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American Contemporary Music Ensemble in Three Shows at Big Ears
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

ACME, American Contemporary Music Ensemble, will perform three concerts at this year's Big Ears Festival, on March 23 and 24, 2017, celebrating their new album, Thrive on Routine, released in February on Sono Luminus, as well as collaborating with Icelandic composer and performer Johann Johannsson, Denmark's Theatre of Voices, and Blonde Redhead. (more...)

Food Network to Premiere All-New Series HELP MY YELP, 4/10
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

In today's culinary world, online reviews can make or break a restaurant - and in the new series HELP MY YELP , chef and restaurant consultant Monti Carlo is on a mission to help struggling food businesses improve their food and service. (more...)

PS Underground Creates A Steamy, Sultry, Provocative LOST CHERRY CABARET At The Deserts Hottest New Entertainment Venue CLUB ROUGE!!
by David Green - Mar 9, 2017

A new collaboration between the one-of-a-kind culinary event company PS Underground and Pete's Hideaway has unveiled a new addition to the Palm Springs entertainment scene: CLUB ROUGE, a secret, underground nightclub and showroom.  The grand opening was last Saturday when PS UNDERGROUND presented the "Lost Cherry Cabaret," a late-night, sultry nightclub show patterned after the "Kit Kat Club" in the musical "Cabaret" and harkening back to the dark, provocative cabaret clubs of the 1920s and 30s.  The room was full to capacity and the performers received a well-deserved standing ovation as they dazzled the audience with music of many genres, each performed with a twist on the expected. (more...)

The 7 Fingers Brings CUISINE & CONFESSIONS to New York City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

"A Chorus Line for Foodies" is an apt description of Cuisine & Confessions, a New York premiere by the Montreal-based circus The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts, the company behind the Tony Award- winning Pippin), running April 11 - 16 at NYU Skirball. (more...)

AWE2017 - Home for Next
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017


Scoop: Cooking Channel - April 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 7, 2017

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TEW Design Studio Raises Awareness of International Women's Day on...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017


National Sawdust Presents MUSIC OF LISA BIELAWA Performed By American Contemporary Music Ensemble, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

On Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7pm, National Sawdust (80 N 6th St.) will present a concert of the music of composer-vocalist Lisa Bielawa, performed by the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) with Bielawa as vocal soloist. (more...)

KEEPING UP WITH THE KANDASAMYS Breaks R1.6 Million on Opening Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The popular film, Keeping up with the Kandasamys, has raked in a remarkable R1.6 million at the box office on opening weekend (3 March 2017), with an attendance of nearly 30 000 people. The film opened at number 3 on the Top 10 after Logan: The Wolverine and Fifty Shades Darker. (more...)

Andrea Mazzelladibosco Pens 'The Snoring Couch'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Andrea Mazzelladibosco, a native Italian, father, husband, family-man, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book, 'The Snoring Couch': a fun and amusing story that reflects the author, his children and wife as they learn an important lesson about spaghetti and a snoring couch! (more...)

by Barry Lenny - Mar 5, 2017

With Intimate Space, the company has taken a big step, mounting 60, sold out performances. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: CRIMES OF THE HEART Uncovers The Magrath Sisters' Unspoken Secrets With Heart And Humour
by Jade Kops - Mar 25, 2017

Beth Henley's 1981 Pulitzer Prize winning CRIMES OF THE HEART delves into the tragedy riddled lives of three sisters, highlighting the importance of remembering that people have their own secret stories and not everything is as they first appear. (more...)

Ape Records Release Debut EP APE Records Vol. 1 Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

APE is a new kind of record label, with a new way of getting things done. Founded by Tamir Muskat (Balkan Beat Box) and Eyal Gruenberg, APE Records is a hybrid between a production house, a music label, and a branding company. The label released their debut EP, (more...)

Scoop: TODAY - 3/27 - 4/7 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2017

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Patrice Sullivan Shares 'Sicilian Inspiration'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Patrice Sullivan, a devoted mother, who is an avid gardener and cooker, has completed her new book 'Sicilian Inspiration': a cook book with recipes for all family occasions inspired by the Sicilian family of the author. (more...)

Ain Gordon & Josh Quillen's RADICALS IN MINIATURE to Premiere at BAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) presents a World Premiere from playwright and director Ain Gordon, written and directed in partnership with percussionist and composer Josh Quillen. (more...)

FOX Announces Summer Premiere Dates for New & Returning Series
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

FOX is announcing summer premiere dates for new series LOVE CONNECTION, BEAT SHAZAM, THE F WORD WITH GORDON RAMSAY and SUPERHUMAN, as well as the returns of MASTERCHEF, AMERICAN GRIT and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE. (more...)

Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the message of hope, brotherhood, and joy in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw will feature Gabriel Ebert as narrator (in his Philharmonic debut) and the men of the Westminster Symphonic Choir, directed by Joe Miller. Beethoven's Ninth Symphony will feature soprano Camilla Tilling, mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack (debut), tenor Joseph Kaiser (debut), bass-baritone Eric Owens, and the Westminster Symphonic Choir, directed by Joe Miller. The performances will take place Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 5 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 6 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. The program will be presented without intermission. (more...)

Adrienne Truscott Brings THIS to New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

FCA Recipient and 2014 Doris Duke Impact Awardee Adrienne Truscott, the radical comedian, activist and performance artist best know for her blistering satire about rape culture, Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It: A One-Lady Rape about Comedy Starring Her P*ssy and Little Else!, will premiere her latest work THIS at New York Live Arts.  (more...)

BWW Review: SHIRLEY VALENTINE, Richmond Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Mar 21, 2017

There are few male playwrights who have captured the female psyche as well as Willy Russell. The character of Shirley is both simple and complex. On one hand all she wants is to escape her life of regimented predictability, where her husband Joe demands his steak on a Thursday and the only source of entertainment is talking to her kitchen wall. On the other is the deep and heartbreaking aspect of wanting to return to her past, where she felt she had more worth and character. (more...)

New Tampa Players is Bringing JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to Their Home Stage at the University Area CDC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

New Tampa Players is bringing Jesus Christ Superstar to their home stage at the University Area CDC March 31 through April 2 and April 7 through April 9, but first they have been taking the show on the road. Earlier this month, the cast performed a musical revue for the resident families at Metropolitan Ministries. 'Rehearsals for Superstar have been demanding, so I wasn't sure how the cast would feel about giving up a Saturday,' Director G. Frank Meekins said, 'but in the end it was a privilege to be able to share musical theater with adults and children who might not otherwise get to see a live performance like this.' (more...)

Radical Comedian, Activist and Performance Artist, Brings Her Latest Work To New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

 FCA Recipient and 2014 Doris Duke Impact Awardee Adrienne Truscott, the radical comedian, activist and performance artist best know for her blistering satire about rape culture, Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It: A One-Lady Rape about Comedy Starring Her P*ssy and Little Else!, will premier her latest work THIS at New York Live Arts.  Commissioned by New York Live Arts and presented through its Live Feed creative residency program, performance dates are April 5 through 8, 7:30pm, at New York Lives Arts, 219 West 19th Street, NYC. For tickets and information, call 212 924 0077 or visit newyorklivearts.??????? (more...)

BWW Review: Grief Gets Bloody in Horror Comedy FEATHERS AND TEETH, at Artists Rep
by Krista Garver - Mar 20, 2017

FEATHERS AND TEETH is a bloody, campy fun show that's completely different from anything else you'll see at Artists Rep. (more...)

Scoop: MASTERCHEF on FOX - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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BWW Blog: - Chris Crowthers - F*ck Off, Seamless. Viva la Cook at Home Revolution!
by Chris Crowthers - Mar 20, 2017

We've become a society that wants food NOW. (more...)

The Crokey Hill Club to Present NOBODY'S TALKING TO ME at the Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Crokey Hill Club will present NOBODY'S TALKING TO ME, written and directed by Tommy Marren, 8pm, Friday 24th- Saturday 25th March 2017, at the Everyman Theatre, MacCurtain Street, Cork. (more...)

BWW Review: THREESOME, Union Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 19, 2017

Threesome is often crude, sometimes boldly empowering and occasionally shows a glimpse of something more sophisticated emerging, but ultimately falls a little short on laughs. (more...)

BWW Review: BELLA LUNA for a Top Italian Culinary Experience on the UWS
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 17, 2017

Bella Luna brings the culinary joys of Italy to the Upper West Side. They offer a menu of traditional and specialty dishes in a comfortable, stylish setting. (more...)

Spectrum presents REFRACTIONS: 2017-1901 featuring Gayle Blankenburg, Susan Lamb Cook & Mariah Maloney
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Spectrum proudly presents pianist Gayle Blankenburg and cellist Susan Lamb Cook in Refractions: 2017-1901 on Friday, March 17th at 7pm.  The first half of the concert will include works by living composers: Antal Sporck, Pablo Ortiz, Jo Sporck, and Richard Cameron-Wolfe. Both Jo Sporck (coming from the Netherlands) and Richard Cameron-Wolfe (coming from Taos, New Mexico) will be in attendance. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 3/20 - 3/31 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Mar 17, 2017

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The Rose Art Museum Announces Jennie C. Jones as Recipient of 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Rose Art Museum is pleased to name Jennie C. Jones as the recipient of the 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award. Drawing connections between art and music, the Brooklyn-based artist creates visual and sound abstractions that explore intersections between cultural and social histories. Through her work, Jones highlights the complex and often parallel legacies of the mid-twentieth century—from abstraction, Minimalism, and avant-garde jazz to the era's seminal political and social shifts—revealing the unlikely alliances that emerge between the visual arts and music of the 1950s and '60s. Jones describes her approach as “listening as a conceptual practice.” (more...)

Chabot Space & Science Center Presents TINKERFEST, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Continuing its commitment to offering a wide and changing variety of participatory science events and programs that engage and inspire all ages, Chabot Space & Science Center will present its first Tinkerfest on Saturday, April 22, from 10 am to 4 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kitchen Theatre Company Heats Up the Winter with SEX WITH STRANGERS by Laura Eason
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2016-17 season and heats up the winter with Sex With Strangers, a provocative and sensuous exploration of ambition and obsession in the digital age. Sex With Strangers runs at Kitchen Theatre Company from March 12 to April 2, 2017. (more...)

MATA FESTIVAL Returns to The Kitchen, 4/25 - 29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Now in its nineteenth year, MATA Festival is back at The Kitchen on April 25 - 29 with an overflowing bounty of the newest music. Representing 31 early-career composers from seventeen countries, it offers a singular opportunity for New Yorkers to grasp the complete spectrum of new music emerging today - from gritty European modernism to experiments in theater, sound, and acoustics. This year's concerts include seven world premieres (including three MATA commissions), fifteen US premieres, and six NY premieres.  (more...)

Chef Spotlight: Executive Chef Rory O'Farrell of BLU ON PARK in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 15, 2017

Executive Chef Rory O'Farrell of Blue on Park in New York City is in our 'Chef Spotlight.' (more...)

BWW Review: Carmen Cusack Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with a New Show Demonstrating Her Songwriting Prowess
by Casey Mink - Mar 15, 2017

One generally associates megaphones as the staple of high school gym teachers, used to amplify their punitive requests of portly students to run faster. Naturally, Carmen Cusack, the once-unsung supernova who made her craterous impact on Broadway in last season's BRIGHT STAR, subverted preconceived notions. Slowly making her way to the stage, Cusack began her show crooning into the piece of machinery. If the very first notes of your concert will be heard projected via megaphone, well, you'd be wise to make certain you sound exceptional. That, of course, is a non-issue for Cusack. Following a sold-out engagement at Feinstein's/54 Below last summer, the Tony (and now Grammy) nominee returned to the venue for another four-show run on March 8, and was in her usual sublime voice. (more...)

Zephyr Introduces New Products, Celebrates 20 Years Of Redefining The...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017


Stage Traffic Productions Present the European Premiere of LATE COMPANY at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

As part of the Finborough Theatre's celebrations of Canada's 150th birthday, Canadian playwright Jordan Tannahill, "the hottest name in Canadian theatre", will debut his play, Late Company, at the Finborough Theatre, for a strictly limited season from 25 April - 20 May 2017, with press nights on 27 April/28 April. (more...)

Wolfbane's BEERS AND BALLADS to Keep the St. Patty's Festivities Going
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Keep the St. Patrick's Day festivities going as Wolfbane Productions kicks off their 2017 season with their award-winning Beers and Ballads event on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Historic Downtown Appomattox. (more...)

BWW Review: FIVE COURSE LOVE serves it at Stages Repertory Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Mar 14, 2017

Stages has assembled a "dream team" trio of comedians who can sing, and they make 5 COURSE love zip along with glee and pep. This is not a heavy night at the theatre, but a silly romp that should have audiences leaving with a big grin. (more...)

Applebee's'' Tempts Fans with Addition of Bold Flavor Options to 2 for $20 and 2 for $25 Menus
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar welcomes irresistible new entrees to the popular 2 for $20 and 2 for $25 value menus, which give guests two full-sized entrees and an appetizer for an unbeatable price. The new items further deliver on Applebee's mission to provide guests with fresh, craveable variety at a bold value. (more...)

Millbrook Playhouse Launches 54th Season with 2nd Annual Fundraiser THE MAGNIFICENT MILLBROOK VARIETY HOUR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Millbrook Playhouse Board of Directors and Producing Artistic Director, David E. Leidholdt, kick off their 54th season with the second annual fundraiser, The Magnificent Millbrook Variety Hour.  This One-Night-Only 70's style variety show will help raise funds for Millbrook's youth and educational programs. The shenanigans take place April 8, 2017, 7:30pm at The Elks Lodge in Downtown Lock Haven, PA.  (more...)

Pig Iron's A PERIOD OF ANIMATE EXISTENCE Set for U Penn Conference
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The internationally acclaimed Pig Iron Theatre Company's A Period of Animate Existence, an ambitious new multimedia stage work meditating on extinctions, climate change, and the Anthropocene, will figure prominently in the timely conference An Ecotopian Toolkit for the Anthropocene, which the Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania presents April 13-15. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 3/13 - 3/24 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Mar 13, 2017

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BWW Review: STOMP Leaves a Hard to Fill Footprint in a Special Performance Art Show
by Paul Batterson - Mar 13, 2017

The dozen percussionists and performers prove that one's garbage can be another person's instrument. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sas Goldberg's Kiki Is Her Own SIGNIFICANT OTHER
by Naomi Serviss - Mar 12, 2017

What happens to a gay man looking for Mr. Right when his three best girlfriends marry off? (more...)

Alton Brown Hosts Return of IRON CHEF GAUNTLET on Food Network 4/16
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

The elite culinary skill, strategy and stamina of Iron Chef America returns to Food Network this spring with IRON CHEF GAUNTLET, a fresh reboot of the fan-favorite franchise hosted by the incomparable Alton Brown. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with I CAPTURE THE CASTLE at Watford Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Watford Palace Theatre proudly presents the world premiere musical I Capture the Castle, based on the iconic novel by Dodie Smith, and co-produced with the Octagon Theatre Bolton and Kevin Wallace Limited, in association with Deborah Ward. (more...)

THE BLOW Comes to The Kitchen, 3/30- 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Kitchen will present The Blow: Brand New Abyss from March 30-April 1. The Blow is Melissa Dyne and Khaela Maricich. A shape-shifting entity, The Blow has taken various forms over time and manifests in an array of media, employing popular music as a vehicle for broader explorations. Operating between contexts and genres, the duo works with sound recording, performance, installation, writing and physical media, aiming to address and expand the limitations encountered within each framework. The Blow have spent the past three years developing a new body of songs and a new method for producing them: Brand New Abyss marks the completion of an extended compositional odyssey. (more...)

Mamma Chia Shakes Up Iconic Chia Vitality Beverages with Three New Soul-Inspiring Flavors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Mamma Chia is introducing three new flavors to its Chia Vitality Beverage line, which originally disrupted the beverage aisle in 2009 by establishing an entirely new category of healthy drinks. The new flavors include Ginger Lime, Blueberry Pomegranate, and Lemon Iced Tea. (more...)

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