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Friday Jul 4 | 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

Switched

Cole Porter's Lost 'Ambassador Revue' To Make U.S. Debut In NYC

This circa 1910 file photo shows American songwriter Cole Porter. A few lucky people will get to hear what no one in America has - a collection of lost Cole Porter songs.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Theater, Arts

Berkshire Eagle

What's playing on Berkshires' stages

A digest of what's playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Jazz, Pittsfield, MA, Lenox, MA

Tue Jun 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Coverage: the Ambassador Revue Company Meets the Press

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

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Related Topix: Jazz, Blues, Arts, Opera, France,

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Great Gatsby Night at Heritage Museum

On Friday, June 27, 7 to 10 p.m, The Roaring Twenties come to life at Great Gatsby Night featuring the music of the Rhythm Kings at Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs.

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Related Topix: Tarpon Springs, FL, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Opinion

WNYC-AM New York

"The Ambassador Revue" a Rediscovered Cole Porter Score

When the Jazz Age crossed over to France in the 1920s, Cole Porter was in the center of it all.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Italy, World News

Berkshire Eagle

Stages

A digest of what's playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Jazz, Pittsfield, MA

Newberry Observer

Community Players perform 'Kiss Me Kate'

Under the direction of Ellen Hunt, the cast and crew put together this rendition of the Cole Porter classic Kiss Me Kate in just a few months.

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Related Topix: Jazz

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Barnstable Patriot

Kiss Me Kate a kick

TAMING THE SHREW Stephen Mir is Fred Graham and Caitlin Maloney is Lilli Vanessi in the Monomoy Theatre production of Kiss Me Kate , now showing.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Chatham, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Stages

A digest of what's playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Jazz, Pittsfield, MA

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