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POST-GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013 Page 9 N bg JIngela Cornacchio Rooftop Fashion at the Revere Hotel last Wednesday, pictured are Maggie Inc. models and designer Heather Blond (middle). (Photo courtesy of Angela Cornacchio) Socially Scene Reviewed .... This past Wednesday I attended the fina!e of the month long Resort Runway at the Revere Hotel rooftop fashion shows that were all hosted by Christina K. Pierce boutique fashion agency. Themes for the events were cabana wear and the roof top pool decor with all white lounge chairs and cabanas were a perfect venue. The featured stylist was Heather Blond and these specific pieces were debuted at Miami fashion week. The models strutting the catwalk were none other than Maggie Inc. The view and service was great and the layout seemed almost built to host fashion shows and summertime festivities. Al- though the cabana wear is soon to find its way into the back of our closets doesn't mean the shows are at a close. Boston Fashion Week 2013 will take place Septem- ber 27 through October 5% This year the week ~ill honor recently passed Alfred Fiandaca's exceptional life and extraordinaW career. To learn more about this fashion legend visit http:// www. alfredfiandaca, com. Also if you are looking for- ward to Fashion Week like I am you can find the cur- rent schedule at fasldonweek.comand I will be sure to keep all you "Socially Scene" followers up to date each week! One Man, Two Guvnors .... Richard Bean's award- winning play is a glorious celebration of British com- edy: a unique, laugh-out- loud mix of satire, songs, slapstick and glittering one- liners. Based on The Servant of Two Masters, Carlo Goldoni's 18th-century Italian comedy, One Man, Two Guvnors gives you a funhouse parade of fools, lovers, clowns, parents and pompous asses. The Lyric Stage are cel- ebrating a pretty important milestone in their history; 40 years of bringing Boston audiences exciting, innova- tive, and enriching theater, and they want to take some time to really acknowledge where they have been, where they are and where they are going. They are introducing you to the Lyric Top 40, a new weekly feature on their blog that celebrates the large and the small, the obvious and the obscure, the very favor- ite things about The Lyric Stage Company of Boston, the things that make them uniquely Lyric. You can visit their website at www.lyric stage.corn and check back every Wednesday for the next number on the count- down! One Man, Two Guvnors opens September 6 and will close on October 12th. This hilarious comedy will be sure to have you laughing the whole two hours and leave you wanting more! The Lyric Stage is located at 140 Clarendon Street, Bos- ton and you can call the box office at 617-585-5678 for more information on times and ticket prices. Festival for Writers .... The 2013 Martha's Vineyard Songwriters Festival will be- gin September 13t" and con- tinue to the 15t" and will fea- ture Nashville hit writers and up-and-coming talent. The Festival will feature a concert on Saturday, Sep- tember 14a 8:00 pm at Flat- bread Company in Edgar- town. Titled, "Behind the Curtain with Nashville Hit- Makers," the evening will showcase acclaimed writers Jim McCormick, Steve Ses- kin, Will Robinson and Brian Maher, who have penned hits for top contemporary country artists like Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Randy Travis, Luke Bryan, Tricia Year- wood, Brantley Gilbert and Trace Adkins. They will be joined by emerging Nashville art- ists Lance Carpenter, Sarah Kirkland, Jason Gregory, Allen Shervelle, Dani Wheeler, Jesse Terry Berklee College of Music alum} and New England na- tive Casey Derhak. The event will also feature a weekend workshop in West Tisbury focusing on both the art and business of commer- cial songwriting. Prior to their visit to Martha's Vine- yard, on Thursday, Septem- ber 12th, the hit writers and emerging artists will per- form at Church of Boston Restaurant and Music Club in Boston. One Man, Two Guys will make it's debut on the Lyric Stage on September 6th in honor with 40 years of productions. (Photo courtesy of at the future of Nashville, hear number one hits and the stories behind them and get a sneak preview of songs that you might hear on the radio a couple of years from now. Aspiring songwriters are invited to attend a two-day Songwriters Workshop in West Tisbury beginning on Saturday, September 14th and concluding Sunday at 4:00 pro. The workshop will feature instruction .by Steve Seskin and Steve Bloch, two successful music profes- sionals with strong Nash- ville ties. Songwriter and artist Steve. Seskin has written seven number one songs, in- cluding Grammy-nominated "Grown Men Don't Cry," recorded by Tim McGraw and "Don't Laugh at Me," winner of NSAI (Nashville Songwriter's Association In- ternational) Song of the Year. Steve Bloch, a consult- ant, publisher and song-plug- ger, has been part of the Nashville landscape for over twenty years, currently serv- ing as Director of Publisher Relations for Artist and Rep- ertoire, LLC. A portion of the proceeds from the Martha's Vineyard Songwriter's Festival will be donated to two non-profit or- ganizations benefitting chil- dren: Alex's Place created through the efforts of The Alexandra Gagnon Founda- tion to provide safe, enlight- ening, educational, and en- tertaining experiences for proving the physical and emotional well- being of or- phaned and at-risk children worldwide. The AFC was founded by West Tisbury Resident Fills Casey. The 2013 Martha's Vine- yard Songwriters Festival is presented by the recently- founded group, New England to Nashville since its con- ception in 2012. The NETN has grown to over 100 song- writers and artists based in or connected to New England whose artistic efforts are focused on the Nashville music scene. NETN wel- comes various Nashville songwriters and artists throughout the year for work- shops and performances. The 2013 Martha's Vine- yard Songwriters Festival is full of events and some set on the schedule are: Thursday, September. 12th, 7:00 pm "Behind the Curtain with Nashville Hit- Makers" concert at Church of Boston Restaurant and Music Club, 69 Kilmarnock Street, Boston. Tickets are available at www. ticket Friday, September 13 6:00 pm in W. Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard an Infor- mal BBQ/Guitar Pull for Songwriting Workshop reg- istrants Location TBA, West Tisbury. The 2013 Martha's Vine- yard Songwriters Festival takes place from Septem- ber 13m through 15 with the lineup it's shaping up to be quite a show! For a full list- ing of events and more Jim McCormick, who re- teens on Martha's Vineyard; information you can visit cently wrote # 1 songs for and the Alliance for Children www.churchofbo' or Brantley Gilbert and Jason Foundation a Aldean, said, "I'm really based international relief (_.~~ ~ ~Matt6oGollo eventeXcited to be a part of thiSand to get to play with organization devoted to im-. (Continued on Page 13) sme f the mst talented I j@ 1 people I know. I think any- M_/M Appraisals one who loves great music will enjoy these perfor- mances. You'll get a glimpse Sales&Rentals DIAMONDS USTINE YANDLE Est_:te / . O L X |/ PHOTOGRAPHY / | ESTATE JEWELRY | . 376NorfhStreeto Boston, MA02113 | Bought&Sold / / 781.589.7347 JUSTINE.YANDLE@GMAILCOM / (617)523-2100 Fax (617) 523-3530 [ Jewelers Exch. Bldg. I / WWW.JUSTINEYANDLEPHOTOGRAPHY.COM / ~. 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