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Struck by Lightning – The Final Days of a Teenage Outcast

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
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“My funeral sucks.” Carson Phillips So narrates Carson, a 17 year-old high school senior who at the beginning of the film dies via a freak

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Woman Around Town: Loni Ackerman—
Theater Down to Her Toes

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
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Cabaret Show Next to Abnormal Debuts February 24, 2012 Up a steep and very narrow stairway/To the voice like a metronome…* Loni Ackerman trained with

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Tetragrammaton—Vaudeville in Stages

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
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Tetragrammaton is vaudeville with a through line; indie theater; tall tales, superstition, stereotype, a bit of music; flim flam men, the old switcheroo, caricatures, comeuppance.

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A Small Volcano in Red Lips: Sue Mathys

Friday, February 25th, 2011
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A small volcano in a pompadour and red lips took the stage at The Metropolitan Room Monday night. Having performed abroad for much of the

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Swing Detonates on 51st Street

Friday, October 29th, 2010
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The diminutive powerhouse, Terese Genecco, and Her Little Big Band “kick it” from Broadway clear across the Hudson, creating the kind of big, brassy, expansive

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Betty Buckley—A Master at Work

Sunday, February 14th, 2010
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At her home in Ft. Worth, Texas, Betty Buckley teaches a song interpretation workshop to help aspiring singers—as well as more experienced ones—sharpen their skills.

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