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March 26, 7:30PM Adam Rudolph's ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE Moving Pictures with special guest THEATER - April 15-18, 2010. With Hassan Hakmoun. Known as an early the Alvin Alley American Dance innovator of world music, Rudolph is Theater, beauty, spirit, hope and a composer and percussionist who passion know no bounds. The had developed a unique approach to genius of Alvin Ailey changed for- hard drums. Hakmoun is a leader in Gnawa music and master of a three- ever the perception of American dance. Judith Jamison's remarkable stringed, long-necked African bass lute called a sinter. For more infor- vision has preserved and extended mation call: 617-478-3100 or visit Alley's legacy. For tickets log onto www.icaboston.org. www.telecharge.com or call the box office at 1-866-348-9738. Located in the Central Library, 700 Boylston Street, Wiggin Gallery, McKim Building, 3rd Floor. For more information visit www.bpl.org PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA THE KENNEDYS I PORTRAIT OF A FAMILY - April 17, 2010 through July 18, 2010. Created by the National Museum of American History and or- ganized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, The Kennedys I Portrait of a Family is supported by the Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr. Fund and Collins Design, this exhibition was prepared for PEM by Curator of Photography, Phillip Prodger. Please call 1-866-745- 1876 or visit www.pem.org for gallery information. THEATER ITALIAN EVENTS & PROGRAMS KING'S CHAPEL 58 Tremont Street, Boston, MA TUESDAY NOON HOUR RF_~ITAL - March 30, Brett Maguire plays the C.B. Fisk Organ: Works by Bach, Widor, and Rogg. Through March 2010. Weekly programs begin at 12:15PM and last approximately 35 minutes. Revive your spirits with this further information please call 617-227-2155. MIDWAY STUDIOS 15 Channel St., Boston, MA THE BOSTON CONVERSATORY OPERA PROGRAM: CAPULETI e i MONTECCHI - April I-3 at 8:00PM with a matinee April 3 at 2:00PM. The Capulets and the Montagues by Vincenzo Bellini. Bellini's infre- quently-performed bel canto opera is a reworking of the Romeo and Juliet story, based on the same Italian Renaissance stories on which Shakespeare based his play. It pre- miered in Venice in 1830, and employs a trouser role for Romeo, which serves to emphasize the youth of the star- crossed lovers. For more info visit www.bostonconversatory,tickefforce.eom or by phone at 617 912-9222. THE BOSTON CONSERVATORY S The Fenway, Boston, MA PIANO MASTERS: YA-FEI CHUANG - April 6, 2010 at 8:00PM. The series is a unique offering of in- ternational renowned musicians in solo engagements. Boston Conserva- tory piano faculty member Ya-Fei Chuang was born in Taiwan. studied in Germany and is now one of Boston's most active popular pianists. Program: CHOPIN: The 24 Preludes, RAVEL: La Val~, SCARLA~I'TI; 2 Sonatas, RACHMANINOFF: Piano Sonata No. 2. For more information please visit www.bostonconversatory,ticketforce.com or by phone at 617 912-9222. THE WILBUR THEATRE ITALIAN RADIO APPIAN CLUE OF STONEHAM 246 Tremont St. Boston, MA. "The Sicilian Corner" 11:00AM42 Pleasant Street, Stoneham. GILBERT GOTTFRIED - Friday, to I:00PM every Friday with host Tom ADULT ITALIAN CLASSES - March 26. 2010 at 7:30PM. Known by Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and "The Italian classes for adults will be his distinctively loud, grating voice, Itallan Show" w/Nunzio DiMarca offered. This beginners course will Gilbert Gottfried is a comedian who every Sunday from 10AM to 1PM teach the basics of the Italian fan- began doing stand-up at open mike www. 1110wccmam.com guage. Instructor is Tiffany Bistocchi, nights in New York City at the age of "Italia Oggi" (Italy Today) Sun-a graduate of Dickinson College in 15. In 1980, after spending several days 1PM to 2PM with host AndreaCarlisle, PA (2003) with a major in years mastering the art of stand-up Urdi 1460 AM www. 1460WXBR.com Italian and a Master's in Italian from LOWELL MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM comedy, Gottfried was hired as a cast "Dolce Vita Radio" DJ Rocco Middlebury College in Middlebury, 50 E. Merrimack St., Lowell, MA member of the legendary NBC lateMesiti IIAM-1PM Sundays 90.7 FM Vermont (2006). She has lived in Italy TONY ORLANDO - April 17, 2010 night show, Saturday Night Live.or online www.djrocco.com for three years and has traveled the at 8:00PM. Orlando has been a recipi- Gotffried's work in television soon led "The Nick Franciosa Show" country extensively. Classes will be ent of three American Music Awards to roles in film. After his performance Every Sunday at 12 Noon to 3PM on conducted on Tuesday evenings and and a People's Choice Award. For outstanding achievements to the as Iago, the parrotin Disney's Aladdin, radio stations WLYN 1360 AM and run for I0 weeks, beginning on Gottfried became one of the most rec- WAZN 1470 AM. April 13. Class size is small and entertainment industry, Tony was ognizable voiceover talents. He can "Guido Oliva Italian Hour" informal and the experience will be awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk be heard in commercials, cartoons, 8AM - 9AM every Sunday on enjoyable. In September, an additional of Fame in 1990. Tony has played to movies and even in commercials as WSR0 650AM in Framingham advanced course will be offered to packed arenas and for five Presidents. the AFLAC duck. In his standup rou- and online at www.wsro.com, continue your studies. For registra- A string of hits continued including tine, Gottfried puts aside political "Don Giovanni Show" Saturday tion and further details, please "Tie a Yellow Ribbon", "Sweet Gypsy correctness to fire an onslaught of mornings from 6AM-8AM and Sun- contact coordinator John Nocella Rose", "He Don't Love You," "Who's jokes that know no boundaries. Call day evenings 5PM-7PM on 950 AM at 781-438-5687 or by email at in the Strawberry Patch with Sally", Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or log WROL. www.dongiovannishow.com, johnO2180@yahoo.com. "Cupid", "Steppin' Out (Gonna Boogie onto www.ticketmaster.com. Tonight)" and "Momin' Beautiful". Log YMCA-EAST BOSTON PARADISE ROCK CLUB onto www.lowellauditorium.com or ST. PAUL CHURCH 215 Bremen Street, East Boston 967 Comm Ave., Boston, MA www.ticketmaster.com for tickets. Corner of Bow and Arrow Streets BASIC ITALIAN FOR ADULTS - JOVANOTTI Wednesday, Cambridge, ~ Tuesday evening's beginning on Tues- April 28, 2010 at 8:00PM. Italy's SYMPHONY HALL THE TAM.IS SCHOLARS - Satur- day, April 20, 2010. The baslc course number one recording artist 301 Mass Ave., Boston, MA day, March 27, 2010 at 8:00PM, The is for students wh0 have little or no Jovaaottiannounces Oyeah, the SONNY ROLLINS' S0TH BIRTH- Tallis Scholars will present a program experience with the Italian language, debut US album release by the chart DAY CONCERT - Sunday, April 18 of works by Loyset Compere, Jean The goal of the course is to familiar- topping Tuscan singer, songwriter at 7:00PM. "The last jazz immortal" - Mouton, Nicholas Gombert and the ize the students with the phonetics and rapper for the legendary Verve THE VILLAGE VOICE, "Nobody rivals incomparable Josquin des Pres. For and grammar to develop speaking, Forecastlabel. An acclaimed pioneer his fluid mastery of the tenor sax." - more information, call: 617-661-1812 reading and writing skills in basic in the international hip hop scene BOSTON GLOBE, "Executing the or visit www.bemf.org. Italian. renown for working in his native impossible-shaping cogent poetic mu- CHILDREN CLASSES - will be of- Italian language. Jovanotti again sical architecture on the tenor saxo- HARVARD'S BRIGHT HOCKEY CTR. fered for children ages 4-7. Classes breaks new ground on Oyeah's 20 phone while navigating the high wire 79 North Harvard St. Allston, MA will be held on Saturdays beginning tracks featuring all new live ver- night after night -- is the operative AN EVENING WITH CHAMPIONS Saturday, April 10, 2010 from sions of original repertoire drawn trope of Rollin's astonishing career." - Friday, April 16 and Saturday, 10:00AM-11:30AM and will run for from his long career. To reserve your DOWN BEAT. Call 1-888-266-1200 or April 17, 2010. The show will feature 8 weeks. Visit www.italiaunita.org tickets today, call 617-562-8800 or log onto www.bso.org for tickets, would-class skaters doing triple axels or call 617-561-3201 for more info. www.livenation.com. LOEB DRAMA CENTER 64 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA JOHNNY BASEBALL - May 14 Lhfou~h M~)" 30, 2010. ~ ~1~tl~t ing blend of fact, fiction, and the mystical power of the game. It traces the origin of the Curse to a colli- sion of three orphaned souls: Johnny O'Brien, a hard-luck right-hander on the 1919 Sox; his idol, the man- child Babe Ruth; and Daisy Wyatt, a dazzling African American blues singer and the love of Johnny's life. Johnny Baseball is a fun and spir- ited musical. For further informa- tion, call 617-547-8300 or visit www.americanrepertorytheater.org. COOLIDGE CORNER THEATER 290 Harvard St., Brookline, MA DECORDOVER AT THE COOLIDGE - Monday, March 29, 2010 at 7:00PM. Come to the Coolidge Cor- ner Theater for an off-slte 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 a Q&& For ticket information, please log on to www.coolidge.org/showtimes. PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM East India Square, Salem, MA BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY TRASH MENAGERIE - Now 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA through May, 2010. This exhibit pre- LOWELL LECTURE SERIES - Now sents over 30 whimsical animals cre- through April 2010. Travel the world ated from things most of us simply without leaving Boston. Lecturers in- throw away. For example: A luminous clude Paul Theroux Frances Mayes moth made from piano keys and pot- and Alexander McCall Smith. All lec- tery shards. For more information, call tures to be held in the Rabb Lecture 866-745-1876 or go online to Hall. All lectures are free and open to www.pem.org. the public. MAN IN THE STREET: BOS- WORCESTER ART MUSEUM TON PHOTOGRAPHS BY JULES 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA AARONS - When Jules Aarons be- EXHIBITION: WHAT MATTERS gan photographing seriously in 1947, - Now through August 22, 2010 from he chose the streets and neighbor- 11:00AM-5:00PM. This exhibition lea- hoods of Boston as his subject. He tures contemporary works between was drawn to the way people in the 1988 and 2009 by a roster of lead- neighborhoods lived their public lives ing artists including Claire Barclay, and the energy with which they Willie Cole, Taylor Davis, Melvin talked, played and interacted. In- Edwards, Heide Fasnacht. Tony spired by "street photographers" such Feher, Jim Isermann, Jim Lambie, as Henri Cartier-Bresson and Helen Jodie Manasevit, Tim Rollins and Levitt, Aarons worked solidly in that K.O.S., Doris Salcedo, Yinka tradition, finding a steady supply of Shonibare, and Andrew Witkin. View visual in~pirati0n in the juxtaposi- a ~eleeti0n of artwork, drawn pnma- tion of people against their urban rily from the museum's permanent background. Please Note: Gallery collection, on display through August hours Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 22, 2010. For more infornlaUon, con- Saturday: 9:00-5:00, Tuesday, Thurs- tact information@worcesterart.com or day: 9:00-7:00, Sunday: 1:00-5:00 call (508) 799-4406. BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 539 Washington St., Boston, MA YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - April 20 through May 2, 2010. Don't miss the sensational cast delivering all your favorite moments from the clas- sic film, plus brand-new show-stop- ping numbers for the stage, includ- ing ~I'ransylvania MapAa," "He Vas My Boyfriend" and "Puttln' on the Ritz." For tickets and more informa- tion please call 1-800-982-2787 or www.broadwayacrossamerica.com. ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER AGGANIS ARENA MUSEUM PEABODY MUSEUM OF 925 Commonwealth Ave., Bostc~ MA280 The Fenway, Boston, MA ARCHAEOLOGY & ETHNOLOGY ANDR~ RIEU Wednesday, AFTER HOURS - Every third Thurs- 11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA June 23, 2010 at 8:00PM. To me, music day of each month from 5:00-9:00PM. TRANSLATING ENCOUNTERS: is one of the most important things. A After Hours is art, music, cocktails, TRAVEL AND TRANSFORMATION life without music would be unbear- contemporary performances, gallery IN THE EARLY SEVENTEENTH able for me. My whole life has been explorations and so much more. For CENTURY - Open Thursday, March guided by music. My father was the more information and to purchase 25, 2010 with a free public reception conductor of a symphony orchestra, tickets, please call: 617-278-5156 or from 5:00-7:00PM. In the 16th and 17th and music was the centre of our home visit www.gardnermuseum.org, centuries, new navigational technolo- Andr6 Rieu was born into a musical family on October 1, and family life. When my father was gies spurred global travel. While 1949 in Maastricht in the Netherlands. He began study- home, he sat at the piano studying European depictions of early encoun- scores. My five brothers and sisters WEST END COMMUNITY ters are familiar to us today, other ing violin at the age of five. His father was conductor of all played one or more instruments. CENTER peoples also left material records of the Maastricht Synlphony Orchestra. Prom a very young For tickets call 1-800-745-3000 orvisit 150 Staniford St., Boston. MAtheir own experience. Admission age he developed a fascination with orchestra. He stud- www.ticketmaster.com. WEST END POETRY CLUB - Open includes admission to the Harvard readings on the second and fourth Museum of Natural History. For more ied violin at the Conservatoire Royal in Li6ge and in the Tuesday of every month starting at information call 617-496-1027 or visit Conservatorium Maastricht, (1968-1973). His teachers BANK OF AMERICA PAVILION 290 Northern Ave., Boston, MA7:00PM in the Center by area poets, www.peabody.harvard.edu. included Jo Juda and Herman Krebbers. From 1974 to EARTH, WIND k FIRE - Thurs- For more information call Duane at: 617-416-0718. 1977, he attended the Music Academy in Brussels, study- day, June ]0, 2010 at 7:30PM. With ing with Andr6 Gertler, winning the Premier Prix at the songs like "Shining Star", "Got to academy. Rieu and his orchestra have performed through- Give", "Let's Groove" and "Boogie Wonderland" it is no wonder that out Europe, in North America, and Japan. Winning a they can rock the house. For~tickets number of awards including two World Music Awards, log onto www.ticketmaster.oom. their recordings have gone gold and platinum in many countries, including 8-times Platinum in the Nether- RST CHURCH CONGRF ATIONAL lands. He is married to Marjorie, who works with him Llndsay Chapel Mason & Garden Streets full-time as production manager, and has two sons, Marc Cambridge, MA and Pierre. He speaks (in order of fluency) Dutch (includ- GRAND BALLET DUCOUR - Sat- ing his home/city dialect Maastrichtian), English, Ger- urday, Aprlll7,2010at8:00PM. Works man, French, Italian and Spanish. Rieu has worked with by Moulinie, Boesset, Mesangeau, his brother, Jean Philippe for several years, but Jean Guedron & du Caurroy. For more in- formation call 617-776-0692. Philippe has now started his own production company. Check out Music section for more details.