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Page11 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN ARTS Daughtry has almost single-handedly given the genre back its heart, resurrecting an endangered species via the bluesy swagger of "What I Want", and the image- shredding angst of "Feels Like Tonight; restoring its nomadic longing for place on "Home", its righteous in- dignation on "It's Not Over~. With signature ache and poise, the North Carolina native blends each hard-won attribute into a rousing mosaic for the ages. The DAUGHTRY album is also forging unprecedented sales and chart breakthroughs - affirming there is still gold to be mined, thank God, with a rugged voice and passion- ate songwriting instincts. more information. NORTH SHORE MUSICAL CHILDREN'S THEATRE 466 Central St., Saugus, MA THE FROG PRINCE - February 7, 2010, GOLDHA)CKS & THE THREE BEARS - March 2 I, 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 discount! ZEII~O 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 IANCOLN 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 fam- ily man and small business owner, Joe Keller in the years following World War II. Keller continues to Check out Music section for strive for the American dream, despite being shaken by both the public shame of his company's sale of faulty airplane parts to the government 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 fianc6e, 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. ITALIAN EVENTS & PROGRAMS RED SKY RESTAURANT & LOUNGE Boston, MA 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-Father Cancer Institute. Visit www.project- for more information. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont St., Boston, MA COMEDY - Featured performers include: EDDIE GRIFFIN - January 30, 2010. JENNIFER COOLIDGE - February 6, 2010. PAULY SHORE - February 12, 2010, For more info log onto www.thewilburtheatre, com. 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. For more info 617- 928-1544 or The exhibit is handicapped accessible. THE INSTITUTE OF COMTEMPORARY ART 100 Northern Avenue, MA THE BEST OF THE OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL - Screenings take place Friday, January 29th at 7PM and Sat- urday, January 30th 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- dudes highlights from the 2009 festi- val by animators from around the world. Please call 617-478-3100 or visit MIDWAY STUDIOS 15 Channel Center St., Boston, MA 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 man from a respectable family. Please visit COOLIDGE CORNER THEATER 290 Harvard St., Brooklinc, MA DECORDOVER AT THE COOLIDGE - Monday, March 29, 2010 at 7 PM. Come to the Coolidge Comer 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&& For ticket info showtimes. 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 with Herb Reed and The Platters on Valentine's. The group will perform the unforgettable sounds of Ordy 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, 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 their website at or call 617-520-2200. CITI PERFORMING ARTS WANG THEATRE 270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 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, ChioS, Lynn and Alex along with the mesmerizing Celtic violinist M~irOad 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, elassi- ca] 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- mary 26, 8:00PM. 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 ult~sate Black Eyed Peas party experience, it also marks the first time that the group -,, Taboo and Fergie - are united for a North Ameri- can headline tour since their 2006 Monkey Business world tour. Tickets are on sale at or call 1-800-745-3000. BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 539 Washington St., Boston, MA FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2010 - Saturday, February 5, 2010 at 8 PM World Music/CRASHarts presents From Spain, Flamenco Festival 2010 featuring Noche Famenca & Soledad Barrio and Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 8 PM Gala Flamenca: Todo Cam- bia. Noche Flamenca celebrates the essence, 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 Got 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." DAUGHTRY - Saturday, March 20, 2010. American Idol singing sensation Chris Daughtry embarked on his sing- ing career in the 6th season of "Idol". Although he didn't make it, he is still make a star by creating his own band. Don't miss this rocking time! For tick- ets, visit or call 1-800.745.3000. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont Street, Boston, MA AN EVENING WITH THE MANHAT- TAN TRANSFER Wednesday, February 17 at 7:30 PM HT Productions and the Manhattan Transfer celebrate 40 years together and present their new CO, The Chick Corea Songbook. The Manhattan Transfer is a major staple both within the jazz community and the main- stream music community, as they continue to enlighten listeners by bringing different genres of music to the forefront. For more information call 617 248 9700 or visit SYMPHONY HALL 301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA WORKS OF SCHUBERT; CARTR AND BRAHMS - Thursday, February 4th at 8:00 PM and Tuesday, February 9th at 8:00 PM. James Levine conduc- tor. To purchase tickets, please call: 617-266-1200; TDD/TTY 617-638- 9289 and in other areas: 888-266-1200 or visit the BSO website at THE CLARK 225 South St., Wmiamstowm 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. EXHIBITION: A MINIATURE MILESTONE - Now through April 8, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Cel- ebrate the 20~ anniversary of WAM's portrait miniature collection with a special exhibition that features min- iatures from the 18th to the 20~ cen- turies in the newly renovated Marianne E. Gibson gallery. EXHIBITION: WHAT MATTERS - Now through August 22, 2010 from II: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 more information please log onto www.worcesterartcom or call (508) 799- 4406. ITALIAN RADIO "The Sicilian Corner" Ii:00 AM to 1:00 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 Oggi" (Italy Today} Sun- days IPM to 2PM with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM www. "Dolce Vita Radio" DJ Rocco Mesiti 11 AM-1 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. Show your love a great time! 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 Javauotti an- nounces Oyeah, the debut US album release by the chart topping Tuscan singer, songwriter and tapper 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, Jovanottl 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 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 ARLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL LOWE AUDITORIUM 869 Mass. Ave., Arlington, IdA THE ARLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND. PRESENTS A FARE- WELL BENEFIT CONCERT - Febru- ary 5, 2010 (snow date-February 6, 2010) at 7:30 PM. Join the Jazz Band as they depart for a concert tour of Southern Italy and Sicily. ALL pro- ceeds will benefit the victims of the recent floods of Messina, Sicily and hand delivered by the students to the families in most need. This area of Messina has become very familiar with The Arlington High School Perform- ing Arts Program. hi February of 2007, the Arlington High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Mr. D'Agostino performed in one of these towns, Pezzolo. In February 2008, the Arling- ton High School String Orchestra under the direction of Mr. Tassone and the Chorus under the direction of Ms. Christo also performed at the local high school. Please show your support for the studens and the town of Messina. Tickets may be purchased on-line at or from Ross Zagaml at 781.354.3730.