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Barbara Cook at 54Below

Thursday, April 25th, 2013
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“I was nervous about this show,” Barbara Cook confides. “I’m not singing any of the things people associate with me.” Ms. Cook, it seems “just

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Barbara Cook—Let’s Fall in Love

Thursday, April 19th, 2012
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The best cabaret artists offer a truly intimate experience. Eyes rest on you (gaze into your eyes?) sharing emotion as if intravenously. Bridging patter is

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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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Kelley Suttenfield—Cool, Understated Swing

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
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Kelley Suttenfield, Matt Aronoff (bass), and guest—Master Guitarist, Joe Carbone, offer an evening of relaxed, melodic camaraderie that feels so intimate it’s as if we’re

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Wesla Whitfield—Warmth in The Metropolitan Room

Monday, June 6th, 2011
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An opening medley by Mike Greensill’s Trio creates the pleasant atmosphere of old friends gently jamming. It warms The Metropolitan Room. “You forgot about me,”

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Janice Hall Stylishly Interprets Dietrich

Saturday, February 26th, 2011
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“People don’t think of Marlene Dietrich as a singer. I don’t think she did either.*” Janice Hall has no such issue. Operatically trained, the artiste’s

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