Emilio Estefan Recognized With Ohtli Award by Mexico at USHCC Convention
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is proud to announce that, Hispanic community champion, 19-time Grammy award-winning musician and producer, Emilio Estefan, will be honored with the Ohtli Award (more...)

First Book and Author Pat Mora Present Estela and Ral More Award to Texas School
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Sonia M. Sotomayor Early College High School in Pharr, Texas, will receive the 2016 Estela and Ral Mora Award, an honor given by award-winning children's author Pat Mora and her sister in partnership with First Book, the nonprofit social enterprise that has distributed more than 150 million books to children in need. This year, the award recognized schools that held literacy activities during the month of April in celebration of Children's Day, Book Day; also known as El da de los nios, El da de los libros; or Da. Founded by Mora in 1996, Da is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children, from all backgrounds, and creatively links them to the gift of reading all year round to spark a lifelong love of reading, or, as Mora calls it, 'bookjoy.' (more...)

Artist Clair Le Couteur Transforms Warrington Museum With Photography Sculpture
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Visitors to Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival will be able to see Warrington Museum as never before thanks to the work of a passionate PhD fine art student. (more...)

Anthony Reynolds Gallery Presents FRIEZE LONDON by Richard Billingham, Oct. 6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The publication of Ray's a Laugh in 1996 and the appearance of Richard Billingham's photographs of his family  were among the defining events of the art of the '90s. The images were deeply shocking, not so much for their content but for how that content inspired such honest, beautiful, tender images; images which reflect an extraordinary instinctive compositional skill and painterly sensibility . Within six months Ray was gracing the cover of Artforum; within a year there were solo exhibitions at Luhring Augustine, Regen Projects, Massimo de Carlo, Jennifer Flay and representation in major Museum collections worldwide. Over 30 pieces were included in Sensation in 1997, the exhibition that defined the decade. The stand at Frieze includes several rare, iconic pieces from Billingham's first gallery exhibition. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Stages First Exhibition Of Howard Hodgkins And Claude Cahun
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The National Portrait Gallery is to stage the first exhibition to pair the works of contemporary artist Gillian Wearing with the innovative early-twentieth century photographer Claude Cahun as part of a spring season that also includes the first exhibition devoted to the portraits of the British painter Howard Hodgkin, it was announced today, Thursday 29 September 2016. (more...)

Grand Ave Arts Presents Free Community Exhibits
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Grand Ave Arts: All Access, the annual, one-day, free community event, returns on Saturday, October 29, 2016 with a diverse program of free, family-friendly activities, interactive workshops and tours that highlight and give access to the world-class arts and cultural organizations lining Grand Avenue between Temple and 6th Streets. Grand Ave Arts: All Access is a collaborative, community-inspired endeavor initiated by participating institutions to celebrate their commitment to the cultural landscape of Los Angeles and spotlight the world-class architecture and programming that define this corridor and this city. (more...)

Miami Art Guide Presents Jamie dePasquale's EXPLORATION AND EVOLUTION: GAME OF LIFE SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

In 1976 Jamie dePasquale began his art series with his pattern paintings, inspired by a viewing of a horse against a brick wall that would help influence his idea of electric, 3 dimensional images. Pretty abstraction with an idea of vandalism through his ripped canvas. He went on to show his work at the Monique Knowlton Gallery. Showing a variety of his cartoon portrait, stylized, non-existent animals. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Simon McBurney in THE ENCOUNTER
by Ken Fallin - Sep 30, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Simon McBurney, currently starring in The Encounter on Broadway! (more...)

Young Artists Promote Inclusion at Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

An arts collective determined to make art more accessible and inclusive have unveiled two new exhibitions as part of Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival. (more...)

Viveport, The App Store For Your Life In Virtual Reality, Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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THE MEETING* to Celebrate New Comedy Album THE GAY AGENDA at OASIS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will return to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) for a fifth appearance on Saturday, November 5 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

Photo Flash: PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Launches Eighth Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

For the better part of a decade founder, curator and host soprano Allison Charney has presented one of NYC's most compelling concert series in collaboration with the JCC Manhattan's Lambert Center for Arts + Ideas in New York's Upper West Side. Billed as 'presenting celebrated classical musicians just before they take on the worlds' most prestigious stages' 'PREformances with Allison Charney' does just that, in an intimate concert experience where the relationship between artist and audience is heightened and reimagined. Scroll down for photos from the eighth season kick-off concert! (more...)

The Sixth Annual Whitefish Point: Run for the Light Half Marathon, 10K and 5K to Benefit Lighthouse, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Sixth Annual Whitefish Point: Run for the Light is October 8th at 8:30am. The half marathon, 10K run and 5K run/walk benefits the ongoing restoration of the Whitefish Point Lighthouse. The Whitefish Point Lighthouse is the oldest operating light-station on Lake Superior, in continuous operation since 1861. (more...)

YoungArts Awareness Day Kicks Off National YoungArts Foundation's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

On Tuesday, September 27th, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) kicked off its 2016-2017 season with the third annual YoungArts Awareness Day, promoting the arts as a viable and rewarding career path, and celebrating the outstanding achievements of artists across the nation, many of whom are YoungArts alumni. (more...)

Frist Center to Present Ragnar Kjartansson's Video Installation THE VISITORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors, a hypnotic and immersive multichannel video installation of musicians performing in a historic mansion in New York's Hudson River Valley. (more...)

National Music Centre of Canada to Celebrate Completion of Studio Bell
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The National Music Centre (NMC) of Canada celebrates the completion of Studio Bell, its new home and the latest cultural project designed by Allied Works Architecture (AWA). (more...)

Trenitalia Showcases Railway Innovation with SAP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

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Brian Setzer to Release 'ROCKABILLY RIOT: OSAKA ROCKA! - LIVE IN JAPAN' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Three-time Grammy-award-winner BRIAN SETZER's new concert Blu-ray/CD,ROCKABILLY RIOT: OSAKA ROCKA! - LIVE IN JAPAN--filmed on February 18 at Namba Hatch in Osaka, Japan--is set for release November 4, 2016 via Surfdog Records. (more...)

Michelle Dorrance and Nicholas Young to Receive JUBA! Awards This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), which creates community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world-class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs, hosts its 26th Jubalee Gala. (more...)

Ambient Icon Laraaji to Perform DAY OF RADIANCE Album at BAM Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

World Music Institute launches its Counterpoint series with Laraaji performing Day of Radiance on Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:00 p.m. at BAM Cafe, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn. (more...)

First Survey of Joel Shapiro's Late '70s Wood Wall Reliefs on View This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Beginning October 28, 2016, Dominique Levy will present Joel Shapiro, the first survey exhibition of early wood wall reliefs by renowned American sculptor Joel Shapiro. (more...)

The Wooster Group Founder Receives 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that Elizabeth LeCompte, founding member and director of the internationally acclaimed experimental theater company The Wooster Group, has been selected to receive the 23rd annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize. (more...)

VIDEO: Lupita Nyong'o Dropped Everything To Party With President Obama
by - Sep 29, 2016

After initially declining an invitation to the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, where her wardrobe from '12 Years a Slave' is on display, Lupita Nyong'o tells LATE SHOW's Stephen Colbert how she came to her senses and rushed to Washington, D.C. (more...)

Kate Burton to Star in Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced the world premiere of THE DEAD, 1904 - an immersive adaptation of James Joyce's classic story, "The Dead," adapted by the Pulitzer Prize winning Irish poet Paul Muldoon (Moy Sand and Gravel) and novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz (Admission, You Should Have Known). (more...)

Samuel Levi Jones To Be Represented By Galerie Lelong
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Galerie Lelong is proud to announce the representation of Chicago-based artist Samuel Levi Jones. Inspired by questions of authority, representation and recorded history, Jones has built a personal and poetic body of work centered around the deconstruction of institutional texts. Galerie Lelong will open its first solo exhibition with the artist on December 8, 2016. (more...)

Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Tetsumi Kudo, 10/14 - 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Andrea Rosen is proud to present the gallery's third exhibition exploring the work and ideas of Tetsumi Kudo (1935-1990). Building on past shows that surveyed Kudo's career and contextualized it vis-a-vis contemporaries like Paul Thek, Hannah Wilke, and Alina Szapocznikow, the current presentation will examine the artist's development in the 1970s and '80s, highlighting the spiritual and symbolic currents to which Mike Kelley (quoted above) identified in an essay for Kudo's 2008 retrospective at the Walker Art Center.  The exhibition at Andrea Rosen Gallery brings together a survey of approximately eight string works and over twenty cages, spanning from 1966-1988. (more...)

Dominique Lèvy To Present Survey Of Joel Shapiro Works
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Beginning October 28, 2016, Dominique Le?vy will present Joel Shapiro, the first survey exhibition of early wood wall reliefs by renowned American sculptor Joel Shapiro. Created between 1978 and 1980, these colorful small-scale works will be complemented by a major new site-specific installation work by the artist. The exhibition aims to illuminate the trajectory of Shapiro's career, revealing a decades-long exploration of color and mass that has culminated in his recent body of room-size sculptural installations. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera To Preview IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE In NY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will offer New Yorkers a preview performance of excerpts from a new opera based on the classic story and Frank Capra film It's a Wonderful Life on Sunday, November 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Guggenheim Museum, as part of the Museum's Works & Process program. The evening will include a discussion with the composer/librettist team of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer, moderated by HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers. (more...)

VIDEO: Dick Van Dyke Reveals: 'I Would Love to Sing & Dance' in MARY POPPINS Sequel
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Legendary song and dance man Dick Van Dyke stopped by NBC's TODAY to chat about his long-time career in film and shares his thoughts on the upcoming MARY POPPINS sequel. (more...)

Kaufman Music Center's FACE THE MUSIC Youth Ensemble Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Kaufman Music Center's Face the Music, the country's only youth orchestra dedicated to studying and performing music by living composers, is tuning up for an exciting new season that includes a tribute to pioneering new music organization Bang On A Can to commemorate its 30th anniversary, performances of John Adams's notoriously difficult "Son of Chamber Symphony." as well as works by David Lang, Darcy James Argue, Snarky Puppy, Angelica Negron, Julia Wolfe and Missy Mazzoli. (more...)

Emmy Award-Winning Composer Sean Callery Crescendo Chapter of The Guilds of Segerstrom Center's 2016-17 Celebrity Speakers Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Composer Sean Callery - 14-time Emmy® Award nominee for Outstanding Music Composition and four-time winner (Bones, Homeland,Elementary, Jessica Jones) will discuss the process of composing music for television, film and video games during the next Celebrity Speakers Series event. (more...)

PIERCE, MARK, MORPH Exhibition to Open This Fall at Frost Art Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The new exhibition Pierce, Mark, Morph originates this fall in Miami at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, on view October 22, 2016 through February 12, 2017. (more...)

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival 2016 to Launch This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival will launch on Friday 30 September with the announcement of the open competition winners and a 'cultural crawl' tour of the venues. (more...)

The Seriously Most Amazing Halloween Party of All Time! Coming to Grand Rapids
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

In partnership with Big Brothers/Big Sisters Grand Rapids, AIGA West Michigan's Design For Good and the Grand Rapids Art Museum are collaborating to throw The Seriously Most Amazing Halloween Party of All Time!, an inaugural Halloween bash on October 29th benefitting West Michigan kids. (more...)

Make IT Solutions Develops #Telegraphtotweet Technology for Inaugural Use by Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

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3 Doors Down Joins Chris Stapleton, Kid Rock and Many Others for Charlie Daniels' 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

American Rock Band 3 Doors Down have been added as the final artist to join Chris Stapleton, Kid Rock, Larry The Cable Guy, Luke Bryan and Travis Tritt to celebrate with Charlie Daniels at his 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam on November 30 at Bridgestone Arena. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to Return with New Victims and Laughs at Pepperdine
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Forbidden Broadway returns to the stage with new victims and new laughs at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Iggy Pop Life Class Opens November 4, 2016 at the Brooklyn Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

In Iggy Pop Life Class, Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller uses the traditional life-model drawing class to stage a performative event with Iggy Pop as model and subject. The resulting drawings, created by twenty-two participating artists, will be shown at the Brooklyn Museum from November 4, 2016, to March 26, 2017. Along with works depicting the male body selected from the Museum's historical collections, the exhibition examines shifting cultural representations of masculinity across history.   (more...)

Do you need help with HOW TO ORDER A CHOCOLATE CAKE?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

This weekend, Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents a provocative multimedia performance piece that might get messy. How To Order A Chocolate Cake, created and directed by David Antonio Cruz, is an original and interactive work  based on Sonnets of Dark Love, a posthumous collection of love poems by Garcia Lorca. (more...)

Justin Moorhouse Brings his PEOPLE AND FEELINGS Tour to Warrington
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Everyone's favourite northern charmer Justin Moorhouse is back on the road and he's bringing his brand new tour to Warrington's Pyramid. Known for his slots on Live at the Apollo, The News Quiz and Fighting Talk, he's a little slimmer but still as "belly laugh funny", according to Manchester Evening News. (more...)

MUST SEE: Segerstrom Center for the Arts Proudly Presents the World Premiere of A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF ALAN MENKEN
by Maeve Riley - Sep 28, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Proudly Presents the World Premiere of A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF ALAN MENKEN (more...)

NJPAC Development Chief Peter H. Hansen Assumes New Role
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Peter H. Hansen, NJPAC's Senior Vice President of Development, will assume a new role as the Arts Center's senior adviser/fundraising consultant, effective Oct. 3. (more...)

TeenTix Announces Nominees of 2016 Teeny Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

For the eighth year, Seattle's TeenTix, an arts access and engagement program for teenagers, has announced the nominees for its annual Teeny Awards. Like a Teen Choice Awards for local arts events and organizations, the Teeny Awards aim to empower teen arts audiences and to recognize those organizations that have done an especially good job of welcoming young people over the past year. (more...)

Skirball Cultural Center Presents L.A. Debut of THE LOVE SONG OF R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER
by Movies News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Skirball Cultural Center presents the L.A. debut of the 'live documentary' The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller on Thursday, November 10, at 8:00 p.m. In a one-night-only engagement, taking place in an intimate 300-seat venue, the screening will feature Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green narrating the film in person while the acclaimed indie rock band Yo La Tengo performs their original score. Described by author and Harper's Magazine contributing editor Rebecca Solnit as 'a movie being born as you see it and hear it, as alive as music,' the documentary traces the career of twentieth-century futurist, architect, inventor, and author R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983), who experimented for fifty years to find out what a single person can do on behalf of humanity. (more...)

New Hope Arts & Crafts Festival Announces 2016 Winners
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Annual New Hope Juried Arts & Crafts Festival was held on a beautiful weekend - September 24 and 25, 2016 - with over 160 local and national artists and craftspeople. (more...)

Four Innovative Artworks to be Unveiled AT AT&T Performing Arts Center During PRELUDE: A PREVIEW OF AURORA 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center, in partnership with the founders of Aurora, today announced four of the ten art installations that will be on display at PRELUDE: A Preview of Aurora 2017 - Powered by Reliant.   (more...)

Playwrights Foundation Announces the 11th Annual Rough Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Playwrights Foundation (PF) is pleased to announce the line-up of playwrights for the 2016-2017 Rough Readings Series in partnership with the National Center for New Plays at Stanford University, now in its 11th year. Beginning October 24th and 25th with workshop early draft  readings of ALL FALL DOWN by Lisa Ramirez (PF Resident Playwright), the series continues monthly December 2016 through May 2017 with seven exceptional new works that are pushing into new theatrical territory, challenging assumptions, and presenting deeply felt dilemmas within our culture and world society. (more...)

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston to Present THE ARTIST'S MUSEUM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) presents The Artist's Museum, an exhibition focused on the creative impulse to collect and connect, featuring work by twelve American and European artists, including a major new commission for the exhibition by Anna Craycroft, as well as by Rosa Barba, Christian Marclay, and Rosemarie Trockel, Carol Bove, Rachel Harrison, Louise Lawler, Mark Leckey, Pierre Leguillon, Goshka Macuga, Xaviera Simmons, and Sara VanDerBeek. (more...)

French Institute Alliance Française and the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations Present Artists Talk BRIDGING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

As part of the tenth edition of its celebrated contemporary arts festival Crossing the Line, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) and the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations are thrilled to launch BRIDGING: A French-American Dialogue on Diversity and Inclusion in the Arts, a new initiative exploring issues of cultural equity in the US and France. (more...)

The Broadway League Bestows 2016 National Education and Engagement Grants Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Broadway League has announced the recipients of its 21st annual National Education and Engagement Grants. (more...)

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