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by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014
12 Miles North today announced the lineup for its 8th Annual Take Me to the River Festival Music and Arts Festival, which will comprise 21 live concerts, two dance performances, over a dozen local food and beverage trucks, new art installations, and a plethora of fun, workshops and outdoor children's activities, September 6th 12:00 - 10:00pm. More than 2,000 people will gather to celebrate one of the final Festivals of the summer season. See below for complete program and ticket information.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015
After a forty-year-old secret is exhumed from his parent's tumultuous marriage, Benjamin Sean Quinn boards a plane to Billings, Montana to face the secret head on and let go of the anger for them that silently ruled his life. It would be the boldest move he ever made, ultimately changing his life and the lives of those around him. Compelling literary fiction based on true family saga. Book Information: Leaving Montana By Thomas Whaley Publisher: Sakura Publishing Published: July 2014 ISBN: 978-0991180776 ASIN: B00MCB1HPM Pages: 224 Genre: Literary Fiction, Family Saga About the Author: Thomas Whaley was born in 1972 and has lived on Long Island his entire life. He is an elementary school teacher and has always enjoyed writing as a pastime. Thomas currently lives in Shoreham, New York with his husband Carl, their two sons Andrew and Luke, and loyal dog Jake. Thomas recently won the 2014 NYS 2nd Grade Teacher of the Year Award and was featured on NPR's 50 Great Teachers on All Things Considered. For review copies or author interviews please contact: Thomas Whaley Email: booksinspireme (at) optimum.net Website: http://www.thomaswhaley.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AuthorTomWhaley Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorThomasWhaley
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015
La Luna Productions has announced that it will present GHOST LIGHT: THE HAUNTING, based on Yotsuya Ghost Tales, the Kabuki play inspired by the legend of a horribly betrayed woman named Oiwa. Written by award winning playwright, Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei and Produced and Directed by Emmy Award Winning Penny Bergman, the production previews begin on October 23rd with a special opening night performance on Halloween evening at midnight and will continue through November 8th at TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th St. in Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016
Harlem-based visual artist Tomo Mori will transform the Miller Theatre lobby into an immersive work surrounding viewers with a sponge-stamped waterfall of images, based on her cut and painted mosaic process.
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2013
HBO Films presents in association with SAF Films West MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT, starring Academy Award(R) winner Christopher Plummer ('Beginners'), Academy Award(R) nominee Frank Langella ('Frost/Nixon') and Benjamin Walker ('Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'); directed by Academy Award(R) nominee Stephen Frears ('The Queen') from a script by Shawn Slovo ('A World Apart'); and executive produced by Emmy(R) winner Frank Doelger (HBO's 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Gathering Storm'), Emmy(R) winner Tracey Scoffield (HBO's 'The Gathering Storm'), Jonathan Cameron and Stephen Frears.
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2014
The nominations for the 2014 International Emmy Awards, were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at Mipcom.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015
A Contemporary Theatre and artist Lucia Neare were recently awarded a $40,000 Exploration Grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to participate in the Building Demand for the Arts program.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013
Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, presents New Dances PLUS: Edition 2013 from December 11-15, 2013featuring Juilliard alumna Pina Bausch's Wind von West (Wind from the West) performed by 4th-Year Dancers, plus three world premiere commissions created for each of the classes of Juilliard's Dance Division. This year's innovative choreographers are Juilliard alumnus Takehiro Ueyama (1st-Year Dancers); Brian Brooks (2nd-Year Dancers); and Juilliard alumnus Darrell Grand Moultrie (3rd-Year Dancers).
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016
DRAG QUEENS, and BROADWAY, and WINE.. OH MY!! One of Reading, PA's most popular sell-out shows returns to help raise extra funds for Genesius Theatre!! Join The CABARET All-Stars for an all new tribute to America's Original Entertainment Capitol: The Real Stars Shine on Broadway!!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015
From simple beauty to dazzling grandeur, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor" requires extreme virtuosity from its soloist, making it an ideal centerpiece for Pacific Symphony's upcoming concert, "Beethoven's 'Emperor.'" Pianist Barry Douglas, gold medal winner at the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition, travels from Ireland to tackle this famous concerto under the direction of Grammy-winning guest conductor John Nelson. Nelson, a Costa Rican native, also leads the orchestra in a performance of Schumann's alternately broody and ebullient Symphony No. 2 in C Major, which was premiered in October 1846 under the direction of another well-known composer, Felix Mendelssohn. The Symphony opens the concert with Carl Maria von Weber's imaginative Overture to "Oberon," an opera of magic and elves.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014
Throughout the world, a multitude of cultures each have legends that tell of hidden relics and an ultimate treasure that will grant unlimited wealth and power. In European cultures, the legend of the Holy Grail and the spear of destiny are constantly being used in literature, and in Asian Cultures the Legend of the Japanese Imperial sword Kusanagi and the Hebrew Ark of the Covenant are also receiving the same treatment. These legends though are usually just rumors spread around to create publicity or attract tourists. What would one do if one found out that a legend is true, and that it may lead to the location of the ultimate treasure promising riches and power beyond all comprehension? In 'The Last Will,' author Hermione Kushina has written an exciting brain-teaser of a story filled with mystery, action, suspense and spirituality.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015
The world-touring Tamagawa Taiko Drum and Dance Troupe returns to Philadelphia just before the Japan America Society's 18th Annual Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015
While Asia is an idyllic travel destination any time of year, springtime in Asia offers a certain magic that is unmatched by any other season. Warm climate, blooming landscapes, and a feeling of renewal makes a trip to Asia rejuvenating and exciting. Whether you are planning a spring-break trip with your kids, starting the season with a luxurious getaway or seeking a unique and immersive culture experience, Asia has it all in spades. Asia Transpacific Journeys, a luxury tour operator based out of Boulder, Colorado has built a reputation on extremely personalized and unique voyages for their travelers. From organizing air travel, to arranging a dinner atop lush mountains, no request is too big or too small.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2015
The world-touring Tamagawa Taiko Drum and Dance Troupe returns to Philadelphia just before the Japan America Society's 18th Annual Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015
Following the success of the previous two festivals, the 3rd Annual New York Hot Jazz Festival -- produced by the impresario Michael 'Misha' Katsobashvili, performer Bria Skonberg, and composer/producer Patrick Soluri (of Prohibition Productions and The Salon) -- returns to The Players this year and promises some of the biggest stars of the Hot Jazz and swing scenes in a summit of uptown and downtown talent spanning three generations.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Washington, DC is synonymous with spring and Destination DC, the official tourism and marketing office for the nation's capital, is prepped to help locals and visitors enjoy the season. Destination DC's social channels are packed with trip-planning inspiration. Its website, washington.org, has information, calendars and itineraries, and relaunches in May with expanded neighborhood features and more user-generated content. The season of renewal also welcomes new hotels and restaurants.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017
Jazz virtuoso Akiko Tsuruga will bring the hypnotic sound of her Hammond B-3 organ to Uptown audiences as the Akiko Tsuruga Trio swings into Aaron Davis Hall at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 24. A popular and innovative mainstay on the New York jazz scene, Tsuruga has been praised as one of the most dynamic performers in music. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014
In celebration of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. is offering guests the opportunity to enjoy the most beautiful season in the Nation's Capital with cherry-themed overnight packages, cuisine, cocktails and amenities.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014
In a new Transmusica concert, designed to build bridges to other world cultures, the Young People's Chorus of New York City and Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Nuñez welcome two choirs from Hiroshima, Japan - the Peace and Hope Choir and the Chamber Choir of the Elisabeth University of Music - to promote good will, peace, and friendship. The concert on Wednesday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of St. Joseph in Greenwich Village (365 Sixth Avenue) will also include The Ten, an all-men's ensemble from the University Glee Club of New York City, for an inspiring and entertaining program of music from several cultures.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017
A fictitious Patti Lu Pone is the central character in The Internationals, a new musical by musical theater writer and comedienne Emily Rose Simons, directed by Alexander Notkin, and with musical direction by Kengchakaj Kengkarnka, which will be performed by residents of International House (I-House) on Thursday, March 23 at 7:30 PM as part of its new music performance series, Music at I-House: Then and Now.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017
Rover Dramawerks continues their 17th Season with the World Premiere comedy, Bigger by Ron Peer. Performances will be at Rover's theatre in Plano, located in Ruisseau Village at 221 W. Parker Rd, Suite 580, at the northwest corner of Parker and 75. Performances run January 12 through February 4, 2017 on Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m. and on Saturdays at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m.
by Movies News Desk - Jun 6, 2014
North America's largest showcase of Japanese film and “One of the loopiest… and least predictable of New York's film festivals” (New York Magazine), JAPAN CUTS: The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema returns for its eighth annual installment.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014
There are approximately 1,350 diverse concerts in this year's Make Music New York, which takes place (as always) on the first day of summer, June 21, from dawn 'til dusk. Below are a few highlights!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014
There are approximately 1,350 diverse concerts in this year's Make Music New York, which takes place (as always) on the first day of summer, today, June 21, from dawn 'til dusk. Below are a few highlights, listed chronologically.
by Movies News Desk - Jun 2, 2015
From July 9-19 Japan Society's renowned summer film festival presents 28 features never before seen in New York
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014
12 Miles North today announced the lineup for its 8th Annual Take Me to the River Festival Music and Arts Festival, which will comprise 21 live concerts, two dance performances, over a dozen local food and beverage trucks, new art installations, and a plethora of fun, workshops and outdoor children's activities, September 6th 12:00 - 10:00pm. More than 2,000 people will gather to celebrate one of the final Festivals of the summer season. See below for complete program and ticket information.
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2013
HBO Films presents in association with SAF Films West MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT, starring Academy Award(R) winner Christopher Plummer ('Beginners'), Academy Award(R) nominee Frank Langella ('Frost/Nixon') and Benjamin Walker ('Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'); directed by Academy Award(R) nominee Stephen Frears ('The Queen') from a script by Shawn Slovo ('A World Apart'); and executive produced by Emmy(R) winner Frank Doelger (HBO's 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Gathering Storm'), Emmy(R) winner Tracey Scoffield (HBO's 'The Gathering Storm'), Jonathan Cameron and Stephen Frears.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013
Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, opens its 2013-2014 season with New Dances PLUS: Edition 2013, Wednesday, December 11 through Sunday, December 15, 2013 in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater and features Juilliard alumna Pina Bausch's Wind von West (Wind from the West) performed by the Senior Class, plus three world premiere commissions created for each of the classes of Juilliard's Dance Division. Next season's innovative choreographers are Juilliard alumnus Takehiro Ueyama (1st Year Dancers); Brian Brooks (2nd Year Dancers); and Juilliard alumnus Darrell Grand Moultrie (3rd Year Dancers).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016
Rover Dramawerks continues their SWEET 16 Season with the winner of their Rover SECONDS Play Contest, the romantic comedy, Heels Over Head by Susan Goodell. Performances will be at Rover's theatre in Plano, located in Ruisseau Village at 221 W. Parker Rd, Suite 580, at the northwest corner of Parker and 75. Performances run July 21 - August 13 on Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m. and on Saturdays at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m.
by Movies News Desk - Jul 11, 2013
The JAPAN CUTS: The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema returns for its seventh season, with 10 days of screenings and over 20 titles. JAPAN CUTS 2013 presents the roughest, sharpest, and smoothest of today's cutting-edge Japanese film scene, encompassing bigger-than-life blockbusters, high-concept art house titles, moving and provoking documentaries, delirious rom-coms, refined melodramas and a handful of UFOs-unidentified film objects. Featuring appearances by several special guest filmmakers, JAPAN CUTS 2013 kicks off July 11 with a blowout opening night party and runs through July 21, screening 25 titles, all of which are a mix of New York, U.S. and International premieres. The festival again dovetails with the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which co-presents 12 films of the JAPAN CUTS lineup today, July 11-14.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017
Museum of the Moving Image is pleased to announce the lineup for the First Look Festival, its annual showcase for groundbreaking new moving-image art.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017
In the early 1950s, when she was a student at the Juilliard School, beloved soprano Leontyne Price, who turns 90 on February 10, lived and worked at International House, the Riverside Drive residential community founded by the Rockefeller and Dodge families in1924 dedicated to preparing the next generation of globally-minded leaders.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014
DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Flagstaff following a nine-month, multi-million dollar renovation. The newly upgraded 183-room property, formerly an independent hotel, is located along the iconic Route 66, two miles from historic downtown Flagstaff, and just five miles from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport and 140 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. For guests seeking to enjoy the breathtaking natural sites the area has to offer, DoubleTree by Hilton Flagstaff serves as an ideal base for visiting popular destinations such as Grand Canyon National Park (75 miles), the Petrified National Forest (111 miles) and Meteor Crater (45 miles). The hotel is owned by Uniwell Corporation and managed by Granite Hospitality. This year marks Uniwell's 25th year of ownership of the hotel.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017
In the early 1950s, when she was a student at the Juilliard School, beloved soprano Leontyne Price, who turns 90 on February 10, lived and worked at International House, the Riverside Drive residential community founded by the Rockefeller and Dodge families in1924 dedicated to preparing the next generation of globally-minded leaders.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017
Laurel McHargue wants to know, 'When was the last time you read an adult fairy tale, or any fairy tale, for that matter?' She believes her latest publication, The Hare, Raising Truth, will fill a niche 'and scratch an itch' for readers who enjoy bizarre fantasy, a quick read, and a surprise ending. 'This is not a story you'll read to your children at night.'
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2016
Museum of the Moving Image is pleased to announce the lineup for the First Look Festival, its annual showcase for groundbreaking new moving-image art.
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 29, 2014
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by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013
As part of the Britten 100 Celebrations Birmingham Royal Ballet will perform The Prince of Pagodas in 2014. Ahead of a London Coliseum season from Wednesday 26 until Saturday 29 March the ballet, choreographed by Birmingham Royal Ballet's award-winning director David Bintley, will be performed at The Lowry Salford Quays (30 Jan - 1 Feb), Birmingham Hippodrome (25 Feb - 1 March) and Plymouth's Theatre Royal (19 - 22 March).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013
Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, presents New Dances PLUS: Edition 2013 from tonight, December 11-15, 2013featuring Juilliard alumna Pina Bausch's Wind von West (Wind from the West) performed by 4th-Year Dancers, plus three world premiere commissions created for each of the classes of Juilliard's Dance Division.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016
Harlem-based visual artist Tomo Mori will transform the Miller Theatre lobby into an immersive work surrounding viewers with a sponge-stamped waterfall of images, based on her cut and painted mosaic process.
by BWW - Apr 5, 2015
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by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017
Residents of International House in upper Manhattan treasure its intimate neighboring Sakura Park, with its cherry trees, meandering paths and gazebo making it one of the most romantic spots in the neighborhood.  Small wonder that over the decades such young residents as Paul and Daisy Soros met and fell in love while living at International House (I-House). Now Sakura Park is the inspiration for "Sakura Sweethearts," a celebration of love through the seasons of the year as well as the emotional cycle of the I-House Resident experience.  With music, poems and stories of actual Sakura sweethearts, it will be performed by residents of International House for one night only on Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 PM as part of its new music performance series, Music at I-House: Then and Now.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016
Ellen Davis, a recent divorcee, finds her newfound sense of vulnerability further challenged when she is accused of murdering a friend. In order to prove her innocence, Ellen must take matters into her own hands. Along the way, she struggles with her burgeoning romance with Lieutenant Pete Sakura - a detective with baggage of his own.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016
DRAG QUEENS, and BROADWAY, and WINE.. OH MY!! One of Reading, PA's most popular sell-out shows returns to help raise extra funds for Genesius Theatre!! Join The CABARET All-Stars for an all new tribute to America's Original Entertainment Capitol: The Real Stars Shine on Broadway!!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015
Bonded by a tree rooted in culture and tradition, the Washington, D.C. Ritz-Carlton hotels and the luxury brand's properties throughout Japan have collaborated on an exclusive guide to celebrating Sakura, the iconic Cherry Blossom season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015
From simple beauty to dazzling grandeur, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” requires extreme virtuosity from its soloist, making it an ideal centerpiece for Pacific Symphony's upcoming concert, “Beethoven's 'Emperor.'” Pianist Barry Douglas, gold medal winner at the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition, travels from Ireland to tackle this famous concerto under the direction of Grammy-winning guest conductor John Nelson. Nelson, a Costa Rican native, also leads the orchestra in a performance of Schumann's alternately broody and ebullient Symphony No. 2 in C Major, which was premiered in October 1846 under the direction of another well-known composer, Felix Mendelssohn. The Symphony opens the concert with Carl Maria von Weber's imaginative Overture to “Oberon,” an opera of magic and elves.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016
Rover Dramawerks continues their SWEET 16 Season with the World Premiere comedy, Crisis by Texas playwright Larry Herold. Performances will be at Rover's theatre in Plano, located in Ruisseau Village at 221 W. Parker Rd, Suite 580, at the northwest corner of Parker and 75. Performances run May 26 - June 18 on Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m. and on Saturdays at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m.