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POST-GAZETTE , "3A N UARY '15, 2010 Pge 11" and its environs -- at a time when the Impressionists were investigating the same subjects,, 1-413-458-2303. NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN In support of their multi-platinum #1 album, The E.N.D, featuring the chart record-breaking consecutive #1 singles, "Boom Boom Pow" and "I Gotta Feeling" - The Black Eyed Peas will replicate the party vibe of a hot dance club (complete with guest DJs including in arenas across the country and around the world. "The E.N.D. World Tour" proves the energy never dies with a feast for the senses for hundreds of thousands of fans. The tour will also be "green," with a unique charitable component. The E.N.D., The Black Eyed Peas' fifth stu- dio album, is also their first original album since Mon- key Business (released May 2005), certified RIAA triple platinum in the U.S., with worldwide sales of more than 9 million copies. Monkey Business generated Grammy Awards over two consecutive years, for "Don't Phunk with My Heart" and "My Humps." The Peas' first Grammy Award came six years ago, for "Let's Get It Started," from their breakthrough album of 2003, Elephunk, which in- troduced Fergie into the lineup, and turned the group into international superstars with cumulative 25-times platinum sales in nearly a dozen countries around the world. In 2006 Fergie released her 6 million-selling solo debut "The Dutchess" and in 2007 Producer of the Year Grammy nominee released "Songs About Girls." Check out music section for more details. ITALIAN EVENTS & PROGRAMS MUSIC ZERO ARROW THEATRE 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA THE DONKEY SHOW - Now through summer 2010. The intoxi- cating international sensation that takes you behind the velvet ropes into a glittered wonderland of decadence, divas, and disco, inspired by Shakespeare's "A Mid- summer's Night Dream." For tickets or more info, you may call 617-547- 8300 or log on to the website at: THE OLD LINCOLN SCHOOL Brookline, Massachusetts SLEEP NO MORE - Now through February 7, 2010. The Old Lincoln School in Brookline, Massachusetts, has been exquisitely transformed into an installation of cinematic scenes that evoke the world of Macbeth. You, the audience, have the freedom to roam the environ- ment and experience a sensory jour- ney as you choose what to watch and where to go. Rediscover the childlike excitement of exploring the unknown in this unique theatrical adventure. An abandoned school. Shakespeare's fallen hero. Hitchcock's shadow of suspense. Award-winning British theater company Punchdrunk makes its U.S. debut with Sleep No More, an immersive production inspired by Shakespeare's Macbeth, told through the lens of a Hitchcock thriller. For tickets and further infor- mation, call: 617-547-8300 or visit: www.AmericanRepertoryTheater, org. THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY THEATRE MAIN STAGE 264 Huntington Ave., Boston,MA ARTHUR MILLER'S "ALL MY SONS" - Now through February 7, 2010. All My Sorts is the story of fam- ily man and small business owner, Joe Keller in the years following World War II. Keller continues to lic shame of his company's sale of faulty airplane parts to the govern- ment and the personal tragedy of his son who went missing-in-action. His wife Kate is trapped by her grief, while their elder son Chris yearns to move forward. When Chris announces his plan to marry his absent brother's fiancee, Kate must confront her de- nial of the war's fatalities, Chris his father's fallibility and moral compromises, and Joe his true re- sponsibilities to his family and to his country. Tickets available online at; by phone at 617-266-0800; and at the B.U. The- atre Box Office, 264 Huntington Ave., or the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA Box Office, 527 Tremont Street in Boston's South End. r Special Events JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Columbia Point, Boston, MA A CONVERSATION WITH REVER- END JOSEPH LOWERY - Wednes- day, January 20, 2010, 5:30 to 7:00PM. Reverend Lowery, a pioneer of the civil rights movement who delivered the closing benediction at President Obama's inauguration, shares memo- ries of his legendary life and career with award winning journalist, Liz Walker. RFK IN THE LAND OF APART- HEID, A SPECIAL SCREENING - Thursday, January 21, 2010, 5:30 to 7:30PM. Join Margaret Marshall, Chief Justic of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and RFK's student host while he was in South Africa, Adam Walinsky, RFK's speechwriter of a new documentary on Robert Kennedy's 1966 historic trip. MY FRIEND, THE SENATOR AND OUR LOVE OF HISTORY - Thurs- day, January 28, 2010 6:00-7:00PM. Historian David McCullough talks about Senator Kennedy's life and their long unique friendship. All fo- rums are free ans open to the public. strive for the American dream, de- For reservations please call 617-514- site bein shaken by both.the pub- 1643, . RED SKY RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE,FANEUIL HALL FIRST ANNUAL PROJECT CUPID DATE AUCTION - February 5, 2010 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. More than twenty-five of Boston's finest bach- elors and bachelorettes are putting themselves up for bid at the first an- nual Project Cupid Date Auction. The event was created by Amy Blue after her nine-year-old cousin, Isaias Valentin, lost his battle with leuke- mia. All proceeds will benefit cancer care and research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Visit www.project- for more information. TD GARDEN Causeway Street, Boston, MA NUCLEAR COWBOYZ FREESTYLE MOTOCROSS TOUR - January 16 and 17, 2010. Freestyle motocross riders 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 motocross 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 Tickets available at or by calling 1-800-745-3000. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont St., Boston, MA COMEDY - Featured performers include: 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. NEWTV 23 NEEDHAM ST., NEWTON, MA. Singing with Colors: The Art of Maria Termini - January 17 to March 19 , 2010. The exhibit is open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, Friday and Sat- urday from I0:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday from 12 noon to 6:00 pm. Ad- mission is free and the public is in- vited to attend a reception with the artist on Thursday, January 28 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. For more info 617- 928-1544 or The exhibit is handicapped accessible. REAGLE PLAYERS - ROBINSON THEATRE 617 Lexington St., Waltham, MA Herb Reed and The Platters Valentine's Day Concerts - February 13 at 7 p.m. and February 14 at 2 p.m. Fans of nostalgic sounds of early rock can relive the romantic memories when Herb Reed and The Platters on Valentine's. The group will perform the unforgettable sounds of On/y You, My Prayer and The Great Pretender - along with other famous, chart top- ping hits. Call the box office at 781-891-5600 or buy tickets online through Easy directions on web site. Plenty of free parking. Stay after each show for a Meet & Greet with Herb Reed and The Platters, which includes refresh- ments. Additional fee for meet and greet. SYMPHONY HALL 301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA WORKS OF MOZART AND ELGAR - Saturday January 16 and Tuesday, January 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: 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 info visit or call 617-520-2200. CITI PERFORMING ARTS WANG THEATRE 270 Tremont Street MARIAH CAREY - January 30, 2010 at 7:30 pm. 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. 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 Mair6ad continue to capture the hearts of fans across the country on a whirlwind tour of America. Come see Celtic Women 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 p.m. Multiple Grammy Award winning 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 or call the box office at 1-866-348-9738. TD GARDEN Causeway Street, Boston, MA THE BLACK EYED PEAS - THE E.N.D. WORLD TOUR - Friday, Feb- ruary 26 8:00 pm Guarantee yourself a piece of the action! This is going to be an amazing show that will com- pletely change the way you experi- ence music! Described as the ultimate Black Eyed Peas party experience, it also marks the first time that the group -,, Taboo and Fergie - is united for a North Ameri- can headline tour since their 2006 Monkey Business world tour. Tickets available at or by calling 1-800-745-3000. THE CLARK 225 SOUTH ST.,  MA. IMPRESSIONIST PARIS - Febru- ary 14 through April 25: The exhibi- tion "Giovanni Boldini in Impression- ist Paris" illuminates Boldini's early career while developing his unique style. Seventy works present an innovative look at Boldini's Paris -- its places of leisure, its inhabitants, WORCESTER ART MUSEUM 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA ZIP TRIP: WHAT MATTERS - January 16, 2010 from 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. View a selection of con- temporary works between 1988 and 2009 by a roster of leading contempo- rary artists, and learn about their significance to the museum in this docent-led tour. MUSIC IN THE GALLERIES - January 15 and 16, 2010. Enhance your Museum experience by listen- ing to popular Baroque music in the galleries. Enjoy the sounds of Vivaldi, Bach, Handel and more, as played by The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, as you tour the Baroque Gal- leries on Friday through Sunday. INTAGLIO: ITALIAN ETCHINGS AND ENGRAVINGS - Now through March 7, 2010 from II:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. View a selection of Italian prints that reflect the history of intaglio printmaking, the step-by-step process to reproduce pictorial images provid- ing the finest detail. These original works of art present a rich range of subjects and styles, from the Renais- sance through the Rococo period. EXHIBITION: A MINIATURE MILESTONE - Now through April 8, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Cel- ebrate the 20 th anniversary of WAM's portrait miniature collection with a special exhibition that features min- iatures from the 18  to the 20 th cen- turies in the newly renovated Marianne E. Gibson gallery. In 1989 the museum created a gallery devoted to portrait miniatures created by vari- ous artists in a wide range of styles. EXHIBITION: WHAT MATTERS - Now through August 22, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. This exhibition features contemporary works be- tween 1988 and 2009 by a roster of leading artists including Claire Barclay, Willie Cole, Taylor Davis, Melvin Edwards, Heide Fasnacht, Tony Feher, Jim Isermann, Jim Lambie, Jodie Manasevit, Tim Rol- lins and K.O.S., Doris Salcedo, Yinka Shonibare, and Andrew Witkin. For more information, contact or call (508) 799-4406. 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 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. "Italia Oggl" (Italy Today) Sun- days IPM to 2PM with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM "Dolce Wita Radio" DJ Rocco Mesiti ii AM-I PM Sundays. 90.7 FM or online "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 DANVERSPORT YACHT CLUB 161 Elliot Street, Danvers, MA VALENTINE'S DINNER DANCE - Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 7:00 PM. Featuring Daniela 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- SONS OF ITALY WOBURN LADIES 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 Italian 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 #2223 will be offering Italian language classes for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced students beginning in January, 2010. Beginner 1 & 2 and intermediate 1 & 2 will be offered on Wednesday evenings starting on January 27 th. The intermediate advanced class will be offered on Thursday evenings starting on Janu- ary 28 th. The beginner and intermedi- ate classes meet at St. Margaret's School. The advanced class meets at the teacher's home in Stoneham. Registration will be held on Wednes- day, January 20 th from 6-7 P.M. at St. Margaret's School, Winn Street, Burlington (school is located on the right side of the church on the hill). The teachers will be present to an- swer 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@ For information about class content or which class you should enroll in, please call our teacher, Tom Stuto at 781-438-6720. Visit for information about the program, the lodge and other interesting infor- mation about Italian Culture.