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PdT'Gt='r'PI;'AUGUg'I:3O; "2013. Page 1'1 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN Don't miss iconic band, Blondie, at the Hampton Beach Casino on September 5th: Check the MUSIC section for more information. BANK OF AMERICA PAVILION 290 Northern Ave., Boston, MA ALT J -- September 13th. Alt-j is an offbeat band that defied all the odds and started recording from their dorm room. Since then they have created a rave in the music industry with their exceptional music. The band will be performing live at the Bank of America Pavilion. The band comprises of Gwil Sainsbury, Joe'Newman, Gus Hamilton and Thom Green. IL VOLO -- September 14th. Here is the chance for 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 are known for their operatic pop style of music and are from Italy. COMCAST CENTER 885 S Main St, Mansfield, MA ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND WITH GRACE POTTER AND THE NOCTURNALS -- September 6. The live rock icons from the Allman Brothers Band - GREGG ALLMAN (vocals and keyboards), BUTCH TRUCKS (drums and tympani), JAIMOE (drums), WARREN HAYNES (vocals, lead and slide guitar), DEREK TRUCKS (slide and lead guitar), OTEIL BURBRIDGE (bass) and MARC QUINONES (congas and percussion) - are touring selectively as the band members tour with their various side projects. Of the upcoming tour, Gregg AUman said, "This will be a good little run. We've been listening to a lot of Grace's stuff, so I imagine we're going to have a bunch of fun together." The ABB are known for their version of the Spencer Davis Group's "Don't Want You No More" as well as occa- sionally performing the Steve Winwood-penned "Can't Find My Way Home." TD GARDEN 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 617-624-1050 MICHAEL BUBL] -- September 27. Touring in support of his new # 1 selling 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. INCH NAII -- 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 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." AGANNIS ARENA 925 Commonwealth Ave., Boston 617-358-7000 www.BU.EDU/Agannis/ THE FLAMING LIPS -- Septem- ber 30. Even within the eclectic world of alternative rock, few bands were so brave, so frequently brilliant, and so deliciously weird as the Flaming Lips. From their mid-'90s pop culture breakthrough to their status as one of the most respected groups of the 2000s, the Lips rode one of the more surreal and haphazard career trajectories in pop music. An acid- bubblegum band with as much affin- ity for sweet melodies as blistering 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 I0:00 am-l:00 pm. Go to www.1110wccmanconr "Italia Oggi" Sundays 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM www.1460WXBR.conr "IIce Vita Radio" DJ Rocco Mesiti ll:00 am-l:00 pm Sundays 90.7 FM or online "The Nick Frlmcio Show" Sundays from 12 Noon to 3:00 pm on WLYN 1360 AM and WAZN 1470 AM. "Guido OIiva 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 www. italiaunita, org. "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 noise assaults, their off-kilter sound, uncommon emotional depth, and bizarre history firmly established them as true originals. The Flaming Lips will be hitting the road in support of their thirteenth studio album, THE TERROR. Don't miss your chance to experience the fun when The Flam- ing Lips come to Agganis Arena this September! HAMPTON BEACH CASINO 169 Ocean Boulevard 603-929-41OO www.casinoballroom, corn BLONDIE -- September 5th. Blondie an American icon has been playing venues all over the country. After a 15 year break up period from 1982 to 1997 Deborah Harry contin- ued on her solo career with varied results after time off for a few years to take care of partner Chris Stein. The band reformed in 1997. Blondie became noted for its eclectic mix of musical styles incorporating elements of disco, pop, rap and reggae while retaining a basic style as a new wave band. In 2006 Blondie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Blondie has sold over 40 Million Records worldwide. They came out with their ninth studio album called Panic of Girls in 2011 and now with their tenth Album Ghosts of Down- /oar[ to be released in the fall of 2013. This should be a night of nostalgia for those of you from the mid 70's. REAGLE MUSIC THEATRE 617 Lexington St., Waltham, MA 781-891-5600 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 incredible, unforgettable songs! 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 heart! 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. NORTH SHORE MUSIC THEATRE 62 Dunham Road, Beverly, MA 978-232-7200 CATS -- Through September I. Written by famed composer Sir An- drew Lloyd Weber and based on T.S. Eliot's 'Old Possum's Book of Practi- cal Cats,' this long running musical remains a favorite with audiences nationwide. CATS tells the story of the Jellicles, a tribe of cats who as- semble for their annualjunkyard ball where they announce the cat that will be reborn. The show's appeal is clearly universal, as it has been translated into over 20 languages. As time has proven, CATS is truly now and forever. Songs include: Memory, The Rum Turn Tugger, Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats, Macavity: The Mys- tery Cat, Mr. Mistoffelees, Growltiger" s Last Stand and Grizabella: The Glamour Cat. LA CAGE AUX FOLLES -- Septem- ber 24 - October 6. Before there was the popular movie The Birdcage, there was the Tony Award-winning, smash hit Broadway musical, La Cage Aux Folles. After 20 years of bliss, Georges (played by Charles Shaughnessy, star of The Nanny and Days of Our Lives) and Albin, two men partnered for better-or-worse, get a bit of both when Georges' son announces his impending marriage to the daughter of an ultra-conservative politician. Further complicating the situation, Albin and Georges run a drag night- club in St. Tropez, where Albin is the star performer 'Zaza.' Songs Include: I Am What I Am, La Cage aux Folles, We Are What We Are, The Best of Times, (A Little More) Mas- cara, With Anne on My Arm, Song on the Sand and Look Over There. IIRBRA AND FRANK THE CON- CERT THAT NEVER WAS -- Octo- ber 12. The music, humor and high- spiritedness of Frank Sinatra and Barbra Streisand take center stage. There's no place elsewhere you'll see these two icons of the 20th century appearing side by side. Starring Sharon Owens and Sebastian Anzaldo, as two of the most impres- sive celebrity impersonators perform- ing their uncanny tribute to the two icons. BOSTON COMMON Boston, MA BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS NIGHT OF STARS -- September 21st. This one-night-only performance features thrilling selections from the Company's diverse repertoire, set against one of Boston's most stun- ning historical landmarks and is open to the public at no charge. Don't miss this opportunity to experience and celebrate Boston Ballet at 50! FANEUIL HALL MARKET PLACE Boston, MA SUMMER BLINK! A LIGHT AND SOUND EXTRAVAGANZA -- Until September 2. This summer, enjoy a special edition of Blink! A Light & Sound Extravaganza, with nightly per- formances that will transform every inch of America's first open market- place. Featuring the song "Dirty Water" by The Standells. This magi- cal and unforgettable show uses over 350,000 LED lights to illuminate Boston's skyline. Show begins at 8 PM and runs every 30 minutes in the South Market until 9:30 PM (Sunday - Thursday) and 10 PM (Friday & Saturday). ROSE KENNEDY GREENWAY Boston, MA BOSTON LOCAL FOOD FESTI- VAL -- October 6. Produced by the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts, Boston Local Food Festival is a free outdoor festival that features local food vendors, farmers, fishermen, lively chef & DIY demos, butchering demos, a seafood throw- down competition, diverse music and performances, and more. Festival goers learn about the benefits of sustainably grown and produced Ibod, eat delicious local food, participate in fun, educational activities, engage with top local chefs, and enjoy local music. BOSTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS CYCLORAMA 539 Tremont St.. Boston, MA (617) 426-5001 PHOTORAMA -- Presented by Photo Nights Boston is a night celebrat- ing photography and the arts in Bos- ton. This fun, fabulous and inclusive event is for everyone from professional photographers to iPhoneography addicts. The cornerstone of the event will be large-scale projections of pho- tographs. The event will also show- case photography from the students in the Artists for Humanity after- school photography program. 21 + only. WGBH I Guest Street, Boston MA 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 1st 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. OCT 6 I Brown University, Providence. Cameristi della Scala performing Verdi. PROVIDENCE NOV 13-171 The 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 ] Brown University, Providence. "Giornata di studi sull'Italia" With the presence ofRomano Prodi. PROVIDENCE NOV 1-10 [ Dartmouth College, University of Rhode Island. Italian preeminent authors: Carmine Abbate at URI and Dartmouth. HANOVER, KINGSTON NOV 81 Emmanuel College, Boston. "The Meaning of Machiavelli's Prince." Lecture by Prof. Maurizo Viroli (Princeton). BOSTON NOV 23 ] 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 'h anniversary of Giovanni Boccaccio. PROVIDENCE FALL 2013 1 Providence. De Chirico Exhibition. PROVIDENCE OCT 4 ] 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 [ Boston. PIB Seminar Series: "Italian and American Policies on Biomedical Research." BOSTON SEP 13-29 I Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts. Harvard Universi, Cambridge. New Italian Cinema, in cooperation with Cinecitta and Harvard Film Archive. CAMBRIDGE J