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San Francisco Conservatory Of Music To Acquire Opus 3 Artists Photo San Francisco Conservatory Of Music To Acquire Opus 3 Artists
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2020

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) will acquire Opus 3 Artists, forming an unprecedented strategic alliance that links the leading management company for professional musicians and ensembles with the students, faculty and community of one of the world's finest conservatories. ...
PrideArts Presents WHAT'S THE TEA, CIS? to Showcase Trans Pioneers and Local Trans Ar Photo PrideArts Presents WHAT'S THE TEA, CIS? to Showcase Trans Pioneers and Local Trans Artists
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2020

In celebration of Trans Awareness Month this November, PrideArts will honor transgender pioneers and showcase ten Chicago trans performers who are reshaping our history. ...
Jacqueline Stewart Appointed Chief Artistic and Programming Officer of the Academy Mu Photo Jacqueline Stewart Appointed Chief Artistic and Programming Officer of the Academy Museum
by TV News Desk - October 19, 2020

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced that scholar, programmer, and educator Jacqueline Stewart has been named Chief Artistic and Programming Officer....
Jason Tam, Arnie Burton and More Announced for Keen Company's WAR OF THE WORLDS Benef Photo Jason Tam, Arnie Burton and More Announced for Keen Company's WAR OF THE WORLDS Benefit Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2020

Keen Company's 2020-'21 Season will feature a series of all-star benefit broadcasts, beginning with Howard Koch's legendary adaptation of War of the Worlds made popular by Orson Welles followed by Sorry, Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher, which was once called 'the greatest single radio script ever w...
Aké Festival, Africa's Leading International Arts and Book Festival Goes Digital Photo Aké Festival, Africa's Leading International Arts and Book Festival Goes Digital
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020

Africa's leading arts and book event Aké Festival will return Thursday 22 - Sunday 25 October with a free programme of 65 inspiring talks, workshops, panel discussions and performances from the most exciting voices across Africa and the African Diaspora....
Taraji P. Henson Will Host JACKED: THE RISE OF NEW JACK SWING Photo Taraji P. Henson Will Host JACKED: THE RISE OF NEW JACK SWING
by TV News Desk - October 15, 2020

Today, Wondery and Universal Music Group (UMG) announced that Oscar® Nominee and Golden Globe® Award-winner Taraji P. Henson will host and also serve as a producer on “Jacked: The Rise of New Jack Swing” with Barry Michael Cooper serving as consulting producer....
VIDEO: Daniel J Watts Performs 'Fish Heads' as Part of ARMSTRONG NOW Initiative Photo VIDEO: Daniel J Watts Performs 'Fish Heads' as Part of ARMSTRONG NOW Initiative
by Stage Tube - October 15, 2020

Daniel J Watts has released a new performance of "Fish Heads" as part of the Armstrong Now initiative. ...
NEC Pioneers Technology Allowing Lagless Virtual Rehearsals And Performances During C Photo NEC Pioneers Technology Allowing Lagless Virtual Rehearsals And Performances During COVID-19
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2020

New England Conservatory (NEC) and Grammy Award winning vocal faculty member Ian Howell have revolutionized low-latency music-making using cutting edge and affordable technology for musicians and music educators. By pioneering virtually lagless audio-visual elements to enhance digital music making w...
Peter Jay Fernandez and Kathleen Chalfant Reunite for New Federal Theatre's DR. DUBOI Photo Peter Jay Fernandez and Kathleen Chalfant Reunite for New Federal Theatre's DR. DUBOIS AND AND MISS OVINGTON
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2020

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's Octoberfest virtual revival play reading series will present 'Dr. DuBois and Miss Ovington,' the acclaimed 2014 drama about the beginnings of the NAACP with original stars Peter Jay Fernandez and Kathleen Chalfant.'Dr. DuBois and Miss Ovington' are 7:00pm on Fr...
Adventure Players Live! Continues Interactive Online Performances For Children Photo Adventure Players Live! Continues Interactive Online Performances For Children
by BWW News Desk - October 08, 2020

Adventure Players Live! continues interactive online performances on Fridays, November 6, 13, 20 and December 4, 11, 18 at 4pm via Zoom, inviting children ages five to nine to join them in The Great Great Forest, an interactive world filled with whimsical characters and wild places....
The Exponential Festival Announces 2021 Artists Photo The Exponential Festival Announces 2021 Artists
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2020

The Exponential Festival presents and promotes theatrical performances created by New York-based artists working in experimental performance. ...
THE HOLZER FILES Returns Oct. 29 Photo THE HOLZER FILES Returns Oct. 29
by TV News Desk - October 06, 2020

After a groundbreaking freshman run, 'The Holzer Files' returns with all-new investigations into Hans Holzer's paranormal mysteries, launching with a special Halloween week premiere on Thursday, October 29 at 11 p.m. ET/PT....
BWW Feature: The Young Vic's 50th Birthday Photo BWW Feature: The Young Vic's 50th Birthday
by Maya Bowles - October 04, 2020

It was gutting to hear that the Young Vic had to cancel their plans for a gigantic street party to celebrate their 50th birthday in September. Like many of us who have celebrated birthdays during the pandemic, the theatre was forced to opt instead for a smaller, more socially distanced affair. Never...
Emily Brown Releases New Single 'I Get The Feeling' Photo Emily Brown Releases New Single 'I Get The Feeling'
by TV News Desk - October 02, 2020

On the cover of Emily Brown’s A Fish Of Earth an assortment of fruit lies scattered at the songwriter-poet’s feet....
Virginia Stage and Norfolk State University Present THE PARCHMAN HOUR: SONGS AND STOR Photo Virginia Stage and Norfolk State University Present THE PARCHMAN HOUR: SONGS AND STORIES OF THE '61 FREEDOM RIDERS
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2020

Virginia Stage Company launches a virtual presentation of The Parchman Hour: Songs and Stories of the '61 Freedom Riders, a collaboration with Norfolk State University Theatre Company.  ...
National Theatre Of Scotland Announces New Digital And Streamed Theatre Projects Photo National Theatre Of Scotland Announces New Digital And Streamed Theatre Projects
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2020

The National Theatre of Scotland is set to continue its new work over the coming months, with an innovative mix of streamed theatre and digital projects, including two new productions from leading Scottish creatives Hannah Lavery and Adura Onashile, both addressing urgent contemporary and historical...
Draag Shares Throbbing Gristle Cover 'Discipline' Photo Draag Shares Throbbing Gristle Cover 'Discipline'
by TV News Desk - October 01, 2020

Today, LA indie-shoegaze quintet Draag shared their heady cover of “Discipline” by industrial pioneers Throbbing Gristle, ahead of the band’s Covers EP out October 9....
HAWKESTREL Release Second Album 'PIONEERS OF SPACE' Photo HAWKESTREL Release Second Album 'PIONEERS OF SPACE'
by TV News Desk - September 29, 2020

Hot on the tail feathers of last year’s debut album from Hawkestrel, the project spearheaded by former Hawkwind bass player Alan Davey, comes this brand-new album from the quintessential Hawkwind supergroup!...
Jackalope Theatre Company Announces Details for 2020/2021 Digital Season Photo Jackalope Theatre Company Announces Details for 2020/2021 Digital Season
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2020

Jackalope Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Kaiser Ahmed, announces the production details for the New Frontier Series of commissioned and developing plays - the flagship series of the entirely digital 2020/21 season....
Children's Museum Of Manhattan Reopens With New Curated Adventures For Small Groups Photo Children's Museum Of Manhattan Reopens With New Curated Adventures For Small Groups
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2020

Today the Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) announced it will reopen to the public on Friday, October 16 following a special member preview period beginning October 1. With a new focus on guided small group adventures that allow children to learn and play safely and separately, CMOM pioneers a n...
New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of September 21 - Nick Cordero, Laura Benanti, Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of September 21 - Nick Cordero, Laura Benanti, and More!
by Stephi Wild - September 23, 2020

This week's list includes a recording of Nick Cordero's cabaret performance at Feinstein's/54 Below, as well as new music from Laura Benanti, the script of Linda Vista by Tracy Letts, and more....
BILLY PORTER to Narrate HBO Max Docuseries EQUAL Photo BILLY PORTER to Narrate HBO Max Docuseries EQUAL
by TV News Desk - September 22, 2020

HBO Max has announced Emmy®, Tony® and Grammy®-winner Billy Porter (Pose, American Horror Story: Apocalypse) as narrator for EQUAL....
Armor For Sleep Announces 'What To Do When You Are Dead' 15th Anniversary Edition Photo Armor For Sleep Announces 'What To Do When You Are Dead' 15th Anniversary Edition
by TV News Desk - September 18, 2020

New Jersey emo act Armor For Sleep caught fans off guard with a tour announcement earlier this year, nearly a decade after disbanding....
Dance/NYC Announces Recipients Of Second Round Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund Photo Dance/NYC Announces Recipients Of Second Round Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2020

The dance service organization Dance/NYC has announced the 56 recipients of the second iteration of its Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations and Groups. ...
L7 'Smell the Magic' 30th Anniversary Edition Out Friday Photo L7 'Smell the Magic' 30th Anniversary Edition Out Friday
by TV News Desk - September 17, 2020

On Friday, September 18th, Sub Pop will release L7’s Smell the Magic: 30th Anniversary Edition, the classic second album from these rock and roll grunge pioneers. ...