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Tony Bennett Comes to The Mesa Arts Center, 8/23

Mesa Arts Center presents Tony Bennett , the 17 time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades on Saturday, August 23 at the Ikeda Theater.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ridgway Record

Rock n' Roll Friday

The Fox Township Community Park continued their Rock n' Roll Fridays last night with a performance from Frankly Swingin', a group performing hits by favorites such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Tony Bennett.


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Single Tickets for The Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Go on Sale 7/28

Single tickets for the 2014-15 season at the Center for the Performing Arts -- home of the Palladium, the Tarkington Theater, and Studio Theater -- are available for purchase on Monday, July 28. Starting at 6 a.m. Monday, single tickets are available for purchase online at www.TheCenterPresents.org .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Jazz, Ballet, Nat 'King' Cole, Black Entertainment, Herbie Hancock


Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga pose backstage after her show at Roseland Ballroom

The long-in-the-works Lady Gaga/Tony Bennett duet album Cheek to Cheek appears to be making progress.


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Need To Know: Lady Gaga Gets Jazzy In The Recording Studio

Lady Gaga hit the studio to work on music for "Cheek to Cheek, " her collaborative jazz album with Tony Bennett.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Casinos: George Benson teams with Chris Botti at Thunder Valley

George Benson is set to release “Benson: The Autobiography” next month.


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York Press

Tony Bennett, York Barbican, September 7

The New York swing singer will perform seven decades of hits in his 8pm show, the only Yorkshire date of a mini-tour that will take him to London's Royal Festival Hall on September 4 and 5, Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall on September 9 and Birmingham's Symphony Hall on September 11. Earlier this month, Bennett surprised his audience at the Montreal ... (more)


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Sys-Con Media

Digney Mario Public Relations Celebrates Its First Year

Solters, a 60-year veteran and pioneer of entertainment PR, who shepherded the careers of Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, John Denver, Dolly Parton, Barry Manilow, Led Zeppelin, and Neil Diamon d and the GrammyA Awards TV Specials , among 100s of other musical icons, and helped launch fellow show biz ... (more)


Related Topix: Public Relations, Needham, MA, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Barry Manilow, Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Newhart, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Education Week

Indiana A-F Difficulties Linger, Despite Bennett's Exoneration

Although former Indiana education chief Tony Bennett was exonerated earlier this month by the state ethics commission for actions related to the state's A-F school grading system two years ago, his fall from his prominent place in national policy debates still rankles his allies and admirers.


Related Topix: Jazz, Standardized Testing, Education, Iowa City, IA

KURB-FM Little Rock

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett to Star in Live PBS Special This Fall

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have recorded a duet album of jazz standards called Cheek to Cheek, which is due this fall.


Related Topix: Jazz, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Great Performances

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Neri: A golden celebration

"Till the moon deserts the sky, till all the seas run dry, till then I'll worship you..." so goes the song Till which was the theme song of the young Alfredo "Dodong" Villamor and Consuelo "Oling" Pilapil during their courtship days.


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a Downton Abbeya back on Jan. 4 for season 5

"Downton Abbey" will be back for its fifth season on Jan. 4, but the return date for another hit PBS series, "Sherlock," is up in the air, PBS chief executive Paula Kerger said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sherlock, Entertainment, Television, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kristin Chenoweth, Theater, Porgy and Bess, Great Performances, Jazz, Drama


Legendary singer chosen to headline inaugural evening of H-Town's private music club

It's going to be a special evening for a select group on Nov. 3 when venerable songman Tony Bennett sweeps into town for an intimate concert in the Hobby Center's Zilkha Hall .


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Hollywood Reporter

Billy Joel to Receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Billy Joel will be the next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, it was announced by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Billy Joel, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Star Press

Another view: Infighting suggests need for one Indiana school chief

Look, we don't care if Glenda Ritz, or someone appointed by the governor or someone appointed by the state board heads up education in Indiana.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Indiana, Jazz, US Governors

Journal Gazette

Ritz supporters need to make themselves heard

I am absolutely livid over the new Center for Education and Career Innovation taking away the leadership of our superintendent of education.


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Thu Jul 17, 2014

New York Daily News

Jazz legend aides pot smuggler in letter to judge

Jazz great Herbie Hancock has written a letter to a federal judge to show his support for Bruce Veniero, a convicted marijuana smuggler who will be sentenced Friday.


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Wed Jul 16, 2014


Wynn Las Vegas Welcomes Vocalist Michael Monge

Wynn Las Vegas is pleased to welcome classic vocalist Michael Monge for his Las Vegas debut inside Eastside Lounge at Encore.


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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

Bennett accepts $5,000 fine in ethics settlement

Indiana's State Ethics Commission voted unanimously Thursday to fine former state school Superintendent Tony Bennett $5,000 for breaking ethics rules by using state resources to conduct campaign work.


Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Politics, Indiana, Jazz, Indianapolis, IN

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Bennett given $5,000 fine in settlement

The State Ethics Commission unanimously approved a $5,000 settlement between former Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett and the state on Thursday.


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