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POST-GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 Page 11 NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN Don't miss the legendary Stevie Wonder at the TD Garden: Check the music section for more information. TD GARDEN 100 Legends Way, Boston 617-624-1050 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 confkrmed by Cher during her interview on NBC's Today Show. The D2K Tour is in support of Cher's Warner Bros. Records album Closer to the Truth which includes the No. I 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 Fleetwood Mac band mates Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks as they launch the On with the Show Tour. During Fleetwood Mac's 2013 tour, the four members 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 onsmge with them as ff 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. STEVIE WONDER -- November 1 l. Legendary singer, songwriter, musi- cian and producer Stevie Wonder announced the SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE PERFORMANCE. a 10+ city tour across North America this fall. Produced and promoted by Live Na- tion, the performances which are a live adaptation of the iconic Songs in the Key of Life album, will arrive in Boston at TD Garden on November 11. Throughout his career, the cel- ebrated singer has amassed 49 Top 40 singles, 32 # 1 singles and world- wide album sales of more than 100 million units. He has received 25 Grammy Awards, an Oscar, and a Golden Globe; is an inductee into the Rock and Roll, Songwriters" and NAACP Halls of Fame; and is the youngest recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors. Stevie is a designated U.N. Messenger of Peace with special focus on persons with disabilities. He continues to be pivotal in U.S. and world events, demonstrating the ac- tivism that has made him such a vital voice for social progress and world harmony. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont Street, Boston 617-248-9700 www.TheWilburTheatre, corn NICK JONAS -- October 8. Multi- talented recording artist and actor, Nick Jonas has already intrigued the public and impressed the masses with the release of his new song "Chains," earlier this summer, and will release his much anticipated self-titled al- bum November 11 via Island Records. ORPHEUM THEATER I Hamilton Place, Boston o617-482-0106 www.orpheum-theater .corn 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 ITALIAN RADIO PROGRAMS "The Sicilian Corner" -- I0:00 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.1110umcmanxcom. "Italia Oggl  -- Sundays 11:00 am to Noon with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM. Go to www.1460WXBR.corr "Dolce Vlta Radio" -- DJ RocGardarco Mesiti 11:00 am-l:00 pm; Sundays 90.7 FM or online www.djrocco.conx "The Nick Franclosa 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 "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 pro-4:00 pro. Visit or; email: litaliachiamoshow@gmaiLconx Tel. 857-334-0868. 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 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 L/ON 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 www.ReagleMusicTheat er. org 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: Carousel. The King and I, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, Oklahomal, Pipe Dream, Cinderellc Allegro and State Fair. THE RAT PACK -- November 9. A Reagle favorite, the Rat Pack is back -- straight from Los 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, Arlington 781-646-4849 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 Tttrn Addiction and Mental Health of Arlington MA. Saturday, November 15th at 8pm. DION FLYNN "THE ONLY BROWN KID IN THE TRAILER PARK" -- November 2. Comedian and actor Dion Flynn brings his brand new, autobiographical one-man show to the PIT, a journey from being *the only brown kid in the trailer park" to appearing as the first black President on The Tonight Show w/Jimmy Fallon, in this heartbreaking, hair rais- ing and hilarious performance. Be the first to see this amazing new work. Jimmy Fallon said he is, One of the funniest guys I know." He was also called "America's best kept comedic secret," by Josh Radnor of How I Met Your Mother. WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont Street, Boston 617-248-9700 www.TheWilbur.eom LAST COMIC STANDING LIVE -- September 26. Last Comic Standing returns with thteir 8th season. Follow along this season on NBC and then see the finalist:s 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, ! 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 glrl 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 -- October 3 and 4. Comedian Ron "Tater Salad" White first rose to fame as the cigar-smok- ing, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phe- nomenon, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, Ron White has es- tablished himself as a star in his own right. All 4 of his comedy albums charted # 1 on the BillboardTM Com- edy Charts. He has sold over 14 mil- lion 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 comedi- ans 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-Executive Producer of Bride- groom, a Linda Bloodworth- Thomason documentary, which de- buted at the 2013 NYC Tribeea Film Festival and won the Audience Award. MARION WAYANS -- October 24. Marlon Wayans is an actor, model, producer, comedian, writer and film director. His films have grossed more than $736-million in domestic box office, an average of nearly $50-mil- lion per outing. He has worked with house hold names, such as Tom Hanks, the Cohen Brothers, and Lady Killers. As a standup comedian, Wayans is selling out nationwide and adding shows every weekend. MUSEUM OF SCIENCE I Science Park, Boston, MA 617-723-2500 PANDAS: THE JOURNEY HOME -- Ongoing until January 31, 2015. Pandas are a lovable, iconic, and -- unfortunately highly endangered spe- cies. In Pandas: The Journey Home, meet the dedicated team working tirelessly to save these captivating creatures from extinction. Filmmak- ers were granted unprecedented access to the China Conservation 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 ani- mals 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 October 9. Narrated by Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett, Journey to the South Pacific takes filmgoers on a breath- taking IMAX adventure to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua, where life flourishes above and be- low sea level. Join Jawi, a young is- lander, on a journey of discovery as you encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays and other iconic creatures of the deep. Home to more than 2,000 species of aquatic life, this exotic locale features the most diverse marine ecosystem on Earth. An up- lifting story of hope and celebration, Journey to the South Pacific highlights the importance of living in balance with the ocean planet we all call home. THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston 617-267-9300 www.MFA, org 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 Theret Posters from World War I." PARK PLAZA CASTLE 130 Columbus Avenue, Boston BOSTON WINE RIOT FALL 2014 October 24-25.Wine Riot is your all access pass to hundreds of new wines. With two parts education and one part revolution, Wine Riot has reinvented "wine tasting" for the thirsty and cu- rious. Grab a glass and hit the floor -- it's you unleashed against 250 wines from across the globe. Travel the world of wine all under one roof and tackle things you've never tried before. We've rallied up a team of die-hard experts to bring you the brain juice: interac- tive booths and crash courses loaded with tips and tricks for conquering the wine world. Fueling your night of con- quest is a tireless DJ, photo booth, temporary tattoos, and a few thou- sand of your closest friends. The best part is, Second Glass made an app that tracks your favorite wines and shows you where to buy them later, arming you with all the tools needed for total wine domination. You may also volunteer and obtain a FREE ticket! Volunteers are asked to sign up for one of the shifts available and will sign up for the free session of their choice at the volunteer meeting . You may not drink during your volunteer session. Those who choose to Volun- teer for Riot 2 Saturday night are not allowed to pick Riot I as their free ticket, due to the alcoholic nature of this event. HATCH SHELL, ESPLANADE One David G Mugar Way, Boston, MA 617-626-1250 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. 0ngoing registration. 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