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SCIENCE ON SCREEN Series of Films, Talks with Scientists Set for Moving Image
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image and its online publication Sloan Science & Film are pleased to join the nationwide film program Science on Screen, an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, in presenting a series of screenings accompanied by discussions with scientists and filmmakers. (more...)

2017 GRAMMY Nominees Album Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Recording Academy's GRAMMY Recordings and Atlantic Records announce the release of the 2017 GRAMMY Nominees album - which is now available in stores and via all digital retailers. (more...)

Unpublished Mark Twain Children's Book to be Completed and Released by Random House, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Doubleday Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, has acquired a never-before-published Mark Twain children's story, it was announced today by Mallory Loehr, Senior Vice President & Publisher of the Random House/Golden Books, Doubleday, and Crown Books for Young Readers Group. The story, a fairy tale left unfinished by Twain, will be brought to life by author Philip Stead and illustrator Erin Stead, the creators of the Caldecott Medal–winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee. The book, THE PURLOINING OF PRINCE OLEOMARGARINE, was acquired and edited by Frances Gilbert, Associate Publishing Director, Random House Books for Young Readers, from Tina Wexler at ICM, representing the Mark Twain House & Museum, and Emily van Beek at Folio Jr., representing the author/illustrator team. (more...)

World Premiere of A STITCH IN TIME Debuts at the Jewish Museum Of Florida-FIU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU has commissioned a new dramatic work based on the Museum's current exhibition, Stitching History from the Holocaust. The new one act play is called A Stitch in Time, and is about the true story of Paul and Hedwig "Hedy" Strnad who tragically perished in the Holocaust after failed attempts in 1939 to secure a visa to flee to the U.S. from Prague. (more...)

'THROUGH THE REPELLENT FENCE' Land Art Film to Debut at MoMA
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Through the Repellent Fence: A Land Art Film from director Sam Wainwright Douglas will have its World premiere at The Museum of Modern Art's 16th annual Doc Fortnight film festival. (more...)

Jim Fielding Appointed President of Products and Innovation for FOX
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Fox Television Group and Twentieth Century Fox Film today appointed Jim Fielding to the post of President of Consumer Products and Innovation (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Present OBAMA YEARS: THE POWER OF WORDS, 2/27
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

THE OBAMA YEARS: THE POWER OF WORDS, narrated by actor and producer Jesse Williams, premieres on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

African American History in Tallahassee - Visit Heritage Sites Across the Cit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Florida's Capital City has some of the state's most significant African American historical sites, from early homes, schools and churches with roots in the era of slavery to the Civil Rights Heritage Walk commemorating sit-ins and bus boycotts that helped end segregation policies. (more...)

Judges for June 2017 Kozlova International Ballet Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The 7th Annual Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, rewarding excellence in both classical and modern dance, will take place June 5-10 at Symphony Space, 95th Street & Broadway, New York City.  (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image to Present 'Science On Screen'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image and its online publication Sloan Science & Film are pleased to join the nationwide film program Science on Screen®, an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre (more...)

'15 SURFBOARDS', xXx Exhibitions and More Set for February at Cultural Council of PBC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County has announced its events and exhibitions through February. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Seattle Center Offers Inclusive Public Programming Promoting Race and Social Equity
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Seattle Center Festal provides a stage and platform for the traditions, accomplishments and artistic expression of communities that shape the character and course of of the Northwest region.  (more...)

Music Director Dirk Brosse To Extend Commitment To Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) announces Music Director Dirk Brosse has renewed his commitment as Music Director through the 2021-2022 season. (more...)

MoMA Presents STEPHEN SHORE, Continuing Through Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

This is the first U.S. survey to encompass Stephen Shore's career in photography, from the gelatin silver prints he made as a teenager to his current engagement with digital platforms. (more...)

BabsonARTS Announces Spring Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

BabsonARTS announces its roster of programming for the winter and spring of 2017, including a world premiere play, a number of esteemed guest artists, and a range of visual and performing arts events.  All events take place on the campus of Babson College, 231 Forest Street in Wellesley, MA, and are open to the public. (more...)

Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew, with original music by Jaret Landon. A Wonder In My Soul runs February 10 - March 12, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Announces Seven New Members To Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

In a time of innovative growth, the Brooklyn Museum is pleased to announce that its Board of Trustees has elected seven new members: Sarah Arison, Andrew Cogan, Karen Kiehl, Joel Mallin, Victoria M. Rogers, Ellen N. Taubman, and Susan Weber. (more...)

Royal Ontario Museum Presents ISAAC JULIEN: OTHER DESTINIES, 1/21-4/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is delighted to present works by renowned contemporary installation artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien. Isaac Julien: Other Destinies, presented by TD Bank Group, will be on view from Saturday, January 21until April 23, 2017. (more...)

Old Sturbridge Village Announces Winter Theatrical Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

 Members of the programming staff at Old Sturbridge Village announce an exciting new theatrical experience that the Village will present this winter. In February, Old Sturbridge Village introduces an innovative, new way to experience New England's premier living history Museum: Midwinter Mischief. (more...)

American Museum of National History Presents MUMMIES Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Mummies offers an up-close look at one of the largest collections of mummies housed in North America. From ancient Egypt to pre-Columbian Peru, the exhibition explores the intersection between societies, their environment, and the preparations they made for their dead. (more...)

The Poignant and Timely TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Continues The Rep's 50th season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

When President Barack Obama gave his farewell address earlier this month, he chose to quote a great literary character: To Kill a Mockingbird's Atticus Finch. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image to Offer Free Admission on 1/20 with Free Screening of 'Loving'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

On Friday, January 20, Inauguration Day, Museum of the Moving Image will offer free admission to visitors all day, from 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. In addition, the Museum will offer a free screening of Loving, the new film about Richard and Mildred Loving, the interracial couple whose marriage and legal fight led to a major civil rights victory. (more...)

BAMPFA Adds Programming to Create Community on 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

 In keeping with its mission to "inspire the imagination and ignite critical dialog," the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) invites all members of the community to come together on Friday, January 20 for a full day of positive, creative events and activities. In the spirit of celebrating inclusion and promoting an open society, BAMPFA is offering free admission and expanded programming throughout the day. All are welcome to visit the galleries and participate in any of the following events and activities: (more...)

Trisha Brown Dance Company Presents IN PLAIN SITE, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Trisha Brown Dance Company premieres “In Plain Site,” a selection of material from the Company's extensive repertoire that will be presented as a memorable site-specific performance, on Friday, March 10.  The performance is part of a week-long celebration of intimate performances across Los Angeles to celebrate Brown, coordinated by the Center for the Art of Performance UCLA (CAP UCLA). (more...)

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Announces Performing Arts Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Getty announced today that Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA will go outside the walls of Museums when it opens in September 2017, with partner institutions presenting concerts, performances and events at the Hollywood Bowl, The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and Walt Disney Concert Hall, Grand Park, and a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces throughout Los Angeles and the region. (more...)

New Winter Theatrical Performance at Old Sturbridge Village
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Members of the programming staff at Old Sturbridge Village announce an exciting new theatrical experience that the Village will present this winter. In February, Old Sturbridge Village introduces an innovative, new way to experience New England's premier living history Museum: Midwinter Mischief. (more...)

The Music Center Receives More Than $1.5 Million from The James Irvine Foundation and the Getty Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Music Center, L.A.'s performing arts destination, today announced it received more than $1.5 million in grants designed to further its groundbreaking work in arts engagement programming, an important focus of the performing arts organization for more than 12 years. (more...)

Ardea Arts and The Garden State Philharmonic Present the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Ardea Arts in partnership with The Garden State Philharmonic presents the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALES at The Jay & Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College (1 College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08754) on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7pm. For more information, visit: www.ardeaarts.com/animal-tales. (more...)

Excerpts of Broadway-Bound OSLO Set for 'Works & Process' Series at Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

On Monday, March 6, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with Oslo playwright J.T. Rogers and director Bartlett Sher prior to the play's Broadway premiere. Excerpts from the play will be performed by members of the cast. (more...)

BRAIN CANDY LIVE! to Offer More Food for Thought with Second Performance in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced a 2:00 p.m. performance of the new live show BRAIN CANDY LIVE!, starring Adam Savage, will be added on March 4, 2017 at the Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph). (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Celebrates Black History Month With BEVERLY BUCHANAN And I SEE MYSELF IN YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

On February 4, Target First Saturday celebrates Black History Month with artists and activists from the African diaspora. Highlights include musical performances by Courtnee Roze and OSHUN; a dance party by Everyday People with sets by DJ mOma and DJ Rich Knight; and an interactive design performance by Black Gotham Experience. (more...)

Woobi Wins Best Video Distribution Platform at Digiday Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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Frist Center Presents Works By Irving Penn In IRVING PENN: BEYOND BEAUTY Opens 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Irving Penn (1917-2009), known for his iconic fashion, portrait, and still life images that appeared in Vogue magazine, ranks as one of the twentieth century's most prolific and influential photographers. The first retrospective of his work in 20 years, Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty conveys the extraordinary breadth and legacy of the American artist and will be on view at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts from February 24 to May 29, 2017. (more...)

Andrew Gagnon-Reyes Releases AVELAR'S TREASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Andrew Gagnon-Reyes, a history buff, video game enthusiast, avid reader, movie fan, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'Avelar's Treasure': a gripping and potent adventure that explores that fascinating and dramatic world of treasure hunting! Follow along as the main character Andrew Avelar protects his late great-grandfather's bounty and treasure map! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Funny Whodunit RAVENSCROFT, Coming to Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Ravenscroft, an English drawing room murder mystery and a comedy, opens at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre on Thursday, January 26, and runs through Sunday, February 12. Directed by Bickford Theatre Producing Artistic Director Eric Hafen, Ravenscroft is a production of the Morris Museum and Drew University. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Elliott Hundley, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Elliott Hundley's intricate and immersive works evolve from his historical research on theater, literature, and film, emerging in this exhibition from an exploration of Antonin Artaud's enduringly imperative play 'There Is No More Firmament.' Written in the 1930s and set in an imagined year 2000, the script recounts a society's frenetic response to an imminent cataclysmic event. Replete with cacophonous sound, jarring light and fitful movement - a mesmerizing intimation of synesthetic experience - the text conveys a sense of anxiety and uncertainty. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage Readings of 'i' by Jeff Talbott
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company presents 'i' as part of the 2016-2017 Play-by-Play season. The staged readings will take place at the Dumke Auditorium of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) on Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28, 2017.  'i' is a mysterious love story about the threads that bind us together, set a couple days after tomorrow. (more...)

DEFEAT ALONG THE BOZEMAN TRAIL Lecture to Launch Winter 'Lunch & Learn' Series at Ft. Caspar Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Fort Caspar Museum Association announces its winter Lunch & Learn program which will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017.  There will be an optional lunch beginning at 12:00 pm, followed by a lecture at 1:00 pm given by Douglas R. Cubbison who will present "Defeat Along the Bozeman Trail."  (more...)

Re-live Billie Holiday's Hey-Day in LADY DAY at Max & Louie Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Max & Louie Productions present a three-week engagement of Lanie Robertson's Tony Award-winning Broadway revival Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, starring Alexis J. Roston. (more...)

TV's Bob Vila to Chat Houses, Homes & Hemingway for CULTURE & COCKTAILS at The Colony
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced that the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS will be back next month at The Colony Hotel Pavilion in Palm Beach. (more...)

DCINY Presents 19-Century Piano Technique Expert Christina Kobb in her Carnegie Hall Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

On February 24 at 8PM, DCINY presents 19th-century piano technique expert Christina Kobb in a performance of her program titled Keys to Romance. The Norwegian pianist and scholar makes her Carnegie Hall debut performing an evening of selected Romantic piano pieces including works by Schubert, Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann, Grieg, and Liszt. (more...)

Funny, Fast-Paced Whodunit at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Ravenscroft, an English drawing room murder mystery and a comedy, opens at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre on Friday, January 27, and runs through Sunday, February 12 with a Preview Performance on Thursday, January 26. (more...)

New Jack The Ripper Musical LIGHT & SHADOW to be Presented in Indianapolis
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

No witnesses. No evidence. All that remains are the chilling photographs of the victims. How do you root out a killer? (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Announces New Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance announces today the appointment of four new members to its Board of Trustees: MacArthur Genius Fellow and Jacob's Pillow Dance Award recipient Kyle Abraham; former New York City Ballet principal dancer Wendy Whelan; lawyer, teacher, and active member of the Massachusetts community Diane Patrick; and Berkshires-based gallerist Sienna Patti. (more...)

Sylvan Winds Presents WINDS OF CHANGE In Chelsea, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Sylvan Winds announce the second concert of the 2016-17 Season celebrating music, culture, and history. Performing in historic and notable New York City buildings and performance venues, the ensemble creates imaginative and informative programs that complement the environs of each space. (more...)

Museum of Jewish Heritage Announces MY NAME IS...THE LOST CHILDREN OF KLOSTER INDERSORF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Children and teenagers who had managed to survive concentration camps, forced labor, life in hiding, and the devastating loss of family members during World War II faced great uncertainty after liberation. Some of these "lost" children found refuge and relatives through a United Nations-sponsored relief center in a former convent named Kloster Indersdorf. (more...)

Photo Flash: BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY at Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents Blues for an Alabama Sky by Pearl Cleage, directed by Ron OJ Parson. Blues for an Alabama Sky runs January 12 - February 12, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. The Press Opening is Saturday, January 21 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

'My Name Is... The Lost Children of Kloster Indersorf' Opens Today at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Children and teenagers who had managed to survive concentration camps, forced labor, life in hiding, and the devastating loss of family members during World War II faced great uncertainty after liberation. Some of these "lost" children found refuge and relatives through a United Nations-sponsored relief center in a former convent named Kloster Indersdorf. These children are the subject of a new exhibition, titled My Name Is… The Lost Children of Kloster Indersdorf, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. The exhibition is on view January 18, 2017 through April 30, 2017. (more...)

Critically-Acclaimed Irish Play Makes Its American Debut at Villanova Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Villanova Theatre presents the U.S. premiere of Stacey Gregg's imaginative and innovative play Lagan, directed by Villanova alumna Kathryn MacMillan ('01). (more...)

LiveConnections Celebrates Black History Month With Innovative Partnerships
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

LiveConnections, Philadelphia's collaborative music-making nonprofit in residence at World Cafe Live, is hosting a series of unique and innovative programs throughout the month of February that celebrate Black History Month through education programs, live performance, and more. (more...)

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