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THE SLAVE WHO LOVED CAVIAR to Premiere at the Theater For the New City Photo THE SLAVE WHO LOVED CAVIAR to Premiere at the Theater For the New City
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 12, 2021

Playwright Ishmael Reed uses satire to explore aspects of American culture and history overlooked by others. His newest play, The Slave Who Loved Caviar, is a theatrical investigation into the relationship between Jean-Michel Basquiat and the art world. It challenges the notion that Basquiat was merely Andy Warhol's 'mascot.'

THE SLAVE WHO LOVED CAVIAR By Ishmael Reed Satirizes Relationship Of Warhol & Basquia Photo THE SLAVE WHO LOVED CAVIAR By Ishmael Reed Satirizes Relationship Of Warhol & Basquiat
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2021

Playwright Ishmael Reed uses satire to explore aspects of American culture and history overlooked by others. His newest play, 'The Slave Who Loved Caviar: A Theatrical Investigation Into the Relationship Between Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol,' challenges the notion that Basquiat was merely Warhol's 'mascot.' Theater for the New City will present its world premiere December 23, 2021 to January 9, 2022, directed by Reed's frequent collaborator, Carla Blank.

THE SLAVE WHO LOVED CAVIAR Will Have World Premiere at Theater for the New City Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2021

Taken by the one-sided commentary about the relationship between Andy Warhol, a god of the New York Art World, and Jean-Michel Basquiat, made by Warhol groupies and critics, Reed offers a different view. His new play, 'The Slave Who Loved Caviar, A Theatrical Investigation Into the Relationship Between Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol,' challenges the notion that Jean-Michel Basquiat was merely Warhol’s “mascot.”

TULSA: THE FIRE AND THE FORGOTTEN Premieres May 31 on PBS Photo TULSA: THE FIRE AND THE FORGOTTEN Premieres May 31 on PBS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 4, 2021

Directed by Jonathan Silvers, and reported by The Washington Post’s DeNeen L.Brown, Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten looks back at the explosion of violence when the once prosperous neighborhood known as “Black Wall Street” was destroyed by a mob of white residents.

Legato Arts Presents Judy Huang November 9 Photo Legato Arts Presents Judy Huang November 9
by Julie Musbach - Oct 15, 2019

Legato Arts will present prize-winning pianist Judy Huang at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall on Saturday afternoon, November 9th at 2:00 PM. Ms. Huang brings a program of Scarlatti, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Liszt for this season's New York concert.

ADA Worldwide Partners With Aaron Watson's Big Label Records on Global Distribution D Photo ADA Worldwide Partners With Aaron Watson's Big Label Records on Global Distribution Deal
by Macon Prickett - Jun 4, 2018

ADA Worldwide announces an exclusive partnership with BIG Label Records.  ADA Worldwide will support the burgeoning record label, anchored by “pioneering independent” Aaron Watson, across sales, distribution, promotion, and retail marketing, while maintaining the imprint's true autonomy.  The global partnership will position BIG Label Records as a full service independent record label.

Nuyorican Poets Cafe to Present The World Premiere of LIFE AMONG THE ARYANS By Ishmae Photo Nuyorican Poets Cafe to Present The World Premiere of LIFE AMONG THE ARYANS By Ishmael Reed
by Julie Musbach - May 14, 2018

In 'Life Among the Aryans,' an American political satire by Ishmael Reed, directed by Rome Neal, the time is the future and the political pendulum has swung way back.

BEYOND CRAFT Exhibition Opens Today at Canton Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Canton, Ohio -- The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) will present the first major traveling exhibition of the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection, a dazzling assemblage of artworks -- ceramics, fiber work, furniture, glass, jewelry and works on paper -- acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in 2010. Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection opens today, August 27, 2015, and will be on view through October 25. A special Opening Night Party will be hosted tonight, August 27, from 6:00 - 9:00pm.

BEYOND CRAFT Exhibition to Open 8/27 at Canton Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Canton, Ohio -- The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) will present the first major traveling exhibition of the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection, a dazzling assemblage of artworks -- ceramics, fiber work, furniture, glass, jewelry and works on paper -- acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in 2010. Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection opens August 27, 2015 and will be on view through October 25. A special Opening Night Party will be hosted on Thursday, August 27, from 6:00 – 9:00pm.

THE FINAL VERSION World Premiere Set for Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 12/12-1/19
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 27, 2013

During its 40th anniversary season, the Nuyorican Poets Cafe will present the world premiere of acclaimed writer Ishmael Reed's new play 'The Final Version'. The play follows Lee Ransom, a writer who struggles with tensions between Communist ideology and commercial success from the 1930s through the 1960s. Ishmael Reed's poetry, prose and plays have been honored with fellowships from the MacArthur and Guggenheim Foundations and the National Endowment for the Arts; his work has also been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Awards. 'The Final Version' stars Rome Neal as Lee Ransom. Neal, who has been recognized with an Obie and multiple Audelco awards for his theatrical work, also directs the production.

Columbus All-City Orchestra to Perform Free Concert, 5/22
by Kelsey Denette - May 16, 2013

Conducted by CSO Associate Conductor Peter Stafford Wilson, the Columbus All City Orchestra will present a free, public concert on Wednesday, May 22, at the Southern Theatre at 7:30pm. Now in its sixth year, the orchestra's 50 members are selected from musicians in grades 9-12 attending Columbus City Schools. The program is tuition free for students and is funded by The Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, The Paul Duke Foundation, and The Morris and Emma Woodhull Fund of The Columbus Foundation.

Theater Emory Closes THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2012

Tennessee Williams' 1961 Broadway hit "The Night of the Iguana," presented by Theater Emory at the Mary Gray Munroe Theater, closes tonight, April 15.

Theater Emory Presents THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, 4/5-15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2012

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Tennessee Williams' birth with his 1961 Broadway hit "The Night of the Iguana," presented by Theater Emory at the Mary Gray Munroe Theater April 5 - 15.

Theater Emory Presents THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, 4/5-15
by Kelsey Denette - Mar 27, 2012

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Tennessee Williams' birth with his 1961 Broadway hit "The Night of the Iguana," presented by Theater Emory at the Mary Gray Munroe Theater April 5 - 15.

Longwood Gardens Unveils Pipe Organ Restoration, 2/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2011

Following a seven-year, $8 million restoration initiative, Longwood Gardens will officially debut its newly renovated pipe organ to the public February 4-6, with a celebratory weekend including concerts, player organ demonstrations, talks and more. Longwood's 10,010-pipe instrument, the largest residence organ in the world, was painstakingly restored to its original 1930 condition and now features a new console that incorporates the latest computer technology. Two specially ticketed rededication concerts by Master Musician Peter Richard Conte, Grand Court Organist for the Wanamaker Organ in Philadelphia, PA, February 4 & 5 at 8 pm, highlight the weekend of activities.

Longwood Gardens Unveils Pipe Organ Restoration, 2/4-5
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 18, 2011

Following a seven-year, $8 million restoration initiative, Longwood Gardens will officially debut its newly renovated pipe organ to the public February 4-6, with a celebratory weekend including concerts, player organ demonstrations, talks and more. Longwood's 10,010-pipe instrument, the largest residence organ in the world, was painstakingly restored to its original 1930 condition and now features a new console that incorporates the latest computer technology. Two specially ticketed rededication concerts by Master Musician Peter Richard Conte, Grand Court Organist for the Wanamaker Organ in Philadelphia, PA, February 4 & 5 at 8 pm, highlight the weekend of activities.

Actor's Express Stages SLASHER 5/20-6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2010

Actor's Express presents the Atlanta premiere of Slasher, an outrageous new comedy by Allison Moore that was an audience favorite at the 2009 Humana Festival of New American plays.

Actor's Express Stages SLASHER 5/20-6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2010

Actor's Express presents the Atlanta premiere of Slasher, an outrageous new comedy by Allison Moore that was an audience favorite at the 2009 Humana Festival of New American plays.

BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Announces Its Spring Smoker 5/20
by Gabrielle Sierra - May 19, 2010

The BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop announces its Spring Smoker, a semi-annual showcase for new songs from Workshop writers. The event will be held at the The Actors Temple Theatre, 339 West 47th Street, (between 8th and 9th Aves) at 5:30PM and is open to members of the entertainment industry as well as Workshop members.

Actor's Express Stages SLASHER 5/20-6/19
by Gabrielle Sierra - May 14, 2010

Actor's Express presents the Atlanta premiere of Slasher, an outrageous new comedy by Allison Moore that was an audience favorite at the 2009 Humana Festival of New American plays.

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