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JOE'S PUB LIVE! Celebrates Pride Week with Max Vernon, Isaac Oliver and More Photo JOE'S PUB LIVE! Celebrates Pride Week with Max Vernon, Isaac Oliver and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020

 Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share multiple events with audiences worldwide each week.

Joe's Pub Celebrates Juneteenth With Nnenna Ogwo and Continues Pride Celebrations wit Photo Joe's Pub Celebrates Juneteenth With Nnenna Ogwo and Continues Pride Celebrations with Lea DeLaria & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020

 Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share multiple events with audiences worldwide each week.

JOE'S PUB LIVE! Features Mira Awad with Guy Mintus & The Martha Graham Cracker Cabare Photo JOE'S PUB LIVE! Features Mira Awad with Guy Mintus & The Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020

Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share events with audiences worldwide each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8PM.

JOE'S PUB LIVE! Kicks Off Pride 2020 With Isaac Oliver, Max Vernon and Kim David Smit Photo JOE'S PUB LIVE! Kicks Off Pride 2020 With Isaac Oliver, Max Vernon and Kim David Smith This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020

Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City.

JOE'S PUB LIVE! to be Headlined by Kiah Victoria, María Terremoto, and More This Wee Photo JOE'S PUB LIVE! to be Headlined by Kiah Victoria, María Terremoto, and More This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020

Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share events with audiences worldwide each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8PM.

Founder Beverly Bond and the Kennedy Center Celebrate International Women's Day with  Photo Founder Beverly Bond and the Kennedy Center Celebrate International Women's Day with 2nd Annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

The Kennedy Center, BONDVISION Media, and BLACK GIRLS ROCK! collaborate to co-produce the second annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival (BGR!FEST), an immersive multi-day live experience curated to celebrate the cultural contributions of Black women artists, thought leaders, and creatives. The festival, spanning four days, will take place during International Women's Day weekend, March 5-8 across the Kennedy Center campus.

The Second Annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival Will Take Place International Women's Da Photo The Second Annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival Will Take Place International Women's Day Weekend
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

The Kennedy Center, BONDVISION Media, and BLACK GIRLS ROCK! collaborate to co-produce the second annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival (BGR!FEST), an immersive multi-day live experience curated to celebrate the cultural contributions of Black women artists, thought leaders, and creatives. The festival, spanning four days, will take place during International Women's Day weekend, March 5-8 across the Kennedy Center campus.

Niecy Nash to Host THE BLACK GIRLS ROCK! AWARDS Photo Niecy Nash to Host THE BLACK GIRLS ROCK! AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

BET Networks and Beverly Bond, CEO, Executive Producer and Creator of BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® are excited to announce Emmy-nominated actress, Niecy Nash as host of The 2019 BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards on BET. This year's celebration will tape on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, NJ. The broadcast will premiere on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT on BET.

1,000+ Artists, 500+ Free Events, Hands-On Learning and More Announced For The REACH Photo 1,000+ Artists, 500+ Free Events, Hands-On Learning and More Announced For The REACH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

With more than 1,000 artists and more than 500 free events in three new sunlit pavilions and more than 130,000 square feet of new landscaped green space at the nation's cultural capital, the REACH opens its doors in exactly one month's time with 16 full days of creativity in action, providing artists and audiences with the opportunity to experience art as never before. Marking the first expansion at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in its 48-year history, the REACH welcomes the public with an inclusive, multi-genre, multidisciplinary Opening Festival on September 7a?"22. See the video trailer here.

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol To Honor Legendary Choreographer Bill T. Jones Photo The Brotherhood/Sister Sol To Honor Legendary Choreographer Bill T. Jones
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) -- Harlem's nationally acclaimed social justice, youth development, and education organization -- will honor legendary dance choreographer Bill T. Jones, civil rights litigator Debo Adegbile, and TV producer and Black Girls Rock! founder Beverly Bond at its 15th Annual VOICES Gala in New York City on May 21 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom, it announced today. The annual charity gala, which raises critical funds for Bro/Sis' life-changing education programs and support services, will be hosted by Emmy Award-winning journalist and ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts.

BLACK PANTHER Leads Nominations for the NAACP IMAGE AWARDS Photo BLACK PANTHER Leads Nominations for the NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

The nominees for the 50th NAACP Image Awards were exclusively announced today at the Television Critics Association's (TCA) TV One's joint press conference with Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP and Alfred Liggins, Chairman and CEO of TV One. The winners will be revealed during the Two-Hour LIVE TV special airing on TV One on Saturday, March 30, 2019.

Queen Latifah to Host 2018 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards Photo Queen Latifah to Host 2018 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

BET Networks and BLACK GIRLS ROCK!(TM) are thrilled to announce Academy Award(R) nominated actress, world-renowned rapper, songstress, and producer Queen Latifah as the host of the 2018 'BLACK GIRLS ROCK!(TM)' Awards. The Newark, New Jersey native will return to her hometown as this year's host on Sunday, August 26 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, NJ. Created by executive producer, celebrity DJ, and women's empowerment advocate Beverly Bond, the 2018 'BLACK GIRLS ROCK!(TM)' Awards honors the groundbreaking and extraordinary achievements of Black women. The 2018 'BLACK GIRLS ROCK!(TM)' Awards will premiere on Sunday, September 9 at 8:00 PM/ET on BET.

BET Networks Powers Black Influence with Slate of New Original Scripted Series, Cultu Photo BET Networks Powers Black Influence with Slate of New Original Scripted Series, Culture-Defining Specials & All-Star Talent
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

BET Networks announced today its upcoming 2018-2019 fiscal year programming slate. Now, more than ever, black culture is powering every area of mainstream from politics and social media to music and fashion. As the #1 Cable Network for African American viewers 18-49 for 17 consecutive years, BET is omnipresent in its influence of all aspects of pop culture with new original series and specials, featuring some of Hollywood's biggest stars and influencers, both in front and behind the camera. From Dwayne Johnson, T.I., Will Packer, En Vogue, SWV, Salt, Pepa, Spinderella, Swizz Beatz, Tracey Edmonds and more, BET is raising the bar on premium programming content and will deliver 21% more original programming than last year. From engaging new provocative series, to culture-defining mega-specials, BET continues to entertain, empower and engage its audiences.

Winners Announced For The Non-Televised Categories For The 49th NAACP Image Awards Photo Winners Announced For The Non-Televised Categories For The 49th NAACP Image Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards in the non-televised categories were announced during a gala dinner celebration that took Sunday, January 14, 2018, at the Pasadena Conference Center the event was hosted by The Real's Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley.

Actor Jeffrey Wright, Artist Carrie Mae Weems to be Honored by National Youth Charity
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Celebrities and other luminaries will converge on Gotham Hall in Manhattan as award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright and acclaimed artist Carrie Mae Weems are honored by The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis), a nationally recognized, Harlem-based nonprofit and youth development organization, as it heads into its 22nd year transforming young lives. Other notables attending the organization's 13th annual VOICES benefit include actors Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale and Michael K. Williams, the Honorable David N.  Dinkins, 106th mayor of New York, the Honorable Cyrus Vance, New York County district attorney, film and television producers Terence and Rachel Winter, New York Times columnist Charles Blow and DJ Beverly Bond, founder and executive director of Black Girls Rock! The event, which takes place on Thursday, May 11, at Gotham Hall in Manhattan, is expected to draw 500 supporters.

Beverly Bond & More Among Honorees for 2016 Women Who Care Awards to Benefit United Cerebral Palsy of NY
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

The 15th Annual Women Who Care Luncheon benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of New York City UCP of NYC) was held Monday, May 9th at Cipriani 42nd Street.

15th Annual Women Who Care Awards to Honor Beverly Bond, Deborah Norville, Ellyn Shook, Jenny Long & Northwell Health
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City (UCP of NYC), and Loreen Arbus, Founder & Chair of Women Who Care, announced today that BLACK GIRLS ROCK!TM founder and CEO Beverly Bond, "Inside Edition" anchor Deborah Norville, Accenture chief leadership & human resources officer Ellyn Shook, Expect a Miracle author Jenny Long, and the healthcare system Northwell Health, will be honored at the 15th Annual Women Who Care Awards Luncheon, to be held Monday, May 9th at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

Rihanna to Receive Rock Star Award at the 2016 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards on BET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

BET Networks and Beverly Bond, Founder, CEO and Creator of BLACK GIRLS ROCK! are delighted to announce eight-time Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum selling artist, Rihanna, to receive the Rock Star Award at this year's BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards on BET. The chart topping singer, executive producer, fashion designer, actress, astute business entrepreneur and philanthropist will help illuminate the triumphs of brilliant Black women in an extraordinary night celebrating Black Girl Magic. BLACK GIRLS ROCK! acknowledges the achievements of Black women who have broken barriers in the areas of art, music, philanthropy and community service. BLACK GIRLS ROCK! 2016 will tape on Friday, April 1, 2016 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ and the broadcast will premiere on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT.

Tracee Ellis Ross Returns as Host of BET's BLACK GIRLS ROCK 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

BET Networks and Beverly Bond, CEO, founder and Creator of “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!”, are excited to announce the return of Tracee Ellis Ross as the host of “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!” 2016

Robin Givens to Host YWCA USA Women of Distinction Awards Gala, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The YWCA USA will celebrate the incredible achievements of extraordinary leaders who serve as role models for women and girls at the Women of Distinction Awards Gala on June 5, at 6 pm at the Grand Hyatt Washington, as part of their 2015 Annual Conference. 

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