Volunteerism on 'National PrepareAthon Day'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

PERTH AMBOY, N.J., Sept.30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in 2013 deadly weather caused more than $8 billion in property damage, and failing to prepare for extreme weather events has cost the United States $1.15 trillion in economic losses between 1980 and 2010. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Outstanding Writing, Direction, and Acting Elevates THE BROTHERS SIZE to Antiquity and Back
by Buster Spiller - Sep 30, 2014

Despite its billing of a tale woven in the Louisiana bayou during the 21st century as written by 2013 MacArthur Foundation Fellow Tarell Alvin McCraney, 'The Brothers Size' actually has its genesis in some West African village over 3,700 miles away across the Atlantic Ocean, serving as a cultural bridge connecting the ancient with the contemporary. With musician S-Ankh Rasa who hails from Dakar, Senegal operating as a silent but completely integrated spiritual guide with his solitary drum, unseen to the characters but very present to the audience, the beats which emanate from his instrument creates the storytelling space for three modern day male griots to narrate a tale so visually moving and powerful that it simples leave you speechless from start to finish. Under the outstanding production team of director Tre Garrett and assistant director George W. Donaldson III, running at one hour and 15 minutes, the show reviewed was one of several preview shows before the production opens on Fri., Oct. 3. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Welcomes New Director of Development
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Playwrights Horizons announced the appointment of Liz Fallon Culp as the institution's new Director of Development. Ms. Culp joins the acclaimed theater company direct from New York Public Radio (WNYC/WQXR), where she served as the Senior Director of Major Gifts and Legacy Giving. She began with the theater company this month, leading its seven-person Development department. (more...)

Roger Waters Guitar Legend Dave Kilminster Releases Long Awaited New Solo Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Guitar virtuoso David Kilminster, best known for his work with Roger Waters and Keith Emerson, is preparing to release an exciting new rock album titled '...and THE TRUTH will set you free...'! (more...)

Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Begins Previews Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Second Stage Theatre's production of TERRENCE McNALLY's play, LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART, directed by PETER DuBOIS, will begin preview performances next Tuesday, October 7. Featuring MICHAEL CHERNUS (Obie Award winner for In the Wake), TRACEE CHIMO (Lortel Award winner for Bad Jews, 2ST Uptown's Bachelorette), AMERICA FERRERA (Emmy Award winner for 'Ugly Betty') and AUSTIN LYSY (2ST's The Water's Edge), the production will officially open on Wednesday, October 29. Tickets are currently available through 2ST.com or by calling the box office at 212-246-4422. (more...)

Smokey Bear Storybook App Launches for Fire Prevention Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - HelpsGood, a digital agency focused on social good, announced today that it released a new original Smokey Bear storybook app, Smokey Bear and the Campfire Kids, the first ever digital book featuring Smokey Bear. Launching in support of Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 5-11), Smokey Bear and the Campfire Kids is the first to be released in a planned four-book series featuring Smokey Bear and his enduring 'Only You Can Prevent Wildfires' prevention message. The app is available at http://www.smokeybearapps.com. (more...)

Pump Products Boosts Heating Pump Inventory for Winter 2014 and Issues $5 Discount with Qualifying Purchases
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Getting a heating system in top working condition at the start of the heating season is one of the best ways to save on winter heating costs. In preparation for a spike in heating demands during the months ahead, Pump Products has boosted it's inventory of energy-efficient heating circulator pumps by Grundfos, Taco, Bell & Gossett, Armstrong and Wilo, and is offering a promotional discount on most models. Throughout October, enter coupon code 5dollars when you check out, and receive $5.00 off of any purchase over $100.00. (more...)

Three Performers to Retire This Spring as Principal Dancers for American Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes, Principal Dancers with American Ballet Theatre, have announced their retirements from the Company at the conclusion of the 2015 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City. 'These three unique ballerinas have each made such distinctive contributions to ABT throughout the years,' Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie stated. 'With them, an era of our history resides. Their remarkable careers will be three more reasons to celebrate our 75th Anniversary season.' (more...)

NBC Wins Premiere Week in 18-49 by 2nd Biggest Margin
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

NBC has won premiere week in 18-49, with the network's second biggest opening-week rating in six years and most-watched premiere week in eight years. NBC has now won premiere week in 18-49 three years in a row. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lindsay Lohan & More in West End's SPEED-THE-PLOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Theatre Royal Bath Productions is featuring Richard Schiff, Nigel Lindsay and Lindsay Lohan in David Mamet's SPEED-THE-PLOW at London's Playhouse Theatre for a strictly limited run. A high-octane modern classic, SPEED-THE-PLOW is a brilliantly satirical portrayal of Hollywood filled with Mamet's trademark wit and mesmerizing dialogue. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Enphase Energy Introduces Comprehensive, Concept-to-Completion Solution for Commercial Solar Installations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

"We are offering the infrastructure and ecosystem for an end-to-end commercial solution that includes maintenance and support, with clear economic benefits," said Paul Nahi, CEO of Enphase Energy. "Enphase is already powering more than 1,500 commercial systems across a wide variety of market segments, from schools and corporate offices to baseball stadiums. With this new commercial solution, Enphase addresses critical aspects of operations, finance and technology for the commercial owner, developer and installer." (more...)

NBC's THE VOICE Maintains 100% of Premiere Week Ratings
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

“The Voice” (3.9/11 in 18-49, 12.7 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) maintained 100% of its premiere-week rating (3.9 vs. 3.9) and retained 98% in total viewers (12.740 million vs. 12.948 million), pending updates. (more...)

Lucius Reveal 'Wonderful' (My Morning Jacket Cover) w/ Stereogum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

How far we've come. Since the release of Lucius' debut album Wildewoman nearly 1 year ago, the band has toured the world several times over, making new friends and collaborating with their musical heroes. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company - Another New Theater Opens
by Charles Shubow - Sep 30, 2014

Chesapeake Shakespeare Theatre Moves into downtown Baltimore. (more...)

Season 2 of Amazon Studios' Original Comedy Series ALPHA HOUSE to Premiere 10/24
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Following the strong debut of Jill Soloway's dark comedy Transparent, Amazon today announced it will premiere all 10 episodes of the second season of Garry Trudeau's critically-acclaimed political comedy series Alpha House on Friday, October 24 (more...)

BWW Reviews: Albee's GOAT a Knockout at LGBT
by Don Grigware - Sep 29, 2014

Nothing like an idyllic family portrait (at left): father Martin (Paul Witten), mother Stevie (Ann Noble), son Billy (Spencer Morrissey) and close family friend Ross (Matt Kirkwood). They are what one might call perfect. They have everything and adore one another. Martin is a prize-winning architect, Stevie is his loyal, devoted mate, Billy, although a teenager and gay, is a good kid, who is encouraged by his parents to be who he is and to embrace it. Ross, a TV interviewer, is about to interview Martin about his recent award and turning 50, when the taping is botched by Martin's sudden inability to remember anything or to put a few words together intelligibly. He has a problem and who should he turn to but his best friend Ross. When Martin confides that he is having an 'affair' of sorts, Ross is shocked not only by the fact that Martin has always been completely faithful to Stevie, but by the new object of his affection. Martin is in love with a goat named Sylvia. (more...)

Sandra Tsing Loh, Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil Set for THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO Reading at 92Y Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

92Y presents Sandra Tsing Loh: A Work-In-Progress Staged Reading of The Madwoman in the Volvo, a co-production of 92Y and Sundance Institute Theatre Program, with Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil, directed by Lisa Peterson on Friday, October 10, 8:15 pm. (more...)

NBC Sets CHICAGO FIRE, CHICAGO P.D. & LAW & ORDER: SVU Three-Part Crossover
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Dick Wolf's Universal Television/NBC series “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D.” and “Law & Order: SVU” will be united during a major three-part crossover airing Nov. 11-12. (more...)

Scoop: RED BAND SOCIETY on FOX - Wednesday, October 1, 2014
by - Sep 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on RED BAND SOCIETY, airing on FOX on Wednesday, October 1, 2014! (more...)

Decatur Ridge HOA Upgrades Outdoor Fun with American Parks Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Coast to coast home owner associations are making new investments in quality outdoor fitness and recreational opportunities for their communities. The park is the heart of the community and creating a park for families to enjoy is an investment in health and happiness for residents. (more...)

November at The University Musical Society Includes SUPERPOSITION, THE BIG SQUEEZE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

The University Musical Society (UMS) continues its 2014-2015 season in November with eight must-see performances. The month opens with superposition, a stage work by Japan's leading contemporary artist Ryoji Ikeda on Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1 in the Power Center; superposition explores the world of micro-data using a rich sonic soundscape, synchronized content feeds on twin cinema screens, and human performers who execute real-time data streams. (more...)

Poland's TELDAT and Raytheon Partner to Develop New Patriot Router
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is partnering with TELDAT to develop and produce advanced militarized routers for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense system. TELDAT engineers and technicians will design, integrate and qualify this key communications networking technology for Patriot. Under the initial contract, the engineering teams from each company can begin design work and trade studies. (more...)

Disney XD Announces October Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Disney XD announces October 2014 Programming Highlights. All programming subject to change (more...)

Rock Legend Gene Simmons Set for Dan Rather's THE BIG INTERVIEW, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Two legends go head-to-head on AXS TV, as celebrated musician, author, entrepreneur and Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame inductee Gene Simmons sits down for an in-depth discussion with award-winning newsman Dan Rather for a special edition of THE BIG INTERVIEW tomorrow night - today, September 30, at 8pE/5pP. (more...)

DVTEL Welcomes New Vice President of Sales, the Americas and Global Accounts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Mr. Skowronski brings an extensive history of sales, marketing and business development experience with a wide variety of leading security and technology companies. Most recently, he served as the Vice President for Worldwide Sales with Quantum Secure, where he was responsible for planning, organizing, and leading sales and operations. Prior to that, he worked as the Vice President of Business Development for Proximex, a leading PSIM provider, later acquired by Tyco International. His experience also includes working with UTC's North American Security Business Unit, Tyco Fire and Security, and ADT Security Systems. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and government from Frostburg State University. (more...)

ADT Unlocks New Growth Opportunities with Commercial Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Extending the Reach of Business Security to Key Commercial Markets (more...)

Family Christmas Book by James Andrew Bowen is Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

ATLANTA, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Now in its 6 th season, the ever-popular family Christmas book, A Tree's Christmas, continues to be enjoyed by adults and children alike who are touched by the heartwarming story of a family's wonder-filled Christmas as told by their magical Christmas tree, with witty commentary from the family dog, Lucky. (more...)

Decatur Ridge HOA Upgrades Outdoor Fun with American Parks Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Coast to coast home owner associations are making new investments in quality outdoor fitness and recreational opportunities for their communities. The park is the heart of the community and creating a park for families to enjoy is an investment in health and happiness for residents. (more...)

California Historical Society Announces New Trustees Elected to Serve on Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The California Historical Society (CHS) announced the appointment of three new members to its board of trustees. The new trustees, in addition to the election of new board officers, bring a wide range of experience, geographical diversity and expertise that will benefit the organization and its mission. (more...)

Tarragon Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECE, 10/29-11/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Tarragon Theatre proudly presents the world premiere of The Bakelite Masterpiece, written by Tarragon playwright-in-residence Kate Cayley, directed by Tarragon's Artistic Director Richard Rose and starring two award-winning, powerhouse actors, Geordie Johnson and Irene Poole. Set in the Netherlands in the aftermath of World War II, this penetrating new play exploring art, forgery and war crimes opens October 29 and runs to November 30 (with previews from October 21) in Tarragon's Extraspace. (more...)

BAFTA to Reveal Newest Breakthrough Stars of Film & TV This October
by Movies News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

A cross-industry jury of leading figures from film, television and games industries met at the headquarters of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), 195 Piccadilly in London, to decide which talented newcomers will be named this year's BAFTA Breakthrough Brits, in partnership with Burberry. (more...)

Geordie Johnson and Irene Poole to Star in Tarragon' THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Tarragon Theatre presents the world premiere of The Bakelite Masterpiece, written by Tarragon playwright-in-residence Kate Cayley, directed by Tarragon's Artistic Director Richard Rose and starring two award-winning, powerhouse actors, Geordie Johnson and Irene Poole. Set in the Netherlands in the aftermath of World War II, this penetrating new play exploring art, forgery and war crimes opens October 29 and runs to November 30 (with previews from October 21) in Tarragon's Extraspace. (more...)

Baila Brazil Coming to Sydney Opera House in January
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

From the creators of the sell-out, smash hit 2010 sensation Bale de Rua, Baila Brazil will heat up the Sydney Opera House from 9 to 18 January. Tickets go on sale on Monday 6 October. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tamala Jones Drops Exciting CASTLE Season 7 News
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 29, 2014

Recently I spoke with Tamala Jones, who plays Dr. Lanie Parish, on CASTLE. Despite being left in the dark for the entire hiatus, she promises that Season 7 is going to hit the ground running, and there might be something major happening for everyone shipping and writing fan-fiction about 'Esplaine.' Jones also talked about a new role that is very dear to her heart. (more...)

Lea DeLaria to Host Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles' Women in Music Concert, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles presents Women in Music, a festive celebration featuring female composers, conductors and performers, at Preston Bradley Center (941 W. Lawrence, Chicago) on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3 p.m. This concert, hosted by Orange Is the New Black star Lea DeLaria, will feature a special guest appearance by Chicago's own Artemis Singers, the first lesbian feminist chorus in the U.S. The Lakeside Pride Symphonic Band, under the direction of Kyle Rhoades, will perform the masterworks planned for this special event. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: Lorde's 'Yellow Flicker Beat' from MOCKINGJAY PART I
by Movies News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Below, get a first listen to Lorde's new single 'Yellow Flicker Beat,' from the highly anticipated film, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Presents CATHEDRALS OF SOUND, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

—“Cathedrals of Sound,” the first Music Unwound concert of Pacific Symphony's season, offers an evening of inspiration, awe and ambience, bathed in waves of sound and reminiscent of the unique spiritual journey taken in 2010, when world-renowned organist Paul Jacobs and the remarkable Norbertine Fathers of St. Michael's Abbey made their first appearance together with the orchestra. In 2014, the Fathers return to fill the hall with their splendid, sonorous and worshipful voices, and Jacobs performs on the William J. Gillespie Concert Organ for this all-new program. The concert opens with a rarely performed and powerful work of the Italian composer Ottorino Respighi, his “Church Windows.” Inspired by stained glass artistry, it is a work that Pacific Symphony recorded in 1983 with founding music director, Keith Clark. Plus, the rich voices of the Fathers perform the Gregorian chants that inspired Maurice Duruflé—whose transcendent “Requiem” concludes the program and features vocalists mezzo-soprano Elise Quagliata, baritone William Berger and Pacific Chorale (Artistic Director John Alexander). (more...)

FROZEN, ALADDIN & More Set for 'NOW That's What I Call Disney 3', Out 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

NOW That's What I Call Music! and Walt Disney Records have once again teamed up for a special NOW album collection showcasing beloved Disney music classics. NOW That's What I Call Disney 3 will be released on CD and digitally on Monday, October 27. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Parker, Wilson, and Swartz Stand Out Despite Script in Kitchen Dog Theater's THINNER THAN WATER
by Buster Spiller - Sep 29, 2014

In today's world, marriage is an optional life choice for couples versus previous generations where it was expected that adults would marry, procreate children, grow old, and eventually die having completed their primary life's function. Even though those family structures may have included outside children born out of wedlock by a husband committing adultery, children and their mothers who were either ignored or treated like they didn't exist, the primary family unit remained intact. In Melissa Ross's "Thinner than Water," currently in production at Kitchen Dog Theater, you realize despite advancements we have made as a global society in a number of areas, this component of the human condition is still alive and well. (more...)

Keith Josef Adkins' PITBULLS to Begin Performances in November at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that Pitbulls, written by Keith Josef Adkinsand directed by Leah Gardiner, will begin previews Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, west of Seventh Avenue South. Opening night is set for Thursday, November 20 at 8pm. Pitbulls plays through Saturday, December 13. (more...)

Tyler Shields Visits Lindsay Lohan Backstage At SPEED-THE-PLOW
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 1, 2014

Lindsay Lohan entertains famous friends backstage while performing in London's West End! (more...)

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