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New York Pops Presents LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: A NIGHT IN HOLLYWOOD TonightNew York Pops Presents LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: A NIGHT IN HOLLYWOOD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 4, 2014

Tonight, April 4, 2014, The New York Pops continues its 31st season at Carnegie Hall with Lights, Camera, Action: A Night in Hollywood, featuring the orchestra and Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA, to travel through Hollywood history with the music that has transformed film's most iconic scenes into unforgettable moments of passion, fear, love, and hope for generations. The program will include a celebration of the 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, a tribute to the movie music of Marvin Hamlisch, selections from Ben-Hur by Miklos Rozsa, and selections from The Mission by Ennio Morricone. (more...)
Pamela Frank, Nobuko Imai, and Clemens Hagen Perform Bach's GOLDBERG VARIATIONS TonightPamela Frank, Nobuko Imai, and Clemens Hagen Perform Bach's GOLDBERG VARIATIONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 4, 2014

Tonight, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Recital Hall, violinist Pamela Frank, violist Nobuko Imai, and cellist Clemens Hagen perform Johann Sebastian Bach's Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, arranged for strings by Dmitry Sitkovetsky. Originally composed for harpsichord Bach's work takes listeners on an aural journey through 30 variations of a single aria in an array of styles and forms. Named after harpsichordist, Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, the probable first performer, this work remains a monument of virtuosity, now given a refreshing update in this singular arrangement for strings. (more...)
Barbara Ehrenreich and More Set for AUTHORS IN KIND Literary Luncheon to Support God's Love We Deliver, 4/9Barbara Ehrenreich and More Set for AUTHORS IN KIND Literary Luncheon to Support God's Love We Deliver, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2014

Authors In Kind is a literary luncheon that features famed authors who sign and speak about their work during an intimate luncheon. The event was created by God's Love We Deliver Board member and Linda Fairstein eleven years ago. Guests can meet the authors, have books signed and enjoy lunch all while supporting God's Love We Deliver. (more...)
Howard Scott Gallery to Present RESEMBLANCE, An Exhibition By Robin Rose, 4/17-5/31Howard Scott Gallery to Present RESEMBLANCE, An Exhibition By Robin Rose, 4/17-5/31
by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2014

Howard Scott Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of recent paintings by artist Robin Rose on Thursday, April 17. The forthcoming exhibition will be the artist's eighth one-person show with the gallery. The exhibit will run through May 31, 2014. A reception for the artist will be held Thursday, April 17 from 6:00-8:00pm. (more...)
Rhizome to Present 2014 Edition of the SEVEN ON SEVEN CONFERENCE, 5/3Rhizome to Present 2014 Edition of the SEVEN ON SEVEN CONFERENCE, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2014

Rhizome is pleased to present the 2014 edition of the Seven on Seven Conference, an annual event that brings figures at the forefront of art and technology together to create innovative ideas in collaboration. Over the course of a single day, seven teams, each comprised of a foremost artist and a leading technologist, are challenged to develop a new idea, concept, or prototype to premiere at the conference. Now in its fifth year, the conference will take place at the New Museum in New York on Saturday May 3, 2014, from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. (more...)
Parmigianino's SCHIAVA TURCA Comes to US for the First Time at The Frick, 5/13-7/20Parmigianino's SCHIAVA TURCA Comes to US for the First Time at The Frick, 5/13-7/20
by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2014

Parmigianino's 'Schiava Turca,' newly interpreted and in the US for the first time, will come to the Frick Collection May 13 through July 20, 2014. (more...)
Lincoln Center to Feature Final Emerson String Quartet Concert & More, May 2014Lincoln Center to Feature Final Emerson String Quartet Concert & More, May 2014
by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2014

Lincoln Center has announced a great lineup of events for the month of May 2014, featuring the final Emerson String Quartet concert, Dancing in Damrosch free dance parties, and more. Check out the ful schedule of events below! (more...)
THE MEL & EL SHOW to Return to Stage 72, 4/25THE MEL & EL SHOW to Return to Stage 72, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2014

Hilarious music duo MEL & EL are back with a brand new edition of their long- running monthly comedy show. THE MEL & EL SHOW returns to NYC at Stage 72, 158 W. 72 Street, on Friday, April 25th at 7:00PM. (more...)
Alan Gilbert to Conduct 2014 New York Philharmonic CONCERTS IN THE PARK, 7/9-15Alan Gilbert to Conduct 2014 New York Philharmonic CONCERTS IN THE PARK, 7/9-15
by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2014

The 2014 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, will return for the 49th season with five free outdoor concerts, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, in Prospect Park, Brooklyn (July 9); Cunningham Park, Queens (July 10); the Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan (July 11 and 14); and Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx (July 15). In addition, New York Philharmonic musicians will perform a Free Indoor Concert at the Center for the Arts, College of Staten Island, CUNY (July 13). (more...)
Letter of Marque Theater to Present BULLY ME DOWN, 4/21-5/21Letter of Marque Theater to Present BULLY ME DOWN, 4/21-5/21
by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2014

LETTER OF MARQUE THEATER COMPANY is pleased to announce the original Pirate-Whistleblower-Bully premiere of Nolan Kennedy's BULLY ME DOWN, directed by Welland H. Scripps. BULLY ME DOWN will play a five week limited engagement beginning Wednesday, April 21st through Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at different bars in Brooklyn, including 5th Estate Bar (506 5th Avenue), Freddy's Bar (627 5th Avenue), Hanks Saloon (46 3rd Avenue) and more. (more...)
ACTORS PRO EXPO Debuts in NY, 4/26ACTORS PRO EXPO Debuts in NY, 4/26
by Oliver Oliveros - April 3, 2014

The actors' convention ACTORS PRO EXPO, billed as 'Surviving Actors Expo' in the United Kingdom, will make its US debut at The Radisson Martinique on Broadway (49 W 32nd St.) on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Entrepreneur actress Felicity Jackson, best known for her appearance on BBC's 'The Apprentice' Series 7, founded Surviving Actors in 2009 to aid working actors by holding trade shows. (more...)
Andrew Prokos Announces 'Brazil: Night & Day' Exhibition, Now thru 4/25Andrew Prokos Announces 'Brazil: Night & Day' Exhibition, Now thru 4/25
by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2014

Award-winning photographs of Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia created by noted architectural and fine art photographer Andrew Prokos are set to be exhibited at Banco do Brasil in New York. Entitled 'Brazil: Night & Day - Photographs by Andrew Prokos' the exhibition will include photographs from Prokos's award-winning series 'Niemeyer's Brasilia'. The exhibition will also include a selection of panoramic cityscapes of Rio de Janeiro at night, landscapes from Rio's famous botanical gardens, and Rio street scenes. (more...)
Concert Artists Guild Welcomes Lysander Piano Trio to Carnegie Hall TonightConcert Artists Guild Welcomes Lysander Piano Trio to Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2014

Concert Artists Guild presents the dynamic Lysander Piano Trio, winner of the 2012 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition, on its Concerts in New York series this evening, April 3rd at 7:30 p.m. at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. The concert features works by Schubert, Shostakovich, and Brahms, as well as the world premiere of Jakub Ciupi?ski's The Black Mirror (commissioned by CAG) and the Piano Trio by Grammy-nominated American composer John Musto. (more...)
Usdan Center Summer Camp and More Among Bethpage 'Micro' Grant RecipientsUsdan Center Summer Camp and More Among Bethpage 'Micro' Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

Bethpage Federal Credit Union announces the recipients of its first 'micro' grant program to assist music students from the North Babylon school district who will be attending Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts (www.usdan.com), the renowned summer arts day camp. The Bethpage 'micro' grants will pay for the students' many additional expenses normally associated with year-round music study that can become a stumbling block for underserved families. As part of the grant program, Bethpage will also provide full 2014 summer program scholarships for Usdan Center's 47th season, which begins June 30. More than 70 North Babylon High School students are beneficiaries of the grant. (more...)
Martin E. Segal Theatre Center's 2014 PEN WORLD VOICES INTERNATIONAL PLAY FESTIVAL Set for 4/28-30Martin E. Segal Theatre Center's 2014 PEN WORLD VOICES INTERNATIONAL PLAY FESTIVAL Set for 4/28-30
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at the CUNY Graduate Center has announced the complete line-up of its inaugural PEN World Voices International Play Festival, held April 28, 29, and 30th, 2014. With each writer hailing from a different world region as classified by the United Nations, the International Play Festival generates a conversation on art, politics, dreams, war, and philosophy meant to share with American audiences a rich awareness of a greater global dialogue. (more...)
MARXFEST to Celebrate 100 Years of The Marx Brothers, 5/1-31 in NYCMARXFEST to Celebrate 100 Years of The Marx Brothers, 5/1-31 in NYC
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

In May 1914, four brothers at a poker table sat down as Leonard, Arthur, Julius, and Milton, and stood up as Chico, Harpo, Groucho, and Gummo. In May 2014, MARXFEST celebrates the centennial of this momentous event with screenings, talks, parties, performances, and remembrances, all in the city of their birth. (more...)
Anna Deavere Smith and A.M. Homes Set for RISKY TALKING #2 at SLAM, 5/2Anna Deavere Smith and A.M. Homes Set for RISKY TALKING #2 at SLAM, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

On May 2nd, Flanders & Streb are convening Risky Talking #2: What Is A Risky Truth? Acclaimed novelist A.M. Homes and actress/dramatist Anna Deavere Smith will join action architect Elizabeth Streb and author/journalist Laura Flanders for more. Hear what they think, say what you think and watch out for the unique action moment created by the Streb team. The action and the conversation resume on Friday May 2nd from 7 to 9 pm. Admission is $10 or $20-you decide. There's even food! (more...)
Cassandra Kubinski to Launch New Video 'Not So Different' with Concert for Autism Awareness Month, 4/6Cassandra Kubinski to Launch New Video 'Not So Different' with Concert for Autism Awareness Month, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

As part of Autism Awareness Month, Cassandra Kubinski will launch her newest video 'Not So Different,' with a family friendly concert at St. John's Lutheran Church (81 Christopher St, NYC) on Sunday, April 6 at 6PM. Tickets are FREE but donations will be accepted for Autism related charities, this event's featured charity is Music For Autism (www.musicforautism.org). The evening will consist of a screening of 'Not So Different' and Q&A with the creators, followed by a short concert with singer/songwriter Cassandra Kibinski. (more...)
NYU's Program in Educational Theatre to Spotlight Teaching Artists, 4/25-27NYU's Program in Educational Theatre to Spotlight Teaching Artists, 4/25-27
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

For this year's arts education forum, The Program in Educational Theatre at New York University is spotlighting the Teaching Artist. Allied professionals from multiple disciplines, newcomers to the field, administrators, and researchers are invited to exchange perspectives and collectively envision our shared future alongside leading arts organizations such as New Victory Theater and Lincoln Center Education. (more...)
Arianna Zukerman, Westminster Williamson Voices and More Set for NYC Premiere of ANNELIES at Alice Tully Hall, 4/26Arianna Zukerman, Westminster Williamson Voices and More Set for NYC Premiere of ANNELIES at Alice Tully Hall, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

Annelies, James Whitbourn's internationally acclaimed choral setting of The Diary of Anne Frank receives its New York City premiere at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts this April 26, 2014 by an internationally and nationally renowned ensemble of artists: soprano Arianna Zukerman, clarinetist Bharat Chandra, The Lincoln Trio, and The Westminster Williamson Voices led by choir conductor James Jordan. (more...)
Downtown Urban Theater Festival Returns to HERE in NYC, Now thru April 19Downtown Urban Theater Festival Returns to HERE in NYC, Now thru April 19
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

For its much-anticipated 12th annual season, the Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF) will again take residency at HERE's Mainstage in New York City, today, April 2nd through 19th, 2014, with three weeks of new groundbreaking theatre. (more...)
Pablo Heras-Casado Makes His NY Philharmonic Debut, Now thru 4/5Pablo Heras-Casado Makes His NY Philharmonic Debut, Now thru 4/5
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

Pablo Heras-Casado will make his New York Philharmonic debut conducting Barto?k's Piano Concerto No. 3, featuring pianist Peter Serkin; Britten's Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes; and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10, today, April 2, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 4 at 11:00 a.m.; and Saturday, April 5 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)
Apollo Theater and World Music Institute Present 2014 AFRICA NOW Festival, Now thru 4/6Apollo Theater and World Music Institute Present 2014 AFRICA NOW Festival, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

The Apollo Theater and World Music Institute present AFRICA NOW, a four-day music festival spotlighting today's African music scene. The second annual festival will feature a powerful lineup of artists who have drawn upon their roots for inspiration - and transplanted them onto the global music landscape. Africa Now will be anchored by a blow-out concert, April 5th, on the legendary Apollo stage featuring: Malian songstress Fatoumata Diawara; Senegalese trio Les Freres Guisse; and reggae/Afrobeat collective Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars. (more...)
Summation Dance Comes to BAM, Now thru 4/5Summation Dance Comes to BAM, Now thru 4/5
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

Sumi Clements and Taryn Vander Hoop, Co-Founders of Summation Dance, announced today, April 2 - 5, 2013 as dates of for its annual season of performances at Brooklyn Academy of Music's Richard B. Fishman Space. The performances will feature two world premieres by Summation Dance Artistic Director Clements. (more...)
New York Live Arts Presents Luciana Achugar's OTRO TEATRO, Now thru 4/5New York Live Arts Presents Luciana Achugar's OTRO TEATRO, Now thru 4/5
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

New York Live Arts presents the New York City premiere of New York Dance and Performance 'Bessie' Award winning luciana achugar's OTRO TEATRO, today, April 2 - 5 at 7:30pm in the New York Live Arts Theater. Described by The New York Times as '.sensual, raw and intensely physical,' achugar will perform her latest evening-length solo work exploring the concept of ritual. (more...)

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