Leslie King News

 
Date of Death: October 10, 1947

Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA
Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center Announces Fall Exhibition And Events In New Permanent HomeBlack Mountain College Museum & Arts Center Announces Fall Exhibition And Events In New Permanent Home
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) has announced its fall 2018 season of exhibitions and cultural events in Asheville. (more...)

PERSISTICON Announces 2018 LineupPERSISTICON Announces 2018 Lineup
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Performers for the 2018 PERSISTICON include Michelle Buteau, Ophira Eisenberg, Bridget Everett, Negin Farsad, Jo Firestone, Jaclyn Friedman, Jon Glaser, Murray Hill, Sally Kohn, Aparna Nancherla, Angie Pontani, and more to be announced. (more...)

PERSISTICON Benefit Featuring Aparna Nancherla, Bridget Everett Arrives 3/25PERSISTICON Benefit Featuring Aparna Nancherla, Bridget Everett Arrives 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Persisticon presents an evening of comedy, music, and pitchfork-waving to benefit EMILY'S List, an organization committed to electing progressive, pro-choice women, and equalizing the representation of all genders in government. (more...)

PERSISTICON Benefit Featuring Phoebe Robinson, Aparna Nancherla, Bridget Everett 3/25PERSISTICON Benefit Featuring Phoebe Robinson, Aparna Nancherla, Bridget Everett 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

On Sunday, March 25th at 7:30pm, Persisticon presents an evening of comedy, music, and pitchfork-waving to benefit EMILY'S List, an organization committed to electing progressive, pro-choice women, and equalizing the representation of all genders in government. Performers include Phoebe Robinson, Angie Pontani, Aparna Nancherla, Bridget Everett, Jaclyn Friedman, Jo Firestone, Jon Glaser, Murray Hill, Negin Farsad, Ophira Eisenberg, Sally Kohn and more to be announced. VIP seating is sold out, but standing room tickets can be purchased for $50. Additional donations are also gladly accepted.  (more...)

Country Hall of Fame Star Little Jimmy Dickens Has Died at 94
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2015

Country Music Hall of Fame member Little Jimmy Dickens died on Friday afternoon at age 94. (more...)

Phoenix Art Museum Presents WILLIAM H. JOHNSON: AN AMERICAN MODERN, 4/19-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

An exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) arrives at Phoenix Art Museum and will feature rare paintings by William H. Johnson, from the collection of the James E. Lewis Museum at Morgan State University. An essential figure in modern American art, William H. Johnson (1901-1970) was a virtuoso skilled in various media and techniques, and produced thousands of works over a career that spanned decades, continents, and genres. (more...)

Wexford Festival Opera Announces AMERICAN FRIENDS OF WEXFORD OPERA Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2012

Wexford Festival Opera recently embarked on a new development initiative aimed at capitalising on its existing strong reputation in North America, particularly the United States, with the launch of the 'American Friends of Wexford Opera.' (more...)

Howard County Center for the Arts Seeks Artists for ART MARYLAND 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

The Howard County Center for the Arts, a 27,000 square foot community facility located in Ellicott City, Maryland, is seeking proposals from artists for Art Maryland 2012, a biennial multi-media juried exhibit. The juror for Art Maryland 2012 is Philippa Hughes, Founder and Chief Contrarian of The Pink Line Project. A minimum of $1,000 will be awarded by the juror. The exhibit will be on view from October 26 - December 14, 2012 with a reception and remarks by Ms. Hughes on October 26 from 6-8pm. (more...)

The Lounge at Dixon Place Announces Summer Music Programs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2010

The Lounge at Dixon Place is now open and serving classic, artisanal cocktails along with a wide array of exciting, eclectic music including cabaret, soulful Bluegrass, and a weekly Circuit Bending party on Wednesdays. Most of our music events are FREE and our lounge is a fun and cozy spot to meet anytime before a DP show or a night on the town. Check our website for new music events and join us for cocktails and tunes soon. We Serve You Right! (more...)