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Kelsey Denette


Merrimack Repertory Theatre Hires New Executive Director
May 23, 2013

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Board President Debra Grossman announced today that the company had concluded a six month national search for MRT's new Executive Director and have engaged Elizabeth Kegley, currently Managing Director of Dallas' highly-regarded Kitchen Dog Theatre, to fill the position.

2013 Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival Seeks Volunteers
May 16, 2013

The 54th annual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival and 3rd annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival are looking for volunteers! The Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival will be held June 7-16, 2013 in the streets, open spaces, galleries and historic plazas of downtown Pittsburgh's Cultural District, Gateway Center, and Point State Park. Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival will be held June 7-9 at various locations in the Cultural District.

APAC Announces BLOOD BROTHERS Extension
May 14, 2013

THE ASTORIA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (APAC) is pleased to announce the one-week extension of Willy Russell's (Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine) BLOOD BROTHERS, musical staging by Christine O'Grady, musical direction by Julianne B. Merrill, and directed by Tom Wojtunik. After playing to sold-out audiences and receiving critical acclaim, such as John Simon remarking, 'A tasteful revival of a worthwhile show, which you will want to catch whether or not you have seen the musical before,' BLOOD BROTHERS will extend a week at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (30-44 Crescent St, Astoria, NY 11102. Entrance on 30th Road). Performances began Thursday, May 2 and will now continue through Saturday, May 25. Opening Night was Saturday, May4 (8 p.m.).

Gloucester Stage Announces 34th Season, Beginning 6/20
May 10, 2013

Gloucester Stage Artistic Director Eric C. Engel recently announced Gloucester Stage's 34th season of producing professional theatre in Gloucester Massachusetts to begin on June 20 with the award winning musical Spring Awakening directed by Engel.

April 12, 2013

To accommodate extraordinary ticket demand, Lifeline Theatre will add four additional performances to the run of its family musical, The Emperor's New Threads: A Fashion Statement, based on the folktale The Emperor's New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen. The additional performances are Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Jillian Michaels Brings her First Ever 'Maximize Your Life Tour' to Detroit's Fox Theatre in May
February 20, 2013

Jillian Michaels will bring her first ever 'Maximize Your Life Tour' to the Fox Theatre on Thursday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m.

The Dutch Apple Brings Back Comedies After 15 Years
January 24, 2013

After popular demand, The Dutch Apple will bring back comedies to their stage with Run For Your Wife opening February 14. Run For Your Wife is a British comedy written by the "master of farce" Ray Cooney, and is said to be one of the funniest and most popular of all his plays.

Helmuth Rilling Conducts LA Chamber Orchestra in Mozart Program
January 9, 2013

Internationally acclaimed Grammy Award-winning conductor Helmuth Rilling, recipient of the 2011 Herbert von Karajan Music Prize, makes his 13th appearance with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra to guest conduct two performances of Mozart's sublime Requiem in D minor, K. 626, featuring soprano Stacey Tappan, alto Callista Hoffman, tenor Nicholas Phan, bass Michael Dean and the acclaimed USC Thornton Chamber Singers, under the direction of Jo Michael Scheibe, on Saturday, January 26, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, and Sunday, January 27, 2013, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. The all-Mozart program, which celebrates the legendary composer's 257th birthday, opens with his majestic Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543.

X FACTOR RECAP: And the Winner Is...
December 20, 2012

The X Factor season has come to a close - and crowned the second winner of a $5 million recording contract! Was it girl group Fifth Harmony, teen talent Carly Rose Sonenclar or country crooner Tate Stevens? Read on to find out!

X FACTOR RECAP: The Final Four Perform!
December 12, 2012

It's the final week of performances before the finals, and only four contestants remain in this week's The X Factor.

X FACTOR RECAP: The Top Six Perform!
December 5, 2012

On tonight's episode of The X Factor, each contestant is going to sing twice - an acoustic song and a Pepsi Challenge song. I assume this means people voted, but they say 'Pepsi' about ten thousand times and episode, so I tend to tune it out. Whether you missed the episode or just want a recap of the performances, read on!

X FACTOR RECAP: The Top 6 Revealed - Rankings & More!
November 29, 2012

On tonight's episode of The X Factor, two more contestants are headed home and the top 6 is revealed!

X FACTOR RECAP: The Top 8 Tackle Chart Topping Hits - All the Performances!
November 28, 2012

Tonight on The X Factor, the top 8 performed - whether you missed the show or just want to re-live a performance, read on for a full recap!

Exclusive: THE X FACTOR Standout Carly Rose Sonenclar Talks Broadway Beginnings, WONDERLAND and More
November 21, 2012

The X Factor's pint-sized powerhouse Carly Rose Sonenclar made the leap to the $5 million singing competition this fall with her audition to Nina Simone's 'Feeling Good,' which has skyrocketed to over 15 million views on YouTube in just over a month.

X FACTOR RECAP: The Top 12 Perform - All the Performances!
November 14, 2012

The top twelve performed this week on The X Factor, with some falling flat and others rising to surprising new highs. Whether you missed a song or just want to watch again, read on for a full recap of this week's performances!

X FACTOR RECAP: The Top 12 Becomes the Top 13; All the Performances!
November 7, 2012

'We have some very important news,' Mario Lopez says at the top of tonight's episode of The X Factor. What is this news? The top twelve has just become the top thirteen, with an act returning after being eliminated last week. Who is it? Read on to find out!

X FACTOR RECAP: Four Contestants Eliminated; Top 12 Revealed!
November 1, 2012

It's the results night of The X Factor and sixteen contestants will be whittled down to twelve - if you want a refresher on last night's performances, click here, and read to find out who'll be singing again next week!

X FACTOR RECAP: The Top 16 Perform Live!
October 31, 2012

Tonight on The X Factor, it's our first episode with the new hosts: Mario Lopez, Mario Lopez's dimples and Khloe Kardashian. Whether you missed the episode or just want to see all of the performances, read on for a full recap!

X FACTOR RECAP: The Top 16 Revealed? ...Kind Of
October 17, 2012

The X Factor got off to a late start today, pushed back by baseball (and an episode of Ben & Kate, for reasons I still don't fully understand). Tonight, the final 24 are whittled down to just 16 to perform in the live shows; whether you missed the episode or just want to find out who's chosen to continue, read on!

Saxophonist Jimmy Heath Celebrates 86th Birthday at Blue Note, 10/23-28
October 12, 2012

Saxophonist Jimmy Heath first appeared at the Blue Note in 1984 and has become a regular throughout the club's 31 year history. He has also celebrated three birthdays at the club for his 70th, 80th and 85th birthdays. Join us as we celebrate Jimmy's 86th birthday with his stellar big band featuring Antonio Hart (alto sax and flute), Sharel Cassity (alto sax and flute),Charles Davis (tenor sax), Andres Boiarsky (tenor sax and flute), Gary Smulyan (baritone sax), Frank Greene (trumpet), Greg Gisbert (trumpet), Freddie Hendrix (trumpet), Diego Urcola (trumpet), Steve Davis (trombone), Jason Jackson (trombone), John Mosca(trombone), Douglas Purviance (bass trombone), Jeb Patton (piano), David Wong (bass), and Lewis Nash (drums).

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