Stephen Sondheim Unable to Attend Today's Medal of Freedom Ceremony; Will Receive Award Next YearStephen Sondheim Unable to Attend Today's Medal of Freedom Ceremony; Will Receive Award Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

President Barack Obama awarded eighteen recipients with the 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom today, November 24, at the White House in Washington, D.C. Legendary composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who was set to be the nineteenth honoree, could not attend the event and will receive the award next year instead. (more...)

President Obama Praises Icons Meryl Streep, Alvin Ailey and More at Medal of Freedom CeremonyPresident Obama Praises Icons Meryl Streep, Alvin Ailey and More at Medal of Freedom Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Scroll down for the highlights from the President's remarks on entertainment icons Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder, Alvin Ailey and Marlo Thomas! (more...)

Stephen Sondheim, Meryl Streep and More Honored With 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom TodayStephen Sondheim, Meryl Streep and More Honored With 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

?President Barack Obama previously named nineteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation's highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. The awards will be presented at the White House today, November 24th. (more...)

This Holiday Season, Give A Gift of Lasting ChangeThis Holiday Season, Give A Gift of Lasting Change
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

ATLANTA, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Just in time for the holiday season, CARE, one of the world's largest humanitarian organizations, is introducing an online catalog that allows consumers to give personalized gifts that help empower women, girls and their communities. (more...)

THE NIGHT ALIVE, 'BRIGHTER DISTANCE' Premiere, SEX WITH STRANGERS and More Set for City Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonTHE NIGHT ALIVE, 'BRIGHTER DISTANCE' Premiere, SEX WITH STRANGERS and More Set for City Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

?City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has announced the full lineup for the 2015-2016 season, scheduled to kick-off October 10, 2015 (more...)

BWW Reviews: ACT 1's TAKE ME OUTBWW Reviews: ACT 1's TAKE ME OUT
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 4, 2015

Who's to blame? That's the question that looms large over the onstage action of Richard Greenberg's Take Me Out, now in performance at Darkhorse Theatre in a superbly cast production directed by Joy Tilley Perryman for ACT 1. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Condemnation and Escape Encased in Liz Roche's BASTARD AMBERBWW Reviews: Condemnation and Escape Encased in Liz Roche's BASTARD AMBER
by Chris McCormack - May 27, 2015

Condemnation rings from the outset in Yeats's poem 'Sailing to Byzantium'. When we reach the idyllic city in Liz Roche's new dance, will our souls be set free? (more...)

Kevin Coughlin Pens PAPER HOUSE OF NIGHTKevin Coughlin Pens PAPER HOUSE OF NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

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Musical Director to the Stars- Todd Schroeder Highlights Importance of Today's Musical TheatreMusical Director to the Stars- Todd Schroeder Highlights Importance of Today's Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Musical director, producer, composer and performer Todd Schroeder will be a featured workshop teacher at Camp Bravo's upcoming Drama Teachers Retreat, which begins today May 22 and lasts through May 25. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, June 6, 2015Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, June 6, 2015
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Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, June 6, 2015! (more...)

APTs Top the List of Scariest Cyber ThreatsAPTs Top the List of Scariest Cyber Threats
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2015

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New David Rhodes Play CONSENT to Open Off-Broadway Next MonthNew David Rhodes Play CONSENT to Open Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

CONSENT, a new play written and directed by David Rhodes (Rites of Privacy, The Road to Skye) will premiere at The Black Box Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street), it was announced today by producers Michael T. Cohen, Robin Reinach, Andrew Baron Cohen and Ben Feldman. CONSENT begins a limited engagement on June 2nd with opening night set for June 11th. (more...)

John Starley Allen Releases New 'Inspiring, Uplifting' Book, A SPLASH OF KINDNESSJohn Starley Allen Releases New 'Inspiring, Uplifting' Book, A SPLASH OF KINDNESS
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

SPRINGVILLE, Utah (May 12, 2015) -- 'A Splash of Kindness' documents dozens of never-before-told stories of how one individual's kindness, concern, or mentorship created a ripple effect that swelled to bless families, neighborhoods, and at times, the whole human race. Read about how one high school chemistry teacher inspired Philo Farnsworth in his invention of television, how a high school coach helped Jesse Owens transform from a sickly student to an Olympic athlete, and how Oliver Wendell Holmes Senior's concern for his patients introduced sanitation procedures that have since saved millions of lives.  (more...)

Benoit Lachambre's Award-Winning Reptilian Creation Premieres at VIDFBenoit Lachambre's Award-Winning Reptilian Creation Premieres at VIDF
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) presents Par B.L.eux's provocative Snakeskins from March 12-14, 2015 at 8pm at Roundhouse Performance Centre. Described as a 'fake solo' by Montréal-based choreographer and performer Benoît Lachambre (the artist is accompanied on stage by dancer Daniele Albanese and musician / multi-instrumentalist Hahn Rowe), the multimedia work is a visually spectacular meditation on new growth through the shedding of old skin. (more...)

Managing Cyber Risks a High Priority for Organizations Responsible for Protecting Healthcare DataManaging Cyber Risks a High Priority for Organizations Responsible for Protecting Healthcare Data
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2015

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My Wallet LTD Announces A Limited Time Offer To Purchase Bitcoin At 10% Higher Than Market RatesMy Wallet LTD Announces A Limited Time Offer To Purchase Bitcoin At 10% Higher Than Market Rates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

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Photo Flash: First Look at David Rhodes' CONSENT Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at David Rhodes' CONSENT Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

CONSENT, a new play written and directed by David Rhodes (Rites of Privacy, The Road to Skye) is currently in previews at The Black Box Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). CONSENT will open on June 11th. Check out a first look below! (more...)

'Voice' Wants to Help People Choose the Life They Want'Voice' Wants to Help People Choose the Life They Want
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

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VIDEO: President Obama Comments on Supreme Court Ruling: 'We Are All Created Equal'VIDEO: President Obama Comments on Supreme Court Ruling: 'We Are All Created Equal'
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

President Obama went before the nation to comment on today's Supreme Court ruling in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage. Read the full speech and watch the video below! (more...)

Maureen McQuillan Exhibit Opens 6/21 at McKenzie Fine ArtMaureen McQuillan Exhibit Opens 6/21 at McKenzie Fine Art
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

McKenzie Fine Art is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Maureen McQuillan, opening on Sunday, June 21, with a reception for the artist from 6 to 8 p.m., and running through Saturday, August 15, 2015. This will be the artist's fourth solo exhibition with the gallery.     (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN ODYSSEY on NBC - Sunday, June 28, 2015Scoop: AMERICAN ODYSSEY on NBC - Sunday, June 28, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jun 12, 2015

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN ODYSSEY, airing on NBC on Sunday, June 28, 2015! (more...)

David Rhodes Play CONSENT, Featuring OITNB Actress, Opens Off-Broadway TonightDavid Rhodes Play CONSENT, Featuring OITNB Actress, Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

CONSENT, a new play written and directed by David Rhodes (Rites of Privacy, The Road to Skye) opens tonight, June 11, at The Black Box Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). (more...)

Hip Hop Legend 'Yo Yo' Set for 2015 City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience, 6/26Hip Hop Legend 'Yo Yo' Set for 2015 City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

On June 26, Yolanda 'Yo Yo' Whitaker will be celebrated at the 2nd Annual City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience through awards and a live performance produced by Darryl Pitts (DP Productions) and partners Kevin and Schvone Rouse (Rouse House Entertainment). (more...)

Two River Theater's 2015 CROSSING BORDERS Festival to Spotlight Cuban Writers; Lineup Announced!Two River Theater's 2015 CROSSING BORDERS Festival to Spotlight Cuban Writers; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the lineup for its fifth annual Crossing Borders festival of new plays by Latino writers. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CAROLE J. BUFFORD Takes the Helm as Hostess of Birdland's Jazz Party With Hoopla, Heat & HeartBWW Reviews: CAROLE J. BUFFORD Takes the Helm as Hostess of Birdland's Jazz Party With Hoopla, Heat & Heart
by Alix Cohen - Jul 7, 2015

On July 5, Carole J. Bufford erupted onto the stage at Birdland for her first Sunday evening as hostess of the club's weekly Jazz Party (which had been helmed most recently by Natalie Douglas and Jane Monheit). The formidable vocalist, glamorous in clingy red, was aided and abetted by a top-notch (also well dressed—Bravo!) quartet featuring Joel Frahm on sax, Ray Marchia on drums, Tom Hubbard on bass, and Musical Director Ian Herman on piano. Special guests for Bufford's inaugural session were Janelle Velasquez and Lianne Marie Dobbs. With Bufford's audacious performance, smart choices, and attention to detail, Sundays promise to be a great deal more fun in midtown Manhattan. (more...)

Lizzie Nunnery Returning to Playhouse Studio with NARVIKLizzie Nunnery Returning to Playhouse Studio with NARVIK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Following the critically-acclaimed national tour of Plastic Figurines this spring, North West theatre company Box of Tricks returns to Liverpool Playhouse Studio with their co-production of a bold new play with songs, Narvik, by award-winning playwright Lizzie Nunnery from 8 to 19 September. Inspired by tales from naval veterans, and stories of her grandfather's time in the Navy, Nunnery's latest play brings to life a powerful story of love, guilt, heroism and betrayal. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New Asian Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVERBWW Reviews: New Asian Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Jul 25, 2015

Tony Manero--of Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's (ATEG) 2015 Asian touring production of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (SNF), which is based on John Badham's '70s landmark film of the same name--would have succumbed to the evil oblivion of his own fever had it not been for one simple--yet pivotal--plot deviation. The inevitable loss that awaited him is not alien but one all too familiar to all those coming of age--and it is through recognizing this evil that he realizes, it is better not to struggle against it but to just flow with it. (more...)

Arcos Dance to Present THE WARRIORS: A LOVE STORY, 9/11-12Arcos Dance to Present THE WARRIORS: A LOVE STORY, 9/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

On September 11 and 12, ARCOS Dance debuts its award-winning multimedia dance theater production, The Warriors: A Love Story. Inspired by the lives of Director Eliot Gray Fisher's maternal grandparents, the production chronicles his intimate search for their legacy against the immense backdrop of war. Performances will be held Friday and Saturday evenings at 8pm, September 11 and 12, 2015, at the Rollins Theater, 701 W Riverside Drive. Ticket information will be available in early August, including discounts for veterans and military. (more...)

Review Roundup: Ian McKellen Takes on Iconic Detective in MR. HOLMESReview Roundup: Ian McKellen Takes on Iconic Detective in MR. HOLMES
by Tess Reynolds - Jul 17, 2015

Ian McKellen stars in a new take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic character Sherlock Holmes. In MR. HOLMES, Holmes is aged and retired and looking back on his life with reflection while he grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman.  (more...)

Miners Alley Playhouse's THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN Begins TonightMiners Alley Playhouse's THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Miners Alley Playhouse presents 'The Cripple of Inishmaan' January 30 through March 8 with performances every Friday and Saturday at 7:30.p.m. and Sundays at 6:00 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sun., March 8). No performance on Sunday, February 1 and Saturday, February 14. Tickets are $23 and are available by calling ?303-935-3044 or online at minersalley.com Miners Alley Playhouse is located at 1224 Washington Avenue. Golden, CO 80401. (more...)

Miners Alley Playhouse to Present THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, 1/30-3/8Miners Alley Playhouse to Present THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, 1/30-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Miners Alley Playhouse presents 'The Cripple of Inishmaan' January 30 through March 8 with performances every Friday and Saturday at 7:30.p.m. and Sundays at 6:00 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sun., March 8). No performance on Sunday, February 1 and Saturday, February 14. Tickets are $23 and are available by calling 303-935-3044 or online at minersalley.com Miners Alley Playhouse is located at 1224 Washington Avenue. Golden, CO 80401. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Tony Nominee Judy Kuhn's Homage to the Songwriting Rodgers Family at Lincoln Center's American Songbook Series Is Entertaining but UnevenBWW Reviews: Tony Nominee Judy Kuhn's Homage to the Songwriting Rodgers Family at Lincoln Center's American Songbook Series Is Entertaining but Uneven
by Alix Cohen - Feb 6, 2015

Judy Kuhn, a multiple nominee for both Tony and Drama Desk Awards, celebrated three generations of songwriting Rodgers in her American Songbook debut at Lincoln Center's Appel Room on February 4: The legendary Richard Rodgers, his daughter Mary Rodgers, and grandson Adam Guettel. In the course of the evening, we moved back and forth from iconic, powerfully melodic songs to more consistently lighthearted and tender fare to contemporary, operetta-like material. It's not difficult to attribute authorship. (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! LADY, BE GOOD Opens at the City CenterReview Roundup: Encores! LADY, BE GOOD Opens at the City Center
by Review Roundups - Feb 5, 2015

Tommy Tune, Colin Donnell, Danny Gardner, Jeff Hiller, Erin Mackey, Patti Murin, Douglas Sills,Jennifer Laura Thompson and Kirsten Wyatt star in George and Ira Gershwin's Lady, Be Good, the opening production of New York City Center's 2015 Encores! season, running for seven performances, last night, February 4, through February 8, 2015. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


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VIDF to Present Par B.L.eux's SNAKESKINS, 3/12-14VIDF to Present Par B.L.eux's SNAKESKINS, 3/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) presents Par B.L.eux's provocative Snakeskins from March 12-14, 2015 at 8pm at Roundhouse Performance Centre. Described as a 'fake solo' by Montréal-based choreographer and performer Benoît Lachambre (the artist is accompanied on stage by dancer Daniele Albanese and musician / multi-instrumentalist Hahn Rowe), the multimedia work is a visually spectacular meditation on new growth through the shedding of old skin. (more...)

THE NIGHT ALIVE, SUNSET BABY and SEX WITH STRANGERS to Kick Off City Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonTHE NIGHT ALIVE, SUNSET BABY and SEX WITH STRANGERS to Kick Off City Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has announced the first three plays of the 2015-2016 season, scheduled to kick off October 10, 2015. City's 41st season will feature six exciting new works as well as one special event. (more...)

Ross Valley Players to Stage A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, 3/12-4/12Ross Valley Players to Stage A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, 3/12-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Ross Valley Players presents Brian Friel's fresh adaptation of Ivan Turgenev's moving comedy, A Month in the Country. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, February 21, 2015Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, February 21, 2015
by TV Scoop - Feb 19, 2015

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, February 21, 2015! (more...)

Michael Moore Launches Debut Book, YESTERDAY IS ONLY A MEMORYMichael Moore Launches Debut Book, YESTERDAY IS ONLY A MEMORY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

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Australian Patent Awarded for ProofPlus', the fully automated system for Financial & Compliance-Critical Electronic DocumentsAustralian Patent Awarded for ProofPlus', the fully automated system for Financial & Compliance-Critical Electronic Documents
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Publishing Data Management announced today that an Australian patent has just been granted for the software engine that drives ProofPlus, its trademarked electronic document system used for compliance-critical financial, pharmaceutical, and insurance filings. This follows the Canadian patent just recently announced. Previous patents have also been issued in a number of other countries, including Israel, Russia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa and the United States, and are pending in China, India, Europe and additional countries. This announcement underscores the company's commitment to provide a global solution for its customers. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Non-Stop Movement Marks NEWSIES Musical  at The HippodromeBWW Reviews: Non-Stop Movement Marks NEWSIES Musical at The Hippodrome
by Cybele Pomeroy - Dec 4, 2014

NEWSIES showcases enthusiastic, athletic, acrobatic dancing- the Company is chockablock with high-end dancers equal to the complications of Christopher Gattelli's choreography, which deservedly earned this show one of its Tony awards. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, January 3, 2015Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, January 3, 2015
by TV Scoop - Dec 30, 2014

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, January 3, 2015! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Sandyhook Docudrama Reading of 26 PEBBLES, with Karen Mason & More!Photo Coverage: Inside the Sandyhook Docudrama Reading of 26 PEBBLES, with Karen Mason & More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 16, 2014

Producers R. Erin Craig and La Vie Productions just presented a benefit staged reading of the Newtown docudrama 26 Pebbles, a stirring new play that explores a community in transition after a tragedy, by Eric Ulloa and directed by Igor Goldin. The cast featured Broadway veterans Karen Mason,Richard Masur, Mike McGowan, Mamie Parris, and Jennifer Swiderski at the one-night only event hosted by the Culture Project at The Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street) last night, December 15th, in commemoration of the second anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook. Proceeds from the event will benefit a collection of charities chosen by the citizens of the City of Newtown, whose voices and testimonies are evocatively presented-verbatim-in 26 Pebbles. (more...)

Karen Mason, Mamie Paris & More Set for Benefit Reading of 26 PEBBLES at Lynn Redgrave Theater TonightKaren Mason, Mamie Paris & More Set for Benefit Reading of 26 PEBBLES at Lynn Redgrave Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Producers R. Erin Craig and La Vie Productions present a benefit staged reading of the Newtown docudrama 26 Pebbles, a stirring new play that explores a community in transition after a tragedy, by Eric Ulloa and directed by Igor Goldin. The cast features Broadway veterans Karen Mason, Richard Masur, Mike McGowan, Mamie Parris, and Jennifer Swiderski at the one-night only event hosted by the Culture Project at The Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street) tonight, December 15th at 7:00PM in commemoration of the second anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook. Proceeds from the event will benefit a collection of charities chosen by the citizens of the City of Newtown, whose voices and testimonies are evocatively presented-verbatim-in 26 Pebbles. (more...)

Karen Mason, Mamie Paris & More Set for Benefit Reading of 26 PEBBLES at Lynn Redgrave Theater, 12/15Karen Mason, Mamie Paris & More Set for Benefit Reading of 26 PEBBLES at Lynn Redgrave Theater, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Producers R. Erin Craig and La Vie Productions have announced casting for the benefit staged reading of the Newtown docudrama 26 Pebbles, a stirring new play that explores a community in transition after a tragedy, by Eric Ulloa and directed by Igor Goldin. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, September 19, 2015Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, September 19, 2015
by TV Scoop - Aug 28, 2015

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, September 19, 2015! (more...)

ARCOS Dance to Debut THE WARRIORS: A LOVE STORY in Austin Next MonthARCOS Dance to Debut THE WARRIORS: A LOVE STORY in Austin Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

ARCOS Dance debuts its award-winning multimedia dance-theater production The Warriors: A Love Story -- a timely reflection on memorializing love in times of war, and the company's first production in Austin. (more...)

Benefit Reading of Eric Ulloa's 26 PEBBLES Set for Arena Stage, 8/24Benefit Reading of Eric Ulloa's 26 PEBBLES Set for Arena Stage, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The March on Washington for Gun Control will present a Benefit reading of a Newtown documentary theater piece 26 Pebbles by Eric Ulloa on August 24 at 8:00 p.m. at Arena Stage at the Mead Center of American Theater directed by Molly Smith. This is a stirring new play that explores the power of community in the face of the tragedy in Newtown, CT. (more...)

Diet Doc Celebrates Patient's Four-Month, 80 Pound Weight Loss SuccessDiet Doc Celebrates Patient's Four-Month, 80 Pound Weight Loss Success
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

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Zimmerli Art Museum to Display Dodge Hyperrealism Exhibit, 10/11Zimmerli Art Museum to Display Dodge Hyperrealism Exhibit, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

New Brunswick, NJ – The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers continues to introduce the work of “unofficial” artists from the Soviet era to Western audiences with Through the Looking Glass: Hyperrealism in the Soviet Union, a new exhibition of art from the Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art. On view through October 11, 2015, it is the first Zimmerli show to chart the development of Hyperrealism by artists who lived and worked in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, and Ukraine during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Many of these works have never been exhibited outside the former Soviet Union. The artists sought to dismiss the rhetoric, the heroic and idealized subjects, that they collectively recognized in Socialist Realism; However, their work shows that Hyperrealist art was, in fact, complex and multifaceted, often influenced by regional and creative backgrounds. Exploring various themes and mediums, they developed images of Soviet life that reflected their urban and social environments through documentary and metaphysical lenses (more...)

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