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I POST-GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 Page 11 NOW UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN THEATER Don't miss Pop sensation, Nick Jonas, at the Wilbur! Check the music section for more information. on stage with us," said the other members of Fleetwood Mac in a joint statement. MUSIC TD GARDEN WILBUR THEATRE 100 Legends Way, Boston 246 Tremont Street, Boston 617-624-1050 617-248-9700 www.TheWilburTheatre,com CHER -- September 26. Cher, who THE DAN BAND -- September 20. is currently on her 49 city D2K Tour, Dan Finnerty caught America's at- added 14 additional performancestention as the foul-mouthed wedding beginning mid-September including singer in the box-office smash Old a return to TD Garden on Septem-School, performing his now-infa- ber 26th. The announcement was mous rendition of Total Eclipse of the officially confirmed by Cher during her Heart, as well as his appearance as interview on NBC's Today Show. The the sleazy bat-mitzvah singer in D2K Tour is in support of Cher'sStarsky & Hutch and again as the Warner Bros. Records album Closer to inappropriate wedding singer in the the Truth which includes the No. 1 record breaking hit The Hangover. Dance hit Woman's World. The tour What started as a drunken joke for has received rave reviews across the Finnerty singing I Am Woman at a country, karaoke bar has spiraled out of con- ENRIQUE IGLESIAS AND trol into THE DAN BAND - a cult phe- PITBULL -- September 27. Enriquenomenon. THE DAN BAND plays to & Pitbull will reunite and share the sold out crowds from Los Angeles to stage for an AEG Live Fall tour that New York and has caught the atten- will visit TD Garden in Boston, MA. tion of Steven Spielberg, who signed Fast rising Latin urban star J Balvin on to executive produce Dan's one is confirmed as the support act.hour concert special "The Dan Band: Enrique & Pitbull have come together I Am Woman", directed by MeG. to create a stage design that offers NICK JONAS -- October 8. Multi- fans an immersive experience, a talented recording artist and actor, chance to get up close and personal Nick Jonas has already intrigued the with the artists for a once in a life- public and impressed the masses with time concert experience, the release of his new song "Chains," FLEETWOOD MAC -- October 10. earlier this summer, and will release It's official! After a 16-year absence, his much anticipated self-titled al- Christine McVie will be joining bum November 11 via Island Records. Fleetwood Mac band mates Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Lindsey ORPHEUM THEATER Buckingham and Stevie Nicks as they I Hamilton Place, Boston launch the On with the Show Tour. 617-482-0106 During Fleetwood Mac's 2013 tour, the four members happily welcomed RODRIGO Y GABRIELA -- Octo- Christine back on the stage during ber 29. Before they became the most their show at London's 02 Arena,visible flamenco duo of the early where she performed their classic hit 2000s, guitarists Rodrigo Sanchez and Don't Stop and received a wild ovation Gabriela Quintero bonded over heavy from the crowd. "It was so comfort- metal while growing up in Mexico City. able being back onstage with them as They combined their talents for a time if no time had passed, and then we in the metal group Tierra Acida, play- all started talking and it feels like the hag around D.F. in the roughest clubs time is right. I'm really happy," she the city had to offer. In 2004 Rodrigo y commented. "As far as we're con-Gabriela became the newest fixture cerned, she's never really left. We of the world music circuit, known for are overjoyed to have Christine back their nimble fingered guitar work and MUSEUMS COMEDY ITALIAN RADIO PROGRAMS "The Sicilian Corner" -- 10:00 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.1110wccmanrcorrr "Italia Oggi" -- Sundays 11:00 am to Noon with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM. Go to www.1460WXBR.com_ "Dolce Vita Radio" -- DJ RocGardarco Mesiti 11:00 am-l:00 pm; Sundays 90.7 FM or online "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.conx "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 www.MusicNotNoise.conr "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. diverse background (few flamenco guitarists could boast a background in metal music). Their third album, Rodrigo y Gabriela, was released in 2006 and debuted atop the Irish 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. BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 539 Washington Street, Boston 617-259-3400 THE LION KING -- Through Octo- ber 12. Experience the phenomenon. The most eagerly awaited stage pro- duction 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 & Hammerstein musicals including: Carouse/, The King and I, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, Oklahoma!, 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, Fly Me to the Moon .... and many more! REGENT THEATRE 7 Medford Street, Arlington 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 1st appearance at the annual Dean Martin Festival in 1998, Tom Stevens has eamed 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 with Boston's Funniest Stand-up Comics Featuring Tony V and Jack Lynch[ Proceeds to benefit Right Turn Addiction and Mental Health of Arlington MA. Saturday, November 15th at 8pro. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont Street, Boston 617-248-9700 LAST COMIC STANDING LIVE -- September 26. Last Comic Standing returns with their 8th season. Follow along this season on NBC and then see the finalists LIVE at The Wilbur in Boston! Last Comic Standing is an American reality television talent show on NBC that aired from 2003 to 2010, then again in 2014.The goal of the program is to select a comedian from an initially large group of hope- fuls. NBC has picked up the show for a 9th season that premieres May 21, 2015. LENA DUNHAM (NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL) -- October 2. From the cre- ator of HBO's Girls comes Not That Kind of Girl, a collection of personal essays that David Sedaris calls "sub- versive" and Judy Blume hafts as "al- ways funny." In the words of Lena Dunham herself: *No, I am not a sexpert, a psychologist, or a dietician. I am not a mother of three or the owner of a successful hosiery franchise. But I am a girl with a keen interest in hav- ing it all, and what follows are hope- ful dispatches from the frontlines of that struggle." Lena will be in conver- sation with Mary Karr (The Liars" Club, Lit). Every ticket includes a copy of a Lena's new book. RON WHITE -- Oct 3 and 4. Come- dian Ron "Tater Salad" White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch- drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nomi- nated comedian and a feature film actor, Ron White has established him- self as a star in his own right. All 4 of his comedy albums charted # 1 on the BfllboardTM Comedy Charts. He has sold over 14 million albums (solo and with the Blue Collar Comedy Tour), been nominated for two Grammys, and over the past 9 years (since 2004) been one of the top three grossing stand up comedians on tour in America. As an actor, Ron White had supporting roles acted in the major theatrical films Horrible Bosses and Sex and the City 2. He is a co-Execu- tive Producer of Bridegroom, a Linda Bloodworth-Thomason documentary, which debuted at the 2013 NYC Tribeca Film Festival and won the Audience Award. 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/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. THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston 617-267-9300 FREE NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS -- Starting October 1. Wednesday nights after 4 pm ad- mission is free to all visitors by volun- tary contribution. The MFA is cur- renfly hosting several exhibitions you do not want to miss, including "Over Therel Posters from World War I." CITY HALL PLAZA 1 Congress Street, Boston, MA 10TH ANNUAL HUB ON WHEELS CITY RIDE -- September 21. The 10th annual Hub On Wheels citywide ride, presented by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and TD Bank, takes to the streets on Sunday, September 21, giving cycling enthusiasts and fami- lies of all ages unprecedented access to explore historic Boston. Riders can chose from three different courses, including a car-free Storrow Drive. To sign up, visit Hub On Wheels registration {http: //bostoncycling or go to the on-site registration tent when you arrive at City Hall Plaza. 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. Ill 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 Moondance Gala will open for Moondance After Dark. With the pur- chase of a ticket, you can enjoy: danc- ing, cocktails, dessert, late-night bites, entertainment, and beautiful views. AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY 5 MILE WALK -- October 5. The fight to end breast cancer starts with a single step. Join millions of people in more than 300 communities na- tionwide and take that step with us at the American Cancer Society Mak- ing Strides of Boston, MA 2014 walk. Ongoing registration. RISTORANTE & BAR Traditional Italian Cuisine 415 Hanover Street, Boston 617.367.2353 11 Mount Vernon Street, Winchester 781.729.0515 Function Dooms for any IDccasion Chvis|eninq . B flol Sho,++ Bal + Show+ Birlhcla Beeec,,,emenl, I=tc. Donato Frattaroli donato @ luciaboston.corn www.luciaristorante.corn