SOPRANO ASHLEY BELL “SHATTERING…BRIGHT CLEAR TONE…WIDE PALETTE OF COLORS” IN MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Wonderful review for Artists Without Walls’ member, soprano Ashley Bell, in “Voce di Meche” which reviews the performing arts with an emphasis on young artists and small opera companies.  Ashley performed the role of Cio-Cio San in Madama Butterfly at the New York Opera Collaborative at The National Opera Center last night. “Ashley Bell wore the role of…

MUSICAL ARTISTS SHINE AT LEHMAN COLLEGE: CHARLES R. HALE’S "MUSICAL HISTORY of the LOWER EAST SIDE

This past Thursday, Lehman College: The City and Humanities Program and the CUNY Institute for Irish-American Studies sponsored a performance of Charles R. Hale’s “Musical History of the Lower East Side,” celebrating the music of a neighborhood from which many of our nation’s ethnic groups can trace their origins.    In the 1840s, almost half of…

MITCH TRAPHAGEN’S PHOTOS from the "MUSICAL HISTORY of the LOWER EAST SIDE" at LEHMAN COLLEGE

Mitch Traphagen’s photos from Charles R. Hale’s “Musical History of the Lower East Side,” at Lehman College. The event was sponsored by “Lehman College: The City and Humanities Program and the CUNY Institute for Irish-American Studies.                            

ASHLEY BELL in CHARLES R. HALE'S "MUSICAL HISTORY of the LOWER EAST SIDE" at LEHMAN COLLEGE

Artists Without Walls’ member, soprano Ashley Bell, will be performing a number of Italian songs as part of Charles R. Hale’s “Musical History of the Lower East Side,” at Lehman College, Thursday, April 7, 12:30pm.   Many of our nation’s ethnic communities trace their roots to the Lower East Side, historically, a working class neighborhood, ethnically…

LEHMAN COLLEGE PRESENTS: CHARLES R. HALE’S “THE MUSICAL HISTORY of THE LOWER EAST SIDE”

This Thursday, April 7, 12:30pm, Lehman College: The City and Humanities Program, The CUNY Institute of Irish Studies and Artists Without Walls presents Charles R. Hale’s “The Musical History of the Lower East Side. The event will take place in the Studio Theatre, 250 Bedford Park Blvd W., Bronx, NY. Click here for directions.    Here’s…

ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS' MEMBERS: "ON THE TOWN"

Running through April 25th, Jack O’Connell, will be starring in the World Premiere of The BISCUIT CLUB, Marianne Driscoll’s canine comedy inspired by The Breakfast Club. Directed by Kira Simring. For ticket info click here Use the code awow for discounted tickets. . Ever wonder what goes on in a kennel when people aren’t around?…

ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS' PRESENTATION SERIES: THE MUSICAL HISTORY of THE LOWER EAST SIDE©

“Blown away tonight by the most talented collection of musicians! Artists Without Walls hosted a terrific musical evening at Rockwood Music Hall. What a line up of super talented vocalists. One after another boom, boom, boom! All equally stunning performances! Niamh Hyland, Maritri Garrett, Honor Finnegan, Basya Schechter, Ashley Bell and with equally beautiful instrumentals from Noah…

"AWoW, WHERE ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN"

“AWoW, where anything can happen.” Vera Hoar   And Tuesday night’s “anything” was a distinctly multi-cultural night with performers from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Ireland, Puerto Rico, the Czech Republic, Germany and the United States. As member Jim Rodgers once said, “It’s proof that AWoW is becoming the United Nations of the cultural scene here in New…

AWoW's SHOWCASE AT THE CELL, MARCH 24, 2015: THE PHOTOS of VERA HOAR and MITCH TRAPHAGEN

The wonderful photographs of Vera Hora and Mitch Traphagen capture the spirit of another exciting evening of performances at The Cell Theatre, last Tuedsay, March 24th.