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POST-GAZETTE, JANUARY 8, 2010 Page 11 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN ARTHUR MILLER'S ALLMY ,ONS ITALIAN EVENTS & PROGRAMS Joe Keller strives for the "American Dream", but two years after WWII's end, his family still suffers from its aftershocks. When Chris, the elder son, announces his plan to marry his still mlssing-in-action brother's flaneOe, a mother, must confront her denial, a son his father's fallibility, and a father his true responsibilities. Arthur Miller's powerful story about personal responsibility won the 1947 Tony Award for Best Play and catapulted him among the ranks of America's greatest playwrights Peter DuBois. Check out Theater section for more de- tails. THEATER shaken by both the public shame of his company's sale of faulty airplane parts to the government and the per- ZERO ARROW THEATRE sonal tragedy of his son who went miss- 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA ing-in-action. His wife Kate is trapped THE DONKEY . SHOW - Now by her grief, while their elder son Chris through summer 2010. The intoxi- yearns to move forward. When Chris announces his plan to marry his ab- eating international sensation sent brother's fiancee, Kate must con- that takes you behind the velvet front her denial of the war's fatalities, ropes into a glittered wonderland Chris his father's fallibility and moral of decadence, divas, and disco, compromises, and Joe his true respon- inspired by Shakespeare's "A Mid- sibilities to his family and to his coun- summer's Night Dream." For tickets try. Tickets available online at or more info, you may call 617-547- huntingtontheatre.org; by phone at 8300 or log on to the website at: 617-266-0800; and at the B.U. The- www.AmericanRepertoryTheater.org, atre Box Office, 264 Huntington Ave., or the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA THE OLD LINCOLN SCHOOL Box Office, 527 Tremont Street in Brookline, Massachusetts Boston's South End. SLEEP NO MORE - Now through February 7, 2010. The Old Lincoln School in Brookline, Massachusetts, has been exquisitely transformed into an installation of cinematic JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY AND scenes that evoke the world of MUSEUM Macbeth. You, the audience, have Columbia Point, Boston, MA the freedom to roam the environ- A CONVERSATION WITH REVER- ment and experience a sensory jour- END JOSEPH LOWERY - Wednes- hey as you choose day, January 20, 2010, 5:30 to 7:00PM. what to watch and where to go. Re- Reverend Lowery, a pioneer of the discover the childlike excitement civil rights movement who delivered of exploring the unknown in this the closing benediction at President unique theatrical adventure. An Obama's inauguration, shares memo- abandoned school. Shakespeare's ries of his legendary life and career fallen hero. Hitchcock's shadow of with award winning journalist, Liz suspense. Award-winning British Walker. theater company Punchdrunk RFK IN THE LAND OF APART- makes its U.S. debut with Sleep No HEID, A SPECIAL SCREENING - More, an immersive production in- Thursday, January 21, 2010, 5:30 to spired by Shakespeare's Macbeth, 7:30PM. Join Margaret Marshall, Chief told through the lens of a Hitchcock Justic of the Massachusetts Supreme thriller. For tickets and further infer- Judicial Court and RFK's student host mation, call: 617-547-8300 or visit: while he was in South Africa, Adam www.AmericanRepertoryTheater.org. Walinsky, RFK's speechwriter of a new documentary on Robert Kennedy's THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY 1966 historic trip. THEATRE MAIN STAGE MY FRIEND, THE SENATOR AND 264 Huntington Ave., Boston,MA OUR LOVE OF HISTORY - Thurs- ARTHUR MILLER'S "ALL MY day, January 28, 2010 6:00-7:00PM. SONS" - January 8 to February 7, Historian David McCullough talks 2010. All My Sons is the story of fam- about Senator Kennedy's life and ily man and small business owner Joe their long unique friendship. All fo- Keller in the years following World rums are free an open to the public. War II. Keller continues to strive for For reservations please call 617-514- the American dream, despite being 1643. TD GARDEN Causeway Street, Boston, MA WWE PRESENTS RAW LIVEI - January 8, 2010 at 7:30 pm. "The Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels vs. WVCE champion Sheamus. W%VE championship match-"the game" Triple H vs." the world's largest ath- lete" Big Show. "The Viper" Randy Orton vs. Kofi Kingston, also, come see all of your other favorite super- stars including: MVP, *The World's Strongest Man" Mark Henry, Cody Rhodes, Santino Marella, Jack Swag- ger, the Miz, the Bellas, and many morel Card is subject to change. NUCLEAR COWBOYZ FKEESTYLE MOTOCROSS TOUR - January 16 and 17, 2010. Freestyle motocross rid- ers will synchronize awe-inspiring tricks, like the amazing front flip, while attempting to break world records in a heart pounding two hour scripted performance. The Nuclear Cowboyz tour is creating a new frontier in freestyle motoeross by combining the high octane sport and the high caliber of entertainment production. This never seen freestyle moto- cross will also feature a wide range of added extreme entertainment exclusives like the Nuclear Cowgirls T Dancers and exotic acrobatic fire presentations. Please log on to www.nuclearcowboyz.com. EDDIE IZZARD - January 12, 2010 at 8:00 PM. Comedian and actor Eddie Izzard, adored by fans and critics alike for his lightening quick wit and sur- real humor, returns to the US after a sold-out European tour. Izzard's up- dated one man show fittingly titled STRIPPED TOO. Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont St., Boston, MA COMEDY - Featured performers in- clude: Rob Schneider - January 9, 2010. Sinbad - January 15, 2010. Richard Lewis - January 16, 2010. Robert Schimmel - January 22, 2010. Eddie Griffin - January 30, 2010. Jennifer Coolidge - February 6, 2010. Pauly Shore - February 12, 2010. For more information log onto www.thewilburtheatre.com. FIRST CHURCH CONGREGATIONAL Lindsay Chapel Mason & Garden Streets, Cambridge, MA THE KING OF DENMARK'S HEALTH - Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 8:00 PM. Works of Thomas Simpson, Dowland, Brade, Schopp, Orn & Borchgrevinck. CANTATAS, SONATAS & MORAL TALES - Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 8:00 PM - Music by Telemann, Handel, Weiss, Beyer, Baron & Bach. GRAND BALLET DUCOUR - Sat- urday, April 17, 2010 at 8:00 PM. Works by Moulinie, Boesset, Mesan- geau, Guedron & du Caurroy. For more information call 617-776-0692. SYMPHONY HALL 301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, IdA HAYDN, C.P. BACH AND SCHUIlm Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 8:00 PM and Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 8:00 PM. Ton Koopman is the con- ductor for these evenings. Yo-Yo Ma, cellist will be performing. WORKS OF MOZART AND ELGAR - Thursday, January 14 and Satur- day January 16 and Tuesday, Janu- ary 19 at 8:00 PM; Sir Colin Davis is the conductor for these three eve- nings. For tickets call: 617-266-1200; TDD/TTY 617-638-9289 or visit the BSO website at: www.bso.org. SANDERS THEATER AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY 45 Quincy street, Cambridge, MA PIANIST ANDRE-MICHEL SCHUB - Friday, January 29, 2010 at 8PM. He will perform Beethoven's Piano Con- certo No. 3 in C Minor at the Boston Landmarks Orchestra's Free Annual Winter Concert, Heroic Beethoven. Free and open to the public. For more information please visit the website www.landmarksorchestra.org or call 617-520-2200. CITI PERFORMING ARTS WANG THEATRE 270 Tremont Street MARIAH CAREY - January 30, 2010 at 7:30 pro. For Mariah Carey's legions of North American fans. the wait is over, as the international superstar announces her first major tour in more than three years. The "Angels Advocate" tour is the first major tour by Mariah Carey since The "Adven- tures of Mimi: The Voice, The Hits, The Tour" in 2006. The opening act on the *Angels Advocate" Tour will be RydazNrtist, a new R&B group signed to Nick Cannon's NCredible Entertain- ment. CELTIC WOMAN - March 12, 13 and 14, 2010. A smash hit around the globe, returns with an all new live show. The awe inspiring vocalists Lisa, Chloe, Lynn and Alex along with the mesmerizing Celtic violinist Mfiirad continue to capture the hearts of fans across the country on a whirlwind tour of America. Come see Celtic Woman with their 6 piece band and the Aontas Choir perform unique renditions of Irish standards, classi- cal favorites and contemporary hits. NORAH JONES - March 25, 2010 at 8:00. Multiple Grammy Award-wln- ning singer and songwriter Norah Jones has announced U.S. tour dates in support of her critically-ac- claimed new album The Fall, which was recently released by EMI's Blue Note Records. For tickets log onto www.telecharge.com or call the box office at 1-866-348-9738. PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM East India Square, Salem, MA RARE BIRD OF FASHION: THE IRREVERENT IRIS APFEL - Now through February 7, 2010. This ex- hibit features more than 80 dramatic ensembles from the personal collec- ITALIAN RADIO "The Sicilian Corner" 11:00 AM to I:00 PM every Friday with host Tom Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and "The Italian Show" w/Nunzio DiMarca every Sunday from 10AM to IPM www. 1110wccmam.com "Italia Oggi"(italy Today) Sundays 1PM to 2PM with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM www. 1460WXBR.com "Dolce Vita Radio" DJ Rocco Mesiti II AM-I PM Sundays. 90.7 FM or online www.djrocco.com "The Nick Franciosa Show" - Every Sunday at 12 Noon to 3:00 PM on radio stations WLYN 1360 AM and WAZN 1470 AM. "Guido Oliva Italian Hour" 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM every Sunday on WSRO 650AM Framingham and online at www.wsro.com. DANVERSPORT YACHT CLUB 161 Elliot Street, Danvers, MA VALENTINE'S DINNER DANCE - Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 7:00 PM. Featuring Danieta and Peter Marino and a great Latin American Band. For tickets call 781-932-1699 or 1-877-932-1699. PARADISE ROCK CLUB 967 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA JOVANOTTI - Wednesday, April 28. 2010 at 8:00 PM. Italy's number one recording artist Jovanotti an- nounces Oyeah, the debut US album release by the chart topping Tuscan singer, songwriter and rapper for the legendary Verve Forecast label. Oyeah was recorded in New York City during the Summer of 2009 during Jovanotti's series of residencies at leading Manhattan and Brooklyn clubs with the Soleluna NY LAB, a New York-based collective of musi- cians from Italy, the United States and Brazil. A critically acclaimed pioneer in the international hip hop scene renown for working in his native Ital- ian language, Jovanotti again breaks new ground on his first Stateside set. Resisting the temptation of re-purpos- ing existing recordings in English for the American market. Jovanotti in- stead conceived and created a project entirely within its borders, incorpo- rating multiple languages and achiev- ing a musical result ready for world- wide consumption. A double album collection, Oyeah's 20 tracks feature all new live versions of original reper- toire drawn from Jovanotti's genera- tion-long career plus 3 unreleased studio takes on classic Italian songs re-interpreted for today's interna- tional music market. For tickets and more information please call 617-562- 8800 or www.livenation.com. APPIAN CLUB 42 Pleasant St., Stoneham, MA ADULT ITALIAN CLASSES - An eight week beginners class on Wednesday evenings from 7- 9 pm will start on January 13, 2010. Instructor is Tiffany Bistocchi, graduate of Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA (2003) with a major in Italian and a Master's in Italian from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont (2006). She has lived in Italy for three years. Class size is small, informal and rea- sonable, with the experience enjoy- tion of legendary tastemaker and style icon Iris Apfel. REVISIONS: INDIAN ARTISTS ENGAGING TRADITIONS - Now through Spring 2010. See how some of today's leading artists reinterpret traditional use of color, composition and subject. This unique exhibition pairs some of the finest works from PEM's world renowned contemporary Indian Art collection with rare works from the Harvard Art Museum. TRASH MENAGERIE - Now through May, 2010. This exhibit presents over 30 whimsical animals created from things most of us simply throw away. For example: A luminous moth made from piano keys and pottery shards. For more information, call 866-745-1876. INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART 100 Northern Ave., Boston, IdA KRZYSZTOK WODICZKO - Now through March 7, 2010. In a new pro- Jection-based work, Krzysztok focuses on the experience of veterans return- ing from Iraq and Afghanistan. RONI HORN AKA RONI HORN - February 19, 2010 through June 13, 2010. Horn creates immensely beau- tiful and sensuous works that evoke the mystery inherent to even the most familiar subjects, the weather, the depths of water even our sense of place and identity. For info call: 617- 478-3100 or visit www.icaboston.org. able and fun. If you are traveling to Italy this summer or Just want to re- live your heritage roots, then please consider joining us. Contact coordi- nator John Nocella at 781-438-5687 or email john02180@yahoo.com. The class is sponsored by the Appian Club of Stoneham, a non-profit social, charitable organization whose mis- sion is to promote Italian culture and heritage. COLONIAL THEATER 106 Boylston St., Boston, IdA TOMIE DEPAOLA'S STREGA NONA - Saturday, January 9 th at 11am, 2pm and 5pm. Strega Nona will bring its delightful story and fresh, original score to Boston's Colonial Theatre on January 9, 2010. Under the direction of Tracy Ward (Hunter Gatherers, Bay Area Premiere), cho- reography by Nicole McGann and a "pop-up book inspired" set design by Andrea Bechert; the magic of each song brings new life to the material for a young audience and to audi- ences that have grown up reading the legendary stories of native New En- gland author Tomie dePaola. Tickets through Ticketmaster at 1-800-982- 2787, at all Ticketmaster outlets, by visiting BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com/ Boston and at the box office during normal business hours. SONS OF ITALY WOBURN LADLES LODGE ITALIAN MOVIE - Monday, Janu- ary 18, 2010 - 6:30 p.m. held at the New Horizons at Choate, Terrace Lounge Media Room, 21 Warren Av- enue, Woburn, Ma. *Ciao, Professore", a Lina Wertmuller film. The film is about a northern Italy professor who is assigned to a ramshackle school in Naples - lots of laughs. Admission is free. For information call 781-932- 8203. ST. MARGARET'S SCHOOL Winn St., Burlington, MA Burlington Sons of Italy Lodge No. 2223 will be offering Italian language classes for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced students beginning in Janu- ary, 2010. Beginner I & 2 and inter- mediate 1 & 2 will be offered on Wednesday evenings starting on January 27 th. The Intermediate Ad- vanced class will be offered on Thurs- day evenings starting on January 28 . The Beginner and Intermediate classes meet at The Advanced class meets at the teacher's home in Stoneham. Registration will be held on Wednesday, January 20  from 6-7 P.M. at St. Margaret's School, Winn St., Burlington (school is located on the right side of the church on the hill). The teachers will be present to answer any questions you may have. If you can't make it on January 20, or ff you have any questions please con- tact our director, Carol Nappa, at 617-650-6302 or email capenonna@yahoo.com. For informa- tion about class content or which class you should enroll in, please call our teacher, Tom Stuto at 781-438-6720. Visit : www.burlingtonsonsofitaly.org for further information about the program, the lodge and other in- teresting information about the Ital- ian Culture.