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2013 NYC Big Apple Grapple Arm Wrestling Championships Set for Cheap Shots Sports Bar, 4/272013 NYC Big Apple Grapple Arm Wrestling Championships Set for Cheap Shots Sports Bar, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2013

The New York Arm Wrestling Association (NYAWA) announced today that the Cheap Shots Sports Bar (149-05 Union Turnpike Flushing, NY 11367) will host the 36th Annual NYC Big Apple Grapple International Arm Wrestling Championships (NYC's premiere arm wrestling championship) on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 1 p.m. (more...)
New World School of the Arts Dancers to Perform Work of Merce Cunningham at 92Y, 4/5New World School of the Arts Dancers to Perform Work of Merce Cunningham at 92Y, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2013

New World School of the Arts(NWSA) college dancers will perform a Cunningham MinEvent as part of the Fridays At Noon series entitled: Merce Cunningham: New Perspectives, A Living Legacy, in New York City. (more...)
Archipelago Books to Host A CELEBRATION OF YANNIS RITSOS at Poets House, 4/11Archipelago Books to Host A CELEBRATION OF YANNIS RITSOS at Poets House, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2013

Join Archipelago Books and Poets House for a night of poetry celebrating the work of Yannis Ritsos, 'the greatest poet of our age' (Louis Aragon). Karen Emmerich and Edmund Keeley will read from their remarkable translation of his Diaries of Exile, followed by a discussion of his work (more...)
Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre to Present DINING ALONE at Baryshnikov Arts Center, 4/18-19Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre to Present DINING ALONE at Baryshnikov Arts Center, 4/18-19
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2013

The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) will present Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre this month in BAC's Howard Gilman Performance Space. Performances will be held as originally scheduled on April 18 and 19, Thursday and Friday at 7:30pm, with an additional, third performance now scheduled for Thursday, April 18 at 9:30pm. (more...)
William Christie to Conduct Les Arts Florissants in DAVID ET JONATHAS at BAM, 4/17-21William Christie to Conduct Les Arts Florissants in DAVID ET JONATHAS at BAM, 4/17-21
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2013

Following their landmark revival of Atys in 2011, esteemed conductor William Christie and his early music ensemble Les Arts Florissants return to BAM with another French Baroque gem: David et Jonathas, in a production directed by the general manager of Zurich Opera House Andreas Homoki, making his US debut. (more...)
Jared Moshe's DEAD MAN'S BURDEN to Open in New York, 5/3Jared Moshe's DEAD MAN'S BURDEN to Open in New York, 5/3
by Movies News Desk - April 2, 2013

DEAD MAN'S BURDEN, directed by Jared Moshe, opens in New York on May 3rd. The film was an Official Selection of the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival, 2012 Hamptons International Film Festival and 2012 New Orleans Film Festival. (more...)
THE INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS, BOOK ONE: TARGET EARTH to Offer Free Preview at Drama Bookshop, 4/5THE INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS, BOOK ONE: TARGET EARTH to Offer Free Preview at Drama Bookshop, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2013

Catch a free preview performance of The Intergalactic Nemesis Book One: 'Target Earth,' a sci-fi, live-action graphic novel in which three actors, a Foley artist and musician perform all the voices, sound effects and music for full color, hand-drawn comic book panels. (more...)
Stacy Morrison, Jaime Fernandez and More Set for LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER Reading Series at Symphony Space, 5/12Stacy Morrison, Jaime Fernandez and More Set for LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER Reading Series at Symphony Space, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2013

On Sunday, May 12 at 5pm at Peter Norton Symphony Space on New York's Upper West Side, the Listen To Your Mother Reading Series (www.ListenToYourMotherShow.com) will give 'Mother's Day a Microphone' as the city and an inspirational group of women and men come together to celebrate motherhood and parenting in a meaningful new way. Included in the cast of the New York City show are former Editor in Chief of Redbook Magazine Stacy Morrison (now Editor in Chief of BlogHer.com), comedian Jaime Fernandez, New York City creative writing teacher Susan Buttenwieser, social justice attorney and LGBT activist Nivea Castro and author Tracy Beckerman (whose book Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir comes out in early April). (more...)
Jim Ridl to Play NYC's The Kitano, The 55 Bar and Cape Bank Jazz @ The Point in NJ, April 2013Jim Ridl to Play NYC's The Kitano, The 55 Bar and Cape Bank Jazz @ The Point in NJ, April 2013
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2013

Jim Ridl has announced his upcoming performances for April 2013. Details follow! (more...)
Symphony Space Presents HARLEM RESONANCE Spring Festival, Now thru 5/11Symphony Space Presents HARLEM RESONANCE Spring Festival, Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2013

The Harlem Resonance Festival (tonight, April 2 - May 11) is Symphony Space's second annual multi-disciplinary thematic spring festival, following last year's celebration of Gertrude Stein's Paris. (more...)
The Kitchen Presents NY Premiere of MR. TOL E. RANCE, Now thru 4/6The Kitchen Presents NY Premiere of MR. TOL E. RANCE, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2013

From tonight to Saturday, April 2-6, 2013, The Kitchen presents the New York premiere of choreographer Camille A. Brown's Mr.TOL E. RAncE. Inspired by Spike Lee's controversial film Bamboozled and Mel Watkins' book On The Real Side: Laughing, Lying, And Signifying - The Underground Tradition of African American Humor that Transformed American Culture, from Slavery to Chris Rock, Brown's ensemble piece celebrates the humor and perseverance of the black performer while examining the stereotypes that persist in popular black culture. Mr. TOL E. RancE is performed by Brown and her company: Juel D. Lane, Mayte Natalio, Waldean Nelson, Mora-Amina Parker, Willie 'Tre' Smith III and KeonThoulouis, and features original music, which will be played live by Scott Patterson. (more...)
2CELLOS Kick Off U.S. Headlining Tour Today2CELLOS Kick Off U.S. Headlining Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2013

The innovative Croatian duo 2CELLOS, Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, announce their first U.S. national tour starting April 2013 in support of IN2ITION, their sophomore album available now on Sony Masterworks. (more...)
Secret Theatre and Keele Howard-Stone to Present SO MUCH BOX Live Comedy, Beg. 4/3Secret Theatre and Keele Howard-Stone to Present SO MUCH BOX Live Comedy, Beg. 4/3
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2013

The So Much Box Comedy show is a new, live comedy event. Each quarterly performance brings audiences a unique combination of stand-up, sketches, and musical explosions. This first installment, coming to the Secret Theatre April 3rd at 8pm, features headliner Shane Mauss, up-and-comer Billy Prinsell, and musician Taylor Ferrera. (more...)
3 Legged-Dog to Launch New Salon Series with 3LD SALON: THE VIDEO DESIGNER, 4/83 Legged-Dog to Launch New Salon Series with 3LD SALON: THE VIDEO DESIGNER, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2013

3-Legged Dog (Kevin Cunningham, Artistic Director) will launch their new salon series on Monday, April 8 at 7:30 PM with 3LD SALON: The Video Designer. 3LD SALON: The Video Designer takes place at 3LD Art and Technology Center (80 Greenwich Street, between Edgar and Rector Streets). (more...)
Designers Jenn Burgos and Shakeema Thomas and More Set for IN HONOR OF CAROL GALVIN Benefit for Bright Pink, 5/8Designers Jenn Burgos and Shakeema Thomas and More Set for IN HONOR OF CAROL GALVIN Benefit for Bright Pink, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2013

CG Talent Management has announced In Honor Of Carol Galvin, a benefit supporting cancer research, on Wednesday, May 8th at EVR. All proceeds will be donated to Bright Pink, the only national non-profit organization focusing on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young woman. (more...)
John Lurie to Return to Nitehawk Cinema for MEN IN ORBIT, Q&A and More, 4/17, 20 & 24John Lurie to Return to Nitehawk Cinema for MEN IN ORBIT, Q&A and More, 4/17, 20 & 24
by Movies News Desk - April 1, 2013

After hosting a very special one-night event with the estimable John Lurie last November, at which Nitehawk Cinema screened three episodes of his cult-classic television series Fishing With John to a sold-out crowd, Nitehawk is thrilled to have Lurie back to present more episodes as well as the rarely seen film he directed called Men in Orbit (1979), his music video Big Heart, and an artist video featuring his paintings called First and Royal Queen. (more...)
Photo Flash: Lynn Whitfield, Ronald K. Brown and More at EVIDENCE, A DANCE COMPANY's Torch BallPhoto Flash: Lynn Whitfield, Ronald K. Brown and More at EVIDENCE, A DANCE COMPANY's Torch Ball
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2013

Evidence, A Dance Company paid tribute to the life and legacy of Beth Young, a dance enthusiast and long-time supporter of Evidence, A Dance Company, and recognized Goldman, Sachs & Co. and, Valentino D. Carlotti for supporting the arts and community outreach at The Torch Ball on March 25 at New York City's The Plaza Hotel. Proceeds from the black tie affair support Evidence's mission to promote understanding of the African Diaspora through dance, music and storytelling. Scroll below for photos from the event! (more...)
Fifty2&Nine Launches New Web Series CONVERSATIONS WITH MY EX TonightFifty2&Nine Launches New Web Series CONVERSATIONS WITH MY EX Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2013

Fifty2&Nine launches a new web series, CONVERSATIONS W/ MY EX, to be featured on Gwist TV (www.youtube.com/gwist). The series is scheduled to premiere today, April 1, 2013 with an eight-episode first season. (more...)
Louis Armstrong House Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month, April 2013Louis Armstrong House Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month, April 2013
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2013

Louis Armstrong House Museum is celebrating Jazz Appreciation month in style this April. 85 years ago, Louis Armstrong recorded one of his all-time masterpieces, 'West End Blues,' one of the most important records in jazz history. For Jazz Appreciation Month, the Museum's historic house tours will feature an ultra rare recording of Louis Armstrong performing 'West End Blues' live at Freedomland in 1961. This performance was recently donated to the Museum's Archives by the son of Freedomland sound engineer Peter Denis. Previously unissued and not in any discographies, it will be featured only during Jazz Appreciation Month! This recording compliments the Museum's current exhibit, Louis Armstrong at Freedomland that closes April 30, 2012. (more...)
MY HIGH SCHOOL BOYFRIEND WAS GAY Plays UCB East TonightMY HIGH SCHOOL BOYFRIEND WAS GAY Plays UCB East Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2013

My High School Boyfriend Was Gay will play tonight, April 1, 2013, at 8pm at Upright Citizens Brigade East, located at 153 East 3rd St. (bet A/B), New York, NY. (more...)
Ruth Carlin to Guest on BROADWAY AFTER DARK, 4/1Ruth Carlin to Guest on BROADWAY AFTER DARK, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2013

Singer Ruth Carlin, whose debut album 'Moon Song' will be released at her show of the same name at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on Saturday, April 6 at 8:00 PM, will be Ward Morehouse III's special guest on his TV show Broadway After Dark. (more...)
Duduka da Fonseca Combo to Play the Kitano, 4/5-6Duduka da Fonseca Combo to Play the Kitano, 4/5-6
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2013

Duduka da Fonseca Combo, Jazz Samba and Jobim will play Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6, 2013 at Kitano, with sets at 8 and 10 p.m. (more...)
ADC Jubilee Gala and Spring Fundraiser GIVING BACK AND MOVING FORWARD to Benefit NAA, 5/3-4ADC Jubilee Gala and Spring Fundraiser GIVING BACK AND MOVING FORWARD to Benefit NAA, 5/3-4
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2013

Amalgamate Dance Company (ADC) is not your typical dance company. Moving beyond concert dance as a beautiful art form to watch to dance for a purpose, ADC presents 'Giving Back and Moving Forward' as an artistic platform for communities to actively engage in charity work. For their annual Spring Gala, ADC has chosen to raise aphasia awareness in conjunction with The National Aphasia Association (NAA). ADC will offer two exciting programs including the premiere of a new dance work inspired by Aphasia research and a documentary of the making of the dance work. (more...)
Stars of China's Got Talent and Asian Wave Team for THE PERFORMANCE OF A DREAM at Alice Tully Hall TonightStars of China's Got Talent and Asian Wave Team for THE PERFORMANCE OF A DREAM at Alice Tully Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2013

New York audiences are in for a special treat when winners and top finalists from Asia's two most popular TV Talent shows - China's Got Talent and Asian Wave, which are seen by more than 800-million viewers - make their American stage debuts in the US Premiere of The Performance of a Dream at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall at 7 PM tonight, March 31, 2013. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company's 30th Season: The Art of Dance Making UnveiledBWW Reviews: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company's 30th Season: The Art of Dance Making Unveiled
by Kayt MacMaster - March 30, 2013

The theme of inquiry is particularly evident in the thirtieth season celebration, Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music, presented at The Joyce Theater. Play and Play is, as it turns out, a masterfully assembled works-in-progress showing of two current pieces, "Ravel: Landscape or Portrait?" and "Story/." (more...)

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