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Chefs Bill Telepan, Francois Payard and More Join 2012 NYC Food Film Festival, Now thru 10/21
by Movies News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

The nearly sold-out 6th Annual NYC Food Film Festival announced today the addition of several well-known chefs and food personalities to the Festival roster, including NYC chef Bill Telepan, pastry chef François Payard, and NYC butcher Jeffrey Ruhalter.

Chefs Bill Telepan, Francois Payard and More Join 2012 NYC Food Film Festival, 10/17-21
by Movies News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

The nearly sold-out 6th Annual NYC Food Film Festival announced today the addition of several well-known chefs and food personalities to the Festival roster, including NYC chef Bill Telepan, pastry chef François Payard, and NYC butcher Jeffrey Ruhalter.

IFP To Run Made In New York Media Center
by - Oct 11, 2012

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Seth Pinsky today announced that IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project) will develop and operate a new Media Center in New York City. To be named the ‘Made in New York' Media Center, it will be the first of its kind in the world. The Media Center is expected to open in spring 2013.

IFP to Develop & Operate New Media Center in NYC
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 11, 2012

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Seth Pinsky today announced that IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project) will develop and operate a new Media Center in New York City.

CBS IN NYC Talk Set for 10/3
by Kelsey Denette - Sep 10, 2012

As part of the "Made in NY" Industry Series, the Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment and CBS will present CBS in NYC, an in-depth look at what it takes to make a television series on location in New York City. The panel, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the New York Public Library on Fifth Ave at 42nd Street on Wednesday, October 3 at 6:30pm.

Photo Coverage: Inside BROADWAY ON BROADWAY- The Performances!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 10, 2012

Multi-talented actress, singer, television host, playwright, songwriter and author Kathie Lee Gifford hosted this year's Broadway on Broadway yesterday morning, Sunday, September 9th, presented by United Airlines and The New York Times. The event kicked off the 2012-2013 Broadway season with star performances from new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a live 30-piece live orchestra directed by Alex Lacamoire. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of all the casts in performance!

Photo Coverage: The Casts of BROADWAY ON BROADWAY - ANNIE, MOTOWN, SCANDALOUS, BARE and More!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 9, 2012

Multi-talented actress, singer, television host, playwright, songwriter and author Kathie Lee Gifford hosted this year's Broadway on Broadway this morning, Sunday, September 9th, presented by United Airlines and The New York Times. The event kicked off the 2012-2013 Broadway season with star performances from new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a live 30-piece live orchestra directed by Alex Lacamoire. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the casts that participated in the event!

DeNiro, Streep Among Winners of 2012 'Made in NY' Awards
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 5, 2012

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver today presented the seventh annual "Made in NY" Awards, honoring individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to various fields in the City's entertainment and digital media industries.

Mayor Bloomberg Opens New Soundstages, Announces Programs To Help New Yorkers Get Jobs In Entertainment
by Harmony Wheeler - Mar 26, 2012

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver today joined Steiner Studios Chairman Douglas C. Steiner to open five new soundstages at Steiner Studios in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The new stages, totaling 45,000 square feet, will provide new and expanded opportunities for New Yorkers who work in the film, television and commercial production industry. The Mayor also launched initiatives designed to support and grow the industry, including new grants for training programs that prepare New Yorkers for careers in production and digital fields; a new entertainment component to the City's mini-MBA partnership with NYU's Stern School of Business; and a request for proposals for a "Made in NY" Media Center, which would provide media companies with affordable work space and other services. Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Oliver were joined at Steiner Studios by Boardwalk Empire actress Gretchen Mol and the show's writers; Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn; Seth Pinsky, President of the Economic Development Corporation; Robert W. Walsh, Commissioner of the Department of Small Business Services; Alan Fishman, Chairman of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation; and Council Member Domenic M. Recchia, Jr.

City of New York Launches NYC Channel in Taxis
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2011

New York City Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver and NYC Taxi & Limousine Commissioner David Yassky today announced the launch of the new 'NYC Channel,' available in City taxi cabs.

'Made in NY' Awards Honor John Leguizamo, Matt Damon, & More
by Kelsey Denette - Jun 6, 2011

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver today presented the sixth annual 'Made in NY' Awards, honoring six individuals and organizations which have made significant contributions to the City's entertainment and new media industries. This year's honorees included Matt Damon, John Leguizamo, Foursquare, Stacey Spikes, Smuggler, Lauren Zalaznick, and the first-ever 'Made in NY' Mayor's Award for Lifetime Achievement, which was awarded to Sidney Lumet and accepted on his behalf by the director's daughter, screenwriter Jenny Lumet.

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Wins 2011 AEA Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity Award
by Jessica Lewis - Jun 6, 2011

Actors' Equity Association (Equity) announced today that The Public Theater's acclaimed production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE is the recipient of its Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award for the 2010-2011 Season. The Award will be presented at a reception at the Equity headquarters in New York City on Tuesday, June 7, 2011. In addition, Equity will receive a Mayoral Proclamation, presented by Commissioner Katherine Oliver, designating June 7th as Diversity on Broadway Day.

The Alternate Side Comes to WNYE June 1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2011

Beginning June 1, The Alternate Side Will Air Each Weekday from 6 a.m. - Noon The City of New York will broadcast The Alternate Side, the indie music service from Fordham University's radio station WFUV, on the non-commercial, City-owned radio station WNYE 91.5FM, beginning this June, WNYE announced today.

Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts & G-PASS Launch New Accessibility Initiative for Disabled Theatergoers with CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by Jessica Lewis - May 31, 2011

Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts and G-PASS have announced that due to a new initiative, 1.1 million New Yorkers and 56 million Americans with disabilities will have the opportunity to enjoy more Broadway shows than ever before. The Broadway Accessibility/Audience Expansion Initiative sets a new standard for collaboration between producers and accessibility specialists at all stages of production. The program kicks off with Broadway's Tony Award-nominated new musical, Catch Me If You Can, June 8, 2011.

MODELINIA & NYC Life to Premiere the History of Models
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jan 31, 2011

MODELINIA.com is launching the History of Models, an original concept television show that spans 80 years in the evolution of models.

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part Two
by Walter McBride - Dec 27, 2010

2010 was quite a year for Broadway with some spectacular opening nights. We'll be sharing highlights from the year in photos, videos, interviews and more throughout this final week of the year. First off is a look at some of the star and excitement filled opening night curtain calls of 2010. Photos by Walter McBride / WM Photos / Corbis

Mayor Bloomberg Declares December 4 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET DAY
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 6, 2010

On Saturday, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg declared December 4, 2010 "MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Day" in honor of the 54th anniversary of the real life jam session which brought together Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins together a legendary jam session.

Photo Flash: Minnelli, et al. Gather for Academy Theatre Re-Opening
by BWW Photo Special - Nov 17, 2010

Last night, 59th Street between Park and Lexington was a little stretch of Tinseltown. Lighthouse International and the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences ('AMPAS') unveiled the newly restored Academy Theater at Lighthouse International. And some of Hollywood's greatest stars were out to celebrate the occasion.

Photo Coverage: JERSEY BOYS Receives a Mayoral Proclamation
by Walter McBride - Nov 9, 2010

JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, celebrated its 5th Anniversary on Broadway Saturday, November 6. To mark this milestone, JERSEY BOYS will have a series of events around the anniversary weekend of Saturday, November 6 through Monday, November 8.

Behind the Scenes: Careers On and Off Broadway Panel 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2010

On Monday, November 8, 2010, Behind the Scenes: Careers On and Off Broadway, a free panel discussion highlighting backstage careers in theatre, will take place at the Apollo Theater, presented by the Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting, the Apollo Theater Education Program, and the Broadway League.

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