Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

PIONEERS

Pioneers small logo

"Pioneers" is an ESPN exclusive series of short stories featuring athletes who have changed their sport, and in the process, their life.

- Source TVMaze

Dave Stryker Organ Trio, Kurt Elling And More Coming Up At Birdland, December 6 - Dec Photo Dave Stryker Organ Trio, Kurt Elling And More Coming Up At Birdland, December 6 - December 18
by A.A. Cristi - December 02, 2022

Get all the details on all of the exciting jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running December 6 through December 18....
Joffrey Ballet Celebrates The Return Of Christopher Wheeldon's Chicago-set THE NUTCRA Photo Joffrey Ballet Celebrates The Return Of Christopher Wheeldon's Chicago-set THE NUTCRACKER
by A.A. Cristi - November 04, 2022

The Joffrey Ballet's critically-acclaimed reimagined classic, The Nutcracker by Tony Award-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, returns to the Lyric Opera House, 20 North Upper Wacker Drive, in 25 performances, December 3 – 27, 2022. Set in Chicago's World's Fair in 1893, Wheeldon's The Nutcr...
Stacey Kent, Svetlana's Big Band And More Coming Up At Birdland, December 13 - Decemb Photo Stacey Kent, Svetlana's Big Band And More Coming Up At Birdland, December 13 - December 25
by A.A. Cristi - December 09, 2022

Get full details on all jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running December 13 through December 25. Come celebrate the holidays! ...
Julie Benko, Amanda Green & More to Perform at Birdland in February Photo Julie Benko, Amanda Green & More to Perform at Birdland in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 26, 2023

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this February with a full slate of nightly performances! See Julie Benko, Amanda Green, and many more....
Second Hand Dance Announces Interactive, Inclusive Films Photo Second Hand Dance Announces Interactive, Inclusive Films
by Stephi Wild - November 18, 2022

Children aged 2-7 and their grown-ups are invited into a world of swirling skirts, sashaying socks, glitter ball jackets and tumbling t-shirts....
DJ Hanzel's New Album 'Anti Everything' Is Out Now Photo DJ Hanzel's New Album 'Anti Everything' Is Out Now
by Michael Major - January 20, 2023

anti everything features previously shared singles, “Take A Little Bit,” “Gumby,” which Dancing Astronaut called his “deepest and heaviest cut,” “Make Me Feel” and “Talkin,” all of which found Hanzel doubling down on his overarching mission to “go one deeper.” Watch the new visualizer now!...
BARDO (Soundtrack from the Netflix Film) Debuts 'Mateo's Freedom' Photo BARDO (Soundtrack from the Netflix Film) Debuts 'Mateo's Freedom'
by Michael Major - December 08, 2022

The expansiveness of Bardo’s musical landscape is further evidenced by the several needledrops featured in the film, which range from David Bowie’s iconic “Let’s Dance” to contributions from salsa pioneers Héctor Lavoe and Willie Colón, Mexican pop icon José José, “The King of Cumbia” Andrés Landero...
TTT-Klub's February Starts With Visits From Top Guitarists and Black Humor From Icela Photo TTT-Klub's February Starts With Visits From Top Guitarists and Black Humor From Iceland
by Stephi Wild - January 23, 2023

The season of Tampere Työväen Teatter's restaurant stage has started off lively. During February, you can feel the atmosphere of 17 performances in the intimate hall of TTT-Klub. The whole includes theatre, music, stand up - according to the viewer's choice....
Gemma Ray Announces LP 'Gemma Ray & The Death Bell Gang' Photo Gemma Ray Announces LP 'Gemma Ray & The Death Bell Gang'
by Michael Major - January 05, 2023

Berlin-based British artist Gemma Ray has been calmly clocking up a cool reputation as an independent maverick on the international underground since her debut in 2008. A self-styled singer/musician/songwriter/producer, she inhabits a panoramic musical planet where pop-noir, sideways blues, gothic f...
Dave Stryker Organ Trio, Kurt Elling And More Coming Up At Birdland, December 6 - Dec Photo Dave Stryker Organ Trio, Kurt Elling And More Coming Up At Birdland, December 6 - December 18
by A.A. Cristi - December 02, 2022

Get all the details on all of the exciting jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running December 6 through December 18....
Monty Alexander Trio, The Gary Smulyan Quintet and More Coming Up At Birdland, Decemb Photo Monty Alexander Trio, The Gary Smulyan Quintet and More Coming Up At Birdland, December 20- January 1
by A.A. Cristi - December 16, 2022

Get the full details on all jazz programming coming up at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running December 20 through January 1....
bergenPAC Presents Brian McKnight, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, A Bronx Tale, and The Righte Photo bergenPAC Presents Brian McKnight, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, A Bronx Tale, and The Righteous Brothers
by A.A. Cristi - November 30, 2022

bergenPAC announces new shows coming to its recently renovated theater this Spring: R&B icon Brian McKnight on Thursday, March 23, 2023; rap legends Bone Thugs-N-Harmony on Saturday, April 1, 2023; Chazz Palminteri's one-man show A Bronx Tale on Sunday, April 23, 2023; The Righteous Brothers on Wedn...
NC Alternative Rock Group OCNS To Release Latest Single 'How Late It Was' Photo NC Alternative Rock Group OCNS To Release Latest Single 'How Late It Was'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 09, 2023

Raleigh, NC-based alternative rock group OCNS is back with their latest track, the nostalgic 'HOW LATE IT WAS,' set for release on January 20th....
Harlem Stage Announces Spring 2023 Programming Featuring THE VICKSBURG PROJECT World Photo Harlem Stage Announces Spring 2023 Programming Featuring THE VICKSBURG PROJECT World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 13, 2022

Harlem Stage has announced full programming for Spring 2023, continuing its Black Arts Movement: Examined series examining the 1960s/70s cultural movement led by Black artists, activists, and intellectuals....
DJ Hanzel Confirms Debut Album 'Anti Everything' Photo DJ Hanzel Confirms Debut Album 'Anti Everything'
by Michael Major - December 16, 2022

He unveils a new track from the album, “Take A Little Bit.” The new album also features previously shared singles “Gumby,” which Dancing Astronaut called his “deepest and heaviest cut,” “Make Me Feel” and “Talkin,” all of which found Hanzel doubling down on his overarching mission to “go one deeper....
Canadian Music Legend Ian Tyson, CM AOE, Has Died at 89 Photo Canadian Music Legend Ian Tyson, CM AOE, Has Died at 89
by Michael Major - December 30, 2022

Ian Tyson upped stakes from Vancouver Island and hitchhiked to Toronto, where he met a young singer from small-town Ontario called Sylvia Fricker. As Ian & Sylvia, they were the Canadian stars of the early ’60s folk boom that gave the world Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Joan Baez, the Clancy Brothers, and t...
Kurt Elling and Danilo Perez, Paloma, Frank Perowsky Orchestra, And More Coming Up At Photo Kurt Elling and Danilo Perez, Paloma, Frank Perowsky Orchestra, And More Coming Up At Birdland
by A.A. Cristi - November 25, 2022

Get details for all the jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running November 29 through December 11. ...
FirstWorks to Light Up Providence G Ballroom With Performance By Hip-Hop Dance Duo Th Photo FirstWorks to Light Up Providence G Ballroom With Performance By Hip-Hop Dance Duo The Wondertwins
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 25, 2023

FirstWorks, a Providence-based nonprofit dedicated to connecting art with audiences, will present Boston-based street dance pioneers The Wondertwins in an entertaining night of dance moves reflecting old-school hip-hop, street style, Broadway and more....
Alt-Rock Pioneers Pavement Announce Iceland Debut Photo Alt-Rock Pioneers Pavement Announce Iceland Debut
by Michael Major - January 09, 2023

Reykjavik’s Eldborg Hall at Harpa is the perfect venue for Pavement’s inaugural Iceland performances. One of Reykjavik’s most significant cultural landmarks, Harpa has played host to a plethora of iconic acts like Kraftwerk, Pat Metheny, Bjork, Patti Smith, Herbie Hancock, Snarky Puppy, David Byrne ...
Kurt Elling and Danilo Perez, Paloma, Frank Perowsky Orchestra, And More Coming Up At Photo Kurt Elling and Danilo Perez, Paloma, Frank Perowsky Orchestra, And More Coming Up At Birdland
by A.A. Cristi - November 25, 2022

Get details for all the jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running November 29 through December 11. ...
The Righteous Brothers Will Perform At The Lowell Memorial Auditorium Next Month Photo The Righteous Brothers Will Perform At The Lowell Memorial Auditorium Next Month
by Stephi Wild - October 26, 2022

Lowell Management Group will present The Righteous Brothers on Saturday, November 12th at 8pm at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, MA as part of its Centennial Season....
Wagner College To Host Ceremony And Staged Reading of 2022 Stanley Award-Winner, MARI Photo Wagner College To Host Ceremony And Staged Reading of 2022 Stanley Award-Winner, MARILYN, MOM, AND ME
by A.A. Cristi - October 25, 2022

Wagner College Theatre has announced that the winner of the 2022 Stanley Drama Award is Luke Yankee for his play Marilyn, Mom and Me....
Museum Of Arts and Design Announces 2023 Exhibition Schedule, Spotlighting Ceramic Wo Photo Museum Of Arts and Design Announces 2023 Exhibition Schedule, Spotlighting Ceramic Works and Material Innovation
by Stephi Wild - December 14, 2022

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is pleased to announce its 2023 exhibition schedule. Presenting the New York debut of visual artist and performer Shary Boyle and the first major museum survey of humor and irreverence in modern and contemporary clay sculpture, MAD's 2023 exhibitions foreground ma...
Kylen S. Barron Releases Memoir UNSPOKEN TRUTH: FROM A BURIED PAST Photo Kylen S. Barron Releases Memoir UNSPOKEN TRUTH: FROM A BURIED PAST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 11, 2023

Kylen S. Barron has released her memoir, Unspoken Truth: From A Buried Past....
The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum Announces Special Events For January and Februa Photo The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum Announces Special Events For January and February
by Stephi Wild - January 11, 2023

The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum (SBRHM) has announced several special events in January & February 2023, plus the opening of a new major exhibition. ...