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Saturday, November 22, 2014

CABARET EVENTS FOR CALIFORNIA & THE WEST COAST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR CALIFORNIA & THE WEST COAST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
Here are today's cabaret events as listed on the home page of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE! Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send press releases to stuhamstra@svhamstra.com to be included - listings are FREE!


PALM SPRINGS: JUDY TENUTA "BIRTHDAY BASH" AT THE COPA

Judy Tenuta celebrates her birthday at THE COPA (244 East Amado Road, Palm Springs CA - 760-866-0021 - ) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd at 8:00 pm. Judy is a triple threat in the sense that she has strong stage, television, comedy and film credits with a large fan base. Judy's stand-up routine is appropriately described as outrageous, mind-blowing comedy. She recently became an ordained minister, and converts her audiences to her signature religion, "Judyism". A strong advocate for gays, children and women's issues, the fun-loving feminist preaches that all women should be worshipped as "Love Goddesses!". Call for cover/minimum information.

LOS ANGELES: LISA SOLIS, "UNPLUGGED"

Lisa Solis, a Latin American singer born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, performs her show "Unplugged" at THE GARDENIA(7066 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA - 323-467-7444) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd at 9:00 pm. Ms. Solis has performed at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, at fundraisers for Children's Hospital, and as a featured soloist at other venues in the Los Angeles area, generally with a five-piece band and two backup singers. Departing from this format, she brings her artistry to a new level by releasing her more intimate, personal, and emotionally revealing side, courageously stripping down to raw, bare vocals using only musical director Steven Applegate for support. Call for cover/minimum information.

SAN FRANCISCO: TELLY LEUNG "I'LL COVER YOU" AT FEINSTEINS

Telly Leung will make his San Francisco concert debut in Telly Leung: {I'll Cover You} at FEINSTEIN'S AT THE NIKKO (222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA - 866-663-1063 - ) on Saturday & Sunday, November 22nd & 23rd at 7:00 pm. With a trio led by Gary Adler (Avenue Q, Alterboyz) the show will feature music from his debut album and personal anecdotes about his journey from Brooklyn to Broadway. Telly most recently appeared in the Broadway revival of Godspell. Other credits include the 2002 revival of Flower Drum Song; 2005 revival of Stephen Sondheim's Pacific Overtures and the final company of Rent. Leung also originated the role of "Bog' in the Chicago company of Wicked. There is a $35-$50 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum.

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CABARET EVENTS FOR CHICAGO AND THE MID-WEST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR CHICAGO AND THE MID-WEST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
Here are today's cabaret events as listed on the home page of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE! Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send press releases to stuhamstra@svhamstra.com to be included - listings are FREE!


ST. LOUIS, MO: LARA TEETER: LUCKY TO BE ME

Lara Teeter will perform his show 'Lucky To Be Me" at THE GASLIGHT THEATER (358 North Boyle Street, Louis MO - 314-725-4200 EXT 10 - http://www.LicketyTix.com ) on Saturday, November 22nd at 8:00 pm as part of the GASLIGHT CABARET FESTIVAL - FALL EDITION. Join Lara Teeter as he reprises his sold out show (after taking taking it to NY's 54 Below from its debut in St. Louis last spring), in which he shares his journey as artist, teacher, husband and dad. Claimed by both our town and Broadway (a Tony Nominee) as one of its own, Lara Teeter shows us just how fresh the songbook is in a master song and dance man's hands. And feet. Call for cover/minimum information.For a complete GASLIGHT CABARET FESTIVAL schedule see http://www.gaslightcabaretfestival.com .

CHICAGO: BETWEEN US FRIENDS STARRING JIM JARRELL AT DAVENPORT'S

'Between Us Friends,' a charming one-man show starring Jim Jarrell, with Diana Lawrence on piano, will be presented at DAVENPORT'S(1383 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL - 773-278-1830) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd at 8:00 pm. The show features a gold mine of Broadway musical theatre songs and anecdotes, with just enough gay to keep it light and fun. Inspired by comedic author and essayist David Sedaris and Broadway/TV legend Bea Arthur, this cabaret act blends a combination of stories, jokes, and a whole lot of show tune sweetness to set the stage for an old fashioned gab-fest ... between us friends! Call for cover/minimum information.


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CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA, WASHINGTON DC, MID-ATLANTIC - SOUTHERN STATES FOR THIS DATE

CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA, WASHINGTON DC, MID-ATLANTIC - SOUTHERN STATES FOR THIS DATE


NEW HOPE, PA: MISS PUMPKIN AND FRIENDS TO BENEFIT LIFETIES

A charity event to benfit the residents of Triad House and Rainbow House will be presented by Miss Pumpkin and Friends on Saturday, November 22nd at 8:00 pm at THE RRAZZ ROOM IN NEW HOPE (6426 Lower York Road, New Hope, PA - 888-596-1027 - ). Miss Pumpkin (aka Michael Gardner) grew up in Bucks County, Pa. in Tinicum Township and has lived in New Hope for the past 25 years, becoming an icon to everyone in town. His involvement with FACT (Fighting AIDS Continuously Together) began when a friend asked him to help out at the Snow Ball to benefit the Lehigh Valley FACT chapter in Allentown, Pa. He said he has known and lost many a friend to AIDS and saw the need for FACT in Bucks County. Miss Pumpkin's energy is contagious! Call for cover/minimum information.

WASHINGTON, DC: FREDERIC YONNET AT BLUES ALLEY

Called "the Jimi Hendrix of the harmonica," Frederic Yonnet performs at BLUES ALLEY (1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Yonnet brings the humble harmonica front and center, defying expectations and coaxing contemporary jazz, R&B, and a rainbow of genres from this versatile instrument. He's performed with Stevie Wonder, John Legend, and Erykah Badu; recorded with the Jonas Brothers, toured with Prince - and won the respect of audiences everywhere. There is a $25 cover.

PALM BEACH, FL: COPELAND DAVIS AT THE ROYAL ROOM

Copeland Davis will perform at THE ROYAL ROOM at THE COLONY HOTEL (155 Hammond Avenue, Palm Beach, FL - 561-659-8100) on Saturdays, November 8th, 15th, & 22nd - all shows at 8:00 pm. Whether it is solo piano, a combo or teamed with a full orchestra, Copeland Davis resounds with a stage presence that make every performance a magical musical experience. Combining his vast musical skills with a special brand of showmanship taught to him by the late great Cholly Atkins, he electrifies audiences everywhere. A standing ovation was the audience response when Copeland made his national TV debut on the "Tonight Show." He has appeared twice on "Good Morning America," had his own Emmy nominated PBS television special and has appeared on a variety of national and local television programs. Call for cover/minimum information.

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CABARET EVENTS FOR N.Y. STATE, BOSTON, NEW ENGLAND & TORONTO FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR N.Y. STATE, BOSTON, NEW ENGLAND & TORONTO FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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SALEM, NY: JOYCE NOLAN IN REJOYCE

The CABARET AT FORT SALEM THEATER (11 East Broadway, Salem, NY - 518-854-9200 -  ) announces the final show if their annual Fall at the Fort Cabaret Festival to be presented on Saturday, November 22nd at 8:00 pm. Broadway entertainer Joyce Nolan in ReJoyce, a tuneful revue of a life in show business, through the eyes of a singer/dancer whose dream was to become a Rockette, and who achieved the dream after a few short weeks in New York. A pixie with a sultry voice, Joyce, who performed in Echoing Back: The Songs of Johnny Mercer on the Fort's Mainstage this past summer, tells stories of working with show business greats, such as Sammy Davis, Liberace, and Marvin Hamlisch. Call for cover/minimum information.
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BOSTON: JUANITO PASCUAL NEW FLAMENCO TRIO AT THE REGATTABAR

Virtuoso flamenco guitarist/composer/improviser Juanito Pascual will perform at THE REGATTABAR at the Charles Hotel (1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA - 617-395-7757 - ) on Saturday, November 22nd at 7:30 pm, Pascual has been called "one of the hottest flamenco guitarists in recent years" by National Public Radio, a major accolade which in this case is just the jumping off point for the Minneapolis native's musical style. His sound is a truly organic blend of a mastery of traditional and contemporary flamenco with influences ranging from Jimi Hendrix and the Grateful Dead to Miles Davis and J.S. Bach. His newest project, Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio features two highly versatile and dynamic musicians, Grammy-nominated percussionist Tupac Mantilla (Julian Lage Group, Bobby McFerrin, Bob Moses) and bassist Brad Barrett (Jason Moran, Ran Blake). By combining their distinct musical backgrounds with a powerful personal chemistry, the Trio has created a fresh and exhilarating sound giving performances that leave audiences literally spellbound. There is a $25 cover. 

TORONTO: YOUNG ARTIST SERIES: KRISTIAN PODLACHA

Kristian Podlacha performs at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) on Saturday, November 22nd at 6:00 pm as part of the club's Young Artist series. Born into a musical family, Kristian started studying piano at 7 and was writing classically by 8. Early exposure to Oscar Peterson and Django Reinhardt caused him to fall deeply in love with jazz, a style of music that has shaped his life. Since then, he has explored and performed swing, French jazz manouche, contemporary jazz, and classical music. The result is a highly personal sound blending the harmony of French impressionists Ravel and Debussy with the passion of jazz manouche; all placed within the sophistication of modern jazz. Kristian has performed at virtually all of the major live music venues in Toronto, and performed for Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, an event honouring Justin Trudeau. He has shared the stage with such luminaries as Jason Marsalis, Leslie Dawn-Knowles, members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Canadian Opera Company, and on OmniTV, CP24 and Canada's Got Talent. He is currently studying piano at the University of Toronto with scholarship. There is no cover. 

TORONTO: MELISSA STYLIANOU "NO REGRETS" CD RELEASE

Jazz singer Melissa Stylianou will celebrate the release of her new CD "No Regrets" at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) on Thursday through Saturday, November 20th through 22nd at 9:00 pm. Melissa has been turning heads and capturing hearts since the turn of this century, from her native Toronto to her adopted home of New York City, from intimate club residencies to top festival stages. Stylianou's newest album - No Regrets, her fifth disc and second for the New York-based Anzic Records - is about the joy of spontaneity. She recorded a set of jazz standards and other favorites in a live-to-two-track, noon-to-night studio session backed by a trio of New York all-stars: pianist Bruce Barth, double-bassist Linda Oh and drummer Matt Wilson, with guest spots by clarinetist Anat Cohen and alto saxophonist Billy Drewes. As ever, Stylianou's singing is a delight, reinforcing the description by Grammy-nominated pianist Fred Hersch. There is a $15-$20 cover.

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CABARET-JAZZ EVENTS FOR NEW YORK CITY FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET-JAZZ EVENTS FOR NEW YORK CITY FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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NYC: THE PHANTOM BAND: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF JOE HENDERSON

Canadian born pianist, Renee Rosnes, one of the premier pianists and composers of her generation, presents The Phantom Band: Celebrating the Music of Joe Henderson at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080)on Tuesday through Saturday, November 18th through 22nd with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. She is joined by Randy Brecker (trumpet), Jimmy Greene (saxes), Al Foster (drums) and George Mraz (bass). Shortly after relocating from Vancouver to New York in 1986, Rosnes quickly established a reputation as a major talent. She has recorded and toured with a veritable "who's who" of jazz, being the pianist of choice for legendary musicians such as Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, JJ Johnson, Buster Williams and Bobby Hutcherson. In 2012, she produced Joe Henderson's 75th Birthday Celebration for Jazz at Lincoln Center's Allen Room, which featured Bobby Hutcherson, Chris Potter and Robert Hurst among others. Rosnes has released a series of 12 albums, four of which have garnered Juno Awards, the Canadian equivalent of a Grammy. Her recordings reveal her to be both a powerful and sensitive musician, with a huge range. Rosnes also frequently performs with her husband, acclaimed pianist Bill Charlap, and the couple released their first duo recording in 2010, Double Portrait (Blue Note). There is a $40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: DAVID SANBORN AT THE BLUE NOTE

Renowned and revered the world over as one of the greatest saxophone players of all time, David Sanborn will perform at THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592) on Thursday through Sunday, November 20th through 23rd with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Sanborn is an artist whose music has inspired countless other musicians while creating a body of work that spans the genres of rock 'n' roll, R&B, pop, and jazz. A naturally gifted performer, Sanborn has helped define the saxophone's modern sound while influencing a generation. Throughout the '90s, '00s, and into the present, Sanborn has continued to tour and record, having amassed a wide and enthusiastic fan base around the world. Recent albums like Dreaming Girl (2008), Here & Gone (2008), and Only Everything (2010) reflect the essence of an artist at peace with his own sound and development, yet still hungry - eager to explore the possibilities of his instrument and his abilities. There is a $40-$55

NYC: ERIC REED TRIO & SPECIAL GUESTS - A CELEBRATION OF COLEMAN HAWKINS

Tenor saxophone master Coleman Hawkins (aka "Bean") is one of the most important figures in the stylistic and popular development of jazz. As part of their 110th birthday tribute to Hawkins, DIZZY'S CLUB AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER (33 West 60th Street, NYC - 212-258-9595) presents pianist EricReed to perform on Thursday through Sunday, November 20th through 23rd. Reed brings an array of outstanding groups to honor his legacy. Reed's recorded and live output is a highly refined contribution to the tradition of swinging jazz; in addition to recording 20 albums as a leader, he has toured and recorded with Wynton Marsalis since the age of 18, is a former member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and has worked with luminaries such as Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Dianne Reeves, and Christian McBride. Each night of Reed's residence at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola features different, but equally spectacular special guests, so you can't go wrong. There is a $35-$45 cover.

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CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW YORK CITY TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW YORK CITY TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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NYC: BABY JANE DEXTER RETURNS WITH 'RULES OF THE ROAD (PART 3)

Baby Jane Dexter's new show, Rules of the Road,(Part 3) debuts at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) for seven performances only beginning Friday, November 21st and running on Fridays, and Saturdays through December 27th. All shows at 7:00 pm. Sharing the stage will be her longtime Musical Director Ross Patterson. Rules of the Road (Part 3) is the latest emotionally empowering and highly-charged show from this influential and beloved cabaret artist who never disappoints. Her shows are filled with memorable anecdotes, through song, from life and a brilliant performing career. Her totally unforgettable song choices have helped make her the local legend she remains today. This new 2014 show will include compelling songs by Rogers & Hammerstein, Cy Coleman & Peggy Lee and Peter Allen & Carol Bayer Sager, as well as songs by Leslie Bricusse, Billy Roy, Leiber & Stoller, Mike Scott, Randy Newman and John Bucchino. As always in her shows, there will be her trademark unexpected twists and turns that laugh at life as well as leaving her audiences emotionally moved. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
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NYC: MARCUS SIMEONE WITH THE TRUTH ABOUT ...

Multi-award winning singer Marcus Simeone will return to his cabaret roots at DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) - where he made his cabaret debut in 2001 - for five special shows: Saturdays-, September 20th; Sunday, October 5th; and Saturdays, October 18th, November 22nd and December 20th, all shows at 7:00 pm. The new shows will celebrate the 2014 release of his latest album, "The Truth About ..." on the Miranda Music label. Joining Marcus for several evenings will be the popular and award winning Carolyn Montgonmery-Forant who returns to the cabaret scene after a family hiatus. Multi-award winner Tracy Stark will serve as music director along with acclaimed bassist Marco Brehm. For this special engagement, Marcus has also invited several cabaret friends as special guests. These include: Tim DiPasqua, Brett Kristofferson, Sue Matsuki, Maria Ottavia, Greg Kay Jones & Carolyn Montgomery-Forant . The last show will benefit the Gregory Kennell Fund with a surprise guest. There is an $18 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
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NYC: KAREN FINLEY: WRITTEN IN SAND

Performance art icon Karen Finley returns to THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909 - ) on Saturday, November 22nd at 7:00 pm for an encore performance of her acclaimed new work. 'Written In Sand' includes some of Finley's most searing work on the subject of AIDS, written at a time when medical treatment was ineffective and when she was losing her friends to the disease on a continual basis. Some pieces are excerpted from her earlier shows of the era; others are based on writing she did at the time that had never been published or performed. Interspersing the Finley pieces are musical selections originally written or performed by musicians who died of AIDS during this period, performed by jazz artist Paul Nebenzahl. Call for cover/minimum information.

NYC: BEN RIMALOWER: PATTI ISSUES RETURNS TO THE DUPLEX

The award winning hit cabaret 'Patti Issues' will be performed by Ben Rimalower at THE DUPLEX CABARET THEATRE (61 Christopher Street, NYC - 212-255-5438) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd at 9:30 pm. Patti Issues marked Rimalower's debut as a playwright and performer, after serving as the director of numerous Off-Broadway plays, concerts and all-star benefits (and blogging for the Huffington Post). With a mix of comic irreverence, stark candor and show-biz bravado, Patti Issues poignantly explores the challenges facing LGBT parents and children while shining unique light on gay men's time-old obsessions with divas. When Ben Rimalower was eight years old, his father came out of the closet and embarked on a drug-fueled tear that left his family in tatters. Amid the chaos of his young life, Ben found comfort - like so many gay boys before him and after - in musical theater, and specifically in the transportive voice of Broadway star Patti LuPone. There is a $30-$50 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: THE FRANK DIBUSSOLO GROUP: SONGS TO WRITE HOME ABOUT

The Frank DiBussolo Group brings their show 'Songs to Write Home About' to THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Saturday, November 22nd at 9:30 pm. Since 1965, guitarist Frank DiBussolo has been gracing concert halls and studios alike with his technical proficiency and smooth, emotionally astute style across the fretboard throughout a fortuitous career that includes collaborations and appearances with such greats as Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and Dizzy Gillespie. The eight-time Grammy-nominated artist has also developed a wide reputation as an expert educator with a genuine interest in the up-and-comers of the jazz world. Thus the Frank DiBussolo Group was born. The group's approach exemplifies what is already inherent to these songs, an inner soul that adapts to any configuration and context. And it's no wonder, for human connections are what this intimate cabaret for the new millennium is all about. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: TIMOTHY MATHIS AND FRIENDS IN "IF ONLY I'D WRITTEN IT DOWN"

Songwriter Timothy Mathis and friends present a retrospective of numbers from Mathis' songbook in the show "If Only I'd Written It Down" at THE DUPLEX CABARET THEATRE (61 Christopher Street, NYC - 212-255-5438) on Saturday, November 22nd at 6:30 pm. The show is an evening that is designed for website posterity. Fourteen songs from "Sammy And Delia" (2001) to the new "Wake Up Call" (2014) create a show celebrating Mathis' unique voice. There is a $15 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

MANHATTAN: LE SCANDAL CABARET CONTINUES AT THE BEECHMAN

NYC's longest running burlesque variety show, LE SCANDAL CABARET, continues on Saturdays, at 10:30 pm at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909). In its ninth year, Le Scandal features variety acts, circus performers, live music and a bevy of burlesque beauties. New performers every week! Expect sword swallowers, belly dancers, rope trick cowboys, contortionists, torch singing fan dancers and comedic aerobats, all set to the live music of the Le Scandal Orchestra. For tickets, visit Smarttix at http://www.smarttix.com/ or 212-484-4444. There is a $25 cover plus a $15 food/drink minimum. 

NYC: CHRISTINE ANDREAS: LOVE IS GOOD

After a triumphant run last fall, Christine Andreas returns to 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) with a brand new evening of song. Performances are scheduled for Tuesday & Wednesday, November 18th & 19th and Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd - all shows at 7:00 pm. 'Love Is Good' is Christine's most personal show. Together with her husband, award-winning composer Martin Silvestri, Christine has fashioned a warm, witty, and beautiful evening of music drawn from the American songbook and Broadway. The program will also include some very personal original songs, performed with an energy that can only evolve with the intimacy of a 22-year-old musical relationship! Originally conceived for a command performance at the White House in the intimate setting of the presidential living room, Christine and Martin have created a sophisticated, romantic evening crafted to show the power of brilliant lyrics set to unforgettable melodies from Rodgers & Hart, Lerner & Loewe, Gershwin, Piaf, and a few surprises that promise to lighten your spirit and make your heart sing! There is a $35-$70 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

NYC: RENE MARIE: I WANT TO BE EVIL

Rene Marie presents her show 'I Wanna Be Evil (With Love to Eartha Kitt)' at 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd at 9:30 pm. 'I Wanna Be Evil (With Love to Eartha Kitt)' is the title of Rene Marie's brilliant new album, solidifying her reputation as the most provocative risk-taker among today's jazz divas. Featuring star turns by trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, trumpeter Etienne Charles and Australia's Adrian Cunningham, the album debuted at #2 on iTunes US and #1 on iTunes France. In her live show, Rene will celebrate the divine Ms. Kitt and her fiery, sensual and clever interpretations of songs. With her incredible range of vocal ability, her powerful emotional resonance and strong independent streak, Rene Marie is the perfect entertainer for the job. From "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" to "Santa Baby" to "Let's Do It," one of today's most acclaimed vocalists celebrates one of yesteryear's favorite diva legends. There is a $40-$75 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

NYC: THE WORST PEOPLE YOU KNOW

Composer Natalie Tenenbaum and lyricist Kevin Wanzor are uniting to take on and expose the tasteless, the perviest, and the WORST people you know at 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551 - ) on Saturday, November 22nd at 11:30 pm as part of the clubs Late Night Cabaret series. Everyone from the nail-clipping subway rider to the vaguebooker to the Times Square Elmo are invited. Come and finally find some enjoyment in these otherwise irritating people you know. Performed by some of the best performers you know, this no-holds-barred concert unites Tenenbaum and Wanzor as they explore the hysterical depths of all the pet peeves. Composer & pianist Natalie Tenenbaum has appeared as soloist and with orchestras across Israel, Europe, Asia and the US, performing in venues such as Lincoln Center, Korea's National Theater, Jerusalem Music Center, the Kennedy Center, Berlin's Konzerthaus. Kevin Wanzor is a playwright, bookwriter and lyricist. A musical adaptation of his short play,The Beginning and the End, was selected by Emerson College for their Developmental Lab Series. He is the co-winner (with Anna Dagmar) of a 2014 MASC Silver Award. There is a $10-$25 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum.

NYC: JOHN PIZZARELLI & JESSICA MOLASKEY AT THE CAFE

The acclaimed husband-wife jazz duo of John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey return to THE CAFE CARLYLE (35 East 76th Street, NYC - 212-744-1600) for a 4-week run on Tuesday, October 28th through Saturday, November 22nd at 8:45 pm, with a late show on Saturdays at 10:45 pm. Their new show is called 'Grown Up Songs' and features songs by Stephen Sondheim, Johnny Mercer, Paul McCartney, Alan Jay Lerner, Adam Guettel, Billy Joel and more. They will be joined by a band including Kevin Kanner on drums, Martin Pizzarelli on double bass and Konrad Paszkudzki on piano. As always, John Pizzarelli will play guitar. There is a $55-$185 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum. 



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HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: MARCUS SIMEONE WITH THE TRUTH ABOUT ...

HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: MARCUS SIMEONE WITH THE TRUTH ABOUT ...

Multi-award winning singer Marcus Simeone will return to his cabaret roots at DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) - where he made his cabaret debut in 2001 - for five special shows: Saturdays-, September 20th; Sunday, October 5th; and Saturdays, October 18th, November 22nd and December 20th, all shows at 7:00 pm. The new shows will celebrate the 2014 release of his latest album, "The Truth About ..." on the Miranda Music label. Joining Marcus for several evenings will be the popular and award winning Carolyn Montgonmery-Forant who returns to the cabaret scene after a family hiatus. Multi-award winner Tracy Stark will serve as music director along with acclaimed bassist Marco Brehm. For this special engagement, Marcus has also invited several cabaret friends as special guests. These include: Tim DiPasqua, Brett Kristofferson, Sue Matsuki, Maria Ottavia, Greg Kay Jones & Carolyn Montgomery-Forant . The last show will benefit the Gregory Kennell Fund with a surprise guest. There is an $18 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
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HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: BABY JANE DEXTER RETURNS WITH 'RULES OF THE ROAD (PART 3)

HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: BABY JANE DEXTER RETURNS WITH 'RULES OF THE ROAD (PART 3)

Baby Jane Dexter's new show, Rules of the Road,(Part 3) debuts at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) for seven performances only beginning Friday, November 21st and running on Fridays, and Saturdays through December 27th. All shows at 7:00 pm. Sharing the stage will be her longtime Musical Director Ross Patterson. Rules of the Road (Part 3) is the latest emotionally empowering and highly-charged show from this influential and beloved cabaret artist who never disappoints. Her shows are filled with memorable anecdotes, through song, from life and a brilliant performing career. Her totally unforgettable song choices have helped make her the local legend she remains today. This new 2014 show will include compelling songs by Rogers & Hammerstein, Cy Coleman & Peggy Lee and Peter Allen & Carol Bayer Sager, as well as songs by Leslie Bricusse, Billy Roy, Leiber & Stoller, Mike Scott, Randy Newman and John Bucchino. As always in her shows, there will be her trademark unexpected twists and turns that laugh at life as well as leaving her audiences emotionally moved. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
 CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENT

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MATINEE CABARET/JAZZ EVENTS FOR THIS AFTERNOON FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

MATINEE CABARET/JAZZ EVENTS FOR THIS AFTERNOON FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
Here are today's cabaret events as listed on the home page of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE! Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send press releases to stuhamstra@svhamstra.com to be included - listings are FREE!

NYC: PARISIENNE NATHALIE SCHMIDT WITH "FORGOTTEN LOVERS"

Parisian-based actor/singer/writer and director Nathalie Schmidt will star in her one-woman show, "Forgotten Lovers" at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Saturday, November 22nd at 1:00 pm with Jason Yeager on Piano. "Forgotten Lovers" is a comedic/tragic cabaret of a woman, Greta, falling apart at the seams the week before she is to be married. She recounts tales of her numerous ex-lovers and where it all went wrong up to this moment in story and song. Nathalie Schmidt is an acclaimed French actress, comedian, singer, writer and director based in Paris, France. She has worked throughout Europe and in the USA. She has performed in more than 25 plays and 30 films. She has written and directed seven shows for the theater, and four short films. There is a $22.50 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: NASHVILLE CULTURAL EXCHANGE SHOW

THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) recently held a bi-city contest in pitting performers from NYC and performers from Nashville. On Saturday, November 22nd at 4:00 pm, three of the four winners from the NYC Contest: Sue Matsuki, Julie B. Simpson and Treacy Stark will host the Nashville Contest Winner, Evan Gibb in an hour celebrating Evan's NYC debut! The music will be a little bit of everything: Jazz, Blues, Pop, R&B and, or course, COUNTRY! There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


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CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE - HERE'S TODAY'S CABARET NEWS & LISTINGS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE - HERE'S TODAY'S CABARET NEWS & LISTINGS FROM AROUND THE WORLD 



Here are today's cabaret events as listed on the home page of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE! Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send press releases to stuhamstra@svhamstra.com to be included - listings are FREE!

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CABARET EVENTS IN LONDON FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS IN LONDON FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
Here are today's cabaret events as listed on the home page of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE! Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send press releases to stuhamstra@svhamstra.com to be included - listings are FREE!


LONDON: SUE RICHARDSON TRIO AT CRAZY COQS

Sue Richardson, a rare female trumpet player and singer who composes and arranges her own material, will perform at THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888) on Tuesday through Saturday, November 18th through 22nd at 8:00 pm. She is joined by Neal Richardson - piano and George Trebar - double bass. Her show 'Too Cool - The Life And Music Of Chet Baker' features the beautiful music of Chet Baker from the smoky jazz clubs of 1950s West Coast cool. Chet's romantic music belied a tragic, heroin-fuelled existence and his intriguing story epitomises that of the classic jazz musician. Running alongside the music, Richardson tells Baker's turbulent life story, including his many faults and sometimes-tiresome behaviour. A jazz fan or not, the story is sparky and engaging. The Sue Richardson Trio performs as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival. Call for cover/minimum information.

LONDON: LATE NIGHT JAZZ WITH JAY RAYNER

The renowned restaurant critic, Masterchef judge and sometime jazz pianist Jay Rayner returns to THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888 - ) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd at 10:30 pm as part of the club's Late Night Jazz series. He returns after a hugely popular debut here, with The Jay Rayner Quartet; Hungry Jazz - an ensemble of top flight musicians performing ninety minutes of tunes from the Great American food and drink songbook. There will be standards from the likes of Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Blossom Dearie and Dave Frishberg, alongside anecdotes from his life being paid to eat out on somebody else's dime, and stories about growing up with a mother, Claire Rayner, who was a sex advice columnist. With the singer Pat Gordon Smith, bassist Robert Rickenberg and saxophonist Dave Lewis. Call for cover/minimum information.

LONDON: SALENA JONES AND HER SEXTET AT THE PHEASANTRY

Salena Jones and her Sextet will appear at THE PHEASANTRY (152-154 King's Road, London SW3 4UT - 08456 027 017 - ) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd at 8:30 pm as part of the Efg London Jazz Festival Salena Jones has been described as one of the world's greatest jazz singers. The truth is that she is impossible to categorise. Whatever the material, Salena Jones brings to it her own highly distinctive interpretation. Here and there a hint of Sarah Vaughan and Carmen McCrae, but essentially she has developed a personal style which owes little to anyone. Call for cover/minimum information.

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CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENTS TODAY

 CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENTS TODAY
Here are today's cabaret events performed/produced by members of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE as listed on the home page of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE! Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send press releases to stuhamstra@svhamstra.com to be included - listings are FREE!


NYC: BABY JANE DEXTER RETURNS WITH 'RULES OF THE ROAD (PART 3)

Baby Jane Dexter's new show, Rules of the Road,(Part 3) debuts at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) for seven performances only beginning Friday, November 21st and running on Fridays, and Saturdays through December 27th. All shows at 7:00 pm. Sharing the stage will be her longtime Musical Director Ross Patterson. Rules of the Road (Part 3) is the latest emotionally empowering and highly-charged show from this influential and beloved cabaret artist who never disappoints. Her shows are filled with memorable anecdotes, through song, from life and a brilliant performing career. Her totally unforgettable song choices have helped make her the local legend she remains today. This new 2014 show will include compelling songs by Rogers & Hammerstein, Cy Coleman & Peggy Lee and Peter Allen & Carol Bayer Sager, as well as songs by Leslie Bricusse, Billy Roy, Leiber & Stoller, Mike Scott, Randy Newman and John Bucchino. As always in her shows, there will be her trademark unexpected twists and turns that laugh at life as well as leaving her audiences emotionally moved. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
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NYC: MARCUS SIMEONE WITH THE TRUTH ABOUT ...

Multi-award winning singer Marcus Simeone will return to his cabaret roots at DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) - where he made his cabaret debut in 2001 - for five special shows. Remaining performances are on Saturdays, November 22nd and December 20th, both shows at 7:00 pm. The new shows will celebrate the 2014 release of his latest album, "The Truth About ..." on the Miranda Music label. Joining Marcus for several evenings will be the popular and award winning Carolyn Montgonmery-Forant who returns to the cabaret scene after a family hiatus. Multi-award winner Tracy Stark will serve as music director along with acclaimed bassist Marco Brehm. For this special engagement, Marcus has also invited several cabaret friends as special guests. These include: Tim DiPasqua, Brett Kristofferson, Sue Matsuki, Maria Ottavia, Greg Kay Jones & Carolyn Montgomery-Forant . The last show will benefit the Gregory Kennell Fund with a surprise guest. There is an $18 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
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Friday, November 21, 2014

CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE NEWS BULLETIN

CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE NEWS BULLETIN

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CABARET EVENTS FOR CALIFORNIA & THE WEST COAST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR CALIFORNIA & THE WEST COAST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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PALM SPRINGS: JUDY TENUTA "BIRTHDAY BASH" AT THE COPA

Judy Tenuta celebrates her birthday at THE COPA (244 East Amado Road, Palm Springs CA - 760-866-0021 - http://www.copapalmsprings.com ) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd at 8:00 pm. Judy is a triple threat in the sense that she has strong stage, television, comedy and film credits with a large fan base. Judy's stand-up routine is appropriately described as outrageous, mind-blowing comedy. She recently became an ordained minister, and converts her audiences to her signature religion, "Judyism". A strong advocate for gays, children and women's issues, the fun-loving feminist preaches that all women should be worshipped as "Love Goddesses!". Call for cover/minimum information.

LOS ANGELES: LISA SOLIS, "UNPLUGGED"

Lisa Solis, a Latin American singer born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, performs her show "Unplugged" at THE GARDENIA (7066 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA - 323-467-7444) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd at 9:00 pm. Ms. Solis has performed at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, at fundraisers for Children's Hospital, and as a featured soloist at other venues in the Los Angeles area, generally with a five-piece band and two backup singers. Departing from this format, she brings her artistry to a new level by releasing her more intimate, personal, and emotionally revealing side, courageously stripping down to raw, bare vocals using only musical director Steven Applegate for support. Call for cover/minimum information.

SAN FRANCISCO: FREDDY COLE AT FEINSTEIN'S

Considered one of the most influential singers in jazz music throughout the world, FEINSTEIN'S AT THE NIKKO (222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA - 866-663-1063) is honored to welcome Freddy Cole for two performances only, on Thursday & Friday, November 20th & 21st at 8:00 pm. Freddy Cole grew up in a musical household and remembers important visitors at his home including Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Lionel Hampton. Freddy doesn't apologize for sounding like his brother, Nat "King" Cole, there are several similarities with his music style. Freddy's voice is raspier, smokier, and perhaps even jazzier. His vocals are suave, elegant, formidable, and articulate. Freddy plays the piano, sings, and performs with guitar and upright bass- just like his bother Nat. There is a $40-$55 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum.


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CABARET EVENTS FOR CHICAGO AND THE MID-WEST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR CHICAGO AND THE MID-WEST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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ST. LOUIS, MO: MEGHAN KIRK: THE STORY GOES ON

Meghan Kirk will perform her show 'The Story Goes On" at THE GASLIGHT THEATER(358 North Boyle Street, Louis MO - 314-725-4200 EXT 10 - http://www.LicketyTix.com) on Friday, November 21st at 8:00 pm as part of the GASLIGHT CABARET FESTIVAL - FALL EDITION. The beautifully talented Meghan Kirk has recently moved back to St. Louis from Los Angeles, where she performed regularly at The Gardenia. Her new show, crafted for this performance, is about the songs that have followed her throughout her life. Did you ever have a song pop into your head at a pivotal moment? A song that provided direction, that answered a question? Call for cover/minimum information. That helped get you through? For a complete GASLIGHT CABARET FESTIVAL schedule see http://www.gaslightcabaretfestival.com .

CHICAGO: BETWEEN US FRIENDS STARRING JIM JARRELL AT DAVENPORT'S

'Between Us Friends,' a charming one-man show starring Jim Jarrell, with Diana Lawrence on piano, will be presented at DAVENPORT'S(1383 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL - 773-278-1830) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd at 8:00 pm. The show features a gold mine of Broadway musical theatre songs and anecdotes, with just enough gay to keep it light and fun. Inspired by comedic author and essayist David Sedaris and Broadway/TV legend Bea Arthur, this cabaret act blends a combination of stories, jokes, and a whole lot of show tune sweetness to set the stage for an old fashioned gab-fest ... between us friends! Call for cover/minimum information.

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CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA, WASHINGTON DC, MID-ATLANTIC - SOUTHERN STATES FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA, WASHINGTON DC, MID-ATLANTIC - SOUTHERN STATES FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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NEW HOPE, PA: SUEDE RETURNS TO NEW HOPE

On the heels of opening for the late, great Joan Rivers, bringing the house down and commanding several genuine standing ovations from Joan's eager audiences, Suede is back at THE RRAZZ ROOM IN NEW HOPE (6426 Lower York Road, New Hope, PA - 888-596-1027) on Friday, November 21st at 8:00 pm with her duo and lots of new material. Known as sassy, smooth and intoxicating, she has been described as "Like Diana Krall meets Natalie Cole meets Bette Midler." Call for cover/minimum information.

WASHINGTON, DC: KENNETH WHALUM III AT BOHEMIAN CAVERNS

Kenneth Whalum III performs at BOHEMIAN CAVERNS (2001 Eleventh Street N.W., Washington, DC - 202-299-0800) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Kenneth Whalum III continues to grow following his debut solo recording "To Those Who Believe" on which he is supported by a lineup of NYC's most sought after jazz talent; Robert Glasper (piano), Chris "Daddy" Dave (drums) and Derrick Hodge (bass) to produce one of 2010/2011's most remarkable projects. Whalum's artistic approach embraces diverse musical genres of southern gospel, soul, R&B, jazz, and classical. His capacity to traverse the human experience through a personal musical journey is evidenced by his rhythmic sensibility, soft ballads, and enigmatic playing. With roots in the African American church tradition, Whalum understands the tradition of human struggle for freedom. He uses music as a force for good to overcome great obstacles with faith, hard-won dignity, and an imaginative clarity. There is a $20 cover. 

WASHINGTON, DC: FREDERIC YONNET AT BLUES ALLEY

Called "the Jimi Hendrix of the harmonica," Frederic Yonnet performs at BLUES ALLEY (1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141) on Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Yonnet brings the humble harmonica front and center, defying expectations and coaxing contemporary jazz, R&B, and a rainbow of genres from this versatile instrument. He's performed with Stevie Wonder, John Legend, and Erykah Badu; recorded with the Jonas Brothers, toured with Prince - and won the respect of audiences everywhere. There is a $25 cover.

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