Krispy Kreme Vaccination Campaign Adds Original Glazed Heart as Second Free Doughnut After FDA Grants Full Approval of COVID-19 Vaccine

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granting full approval for a COVID-19 vaccine, Krispy Kreme is sweetening its campaign to support those who get vaccinated, announcing the brand will offer every American who has received at least one vaccination shot TWO free doughnuts any time every day Aug. 30 through Sept. 5. “We all hoped we’d be near the end of this pandemic by … Continue reading Krispy Kreme Vaccination Campaign Adds Original Glazed Heart as Second Free Doughnut After FDA Grants Full Approval of COVID-19 Vaccine

Fred Gallo, Irene Gandy, Beverly Jenkins, and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr., Founder, to Receive The 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

New York, New York (August 4, 2021) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to four outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry – Fred Gallo, President of PRG Scenic Technologies; Broadway press agent Irene Gandy; stage manager Beverly Jenkins and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr. Founder. The Tony Honors for … Continue reading Fred Gallo, Irene Gandy, Beverly Jenkins, and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr., Founder, to Receive The 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

Gov. Tim Walz, Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan, Mayor Melvin Carter Declare July 30, 2021 as Sunisa Lee Day

Mayor Melvin Carter has declared Friday, July 30, 2021 as Sunisa Lee Day in the City of Saint Paul in honor of 18-year-old Saint Paul native Sunisa Lee who has won an Olympic gold medal in the Tokyo 2020 women’s artistic individual all-around gymnastics competition. CNN: USA’s Sunisa Lee wins gold in the women’s individual all-around gymnastics final Today: Suni Lee talks gold medal win, ‘cherished’ backyard … Continue reading Gov. Tim Walz, Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan, Mayor Melvin Carter Declare July 30, 2021 as Sunisa Lee Day

New-York Historical Society to Expand Its Home on Central Park West; Includes Permanent Home for The American LGBTQ+ Museum

Louise Mirrer, president and CEO of the New-York Historical Society, has announced that the institution will expand its building on Central Park West, adding more than 70,000 square feet of program space for itself and for The American LGBTQ+ Museum, New York’s first museum dedicated to LGBTQ+ history and culture, which will make its permanent home at New-York Historical. The design by Robert A.M. Stern … Continue reading New-York Historical Society to Expand Its Home on Central Park West; Includes Permanent Home for The American LGBTQ+ Museum

Jun. 26: Tina & Friends: BYOB (Bring Your Own Beautiful) to Feature Jason Danieley, Jared Grimes, Jon Michael Hill, Stephanie Hsu, Amber Iman, Bill Irwin, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Jo Lampert, Jodie Landau, Kelvin Moon Loh, Jessica Molaskey, Shakina Nayfack, Maddie and John Pizzarelli, Stacy Sargeant, Allan K. Washington, Libby Winters, Tony Yazbeck, Kimberly Grigsby and More on Little Island

Tonight at 8pm: Tina & Friends: BYOB (Bring Your Own Beautiful) to Feature Jason Danieley, Jared Grimes, Jon Michael Hill, Stephanie Hsu, Amber Iman, Bill Irwin, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Jo Lampert, Jodie Landau, Kelvin Moon Loh, Jessica Molaskey, Shakina Nayfack, Maddie and John Pizzarelli, Stacy Sargeant, Allan K. Washington, Libby Winters, Tony Yazbeck, Kimberly Grigsby and More on Little Island https://wp.me/p8ilTC-9Xa Continue reading Jun. 26: Tina & Friends: BYOB (Bring Your Own Beautiful) to Feature Jason Danieley, Jared Grimes, Jon Michael Hill, Stephanie Hsu, Amber Iman, Bill Irwin, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Jo Lampert, Jodie Landau, Kelvin Moon Loh, Jessica Molaskey, Shakina Nayfack, Maddie and John Pizzarelli, Stacy Sargeant, Allan K. Washington, Libby Winters, Tony Yazbeck, Kimberly Grigsby and More on Little Island

Broadway Advocacy Coalition; David Byrne’s AMERICAN UTOPIA; and Freestyle Love Supreme to Receive Special Tony Awards

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today that they will present three Special Tony Awards to The Broadway Advocacy Coalition; David Byrne’s American Utopia and Freestyle Love Supreme. Special Tony Awards are presented to outstanding productions, artists and organizations who do not fall into any of the competitive categories. “In what has been such an unusual year in theatre, we are thrilled to be presenting these Special Tony … Continue reading Broadway Advocacy Coalition; David Byrne’s AMERICAN UTOPIA; and Freestyle Love Supreme to Receive Special Tony Awards

A Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observance, 2021

JUNE 18, 2021•PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS On June 19, 1865 — nearly nine decades after our Nation’s founding, and more than 2 years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation — enslaved Americans in Galveston, Texas, finally received word that they were free from bondage.  As those who were formerly enslaved were recognized for the first time as citizens, Black Americans came to commemorate Juneteenth with celebrations across the … Continue reading A Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observance, 2021

Apply for New York City Artist Corps Grants

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is partnering with the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with support from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as well as Queens Theatre, to launch City Artist Corps Grants. City Artist Corps Grants is part of City Artist Corps, a new $25 million recovery initiative designed to help artists who were both hard hit by the pandemic … Continue reading Apply for New York City Artist Corps Grants

TCG Announces THRIVE! Program for Black, Indigenous, Theatres of Color

New York, NY –  Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has launched THRIVE!, a regranting program to provide unrestricted funds and professional development and technical assistance for U.S.-based Black theatres, Indigenous Theatres, and all Theatres of Color (BITOC). With $1,635,000 in support from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, TCG is working in partnership with an Advisory Circle of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) to craft a … Continue reading TCG Announces THRIVE! Program for Black, Indigenous, Theatres of Color

United States Mint American Women Quarters™ Program to Honor Anna May Wong, Wilma Mankiller and Adelina Otero-Warren

Press Release (June 9, 2021) WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) is pleased to announce the addition of the following women to be honored during the first year of the American Women Quarters™ Program: Wilma Mankiller – the first female Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation and an activist for Native American and women’s rights; Adelina Otero-Warren – a leader in New Mexico’s suffrage … Continue reading United States Mint American Women Quarters™ Program to Honor Anna May Wong, Wilma Mankiller and Adelina Otero-Warren