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  • Box set review: Ella Fitzgerald's 'Twelve Nights in Hollywood'

     
    For a generation of listeners, the late Ella Fitzgerald exists perhaps as more of a concept than someone who was once a living human being. As the Beatles are to pop music, Fitzgerald is to jazz vocals, and the quality......
  • Orlando Cabaret Festival this weekend

     
    Mad Cow is tuning up this weekend with a great lineup for their annual Orlando Cabaret Festival. Here's the spotlight and details from this Friday's Calendar: WHAT: Crooners from across the nation convene downtown this week, so get your tickets early...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': A good team effort

     
    We’ve reached the seventh week of competition, ballroom fans, and I’m happy to report that we’re also at the point where the excitement and dance performance levels have started to reach bedazzlingly giddy heights. All the season’s...
  • Reprise Theatre Company's 2010-11 season to feature 'They're Playing Our Song,' 'Gigi' and 'Kiss Me, Kate'

     
    For its 2010-11 season, Reprise Theatre Company will present what Artistic Director Jason Alexander calls a trio of "fun, beautiful love stories." "It's been rough going for a bunch of people for a bunch of reasons of late," he says.......
  • BMI 2010 Awards: John Fogerty, Taylor Swift, RedOne honored at annual songwriters ceremony

     
    After accepting the imposingly named BMI Icon Award on Tuesday night, rocker John Fogerty strapped on a guitar and blazed like a bullet train through a brief sampling of the even more imposing songbook that earned him the career honor......
  • Jamie Cullum: Pop meets jazz at Hard Rock Live

     
    There are only four musicians in Jamie Cullum’s touring band, but that doesn’t include all the additional personalities that the guy keeps in his head. Hoagy Carmichael. Cole Porter. Jimi Hendrix. Ray Charles. Rihanna. Louis Armstrong. Those far-...
  • Festival of Orchestras has new home, Keith Lockhart and free concert to announce

     
    For its 2010-2011 season, the Festival of Orchestras is bringing in some big names: Conductor Keith Lockhart (twice!) and Broadway stars Kelli O'Hara and Brian D'Arcy James. But the biggest star of the season might be the festival's new home: All concerts...
  • Theater review: 'Young Frankenstein' at the Pantages

     
    In 2007, New York grabbed torches and pitchforks and went after a monster. The object of this pursuit, "Young Frankenstein," was indeed frightful in some respects, but it didn't deserve quite such bitter griping. True, moviemaker turned theater...
  • Steinway honors pianist Michael Rickman, professor at Stetson University

     
    Critically acclaimed pianist Dr. Michael Rickman, professor of piano in Stetson University’s School of Music, has been honored by Steinway & Sons as a new member of its prestigious roster of Steinway Artists. The New York-based company says of its a...
  • Music review: Jacaranda and America at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Monica

     
    Jacaranda, the Santa Monica new music series, began its season over the weekend with “strong sincere voices nurtured while America was inventing itself afresh,” as wrote artistic director Patrick Scott in his detailed program notes. Such invention...
  • Album review: Elvis Costello's 'National Ransom'

     
    As a singer, songwriter and observer of human foibles, Elvis Costello is little short of dazzling on his latest outing. It certifies him as both the modern-day Cole Porter for the effortless way he marries sophisticated lyrics with elegant music,......