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New Kickstarter For SAVE A DANCE! To Preserve Work of Robbins, Fosse, Bennett, Etc.
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 25, 2014

A new Kickstarter account has been created in support of the new dance preservation and presentation initiative SAVE A DANCE! (more...)

Clarence Brown Theatre to Give Away 40 Pairs of Tickets in 40 Days in Honor of 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

To celebrate 40 years as East Tennessee's only professional theater, the Clarence Brown Theatre will give away 40 pairs of tickets in 40 days along with a Grand Prize winner at the conclusion of the giveaway. To enter the "40-40-40 Giveaway" to win the tickets, contestants must "like" the Clarence Brown Theatre's Facebook page (Clarence Brown Theatre). Current fans of the Clarence Brown Theatre Facebook page are automatically entered to win. (more...)

12.14 Foundation's Summer 2014 Season to Include A ROCKIN' MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM & THE 101 DALMATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The 12.14 Foundation will be producing two shows for its summer season incorporating 200 children from the Newtown-area as a continuation of its Mission to promote personal development through high-level performing arts programs. (more...)

Artists with Disabilities Showcased in Paper Mill Art Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse one of the country's premier not-for-profit theaters, is the place where American musical theater is celebrated, cherished, and pushed in exciting new directions, is thrilled to showcase a new art exhibit in the theater's gallery from July 28 - August 19, 2014. In partnership with VSA New Jersey, the art collection will feature original work by Javier Robles, Matt Tucker, Anthony Zaremba and Hannah Fanelli. The gallery will be open to the public during normal box office hours and throughout the run of New Voices 2014, Oh What a Night. (more...)

Script Match for Theatre Students & Professionals Launches
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Script Match, www.scriptmatch.com, has launched the first phase of its website along with a funding campaign to finance the development of the remaining phases of the site. The company's Mission is to simplify the process of finding scripts, allowing theatre professionals and students to spend less time searching and more time creating. The web application will make the process of finding scripts simple and efficient. Whether it is a professional actor looking for audition material, a student looking for scene work, a producer looking for a show to put up, or anyone at all looking for plays, musicals, or monologues, the site will be an invaluable resource. The web app will use the information that a user provides about themselves and what they are looking for to match them up with scripts that suit their individual needs. (more...)

Playhouse Creatures Theatre to Present A LITTLE POTATO AND HARD TO PEEL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Playhouse Creatures Theatre will present David Harrell's "A LITTLE POTATO AND HARD TO PEEL". Follow David's journey to define normal despite being born without his right hand, in his engaging autobiographical story at the Access Theatre (380 Broadway, New York, NY 10013, Fourth Floor). The Show is Wednesday August 6th at 7pm) and guests are strongly encouraged to book in advance. (more...)

Disney Channel Announces August Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

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

Doug Reside Named New Curator of New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Billy Rose Theatre Division
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has named Doug Reside the new Curator of the Billy Rose Theatre Division at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in Lincoln Center. In his new role, effective immediately, Reside will lead a team of staff in expanding access, services, and outreach connected to The Billy Rose Theatre Division, one of the largest and most comprehensive archives devoted to the theatrical arts. Reside succeeds Karen Nickeson, who retired from the position in June. (more...)

Suncoast Hotel and Casino to Host 3rd Annual Miss Cupcake Pageant, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Beauty will reign at the Miss Cupcake Pageant in the Showroom at Suncoast Hotel and Casino on Saturday, August 9. (more...)

The Jewish School of the Arts Secures Imagination Playground
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

New York, NY (more...)

A HEALTHY Potato Chip? Quest Nutrition Launches Quest Protein Chips!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Quest Nutrition introduces the world's first high-protein snack potato chip, offering consumers a revolutionary potato chip experience that's actually good for you instead of being just "less bad." Quest Protein Chips are the latest innovation from the makers of the #1-selling protein bar whose Mission is to reinvent food by marrying amazing taste with perfect nutrition.Quest Protein Chips are available for pre-order now and will be available for sale on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Quest Protein Chips are sold exclusively via the Quest website (www.QuestNutrition.com) before launching at retail later this summer. (more...)

VIDEO: FOX's SLEEPY HOLLOW Comes to Comic Con with Oculus Rift Experience
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Fans could lose their heads at the “SLEEPY HOLLOW”–THE “VIRTUAL REALITY” EXPERIENCE at Petco Interactive Zone at this year's Comic Con. (more...)

The Battlegrounds at Cedar Lake to Hold 5th Bi-Annual Race, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Missouri's dirtiest little secret isn't a mystery anymore. Teams of thrill seekers and fitness fanatics from across the country have spread the word about the area's homegrown phenomenon. What once was practically a covert operation has turned into a full-fledged mud-for-all thanks to a stellar turnout out of 850 runners and more than 1,000 spectators at last May's race. (more...)

Treasures of NY Public Library for the Performing Arts - Al Hirschfeld's Drawing Table and Barber's Chair
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jul 25, 2014

I have often referred to The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts as a living, breathing entity because its Mission is to ensure that the performing arts live. At The Library for the Performing Arts, we house and preserve materials of the artistic process - the playwright's drafts, the composer's handwritten manuscripts, the artist's private correspondence, recordings, and more - and provide free access to these treasures for researchers, students, performers, and arts enthusiasts from around the world. (more...)

Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. Celebrates 50th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. 'Celebrates 50 Years' with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging's senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency's services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS Gala Performance at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Based on the hugely successful children's book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS will premiere in the West End at Leicester Square Theatre through Sunday 31 August, following a highly acclaimed UK tour. A Gala Press Performance was held 2.00pm on Sunday 20 July - check out a look back below! (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) Opens Tomorrow, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company begins gearing up for the 2014-2015 season with the audience favorite of "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield. This wacky comedy condenses all thirty-eight of Shakespeare's plays into just ninety-seven minutes. Featuring Jeremy Dubin, Justin McCombs and Nicholas Rose, "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" opens July 25, 2014 and runs through August 16, 2014 and is directed by Artistic Associate, Sara Clark. This show is back by popular demand having not been seen on the CSC stage since 2012! (more...)

italytheater Unveils its Plan for an Italian American Cultural Roadmap at the Italian American Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

In keeping with the Mission of the Italian American Museum, located in the heart of New York City's iconic "Little Italy", the newly created italytheater plans to create an Italian American "Cultural Roadmap" which promises to become the richest portfolio in the United States of Italian inspired activities, soirees, and educational programs, all meant to showcase the best of the Italian community's past, present and future through artistic expression. (more...)

Casting and Cameo Groups Announced for Free Public Works' Musical Adaptation of THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed Public Works production of The Tempest, The Public Theater will continue this community-based initiative this September with a free original musical adaptation of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE. Featuring more than 200 New Yorkers from all five boroughs performing alongside professional actors and The Public's community partners, Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE will run for three nights only, September 5-7, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Free tickets will be distributed, two per person, at 12:00 p.m. on the day of the show at the Delacorte Theater and via the Virtual Ticketing lottery at www.publictheater.org. (more...)

DIAGNOS Announces Changes to its Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

BROSSARD, QUEBEC - DIAGNOS Inc. ('DIAGNOS' or the 'Corporation') (TSX VENTURE:ADK), a leader in healthcare technical services including screening, software and algorithm development, data analysis and image processing, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Lloyd M. Segal and Mr. Michael Singer as Directors of the Corporation following the resignations of Mr. Rich Baxter and Mr. Bruno Maruzzo. (more...)

Opera Completes Acquisition of AdColony
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

SAN MATEO, CA - Opera announced today that it has completed its purchase of mobile video advertising platform AdColony. The deal was announced in June and first reported by The Wall Street Journal's CMO Today. (more...)

PhysIQ Predictive Analytic Technology for Proactive Health Monitoring is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

PhysIQ has announced the company launch based on its proprietary predictive analytic technology for human physiology. PhysIQ is the first patient-centered predictive analytics platform for both the regulated Healthcare and unregulated Health & Fitness markets. This novel platform is designed to reliably detect subtle changes in vital signs and other health indicators helpful to both clinicians in managing patients who are suffering from chronic illness, as well as consumers interested in tracking their own health and fitness levels. The PhysIQ platform constructs a personalized baseline norm for each person monitored, rather than simple trending or comparison to population-based statistics. It can also be embedded into patient monitoring devices from other manufacturers who are seeking to design 'smarter' products. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, August 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, August 15, 2014! (more...)

Baidu Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

BEIJING, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Baidu, Inc. (BIDU), the leading Chinese language Internet search provider, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 [1]. (more...)

The Container Collective & SummerWorks Festival Present Canadian Premiere of THE CONTAINER, 8/7 - 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Five migrants from Somalia, Afghanistan and Turkey have paid an Agent to smuggle them across Europe and into England. Inside a shipping container parked behind the Theatre Centre, the Container Collective invites Toronto audiences to experience the claustrophobic, dark, and cramped conditions that that five refugees endure in order to start a new life. Extremely limited seating is available for shows August 7-17th as part of the SummerWorks Festival. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at www.summerworks.ca or by calling 416.907.0468. (more...)

Amazon Web Services Certifies Agilex as an Advanced Consulting Partner
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

CHANTILLY, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Agilex, a leading provider of Mission and technology solutions to the federal government, announced today that it was named an Advanced Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN). This certification recognizes partners that have developed advanced Amazon Web Services (AWS) competencies with accredited technical professionals and a minimum of four customer references. Agilex supports federal agencies and related organizations in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, which is an isolated AWS Region designed to allow U.S. government agencies and customers to move sensitive workloads into the cloud by addressing their specific regulatory and compliance requirements. (more...)

Seattle Musical Theatre Joins Solid Ground and Theater of Possibility for New Youth Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Seattle Musical Theatre has teamed up with local organizations Solid Ground and Theater of Possibility to create a brand new summer youth theater program for kids and tweens living in Solid Ground housing at Magnuson Park. After a six week program with professional teaching artists, the students are presenting a showcase of interactive theater games and improvisation exercises to be shared with family and friends in the audience. The student showcase will be presented at SMT's theater at the end of July. (more...)

Penguin Computing Replaces SAP R/3 With NetSuite
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider ofcloud-based financials /ERPandomnichannel commercesuites, today announced that Penguin Computing, one of the largest private suppliers of Linux-based enterprise and high performance computing solutions in North America with more than 18,000 systems installed and over 2,500 customers in 40 countries, has replaced an outdated and problematic SAP R/3 4.6D ERP system with NetSuite's industry-leading cloud business management suite. The company, founded in 1998, has dramatically improved its efficiency and visibility since going live on NetSuite in January 2014 after a rapid three-month implementation. Penguin Computing is now taking advantage of a broad range of NetSuite capabilities, including revenue recognition, work orders and assemblies, advanced inventory, demand planning and the powerful SuiteCloud Development Platform to streamline financial and operational processes in the cloud. As a result, Penguin Computing has gained real-time visibility into its key business performance across Mission-critical business functions for better business decision-making. NetSuite gives Penguin Computing the speed, flexibility, agility and scalability that it needs for continued growth. With NetSuite, Penguin Computing no longer needs to deal with the integration hassles, high maintenance fees and version lock issues inherent in SAP R/3. (more...)

The Reading Theater Project to Present SPEAKEASY, 8/30-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Reading Theater Project has created a new play, Speakeasy, based on the history of Reading during the national prohibition of alcohol in the 1920s and 1930s. Performances will take place at the Olympian Ballroom at 603 Penn Avenue in West Reading. Opening night is August 30, 2014 at 8pm and the play runs through September 7, 2014. (more...)

Scoop: THE 100 on THE CW - Wednesday, August 13, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE 100, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, August 13, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Thursday, August 14, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, airing on THE CW on Thursday, August 14, 2014! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Griffin Theatre's MEN SHOULD WEEP, Now Playing Through 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Griffin Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of Ena Lamont Stewart's landmark Scottish drama MEN SHOULD WEEP, directed by ensemble member Robin Witt, playing through August 10, 2014 on the East Stage of the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.griffintheatre.com or by calling (866) 811-4111. Griffin Theatre is the recipient of the 2014 Special Jeff Award, marking 25 years of presenting provocative and transformational theatre that bridges the generations. (more...)

Scoop: EXTANT on CBS - Wednesday, August 13, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on EXTANT, airing on CBS on Wednesday, August 13, 2014! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peeks - Syfy's DEFIANCE, DOMINION & SPARTACUS
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Get ready for tonight's Syfy line-up featuring Defiance, Dominion and Spartacus! (more...)

Heather Graham, Gia Crovatin, Callie Thorne, and Frederick Weller Set to Star in Neil LaBute's THE MONEY SHOT at MCC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) just announced that film star Heather Graham, Gia Crovatin, Golden Globe nominee Callie Thorne, and Frederick Weller will star in the world premiere of MCC Playwright-in-Residence Neil LaBute's new play, The Money Shot, directed by Terry Kinney. Performances for The Money Shot begin at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) on September 4, 2014. An official opening is set for September 22, 2014and it is currently scheduled through October 12, 2014. Tickets are now on sale. For info, please visit www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

Previews Delayed for THE GOOD AND THE TRUE; Opening Night Pushed to August 3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Owing to a delay in the processing of international work visas, the American premiere of the award-winning Czech stage drama THE GOOD AND THE TRUE -- starring Isobel Pravda and Saul Reichlin -- has delayed the start of preview performances at Off-Broadway's DR2 Theatre (103 E. 15th St.). (more...)

Russell Athletic And Little League Launch New Uniforms For The 2014 Little League Baseball World Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

BOWLING GREEN, Ky., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Russell Athletic and Little League today announced new uniform combinations for the 2014 Little League Baseball World Series, created and designed specifically to celebrate the 75 th Anniversary of Little League. The announcement of the new uniforms continues a long-standing relationship between Russell Athletic and Little League Baseball and Softball that dates back more than 30 years. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Announces Drekfest 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

DrekFest is on a Mission to expose bad writing for what it really is: damn funny. We are not out to make fun of writers or those who love them. We are asking good writers to intentionally write awful plays so that we may laugh at them. (more...)

Summer Rep to Present 'CAMP ROCK' and THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE at the Civic Theatre, 7/25-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre Arts have announced the Summer Repertory Theatre (SRT) presentation of Camp Rock: The Musical and The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe. (more...)

James Gandolfini's Legacy of Supporting Service Members Continues Through Wounded Warrior Project
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Starting July 28, and with his family's blessing, Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) will feature the late James Gandolfini as part of their national television campaign. (more...)

Rubicon Installs New Hearing Loop in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Hearing-aid users attending performances at Rubicon Theatre will now find the experience more enjoyable thanks to the recent installation of a new hearing loop system. A hearing loop sends pure, clear sound directly to the audience member's hearing device without the need to use any additional equipment. It effectively turns the user's hearing aid into wireless earphones that broadcast sound specifically customized to their pattern of hearing loss. (more...)

Fashion Institute Midwest Awards Four Grants to Regional Fashion Designers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Fashion Institute Midwest awarded four regional-area fashion designers grants earlier this month on July 11, 2014. Recipients awarded where Dan Richters, Buf Reynolds, Jennifer Pool and Tamara Newson. (more...)

Christopher Fitzgerald, David Turner & More Set for Public Theater's THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed Public Works production of The Tempest, The Public Theater will continue this community-based initiative this September with a free original musical adaptation of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE. Featuring more than 200 New Yorkers from all five boroughs performing alongside professional actors and The Public's community partners, Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE will run for three nights only, September 5-7, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Free tickets will be distributed, two per person, at 12:00 p.m. on the day of the show at the Delacorte Theater and via the Virtual Ticketing lottery at www.publictheater.org. (more...)

WESTAF Now Accepting Applications for Professional Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) is a regional nonprofit arts service organization whose Mission is to strengthen the financial, organizational, and policy infrastructure of the arts in the western United States. In its work, WESTAF strives to reflect the values, insights, spirit, and knowledge of communities of color, indigenous peoples, and other marginalized ethnic communities in the west and ensure its programs and initiatives incorporate the diverse perspectives of the region. (more...)

EnterpriseDB Extends Postgres' Big Data Capacity With New MongoDB, Hadoop Extensions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

BEDFORD, MA - EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and Oracle database compatibility solutions, today announced the first release of two new extensions that expand PostgreSQL's ability to seamlessly integrate information from big data and NoSQL-only solutions. Providing a single view of data across multiple sources breaks down barriers between the siloes created by big data and NoSQL-only solutions and deepens end user insight into their data. (more...)

Solar3D Completes Third Generation Working Prototype
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

SANTA BARBARA, CA - Solar3D, Inc. (OTCQB: SLTD), a leading solar power company and the developer of a proprietary high efficiency solar cell, today announced the successful fabrication and operation of the working third generation working prototype of its 3-dimensional silicon solar cell. (more...)

Brightree Joins AAHomecare as Corporate Partner and IT Lead on HME Audit Key
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) yesterday announced that Brightree is supporting its Mission to help address audit issues in the HME industry through a new and exclusive agreement to be the information technology lead in shaping its HME Audit Key service. As the leading provider of billing and business management solutions for nearly 3,000 providers, Brightree brings unmatched HME industry expertise to support this important initiative on behalf of all HME providers. The new agreement makes Brightree an AAHomecare Silver Corporate Partner and sponsor of AAHomecare Stand Up for Homecare. (more...)

Mythics Achieves a Record 30th Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialization for Oracle Server and Storage Systems
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Mythics, a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), Oracle Product GSA Schedule Holder (GS-35F-0153M) and award winning systems integrator, today announced it has achieved a record 30 th OPN Specialization with the Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3.Through the OPN Specialization process, Mythics has demonstrated experience, expertise and success in selling, deploying and managing storage infrastructures and programs in Mission critical public sector and commercial environments. (more...)

Broward County Welcomes New Members to the Cultural Council
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Broward Cultural Councilwelcomes four new members to its board: Heather Brinkworth -appointed by the School Board of Broward County, FL; Ebonni Bryant, appointed by Broward County ComMissioner Kristin Jacobs;Caryl Fantel, appointed by Broward County ComMissioner Stacy Ritter; and Town of Davie Vice Mayor Caryl Hattan, appointed by the Broward League of Cities. (more...)

Royal Oak Presents Shakespeare Festival Featuring HAMLET & Other Classics, 7/31 - 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Final preparations are under way in Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park for the 14th annual outdoor summer theatre festival, Shakespeare Royal Oak. The festival begins July 28 and continues through Sunday, August 10. Tickets ($10-$20) are on sale now for Hamlet and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised] and can be purchased online at www.shakespeareroyaloak.com. A complete Shakespeare Royal Oak performance schedule follows this release. In addition to its outdoor productions, Water Works will also offer performance minded students an opportunity to learn from working theatre professionals with the Water Works Academy and KidsAct! July 28 - August 9. (more...)

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