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POST-GAZETTE, AUGUST 22, 2014 Page 9 NOW UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN THEATER Don't miss comedian, Jim Breuer, at the Wilbur! Check the COMEDY section for more details. where she performed their classic hit Don't Stop and received a wild ovation from the crowd. "It was so comfort- able being back onstage with them as if no time had passed, and then we all started talking and it feels like the time is right. I'm really happy," she commented. "As far as we're con- cerned, she's never really left. We are overjoyed to have Christine back on stage with us," said the other members of Fleetwood Mac in a joint statement. MUSIC TD GARDEN 100 Legends Way, Boston 817-624-1050 EAGLES -- September 15. The Eagles have added a concertos- ton, MA to the History of the Eagles tour at the TD23arden on Septem- ber 15 and will perform classics spanning their career as we~II as songs featured in History~f the WILBUR THEATRE Eagles, the band's acclaimed top- 246 Tremont Street, Boston selling documentary. 617-248-9700 CHER -- September 26. Cher, who is currently on her 49 city D2K Tour, JEFF BRIDGES AND THE added 14 additional performances ABIDERS -- September 3. "Natural" beginning mid-September including is as good a word as any to describe a return to TD Garden on Septem- the feeling of Bridges' self tiffed major ber 26th. The announcement was label debut. Featuring a roster of mag- officially confirmed by Chef during her nificent songwriters and musicians, interview on NBC's Today Show. The and produced by Bridges' friend of D2K Tour is in support of Cher's three decades, Grammy Award winner Warner Bros. Records album Closer to T Bone Burnett, the ten-song disc the Truth which includes the No. I is soulful and heartfelt. It may mark Dance hit Woman's World. The tour a switch from the six-time Oscar has received rave reviews across the nominee's usual day job, but the per- country, formances on Jeff Bridges consistently ENRIQUE IGLESIAS AND feel both comfortable and true. PITBULL -- September 27. Enrique & Pitbull will reunite and share the ORPHEUM THEATER stage for an AEG Live Fall tour that 1 Hamilton Place, Boston will visit TD Garden in Boston, MA. 617-482-0106 Fast rising Latin urban star J Balvin is confirmed as the support act. RODRIGO Y GABRIELA- Octo- Enrique & Pitbull have come together bet 29. Before they became the most to create a stage design that offers visible flamenco duo of the early fans an immersive experience, a 2000s, guitarists Rodrigo Sanehez and chance to get up close and personal Gabriela Quintero bonded over heavy with the artists for a once in a life- metal while growing up in Mexico City. time concert experience. They combined their talents for a time FLEETWOOD MAC -- October 10. in the metal group Tierra Acida, play- It's official! After a 16-year absence, ing around D.F. in the roughest clubs Christine McVie will be joining the city had to offer. In 2004 Rodrigo y Fleetwood Mac band mates Mick Gabriela became the newest fixture Fleetwood, John McVie, Llndsey of the world music circuit, known for Buckingham and Stevie Nicks as they their nimble fingered guitar work and launch the On with the Show Tour. diverse background (few flamenco During Fleetwood Mac's 2013 tour, guitarists could boast a background the four members happily welcomed in metal music}. Their third album, Christine back on the stage during Rodrigo y Gabriela, was released in their show at London's 02 Arena, 2006 and debuted atop the Irish MUSEUMS DANC:E COMEDY ITALIAN RADIO PROGRAMS "The Sicilian Corner" -- 10:00 am to Noon every FridaLy 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.lll~corr~ "Italia Oggi" -- Sundays Ii:00 am to Noon with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM. Go to "Dolce Vita Radio" -- DJ RocGardarco Mesiti II:00 am-l:00 pm; Sundays 90.7 FM or online www.djrocco.con~ ' "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 www.wsro.corru "Tony's Place" on MusicAmerica WPLM FM 99.1 -- Sundays 9:00 pm-10:00 pm on MusicAmeriea. Host Ron DeUa Chiesa presents Tony's Place. Visit "L'Italia Chiamo Italian Radio Show" hosted by Stefano Marchese and Emanuele Capoano -- Thursdays 2:00 pro-4:00 pm. Visit or; email: Ittaltachiamoshow@gmatl.corrL Tel. 857-334-0868. charts, beating out Arctic Monkeys for the number one spot. They contin- ued to tour, making their way through Japan and America, and I 1:11 expanded their discography upon its 2009 release. In 2011, they collaborated with film composer Hans Zimmer on the score for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, which was released in May that year. BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 539 Washington Street, Boston 617-259-3400 THE LION KING -- September 9- October 12. Experience the phenom- enon. The most eagerly awaited stage production ever to leap onto the stage. Visually stunning, technically astounding and with a musical score like none other you've ever heard. Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap. The entire savannah comes to life and as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. See the Tony Award winning Broadway sen- sation that Newsweek calls *a land- mark event in entertainment." The New York Times says, "There is simply nothing else like it." Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by a cast of more than 40 actors. Wonder at the inspira- tion of award winning Director Julie Taymor, who created visual images for this show that you'll remember for- ever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands. REAGLE MUSIC THEATER 617 Lexington Street, Waltham 781-891-5600 A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING -- October 4-5. The Tony Award nomi- nated celebration of Rodgers and Hammerstein! This musical revue revives all the classic songs from all your favorite Rodgers & Hainmerstein musicals including: Carouse/, The King and I, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, Oklahoma!, Pipe Dream, Cinderell~ Allegro and State Fair. THE RAT PACK -- November 9, A Reagle favorite, the Rat Pack is back -- straight from Las Vegas! This audi- ence favorite returns to Reagle by popular demand, featuring all your favorite Rat Pack hits including: Ain't That A Kick in the Head, Fly Me to the Moon, ... and many more! REGENT THEATRE 7 Medford Street, Arlington 781-646-4849 MORT SAHL LIVE:AN EVENING WITH A COMEDY LEGEND -- August 22 and August 24. Crowned as leading the new breed of modern comedians 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, skewering popular politicians 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 come- dians. A 1955 performance with Dave Brubeck was recorded and released (without Sahrs permission], selling as Mort Sah/at Sunset, and recently rec- ognized 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- /and. Sahl is the longest active per- forming American social satirist, span- ning 60 years. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont Street, Boston 617-248-9700 JIM BREUER -- August 30. With over 20 years of stand up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today's top entertainers and con- tinues to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality. Named one of Comedy Central's "I00 Greatest Stand Ups of All Time," Breuer is one of the most recognizable comedians in the busi- ness, known for his charismatic stage of Boston's most accomplished musi- antics, dead-on impressions, and fam- clans, the orchestra presents free fly-frlendly stand up. He appeared on concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell ABe's Home ImprovemenLstarring along the Esplanade adjacent to the funny man Tim Allen, before making Charles River. The concerts usually his big break which came in 1995 start at 7:00 pm. By nightfall, the when he joined the cast of NBC's leg- Esplanade paths and knolls sur- endary Saturday Night Live. During his rounding the shell are full of happy four years on SNL, Breuer quickly concert-goers. The acoustics are great became a fan favorite for his original at this fun family-friendly event. character "Goat Boy" and his dead- on impressions of actor Joe Pesci. He FRANKLIN PARK PLAYSTEAD has appeared in the popular films Pierpont Road, Boston Zookeeper, Dick, Titan A.E. and Beer 617-442-4141 League. On the small screen, Breuer hosted MTV's popular Beach House CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL -- and VH l's Web Junk 20. His other tele- August 22-23. Enjoy loud music with vision appearances include /.ate N/ght a great beat, fabulous costumes, and with Conan O'Brien, "The Daily Show vendors with all types of Caribbean with Jon Stewart, The Late Late Show fare and wares. Starts on MLK Boule- with Craig Ferguson, "jimmy Kimmel yard in front of Madison Park Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and High School, culminates in front of The Marriage Ref. Breuer is also a Franklin Park Zoo on Blue Hill Avenue. frequent guest on the Howard Stern Show. THE CHARLES RIVER MUSEUM MAZ JOBRANI -- September 6. OF INDUSTRY & INNOVATION Maz Jobrani has had two Showtime 154 Moody Street, Waltham, MA comedy specials, I Come in Peace and 781-893-5410 Brown and Fr/end/y. Maz starred in the films Friday After Next, 13 Going on 30 YOLANDA: INNOVATIVE FASH- and The Interpreter. Maz has guest ION ICON; 50 YEARS OF HIGH starred on Curb Your Enthusiasm, 24, HEELS, HEADPIECES AND HAUTE ER. NYPD Blue, Traffic Light, Man Up, COUTURE -- September 8 - Novem- Men a~ Work and most recently, ber 30, 2014. Innovative Fashion Icon; Whitney He has performed his stand 50 Years of High Heels, Headpieces up on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and Haute Couture is a textile and fash- The Late Late Show with Craig ion arts exhibit featuring extraordi- Ferguson, and Lopez Tonight. He has nary designs and accessories from the been featured on NPR, CNN, The BBC late 20th century. The exhibit eel- and in print in The New York Times, ebrates fashion icon, brilliant busi- Time Magazine and Newsweek. Mazness entrepreneur and innovative also co-hosts a popular podeast about marketing genius, Yolanda Cellucci. fatherhood called Minivan Men, and On display will be an array of couture currently is gearing up to shoot J/mmy ensembles and high fashion accesso- Vestvood: Amerikan Hero, a feature ries on loan from Yolanda's private which he co-wrote and is starring in. collection, Laseil College Fashion Col- lection, and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. This glamorous selection of MUSEUM OF SCIENCE 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 617-723-2500 PANDAS: THE JOURNEY HOME -- Ongoing until Fall. Pandas are a lovable, iconic, and -- unfortunately highly endangered species. In Pandas: The Journey Home, meet the dedicated team working tirelessly to save these captivating creatures from extinction. Filmmakers were granted unprec- edented access to the China Conser- vation and Research Center for the Giant Panda to tell the story of our furry friends. The pandas' fascinating habits and unique personalities will leave you with a huge appreciation for the animals and the individuals working to protect them. Witness an incredible story of survival and fail in love with these black and white gentle giants. JOURNEY TO THE SOUTH PACIFIC -- Ongoing until Fail. Nar- rated by Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett, Journey to the South Pac/fic 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 uplifting 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. CITY HALL PLAZA 1 Congress Street, Boston, MA BOSTON CALLING MUSIC FES- TIVAL -- September 5-7. Boston Calling Music Festival is a three-day, two-stage festival featuring some of the biggest and best acts in llve music. The event will be one big party with easy access to both stages, food, services and more. All ages are welco~ne and children under I0 are free. Performers include: Lorde, The National, The Replacements, Girl Talk, Childish Gambino and Spoon. See web site for a full line-up, http:/ fall. HATCH SHELL, ESPLANADE One David G Mugar Way, Boston, MA 617-626-1250 www.Hatchshell.eom FREE CONCERTS WITH BOS- TON LANDMARKS ORCHESTRA -- Through August 27. Made up of some Givenchy, Oscar de la Renta, Stephen Yearick and more. THE CROSBY WHISTLE STOP 24 Roland Street, Charlestown, MA 978-884-7690 www.BostonSwingCentral, com SWING DANCE EVERY FRI- DAY NIGHT -- Come and check out Boston's most exciting swing dance. Cofiveniently located in Sullivan Square less than a five minute walk from the T. Free parking is available. A killer fine up of DJ's and live bands every Friday night. Beautiful 3,000 sq ft dance hall with exposed brick. A beginner 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 experi- ence 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 lvanov, 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 -- Novem- ber 28 - December 21. A dazzling holi- day tradition for the entire familyl This critically acclaimed production debuted in 2012, and has been called "the most magical version of The Nutcracker." See it again or for the first time, and be swept away in a winter wonderi/~nd. Music by Peter llyich Tchaikovsky. INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART 100 Northern Ave., Boston 617-478-3160 RONALD K. BROWN / EVIDENCE A DANCE COMPANY -- November 2 I. Ronald K. Brown and his company, Evidence, explore dance idioms from across the African diaspora, mixing Cuban, Caribbean, West African, and modem American dance forms to cre- ate high energy works that joyously 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-performanee Q&A with the company.