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Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 11:00am

Inquiry welcomes back editor, writer and chef TAMAR ADLER to talk about eating and cooking in the doldrums of winter. Tamar’s unique book is AN EVER-LASTING MEAL: COOKING WITH ECONOMY AND GRACE and it helps change the way you think about food and cooking. Tune in and learn about the pleasures of lettuce with gravy, making salads with root vegetables,  and what to do when you fall out of love with cooking. 

Paul Broadnax Trio

Paul has appeared with many nationally recognized jazz artists including such notables as Clark Terry, Joe Williams, Milt Hinton and Dorothy Donegan, Alan Dawson, Lionel Hampton, Cab Calloway, Jimmy Witherspoon, Diane Carrol, Donna Byrne and Rebecca Parris.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/18/2013 - 20:00

LIVE BAND Swing Dance with Bombay Jim and the Swingin' Sapphires

Since the release of their 2001 CD "Keep Honkin", Bombay Jim and the Swinging Sapphires is hailed as one of the country's hottest swing bands. Featured on the HBO Series, "Family Bonds", and heard on jazz and swing radio stations throughout the nation. Bombay Jim and the Swinging Sapphires has opened for the Cherry Poppin' Daddies and the Les Brown Orchestra. They have performed at The Great Connecuticut Jazz Festival and the Cape Cod Jazz Festival to name a few. Members of the band have backed industry luminaries such as, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Mel Torme, and Frank Sinatra.

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/13/2013 - 14:00

Sugar Ray & The Bluetones

Singer and harp man Sugar Ray Norcia's career kicked into high gear in 1979 when he formed the original Sugar Ray & the Bluetones with guitar giant Ronnie Earl, and it's stayed there ever since.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/12/2013 - 20:00

Animal Farm Band

Animal Farm's show blends original music, storytelling, hilarious antics and games. The Boston-based trio of musicians and educators explores themes of friendship, community and self-expression through the eyes of furry, feathered, scaly and shell-dwelling friends. A pig gets greedy, a two-headed tortoise tries to get along with itself, and a baby bat struggles with his fear of the dark.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/12/2013 - 14:30

George Cole and ''Eurocana'' (Jazz)

"George Cole and his band put you in a sexy European dream. Think Paris, red wine, and new love, lost in a kiss on a wet cobblestone street." - Steve Bowman Recording Artist

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/11/2013 - 20:00

Drummer Yoron Israel with ''High Standards''

Yoron Israel, a native Chicagoan, is one of the most gifted musicians of his generation. Yoron's exciting and tasteful drumming, along with his compositional talents are spotlighted throughout his recordings: "Basic Traneing", "Chicago", "Live at the Blue Note" and "A Gift for You" These fine works have received enthusiastic praise from journalists, musical peers and fans alike. They represent the extensive depth of his musicianship as he continues to evolve as a leader.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/05/2013 - 20:00

Grayson Hugh with Polly Messer (Country Blues)

Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter and pianist Grayson Hugh will be appearing here tonight. Performing with Hugh is his wife and harmony singer Polly Messer.

Known for his global mega-hits ("Talk It Over", "Bring It All Back", "How Bout Us") and his songs in blockbuster movies "Thelma & Louise" and "Fried Green Tomatoes", Hugh has been wowing audiences and gathering fans around the world for more than two decades with his soulful singing, poetic lyrics and masterful piano playing.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/04/2013 - 20:00


The Nutopians is a unique and compelling 8-piece ensemble that celebrates the genius and artistry of John Lennon, one of the greatest songwriters of all time. Created and led by Rex Fowler of Aztec Two-Step and Tom Dean of Devonsquare, the ensemble gives remarkably fresh treatments to Lennon’s best and least known Beatles and solo songs that often inspire a whole new appreciation for John’s music.

$26 Advance |$29 Day of Show

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/02/2013 - 20:00


The Godfather of the British Blues scene. John had a key eye for talent, wooing Clapton from the Yardbirds and discovering Peter Green and Mick Taylor. Literally hundreds of great bluesman have been a part of the Bluesbreakers and learned from the master himself.

Nearly fifty years later, he still has one of the finest blues bands on the planet. He brings a big sack of blues classics and is bound to get the “ Room to Move.”

$45 Advance | $50 Day of Show

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/31/2013 - 20:00


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