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Dana Canedy Named New Publisher At Simon and Schuster

Since 2017, Ms. Canedy, 55, has been the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, overseeing a period when the awards have acknowledged an increasingly diverse body of work, including the music of Kendrick Lamar. Before that she worked at the the New York Times for 20 years, and winning a Pulitzer. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, New York Times, Words, Simon, Canedy, Dana Canedy, 07.06.20, Kendrick Lamar Before


Thomas Jefferson’s Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Great Grandson Poses for a Presidential Portrait

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness…  —Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America He was a brilliant man who preached equality, but he didn’t practice it. He owned people. And now I’m here because of it. —Shannon LaNier, co-author of Jefferson’s Children: The Story of One American Family Many of the Amer...
Tags: Google, Art, Photography, College, Virginia, America, History, Current Affairs, Museums, New York Times, Kkk, Madison, Thomas Jefferson, United States of America, Abraham Lincoln, Maya Rudolph


Shannon LaNier Poses as His Sixth Great-Grandfather Thomas Jefferson: Two Portraits Juxtaposed

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness…  —Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America He was a brilliant man who preached equality, but he didn’t practice it. He owned people. And now I’m here because of it. —Shannon LaNier, co-author of Jefferson’s Children: The Story of One American Family Many of the Amer...
Tags: Google, Art, Photography, College, Virginia, America, History, Current Affairs, Museums, New York Times, Kkk, Madison, Thomas Jefferson, United States of America, Abraham Lincoln, Maya Rudolph


How a Black woman turned quilting into a surprisingly radical art form

The New York Times has a fascinating new article about the life and work of Rosie Lee Tompkins, whose stunning quilting art is currently the subject of a retrospective exhibit (online, and in person) at the UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive. I certainly hadn't heard of Tompkins before this. Nor had I given much thought to quilting as a modern art form, let alone a radical one. Sure, I'd seen centuries-old craftwork on display in museums. But, as I learned from the Times article, T...
Tags: Art, Post, News, New York Times, Times, Martin Luther King Jr, Kennedy, Modern Art, Jesus Christ, Uc Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive, Tompkins, Quilting, Quilts, Quilt, Roberta Smith, Black Art


Bubbling Brown Sugar

It is true that historically the American musical theatre has been dominated by white artists and white stories. There have been a couple of periods of increased activity and evolution in the black musical, in the 1910s and 20s, and again in the early 1970s, but only recently have black artists and stories taken a more active, more visible role in moving our art form forward.New Line has produced Passing Strange but no other explicitly black musicals. We are proud that our casts are always dive...
Tags: New York, Musicals, Theatre, America, History, Chicago, New York Times, Amsterdam, Broadway, African American, New Orleans, Savion Glover, Theater, Buffalo, Alice Walker, Black Lives Matter


Dutch art detective says he has 'proof of life' of stolen Van Gogh painting

Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring was snatched from a museum in Laren in MarchDutch detectives are investigating two apparent “proof of life” photographs of a £5m Vincent van Gogh painting stolen from a museum during the coronavirus lockdown.The images appear to show Van Gogh’s Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring alongside a copy of the New York Times published on the day of the painting’s theft. Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Europe, World news, Culture, Art and design, New York Times, Netherlands, Art Theft, Van Gogh, Vincent Van Gogh, Nuenen, Laren, Parsonage Garden


Bob Dylan Shares That GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Made Him Cry

Bob Dylan chats with The New York Times about his recent music releases, as well as his thoughts on Girl From the North Country. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Bob Dylan, New York Times, BWW News Desk


Celia Rose Gooding, Kenny Leon, Adrienne Warren and More to Take Part in New York Times Panel Discussion

New York Times Critic-At-Large Wesley Morris will be moderating a panel discussion with Broadway artists, responding to national unrest as part ofOFFSTAGE OPENING NIGHT, tomorrow, June 11th. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New York Times, Broadway, Wesley Morris, BWW News Desk, Celia Rose Gooding Kenny Leon Adrienne Warren, New York Times Panel Discussion


Executive Director – Orlando Ballet

Orlando Ballet invites applications and nominations for this important co-leadership position, working closely with Artistic Director Robert Hill. Orlando Ballet has seen significant growth, both artistically and operationally, over the past several seasons including the opening of Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre, a beautiful, new, state-of-the-art facility. The next Executive Director, working collaboratively with the Artistic Director, the staff, and the board, will help craft a future vision...
Tags: Art, Florida, Board of Directors, Jobs, Mexico, US, Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States, New York Times, Ballet, Lincoln Center, Orlando, Board, Robert Hill, Hill, Cirque


How the Visionary Artist Christo (RIP) Changed the Way We See the World

Husband and wife team Christo and Jeanne-Claude produced what is arguably the most grandiose body of work in modern history. Their temporary monuments to the very idea of hugeness were viewable from space and impossible to ignore on the ground: Entire islands wrapped in miles of pink fabric. Gargantuan yellow and blue umbrellas placed up and down the coasts of California and Japan. The Reichstag bundled up in white fabric like a massive, shiny Christmas gift. These projects left an indel...
Tags: Google, Art, Japan, California, College, France, New York Times, Paris, Seoul, Central Park, Christo, Facebook Twitter, Charles de Gaulle, William Grimes, Josh Jones, Claude Monet


Wake Up With BWW 5/29: New York Times Will Celebrate the 19/20 Season, and More!

Today's top stories The New York Times will celebrate the 1920 Broadway season, Ryan Murphy aims to run The Normal Heart and The Destiny of Me on Broadway, and more [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, New York Times, Broadway, Ryan Murphy, Stephi Wild


Patti LuPone, Elizabeth Stanley, and More Set For New York Times Celebration of Shows of the 2019/20 Broadway Season, 'Offstage: Opening Night'

The New York Times is celebrating the Broadway season that was cut short by the health crisis with a livestreamed event, Offstage Opening Night. The event will be held on Thursday, June 11 at 7 p.m. ET. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New York Times, Broadway, BWW News Desk, Patti LuPone Elizabeth Stanley, More Set For New York Times Celebration of Shows


Breaking: Playwright, Author & Activist Larry Kramer Dies at 84

According to the New York Times, Larry Kramer passed away this morning inManhattanfrompneumonia. He was 84 years old. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New York Times, Larry Kramer, BWW News Desk


Theaters Across the U.S. Are Losing Hope For a 2020 Return

A new report from the New York Times shows that many theaters across the U.S. are beginning to lose hope of returning to the stage before the year is out. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New York Times, BWW News Desk


Disney Reveals Development Continues for Musical Adaptations of BEDKNOBS & BROOMSTICKS, THE JUNGLE BOOK & More!

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, Disney Theatrical Productions has just announced that Frozen will not return to Broadway when theatre comes back, but the Disney magic will continue in other projects. According to the New York Times, development continues for a new Beauty and the Beast, which is aiming to open in the US in 2022 a new version of Aida, which will open in Germany in 2022 and a fully musicalizedversion of Hercules. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Frozen, Germany, Theatre, Disney, US, New York Times, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, Disney Theatrical Productions, BWW News Desk, Disney Reveals Development Continues


How to Be Creative Right Now, With Jerry Saltz

Does physical distancing have you feeling the blahs? We’re reviving our creative instincts this week with help from Jerry Saltz, New York Magazine’s senior art critic and author of the New York Times bestseller How to Be An Artist. Hear Jerry talk about his secrets to finding inspiration in these isolating times, as…Read more...
Tags: Art, Inspiration, Creativity, New York Times, Fine Art, Lifehacks, New York Magazine, Jerry, Jerry Saltz


New Hilma af Klint Documentary Explores the Life & Art of the Trailblazing Abstract Artist

It's not often an entire chapter of art history textbooks needs rewriting, but as fans of Hilma af Klint see it, one such time has come. A Swedish artist and mystic who lived from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century, af Klint left behind a body of work amounting to more than 1,200 paintings — all of which she insisted not be taken out of storage until 20 years after her death. She suspected the public wouldn't be ready for them before then, and she was more right than she knew: offered ...
Tags: Google, Art, Facebook, Film, College, History, New York Times, Steve Martin, Seoul, Wassily Kandinsky, Stockholm, Scott, Facebook Twitter, Moderna Museet, Rudolf Steiner, Hilma


Joel Grey Pens Essay on the Struggle of Life Without Theatre and Looks Ahead to the Great Works that Will Come

Broadway fans everywhere continue to feel a void in the absence of live theatre, and Joel Grey is no exception. The Tony winner has written an opinion piece, featured in the New York Times, in which he admits to his struggle with the today's reality. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New York Times, Broadway, Tony, Joel Grey, BWW News Desk


A New York Times And Guardian Critic Tries Out ‘Remote Immersive Theater’ At Home

Alexis Soloski got texts from Romeo (who’s a bit of a jerk), helped someone held hostage in Venezuela undo handcuffs, failed to help a pilot land a 747, told an inspector for the Misplaced Keepsakes Division about her long-lost Piaget watch, and (“because I am a terrible props mistress”) scalded herself while attempting Play in a Bathtub. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Theatre, New York Times, Venezuela, Romeo, Piaget, Alexis Soloski, 04.16.20


Update: Disney on Broadway's 25th Anniversary Concert Benefit Stream Canceled After Union Dispute

According to the New York Times, the one-night-only benefit 'Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway' which was to be streamed to raise money for Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund has now been canceled. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Disney, New York Times, Broadway, BWW News Desk, Broadway CaresEquity


Bavarian State Opera's 7 DEATHS OF MARIA CALLAS Postponed Due to the Health Crisis

The New York Times has reportedthatMarina Abramovic's new opera7 Deaths of Maria Callas, has been postponed due the ongoing global health crisis. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New York Times, Abramović, Maria Callas, BWW News Desk


National Symphony Orchestra Musicians To Receive Pay Cuts But Will Not Be Furloughed

The New York Times has reported thatThe National Symphony Orchestra's musicians will be receiving pay cuts, but will not be furloughed, under a new deal between their union and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New York Times, National Symphony Orchestra, BWW News Desk, John F Kennedy Center


Before There Was ‘The Onion’, There Was ‘Not The New York Times’

An April Fool’s story that’s actually true: back during the 1978 newspaper strike in New York City, a group of writers and editors that included some now-illustrious names — George Plimpton, Nora Ephron, Carl Bernstein, Terry Southern, Frances FitzGerald — put together a parody newspaper and got it onto newsstands. Here’s the first-ever oral history of this proto-Onion from some of the folks involved. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, New York City, New York Times, Words, 04.01.20


PBS Executive Chloe Aaron Has Passed Away

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Chloe Aaron, a top PBS executive, has passed away at age 81 due tocancer and related complications, according to the New York Times. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New York Times, Pbs, BWW News Desk, Chloe Aaron


When All the Zingers Were Fit to Print

In 1978, a mischievous band of writers that included George Plimpton and Nora Ephron teamed up to create a spoof of The New York Times. Turns out, Times journalists were among them.
Tags: Art, News, Newspapers, New York Times, Village Voice, Rooney, Nora Ephron, Terry, Collins, Strikes, Craig, Southern, Onion, Bernstein, Spencer, George


Video Flashback: Julie Halston Reads a New York Times Wedding Announcement

Julie Halston has taken to Facebook to release daily flashback clips from her past performances. Her most recent is a video of her reading a New York Times wedding announcement. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Facebook, Theatre, New York Times, Julie Halston, Stage Tube, New York Times Wedding Announcement


10 things you did as a kid that you should start doing again

Growing up doesn't mean your life has to be all about work.Studies have shown that playing and being creative has numerous health benefits for adults of all ages.Simple exercises like drawing, finishing a puzzle, or taking breaks outdoors can have a positive impact on your life. Peter Pan had the right idea: growing up is overrated. As adults we often forget to stop and have fun in between paying bills and being productive members of society. We're often stressed about our lives and the world...
Tags: Art, Toys, Games, Nasa, Mental Health, Puzzles, Lego, New York Times, Moon, Innovation, Exercise, Peter Pan, Art Therapy, BPA, American Art Therapy Association, Jeannie Kenkare


Capturing a World of Emptiness

How a team of photographers documented the quiet desolation of cities during the pandemic.
Tags: Art, Twitter, Photography, News, Germany, Masks, Social Media, Colombia, New York Times, New Jersey, Epidemics, Brazil, South America, Ny, Politics And Government, London (England


James V. Hatch, Archivist of Black Theater, Has Passed Away at 91

The New York Times has reported that James V. Hatch, a historian of black theater passed away on Feb 14. Hatch, with his wife Camille Billops, created a large archive of interviews with black actors, singers, writers and artists. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New York Times, Hatch, BWW News Desk, Camille billops, James V Hatch Archivist of Black Theater, James V Hatch


Watch the Ailey Dancers Take to Instagram to Perform From REVELATIONS

The New York Times has reportedthat theAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater has come together virtually for a recent project, a dance posted to Instagram to bring joy and movement to everyone while remaining safe, healthy, and at home. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Instagram, Theatre, New York Times, BWW News Desk, Ailey American Dance Theater



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