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A Night Out in Seattle

Saturday, September 20th, 2014
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If I could travel back in time; live a youth as my parents; it was last Saturday that I was gifted with such an experience.

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An Exhausting Evening With Janis Joplin And The Big Lie

Saturday, October 19th, 2013
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There’s a glorious moment at the end of the first act of A Night With Janis Joplin. Janis, who has expressed her love for Aretha

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Muscle Shoals – A Little Town With A Sound All Its Own

Friday, October 18th, 2013
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So explains Tom Hendrix, descendant of the Yuchi Indians that once inhabited the area of Muscle Shoals, Alabama giving one possible explanation for why this

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Woman Around Town: Sabrina Elayne Carten –
The Blues Singer in One Night with Janis Joplin

Monday, June 17th, 2013
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Dying at age 27 from a heroin overdose, Janis Joplin’s musical career was cut tragically short, yet she continues to influence other singers. Janis herself

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One Night With Janis Joplin

Saturday, October 6th, 2012
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“People won’t admit it but they want their blues singers to be miserable. They also want their blues singers to die.” Janis Joplin Janis Joplin

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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin
Gives Voice to Cancer Survivors

Saturday, October 6th, 2012
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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin recently performed during the John Theurer Cancer Center 4th Annual Life and Liberty Celebration for cancer survivors and caregivers. Nearly 4,000

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Woman Around Town: Mary Bridget Davies’ Dream Role
One Night with Janis Joplin at Arena Stage

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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Mary Bridget Davies is living out a lifelong dream: performing on stage the music of one of her most beloved singers, Janis Joplin, in One

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Jazz Appreciation Month Recalls Sinatra the Activist

Saturday, April 7th, 2012
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The act of a single person—even through music—can influence history. The Smithsonian We remember Frank Sinatra as perhaps the greatest singer who ever lived. Overlooked

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