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. , POST-GAZETTE, JULY 5, 2013 Page 9 lly Socta 8, by jqngela Cornacchio Andris Neslson from the Boston Symphony Orchestra threw out the first pitch last Tuesday at Fenway Park. (Photo courtesy of: Stu Rosner) Socially Scene Reviewed .... Pops in the Park Artwork Unveiled; The Arts Founda- tion of Cape Cod unveiled the official painting for the 24 th Annual Cape Cod Five Pops in the Park concert at the Orleans Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event on Wednesday, June 19% The artwork commis- sioned from Cape Cod painter Elaine Coffee will be featured on the cover of the concert's commemorative program book and auctioned at a reception on August 19  at the Orleans Inn to benefit the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod later this summer. In her own words, Elaine Coffee's mature work is an "exercise in engineering." Working elements from various sources into one co- herent picture, she acts like a theater director, casting interesting characters from disparate viewpoints and por- traying them as part of one harmonious scene. She il- lustrates this point of view in her Pops concert take with great clarity and inspiration. Proceeds from the Au- gust 24 th concert enable the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod to fulfill its mission to sup- port and promote arts and culture on Cape Cod. In addition to its role as Barnstable County's regional arts agency, the Arts Foun- dation awards grants and scholarships while support- ing artistic, cultural and edu- cational programs through- out Cape Cod. Pops in the Park proceeds will allow ex- pansion of AFCC's work around the Lower and Outer Cape. Contact the Arts Founda- tion of Cape Cod to reserve advertising space in the 2013 Pops in the Park pro- gram book or reserve VIP tables and seats, festival seats or general admission lawn seats. Tickets can also be purchased online at www. arts foundation, org/ pops-in-the-park. For further information about the AFCC visit www.artsfoundation.org or call 508-362-0066. In other related BSO News .... Andris Nelsons, newly appointed Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director concluded a day of public appearances on Tuesday, June 25 th, by throwing the first pitch at the start of the game between the Boston Red Sox and Colorado Rockies at Fenway Park. Andris Nelsons also led a brass ensemble of BSO and Pops musicians on the field at Fenway Park in pre-game fanfare. Earlier in the day, Andris Nelsons formally signed his contract as 15 th Music Director of the BSO at Symphony Hall and was pre- sented with a proclamation by the City of Boston declar- ing Tuesday, June 25, 2013 "Andris Nelsons Day" at Faneuil Hall. Andris Nelsons will conduct the Boston Sym- phony Orchestra for the first time since his appointment at Tanglewood on Saturday, Real Estate Matto Gallo Appraisals Sales & Rentals 376 North Street * Boston, MA 02113 (617) 523-2100 * Fax (617) 523-3530 July 27 th, leading the Verdi Requiem. At the Oberon .... Are shows to get your summer started off right! You're the Expert Tues- day, July 9 th at 7:00 pm, After Show at 9:00 pm .... You're the Expert bridges the worlds of comedy and academia, attracting a com- edy audience while providing them with meaningful con- tent. Each show features an expert in a somewhat ob- scure field. A group of hilari- ous comedians try to guess what in the world our expert studies all day long. After- wards, the expert dissects how wildly wrong (or right) the ideas about her field were. The show ends with an interview where we find out what our expert does and why their field is important. It's funny, it's interactive and you end up actually learning something. After a live taping of You're the Expert, the panelists (and a few special guests) cut loose to showcase what they do best: make people laugh. Featuring comedians from Comedy Central, Conan, Late Night, and more, this is a one-time opportunity to see some of comedy's ris- ing stars. July's show fea- tures Myq Kaplan, Aparna Nancherla, videos from Sim- ply Unemployable and a few very special guests. Bridget Everett on Wednesday, July 10 th at 8:00 pm .... "Multiply the mouthy, flesh-jiggling early Bette Midler by one hundred, give her the super-plus-size figure and fashion sense of Divine, the John Waters Diva and the manners of a Flintstone and you've got a rough approximation of Bridget Everett" -- The New York Times. Bridget Everett is a singing tour de force known for her funny yet gut-wrenching, outrageous and unpredictable perfor- mances. Presented in Asso- ciation with Afterglow: Provincetown Live Perfor- mance Arts Festival. Every Saturday Night .... The celebrated smash hit The Donkey Show has taken Boston by storm, bringing you the ultimate disco expe- rience -- a crazy circus of mirror balls and feathered divas, of roller skaters and hustle queens. Come party on the dance floor to all the '70s disco hits you know by heart as the show unfolds around you. The OBERON is the second i DIAMONDS 1 ROLEX ESTATE JEWELRY Bought & Sold Jewelers Exch. Bldg. Jim (617) 263-7766 Fiddler on the Roof returns to Boston July llth-21"t. (Photo courtesy of sdcitybeat.com) stage and club theater of the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge lo- cated at 2 Arrow Street, Harvard Square. They can be reached at 617-547-8300 or visit www.cluboberon.com for more on shows. Back in Boston .... FID- DIJgR ON THE ROOF, one of Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston's top-five- selling shows of all time, is back by popular demand for two weeks only, July 11 th- 21 st. With a book by Joseph Stein and a score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, this timeless musical is the winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical. Star- ring Boston television per- sonality and IRNE Award winner Scott Wahle as the poor but indomitable dairy- man Tevye and IRNE Award winner Donna Sorbello as his steadfast wife, Golde, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is filled with beloved songs -- "Tradition," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker," "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise, Sun- set" and "To Life." Olivier Award nominee, IRNE Award winner and Broadway star Kirby Ward directs. IRNE nominee Susan M. Chebook- jian will recreate Jerome Robbins' iconic choreogra- phy. IRNE Award winner Dan Rodriguez is music director. Reagle Music Theatre is located at 617 Lexington Street, Waltham. Tickets are available by phone at 781-891-5600, in person at the Box Office. Box Office hours are Mon-Fri, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm; Saturdays, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm; and performance days, 9:00 am to curtain. For more infor- mation, visit Reagle Music Theatre on the web at www. reaglemusictheatre.org. Cruise the Harbor .... Escape the heat this sum- mer: Revels announces TWO Boston Harbor Cruise & Chantey Sings, July 17  and August 14 th. Enjoy a sunset cruise around beautiful Bos- ton Harbor while singing sea chanteys and sipping your favorite spirits (available for purchase on board). Revels music director George Emlen and song leader/musician David Cof- fin lead the fun. Boarding from Rowes Wharf begins at 6:30 pm. The Cruise & Sing is from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Bring your best voices and a picnic dinner and enjoy a nautical night of song! You can purchase them in ad- vance at www.revels.org or call 617-972-8300 ext. 31. For more information on Revels Boston Harbor Cruise and Chantey Sings please visit www:revels.org. Double Bill Concert .... Sunday July 14 m Jazz guitar- ist Assaf Kehati trio and Jazz guitarist Nick Grondin Group will be playing a double bill residency concert at Lily Pad, Cambridge, MA. Assaf Kehati is a Jazz guitarist and composer. He arrived in the USA in 2007 and after a short time made waves in the jazz scene by working with such names as Ziv Ravitz (drums), Donny McCaslin (sax), Seamus Blake (sax) and legendary drummer Billy Hart (Miles Davis, Wes Montgomery) and by performing in such ven- ues as Blue Note, NYC; Regattabar, Boston; Wash- ington DC Jazz Festival; MuzEnergo Jazz Festival, Russia; New England Cable News, MA; Tel Aviv Museum, Israel; Barranquilla Jazz Festival, and Toronto Jazz Festival. For more informa- tion on Assaf visit http:// www. assafkehati, com/ Nick Grondin is an experi- enced performer and award- (Continued on Page 13) JUSTINE YANDLE PHOTOGRAPHY 781.589.7347 JUSTINE.YANDLE@GMAIL.COM www..J USTINEYAN DLEPHOTOGRAPHY.C OM