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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 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 27, 2012
Mickey Rowe and Laurie Roberts, Arts on the Waterfront coordinators, hope to revitalize and reinvent this event to include both theater and visual art as well as of course the live music that made the series such a staple of the Seattle scene years ago. Arts on the Waterfront will be located next door to the Seattle Aquarium and blocks west of the Seattle Art Museum. Buy local produce at the Pike Place Market and enjoy it next door to the Aquarium while watching free public theater followed by live music and moonlit dancing. There will be performances by local bands SolBird, The Horse Thieves, Country Lips, Fortune Dwellers and more. The event will run June 15-July 1.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2012
This is Just to Say: Live Art II, produced and directed by composer Inhyun Kim, features works by Ms. Kim, as well as composers Judith Ring, Nomi Epstein, and Sonia Megias, and performances by soprano Megan Schubert and pianist David Kalhous. This interdisciplinary concert, which also features work by Naho Taruishi, video artist and dancers/choreographers Coco Karol and Luke Gutgsell, takes place at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia theater at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York City on Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20; Members; Students, Seniors $10; Children are free. For more information, call (212) 864-5400 or visit www.symphonyspace.org.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013
Gotham Chamber Opera presents Daniel Catan's 1988 opera, La hija de Rappaccini (Rappaccini's Daughter), on Mondays, June 17 and 24, 2013 at 7pm at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (rain date June 25). Seating is by general admission on the lawn. Blankets and outside food will be permitted. Boxed picnic dinners will also be available for purchase. Tickets are $35 and are available at www.ticketcentral.com or (212) 279-4200. For more information visit www.gothamchamberopera.org.
by Movies News Desk - Mar 9, 2011
Years before Coppola's Godfather enthralled a nation and decades before "Sopranos" and "Boardwalk Empire" fed viewers' insatiable appetites for serial gangster melodrama, the yakuza (Japanese mafia) were mainstays of the Japanese film industry.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012
Kaz Kojima has announced the USA-Japan Goodwill Concert at Carnegie Hall - Stern Auditorium on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 8PM. The concert will benefit Japan earthquake victims and feature performances by the Goshiki Sakura Chorus from Japan and The Westerchester Chordsmen. Coro Fenice from Japan will also perform.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012
Japan Society's annual all-day culture festival j-CATION traditionally promises "a trip to Japan without ever leaving New York City". But the 2012 installment themed around sakura-or cherry blossoms, a spring season delight in Japan- promises more: one person will walk away with an actual trip to Japan. As the concluding event in the Sakura - Spring Renews, Beauty Blooms programming series commemorating the 100th anniversary of Japan's gift of cherry trees to Washington, DC and New York City's Upper West Side, this year's j-CATION: Sakura transports visitors to a cherry blossom-filled haven of workshops, crafts and mini language lessons; a classic film screening; a Japanese-style game show with a grand prize of a round trip ticket to Japan; live music concerts; DJ party; stunning design art from the exhibition Deco Japan; and a hana-mi (cherry blossom viewing) lounge with seasonally appropriate drinks and snacks for purchase.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012
Japan Society proudly presents Kabuki Dance, led by master dancer Bando Kotoji, as part of the Society's Performing Arts Season spanning Fall 2011 through Spring 2012. This extraordinary traditional program plays three performances only Thursday, March 29 - Saturday, March 31 at Japan Society (333 East 47th Street) as part of a five city East Coast Tour organized by Japan Society and funded by The Japan Foundation in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Japan's gift of cherry trees to Washington, DC and New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012
Resuscitate Theatre takes its production The Bacchae on tour April through June 2012.
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 - Jun 9, 2011
Aspire Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce Reni's monthly Maid Cafe & Show on June 26th.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013
Gotham Chamber Opera presents Daniel Catan's 1988 opera, La hija de Rappaccini (Rappaccini's Daughter), on Mondays, tonight, June 17 and 24, 2013 at 7pm at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (rain date June 25). Seating is by general admission on the lawn. Blankets and outside food will be permitted. Boxed picnic dinners will also be available for purchase.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2012
This is Just to Say: Live Art II, produced and directed by composer Inhyun Kim, features works by Ms. Kim, as well as composers Judith Ring, Nomi Epstein, and Sonia Megias, and performances by soprano Megan Schubert and pianist David Kalhous. This interdisciplinary concert, which also features work by Naho Taruishi, video artist and dancers/choreographers Coco Karol and Luke Gutgsell, takes place at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia theater at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York City tonight, June 16th, 2012 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20; Members; Students, Seniors $10; Children are free. For more information, call (212) 864-5400 or visit www.symphonyspace.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2012
Mickey Rowe and Laurie Roberts, Arts on the Waterfront coordinators, hope to revitalize and reinvent this event to include both theater and visual art as well as of course the live music that made the series such a staple of the Seattle scene years ago. Arts on the Waterfront will be located next door to the Seattle Aquarium and blocks west of the Seattle Art Museum. Buy local produce at the Pike Place Market and enjoy it next door to the Aquarium while watching free public theater followed by live music and moonlit dancing. There will be performances by local bands SolBird, The Horse Thieves, Country Lips, Fortune Dwellers and more. The event will run from today, June 15-July 1.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 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 (3rdYear Dancers).
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 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 July 11-14.
by Movies News Desk - Jul 5, 2012
Oscar(R)-nominated this year for Best Documentary Short Subject, THE TSUNAMI AND THE CHERRY BLOSSOM shows how nature can be a rejuvenating - as well as a destructive - force when it debuts MONDAY, JULY 16 (10:00-10:40 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
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 Movies News Desk - Jul 16, 2012
Oscar(R)-nominated this year for Best Documentary Short Subject, THE TSUNAMI AND THE CHERRY BLOSSOM shows how nature can be a rejuvenating - as well as a destructive - force when it debuts tonight, JULY 16 (10:00-10:40 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012
On Thursday, July 19, 2012, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg kicks off the 38th anniversary of HARLEM WEEK with an official Gala Reception at Gracie Mansion. The afternoon affair will include an excerpt performance by the 2012 Tony award winning cast of Porgy & Bess. In addition to the performance, HARLEM WEEK will honor Carib News on its 30th Anniversary; Sylvia Woods in honor of Sylvia's Restaurants 50th Anniversary; and Jackie Rowe Adams in honor of her tireless community activism and commitment to antiviolence.
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 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 - Jan 23, 2011
Aspire Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce Reni's monthly Maid Cafe & show on January 23rd.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2011
Aspire Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce Reni's monthly Maid Cafe & show on January 23rd.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2012
Japan Society proudly presents Kabuki Dance, led by master dancer Bando Kotoji, as part of the Society's Performing Arts Season spanning Fall 2011 through Spring 2012. This extraordinary traditional program plays three performances only Thursday, March 29 - Saturday, March 31 at Japan Society (333 East 47th Street) as part of a five city East Coast Tour organized by Japan Society and funded by The Japan Foundation in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Japan's gift of cherry trees to Washington, DC and New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2012
AsianInNY, New York's premier online destination for multicultural networking and entertainment, is throwing a festive celebration of the Lunar New Year on February 11, 2012 from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. The event will be located at Bennett Media Studio, 723 Washington Street. In time with the New York Fashion Week, many outstanding Asian designers will present their new collections with runway fashion shows along with an exciting line-up of comedy, music, dance, and martial arts.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2012
AsianInNY, New York's premier online destination for multicultural networking and entertainment, is throwing a festive celebration of the Lunar New Year on February 11, 2012 from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. The event will be located at Bennett Media Studio, 723 Washington Street. In time with the New York Fashion Week, many outstanding Asian designers will present their new collections with runway fashion shows along with an exciting line-up of comedy, music, dance, and martial arts.
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012
BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Phoenix in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!
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 17, 2012
Themed 'Harlem: Where the World Meets the World,' this year's HARLEM WEEK events celebrates Harlem's global presence and international legacy while honoring the 50th anniversary of Jamaica's independence; the 100th anniversaries of South Africa's African National Congress and Japan's Sakura Festival plus much more.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2012
Resuscitate Theatre takes its production The Bacchae on tour April through June 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2012
The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix presents the World Premiere of SAKURA NO NE (Root of the Cherry Tree) from April 13th-22nd.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012
The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix presents the World Premiere of Sakura no Ne (Root of the Cherry Tree). This stage production brings to life the story of two everyday kids and their unexpected relationship with an older Japanese gentleman gardener at The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix. Initially viewed as an unwelcome introduction to Japanese arts,c ulture and activities in Arizona, the kids find themselves willingly learning the importance of understanding the difference between self-confidence and selfishness.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012
Kaz Kojima's USA-Japan Goodwill Concert plays at Carnegie Hall - Stern Auditorium tonight, April 16, 2012 at 8PM. The concert will benefit Japan earthquake victims and feature performances by the Goshiki Sakura Chorus from Japan and The Westerchester Chordsmen. Coro Fenice from Japan will also perform.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2012
Japan Society's annual all-day culture festival j-CATION traditionally promises "a trip to Japan without ever leaving New York City". But the 2012 installment themed around sakura-or cherry blossoms, a spring season delight in Japan- promises more: one lucky person will walk away with an actual trip to Japan.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2012
The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix presents the World Premiere of SAKURA NO NE (Root of the Cherry Tree) from April 13th-22nd.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2012
The Society-wide series Sakura-Spring Renews, Beauty Blooms culminates in Japan Society's annual all-day j-CATION culture fest. Guests are transported to a cherry blossom-filled springtime haven, with activities including a Japanese-style game show (grand prize: one roundtrip ticket to Japan), live bands, art, cinema, workshops, origami, printmaking, karaoke, language lessons, family activities, a hana-mi (cherry blossom viewing) lounge with drinks and snacks, and more.
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