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Guerilla Opera Receives Commissioning Grant For Female Composers Award For Composer E Photo Guerilla Opera Receives Commissioning Grant For Female Composers Award For Composer Emily Koh
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 17, 2020

On July 16, 2020 OPERA America announced that Guerilla Opera received an award from OPERA America's Opera Grants for Female Composers: Commissioning Grants program, supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation for composer Emily Koh. This award is to directly commission the creation and support the premiere of her first evening length opera, HER:alive|un|dead: a media opera. 

The Broad Stage At Home Announces Readers for RED HEN PRESS POETRY HOUR May 2 Photo The Broad Stage At Home Announces Readers for RED HEN PRESS POETRY HOUR May 2
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2020

The Broad Stage at Home is a destination offering new, live-streamed content from artistic partners and archival footage, highlighted by new, recurring series and content broadcast live.  

Museum Of Art And Design Invites Community To Participate In New Artwork By Dora Garc Photo Museum Of Art And Design Invites Community To Participate In New Artwork By Dora Garcia
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2020

Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) at Miami Dade College (MDC), in collaboration with MDC's Miami Book Fair, launches I Remember Miami, a compelling new participatory work by the artist Dora García.

BPT's THE ROSENBERGS Selected For International Online Festival Photo BPT's THE ROSENBERGS Selected For International Online Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 16, 2020

The North American premiere of The Rosenbergs has been selected for the second annual IOTF: The International Online Theatre Festival. The opera was produced by Boston University and Brandeis University, and presented by Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) in 2018.

Rose Art Museum Suspends Operations Due to COVID-19 Photo Rose Art Museum Suspends Operations Due to COVID-19
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2020

The Rose Art Museum is temporarily suspending onsite operations, including programs and performances, effective March 16. COVID-19 update: Rose Art Museum to close galleries temporarily, effective March 16

The Rose Art Museum Has Announced a Gift of 50 Important Works on Paper from Collecto Photo The Rose Art Museum Has Announced a Gift of 50 Important Works on Paper from Collector Stephen Salny
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2020

The Rose Art Museum has announced the gift of 50 works on paper from Baltimore-based collector Stephen Salny. This gift includes pieces by some of today's leading artists and significantly includes a number of works by Ellsworth Kelly, as well as pieces by Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Sonia Delaunay, Helen Frankenthaler, Damien Hirst, Jasper Johns, Alex Katz, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Motherwell, Richard Serra, and Frank Stella. Many of the works enrich already existing clusters of work by the same artists while others are new to the Rose's permanent collection.

Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College Will Present DORA GARCÍA: REZOS/PRAYE Photo Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College Will Present DORA GARCÍA: REZOS/PRAYERS MIAMI
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2020

Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) at Miami Dade College (MDC) presents Dora García: Rezos/Prayers Miami, an innovative audio installation that focuses the Spanish artist's performative practice onto a day in the life of Miami. Commissioned by MOAD, Rezos/Prayers Miami makes personal and specific experiences into collective and universal invocations. Dora García: Rezos/Prayers Miami will be on view from April 23 through Sept. 27. The audio project will also be accessible online at MOAD's website http://www.mdcmoad.org/.

Guerilla Opera to Showcase Five Cutting-Edge Composers at Brandeis University Photo Guerilla Opera to Showcase Five Cutting-Edge Composers at Brandeis University
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2020

Guerilla Opera's season starts Saturday, March 14, 2020! Experience a showcase of five world premiere one-act operas written by composers from Guerilla Opera's inaugural Emergence Composer Fellowship in Slosberg Recital Hall at Brandeis University in Waltham. Featured composers and librettists include: Leah Reid, Caroline Louise Miller, Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei (دانیال رضا سبزقبایی) and Mina Salehpour (librettist), Jeremy Rapaport-Stein, and Niko Yamamoto and Athanasia Giannetos (librettist).

Guerillas Present Seven World Premieres In Their 13th Season Photo Guerillas Present Seven World Premieres In Their 13th Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2020

Guerilla Opera, known for all things new, intimate, and experiential, gives you more new works, more composers, fabulous All Stars, and more events in their 13th season with performances in Boston and Washington D.C.!

Jennifer Packer is the 2020 Hermitage Greenfield Prize Winner Photo Jennifer Packer is the 2020 Hermitage Greenfield Prize Winner
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2020

The Hermitage Artist Retreat, in collaboration with the Greenfield Foundation, has selected New York-based artist Jennifer Packer as the winner of the 2020 Greenfield Prize, given this year in the field of visual art. Packer will receive a six-week residency at the Hermitage and a $30,000 commission for a new work, which will premiere in Sarasota in 2022 with the Hermitage's presenting partner, The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Trisha Brown Dance Company Will Celebrate its 50th Anniversary at The Joyce Theater Photo Trisha Brown Dance Company Will Celebrate its 50th Anniversary at The Joyce Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020

Trisha Brown Dance Company will celebrate its 50th anniversary at The Joyce Theater (April 21-26) with an historical season commemorating Brown's extraordinary partnership with visual artist Robert Rauschenberg. Over the course of five decades, Brown and Rauschenberg maintained a remarkable creative dialogue, drawing inspiration from each other while investigating the visual and the kinetic. The Joyce program features two pivotal works: Foray Forêt, with original costumes by Rauschenberg, and Astral Converted, featuring Rauschenberg's costumes and mobile set of lighting towers. 

Courtney O'Connor and Matt Chapuran to Lead the Lyric Stage Forward Photo Courtney O'Connor and Matt Chapuran to Lead the Lyric Stage Forward
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2020

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announced today that Courtney O'Connor has been named as the third Artistic Director of the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. Matt Chapuran continues on as Executive Director, a position he attained in August, 2019.

Minton Sparks To Perform At Kennesaw State Photo Minton Sparks To Perform At Kennesaw State
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2020

Performance theatre comes in many forms, yet something about self-proclaimed 'speaker-songwriter' Minton Sparks sets her work apart from the rest, and she has the track record to prove it. Often referred to as the love child of Flannery O'Connor and Hank Williams, Sparks brings her melodic and captivating show to Kennesaw State University February 6-8, hosted by the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies at the Stillwell Theater.

Regis College Fine Arts Center Will Presents MARDI GRAS INDIANS and Other Works by Ro Photo Regis College Fine Arts Center Will Presents MARDI GRAS INDIANS and Other Works by Robert Freeman
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2020

Regis College Fine Arts Center presents Mardi Gras Indians and Other Works by Robert Freeman, Monday, February 3 through Friday, March 20 at the Regis College Fine Arts Center Carney Gallery, 235 Wellesley Street, Weston, MA.

UpStaged Scholastic Productions Will Host UPSTAGED 1: STEP AND THE CITY NCPA Step Dan Photo UpStaged Scholastic Productions Will Host UPSTAGED 1: STEP AND THE CITY NCPA Step Dance Championships
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2020

UpStaged Scholastic Productions, a diversified student performer platform, will host UpStaged 1: Step and the City, the National Collegiate Performing Arts (NCPA) Step Championship on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 7.30pm at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (1941 Broadway at W. 65th St).

New Exhibit From Jake Berthot Opening At Betty Cuningham Gallery Photo New Exhibit From Jake Berthot Opening At Betty Cuningham Gallery
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 3, 2020

Betty Cuningham Gallery is pleased to open, JAKE!, an exhibition of Jake Berthot's paintings and drawings completed during the last 15 years of his life. This will be the third exhibition at the Gallery since the artist's passing in 2014. A celebration of the work will be held on Saturday, January 18th from 4 a?" 6 PM.

VIDEO: THE LION KING's Three Hyenas Celebrate 5000 Broadway Performances Photo VIDEO: THE LION KING's Three Hyenas Celebrate 5000 Broadway Performances
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2019

We're heading to the Pridelands to get a behind-the-scenes look at the three hyenas of Disney's smash hit musical The Lion King: James Brown-Orleans (Banzai), Enrique Segura (Ed), and Bonita Hamilton (Shenzi) as the trio celebrates 5000 performances together on Broadway. Check it out with this video!

SFX Entertainment Founder Robert F.X. Sillerman Has Passed Away at Age 71 Photo SFX Entertainment Founder Robert F.X. Sillerman Has Passed Away at Age 71
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 3, 2019

Investor and media executive Robert F.X. Sillerman has passed away at age 71, according to The New York Times. Silverman's brother Michael confirmed his death.

Elyse Buxbaum Announced As New Executive Vice President For Strategy And Development  Photo Elyse Buxbaum Announced As New Executive Vice President For Strategy And Development At Museum Of Jewish Heritage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2019

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust today announced the appointment of Elyse Buxbaum as Executive Vice President for Strategy and Development, effective December 4, 2019. In this newly created position, Buxbaum will play a pivotal role in enhancing the status of the institution as New York's Holocaust museum, the third largest in the world. She will be responsible for strategizing, designing, and executing an ambitious development program to significantly increase and diversify fundraising revenue to position the Museum to embark on new initiatives in the coming year and beyond.

The Rose Art Museum Announces 2019-2020 Ruth Ann And Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Resi Photo The Rose Art Museum Announces 2019-2020 Ruth Ann And Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Caroline Woolard
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 5, 2019

The Rose Art Museum has selected Caroline Woolard (American, b. 1984) as this year's 2019-2020 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence. The Perlmutter Award recognizes extraordinary young talent and is part of the Rose's longstanding tradition of promoting the work of emerging artists. The year-long residency at the museum is also an opportunity to provide Brandeis University students and faculty with direct access to powerful contemporary art and ideas. In addition, Woolard is the Rose Art Museum's inaugural INDEX artist. In her work at the Rose, Woolard takes the meeting as a site for artistic and social intervention by combining the formal language of her sculptural practice with tools and techniques used for group facilitation.

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