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Caramoor Jazz Festival 2011

Oct 10, 2011 No Comments by

by Mickey M. I supposed most of us have a “Caramoor” somewhere near them. A beautiful tree and woodlined place where art and culture all meet up. Music and art fill the air and in the summer time it’s filled with people and gardens and butterflies and such. The 2011 Jazz Festival was a great […]

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Into the Woods

Sep 28, 2011 No Comments by

by Kelly R. Into the Woods is/was a Steven Sondheim musical which worked fairy tale themes into a story of a baker and his wife, cursed to never have children of their own. I think it ran on Broadway for a few years – though I really don’t recall much of the play. What I […]

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Blue Man Group

Sep 23, 2011 No Comments

by Joseph Terrazas They sure put out a lot of energy, the show was produced by Paul McCartney, so it was incredible, there were cubes like the Hollywood Squares with  a  Non Blue musician in each painted in black light colors and they were hitting the drums and joining in with the blue men, they […]

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The Magic of Summerstock – Kid’s Style

Sep 05, 2011 No Comments

by Matt P The crowd (about 30 parents and friends) gathered around the stage in hushed expectation as the performers hustled and peeked from behind the curtain. Aged 6 – 8 – it was the culmination of 2 weeks of work (if you want to call camp work that is). Either way – each kid […]

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Yamato – Japanese Drumming

Apr 11, 2011 No Comments

By Donald M They are a few different Japanese Drumming Groups touring the world; if you get a chance to see one you will be amazed by the performance. I saw Yamato at SUNY Purchase in 2007 and still can remember the sound wave that hits the audience in the chest when they played the […]

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Daniel Auber’s opera Marco Spada

Mar 03, 2011 No Comments

When studying in Roma, for a class evening out we when to the Roma Opera to see the original cast in the Pierre Lacotte reconstruction of Maziler’s choreography ballet of the 1857 Daniel Auber’s opera Marco Spada. It premiered on March 15, 1981; we attended the March 21, 1981 performance. The original cast included Nureyev […]

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Buried Child – by Sam Shepard

Feb 22, 2011 No Comments

Sam Shepard’s play Buried Child is a bizarre gaze into the American Dream and the Nuclear Family. The play was writhen during the economic slowdown of the 1970’s, end of Vietnam War and the changing of the American family structure and society. It is about a Midwestern farming family and their guilty secret that buried […]

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