Peak Performances to Host the World Premiere of SPINNINGPeak Performances to Host the World Premiere of SPINNING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Peak Performances presents the world premiere of Spinning, a collaborative musical work written and composed by Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur Fellow Julia Wolfe (Anthracite Fields, 2015), and conceived with "cello goddess" (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser, with multimedia projections by innovative artist Laurie Olinder (May 10-13). Commissioned by Peak Performances and culminating their season of works by women, Spinning considers the essential labor of spinning thread-work once performed by hand by women-paying homage to the human dignity of this "women's work." (more...)

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberThe Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Nash announces its calendar of shows for September including The Lynn Arriale Trio with Lewis Nash, performing on Sept. 14th. Other highlights include Tim Berne's Snakeoil on Sept. 22, with 'jazz matinees' on Sept. 10th with Francine Reed and Dr. Jesse McGuire on Sept. 17. (more...)

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberThe Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The Nash announces its calendar of shows for September including The Lynn Arriale Trio with Lewis Nash, performing on Sept. 14th. Other highlights include Tim Berne's Snakeoil on Sept. 22, with 'jazz matinees' on Sept. 10th with Francine Reed and Dr. Jesse McGuire on Sept. 17. (more...)

VIA Records to Release Albums by Paola Prestini, Jeffrey Zeigler and Anna Clyne
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

The Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini's work has been deemed "radiant [and] amorously evocative" by The New York Times, which has also hailed "her gift for bringing together disparate artists, technicians and other creative professionals to produce cross-disciplinary works greater than the sum of their parts." Her multimedia opera Oceanic Verses perfectly reveals her sensibility as a composer, a creator of multimedia productions, and a wholeheartedly entrepreneurially artist. She commissioned the work through her non-profit company, VisionIntoArt (VIA), whose new label, VIA Records, will release Prestini's music and collaborator Ali Hossaini's visuals as a beautifully designed CD/DVD package on November 18. (more...)

Cellist Maya Beiser Releases New Album UNCOVERED Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

'Cello goddess' (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser releases her next album Uncovered today, August 26, 2014 on the Innova label, followed by aUS tour in September 2014 to cities including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and more. (more...)

VisionIntoArt Announces Launch of VIA Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

VisionIntoArt (VIA), the non-profit company founded by Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini, is pleased to announce the launch of a record label, VIA Records, with three inaugural albums this fall. The formation of the label expands upon VIA's already vast body of work, which, over the last ten years, has included commissioning and producing new music by a wide range of artists. VIA Records will help to broaden the canon of new multimedia works through the commissioning and recording of artists on VIA's roster. (more...)

Visionintoart Launches Record Label with Three New Releases
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

VisionIntoArt (VIA), the non-profit company founded by Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini, is pleased to announce the launch of a record label, VIA Records, with three inaugural albums this fall. The formation of the label expands upon VIA's already vast body of work, which, over the last ten years, has included commissioning and producing new music by a wide range of artists. VIA Records will help to broaden the canon of new multimedia works through the commissioning and recording of artists on VIA's roster. (more...)

Cellist Maya Beiser to Release Next Album, UNCOVERED, 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

"Cello goddess" (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser releases her next album Uncovered on August 26, 2014 on the Innova label, followed by aUS tour in September 2014 to cities including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and more (tour schedule to be announced in early July). Uncovered is an album of startling classic rock tunes, re-imagined and re-contextualized, in stunningly moving performances by Maya Beiser. A cover tune can be an homage to the original, but these "uncovers," in new arrangements by Evan Ziporyn, attempt to do more - to evoke the unprecedented power of the music of Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Janis Joplin, Howlin' Wolf, King Crimson, Muddy Waters, and AC/DC as musical masterpieces and as totems of our collective consciousness. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Santa Barbara (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Santa Barbara (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ryan Kelly and Neil Byrne Acoustic By Candlelight Tour Stops at Rory Dolan's
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 1, 2014

Ryan Kelly and Neil Byrne are in the midst of their 2014 Acoustic By Candlelight Tour and their stop in the New York Area was to a sold out audience at Rory Dolan's in Yonkers on January 31 - BroadwayWorld was on the scene. Check out a look back below! (more...)

String Quartet ETHEL's Documerica Returns to BAM Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

Acclaimed nationwide for eclectic programming and virtuoso performances, string quartet ETHEL returns to the BAM Next Wave Festival to premiere its largest and most ambitious undertaking to date,Documerica. Inspired by the Environmental Protection Agency's Project Documerica-a massive 'snapshot' of America showcased in an astonishing archive of images captured during the recession-plagued, tumultuous 1970s-this multimedia meditation interweaves over 3,000 vintage photographs with commissioned contemporary music for a landmark work. (more...)

String Quartet ETHEL's Documerica Returns to BAM, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Acclaimed nationwide for eclectic programming and virtuoso performances, string quartet ETHEL returns to the BAM Next Wave Festival to premiere its largest and most ambitious undertaking to date,Documerica. Inspired by the Environmental Protection Agency's Project Documerica-a massive "snapshot" of America showcased in an astonishing archive of images captured during the recession-plagued, tumultuous 1970s-this multimedia meditation interweaves over 3,000 vintage photographs with commissioned contemporary music for a landmark work. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Morgan James Plays 54 Below!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 5, 2013

Currently starring in Broadway's Motown: The Musical as Teena Marie and others, Morgan James brings her smoky and soulful renditions of songs from her debut CD to 54 Below, as well as a sampling of tunes you've not yet heard from her. Her debut recording on Epic Records,Morgan James Live: A Celebration of Nina Simone, offers up a selection of songs that show off her extraordinary voice and exquisite gift for merging soul, jazz, and R&B in a fresh and thrilling new way. She's fast becoming one of the most sought-after multi-genre vocalists in the country. Her performances continue June 17, & July 15, 2013. Check out photos of James in action below! (more...)

Morgan James Returns to 54 Below, Beginning 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

Broadway's Morgan James will return to 54 Below with songs from her debut recording on Epic Records, Morgan James Live: A Celebration of Nina Simone. (more...)

Lucky Magazine Announces Two-Day FABB: Fashion and Beauty Blog Conference
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

Lucky, the magazine about shopping and style, announced the 2nd annual FABB West. The two-day event, taking place April 4 th and 5 th, 2013 at the Beverly Hills SLS Hotel, will once again bring the top influencers in fashion, beauty, technology and entertainment together. Day one of the conference is comprised of a series of panels and keynotes featuring industry leaders who will educate the audience on how to 'Take It to the Next Level.' Thursday's festivities will wrap with a VIP cocktail party where bloggers will have the opportunity to mix and mingle. Day two will feature breakout sessions to provide bloggers with the tools they need to build their business. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2011

LA's distinguished SeaGlass Theatre is delighted to present Steven Berkoff's, KVETCH a dark and decidedly adult comedy, September 17 - October 16, 2011 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA. (more...)

Sea Glass Theatre Presents Steven Breakoff's KVETCH, Closes 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2011

LA's distinguished SeaGlass Theatre is delighted to present Steven Berkoff's Kvetch, a dark and decidedly adult comedy, closing October 16, 2011 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA. (more...)

Sea Glass Theatre Presents Steven Breakoff's KVETCH, 9/17-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2011

LA's distinguished SeaGlass Theatre is delighted to present Steven Berkoff's Kvetch, a dark and decidedly adult comedy, September 17 - October 16, 2011 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA. (more...)

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