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Isixhosa Radio Drama EKUGQIBELENI Depicts Daily Struggles Photo Isixhosa Radio Drama EKUGQIBELENI Depicts Daily Struggles
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2020

Aspiring actors are set to enlighten the airwaves with Ekugqibeleni, an exciting drama (in IsiXhosa) dealing with social issues and humanity that Artscape is set to showcase on radio from July to August....
Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT on NBC - Sunday, August 2, Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT on NBC - Sunday, August 2, 2020
by TV Scoop - July 15, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, airing on NBC on Sunday, August 2, 2020!...
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT on NBC - Tuesday, July 28, Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT on NBC - Tuesday, July 28, 2020
by TV Scoop - July 15, 2020

Get all the scoop on a New Episode of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, airing on NBC on Tuesday, July 28, 2020!...
National Alliance for Middle Eastern and North African Theater Makers Launched Photo National Alliance for Middle Eastern and North African Theater Makers Launched
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2020

The Founding Steering Committee, made up of a diverse community of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) American artists, educators, and administrators, has announced the launch of MENA Theater Makers Alliance (MENATMA), the first national alliance devoted to MENA artists and stories in the Ameri...
See the Full Lineup for ITALIAN BRASS WEEK Festival 2020 Photo See the Full Lineup for ITALIAN BRASS WEEK Festival 2020
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2020

This weekend the curtain opens for the 21st season of the international Italian Brass Week festival which will take place entirely online....
PHYSICAL THEATER FESTIVAL Goes Virtual Photo PHYSICAL THEATER FESTIVAL Goes Virtual
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2020

Originally scheduled to take place from July 10-19, 2020, Festival organizers, like many theater companies and festivals across the city, state and country, started to explore the possibility of going virtual to connect local and international artists not only with the Festival's traditional audienc...
Joe's Pub Features Priya Darshini Live From Home, and The Jewbadours and Mrs. Smith F Photo Joe's Pub Features Priya Darshini Live From Home, and The Jewbadours and Mrs. Smith From the Archives This Week
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2020

Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share multiple events with audi...
Rialto Residency Continues at Rialto World Music Photo Rialto Residency Continues at Rialto World Music
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2020

The Rialto World Music continues this year its activities of Rialto Residency. Since 2012 the institution of Rialto Residency takes place in villages in the district of Limassol....
Vusi Mahlasela Announces New Live Album SHEBEEN QUEEN Photo Vusi Mahlasela Announces New Live Album SHEBEEN QUEEN
by TV News Desk - July 14, 2020

Vusi Mahlasela, the legendary activist and singer-songwriter known as 'The Voice' in his native South Africa, will release a new live album of traditional township songs, Shebeen Queen, on August 14 on ATO Records....
Afel Bocoum Premieres New Track 'Dakamana' Photo Afel Bocoum Premieres New Track 'Dakamana'
by TV News Desk - July 14, 2020

In celebration of Malian songwriter and guitarist Afel Bocoum's forthcoming studio album Lindé—due September 4 via World Circuit Records and executive produced by Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz) and World Circuit's Nick Gold—Bocoum is premiering the album track “Dakamana.”...
Pentacle Co-Curates Dance At The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Starting July 14 Photo Pentacle Co-Curates Dance At The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Starting July 14
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2020

While the Garden remains closed, we are sharing special performances by artists whose work connects plants, people, and the planet. In a time when we cannot gather together in the Garden, we are grateful to bring the voices and work of these artists to you virtually....
Battery Dance Presents the 39th Annual BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL In Virtual Form Photo Battery Dance Presents the 39th Annual BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL In Virtual Form
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2020

Battery Dance has announced the 39th Annual Battery Dance Festival with FREE virtual performances from August 14-22, 2020, available online nightly 7pm - 8pm via YouTube. For more information, visit batterydance.org/battery-dance-festival. Films will remain only through August 31, 2020....
Betsy McBride, Simon Wexler, Paola Hartley, and Karen Scalzitti-Kennedy Announced as Photo Betsy McBride, Simon Wexler, Paola Hartley, and Karen Scalzitti-Kennedy Announced as Faculty For The Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Intensive
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2020

BETSY McBRIDE, SIMON WEXLER, PAOLA HARTLEY, and KAREN SCALZITTI-KENNEDY will be members of the guest faculty for the Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Intensive in Shreveport, Louisiana. Ms. McBride and Mr. Wexler will be teaching from July 27-31, 2020, and Ms.  Hartley and Ms. Scalzitti-Kennedy wil...
BWW Review: Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party Brings The Celebrities And Charm Right Int Photo BWW Review: Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party Brings The Celebrities And Charm Right Into Your Home
by Stephen Mosher - July 12, 2020

After 18 years of doing CAST PARTY on stage, Jim Caruso dealt with the lockdown by bringing it to the internet; and with the help of a stellar producer named Ruby Locknar, they have hit one out of the park...
Cairo Opera House Re-Opens For Concert With Strict Safety Measures Photo Cairo Opera House Re-Opens For Concert With Strict Safety Measures
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2020

The Cairo Opera House held its first concert in four months. The concert had 400 patrons who adhered to strict social distancing and safety measures....
Jorge Pérez-Albela Releases New Album Featuring Singer Sissy Castrogiovanni Photo Jorge Pérez-Albela Releases New Album Featuring Singer Sissy Castrogiovanni
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2020

Today marks the release of percussionist Jorge Perez-Albela's debut album The Time is Now. Noted for his skilled work as a sideman with such artists as Maria Schneider, Bert Seager, Danilo Perez and Sofia Rei Perez-Albela offers audiences his first foray as a bandleader on this multicultural, contem...
Charlize Theron Launches 'Old Guard' Fundraiser Photo Charlize Theron Launches 'Old Guard' Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2020

Charlize Theron has just launched a charity sweepstakes to raise funds for her Africa Outreach Project....
Battery Dance TV Presents DANCE DIPLOMACY WITH JONATHAN Featuring Junious Brickhouse Photo Battery Dance TV Presents DANCE DIPLOMACY WITH JONATHAN Featuring Junious Brickhouse
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2020

Battery Dance launched Battery Dance TV on March 27, 2020 to provide free live dance classes and programming for the general public by Battery Dance and affiliated local and international artists through a regularly scheduled program....
Scoop: Upcoming Storylines for ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, July 11, Photo Scoop: Upcoming Storylines for ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, July 11, 2020
by TV Scoop - July 09, 2020

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Storylines for ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, July 11, 2020!...
Shimza Announces Nelson Mandela Day Livestream on Robben Island Photo Shimza Announces Nelson Mandela Day Livestream on Robben Island
by TV News Desk - July 09, 2020

South African music authority Shimza has become an essential figure across the global dance music world, renowned for his slick productions and infectious Afro Tech sound....
Shipley Arts Festival To Premiere New Work Inspired By The UK's First Wild White Stor Photo Shipley Arts Festival To Premiere New Work Inspired By The UK's First Wild White Stork Hatching For Centuries
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2020

The premiere of a new work inspired by the rewilding of white storks at Knepp Estate in Sussex will take place in an online concert broadcast by the Bernardi Music Group at 6.30pm on Sunday 19 July as part of the 2020 Shipley Arts Festival. ...
Bard College Announces Tania El Khoury and Ziad Abu-Rish To Lead New M.A. Program In Photo Bard College Announces Tania El Khoury and Ziad Abu-Rish To Lead New M.A. Program In Human Rights and The Arts
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2020

Bard College announced today the appointment of Tania El Khoury as Distinguished Artist in Residence of Theater and Performance and Ziad Abu-Rish as Visiting Associate Professor of Human Rights....
Naika Releases Debut EP LOST IN PARADISE PT. 1 Photo Naika Releases Debut EP LOST IN PARADISE PT. 1
by TV News Desk - July 08, 2020

World-pop singer-songwriter Naïka's debut EP is out now. Lost In Paradise, Pt. 1 is the French-Haitian singer's debut and will be the first of two EPs to be released this year. Together, they take the listener on her personal journey through self-discovery and inner growth....
BWW Previews: LIFE BEGINS at Netflix Photo BWW Previews: LIFE BEGINS at Netflix
by Danny Wimpey - July 08, 2020

Award-winning comedian, actor, writer, and presenter, Riaad Moosa, the 'Comedy Doctor' is one of South Africa's most renowned funny men. He knows the remedy to the nation's ills and there is a cure for this hollow feeling in our chests - Riaad's latest comedy special, Life Begins, available for view...
LONELY TOGETHER a project from Voice Of The Speechless Photo LONELY TOGETHER a project from Voice Of The Speechless
by Danny Wimpey - July 08, 2020

The lyrics of the song, LONELY TOGETHER, by South African, Ziya, take on new meaning when you realize that families and individuals with special needs face a constant lockdown: a?oeTo you, it is the new normal, to me, it's just another day,a?? says Ziya, co-founder of Voice of the Speechless a Proje...