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UK-India Year of Culture in 2017 Set to Celebrate Deep Cultural Ties and the 70th Anniversary of Indian Independence
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

India and the UK, bound together through history and shared values of democracy, rule of law and pluralism, share a strong and multi-faceted partnership with deep cooperation across various fields including economics, business, science, and culture. (more...)

Triskelion Arts Presents MMDC & Teresa Fellion Dance - A SHARED EVENING OF NEW YORK, 3/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Triskelion Arts presents MMDC & BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance - A Shared Evening of New Work at The Muriel Schulman Theatre at Triskelion Arts, 106 Calyer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 (Entrance on Banker Street), on March 11 & 12, 2017 at 8pm with a Families Welcome Matinee on March 12 at 4pm. (more...)

San Antonio Conservation Society Announces 2017 Publication Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The American Venice. Courthouse Architecture. Cattle Ranching Empire. Civil War Diary. Julian Onderdonk's Lost Years. Texas Politics in Pictures. WWII Internment Camp. Texas Trail Drives. The Cotton Revolution. Independent Booksellers. Where Texas Meets the Sea. (more...)

Virtuoso Pianist Thomas Pandolfi Returns to the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

???????Virtuoso pianist Thomas Pandolfi returns to the Bickford Theatre for a special concert on Sunday, March 5 at 2:00 p.m.  This only New Jersey performance of Burt, Barry and Beyond gives his unique take on the greatest hits of Burt Bacharach and Barry Manilow. (more...)

Boulder Arts Week 2017 to Feature Variety of Artists and Arts Organizations at Venues Throughout The City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Over 100 artists and arts organizations are expected to participate in Boulder Arts Week 2017, taking place March 31 through April 8. This annual, weeklong celebration of the robust arts community in Boulder will feature a diverse range of arts and entertainment in venues throughout the community. (more...)

The British Museum Announces the South Asia Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The British Museum is launching a celebratory season to mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence.  This will coincide with the India-UK Year of Culture announced in November 2015 by David Cameron and Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India. The British Museum will bring together different strands of activity from spotlight tours at our UK partner venues to events in London and expand the original celebration to include all the cultures of South Asia. (more...)

Carl Mercurio and Chris Lengyel to Perform at MAGIC AND CONEY!!!, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. 'Magic at Coney!!!' is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world. (more...)

New Sculptural Work by Sandra Muss at VOLTA NY 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Sandra Muss's new series Permutations will be on view at Volta NY (Booth C5) presented by OCP during Armory Arts Week, March 1 – 5, 2017. Muss transforms seven 19th Century industrial doors that are marked by decades of factory life into gateways to other dimensions. (more...)

Mary Boone Gallery to Open Fifth Avenue Location Featuring FIA BACKSTROM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

On 2 March 2017, Mary Boone Gallery will open at its Fifth Avenue location Woe men - keep going, a configuration of photographic works conceived of by FIA BACKSTRÖM and curated by Piper Marshall. (more...)

Half Moon Theatre Announces YOURS, ANNE: A Retelling of the Anne Frank Story
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

When she was 13 years old, Anne Frank, like many young girls, received a diary for her birthday.  More than 70 years later, the diary she kept is read in classrooms around the world, produced as movies, plays and musicals.   This spring, Half Moon Theatre proudly presents a play based on Anne's diary called Yours, Anne.  The play has a limited run of two weekends at The Culinary Institute of America's Marriott Pavilion.   (more...)

Stars of JITNEY, COME FROM AWAY Set for LEAP's NYC August Wilson Monologue Competition Event
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

LEAP will present the 9th annual New York City August Wilson Monologue Competition. A total of 18 LEAP students from nine New York City high schools will inhabit Wilson's characters and bring them to life. (more...)

VanGo! Hits the Road with ARTECH Exhibit
by Tory Gates - Feb 27, 2017

'When you get new technology and it falls into creative hands, something entirely new happens." (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Announces 2017-18 Season - Inaugural Festival O17, Three World Premieres, Two Philadelphia Premieres and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Opera Philadelphia's 2017-2018 Season opens with a twelve-day festival that transforms the city into a stage for the future of opera, as six venues come alive with the talents of dozens of spectacular artists in more than 25 performances. Hailed as "a bold move aimed at making Philadelphia a compelling stop on the opera-lover circuit" (The Philadelphia Inquirer) and "a significant expansion of Opera Philadelphia's seasonal offerings" (Opera News), the inaugural festival, O17, takes place from September 14-25, and promises opera lovers and newcomers a fresh way to experience the art form.   (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Announces 2017-18 Season and Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Opera Philadelphia's 2017-2018 Season opens with a twelve-day festival that transforms the city into a stage for the future of opera, as six venues come alive with the talents of dozens of spectacular artists in more than 25 performances. The inaugural festival, O17, takes place from September 14-25, and promises opera lovers and newcomers a fresh way to experience the art form. (more...)

SEESAW and More Coming Up in The Ringling's 'New Stages' Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

In February, The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art launched the next phase of its New Stages series with New Sincerity, featuring artists who seek to redefine the parameters of performance and contemporary art. (more...)

The Kitchen to Present Half Straddle's HERE I GO, PT. 2 OF YOU
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The reclamation of spaces, ideas, and paradigms by female-identified and informed bodies and queer bodies embodying feminist ethos must be made paramount at this moment in American Life. Led by Half Straddle's Artistic Director, Tina Satter, Here I Go, pt. 2 of You is a two week open work period and colloquy, encompassing rehearsals and showings of new theater and video work; the launch of an online journal of performance writing; public lectures; and communal zine-making activities that will act as accessible discussion periods.  (more...)

Flow and Manchester United Team up to deliver the Ultimate Football Experience to Caribbean Footballers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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MCA Denver and DCPA Team for 'MIXED TASTE' Lectures
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) and the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) announced today that they have formed a partnership to present Mixed Taste: Tag Team Lectures on Unrelated Topics at the DCPA's Seawell Ballroom. (more...)

Smithsonian and the National Art Education Association Announce Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Smithsonian and the National Art Education Association (NAEA), the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators, announced a three-year agreement to work collaboratively on educator professional development and to support teacher creation of model curriculum. (more...)

PETE SEEGER AND THE POWER OF SONG Set for The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Kennedy Center, in collaboration with the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, announces Pete Seeger and the Power of Song: Tribute to a Folk Legend, on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. (more...)

Associated Chamber Music Players Announce Worldwide Play-In Weekend 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Associated Chamber Music Players (ACMP) presents its fifth annual Worldwide Play-In Weekend on March 4 and 5, 2017. Musicians around the globe are planning events that bring together chamber music players to experience the joy of playing chamber music. (more...)

World-Renowned Brazilian-Born Artist, Lydia Okumura Set to Make Utah Debut at Weber State University
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery (http://weber.edu/shawgallery/) is set to host the Utah debut of Latin American-born artist, Lydia Okumura.  Utilizing simple materials such as string, glass and paint, Okumura's work dynamically balances line, plane and shadow. The exhibition entitled, 'Lydia Okumura: Situations' opens on March 3, 2017 with an opening reception at 7 p.m. The exhibition runs from March 3 - April 7. (more...)

Brazilian Artist, Lydia Okumura to Make Utah Debut at Weber State University
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery (http://weber.edu/shawgallery/) is set to host the Utah debut of Latin American-born artist, Lydia Okumura. Utilizing simple materials such as string, glass and paint, Okumura's work dynamically balances line, plane and shadow. The exhibition entitled, 'Lydia Okumura: Situations' opens on March 3, 2017 with an opening reception at 7 p.m. The exhibition runs from March 3 April 7. (more...)

DC Moore Gallery at the Armory Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

DC Moore Gallery's presentation at the Armory Show explores the compelling directions of contemporary abstraction through a selection of new paintings by Robert Kushner, Carrie Moyer, and Barbara Takenaga. Each of these artists creates visually stunning work that critically engages both the history of art and our contemporary culture. (more...)

2017 Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis Announces Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

In May, the city of St. Louis again celebrates the city's world-renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright - Tennessee Williams - with the 2nd Annual Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis, May 3rd through 7th, in venues across the Grand Center Theatre District.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE ODD COUPLE, THE FEMALE VERSION, Returns to Beit Lessin Theatre
by Ronit Suzan - Feb 26, 2017

It has been 26 years since Beit Lessin Theatre last presented the female version of the comedy The Odd Couple, one of Neil Simon's most famous plays, and just like every other classic it doesn't matter how times have since changed- this timeless play is still as funny and great as it has always been. (more...)

Chamber Orchestra of NY Returns to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

The Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director and Conductor, will be in concert on Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 pm, performing Chamber Orchestra of New York Presents Dvorak's Serenade, Bach, and Vivaldi's Seasons with Oliveira International Violin Competition-winning violinist Sirena Huang, the second concert of their 2016-2017 Masterworks series at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

Robert Mann Gallery Presents Newest Works by Susan Rankaitis in Exhibition 'Grey Matters'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

Just as scientific study is an ongoing venture of discovering, negating and reinventing, the work of Susan Rankaitis is a forever open ended endeavor. Robert Mann Gallery is pleased to present the newest works by Rankaitis in the exhibition Grey Matters. Although her work is continually evolving, Grey Matters is the most recent intersection of the artist's ongoing exploration of artistic and scientific processes. (more...)

The Marlowe Theatre and Canterbury Heritage Museum Bring New Life to Poor Priests' Hospital
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The proposals for the Stour Street building would see it transformed into an arts and heritage centre. The Marlowe's General Manager, Paula Gillespie, said: "We are excited about the possibilities working with our heritage and cultural partners would bring. Our plans are bold and visionary and put the building and remaining collections at its heart. (more...)

White Cube Artist Rachel Kneebone Announces Exhibition at Glyndebourne Festival, March 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

New work by the English artist Rachel Kneebone will be exhibited at Glyndebourne Festival 2017, which opens for public booking on 5 March. (more...)

Xplore Appoints John Graff as Vice President of Marketing
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

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Immersive SEEING YOU Begins Performances in May Underneath The High Line
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Seeing You, a new immersive experience, has been announced for a limited six-week engagement beginning May 2, 2017 underneath The High Line at 450 W 14th Street in New York City.  Tickets are now on-sale at SeeingYou.NYC. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Glenn Close in SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Ken Fallin - Feb 24, 2017

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 Glenn Close in SUNSET BOULEVARD. (more...)

Lehmann Maupin Announces 'Ethics Demonstrated In Geometrical Order' Featuring Erwin Wurm
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce Ethics demonstrated in geometrical order, an exhibition of new One Minute Sculptures by Erwin Wurm. This year marks the 20th anniversary of these audience-activated sculptures, which will also be the focus of Wurm's installation for the Austrian pavilion in the 57th Venice Biennial. Wurm's One Minute Sculptures have influenced a generation of artists by redefining what a sculpture is and how the public engages with the medium. (more...)

International Contemporary Ensemble Presents Free OpenICE Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) continues its commitment to opening the doors on its process of creating innovative musical experiences with its next installment of free OpenICE events at the Abron Arts Center's Underground Theater from Wednesday, March 1 to Sunday, March 5. (more...)

OLD 97's New Album 'Graveyard Whistling' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Dallas four-piece Old 97's is a pioneer of the alt-country movement. Years of hard work has earned them respect and veneration, yet they still retain the raucous energy, deceptive cleverness, and knockabout spirit that first distinguished them from the pack. (more...)

Spark! Mesa's Festival of Creativity Announces Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

 spark! Mesa's Festival of Creativity today announced its lineup of immersive arts experiences for the 2017 event. The free festival will be presented by and at Mesa Arts Center over two days, Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18, noon-10 p.m., and offers interactive and collaborative arts experiences for people of all ages. spark! will celebrate the imaginative spark in all of us, by showcasing Arizona artists and performers and inviting visitors to explore and enjoy live music, performances, hands-on experiences, live art-making, installations, demonstrations, a variety of foods, a beer and wine garden and more. (more...)

The Washington Ballet Announces Participation In JFK CENTENNIAL WEEK, 5/23-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce participation in The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts JFK Centennial Week. (more...)

MetLiveArts Presents March Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

MetLiveArts presents the following programs for the month of March, including Modern Voices, Kannapolis, and more. (more...)

American Museum of National History Presents Summer 2017 Camps
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Adventures in Science program introduces children to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits. (more...)

Visual Artist Shanequa Gay Presents Solo Exhibition, FAIR IS FOUL AND FOUL AIN'T FAIR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

In celebration of Black History Month and Women's History Month, Wofford College presents a solo exhibition from nationally acclaimed, Atlanta-based artist Shanequa Gay, titled 'Fair Is Foul and Foul Ain't Fair.' (more...)

Archivo Carol Rama Presents Venice Solo Exhibition, May 8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Beginning May 8, 2017, the Archivio Carol Rama is proud to present the first Venice exhibition in a decade to celebrate the late artist Carol Rama (b. 1918, Turin, Italy-d. 2015, Turin, Italy). (more...)

Mayor Sylvester Turner Presents A RAISIN IN THE SUN at the MFAH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

On Monday evening, March 13, Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, introduces a screening of A Raisin in the Sun, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, at 7 p.m. Turner is the latest to add his name to the list of guest programmers for the popular Movies Houstonians Love series, which brings Houston leaders from all walks of life to the Museum to present a favorite film and share their love of cinema. (more...)

Mark Morris Dance Teams with CBA for Accompaniment Training Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) in partnership with The Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University (CBA) will launch the Mark Morris Dance Accompaniment Training Program, a new, innovative program to train and provide practical experience for dance accompanists. (more...)

Gasp! will Return to the Tampa Museum of Art for a Fourth Year on March 31st
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Creative Loafing's fourth annual Gasp!, presented by Tampa International Airport, is a performing arts event like no other -  a kaleidoscopic circus of theater, dance, music, spoken word, visual art, soundscapes, cabaret and more at the Tampa Museum of Art on Friday, March 31st, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  (more...)

FMC Launches Art Initiative with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ On February 2, FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) launched the FMC | PAFA Art Initiative, a unique community partnership that is designed to promote culture and the arts through a series of programs and events. The first exhibition, entitled Way of Light, features student artwork prominently displayed on several floors of FMC's new headquarters at FMC Tower. (more...)

HAMILTON, Vintage Fashion and Dr. Seuss Events Set for March at Liberty Hall Museum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Liberty Hall Museum has a great lineup of special events for everyone in the family to enjoy this March as we usher in spring. (more...)

Join the Conversation Across All Platforms with NBC Sports #CSNTOMBOY
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In conjunction with TOMBOY, NBC Sports Regional Networks' multi-platform documentary project, six CSN markets will host symposiums with colleges in order to examine and fuel conversation around gender balance in today's evolving sports landscape. NBC Sports Regional Networks announced last week the launch of TOMBOY, the first-of-its-kind integrated initiative that aims to elevate the conversation about female participation in sports, culminating with a one-hour documentary. (more...)

Gender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth's 2017 Power, Passion, and Privilege Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

 This summer, Theater at Monmouth encourages you to "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" (All's Well That Ends Well). The plays of Season 48 explore the role of power, passion, and privilege in families, friendships, society, and politics. Through classic Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and fantastical flights of fantasy, the dynamics of gender, race, and society take center stage in 2017.  (more...)

Cutting-Edge Plays Set for Third Year of NJPAC Stage Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in partnership with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, welcomes NJPAC Stage Exchange back for its third year. Cutting-edge play development meets insightful community dialogue at Stage Exchange, a collaboration of three professional New Jersey theaters and a talented trio of Garden State playwrights. (more...)

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