Jeff Melanson, TSO’s Former CEO, Speaks to Meeting Fundraising Challenges in the Arts

More than many other sectors, the arts depend largely and increasingly on the generosity of donors and fundraising initiatives to keep vital programs and organizations running. Despite government funding, most arts organizations depend on the cash donations that are raised throughout the year to keep their doors open and young artists dreams funded. Fundraising More...

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By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Bolshoi Ballet’s ‘The Golden Age’ kicks off 2016-2017 schedule on October 16

The Bolshoi Ballet is back on the big screen in full splendor with the 2016-17 Bolshoi Ballet Cinema Series in U.S. cinemas nationwide. With seven breathtaking shows between October 2016 and April 2017, audiences More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 26th, 2016

‘Miss Saigon’ coming to theaters for 25th anniversary performance

The heat is on in Saigon as the famed re-telling of Madame Butterfly flies into movie theaters nationwide in celebration of its 25th anniversary this fall. “Miss Saigon: The 25th Anniversary Performance” makes More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

‘The Insanity of God’ asks if ‘Jesus is worth it’ in one night theater event, August 30

The true story of Christian missionaries Nik and Ruth Ripken will be shown in select U.S. cinemas for a special one-night feature event, “THE INSANITY OF GOD with DAVID PLATT,” on Tuesday, August 30 at 7:00 More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 22nd, 2016

‘Mothra’ riffed by MST3K’s Michael Nelson, Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy, encore August 23

Mothra arrived back in theaters this month, this time to be roasted by Rifftrax, Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett. From the trio at the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, Tennessee, Mothra was mocked, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Rifftrax ‘Mothra’ coming to theaters August 18, encore set for August 23

Hide your sweaters! That giant Kaijū Lepidoptera known as “Mothra” is coming back to the big screen this August. Fresh from their landmark “RiffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion Show,” the men of RiffTrax — More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

TCM, Fathom Events to bring ‘Planet of the Apes’ to cinemas for July 24, July 27 screenings

The legendary 1968 science fiction masterpiece “Planet of the Apes” will return to the big screen, crash landing in U.S. cinemas on July 24 and 27 as part of Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies’ (TCM) More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Patel Conservatory opens registration for 2016 fall classes

Registration is now open for 2016 fall classes in dance, theater and music at the fully accredited Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts. Classes begin Aug. 29. More than 100 classes are More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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‘Wizard of Oz’ is a dazzling Broadway show with fun, great effects and performances

Adapting The Wizard of Oz for a Broadway performance would be a daunting task and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s version may upset some die hard fans with new songs and material, but the amazing effects and talented More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 11th, 2016

Fathom Events, SpectiCast presents ‘St Peter’s and The Papal Basilicas of Rome’ with ‘Art and Architecture in Cinema’ series

Fathom Events and SpectiCast present the last tour of the “Art & Architecture in Cinema” series on July 14, 2016 as “St. Peter’s and The Papal Basilicas of Rome” from the third season of Seventh More...

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