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Armin van Buuren Releases New Compilation, A State Of Trance at Ushuaïa, Ibiza 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Armin van Buuren is bringing the magical feeling of Ibiza to the rest of the world, with a brand new mix compilation released today on iTunes. (more...)

'STATE OF THE BIRDS' Releases Assessment of the Health of Nation's Birds
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

One hundred years after the extinction of the passenger pigeon, the nation's top bird science and conservation groups have come together to publish The State of the Birds 2014—the most comprehensive review of long-term trend data for U.S. birds ever conducted. The authors call the results unsettling. The report finds bird populations declining across several key habitats, and it includes a “watch list” of bird species in need of immediate conservation help. The report also reveals, however, that in areas where a strong conservation investment has been made, bird populations are recovering. The full report can be found at stateofthebirds.org. (more...)

BWW Recap: BOARDWALK EMPIRE: Flashbacks, Chain Gangs, and Cuba, Oh My!
by Jessica Naftaly - Sep 8, 2014

Okay so here we are! Episode one of the final season of Boardwalk Empire entitled 'Golden Days for Boys and Girls'! It kicked off in an interesting and beautifully visual fashion as we are met with an opening shot of boys diving for coins underwater. The cinematography in that scene, and in the entire episode is notably gorgeous. Voicing over this stunning imagery is a poem read aloud by a female voice. “Be honest and true, boys! /Whatever you do, boys /Let this be your motto through life.” This poem bookends the episode as it's featured during the flashbacks (yes flashbacks!) of young Nucky Thompson throughout the episode. (more...)

Ted Merritt Releases ESCAPE OF A BLOCK ISLAND ARTIST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. (more...)

The National Gallery of Victoria Presents FRIDAY NIGHTS AT JEAN PAUL GAULTIER, 10/24-2/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

During The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier the National Gallery of Victoria will be transformed into a late night destination for the return of its popular Friday Nights series. (more...)

Tony Winner Scarlett Johansson Welcomes Baby Girl Rose!
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Scarlett Johansson and her fiance Romain Dauriac welcomed their first child, a little girl named Rose! (more...)

Deloris Dallas Releases New Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (more...)

Pen Parentis Literary Salon Presents Free-Ranging Geniuses 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The Pen Parentis Literary Salon welcomes four celebrated authors whose brilliance knows no bounds. These spectacular writers--who are also parents--range across genre: fiction to memoir, poetry, screenplays and theater. Featuring Nick Flynn, author of, most recently, The Replacements, and Another Bullshit Night in Suck City; Elizabeth Kadetsky, author of the memoir First There Is a Mountain, Darin Strauss, author of Chang & Engand the National Book Critics Circle Award winning memoir Half a Life; and Rachel Zucker, author of MOTHERs andThe Pedestrians. Each author will read from new work and then participate in an informal, salon-style roundtable. It's sure to be an insightful, lively evening, and we hope that you will join us. (more...)

Finborough to Present RACHEL, First Play By An African American Woman Ever Produced, This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Rediscovered by Finborough Theatre Artistic Director Neil McPherson, Rachel is a genuinely lost landmark of American theatre -- the first play by an African American woman ever produced professionally. Directed by exciting young director Ola Ince, as part of Black History Month, the European premiere of Rachel opens at the multi award-winning Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 2 October at 7.30pm). (more...)

18 Teams Vie for $2 Million Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Teams participating in the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE may compete for two available prize purses: the $1M accuracy purse, based on performance, and the $1M affordability purse based on cost and usability. (more...)

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Debut Westin Brand in Mauritius with the New Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) and Blue Ocean Park Ltd. today announced the debut of the world-renowned Westin brand in Mauritius with the opening of The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius. Nestled in lush tropical gardens, the resort enjoys a pristine beachfront location in the historic Turtle Bay of Balaclava on the North West coast of The Island. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Today, September 5, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 4, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on today, September 5, 2014! (more...)

The Royal Shakespeare Company Announces Summer Season, National Tour, BBC Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

The Royal Shakespeare Company announces the summer 2015 season. (more...)

Kate Soper's HERE BE SIRENS Begins 9/5 at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Dixon Place and Morningside Opera's production of Kate Soper's critically acclaimed HERE BE SIRENS returns to Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street, in New York's Lower East Side), and begins performances on Friday, September 5th at 7:30 PM. After a sold-out engagement in January of this year, HERE BE SIRENS will play four performances only -- September 5th, September 6th, September 12th and 13th at 7:30 PM. OBIE Award-winner Rick Burkhardt directs this dramatic composition by award-winning composer Kate Soper. Tickets for HERE BE SIRENS are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and $15 for students and seniors. Advance tickets are available online at http://dixonplace.org/performances/here-be-sirens, by calling (212) 219-0736 or in-person at Dixon Place. (more...)

7th Annual Governors Island Art Fair to Open This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

4heads presents the 7th Annual Governors Island Art Fair - 100 rooms of paintings, photography, sculpture, installation, video and sound art exhibited in abandoned military barracks on New York's historic Governors Island. Launching the fall New York gallery season, GIAF is free and open to the public Saturdays and Sundays 6 - 28 September and is easily accessible by regular ferries from downtown Manhattan and the Brooklyn waterfront. (more...)

InterHealth Canada Deploys Pavisse at Turks & Caicos Hospitals for Incident Management
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Pavisse will be deployed at both Cheshire Hall Medical Centre and Cockburn Town Medical Centre to manage incidents across the entire organization. Pavisse, developed by RGP Healthcare, is a new comprehensive incident management solution designed to help patient-care facilities manage patient safety, patient privacy and other compliance-related functions across the enterprise. (more...)

Taiwan Tourism LOHAS Cycling Trend Comes to San Francisco and Sonoma County
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

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Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, October 3, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, October 3, 2014! (more...)

AKM Manufacturing to Integrate Four Divisions With Epicor ERP 10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

AUSTIN, TX and MONTERREY, MEXICO - Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that AKM Manufacturing (AKM) has selected the next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Epicor ERP version 10, to integrate the group's four divisions: Sheet Metal Work, CNC Machining, Electrical Equipment, and Lighting. Located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the company is well known for its high quality products. (more...)

Mitel Cloud-Based Communication Services to Enhance Patient Care at Reunion Island University Hospital
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

PARIS, Sept. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a global leader in business communications, will deliver a cloud-based communications solution to the University Hospital of the Reunion Island that is enabling faster diagnosis and treatment, and the provision of new patient services, while simplifying and reducing the cost of the day-to-day delivery of voice and data services. (more...)

'RUDOLPH' Stage Adaptation to Play Dallas & Fort Worth this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

In 1964, the beloved stop-motion animated television classic, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, made its network television debut, delighting audiences across the country. Fifty years later, the longest running and highest rated television special comes to life, live on stage with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical (www.rudolphthemusical.com), featuring the world's most famous reindeer and a holly-jolly cast of iconic characters. Rudolph and friends, including Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snow Monster, help Santa save Christmas this holiday season. (more...)

BWW Previews: RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL to Visit Two DFW Theaters
by Sara Brown - Sep 17, 2014

Rudolph Soars from Screen to DFW Stage in Family-Friendly Adaptation of Highest Rated Christmas Special of All Time (more...)

The CW Shares Official Poster Art for Season 3 of ARROW
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

With only 3 weeks left until the Season 3 premiere of the popular drama series, The CW shared new poster art on the show's official Facebook page. (more...)

THE PERFECT WAVE Now Available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download & On Demand
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Anchor Bay Entertainment's award-winning film about surfing and second chances, THE PERFECT WAVE, is available today on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand. (more...)

Governors Island Art Fair to Close 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

4heads's 7th Annual Governors Island Art Fair - 100 rooms of paintings, photography, sculpture, installation, video and sound art exhibited in abandoned military barracks on New York's historic Governors Island - closes 28 September, leaving only two weekends left to catch this critically-acclaimed artist-run art fair. GIAF is free and open to the public Saturdays and Sundays now through 28 September and is easily accessible by regular ferries from downtown Manhattan and the Brooklyn waterfront. (more...)

Long Island Music Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class of Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce its 2014, and fifth Class of Honorees, to be inducted at its star-studded red carpet Award Ceremony and Fundraising Gala on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. (more...)

ESPN Announces Fall Slate for 30 F0R 30 Documentaries
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

ESPN Films today revealed the films that will make up its fall 2014 30 for 30 slate. The series will return for a six-week run Tuesday nights on ESPN beginning October 7, with one additional film in December. (more...)

NIGHTMARE: NEW YORK's 11th Season to Take on Local Urban Legends, 9/26-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

New York's longest running and most horrifying haunted house, NIGHTMARE, will take on the legendary horror stories and urban legends of NYC's history in this 11th season edition - NIGHTMARE: NEW YORK. Producers Timothy Haskell (Creator of Nightmare) and Steve Kopelman, (producer of Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare') have announced.NIGHTMARE: NEW YORK will run September 26th through November 1st, 2014 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street between Rivington and Delancey on Manhattan's lower east side. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Aurora Fox Theatre's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2014

In this week's episode of 'In Focus', host Eden Lane gives us an early look at ONCE ON THIS ISLAND: A CARIBBEAN FAIRY TALE MUSICAL at The Aurora Fox Theatre Company. This exclusive visit to rehearsal includes a conversation with Broadway veteran Candy Brown who serves as director and choreographer. Leading lady SuCh returns to the Fox where she made her acting debut just last season in THE COLOR PURPLE. She also won the Henry Award for that role. Click below to watch the interview! (more...)

RAM SLAM YOUR STORY, HENRY VI PART 2 and More Set for Suffolk University's 2014-15 Season at the Modern Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University announces the programming lineup for its 2014-2015 season, featuring conversation, film, and new and classic plays. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, October 1, 2014
by - Sep 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, October 1, 2014! (more...)

U.S. Senators to Compete in Discovery Channel's RIVAL SURVIVAL, Premiering 10/29
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

At a time when partisanship in U.S. politics litters the media landscape, Discovery Channel's RIVAL SURVIVAL brings together two real world political adversaries and maroons them on a remote island for a week. (more...)

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER National Tour to Launch in November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

In 1964, the beloved stop-motion animated television classic, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, made its network television debut delighting audiences across the country. Fifty years later, the longest running and highest rated television special comes to life, live on stage with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical (www.rudolphthemusical.com), featuring the world's most famous reindeer and a holly jolly cast of iconic characters. Rudolph and friends, including Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snow Monster, help Santa save Christmas during a 21-city tour kicking off November 25 in Hartford CT. Also expect to see Rudolph and friends on stage in multi-week engagements, with cities to be announced. (more...)

BICS Provides Complete Voice and Roaming Connectivity for Unitel's Newly Launched MNO in S'o Tome and Principe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

BRUSSELS, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

The Aurora Fox to Bring Caribbean Fairy Tale to Life in ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, 9/12-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Aurora Fox will present Once On This Island (directed and choreographed by Candy Brown) from September 12 - October 5, 2014 at The Aurora Fox Arts Center (9900 East Colfax Avenue). (more...)

The Most Famous Reindeer of All Celebrates His 50th Anniversary on Television With a Collector's Edition DVD and Blu-ray''
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ One foggy Christmas in 1964, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer flew straight into the hearts of millions of Americans for whom watching RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER became an indispensable part of the holiday season. (more...)

Pinchgut Opera Presents IPHIGENIE EN TAURIDE, 12/3-9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2014

After a joyful comedic romp of The Chimney Sweep, what can you expect from Gluck's Iphigénie en Tauride? Written in 1779, it was premiered by the Paris Opera and was Gluck's penultimate opera, performed more than four hundred times over the next fifty years. He wrote a revised version in 1781 in German, Iphigenie auf Tauris which was staged as a tragic singspiel at the National Theatre in Vienna but proved less popular than the original French version. (more...)

'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Arrives on DVD 11/11
by Danielle DeSisto - Aug 29, 2014

Soaring past the $500 million mark at the global box office, DreamWorks Animation's HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 is not only one of the best reviewed films of the year, but also 2014's highest grossing animated film to-date and one of the top ten grossing films of the year in any genre. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast Discusses HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2
by Movies News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

In this exclusive USA Today video, the cast of HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 talks about their characters and the creation of the film. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, September 26, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 28, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, September 26, 2014! (more...)

LADY OF THE ISLAND is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Spokane, WA (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MAMMA MIA! Cast Gets Soaked for ALS
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2014

The company of Broadway's Mamma Mia just accepted an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from the Pippin National Tour, and in return challenged the West End and the National Tour productions of Mamma Mia! the cast Kinky Boots Broadway, and even Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan. Check out their video below! (more...)

Alex Breaux and Madeline Weinstein Join Roundabout's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced additional casting for The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry,' Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie,' Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold begins preview performances on Thursday, October 2, 2014 and opens officially on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42ndStreet). This is a limited engagement. The cast also includes Alex Breaux as 'Brodie' and Madeline Weinstein as 'Debbie.' Final casting to be announced. (more...)

WAPA America, the cable network destination for Puerto Ricans and Caribbean Hispanics in the U.S., Becomes Nielsen-Rated
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

WAPA America has reached an agreement with Nielsen, the global information and measurement company, to become a nationally-rated cable network. WAPA America is the cable arm of WAPA-TV, Puerto Rico's leading broadcaster. WAPA America will be reported in Nielsen's national data beginning as of August 2014, to be available on September 28. (more...)

The Year's #1 Movie in the World, TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION, Arrives on Blu-ray
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

From director Michael Bay and executive producer Steven Spielberg and in association with Hasbro, Inc., Paramount Pictures' $1 billion worldwide blockbuster Transformers: Age of Extinction makes its highly-anticipated debut September 30, 2014 on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and VOD. The film will be available to own two weeks earlier on Digital HD September 16, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Showtime Debuts New Teaser, Key Art for THE AFFAIR
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Today, SHOWTIME debuted the poster for its provocative new drama series THE AFFAIR, which premieres on Sunday, October 12th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The highly-anticipated series stars Golden Globe® nominees Dominic West (The Wire) and Ruth Wilson (Luther), as well as Emmy® nominee Maura Tierney (ER) and SAG Award® nominee Joshua Jackson (Fringe). Currently in production on ten episodes in and around Long Island, New York, THE AFFAIR is the exploration of two marriages and the emotional and psychological effects of the affair that disrupts them. Check out a new teaser, in addition to the key art, below! (more...)

Multimillion Dollar Island Residence off the Coast of Southern California to be Sold by Beverly Hills Based Luxury Real Estate Team
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Dustin Cumming and his partners Monty Beisel and Camille Anderson of Cumming, Beisel and Partners of Hilton & Hyland Real Estate bring to market the exclusive offering of 611 Coronado Avenue, Coronado for $3,600,000. (more...)

GSN Games Deals Out New Mobile App 'Solitaire TriPeaks by GSN Games'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - GSN Games, a leading provider of casual games and entertainment, today announced the launch of Solitaire TriPeaks by GSN Games on mobile smartphones and tablets worldwide. Newly available for iOS players, Solitaire TriPeaks by GSN Games has already ranked as the #1 free iPhone game and the #1 card game on Google Play. This new free-to-play mobile game delights players with tropical destinations, powerful boosts and social gameplay throughout captivating island levels. (more...)

Vince Camuto Selects the Island Pacific SmartSuite Solution
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Island Pacific, a division of 3Q Holdings Limited, and a leading provider of global software solutions and services to the retail industry, announced it has signed a major deal with the Camuto Group for its lifestyle brand, Vince Camuto®, for the deployment of its Island Pacific SmartSuite solutions in all Vince Camuto® retail stores. (more...)

Seanachai Theatre Changes Name to Irish Theatre of Chicago; 20th Anniversary Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Seanachai Theatre Company is pleased to celebrate its 20th anniversary season with an official name change to Irish Theatre of Chicago. The 2014-15 Season will include Conor McPherson's haunting drama SHINING CITY directed by ensemble member Jeff Christian and the world premiere drama THE WHITE ROAD by founding ensemble member Karen Tarjan, directed by ensemble member Robert Kauzlaric. (more...)

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