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POST-GAZETTE, JUNE 21,2013 Page11 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN Don't miss The Go-Gos along with the B-52s at the Bank of America Pavilion on June 23rd[ Check the MUSIC section for more details. BANK OF AMERICA PAVILION 290 Northern Ave., Boston, MA STING -- The Back to Bass Tour rolls into Boston on Friday, June 2 i, 2013 with Sting performing many of his greatest hits joined by a 5-piece band including: Dominic Miller (gui- tar), David Sancious (keyboards), Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), Peter Tickell (electric fiddle), and Jo Lawry (vocals)! Don't miss the, opportunity to see Sting at a smaller venue setting on South Boston's waterfront. THE B-52S AND THE GO-GOS -- June 23rd. The B-52s and The Go- Go's who teamed up for the joint US tour early this summer will be seen entertaining the gathered fans in Boston. The B-52's are an American New Wave band, formed in Athens, Georgia in 1976. The original line-up consisted of Fred Schneider (vocals, percussion, keyboards), Kate Pierson (organ, bass, vocals), Cindy Wilson (vocals, tambourine, guitar), Ricky Wilson (guitars) and Keith Strickland (drums, guitars). Following Ricky Wilson's death in 1985 Strickland switched full-time to guitar. The Go-Go's are an all-female American rock band formed in 1978. They made history as the first all-female band that both wrote their own songs and played their own instruments to top the Billboard album charts. SUBLIME WITH ROME -- July 8% The band that is well-known for the collaborative efforts of Bud Gaugh and Eric Wilson will be seen entertaining their fans gathered at the Pavilion in Boston on the 8th of July 2013. this is indeed going to be a fun event as the fans will be able to witness some of their popular tracks and the band live in action. Sublime with Rome is a musical collaboration between Eric Wilson, formerly of the band Sub- lime, and singer and guitarist Rome Ramirez. The group chiefly performed songs by Sublime, which was fronted by Bradley NowelI until his death in 1996. COMCAST CENTER 885 S Main St, Mansfield, MA MATCHBOX TWENTY & THE GOO GOO DOLLS --August 18th. Matchbox Twenty released their de- but album, Yourself or Someone Like You, in 1996. While their first single, Long Day, was a rock radio-only suc- cess, the album soon spawned sev- eral Top 40 singles including Push, 3 A.M., Real World and Back 2 Good. The album sold more than 12 million copies in the U.S. alone. Before re- cording their second album, Rob Thomas collaborated with Itaal Shur on a song called Smooth for Carlos Santana's comeback album, Super- natural Thomas was supposed to act only as a songwriter for Smooth, but Santana had him sing for it aller hear- ing the song's demo. Smooth was the album's lead single and became a hit in 1999. In 2000 Matchbox Twenty released their second album, Mad Season which includes such hits as Bent and Mad Seasons. Also appear- ing on this bill are the ever popular Goo Goo Dolls, whose hits include Iris, Slide and Black Balloon, just to name a few. This concert is a "do not miss" event. TD GARDEN 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 617-624-1050 BEYONCE -- July 23rd. The Mrs. -Carter Show World Tour promises to be the entertainer's most ambitious undertaking to date, It is expected to be bigger in scope than any of her previous shows. Beyonc6 is one of the most widely recognized and highly respected women in pop culture. A solo recording artist, actress, philan- thropist and business woman, she has released four # 1 solo albums and has sold over 75 million albums world- wide. Her work has earned her nu- merous awards and accolades, includ- ing 16 Grammy Awards. Billboard named her the Top Female Artist and Top Radio Songs Artist of the 2000s decade. The Recording Industry As- sociation of America also recognized Beyonc6 as the Top Certified Artist of the 2000s. STONEHAM THEATRE 395 Main Street, Stoneham, MA 781-279-2200 THE MARVELOUS WONDER- ETTES -- From July 7th to July 18th. Revisit your prom at Springfield High circa 1958. You'll have a crash on this funny, sweet, frothy musical revue that features every hit song you can imagine from the 50s and 60s, includ- ing Mr. Sandman, Lollipop, It's My Party, Leader of the Pack, It's in His Kiss and Respect. In an effort to bring the excitement of live theatre to more of our community, Stoneham Theatre is proud to offer "Pay What You Can." One hour prior to the first Thursday performance of each Mainstage pro- duction, tickets to that performance will be sold on a "Pay What You Can" basis. REAGLE MUSIC THEATRE 617 Lexington St.. Waltham, MA 781-891-5600 CHICAGO -- Through June 23rd. The longest running American musi- cal makes its Reagle debut! This "killer" Tony and Oscar-wlnning musical follows the merry murder- esses Roxie Hart, Velma Kelly and their slick lawyer Billy Flynn through 1920's Chicago with the fabulous choreography in the style of Bob Fosse and iconic Kander and Ebb tunes: "All that Jazz," "Razzle Dazzle," "We Both Reached for the gun" and more! THE FIDDLER CN THE ROOF -- July 11 t_gu_gla_ Ju!y 2 I. The winner of nine Tony Awards, this show's universal theme of tradition will leave audiences crying tears of joy, laugh- ter, and sadness featuring Jerome Robbins' original choreography! LES MISERABLES -- August 8th to August 18th. The celebrated Tony and Oscar-winning musical makes its long-awaited Reagle debut in a sump- tuous and exciting new productionl Featuring: "I Dreamed a Dream," "One Day More," Castle on a Cloud," and "On My Own." This classic show was called "Thrilling, Spectacular, and Un- forgettable," by The New York Times and The AP said,"Its melodies are as grandiose as the story, stirring, tune- ful and totally capturing the emotion of the moment." CHARLES PLAYHOUSE 74 Warrenton St., Boston, MA 617-931-2787 or 617-426-6912 www.Charles-Playhouse.eom BLUE MAN GROUP -- Ongoing. This giddily subversive off-Broadway hit serves up outrageous and inven- Live theater where three muted, blue- painted performers spoof both con- temporary art and modern technol- ogy. Wry commentary and bemusing antics are matched only by the inge- nious ways in which music and sound are created. The show has recently been updated. BOSTON PLAYWRIGHTS' THEATRE 949 Commonwealth Ave., Boston 617-353-5443 FROM DENMARK WITH LOVE - June 10th to July Ist. A mash-up parody of Shakespeare's Hamlet and the one and only Bond, James Bond. Written by John J King, the play stars Boston's rising legend Daniel Berger- Jones and is directed by Barlow Adamson. DENMARK re-imagines Hamlet as a James Bond adventure, telling Shakespeare's classic tale of revenge through the lens of the most exciting modem cinematic spy. POSSESSIONS - June 20th through June 29th. Escape Artists presents a new play, Possessions, writ- ten by Jane Bergeron & Carrie Ann Quinn, and directed by Dawn M Simmons. Two sisters ... Beautiful, educated, wealthy beyond imagina- llon. The Kings of England and France sought their hands in marriage. The journey of their lives was all mapped out ... then fate stepped in and everything changed. Possessions is a thought-provoking new play that weaves together the historical narra- tive of the Mancini sisters" lives with original texts and contemporary stories that explore how themes in the lives of these fearless and fasci- nating women resonate with women's lives today. AGANNIS ARENA 925 Commonwealth Ave., Boston 617-358-7000 www.BU.EDU/Agannis/ AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! -- returns this summer on August 19th for an- other hit Tour to showcase the season's talented top Finalists. AMERICAN IDOL LIVEI gives fans the unique opportunity to be up close and personal with Season 12 Idol Final- ists Amber Holcomb, Angie Miller, Bumell Taylor, Candice Glover, Curtis Finch Jr, Devin Velez. Janelle Arthur, Kree Harrison, Lazaro Arbos, and Paul Jolley. Plus, Aubrey Cleland joins the Tour as the 11th Idol Finalist thanks to the AT&T AMERICAN IDOL@ LIVEI Tour Fan Save, voted on by the Idol fans. Finalists will perform favorite mo- ments from the season as well as never before seen performances. CITY HALL PLAZA Government Center, Boston PHANTOM GOURMET BBQ BEACH PARTY -- June 21-23. The biggest rib fest on the East Coast, and one of the premiere BBQs in the na- tionl The greatest barbecue teams in the world from Australia to Texas to Virginia, plus your favorite summer foods, beer gardens, tons of sand, and music. Phans can bring beach chairs and towels. The event will take place Friday and Saturday noon-9:45pm and Sunday noon-6:45pm. Log on to for more details. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN INSTITUTE 478 Tremont Street, Boston, MA BOSTON JERKFEST -- June 29. TM Boston JerkFest is an out-door/in- door family-frlendly Caribbean style food fes.tiv_al that features _J.amaican jerk spiced food and all things spicy and hot. It will feature top local Car- ibbean Chefs, authentic Caribbean, international and local spicy food for sale, including specialty foods such as: spicy jams, nuts, desserts and tra- ditional homemade drinks from the Caribbean with entertainment and performances for the whole family. It also features a Rum & Brew Tasting for 21+ festival attendees. WGBH 1 Guest Street, Boston, MA studiotours WGBH STUDIO TOURS --Ongo- ing. Go behind the scenes for a free 45-minute tour of WGBH's all-digital studios at One Guest Street in Boston's Brighton neighborhood. Wednesdays: 2:00 pm 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month: 2:00 pm All tours are wheelchair accessible. Ac- cessibility tours for visual or hearing impaired can be arranged. THE ESPLANADE Along Charles RIver at the Oval BOSTON POPS FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR -- Celebrate America's birthday on July 3rd and 4th with the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, America's premier Inde- pendence Day celebration. The con- cert features Conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Espla- nade Orchestra, along with special guests, at the historic DCR's Hatch Shell. Locally, the Boston Pops Fire- works Spectacular is an institution seen on WBZ-TV Channel 4. CITY HALL PLAZA Government Center, Boston BOSTON GREENFEST 2013 -- August 15-17. Free fun fully- inclusive multicultural environmen- tal music festival with over 200 ex- hibitors and vendors, more than 80 live performances on 4 stages. GreenFilmFest, Boston EcoPageant International, Forums, EcoArt, EcoPoetry and plenty more! i00,000 attendees expected. Sunday the event coincides with The Movement Festival, offering dance performances and free dance and movement classes. ANNO DELLA CULTURA ITALIANA OF ITALIAN CULTURE For more information a updates call 61Z 722.9302  visit wuno.consboston.esterk updates JULY 141 Boston. "La Notte della Taranta." Part of the "Outside the Box" Festival. BOSTON JUL 27 I Tanglewood, Lenox "Requiem" by Giuseppe Verdi. Performed by The Boston Symphony Orchestra, Director Andris Nelsons Gatti. LENOX OCT 6 I Brown University, Providence. Cameristi della Scala performing Verdi. PROVIDENCE NOV 13-171 The Paramount, Boston. Compagnia Marionette Carlo Colla e Figli Presents "The Sleeping Beauty." BOSTON OCT 16 I Center for European Studies, Harvard University. "Salvemini Colloquium" on Italian history and culture with Prof. Massimo Salvadori. CAMBRIDGE OCT 30 I Brown University, Providence. "Giornata di studi sulHtalia" With the presence of Romano Prodi. PROVIDENCE NOV 1-10 [ Dartmouth College, University of Rhode Island. Italian preeminent authors: Carmine Abbate at URI and Dartmouth. HANOVER, KINGSTON NOV 8 ] Emmanuel College, Boston. "The Meaning of Machiavelli's Prince." Lecture by Prof. Maurizo Viroli (Princeton). BOSTON NOV 23 I Brown University, Providence. International Prize: "Boccaccio Afterlife." In cooperation with the American Boccaccio Association (ABA) and the Town of Certaldo on the occasion of the 700 th anniversary of Giovanni Boccaccio. PROVIDENCE THROUGH JUN 28 ] City Hall, Boston. "Looking for Hemingway." Exhibition by Franco Azzinari. BOSTON THROUGH JUN 30 I Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Exhibition "Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane Master Drawings from the Casa Buonarroti." BOSTON THROUGH JUL 14 ] RISD Museum, Providence. Exhibition "The Festive City." PROVIDENCE FALL 2013 I Providence. De Chirico Exhibition. PROVIDENCE OCT 4 [ Harvard University, Cambridge. International Conference on "Galileo and Sunspots." Organized by Museo Galileo, Firenze Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Harvard University. In cooperation with NASA. CAMBRIDGE OCT 28[ Boston. PIB Seminar Series: "Italian and American Policies on Biomedical Research." BOSTON JUN 16-221 Boston PIB Sailing Championship, in partnership with Scuola Vela Mascalzone Latino and three sailing centers in Boston BOSTON SEP 13-29 I Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts. Harvard University, Cambridge. New Italian Cinema," in cooperation with Cinecitta' and Harvard Film Archive. CAMBRIDGE