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Ninety-One Adoptive Families, One Fairygod-Organization

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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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
by on Playing Around

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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Sing This- The Songs of Jeff Cubeta

Thursday, September 12th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Jeff Cubeta, musician, arranger, coach, wrote his first song, “Bucky’s Waltz,” at age 5. It was, the self effacing artist tells us, an ode to

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Orchestrated! Marieann Meringolo

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
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“For the most part, you’ve only seen the beginning stages of any show I’ve ever done,” begins Marieann Meringolo sketching how a performance comes together.

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Eva

The Way I Am – A New Light Shimmers in Cabaret

Monday, April 1st, 2013
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Eva Kantor fills a stage with fresh air. From songs made conversational to warm patter, sincerity anchors her debut solo show. Here I stand at

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The Amanda McBroom Project – A Musical Banquet

Monday, March 18th, 2013
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Twenty two talented female vocalists, one extremely versatile musical director/ arranger/ pianist, and one articulate host/impresario celebrate the songs of Amanda McBroom on four evenings

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Elise Holman – Uncharted: Talent with a Capital “T”

Friday, February 22nd, 2013
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Elise Holman’s declaratory opening, the tandem “Take Me or Leave Me” and “Push Da Button,” lassos her audience in one fell swoop. At-ti-tude down, this

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We Lost It At The Movies

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Chock-a-block with songs from films or originally meant for, and cut from films, We Lost It At The Movies (the first in a bimonthly series),

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