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International Bestseller MOTHER ALWAYS SAID '...' to Be Released in the United States
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Already a bestseller, Mother Always Said, '...' Timeless Wisdom to Achieve Personal & Business Success by Robert Popovich is a compendium of childhood lessons the author learned from his mother. A testimonial to his mother's guidance and support in his early years, the author shows how he successfully applied the lessons learned throughout his career as an international business consultant and as a governmental advisor, whose clients included The White House. During his speaking engagements, he frequently quotes his mother's lessons much to the delight of his audiences. It was in response to their continued encouragement that the author wrote this book about her teachings so others might benefit. (more...)

Tom Bergeron to Host PBS's 34th Annual 'A CAPITOL FOURTH'
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration will kick off the festivities for our country's 238(th) birthday with an all-star salute led by our country's favorite host, two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (DANCING WITH THE STARS). (more...)

Celebrate America's Birthday With A Star Spangled Party Live From The U.S. Capitol On PBS' 'A Capitol Fourth'!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration will kick off the festivities for our country's 238 th birthday with an all-star salute led by our country's favorite host, two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (DANCING WITH THE STARS). Broadcast live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the event will feature performances by: Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Frankie Valli; Grammy Award-winning music legend Patti LaBelle; platinum recording artist and songwriter Philip Phillips; multi-platinum recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks; the world-famous Muppets; five-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Michael McDonald; country music superstar Sara Evans; singer-songwriter Kendall Schmidt from BIG TIME RUSH and HEFFRON DRIVE; and five-time Tony Award nominee and Broadway star Kelli O'Hara; with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly. (more...)


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La Casa Azul Bookstore Announces Events for July 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Independent bookstore La Casa Azul Bookstore released the program schedule for July 2014. The events include workshops, readings, book clubs, family days and include events with award winning authors and illustrators - all event listings are below. (more...)

VMware Expands Validated Vertical Solutions Across Multiple Industries
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

PALO ALTO, CA - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today expanded its portfolio of validated desktop solutions for vertical industries to address challenges experienced by individual business sectors. The solutions meet specific performance, availability and security needs of vertical industries such as education, financial services, healthcare, government and manufacturing using the advanced technology found in VMware Horizon. (more...)

Cape May Stage to Present Anna Bergman in 'YOU & THE NIGHT & THE MUSIC,' 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

On Monday, July 14 at 8 p.m., Cape May Stage presents Anna Bergman in 'You & the Night & the Music: An Evening of Musical Imports and Exports' at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse as part of the Equity theatre's highly-acclaimed Second Stage Broadway Series. (more...)

CCM's ART OF THE PIANO Concert Series to Open 6/27 with Andrey Pisarev
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

This summer, some of the world's most sought-after piano performers and pedagogues are in residence at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). For the next two weeks, CCM proudly presents the Art of the Piano workshop and concert series, curated by CCM faculty member and World Piano Competition Artistic Director Awadagin Pratt. (more...)

New Indian Prime Minister Overtakes the White House in Twitter Followers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Twiplomacy aims to identify the extent to which world leaders use Twitter and how they connect on the social network. In early June 2014, Burson-Marsteller analyzed 643 government accounts in 161 countries. Only 32 countries, mainly in Africa and Asia-Pacific, do not have any Twitter presence. (more...)

ArtPlace America Gives $14.7 Million in Grants for 'Creative Placemaking Projects' Across 31 States
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

ArtPlace America (ArtPlace) Executive Director Jamie L. Bennett announced $14.7 million in 55 grants to creative placemaking projects that will work in 79 communities of all sizes across 31 states. In these projects, the arts will play an explicit and intentional role in helping to shape communities' social, physical, and economic futures. (more...)

Paul McCartney Adds Greensboro, NC Date to OUT THERE Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Paul McCartney has added another date to summer's hottest ticket: The Out There world tour will touch down at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina-marking Paul's historic first ever performance in the city of Greensboro. (more...)

San Francisco Giants and Bon Appétit Management Launch The Garden at AT&T Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The San Francisco Giants and their award-winning food service partner, Bon Appétit Management Company, today opened The Garden at AT&T Park. The Garden will supply fresh-picked greens, vegetables and fruit for Bon Appétit's ballpark menus and serve as a culinary and nutritional classroom for children in the community. It will also serve as another unique gathering place for fans to enjoy AT&T Park before and during games. (more...)

The Music Hall's 'Writers in the Loft' Series to Welcome ESPN's Matthew Berry, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series welcomes Matthew Berry, acclaimed ESPN columnist and Senior Fantasy Sports Analyst, on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Berry will discuss FANTASY LIFE: The Outrageous, Uplifting and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports From the Guy Who's Lived It, his bestselling tribute to the world of fantasy sports. With humor and unrivaled insight, Berry chronicles wild and often ridiculous tales from the millions of people who participate in fantasy leagues each year, all while recounting how his own road to the top of the fantasy sports arena was forged in struggle and determination. (more...)

Jack Mikesell and Christina Elmore to Star in SCLA's ROMEO AND JULIET, 7/8-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA), under the artistic direction of Ben Donenberg, returns to the Japanese Garden at the Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Campus for the third consecutive summer, with a Los Angeles-centric summer production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet -- directed by Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal National Theatre alum Kenn Sabberton -- for seventeen performances only, July 8 to 26 (press opening July 13). (more...)


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New Book, Wicked Atlanta, is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

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CLONED! Adds 7/19 Performance at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Following a sold-out Opening Night performance, THE NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL and SPIEGEL AND WOLPOW PARTNERSHIP have announced a second extension performance of CLONED!, a two of a kind sci-fi musical set in the Manhattan of the 90s, with book by Jacey Powers (Picking Up - DR2 Theater) & Dan Wolpow (Keepers: A Broadway Benefit at Studio 54), lyrics by Dan Wolpow, music by Adam Spiegel (Camp Rolling Hills - 2013 NYMF Next Link Project Finalist), choreographed by Ryan Kasprzak (TV: Smash, So You Think You Can Dance; Tour: Billy Elliot; NYMF: Volleygirls), music direction by Julianne B. Merrill (NYMF: Mother Divine) and directed by Tom Wojtunik (Children of Eden - NY IT Award Outstanding Musical; Urinetown - NY IT Award Outstanding Musical; The Miss Education of Jenna Bush - FringeNYC Best Solo Show & Audience Favorite; Edenville - NY IT Award Nominee Best Director; NYMF: The Groove Factory). (more...)

THE MAGIC FLUTE, MACBETH, CATO IN UTICA and CANDIDE Set for the 2015 Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

The Glimmerglass Festival has announced its 2015 Festival, which will celebrate the company's 40th anniversary. The 2015 Festival will feature Mozart's The Magic Flute, Verdi's Macbeth, Vivaldi's Cato in Utica and Bernstein's Candide. The productions will run in repertory in the Alice Busch Opera Theater on Otsego Lake in Cooperstown July 10 through August 23. These mainstage offerings will be complemented by lectures, concerts and other special events. (more...)

Music Mountain to Welcome Misha Dichter with Harlem String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

America's oldest continuing summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues their 85th Anniversary Season with Swingtime Big Band on Saturday, July 26 (6:30PM) with the popular pre-concert dinner beforehand (5PM) followed on Sunday, July 27 (3PM) by the piano virtuoso Misha Dichter and the acclaimed Harlem String Quartet. (more...)

Mystery on the Menu Presents MURDER MYSTERY FESTIVAL, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2014

Mystery on the Menu theatrical group will present five different short plays during the Murder Mystery Festival on July 23rd, 2014 at Empire Stage in Ft. Lauderdale Florida. The group is based in Ft. Lauderdale with producer Barbara Fox. (more...)

Cast Announced for Noel Coward's THIS WAS A MAN at Finborough Theatre from July 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Banned by the Lord Chamberlain for its facetious and irreverent treatment of adultery, This Was A Man, a previously unseen play by Noel Coward, directed by actress Belinda Lang, opens for its long overdue UK professional premiere in a strictly limited three week season at the Finborough Theatre on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 17 July 2014 at 7.30pm). (more...)

The Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced the roster of emerging artists and renowned vocal coaches engaged for the 13th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. Under the leadership of program director Michael Heaston, the Domingo- Cafritz Young Artist Program continues to increase its number of performances throughout the season and expand its training regimen to include mentorship by its returning Artist in Residence, the acclaimed American soprano Deborah Voigt. Additional faculty members include voice teachers Diana Soviero and William Stone; guest vocal coaches Be?ne?dicte Jourdois, Kathleen Kelly, and Danielle Orlando; career consultants Ken Benson and Matthew Epstein; and guest drama coaches Peter Kazaras and Alan Paul, among others. The new class of young artists will participate in several world premiere productions during the 2014-2015 season as part of (more...)

John Kander, Bill T. Jones, BAM & More to Receive 2013 National Medals of Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

President Barack Obama will present the National Medals of Arts in conjunction with the National Humanities Medals on Monday, July 28, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. ET, in an East Room ceremony at The White House. First Lady Michelle Obama will attend. The event will be live streamed at WH.gov/Live. (more...)

Tickets to The Dan Band, Martin Sexton, Popovich Pet Theater, John Waters, and Midtown Men at bergenPAC On Sale 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

New shows go on sale this week at bergenPAC include The Dan Band, Friday September 26th, see Martin Sexton Saturday, January 10th, 2015, then don't miss the family favorite Popovich Pet Theater, March 28th 2015, An Evening with filmographer John Waters Sunday, April 12th and don't miss Midtown Men presented by PBS/WNET TV on Thursday, May 28th 2015 at 8PM--Tickets for these shows go on sale Friday, July 25th at 11AM. Be sure to reserve your tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's THE LION KING Perform 'He Lives In You' at The White House
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2014

Cast members from Broadway's THE LION KING were welcomed by First Lady Michelle Obama at The White House's Kids State Dinner on July 18th. (more...)

AT&T Commits $18 Million To Youth Programs With Mentoring At White House Event
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson joined President Obama today to commit $18 million to education programs with a youth mentoring component. This funding supports the company's goal of providing youth across the country 1 million hours of mentoring by AT&T employees through the end of 2016. (more...)

Frequentz Offers a Seafood Traceability Solution in Response to the White House's Crackdown on Seafood Fraud
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In response to The White House's recent crackdown on seafood fraud and illegal fishing, Frequentz has announced the expansion of Information Repository & Intelligence Server(IRIS) beyond food, life sciences, and industrial supply chains to include a seafood and sustainability traceability solution. It also covers various global seafood traceability trade and regulatory requirements and is the first market expansion since taking over the platform from IBM. (more...)

Amazon Launches Kindle Unlimited- Like Netflix But for Books
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

Yesterday, Amazon.com introduced Kindle Unlimited-a new subscription service which allows customers to freely read as much as they want from over 600,000 Kindle books, and listen as much as they want to thousands of Audible audiobooks, all for only $9.99 a month. Finding a great book is easy, and there are never any due dates-just look for the Kindle Unlimited logo on eligible titles and click 'Read for Free.' Customers can choose from best sellers like The Hunger Games, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and The Lord of the Rings, and with thousands of professionally narrated audiobooks from Audible, like The Handmaid's Tale and Water for Elephants, the story can continue in the car or on the go. Kindle Unlimited subscribers also get the additional benefit of a complimentary three-month Audible membership, with access to the full selection of Audible titles. Kindle Unlimited is available starting today and is accessible from Kindle devices or with Amazon's free Kindle reading apps. Start your free 30-day trial today at www.amazon.com/ku-freetrial. (more...)

MTV's Look Different Campaign Joins Forces with Jack Antonoff and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

With more than 9 in 10 young people believing small examples of bias can add up to major problems for society, MTV's new multi-year pro-social campaign, “Look Different,” today debuted a second wave of thought-provoking and actionable initiatives. MTV's new “Good Look Panel” will help young people look differently at complex issues and participate in an open dialogue with experts, youth advocates, musicians and MTV talent, including fun. and Bleachers member and Ally Coalition co-founder Jack Antonoff. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - July 19-20, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC on July 19-20, 2014! (more...)

Kindle Unlimited Subscription Service Launches
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

(NASDAQ:AMZN)-Amazon.com today introduced Kindle Unlimited-a new subscription service which allows customers to freely read as much as they want from over 600,000 Kindle books, and listen as much as they want to thousands of Audible audiobooks, all for only $9.99 a month. Finding a great book is easy, and there are never any due dates-just look for the Kindle Unlimited logo on eligible titles and click 'Read for Free.' Customers can choose from best sellers like The Hunger Games, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and The Lord of the Rings, and with thousands of professionally narrated audiobooks from Audible, like The Handmaid's Tale and Water for Elephants, the story can continue in the car or on the go. Kindle Unlimited subscribers also get the additional benefit of a complimentary three-month Audible membership, with access to the full selection of Audible titles. Kindle Unlimited is available starting today and is accessible from Kindle devices or with Amazon's free Kindle reading apps. Start your free 30-day trial today at www.amazon.com/ku-freetrial. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Ready to Pack Up & Bring Pride Rock to D.C. for the White House's Kids State Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The cast of Broadway's The Lion King will pack up and bring Pride Rock to D.C. for The White House's annual Kids State Dinner this Friday. In excitement, the production has shared a new image on their official Twitter page, which First Lady Michelle Obama promptly retweeted in support. Check it out below! (more...)

Tap Dance Series at Children's Museum of Manhattan Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

A series of live performances - including tap dancing - will take place throughout the summer in conjunction with the exhibit, JAZZED! The Changing Beat of 125th Street at the Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM), located at 212 West 83rd Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue. The exhibit itself, in partnership with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, allows visitors to sing along with Ella Fitzgerald in the 'jazz club,' dance up the stairs with Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson's, and meet Duke Ellington and his famous jazz orchestra in the 'ballroom.' Visit www.cmom.org for a full schedule of events. (more...)

Andrea Marcovicci's Series of Shows at Davenport's Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Called the 'the greatest cabaret star of her generation' by the International Herald Tribune, star of screen, stage, concert and recording star Andrea Marcovicci will be making a special concert appearance at Chicago's premier venue for music, Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago. (more...)

MYTHBUSTERS: BEHIND THE MYTHS Adds Second Performance at Cadillac Palace Theatre, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced that a 3:00 p.m. performance of the all-new live show MythBusters: Behind the Myths will be added on December 6, 2014 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph). Starring Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, co-hosts of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series 'MythBusters," Mythbusters: Behind the Myths will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre December 6 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama Makes GRAMMY Museum Speech - Give 'Every Child' Access to the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama delivered the keynote address at The GRAMMY Museum's Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon today, July 16, 2014 at Club Nokia at L.A. LIVE. The event honored Southern California-based educator Sunshine Cavalluzzi and six-time GRAMMY nominee Janelle Monáe. Read some of the First Lady's remarks below! (more...)

Dirty Bourbon River, Lea DeLaria and More Set for Bucks County Playhouse's JAZZ FEST 2014 in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse under the direction of Alexander Fraser and Robyn Goodman is delighted to announce the launch of the upcoming Bridge Street Concert Series: Jazz Fest 2014. (more...)

Lillias White, Lindsay Mendez & Derek Klena and More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - July 19-20, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC on July 19-20, 2014! (more...)

HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for Second Half of 2014
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

HBO presents a compelling array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries every Monday night in the second half of 2014. (more...)

Michelle Obama to Give Keynote at GRAMMY Museum's Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the keynote address at The GRAMMY Museum®'s Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon on July 16, 2014 at Club Nokia at L.A. LIVE. (more...)

HBO Announces Second Half of 2014 Documentary Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

HBO presents a compelling array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries every Monday night in the second half of 2014. Among the new films to debut in the weekly slot are Kate Davis and David Heilbroner's THE NEWBURGH STING, an inside look at the rarely told story of the FBI's involvement in a homegrown terror case, Jeremiah Zagar's CAPTIVATED: THE TRIALS OF PAMELA SMART, a look at the first trial televised gavel-to-gavel and the media circus surrounding it, Steve Buscemi's A GOOD JOB: STORIES OF THE FDNY, showing what it's like to work in one of the most demanding fire departments in the world, HUNTED: THE WAR AGAINST GAYS IN RUSSIA, the searing story of a group that terrorizes gay men and women, and a holiday family special SAVING MY TOMORROW: KIDS CARE FOR THE PLANET, spotlighting young environmental activists. (more...)

Food N' Me's Sugar Challenge Helps Kids Avoid Drinking 5,300 Pounds of Sugar
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

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Tony Bennett to Return to Ravinia Festival, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

There's only one! The magnificent Tony Bennett, returns to the Ravinia Festival on Saturday evening, August 16, at 8:30 PM. The foremost interpreter of American popular song and one of the Festival's most treasured and highly anticipated artists since his first appearance in 1984, Mr. Bennett headlines his 33rd Ravinia concert with this engagement. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell Returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts in SIMPLY BROADWAY, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Broadway's favorite leading man, Brian Stokes Mitchell, opens Segerstrom Center's 2014 - 2015 Cabaret Season with his one-man-show Simply Broadway on Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. For his return visit to the Center, the dashing Tony Award-winning artist with the captivating baritone voice will perform some of his favorite Broadway songs from Camelot, Porgy and Bess, Company, Sunday in the Park with George, Les Miserables and many more. He will be joined by pianist Tedd Firth. Broadway's favorite leading man, Brian Stokes Mitchell, opens Segerstrom Center's 2014 - 2015 Cabaret Season with his one-man-show Simply Broadway on Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. For his return visit to the Center, the dashing Tony Award-winning artist with the captivating baritone voice will perform some of his favorite Broadway songs from Camelot, Porgy and Bess, Company, Sunday in the Park with George, Les Miserables and many more. He will be joined by pianist Tedd Firth. (more...)

Grammy Award-Winner Jason Roberts Launches New Band
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

After 19 years with Asleep at the Wheel, two Grammys, and three Hall of Fame inductions as an individual, fiddler Jason Roberts has stepped out to front the Jason Roberts Band. Roberts released his latest CD, That's My Home, today. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Charles Busch, Lindsay Mendez, The Skivvies and More Set for 54 Below, July-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

This July and August 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Groundbreaking Alliance Brings Together Top Higher Education Game Design Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

ASPEN, Colo., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Higher Education Video Game Alliance (The Alliance), launched today at the Aspen Ideas Festival, will provide a platform for leading academics to showcase the critical role video game programs are playing in educating and preparing students for the 21st century workforce. The Alliance will afford its members, including professors and other campus leadership, an opportunity to share and highlight best practices, publish research, initiate and strengthen industry connections, and educate and engage policymakers and the media. (more...)

Broadway World Winner Robyn Spangler Headlines San Diego Fringe Festival, 7/3 - 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Called a 'gorgeously talented singer' by Sheridan Road Magazine, the San Diego Fringe Festival welcomes Broadway World Winner Robyn Spangler at the Lyceum Theatre at Horton Plaza with the San Diego Ballet Orchestra from JULY 3rd - July 8th (performance times vary). (more...)

NYU Helps Launch Groundbreaking Games Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering announced today that Katherine Isbister, an associate professor of computer science, director of the school's Game Innovation Lab, and a member of the faculty of the NYU Game Center of the Tisch School of the Arts, has become a founding member of the executive board of The Higher Education Video Game Alliance. Fellow NYU Professor Jan L. Plass, of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and co-director of the Games for Learning Institute, will become a charter member of the group, and other members of NYU's Media and Games Network (MAGNET) are expected to become major participants in the alliance's activities. (more...)

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