Wurlitzer Theatre Organ donor and curator, Don Phipps, celebrates his 80th birthday this fall, and you're invited to the party! As a present to himself, Don is underwriting the cost of bringing ATOS Theatre Organist of the Year 2012, Mark Herman, to Worcester to play a wide range of repertoire on the Wurlitzer.
Have you ever been to a film musical and had the uncontrollable urge to burst into song? Do you muse over the endless tailoring opportunities for chintz curtains? Have you always wondered what it would be like to wear a wimple? SING-A-LONG SOUND OF MUSIC is your chance to test your vocal range with several hundred other assorted nuns, Von Trapp family members and Julie Andrews look-a-likes.
Experience the excitement of the hit TV game show, "The Price is Right," in THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE on stage. Hosted by Todd Newton, host of Family Game Night on Hub Network, THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE is a 90 minute interactive stage event that gives contestants the chance to “come on down” to win up to $25,000 worth of prizes. All audience members have an equal chance of being called up on stage and will automatically win a prize just for participating in the game.
A Night of Music and Comedy to benefit the St. John's Food for the Poor
A Night of Music and Comedy to benefit St. John’s Food for the Poor Program will feature full-length performances by John McDermott, founder of The Irish Tenors, Virgil S. Gibson, former lead singer of The Platters, and legendary Hollywood comedian Norm Crosby.
Robert Ballard’s Historic Discovery and Exploration of the R.M.S. Titanic
Among the most accomplished and well known of the world's deep-sea explorers, Robert Ballard is best known for his historic discoveries of hydrothermal vents, the sunken R.M.S. Titanic, the German battleship Bismarck, and numerous other contemporary and ancient shipwrecks around the world. During his long career he has conducted more than 120 deep-sea expeditions using the latest in exploration technology, and he is a pioneer in the early use of deep-diving submarines. Mr. Ballard's lecture will focus on his discovery and exploration of the R.M.S.
As the only tribute artist hired by Elvis Presley Enterprises to perform at Graceland's Heartbreak Hotel, Chris MacDonald brings back the memories of an All-American Legend in a truly dynamic multimedia performance complete with costumes, back up singer’s dancers, high-energy concert band and special guest star Rock-n-Roll Hall of Famer D.J Fontana, Elvis’s original drummer. Join us for this Rockin tribute celebrating the life and music of one of the greatest entertainers and pop culture icons of our time.
Kaoruko comes from Tokyo where she worked in the nightclubs singing and playing piano. She came to Boston in 1990 to study at Berklee College of Music where she studied jazz composition with Herb Pomeroy, Greg Hopkins and met her mentor of jazz Hal Crook. Kaoruko now leads her band the Kaoruko Jazz Ensemble on the local scene.
Joe Raia grew up in Lexington, MA, and graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston where he studied saxophone and clarinet with the world-renowned woodwind instructor, the late great Joe Viola, and studied composition and arranging with Herb Pomeroy, Phil Wilson, and Greg Hopkins. A stalwart in the New England blues, R&B and jazz scene, he has performed with many Boston Music Awards winners and nominees, Boston Battle of the Blues Bands winners, and has performed in 11 countries in North America and Europe.
Folk Open Mike w/feature Rick Gottlieb's CD release party!
Our Amazing Things Folk Open Mike offers a friendly supportive venue for developing singer-songwriters and folks who "just like to play". It is a great way to get to know the music community, and to share ideas and techniques. All types of music is welcome. Fans come to see fantastic local artists, and never go away disappointed. See and be seen - heck build a fan base! Always a feature, always fun. Our host, singer-songwriter Dan Cloutier, (www.dancloutiermusic.com) takes excellent care of the performers and listeners alike.