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Tuesday | The Warwick Advertiser

Visible Music

A show of work on paper and canvas by Nancy Hull Kearing will be on display at the Albert Wisner Public Library from Sept.

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Related Topix: Tango, Piazzolla, Jazz, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Warwick Advertiser

Visible Music

A show of work on paper and canvas by Nancy Hull Kearing will be on display at the Albert Wisner Public Library from Sept.

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Related Topix: Tango, Piazzolla, Jazz, Entertainment

Sat Aug 16, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Montae Russell Channels Charlie 'Bird' Parker...

Charlie Parker was born in Kansas City, KS on August 29, 1920, and raised in Kansas City, MO, the only child of Charles and Addie Parker.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Kansas City, KS

Tue Aug 12, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Jazz inspires S.A. artist's painting "improvisations"

Steven G. Smith's "Jammin' at the Camarillo" is a reference to the late jazz great Charlie Parker.

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Related Topix: Jazz, San Antonio, TX

Business Journal

Charlie Parker Celebration revels in KC jazz

The Charlie Parker Celebration isn't just about the Kansas City saxophone great.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Kansas City, MO

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Inside Bay Area

How we celebrated World Cat Day: Social media reaction

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.

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Related Topix: Stan Getz, Jazz

Thu Aug 07, 2014

All About Jazz

FESTIVAL/CRUISE: City Parks Foundation Presents the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, August 23-24, 2014

New York, NY: City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 22nd edition of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Harlem (New York, NY), East Village (New York, NY), Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong

The Campbell Reporter

Timothy McAllister deconstructs John Adams' Saxophone Concerto

Timothy McAllister is one of the classical saxophone wizards of our day, busy with his own PRISM saxophone quartet and lately becoming the man of the hour for a couple of big jazz-inspired works by composer John Adams.

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Related Topix: Saxophone, Classical, John Adams, Symphony, Arts, Jazz, Stan Getz, Eric Dolphy, Music, Entertainment

Wed Aug 06, 2014

SFGate

Mike Lipskin and Dick Hyman: Stride piano virtuosos reunite

Stride pianist Mike Lipskin will play solos and duets with pianist and composer Dick Hyman at Piedmont Piano Co.

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Related Topix: Jazz, New York, Music, Entertainment

Sun Aug 03, 2014

SFGate

Art + Soul Festival Brings Bay Area Together

Celebrity chef Tanya Holland of Brown Sugar Kitchen was presented with the Key to the City by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan at the 14th annual Art and Soul Festival in Oakland, Calif.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Jazz, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Newport Jazz Festival to celebrate 60th anniversary with tinge of music royalty

The Newport Jazz Festival celebrates its 60th anniversary this weekend , and the list of invited guests includes two Brubecks, a Coltrane, a member of music's regal Marsalis family, one Brecker brother and artists paying tribute to Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker and Charles Mingus.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Billie Holiday, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Charles Mingus, Dee Dee Bridgewater

Wed Jul 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Chromolume Theatre at the Attic Presents Bird Lives!, 8/15-9/21

Chromolume Theatre has announced Bird Lives! as its next production, opening on Friday, August 15 at 8pm.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Los Angeles, CA, Theater, Arts

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Out & About: Julio Cort zar+Charlie Parker

Centro Cultural General San Martn . 8.30pm. Free admission limited to capacity, tickets can be picked up two hours before the show.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Thelonious Monk

Thu Jul 24, 2014

All About Jazz

VIDEO/DVD: Dave Lambert: Voice of Reason

If you want to truly understand the kind side of jazz-the side that reveres other artists, wants everyone to love the music and views improvisation as way to bring people together-you need to dig the music of Dave Lambert.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Town Topics

"My Stars Shine Darkly Over Me" - Shakespeare Says It, Charlie Parker Plays It

A soft summer's day in New York. When the rain falls, you can count the drops. I'm sitting on a bench in Tompkins Square Park reading Twelfth Night as a drop kisses the page, then one or two or three more, just enough to ripple the paper.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Twelfth Night, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Minnesota

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

Latest Effort To Save Kansas City Jazz Legacy

KCJazzLark notes a new player amid the local Jazz scene: KC Jazz ALIVE, with its freshly-acquired not-for-profit status, has branded a compilation of events as an 18-day Kansas City Charlie Parker Celebration .

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