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  • Marvin Hamlisch, musical multi-tasker, is remembered in a documentary

    Marvin Hamlisch, musical multi-tasker, is remembered in a documentary
    Marvin Hamlisch was a 6-year-old prodigy when he was accepted into the Juilliard School of Music. He went on to train intensively with the goal of becoming the next great classical pianist. But Hamlisch ultimately decided to play a different tune, a popular one.
  • Winter Park Playhouse presents '8 Track: The Sounds of the 70's'

     Winter Park Playhouse presents '8 Track: The Sounds of the 70's'
    Winter Park Playhouse will be getting down with the sounds of the BeeGees and K.C. & the Sunshine Band when it opens "8 Track: The Sounds of the 70's" on Friday, June 21. Joining the cast for a rehearsal, I can't help but wonder: "Were any of you even...

    "8-Track" salutes the music of the 1970s in all its hokey glory

    "8-Track" salutes the music of the 1970s in all its hokey glory
    The revue “8-Track: the Sounds of the ’70s” boogies through 40 or so songs from the Me Decade at a disco-frenzy pace, barely leaving enough time for the cast to change from one groovy outfit to another. At first, you may wish for a...

    Our Picks: The Last Holiday Roundup!

    Our Picks: The Last Holiday Roundup!
    You have to take Grammy and Pop-Pop somewhere. Or maybe you're still a gift or two short. Here are a few Christmas-esque ways to get you out of the house. Holiday Exhibit and Sale, Blue Back Square, 59 Memorial Road, West Hartford, Through Dec. 23....

    PASSINGS: Fontella Bass

    Fontella Bass, 72, a St. Louis-born soul singer who hit the top of the R&B charts with "Rescue Me" in 1965, died Wednesday at a St. Louis hospice of complications from a heart attack suffered three weeks ago, said her daughter, Neuka Mitchell. Bass had...