May
15
2017

Breaking Bread

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Wentworth Falls School of Arts, May 14 7.5/10 Give eight playwrights the same brief – to write a short monologue with however an oblique relationship to the theme of food – and you’ll get eight very different responses. Especially when, as director Margaret Davies did, you pair each playwright with a specific actor for whom […]

May
14
2017

Gregory Porter

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Enmore Theatre, April 12 8/10 Six months ago he was at the Basement. Now he was filling the Enmore Theatre. While a handful of other artists have enjoyed this meteoric rise in their 40s, jazz singers who have achieved such popularity when concentrating almost entirely on original material are super rare. Although Gregory Porter’s vast, […]

May
9
2017

The Kaleidoscopic Musical Mind of Bruce Cale

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Just the saxophonists that Bruce Cale has worked with tell you much about his career: Phil Woods, Ernie Watts, Zoot Sims, Anthony Braxton, Trevor Watts, John Klemmer, John Handy, Tubby Hayes, Prince Lasha and many more. Other collaborators include Bobby Hackett, Billy Eckstine, Kenny Wheeler, Larry Adler, Rick Laird, Dudley Moore and Shelly Mann, to […]

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