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British Film Creative For LONDON ROAD Wins Top U.S. Film Choreography Prize Photo British Film Creative For LONDON ROAD Wins Top U.S. Film Choreography Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Winner of the Best Choreography in Film (Theatrical) Award at the prestigious 2017 Chita Rivera Awards in New York on September 11, Javier de Frutos, choreographer of London Road, has confirmed his status as one of the most compelling visionaries of modern dance choreography in film and on stage internationally.

Wolfgang Puck Las Vegas Restaurants Brings BBQ, Special Events and New Menus this July
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2017

With scorching temperatures in full force, Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at Downtown Summerlin is bringing the heat with not one, but two promotions during the month of July. Bar & Grill will extend its featured BBQ menu, limited to the third weekend of the month. For $19 per person Saturday, July 15 beginning at 1 p.m., the BBQ menu will feature Bar & Grill's signature ¬ľ rack of baby back ribs, ¬ľ chicken (legs and thighs), pulled pork, cornbread and chef's choice of sides all plated patio-side on the grill. Carry-out options are also available.

National Pork Board Launches Daily Sweepstakes To Recognize America's Love Of Pork
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 26, 2017

Starting today through April 15, Americans have the chance to be rewarded for something they're doing now more than ever beforeeating pork. Whether trying one of the year's hottest flavor trends for tonight's dinner at home, enjoying a new dish at a favorite restaurant or serving up a spread for an upcoming game day or celebration, pork lovers who share a photo of the pork on their forkor spoon, kebab, grill, plate or bowl in social media will have the chance to win a $10 coupon good for a purchase of fresh pork, as well as other daily prizes totaling more than $10,000. 1

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces Cast for THE WINTER'S TALE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2017

The vengeful and doubting King Leontes and his falsely accused wife Queen Hermione will be played by Festival veterans Charles Pasternak and Cherie Corinne Rice in Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' production of The Winter's Tale, June 2-25, at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park. This marks the company's 17th season of free, outdoor, professional theatre in the park. Preview performances are scheduled May 31 and June 1.  Performances run nightly, except Tuesdays, and begin at 8 p.m. 

BWW Review: Book Passage for MURDER ON THE POLAR EXPRESS
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 5, 2016

The Gold Dust Orphans' 2016 Christmas show features "The World's Foremost Drag Detective" Shirley Holmes and her sidekick Dr. Jody Watley attempting to solve a series of mysterious deaths in Ryan Landry's MURDER ON THE POLAR EXPRESS. Directed by Larry Coen, it has an impressive roster of veterans and newcomers playing all of your favorite fictional Christmas characters, and a cameo appearance by Rhoda, the dog. Scott Martino's costumes are to-die-for, and Meredith Langton and the GlitterPuss Dancers kick up a (snow)storm.

AMA Announces ART AFTER DARK 7: CARIBBEAN IN MOTION, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

AMA | Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Friends of AMA announce Art After Dark 7: Caribbean in Motion. The popular after-hours event brings art and music lovers together for one night to celebrate al fresco in the lush French gardens of the OAS. The main visual backdrop of this year's event consists of large-scale video art projections on the OAS's historic building façade, produced by video artists throughout the Caribbean, and selected from a pool of entries by our friends at IDB Creativity. DC's finest electro-pop band Incredible Change will perform a live set. DJ Shea Van Horn will keep the crowd moving throughout the night, and performance artist Carolina Mayorga will present La Vie en Rose-2. Additional performers will be announced in the days ahead. The VIP areas also return with a silent auction. 

AMA Announces ART AFTER DARK 7: CARIBBEAN IN MOTION, 9/1
by Christina Mancuso - Aug 4, 2016

AMA | Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Friends of AMA announce Art After Dark 7: Caribbean in Motion. The popular after-hours event brings art and music lovers together for one night to celebrate al fresco in the lush French gardens of the OAS. The main visual backdrop of this year's event consists of large-scale video art projections on the OAS's historic building façade, produced by video artists throughout the Caribbean, and selected from a pool of entries by our friends at IDB Creativity. DC's finest electro-pop band Incredible Change will perform a live set. DJ Shea Van Horn will keep the crowd moving throughout the night, and performance artist Carolina Mayorga will present La Vie en Rose-2. Additional performers will be announced in the days ahead. The VIP areas also return with a silent auction. 

BWW Review: ANYTHING GOES - Cole Porter Sails On In Style
by Steve Feeney - Jun 20, 2016

Stars come out for a spirited take of a classic.

2015 Unsigned Only Music Competition Announces Winners
by Robert Diamond - Oct 11, 2015

The Unsigned Only Music Competition, geared toward musical artists who are unsigned to a major record label or its affiliates, announced its 2015 winners today. The competition recognizes the best in up-and-coming artists worldwide and acts as a benchmark for excellence in contemporary music. Winners were selected from 7,000 entries from all over the world and represent musical genres in contemporary music. More than $100,000 in cash and prizes is awarded to a total of 26 winners. The winning songs can be heard at http://www.unsignedonly.com/winners. Judges include: Aimee Mann; Dustin Lynch; The Killers; David Crowder; Robert Smith (The Cure); Ray Wylie Hubbard; Aaron Shust; Lucero; Kelly Price; Colt Ford; Frank Foster; Rapsody; Kool And The Gang; Anthony DeCurtis (Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone); Kyle Anderson (Senior Writer, Entertainment weekly); Josh Jackson (Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief, Paste Magazine); Shirley Halperin (Music Editor, Billboard and Hollywood Reporter); Hardeep Phull (Music Critic, New York Post), and many more. The 2015 Grand Prize goes to Australian (California-born) Jared Porter and New Zealander Kaylee Bell for their acclaimed duet and co-written song, "Pieces." In addition to winning $10,000 in cash and $20,000 in merchandise and services, Porter and Bell also receive the opportunity to be mentored by the top echelon of record company professionals, including Presidents and top-level executives from Atlantic, Warner Bros., Sony Music Nashville, RCA, Capitol, Big Machine, Roc Nation, Vanguard, Sugar Hill, and American Recordings

2015 Unsigned Only Music Competition Announces Winners
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 10, 2015

The Unsigned Only Music Competition, geared toward musical artists who are unsigned to a major record label or its affiliates, announced its 2015 winners today.

Washington, D.C.'s Art Museum of the Americas Hosts ART AFTER DARK 5 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

AMA | Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States and the Friends of AMA announce Art After Dark 5. Now in its fifth year, the popular after-hours event brings art and music lovers together for one night to celebrate al fresco in the lush garden of the OAS. ART AFTER DARK 5 will take place tonight, August 22 from 9PM to 1AM.

Washington, D.C.'s Art Museum of the Americas to Host ART AFTER DARK 5, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

AMA | Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States and the Friends of AMA announce Art After Dark 5. Now in its fifth year, the popular after-hours event brings art and music lovers together for one night to celebrate al fresco in the lush garden of the OAS. ART AFTER DARK 5 will take place on Friday, August 22 from 9PM to 1AM.

Gregory Porter Performs at The Cabaret at Theater Square Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Gregory Porter has won his first Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album Liquid Spirit. Porter's award was announced at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards held on Sunday, January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Photo Flash: Mary-Arrchie's CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, Now Playing Through 3/16
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 24, 2014

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. opens its 28th Season with the powerful 90-minute, award-winning stage adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's classic novel CRIME AND PUNISHMENT by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus, directed by Artistic Director Richard Cotovsky, playing through March 16, 2014 at Angel Island, 731 W. Sheridan Rd. in Chicago. Tickets for CRIME AND PUNISHMENTare available at www.maryarrchie.com or by calling the box office at (773) 871-0442.

Mary-Arrchie Opens 28th Season with CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. will open its 28th Season with the powerful 90-minute, award-winning stage adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's classic novel CRIME AND PUNISHMENT by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus, directed by Artistic Director Richard Cotovsky, playing tonight, February 4 - March 16, 2014 at Angel Island, 731 W. Sheridan Ave. in Chicago.

Photo Flash: First Look at Mary-Arrchie Theatre's CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. is pleased to open its 28th Season with the powerful 90-minute, award-winning stage adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's classic novel CRIME AND PUNISHMENT by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus, directed by Artistic Director Richard Cotovsky, playing February 4 - March 16, 2014 at Angel Island, 731 W. Sheridan Rd. in Chicago. CRIME AND PUNISHMENT features Jack McCabe, Ed Porter and Maureen Yasko. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Gregory Porter Wins 1st Grammy Award; Will Perform at The Cabaret, 4/1
by Diana Heisroth - Jan 27, 2014

Gregory Porter has won his first Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album Liquid Spirit. Porter's award was announced at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards held on Sunday, January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Crime & Punishment Coming to Mary-Arrchie February 6 - March 16
by Robert Diamond - Jan 27, 2014

Mary-Arrchie is pleased to announce the first production of our 28th Season, CRIME & PUNISHMENT, directed by Richard Cotovsky and featuring Jack McCabe, Ed Porter, and Maureen Yasko. Don't miss Dostoyevsky's epic novel brought to life in this 3 actor adaptation. Tickets are on-sale now on Ticketweb

Mary-Arrchie to Open 28th Season with CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, 2/4-3/16
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 10, 2014

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. will open its 28th Season with the powerful 90-minute, award-winning stage adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's classic novel CRIME AND PUNISHMENT by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus, directed by Artistic Director Richard Cotovsky, playing February 4 - March 16, 2014 at Angel Island, 731 W. Sheridan Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for CRIME AND PUNISHMENT go on sale Monday, January 13, 2014 at www.maryarrchie.com or by calling the box office at (773) 871-0442. The press performance is Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 8 pm.

AT HIS BEST Runs Now thru 1/26 at the Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2014

Playwright and Artistic Director of Cold Basement Dramatics Cassandra Rose explores the lives of two women fromdifferent decades linked by a visit from the same man in her new play, At His Best. Produced by Cold Basement Dramatics and directed by Mike Mroch, At His Best will open tonight, January 3rd and run through January 26th at the Den Theatre.

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