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San Francisco Opera Fall Season Continues with November–December Operas and Concerts Photo San Francisco Opera Fall Season Continues with November–December Operas and Concerts
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2017

The 2017 Fall Season of San Francisco Opera continues in November and December with a new production of Jules Massenet's Manon (November 4 22), Giacomo Puccini's Turandot (November 18 December 9) and the highly anticipated world premiere of John Adams' Girls of the Golden West (November 21 December ...
LABA Announces 2017-18 Fellows, Celebrates 10th Anniversary at the 14th Street Y Photo LABA Announces 2017-18 Fellows, Celebrates 10th Anniversary at the 14th Street Y
by BWW News Desk - October 04, 2017

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture announces the 2017-2018 Fellows: a group of ten culture-makers, a mix of visual artists, writers, musicians, playwrights and directors who are brought together to study classic Jewish texts in a non-religious, open-minded setting centered on a chosen theme; this y...
LABA Announces 2017-18 Fellows, Celebrates 10th Anniversary at the 14th Street Y Photo LABA Announces 2017-18 Fellows, Celebrates 10th Anniversary at the 14th Street Y
by BWW News Desk - October 04, 2017

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture announces the 2017-2018 Fellows: a group of ten culture-makers, a mix of visual artists, writers, musicians, playwrights and directors who are brought together to study classic Jewish texts in a non-religious, open-minded setting centered on a chosen theme; this y...
LABA Announces 2017-18 Fellows, Celebrates 10th Anniversary at the 14th Street Y Photo LABA Announces 2017-18 Fellows, Celebrates 10th Anniversary at the 14th Street Y
by BWW News Desk - October 04, 2017

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture announces the 2017-2018 Fellows: a group of ten culture-makers, a mix of visual artists, writers, musicians, playwrights and directors who are brought together to study classic Jewish texts in a non-religious, open-minded setting centered on a chosen theme; this y...
RENT 20TH Anniversary Tour, Wynonna & The Big Noise, Paula Poundstone and More Take C Photo RENT 20TH Anniversary Tour, Wynonna & The Big Noise, Paula Poundstone and More Take Center Stage at The Smith Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2017

Continuing to bring the best of music, theater and dance to Southern Nevada, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts announced today that single tickets are now on sale for dozens of winter shows, with additional titles going on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 10. This lineup of more than 60 sh...
Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presents A TIME LIKE THIS: MUSIC FOR CHANGE Photo Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presents A TIME LIKE THIS: MUSIC FOR CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2017

As part of Carnegie Hall's The '60s: The Years that Changed America festival, the Weill Music Institute (WMI) is launching A Time Like This: Music for Change, a citywide creative learning project that encourages young people to harness music as a meaningful tool for social change....
Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presents A TIME LIKE THIS: MUSIC FOR CHANGE Photo Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presents A TIME LIKE THIS: MUSIC FOR CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2017

As part of Carnegie Hall's The '60s: The Years that Changed America festival, the Weill Music Institute (WMI) is launching A Time Like This: Music for Change, a citywide creative learning project that encourages young people to harness music as a meaningful tool for social change....
National Geographic Presents One-Hour Special THE SECRETS OF CHRIST'S TOMB, 12/3 Photo National Geographic Presents One-Hour Special THE SECRETS OF CHRIST'S TOMB, 12/3
by TV News Desk - November 28, 2017

With exclusive access to one of the most sacred sites in Christianity, the tomb of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem, National Geographic follows a team of scientific experts as they race to repair the collapsing Edicule, the 'little house,' enclosing the burial chamber of Jesus and threatening it with dest...
National Geographic Presents One-Hour Special THE SECRETS OF CHRIST'S TOMB, 12/3 Photo National Geographic Presents One-Hour Special THE SECRETS OF CHRIST'S TOMB, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2017

With exclusive access to one of the most sacred sites in Christianity, the tomb of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem, National Geographic follows a team of scientific experts as they race to repair the collapsing Edicule, the 'little house,' enclosing the burial chamber of Jesus and threatening it with dest...
Houston Grand Opera Will Premiere THE PHOENIX in 2018-19 Season; Full Line-Up Announc Photo Houston Grand Opera Will Premiere THE PHOENIX in 2018-19 Season; Full Line-Up Announced!
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2018

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present its 2018-19 season in its creative home at Houston's Wortham Theater Center after a year of displacement due to damage to the building from Hurricane Harvey. The 64th season will open October 19, 2018, with HGO's first performances in 20 years of Wagner's roman...
Houston Grand Opera Will Premiere THE PHOENIX in 2018-19 Season; Full Line-Up Announc Photo Houston Grand Opera Will Premiere THE PHOENIX in 2018-19 Season; Full Line-Up Announced!
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2018

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present its 2018-19 season in its creative home at Houston's Wortham Theater Center after a year of displacement due to damage to the building from Hurricane Harvey. The 64th season will open October 19, 2018, with HGO's first performances in 20 years of Wagner's roman...
MOAD MDC Welcomes The World Premiere Of OUT OF THE SHADOWS III Photo MOAD MDC Welcomes The World Premiere Of OUT OF THE SHADOWS III
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2018

Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College (MOAD MDC) will present Out of the Shadows III, a captivating interactive one-time performance by the celebrated Palestinian artist Jumana Emil Abboud at 7 p.m., Feb. 23 at the Wolfson Campus Auditorium. Out of the Shadows III uses music and storytellin...
BWW Feature: AUCKLAND FRINGE at Auckland Fringe Photo BWW Feature: AUCKLAND FRINGE at Auckland Fringe
by Monica Moore - February 21, 2018

The 2018 Auckland Fringe is the first annual iteration of the festival - an organic result of the momentum created from the success of the 2017 Fringe. The Auckland Fringe has existed in various guises since 2009, but it wasn't until the current Festival Director Lydia Zanetti took over during make-...
Les Arts Florissants Begins 2018 with Official Launch Of Fondation Les Arts Florissan Photo Les Arts Florissants Begins 2018 with Official Launch Of Fondation Les Arts Florissants-William Christie
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2018

With its 2018-2019, 40th-anniversary season on the horizon, Les Arts Florissants begins 2018 celebrating signal achievements for the organization and founder-conductor William Christie. On January 29, 2018, the new Fondation Les Arts Florissants-William Christie held its first board meeting, marking...
Les Arts Florissants Begins 2018 with Official Launch Of Fondation Les Arts Florissan Photo Les Arts Florissants Begins 2018 with Official Launch Of Fondation Les Arts Florissants-William Christie
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2018

With its 2018-2019, 40th-anniversary season on the horizon, Les Arts Florissants begins 2018 celebrating signal achievements for the organization and founder-conductor William Christie. On January 29, 2018, the new Fondation Les Arts Florissants-William Christie held its first board meeting, marking...
21st Biennale Of Sydney Launches Across Seven Locations, Presenting 70 Artists And Ar Photo 21st Biennale Of Sydney Launches Across Seven Locations, Presenting 70 Artists And Artist Collectives For 45th Anniversary Edition
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2018

The 21st Biennale of Sydney opens to the public this Friday, 16 March, presenting the work of 70 artists and artist collectives from six continents, at seven locations around Sydney, in a free, three-month exhibition running until 11 June 2018. This year, Australia's pre-eminent contemporary art eve...
Seattle's FRENCH FEST Reveals A World Of French Speaking Cultures Photo Seattle's FRENCH FEST Reveals A World Of French Speaking Cultures
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2018

Transform your cultural awareness at Seattle Center Festal: Seattle's French Fest: A Celebration of French-Speaking Cultures, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, March 25, at Seattle Center Armory. Seattle's French Fest highlights the world's French speaking cultures, their influences and arts with live music, ...
New Episodes of THE ZIMMERN LIST, LEGENDARY LOCATIONS, & More Coming to The Travel Ch Photo New Episodes of THE ZIMMERN LIST, LEGENDARY LOCATIONS, & More Coming to The Travel Channel This May
by TV News Desk - April 27, 2018

Check out the new episodes and series coming to The Travel Channel this May:...
Paul Gotel Encourages Readers to Revolutionize Their Life Photo Paul Gotel Encourages Readers to Revolutionize Their Life
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

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Houston Grand Opera Closes Extraordinary 2017-18 Season With Hurricane Losses Offset Photo Houston Grand Opera Closes Extraordinary 2017-18 Season With Hurricane Losses Offset By Major Philanthropic Support
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) announced at its annual meeting today that its 2017-18 season, dramatically relocated after Hurricane Harvey, closed on a strong financial footing despite nearly $15 million of losses due to the storm and related costs. Lower sales income than in previous seasons was signif...
Houston Grand Opera Closes Extraordinary 2017-18 Season With Hurricane Losses Offset Photo Houston Grand Opera Closes Extraordinary 2017-18 Season With Hurricane Losses Offset By Major Philanthropic Support
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) announced at its annual meeting today that its 2017-18 season, dramatically relocated after Hurricane Harvey, closed on a strong financial footing despite nearly $15 million of losses due to the storm and related costs. Lower sales income than in previous seasons was signif...
Houston Grand Opera Closes Extraordinary 2017-18 Season With Hurricane Losses Offset Photo Houston Grand Opera Closes Extraordinary 2017-18 Season With Hurricane Losses Offset By Major Philanthropic Support
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) announced at its annual meeting today that its 2017-18 season, dramatically relocated after Hurricane Harvey, closed on a strong financial footing despite nearly $15 million of losses due to the storm and related costs. Lower sales income than in previous seasons was signif...
New Pew Center Grants Include Support For Theater Artists & Projects Photo New Pew Center Grants Include Support For Theater Artists & Projects
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2018

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced 45 grants today in support of the Philadelphia region's cultural organizations and artists. The 2018 awards total more than $8.7 million and provide funding for 12 Pew Fellowships and 33 Project grants....
Sacred Fools Awarded California Arts Council Grant Photo Sacred Fools Awarded California Arts Council Grant
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2018

The California Arts Council announced its plans to award $3,975 to Sacred Fools Theater Company as part of its Arts Education: Extension program....
Smithsonian Channel Explores Hallowed Shrines, Temples, & Monuments Around the World Photo Smithsonian Channel Explores Hallowed Shrines, Temples, & Monuments Around the World in SACRED SHRINES
by TV News Desk - July 16, 2018

From the supposed tomb of King Arthur to ancient Egyptian temples once controlled by female priests, the world's religious sites are home to alluring secrets and mysteries. This summer, Smithsonian Channel brings back SACRED SITES to explore even more enigmatic religious sites found around the world...