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Chan Centre presents an Evening with Activist & Graphic-Novelist Kate EvansChan Centre presents an Evening with Activist & Graphic-Novelist Kate Evans
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Kate Evans: Threads, an evening with Evans, the acclaimed author, cartoonist, and activist on September 29 at 7:30pm in the Telus Studio Theatre as part of the Beyond Words series. Evans will reveal accounts of hope and hardship from France's Calais refugee camp as told in her 2017 graphic novel Threads: From the Refugee Crisis. With projected images from her book as the backdrop, and musical accompaniment by Iranian-Canadian hand drummer Hamin Honari, Evans will share a reading followed by a thought-provoking panel discussion. (more...)

Chan Centre to Kick Off 20th Season with Legendary Gospel CollaborationChan Centre to Kick Off 20th Season with Legendary Gospel Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC opens its 20th anniversary season on Saturday, September 23 at 8pm, welcoming The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner to the Chan Shun Concert Hall. (more...)

Podcast: 'Half Hour Call w/ Chris King' Welcomes Triple-Threat, Jared GrimesPodcast: 'Half Hour Call w/ Chris King' Welcomes Triple-Threat, Jared Grimes
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - Aug 16, 2017

Today's guest is Jared Grimes. Jared is a true triple threat. He has shared the stage with legends such as Wynton Marsalis, Gregory Hines, Mariah Carey, and also performed for Barack Obama and Ted Kennedy at the Kennedy Center. (more...)

Season Nine of COMEDY NIGHT at Playhouse on Park Begins 9/2!Season Nine of COMEDY NIGHT at Playhouse on Park Begins 9/2!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Playhouse on Park begins its Comedy Series for the 2017-2018 Season Saturday, September 2. Tickets are now on sale for the show featuring co-headliners Lori Graves and Kevin Lee. (more...)

Legendary Soprano Kathleen Battle to Make Auditorium Theatre DebutLegendary Soprano Kathleen Battle to Make Auditorium Theatre Debut
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Legendary soprano Kathleen Battle makes her debut at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, the Theatre for the People, on Saturday, September 30, with the program Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey. (more...)

Garrison Keillor, Straight No Chaser, Shaping Sound and More Set for The Kentucky Center's 34th SeasonGarrison Keillor, Straight No Chaser, Shaping Sound and More Set for The Kentucky Center's 34th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Kentucky Center is offering a wide variety of entertainment as it opens its 34th arts season. Fall performances will feature author and radio personality Garrison Keillor, all-male a cappella group Straight No Chaser, Emmy winner Travis Wall's dance company Shaping Sound as well as many others. (more...)

SACHAL ENSEMBLE Launches First US TourSACHAL ENSEMBLE Launches First US Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

A  jazz song from the late-50s, an Oxford-educated financial advisor and a group of once-celebrated but unemployed musicians -- some of whom no longer even owned an instrument -- are not the standard ingredients from which global hits are made. (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Expands Opportunities for Emerging ArtistsNational YoungArts Foundation Expands Opportunities for Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Carolina Garcia Jayaram, President and CEO of the National YoungArts Foundation, today announces a dynamic series of new programs and initiatives that build on the organization's commitment to championing emerging artists. (more...)

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberThe Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The Nash announces its calendar of shows for September including The Lynn Arriale Trio with Lewis Nash, performing on Sept. 14th. Other highlights include Tim Berne's Snakeoil on Sept. 22, with 'jazz matinees' on Sept. 10th with Francine Reed and Dr. Jesse McGuire on Sept. 17. (more...)

BWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 10, 2017

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces 26th Annual Season of Spectacular Concerts, Blockbuster Performances and Smash Hits from Broadway (more...)

Sam Shepard's SIMPATICO, Starring Michael Shannon, Finds Full Cast at McCarterSam Shepard's SIMPATICO, Starring Michael Shannon, Finds Full Cast at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Buried secrets, blackmail, and false identities race onto the stage in this hard-driving tragicomedy about the slippery netherworld of thoroughbred racing from Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist Sam Shepard. (more...)

Kravis Center Announces 26th Annual SeasonKravis Center Announces 26th Annual Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Responding directly to audience requests for "more Broadway, more comedy, more music superstars from Bach to rock," the 26th annual season of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts promises a dynamic playbill of award-winning shows, world-class talents and powerful performances that will generate enthusiastic standing ovations from our discerning audience members of every age and demographic. (more...)

SLSO Single Tickets On-Sale Now for 2017-2018 SeasonSLSO Single Tickets On-Sale Now for 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Today, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announced that single tickets for its 138th season are on-sale. Tickets for all Classical, Live at Powell Hall, Family, and Education concerts can be purchased online at www.slso.org, by calling 314-534-1700, or in person at the Powell Hall Box Office. (more...)

Entry Deadline Set for 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPACEntry Deadline Set for 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will compete online for a coveted spot in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

The Kentucky Center presents The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisThe Kentucky Center presents The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

The world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) is a 15-piece musical group consisting of some of the best ensemble players, soloists and arrangers in jazz music, and led by famed trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis. Their show contains a wide variety of musical works, including original and historic compositions, Jazz at Lincoln Center-commissioned pieces and masterworks from celebrated musicians such as Duke Ellington, Mary Lou Williams and Charles Mingus. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Season - DREAMSCAPESAmerican Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Season - DREAMSCAPES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announces its complete 2017-2018 season, Dreamscapes, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel, Music Director George Manahan, and President Edward Yim, featuring ten world, U.S., and New York premieres by a diverse set of composers. ACO continues its concerts at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall (December 8, 2017 and April 6, 2018) while expanding its presence in New York to include performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center (November 7, 2017) and as part of the 2018 PROTOTYPE Festival (January 12-14, 2018). ACO continues to take its commitment to fostering new work beyond the stage in its annual Underwood New Music Readings (June 21 and 22, 2018) for emerging composers, now in its 27th year, and through EarShot, the National Orchestra Composition Discovery Network, which brings the Readings experience to orchestras across the country. (more...)

Breaking News: Phillip Boykin, Alysha Deslorieux, Kenita R. Miller and More to Set Sail with Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLANDBreaking News: Phillip Boykin, Alysha Deslorieux, Kenita R. Miller and More to Set Sail with Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Tony Award nominee Phillip Boykin, Alysha Deslorieux, Kenita R. Miller, and Isaac Powell are joining the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. (more...)

THE PULITZER AT 100 Opens 8/11 in Los AngelesTHE PULITZER AT 100 Opens 8/11 in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

First Run Features announces the Los Angeles premiere of The Pulitzer at 100 on August 11, 2017 at Laemmle Music Hall, following the New York opening at the Lincoln Plaza Cinema. (more...)

'Paul McCandless with the Paul Winter Consort, A Retrospective' Out 10/20'Paul McCandless with the Paul Winter Consort, A Retrospective' Out 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Morning Sun: Adventures with Oboe -- Paul McCandless with the Paul Winter Consort, A Retrospective will be released on October 20, 2017. (more...)

Applications Now Open for BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop.Applications Now Open for BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Broadcast Music, Inc.  (BMI), the global leader in music rights management, is now accepting applications for its 30th annual BMI Jazz Composers Workshop. The application deadline is Tuesday, August 15th, and is now available on bmi.com. This prestigious workshop runs from September 2017 through May 2018 and meets weekly at BMI's headquarters in New York City. (more...)

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