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POST-GAZETTE, JANUARY 22, 2010 Page11 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN The Frog Prince -- In December 2008, Kaleidoscope Children's Theatre began a monthly, Sunday series of Fairy Tale Classics in Saugus at the North Shore Musical Children's Theatre, 466 Central St., Saugus, MA. For almost 30 years, Kaleidoscope has been performing at both the South Shore Music Circus and the Cape Cod Melody Tent. Now this location has become Boston's only musical children's theatre! You can enjoy popular shows, affordable prices, free parking, free ice cream and a free cast meet and greet! For more information check out Theater section below. NORTH SHORE MUSICAL CHILDREN'S THEATRE 466 Central St., Saugus, MA THE FROG PRINCE - February 7, 20]0, GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS - March 21, 2010, JACK & THE BEANSTALK - April 25, RAPUNZEL - May 16, MOTHER GOOSE - June 13. All shows start at 2:00PM. From Boston's Haymarket Station, there is a direct bus to Cliftondale Square. These shows are a perfect way to spend an enjoyable family afternoon! For info visit Tickets may be available at the door. Please call 1-781-230-3976. WGBH members receive a special discounU ITALIAN EVENTS & PROGRAMS 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 information call: 617-547-8300 or visit: THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY THEATRE MAIN STAGE 264 Huntington Ave., Boston,MA ARTHUR MILLER'S =ALL MY SONS" - Now through February 7, 2010. All My Sons is the story of family man and small business owner, Joe Keller in the years following World War II. Keller continues to strive for the American dream, despite being shaken by both the public shame of his company's sale of faulty airplane parts to the govemment and the per- sonal tragedy of his son who went miss- ing-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 ab- sent brother's fiancee, Kate must con- front her denial 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. Theatre Box Office, 264 Huntington Ave., or the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA Box Office, 527 Tremont Street in Boston's South End. JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Columbia Point, Boston, MA 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 forums are free and open to the pub- lic. For reservations please call 617-514-1643• RED SKY RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE, FANEUIL HALL FIRST ANNUAL PROJECT CUPID DATE AUCTION - February 5, 2010 from 7:00 to I0:00 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. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont St., Boston, MA COMEDY - Featured performers include: ROBERT SCHIMMEL - January 22, 2010. EDDIE GRIFFIN - January 30, 2010. JENNIFER COOLIDGE - February 6, 2010. PAULY SHORE - February 12, 2010. For more info log onto NEWTV 23 NEEDHAM ST,, NEWTON, MA. SINGING WITH COLORS: THE ART OF MARIA TERMINI - Now through March 19, 2010. The exhibit is open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday from 12 noon to 6:00 pm. Admission is free and the public is invited 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. THE INSTITUTE OF COMTEMPORARY ART 100 Northern Avenue THE BEST OF THE OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL - Screenings take place Friday, January 29 th at 7PM and Sat- urday, January 30 th at 6:30 PM. Founded in 1976, the Ottawa Inter- national Animation Festival, is North America's largest celebration of ani- mation in all forms. This program in- cludes highlights from the 2009 festi- val by animators from around the world. Please call 617-478-3100 or visit MIDWAY STUDIOS 15 Channel Center Street PUCCINI'S LA RONDINE - The Boston Conservatory Opera Program present Puccini's La Rondine. Febru- ary 4 through February 6, 2010 at 8 PM and February 7, 2010 at 2 PM. One of Puccini's most elegant operas known for its aria, "Chi il bel sogno di Doretta." In this bittersweet love story, told with a comic touch, the kept woman of a wealthy Parisian banker harbors fantasies of romantic love when she falls for an earnest young mml from a respectable family. Please visit www.bostonconversatory, edu. COOLIDGE CORNER THEATER 290 Harvard St., Brookline, MA DECORDOVER AT THE COOLIDGE - Monday, March 29, 2010 at 7 PM. Come to the Coolidge Corner Theater for an off-site event with two of the artists from the 2010 DeCordova Biennial. Join Laurel Sparks, Xander Marro, and Assistant Curator Dina Deitisch for an evening of art, art films, and Q&A. For ticket info 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• SANDERS THEATER AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, IdA 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 their website at www'landmarks°rchestra" °rg 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. Carey's voice has entertained us for more than a decade. Her songs have made her one of the world's leading woman singer songwriters. CELTIC WOMEN - 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 Mtirad 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 visit 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, 8:00PM. Guarantee yourself apiece of the actionl This is going to be an amazing show that will com- pletely change the way you experi- ence musicl Described as the ultimate Black Eyed Peas party experience, it also marks the first time that the group -, Taboo and Fergie - are united for a North Ameri- o n headline tour since their 2006 nkey Business world tour. Tickets are on sale at or call 1-800-745-3000. BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 539 Washington Street FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2010 - Saturday, February 5. 2010 at 8 PM World Music/CRASHarts presents From Spain Flamenco Festival 2010 featuring Noche Famenca & Soledad 1 Barrio and Friday, February 6, 2010 at 8 PM Gala Flamenca: Todo Cambla. Noche Flamenca celebrates the es- sence, purity and integrity of tradi- tional flamenco. Gala Famenca is a true flamenco celebration capturing many emotions and styles. AGGANIS ARENA 925 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA ALICIA KEYS - March 22, 2010 at 7:30PM. Since her 2001 debut of Songs In A Minor, the New York native has built an unparalleled repertoire of hits and accomplishments including three multi-platinum albums and several Grammy Awards. Among others, some of the hits include "Fallin'", "If I Ain't G!ot You", "You Don't Know My Name', and "No One". Key's fourth release, Element of Freedom, fea- tures the single "Doesn't Mean Any- thing." For tickets, visit or call 1- 800.745.3000. ITALIAN RADIO "The Sicilian Corner" l 1:00 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. I "Italia Oggl" (Italy Today) Sun- days 1PM to 2PM with host Andrea Urdl 1460 AM "Dolce Vita 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 Ollva Italian Hour" 8i00 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. Show your love a great tlmel 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 Jovanottl an- nounces Oycah, 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- clans 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 THE CLARK 225 So1rrH 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, and its environs -- at a time when the Impressionists were investigating the same subjects, 1-413-458-2303. WORCESTER ART MUSEUM 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA INTAGLIO: ITALIAN ETCHINGS AND ENGRAVINGS - Now through March 7, 2010 from 11:00 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 TM anniversary of WAM's portrait miniature collection with a special exhibition that features min- iatures from the 18  to the 20  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 1 I: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, Jim Lambie. Jodie Manasevit. Doris Salcedo. Yinka Shonibare, and Andrew Witkin. For info or call (508) 799-4406. PECRA KUCHA VOLUME 3 - Sun- day, January 24th, 2010 at 7:00 PM. Enjoy photo exhbit by local photogra- pher Nicole Connolly inspired by her travels around the world and music by DJ Karl. Photos to inspire you and music to make you dance. For details about the event visit http:// 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 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 I & 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 . The beginner and intermedi- ate classes meet at St. Margaret's School. The advanced class meets at the teacher's home in Stoneham. 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 www.burlingtonsonsofitaly, org for information about the program. the lodge and other interesting infor- mation about Italian Culture. THE DANTE ALIGHIERI 41 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA BALLO DI CARNEVALE - Satur- day, January 30, 2009 at 7:00pro. Cocktails at 7:00 and dinner at 8:00 PM. Dinner with Maria's Cater- ing and muusic by ITAMIA Band. Costume Parade - Prizes- Raffle. Danc- ing and plenty of fun all night long• Parking Validated at Kendall Theater Garage. For tickets and information call please call 617-876-5160 or log onto • . , • , , • , •