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22 hrs ago | Stereophile

Hot Bach

It seems like the Red Hot discs have been around forever, dutifully, as their longtime motto proclaims, "Fighting AIDS Through Popular Culture."

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Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Jazz, New Orleans, J.S. Bach

Yesterday | Playbill

Wayne Brady Will Star in Pasadena Playhouse's Kiss Me, Kate

The multi-Emmy winner Wayne Brady will star as Fred/Petruchio in the 17 person cast of Kiss Me, Kate at Pasadena Playhouse opening Sept.

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Related Topix: Jazz

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Flash Friday: Patti LuPone Pandemonium! Evita To 54 Below

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's best-loved leading ladies in honor of her new cabaret residency kicking off this week at 54 Below, the one and only Patti LuPone.

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Related Topix: Life Goes on, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Patti LuPone, Big-Band, Jazz

The Daily Gazette

'Kiss Me Kate' coming to Sterling stage

Hunter Wolfe plays Fred Graham, and Kolten Conklen and Matt Mammosser play gangsters in Centennial Auditorium's presentation of "Kiss Me Kate," a happy marriage of Shakespearian play "The Taming of the Shrew" and the music of Cole Porter.

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Related Topix: Sterling, IL, Jazz

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Brandon Sun

18 artists to play Augustfest concert series

Widely recognized as one of Canada's premier summer music festivals, Augustfest is unique in featuring performers born in, educated in or living in western Manitoba.

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Related Topix: Jazz

IcNetwork

Review: Clare Teal and Capital City Jazz Orchestra, St David's Hall

As part of the Welsh Proms, the jazz singer paid a visit to St David's Hall backed by the Capital City Jazz Orchestra on a steamy summer night and took the opportunity to showcase an array of big band and jazz classics, including Cole Porter's ode to our Welsh summer temperatures.

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Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Jazz

Mon Jul 21, 2014

New Berlin

UW-Waukesha presents classy 'Kiss Me, Kate'

The 1948 musical "Kiss Me, Kate" is a great way to get to know Shakespeare, as well as the music of Cole Porter, yet, surprisingly, the show is not often a choice of community theater groups.

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Jazz, Theater, Arts

Tue Jul 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Quartet of Broadway, West End Talent to Lead Kiss Me, Kate at BBC Proms This August

Following the enormous success of the semi-staged performance of My Fair Lady at the Proms in 2012, John Wilson returns to perform Cole Porter 's Tony Award-winning musical Kiss Me, Kate.

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Magic Flute, Los Angeles, CA, Arts, Opera, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

SummerKeys Brings Jazz to Lubec

Kent Hewitt, jazz pianist/composer and SummerKeys faculty member returns to the Lubec stage for the 11th season on July 16th for a solo concert of "Jazz Piano Stylings".

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Related Topix: Lubec, ME, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Examiner.com

Bill Campbell's successful speakeasy brings back the Jazz Age

Flappers, floozies, gangsters and other characters of the 1920s packed Miami's Magnum restaurant, inaugurating the restaurant's special Speakeasy night, and telescoped the 13 years between Prohibition and its repeal into one raucous, fun filled night.

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Related Topix: Speakeasy, Jazz, Miami-Beach, FL

Thu Jul 03, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Linda Lavin, Ben Allison Group and More to Play Birdland, Week of July 14

This concert will give audiences a chance to meet Broadway and television star Linda Lavin up-close and personal as she recalls her roots in the theater, her love of torch songs, and a life-long obsession with the big bands of the 1940's.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Theater, Arts, New York, Classical, Caruso, New York Government

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Mi2n

Bastille Day Swings At San Francisco's Society Cabaret: C'est Magnifique

To celebrate French Independence Day, Lua Hadar with Twist presents their popular French Music Hall show, C'est Magnifique! This Bastille-Day-with-a-Twist features Lua on French and English vocals, Music Director Jason Martineau on piano, Dan Feiszli on bass, Kelly Park on drums, and for the first time, the swing of Tom Bekeny's jazz violin.

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Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Square, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Jazz, Oakland, CA

BroadwayWorld.com

Maria Friedman, Jenna Russell & More Set for Anything Goes Concert at Cadogan Hall; Runs August 20-23

Over the past decade Cadogan Hall has established itself as one of London's leading venues at the heart of Chelsea.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Jazz

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Examiner.com

Music Hall organ rises from the depths, Stephen Kucera raises the roof

The scene is the the 2,400 seat Music Hall in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, Sunday, June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Jazz, Theater, Arts

Contra Costa Times

Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: Lesher Center plans jazzy summer

Walnut Creek's Lesher Center kicks off its 2014 jazz series on July 12 with four-time Grammy nominated singer/pianist Karrin Allyson.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Thelonious Monk, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Hargrove

Fri Jun 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Westport Country Playhouse Extends Sing for Your Shakespeare Through Today

Westport Country Playhouse announces that due to ticket demand for its current production of the world premiere musical revue, "Sing for Your Shakespeare," extra performances have been added on Thursday through Saturday, June 26 - 28, at 8 p.m. In addition to positive audience response, critics are applauding the production with Westport News ... (more)

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Jazz, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, New York, Recreational Vehicle, Coleman

Wall Street Journal

Theater Review: 'Kiss Me, Kate'

"Kiss Me, Kate" belongs close to the top of any short list of great Broadway musicals, yet it doesn't get performed nearly as often as it should.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Company, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Jazz

Philly.com

Do This

Conductor Bramwell Tovey leads the Philadelphia Orchestra in Beethoven's Overture to "Egmont" and Symphony No.

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Related Topix: Classical, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Symphony, Arts, Jazz, Eubie!, Ambler, PA, Jello Biafra, Movies, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

Randy Skinner Choreographs the Ambassador Revue at Town Hall Tonight

The Town Hall 2014 Summer Season: Broadway Preludes will launch tonight, June 27 at 8PM with the American premiere of a lost Cole Porter treasure, The Ambassador Revue.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Irving Berlin, Arts, Opera, Giordano, Blues, France, World News

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Revisiting Cole Porter and 'Faust,' the Musical

This Sunday marks a rare instance in the life of a New Yorker when you'll wish you owned a car-and knew how to drive it.

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Related Topix: Faust, Pop/Rock, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Flushing, NY, Jon Faddis, Queens, NY, New York, NY

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