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Coretta Scott King Headshot
Date Of Birth:
April 27, 1924
Date Of Death:
January 30, 2006 (81)
Birth Place:
Heiberger, AL, USA
 
Coretta Scott King Headshot
Date of Birth: April 27, 1924
Date of Death: January 30, 2006 (81)

Birth Place: Heiberger, AL, USA
New England Conservatory Announces Spring Programming Photo New England Conservatory Announces Spring Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022

New England Conservatory has announced their spring 2022 Season. Highlights include NEC Wind Ensemble and Choirs offer a 50th anniversary celebration of the Wind Ensemble by presenting Igor Stravinsky's 'Symphony of Psalms,' and the world premiere commission of Chris Brubeck's first wind ensemble piece, 'Fifty'.

Northlight Theatre Presents FIREFLIES Beginning This Month Photo Northlight Theatre Presents FIREFLIES Beginning This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2021–2022 season with Fireflies by Donja R. Love, directed by Mikael Burke. 

Photos: Main Street Theater Presents THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM Photo Photos: Main Street Theater Presents THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2022

Main Street Theater is staging Christopher Paul Curtis’ powerful novel The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, adapted by Reginald André Jackson.

The Town Hall presents The Centennial Concert celebrating their 100th Anniversary Photo The Town Hall presents The Centennial Concert celebrating their 100th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2021

Featuring Grammy-winning musician Chris Thile and special guests Cécile McLorin Salvant and Sullivan Fortner, Zakir Hussain and Ganesh Rajagopalan, Damon Daunno, and Timo Andres (with more to be announced soon), the concert will commemorate the remarkable history of The Town Hall.

The Town Hall Centennial Concert Hosted by Jessica Vosk to be Presented at Bryant Par Photo The Town Hall Centennial Concert Hosted by Jessica Vosk to be Presented at Bryant Park Picnic Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021

Bryant Park Picnic Performances' season of free, live performances reaches its finale on Monday, September 20 at 7pm with The Town Hall: Centennial Concert with Chris Thile, featuring special guests Cécile McLorin Salvant and Sullivan Fortner, Zakir Hussain and Ganesh Rajagopalan, Damon Daunno, and Timo Andres.

The Town Hall to Celebrate 100th Anniversary With Live Concert in Bryant Park Photo The Town Hall to Celebrate 100th Anniversary With Live Concert in Bryant Park
by Michael Major - Aug 30, 2021

The concert with feature Grammy-winning musician Chris Thile and special guests CĂ©cile McLorin Salvant and Sullivan Fortner, Zakir Hussain and Ganesh Rajagopalan, Damon Daunno, and Timo Andres, with more to be announced soon. The concert will commemorate the remarkable history of The Town Hall.

BWW Review: JOSEPHINE Puts Showbiz's First Black Superstar in a One-of-a-Kind Spotlig Photo BWW Review: JOSEPHINE Puts Showbiz's First Black Superstar in a One-of-a-Kind Spotlight at Theater West End
by Aaron Wallace - Aug 30, 2021

It is a marvel to fathom the many aptitudes required of Tymisha Harris in crafting and delivering JOSEPHINE, a 75-minute, one-act, one-woman show that the Orlando native co-created and took to New York and international tour. She, like the trailblazer she honors, is a singular force of manifold talent...

Kennedy Center Announces 2021-2022 Season for Performances for Young Audiences Photo Kennedy Center Announces 2021-2022 Season for Performances for Young Audiences
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 13, 2021

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced its 2021 – 2022 Performances for Young Audiences season with eight world premiere Kennedy Center commissions and co-commissions.

The Town Hall Announces 2021-2022 In-Person Centennial Season and Conclusion of Virtu Photo The Town Hall Announces 2021-2022 In-Person Centennial Season and Conclusion of Virtual Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021

The Town Hall has announced the conclusion of its current virtual season this July as well as unveiling its 2021-2022 centennial in-person season. From music and comedy to politics and LGBTQIA+ events, The Town Hall's upcoming programming is as eclectic and diverse as the famed building itself.  

Metro Theater Company Awarded $55,000 PNC Arts Alive Grant To Support Ongoing Streami Photo Metro Theater Company Awarded $55,000 PNC Arts Alive Grant To Support Ongoing Streaming Of Virtual Programs Through 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2021

Metro Theater Company (MTC) has received a $55,000 grant from the PNC Foundation through PNC Arts Alive - a multi-year initiative that challenges visual and performing arts organizations to put forth their best, most original thinking to expand audience participation and engagement.

Mauricio Martinez to Host Upcoming Bryant Park Picnic Performances Featuring Adrienne Photo Mauricio Martinez to Host Upcoming Bryant Park Picnic Performances Featuring Adrienne Warren & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2021

Mauricio Martinez (On Your Feet!) will appear in-person to introduce a number of major events as part of Bryant Park Picnic Performances, starting on this Friday June 18 with the New York City Opera's Pride in the Park event.

Main Street Theater Announces 46th Season Photo Main Street Theater Announces 46th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021

MST’s MainStage season will open with the wildly whimsical and equally intelligent Darwin in Malibu by Crispin Whittell, directed by Udden. It’s a meeting of the minds when Charles Darwin, Thomas Huxley, and the Bishop of Oxford, Samuel Wilberforce, meet on the beach in Malibu a century after their deaths!

Billy Porter, Neil Patrick Harris, Anderson Cooper & More Named to Marquis Who's GBTQ Photo Billy Porter, Neil Patrick Harris, Anderson Cooper & More Named to Marquis Who's GBTQ+ Catalysts for Change Maker's List
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2021

Marquis Who's Who has announced the honorees for its June Maker’s List, featuring figures from the LGBTQ+ community as catalysts for change in recognition of Pride Month. Each month, the Marquis Maker’s List highlights both renowned and lesser-known individuals, who have proved to be remarkable and pioneering in their fields of endeavor.

BWW Feature: Changing Narratives in Dance; A Conversation with Misty Copeland and Dad Photo BWW Feature: Changing Narratives in Dance; A Conversation with Misty Copeland and Dada Masilo
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 27, 2021

Informative, Inquisitive, Inclusive, Invigorating,  Illuminating, Interesting and Introspective.  That’s how I would describe the Insightful Conversation between Misty Copeland and Dada Masilo, which was Curated and Produced by The Music Center, with Dance Media and Dance Magazine..

Adrienne Warren, NY Philharmonic & More Announced for Bryant Park Picnic Performances Photo Adrienne Warren, NY Philharmonic & More Announced for Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2021 Summer Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021

Bryant Park Corporation has announced the current programming schedule for its summer performing arts series, Picnic Performances, featuring artists including Adrienne Warren, the New York Philharmonic, Mykal Kilgore, New York City Opera and many more! 

Metro Theater Company To Receive $20,000 Grant From The National Endowment For The Ar Photo Metro Theater Company To Receive $20,000 Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts To
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2021

Metro Theater Company has been approved for a $20,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support its upcoming 2021/22 season production Last Stop on Market Street, based on the New York Times bestselling, Newbery Medal-winning, and Coretta Scott King Award-winning picture book by Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson, adapted for the stage by Cheryl L. West, with music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winning songwriter Lamont Dozier and his son Paris Dozier.

The Music Center And Dance Magazine Present Conversation With Misty Copeland And Dada Photo The Music Center And Dance Magazine Present Conversation With Misty Copeland And Dada Masilo
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2021

The Music Center has partnered with Dance Magazine to present an in-depth conversation between American Ballet Theatre (ABT) Principal Dancer Misty Copeland and South African dancer/choreographer Dada Masilo in INSIDE LOOK: misty copeland & dada masilo—changing narratives in dance, curated and produced by The Music Center.

Kennedy Center Unveils 50th Anniversary Season Including a Fall Reopening Photo Kennedy Center Unveils 50th Anniversary Season Including a Fall Reopening
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2021

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced plans for its 50th Anniversary season, slated to begin in September 2021 with a grand reopening of its stages and campus and culminate in September 2022 with a fresh interpretation of the seminal work that opened the Center in 1971, Leonard Bernstein’s MASS.

NEC's Black Student Union Honors Coretta Scott King in Livestream Event 'Continuation Photo NEC's Black Student Union Honors Coretta Scott King in Livestream Event 'Continuation Of A Dream: Requiem'
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2021

New England Conservatory’s Black Student Union presents Continuation of a Dream: Requiem, its annual celebration of the life and contribution of NEC alumna Coretta Scott King ’54, ’71 hon.

BAM Presents Virtual Programs Celebrating The Life And Legacy Of Dr King Photo BAM Presents Virtual Programs Celebrating The Life And Legacy Of Dr King
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2021

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. To sustain the tradition while venues around the world remain closed, BAM will launch events virtually, connecting communities across the nation.

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