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BWW Exclusive: Watch Sneak Peek of Daniel and Laura Curtis OVERTURE Album!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

Composers Daniel and Laura Curtis have pulled together an array of Broadway and West End stars for their OVERTURE album- now available for pre-order onwww.danandlauracurtis.com and released 24th October. (more...)

International HOME AWAY Festival Coming to Glasgow This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Ten years ago, the National Theatre of Scotland launched with Home, a project inviting ten communities from across Scotland to express what Home meant to them, to reflect on their place in the world. (more...)

YUZIMA Dances on the Graves of Slave Masters in New Video 'Atheist'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Yuzima casts himself as the trickster and dances on the graves of slave masters in his new music video 'Atheist'–filmed in New Orleans–out now. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Matthew Ford Sings from Daniel and Laura Curtis' OVERTURE Album!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Composers Daniel and Laura Curtis have pulled together an array of Broadway and West End stars for their OVERTURE album- now available for pre-order onwww.danandlauracurtis.com and released 24th October. (more...)

2016 OzAsia Festival Strikes a Chord with Local Audiences Keen to Experience Cutting-Edge Asian Culture
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2016

Thousands of people stepped into the unknown and experienced the excitement and emotions of the 2016 OzAsia Festival in an event that celebrated contemporary Asian performance - not even the wild weather could dampen the spirit of OzAsia artists and audiences throughout the festival which has evolved into Australia's leading annual contemporary arts Festival focusing on Asia. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Krysta Rodriguez Sings from Daniel and Laura Curtis' OVERTURE Album!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Composers Daniel and Laura Curtis have pulled together an array of Broadway and West End stars for their OVERTURE album- now available for pre-order onwww.danandlauracurtis.com and released 24th October. (more...)

Watch DNA Transform into Art at the Newest Esther Klein Gallery...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

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New App Lingoji Offers Culturally-Based Emojis
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

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BWW Exclusive: Rachel John Sings from Daniel and Laura Curtis' OVERTURE Album!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Composers Daniel and Laura Curtis have pulled together an array of Broadway and West End stars for their OVERTURE album- now available for pre-order onwww.danandlauracurtis.com and released 24th October. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ashleigh Gray Performs BRAVE on Daniel and Laura Curtis OVERTURE Album!
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2016

Composers Daniel and Laura Curtis have pulled together an array of Broadway and West End stars for their OVERTURE album-  now available for pre-order on www.danandlauracurtis.com and released 24th October. (more...)

BWW Review: RAGTIME at Dallas Summer Musicals
by Kyle Christopher West - May 26, 2016

Walking into the Music Hall at Fair Park Tuesday night, I was extremely eager to enjoy Ahrens and Flaherty's lavish, Tony Award-winning score in the tour of RAGTIME. Together with Terrence McNally's dynamic script, RAGTIME is celebrated as perhaps one of the greatest book musicals of the past two decades. Unfortunately, in spite of all of its inherent strengths, technical troubles plagued the tour's opening night performance. I left the theatre completely disappointed. (more...)

Encore! Cast Performing Arts to Present RAGTIME at the Dr. Phillips Center, 7/9-10
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Encore! Cast Performing Arts announces their latest show, RAGTIME - The Musical: In Concert. Presented July 9 and 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Walt Disney Theater, this production will benefit USO Central Florida. Tickets will go on sale Friday, May 27, 2016 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $28.75 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases include handling fees. (more...)

Solo Show A Regular Little Houdini Comes to Hollywood Fringe This June
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

Set in the sprawling urban slums of the South Wales docklands at the turn of the last century; a coming of age story about a young boy from the docks who idolises Houdini and commits himself to a life of magic, but the harsh reality of working-class life in Edwardian Britain gets in the way. A tenacious dreamer, he trains himself to emulate his hero's escapology amongst the mud and rust of his industrial surroundings, charming those hard-working realists around him but putting himself and others in danger as he becomes more dettached from reality. His parents struggle to come to terms with their son's eccentricity and our boy struggles in the mud and the filth to, not only achieve his dream of becoming an escapologist, but to survive, in a ruthless Edwardian dock town. As he grows our boy finds himself an integral part of the most terrifying events of British industrial history and his personal journey even intersects with the world's greatest showman himself. A connection which will influence both characters till the end of their days. With his hero's guidance, he battles against the irrepressible tide of responsibility, to balance childhood folly and humanity with the cynicism of adulthood. (more...)

Valentine Quintet to Bring ROUNDABOUTS AND LULLABIES to The Met Room
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Valentine Quintet will be performing 'Roundabouts and Lullabies' at the Metropolitan room at 9:30 PM on Thursday, August 4th, 2016. (more...)

Jazz Duo Dan Tepfer and Aaron Diehl to Perform as Part of 'Uncharted' Series at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Uncharted: A Live Performance Series continues at Greenwich House Music School this spring wit Dan Tepfer and Aaron Diehl: Duo Piano on Thursday, April 27 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

The Melting Pot Celebrates National Cheese Fondue Day with World Champion Cheese
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., the world's premier fondue restaurant, is celebrating National Cheese Fondue Day by offering guests the taste of victory with the fondue debut of the 2016 World Champion Roth Grand Cru Surchoix cheese. On April 11, The Melting Pot will offer its limited edition World Champion Cheese Fondue, a blend of the nine-month aged World Champion Roth Grand Cru Surchoix alpine cheese, white wine, shallots, Dijon mustard and scallions, for only $4.11. Fondue lovers are encouraged to celebrate their cherishment of cheddar, fascination with fontina, or glorification of Gruyere at their local Melting Pot to celebrate National Cheese Fondue Day. (more...)

Kwaye Debuts New Single 'Cool Kids' Via The Fader
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today, Zimbabwe-born, London-raised, and Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and globe-trotting alternative R&B disruptor Kwaye [pronunciation Qu-ay] premieres the music video for his debut single 'Cool Kids' on The Fader. (more...)

BWW Interview: Alex Chester, Diane Phelan and Rebecca Lee Lerman of We So Hapa Discuss Other-Ness, the Haters of Reddit and Their March 27 Cabaret AMERICAN: OTHER
by MATTHEW BLANK - Mar 27, 2017

Alex Chester, Diane Phelan and Rebecca Lee Lerman get real in this discussion of diversity and what it means to be 'Other' in America. We So Hapa stages its second cabaret March 27 at 8 PM. (more...)

As Sabr Publications Releases 'Tried & Tested'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Praise for Author and Educator Umm Juwayriyah: 'A couple paragraphs into the first chapter the author had me.' - Brooke Benoit, SISTERS MAGAZINE 'It's real, the characters seem so real, like real Muslims.' - Thomas Abdullah, Host of American Muslim 360 'Umm J weaves so many things relevant to Muslims into her stories: charity, fasting, prayer, kindness, and reversion. Cultures and personalities conflict in The Melting Pot that is Muslim America, and the author deals with these clashes sweetly and gracefully.' - Deborah McNichol, Author and Editor for Muslim Writers Publishing From bestselling educator and author, Umm Juwayriyah (Maryam A. Sullivan), comes a new urban Muslim novel about one American Muslim woman's personal journey through abuse, addiction, family discord, and finding the courage to renew her faith in the Most High, Most Merciful. A teenage Iman Johnson left home over a decade ago to follow behind a street loving hustler who promised her the world. When that world became too much for her to endure, mentally and physically, she found herself back in Pittsburgh, PA at her Muslim mother's doorstep seeking refuge. But will the Muslim family and community that she'd turned her back on years ago be ready to finally accept her or has too much time, emotions, hurt, and secrets built up between them to overcome? Iman will have to find the strength to face her past and relearn the basics if she ever hopes to find the sweetness of faith The Most High promises ... 'Tried & Tested' casts an intimate look into the lives of millions of indigenous Muslim American families and the hardships and blessings that binds them together against the odds. Umm Juwayriyah's unique voice and undeniable characters will not disappoint you. About the Author: Umm Juwayriyah (Maryam A.Sullivan) is a native of Springfield, Massachusetts and is a second generation American Muslim urban educator, business owner, and storyteller. She is the author of Tried & Tested, The Size of a Mustard Seed, Hind's Hands ~ A Story About Autism, and The Princess and the Good Deed. Umm Juwayriyah has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was a recipient of the Lorraine Hansberry Award from Holyoke Community College and a Spirit Award from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. Her writing and short stories have been featured in a number of Muslim and non Muslim publications around the world. She is also the Editor-in-Chief for the New England Muslim Women's Association and the founder of the literary initiative #MuslimGirlsRead. Umm Juwayriyah holds a Bachelors degree with honors from Bay Path University and a Masters of Arts degree with honors from Regis University. (more...)

Krystle Warren to Perform at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Krystle Warren, originally from Kansas City, Missouri, now residing between France and New York, is a remarkable, if complicated, lady. Remarkable in that her music defies genre; complicated in that, for that very reason, she's difficult to pin. Her voice instantly recalls jazz, while her melodies evoke Lennon/McCartney. S (more...)

Triple Threat Dance Showcase Returns to South Orange Performing Arts Center, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Triple Threat Dance Showcase triumphantly returns to the stage at South Orange Performing Arts Center Friday, March 17th at 8 p.m. to shine the spotlight on three diverse New Jersey dance companies.Umoja Dance Company, Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre and Nimbus Dance Works come together to create an eclectic performance of dance that celebrates diversity and culture. The power and infectious rhythms of African drum and dance, the elegance and passion of Latin dance, and the grace and beauty of ballet come together to celebrate The Melting Pot of American heritage. (more...)

The Melting Pot Deconstructs Classic Americana Recipes With New Limited-Time Summer Menu
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Just in time for summer, The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., the world's premier fondue restaurant and a leading polished casual dining franchise, is taking guests on a culinary road trip with its new limited-time menu that offers a taste tour across the country without leaving town. The menu features unique fondue takes on some of America's quintessential dishes like Chicago deep-dish pizza. (more...)

Solo Show A Regular Little Houdini Comes to Hollywood Fringe This June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Set in the sprawling urban slums of the South Wales docklands at the turn of the last century; a coming of age story about a young boy from the docks who idolises Houdini and commits himself to a life of magic, but the harsh reality of working-class life in Edwardian Britain gets in the way. A tenacious dreamer, he trains himself to emulate his hero's escapology amongst the mud and rust of his industrial surroundings, charming those hard-working realists around him but putting himself and others in danger as he becomes more dettached from reality. His parents struggle to come to terms with their son's eccentricity and our boy struggles in the mud and the filth to, not only achieve his dream of becoming an escapologist, but to survive, in a ruthless Edwardian dock town. As he grows our boy finds himself an integral part of the most terrifying events of British industrial history and his personal journey even intersects with the world's greatest showman himself. A connection which will influence both characters till the end of their days. With his hero's guidance, he battles against the irrepressible tide of responsibility, to balance childhood folly and humanity with the cynicism of adulthood. (more...)

11th Annual Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week June 1 - 14, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

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Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 7/03/2016
by BWW - Jul 3, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/03/2016 for Orlando (more...)

International HOME AWAY Festival Coming to Glasgow This October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Ten years ago, the National Theatre of Scotland launched with Home, a project inviting ten communities from across Scotland to express what Home meant to them, to reflect on their place in the world. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play
by Jennifer Fried - Jul 25, 2016

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! offered New Yorkers a free evening of empowering music and dance at the Prospect Park Bandshell on July 21st 2016.  The program began with Brandee Younger's glistening jazzy harp music following the traditions of Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane.  Younger's mellow jazzy music scintillated throughout the park as she played original compositions and covers of Coltrane and Ashby.  (more...)

Arielle Jacobs, Rebecca Luker, Jason Forbach and More Featured on OVERTURE Album
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Composers Daniel and Laura Curtis today further announced an array of Broadway and West End names who will feature on their OVERTURE album. (more...)

Discover the Rare Beauty of Szymanowski's Music in an Intimate Concert Setting
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Opera Australia is celebrating the work of 20th century Polish composer Karol Szymanowski with an intimate, one-off concert following the Australian premiere of his stunning opera, King Roger, at the Sydney Opera House. (more...)

Hackney Empire Announces CINDERLLEA as 2017 Pantomime
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Hackney Empire has today announced Cinderella as its 2017 Christmas pantomime. The 2016 production of Sleeping Beauty was seen by audiences from across the globe from countries including Hong Kong, USA, Brazil, Japan and Hawaii but 20% of the audience was from Hackney, an increase of 1% on last year. (more...)

Robbie Robertson Accepts The Music for Life Award at The 2017 NAMM Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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Irish Arts Monthly Series Will Feature Tobin and Robson Joined by a Rotating Cast of Special Guests from the NYC Jazz World
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Irish Arts Center is pleased to announce Tobin's Run on 51, a new series of jazz nights curated by award-winning Irish singer-songwriter Christine Tobin and acclaimed guitarist Phil Robson, who return to IAC after two sold-out concerts where they performed songs by Leonard Cohen. The series, which takes place at Irish Arts Center (553 West 51st Street, New York) on February 23, March 23 and April 27, will feature Tobin and Robson joined by special guests consisting of some of New York's best Irish and international musicians to play sets and share stories about music's greatest artists and treasures. (more...)

The Uncharted Music Series at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Now entering its third full year, Uncharted at Greenwich House Music School has emerged as one of New York's most exciting and unpredictable live music series, drawing attention from tastemakers and curators from across the city. (more...)

Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Even before breaking ground on their new home, IAC will welcome audiences into the existing Cybert Tire site for Rooms, a site-specific theatrical installation by the great Irish playwright Enda Walsh (May 3-28). IAC will present Rooms alongside St. Ann's Warehouse premiere of Walsh's new play, Arlington (May 3-28), making for a season of Walsh works in New York, supported by Culture Ireland. (more...)

BWW Review: Celebrating American Dance with the AMERICAN DANCE PLATFORM
by Caryn Cooper - Jan 10, 2017

As part of its' second annual American Dance Platform, The Joyce Theater has been showcasing eight of America's most captivating dance companies over the past week. This year's platform was curated by Alicia B. Adams, VP of International Programming and Dance at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. I again had the opportunity to attend another performance on Friday, January 6, 2017. The evening featured a double bill with dances by Lucky Plush Productions and the Dallas Black Dance Theatre. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues." (more...)

Uncharted Presents Sofia Rei at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Award-winning Argentine vocalist, songwriter and producer Sofia Rei is considered one of the most passionate and inventive vocalists on the current New York music scene. Her music explores connections between the various traditions of South American folklore, jazz, flamenco and electronic sounds. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rubicon Theatre Company Celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues."  (more...)

Explore Son Jarocho's Past and Present at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

New York City son jarocho pioneers Radio Jarocho present a new project exploring the origins of son jarocho, the traditional music of Veracruz, Mexico. In this journey through the genre's baroque, West African, and indigenous Mexican roots, Radio Jarocho & Zenen Zeferino will trace son jarocho from its rural ancestry to the global phenomenon that it is today at Greenwich House Music School. (more...)

The Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble to Perform at 14th St. Y, 3/9-13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

The Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble will present a program of works by legendary modern dance choreographer Anna Sokolow, a tribute to The Melting Pot that is New York, including the rarely seen Ride the Culture Loop, created in 1975 for the Juilliard Dance Ensemble, and the world premiere of We Remember by guest choreographer and former company member Rae Ballard, March 9-13 at the Theater at the 14h Street Y, 344 East 14th Street.   Other Sokolow works are the 1968 Steps of Silence and her tribute to her friend Kurt Weill, created in 1988.  All works have been staged by longtime Sokolow company members.   (more...)

Michael Mwenso & The Shakes: They Laugh and Smile at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Michael Mwenso strikes out on his own with a new musical revue. This premiere performance will feature Mwenso's new compositions that chronicle working through the struggle of being different to discovering the redemptive power of love, community, and inner strength at Greenwich House Music School. (more...)

Wales Millennium Centre Announces the World Premiere of TIGER BAY THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Survival, romance and atonement in a diverse community: Tiger Bay the Musical, takes place in what was once the most cosmopolitan port in the world, Cardiff Bay. (more...)

Trinity Church's TIME'S ARROW Festival to Celebrate 250 Years of St. Paul's Chapel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Trinity Church Wall Street's annual series of concerts in January has long been a highlight of the musical season. Entitled 'Time's Arrow' to allude to Trinity's signature juxtaposition of early and modern music, the 2017 festival (Jan 1-12) celebrates the 250th anniversary of the opening of St. Paul's Chapel, the oldest church building in Manhattan. (more...)

Valentine Quintet to Bring ROUNDABOUTS AND LULLABIES to The Met Room
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

The Valentine Quintet will be performing 'Roundabouts and Lullabies' at the Metropolitan room at 9:30 PM today, August 4th, 2016. (more...)

Chef's Spotlight: Executive Chef Carl Alioto of THE LINDEMAN at The OUT Hotel
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 18, 2016

Executive Chef Carl Alioto of The Lindeman at The Out Hotel in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City is in our 'Chef Spotlight.' (more...)

FamilyCook Productions Premieres Documentary Short FamilyCook Productions Premieres Documentary Short "Teen Battle Chef: The Sizzle of Pursuit"
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

What: New York City teens from impoverished communities blossom with self confidence and the life skill of cooking as they pursue culinary achievement in Teen Battle Chef (TBC), the national culinary nutrition program from FamilyCook Productions. 'The Sizzle of Pursuit' follows a group of teens training to develop culinary skills and healthy eating habits to battle the chronic diseases and life stresses of growing up in poverty-dense communities. Students from TBC programs at Edward A. Reynolds West Side High School in Harlem and Health Careers High School in Washington Heights formed competition teams with Franklin K Lane students in Brooklyn to compete in Teen Battle Chef Live in 2015. Documentarian Gillian Aldrich, whose credits include working for director Michael Moore, followed the students as they prepped for the completion. Former First Lady of New York, Michelle Paige-Paterson will moderate a short post-film discussion to include special guest Claus Meyer, co-founder of world renowned noma and The Melting Pot Foundation. The event is presented by FamilyCook Productions, and co-sponsored by EmblemHealth and the Metro-Manhattan Chapter of the Links, Inc. The event is open to the public and free to attend, though space is limited. RVSP: paige@familycookproductions.com. Who: Michelle Paige-Paterson, EmblemHealth and former First Lady of New York Claus Meyer, Culinary entrepreneur and creator of The Great Northern Food Hall at Grand Central Station and founder of The Melting Pot Foundation Jean McTavish, Principal, Edward A. Reynolds West Side High School, Harlem, NYC Yadira Ortega, former Teen Battle Chef participant and CUNY student Teen Battle Chef students from across NYC. When: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 6 p.m. | Reception 6:30 - 8 p.m. Film Screening and Discussion Where: Tavern 29 47 East 29th, New York NY 10016 (Between Madison and Park Avenues on north side of 29th Street) FamilyCook Productions (FCP) www.familycookproductions.com is a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 to teach nutrition through cooking to K-12 students and their families. FCP has reached over 200,000 families nationwide and spawned over 130 Teen Battle Chef programs in 26 states. Along with HealthCorps and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, FCP is collaborating on an NIH funded research project to determine best practices to change behaviors that have been shown to cause obesity. FCP was founded by Lynn Fredericks, cookbook author, food activist and food and wine journalist. She is the author of Cooking Time is Family Time (William Morrow 1999) and, with Mercedes Sanchez, MS, RD, Get Your Family Eating Right! (Fairwinds Press, August 2013) EmblemHealth, Inc. - www.emblemhealtho.org through its companies Group Health Incorporated (GHI) and HIP Health Plan of New York (HIP), provides quality health care coverage and administrative services to approximately 3.4 million people. Groups and individuals can choose from a variety of PPO, EPO and HMO plans, as well as coverage for prescription drugs and dental and vision care. EmblemHealth offers a choice of networks, including quality doctors and other health care professionals throughout the region, leading acute care hospitals across the tristate area, and physicians and hospitals across all 50 states. The Metro-Manhattan Chapter of the Links, Incorporated was established in the Harlem community in 1988, and is a proud addition to a national organization established in 1946. The Chapter's express mission is to serve the Greater Harlem community. The Chapter's signature Young Achiever's program and other equally effective initiatives have impacted Harlem institutions such as the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Harlem Hospital, the Studio Museum in Harlem, Thurgood Marshall Academy, and countless men, women and children in Harlem and around the world. The Melting Pot - www.meltingpotfoundation.org The Melting Pot is a Danish not-for-profit organization founded by chef Claus Meyer in 2011 with the mission of spreading social uplift through the culinary arts and traditions. From the prisons of Denmark to the ghettos of Bolivia, The Melting Pot has successfully worked with at-risk communities to build solidarity through the celebration of local cuisine while providing marketable skills for their most vulnerable members. The Student Chef Program consists of advanced culinary trainings well as front-of-house training. Students will receive stipends while working in the cafe, restaurant, and bakery as part of their training. (more...)

BWW Review: Mustard Seed Theatre's Splendid BOSNIAN/AMERICAN: THE DANCE FOR LIFE
by Chris Gibson - Apr 29, 2016

BOSNIAN/AMERICAN: THE DANCE FOR LIFE is a winning little piece, dedicated to educating and informing the public about the immigration of Bosnian refugees who fled to St. Louis, MO, when frequent massacres and religious and cultural persecution became more and more prevalent in their homeland. It's a wonderful thing to have a Bosnian community in our hometown, and hopefully we're representing the true spirit of The Melting Pot that is America with our welcoming attitude. Surely, this migration has been taking place for a long time, so there are roots now established here. But, there's always that need to be fully recognized as a true part of the community that sometimes goes unfulfilled. Luckily, playwright Deanna Jent has lent her considerable skills to the task with a work that speaks to people of all ages. (more...)

Red House Arts Center to Close Main Stage Season with RAGTIME, 5/5-21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

The Red House Arts Center in Syracuse, NY closes its Main Stage Season with Ragtime, May 5-21. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Toronto's SOULPEPPER ON 42ND STREET Festival Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Tickets go on sale today, April 11, for the US debut for SOULPEPPER, Toronto's largest and most celebrated theatre company, in a four-week engagement Off-Broadway at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street in New York City, it was announced by Albert Schultz, SOULPEPPER's Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

ATTENTION CHEESE LOVERS: The Melting Pot to Give Away 25,000 Free Cheese Fondue Vouchers on April 11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

In celebration of National Cheese Fondue Day, premier fondue restaurant franchise The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., is offering free cheese fondue vouchers* to the first 25,000 people who sign up for its Club Fondue today only, April 11, 2016, as part of its seventh annual National Cheese Fondue Day celebration. Guests can sign up at nationalcheesefondueday.com for their chance to get in on this cheesy offer, which is redeemable April 18 June 30, 2016. (more...)

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