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Using Video to Control Real-World Devices: TechnoFrolics Introduces New 'Playground' for Choreographing Kinetic Artworks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ As a pioneer in the field of high tech art*, TechnoFrolics' founder David Durlach is deeply familiar with both the delights and frustrations of using technology to create emotionally expressive, kinetic artworks. (more...)

Nationally Recognized Authors and Experts to Join The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

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ConteXtream to Present Comcast Case Study at TC3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

"Comcast is constantly innovating and seeking out opportunities to further enhance our customer experience," said Louis Toth, managing director at Comcast Ventures. "ConteXtream's solution enables us to structure our network in such a way that we can more quickly stage and roll-out new services to our customers while also reducing the costs and improving quality." (more...)

The Rep to Continue 48th Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 10/15-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents the comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare and directed by Paul Mason Barnes. This enchanting play will be performed on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, 130 Edgar Road (on the campus of Webster University), Webster Groves, October 15-November 9, 2014. (more...)

The Mori Art Museum Presents TRAUMA AND UTOPIA, 10/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The Mori Art Museum and the Tate Research Centre: Asia-Pacific of London, established in 2012, jointly present a symposium on “Trauma and Utopia”. The symposium explores mutual interactions and trans-national impacts in art in Asia from the immediate post-war years through the present.The diverse pace of political and social developments in different nations resulted the varied stages of development in the recovery from the war, democratization, modernization and urbanization across Asia, and “trauma” and “utopia” stand as keywords both for looking at the past and for considering a better future. In the meantime, the theory and practice of art have taken on global dimensions, giving rise to an intellectual task to challenge the Euro-American, twentieth-century canons and to examine artistic interchanges and influences within Asia. (more...)

Sound the Foghorns! SFGate and Mayor Ed Lee Kick Off Citywide Celebration From Bridge to Bay on Nov. 5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The San Francisco Chronicle's SFGate celebrates its 20th anniversary this year as the leading online voice of San Francisco. Since 1994, it has been at the forefront of telling the stories of San Francisco from Super Bowl and World Series championships, to dot-com booms and busts, to the legalization of same-sex marriage. In recognition of SFGate's anniversary, SFGate and Mayor Ed Lee have teamed up to announce LoveLocalSF Day on Nov. 5 a special day to honor the City, its people and the places that make San Francisco unique. (more...)

Producer Barbara Whitman to be Honored at Transport Group's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and OBIE Award-winning theatre company, has announced its annual gala Gimme a Break!, will honor Tony Award-winning producer Barbara Whitman on December 8, 2014 at 6pm at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue at 70 Street. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Photographic Immersion at CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS: THE PRODUCTION LINE OF HAPPINESS
by Patrick Kennedy - Sep 29, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art offers a brainy, beautiful retrospective of photographer Christopher Williams--with a lot of high-concept guidance from Williams himself. (more...)

Artprice: the 2013/2014 Contemporary Art Market Report is now Online
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

PARIS, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Disney XD Announces October Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Disney XD announces October 2014 Programming Highlights. All programming subject to change (more...)

Monster Party Exhibit Opens at Boston Children's Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Boston Children's Museum recently opened a new Gallery exhibit: Monster Party. Monster Party is a celebration of friendly monsters made accessible through fun interactive monster artwork for all ages. Monster Party work is curated by the Studio Miners, a duo intent on bringing accessible and interactive artwork to all ages in a fun and light-hearted atmosphere. (more...)

Artprice: the 2013/2014 Contemporary Art Market Report is now Online
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

PARIS, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Monster Party Exhibit Opens at Boston Children's Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Boston Children's Museum recently opened a new Gallery exhibit: Monster Party. Monster Party is a celebration of friendly monsters made accessible through fun interactive monster artwork for all ages. Monster Party work is curated by the Studio Miners, a duo intent on bringing accessible and interactive artwork to all ages in a fun and light-hearted atmosphere. (more...)

Rachael Sage Announces Blue Roses Tour; New Album Out 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Indie's best-kept secret is finally revealed to a larger constituency on her new album, Blue Roses, set for a November 4th, 2014 U.S. release date. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Cartier Williams
by Barnett Serchuk - Sep 29, 2014

Cartier Williams is a hoofer, choreographer, filmmaker and performer hailing from Washington, D.C. He began his tap dancing career at the age of four and has been active in the tap dance community ever since. Cartier is currently working on a project that will bring the joy of tap dance back into the lives of people across the world. He is the co-founder and artistic director of The Williams Davis Foundation for the Performing Arts, a nonprofit organization committed to bringing the joy of performing arts into the lives of people worldwide. Throughout his career, Cartier has had the opportunity to dance with a multitude of tap pioneers and masters, including Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Peg Leg Bates, and the Nicholas Brothers. He has taught at Broadway Dance Center and American Tap Dance Foundation in NYC along with many other cities across the country and the world! (more...)

ZOLA JESUS' Brand New Album 'Taiga' Now Streaming, Out 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Today Zola Jesus unveiled her already critically acclaimed album TAIGA via The New York Times' Press Play series. The album will be released October 7th, 2014 on Mute. Billboard calls the release 'Zola Jesus' most profound, accessible release to date;' Rolling Stone describes it as 'a surprising set of 11 pop songs, replete with catchy beats and stuck-in-your-head hooks,' and Paste says, 'The whole album thrives on a sense of clarity for the singer/songwriter.' (more...)

OneRoof Energy Executives, Karen Fisher and Dalton Sprinkle, Honored as San Diego Award Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ OneRoof Energy, Inc., a residential solar services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV: ON), is honored to announce that two of its executives have received professional award nominations. Dalton Sprinkle, senior vice president and general counsel at OneRoof Energy, is a finalist for San Diego Business Journal's 2014 General Counsel Awards. Additionally, Karen Fisher, OneRoof Energy's vice president of investor relations and compliance, was a finalist for San Diego Magazine's 2014 'Woman of the Year' award. (more...)

NBC's TODAY Announces New Book Club Pick 'Positive: A Memoir'
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

NBC's TODAY announced Positive, a powerful new memoir by author and HIV/AIDS activist Paige Rawl, as its first nonfiction pick for the TODAY Book Club. (more...)

Architectural Record's October Covers Feature Two New Museums Designed by Frank Gehry
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

The October 2014 issue of McGraw Hill Construction's Architectural Record (http://www.architecturalrecord.com) features a unique 'split run' cover highlighting two new Museums designed by celebrated architect Frank Gehry. The Fondation Louis Vuitton Museum in Paris, France and the Biomuseo in Panama City, Panama will appear on alternate covers of the magazine. (more...)

Artprice: the 2013/2014 Contemporary Art Market Report is now Online
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

PARIS, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Ford's Theatre Society to Open 'SILENT WITNESSES' Lincoln Assassination Artifact Exhibition, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Ford's Theatre Society announced that a hallmark Museum exhibition, Silent Witnesses: Artifacts of the Lincoln Assassination, will return a priceless collection of items that were in the Theatre or carried by Abraham Lincoln the night of his assassination to the Center for Education and Leadership (514 Tenth Street, NW), March 23 to May 25, 2015. The exhibition will coincide with the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination and death on April 14 and 15, 2015. (more...)

Monster Party Exhibit Opens at Boston Children's Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Boston Children's Museum recently opened a new Gallery exhibit: Monster Party. Monster Party is a celebration of friendly monsters made accessible through fun interactive monster artwork for all ages. Monster Party work is curated by the Studio Miners, a duo intent on bringing accessible and interactive artwork to all ages in a fun and light-hearted atmosphere. (more...)

Peggy Huth Debuts Picture Book, BUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ California artist Peggy Huth has embarked on her first children's book series about a tiny motherless lamb often ON the lam and always on the qui vive. Based on the story of a real sheep in northern California, the narrative features her relationships with other animals, a vineyard, and her beautiful wool. (more...)

Molissa Fenley, Amanda Loulaki, Nina Winthrop and Roxanne Steinberg Set for Dance at The Flea in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

The Flea Theater has announced the newest Dance @ The Flea series, featuring four choreographers for three nights only. Molissa Fenley, Amanda Loulaki, Nina Winthrop, and Roxanne Steinberg will be presenting original works October 9-11 at 7pm. (more...)

The Old Globe Presents BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY, KISS ME KATE, and More for Summer '15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2014

The Old Globe will celebrate its 80th Anniversary as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration with a 2015 Summer Season featuring Shakespeare onstage and in film. 2014 Tony Award winner for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder and former Old Globe Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak returns to direct the spectacular musical classic Kiss Me, Kate, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Sam and Bella Spewack, and choreography by Peggy Hickey, in association with Hartford Stage. (more...)

Entertainment Industry Celebrates Life of Robin Williams in San Fransisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2014

Yesterday afternoon, hundreds of entertainment industry members gathered in Curran Theatre (San Diego, CA) for a private memorial celebrating the life of the late Robin Williams. (more...)

Merchant's House Museum Presents Sprited October Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

Each October, the Museum opens its doors for a series of "spirited" events thematically built around its unusual reputation. Since work first began in 1933 to convert the untouched 1832 rowhouse on East Fourth Street in New York's then-forlorn Bowery District into the jewel of an historic house now called the Merchant's House Museum, stories of unexplainable and downright eerie occurrences have been rampant. (more...)

San Francsico Opera Center Announces 2015 Adler Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

San Francisco Opera Center Director Sheri Greenawald announced today the twelve recipients of the 2015 Adler Fellowship, a multi-year performance-oriented residency offering advanced young artists intensive individual training, coaching, and professional seminars, as well as a wide range of performance opportunities. Adler Fellows are selected from the young artists who have participated in the Merola Opera Program. (more...)

Peter Gallo at The Douglas Hyde Gallery to be Presented Oct. 9-Dec. 3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin presents Peter Gallo, 9 October - 3 December. The first solo Museum exhibition in Europe of work by Peter Gallo. (more...)

New Play Premieres with Cast of 10 Teenagers at Theatre Centre
by Alan Henry - Sep 27, 2014

Why Not Theatre proudly presents Suburban Beast's world premiere production of Concord Floral, a new play written by acclaimed young playwright Jordan Tannahill. (more...)

Devicescape to Participate in Success Stories Panel at TC3 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

SAN BRUNO, CA - Devicescape today announced that CEO Dave Fraser will speak on the Success Stories panel at the Telecom Council's TC3 Executive Summit on October 1st, 2014, at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA. (more...)

Hollywood Costume-Themed Film Among Academy's October Programming Slate
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

A Hollywood Costume-related film series, Haunted Screens: Expressionism in the German Cinema and its Influence and the latest installment of the Academy Film Scholars Lectures highlight the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' fall programming season, starting next month. (more...)

The American Museum of Natural History Presents NATURE'S FURY: THE SCIENCE OF NATURAL DISASTERS, 11/15-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters will uncover the causes of natural disasters, explore the consequences, and examine how individuals and communities cope and adapt in the aftermath. The exhibition features compelling interactive displays and animations to help visitors understand how natural phenomena occur. Visitors can monitor earthquakes worldwide in real time, manipulate a model earthquake fault, generate a virtual volcano, stand within the center of a roaring tornado, and watch the power of Hurricane Sandy via an interactive map of New York City. As they engage with and explore these interactive exhibits, visitors will learn how scientists are helping to make better predictions, to plan responses, and to prepare for future events. (more...)

Hubbard Street and The Second City Present THE ART OF FALLING, 10/15-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton; Andrew Alexander, CEO/Executive Producer of The Second City, Inc.; and Kelly Leonard, Executive Vice President of The Second City are excited to present the world premiere of The Art of Falling, an unprecedented and collaboratively devised production first announced in February 2014 at The Second City. (more...)

CorePower Yoga Opens 21st Studio in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

CHICAGO, IL - Denver-based yoga company CorePower Yoga will open its 21st studio in Chicago, Illinois on Friday, September 26. This marks the 107th studio opening nationwide for CorePower Yoga. (more...)

Laura Benanti, Betty Buckley, Telly Leung and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Feinstein's at the Nikko is proud to announce the upcoming lineup for November 2014. Performers include Tony Award winning actress and singer Betty Buckley; Tony Award winner Laura Benanti; jazz legend Freddy Cole; acclaimed performance artist Jeffrey Johnson; star of stage and screen Telly Leung; Award-winning cabaret singer -- and Bay Area native -- Carly Ozard. Additional performers for November 2014 will be announced at a later date. (more...)

The New York Screenplay Contest Announces 2014 Award Winners
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The New York Screenplay Contest, New York's top screenwriting competition, is proud to announce the winners and official finalists of the 2014 New York Screenplay Contest. (more...)

The British Museum Presents WITCHES AND WICKED BODIES, 9/25-1/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The power of the witch has always gripped the artistic imagination. This is the first exhibition at the British Museum to present a survey of the subject in this rich and innovative exploration of the representation of the witch and malevolent female figures in the graphic arts. Spanning from the 1400s through to the end of the Victorian age, 'Witches and Wicked Bodies' will delve into the origins of the traditional image of the witch and how this developed as artists fed off public attitudes and current events. Prints and drawings will be shown alongside additional objects that illustrate that the imagery of sorcery and magic extends back to antiquity. Some examples of Greek vases and oil flasks with paintings of sirens, harpies and the famous classical sorceresses, Circe and Medea are included to emphasise this link. (more...)

The National Museums Scotland's Listings Until November 16th Include DANIE MELLOR'S PRIMORDIAL, INDIAN ENCOUNTERS, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF Ming: The Golden Empire 27 June – 19 October 2014 Exhibition Gallery 1, Level 3 Cost: Adults £10/£8; Child (age 12-15) £6.50; Under 12s free; National Museums Scotland Members free; National Art Pass holders 50% discount A collection of original artefacts from the Nanjing Museum, including Chinese National Treasures, introduce key aspects of the Ming dynasty, focusing on the remarkable cultural, technological and economic achievements of the period. Exquisite luxury items and rare objects reveal the wealth and opulence of the Ming imperial court, including the iconic blue and white porcelain with which the period is synonymous, sumptuous silk textiles, gold and jades, and rare examples of elaborately enamelled cloisonné. This will be the only UK showing of this internationally significant exhibition, which has been produced by Nomad Exhibitions in association with Nanjing Museum. Sponsored by Baillie Gifford Investment Managers. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery, Museum of Natural History and the Air and Space Museum to Host Artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada at 3 Public Programs, 10/1-6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The National Portrait Gallery, National Museum of Natural History and the National Air and Space Museum will host the artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada at three public programs in October: (more...)

The Met Museum Presents ¡FIESTA! CELEBRATE LATIN AMERICA/ CELEBREN AMERICA LATINA, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

¡Fiesta! Celebrate Latin America/Celebren América Latina—a Museum-wide cultural celebration marking Hispanic Heritage Month with an emphasis on programs for families—will take place on today, September 27, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan's seventh annual ¡Fiesta! will feature programs for visitors of all ages, including artist-led art-making and poetry workshops, music and dance performances, hands-on explorations of the art of the ancient Americas, and other exciting activities related to the Museum's collection. Together, these programs celebrate the diversity of cultures from across Latin America and bridge creative expression across time and geography. ¡Fiesta! is organized by the Museum's Multicultural Audience Development Initiative and the Education Department. All ¡Fiesta! events are free with Museum admission. (more...)

The Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show Features Over 160 Artists Ages 70+
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show at Pomperaug Woods, Southbury's only not-for-profit retirement community, invites the public to view the work of talented Connecticut artists – all of whom are 70+ years of age – at the seventh annual Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show, September 27 & 28. Themed “The Art of Experience,” the show will feature art work created after the artists' 70th birthday. (more...)

Premiere Stages at Kean University to Present AT LIBERTY HALL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Premiere Stages, celebrating its 10th anniversary as Kean University's professional Equity theatre, will present a full production of its 2013-2014 Liberty Live Commission, At Liberty Hall by James Christy, October 16th through 19th in the historic 1882 Carriage House at Liberty Hall Museum. (more...)

Rarely Seen Paschke Artwork at Benedictine University is Showcased
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

LISLE, Ill., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The late Edward Francis Paschke was a Polish-American painter whose childhood interest in animation and cartoons, as well as his father's creativity in wood carving and construction, led him toward a career in art. (more...)

Katie Brayben to Star in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, February
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Katie Brayben will play the title role in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musicalopening at the Aldwych Theatre in February next year. Alan Morrissey will play King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, with Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner. London previews beginning on 10 February 2015 and with the show currently booking to 13 June 2015. Press night will now take place on 24 February at 7pm. Final casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Tour De Force Announces Event Update
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Duy-Stuy is hosting a performance by Echo Chamber V feat. Om Unit plus Om Unit, DJ Madd, Dave Q, and Jah Life. Tour de Force will not be performing, but they will be hosting a listening party featuring their new album Battle Cry Remixed (more...)

New Paintings by Laurie Hogin On View Beginning 10/9 at Littlejohn Contemporary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Littlejohn Contemporary will present Amygdala, an exhibition of new paintings by Laurie Hogin. The exhibition will run from October 9 – November 8, with an Opening Reception for the artist on Thursday, October 9, from 6- 8pm. (more...)

Five Celebrity Chefs Immortalized On Limited Edition Forever Stamps
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The Postal Service is cooking up a feast of 20 million Limited Edition Celebrity Chefs Forever stamps today. The sugar-free, fat-free, zero-calorie stamps will be on the menu of the nation's Post Offices beginning today. (more...)

ROCKIN' RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN and OZ IN CONCERT to Round Out PRiMA Theatre's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

PRiMA's final productions of the 2014 season are nothing less than musical fireworks to celebrate the Fall and holiday season. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's to Open 40th Season with Three Octets, Beg. 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

To celebrate its 40th anniversary this season, Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) turned to works that have been favorites among its musicians and audiences as the starting point for its Chamber Music Series programs. For the season-opening concerts in late October at The Morgan Library & Museum and Brooklyn Museum, the genesis of the program was the Schubert Octet, a work beloved and frequently performed by St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble throughout its history. (more...)

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