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Motown The Musical

Friday, April 19th, 2013
by on Playing Around

You can’t argue with the music, which is terrific. Many will be surprised to find themselves lip syncing, surprised at what seeped in and clung

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Woman Around Town: Mary Bridget Davies’ Dream Role
One Night with Janis Joplin at Arena Stage

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

Mary Bridget Davies is living out a lifelong dream: performing on stage the music of one of her most beloved singers, Janis Joplin, in One

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Nicole Henry “Gets It”

Sunday, May 13th, 2012
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Nicole Henry “gets” the music of the 70s: the salad of rock, blues, jazz fusion and soul influenced songs performed with rhythm and at-ti-tude we

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Woman Around Town:
Deborah Koenigsberger—Heart of Gold

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
by on Woman Around Town

Music can stir our emotions and push us to act. Just ask Deborah Koenigsberger. A huge Stevie Wonder fan, she attended all seven of his

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BOOM! Nostalgia in Harmony

Friday, May 6th, 2011
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When was the last time you were in a crowd cheerfully addressed (without sarcasm) as “groovy people?” Do you smile at “lyrics” like Boom Shaka

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Songs For All Occasions This Valentine’s Day:
A Romantic Mixtape In Three Acts

Sunday, February 13th, 2011
by on Living Around

Last year, 30 Rock’s Liz Lemon celebrated February 14 not as Valentine’s Day, but as Anna Howard Shaw Day, in commemoration of the birthday of

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Blue Valentine – You and Me, But for How Long?

Friday, December 31st, 2010
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The 1976 Stevie Wonder classic describes it well: “If it’s magic… then why can’t it be everlasting? … If it’s special… then with it why

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