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Mabel’s Back in Town (Well Almost)

Monday, June 30th, 2014
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“Grab your coat and get your hat/Leave your worries on the doorstep/Just direct your feet…* to The Mabel Mercer Foundation’s 25th Annual Cabaret Convention: Four

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Woman Around Town Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Monday, January 13th, 2014
by on Living Around

How time flies! It’s hard to believe that Woman Around Town is turning five years old this month. Debra Toppeta and Charlene Giannetti launched the

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Five Years of Cabaret (and A Bit of Jazz)

Monday, January 13th, 2014
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How does one summarize five (site) years in the world of New York Cabaret (and some Jazz)? We mourn the closing of two of our

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We Salute Our 2012 Women Around Town

Monday, December 31st, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

Actresses, artists, singers, news women, authors, a Cosmo girl, a Real Housewife, a real estate mogul who swims with the sharks, and a coach behind

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The 23rd New York Cabaret Convention
Salute to Cole Porter: Swellegant!

Saturday, October 20th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Andrea Marcovicci and Jeff Harnar (photo, above) arguably two of Donald Smith’s favorite people, opened last night’s show jauntily singing “Let’s Fall in Love.” Phrasing

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Woman Around Town: Jennifer Sheehan Has a Calling

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

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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The Songs That Mabel Sang—
A Birthday Anniversary Concert Celebrating Mabel Mercer

Monday, February 6th, 2012
by on Playing Around

No one could put a song across like the great Mabel Mercer. The likes of Frank Sinatra, Lena Horne and Peggy Lee attributed her with teaching

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Urban Stages Honors the Keeper of the Flame

Sunday, December 4th, 2011
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*Check the full upcoming schedule for a wide variety of intimate venue, reasonably priced musical events. Donald Smith, Executive Director and Founder of The Mabel

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