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CLARKSVILLE, TN – (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Nearly 120 guests attended the annual Soldiers and Families Embraced fundraising breakfast on Thursday at the Madison Room. It was the organization’s first in-person fundraiser since 2019 due to the pandemic. “This year, our theme was ‘Embracing Our Mission’, where we wanted to focus on SAFE’s mission, and despite …

NEW YORK CITY — About 1,500 New York City public school students and their teachers saw “The Lion King” on Broadway for free Wednesday, part of a long-running program that had to be put on hold for two years in due to the COVID pandemic. But now that Broadway has resumed operations, so has Disney …

WEST – Several companies that have already worked on expansion projects at two area YMCAs and the renovation of the United Theater are assessing the Tower Street School building to determine its mechanical needs, design sustainable renovations and help assess the community needs and potential new uses for the building, according to a representative from …

The Connecticut Legislature is considering a recommendation from the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers for a pilot program of integrated health care in pediatric practices. As a state, we continually face the challenge of obtaining behavioral health services and accessing a population we hold dear – our children. Whether it’s the …

Lyric Theater brings ‘Grease’ to stage after COVID-19 hurdles Lyric Theater presents “Grease” at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School. Michael Baron talks about the trials of COVID-19 on arts organizations. Addison Kliewer and Sarah Phipps, Oklahoma After more than two decades with Allied Arts, Deborah McAuliffe Senner is retiring later this year as president and …

SWARTHMORE – Spotlight Theater will present “The Wedding Singer,” at 8 p.m. on Fridays, February 18 and 25 and Saturdays, February 19 and 26, and at 2 p.m. on Sundays, February 20 and 27. “The Wedding Singer” is based on the new Line Cinema Film, as well as the book by Chad Beguelin and Tim …

The Arts Club Theater production of Noises Off is set to open February 15. But are audiences ready to get back to the show after two long years of COVID? It was February 2020 when Colleen Winton stood with her castmates and said “Curtain” to bring the Arts Club Theater show series Noises off to …

The National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene today announced that musical theater icons Chip Zien and Sierra Boggess will lead the cast of the acclaimed musical Harmony by legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman in March 2022. At the Helm will be Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle directing the New York debut of this …

The cultural sector has been hit hard during the pandemic. Courtesy of LANGSTON Anecdotally, we knew that COVID-19 had hit the arts sector hard. Now we have more data to back it up. Sponsored On Wednesday, ArtsFund released a massive report detailing the far-reaching impact of the pandemic on arts organizations in Washington state. the …

NMMS News: SANTA FE — New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) and the New Mexico Department of Economic Development (NMEDD) announced Friday that $2.5 million has been awarded for revitalization projects in 13 NMMS districts. The NMMS Public Infrastructure Capital Expenditure Program provides funds for upgrades in a targeted public investment area. Projects must be an economic …

LITTLE ROCK, Ark – A community theater in Little Rock said they were “unfairly turned down” after receiving multiple refusals for a federal grant program. The US Small Business Association designed the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program last spring to help theaters struggling to pay their bills during the pandemic. The SBA was to pay …

PLATSBURGH – The Strand Center for the Arts in Plattsburgh was fully returned to service in June 2021. Once launched, it did not stop under the reins of Jim Carroll, director of operations; Nancy Armitage, head of the Clay Studio & Market; David Monette, gallery director; Heather LaValley, Executive Director; and Sheila Nugent; Administrative Assistant. …

Northlight Theater, under the direction of the artistic director Bj jones and executive director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2021-2022 season with the world premiere of Mr. Dickens’ Hat, A Play with Music written by Michael hollinger, directed by David catlin, with the musical direction of Chuck Larkin. Mr. Dickens’ Hat will run live and …

Social swirls “Hello old friends” One of the premier moments of The Curtain Call Ball’s stage activity occurred when the featured artist Bryan Batt team up with the headliner Kathleen monteleone for a buddy duo. The two performed on Broadway. Jefferson Turner was the attendant. Additional interpreters Keith Claverie, Leslie Claverie, Rachel Looney and Kathleen …

An urgent appeal to help children whose schools are closed by conflict in Cameroon, Afghan girls take exams and how books in the childhood home can affect your brain in old age. Actions needed to help 700,000 children in Cameroon Urgent international funding is needed to help more than 700,000 children whose schools have been …

Theater professionals in New York City and across the country breathed a collective sigh of relief in December 2020 when Congress struck a deal on a coronavirus relief plan that included the $ 15 billion Save Our Stages Act. That moment was in large part thanks to the efforts of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, …

There is considerable potential for more locally driven anticipatory action to prepare people for extreme weather and climate events and avoid loss and damage – reports Myriam Castaneda Solares of the START network. * This is the 13th story in the Windows on Resilience series produced by CDKN and the Resilience Knowledge Coalition for the …

The Reading-Berks Crafts Guild will be holding its 71st annual Jury Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and next Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. atO’Pake Fieldhouse at Kutztown University, South Campus Drive, Kutztown. Guild members will share their stories with holiday shoppers as they browse everything …

October 30 — MOULTRIE, GA – The Colquitt County Arts Center Theater will produce a local production of “All Together Now !: A Global Event Celebrating Local Theater”. A fantastic selection of songs are featured in this new music review from shows such as “Rent”, “Les Misérables”, “Into the Woods”, “Matilda”, “Hairspray”, “Disney’s Beauty and …

NEW | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS originally posted: 10/24/2021 (NEW YORK, NY) – SOHO International Film Festival, presented by SOHO Film Forum, is back and better than ever for 2021. This year’s program will run November 4-9 in a virtual format and will feature films, live panels with filmmakers / members of the distribution …

]To commemorate the 33rd National coming out day on Monday, October 11, ArtServe will host a film screening and panel discussion for the award-winning documentary, “Open Dialogues: Stories From the LGBTQ Community”, produced by the Art and Culture Center / Hollywood. Open Dialogues is presented by ArtServe in partnership with Arts and Culture Center / …

This week, Stage West opens its new season in freshly expanded spaces that include a bright lobby, upgraded rehearsal room, and flexible theater, making the entire performing arts installation one of a kind at Fort Worth. It was estimated that the $ 3 million renovation would take around two years, possibly two and a half …

Like other arts organizations, the Virginia Samford Theater in Birmingham’s Highland Park has been forced to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic from March 2020. The theater was finally able to present part of the 2020-21 season live while complying with a wide range of safety precautions. But now theater staff are upbeat and have a …

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The curtains are starting to rise again on the Philadelphia theater community. Fully staged productions are back in one of their crown jewels. The Wilma Theater along the Avenue of the Arts will soon be brought to life with something it hasn’t seen since the start of the pandemic – a live …

The Lark Theater in New York. NEW CITY OF YORK: In a blow to playwrights and the development of the game in the United States and around the world, prestigious new game lab The Lark has announced that it will close its doors, but not before working with “peer institutions to relocate.” existing Lark programs …

Expect pandemic precautions in local theaters. Masks and proof of COVID-19 vaccines are required at most local theaters, said Melissa Taylor, executive director of Reno Little Theater. “This is what we are doing in all theaters right now,” she said. “We care about our community. That’s what it’s about. Taylor said that if an actor …

Electrician Alvaro Padilla with artistic lighting and electrical work inside the Lark Theater in Larkspur during renovations on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 (Sherry LaVars / Marin Independent Journal) The neon sign and marquee of the Lark Theater is hidden by scaffolding and drop cloths in Larkspur on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. The theater is undergoing …

Maine Community Foundation’s Piscataquis County Fund turns 35

For 35 years, the Maine Community Foundation’s Piscatquis County Fund has awarded nearly $ 1 million in grants to nonprofit organizations working to improve the quality of life in the region. The county fund’s anniversary on how to file bankruptcy, as well as those serving Aroostook and Washington counties, was celebrated in a late afternoon …

SWARTHMORE – Spotlight Theater is back on stage, producing live theater and starting this year’s season with a tender, upbeat and imaginative family performance suitable for all ages, “Junie B. Jones, Jr. The Musical,” at 8 p.m. on October 1. , 2, 8 and 9 and 2 p.m. on October 3 and 10. The community …

Sydney Theater Company makes a comeback as ‘devastated’ industry returns to the stage |  Culture

The Sydney Theater Company will reopen its Wharf 1 Theater on November 15 with a production by Julius Caesar, directed by artistic director Kip Williams, followed by Death of a Salesman in December. The schedule unveiled Thursday follows the announcement of the company’s partnership with live entertainment company Michael Cassel Group, announced earlier this week. …

WALDOBORO – To celebrate Maine’s musical legacy, the Waldo Theater, 916 Main St., is hosting a two-day, multi-site event, Maine Fall Fiddle Fest, on Friday and Saturday October 15-16. This official Maine bicentennial event has been postponed from last fall. Accomplished Maine musicians Smokey McKeen and Ellen Gawler collaborated with The Waldo to create a …

The 59th Annual Newport Beach Sandcastle Contest returns this Sunday to Corona del Mar State Beach, starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 4:30 p.m. Last year’s contest was canceled due to COVID-19. This year’s theme is “Explore the World”. Organizers still accept requests from teams, with entry fees ranging from $ 30 to $ …

The opinions and recommendations are impartial and the products are selected independently. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article Alberta Theater Projects will once again welcome audiences to the Martha Cohen Theater with performances of the solo show Stealing Sam October 13-31. Content of …

Join the party as Salina Area United Way launches ’21 campaign

Claire Mullen, Executive Director of Salina Area United Way, discusses the organization’s upcoming parking lot campaign launch party, which is scheduled for Tuesday and will include prize opportunities for attendees. Photo courtesy of Salina Area United Way campaign launch video “/>Claire Mullen, Executive Director of Salina Area United Way, discusses the organization’s upcoming parking lot …

Celebrate the return of the live theater community on Sunday, October 3, 2021, when the highly anticipated Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction by Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS once again takes to the streets of New York City’s Theater District. This year’s edition will feature ways to participate both in person and online, …

SOCIAL isolation prevention groups that work with migrants, women’s educational skills and development, and interactive theater for people with disabilities are among the nearly 100 community and arts projects that receive financial support from the program. Begin Together ”from the Bank of Ireland. Over £ 700,000 is allocated to community groups, social enterprises and artist …

The 49th season at the Geva Theater Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd., Rochester, will feature eight productions from January through July 22. This will be artistic director Mark Cuddy’s last season with Geva after 27 years. “Our 49th season captures everything that has theatrical significance to me: humor, adventure, news, music, new writing, deep relationships and …

Yesterday evening the New York Innovative Theater Award – recognize, honor and advocate for the individuals, businesses and productions of New York’s Off-Off-Broadway / Indie theater community over the past seventeen years – announced the recipients of the 2020-21 NYIT Honorary Awards. Due to the extended shutdown of theaters due to COVID-19 since March 2020, …

The company of “Steel Magnolias. Photo by Mark Gavin. Live theater has happily returned to one of the performing arts gems of Baltimore (and the entire DMV area). After being closed for almost a year and a half due to the pandemic, Everyman Theater opened its 31st season with a beautifully performed, funny and poignant …

Sonoma County entertainment venues get a helping hand

Things looked grim for the Cloverdale Arts Alliance a month ago. Their rainy day fund on how to file bankruptcy was depleted and they had to cut all of their programs due to the pandemic. Next, the organization, which operates a downtown arts center and sponsors an outdoor concert series, received a federal grant of …

The Capitolfest will be back at the Capitol Theater in Rome, 220 E. Dominick St., from Friday to Sunday, August 13-15. Every summer since 2003, with the exception of 2020 due to COVID-19, Capitolfest has brought classic moviegoers from around the world to Rome for a three-day film festival that showcases the silent and talkative …

MORRISTOWN, NJ, Aug 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – New Jersey Theater Alliance (“The Alliance”), one of the state’s largest arts service organizations, recently received a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (“NJSCA”). The awards announced last week were part of the largest state credit the council has ever received in its …

BroadwayWorld is making contact with theaters nationwide as they prepare to reopen this summer. Next in our series, we meet the executive director of the Steppenwolf Theater Company, E. Brooke Flanagan. Yesterday Steppenwolf Theater Company announced a new leadership model, appointing two ensemble members Glenn Davis and Audrey Francis as new artistic directors of the …

Pulling the Curtains – Eugene Weekly

After 16 months of small audiences, virtual shows or nothing at all, performance venues in the Eugène region are making a comeback. Local theaters and their leaders all approach the reopening process differently, with a variety of deadlines and restrictions to consider. But what they all have in common is a palpable and urgent excitement …

Okoboji Summer Theater to present the weekend comedy July 13-18

(Okoboji) – A new production will open at Okoboji Summer Theater this week, KUOO’s Becky Thoreson gets a sneak peek: Okoboji Summer Theater to present Weekend Comedy July 13-18 The Okoboji Summer Theater production of Weekend comedy will open Tuesday evening and run through Sunday. Veteran actor Rob Dean is one of the show’s guest …

The National Alliance for Musical Theater has announced the lineup of new musicals for its 33rd annual Festival of New Musicals. The festival, consisting of eight new musical plays, will be presented in person on October 20 and 21, as well as via a live broadcast presented in conjunction with Broadway On Demand. “After navigating …

After not being seen on stage locally for over a decade and rehearsals suspended for over a year due to the pandemic, the group will be reunited again. The Legacy Theater presents Broadway and the movie classic “The Music Man” from Friday to August 1, 76 trombones and all. “Originally slated for production in July …

WICHITA, Kansas (KWCH) – Three lightning bolts from a thunderstorm earlier this month caused a small fire at the Crown Uptown Theater in Wichita. All electricity has been restored to the building, but the theater, near East Douglas and Hillside, still does not have air conditioning. Obtaining parts has been slow due to a heat …

P45, GLCFA and Old Town Playhouse Summer Shows By Ross Boissoneau | June 26, 2021 Theater in the (almost) post-pandemic summer? Well, yes, at least a little. Pillars such as the Shakespeare Festival in Interlochen and the Lakeside Shakespeare in Frankfurt are MIA, and camper performances at Interlochen are closed to the public. Other choices …

The alma mater sketch house of Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Maya Rudolph and more SNL alums, the Groundlings, reopen their theater and school on Melrose Ave. July 23. A series of improv shows are already on the schedule, including “Groundlings Lights Up” and the return of “Black Version” on July 31 and “Groundlings …

When friends ask you what you did on vacation at the end of the summer, you can tell them you’ve been to America with Cary Grant, you made it to the Royal Albert Hall with Jimmy Stewart and Doris. Day and hitchhiked on planes, trains and cars with Steve. Martin and John Candy. And to …

APEC Accelerates Regulatory Convergence for Life-Saving Medicines and Innovation

Published by the APEC Life Sciences Innovation Forum APEC member economies, through the APEC Life Sciences Innovation Forum, have agreed to accelerate regulatory alignment of medical products over the next two decades, with the aim of protect the safety of people and make life-saving medical products available with the approval of the Vision 2030 and …

KINGSPORT — After more than 25 years, Kingsport Ballet is preparing to stage a complete classic again. “Coppelia” will be performed under the artistic direction of Valeria Sinyavskaya and the assistant direction of Leonid Flegmatov. The ballet is due to take place at NPAC in Greeneville on April 16 and 17. The plan is for …

UPDATE with more quotes: The promises and threats that new technologies pose to workers in the entertainment industry were explored today at the third annual Workplace Innovation and Technology Summit, hosted by SAG-AFTRA and the AFL-CIO. You can follow the one-day event above. Gabrielle Carteris SAG-AFTRA “Within the entertainment industry, the tension between technology and …

There were two things about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg that I deeply admired. One was his relentless defense of abortion and reproductive rights, and the other was his excellent plank form in the gym. Balancing your body weight on your hands and feet for 30-60 seconds is a challenge at any age, let …

Anti-abortion activists from across the region gathered at Cornerstone Ministries in Murrysville on Wednesday as Vice President Mike Pence addressed the launch of Susan B. Anthony List’s campaign to engage pro-life voters in Pennsylvania. The visit to the large non-denominational church marked Pence’s third appearance with the group. A longtime favorite of evangelicals and pro-life …