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Amanda & T. O.

An Intimate Affair…A Man, a Woman,
and the American Songbook

Thursday, October 27th, 2011
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Amanda King and T. Oliver Reid met a year ago and were drawn to each other’s vocal style. An Intimate Affair is broken up into

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Strange Days : A Five Star Musical Banquet

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
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Anticipation in The Metropolitan Room on Sunday night is demonstrably electric. Critics talk shop, singers hug, strangers sharing tables share past experience of the entertainers.

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Eddie Bruce At Feinstein’s—Keeping the Music Alive

Sunday, October 16th, 2011
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Eddie Bruce may hail from Philadelphia, but he seems right at home onstage in New York City. With a tight three-man combo behind him consisting

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Eddie Bruce’s “Feeling Good” at Feinstein’s

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
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Philadelphia native and crooner extraordinaire Eddie Bruce will be making a grand return to New York City this weekend when he headlines at Feinstein’s at

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Sigali

Sigali Hamberger: A Toast to Ava Gardner

Sunday, August 7th, 2011
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Ninety per cent of the way through Sigali Hamberger ‘s very personal retelling of Ava Gardner’s tumultuous life, she stands at the back of the

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Terese

Terese Genecco Swings in for Johnny Rodgers

Friday, July 15th, 2011
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When a performer is told by his doctor “you can’t sing—or even talk” hours before a gig, it’s a community miracle that pulls together a

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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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Who Doesn’t Love Movies?!

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011
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Eric Michael Gillett watched MGM change its billboard outside his bedroom window starting at age seven. He always loved the movies. There were two twenty-five-cent

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