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Celebrate Richard Wagner´s 200th birthday with us and download four unreleased tracks from the recording of Der Ring des Nibelungen under the baton of Christian Thielemann. (Int. Release: June 2013) Please note: tracks are available until end of May 22 (CET)
This 43 CD-box features great conductors including Carlos Kleiber, Sir Georg Solti, Eugen Jochum, James Levine and Giuseppe Sinopoli. The edition comes with a 170-page booklet with new liner notes by Christian Wildhagen and a Wagner opera timeline, plus artistphotos and sketches of motifs...
May 24, 2013 (10:30am EDT) To view this release online and get more information about Kelloggs visit: http://newsroom.kelloggcompany.com/index.php?s=27529&item=131447
Kellogg Commits Support For Residents Of Moore, Okla.
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) today announced it will commit more than 640,000 servings of food to support disaster relief efforts following the devastating tornado in Moore, Okla. Four semi-trailers of Kellogg's® cereals and Keebler® snacks are in route to Moore, Okla.,...
May 24, 2013
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Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards Grant
for Free Jazz Concerts in Venice
The $3,000 grant supports the Jazz Club of Sarasota’s popular "Joy of Jazz" series in Centennial Park.
(Sarasota, FL) The Gulf Coast Community Foundation recently awarded the Jazz Club of Sarasota a $3,000 grant to fund the organization's free "Joy of Jazz" series held four times a year in Centennial Park in downtown Venice. The series has been a popular fixture of the area arts and cultural scene for six years, attracting hundreds of area music...
Contact: Greta Hays/Kirstin Franko
May 22, 2013
FULL COMPANY ANNOUNCED FOR RETURN OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED MUSICAL EVENT ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN AT ARENA STAGE AT THE MEAD CENTER FOR AMERICAN THEATER JUNE 21-AUGUST 11, 2013
*** 2013 Helen Hayes Award nominee Mary Bridget Davies reprises her role as Janis Joplin alongside Sabrina Elayne Carten as the Blues Singer ***
(Washington, D.C.) Following a critically acclaimed run at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater this past fall, One Night with Janis Joplin, hailed by The LA Times as “a seismically sensational triumph,” returns for a summer...
WQXR’s OperavorePresents a Preview of Bel Canto at Caramoor 2013, “Verdi in Paris”
Tuesday, June 18 at 7pm IN THE GREENE SPACE
(NEW YORK, NY—May 24, 2013) – In celebration of the bicentennial of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth, WQXR’s Operavore, all-opera stream, radio show, and website, and Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts present a special preview of the Caramoor Summer Music Festival’s annual Bel Canto at Caramoor.On Tuesday, June 18 at 7pm, Caramoor’s Director of Opera, Will Crutchfield, along with soprano Angela Meade, tenor Noah Baetge, and baritone Marco Nisticò will appear at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at...
May 24, 2013
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HERMITAGE APPOINTS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
The Hermitage Artist Retreat and its Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has added a Development Director to its staff. Beginning Monday, June 10, 2013, Linda Mansperger will be the first to hold this newly created position. In this capacity, Mansperger will assist in all aspects of fund raising for the organization, including grant writing and reporting, special events and donor relations.
“Since it officially began bringing in artists in 2005, the Hermitage Artist Retreat...
May 22, 2013
Contact Lisa Rubinstein, 941-373-3803 or
NEW STARs RECEIVE HERMITAGE SUMMER RESIDENCIES
The Hermitage Artist Retreat, along with its partner the Florida Alliance for Arts Education (FAAE) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 State Teachers Artist Residency (STAR) program. Rocky Bridges, Polk County visual artist, Ramiro Malagon, Broward County composer, Kristen Rodriguez, Broward County writer, Melanie Webb, Duval County writer and Beverly Williams, Polk County visual artist are all Florida arts educators who will spend four weeks of their summer vacations as artists-in-residence at...
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DATE: May 24, 2013
SARASOTA’S Favorite antidepressant RETURNS TO THE STAGE
The Fun Begins Saturday, JUNE 8 at 8:30pm
NOW IN THE John C. Court cabaret
(Sarasota, FL) FST Improv returns for another summer season. The kick off is on Saturday, June 8 at 8:30pm in the John C. Court Cabaret and will continue through August 24. Come help the FST Improv troupe create characters and sketches on...
May 23, 2013
PhilGrabskyFilms.com and BY Experience
Present the second title in the series
Following the successful release of Manet: Portraying Life,
EXHIBITION continues with Munch 150 on Thursday, June 27.
On Thursday, June 27,PhilGrabskyfilms.com, in association with Seventh Art Productions, and BY Experience present MUNCH 150, the second title in EXHIBITION, a series of ground-breaking art events created for exclusively for cinema screens. EXHIBITION connects major international art exhibitions to millions of art lovers, across 30 countries.
May 23, 2013
The Unauthorized Harry Experience
A Parody by Dan and Jeff
Begins Previews One Week From Today
Producers Announce Super Fan Ticket Giveaway
New York – The hit off-Broadway show Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff begins performances one week from today, Thursday, May 30, at off-Broadway’s Little Shubert Theatre (422 West 42nd Street). The 13-week return engagement officially opens on Tuesday, June 4th and runs through Sunday, September 1st, 2013.
In celebration of the opening...
PRESS CONTACTS: Benjamin Ferguson, Sixthman PH: 404-526-3525
Schatzi Hageman, Hot Schatz PR PH: 615-782-0078
ALABAMA ANNOUNCES STAR-STUDDED LINEUP FOR THEIR FIRST-EVER MUSIC FESTIVAL AT SEA
Diamond Rio, Craig Morgan, Randy Travis and many more to join country legends for luxury cruise aboard the Norwegian Pearl October 24-28, 2013
Atlanta, GA (May 23, 2013) - Country music legends ALABAMA, in conjunction with Atlanta-based company, Sixthman, are inviting fans to join them for their first ALABAMA & Friends Festival at Sea, a musical extravaganza aboard the Norwegian Pearl. The four night luxury cruise will...
May 22, 2013
TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF GODFREY REGGIO’S VISITORS WITH LIVE ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE BY MEMBERS OF THE TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF THE PHILIP GLASS SCORE; FILM IS PRESENTED BY STEVEN SODERBERGH
Toronto – The Toronto International Film Festival®today announced that Godfrey Reggio’s Visitors, with an original score by Philip Glass and presented by Steven Soderbergh, will have its world premiere at the Festival in September in stunning 4K digital projection with live accompaniment by Members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Michael Riesman. This unique cinematic event takes place on Sunday,...
Pierre-Laurent Aimard Returns as Artistic Director of Aldeburgh Festival (June 7 – 23), Performing Works from Britten to Boulez
“Aimard has virtually turned the festival on its head ... Suddenly, Aldeburgh feels…very international” — Financial Times
Artistic Director of the Aldeburgh Festival since 2009, Pierre-Laurent Aimard – the Grammy Award-winning French pianist – returns to lead the beloved UK institution in its 66th year, which is also the centenary year of founder Benjamin Britten. The festival’s programming ranges from Bach and Byrd to Stravinsky and Shostakovich and to premieres by Elliott Carter, Jonathan Harvey, Judith Weir,...
FIRST: The Story of the London 2012 Olympic Games
Thursday, May 30th 7:30 p.m. (local time) In Select Cinemas Nationwide
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Every two years, the most talented athletes from around the world prepare to follow their dreams and take their place in history at the Olympic Games. In one week relive the greatest sporting event in the world as FIRST: The Story of the London 2012 Olympic Games, comes to select cinemas nationwide.
Follow 12 first-time Olympic athletes on their journey from their homes in different corners of the globe to meet their fate in London....
THE OFFICIAL WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF ASOLO REP
The cast of Pulse. Photo by John Revisky. “I believe that Pulse is one of the most electrifying projects to ever appear on the American musical stage, and everyone at this theatre is so incredibly excited to be having its world premiere at Asolo Rep.” —Michael Donald Edwards, Producing Artistic Director “I’m constantly surprised by Noah’s attention to detail and his ability to continue refining the routines. Just when I think a number is finished, Noah adds a small detail that inevitably heightens and deepens the work. It’s been a joy watching Noah...
May 2013 IN THIS ISSUE:
2013 Athena Scholars Graduate
John Gerzerma Becomes Athena Fellow
Athena Summer Programs at Barnard
Athena Center Events
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2013 Athena Scholars Graduate
Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2013 and the 34 Athena Scholars.
On May 7, 2013, the graduating Athena Scholars joined the Athena staff for dinner to celebrate completion of the program and their upcoming graduation. This graduating class is particularly special, as they were the first to have been with the Athena Center throughout their...
GRANT COMMUNICATIONSMassachusetts - New YorkMay 23, 2013
Mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught
Zubin Mehta, Ann Sophie Mutter, Edith Wiens, and Hans-Jurgen Buchner
in being recognized by Bavarian Government for her outstanding contribution to the arts
Young Irish singer, member of Bavarian State Opera, is the second singer and fifth musician
to receive the Pro meritis scientiae et litterarum, in history of award
In just a little over two years, Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught has made the transition from young singer to an emerging artist whose talent has captured the attention of the international opera public. Since February...
Happy almost Memorial Day!!! Before you head off for some rest and relaxation I wanted to reach out to see if you were planning any last minute cocktail features around the holiday?
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We’ve also just released a new...
May 22, 2013
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TANGLEWOOD 2013 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT(all updates to the original November 27, 2012 announcement appear in green)
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SUMMER SEASON OPENS JULY 5 WITH RAFAEL FRHBECK DE BURGOS LEADING AN ALL-TCHAIKOVSKY PROGRAM FEATURING VIOLINIST JOSHUA BELL, AND CLOSES WITH BERNARD HAITINK LEADING BEETHOVEN’S NINTH SYMPHONY ON AUGUST 25; TICKETS ON SALE AT 888-266-1200 AND WWW.TANGLEWOOD.ORG
2013 TANGLEWOOD SEASON WILL SHINE A SPECIAL SPOTLIGHT ONANDRIS NELSONS, WHO LEADS VERDI’S REQUIEM ON JULY 27, MAKING HIS FIRST APPEARANCE WITH THE ORCHESTRA SINCE BEING APPOINTED THE NEXT BSO MUSIC DIRECTOR
May 22, 2013
Venice Theatre hosts Theatre Winter Haven’s award-winning production of Golda’s Balcony
One woman show will be presented locally before heading to national competition
(Venice, FL) Venice Theatre is pleased to welcome Theatre Winter Haven’s 60-minute production of William Gibson’s acclaimed drama, Golda’s Balcony. This one-woman show recently won top honors - including best actress and best director - at the Florida State Theatre Festival and the Southeastern Theatre Conference. In preparation for the national competition in Carmel, Indiana in June, an encore performance will be presented on Venice Theatre’s MainStage Monday, June 10, 2013 at 7:30...
TO PERFORM WITH THE ROOTS ON
“LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON” TONIGHT
Rock/Blues Legend’s New Album ‘Memphis’
Recently Debuted @ #17 On ‘Billboard Top 200’ Maintains @ #1 On
‘Billboard Blues Chart’
Scaggs Continues To Tour Throughout 2013
“The singer/songwriter's first album in five years oozes with the soul of the title city. His vocals are sublime.” --USA Today
GRAMMY Award winning rock legend Boz Scaggs is celebrating the debut of his latest studio album, MEMPHIS, with a confirmed appearance on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” tonight and an extensive...
DATE: MAY 23, 2013
JOHN FOGERTYEARNS ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE’SHIGHEST RATING—A RARE FIVE STARS—FOR HIS NEW ALBUM‘WROTE A SONG FOR EVERYONE’OUT THIS TUESDAY, MAY 28
“Welcome to guitar paradise: Fogerty nails it with a high-voltage revival of his CCR hit.” – Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone magazine has awarded JOHN FOGERTY’s much-anticipated new album WROTE A SONG FOR EVERYONE its very highest rating—a rare 5 stars—and tags the lead review on the cover, “John Fogerty’s All-Star Revival.”
The album is due out this Tuesday, May 28, the same day FOGERTY--one of rock’s most important artists and a national treasure who’s sold...
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May 23, 2013
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CRN Digital Talk Radio Host Bodie Stroud from In the Garage to co-star with Bret Michaels on Rock My RV
Celebrity auto builder and car expert joins rock personality Michaels to help make over people's RVs into incredible "mobile mansions."
LOS ANGELES, CA - CRN Digital Talk Radio's Bodie Stroud joins rocker and RV enthusiast Bret Michaels on the new Travel Channel series "Rock My RV with Bret Michaels," premiering Sunday, May 26 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT....
The students were awarded $3,000 to pursue their music dreams in college.
Sarasota Chorus of the Keys Awards Two Scholarships towards Music Education
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[May 23, 2013 — Sarasota, Fla.] The award-winning Sarasota Chorus of the Keys, Sarasota’s oldest continuous arts organization, awarded two local high school students the Sheridan E. Brown Memorial Barbershop Scholarships, amounting to $3,000, on Tues., May 14 at their regular rehearsal.
The Scholarship program was started in the late '70s to help graduating seniors with their college expenses in the field of music.
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GRANT COMMUNICATIONSMassachusetts - New YorkMay 23, 2013
Opera Music Broadcast Webcasts the InsightALT Festival, Live from NYC
Starting May 28th at 7PM EST, operamusicbroadcast.com will present a live webcast of InsightALT, a new festival that offers an intimate, inside look into American Lyric Theater's process of creating new creating new operas at all stages of their development.
"not only efficiently reached a much broader audience than what is possible in the house, but the webcast also distributed an operatic experience of the highest artistic quality." Bravo! - GRAYDON ROYCE, Star-Tribune
Public readings of three new...
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Cat Depot STAFF RECEIVES CPR CERTIFICATION
Sarasota, Florida – (May 23, 2013) – Yesterday, two local organizations partnered to save lives. Affairs of the Heart provided full CPR/AED certification to the staff of Cat Depot. After a two-hour on-site class, Cat Depot staff members are now equipped to handle human emergencies -- in addition to the feline variety.
Affairs of the Heart (AOTH) was founded by 17-year-old Georgia Kossoff in 2011. After witnessing a small child drown and...
THE RINGLING PARTICIPATES IN BLUE STAR MUSEUMS
The Ringling is one of more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense
The Ringling is participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense. More than 1,800 museums across America, including The Ringling, are offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013....