Merv Griffin News

Date Of Birth:
July 06, 1925
Date Of Death:
August 12, 2007 (82)
Birth Place:
San Mateo, CA, USA
Gender:
Male
THE JOST PROJECT Returns to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2014

The J?st Project looks forward to returning to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the location where they launched their recording, "Can't Find My Way Home" (Dot Time Records). As part of the Art After 5 series, the Philly-based band will perform on Friday, May 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The band is made up of internationally renowned vibraphonist Tony Miceli, vocalist/harmonicist Paul Jost, bassist Kevin MacConnell and drummer Charlie Patierno. This event is free with museum admission, $20; seniors $18; youth, 13 to 18, and students with valid ID $14; children 12 and under free. For more information, call (215) 684-7506 or e-mail artafter5@philamuseum.org. (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Announces Their 2014-15 Pops Series, Which Includes FLY ME TO THE MOON, VERTIGO and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Mega-watt stars light up the stage for Pacific Symphony's highly anticipated 2014-15 Pops series featuring seven not-to-be-missed concerts that include a bit of nostalgia, romance, celebration and a plethora of memorable music—all enhanced by the “Hollywood” sound of the orchestra. Led by Principal Pops Conductor Richard Kaufman, the season blasts off with a tribute to the iconic Frank Sinatra, with such jazz standards as “Fly Me to the Moon.” Add to that legendary stars Paul Anka, Herb Alpert and Lani Hall and, just in time for Christmas— (more...)

Medium Lisa Williams to Appear at the Mayo Center, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Lisa Williams, world-renowned medium, clairvoyant, and star of the hit show, Life Among the Dead and Voices from the Other Side on Lifetime TV, will share her gift of communication with those who have passed on to the 'other side' at the Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-80. (more...)

Best-Selling Author, Joe McGinniss, Dies at 71
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Joe McGinniss, Sr., American author known for his best-selling The Selling of the President 1968 which described the marketing of then-presidential candidate Richard Nixon, has died at the age of 71. He authored eleven works, including his last bookwas The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin, an account of Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska who was the unsuccessful 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee. (more...)

Former Teen Singing Phenomenon Karen Wyman Comes to the Metropolitan Room, Now thru 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

The former teen singing phenomenon Karen Wyman continues her exciting and decisive return to the live stage in her first major engagement in 25 years when the Metropolitan Room brings her back for four shows in March -- tonight, March 5, 12, 19 and 26, all at 7pm. (more...)

Asolo Repertory Theatre Hosts 2014 Annual Gala: A NIGHT AT THE RAINBOW ROOM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

Relive the glamour of the Rainbow Room, an iconic New York City hot spot known for its rotating dance floor, exquisite cuisine, fine wines and liquors, and A-List regulars. Asolo Rep, one of the premier professional theatres in the Southeastern U.S., will recreate the magic of the Rainbow Room in the 1940s for a special evening of dining and dancing. A Night at the Rainbow Room will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota tonight, March 1, 2014 at 6PM. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DEATHTRAP - Twists, Turns and Humor Excite at GLT
by Roy Berko - Feb 24, 2014

Overheard at intermission of 'DEATHTRAP' at Great Lakes Theater: 'I never expected that to happen!' Response: 'I've seen this before and what's coming up in the second act is even more surprising!' (more...)

Lily Tomlin to Perform at PlayhouseSquare's Ohio Theatre, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Comedienne Lily Tomlin either has the metabolism of a hummingbird or she never sleeps...it's the only plausible explanation of how she's been able to accomplish her uber-prolific number of entertainment credits! From Tomlin's TV to movies, comedy to drama, records to live stand-up, plus theater, writing and animated features...over-achiever Lily has conquered them all. (more...)

Asolo Repertory Theatre to Host 2014 Annual Gala: A NIGHT AT THE RAINBOW ROOM, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Relive the glamour of the Rainbow Room, an iconic New York City hot spot known for its rotating dance floor, exquisite cuisine, fine wines and liquors, and A-List regulars. Asolo Rep, one of the premier professional theatres in the Southeastern U.S., will recreate the magic of the Rainbow Room in the 1940s for a special evening of dining and dancing. A Night at the Rainbow Room will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 6PM. (more...)

The Jost Project Performs at Chris' Jazz Cafe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Philadelphia-based The Jost Project is performing another concert with music from their CD Can't Find My Way Home (Dot Time Records, based in New York and Europe). Tonight, January 31 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. they will be at Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom Street in Philadelphia. (more...)

The Jost Project Performs Steel Coffee House in Phoenixville Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Philadelphia-based The Jost Project is performing two concerts with music from their CD Can't Find My Way Home (Dot Time Records, based in New York and Europe). Tonight, January 24 at 9 pm they will be at Steel City Coffee House, 203 Bridge Street in Phoenixville with Phyllis Chapell opening for them at the Steel City concert at 8 pm. (more...)

Former Teen Singing Phenomenon Karen Wyman Comes to the Metropolitan Room, 3/5-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

The former teen singing phenomenon Karen Wyman continues her exciting and decisive return to the live stage in her first major engagement in 25 years when the Metropolitan Room brings her back for four shows in March -- Wednesday March 5, 12, 19 and 26, all at 7pm. (more...)

The Jost Project to Perform Steel Coffee House in Phoenixville, 1/24; Chris' Jazz Cafe Set for 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Philadelphia-based The Jost Project is performing two concerts with music from their CD Can't Find My Way Home (Dot Time Records, based in New York and Europe). On Friday January 24 at 9 pm they will be at Steel City Coffee House, 203 Bridge Street in Phoenixville with Phyllis Chapell opening for them at the Steel City concert at 8 pm. On Friday, January 31 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. they will be at Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom Street in Philadelphia. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Karen Wyman Brings SECOND TIME AROUND to Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 23, 2013

Karen Wyman, who was a national sensation for a short time in the late '60s and early '70s before disappearing unexpectedly from the scene, has re-entered the earth's atmosphere. The rocket-voiced phenom, who electrified a packed Metropolitan Room just returned with her new show, 'The Second Time Around.' Check out photos from the concert below! (more...)

Dr. Albert Lowry Joins The American Real Estate Investors Academy Board Of Advisors
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

Real estate Legend, Dr. Albert Lowry joins the American Real Estate Investors Academy board of advisors. Dr. Lowry is the third nationally known expert to come onboard in the last week. (more...)

92Y to Celebrate Mike Stoller with Bettye LaVette, The Coasters & More, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

On December 9, 2013 92Y celebrates songwriting legend Mike Stoller on the occasion of his 80th year with An 80th Birthday Celebration, a one-night-only Lyrics & Lyricists Special Event hosted by Paul Shaffer and directed and written by Randy Johnson (director/writer of A Night with Janis Joplin). Confirmed artists performing expected and unexpected interpretations from Stoller's genre-spanning career in blues, R&B, rock 'n' roll and jazz include legendary vocal group The Coasters, along with artists Karen Akers, Mary Bridget Davies, Corky Hale, Maria Elena Infantino, Sally Kellerman, Bettye LaVette, Melissa Manchester, Billy Stritch, Tommy Tune and Steve Tyrell. Backed by Tyrell's band, the artists perform some of the greatest songs written by Stoller with his longtime lyricist partner Jerry Leiber and others. Leiber will be the subject of a special tribute during the evening. Stoller is planning to be in attendance for the celebration. (more...)

A HOLIDAY CELEBRATION OF ROCK, RHYTHM & SOUL Set for Tarrytown Music Hall , 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Rrazz Entertainment presents A Holiday Celebration of Rock, Rhythm & Soul at the Tarrytown Music Hall located at 13 Main Street in Tarrytown New York... See Bobby Rydell, , Charlie Thomas' Difters, Freda Payne, The Soul Survivors, Johnny Farina of Santo & Johnny-tickets are available now at www.TarrytownMusicHall.org or by calling 877.840.0457 (more...)

Karen Wyman Aiming for Comeback at Metropolitan Room December 20-21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Karen Wyman, who was a national sensation for a short time in the late '60s and early '70s before disappearing unexpectedly from the scene, has re-entered the earth's atmosphere. The rocket-voiced phenom, who electrified a packed Metropolitan Room on Saturday, announced that she will return there with her new show, "The Second Time Around," for two exclusive nights in December -- Friday and Saturday December 20 & 21, both at 7pm. (more...)

Bob Anderson to Perform at Suncoast Showroom, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Singing impressionist Bob Anderson brings his trademark talent to the Suncoast Showroom for one night only, November 22. (more...)

Popular TV Talk Show Panelist Reiko Douglas Dies at 77
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Reiko Douglas, the diminutive Japanese-born entertainer who arrived in the United States not able to speak or understand any English yet managed to become one of the most sought-after and popular panel guests on the late-night TV show circuit. (more...)

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