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Shiffman Promoted to SportsCenter Vice President Position by ESPN
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Michael Shiffman has been promoted the position of vice president, content strategy, SportsCenter and News, by ESPN, effective immediately. (more...)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announce Reissue of Seminal Breakthrough Album 'Fever To Tell'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

YEAH YEAH YEAHS have announced details of a vinyl reissue of their seminal, ground-breaking debut, Fever To Tell, on October 20th through Interscope Records / UMe. (more...)

Michael Kannengieser Releases Paranormal Horror Story in BURNING BLUE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

Decent Hill is proud to once again present retired NYPD officer Michael J. Kannengieser, New York native and author of the critically acclaimed police thriller The Daddy Rock and of the new paranormal police horror novel Burning Blue (Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-936085-74-3; Paperback ISBN: 978-1-936085-72-9; eBook ISBN: 978-1-936085-73-6). Burning Blue delivers a wild, unpredictable, and scary ride that promises to keep the reader turning the pages well into the night. (more...)

John Mercurio Announces Book Series Chronicling MLB Records
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Just in time for the 2016 World Series, author John Mercurio releases the first of the 30 most comprehensive baseball team record books ever published. The culmination of more than 38 years of research, Mercurio's new series chronicles each record in hitting, pitching and fielding by every player in the history of major league baseball (MLB). (more...)

Dark Regions Press Launches Kickstarter for BLACK LABYRINTH BOOK II: JOE R. LANSDALE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

Dark Regions Press has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to support the creation of Black Labyrinth Book II: Joe R. Lansdale illustrated by Santiago Caruso. The campaign is currently live and can be viewed here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/chrismorey/black-labyrinth-book-ii-joe-r-lansdale. (more...)

BBC One to Premiere New J.K. Rowling Strike Series, LETHAL WHITE
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

British actors Tom Burke as Cormoran Strike and Holliday Grainger as Robin Ellacott are set to return for a brand new four-part drama in the Strike series, the hit BBC One shows, based on J.K. Rowling's best-selling crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. (more...)

Orson Welles' CITIZEN KANE 75th Anniversary Blu-ray Arrives 11/15
by Movies News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

To mark the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles' cinematic masterpiece CITIZEN KANE, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will release a new Blu-ray and DVD on November 15 (more...)

Orson Welles' CITIZEN KANE 75th Anniversary Blu-ray Arrives Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

To mark the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles' cinematic masterpiece CITIZEN KANE, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will release a new Blu-ray and DVD on November 15 (more...)

Review Roundup: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING!
by Review Roundups - May 5, 2014

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

AN AIR THAT STILL KILLS is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

AN AIR THAT STILL KILLS A 2016 update on America's deadliest environmental disaster BY ANDREW SCHNEIDER AND DAVID MCCUMBER (more...)

G33k & Co, LLC Releases 'The SurReal Mother Geek'
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

G33k & Co. announced today a brand new children's illustrated book and interactive iPad eBook, The SurReal Mother Geek. Geek humor merges with well known nursery rhymes to create new memories parents and children alike will cherish. The ambitious project will publish both digital and print formats of the book and is designed to entertain parents and be age appropriate for children of different reading levels. All Editions are full color. Supported by Kickstarter, in less then a day the campaign has already hit the top 6 choices for kids books in the community. (more...)

ESPN's SPORTS CENTER to Increase Digital Emphasis, Revise TV Lineup
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

SportsCenter, ESPN's flagship since 1979, will launch a series of enhancements beginning next month and continuing through early 2018. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Beauty Pageant 2011!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Mar 22, 2011

The Broadway Beauty Pageant crowned Michael Cusumano (Mr. Chicago) the winner last evening, Monday, March 21st, 2011 at 8:00 PM, at the benefit for The Ali Forney Center, NYC's primary housing resource for homeless LGBT youth. Michael received standing ovations for his brilliant interpretation of his Russian prima ballerina version of the film 'BLACK SWAN' dancing on pointe. A capacity crowd enjoyed the annual show again at the Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street). The award-winning Tovah Feldshuh hosted the not-to-be-missed event The other multi-talented contestants were: Matt Anctil, La Cage aux Folles; Raymond J. Lee, Anything Goes; Brandon Rubendall, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; and James Tabeek, Mary Poppins. Lee Roy Reams opened the show with a long boa singing and dancing with the contestants in a special number 'Beautiful Boys' created by Gerard Alessandrini.. Conceived byJeffery Self and directed by Ryan J Davis, musical direction byChristopher Denny, choreography by Erin Porvaznika; lighting design by Brian Tovar. The evening was produced by Wil Fisher,Ryan J. Davis, Jeffery Self and Matthew Oberstein. (more...)

Michael Cusumano Wins Broadway Beauty Pageant
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

The Broadway Beauty Pageant crowned Michael Cusumano (Mr. Chicago) the winner last evening, Monday, March 21st, 2011 at 8:00 PM, at the benefit for The Ali Forney Center, NYC's primary housing resource for homeless LGBT youth. Michael received standing ovations for his brilliant interpretation of his Russian prima ballerina version of the film 'Black Swan' dancing on pointe. A capacity crowd enjoyed the annual show again at the Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street). The award-winning Tovah Feldshuh hosted the not-to-be-missed event The other multi-talented contestants were: Matt Anctil, La Cage aux Folles; Raymond J. Lee, Anything Goes; Brandon Rubendall, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; and James Tabeek, Mary Poppins. Lee Roy Reams opened the show with a long boa singing and dancing with the contestants in a special number 'Beautiful Boys' created by Gerard Alessandrini.. Conceived by Jeffery Self and directed by Ryan J Davis, musical direction by Christopher Denny, choreography by Erin Porvaznika; lighting design by Brian Tovar. The evening was produced by Wil Fisher, Ryan J. Davis, Jeffery Self and Matthew Oberstein. (more...)

The BROADWAY BEAUTY PAGEANT Held Tonight, Benefits Ali Forney Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2011

The Broadway Beauty Pageant is TONIGHT, Monday, March 21st, 2011 at 8:00 PM, benefiting The Ali Forney Center, NYC's primary housing resource for homeless LGBT youth. (more...)

Google Launches Shakespeare Resource Website
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2006

On June 14th, Google Book Search launched its 'Summer with Shakespeare' site, a place to find and search all the plays of Shakespeare -- from the popular favorites to the lesser-known gems (more...)

A.C.T. Celebrates 25th Anniversary of WORDS ON PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced today that Words on Plays-the institution's in-depth performance guide series-is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Created in 1994 in response to audience members requesting the program before seeing the show, this entertaining and informative publication offers revealing artist interviews, original articles, and additional background information about the historical and cultural context of the plays included in A.C.T.'s subscription season. (more...)

Canongate Books Launches Campaign for Ruth Ozeki's A TALE FOR THE TIME BEING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

Canongate Books is launching an innovative campaign for Ruth Ozeki's new novel, A Tale for the Time Being, including several elements unprecedented in the publishing world. (more...)

ESPN to Present MLS Cup 2013, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2013

Adrian Healey, Taylor Twellman and Mónica Gónzalez will call the action with host Max Bretos, Alexi Lalas, Kasey Keller and Alejandro Moreno providing studio coverage from site. (more...)

ESPN to Present MLS Cup 2013, 12/8
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

Adrian Healey, Taylor Twellman and Mónica Gónzalez will call the action with host Max Bretos, Alexi Lalas, Kasey Keller and Alejandro Moreno providing studio coverage from site. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

This is our first gift book issue of the season, and beyond the 20 titles reviewed below, I'd like mention a few lavish offerings, like The Cosmic Script: Sacred Geometry and the Science of Arabic Penmanship (Inner Traditions, $150). In two slipcased volumes, Ahmed Moustafa and Stefan Sperl cover the history of Islamic calligraphy in spectacular fashion.Just as gorgeous is the Metropolitan Museum of Art's The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp: The Persian Book of Kingsby Sheila R. Canby ($75)--an illustrated epic poem from the 10th century. These illuminated pages are known as the most beautiful of All Editions. (more...)

Kids' Chapter Book Revealing the Mysteries of the Christian Faith
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

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