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POST-GAZETTE, JUNE 28, 2013 Page 11 UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN will be sold on a "Pay What You Can" basis. REAGLE MUSIC THEATRE 617 Lexington St., Waltham, MA 781-891-5600 THE FIDDLER ON THE ROOF -- July 11 through July 21. 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 choreographyl LES MIS]~RABLES -- 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 production! 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." Don't miss Three Doors Down along with Chris Daughtry at the Bank of America Pavilion on July 12th ! Check the MUSIC section for more details. CHARLES PLAYHOUSE 74 Warrenton St., Boston, MA 617-931-2787 or 617-426-6912 www. BLUE MAN GROUP -- Ongoing. This giddily subversive off-Broadway hit serves up outrageous and inven- tive 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. 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. MUSIC BANK OF AMERICA PAVILION 290 Northern Ave., Boston, MA SUBLIME WITH ROME -- July 84. The band that is well-known for the TD GARDEN collaborative efforts of Bud Gaugh and I00 Legends Way, Boston, MA Eric Wilson will be seen entertaining 617-624-1050 their fans gathered at the Pavilion in www.TDGarden.eom Boston on the 8th of July 2013. this JUSTIN BIEBER -- July 20th. Jus- ]s indeed going to be a fun event as tin Drew Bieber is a Canadian pop the fans will be able to witness some musician, actor, and singer- of their popular tracks and the band songwriter. Bieber was discovered in live in action. Sublime with Rome is 2008 by American talent manager a musical collaboration between Scooter Braun, who came across Eric Wilson, formerly of the band Sub- Bieber's videos on YouTube and later lime, and singer and guitarist Rome became his manager. Bieber has re- Ramirez. The group chiefly performed ceived numerous awards, including songs by Sublime, which was fronted both Artist of the Year Awards at the by Bradley Nowell until his death in 2010 American Music Awards and the 1996. 2012 American Music Awards, and was SHE AND HIM -- July 7th. Watch nominated for Best New Artist and out fans as She and Him will be seen Best Pop Vocal Album at the 53rd performing live at the Bank of America Grammy Awards. With a global fan Pavilion this season. The dynamic duo base, termed as "Beliebers", and over will be seen at this venue churning 40 million followers on Twitter, he was out their hit singles. Deschanel and named by Forbes magazine in 2012 as Ward together have given their fans the third-most powerful celebrity in approximately 12 songs and 3 covers the world. Justin Bieber has added and are known for their effortless pop 30 North American dates to his ongo- records. Their albums tend to corn- ing Believe tour, with a return visit to prise of some of the most dynamic and the TD Garden. complex songs with disco grooves and BEYONC~ -- July 23rd. The Mrs. string arrangements and the famous Carter Show World Tour promises to horn flourishes, be the entertainer's most ambitious CHRIS DAUGHTRY AND THREE undertaking to date. It is expected to DOORS DOWN- July 12th. Daughtry be bigger in scope than any of her and 3 Doors Down fans do not have previous shows. Beyonc6 is one of the to go to two separate shows to watch most widely recognized and highly their idols in action anymore, the two respected women in pop culture. A popular bands are all set to perform solo recording artist, actress, philan- live at the Bank of America Pavilion. thropist and business woman, she They are coming together to enter- has released four # 1 solo albums and tain their fans like never before. This has sold over 75 million albums world- is truly going to be a magical event as wide. Her work has earned her nu- the two bands will be performing to merous awards and accolades, includ- some of their greatest hits and the ing 16 Grammy Awards. Billboard fans can treat themselves to not just named her the Top Female Artist and one but two performances at the price Top Radio Songs Artist of the 2000s of one. The bands will be performing decade. The Recording Industry As- live at the Bank of America Pavilion sociation of America also recognized on the 12th of July 2013. Beyonc6 as the Top Certified Artist of the 2000s. 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- natura/. Thomas was supposed to act only as a songwriter for Smooth, but Santana had him sing for it after 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 BOSTON PLAYWRIGHTS' THEATRE 949 Commonwealth Ave., Boston 617-353-5443 FROM DENMARK WITH LOVE - June 10th to July 1st. 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 modern cinematic spy. AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATER Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Sq., Cambridge, MA 617-547-8300 THE DONKEY SHOW - Ongoing. Bringing the ultimate disco experi- ence to Boston, this crazy circus of mirror balls, feathered divas, roller skaters and hustle queens tells the story of A Midsummer Night's Dream through great '70s anthems you know by heart. AGANNIS ARENA 925 Commonwealth Ave., Boston 617-358-7000 www.BU.EDU / Agannis / AMERICAN IDOL LIVEI -- 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, Burnell 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 1 lth Idol Finalist thanks to the AT&T AMERICAN IDOL@ LIVE[ 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. THEATER CITY HALL PLAZA STONEHAM THEATRE Government Center, Boston 395 Main Street, Stoneham, MA CHOWDERFEST -- July 7th, from 781-279-2200 II:00 am to 6:00 pm. Chowderfest is one of the highlights of Harborfest, THE MARVELOUS WONDER- the city's schedule of events sur- --From July 7th to July 18th. rounding the Fourth of July. You'll Revisit your prom at Springfield High be able to vote for your favorite and circa 1958. You'll have a crush on this help declare this year's winners. funny, sweet, frothy musical revue that features every hit song you can BENJAMIN FRANKLIN imagine from the 50s and 60s, includ- INSTITUTE ing Mr. Sandman, Lollipop, It's My 478 Tremont Street, Boston, MA Party, Leader of the Pack, It's in His BOSTON JERKFF~T -- June 29. Kiss and Respect. In an effort to bring Boston JerkFestTM is an out-door/in- the excitement of live theatre to more door family-friendly Caribbean style of our community, Stoneham Theatre food festival that features Jamaican is proud to offer *Pay What You Can." jerk spiced food and allthings spicy One hour prior to the first Thursday and hot. It will feature top local Car- performance of each Mainstage pro- ibbean Chefs, authentic Caribbean, duction, tickets to that performance 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. 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. WGBH 1 Guest Street, Boston, MA http://www, 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 Ist and 3rd Saturdays of each month: 2:00 pm All tours are wheelchair accessible. Ac- cessihility tours for visual or hearing impaired can be arranged. 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! 100,000 attendees expected. Sunday the event coincides with The Movement Festival, offering dance performances and free dance and movement classes. THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA -- Saturday, July 20th. at 6:30pm. The Blind Boys of Alabama is a five-time Grammy Award winning gospel group from Alabama. They first sang together in 1939. Since then, the group's out- put has spanned seven decades of tours and appearances and produced a successful discography. Since their formation, The Blind Boys of Alabama have made it their self- proclaimed goal to "spiritually uplift audiences." The gospel group has been a source of inspiration for those with disabilities. La Notte del a aranta. Part of the "Outside the JULY 141 Boston. " 1 qq " Box" Festival. BOSTON JUL 27 [ Tanglewood, Lenox "Requiem" by Giuseppe Verdi. Performed by "Ihe Boston Symphony Orchestra, Director Andris Nelsons Gatti. LENOX OCT 6 I Brown University, Providence. Cameristi della Scala performing Verdi. PROVIDENCE NOV 13-17 [ The Par,,a~ount, Boston. Compagnia Marionette Carlo Colla e Figli Presents The Sleeping Beauty. BOSTON OCT 16 ] Center for European Studies, Harvard University. "Salvemini Colloquium" on Italian history and culture with Prof. Massimo Salvadori. CAMBRIDGE o,,c~r 30 ] Brown University, Providence. "Giornata di studi sull Italia 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 ] 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~ anniversary of Giovanni Boccaccio. PROVIDENCE THROUGH JUN28 [ City Hall, Boston. "Looking for Hemingway." Exhibition by Franco Azzinari. BOSTON THROUGH JUN 30 [ 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 ] 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 SEP 13-29 [ Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts. Harvard University, Cambridge. New Italian Cinema, in cooperation with Cinecitta' and Harvard Film Archive. CAMBRIDGE