CARMEN JONES, ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Lead AUDELCO 'Viv' Awards - Full List!CARMEN JONES, ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Lead AUDELCO 'Viv' Awards - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

AUDELCO announced the winners of the 2018 Viv Awards last night, honoring Black Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: Actress Colby Christina Receives BAM Samuel H. Scripps AwardPhoto Flash: Actress Colby Christina Receives BAM Samuel H. Scripps Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

On Friday, May 25, 2018 - Colby Christina 16 year old Teen Sensation received the coveted Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Samuel H. Scripps Award during the Opening Night performance of the 41st year of DANCE AFRICA. (more...)

Soledad O'Brien to be Honored at The Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health Sports Ball 2017 GalaSoledad O'Brien to be Honored at The Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health Sports Ball 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

SportsBall 2017, the 23rd Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (AAIUH), will take place on Wednesday, October 18th at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. (more...)

Mariska Hargitay, Daryl Roth and Carolyn B. Maloney Honored with 7th Annual Elly Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The Women's Forum of New York presented The 7th Annual Elly Awards Luncheon benefiting The Education Fund of the Women's Forum on Monday, June 19th at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mariska Hargitay, Daryl Roth & Carolyn B. Maloney Honored at the 7th Annual Elly Awards
by Walter McBride - Jun 20, 2017

Just yesterday, the Women's Forum of New York presented The 7th Annual Elly Awards Luncheon benefiting The Education Fund of the Women's Forum on Monday, June 19th at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. The awards, named for the Women's Forum founder Elinor Guggenheimer, honor outstanding women leaders. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Education Fund of the Women's Forum, which has has helped over 200 women over age 35, whose lives have been disrupted by extreme adversity, complete their college degrees. (more...)

The 7th Annual Elly Awards to Honor Carolyn B. Maloney, Daryl Roth, and Mariska Hargitay
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Women's Forum of New York will present The 7th Annual Elly Awards Luncheon benefiting The Education Fund of the Women's Forum on Monday, June 19th at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. (more...)

Breakthrough New York Raises $765,000 at Fifth Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Breakthrough New York celebrated 18 years of helping students succeed and creating ripples of change in families and communities at its fifth annual Gala on Tuesday, May 16. The evening's honorees were: Gerald Cooper, Partner at Campbell Lutyens, and Lester J. Owens, Managing Director at J.P. Morgan. Spectrum News NY1 Anchor Cheryl Wills emceed the event. (more...)

Chess in the Schools to Host 30th Anniversary Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Chess in the Schools, the nonprofit educational organization empowering New York City's inner-city students through chess,will host its 30th Anniversary Benefit Celebration Monday, May 8 at Guastavino's (409 E 59th Street, NYC). (more...)

Colby Christina Announced as 2017 National Black Theatre Festival Teen Co-Chair
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Say Hello to the 2017 National Black Theatre Festival Teen Co-Chair COLBY CHRISTINA! The Celebrity Co-Chairs are Anna Maria Horsford and Obba Babatunde. (more...)

Spectrum News NY1's ON STAGE to Spotlight COME FROM AWAY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Spectrum News NY1's On Stage will give viewers an in-depth look at the newest hit to take the Broadway stage in a special show dedicated entirely to the musical, 'Come From Away', to air on Saturday, March 25 at 9:30 a.m. (more...)

15-Year-Old Actress to Host COLBY'S CORNER on ALL ABOUT US
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

ALL ABOUT US - Teen Talk TV welcomes new show 'Colby's Corner,' described as 'Your premier destination for Teens who want a safe place to learn and talk about what's really happening in their lives Socially, Academically and Culturally.' (more...)

Robin Roberts Among Honorees for Arthur Ashe Institute's Gala Event This October
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

The Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health will host Sports Ball 2016, their 22nd Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala, on Wednesday, October 19th at the Grand Hyatt, 109 East 42nd Street in New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: Colby Christina and More in THE EMANCIPATION OF SANDY WILLS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Under the leadership of NY1 News anchor, distinguished speaker and author Cheryl Wills on Saturday, April 16, 2016, made history by sharing onstage some of her story about her great, great, great grandpa Sandy Wills (played by Dante Patrick) and his wife Emma Wills (played by Colby Christina). Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Corey Cott and More Join Frank DiLella in 'SHOW BIZ AFTER HOURS' at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present 'Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella,' a new talk/variety show hosted by the popular NY1 theater journalist. The first 'episode' took place on Monday, October 26, and Frank's guests included Laura Osnes and Corey Cott (the stars of THE BANDSTAND at Paper Mill Playhouse), original JERSEY BOY Daniel Reichard, Ali Stroker (one of the stars of SPRING AWAKENING) and the Tony nominated star of LEGALLY BLONDE, Orfeh. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health Honors Susan Lucci, Tim Morehouse and More at SPORTS BALL 2015 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

The Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health will host Sports Ball 2015, their 21st annual black tie & sneakers gala, tonight, October 21st at Guastavino's, 409 East 59th Street in New York City. (more...)

Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health to Honor Susan Lucci, Tim Morehouse and More at SPORTS BALL 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

The Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health will host Sports Ball 2015, their 21st annual black tie & sneakers gala, on Wednesday, October 21st at Guastavino's, 409 East 59th Street in New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Rhythms of One World 2015 Choral Festival Comes to a Close at Alice Tully Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

On Monday, June 29th at 7:30 p.m. the hugely successful The Rhythms of One World 2015 Choral Festival (TROW2015) came to a close with a performance at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. The festival has been a global event celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter, 'We the Peoples.' Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Photo Flash: THEY CALL ME Q's Qurrat Ann Kadwani Moderates Panel at United Nations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Qurrat Ann Kadwani, author and star of the Off-Broadway hit play THEY CALL ME Q, served as Panel Facilitator at the Champion of Change Awards presented by World Women Global Council Inc. on August 15th at the United Nations. Honorees at the event included Marie C. Wilson, founder & president emerita of The White House Project; NY1's Cheryl Wills; Roxana Saberi, journalist for Al Jazeerra; and Reshma Saujani, founder of Girl's Who Code. (more...)

Cassandra Kubinski to Launch New Video 'Not So Different' with Concert for Autism Awareness Month, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

As part of Autism Awareness Month, Cassandra Kubinski will launch her newest video 'Not So Different,' with a family friendly concert at St. John's Lutheran Church (81 Christopher St, NYC) on Sunday, April 6 at 6PM. Tickets are FREE but donations will be accepted for Autism related charities, this event's featured charity is Music For Autism (www.musicforautism.org). The evening will consist of a screening of 'Not So Different' and Q&A with the creators, followed by a short concert with singer/songwriter Cassandra Kibinski. (more...)

Alessandra Meskita to Use Work of Javier Gomez in New York Fashion Week Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

This week, noted New York based photographer Javier Gomez is taking the art out of the frame. On Sunday, Feb. 9 at Mercedes New York Fashion Week, internationally renowned Brazilian designer Alessandra Meskita will be using Javier's work as a major inspiration for her collection as the major part of her show at Lincoln Center. (more...)

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