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POST-GAZETTE, AUGUST 29, 2014 Page 11 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN THEATER Don't miss Tom Stevens and Tony Lewis' comedy tribute to Dean Martin and Jerry Louis next month! Check COMEDY section for more information. 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 thb TD Garden on Septem- ber  15 add will perform classics spanning their' career as well as songs featured in History of the Eagles, the band's acclaimed top- selling documentary. CHER -- September 26. Cher, who is currently on her 49 city D2K Tour, added 14 additional performances beginning mid-September including a return to TD Garden on Septem- ber 26th. The announcement was officially confirmed by Cher during her interview on NBC's Todny Show. The D2K Tour is in support of Cher's Wamer Bros. Records album Closer to the Truth which includes the No. 1 Dance hit Woman'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. Fast rising Latin urban star J Balvin is confirmed 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 artists for a once in a life- time concert experience. FLEETWOOD MAC -- October 10. It's official[ After a 16-year absence, Christine McVie will be joining F1eetwood Mac band mates Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks as they launch the On with the Show Tour. During Fleetwood iVac's 2013 tour, the fomrnembers happily welcomed Christine back on the stage during their show at London's 02 Arena, 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. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont Street, Boston 617-248-9700 www.TheWilburTheatre, corn JEFF BRIDGES AND THE ABIDERS -- September 3. "Natural" is as good a word as any to describe the feeling of Bridges' self tiffed major label debut. Featuring a roster of mag- nificent songwriters and musicians, and produced by Bridges' friend of three decades, Grammy Award winner T Bone Burnett, the ten-song disc is soulful and heartfelt. It may mark a switch from the slx-time Oscar nominee's usual day job, but the per- formances on Jeff Bridges consistently feel both comfortable and true. ORPHEUM THEATER 1 Hamilton Place, Boston 617-482-0106 www.orpheum-theat er. com RODRIGO Y GABRIELA -- Octo- ber 29. Before they became the most visible flamenco duo of the early 2000s, guitarists Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero bonded over heavy metal while growing up in Mexico City. They combined their talents for a time in the metal group Tierra Acida, play- ing around D.F. in the roughest clubs the city had to offer. In 2004 Rodrigo y Gabriela became the newest fixture of the world music circuit, known for their nimble fingered guitar work and diverse background {few flamenco guitarists= gulspat a background in metal musicS. Their third album, Rodrigo y Gabriela, was released in 2006 and debuted atop the Irish ITALIAN RADIO PROGRAMS "The Sicilian Comer" -- I0:00 am to Noon every Friday with hosts Tom Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and "The Italian 8how" with Nunzio DiMarca every Sunday from 9:00 am to Noon. Go to www.1110wccmanzcom. "Italia Oggi" -- Sundays 11:00 am to Noon with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM. Go to www.1460WXBR.corrc "Dolce Vita Radio" -- DJ RocGardarco Mesiti 11:00 am-l:00 pm; Sundays 90.7 FM or online www.djrocco.eorrr "The Nick Franciosa Show" -- Sundays from Noon to 3:00 pm on WLYN 1360 AM and WAZN 1470 AM. "Guido Oliva Italian Hokr" -- 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 MusicAmerica. Host Ron Delia 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. charts, beating out Arctic Monkeys for the number one spot. They contin- ued to tour, making their way through Japan and America, and 11:11 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 www.Bost onOperaHouseOnline, com. 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 761-891-5600 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 & Hammerstein musicals including: Carouse/, The K/ng and I, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, Oklahomal, Pipe Dream, Cinderella, 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, FIg Me to the Moon, ... and many more[ REGENT THEATRE 7 Medford Street, Arl/ngton 781-646-4849 "THE MARTIN & LEWIS TRIB- UTE SHOW" CLASSIC SONGS AND COMEDY ROUTINES -- September 20. 90-minute Show from the World's Best Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Impersonators. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were the hottest act in America during the early 50's. Dean of course was the straight man, and Jerry added the comedy. Never have two artists captured the very essence and chemistry of these two celebri- ties more than Tom Stevens and Tony Lewis. Both of these incredible per- formers have each had amazing suc- cess on their own. Tony spent the last 27 years performing in Australia and created a name for himself as the quintessential "Jerry Lewis Tribute Artist" selling out countless venues and earned respect as one of Australia's best entertainers. Since his first appearance at the annual Dean Martin Festival in 1998, Tom Stevens has earned his title as "Best Dean Martin Tribute Artist." Even Dean's daughter, Deana said, "I've never seen anyone look and sound more like my Daddy[" THE RIGHT TURN 8TH ANNUAL COMEDY SHOW -- November 15. An Evening of fun with Boston's Funni- est Stand-up Comics Featuring Tony V and Jack Lynch! Proceeds to ben- efit Right Turn Addiction and Men- tal Health of Arlington MA. Satur- day, November 15th at 8pm. 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 "100 Greatest Stand Ups of All Time." Breuer is one of the most recognizable comedians in the busi- ness, known for his charismatic stage antics, dead-on impressions, and fam- ily-friendly stand up. He appeared on ABC's Home Improvement starring funny man Tim Alien, before making his big break which came in 1995 when he joined the cast of NBC's leg- endary Saturday Night Live. During his four years on SNL, Breuer quickly became a fan favorite for his original character "Goat Boy" and his dead- on impressions of actor Joe Pesci. He has appeared in the popular films Zookeeper, Dick, Titan A.E. and Beer League. On the small screen, Breuer hosted MTV's popular Beach House and VHI's Web Junk 20. His other tele- vision appearances include Late Night with Conan O'Brien, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, "jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and The Marriage Ref. Breuer is also a frequent guest on the Howard Stern Show. MAZ JOBRANI -- September 6. Maz Jobrani has had two Showtime comedy specials, I Come in Peace and Brown and Fr/end/y. Maz starred in the films Fr/day After Next, 13 Going on 30 and The Interpreter. Maz has guest starred on Curb Your Enthusiasm, 24, ER, NYPD Blue, Traffic Light, Man Up, Men at Work and most recently, Whitney. He has performed his stand up on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and Lopez Tonight. He has been featured on NPR, CNN, The BBC and in print in The New York Times, Time Magazine and Newsweek. Maz also co-hosts a popular podcast about fatherhood called Minivan Men, and currently is gearing up to shoot J/rainy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero, a feature which he co-wrote and is starring in. MUSEUM OF SCIENCE I 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 fall in love with these black and white gentle giants. JOURNEY TO THE SOUTH PACIFIC -- Ongoing until Fall. Nar- rated by Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett, Journey to the South Pac/flc 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 Jaw[, 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 live music. The event will be one big party with easy access to both stages, food, services and more. All ages are welcome and children under 10 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. bostoncalling, corn. HATCH SHELL, ESPLANADE One David G Mugar Way, Boston, MA 617-626-1250 MOONDANCE GALA -- September 20. This magical evening on the park will host over 500 of Boston's leaders in business, politics and philanthropy to come together to socialize, cel- ebrate, and support our public park. In the past, the Moondance Gala has raised over $700,000 for The Espla- nade Association. The funds raised at this event are critical to our organization's ability to fund impor- tant park improvements and commu- nity enriching programs for the en- joyment of the park's millions of visi- tors! This year's gala is being planned with Rafanelli Events and the Moondance Gala Committee is led by Co-Chairs Audrey & Jim Foster. We anticipate that it will be even more amazing than 2013. At 8:30pm the Moondanee Gala will open for Moondance After Dark. With the purchase of a ticket, you can enjoy: dancing, cocktails, dessert, late-night bites, entertainment, and beautiful views. THE CHARLES RIVER MUSEUM OF INDUSTRY & INNOVATION 154 Moody Street, Waltham, MA 781-693-5410 YOLANDA: INNOVATIVE FASH- ION ICON; 56 YEARS OF HIGH HEELS, HEADPIECES AND HAUTE COUTURE -- September 8 - Novem- ber 30, 2014. Innovative Fashion Icon; 50 Years of High Heels, Headpieces and Haute Couture is a textile and fash- ion arts exhibit featuring extraordi- nary designs and accessories from the late 20th century. The exhibit cel- ebrates fashion icon, brilliant busi- ness entrepreneur and innovative marketing genius, Yolanda Cellucci. On display.will be an array of couture ensembles and high fashion accesso- ries on loan from Yolanda's private collection, LaseU College Fashion Col- lection, and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. This glamorous selection of garments features pieces by celebrated designers such as: Bob Mack[e, Givenchy, Oscar de la Renta, Stephen Yearick and more. THE CROSBY WHISTLE STOP 24 Roland Street, Charlestown, MA 978-884-7690 SWING DANCE EVERY FRI- DAY NIGHT -- Come and check out Boston's most exciting swing dance. Conveniently located in Sullivan Square less than a five minute walk from the T. Free parking is available. A killer line 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 [vanov, 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 family! 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 wonderland. Music by Peter llyich Tchaikovsky. INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART I00 Northern Ave., Boston 617-478-3100 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 modern American dance forms to cre- ate high energy works that joyously blend complex rhythms with a deep but down-to-earth spirituality. Free pre-performanee talks with dance critic Debra Cash 30 minutes prior to curtain in the ICA lobby and also, free post-performance Q&A with the company.