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Photo Flash: NYMF's FREEDOM RIDERS Gets Visit From Real-Life Freedom Rider John LewisPhoto Flash: NYMF's FREEDOM RIDERS Gets Visit From Real-Life Freedom Rider John Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The team at FREEDOM RIDERS at this year's New York Musical Festival had an exciting visit from real-life Freedom Rider and US Congressman, John Lewis, during their run last week, check out the photos below. (more...)

The Kentucky Center presents The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisThe Kentucky Center presents The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

The world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) is a 15-piece musical group consisting of some of the best ensemble players, soloists and arrangers in jazz music, and led by famed trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis. Their show contains a wide variety of musical works, including original and historic compositions, Jazz at Lincoln Center-commissioned pieces and masterworks from celebrated musicians such as Duke Ellington, Mary Lou Williams and Charles Mingus. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brynn Williams Talks FREEDOM RIDERS Musical and Experience Talking With the Original RidersBWW Interview: Brynn Williams Talks FREEDOM RIDERS Musical and Experience Talking With the Original Riders
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 4, 2017

Freedom Riders; The Civil Rights Musical is currently running at the New York Musical Festival, through August 5. Brynn Williams, who plays the 'force' Diane Nash, recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about her experiences working on the show, in addition to what is was like getting to talk to Nash herself! Check out the full interview below. (more...)

Washington National Opera Announces 2017-18 Domingo-Cafritz Young ArtistsWashington National Opera Announces 2017-18 Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Washington National Opera (WNO) announces the roster of emerging artists engaged for the 16th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, which begins in September. (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Returns to Marcus CenterJazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Returns to Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) comprises 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today. The orchestra makes a return to the Marcus Center's Uihlein Hall on Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Scoop: OWN August 2017 HighlightsScoop: OWN August 2017 Highlights
by TV Scoop - Jul 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on OWN August 2017 Highlights (more...)

MODA 360 Event to Spotlight Sustainability, Benefit LA Zoo Conservation ProgramsMODA 360 Event to Spotlight Sustainability, Benefit LA Zoo Conservation Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

MODA 360, an innovative exhibit of international art, fashion and film, presents a special event benefitting the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens' conservation program and celebrating the Zoo's 50th anniversary August 1, 2017, 3 to 9 pm, at The New Mart in Downtown L.A. (more...)

Mobile & Tablet Retailing in the UK 2017Mobile & Tablet Retailing in the UK 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

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Collision Project Will Examine John Lewis' MARCHCollision Project Will Examine John Lewis' MARCH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Alliance Theatre has assembled a diverse group of 21 students for the 16th Palefsky Collision Project, an annual program that gives high-school students a platform to tackle important social issues.  Guided by the Alliance's Mellon Playwright in Residence Pearl Cleage, director Patrick McColery, and assistant director Rodney Williams, participants are encouraged to find and claim their own voices within a judgment free zone of creativity and community. This innovative program challenges metro Atlanta teens to 'collide' with a classic text and make it their own.  This year's catalytic text will be Congressman John Lewis's graphic novel March.  As a young student activist, Congressman Lewis was inspired by the 1958 comic book Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story.  Now he brings the Civil Rights Movement to life for a whole new generation.  (more...)

Scoop: CBS THIS MORNING 624 - 6/30 on CBSScoop: CBS THIS MORNING 624 - 6/30 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on CBS THIS MORNING 624 - 6/30, airing on CBS (more...)

Audra McDonald to Chair NYMF 2017; Lesli Margherita and More to Star!Audra McDonald to Chair NYMF 2017; Lesli Margherita and More to Star!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has announced Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner Audra McDonald (Shuffle Along; Ragtime; The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) as 2017 NYMF Honorary Chair. (more...)

Leo Burnett Unveils 2017 Cannes Lions PredictionsLeo Burnett Unveils 2017 Cannes Lions Predictions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

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America Commemorates 70th Anniversary Of Anne Frank's Diary Tonight, Monday, June 12 At 5:00 pmAmerica Commemorates 70th Anniversary Of Anne Frank's Diary Tonight, Monday, June 12 At 5:00 pm
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

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HBO  Celebrates July 4th with Debut of THE WORDS THAT BUILT AMERICAHBO Celebrates July 4th with Debut of THE WORDS THAT BUILT AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

The Declaration of Independence, The United States Constitution and The Bill of Rights are the words that built this country. Written by America's founding fathers, they provide a blueprint for our democracy. (more...)

Newark Black Film Festival Announces 43rd Season Screenings at Newark MuseumNewark Black Film Festival Announces 43rd Season Screenings at Newark Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The Newark Black Film Festival (NBFF), the longest running festival of its kind in the United States, kicks off its 43rd season on June 28 at the Newark Museum with 13th, Ava DuVernay's exploration of the history of race, justice and mass incarceration in the U.S., focusing on the nation's prisons that are disproportionately filled with African-Americans. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for FREEDOM RIDERS: THE CIVIL RIGHTS MUSICAL at NYMFTickets on Sale for FREEDOM RIDERS: THE CIVIL RIGHTS MUSICAL at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Award winning FREEDOM RIDERS: The Civil Rights Musical will begin performances at the New York Musical Festival on August 1, 2017. (more...)

The Nash Announces June Jazz LineupThe Nash Announces June Jazz Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

June is hopping and bopping as The Nash kicks off with a wide array of summer concerts and workshops.  Highlights include Joey Sellers Quartet on June 10 and Rachel Eckroth's Antelog on June 16.  Public performances from students participating in the Nash summer workshops will be held during the month as well as a discussion on history of jazz from noted ASU scholar, Dr. Chris Wells on June 18. (more...)

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival Announces Summer 2017 LineupBRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival Announces Summer 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, is pleased to announce the lineup and sponsors for the 39th annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, which returns this year with 31 performances, June 7 - August 12. The programming, reflective of Brooklyn's eclecticism and diversity, will feature a wide array of free, world-class performances at the beautiful Prospect Park Bandshell. (more...)

San Juan Yachts Continues the Art of Boat BuildingSan Juan Yachts Continues the Art of Boat Building
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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GREAT COMET Creators Dave Malloy and Rachel Chavkin Win Smithsonian's 2017 Ingenuity AwardGREAT COMET Creators Dave Malloy and Rachel Chavkin Win Smithsonian's 2017 Ingenuity Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Smithsonian magazine announced today the first winners of the 2017 American Ingenuity Awards. Dave Malloy, creator, and Rachel Chavkin, director of the renowned Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, are being honored with the American Ingenuity Award in History. They will receive the award at an awards gala at the National Portrait Gallery on November 29. (more...)

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