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RuckUS Announces Two Creative Days Of NYC Voter Activation Photo RuckUS Announces Two Creative Days Of NYC Voter Activation
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020

RuckUS is an artist-led activist group that aims to create a joyful critical mass for getting out the vote with events staged all across New York City on October 17 and 24. 

UCLA Arts Releases Winter 2020 Public Events Calendar Photo UCLA Arts Releases Winter 2020 Public Events Calendar
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020

The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture will present more than 200 public events this winter that will bring a broad spectrum of programming to campus that will enrich the cultural ecosystem and challenge audiences to engage with work and ideas produced by artists, scholars, architects and performers from across the globe.

The Women's Media Center Presents 2019 Women's Media Awards Photo The Women's Media Center Presents 2019 Women's Media Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019

THE WOMEN'S MEDIA CENTER hosted their 2019 WOMEN'S MEDIA AWARDS on October 22nd at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City.

Foundry Theatre To Close With Final Production, The Book A MOMENT ON THE CLOCK OF THE Photo Foundry Theatre To Close With Final Production, The Book A MOMENT ON THE CLOCK OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

For a quarter century, The Foundry Theatre has raised provocative and timely questions with innovative theatrical productions, public dialogues, and community organizing that have inspired a generation of artists, activists, and organizations.

Women's Media Awards Announces 2019 Honorees Photo Women's Media Awards Announces 2019 Honorees
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem — the Co-Founders of The Women's Media Center — announce the honorees for the 2019 Women's Media Awards, to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. 

Photo Flash: Gloria Steinem, Judy Chicago and More Attend Brooklyn Museum's 2017 Yes! Photo Photo Flash: Gloria Steinem, Judy Chicago and More Attend Brooklyn Museum's 2017 Yes! Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

On Thursday, October 19th, the Brooklyn Museum hosted the Yes! Gala and presented the 2017 Sackler Center First Awards, celebrating the accomplishments of pioneering women who've made an impact on arts, culture, and society. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below!

Photo Flash: Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary at La MaMa Photo Photo Flash: Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

An earth-shaking collection of indigenous-feminist performers, bands and performance art groups gathered at La MaMa on Tuesday for an impassioned celebration of Spiderwoman, the world's longest-running Native American theatre company, and one of America's longest continuously active feminist performance collectives. Scroll down for photos from the event!

The Civilians 2017 'Spring Into Action' Benefit to Honor Oskar Eustis and Hesu Coue-Wilson
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Civilians celebrates 16 years as NYC's investigative theater company at its 2017 Spring Benefit: Spring Into Action at City Winery on Monday, May 22, 2017.

St. Ann's Warehouse Opens New Waterfront Theater Under Brooklyn Bridge
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

The new St. Ann's Warehouse was unveiled in a ceremony this morning! The $31.6 million, 25,000 sf. theater, at the breathtaking site of the pre-Civil War Tobacco Warehouse under the Brooklyn Bridge, will make Brooklyn Bridge Park a home for culture for future generations.

Anna Deavere Smith and A.M. Homes Set for RISKY TALKING #2 at SLAM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

On May 2nd, Flanders & Streb are convening Risky Talking #2: What Is A Risky Truth? Acclaimed novelist A.M. Homes and actress/dramatist Anna Deavere Smith will join action architect Elizabeth Streb and author/journalist Laura Flanders for more. Hear what they think, say what you think and watch out for the unique action moment created by the Streb team. The action and the conversation resume today May 2nd from 7 to 9 pm. Admission is $10 or $20-you decide. There's even food!

Anna Deavere Smith and A.M. Homes Set for RISKY TALKING #2 at SLAM, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

On May 2nd, Flanders & Streb are convening Risky Talking #2: What Is A Risky Truth? Acclaimed novelist A.M. Homes and actress/dramatist Anna Deavere Smith will join action architect Elizabeth Streb and author/journalist Laura Flanders for more. Hear what they think, say what you think and watch out for the unique action moment created by the Streb team. The action and the conversation resume on Friday May 2nd from 7 to 9 pm. Admission is $10 or $20-you decide. There's even food!

Bill T. Jones, Elizabeth Streb, Majora Carter & Laura Flanders Set for RISKY TALKING Panel at SLAM, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

What do you get when you put urban activist Majora Carter, action architect Elizabeth Streb and legendary choreographer Bill T. Jones in the same room as broadcaster/ interviewer Laura Flanders? I'm not sure either but I know I want to be in that room. And I know there will definitely be some Risky Talking. The conversation begins on Friday November 1st from 7 to 9 pm at SLAM, 51 North 1st St. Admission is $10 or $20-you decide.

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with the Sackler Center First Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2012

The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum is celebrating its fifth anniversary by honoring fifteen contemporary women with the Sackler Center First Awards. Each of the recipients has broken a gender barrier to make a remarkable achievement and contribution in her respective field. The awards ceremony will take place in the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium at the Brooklyn Museum on Wednesday, April 18, from 4 to 6 p.m.

IT’S ALL THE RAGE Plays Theatre Row 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2011

How does a well-known San Francisco comic ("openly gay since 1987") tell the story of her parents' murder-suicide? In the only way she knows how: hilariously. "I grew up in a funny family. And then my dad shot my mom.

IT’S ALL THE RAGE Plays United Solo Festival, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

How does a well-known San Francisco comic ('openly gay since 1987') tell the story of her parents' murder-suicide? In the only way she knows how: hilariously. 'I grew up in a funny family. And then my dad shot my mom. And then himself. He was a WWII vet, an Elk. She was a passive-aggressive poet. The 'greatest generation?' Nah. Love is deadly. You ever thought of killing your spouse? It could happen to you. I survived it. Mostly. And I'm a comic.'

IT’S ALL THE RAGE Plays United Solo Festival, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011

How does a well-known San Francisco comic ('openly gay since 1987') tell the story of her parents' murder-suicide? In the only way she knows how: hilariously. 'I grew up in a funny family. And then my dad shot my mom. And then himself. He was a WWII vet, an Elk. She was a passive-aggressive poet. The 'greatest generation?' Nah. Love is deadly. You ever thought of killing your spouse? It could happen to you. I survived it. Mostly. And I'm a comic.'

The New School Launches 'How Obscene is this?' Program on Arts Funding this Sept.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2010

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Congressional decision to require the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to consider 'general standards of decency and respect' in awarding grants, the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) presents How Obscene is This?, a program about censorship and arts funding.

The New School Launches 'How Obscene is this?' Program on Arts Funding this Sept.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2010

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Congressional decision to require the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to consider 'general standards of decency and respect' in awarding grants, the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) presents How Obscene is This?, a program about censorship and arts funding.

The New School Launches 'How Obscene is this?' Program on Arts Funding this Sept.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2010

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Congressional decision to require the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to consider 'general standards of decency and respect' in awarding grants, the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) presents How Obscene is This?, a program about censorship and arts funding.

Photo Flash: Karen Malpede's PROPHECY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2010

The celebrated, award-winning actors Kathleen Chalfant, André De Shields, and George Bartenieff will be joined by Brendan Donaldson and Najla Said ('Palestine') in the U.S. premiere of Karen Malpede's new play PROPHECY, opening on June 4, 2010 at East Fourth Street Theatre (83 E. 4 St.) in Manhattan.

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