William Adams News

Also Credited As: William Perry Adams
 
Date Of Birth:
May 08, 1887
Date Of Death:
September 29, 1972 (85)
Birth Place:
Tiffin, OH, USA
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Date of Birth: May 08, 1887
Date of Death: September 29, 1972 (85)
Birth Place: Tiffin, OH, USA
Gender: Male
Larry Marshall Performs A Lincoln Portrait with Downtown Music Productions 2/12Larry Marshall Performs A Lincoln Portrait with Downtown Music Productions 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Downtown Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Mimi Stern-Wolfe, presents, on the birthday of Abraham Lincoln, a performance of Aaron Copland's A Lincoln Portrait, with Broadway's Larry Marshall as narrator; Creation du Monde by Darius Milhaud, and Flower of the Mountain by Pulitzer-prize winning composer Stephen Albert, inspired by the writings of James Joyce, with Alissa Grimaldi, soprano.    Sunday February 12, 3:30 PM at St. Mark's in the Bowery, 131 West 10th Street (Second Avenue). (more...)

Leadership Circle Co-Founders Launch New Book
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Mastering uncommon leadership-a timeless, in-depth approach without 'quick fixes'-is the focus of a new book out by leadership experts Robert Anderson and William Adams (Chairman and CEO respectively of The Leadership Circle and The Full Circle Group. (more...)

Smithsonian and National Endowment for the Humanities Present Inaugural Film Forum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

The Smithsonian and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will present the History Film Forum, a free four-day exploration of history on the screen, at the National Museum of American History Nov. 19 22. (more...)

Museum of Northern Arizona Receives Grants Totaling $622,000
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) have awarded the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) significant grants to renovate and upgrade the Ethnology Gallery as part of a long-term strategy to enhance the significance and intellectual quality of anthropology exhibits. (more...)

Professor William J. Adams Releases Book on Finite Mathematics
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

As a professor of mathematics at the university level, William J. Adams has observed a number of serious misunderstandings of what mathematics and finite mathematics, in particular, can do for people in terms of applications as well as its limitations. In Alarming! The Chasm Separating Education of Applications of Finite Math from its Necessities, he addresses the aforementioned dimensions of applied finite mathematics by providing illustrations, food-for-thought questions and their corresponding answers with discussions. It will be of interest to teachers and students who share the author's concerns and who want to become better acquainted with these dimensions. (more...)

will.i.am to Be Featured on New E! Series POP INNOVATORS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2013

E! launches its new original series POP INNOVATORS which celebrates the lives and work of those unique individuals who are amongst the most influential names in pop culture, with the inspiring story of seven-time Grammy Award-winning musician and creative innovator will.i.am. (more...)

will.i.am to Be Featured on New E! Series POP INNOVATORS, 7/14
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2013

E! launches its new original series POP INNOVATORS which celebrates the lives and work of those unique individuals who are amongst the most influential names in pop culture, with the inspiring story of seven-time Grammy Award-winning musician and creative innovator will.i.am. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ANJIN, Sadler's Wells, January 31 2012
by BWW - Feb 1, 2013

In 1610 William Shakespeare wrote The Tempest and William Adams was shipwrecked onto the coast of Japan. Performed in conjunction with the RSC's season A World Elsewhere (director Gregory Dolan is also the RSC's artistic director), Anjin the Shogun and the English Samurai takes place in a politically tempestuous period of Japan's history. Yet writer Mike Poulton's story of the first Englishman to arrive and settle in Japan seems an apt and rather lovely choice for this year's J400 celebrations, marking four hundred years of UK-Japan relations. (more...)

ANJIN: THE SHOGUN & THE ENGLISH SAMURA Opens at Sadler's Wells Theatre Jan. 31st
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

Gregory Doran's production of ANJIN: THE SHOGUN & THE ENGLISH SAMURAI, written by Mike Poulton with Sho Kawai, will play eleven performances at Sadler's Wells Theatre from 31 January to 9 February, with the press night on Thursday 31 January. (more...)

U.S. Pavilion at 55th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, To Feature Work of Sarah Sze
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2012

The Bronx Museum of the Arts will present the work of Sarah Sze at the U.S. Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia, the 55th International Art Exhibition, on view from June through November 2013. Sze will create a sequence of constructed environments that will activate the Pavilion's architecture and extend beyond the building and into the courtyard-blurring perceptual boundaries between the site's interior and exterior. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2012/13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2012

Following the World Shakespeare Festival, the RSC's winter season opens in October with a family show - a new adaptation of Russell Hoban's classic children's story The Mouse and His Child. Acclaimed as one of the classics of 20th century children's literature, The Mouse and His Child is a moving story about two clockwork mice thrown on a scrap heap who then have tobegin a dangerous quest for a place to belong. It is adapted for the stage by Tamsin Oglesby and will be directed by Told By An Idiot's Co-Artistic Director, Paul Hunter, who directed the RSC's recent Young People's Shakespeare production of The Comedy of Errors. (more...)

National Trust Lends Support to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2010

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum today was awarded a $3,000 matching grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Elizabeth and Robert Jeffe Preservation Fund for New York City. The grant funds will be used to hold a four-day garden stonework restoration workshop from Monday, August 2 through Thursday, August 5. (more...)

National Trust Lends Support to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2010

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum today was awarded a $3,000 matching grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Elizabeth and Robert Jeffe Preservation Fund for New York City. The grant funds will be used to hold a four-day garden stonework restoration workshop from Monday, August 2 through Thursday, August 5. (more...)

'Cannibal! The Musical' - Served By Promethean Theatre
by Beau Higgins - Jun 26, 2009

CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL - LIVE ON STAGE. Adapted from the cult film by Trey Parker(Emmy Winner and Oscar Nominee), creator of SOUTH PARK and TEAM AMERICA . (more...)

West, Foxx & Cyrus Among New Presenters/Performers at GRAMMYS 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2009

Current GRAMMY nominees Adele, Chris Brown, and Sugarland; a special performance with Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift; Estelle and Kanye West to perform together; and a Four Tops tribute featuring Duke Fakir (2009 Lifetime Achievement Award honoree and original member of the Four Tops), Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx, and current nominee Ne-Yo are the next round of performers announced for the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards. (more...)

Additional Performers Added to 51st Grammy Awards Including McCartney, Timberlake & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2009

Current GRAMMY? Award nominees Paul McCartney (with special guest drummer Dave Grohl); Radiohead (in the band's first live U.S. television performance since 2000); T.I. and Justin Timberlake together; and Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, T.I. and Kanye West in a special performance of their hit single 'Swagga Like Us' are the next round of performers announced for the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards. (more...)