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Visible Phoenix – Carolyn Montgomery-Forant

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

Carolyn Montgomery-Forant has been away from New York’s cabaret stages for ten years. Perhaps something occurred during that time suggesting this show title. Tonight there’s

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Robin’s Nest: A Benefit for Helpusadopt.org
Entertainment for an Especially Worthy Cause

Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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Six degrees of separation. Remember when that phrase became part of our syntax? Here is an extremely worthy organization, a little train that could, expanding

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Celebrating Adolph Green-100 Years of Wonderful

Friday, September 26th, 2014
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They (Comden & Green) stuck with their mutual belief that it’s dangerous to change with the times. It would take many more than three evenings

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The NYC Cabaret Festival – A Vocal Tasting Menu –
Highly Recommended

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Helmed by Director of Original Programming Phil Geoffrey Bond, this smoothly produced, thoroughly entertaining series offers the perfect alternative to late summer Sunday doldrums. Over

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Ninety-One Adoptive Families, One Fairygod-Organization

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
by on Living Around

Help is on the way From places you don’t know about today From friends you may not have met yet Believe me when I say,

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Maryann Lopinto Honored at the Metropolitan Room

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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The Metropolitan Room, established 2006, is a renowned and affordable New York cabaret venue for working entertainers. It may lack the veneer, pretense and price

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I May Be a Twin, But I’m One of a Kind—
Meet Will and Anthony Nunziata

Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Will Nunziata wore glasses so I might easily distinguish between him and his identical twin, Anthony. As children, their mother often dressed one in red

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Woman Around Town: Cookie Stark—
The New Kid on the Block

Friday, April 13th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

When Cookie Stark’s vocal coach and director, Eric Michael Gillett, gave her the song Let’s Talk Dirty to the Animals (by Gilda Radner), the #%!*

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