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Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 6:00pm

Frank Gehry explores how architecture, like jazz, is a dynamic art that absorbs the times and culture it inhabits constantly reinventing itself while retaining its historic connection. In the second half of the show, Oscar winning actor (Best Actor, Amadeus) F. Murray Abraham discusses improvisation, spontaneity and jazz as great theater.

BCMFest Celtic Music Monday - Celtic Ceilidh

Event Date: 
Mon, 01/09/2012 - 19:00

Dan Cloutier & Oen Kennedy

Dan Cloutier is a rising force on the local New England singer songwriter, folk, and indie scene. His second album Live at the Masquerade Ball came out in 2009, with Worcester Magazine heralding it as “genuine folk greatness” and the Pulse Magazine noting that “This guitar-strumming storyteller is aiming to steal your heart with his lyrical honesty.” Carter Allen of 100.7 WZLX stated that “Dan’s debut CD showed a lot of promise... his next effort delivers on all that promise, but goes beyond.”

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/08/2012 - 20:00

Passim School of Music Recital

Join us for the biannual all-school recital on January 8, 2012! The afternoon will include performances by guitarists, singers, ensembles, fiddlers, and more. Friends and family welcome. Student-performers do not need to purchase a ticket.

Please join us after the recital for a reception upstairs at the school!

Tickets: $5, members FREE

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/08/2012 - 16:30

Brian Charette Organ Trio

Grammy nominated Hammond organist, Brian Charette leads a greasy organ trio with longtime NYC band mates, Diego Voglino (drums) and Ed Cherry (guitar). Brian is a SteepleChase recording artist and writes regularly for Keyboard Magazine. His band mates are also quite accomplished. Ed Cherry was with Dizzy Gillespie for years and Diego was with Marshal Crenshaw. The trio bring their funky East Village sound to The Beehive before they set out on their tour of the Czech Republic and California.

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/07/2012 - 22:00

Mr. Nick and The Dirty Tricks

Real deal blues! A mighty blues-man with a charismatic personality, Mr. Nick is becoming a favorite at The Beehive. His band, The Dirty Tricks, is a formidable blues force! They play elegant, stomping and swinging classics, original rumbas, jump blues and boogies.

No Cover

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/06/2012 - 22:00

A World of Piano

A series of solo piano concerts by three modern masters of the jazz keyboard. Satoko Fujii, Myra Melford and Angelica Sanchez have established international careers and represent a broad range of approaches to the piano.

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/03/2012 - 19:30
Fri, 02/10/2012 - 19:30
Fri, 02/17/2012 - 07:30

Poets' Asylum - Wordswap Workshop & Extended Open Mic

Join us for our inaugural Last Sunday Workshop. Come meet up with Shakti* lady Sou MacMillan for a generative** workshop based on word-pooling. Come on out and bring your writing tools. We’ll have the open mic at the end instead this time so everyone can show off their new stuff – and this one will be an extended open, meaning 5-10 minutes instead of the regular 1-5: ZOMG!

*Shakti was this kickass ladies’ writing group the Asylum used to run back in the Java Hut Days.
**That means we gonna write some stuff \o/

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/29/2012 - 19:00

Poets' Asylum - totes TBA

(Srsly, we have an osm suprise – we just have to confirm that business before we start spreading rumors. True rumors.)

The Poets' Asylum meets every Sunday night in the Front Room at WCUW (910 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610 - 508-753-1012). The reading starts around 7:00 p.m. with an open poetry reading. The featured poet or a poetry slam follows the open poetry reading. There is no cover charge at this weekly reading. Donations collected via a bucket pass go to the featured poet or to support the reading.

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/22/2012 - 19:00

Poets' Asylum - Last Chance Prelim for the Worcester Youth Slam Team!

The Speakout! Poetry Collective has spent the last six years mentoring youth poets & promoting the power of one’s voice through the art of spoken word. Every year, our collective organizes youth poetry slams, raises funds, & chaperones several competition winners to The Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Festival. This is the last prelims before the spots for the team are battled out – some see history happen!

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/15/2012 - 19:00


Of Interest

Know Your Host:
Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

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Sundays, 12 to 4 pm


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