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Birmingham Hippodrome to Present RINGSIDE Film Series to Accompany THE RING CYCLE This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

This coming November, Birmingham Hippodrome will present Wagner's epic The Ring Cycle in its entirety. Conducted by Maestro Valery Gergiev with his world-famous Mariinsky Opera, it is the only UK date in 2014. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre to Celebrate 125th Anniversary With Free Special Events, Beginning 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Celebrating a milestone 125th Anniversary Season, Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University will open its doors for the entire community beginning on October 31 with the first film in the "Made in Chicago" Movie Series, "Chicago," and continuing on November 9 with Family Fun Day where all are welcome to experience the magic of the Auditorium Theatre while enjoying interactive activities, exciting crafts, special tours and more. Both events are free and open to the public. (more...)

Season Five Winner Courtney Lapresi to Join First-Ever MASTERCHEF Cruise This November!
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

It has just been announced that Courtney has signed on for the first-ever “MasterChef” Cruise this November. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Baldwin, Elizabeth Stanley, Courtney Reed and More Talk Fashion with George Brescia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

On Thursday, September 11th at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, Stylist and Author George Brescia shared the stage with special guests talking all things fashion. Joining George on his panel were Broadway stars including Kate Baldwin, Elizabeth Stanley, Courtney Reed and fashion designer Randi Rham. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Stage 773 Kicks Off NerdFest Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

Stage 773, a multi-complex theater formed by Artistic Director Brian Posen that is welcoming, nurturing and collaborative to Chicago's art community, has announced their October education programming and inaugural monthly Nerd fest event produced by The Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival. (more...)

Identity Fraud on Caffeine! The Threat of the Coffee Shop for the Love of a Latte?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

PALO ALTO, CA and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM(Marketwired - Oct 3, 2013) - Jumio Inc, the next generation credentials management company, is calling for consumers to be wary which Wi-Fi network they are connecting to at their local coffee shop. The danger of fraudsters running bogus networks with the same name as the real Wi-Fi network is revealed in new research from Jumio in their soon to be released white paper, 'The Fraudsters Playbook.'  (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Prescott Center for the Arts' GHOST TALK 2013, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

Arizona legends come alive tonight and tomorrow, Oct. 25-26 at the Prescott Center for the Arts during Ghost Talk 2013, one of the featured events during Prescott's Weekend of the Dead. Famous and infamous spirits enact historic ghostly folklore at 6 pm and 7:30 pm each evening, plus a 9 pm encore performance that Saturday, at the PCA Theatre at 208 N. Marina Street in downtown Prescott. Get a sneak peek at the show below! (more...)

Oxygen Announces Contestants for BEST INK Season 3, Premiering 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Oxygen's hit tattoo competition series 'Best Ink' is back for season three with more artists, bigger challenges, and extra attitude, premiering on Wednesday, December 4 at 10 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Lighthouse, Poole to Host Family Circus Fun Day 27 Oct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, once again throws opens its doors on Sunday 27 October for an Anglo-French circus extravaganza the whole family can get involved with - for free! (more...)

The days of Hollywood's secretive dream factory are over: New Media Book 'The Wild West of Film' unveils Hollywood's tricks of the trade and hands them to the public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Gone are the days where Hollywood alone created entertainment, made the news, and shaped the opinions of the vast majority of Americans and the world. Hollywood is an institution that has shaped views and created opinions like no other entity in history. High bandwidth internet, new media, and handheld devices are changing this dominance at breakneck speed. While blockbuster movies and box office hits are still produced in L.A. the advent of new media, facilitated by high speed internet connections in most homes, has made it possible to let everyone with the interest and the talent create quality film that has an impact. We now have successful ventures that range from raw amateurs with a handheld camera to the experienced film student using professional equipment. New media formats such as the web series are giving established media a run for their money and the internet has lowered the barriers to entry into profitable film making ventures. Web based productions of short and full length features now constitute the fastest growing market segment within the industry. (more...)

The days of Hollywood's secretive dream factory are over: New Media Book 'The Wild West of Film' unveils Hollywood's tricks of the trade and hands them to the public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Gone are the days where Hollywood alone created entertainment, made the news, and shaped the opinions of the vast majority of Americans and the world. Hollywood is an institution that has shaped views and created opinions like no other entity in history. High bandwidth internet, new media, and handheld devices are changing this dominance at breakneck speed. While blockbuster movies and box office hits are still produced in L.A. the advent of new media, facilitated by high speed internet connections in most homes, has made it possible to let everyone with the interest and the talent create quality film that has an impact. We now have successful ventures that range from raw amateurs with a handheld camera to the experienced film student using professional equipment. New media formats such as the web series are giving established media a run for their money and the internet has lowered the barriers to entry into profitable film making ventures. Web based productions of short and full length features now constitute the fastest growing market segment within the industry. (more...)

Performance Network Theatre Kicks Off 2013-14 Curriculum Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

Performance Network Theatre invites artists and students of all skill levels to participate in their 2013 - 2014 Curriculum by offering a wide range of courses taught by the industry's top players beginning today, October 12 with Acting for the Camera with award winning writer/director Christina Morales Hemenway, as the instructor. (more...)

Star Chefs Step Up as Brand Ambassadors for Their Native Chile
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Seeking to share with U.S. consumers the diverse tastes of their beloved homeland cuisine, three acclaimed Chilean chefs have signed on as Foods from Chile brand ambassadors, creating tantalizing recipes exclusively for the awareness-building campaign. In a series of behind-the-scenes videos, the rising culinary stars introduce each recipe, and spill the beans on their Tricks of the Trade, culinary inspirations and more. (more...)

Ovation Announces Festive Holiday Programming
by TV News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Ovation, America's only arts network, is celebrating 'art everywhere' this holiday season with a festive mix of original programming, movies, and the annual programming event that's become a holiday tradition: Battle of the Nutcrackers. (more...)

Holland America Line's Culinary Arts Center To Host More Than 50 Celebrated Chefs And Experts In 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Holland America Line is revealing a roster of celebrated chefs, authors and epicures scheduled to sail as part of the line's Culinary Arts Center Program in 2014. Highlighting the lineup are Food Network "Next Iron Chef" competitor chef Jehangir Mehta, Food Network "Extreme Chef" winners Chef Amadeus and Terry French, and The New York Times columnist and cookbook author Mark Bittman. (more...)

Wiley Releases Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

John Wiley and Sons, Inc., today announced the publication of Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight (Wiley, 978-1-118-66146-8, November 2013, US $45.00). The phrase 'data science' gets thrown around in the press like it's magic. Major retailers are predicting everything from when their customers are pregnant to when they want a new pair of Chuck Taylors. The reality is data science is little more than using straight-forward steps to process raw data into actionable insight. And in Data Smart, author and data scientist John Foreman shows readers how that's done within the familiar environment of a spreadsheet. (more...)

Stage 773 Announces NerdFest, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Stage 773, a multi-complex theater formed by Artistic Director Brian Posen that is welcoming, nurturing and collaborative to Chicago's art community, has announced their October education programming and inaugural monthly Nerd fest event produced by The Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival. (more...)

Gemalto and VeriFone Forecast How EMV Will Transform the Payment Experience in the US
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, May 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) The US EMV migration underway is quickly transforming the checkout experience. Gemalto and VeriFone executives share insights on the transformation that EMV presents to consumers and merchants at the upcoming CARTES America Conference in Las Vegas. EMV leverages smart chip technology to secure card and mobile payments at the point-of-sale, safeguarding merchants and consumers alike. For US card-holders, it additionally enables global interoperability, higher security and a pathway to convenient mobile EMV payments enabled by NFC technology. (more...)

Sweet Judy Blues (Judy Collins) Returns to Cain Park on June 14
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Judy Collins returns to Cain Park's Evan Amphitheater on Saturday, June 14 at 8 PM, bringing with her the Tricks of the Trade for which she is so well-known and loved: sublime vocals, skillful musicianship, boldly vulnerable songwriting, sharing personal life triumphs, and her firm commitment to social activism. (more...)

Renaissance man Jim Dale explores a life on the stage....onstage
by Roundabout Theatre Company - May 19, 2014

Henry Haun recently published this article about Jim Dale in Playbill Magazine. They've been kind enough to let us reproduce it in full below: (more...)

BMI & Sundance Institute to Present COMPOSERS LAB: LA ON STAGE, 3/30 & 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), a global leader in music rights management, is proud to continue its support for Sundance Institute, which is collaborating with theWallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills to present two events exploring the role of music in film: Composers Lab: LA On Stage with world-renowned BMI composer Harry Gregson-Williams on Sunday, March 30, at 2:00pm; and Composers Lab: LA on Saturday, April 12, for composers working in film and television. Composers Lab: LA is supported by BMI and will include a discussion on career development led by BMI's Doreen Ringer-Ross, Vice President, Film/TV Relations. (more...)

Macworld/iWorld 2014 Kicks Off This Week in San Francisco Showcasing and Celebrating Innovation in the Apple-products Marketplace from Startups to Developers to Leading T
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ IDG World Expo today unveiled the complete slate of features and highlights of Macworld/iWorld 2014, the one event that highlights the intersection of creativity and technology coming out of the Apple-products marketplace. This week in San Francisco, tens of thousands of attendees from app developers and enterprise IT professionals, to Apple-product consumers of all ages will gather at Macworld/iWorld to see cutting-edge new products and apps and to hear presentations from tech luminaries, including Robert Scoble, Shel Israel and Robyn Miller. Macworld/iWorld will take place in San Francisco from March 27-29 at Moscone Center North. (more...)

CNN to Premiere Season 2 of MORGAN SPURLOCK INSIDE MAN, 4/13
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Popular CNN Original Series Morgan Spurlock Inside Man, hosted and produced by the Oscar®-nominated documentary filmmaker, launches its second season on CNN (more...)

Sundance Institute & Wallis to Present COMPOSERSLAB: LA this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and the Sundance Institute Film Music Program are collaborating to present two events exploring the role of music in film: ComposersLab: LA On Stage with world-renowned composer Harry Gregson-Williams on Sunday, March 30 at 2:00pm; and ComposersLab: LA on Saturday, April 12 for composers working in film and television. Both programs will provide an intimate, behind-the-scenes look into the creative process of a film composer. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of June 16, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 6, 2014

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC for the week of June 16, 2014! (more...)

American Theatre Wing Launches New Website for Exclusive Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

The American Theatre Wing has just launched an all-new online platform for its exclusive programming. The Wing's completely redesigned website features five premium content channels focused on highlighting the people, processes, and products that define the national theater landscape. These channels will feature new Wing content, classic Wing content, and specially curated content from an array of media partners. (more...)

Skincare-News.com Offers Tips on Healthy Hands and Sun Protection for Rock Climbers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Anyone who's tried rock climbing understands the unique challenges that come with keeping skin healthy amidst climbing chalk, blisters, callouses and searing sun. Fortunately, rock climbers can conquer these skin concerns on their way to the top with just a few easy tips. The latest article by Skincare-News.com, A Rock Climber's Guide to Hand Care: Five Steps to Healthy Skin in the Gym and Outdoors, offers a comprehensive guide to keeping skin healthy both out in nature and at the climbing gym. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHLORETTE on ABC - Monday, June 16, 2014
by - Jun 10, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE BACHLORETTE, airing on ABC on Monday, June 16, 2014! (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Jeanine Tesori and Martin Charnin Come to WPPAC for 'Creating Broadway' Series This Summer, Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The White Plains Performing Arts Center Conservatory Theatre has announced the premiere of the Creating Broadway Series. This series will spotlight top-notch Broadway artists showcasing the talents that got them to the Great White Way. The series will be presented in the form of concerts, master classes, lectures and workshops. Whether participating or observing, these events promise to be amazing opportunities for teaching and learning for theatre enthusiasts and professionals of all levels. (more...)

FOX Sets Fall Premiere Dates for 2014-2015 Season, Including GOTHAM, SLEEPY HOLLOW, NEW GIRL & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

FOX has set the fall premiere dates for its new and returning series. (more...)

Art & History Museums - Maitland Presents Art31: Thirty-One Days of Experimentation & Collaboration, An Event Unlike Anything Else in Florida
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2014

The Art & History Museums - Maitland (A&H) invites you to take part in thirty-one days of engagement at the A&H, unlike anything else in Florida. Art31: Thirty-One Days of Experimentation & Collaboration, takes place throughout the month of March 2014. Art31 focuses on the legacy of the Research Studio's emphasis on experimentation and collaboration. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WOODSMAN Is a Charming Night at the Theatre
by Juliana Adame - Feb 6, 2014

James Ortiz's THE WOODSMAN, now playing at 59 E 59, is a creative spin on the familiar classic of The Wizard of Oz with an atmosphere remincent of a pleasant combonation of Spring Awakening, Peter and the Starcatcher, and Into the Woods. (more...)

From NSA And Bitcoin To iOS Tips And OS X Mavericks Training: Macworld/iWorld Reveals 2014 Conference Agenda
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ IDG World Expo today announced an exciting array of featured speakers, content and workshops for Macworld/iWorld 2014, the ultimate celebration of Apple fans' passions and innovations. Tens of thousands of attendeesfrom app developers and enterprise IT professionals, to consumers of all agesgather at Macworld/iWorld to see cutting-edge new products and apps and to hear presentations from tech luminaries like Robert Scoble, Shel Israel and Robyn Miller. Macworld/iWorld will take place in San Francisco from March 27-29 at Moscone Center North. Registration is open with Early Bird pricing through Friday, February 28 at http://macworldiworld.com/register. (more...)

StreamSend: 10 Quick Tips to Succeed with Mobile Email
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

“Whether it's for businesses, agencies or franchise marketers, mobile email has become an increasingly important part of how they reach and keep their customers,” said Dan Forootan, president of StreamSend Email Marketing. “Already accounting for over half of all email opened, mobile devices offer marketers a way to reach customers wherever and whenever they want. But that also means there's stiff competition for their attention; one glance will view and judge your message, either to engage or dismiss, possibly forever. To make sure your message passes the glance test, here are ten quick mobile email marketing Tricks of the Trade.” (more...)

E! Goes Behind-the-Scenes for SECRETS OF FASHION WEEK Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

As winter 2014 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week concludes in New York, E! News correspondent Alicia Quarles and special contributor Zanna Roberts Rassi will host a roundtable discussion (more...)

SECRETS OF FASHION WEEK Airs Tomorrow on E!
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

E! News correspondent Alicia Quarles and special contributor Zanna Roberts Rassi host a roundtable discussion along with music superstar Kelly Rowland, celebrity stylist June Ambrose, designer Cynthia Rowley and model Karolina Kurkova. In this brand-new half hour special, Alicia and company will bring viewers all the highlights, surprises, and shockers of Fashion Week in New York City. (more...)

E! Goes Behind-the-Scenes for SECRETS OF FASHION WEEK, 2/14
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

As winter 2014 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week concludes in New York, E! News correspondent Alicia Quarles and special contributor Zanna Roberts Rassi will host a roundtable discussion (more...)

Canada's Top Chefs and Finest Canadian Beef Vacation Together at Karisma Hotels & Resorts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

Warm tropical breezes, white sand beaches, swim-up suites, and butler service aren't the only things beckoning beef lovers to Riviera Maya, Mexico next year. With the launch of The 2014 Canadian Beef Culinary Series at Karisma Hotels & Resorts, guests will relish the taste of Canada's top culinary talent while enjoying an unforgettable Gourmet Inclusive vacation. (more...)

SLEIGHT MISHAPS: PARTNERS IN DECEPTION Combines Magic and Comedy at Gorilla Tango Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2013

For one night only, magicians Trent James and Brian Kirshenbaum grace the Gorilla Tango stage with 'Sleight Mishaps: Partners in Deception.' This comedy magic show plays tonight, December 28, 2013 at 7:30 pm for audiences 16 years and older at Gorilla Tango Bucktown, 1919 N Milwaukee, Chicago IL, 60647 (more...)

Jay Michaels to Host Actors Workshop at M Center for Arts & Wellness, Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2013

JAY MICHAELS, a director/producer in the arts and entertainment industry for more than 30 years, begins a 10-week intensive combining acting technique with Tricks of the Trade on how to market yourself as an actor. The acting class will begin in January 2014 at the M Center for Arts & Wellness. (more...)

ADAM LIVES, A PROPER PLACE & More Included in Goodspeed's FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The Ninth Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals, produced by Goodspeed Musicals' Max Showalter Center for Education in Musical Theatre, kicks off its much-anticipated three day festival of brand new works on Friday, January 17, at the Goodspeed Opera House with a staged reading of the timely musical Adam Lives. On Saturday, January 18, the musical fantasy A Proper Place debuts. On the final day of the festival, the unconventional Theory of Relativity by the team who wrote the Goodspeed and Broadway tuner The Story of My Life will be presented. Several special events will round out this exciting weekend. Tickets are available at the Goodspeed Box Office or by calling 860.873.8668 or online at www.goodspeed.org. Tickets are $15 each for one show, $10 each for students. This year's festival is sponsored in part by lead corporate sponsor RisCassi & Davis, P.C. with additional support by The Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Foundation, Inc. and The Noel Coward Foundation. (more...)

SLEIGHT MISHAPS: PARTNERS IN DECEPTION to Combine Magic and Comedy at Gorilla Tango, 12/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

For one night only, magicians Trent James and Brian Kirshenbaum grace the Gorilla Tango stage with 'Sleight Mishaps: Partners in Deception.' This comedy magic show plays on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 7:30 pm for audiences 16 years and older at Gorilla Tango Bucktown, 1919 N Milwaukee, Chicago IL, 60647. (more...)

Social Media Mentor RaShaunda Fuller Empowers Women with Pinterest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

CINCINNATI, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Help has arrived for women seeking to be empowered to increase their business success and live the life of their dreams. Social Media Marketing Expert RaShaunda Fuller knows how the proper use of social media can help women live their dreams and is ready to share the Tricks of the Trade. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at 2014 TRAPPINGS OF THE AMERICAN WEST Exhibition, Coming to Museum of Northern Arizona This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Celebrate the time-honored tradition of Western craftsmanship at the 23rd Annual Trappings of the American West Exhibition & Sale, September 28-December 7 at the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA), 3101 N. Fort Valley Road in Flagstaff. The exhibition is presented in partnership with the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship (DCAF). Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the artwork! (more...)

BAFTA & Award-Winning Composer Garry Schyman Support Game Music Connect 2014
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Game Music Connect organizers today announced that their 2014 international video game music conference, which returns to London's Southbank Centre on September 24, will be supported by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). (more...)

British Academy of Film and Television Arts to Support Game Music Connect 2014
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Game Music Connect organizers today announced that their 2014 international video game music conference, which returns to London's Southbank Centre on September 24, will be supported by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). (more...)

JUST LEARN SOMETHING Courses Kick Off This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

"What do you know now that you wish you had known when you first started out?" That is the question posed by JUST LEARN SOMETHING creators Mitch Weiss and Darnelle Edwin Radford to all of their teachers, called UnStructors. Their goal in creating JUST LEARN SOMETHING is to provide practical, real-world support to the entertainment community. This fall, a top Broadway manager, two veterans of stage, film, television and modeling, a music attorney and manager, and a television writer/producer have joined JUST LEARN SOMETHING to provide performers, creative artists, and arts administrators with practical skills and essential information, not available in other educational institutions and training programs. JUST LEARN SOMETHING founders Weiss and Radford have a combined 60 years of industry experience in Broadway, Theater, Music, Media Production and Education. (more...)

Review Roundup: ACT ONE Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 17, 2014

The Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop) production of Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart, opens tonight, April 17, at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

CNN to Premiere Season 2 of MORGAN SPURLOCK INSIDE MAN Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

Popular CNN Original Series Morgan Spurlock Inside Man, hosted and produced by the Oscar®-nominated documentary filmmaker, launches its second season on CNN (more...)

BMI & Sundance Institute Presents COMPOSERS LAB: LA ON STAGE Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), a global leader in music rights management, will continue its support for Sundance Institute, which is collaborating with the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills to present two events exploring the role of music in film: Composers Lab: LA On Stage with world-renowned BMI composer Harry Gregson-Williams on Sunday, March 30, at 2:00pm; and Composers Lab: LA today, April 12, for composers working in film and television. Composers Lab: LA is supported by BMI and will include a discussion on career development led by BMI's Doreen Ringer-Ross, Vice President, Film/TV Relations. (more...)

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