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Friday | Examiner.com

On this Day in Movie History, July 11, 1937: George Gershwin dies

It was on this day, July 11, 1937 American composer and pianist. George Gershwin died.

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Related Topix: Classical, Gershwin, Yul Brynner

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Canadian Brass performs musical blend at the Southern Vermont Arts Center

The sartorial get-up of the Canadian Brass -- tuxedoes and white running shoes -- fairly sum up the approach of this ensemble to their craft.

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Related Topix: The Canadian Brass, Classical, Brass., Big-Band, Bach, Fats Waller, Jazz, Schumann

Tue Jul 08, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

WQXR Launches New Summer Series Michael Feinstein's American Pops Tonight

Starting tonight, July 9, 2014 at 10pm, WQXR will launch "Michael Feinstein's American Pops," a new series of one-hour shows that explores a chapter of twentieth-century music that is popular for seasonal concerts, but not conventionally considered part of the classical cannon.

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Related Topix: Classical

Wed Jul 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

WQXR to Launch New Summer Series Michael Feinstein's American Pops, 7/9

Starting on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 10pm, WQXR will launch "Michael Feinstein's American Pops," a new series of one-hour shows that explores a chapter of twentieth-century music that is popular for seasonal concerts, but not conventionally considered part of the classical cannon.

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Related Topix: Classical

Thu Jun 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Pacific Symphony to Present Gerswhin Greats, 7/20

Pacific Symphony tackles the music of one of America's most celebrated composers -- George Gershwin -- for a memorable night of timeless music, as Mercedes-Benz presents Summer Festival 2014 continues with "Gershwin Greats."

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Gershwin, Opera, Irvine, CA

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

'S Gershwin

Like many composers who died at a young age, George Gershwin packed a very full career into a short life.

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Related Topix: Classical, Gershwin, Arts, Ballet

Women's Wear Daily

The Peninsula Paris to Open Aug. 1

The Peninsula Paris, a luxury hotel located a stone's throw from the Arc de Triomphe, is set to open on Aug. 1 after a four-year renovation.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Classical, Gershwin

Fri Jun 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Heather Carvel Honors a Legend in WTC's World...

They say that everyone has a twin somewhere in the world. Well, I'm sure that Ethel Merman is proudly smiling down at hers as Heather Carvel boldly tackles the role of a lifetime in the World Premiere of Warehouse Theatre Company's BIG VOICE: THE ETHEL MERMAN EXPERIENCE.

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Related Topix: Ethel Merman, Vocal, Classical, Gershwin, Recreational Vehicle, Award

The Times of Trenton

Princeton Festival's 'Porgy and Bess' opens Sunday

Janinah Burnett, as Bess, belts out a number as Porgy listens in the Princeton Festival production of "Porgy and Bess."

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Related Topix: Theater, Porgy and Bess, Arts, Opera, Drugs, Classical, Gershwin

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Examiner.com

J. Kent Barnhart astounds audiences with 'Rhapsody in Blue' performance

Rhapsody in Gershwin continues through July 6 at Kansas City's Quality Hill Playhouse.

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Related Topix: Classical, Gershwin, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Rhapsody in Blue, Music!, Wilson, Arts, Opera

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