| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The musical performances at this year's Academy Awards have tended toward the more stately. Rock stars U2 went acoustic. Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O stayed seated. Surely Pink would bring some showbiz excitement to the Oscars, no?
Not quite. Pink...
| May 20, 2014
Audiences may remember Mark Baratelli as the pill-popping, floor-dropping, hilarious Judy Garland in Wanzie's 2012 Fringe hit "Celebrity Squares."
Well Judy's back in 45 minutes of Judy, just Judy. This improvisational cabaret show will have you...
| May 30, 2014
The inimitable Judy Garland undoubtedly would have been pleased to hear Jane Monheit sing her songs. But the young jazz singer did not just imitate Garland during her concert last night at the Musikfest Café. She does have the perfect voice to channel...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:13 PM
It's a label Liza Minnelli cherishes, and one she's never fully understood.
"Gay icon." Ask her to explain it, and she'll come up empty.
On Google, Minnelli's name alongside that two-word phrase cues up 117,000 results. When she performed back east...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:15 AM
"Parfumerie," the 1936 Hungarian play by Miklós László, has the humble distinction of living in the shadow of the more famous movies (and Broadway musical) that it inspired.
Hollywood has cashed in on the play not once but three times — the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:30 AM
At 4 p.m. Saturday a diminutive gray-haired gentleman in a tuxedo will stroll up to a microphone and introduce himself to more than 300 people seated in a packed Sunrise Civic Center Theater. A few words of gratitude will end with a simple declaration:...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:57 PM
When the play-with-music “Beyond the Rainbow: Garland at Carnegie Hall” comes to Delray Beach’s Arts Garage, it will be a much different show than any of the other dozen or so stagings.
“It used to be a theater experience and we&...
| Mar 8, 2013
“The Wizard of Oz” is one of the most beloved movies of all time, so it's a bold move to ......
| Feb 16, 2011
| 11:12 AM
Yvonne Grams, a.k.a. Evo Love, grew up in a family of Jehovah’s Witnesses, who taught her not to worship idols and symbols. “They told me straight up there is no Santa and that Halloween is about celebrating the devil,” the artist and...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Films are at the root of many songs. The hit movie American Gangster inspired Jay-Z’s 2007 album of the same name. Local band Kill Miss Pretty’s “Judy Garland,” begins “I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore,&...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 6:52 AM
Russ Rogers and Alicia Olink, the husband-and-wife team that makes up half of South Florida’s most deliciously sleazy electro-punk band, Kill Miss Pretty, are still in the decompression phase of the post-tour experience. The band was out on the road...