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POST-GAZETTE, AUGUST 2, 2013 Page 11 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN FREE HEALTH & FITNESS Don't miss Michael Buble's only Boston appearance at the TD Garden on September 27th! Check the MUSIC section for more details. BANK OF AMERICA PAVILION 290 Northern Ave., Boston, MA BACKSTREET BOYS, JESSE MCCARTNEY AND DJ PAULY D -- August 12th. This is one live perfor- mance that one should not miss. Com- ing to Boston this season are the dy- namic Backstreet Boys accompanied by the likes of Jesse McCartney and IXI Pauly D. The fans of these spec- tacular music artists are in for a real treat as they celebrate some of their chart-topping numbers at the Bank of America Pavilion as they perform in front of the gathered fans and music lovers. The concert will be held on the 12th of August 2013 and is sure one of those live performances that will blow your mind away. IL VOLO -- September 14th. Here is the chance for the II Volo fans to catch them live in action. The band that comprises of the musical trio will be seen performing live at the Bank of America Pavilion. The trio will be performing on the 14th of September 2013. The trio are known for their operatic pop style of music and are from Italy. r SPECIAL EVENTS COMCAST CENTER 885 S Main St, Mansfield, MA KEITH URBAN, LITTLE BIG TOWN AND DUSTIN LYNCH -- Au- gust 10. Keith Urban Began playing a ukulele at age 3, guitar at 6 and was winning country-music taient shows by 8. Moved from Australia to Nash- ville in 1992 and formed the three- man band the Ranch before develop- ing his solo career. Little Big Town is a country vocal quartet which began with Kimberly Roads and Karen Fairchild, two Georgia natives who began singing together in college. Arkansa-born and Alabama-raised Jimi Westbrook, a friend of Fairchild's husband, joined them to make a trio, and the group was completed by the addition of Arkansan Phil Sweet in 1998. Dustin Lynch is an American country music singer and songwriter. Lynch moved to Nashville in 2003 to pursue a career in country music. He signed to Broken Bow Records in late 201 l, and he released his debut single "Cowboys and Angels" in January 2012 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 after hear- ing the song's demo. Smooth was the album's lead single. In 2000 Match- box Twenty released their second al- bum, Mad Seasons which includes such hits as Bent and Mad Seasons. Also appearing on this bill are the ever popular Goo Goo Dolls, whose hits include Iris, Slide and Black Balloon, just to name a few. TD GARDEN 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 617-624-1050 MICHAEL BUBI -- September 27. Touring in support of his new # l sell- ing release, "To Be Loved," Michael Bubl6 has been called "one of the most likeable performers on Earth." His previous Crazy Love Tour sold out in 80 U.S. cities and was seen by over two million fans worldwide. His stage show is propelled by a string of smash hits including his current single "It's A Beautiful Day," "Haven't Met You Yet," "Home" and "Everything," along with Michael's distinctive inter- pretations of classics like "You Make Me Feel So Young," "Young at Heart," and "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You." "To Be Loved" is Bubl6's 4th consecutive No. I album. NINE INCH NAILS -- October I i. On September 3, Columbia Records will release Hesitation Marks, the new full-length album from Nine Inch Nails. Recorded in secret over the last year, Trent Reznor teamed with producers Atticus Ross and Alan Moulder to cre- ate the first new music from Nine Inch ITALIAN RADIO PROGRAMS "The Sicilian Corner" I0:00 am to 12 Noon every Friday with hosts Tom Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and "The Italian Show" with Nunzio DiMarca every Sunday from 10:00 am-l:00 pm. Go to "Italia Oggi" Sundays I:00 pm to 2:00 pm with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM www.1460WXBR.conz "Dolce Vita Radio" DJ Rocco Mesiti 11:00 am-l:00 pm Sundays 90.7 FM or online www, "The Nick Franciosa Show" Sundays from 12 Noon to 3:00 pm on WLYN 1360 AM and WAZN 1470 AM. "Guido Oliva Italian Hour" 8:00 am-9:00 am Sundays on WSRO 650 AM and online at "Radio Italia Unita" - Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm on radio or itunes, college radio click on Zumix. For more information, log onto "Tony's Place" on MusicAmerica WPLM FM 99.1 - Sundays 9:00 pm- I0:00 pm on MusicAmerica. Host Ron Della Chiesa presents Tonv's Place. Visit Naris in five years. Plans were also un- veiled for "Nine Inch Nails: Tension 2013" - a fall 2013 North American arena tour. Reznor says, "Tension picks up where Lights in the Sky left off. This is the full-on NIN live experi- ence realized as we never could before." REAGLE MUSIC THEATRE 617 Lexington St., Waltham, MA 781-891-5600 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 u'illing, 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." REMEMBERING THE 40'S -- September 28th and 29th. Stroll down Memory Lane revisiting America's greatest generation during the war years. Delight once again in the sights of the 1940's -- and oh, those incred- ible, unforgettable songsl The War Front, Home Front, Big Band Beat, Swing, Radio and 40"s Hollywood and Broadway share center stage in our loving tribute. This is one from the heartI Of course, all WWII vets are admitted free -- as honored guests. COLONIAL THEATER 106 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 617-482-9393 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET -- October 8 - 20. Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. This musical brings you inside the recording studio with four major talents who came together as a red-hot rock 'n" roll band for one unforgettable night. AGANNIS ARENA 925 Commonwealth Ave., Boston 617-358-7000 www.BU.EDU/Agannis/ AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! -- returns this summer on August 19th for another hit Tour to showcase the season's talented top Finalists. AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! gives fans the unique opportunity to be up close and personal with Season 12 Idol Finalists 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 Itb Idol Finalist thanks to the AT&T AMERICAN IDOL@ LIVE! Tour Fan Save, voted on by the Idol fans. Finalists will per- form favorite moments from the season as well as never before seen performances. CASINO BALLROOM 160 Ocean Boulevard, Hampton Beach, NH 603-929-4100 JEFF DUNHAM -- August 7th and 8th. Jeff's television specials and se- ries have been the highest rated pro- gramming in Comedy Central history, his DVD sales have reached seven million units, his videos have received a half a billion views on You Tube, and his live concerts have become mega-events played in front of sold- out arenas worldwide. Dunham has, of course, plenty of help on-stage: his entourage of characters who are there to challenge and chastise his every sentence. There's Walter, the grumpy retiree; the beer-swilling, NASCAR-Ioving and resolutely red neck Bubba J; the furry and manic Peanut; Jose Jalapeo on a Stick, the spicy pepper from South of the bor- der; the bumbling skeletal Achmed the Dead Terrorist; the almost as dead long-lost son of Achmed, AJ; and Peanut's own ventriloquist dummy: Little Jeff. They may have all been conceived and hand crafted by Dun- ham, but his characters, who are any- thing but dummies, have now taken on a life of their own, each with their own legio.n of fans. LARZ ANDERSON AUTO MUSEUM 15 Newton St., Brookline, MA 617-522-6547 TUTTO ITALIANO-- Tutto Italiano is Sunday, August 4, 2013 from 10am-2pm! Bring your Italian car, motorcycle or simply your love for Ital- ian design. We invite you to join us and appreciate the style and grace of Italian machinery at the Larz Ander- son Auto Museum and to celebrate the fiftieth birthday of Lamborghinil This season, the Museum has expe- rienced record participation at all lawn events. It is highly recommended that you pre-register your Italian show car or motorcycle for Tutto Italiano NOW! Not only will you save $5, but you will reserve your spot at the show. BOSTON COMMON FROG POND Tremont Street, Boston 617-635-2120 SUMMER YOGA Tuesdays from 6:00 to 7:15 pm: through August 27th. FREE Summer Yoga will feature a vi- brant group of instructors who will provide power vinyasa flow for stu- dents of all levels. Class is held on the lawn adjacent to the Frog Pond carousel. Limited mats and blocks are available to borrow -- please bring your own ff you are able. CITY HALL PLAZA Government Center, Boston GOSPELFEST -- August 4th. One of New England's most popular Gospel celebrations, this free gospel show- case features local and national talent. Past performers include Dottie Peoples, Kirk Franklin and Karen Clark Sheard. Gospelfest is in its 13th year and will be returning to City Hall Plaza Sunday, August 4th, 2013 from 5pm-8pm. The 2013 headliner is Fred Hammond. BOSTON URBAN MUSIC FESTI- VAL -- August 10th. Expanding on the Peace Hip Hop Concert, with its message of "peace," local and national performers will gather together to celebrate this new show that will showcase the very best in urban music. This free event takes place on City Hall Plaza on a Saturday evening in August. Past performers include Slick Rick, CL Smooth and Rakim. BOSTON GREENFEST 2013 -- August 15-17. Free fun fully- inclusive multicultural environmen- tal music festival with over 200 exhib- itors and vendors, more than 80 live performances on 4 stages. Green- FilmFest, Boston EcoPageant Interna- tional, Forums, EcoArt, EcoPoetry and plenty more! 100,000 attendees ex- pected. Sunday the event coincides with The Movement Festival, offering dance performances and free dance and movement classes. WGBH 1 Guest Street, Boston, MA studiotours WGBH STUDIO TOURS --On- going. 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. Accessibility tours for visual or hear- ing impaired can be arranged DELLA OF tTAIJAN BOSTON - PROGRAM 0f March 21, 2013 OCT 6 [ Brown University, Providence. Cameristi della Scala performing Verdi. PROVIDENCE NOV 13-17 [ q2ae 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 1 Dartmouth College, University of Rhode Island. Italian preeminent authors: Carmine Abbate at URI and Dartmouth. HANOVER, KINGSTON NOV 8 1 Emmanuel College, Boston. "The Meaning of Machiavelli's Prince." Lecture by Prof. Mautizo 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  anniversary of Giovanni Boccaccio. PROVIDENCE ART FALL 2013 ] Providence. De Chirico Exhibition. PROVIDENCE OCT 4 I 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 J Boston. PIB Seminar Series: "Italian and American Policies on Biomedical Research." BOSTON SEP 13-29 I Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts. Harvard I University, Cambridge. New Italian Cinema,' in cooperation with Cinecitta' and Harvard Film Archive. CAMBRIDGE