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Imperial Acrobats of China "Chi of Shaolin - The Tale of the Dragon"

World Famous and celebrated Chinese acrobat, gold medalist, co-creator and executive producer of Jungua, Yan Yan Zhao together with Guy Caron (director of creation for Cirque Du Soleil's® productions of KA™ and Dralion™), proudly present a new and exhilarating show, CHI OF SHAOLIN - THE TALE OF THE DRAGON. This show brings incredible talent to the stage to tell a powerful dramatic tale fused with Shaolin warrior skills, unique acrobatic acts and amazing circus talent.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/09/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 11/10/2012 - 14:00

An Evening with Amy Grant

AMY GRANT is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, media personality, and actress, best known for her Christian music. She has been referred to as “The Queen Of Christian Pop.” As of 2009, Grant remains the bestselling contemporary Christian music singer ever, having sold over 30 million units worldwide.  

CITY HARBOR, a Christian duo hailing from Nashville, TN, will kick the evening off with an energetic opening act!

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/02/2012 - 20:00

Stanley Sagov and the Remembering the Future Jazz Band

Celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend with a night of hot and cool jazz featuring keyboardist Dr. Stanley Sagov and his Remembering the Future Jazz Band with John Lockwood on acoustic bass, Bob Gullotti on drums, Robert Douglas Gay on alto sax, Mike Peipman on trumpet, Stan Strickland on sax, flute and vocals and Special Guest vocalist, Wannetta Jackson.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/24/2012 - 19:30
Sat, 11/24/2012 - 22:00

Donal Fox/Warren Wolf Duo

DONAL FOX is internationally acclaimed as composer, pianist, and improviser in both jazz and classical music. His numerous awards include a Guggenheim fellowship in music composition, and a fellowship from the Bogliasco Foundation, and he is a three time nominee for the CalArts/Alpert Award in the Arts.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/23/2012 - 19:30
Fri, 11/23/2012 - 22:00

Sheila Jordan & Steve Kuhn Duo - Sheila's 84th Birthday Celebration

Tonight and only tonight at the Regattabar, jazz vocalist Sheila Jordan and pianist Steve Kuhn join forces for an unforgettable performance. Old friends and longtime collaborators, these two artists will perform an intimate evening of duo in celebration of Jordan's 84th birthday.

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/21/2012 - 19:30


Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 10:00am

Is there such a thing as “gay culture”? If so, what is the relationship between gay culture and sexuality? Is there a “right way” to be gay? What is the function of a camp take on Mildred Pierce? The answers to these complex questions also help define sex roles in the larger American culture. Tune in tonight when we have an interesting discussion about culture and sexual orientation with DAVID M. HALPERIN, the W.H. Auden Distinguished University Professor of the History and Theory of Sexuality at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Berklee Global Jazz Institute featuring Joe Lovano

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) is a performance program designed to foster creativity and musicianship through various musical disciplines, with pianist and composer Danilo Pérez as its artistic director. The BGJI provides a comprehensive contemporary music environment where students are given opportunities to explore their creativity to the highest level possible, advance the power of music as a tool for the betterment of society, and connect musical creative thinking with the natural environment. Joe Lovano is one of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute Faculty members.

Event Date: 
Tue, 11/20/2012 - 19:30

David Maxwell's Maximum Blues Band With Special Guest, Darrell Nulisch

David returns to the Regattabar with an all star Maximum Blues group that played at the Ottawa Blues Festival this past summer. Darrell Nulisch from the James Cotton Band is the special guest vocalist. Copies of Maxwell's brand new CD "Blues In Other Colors" will be available at the show.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 19:30

Jack Donahue

Massachusetts native and New York-based vocalist, songwriter, and recording artist Jack Donahue returns to Regattabar. In 2011 Donahue released his fourth recording, ”Parade: Live in New York City”, following on the heels of the critically-acclaimed “A Small Blue Thing” (Two Maples Music, 2007), “Strange Weather” (PS Classics, 2004) and debut recording “Lighthouse”. Donahue also recorded an EP for Hamilton, the classic American watch brand; his version of “Comin’ Home Baby” was the soundtrack for the commercial launching their Jazzmaster watch line.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 19:30

Dave Douglas Quintet with Special Guest Aoife O'Donovan

Two-time Grammy-nominated jazz musician Dave Douglas is arguably the most prolific and original trumpeter/composer of his generation. From his New York base, where he’s lived since the mid 1980s, Douglas has continued to earn lavish national and international acclaim including trumpeter, composer, and jazz “Artist of the Year” by such organizations as the New York Jazz Awards, Down Beat, Jazz Times, Jazziz, and the Italian Jazz Critics’ Society. His solo recording career began in 1993 with Parallel Worlds on Soul Note and he has since released over twenty-eight recordings.

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 19:30
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 22:00


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