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Date Of Birth:
June 15, 1947 (70)
Birth Place:
Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
Gender: Female
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Date of Birth: June 15, 1947 (70)
Birth Place: Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
Gender: Female
Lebanese Singer-Songwriter Yasmine Hamdan Releases Video TodayLebanese Singer-Songwriter Yasmine Hamdan Releases Video Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Lebanese singer-songwriter Yasmine Hamdan has released the video for her song Balad today via Blackbook. (more...)

Trisha Brown Dance Company Launches 2017-18 SeasonTrisha Brown Dance Company Launches 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC) launches its 2017-2018 season with a busy calendar, showcasing masterpieces and other beloved works by one of the most influential choreographers from the postmodern era. Highlights include a week-long run at The Joyce Theater (December 12-17); live performances at New York City Center as part of the 2017 Fall for Dance Festival (October 2 & 3) and at Lincoln Center as part of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance's 2018 season (March 14, 16, 18 & 20); and touring in the U.S. and France. This fall also features a public Community Memorial honoring the life and work of Trisha Brown presented by Danspace Project. (October 28). (more...)

Candoco Announces New Commission from International Choreographer Yasmeen GodderCandoco Announces New Commission from International Choreographer Yasmeen Godder
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Multi-award-winning and internationally recognised choreographer Yasmeen Godder will premiere her new work Face In this Autumn, commissioned by Candoco Dance Company and performed by their company of disabled and non-disabled dancers. Face In is the final commission from Stine Nilsen and Pedro Machado before they step down as Artistic Co-Directors of Candoco, as announced in January. (more...)

Meredith Monk to Receive 24th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish PrizeMeredith Monk to Receive 24th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that the widely influential, utterly inimitable Meredith Monk has been selected to receive the 24th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, in recognition of her ongoing achievements as a composer, singer and interdisciplinary artist. Established in 1994 through the will of legendary stage and screen actress Lillian Gish, known as the First Lady of Cinema, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize is one of the most prestigious honors given to artists in the United States and bears one of the largest cash awards, currently valued at approximately $250,000. (more...)

Sophie Calle's Voir la mer Announced as October Midnight Moment on Times Square ScreensSophie Calle's Voir la mer Announced as October Midnight Moment on Times Square Screens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

In partnership with French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF) as part of Crossing the Line Festival 2017, Times Square Arts presents artist Sophie Calle's Voir la mer on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in October. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. (more...)

Kronos Quartet Stars in East Coast Premiere of MY LAI at BAM, 9/27-30Kronos Quartet Stars in East Coast Premiere of MY LAI at BAM, 9/27-30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Kronos Quartet, tenor Rinde Eckert, and Vietnamese musician V n- hn V are bringing Jonathan Berger's acclaimed monodrama My Lai to BAM's 2017 Next Wave Festival for the work's East Coast premiere. Four performances will take place in the BAM Harvey Theater, Wednesday, September 27 through Saturday, September 30 (7:30 pm). (more...)

National Sawdust+ presents ELEMENTS OF TIME + TASTENational Sawdust+ presents ELEMENTS OF TIME + TASTE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

National Sawdust+ presents Elements of Time + Taste: A night of inventive food, mixology, and music on Thursday, September 28, at 7:30pm. Two Williamsburg culinary and mixology notables,Patrick Connolly (Rider's James Beard award-winning chef/owner) and Allen Katz (the so-called cocktail world enigma of New York Distilling Company), will create a tantalizing experience for the palate, joining forces with a lineup of remarkable composer-musicians including singer Magos Herrera, multi-instrumentalist Yuka C. Honda (of Cibo Matto, or Food Madness, fame), and the evening's music director, pianist Oded Lev-Ari, who leads the ensemble. Together, they are dreaming up an evening that explores the four natural elements through curated pairings of music, libations, and delectable bites. Ranging from tango to electronic music to Mexican folk song, the musical program will include the world premiere of Chopping Music and a piece inspired by the humble juniper berry. (more...)

Pennsylvania Ballet Kicks-Off the 2017-2018 SeasonPennsylvania Ballet Kicks-Off the 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

???????Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella are proud to open the 2017-2018 season on October 12, 2017 at the Academy of Music with a performance of The Sleeping Beauty, sponsored by PECO. On Edge, a program featuring three ballets new to the company, a world premiere by Helen Pickett, supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, Episode 31 by Alexander Ekman, and a world premiere by Matthew Neenan in his 10th season as choreographer in residence, runs November 9 - 12 at the Merriam Theater. (more...)

Times Square Billboards to Redefine Barriers with BORDERS for 'Midnight Moment'Times Square Billboards to Redefine Barriers with BORDERS for 'Midnight Moment'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

In partnership with Advertising Week, Times Square Arts presents artist Benjamin Lebovitz's Borders on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in September. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. (more...)

Univision Donates Art Collection to Frost Art Museum FIUUnivision Donates Art Collection to Frost Art Museum FIU
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU announces a major donation by Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) of 57 artworks from its collection. (more...)

Nona Hendryx &  Gary Lucas Reimagine Beefheart Repertoire On New AlbumNona Hendryx & Gary Lucas Reimagine Beefheart Repertoire On New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The World of Captain Beefheart is a comprehensive overview oof the man also known as Don Van Vlie's towering legacy, re-imagined and infused with new blood by vocalist extraordinaire Nona Hendryx and avant-guitar legend Gary Lucas (more...)

Lattice Domain Turns Times Square PsychedelicLattice Domain Turns Times Square Psychedelic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

In partnership with Upfor Gallery, Times Square Arts presents artist MSHR's Convolution Weave~Lattice Domain on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in August. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. MSHR's work is also currently featured in the Past Skin exhibition at MoMA PS1 (open through September 10, 2017) and The World is Sound at the Rubin Museum (open through January 18, 2018), and will appear in the Sonic Arcade exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design (September 14, 2017 - February 25, 2018). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC) performs at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in the Ted Shawn Theatre, August 16-20, representing the work of one of the seminal choreographers of the 20th century. Since Brown's passing this past March, witnessing TBDC in an evening-length program is an increasingly rare experience. Echoing Brown's choreographic innovation, timeless aesthetic, and 1960s postmodern approach to dance making, TBDC will perform a version of Opal Loop (1980) prepared especially for Jacob's Pillow, featuring former dancers of the company and an original cast member. Acknowledging Brown's more recent choreography, TBDC will also perform Groove and Countermove (2000) and L'Amour au théâtre (2009). As the company ventures into a new era, viewing Brown's work in a proscenium venue “feel[s] increasingly essential” (The New Yorker). (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Death Part 7: The Last WordEDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Death Part 7: The Last Word
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 31, 2017

BWW speaks to Jack Trinco about bringing Death Part 7: The Last Word to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Dixon Place presents Antonio Ramos and The Gangbangers' ALMODOVAR DYSTOPIADixon Place presents Antonio Ramos and The Gangbangers' ALMODOVAR DYSTOPIA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Dixon Place will present ALMODOVAR DYSTOPIA, the new commission by the boundary-pushing downtown movement artist Antonio Ramos. (more...)

The Screens of Times Square to Get Psychedelic with August's Midnight MomentThe Screens of Times Square to Get Psychedelic with August's Midnight Moment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

In partnership with Upfor Gallery, Times Square Arts presents artist MSHR's Convolution Weave~Lattice Domain on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in August. (more...)

Abramorama Rolls Out National Theatrical Tour for TURN IT AROUND: The Story of East Bay PunkAbramorama Rolls Out National Theatrical Tour for TURN IT AROUND: The Story of East Bay Punk
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Abramorama will kick off the national film tour of TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK with a week long run at the IFC Center in New York City on July 28, 2017 and exclusive one night only showings and week long runs in cities across North America in tandem with Green Day's Revolution Radio World Tour. More than 60 theaters have already been booked with more to come.  See below for the current list and check  https://eastbaypunk.com/  for regular updates.  (more...)

Abramorama Rolls Out National Theatrical Tour for Turn It AroundAbramorama Rolls Out National Theatrical Tour for Turn It Around
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Abramorama will kick off the national film tour of TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK with a week long run at the IFC Center in New York City on July 28, 2017 and exclusive one night only showings and week long runs in cities across North America in tandem with Green Day's Revolution Radio World Tour. (more...)

Trajal Harrell's HOOCHIE KOOCHIE Performance Exhibition Set for Barbican Art GalleryTrajal Harrell's HOOCHIE KOOCHIE Performance Exhibition Set for Barbican Art Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

This summer, Barbican Art Gallery presents the first ever performance exhibition of the New York- based choreographer and dancer Trajal Harrell. Following a two-year residency at The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014 - 2016), this ambitious project stages over 14 of Harrell's performances including one of the earliest works he created in 1999, right through to now in a changing, daily programme of live performances. (more...)

TIME SPY Brings a New Dimension to the Electronic Billboards of Times SquareTIME SPY Brings a New Dimension to the Electronic Billboards of Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

In partnership with the Audemars Piguet Art Commission, Times Square Arts presents artist Sun Xun's Time Spy on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in July. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. One of China's most prominent young artists, Sun Xun created Time Spy for the second Audemars Piguet Art Commission in partnership with Sean Kelly Gallery, Edouard Malingue Gallery and Shanghart Gallery as part of a large-scale immersive multimedia installation first presented during Art Basel in Miami Beach in December 2016. (more...)

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