Applications Now Open For Prestigious National Arts CompetitionApplications Now Open For Prestigious National Arts Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) announced that applications for the 2020 YoungArts competition will be accepted beginning today, June 4, through October 11, 2019 at youngarts.org/apply. Approximately 700 of the country's most accomplished 15- to 18-year-old artists will be selected through a blind adjudication process and provided with lifelong support through funding, mentorship, community, and creative and professional development opportunities. (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Celebrates 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars In The ArtsNational YoungArts Foundation Celebrates 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars In The Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) congratulates the 55th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, with special acknowledgement to the 20 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts who are YoungArts winners. The U.S. Presidential Scholars award one of the nation's highest honors for high school students who exemplify academic excellence is presented on behalf of the President of the United States and honors up to 161 graduating high school seniors of high potential each year. The U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts (full list below) were nominated by YoungArts to The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars and selected based on academic and artistic excellence, leadership qualities and community service. For students who would like to be considered for this outstanding honor in the future, the YoungArts application opens on June 4, 2019 at youngarts.org/apply. (more...)

New York Live Arts Hosts its 2019 Live Ideas GalaNew York Live Arts Hosts its 2019 Live Ideas Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

New York Live Arts 2019 Live Ideas Gala, co-chaired by Matthew Putman, Slobodan Randjelovi and Jon Stryker, and hosted by award-winning director and photographer and noted social activist Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri, pays tribute to Live Arts' annual Live Ideas Festival. The Gala will take place at the Caldwell Factory, 547 W 26th St, New York City on Monday, March 25th starting with a cocktail reception followed by a dinner catered by BITE and performances. (more...)

GALA 2019 To Reveal New Commission From Artist Doug Aitken March 23GALA 2019 To Reveal New Commission From Artist Doug Aitken March 23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

The Los Angeles Master Chorale - the country's preeminent professional choir and choir-in-residence at Walt Disney Concert Hall - will reveal a new collaboration with acclaimed artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken at GALA 2019 on Saturday, March 23. The Gala will be held at the Marciano Art Foundation at 4357 Wilshire Boulevard from 5:30PM - 10PM, providing guests with a rare opportunity to enjoy exclusive evening access to the contemporary art gallery's collection and exhibitions in addition to a special preview performance of the commission from Doug Aitken performed by the Master Chorale conducted by Grant Gershon, Kiki & David Gindler Artistic Director. (more...)

United States Artists Announced 2019 Winners TodayUnited States Artists Announced 2019 Winners Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

United States Artists (USA) is thrilled to announce its 2019 USA Fellows. This year, 45 artists and collectives working across disciplines will each receive an unrestricted $50,000 cash award. (more...)

Camille A. Brown &The Haas Brothers To Be Honored At National YoungArts Foundation Backyard BallCamille A. Brown &The Haas Brothers To Be Honored At National YoungArts Foundation Backyard Ball
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

On Saturday, January 12, 2019, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will honor prolific choreographer and bold visionary Camille A. Brown (1997 YoungArts Winner in Dance & U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), and singular interdisciplinary designers Simon and Nikolai Haas of The Haas Brothers, with the 2019 Arison Alumni Award and Arison Award, respectively. (more...)

The Biltmore Ball To Benefit The Coral Gables Community Foundation Was A Venetian FantasyThe Biltmore Ball To Benefit The Coral Gables Community Foundation Was A Venetian Fantasy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

The Biltmore Ball to benefit the Coral Gables Community Foundation was held October 5th at The Biltmore Hotel. Themed Venetian Fantasy, 400 of Miami's philanthropic, social, civic and business influencers embarked on a fantasy masquerade evening to Venice, courtesy of the spectacular backdrop of the historic Biltmore Hotel and its exquisitely decorated ballroom to celebrate the evening's distinguished honorees and the Foundation's accomplishments over the last 27 years. (more...)

HBO Documentary Films to Release THE PRICE OF EVERYTHINGHBO Documentary Films to Release THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

HBO Documentary Films presents THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING, a fascinating deep dive into the contemporary art world directed by OscarŪ nominee Nathaniel Kahn, filmmaker (HBO's My Architect). The film premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and has since traveled to top festivals around the world. It will open theatrically through HBO Documentary Films at the Quad Cinema in New York on Friday, Oct. 19, followed by openings on Oct. 26 in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Boston, Minneapolis, Dallas and Miami, and on Nov. 2 in Philadelphia, Seattle and Portland. THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING will debut Monday, Nov. 12 on HBO. (more...)

VIDEO: American Ballet Theatre Previews Fall Season Featuring World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica LangVIDEO: American Ballet Theatre Previews Fall Season Featuring World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Programming for American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Fall season, October 17-28 at the David H. Koch Theater, was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will feature World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang, as well as centennial tribute performances of Jerome Robbins's and Leonard Bernstein's Fancy Free. Check out a video preview of the season below! (more...)

3rd Annual YoungArts Foundation Gala Raises More Than 700k For Emerging Artists3rd Annual YoungArts Foundation Gala Raises More Than 700k For Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), along with honorary co-chairs Agnes Gund, Naeem Khan and Anna Deavere Smith, and gala co-chairs Sarah Arison, Diana DiMenna and Sandra Tamer, welcomed more than 220 of New York's top cultural and community leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and art aficionados to the third annual YoungArts New York Gala. (more...)

Photo Flash: Swizz Beatz, Mick Rock, and More Celebrate at Brooklyn Museum's Brooklyn Artists BallPhoto Flash: Swizz Beatz, Mick Rock, and More Celebrate at Brooklyn Museum's Brooklyn Artists Ball
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The Brooklyn Artists Ball, the annual fundraising gala at the Brooklyn Museum, celebrating the creative community and individuals who support the change we want to see in the world, was held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 6:30PM-midnight at Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith To Host New York Live Arts 2018 Live Ideas Gala: Radical VisionAnna Deavere Smith To Host New York Live Arts 2018 Live Ideas Gala: Radical Vision
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

New York Live Arts 2018 Live Ideas Gala, co-chaired by Slobodan Randjelovi? and Jon Stryker and Ruth and Stephen Hendel and hosted by award-winning performer and playwright Anna Deavere Smith, pays tribute to Live Arts' annual Live Ideas Festival. The Gala will take place at Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place, New York City on Monday, April 16, starting with a cocktail reception at 6:30pm and followed by the dinner and program at 7:15pm. (more...)

Broken Box Mime Theater Presents DESTINATION EVERYWHEREBroken Box Mime Theater Presents DESTINATION EVERYWHERE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) are pleased to announce programming for the third annual Tilt Kids Festival, featuring six premieres of whimsical, thoughtful, and rigorously made works for children across six venues throughout New York City, March 3-18. Described by The New York Times as "French in origin, fantastical in concept, and freewheeling in execution," the festival will engage kids of all ages with the work of renowned artists across multiple disciplines. Many events are free; for ticketed events, please visit www.tiltkidsfestival.org. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), hosted its coveted 30th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, Feb. 10. Presented by Gala Chairs Sarah Arison and Thomas Wilhelm, the black-tie affair raised the most funds in all of NWS history, which will go directly towards supporting its fellowship program, its work in the community and innovative programming. The evening also paid tribute to composter Leonard Bernstein in the centennial of his birth with a special performance led by Founder and Artistic Director, Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT). (more...)

Baptist Health and New World Symphony Announce Partnership Highlighting the Intersection of Wellness and MusicBaptist Health and New World Symphony Announce Partnership Highlighting the Intersection of Wellness and Music
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Baptist Health South Florida and the New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), have entered into a dynamic partnership.   (more...)

FIAF Announces LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD as Part of Tilt Kids FestivalFIAF Announces LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD as Part of Tilt Kids Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) are pleased to present Joel Pommerat's Little Red Riding Hood, a rare stateside performance of his most celebrated work, to open the third annual Tilt Kids Festival. Performances will take place at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall (55 East 59th Street) on Saturday, March 3 at 12 & 7pm, and Sunday, March 4 at 12pm.There will also be a Festival opening brunch before the Saturday matinee from 11am-12pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alexandra Silber, Jessica Vosk, and Tony Yazbeck Perform at New World Symphony's GalaPhoto Flash: Alexandra Silber, Jessica Vosk, and Tony Yazbeck Perform at New World Symphony's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

New World Symphony's 30th anniversary gala, Passing it On, was presented on February 10 by Sarah Arison and Thomas Wilhelm, Gala Chairs. The night featured performances by Alexandra Silber, Jessica Vosk, and Tony Yazbeck. (more...)

Winners of 2018 United States Artists Fellowship AnnouncedWinners of 2018 United States Artists Fellowship Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

United States Artists (USA) is pleased to announce its 2018 USA Fellows. This year, 45 artists and collectives across nine creative disciplines will receive unrestricted $ 50,000 cash awards. The Fellowships honor their creative accomplishments and support their ongoing artistic and professional development, however the recipients choose to spend them. (more...)

United States Artists Awards $2.25 MillionUnited States Artists Awards $2.25 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

United States Artists (USA) is pleased to announce its 2018 USA Fellows. This year, 45 artists and collectives across nine creative disciplines will receive unrestricted $50,000 cash awards. The Fellowships honor their creative accomplishments and support their ongoing artistic and professional development, however the recipients choose to spend them. (more...)

Sarah Arison Appointed Chair Of YoungArts At Backyard BallSarah Arison Appointed Chair Of YoungArts At Backyard Ball
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

On Saturday, January 13, 2018, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) announced the appointment of Sarah Arison as Chair of the Board of Trustees during the organization's largest annual fundraiser, the Backyard Ball performance and gala. Ms. Arison will assume the position immediately. The celebratory evening honored Academy Award-winning playwright and YoungArts master teacher Tarell Alvin McCraney (1999 YoungArts Winner in Theater) with the 2018 Arison Alumni Award for his contributions and commitment to the arts. (more...)

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