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Curran Theatre (San Francisco, CA)
445 Geary St
San Francisco, CA 94102

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From the screenplay Some Like It Hot by Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond


Based on a story by Robert Thoeren


The Ultimate Harmonica Blowout Stretches the Boundaries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Every time they take the stage at the Harris Center they rock the house, and every time they teach us all something new about the blues. Now in its 26th year, the Blues Harmonica Blowout will push out the esthetic to new realms, putting Corky Siegel (Chamber Blues), Howard Levy (founding member of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones), Duke Robillard (Roomful of Blues, Fabulous Thunderbirds) Son of Dave (Crash Test Dummies) and Jason Ricci on the same stage at the same time, all joining the show's founder Mark Hummel (Winner of two Blues Music Awards in 2014) and the stellar Blues Survivors. (more...)

Lena Hall, Marisa Tomei & More Join HOW TO TRANSCEND A HAPPY MARRIAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

 Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that Lena Hall, Brian Hutchison, David McElwee, Naian Gonzalez Norvind, Omar Metwally, Austin Smith, Marisa Tomei, and Robin Weigert will be featured in the cast of its upcoming production of HOW TO TRANSCEND A HAPPY MARRIAGE, a new play by Sarah Ruhl.  The production, which will be directed by Rebecca Taichman, begins previews Thursday, February 23 and opens on Monday, March 20 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).  (more...)

Jennie-O Introduces All Natural Turkey Sausage With Simple, Familiar Ingredients, No Preservatives
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

A versatile ingredient in many favorite recipes, sausage has long been a staple of American meals. Now, as more of today's consumers seek out all natural foods with simple ingredients Jennie-O a company that believes eating well shouldn't come at the cost of taste is serving up a lean and delicious solution perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner: new JENNIE-O All-Natural Turkey Sausage. (more...)

Scoop: COOKING CHANNEL - February 2017 Highlights
by TV Scoop - Jan 9, 2017

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Miami City Ballet Announces Dates For Social Events Of The Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Miami City Ballet and Nutcracker Magic Chairs Tina Carlo and Ana Codina Barlick are pleased to host this magical holiday experience, which begins with a magnificent brunch at the Four Seasons Grand Ballroom. (more...)

Fans Support Pennsylvania Ballet Dancer Who Was Fired Due to Height
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Pennsylvania Ballet dancer, Sara Murawski, was was told her contract would not be renewed next year after her performance in George Balanchine's THE NUTCRACKER due to her height not being a proper fit with next season's shows. (more...)

David Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the performance schedule, cast and creative team for director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's comic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, the first major New York production since 1998. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright, Kris Kristofferson and More to Return to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright for three back-to-back shows, two nights with Kris Kristofferson and more. (more...)

HAMILTON MIXTAPE, KINKY BOOTS and WAITRESS Win Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

With over 13,000 votes cast, the winners have today been for The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2016 in association with TodayTix. (more...)

Justin Weaks, Frankie Faison, Charlayne Woodard, Roscoe Orman and More Sign on for BUD, NOT BUDDY at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the full casting for the world premiere of Bud, Not Buddy, a new play by Obie Award winner Kirsten Greenidge, adapted from Christopher Paul Curtis's acclaimed Newbury Medal winning novel, with music by world-renowned jazz artist and composer Terence Blanchard. (more...)

BWW Preview: The Annual NYC VALRHONA HOT CHOCOLATE FEST 1/21-2/5 and Kick-off on 1/18
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 6, 2017

The 2nd Annual Valrhona Hot Chocolate Festival runs from January 21st to February 5th at locations throughout the city and the kick-off is January 18th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Laduree SoHo. (more...)

Red Lobster' Introduces Big Festival of Shrimp
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Red Lobster is inviting guests to dive into new and exciting flavors during its Big Festival of Shrimp. The limited-time event gives guests the opportunity choose two of six new and classic shrimp preparations for just $15.99. (more...)

Project Grand Slam to Perform at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Robert Miller's acclaimed Project Grand Slam will perform at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar in New York on January 6th. (more...)

'Best Value in America' * QSR Chain Introduces New Family-Sized Value Menu with 5 Items at $5 Each
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Little Caesars, rated the "Best Value" * amongst quick-service restaurant chains in America, is introducing a new value-driven, sharable-sized menu. The new 5 Items at $5 Each menu features The HOT-N-READY Classic, Caesar Wings , four 20 oz. Pepsi products and family size portions of our Bacon Cheddar Loaded Crazy Bites TM and new Cinnamon Loaded Crazy Bites TM.In keeping with the convenience Little Caesars is known for, all items on the 5 Items at $5 Each menu are HOT-N-READY from 4-8 p.m. and all day, every day by request. With HOT-N-READY , there's no need to call ahead, no need to wait and no limit! The crowd-pleasing new 5 Items at $5 Each menu begins January 2, 2017 and will be available at all participating U.S. Little Caesars restaurants for a limited time. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's THE WHO & THE WHAT Gets Extension; Huntington Receives $40,000 Dollar Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the provocative and moving drama The Who & the What by Ayad Akhtar, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the blockbuster hit Disgraced, and directed by Huntington's associate producer M. Bevin O'Gara (Milk Like Sugar and Becoming Cuba at the Huntington). Performances now run March 31 - May 7, 2017 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA / South End. (more...)

SMIRNOFF Stirs Up Hot New Hard Seltzer Trend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Cutting calories is almost always an element of New Year's resolution for Americans, but they soon realize that there are few low-calorie options in the beverage aisle. Well, the makers of Smirnoff have a solution. New SMIRNOFF Spiked Sparkling Seltzer offers the best of both worlds: a great-tasting drink that eliminates resolution guilt with less than 100 calories and zero Sugar. (more...)

Canadian Opera Company Welcomes Five New Players
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

 The Canadian Opera Company Orchestra Academy returns for its fourth year on January 8, 2017, welcoming five student musicians to its annual three-week intensive training program. (more...)

Kisstle is the New Tinder for Arrangement Based Dating
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

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Juice It Up! Launches Premium Cold Pressed Bottled Juices
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

IRVINE, CA(Marketwired - Jan 3, 2017) - Start 2017 off with health and wellness in every drop! Juice It Up!, one of the nation's leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie chains, is excited to announce the launch of its new Cold Pressed Juice line. Each of the six great-tasting flavors serves a specific functional purpose, ideal for anyone looking for a balanced way to live a healthy, nutritious lifestyle. Available at most locations, Juice It Up's premium cold pressed bottled juices are sold individually, or in Wellness Packs which feature all six juices. (more...)

To Perform Your Best in the New Year, Put This Vegetable on Your Plate
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Leading sports nutritionists across the country agree: when it comes to performing your best in the New Year, look no further than the potato. That's because the benefits of America's most popular vegetable go far beyond its delicious taste and versatility in the kitchen. In fact, potatoes provide the carbohydrate, potassium and energy you need to tackle any resolutionwhether it's training for a marathon or trying out a new class at the gym. (more...)

The House Theatre of Chicago Announces New Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce the addition of seven new artists to the critically-acclaimed and award-winning company.  The new Company Members include Kara Davidson, Elana Elyce, Ben Hertel, Derek Matson, Matthew Muñiz, Ericka Ratcliff and Vanessa Stalling. (more...)

Best SugarCRM Add-Ons: Webinar Showcasing BrainSell's Top Five Add-Ons for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

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The Playgroup LLC To Bring GOOD MOURNING to Boca Raton
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

The Playgroup, LLC presents Good Mourning Six performances at the Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL, 33486. March 3 through March 12, 2017. Friday and Saturday at 8PM, Sunday at 2PM. Rated PG-13. Tickets: $25, groups of 4 or more are $15 each. Visit http://www.willowtheatre.org or call (561) 347-3948. (more...)

Ars Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Ars Nova and WP Theater are pleased to present the world premiere of Sundown, Yellow Moon (February 28-April 1), a nighttime play, with songs, by Rachel Bonds, directed by Anne Kauffman (OBIE and Drama Desk Award winner), with songs by the indie-folk duo The Bengsons (Hundred Days) and additional lyrics by Bonds. (more...)

BWW Review: Alex Leonard Celebrates Nat King Cole with L-O-V-E at Pangea
by Alix Cohen - Jan 20, 2017

Alex Leonard is a classy performer. His relaxed, minimalist style and adherence to vocals as written take one back to an agreeable past. Jazz riffs weave around rather than obscure melody. Lyric meaning is gracefully maintained. Aided and abetted by expert veterans Jay Leonhart on bass and Al Gafa on guitar, Leonard saluted the great Nat King Cole at Pangea on January 18 with a bit of history, a couple of illuminating anecdotes, and signature songs. (more...)

Ellen, 'Deadpool', Fifth Harmony Among PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS Winners; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 aired live on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

BWW Review: HONEYBRAINS in NoHo for Great Food with a Mindful Concept
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 19, 2017

There are many wonderful reasons why you'll like Honeybrains, the new fast-casual restaurant on Lafayette Street in NoHo. (more...)

Harmonica Showdown at the Spotlight Cafe Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Mr. Nick's Northeast Harmonica Showdown returns to the Spotlight Cafe at the Capitol Center for the Arts (CCA) on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 7:00PM. The show features some of the best and brightest blues harmonica players performing today, including Sugar Ray Norcia, James Montgomery, Dennis Gruenling, and Nick ("Mr. Nick") David, with backing band The Dirty Tricks. (more...)

Children's Album Grammy Nominees Perform at Lucky Strike in Hollywood on 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Children's Recording Arts Alliance announces the eighth annual charity benefit performance featuring all five of this year's children's album GRAMMY® Award nominees. This year's public concert at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, CA, will be held on Saturday, February 11,, 2016 at 11 am.. All ticket sales benefit the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra's music in the schools program. (more...)

TAKE ME (I'M YOURS) at The Jewish Museum Announces Final Exhibition Days, Through 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The last day to see Take Me (I'm Yours) - the unique, participatory exhibition on view at the Jewish Museum that allows visitors to touch and take home the works of art on view - is on Sunday, February 5, 2017. On the final day, Daniel Spoerri's sculpture, Eat Art Happening, a skeleton made entirely of Sugar paste, will be available for consumption by museum visitors. (more...)

Jussie Smollett Added to Performance Lineup for Langston Hughes Celebration 1/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph St, presents a star-studded celebration for legendary American author, activist and thinker Langston Hughes' 115th birthday on Wednesday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m. which is also the first day of Black History Month. Performances include readings of poetry by Hughes plus music that he wrote, inspired and/or enjoyed. (more...)

John Caswell Jr. Named Page 73's 2017 Playwriting Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Page 73 Productions (Page 73) has named John J. Caswell Jr. the 2017 P73 Playwriting Fellow. Selected from over 400 applicants, Caswell will receive a $10,000 award and additional $10,000 budgeted for developing several new plays over the course of the year. (more...)

San Francisco Arts Education Project presents CARNIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Emily Keeler, San Francisco Arts Education's Artistic Director, announced today that the San Francisco Arts Education Project's 2017 production is the classic Broadway musical Carnival, which introduced the song "Love Makes the World Go 'Round." A troupe of 43 young people, ages 9 to 14, revive this Broadway musical gem from 1961 with a book by Michael Stewart (Bye Bye Birdie, Hello, Dolly!, 42nd Street) and a score by Bob Merrill (Funny Girl, Sugar) and based on the 1953 film Lili starring Leslie Caron. (more...)

Victor Wooten Trio to Play Boulder Theater This March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Victor Wooten Trio, featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franscheschini, will perform at Boulder Theater on Saturday, March 25, 2017.  (more...)

Taylor Hicks, M. Ward, Paula Cole and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces American Idol winner Taylor Hicks, two solo performances by M. Ward of She & Him and Monsters of Folk, Grammy Award winner Paula Cole ("I Don't Want to Wait") and more. (more...)

Nashville Ballet Reprises Smash-hit JOHNNY CASH BALLET by Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Nashville Ballet's smash-hit Johnny Cash ballet returns by popular demand this Valentine's Day withSugar + The Hi-Lows to pay tribute to The Man in Black's iconic life and legacy. The Johnny Cash piece joins the lineup for Nashville Ballet's annual contemporary Attitude series February 9-12, 2017, at TPAC's Polk Theater. (more...)

Old Orchard Brands' Celebrates 20 Years Of Bottling The Best Fruit Juice On The Market
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Old Orchard Brands expanded beyond its frozen juice business to begin bottling various fruit juice beverages from its family-owned and run operations in rural Michigan. The year 2017 marks the 20 th anniversary of Old Orchard's bottled juice business, which has grown to become one of the leading shelf-stable juice brands in the country. To celebrate, Old Orchard will be giving away two FREE truckloads of juice one truckload to its fans, and one truckload donated to local food pantries. Thirsty fans can enter to win their share of the bounty via the Bottle Bash Sweepstakes on Old Orchard's website. (more...)

4000 Horses Pull CINDERELLA'S Magical Coach To Five Venues This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

A fleet of articulated lorries, harnessing the equivalent power of 4000 horses, is set to roll out of Birmingham this month as Birmingham Royal Ballet begins its UK tour of Cinderella on a scale comparable to any major rock band's road trip. (more...)

ICP Announces 2017 Infinity Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The International Center of Photography (ICP), the world's leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, today announced the 2017 honorees of its annual Infinity Awards, widely considered the leading honor for excellence in the field. The 33rd annual ICP Infinity Awards will be held in New York City on the evening of Monday, April 24. (more...)

Amazon to Honor MLK Day with Free Streaming of AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: MELODY 1963
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Amazon Original Special AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: MELODY 1963: Love Has to Win will be free to stream on Prime Video in the US beginning today (more...)

Swing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, have just announced compete casting and an award-winning design team. (more...)

ABC's 'The Chew' Kicks Off 2017 With Near 1-Year Highs in Total Viewers and Key Target Women Demographics
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

During the week of January 2, 2017, “The Chew” kicked off the new year devouring near 1-year highs in Women 18-49 (435,000/0.7 rating) and Women 25-54 (552,000/0.9 rating) and delivering its 2nd most watched week in close to 1 year in Total Viewers (2.688 million), behind only Thanksgiving week 2016 – since 1/25/16, 2/22/16 and 2/22/16, respectively. (more...)

George Bettinger & The Mom & Pop Shop Present HEBREW SCHOOL DROPOUT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

GEORGER BETTINGER, host of The Mom & Pop Shop, invites you to join him  for HEBREW SCHOOL DROPOUT,  a solo comedy written & performed by fellow Friar, 3-time Emmy-winning comedian DAVE KONIG, at the Boca Black Box Center for the Arts on Monday, January 16th from 8-10pm. (more...)

Andy Cohen to Host Revival of Iconic Dating Show LOVE CONNECTION on FOX
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Emmy Award winner Andy Cohen (“Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen”) will host LOVE CONNECTION, a new one-hour series that amps up the original hit dating show for today's audiences. (more...)

ESPN's Coverage of College Football Playoff Sets Numerous Streaming Records
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The College Football Playoff (Semifinals + National Championship) averaged a 12.7 overnight rating and a streaming audience of 535,000 average viewers, 1,655,000 unique viewers watching 120,090,000 minutes. (more...)

Wanda Jackson, Jim Messina, Colin Hay Doc and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces the return of "Queen of Rock" Wanda Jackson, Jim Peterik with The Ides of March, a screening of the first-ever feature-length documentary film about Colin Hay, solo artist and former lead singer of Men At Work, and more. (more...)

Slack-pop/Fuzz-Rock Duo Eureka California Announce January Southeast Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

In just under a year since releasing their last album “Versus,” Eureka California are back with a new single, “Wigwam.” (more...)

GRANNY'S BLUE-MERS II: DOWN IN THE ALLEY to Debut at the Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Granny's Blue-mers II: Down in the Alley premieres at the Duplex Cabaret Theater on Saturday, April 22 at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Fun, Delicious, Nutritious: Kellogg Company Unveils Full Slate of New Products
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Kellogg Company is launching more than 50 new products with innovations from its iconic cereals, ground-breaking new snacks and gourmet frozen food options. Each new item is created to specifically meet the diverse needs of today's grocery shopper. (more...)

ALDI Customers Find Ways To Say Hello To Healthy In The New Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

For many, the start of the year means a re-focus and commitment to healthier lifestyle habits. According to a recent survey, more than 56 percent of New Year's resolutions are based around healthier eating, weight loss or fitness 1. These healthy hopefuls can now turn to an affordable ally to help them reach their goals this year ALDI. (more...)

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