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Every year nearly 30,000 Americans enter culinary school with dreams of success in the food world. But culinary school is a cutthroat, stressful and expensive pressure-cooker, and a large percentage of students drop out within the first months of their program. Cooking Channel's new 8-part documentary series follows four aspiring chefs through their difficult first semester at the prestigious Louisiana Culinary Institute in Baton Rouge. They all have dreams of becoming big-time chefs, but first they must overcome imposing personal and academic challenges. Tiffany is a 41-year-old full-time mom trying to forge a career for the first time despite her husband's resistance. Jared is a Marine Corps veteran battling his war injuries and PTSD. Ben is a father of three wondering how he'll provide for his family while he's a full-time student. Jasmine is a single mom eager to stop working as an exotic dancer and fulfill her dream of opening a restaurant. They're entering a fast-paced program where they'll be put to the test nearly every day. Can they make it through and achieve their culinary dreams?

BWW Blog: Welcome Back! (Pandemic Edition) Photo BWW Blog: Welcome Back! (Pandemic Edition)
by Student Blogger: Breanna Ebisch - August 17, 2020

Ita??s August which means thousands of students across the country are preparing to return to college for another semester....
LLusion to Release New Song With Cautious Clay and HXNS, 'Sad4Good' Photo LLusion to Release New Song With Cautious Clay and HXNS, 'Sad4Good'
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2020

LLusion is an artist and producer based in Orange, CA. He has teamed up with NYC-based artist Cautious Clay and Bay Area producer HXNS on the track 'Sad4good,' streaming everywhere now....
Lafayette Gilchrist and David Murray to Perform Village Vanguard Livestream Concerts Photo Lafayette Gilchrist and David Murray to Perform Village Vanguard Livestream Concerts
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2020

Pianist/composer Lafayette Gilchrist and saxophonist David Murray perform livestream duo concerts, Friday & Saturday, August 28a?'29 at the Village Vanguard. ...
Lafayette Gilchrist and David Murray to Perform Village Vanguard Livestream Concerts Photo Lafayette Gilchrist and David Murray to Perform Village Vanguard Livestream Concerts
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2020

Pianist/composer Lafayette Gilchrist and saxophonist David Murray perform livestream duo concerts, Friday & Saturday, August 28a?'29 at the Village Vanguard. ...
Cordae & Roddy Rich Share New Song & Video Photo Cordae & Roddy Rich Share New Song & Video
by TV News Desk - August 27, 2020

Today, Cordae and Roddy Ricch, two of modern hip-hop's greatest players, come together for a new song....
Pianist/Composer Lafayette Gilchrist and Percussionist Kevin Pinder Present 'Percussi Photo Pianist/Composer Lafayette Gilchrist and Percussionist Kevin Pinder Present 'Percussion Discussion 2'
by BWW News Desk - August 30, 2020

Acclaimed pianist and composer Lafayette Gilchrist and percussionist Kevin Pinder will present Percussion Discussion 2 on Monday, August 31 at 7 p.m. EDT. The livestream event is the second installment in a new series hosted by An Die Musik Live....
BWW Blog: Why Syracuse Photo BWW Blog: Why Syracuse
by Student Blogger: Shaun Collins - August 31, 2020

With this yeara??s college audition season in full swing, I thought it was incredibly important to share why I chose Syracuse University for BFA in Musical Theater....
BWW Blog: Why Syracuse Photo BWW Blog: Why Syracuse
by Student Blogger: Shaun Collins - August 31, 2020

With this yeara??s college audition season in full swing, I thought it was incredibly important to share why I chose Syracuse University for BFA in Musical Theater....
BWW Blog: Thoughts On My First Week of School Photo BWW Blog: Thoughts On My First Week of School
by Student Blogger: Laura Johnson - August 31, 2020

I tend to see the first week of school as a preview of what the semester has to offer.  It is when you first get an idea of what your classes will be like and really sets the tone for what is to come....
BWW Blog: Thoughts On My First Week of School Photo BWW Blog: Thoughts On My First Week of School
by Student Blogger: Laura Johnson - August 31, 2020

I tend to see the first week of school as a preview of what the semester has to offer.  It is when you first get an idea of what your classes will be like and really sets the tone for what is to come....
BWW Blog: Tools to Help you Conquer College Auditions Photo BWW Blog: Tools to Help you Conquer College Auditions
by Student Blogger: Matthew Green - September 01, 2020

College auditions can be one of the most stressful, crazy, and exciting time in a young performera??s life. Years of training, months of auditions, travel all over the country, all on top of regular college applications and senior year....
BWW Blog: Tools to Help you Conquer College Auditions Photo BWW Blog: Tools to Help you Conquer College Auditions
by Student Blogger: Matthew Green - September 01, 2020

College auditions can be one of the most stressful, crazy, and exciting time in a young performera??s life. Years of training, months of auditions, travel all over the country, all on top of regular college applications and senior year....
BWW Interview: Lighting Designer Adam Honoré Talks Amplifying Voices of BIPOC Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Lighting Designer Adam Honoré Talks Amplifying Voices of BIPOC Theatre Artists & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 03, 2020

Lighting designer Adam Honoré has been making a splash in the theater world from the moment he burst onto the scene. One of the youngest designers ever to have been nominated for a Drama Desk Award, at the age of 24, for the Off-Broadway smash Carmen Jones, Honoré is consistently working to amplify ...
Four BIPOC Musicians Announced As Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship's Second Class Photo Four BIPOC Musicians Announced As Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship's Second Class
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2020

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BWW Blog: The Freshman Musical Photo BWW Blog: The Freshman Musical
by Student Blogger: Sammi Tapper - September 09, 2020

The Freshman Musical: one of Northwestern's most epic traditions (aka the one time of freshman year when first year students can finally step out from their menial assistant roles and finally have a shot at running the show themselves)....
BWW Blog: The Freshman Musical Photo BWW Blog: The Freshman Musical
by Student Blogger: Sammi Tapper - September 09, 2020

The Freshman Musical: one of Northwestern's most epic traditions (aka the one time of freshman year when first year students can finally step out from their menial assistant roles and finally have a shot at running the show themselves)....
BWW Blog: A Letter to the Incoming Freshmen Photo BWW Blog: A Letter to the Incoming Freshmen
by Student Blogger: Maggie Cummins - September 09, 2020

Welcome to college! Ita??s probably been a few weeks since youa??ve started by now. My name is  Maggie, and Ia??m here to be your dramatic arts big sister....
BWW Blog: A Letter to the Incoming Freshmen Photo BWW Blog: A Letter to the Incoming Freshmen
by Student Blogger: Maggie Cummins - September 09, 2020

Welcome to college! Ita??s probably been a few weeks since youa??ve started by now. My name is  Maggie, and Ia??m here to be your dramatic arts big sister....
BWW Blog: The Importance of a Self-Check In Photo BWW Blog: The Importance of a Self-Check In
by Student Blogger: Alyssa Schmidek - September 10, 2020

Whether it is your first day of freshman year or your first day of senior year, college is going to look different this semester....
BWW Blog: The Importance of a Self-Check In Photo BWW Blog: The Importance of a Self-Check In
by Student Blogger: Alyssa Schmidek - September 10, 2020

Whether it is your first day of freshman year or your first day of senior year, college is going to look different this semester....
BWW Blog: At Samford, Theatre is Thriving Photo BWW Blog: At Samford, Theatre is Thriving
by Student Blogger: Audrey Myers - September 11, 2020

Samford University has been in school approximately three weeks, and the theatre department is already in full swing with a variety of socially distanced, live-theatre events....
BWW Blog: At Samford, Theatre is Thriving Photo BWW Blog: At Samford, Theatre is Thriving
by Student Blogger: Audrey Myers - September 11, 2020

Samford University has been in school approximately three weeks, and the theatre department is already in full swing with a variety of socially distanced, live-theatre events....
Theatre Wesleyan To Present Outdoor Production Of The Original Play AT A DISTANCE Photo Theatre Wesleyan To Present Outdoor Production Of The Original Play AT A DISTANCE
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2020

Theatre Wesleyan's 'Six Plays At Six Feet' semester of fall programming continues with an outdoor production of an original play written and directed by professor of theatre Connie Whitt-Lambert.  The production will be performed on the lawn of the Kay Granger Mall at Texas Wesleyan University....
BWW Blog: Dear Class of 2025 Photo BWW Blog: Dear Class of 2025
by Student Blogger: Matthew Green - October 02, 2020

I know these are unprecedented timesa?" and what a cliché opener Ia??m sure youa??ve now  heard hundreds of times. I cana??t pretend that I know what this college audition year will be like. ...
BWW Blog: Dear Class of 2025 Photo BWW Blog: Dear Class of 2025
by Student Blogger: Matthew Green - October 02, 2020

I know these are unprecedented timesa?" and what a cliché opener Ia??m sure youa??ve now  heard hundreds of times. I cana??t pretend that I know what this college audition year will be like. ...