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  1. BWW Interview: Ogunquit's American in Paris: a Musical and Choreographic ConversationRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    "This is a period in history where art is rejuvenating the people. From a musical standpoint, An American in Paris depicts an interesting time in the European-American cultural exchange.

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  2. Video: an American in Paris Comes to Ogunquit PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BroadwayWorld.com

    One of the most captivating musicals ever to be adapted for the stage, An American in Paris, makes its regional premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse July 11 through August 4. This exquisite musical is inspired by the Academy Award-winning film that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron and features music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin with book by Craig Lucas . The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to be the first regional theatre in the U.S. to produce this new musical, which won four Tony Awards in 2015.

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  3. Concerts By Carnegie Hall's National Youth Ensembles To Be Webcast This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Carnegie Hall today announced that summer 2018 performances by its three national youth ensembles-presented in top venues around the globe and featuring collaborations with internationally-renowned artists-will be webcast live, free of charge, to a worldwide audience on medici.tv and carnegiehall.org/medici . This Saturday, July 21 at 8:30 p.m., NYO2, conducted by Carlos Miguel Prieto, makes its debut appearance at the New World Center in Miami Beach, performing Revueltas' Suite from Redes, Shostakovich's Symphony No.

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  4. Fun things to do this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | Claremont Courier

    Repeats Thursday, August 2. - Friday, July 27: Band MS with Christian Nodal, 8 p.m., all ages, $59-$395. Repeats Saturday, July 28 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 28 at 6 p.m. - Friday, August 10: Love the '90s Tour with Vanilla Ice, Coolio, Biz Markie, Tone Loc, All 4 One, 7:30 p.m., all ages, $51-$112.

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  5. The OHMI (One Handed Musical Instrument) Trust Gala Concert Announced for 7th SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On September 7th, virtuoso French horn player Felix Klieser, who plays with his feet, will be making his UK debut at a Gala Concert as part of the 2018 OHMI Conference, performing Mozart's Horn Concerto No 4. Felix is an ambassador for the OHMI Trust, which pioneers the development and adaptation of musical instrument for physically disabled people. The Concert, a celebration of virtuosity by disabled musicians includes performances by the first big band formed entirely of disabled musicians, Bader's Big Band and the American Petry sisters who will play Vivaldi's double cello concerto.

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  6. We got you covered! Nine days worth of Claremont eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Claremont Courier

    HARMONY SISTERS BRING '40s NOSTALGIA The city's free concert series Friday Nights Live continues with the 1940s sounds of the Harmony Sisters and the Little Big Band at Laemmle plaza; Marimba Tropical at the chamber of commerce; Dynamite Dawson at Shelton Park; and Outerwave at city hall. Friday Nights Live runs from 6 to 9 p.m. through October.

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  7. Centenary Stage Co. plans 2018-19 concertsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 19 | The Advertiser News (South)

    On Sunday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center Centenary Stage Company presents the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensemble: Una Festa Musicale Italiana.

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  8. JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in SydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    Basie and Ellington were bandleaders, colleagues, composers and celebrities who wrote dozens of timeless standards and elevated jazz to the position of high art. Ellington made tunes like Mood Indigo, Take the A Train, It Don't Mean a Thing and many others smash hits.

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  9. Adirondack Jazz Orchestra to perform | Elizabethtown Social CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Denton Publications

    During this program, audiences will be treated to some of his favorite stories, including various native legends, Adirondack tall tales, animal interactions and some of his own, often-comical, life experiences. James has conducted tracking and wilderness survival-based research in all corners of the United States.

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  10. WFMT's Carl Grapentine prepares to sign off after 22 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Chicago Tribune

    Carl Grapentine's broadcasts have been a balm to Chicago's classical music listeners for decades. For the past 22 years, music lovers across the Chicago area have awoken to the sounds of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms a and Grapentine.

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  11. 'Modern Millie' very impressiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    There is one thing of which one may be sure. Broadway by the Bay is able to take any of the "old warhorse" Broadway productions and make them seem fresh again.

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  12. Bansangu Orchestra: Bansangu OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | All About Jazz

    The eponymously titled Bansangu Orchestra is the brainchild of British saxophonist Paul Booth, guitarist Giorgio Serci and trumpeter Kevin Robinson. Booth, who is the band's musical director, has played and recorded with 's Northern Underground Orchestra to name just a few.

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  13. Lina Nyberg: TerrestrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | All About Jazz

    ... is truly saying something-this collection of music began with 2014's Sirenades , which included a disc of superb big-band arrangements of Nyberg's music in addition to a set with just her quintet. Then in 2016 she released Aerials , joining up with ...

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  14. The Brian Setzer Orchestra Announces 15th Anniversary Christmas Rocks! TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... SETZER. SETZER's trademark guitar work and vocal stylings will be matched with his 19-piece orchestra's rockin' big-band horn arrangements, making for a reliably unbeatable combination. View the Christmas sizzle reel here: ...

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  15. VIDEO: Royal Marine Band leads procession through Falmouth for Sea SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Falmouth Packet

    The Band of HM Royal Marines led the annual Sea Sunday parade in Falmouth at the weekend, and afterwards gave a performance at Events Square. The event was organised by the Falmouth Royal Naval Association and saw young cadets marching with veterans and civic dignitaries through the town centre.

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  16. Be'er Sheva Mandolin Quartet makes Central Jersey debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Thanks to the support of Phyllis Chancy Solomon of Marlboro, a talented young Israeli musician has blossomed into a renowned mandolin player who tours internationally and performs with leading Israeli orchestras. Jacob Reuven will showcase his talents on July 31 in a benefit concert at the Monroe Senior Center.

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  17. BWW Review: an American in Paris at Ogunquit PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    In 1928, George Gershwin composed "An American in Paris" inspired by the time he spent there. It wasn't until 1951 that An American in Paris hit the movie screen starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron as directed by Vincente Minnelli .

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  18. Kamasi Washington: Heaven and EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | All About Jazz

    The sonic augmentation has the effect of rendering many of the tracks like a cross between and Sir Karl Jenkins. Granted there's been a terrific amount of hype surrounding Heaven And Earth but there is justification for this inasmuch as the whole work delivers a staggeringly impressive payload, qualitatively as well as quantitatively.

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  19. TSO season shines with music, friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Texarkana Gazette

    For "The Four Seasons" concert on Saturday, March 2, the TSO's four concertmasters, Kiril Laskarov, Algis Staskevicius, Daniel Santelices and Diana Norwood lead the way with a conductor-less repertoire of Vivaldi, Astor Piazzolla and Tchaikovsky. Laskarov, pictured above, also will serve as a guest artist in the "Musical Friends" concert on Saturday, Oct. 6. There's no all-encompassing theme to the upcoming 2018-2019 Texarkana Symphony Orchestra season, but the first concert, "Musical Friends," gives an indication of one current running through the season.

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  20. Sister act: Weddle Twins use harmonies to connect with audiences of all ages - Sat, 14 Jul 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | The Spokesman-Review

    Although they're of the hip-hop generation, on stage, the Weddle Twins are more likely to perform from the Great American Songbook. Sisters Kelsey and Marissa Weddle relish classic songs from the '20s through the '60s.

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