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Harlan County, Kentucky, is no stranger to violence. Its long mining history means it's seen its fair share of corruption, moon-shining, and murder. The coal mining wars may be over, but with a depressed economy, including the closure of many mines, the County is facing a new crime wave: a growing prescription drug problem. Sheriff Marvin J. Lipfird is determined to get the drug problem under control, and he's spent the last six years building a team of skilled deputies to help him do it. These men chose policing, but many of the people they know have chosen the wrong side of the law. Each has arrested someone they know

Go Inside The ACLU's Fight For Civil Rights In The Trump Era This Wednesday Photo Go Inside The ACLU's Fight For Civil Rights In The Trump Era This Wednesday
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2020

On Wednesday, July 29, at 3 p.m. ET, Intercept Editor-in-Chief Betsy Reed will host a virtual conversation on the current state of civil rights in the Trump era with three American Civil Liberties Union lawyers at the center of these fights: Brigitte Amiri, deputy director at the ACLU Reproductive F...
Kennedy Center Announces Fall 2020 On Site & Digital Programming With Renée Fleming, Photo Kennedy Center Announces Fall 2020 On Site & Digital Programming With Renée Fleming, Vanessa Williams & More
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2020

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced on-site and digital programming initiatives to bridge the period between now and the 2021 season, which is set to begin on January 14....
Arts Midwest Announces 2020-2021 Shakespeare in American Communities Grants Photo Arts Midwest Announces 2020-2021 Shakespeare in American Communities Grants
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2020

Arts Midwest today announced the recipients of $1.17 million in Shakespeare in American Communities grants, with $1 million going to professional theater companies partnering with schools, and $170,000 going to organizations partnering with facilities in the juvenile justice system....
Kentucky Performing Arts Spotlighted In Kennedy Center Couch Concert Series Photo Kentucky Performing Arts Spotlighted In Kennedy Center Couch Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2020

Kentucky Performing Arts has announced that it is partnering with the world-renowned Kennedy Center to present Spotlight On Louisville-Peace + Love + Justice, an upcoming episode of the Kennedy Center Couch Concert: National Spotlight series....
Kentucky Performing Arts Spotlighted in Kennedy Center Couch Concert Series Photo Kentucky Performing Arts Spotlighted in Kennedy Center Couch Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2020

Kentucky Performing Arts has announced it is partnering with the world-renowned Kennedy Center to present Spotlight On Louisville-Peace + Love + Justice, an upcoming episode of the Kennedy Center Couch Concert: National Spotlight series....
Tegan and Sara Foundation Announces Recipients Of First Community Grants Photo Tegan and Sara Foundation Announces Recipients Of First Community Grants
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2020

Tegan and Sara are announcing the recipients of the Tegan and Sara Foundation Community Grants, awarding more than $28,000 in funding to organizations, community partners and activists focusing on providing immediate relief to the LGBTQ+ community through the Covid-19 pandemic. ...
PBS Television Series POV Announces Historic 33rd Season Photo PBS Television Series POV Announces Historic 33rd Season
by TV News Desk - April 29, 2020

POV's 33rd season premieres on PBS this summer with stories of hope and shared humanity during these unprecedented times....
Tribeca Announces 2020 Short Film Lineup Photo Tribeca Announces 2020 Short Film Lineup
by TV News Desk - March 05, 2020

The 19th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its 2020 Shorts Program lineup. Setting a record with over 6,100 submissions, the final program roster includes 64 diverse and captivating short films from 20 countries around the globe, and features 46 world premieres, includ...
Additional Artist Residencies And Screenings Announced For New York Stage And Film's Photo Additional Artist Residencies And Screenings Announced For New York Stage And Film's NYC Winter Season 
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2020

New York Stage and Film is thrilled to announce additional residencies and screenings for their annual NYC Winter Season. New York Stage and Film's NYC Programming serves artists through the course of the full calendar year, and throughout the life cycle of their projects. The Winter Season offers w...
New York Stage and Film Has Announced Additional Artist Residencies and Screenings fo Photo New York Stage and Film Has Announced Additional Artist Residencies and Screenings for Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2020

New York Stage and Film has announced additional residencies and screenings for their annual NYC Winter Season. New York Stage and Film's NYC Programming serves artists through the course of the full calendar year, and throughout the life cycle of their projects. The Winter Season offers workshops, ...
New York Stage and Film Has Announced Their 2020 Winter Season Photo New York Stage and Film Has Announced Their 2020 Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2020

New York Stage and Film has announced the upcoming line-up for their annual New York Stage and Film's NYC Winter Season. New York Stage and Film's NYC Programming serves artists through the course of the full calendar year, and throughout the life cycle of their projects. The Winter Season offers wo...
2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced Photo 2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2020

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, r...
Kentucky Performing Arts to Present KEEPERS OF THE DREAM, a Community Arts Celebratio Photo Kentucky Performing Arts to Present KEEPERS OF THE DREAM, a Community Arts Celebration of Dr. King's Vision
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2020

Kentucky Performing Arts ArtsReach, in collaboration with River City Drum Corp and the Office of Mayor Greg Fischer present Keepers of the Dream, a Community Arts Celebration of Dr. King's Vision....
Tyler Childers Performs 'Country Squire' on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS Photo Tyler Childers Performs 'Country Squire' on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by TV News Desk - December 17, 2019

Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and musician Tyler Childers performed the title track of his acclaimed new album, Country Squire, on last night's episode of “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”...
Lantern Theater Company Presents an Original Adaptation of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTM Photo Lantern Theater Company Presents an Original Adaptation of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2019

Lantern Theater Company continues the 2019/20 season with a remount of its original adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, commissioned and developed through the Lantern's New Play Program and co-created by Philadelphia-based artists Anthony Lawton, Christopher Colucci, and Thom Weaver....
Cleveland Play House's JACKED! Discusses National Opioid Epidemic Photo Cleveland Play House's JACKED! Discusses National Opioid Epidemic
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2019

Cleveland Play House joins forces with StageOne Family Theatre of Louisville, KY to co-develop and workshop the new hip-hop play Jacked! written by Idris Goodwin, inspired by Jack and the Beanstalk. Designed and developed for children, Jacked! fuses storytelling and poetry with hip-hop and break-bea...
The 7th Annual Justice Film Festival Returns Nov. 13 -16 at the Sheen Center for Thou Photo The 7th Annual Justice Film Festival Returns Nov. 13 -16 at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture
by TV News Desk - November 07, 2019

The seventh annual Justice Film Festival returns to the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, Loreto Theater, Wednesday, November 13 through Saturday, November 16, 2019. The Justice Film Festival inspires justice seekers by showcasing films of exceptional courage and stories of redemption that are as ...
CMA Songwriters Series Announces Portland Performance Photo CMA Songwriters Series Announces Portland Performance
by TV News Desk - October 30, 2019

The Country Music Association's acclaimed CMA Songwriters Series Presented by   U.S. Bank has announced a performance in Portland, OR at Aladdin Theater Sunday, Dec. 8 featuring top tunesmiths Marcus Hummon, Lori McKenna, Lee Thomas Miller and Tenille Townes. The series hosts an intimate round of p...
 Justice Film Festival Returns to the Sheen Center, Paul Schrader's FIRST REFORMED Fe Photo Justice Film Festival Returns to the Sheen Center, Paul Schrader's FIRST REFORMED Featured
by TV News Desk - October 29, 2019

The seventh annual Justice Film Festival returns to the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, Loreto Theater, Wednesday, November 13 through Saturday, November 16, 2019. The Justice Film Festival inspires justice seekers by showcasing films of exceptional courage and stories of redemption that are as ...
OPERA America Kicks Off Nationwide Celebration In 2020 Photo OPERA America Kicks Off Nationwide Celebration In 2020
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2019

a?oeI am very optimistic about opera in America,a?? says OPERA America President/CEO Marc A. Scorca. a?oeWhen I entered the industry decades ago, new American operas were rarely commissioned or performed. Today, the flow of creativity from American composers, librettists, directors and designers has...
Opera America Kicks Off Nationwide Celebration In 2020 Photo Opera America Kicks Off Nationwide Celebration In 2020
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2019

'I am very optimistic about opera in America,' says OPERA America President/CEO Marc A. Scorca. 'When I entered the industry decades ago, new American operas were rarely commissioned or performed. Today, the flow of creativity from American composers, librettists, directors and designers has generat...
May Festival Announces 2020 Season Photo May Festival Announces 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2019

The Cincinnati May Festival announced program details and artists for the 2020 Festival with nine performances taking place between May 21 and 31, 2020 at Cincinnati Music Hall as well as other locations, and an additional performance on April 5, 2020 at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in C...
BWW Review: MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Actors Theatre Of Louisville Photo BWW Review: MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - October 16, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Measure for Measure has long been considered one of Shakespeare's 'problem plays' because it doesn't clearly fall into the constructs of his comedies or tragedies. While the play has many of the comedic elements that Shakespeare is known for (mistaken identities, eccentric side ...
TCT's CASPER THE FRIENDLY MUSICAL Celebrates With Candy and Costumes This Weekend Photo TCT's CASPER THE FRIENDLY MUSICAL Celebrates With Candy and Costumes This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2019

When The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's world-premiere adaptation of CASPER THE FRIENDLY MUSICAL flies into the Taft Theatre, patrons will get to celebrate the ghostly season a little bit early....
Tyler Childers to Live Stream Sold-Out Red Rocks Amphitheatre Headline Debut Photo Tyler Childers to Live Stream Sold-Out Red Rocks Amphitheatre Headline Debut
by TV News Desk - September 27, 2019

Acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Tyler Childers will make his sold-out headline debut at Red Rocks Amphitheatre this Monday, September 30. In celebration of this milestone, the show—featuring special guest Robert Earl Keen—will stream live via Childers' YouTube Channel beginning at 9:30pm M...