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. . ....... ,., POST-GAZE'l-rE, FEBRUARY 18, 2011 Page11 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN -- highlighted by his critically-her- alded, sold-out first run of concerts at The Colosseum in Las Vegas, a "Boxscore," chart-topping, 33-date European summer tour, which in- cluded four sold-out dates at London's 02 Arena. Throughout his prolific career, he's garneredlG-Grammy nominations, including his current for "Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album," and sales of more than one million albums orldwide for his 2010 album FLY ME TO THE MOON ... THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK, VOLUME V. Stevie Nicks, Rock and Roll's reigning queen, will be releasing her highly anticipated new CD "IN: YOUR DREAMS" on May 3, 2011. The new album, her first album of new mate- rial in a decade, was co-produced by former Eurythmic Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard. The official release date of the single is February 3rd. Nicks is a multi-Grammy Award-winning. multi-platinum, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and member of Fleetwood Mac. Call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or log on to www.ticketmaster.com for tickets. Foundation in honor of Frederik J. Duparc. FREEPORT [NO. 002]: MARIANNIg MUELLER - March 26, 2011 to December 31, 2011. Located in the: Photography, Hilborn Gallery. Swiss artist Marianne Mueller delves into PEM's collection to create an installation that combines museum objects and the artist's personal archive of photographs. Un- expected juxtapositions of time, place and influence arise in this, the artist's first solo exhibition at a U.S. museum. FREEPORT [NO. 003]: SUSAN ]PIi/I,Z - May I, 2011 to Septem- ber I, 2011. Susan Philipsz creates sound installations that explore ways in which the emotive and psycho- logical properties of song alter a listener's perception of place and time. Hearing her disembodied voice in settings where you least expect to have such an intimate experience sets up a tension between the listener's private memories and the communal associations of song. PAINTING THE MODERN IN IN- DIA - April 10, 2010 to January 1, 2012. It features seven renowned painters who came of age during the height of the movement to free India from British rule. To liberate them- selves from a position at the margins of an art world shaped by the colonial establishment, they organized path- breaking associations - the Calcutta Artists Group in 1943, the Progres- sive Artists Group in 1947 Bombay, and the Delhi Shilpi Chakra in 1949. They pioneered new approaches to painting, repositioning their own art practices internationally and in rela- tion to the 5,000-year history of art in india. Log onto www.pem.org. PEM is a major sponsor of Sa- lem Film Fest, one of the region's largest documentary film festivals featuringremarkable works from around the world. For more infor- mation, visit salemfllmfest.com ITALIAN EVENTS & PROGRAMS r Special Events Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks announced that they have joined forces for one of the most anticipated musical events of the year. The tour will unite two of music's most legendary forces with a performance at the TD Garden. The tour will feature both artists performing all rock n' roll sets from their incomparable catalogs of hits and backed by an incredible band of musicians and stage production. Said Rod Stewart: *I can already tell you this, with Stevie on board our audiences are in store for an evening of pure rock n' roll music. I'm already thinking about which of my old favorites to bring back and vocally, I think we've both begun thinking about which songs might be great fun and well-suited for a duet or two." Check out Music Section for more details. THE LYRIC STAGE COMPANY OF BOSTON 140 Claredon St., Boston, MA BROKE-OLOGY FAMILY AT A CROSSROADS - March 25 - April 23, 2011. A stirring portrait of an inner- city African-American family's defin- ing moments, Jackson's writing con- tains "so much verve and pathos that passages...practically sing" (Variety). As they long for simpler times, ten- sion builds between two brothers as their conflicting interests chum into a surprising outcome. "Jackson's characters love, laugh, dance, and argue in a way that honors their bit- tersweet survival." (The New Yorker) ANIMAL CRACKERS MADCAP MUSICAL MAYHEMI - May 6 - June 4, 2011. Hilarity ensues in this classic Marx Brothers musical when Mrs. Rittenhouse's swanky house party honoring the African explorer Captain Spaulding is Interrupted by the pilfering of a prominent paint- ing. Screwball antics arise as the guests search for the thief, result- ing in this "uproarious slapstick comedy" (New York Times). An adap- tation of the original Broadway hit and classic film, this "madcap musi- cal" (Ch/cago 15-/bune) features favor- ite songs including "Three Little Words" and others. MY NAME IS ASHER LEV - Now through March 12, 2011. My Name is Asher Lev follows the jour- ney of a controversial young Jewish painter tom between his Hasidic up- bringing and his desire to paint. His artistic gift threatens to estrange him from his sheltered religious commu- nity in postwar Brooklyn and the par- ents he loves. While his mother is torn between her son and her husband, Asher must choose between his art and his faith. Visit www.lyricstage.com or call 617-585-5678 for tickets. ARTS p MUSIC HOUSE OF BLUES 15 Lansdowne Street, Boston GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIA- MENT/FUNKADELIC- February 18, 2011. The funkmaster himself is back in action. George Clinton continues to entertain with his soul and funk style with hits like "Flashlight," "One Nation Under a Groove" and *Atomic Dog." Don't miss out on this fantastic performance. For tickets log onto www.tlcketmaster.com. LONGWOOD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA'S SEASON New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall 30 Gainsborough St., Boston, MA IMAGERY & INSPIRATION: KECHLEY & VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - March 19, 2011 at 8:00pm. Join Maestro Jonathan McPhee and Longwood Symphony Orchestra for this Boston premiere by David Kechley and Vaughan Williams' Symphony No. 2 in an evening of Imagery and Inspiration. What inspires the composer's vision? What sparks the listener's imagination? In David Kechley's Wakeful Visions/Moonless Dreams (2009}, Kechley found inspi- ration in four pieces of literature: the Bible, Japanese haiku, Shakespeare and Proust. Ralph Vaughan Williams was intrigued by the sights and sounds of his beloved city, from its Hansom cabs to the chimes of Westminster Cathedral, and depicts these in his London Symphony. For further infor- mation, call 617-667-1527 or visit longwoodssymphony, org. THE REGATTABAR AT THE CHARLES HOTEL One Bennett St., Cambridge, MA NEWIPOLI - March 3, 2011 at 7:30 PM. Newpoli is a group of exception- ally talented singers and musicians, all alumni from Berklee College of Music and New England Conservatory, thatperforms Southern Italian Folk Music, mainly from the regions of Campania and Puglia, integrating a wide variety of styles such as Taran- tella-Pizzlca, Tammuriata, Villanella and the Neapolitan Canzone, encom- passing music from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. Formed in October of 2003, the group consists of two sing- ers, Carmen Marsico and Angela Rossi, a Tamorra player (traditional Italian percussion), Fabio Pirozzolo, a percus- sionist, Michael Daillak, an accordion player, Roberto Cassan, a classical guitarist. BjGm Wenn5s, a double bass player, Kendall Eddy, a flute player, Geni Skendo, and a violinist, Megumi Sasaki. For tickets call 617-395-7757 or www.regattabarj azz.com TD GARDEN CAUSEWAY ST., BOSTON, MA ROD STEWART AND STEVIE NICKS - March 30, 2011 at 7:30 PM In a career spanning five decades, with an estimated 250 million album and single sales, Rod Stewart is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and indisputably one of the most successful performers of all time. He finished 2010 at the top Of both the touring and album charts MUSEUM OF SCIENCE Science Park, Boston, MA FRIDAY EVENING STARGAZING AT THE GILLILAND OBSERVA- TORY - Every Friday from 8:30 - I0:00 PM - FREE - Enjoy the Museum's roof- top observatory equipped with a com- puter-controlled 12-inch Meade LX200 telescope - you'll be amazed and astounded by it all. WEATHER-WISE - This new per- manent 2,800 square foot interactive exhibit takes you through the scales of weather. It features the CBS4 Weather Team as video guides, help- ing people to understand the science and technology behind weather pre- dictions. Some of the features are: Storm Watch Living Room, where visi- tors experience simulated severe weather conditions as if they were looking out a window of their home; Fog Tornado, where a simulated 3-D tornado shows how a real tornado can form; Walk-through Weather Front, where visitors can walk down a corri- dor in front of a canopy of clouds and experience temperature changes, wind gusts and rain sounds; and much more. The Museum of Science has more than 600 permanent hands-on exhibits, frequent traveling exhibi- tions and a staff of science interpret- ers. For more information about other aspects of the MOS, please visit www.mos.org or call 617-723-2500 or (TRY) 617-589-0417. THE WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont St., Boston, MA MAZ JOBRAI - Friday March l I, 2011 at 7:30PM. Maz Jobrani is best known as a founding member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, which featured some of the top Middle Eastern-American comics in the world. The Axis of Evil Comedy Cen- tral Special premiered in 2007 as the first show on American TV with an all Middle Eastern/American cast. SHAQUILLE O'NEAL PRESENTS ALL STAR COMEDY JAM - Satur- day March 12, 2011 at 7:00PM and 10:00PM. Shaq will appear live and host a comedy show with a lineup TBD. You may purchase tickets by calling 1-800-745-3000 or log onto www.thewilburtheatre.com. THE PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA GOLDEN: DUTCH AND FLEMISH MASTERWORKS FROM THE ROSE-MARIE AND EIJK VAN OTTERLOO COLLECTION - Febru- ary 26, 2011 to June 19, 201 l. Nearly seventy paintings from the interna- tionally acclaimed collection of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo illumi- nate one of the greatest artistic and cultural chapters in history. The Van Otterloo collection is virtually unrivaled for its masterworks by the leading Dutch and Flemish artists of the 1600s: Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Jacob van Ruisdael, Jan Brueghel the Elder, Aelbert Cuyp and many others. At PEM, over 20 examples of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish fur- niture and decorative arts, also from the Van Otterloo collection, are shown in the company of these glori- ous portraits, still lifes, landscapes and interiors. Made possible in part by a generous grant from the RIchard C. von Hess Foundation, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Circle of Friends and the Netherland-America ITALIAN RADIO PROGRAMS "The Sicilian Corner" I I:00AM to I:00PM every Friday with host Tom Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and "The Italian Show" w/Nunzio DiMarca every Sunday from 10AM to 1PM www. I 110wccmam.com. "Italia Oggi" Sundays IPM to 2PM with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM www. 1460WXBR.com. "Dolce Vita Radio" DJ Rocco Mesiti IIAM-IPM Sundays 90.7 FM or online www.djrocco.com. "The Nick Franciosa Show" Every Sunday at 12 Noon to 3PM on radio stations WLYN 1360 AM and WAZN Iii70 AM. "Guido Oliva Italian Hour" 8AM 9AM every Sunday on WSRO 650 AM in Framingham and online at www.wsro.com. "Don Giovanni Show" Saturday mornings from 6AM-8AM and Sunday evenings 5PM-7PM on 950 AM WROL. www.dongiovannishow, com. Tony's Place on MusicAmerica WPLM FM 99. I- Every Sunday night from 9 to 10pm on MusicAmerica host Ron Della Chiesa presents Tony's Place on WPLM FM Easy 99.1. During the hour Ron will feature recordings by hls good friend Tony Bennett. You'll hear all your Bennett favorites from his early hits to his latest Grammy winners, www.MusicNotNoise.com NEW HORIZONS AT CHOATE 21 Warren Avenue, Woburn, MA LECTURE ON S.RI)INI_ - Mon- day, February 28, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. A lecture on the Island of Sardinia. Learn about this interesting island and about the Emerald Coast where the Aga Khan and other celebrities have summer homes. Offered by the Sons of Italy Woburn Ladies Lodge. Held downstairs in the Terrace Lounge. Admission is free. In the event of snow, call Hetty 781-932- 8203. BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA FLAVORS OF THE MEDITERRA- - Friday, February 18, 2011 at 7:00pm. Enjoy a relaxed evening of wine and food from the Mediterra- nean. This walk-around reception will treat you to the many different wines of Spain, Southern France, and Italy, while indulging yourself with Chef Daniel Bruce's lavishly prepared buf- fet of MediteiTanean dishes. Log onto www.bostonwinefestival.net CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN Providence, Rhode Island FOUR NATIONS ENSEMBLE: MUSIC FROM VENICE & VERSAILLES - Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 3:30 pm. In the 17th & 18th century, every composer looked to France or Italy for musical inspiration. Hear Four Nationas Ensemble --An- drew Appel, director & harpsichord; Charles Brink, traverso; Krista Bennion Feeney, baroque violin; Loretta O'Sullivan, baroque cello -- perform works by Couperin, Vivaldi, Telemann& Francoeur, creating an intei'national fusion of French and Italian attributes. Call 401-621-6123 for more information. DANTE ALIGHIERI SOCIETY 41 Hampshire St., Cambridge THE CORO-DANTE, New England's all-ltallan repertoire chorus of the Dante Alighieri Society, will be- gin on January 31st in preparation for the Spring concert. Rehearsals are every Monday night from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. We are a four-part (Soprano/ Alto/Tenor/Bass) chorus conducted by Kevin Galie', M.M., J.D. New mem- bers are always welcome This is a fun group of all ages who are inter- ested in singing in italian, Italian cul- ture, and making friends. Contact Kellie at kellieogutman@gmail.com. EMIGRATIO 2011 - Sunday, Feb- ruary 20, 2011 at 4:00pm presented by Dante Alighieri Society and Ediat present a theatrical performance de- signed and directed by Luisa Marino, Freedom for Woman in love, New York City's Little Italy 1880-1940 from the sketches of Eduardo Migliaccio. Per- formed by Richard Migliaccio FarfarieUo's grandson. Call 617-876- 5160 for more information. SPINELLI'S FUNCTION FACILITY 282 Bennington St., East Boston CARNEVALE 2011 - Thursday, March 10th, 2011 from 6:00 PM to I0:00 PM. This event is sponsored by Italia Unita. Carnevale which means "goodbye to meat" has been celebrated in Italy throughout its 150 years as a unified sovereign nation. Please join us to celebrate the tradition of Carnevale in Italy and the 150th Anniversary of Italy's Unification*. The evening will consist of Music by DJ Mike Lavecehia, presentations on "Carnevale" held in various regions of Italy, including Sciacca, Sicily where Italia Unita member Pascal Gangi hafts from. Pascal and his group will present a replica of traditional floats from his home town along with other towns, made of paper mache. The Beverley Richard dancers will perform to a few traditional Carnevale songs. So bring your masks or dress up in Carnevale mode or simply join us in your busi- ness casual attire for an evening of fun and Italian culture. Admission also includes a buffet dinner. For ticket information please call 617-561-3201 or log onto www.italiaunita,org VENEZIA RESTAURANT BOSTON 20 Ericsson Street, Boston, MA INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY - Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 12:00 PIVI. Donne 2000 invites you to celebrate "Festa delle Donne" with an exquis- ite Brunch, Entertainment and The Donne 2000 Scholarship Award Presentation. Proceeds to benefit the scholarship for a woman in college studying the Italian language and or culture. Donne 2000 has raised money and awareness for many chari- table causes including breast cancer over the years. For further informa- tion, please contact RIta Susi at 617- 742-7337 or E-mail: ritasusi@aol.com. HILLTOP RESTAURANT Route I, Saugus MA INTERNATIONAL'WOMEN'S DAY - Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 12:30PM. Saint Domenic Society Protector of of August celebrates International Women's Day. Entertainment pro- vided by Ross Zagami. All Proceeds to benefit breast cancer research. For more information please call Maria Mellace a{ 781-289-6323, Maria Teresa Costa at 781-662-2752, Franca Daniele at 781-485-1042, Lucy Russo at 781-284-0362 or Lina Saraceno at 781-284-7551. SPINELLI'S FUNCTION FACILITY 2so  so, Ft So.too, MA INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY - Sunday, March 6, 2011 at l:00pm. Please join us in celebrating the Cen- tenary of Women across the world to honor Ana Maria de Jesus Ribeiro da Silva di Garibaldi best known as Anita Garibaldi. For more information please contact Francesca DiBenedetto at 617-820-8885. Scarf contest: Feel free to wear your fanciest scarf to model with us*.