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What Did You Do With Your Sunday Evening?
NYC Cabaret Festival II

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Another loose ends August Sunday evening, another 25 vocalists (two shows). Who says Manhattan’s sleepy at the end of a weekend? 54Below Director of Original

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Scatting and Bebopping Through Life

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
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“There’s Ella and then there’s the rest of us.” Frank Sinatra For two hours at MetroStage, Freda Payne became Ella Fitzgerald, taking the audience on

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Woman Around Town: Jennifer Sheehan Has a Calling

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
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The little brown-haired daughter born to Jan and Diane Sheehan almost arrived performing. At 2 ½ she could credibly manage “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” “in

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Bob Smith: Playing for the Presidents

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
by on Living Around

Serving six presidents as the official White House pianist, Bob Smith played during many special gatherings. But one VIP night during the Reagan Administration stands

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Woman Around Town: KT Sullivan—
Bubbles in a Glass of Champagne

Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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“Like the bubbles in a glass of champagne”  You Go to My Head (Haven Gillespie/J. Fred Coots) If Con Ed could wire KT Sullivan, Manhattan

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Gail Green—Attention to Detail

Monday, July 26th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Interior designer and architect Gail Green’s iridescent, sparkling prose is in striking contrast with her understated personal style, but is totally in keeping with her

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Magee Hickey—On the Scene

Sunday, December 13th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

Magee Hickey, a reporter for WCBS-TV in New York, is such a busy Woman Around Town that we have difficulty even finding time for her

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Pamela Tate—Saving Cabaret

Sunday, March 29th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

There are many wonderful venues in New York City to experience cabaret, being up close to a singer—accompanied by a small musical ensemble, or sometimes

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