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De Saisset at Santa Clara University Presents New Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

This spring the de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University takes a fresh look at age-old ideas with New Passages, an exhibition of works by Bay Area artists Mari Andrews and Ann Holsberry. (more...)

Architect Frank Gehry to Create Set Design for Chicago Symphony Orchestra Focused on Pierre Boulez
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announces the participation of world-renowned architect, Frank Gehry, in its November 2014 exploration of the life and career of Pierre Boulez, the revolutionary composer, conductor and curator whose 89th birthday was March 26, 2014. (more...)

Imani Lee, Inc.'s Kurdish Genocide Work Published in New Book
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

As part of its ongoing project with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Dialogue Institute at Temple University the first phase of Imani Lee, Inc.'s work documenting the Kurdish Genocide has been published in a new book, 'Halabja: Facing the Poisons of Death, A Legal Reading of the Event and the Supreme Iraqi Criminal Court Documents,' authored by Bakr Hamah Seddik Arif, a lawyer and member of the Iraqi Parliament. In 2013, Imani Lee began working with the KRG on its initiative to document the Kurdish Genocide, undertaking the task of translating previously classified, top-secret and secret government documents from Arabic into English related to the chemical attacks on the city of Halabja, Iraq on March 16, 1988. After 70 days of tireless work on this first of five phases of the larger Kurdish Genocide project, the first batch of packaged, translated and certified documents were used by the KRG Representative in the US to help initiate a congressional bill, H.Res. 422, sponsored by Rep. Chris Van Hollen, (D-Maryland) and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R- Tennessee). A successful vote will declare that the United States officially recognizes the attack as an act of genocide against the Kurdish people. The collective documents in English and Arabic are published in Mr. Arif's new book, curated with his commentary and additional legal and investigative research. A Kurdish native, Mr. Arif and his family were impacted by the 1988 chemical attack on Halabja, as well as the wider Kurdish Anfal Genocide. Now a member of the Iraqi Parliament with over a decade of experience in the legal profession, Mr. Arif has become one of the tireless champions of the recognition of the Kurdish Genocide. 'Until now, the documents proving the genocide committed against the Kurds had remained virtually unknown,' he said. 'This new book not only includes all of the actual evidence collected over several years, but also explains why the documents prove that the atrocity indeed meets the criteria as a genocide, as explained by someone who was both a witness to it all and a current legal expert.' Huner Anwar, project director at the Dialogue Institute, one of the partners working collaboratively on the documentation initiative, said, 'We at the Dialogue Institute congratulate Mr. Arif on the publishing of this historic new book, which is the result of decades of research, and the hard work of numerous individuals, both in Kurdistan, and in the United States.' 'This is truly just the beginning of this important, historical human rights project, and we are very motivated to continue our work with Mr. Arif, the KRG and the Dialogue Institute,' said Lee E. Martin, CEO of Imani Lee, Inc. Currently, Imani Lee is working on the next phase of translation and certification on more documents regarding further acts of genocide in Kurdistan. Part of that next phase is a trip to the Kurdish region in order to meet with the KRG, gather more documents, and further publicize this important initiative. Bahar Martin, Vice President of Imani Lee, Inc. is also a Kurdish native, and is spearheading the trip. 'We will be gathering new source material for further translation. Our work is not only being used by the US Congress, but also in Iraqi and US Museums, colleges, universities, and other educational institutions.' Imani Lee is also exploring the development of educational content surrounding the Kurdish people and the Kurdish Genocide for SCOLA, a non-profit educational organization dedicated to helping language learners improve their skills and learn about other cultures around the world. Copies of the translated documents are also set to be displayed at the United States Library of Congress, the United States Holocaust Museum and on the newly redesigned Imani Lee website which will roll out in May 2014. About Imani Lee Imani Lee, Inc. and Imani Lee Language Services have been serving domestic and global markets for over 12 years. Since 2002, Imani Lee and its affiliate companies have been trusted by some of the world's fastest-growing businesses, the US government, the Iraq government and civilian entities. Imani Lee has worked with these companies and governments to develop a suite of international expansion services, language services including Big Linguistics and distribution solutions. Imani Lee is a leading provider of: Language services including translation, interpretation, transcription, training, website development, website optimization, foreign language social media outreach, foreign market search engine optimization, desktop publishing and role-playing. Imani Lee possesses in-house language experts in Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Dari, Farsi, French, Kurdish, Hindi, Pashto, Punjabi, Chinese-Mandarin, Spanish, English and Urdu. In conjunction with its network of over 3,500 linguists, Imani Lee provides translation services in 150+ languages and dialects. Direct-to-consumer certification and notarization services http://imanilee.com/certified.html Multilingual content and development Life sciences language services including multi-phase harmonization and validation International business localization and cultural training International strategic alliance and partnership consulting services International sales rollout and distribution of new and existing products and services Market entry strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) assessments Federal and civilian government distribution, sales, master agreement product and services inclusion and partnership services Visit the Imani Lee website at www.ImaniLee.com to receive a quote or gain more information. For an audio description of its services, visit the Imani Lee YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/ImaniLeeInc. Imani Lee Contacts: English: Rebecca Christian Email: Rebecca@imanilee.com Arabic: Raid Behnam Email: Raid@imanilee.com (more...)

Documentary on Neo-Nazi Threat to Holocaust Survivors to Air on WLIW/WNET TV
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Three decades after the end of World War II and the liberation of Nazi concentration camps, a group of neo-Nazis threatened to march through a Chicago suburb that was home to some 7,000 Holocaust survivors—the largest concentration of survivors outside of Jerusalem at that time. (more...)

The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Presents FAMILY FUN DAY, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum is hosting Family Fun Day Saturday, May 10. The event will celebrate two different yet uniquely connected themes: Chinese heritage and National Train Day. Through special exhibits, programs and events, the Museum will showcase how trains and the people of China have long shared a very special place in American history. (more...)

TEDxFultonStreet Announces Date, Speakers for Inaugural Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ On June 10, 2014, TEDxFultonStreet will host its inaugural event, titled 'Chrysalis: A Transformation,' at Pace University's Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts. Chrysalis will bring together a mix of entrepreneurs, technologists, artists, architects, thinkers, dreamers, scientists, and doers: creative individuals that seek inspiration from an immersive and cross-disciplinary experience.  (more...)

Stonebridge Companies Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center Selected for ConventionSouth Magazine's List of Elite Conference Centers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center proudly announces it has been awarded a spot on ConventionSouth magazine's 2014 List of the Elite 50 Conference Centers in the South. The Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center was chosen for its unique set of features, including technology and aesthetics, and the ability to host a diverse range of meetings and events. According to ConventionSouth Associate Publisher and Editor, Marlane Bundock, “hundreds of facilities across 16 states in the South and the Caribbean were reviewed for their eligibility for the list, but the magazine strived to find locations that were a cut above the rest”. (more...)

BuildingIQ Doubles Year-on-Year Revenue in Q1 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Key results from Q1 include: (more...)

Morphy Auctions Brings Iconic American Advertising and Antique Toys to The Finest in Two Exceptional Auctions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

OMAHA, Neb., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/  The Finest (www.thefinest.com), a sophisticated online Marketplace for fine art and rare memorabilia, has partnered with Morphy Auctions to provide live online bidding for two fantastic auctions. The Company's April 26-27 auction features more than 1,600 choice lots of antique advertising, coin-ops and figural cast-iron pieces as well as Part II of the David Silverman pinball collection. Morphy Auctions' May 3 Spring Toy Auction will highlight more than 900 antique toys including seldom-seen marbles and rare banks. Collectors from across the globe can read more about the auctions, view the auction catalogs, and place prebids in both auctions by visiting www.thefinest.com/morphy. (more...)

Happy Earth Day: Green Builder Media Launches The Celestia Project, A Positive Look at Life in the Future
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

SEATTLE, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/  A time capsule has been found in New York's Central Park. But this is no ordinary artifact. It comes from the future—the year 2100. As researchers begin sifting through its contents, they find documents, videos and technology that shake the world from its dystopian trance. A hopeful future is both possible and probable, the record says, as long as we allow current trends regarding food, shelter and resilience to take shape. (more...)

Bang on a Can & Noguchi Museum's MUSIC IN THE GARDEN Summer Concert Series Kicks Off in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum partner for the fourth summer in presenting Music in the Garden, an innovative performance series held in the Museum's celebrated sculpture garden on Sunday afternoons at 3pm. All concerts are free with Museum admission. (more...)

The Road Theatre Company to Present FLOWER DUET, Begin. 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce the fourth and final show of its 2013-2014 and 23rd season of premieres with the West Coast Premiere of FLOWER DUET, written by Maura Campbell and directed by Jeffrey Wienckowski. FLOWER DUET will preview on Saturday, May 31; Tuesday, June 3 & Thursday, June 5 at 8pm and will open on Friday, June 6 at 8pm and run through Saturday, July 26 at the Road Theatre Company's new second home, the Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

New York CityPASS: A Must-have Item for Your Big Apple Vacation Toolkit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

For both first-time and repeat visitors, one indispensable item for any Big Apple vacation toolkit is a New York CityPASS ticket booklet. Not only does the booklet contain prepaid discount admission to the city's most iconic, must-see sights, it gives vacationers front-of-the line access to some of New York City's most popular attractions. (more...)

New Off-Campus Student Housing Development Announces Studious Outdoor Amenity For SCAD Students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The Hue, a loft-style, off-campus student housing community that is under development for its fall 2014 opening recently announced its most recent student-focused amenity. In addition to the luxurious amenities previously announced, a rooftop deck fit for outdoor studying will also be added to the property. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum to Present CROSSING BROOKLYN, On View 10/3-1/4/2015
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum continues its long tradition of focusing on Brooklyn-based artists with a major survey featuring more than one hundred works by thirty-five artists or artist groups who live and/or work in Brooklyn. Crossing Brooklyn, on view from October 3, 2014, through January 4, 2015, will feature work in virtually every medium, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation, video, and performance. While most of the exhibition will take place in the galleries and on the grounds of the Brooklyn Museum, there will also be programming off-site in the streets, waterways, and other public spaces of Brooklyn. (more...)

HTY Sets 60th Season: A BOLLYWOOD ROBIN HOOD, SUZETTE WHO SET TO SEA & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Honolulu Theatre for Youth announces its 2014-15 season, the 60th consecutive season for Hawaii's world-renowned professional children's theatre company. Six sparkling shows and a full slate of educational programs, along with new Sensory Friendly Performance options for the hearing impaired, those on the autism spectrum or younger children will mark HTY's 60th anniversary season. (more...)

Liberty Hall Museum to Host Travel Luncheon, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Admission to Bon Appetit! A Salute to Luxury Train Travel (May 17) is $55, and reservations are required by May 10. Additional Bon Appetit dates include June 21, July 19, August 16, September 13, and November 15; please call 908-527-0400 or email libertyhall@kean.edu to reserve. Guided tours of Bon Voyage! 200 Years of Luxury Travel (no luncheon included) are available during regular Museum hours through November 20. (more...)

European Arts Company to Launch UK Tour of THE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE from May 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

European Arts Company is set to tour to 43 venues in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with a new show about the libel and criminal trials of Oscar Wilde. The Trials of Oscar Wilde has been co-written with Merlin Holland who is Oscar Wilde's grandson and author of 'Irish Peacock and Scarlet Marquess: The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde'. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GAUGUIN: METAMORPHOSES Celebrates Mastery Across Art Forms
by Patrick Kennedy - Apr 22, 2014

With its retrospective of Paul Gauguin's paintings, sculptures, prints, and wood carvings, the Museum of Modern Art provides an evenhanded yet enchanting view of a major modern innovator. (more...)

Nominees Announced for 1st Annual Central Texas Excellence in Theatre Awards; Ceremony Set for 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

After months of thought, debate and conversation, the staff and writers of Austin Entertainment Weekly with much assistance from Broadway World Austin's Editor Jeff Davis, have announced a new award system for the Central Texas Theatre Community. (more...)

NEC Display Solutions Introduces New PA Series Projector for Installation Applications
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The PA622U is the first projector in the NEC lineup that includes an HDBaseT connection. HDBaseT reduces the cost and time of installations by simplifying the install process. HDBaseT supports uncompressed full HD digital video, audio, and control over a single Cat6 cable, thereby eliminating the need for multiple cables and connections. (more...)

NEC Display Solutions Introduces New PA Series Projector for Installation Applications
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The PA622U is the first projector in the NEC lineup that includes an HDBaseT connection. HDBaseT reduces the cost and time of installations by simplifying the install process. HDBaseT supports uncompressed full HD digital video, audio, and control over a single Cat6 cable, thereby eliminating the need for multiple cables and connections. (more...)

Viola Davis, Joyce DiDonato, Philip Glass and More to Be Honored at Juilliard's 109th Commencement, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Eight remarkable artists and philanthropists will be hooded and handed their degrees in person when The Juilliard School confers honorary doctorates during its 109th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 11 AM in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, NYC). (more...)

The American Museum of Natural History Presents the 2014 Museum Dance, STAR STUDDED!, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History presents the 2014 Museum Dance, Thursday May 15. Cocktails and dinner are from 7 to 9pm and the after-party is from 9pm to midnight. Attire is black tie; dress to sparkle and shine. (more...)

Hank Cochran, Ronnie Milsap & Mac Wiseman Become Members of Country Music Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The Country Music Association announced today that Hank Cochran, Ronnie Milsap, and Mac Wiseman will become the newest members of the revered Country Music Hall of Fame. (more...)

Gwyn Kaitis Wins Juror's Choice Award in Mosaic Arts International
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA) annual juried art show, Mosaic Arts International, is on display at Williams Tower Gallery in Houston, Texas. The exhibition offers a rare and enriching opportunity to experience, in person, the unique texture and diversity of the best of contemporary mosaic art, an art form that is so rich and compelling that it is often difficult to capture the full essence in a photograph. This year's jury panel includes Reginald C. Adams, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Museum of Cultural Arts Houston, Houston, Texas; internationally recognized master mosaic artist Giulio Menossi, Udine, Italy; and Jeannine Falino, an independent curator and Museum consultant who has lectured extensively on American decorative arts, New York, New York. 'The artists in this year's exhibition have expressed creativity and innovation in their work that illustrates the unique and compelling qualities of this most ancient of art forms,' said Shug Jones, President of the SAMA Board of Trustees. 'The mosaics containing both traditional and non-traditional materials while employing classic and contemporary techniques continue to explore the diversity of the medium in unexpected ways.' Reginald C. Adams chose Gwyn Kaitis' (Joliet, IL) You Bitch!, a sculptural work about which Adams remarked, 'I love the integration of mixed-media sculpture and the satire that Kaitis creatively integrated into the work. As with many of the pieces in the jurying process, this particular work caused me to revisit it several times to further investigate and explore the details and materials used in the mosaic masterpiece.' Gwyn Kaitis has exhibited her art at numerous venues including the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Washington, and the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art in Elmhurst, Illinois. Her work can be viewed at www.gwynkaitis.com (more...)

Robin Rhode Exhibit On View at Neuberger Museum of Art, 5/4-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

South African artist Robin Rhode has been awarded the 2014 Roy R. Neuberger Exhibition Prize, a biannual prize, which celebrates an exceptional artist with an early-career survey and catalogue. Rhode's exhibition, Animating the Everyday, a ten-year survey of his digital videos, will be presented at the Neuberger Museum of Art of Purchase College from May 4 through August 10, 2014. The 22 works in the exhibition will focus on the digital videos that Rhode identifies as 'animations' and photographic series that correspond to or complement the time-based work. (more...)

The State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University Presents Oil Paintings by Bruce Cascia and Nick Paciorek, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition of oil paintings by Bruce Cascia and Nick Paciorek. The exhibit will be open to the public through June 26, 2014. A reception will be held on April 25, 2014, 5-8 pm. Bruce Cascia will be present. (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell & More Featured in HBO's THE (DEAD MOTHERS) CLUB Documentary, 5/12
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The moving documentary debuts MONDAY, MAY 12 (9:00-10:15 p.m. ET/PT), the day after Mother's Day, exclusively on HBO. (more...)

Wacom Wins Red Dot Award for Signature Products
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Peter Sommer, Vice President Enterprise Business, Wacom Europe GmbH commented: “We are extremely proud that two of our products have won such a prestigious and well known design award. Combining technological innovation with outstanding design, our Signature products provide customers with a robust and trustworthy way to collect legally binding signatures and information. Handling is easy and ergonomic and most importantly the pads and displays feel natural to those using them. Dedicated to our customers specific needs, their innovative design means they can easily be integrated into POS solutions and counters.” (more...)

Art Institute of Chicago to Host 4th Annual NIGHT HEIST Benefit, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The Evening Associates Board of Directors and the Art Institute of Chicago are have announced the fourth annual “Night Heist” benefit, to be held in the Museum's Modern Wing on July 11, 2014. This year's event, influenced by the Chicago presentation of the groundbreaking exhibition Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938 , will draw upon the extraordinary imagery created by the legendary Belgian surrealist René Magritte. (more...)

Watch Trailer for World Trade Center Documentary 16 ACRES
by Movies News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

New documentary on the politics and drama behind the World Trade Center rebuilding project, 16 ACRES, is slated for release on VOD and DVD to coincide with the May 21st opening of the long-awaited National September 11 Memorial Museum at The World Trade Center site. (more...)

Los Angeles' 13th Annual Dance Media Festival to Run 6/6-8 & 13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Celebrating the vibrant art of dance, Dance Camera West presents the 13th Annual Dance Media Film Festival, a public event incorporating dance explored through film, live performance, and architectural art. Several free live dance performances, an outdoor movie screening, a family-fun Dance-Along, Lestor Horton Dance Awards ceremony, and over 20 shorts and long-form films and documentaries to be screened during the festival taking place in downtown Los Angeles on June 6, 7, 8, and 13, 2014. Venues include The Music Center, Grand Park, REDCAT, The Museum of Contemporary Art, and Union Station. All outdoor events are free to the public. This year's theme of 'Restructure' includes a large-scale 'fast-formal' sculpture created specifically for the festival by artist Gustavo Godoy and co-commissioned by The Music Center, making its debut with a live dance performance with LA's own BODYTRAFFIC dance company. In addition, a special commission by Grand Park of an adaptation by L.A. Contemporary Dance Company of a celebrated work will be performed live in the park and the inaugural CalArts@ Dance Camera West Emerging Artists Competition where the winning college and high school films will receive $10,000 in cash and scholarship prizes. Selected films will be screened at the 13th Annual Dance Media Film Festival. (more...)

OUTKAST Set to Headline 2nd Annual BET Experience at L.A. LIVE Concert Series at STAPLES Center on Saturday, June 28, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

The Coca-Cola Company, the world's largest beverage company, will return to the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE as the festival's presenting sponsor. Associated with the “BET AWARDS” since 2009, this collaboration is another example of Coca-Cola's commitment to bringing people together to enjoy culturally meaningful celebrations. As part of the partnership, Sprite, one of The Coca-Cola Company's most popular brands, will once again sponsor the Sprite Court – home of the celebrity basketball game and slam dunk competition. Coca-Cola and Sprite will bring a number of original and interactive activities that will offer fans a weekend filled with creative and delightful moments. Additionally, Coca-Cola will host a Latin showcase on Thursday, June 26 and sponsor the wildly-popular “106 & Park” stage on Saturday, June 28 with special performances and appearances from some of your favorite celebrities. (more...)

National Museum of Natural History Scientist Torsten Dikow Discovers New Species of Assassin Fly
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

National Museum of Natural History scientist Torsten Dikow discovered and named a new species of assassin fly,Burmapogon bruckschi, after studying the first two specimens ever preserved in Burmese amber. For more than 100 million years, assassin flies have ruled the world of insects as a top predator. The lineages of these ancient creatures, known for their ability to catch and prey upon nearly any other insect, were previously only studied in limestone fossils dating back to 112 million years. Details of the new discovery are published in the April 21 edition of American Museum Novitates. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/21/2014
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4/21/2014. (more...)

The Chicago Dancing Festival Returns for Its 8th Season, 8/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

The Chicago Dancing Festival (CDF), co-produced by renowned choreographer and Chicago native Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, returns for its 8th season of free dance performances and events, August 20 - 23, 2014, featuring top ballet, modern and hip-hop dancers from Chicago and across the country. (more...)

Fort Ticonderoga's Fort Fever Series Program Continues 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Fort Ticonderoga's “Fort Fever Series” begins on Sunday, April 27 at 2 pm with “Amazing Things! Highlights from Fort Ticonderoga's Collections will be presented by Curator of Collections Chris Fox. The cost is $10 per person and will be collected at the door; free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga. (more...)

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to Host Sketch Crawl, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces its spring Sketch Crawl throughout Downtown Pittsburgh and the North Shore. This free, all-ages, six-hour drawing marathon takes place Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. With Sketch Crawl guide and local artist Rick Antolic, participants draw what they see as they make their way through some of Downtown's and the North Shore's most scenic spaces, stopping at five locations to sketch. Advance registration is suggested; please visit TrustArts.org/Education. (more...)

Amos Lee to Make Segerstrom Center Debut With Amy Helm and The Handsome Strangers, 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Singer and songwriter Amos Lee will make his Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut on Wednesday, August 6 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall as part of the second leg of his 2014 Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song Tour. His recent fall and winter headline tour included sold-out shows at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, ACL Live in Austin and the Beacon Theatre in New York City. Lee will be joined by band members, Freddie Berman, drums; Zach Djanikian, mandolin; Annie Clements, bass and vocals; Andy Keenan, guitar, banjo and vocals; and Jaron Olevsky, keyboards. (more...)

Arvo Part to Perform in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Arvo Part will be performing in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur. The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir will be directed by Tõnu Kaljuste. (more...)

A CHORUS LINE, HELLO, DOLLY!, STUPID F**KING BIRD, BOOK OF MORMON, Rachel York and More Top 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards in D.C. - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 21, 2014

Washington theatre celebrated its highest honors for achievement at the 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards tonight, April 21, 2014 at the National Building Museum. Scroll down for the full list of winners! (more...)

Outkast to Headline 2ND ANNUAL BET EXPERIENCE, 6/28
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

BET Networks and AEG today announce GRAMMY® Award winning group OUTKAST as this year's headlining act for the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE, taking place in Los Angeles, CA, June 27 - 29, 2014. (more...)

Pan Asian Rep to Present NO NO BOY, 5/14-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

PAN ASIAN REPERTORY THEATRE will present a special limited run of NO-NO BOY by Ken Narasaki, directed by Ron Nakahara and based on the novel by John Okada, set in the aftermath of WWII as Japanese Americans return to the West Coast. Called "eloquent…elegant and searing" by LA Weekly, NO-NO BOY will run from May 14-18, 2014 at the Studio Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street), with official opening on May 15 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Expert Available: Beyond the Arc Co-Hosts Bank Innovators Council Lab Day, Helps Banks Cook Up Stronger Customer Experience
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

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THE JOST PROJECT Returns to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2014

The J?st Project looks forward to returning to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the location where they launched their recording, "Can't Find My Way Home" (Dot Time Records). As part of the Art After 5 series, the Philly-based band will perform on Friday, May 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The band is made up of internationally renowned vibraphonist Tony Miceli, vocalist/harmonicist Paul Jost, bassist Kevin MacConnell and drummer Charlie Patierno. This event is free with Museum admission, $20; seniors $18; youth, 13 to 18, and students with valid ID $14; children 12 and under free. For more information, call (215) 684-7506 or e-mail artafter5@philaMuseum.org. (more...)

Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity to Present Live Music & Silent Films, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity presents Collegium Novum Zurich: Live Music & Silent Films on Friday, May 16, 7 p.m. at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center. Featuring music by Carola Baukholt, Hanns Eisler, Erik Satie, and Iris ter Schiphorst. (more...)

Art Institute of Chicago to Open MAGRITTE: THE MYSTERY OF THE ORDINARY Exhibition, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

René Magritte, the playful and provocative Belgian Surrealist who set out to create works that would 'challenge the real world' by making 'everyday objects shriek out loud,' is the focus of a major exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago: Magritte, The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938. The show opens June 25, 2014 and runs through October 13, 2014 in Regenstein Hall. (more...)

The Mexican Museum to Open LA COCINA: THE CULINARY TREASURES OF ROSA COVARRUBIAS, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Mexican Museum announces a new exhibition that is sure to tantalize the culinary senses of Museum visitors. Opening at The Mexican Museum on Friday, May 16, La Cocina: The Culinary Treasures of Rosa Covarrubias will feature vintage photographs and an extraordinary array of Rosa's personal ceramics and cooking utensils from "la cocina" - which means "kitchen" in Spanish. Dating to the mid-20th century, these objects come from Rosa and Miguel Covarrubias' immense collection of over 2,500 paintings, ceramics, folk art, and personal photos. This incredible collection was gifted to The Mexican Museum by Adriana and Tom Williams. (more...)

Skirball Cultural Center Announces 2014 Sunset Concerts, Free Community Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Skirball Cultural Center announces the line-up for its eighteenth annual free Sunset Concerts. Circumnavigating the globe from the Americas to Africa, the 2014 season features a dynamic mix of traditions and styles. The schedule is as follows: the California debut of Noura Mint Seymali (July 24); the California debut of Conjunto Chappotin y Sus Estrellas (July 31); The Haden Triplets (August 7); Flaco Jimenez and Max Baca & Los Texmaniacs (August 14); Yiddish Tango Club (August 21); and Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys (August 28). (more...)

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