Date of Birth: December 11, 1973 (45)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bay Area Reggae/Latin Powerhouse Bayonics Sets Worldwide Release of Their Highly Anticipated New Album RESILIENCEBay Area Reggae/Latin Powerhouse Bayonics Sets Worldwide Release of Their Highly Anticipated New Album RESILIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019

Born in the San Francisco Mission District, for the past two decades BAYONICS has mixed Reggae and Latin music to create a style as unique as the city they call home. Freely melding genres, they carry on the tradition of legendary Bay Area groups such as Santana and Sly & The Family Stone, groups that sought to transcend genre with music that moves people both literally and figuratively.  (more...)

Dub Trio to Release THE SHAPE OF DUB TO COME on 4/26Dub Trio to Release THE SHAPE OF DUB TO COME on 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Over nearly two decades together, Brooklyn's Dub Trio — Stu Brooks [bass],  DP Holmes [guitar], and Joe Tomino [drums]—not only delivered a string of albums that forever redefined the term “dub” under cover of metal, punk, alternative, and shoegaze, but also infused its musical prowess into the studio recordings and the shows of genre-bending icons ranging from Mike Patton to Lady Gaga. Today, Dub Trioannounces the April 26 release of The Shape of Dub To Come, the band's fifth full-length and first release for New Damage Records. (more...)

The 2019 Sundance Film Festival Presents Offscreen Panels and EventsThe 2019 Sundance Film Festival Presents Offscreen Panels and Events
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

Sundance Institute will convene dozens of offscreen events, including inclusive and intersectional conversations on the next wave of storytelling, radical data transparency, the future of democracy at its intersection with the arts, behind-the-scenes panels on the art of filmmaking and musical performances that range from intimate to raucous at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival taking place in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Sundance, Utah, January 24 through February 3, 2019. (more...)

BRIC House Sessions Presents Talib Kweli And BoogátBRIC House Sessions Presents Talib Kweli And Boogát
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

BRIC, the pioneering NYC arts and media organization celebrating 40 years as the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, presents legendary MC Talib Kweli as he celebrates hometown love on Valentine's Day with a live show in Fort Greene.The performance kicks off the 2019 season of BRIC House Sessions, a must-do Thursday concert series featuring world-class artists that reflect the diversity of Brooklyn and bring the ethos of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival into the organization's Downtown Brooklyn headquarters. Brazilian MC NIKO IS opens the show with a set featuring tracks from his recent album, UNIKO. City Point, an innovative entertainment and retail destination, and a supporter of culture in Downtown Brooklyn, joins BRIC House Sessions 2019 as Lead Sponsor.  (more...)

Boston Calling Music Festival Unveils 2019 LineupBoston Calling Music Festival Unveils 2019 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Celebrating its 10th edition this year, Boston Calling unveils a lineup of epic proportions - from music to comedy to dance. The internationally acclaimed and locally grown music festival takes place Memorial Day weekend, May 24 - 26, 2019 at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston, MA (65 North Harvard Street, Boston). Headlined by Twenty One Pilots, Travis Scott, and Tame Impala, Boston Calling 2019 will present more than 55 performances from musicians, bands, and comedians across its four stages. This year, the festival's indoor arena will also showcase an all-star lineup of comedy, headlined by Michael Che, Jenny Slate, and Fred Armisen. Overall, the lineup boasts seven 2019 Grammy nominees including Anderson .Paak, Janelle Monae, and Brandi Carlile, who is nominated for six awards. In a unique collaboration, the festival will also bring Boston Ballet, one of the world's most renowned dance companies, to the festival. (more...)

January Events At City Winery ChicagoJanuary Events At City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

The following are acts performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, in January. Please consider including in your upcoming calendar and cultural listings. All City Winery Chicago events are open to all ages and start at 8:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Tickets can be purchased by calling 312-733-WINE (9463) or by visiting www.citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Daveed Diggs, Sheria Irving, and Zoë Winters Lead The Public's WHITE NOISEDaveed Diggs, Sheria Irving, and Zoë Winters Lead The Public's WHITE NOISE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

The Public Theater announced initial casting today for the world premiere of WHITE NOISE, written by Public Theater Master Writer Chair and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Suzan-Lori Parks Honored with 2018 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright AwardPhoto Coverage: Suzan-Lori Parks Honored with 2018 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 4, 2018

Yesterday, December 3, Suzan-Lori Parks was honored with 2018 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. (more...)

BRIC Announces 2019 Season Of BRIC House Sessions Concert SeriesBRIC Announces 2019 Season Of BRIC House Sessions Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

BRIC, the pioneering NYC arts and media organization and leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, announces the spring 2019 season of BRIC House Sessions (February-April 2019), part of BRIC's 40th Anniversary. The exhilarating concert series, held annually, brings the ethos of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival into the organization's Fort Greene headquarters through world-class performances on Thursday evenings. BRIC House Sessions draws its talent from a bold and eclectic array of musical genres and world cultures, with concerts featuring opening acts by DJs and musicians, and headlining sets from internationally-renowned artists.  (more...)

Monterey Jazz Festival Announces Allison Miller And Derrick Hodge As 2019 Artists-in-ResidenceMonterey Jazz Festival Announces Allison Miller And Derrick Hodge As 2019 Artists-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to announce that drummer and composer Allison Miller and bassist, composer and producer Derrick Hodge have been selected as the 2019 Monterey Jazz Festival Artists-in-Residence and will work year-round with young musicians in performances and clinics at the 2019 Next Generation Jazz Festival, Summer Jazz Camp Intensive, with the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra and at the 62nd Monterey Jazz Festival, September 20-22, 2019. (more...)

Talib Kweli, Kandace Springs and More at City Winery ChicagoTalib Kweli, Kandace Springs and More at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Brooklyn-based rapper Talib Kweli, Nashville-based singer/songwriter Kandace Springs, Chicago-based indie rock band The Empty Pockets, and more. The following shows go on sale to the public onThursday, October 11 at noon. All tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Suzan-Lori Parks To Be Honored With 2018 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright AwardSuzan-Lori Parks To Be Honored With 2018 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust today announced that Pulitzer Prize winner, Suzan-Lori Parks will be presented with the 2018 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award at the 11th Annual 'Mimi' Awards on Monday, December 3, 2018 at Lincoln Center Theatre. The 'Mimi' Awards are presented annually to honor the outstanding artistry and accomplishments of some of the most gifted American playwrights. (more...)

Brooklyn Music School Announces Reunify, A Benefit Concert For Displaced ChildrenBrooklyn Music School Announces Reunify, A Benefit Concert For Displaced Children
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2018

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) announces a Reunify - A Benefit Concert for Displaced Children today, September 15, 2018 at 6pm. Tickets are $15 - $25 and are available at https://reunify.eventbrite.com. (more...)

Georgia Anne Muldrow Announces New Album 'Overload'Georgia Anne Muldrow Announces New Album 'Overload'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

On October 26, 2018, Georgia Anne Muldrow will release her new album - a modern soul classic in the making titled Overload - via Flying Lotus's Brainfeeder record label. (more...)

August Greene Headlines Afropunk Takeover BrixtonAugust Greene Headlines Afropunk Takeover Brixton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

Today 8th September sees jazz, hip-hop and r&b marry rap, poetry and grime, promising food for thought at O2 Academy Brixton. (more...)

Zeshan B Brings His New Genre Of Music To The Marcus Center's Wilson Theater at Vogel HallZeshan B Brings His New Genre Of Music To The Marcus Center's Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Virtuoso vocalist Zeshan B is widely being recognized as one of the most unique singers to come out of Chicago. He will be at the Marcus Center's Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall for one night only on Saturday, September 15 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are available in person at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee, online at MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 414-273-7206. Groups 10 or more should call 414-273-7121 x210 or x213. This performance is a collaboration between the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts and the Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition. (more...)

Brooklyn Music School Announces Reunify, A Benefit Concert For Displaced ChildrenBrooklyn Music School Announces Reunify, A Benefit Concert For Displaced Children
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) announces a Reunify - A Benefit Concert for Displaced Children on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 6pm. Tickets are $15 - $25 and are available at https://reunify.eventbrite.com. (more...)

Brooklyn Music School Announces REUNIFY, Benefit Concert for Displaced ChildrenBrooklyn Music School Announces REUNIFY, Benefit Concert for Displaced Children
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) announces a Reunify - A Benefit Concert for Displaced Children on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 6pm. Tickets are $15 - $25 and are available at https://reunify.eventbrite.com. (more...)

Brooklyn Music School Announces REUNIFY, Benefit Concert For Displaced Children - 9/15Brooklyn Music School Announces REUNIFY, Benefit Concert For Displaced Children - 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) announces a Reunify - A Benefit Concert for Displaced Children on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 6pm. Tickets are $15 - $25 and are available at https://reunify.eventbrite.com.   (more...)

Award-winning Artists Lead Poetry Slam And Symposium Presented By The National Civil Rights MuseumAward-winning Artists Lead Poetry Slam And Symposium Presented By The National Civil Rights Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

The National Civil Rights Museum (NCRM) will host an award-winning lineup of spoken word artists at its Drop the Mic Poetry Slam and Poetry Symposium on August 17 - 18. Both events are free and open to the public and are designed to stimulate youth participation in modern community dialogue and grassroots activism centered on the social justice legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (more...)

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