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POST-GAZETtE, JULY 29, 2016 PAGE 11 THEATER UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN The Kinston Trio will be performing their hits at the Shalin Liu Performance Center on August 28th. See MUSIC SECTION for further details. MUSIC TD GARDEN 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 617-624-1050 BARBRA STREISAND -- August 16, 2016. Barbra Streisand, the only recording artist or group to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, will bring her legendary live performance to Boston in August. Streisand will perform her hits from each decade, plus songs from her new album, ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, celebrating a career of unparalleled creative achievement. Every ticket purchased online includes a CD of Streisand's new album, which will be released later this year. DAN(:E BLUE HILLS BANK PAVILION 290 Northern Ave., Boston, MA ARETHA FRANKLIN -- August 19, 2016. The Memphis, Tennessee-born but Detroit, Michigan-reared American iconic gospel, soul, and R&B singer is renowned the world over for her soul and R&B recordings. Adept at the piano as well as having a gifted voice, Franklin became a child prodigy. By the age of 14, she signed a record deal with Battle Records, where her father Reverend C.L. Franklin recorded his sermons and gospel vocal recordings, and she issued Songs of Faithin 1956. Her many countless classics include "{You Make Me Feel Like] A Natural Woman," "Chain of Fools," "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)"; her own compositions =Think," "Daydreaming~ and "Call Me"; her definitive versions of'Respect" and "I Say a Little Prayer"; and global hits like "Freeway of Love," "Jump to It," =I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)," her world- wide chart-topping duet with George Michael, and "A Rose is Still a Rose." MEGHAN TRAINOR: The Untouch- able Tour- September 24, 2016. The 22-year-old singer will kick off the Untouchable Tour on July 14th in Vancouver, Canada, and bring the tour to a close September 24'h in Boston. Untouchable promotes Trainer's new album, Thank You, which was released on May 13th. Thank You is the followup to Title, which debuted at No. I on the Billboard 200 in 2015. Trainer released the first single, "No," from Thank You in March, and =]Better" featuring Yo Gotti in April. Trainer won Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards. XFINITY CENTER 885 S. Main St., Mansfield, MA JIMMY BUFFETT 8s THE CORAL REEFER BAND -- August 20, 2016. Singer, songwriter, author, actor, and businessman Jimmy Buffett has been a staple on the American concert circuit since the early 1970s. Known for his anecdotal songs about a laid-back life on the beach, Buffett has described his music as "drunken Caribbean rock ~n' roll," or Gulf-and-Western, as it has been dubbed by others. Buffett moved to Nashville in the late 1960s with the dream of becoming a country ainger, and he released his debut album in 1970. After his first marriage fell apart, he left Nashville for Key West and it was Congratulations I 17 Salem Street, North End, Boston ALL SPORTS ON FLAT SCREEN TV'S 617.523.8123 SLICES - CALZONES - SALADS - BEER & WINE Happy Anniversary from The irandello f_j/ceum Rosario Cascio, President Frank Ciano, Esq., First Vice-President Maria Capogreco, Second Vice-President and Treasurer Dorothy Maio, Corresponding Secretary Maria Luisa Saraceni, Recording Secretary LinoRullo, Scholarship Fund Executive Vincent Fazzolari, Scholarship Chairman Dr. Dominic Amara, Events Chairman Dr. Stephen Maio, Chairman of the Board www.pirande! .J there that he developed the easy-going beach-bum persona that he has become known for. With 28 studio albums under his belt, and sell-out shows year after year, it's no wonder that Buffett has amassed a large and incredibly loyal following known as "Parrot Heads." Buf- fett will deliver an unforgettable night of fun times, hilarious stories and great music!I! SHALI~ LIU PERFORMANCE CENTER 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA 978-546-7391 B]N'GSTON TRIO -- August 28, 2016. Known for their role in the folk revival of the early '60s, their iconic takes on traditional folk classics like "Tom Dooley," and for their trademark three-part harmonies, The Kingston Trio returns to Rockport for an unfor- gettable evening of vintage folk clas- sics. Currently featuring the talents of George Grove, Bill Zorn, and Rick Dougherty, the Trio will perform be- loved hits like "M.T.A," "Worried Man," "Greenback Dollar," and "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" among many other favorites. NORTH SHORE MUSIC THEATRE 62 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA 978-232-7200 SIHGIN' IN THE RAIN -- August 16 through September 4, 2016. Experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood's golden age. It's 1927, and Don Lockwood and Lina LaMent are the toast of Tinsel- town until "talkies" come on the scene. Of course, you remember Gene Kelly splashing his way through the famous MGM film, the greatest movie musical ever made. But have you seen it live? Join us as we make a big splash with this spectacular and romantic musical comedy. There will be wonderful singin' and dancin' and, yes, it really will rain onstagel Songs include: "Singin' in the Rain," "Fit As A Fiddle," "You Stepped Out of a Dream," "Would You," "Make "Em Laugh," "Moses Supposes," "Good Morning," and =What's Wrong with Me?" Friday, August 12th, Sunset (7:47 pm) Tog Story-- Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and Don Rickles. Friday, August 19th, Sunset {7:37 pm) 7he Sandlot-- Starring Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, and Patrick Renna. Friday, August 2gh, Sunset (7:25 pm) Some Like it Hot -- Starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon. Friday, September 2=~, Sunset (7:15 pm) Star Trek (2009} -- Star- ring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Simon Pegg. Friday, September 9th, Sunset (7:04 pm) Mamma Mial- Starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, and Amanda Seyfried. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS PARK 100 Atlantic Avenue, Boston 781-639-6002 Sunday, July 31=, (8:01 pm) Toots/e Sunday, August 7th, (7:52 pm) Ghostbusters Sunday, August 14th, (7:43 pm) Raiders of the Lost Ark BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 539 Washington St., Boston, MA WANG THEATER 617-259-3400 IMPROVBOBTON Citi Performing Arts Center 40 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 270 Tremont Street Boston, MA FINDING NEVERLAND -- August 617-576-1253 800-982-2798 8-20, 2016. After thrilling audiences on Broadway, the magical Finding Never- MAGIC: THE GATHERING: THE STEVEN TYLER ... Out on a Limb /and heads out across the country on SHOW Takes Nerd Comedy to a New -- September 4, 2016. Aerosmith's front- a national tour. Based on the Oscar- Level -- August 12, 2016. An impro- manOutonaLimbTourwillfeatureTyler winning movie starring Johnny Depp, vised, interactive parody tribute to and backing band Loving Mary rework- Finding Never~and tells the story of the iconic nerdcore card game, Magic: ing some of his most famous hits and author J.M.Barrie and the family who The Gathering -- has been capturing sharing the stories behind them; hell inspired his greatest work- Peter Pan! the hearts and imaginations of nerds also weave in songs from his upcoming interweaving Barrie's real life story with and comedy lovers alike since 2011. The country project. "I~ler released his first flights of fancy that take you deep into audience helps shape the action as two country single, "Love is Your Name," the world of Captain Hook and The Lost improvisers and a team of misfit fantasy last May. With his second country song, Boys, this musical is an inspiring ode junkies enlist creatures of good and evil. "Red, White & You," Tyler proves he to the creative spirit and speaks to the The wizards and their lackeys improvise already has a grip on the genre, child in all of us! every adventure, calling on goblins, skel- proclaiming his love for America, etons and adorable woodland creatures America, and the midnight sky. "When to battle one another in a winner-takes- I look in your eyes, all I warma do is/ all battle for comedy supremacy. Bang, bang, baby like the 4th of July," Tyler sings. In September, Tyler is hop- ing to debut a full album. LYNN AUDITORIUM 3 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 781-599-SHOW JACK HANNA'S INTO THE WILD LIVEI -- October 15, 2016. America's most beloved animal expert, Jack Hanna, brings his two-time Emmy Award winning television series to the live stage with Jack Hanna's Into the Wild Live! In this awe-inspiring event, Jungle Jack will introduce you to some of the world's most spectacular animals. Jack will also share humorous stories and amazing exclusive footage from his worldwide adventures. From the jungles of Rwanda to the savannas of Australia, Jack has explored the cor- ners of the globe as one of the most visible and respected animal ambas- sadors. You've seen him appear on David Letterman, Good Morning Amer- /ca, and many others -- now you can enjoy Jungle Jack's infectious energy as he takes you "into the wildI" to see some of the most fascinating animals, livel CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS PARK I00 Atlantic Avenue, Boston 781-639-6002 DANCIN' IN M PARKI -- Thursday, August 4~, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pro. Come help the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park celebrate their 15th Anniversary with "Past and Present" (DJs Bob Remick & Gary Wilson) at the fountain area near Tia's. Free event. PARTY IN M PARKI -- Tuesday, August 23~d, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pro. FOCCP is celebrating its 15~ anniver- sary in 2016, with a party in the Parld The party will feature a live perfor- mance by the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble. And lots of birthday cake! Free event. THE BOSTON ARTS FESTIVAL -- Saturday, September 10, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Christopher Columbus Park in the North End is transformed into a vibrant cultural village complete with exhibits, demonstrations, and other attractions all involving visual or performing arts. Guests and visitors can expect to not oniy witness a wide array of artistic showcases, but also participate in the various worksh-~ on ceramics, painting, sculpture, and various other crafts. Whether you're alone, with friends or with your family, the whole event is sure to be a fun-filled experience. Free event. BOSTON HARBOR HOTEL BLACKSTONE COMMUNITY 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA CENTER PARK 50 W. Brookline Street, Boston, MA Friday, July 29~, Sunset (8:05 pm) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade SALSA IN THE PARK -- Mondays, -- Starring Harnson Ford, Seam Con- 6:00-9:00 pro. Now through August nery, and Alison Doody. 29th. A free outdoor summer series for Friday, August 5th, Sunset (7:57 pro) all. 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