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Jul
7
2018

PATTI LUPONE

Patti Lupone performing Woulda , Coulda, Shoulda at 54 Below on July 22, 2013. 

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Concert Hall, June 23 7.5/10 Patti LuPone knows a stage like koalas know gum trees and pandas bamboo. It’s her natural habitat, her instincts taut and senses zinging. She owns it, commands it, nurtures it and prowls it so completely that you’d think she was born on one. Nine years after she was here with […]

Jun
26
2018

MADELEINE PEYROUX

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City Recital Hall, June 13 6.5/10 Like the other party in a thorny marriage, Madeleine Peyroux can vex as much as she enchants. After an intimate opening, in which she just accompanied herself on acoustic guitar for three tunes, an expert band joined her to revisit the song that opened up the world: Leonard Cohen’s […]

Jun
19
2018

GRETCHEN PARALTO FLOR

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Verbrugghen Hall, June 3 Whether in politics, broadcasting, plays, films or music, we live in an era where bluster, gaucheness and antagonism trump subtlety, nuance and simple beauty. But Gretchen Parlato is fighting back. Well, not exactly fighting. She’s showing that there’s another way. Rather than trying to make herself and her work larger than […]

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