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POST-GAZETTE, AUGUST 8, 2014 Page 11 NOW UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN MUSEUMS DAN(;E Don't miss singer, Enrique Iglesias, with Pitbull at TD Garden: Check the MUSIC section for more details. MUSIC TD GARDEN 100 Legends Way, Boston 617-624-1050 EAGLES -- September 15. The Eagles have added a concert in Bos- ton, MA to the "History of the Eagles" tour at the TD Garden on Septem- ber 15 and will perform classics span- ning their career as well as songs fea- tured in History of the Eagles, the band's acclaimed, top-selling docu- mentary. CHER -- September 26. Cher, who is currently on her 49-city D2K Tour, will be adding 14 additional perfor- mances beginning mid-September including a return to the TD Garden on September 26th. The announce- ment was officially confkrmed by Cher during her interview on NBC's Today Show. The D2K Tour is in support of Cher's Warner Bros. Records album Closer to the Truth which includes the No. 1 Dance hit Wgoman's World'. The tour has received rave reviews across the country. ENRIQUE IGLESIAS AND PITBULL -- September 27. Enrique & Pitbull will reunite and share the stage for an AEG Live Fall tour that will visit TD Garden in Boston, MA on Saturday, September 27th. Fast-ris- ing Latin urban star J Balvin is con- firmed as the support act. Enrique & Pitbull have come together to create a stage design that offers fans an immersive experience, a chance to get up close and personal with the art- ists for a once in a lifetime concert home a BRIT Award, three Billboard Music Awards, six TEEN CHOICE Awards, three MTV EMAs, two 2013 American Music Awards and a moonman for Best Song Of The Sum- mer at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. With two albums to date, UP ALL NIGHT and TAKE ME HOME, the boys have sold more than 35 million records worldwide and have achieved a total of 67 # l's (including albums). COLLINS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS I00 Shawsheen Road, Andover 608-893-8863 FRANCO CORSO -- October 4. If you are a fan of Andrea Bocelli, you will love Franco Corso. Dubbed "The Voice of Romance," Corao's vdtce runs the range of baritone to tenor and has a magical quality that seems to mesmerize his audiences. His music, which is influenced by Caruso, An- drea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, and Josh Groban, will take you on a mu- sical journey through Italy. Born and raised in Ventimiglia on the Italian Riviera, Corso began performing at private and public events throughout Italy and Europe at the age of I I. Now residing in Florida, Franco Corso has performed for Donald Trump's Mar-a- Lago Club, and to sold out shows throughout the United States. BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 539 Washington Street, Boston experience. 617-259-3400 GILLETTE STADIUM THE LION KING -- September 9- 1 Patriot Place, Foxborough, MA October 12. Experience the phenom- (800) 543-1776 enon. The most eagerly awaited stage production ever to leap onto the stage. ONE DIRECTION -- August 9. Visually stunning, technically as- Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, rounding and with a musical score like Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - none other you've ever heard. Giraffes formed in 2010 and have since strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap. The amassed a loyal fan base and fame all entire savannah comes to life and as across the globe. It has been an in- the music soars, Pride Rock slowly credible year for the boys, as they took emerges from the mist. See the Tony ITALIAN RADIO PROGRAMS "The Sicilian Corner" -- i0:00 am to Noon every Friday with hosts Tom Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and "The Italian Show" with Nunzio DiMarca every Sunday from 9:00 am to Noon. Go to www.lllOwccman~conL "Italia Oggi" -- Sundays 11:00 am to Noon with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM. Go to www.1460WXBR.cortL "Dolce Vita Radio" -- DJ RocGardarco Mesiti 11:00 am-l:00 pm; Sundays 90.7 FM or online www.djrocco.conz "The Nick Franciosa Show" -- Sundays from 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 "Tony's Place" on MusicAmerica WPLM FM 99.1 -- Sundays 9:00 pm-10:00 pm on MusicAmerica. Host Ron Della Chiesa presents Tony's Place. Visit "L'Italia Chiamo Italian Radio Show" hosted by Stefano Marchese and Emanuele Capoano -- Thursdays 2:00 pm-4:00 pm. Visit or; email: Tel. 857-334-0868. Award-winning Broadway sensationcensors, #NOFILTER. Starring Grace national talent. Past performers that Newsweek calls "a landmark Helbig, Hannah Hart, and Mamrie include Dottle Peoples, Kirk Franklin, event in entertainment." The New Hartl Effervescent comedian Hannah and Karen Clark Sheard. Gospelfest York Times says, "There is simply Hart is the creator and star of "My is in its 14th year. nothing else like it." Marvel at the Drank Kitchen", a web series about breathtaking .spectacle of animals libation and liberty in the state of HATCH SHELL, ESPLANADE brought to life by a cast of more than post-modem America. Grace Helbig is Boston 40 actors. Wonder at the inspiration a comedian, actress and video blogger. FREE CONCERTS WITH BOSTON of award-winning director Julie She's the creator and star of the LANDMARKS ORCHESTRA -- Taymor, who created visual images for IAWTV and Streamy award winning Through August 27. Made up of some this show that you'll remember for- web series "DailyGrace" with over a of Boston's most accomplished musi- ever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms million subscribers. Mamrie Hart is a clans, the orchestra presents free of the African Pridelands. comedic writer and performer living concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell in Brooklyn, NY. Originally from a one along the Esplanade adjacent to the stop light town in North Carolina, she Charles River. The concerts usually can now be found being ridiculous on start at 7:00 pm. By nightfall, the Es- the internet, planade paths and knolls surround- ing the shell are full of happy con- cert-goers. The acoustics are great at this fun family-friendly event. REAGLE MUSIC THEATER 617 Lexington Street, Waltham 781-891-5600 SINGIN' IN THE RAIN -- Through August 17. Experience all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood's golden age: It's 1927, and Don Lockwood and Lina LaMont are the toast of the town until "talkies" come on the scene. Further- more, Don's romance with the lovely and talented Kathy Selden only com- plicates things further. The result? Big romance, big song and dance num- bers, and a big, splashy Hollywood ending - and it really rains on stagel What a glorious feeling, indeed! This audience favorite returns to Reagle by popular demand, featuring all the classic songs from the 1952 film, in- cluding: "Good Morning," "Make 'Em Laugh," *Moses Supposes," "Fit As A Fiddle," and "Singin' in the Rain." REGENT THEATRE 7 Medford Street, Arlington 781-646-4649 www.RegentTheatre, corn MORT SAHL LIVE: AN EVENING WITH A COMEDY LEGEND -- Au- gust 22 and August 24.. Crowned as leading the new breed of modem co- medians by Time magazine in 1960, Mort Sahl was the first entertainer ever to appear on its cover. Before comedy clubs existed, Sahl began performing at the Hungry I music club in San Francisco in the early 1950s. He differed from other comedians, appearing in casual clothing rather than a suit, skewer-ing popular poli- ticians such as Eisenhower, Joe McCarthy and,JFK. Sahl's approach is energetic, tangential, and deep and wide in both social and political scopes, inspiring Woody Alien, George Carlin and countless other comedi- ans. A 1955 performance with Dave Bmbeck was recorded and released {without Sahl's permission), selling as Mort Sahl At Sunset, and recently recognized by the Library of Congress as the first stand-up comedy record album. When Kennedy was assassi- nated in 1963, Sahl regularly targeted the government's official Warren Commission Report during his rou- tines, resulting in the loss of much of Hollywood's support, while maintain- ing audience popularity with college tours and a best-selling book, Heart- land. Sahl is the longest active per- forming American social satirist, span- ning sixty years. MUSEUM OF SCIENCE 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 617-723-2500 PANDAS: THE JOURNEY HOME -- Ongoing until Fail. Pandas are a lovable, iconic, and -- unfortunately -- highly endangered species. In Pan- das: The Journey Home, meet the dedi- cated team working tirelessly to save these captivating creatures from ex- tinction. Filmmakers were granted unprecedented access to the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda to tell the story of our furry friends. The pandas' fasci- nating habits and unique personali- ties will leave you with a huge appre- ciation for the animals and the indi- viduals working to protect them. Wit- ness an incredible story of survival and fall in love with these black and white gentle giants. JOURNEY TO THE SOUTH PACIFIC -- Ongoing until Fall. Nar- rated by Academy Award-wlnner Cate Blanchett, Journey to the South Pac/J~ takes filmgoers on a breathtaking IMAX adventure to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua, where life flourishes above and below sea level. Join Jawi, a young islander, on a journey of discovery as you encoun- ter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays, and other iconic creatures of the deep. Home to more than 2,000 spe- cies of aquatic life, this exotic locale features the most diverse marine eco- system on Earth. An upliftlng story of hope and celebration, Journey to the South Pacific highlights the impor- tance of living in balance with the ocean planet we all call home. THE CROSBY WHISTLE STOP 24 Roland Street, Charlestown, MA www.BostonSwingCentral, corn SWING DANCE EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT -- Come and check out Boston's most exciting swing dance. Conveniently located in Sullivan Square less than a 5 minute walk from the T, with free parking also avail- able. A killer llne up of DJ's and live bands every Friday night. Beautiful 3,000 sq ft dance hall with exposed brick. A beginning lesson is included in the price of admission from 8:00- 9:00 pm prior to social dancing from 9:00 pm-12:00 am. No partner or prior experience is required. All ages and dance levels welcome. BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 539 Washington Street, Boston 617-259-3400 SWAN LAKE -- October 30 - No- vember 9. This luscious romance fol- lows the Swan Queen Odette and Prince Siegfried in their timeless tale of sorcery, deceit, and eternal love. This new production features chore- ography by Mikko Nissinen, after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, and stunning costumes and sets by award- winning designer Robert Perdziola (costume and set designer of the new Nutcracker). Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. THE NUTCRACKER -- November 28 - December 2 I. A dazzling holiday tradition for the entire family! This critically-acclaimed production de- buted in 2012, and has been called *the most magical version of The Nut- cracker." See it again or for the first time, and be swept away in a winter wonderland. Music by Peter llyich Tchaikovsky. FRANKLIN PARK PLAYSTEAD ORPHEUM THEATER Plerpont Road, Boston 1 Hamilton Place, Boston 617- 442 -4141 617-482-0106 www.FranklinParkCoalition, org ANNUAL FRANKLIN PARK INVI- RODRIGO Y GABRIELA -- Octo- TATIONAL BASKETBALL TOUR- ber 29. Before they became the most NAMENT-- August 16. Now in its visible flamenco duo of the early third year. Join us for a bball touma- 2000s, guitarists Rodrigo Sanchez and ment and free barbecuel There will Gabriela Quintero bonded over heavy be a tournament for the following age metal while growing up in Mexico City. CASINO BALLROOM groups: age I0 and under, age 13 and They combined their talents for a time 169 Ocean Boulevard under, age 16 and under, ages 17+. in the metal group Tierra Acida, play- Hampton Beach, NH Emafl mall@frankl/ ing around D.F. in the roughest clubs BILL COSBY -- August 16. Over to join the Franklin Park Teaml the city had to offer. In 2004 Rodrigo y the past century, few entertainers CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL-- August Gabriela became the newest fixture have achieved the legendary status 16, 17, 21, 22, 23. Enjoy loud music of the world music circuit, known for of William H. Cosby Jr. His successes with a great beat, fabulous costumes, their nimble-fingered guitar work and span five decades and virtually all and vendors with all types of Carib- diverse background (few flamenco media, remarkable accomplishments bean fare and wares. Starts on MLK guitarists could boast a background for a kid who emerged from humble Boulevard in front of Madison Park in metal music}. Their third album. beginnings in a Philly project. In the High School, culminates in front of Rodrigo y Gabriela, was released in 1960s, his stand-up act was a coast- the Franklin Park Zoo on Blue Hill 2006 and debuted atop the Irish to-coast sensation, spawning a string Avenue. charts, beating out Arctic Monkeys for of hilarious, best-selling comedy DOMINICAN FESTIVAL -- August the number one spot. They contin- albums, which went on to win eight 17. Music, food and crafts celebrating ued to tour, making their way Gold Records, five Platinum records the Dominican community of New through Japan and America, and and five Grammy Awards. His role on England. For more details email:11:11 expanded their discography TV's I Spy made him the first African- info@dominicanfestivaLcom, upon its 2009 release. In 2011, they American to co-star in a dramatic CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL -- August collaborated with film composer Hans series, breaking television's racial 19. Now in its eighth year, the festival Zimmer on the score for Pirates of barrier and winning three Emmy offers city kids a full schedule of out- the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Awards. In the 1980s, he again rocked door activities to celebrate the end of which was released in May that year. the television world with the The summer before school begins. For fur- Cosby Show, a gentle, whimsical and ther information, call (617) 635-4505 INSTITUTE OF hugely successful series that single- or visit CONTEMPORARY ART handedly revived the family sitcom I00 Northern Ave, Boston (and rescued NBC). With hit movies ROSE KENNEDY GREENWAY 617-478-3100 like Uptown Saturday N/ght and best- Boston, MA selling books like Fatherhood, Bill 617-292-0020 RONALD K. BROWN / EVIDENCE Cosby is quite simply a national trea- BOSTON CALLING BLOCK A DANCE COMPANY -- November 21. sure with the unique ability to touch PARTY -- August 15. Come join inRonald K. Brown and his company, people's hearts, on the fun with live music on the Evidence, explore dance idioms from lawn at Dewey Square Park on theacross the African diaspora, mixing Rose Kennedy Greenway. Rain or wet Cuban, Caribbean, West African, and Conditions may cancel on the day of modem American dance forms to ere- the party, ate high-energy works that joyously CITY HALL PLAZA 1 Congress Street, Boston GOSPELFEST- August I0. One of New England's most popular Gospel celebrations, this free gospel showcase features local and blend complex rhythms with a deep but down-to-earth spirituality. Free pre-performance talks with dance critic Debra Cash 30 minutes prior to curtain in the ICA lobby and also, free post-performance Q&A with the com- pany. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont Street, Boston 617-248-9700 #NOFILTER -- August 15. YouTube's punniest women are put- ring on a live comedy show! Will Grace comment on comments? Will Hannah cook? Will Mamrie already be passed out by 4? Who knows! No editing, no "-p