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POST-GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 23, 2011 Page 11 MUSIC NOW UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN INDIAN RANCH 200 Gore Road, Webster, MA Every seat is nestled between the scent of pine trees has a premier view of the amphitheatre stage with the backdrop of the portrait cove of sce- nic Webster Lake. MARTY STUART - Saturday, Sep- tember 24, 2011. Call 508-943-3871 or log on to the website at indianranch.com. ORPHEUM THEATRE 1 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA WEIRD AL YANKOVIC - October 15, 2011. Hugely popular singer- songwriter/comedian whose humor- ous songs have seen him pick up three Grammy Awards and sell more than ten million albums -- more than any other comedian in history. Special Events PROWSE FARM 5 Blue Hill River Rd., Canton, MA LIFE IS GOOD FESTIVAL is a one- of-a-kind fundraiser event taking place on September 24-25. The festival is a celebration of music and optimism, featuring three stages of nationally-known musical talent, hands-on games, interactive arts activities and the "Good Kids" zone -- home to the top acts in kids enter- tainment. 100% of Life is good's prof- its from the Festival will go towards The Life is good Playmakers, helping kids overcome life-threatening chal- exclusively to the extraordinary range lenges. Visit www.lifeisgood.eom, of nudes by Edgar Degas -- tracing their evolution from the artist's DAVIS MEGA MAZE early years, through the private 145 Redstone Hill, Sterling, MA and public images of brothels and Do you have what it takes to sur- bathers in the 1870s and 1880s, vive? Experience the world's most to the post-lmpressionist nudes of complex, 3-D adventure cornfield the end of his career will be presented. maze. Created for adults but enjoyed The MFA will offer a groundbreak- by all ages, this 3-D twister will turn ing examination of Degas's concept you inside out, stir your senses and of the human body during the course blow your mindl It's an incredible ex- of 50 years, by showing his work perience. In October, prepare for our within the broader context of his ghostly, ghastly HALLOWEEN FRIGHT forebears, contemporaries and fol- NIGHTS during the last three week- lowers in 19th-century France. For ends (ENTER IF YOU DARE -- geared information, visit www.mfa.org Or call for adults!}. Also in the fall, special 617-267-9300. nighttime events include Moonlight Mazing and Starry Starry Night. Visit THE MUSEUM OF BAD ART www.davisfarmland.com. Dedham Community Theatre sso st,, Vedh Sq., MUSEUM OF SCIENCE Somerville Theatre, 1 Science Park, Boston 55 Davis Sq., Somerville MA A DAY IN POMPEH - Opens Sun- Brookline Access Television! day, October 2nd. Tickets now on sale. 46 Tappan St. Brookline The Roman city of Pompeii was THE MUSEUM OF BAD ART destroyed by the eruption of Mount (MOBA} is a community-based, prlvate Vesuvius in 79 AD, vanishing beneath institution dedicated to the collection, layers of volcanic ash. Now you can preservation, exhibition and celebra- discover one of the greatest archaeo- tion of bad art in all its forms and in logical treasures ever unearthed at all its glory. It is only through the ef- A/:kud/n Pompe/L For further informa- forts of the worldwide Friends of MOBA tion on this exhibit or upcoming that we have been able to c~out exhibits, log on to mos.org, our mission: to bring the worst Of art to the widest of audiences. MOBA maintains a website as well ~ee ARTS MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston DEGAS AND THE NUDE, Octo- ber 9, 201 I, through February 5, 2012. The first museum exhibition devoted bricks-and-m0~ galleries, all m :the Boston area. Through traveling ex- hibits, special: events and c~nging exhibits, we share the best bad art ever assembled. Our collection num- bers about 600 pieces, but due ~lim- ited exhibition space, we show:50-70 at a time. Visit museumofoadart.0rg. The Museum Of Bad Art (MOBA) is a community- based, private institution dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and celebration of bad art in all its forms and in all its glory. The painting above is titled "He Was a Friend of Mine" by Jack Owen. See ARTS SECTION for further details. ITALIAN EVENTS & PROGRAMS ITALIAN RADIO PROGRAMS Award-winning Humberto Gatica and "Tile Sicilian Corner" I I:00 amthe world renowned Italian singer/ to I:00 pm every Friday with host Tom producer Tony Renis, is heading Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and "The toward platinum status in the United Italian Show" with Nunzio DiMarca States.~ For more information on every Sunday from 10:00 am to II Volo, visit ILVoloMusic.com. For i:00 pm. Go to www.1110wccmam.c0m, tickets, visit Ticketmaster.c0m and "Italia Oggi" Sundays I:00 pm toLiveNation.com. 2:00 pm with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM www. 1460WXBR.com. CLUB PASSIM "Dolce Vita Radio" DJ Rocco 47 Palmer Street, Cambridge, MA Mesiti ii:00 am-l:00 pm Sundays CANZONIERE GRECANICO SAL- 90.7 FM or online www.djrocco.com. ENTINO - September 25, 2011 brings "The Nick Franciosa Show" Sun- the power of Taranta to North days from 12 Noon to 3:00 pm on WLYN America for the first time. Italy's fasci- 1360 AM and WAZN 1470 AM. nating dichotomy of tradition and "Guido Oliva Italian Hour" modernity come together in the mu- 8:00 am-9:00 am Sundays on WSRO sic of Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino. 650 AM and online at www.wsro.com. Hailing from the Puglia region, the "Don Giovanni Show" Saturdays seven piece band and dancer are the 6:00 am-8:00 am and Sundays leading exponents in a new wave of 5:00 pm-7:00 pm on 950 AM WROL young performers re-inventing South- www.dongiovannishow.com, ern Italy's Pizzica Taranta musical and "Tony's Place" on MusicAmerica dance traditions for today's global au- WPLM FM 99.1 - Every Sunday night dience. This famed annual event has 9:00 pm to I0:00 pm on MusicAmerica drawn the attention of noted inter- host Ron Della Chiesa presents Tony's national music figures such as Anglo- Place on WPLM FM Easy 99. I. During American drummer Stewart the hour, Ron will feature recordings Copeland, Malian kora virtuoso by his good friend Tony Bennett.BaIIak~ Sissoko and pan-European You'll hear all your Bennett favorites singer-songwriter Piers Faccini, all of from his early hits to his latest Grammy whom have traveled to the Lecce prov- winners, www.MusicNotNoise.com, ince to perform with the group. Musi- "Radio Italia Unita" - Thursdayscal stars of Italy's new generation al- 2:00 pm-3:00 pm on www.zumix.org/ ready known to American audiences radio or itunes, college radio click on such as Carmen Consoli, Vinicio Zumix. For more information, log onto Capossela and Ludovico Einaudl www.italiaunita.org, are past and present Taranta practi- tioners and participants along- ORPHEUM THEATER side CGS. For further information, 1 Hamilton Place, Boston, MA log onto www.clubpassim.org or visit IL VOLt) - October 18, 2011 - Young www.canzonieregrecanicosalentino.net. boys with big voices, II Volo is Italy's newest singing sensation. "Already BERKLEE PERFORMANCE certified platinum in their homeland CENTER and several other countries, IL Volo 136 Massachusetts Avenue, have captured the hearts of Ameri- Boston MA cans of all ages following their U.S. ZUCCHERO - October 29, 2011. American Idol debut and appearances Zucchero "Sugar" Fornaciari is one on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, of Italy's most renowned artists, Good Moming America and Ellen. Their with 11 studio albums dating back single "O Solo Mio" has been seen by to 1983. The Italian musician will be over one million fans on YouTube and touring the United States to present their self-titled debut, which is a mix his latest release, Chocabeclc To pur- of reimagined classics and original chase your tickets, please log onto material produced by the mult~ Grammyo www, ticketmaster.com+~or tickets. • pen,ng Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat. Sun. OCT. 12 OCT. 13 OCT. 14 OCT. 15 OCT. 16 11:00 AM Q @NN =:ooP :ooP 7:00 PM* 7:00 PM7:00 PM 7:00 PrY1 . 5:00 PM . *Exdndes Circus ~, Front Row and VIP seats. No double discounts. Ad~tionaf fees may apply, Buy tickets at Ringling.com, ticketmaster® Retail Locations, TD Garden Box Office or call 1-800-745-3000 Regular Ticket Prices: $20 • $25 ® $50 VIP ® $85 Front Row ® $140 Circus Celebrity Additional fees may apply. Come one hour early to meet our animals and performers at the All Access Pre-show - FREE with your ticket!