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Playwright Jeffrey Hatcher Wins 2013 Ivey Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

The Twin Cities theater community bestowed on Jeffrey Hatcher, nationally-renowned playwright, the Lifetime Achievement Award, and performer, director and playwright Ricardo Vasquez the Emerging Artist Award at the 9th annual Ivey Awards. The celebration, held Monday, September 23, at the Historic State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis, honors and showcases the work of professional theater companies and artists over the past year. (more...)

Bronx River Greenway Opens $2.7 Million Extension
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

NYC Parks Commissioner Veronica M. White, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., State Senator Gustavo Rivera, Assembly Member Luis Sepulveda, Bronx River Administrator and Bronx River Alliance Executive Director Linda Cox today joined staff from the Wildlife Conservation Society and members of Community Board 11 to cut the ribbon on a new, .9-mile long segment of the Bronx River Greenway. The new pathway, located between Unionport Road and East 180th Street in Bronx Park, was constructed with $2.7 million in Croton Filtration Plant Mitigation funding. (more...)

Ivey Awards Honor the Super Heroes of Minneapolis/Saint Paul Theatre
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Sep 24, 2013

Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Jeffrey Hatcher was honored by the Twin Cities theatre community Monday, Sept. 23, at a fashionable, eclectic reunion of colleagues, friends and fans at the ninth annual Iveys. (more...)

Filter Theatre's WATER to Make US Premiere at BAM, 11/13-17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

BAM presents the US premiere of Water, an intimate yet boldly inventive theatrical exploration of climate change and the human experience, Nov 13-17, 2013. (more...)

Women's Project Theater Seeks Female Playwrights, Directors, Producers for 2014-16 Lab; Deadline 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

Women's Project Theater, the 36-year-old non-profit company dedicated to producing plays written and directed by women, is seeking a few good women for its 2014-2016 Lab of playwrights, directors and producers, underwritten with a generous grant from the Time Warner Foundation. The application deadline is November 4. (more...)

Disney Channel Announces November Programming HIghlights
by TV News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Disney Channel announces November 2013 Programming Highlights! (more...)

BAM Presents A RITE as Part of 2013 Next Wave Festival, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

BAM presents the New York Premiere of A Rite as part of 2013 Next Wave Festival. The collaborative work by Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and Siti Company deconstructs the legendary score through our current cultural moment. The production runs at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House (30 Lafayette Ave), tonight, Oct 3-5 at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $20. (more...)

Theatre Pro Rata's GOOD WOMAN OF SETZUAN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

Tonight, October 26th, 2013 Theatre Pro Rata will open its 13th season with Bertolt Brecht's play Good Woman of Setzuan at Intermedia Arts in Minneapolis, MN. (more...)

Mesa Arts Center Announces 2012-2013 Live Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Mesa Arts Center announces its 2012-13 Performing Live Series. Offering a variety of unique experiences, there are many events to entice you. Mesa Arts Center is proud to present LeAnn Rimes, Bill Cosby, Arlo Guthrie, Dave Koz, Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight and so much more. Throughout the year, additional performers will be announced, adding even more excitement to the season. With an array of almost 40 exciting shows, there is sure to be something for everyone. (more...)

Yissum Introduces a Novel, Environmentally-Friendly Biological Solution for Purifying Aquarium Water
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

The technology uses certain bacteria as novel bio-filters to reduce nitrate levels in both fresh-water and sea-water aquariums. It was developed by Professor Amos Nussinovitch from the Department of Biochemistry, Food Science, and Nutrition, Professor Jaap van Rijn from the Department of Animal Science, both from the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, at the Hebrew University and Dr. Yosef Tal, who was part of their research team at the time. (more...)

Elsevier and Novus International Announce Their Collaboration for the First Aquaculture Conference 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

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Elsevier and Novus International Announce Their Collaboration for the First Aquaculture Conference 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

OXFORD, England, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

North American Vegetarian Society Celebrates World Vegetarian Day on October 1 with Contest Kick-off
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Vegetarians and interested individuals from around the globe will be joining with the North American Vegetarian Society on October 1st, 2013, for the annual celebration of World Vegetarian Day. Since its inception in 1977, the event has commemorated the health-supporting and life affirming benefits of vegetarianism. World Vegetarian Day is the annual kick-off of Vegetarian Awareness Month. There are many reasons people choose a vegetarian diet. It has proven health benefits, save animals' lives and helps to preserve the Earth. (more...)

J. Merrill Motz's THE BEACON FROM BELLE ISLE Makes World Premiere with Freshwater Theatre, Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

Freshwater Theatre Company returns this November to present the world premiere of The Beacon From Belle Isle, a new commissioned work by local playwright and Michigan native J. Merrill Motz*, directed by Jamil Jude, Mixed Blood Theatre's National New Play Network Producer-in-Residence. (more...)

Women's Project Theater Seeks Female Playwrights, Directors, Producers for 2014-16 Lab; Deadline Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Women's Project Theater, the 36-year-old non-profit company dedicated to producing plays written and directed by women, is seeking a few good women for its 2014-2016 Lab of playwrights, directors and producers, underwritten with a generous grant from the Time Warner Foundation. The application deadline is November 4. (more...)

Donna Young Releases 'Frazer Glazia'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

In 'Frazer Glazia' (published by Trafford Publishing), author Donna Young's new novel, readers set out to the magical land of Frazer Glazia and join the efforts of three siblings as they try to save their homeland. (more...)

LakeVü HD Ultra Expands Coverage and Adds Highly Detailed MaxDef Cartography
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

“Cartography is such a crucial part of the fishing experience and LakeVü HD Ultra brings unrivaled detail to the angler's fingertips,” said Dan Bartel, vice president of worldwide sales. “Garmin is dedicated to producing the best Freshwater cartography on the market. With an expanding database of lakes and the incredible precision of MaxDef, LakeVü HD has more than double the detail of the nearest competitor for inland mapping.” (more...)

Small Ship Safaris to Offer Cruises to Hawaii & Antarctica
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Small Ship Safaris (, the aquatic division of African Safari Company, announces seasonal departures of a nature and culture cruise in the Hawaiian Islands beginning in late 2013. It also released details on a new two-departure cruise in Antarctica beginning in 2015. (more...)

Filter Theatre's WATER Makes US Premiere at BAM, Now thru 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

BAM presents the US premiere of Water, an intimate yet boldly inventive theatrical exploration of climate change and the human experience, tonight, Nov 13-17, 2013. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville Announces 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are delighted to announce the 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville, running February 26-April 6, 2014. This year's Festival program will feature (in order of opening): (more...)

Andrew Zimmern to Host Travel Channel's BIZARRE FOODS AMERICA, 3/24
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

It's time to cross the border with Andrew Zimmern, the three-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, food writer and culinary explorer, and sample grilled octopus in Vancouver, Canada; fried tail of caiman (an alligator-like creature) in Cartagena, Columbia; (more...)

H2-Industries AG Selected to Present at CleanEquity Monaco 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

LONDON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ H2-Industries AG will present at CleanEquity Monaco 2014 on March 27 th & 28 th at the Sporting d'Hiver, Monaco. (more...)

Disney Channel Announces April Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Disney Channel announces April 2014 Programming Highlights (more...)

Animal Planet to Air First Ever RIVER MONSTERS Live After Show, 4/6
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

For the very first time, Animal Planet will offer die-hard fans one-on-one access to RIVER MONSTERS host, Jeremy Wade, in a live special event. (more...)

Dark & Stormy Announces Cast, Director for THE DRUNKEN CITY, Running 5/14-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Dark & Stormy Productions today announces the six actors and director for its upcoming regional premiere of the Outer Critics Award-nominated play The Drunken City by Adam Bock. Previously, Dark & Stormy presented Outside Providence by Edward Allan Baker, Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet, and The Receptionist by Adam Bock. (more...)

Circle of Blue and Qlik Team Up for White House Climate Data Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The new application, drawing on public data sets, visualizes current and past levels of California water reservoirs and is designed to be scaled to compare hyper-local information and research with national and global trends. Researchers, journalists, water managers, and the public will have immediate access to strategic data about the systems that regulate their water sources, information that will allow for comparisons of present and historical water supply conditions. (more...)

Freshwater Theatre to Present World Premiere of LGBT Historical Romance MRS. CHARLES, 5/3-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

2013 Ivey Award recipient Freshwater Theatre Company finishes their season with the world premiere of Mrs. Charles, a brand new LGBT historical romance by playwright, historian, Freshwater Co- Artistic Director and author of 2010 Fringe hit Table 12: A Play at a Wedding Ruth Virkus*, directed by Jimmy LeDuc, theater faculty at Saint Paul College and freelance director whose recent credits include Dangerous Liaisons in Minneapolis and Grey Gardens in Atlanta, Georgia. (more...)

Personalized Jewelry Designer jenny present® Announces Friends and Family Promotion
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Later this month, personalized jewelry business, jenny present®, will offer a Friends and Family promotion from March 27 - April 3. Customers will receive 30% off orders by using the coupon code FF2014 during checkout. (more...)

Customer Data Proves T-Mobile Network Now Fastest 4G LTE in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE:TMUS) decided to take a more transparent path than the competition and use mobile data speed tests collected from real consumersi using the popular Ookla Speedtest app. T-Mobile's analysis of the results are clear, and the Un-carrier announced today that its nationwide 4G LTE network is the fastest in the country, according to millions of real-time speed tests involving more than 1 million consumers. (more...)

Sony Mobile Innovates With New Product Introductions and Unique User Experiences at CES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

CES, LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Sony' Introduces Xperia' Z1S: Delivering the World's Best Camera in a Sleek Waterproof[1] Smartphone
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sony Mobile Communications ('Sony Mobile') today debuts its new U.S. flagship Android smartphone, the waterproof 1 Xperia Z1 s. Building on the success of Xperia Z, the new Xperia Z1 s will be available as an exclusive to T-Mobile. Beginning today, consumers can pre-register to be the first to buy the device, with an online pre-sale kicking off January 13 and nationwide availability in participating T-Mobile stores and online starting January 22. (more...)

The Boston Conservatory Presents the Dirty Paloma Production of FREAK OUT! Featuring the Music of Andy Vores, 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

This coming Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.The Boston Conservatory presents a Dirty Paloma production; a FREE concert entitled“FREAK OUT!” performed by soprano Aliana de la Guardia and pianist Tae Kim featuring the music of composer Andy Vores from his highly acclaimed chamber opera,No Exit, adapted from the play by Jean-Paul Sartre, and his song cycle entitledCleopatra on poems by Barbara Chase-Riboud. Additional works by Luciano Berio, Masaki Hasebe and Tae Kim. The concert will take place in Studio 401 of The Boston Conservatory Theater at 31 Hemenway Street, Boston, MA. Reservations are not needed. Visit for more information. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Full casting is announced for the first two plays in the 'Roaring Girls' season. Led by Royal Shakespeare Company Deputy Artistic Director, Erica Whyman these rarely performed Jacobethan plays reveal some of the great parts written for and about women. (more...)

Fortune's Fool Presents STOP KISS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

Twin Cities theatre audiences will have a rare opportunity to see a professional production of Diana Son's acclaimed play STOP KISS when Fortune's Fool Theatre presents it at Nimbus Theatre, 1517 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis. It will open tonight, January 25, 2014, and run through February 8. (more...)

New MABEL'S GUIDE TO LIFE Shorts Among Disney Channel's February 2014 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Disney Channel has announed its February highlights, including 'Gravity Falls' and new shorts of 'Mabel's Guide to Life,' premiering each night the week of February 3 - February 7 at 7:55 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Fortune's Fool to Present STOP KISS, Begin. 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2014

Twin Cities theatre audiences will have a rare opportunity to see a professional production of Diana Son's acclaimed play STOP KISS when Fortune's Fool Theatre presents it at Nimbus Theatre, 1517 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis. It will open on January 25, 2014, and run through February 8. Performances will be at 7:30 on January 25, 27, 30, and 31; February 1, 6, 7, & 8. Performances will be at 3:00 on January 26 and February 2. Ticket prices will be $15 general admission, $12 students/seniors/MN Fringe button holders. Monday, January 27 will be a Pay What You Can performance. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Five-Minutes with ELEPHANT'S GRAVEYARD director and Theatre Pro Rata's Amber Bjork
by Noah Lee Jordan - Jan 14, 2014

Amber Bjork has been a part of Theatre Pro Rata for quite a while now and proven that not only is she a talented actress but also quite the director. took a minute to catch up with the talented creative to talk life, love, and her upcoming project ELEPHANT'S GRAVEYARD. (more...)

Hawaii Freshwater Game Fishing License Application Now Mobile
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

“The upgraded solution provides easier access to our online service through a mobile responsive design that reacts to the size of our customers' devices,” stated DAR Administrator, Frazer McGilvray. “Fishermen can now purchase or retrieve licenses on-the-go, from any device, and from anywhere with a network connection.” (more...)

Groundbreaking New Book Questions Conventional Eating Choices vs. Sustainability
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Current eating choices are killing the human race and the planet, and many of the effects are imminent and irreversible. In light of the burgeoning global human population (expected to near nine billion by the year 2030) and the finite nature of Earth's resources, it is critical for people to actively pursue a lifestyle of conservation, protection, and preservation of planet Earth-and seek accurate, unfiltered reality driven information to support sustainability efforts in this regard. In his new book, Food Choice and Sustainability: Why Buying Local, Eating Less Meat, and Taking Baby Steps Won't Work, Dr. Richard Oppenlander compels readers to take a long look at how their food choices affect the climate, the availability of land and Freshwater, the health of our oceans, the rapid extinction of other species, world hunger, and the future of our civilization. Ellen DeGeneres selected Dr. Oppenlander's first book, Comfortably Unaware, as a 'Must Read' on Books Ellen Reads. Food Choice and Sustainability is available everywhere books are sold. (more...)

Amazing Grass Announces New Green Superfoods with Fiber
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Amazing Grass, the nation's leading brand of plant-based, certified organic, whole-food green superfoods, has expanded its cornerstone Green SuperFood line and popular nutrition bars with the addition of eight new products. With a full dose of whole-food nutrition in each serving, Watermelon Energy Green SuperFood, Tangerine Immunity Green SuperFood and Raw Reserve Greens & Protein in Chocolate and Vanilla Spice powdered supplements are packed full of alkalizing greens and antioxidant-rich fruits, and are each designed to deliver an additional functional benefit, including energy, immunity and protein. For greens on-the-go, Amazing Grass has also released four new bars, including Green SuperFood Bars with Protein in Chocolate Cherry Almond and Café Mocha, as well as Green SuperFood Bars with Fiber in Lemon Coconut and Oatmeal Raisin. Samples and more information for the new products will be available at Natural Products Expo West, March 7-9, at the Amazing Grass booth, #2112. (more...)

Arianna Huffington, Sharon Bush & Joan Vail Thorne Named 2014 'Women of Achievement' by Women's Project Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Sharon Bush, Philanthropist & Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Teddy Share, Arianna Huffington, Chair, President & Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and Joan Vail Thorne, playwright and director, are Women's Project Theater's 2014 Women of Achievement who will be inducted at its 29th Annual Gala Celebration at the Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, Monday, March 10, at 6:00pm. (more...)

Lorraine Tyne Introduces Exquisite Sinrilus Bridal Collection within $550
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Find the most exquisite and elegant bridal jewelry at Lorraine Tyne. The online store has introduced Sinrilus Bridal Collection that ranges from mere $36 to $550 only. The couture wedding jewelry and accessories meet the trends of the fashion industry. (more...)

The Peninsula at Indian River Bay Celebrates Its 600th Homeowner
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

MILLSBORO, Del., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ When Ted and Lillian Lee were looking for a second home that could become their full-time residence in retirement, they had a number of items on their wish list. At the top were world-class golf, being near the beach, and staying close enough to visit family in New York and New Jersey. (more...)

Theatre Division to Present RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL, 20 June - 5 July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Producer ALISTAIR THOMSON and director LISA Freshwater have announced that their new independent theatre company THE THEATRE DIVISION will produce the Sydney Premiere season of RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL, playing an exclusive three-week season from 20 June to 5 July 2014 as part of The 2014 Reginald Season at The Seymour Centre. (more...)

Akwamag Signs Space Act Agreement with NASA for Sustainable Water Softener
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Akwamag Inc., a cleantech startup that aims to disrupt the water softener market, has entered a Space Act agreement with NASA. Akwamag will study the efficacy of its magnetic water-softening technology to prevent calcium scale build-up in the water-recovery systems used on the International Space Station (ISS). The agreement is of particular significance for Akwamag because NASA engages in only about 250 new Space Act agreements worldwide each year. (more...)

RIVER MONSTERS Season Premiere Scores Ratings High for Animal Planet
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

RIVER MONSTERS, Animal Planet's best-performing series ever, debuted Sunday with the most-watched-season premiere and also ranked as the most-watched network season premiere among key demos (975K P18-49, 639K M18-49, 605K P18-34 and 595K M25-54). The two-hour opener, 'Amazon Apocalypse,' caught 1.7M P2+ viewers, 1.2M HH and 915K P25-54. (more...)

Blackburn Fork Publishing Releases the Audio Version of NOAH'S WIFE by T.K. Thorne
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Blackburn Fork Publishing announces the release of the audio version of the award-winning novel Noah's Wife by T.K. Thorne (available on Amazon, Audible, or iTunes). (more...)

Animal Planet Announces Dramatic Upfront Slate
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Animal Planet heads into this Upfront season with a wide-ranging lineup of big entertainment, 100 percent original content and having had its best year ever (more...)

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 'Global Selfie' Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ For the first time in more than a decade, five NASA Earth-observing missions will be launched into space in a single year. To celebrate this milestone, NASA is inviting people all around the world to step outside on Earth Day, April 22, take a 'selfie,' and share it with the world on social media. (more...)

MillionTreesNYC, PwC New York and NY Knicks Team Up to Plant 1500 Trees in Jamaica Bay Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

MillionTreesNYC and PwC New York teamed up with the New York Knicks on Thursday, April 10 to plant 1,500 trees and 200 shrubs in Jamaica Bay Park in Queens. Attendees included NYC Parks First Deputy Commissioner Liam Kavanagh, Knicks legends Walt 'Clyde' Frazier and Anthony Mason, Liberty legend Kym Hampton, the Knicks City Dancers, Partner and PwC New York Market Youth Education Leader Mitch Roschelle, students from PS 161 -The Arthur Ashe School, and more than 120 volunteers from PwC, the Knicks, and NYC Parks. (more...)

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