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LONG BEACH, NY: ARTISTS IN PARTNERSHIP PRESENTS 14TH ANNUAL CABARET FESTIVAL
HONORING THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK IN LONG ISLAND, NY
FEATURED CABARET ORGANIZATION EVENT
Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 14th Annual Cabaret Festival on May 19th through 22nd at the LONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY (111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY). The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook. All performances are FREE to the public.
Featured events include:
THURSDAY, MAY 19th, 2 PM, "THE WORLD OF CABARET"
Susan James explores the world of cabaret presenting videos of contemporary, Broadway, movie, and novelty material. The various approaches to the same song by different artists will be discussed.
THURSDAY, MAY 19th, 7:30 PM, "SONGS AND SINGERS IN THE MAKING"
Aspiring singers Olivia DiResta, Anna Falvey, Mikayla Faria, and Max Tunney perform in a master class workshop with musical director Tedd Firth and cabaret critic Rob Lester
FRIDAY, MAY 20th, 8 PM, "MARILYN IN FRAGMENTS"
2014 MAC AWARD winner Marissa Mulder links songs to Marilyn Monroe's words with Jon Weber at the piano.
SATURDAY, MAY 21st, 2 pm– "CABARET CONVERSATIONS: INSIDE THE AMERICAN SONGBOOK"
Established artists demonstrate and comment on the cabaret genre. Susan James hosts the discussion with Rob Lester and artists Kristoffer Lowe, Marissa Mulder, Stacy Sullivan, and Jon Weber as they perform original songs and classics of the genre.
SATURDAY, MAY 21ST, 7 PM - "JOPLIN TO JARRETT"
Jon Weber traces the development of jazz.
SATURDAY, MAY 21ST, 8:30 PM - "STRANGER IN A DREAM: ON THE AIR - SONGS OF MARIAN MCPARTLAND"
2016 MAC Award Winner for Major Artist, Stacy Sullivan with Jon Weber at the piano
SUNDAY, MAY 22ND, 1:30 PM "GREAT AMERICAN WOMEN OF SONG"
8-time MAC Award winner, in the categories of Music Director, Piano Bar Entertainer, and Song of the Year Tracy Stark
SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2:30 pm "YOU'RE GETTING TO BE A HABIT WITH ME- THE SONGS OF HARRY WARREN"
2016 MAC Award Winner for Best Male Artist Kristoffer Lowe with Tracy Stark at the piano
As with all live entertainment events, cast subject to change without notice.
This event is made possible with public funds from the Long Beach Public Library and Nassau Country Legislator Denise Ford. The library is handicapped accessible, located two blocks from the LIRR station in Long Beach, a 50-minute train ride from New York City's Penn Station.
For further information, visit website http://www.aip-arts.org/Current+Events .
ABOUT ARTISTS IN PARTNERSHIP
Artists in Partnership, Inc. is a 501c3 cultural arts organization located in Long Beach, NY. The mission of AIP, "empowering artists and engaging the community," is a unique collaboration supporting literary, visual and performing artists by showcasing their talents, creating new avenues of expression, developing multi-generational and cross-cultural projects, providing fiscal sponsorships, and allying with local organizations, businesses and city government to attain these goals. Upcoming 2016 projects include the Barrier Beach Blues and Arts Festival on June 16th through 18th, Summer Arts in the Plaza on Saturdays from May to October, "Kickin' Country" Festival on Nov 11th through 13th. For details, visit web site at http://www.aip-arts.org.
MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL: TCCAN SALON AT BLANCHE'S LOUNGE - SATURDAY, MAY 21st
FEATURED CABARET ORGANIZATION EVENT
THE TWIN CITIES CABARET ARTISTS NETWORK presents a Cabaret Salon on the 3rd Saturday each month at BLANCHE'S LOUNGE AT THE TOWN HOUSE(1415 University Avenue, West, St. Paul, MN - 651-646-7087). For the month of May, on Saturday, May 21st, at 8:00 pm, they excited to feature six of the ladies of TCCAN in "Here's To The Ladies Who Sing: A Salute to Sondheim!" This month, you'll enjoy Stephen Sondheim songs and personal stories from the following performers: Katia Cardenas, Connie Dussl, Jennifer Eckes, Mary Keepers, Rhonda Laurie and Vicky Mountain. Joey Clark will join on piano! Full bar and menu available. $10 donation encouraged.
PROVINCETOWN, MA: 12TH ANNUAL PROVINCETOWN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2016 ANNOUNCED - OPENS AUGUST 11th
FEATURED CABARET ORGANIZATION EVENT
The 12th Annual, 2016 Provincetown Jazz Festival (ProvincetownJazzFestival.org ) will be held in two venues this year. The first event, on August 11th at 7:00 pm at THE CROWN & ANCHOR (247 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA - 508-487-1430 - https://onlyatthecrown.com ) with the second event held on August 15th, with performances at 7:00pm & 9:00 pm at the THE COTUIT CENTER FOR THE ARTS (4404 Route 28 - Falmouth Road - Cotuit, MA - 508-428-0669 - http://www.ArtsOnTheCape.org ). For 11 years the Provincetown Jazz Festival has presented jazz musicians from the United States, Canada, South America, United Kingdom, Europe, and New Zealand. This year they will feature four jazz musicians making their Provincetown Jazz Festival debut:
Billy Stritch sings the Mel Tormé Songbook, a tribute to one of the legendary jazz singers of all time and features some his greatest arrangements. Billy is one of the premier singer-pianists on the New York and national jazz and cabaret scene and accompanies & arranges for Liza Minnelli, Linda Lavin, Marilyn Maye, and many others. He will be accompanied by Ron Ormsby on bass and Bart Weisman on drums.
Evan Christopher, who has created a highly personal brand of "contemporary early-jazz" that strives to extend the legacy of the New Orleans clarinet style. Charismatic and versatile, Christopher was drawn to New Orleans from his native California in 1994 by the rich musical landscape in the birthplace of Jazz. He tours extensively in the United States and Europe and has performed at the Newport Jazz Festival. Appearing with Evan will be Fred Boyle on piano, Nicki Parrott on bass and Bart Weisman on drums.
Nicki Parrott, a world renowned double bassist & jazz vocalist and was voted by Japan's Swing Journal to be the Best Jazz Vocalist in 2007 & 2008. Born in Australia, Nicki relocated to New York and was bassist & vocalist for the legendary Les Paul for over 10 years. She performs regularly at most of the world's top jazz festivals and venues.
Scott Avidon, a jazz sax player, composer and educator from New Jersey, accompanied by Fabiano de Castro from Brazil on piano, Ron Ormsby on bass and Bart Weisman on drums.
For full schedule and reservation instructions, see http://www.ProvincetownJazzFestival.org
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