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Fright Night

Fright Night, George Winston, Ben Folds, Three Dog Night, 38 Special, Summit City Music Theatre’s Little Shop of Horrors, Champions of Magic, Mersey Beatles, Heavy Step, Joker review, First Presbyterian Theater’s Art

October 10, 2019

Vol. 24 No. 11

Fright Night

Fright Night, George Winston, Ben Folds, Three Dog Night, 38 Special, Summit City Music Theatre’s Little Shop of Horrors, Champions of Magic, Mersey Beatles, Heavy Step, Joker review, First Presbyterian Theater’s Art

October 10, 2019

Vol. 24 No. 11

Articles


Mersey Beatles

There are a lot of Beatles tribute acts out there, but few are as authentic or entertaining as The Mersey Beatles. The band comes to The Clyde Theatre on Oct. […]

Solo pianist doesn’t label his own music

Pianist George Winston was one of the earliest and most successful practitioners of New Age music. But you really can’t blame him for how terrible the genre eventually became. When […]

Connecting the songwriter to the listener

Unlike many established musicians, Ben Folds doesn’t mind admitting that he sometimes gets sick of playing his most beloved songs. “I might have said right before I played the gig, […]

Hilarious play asks questions about the limits of art — and of friendship

These two questions contemplate the core concept of the 1990s comedy and Tony award winner for best play, Art: “Are you who you are because you are who you are? […]

Eight great films to watch during Oscar season

There’s this “dangerous” film out right now called Joker. Maybe you’ve heard of it. It was the No. 1 film at last weekend’s box office, selling $93.5 million domestically and […]

‘Joker‘ Review: Gritty film reimagines famed supervillain

The Clown Prince of Gotham struts onto the big screen once again in Joker, a bold and bleak reinterpretation of the modern comic book movie that is destined to send shockwaves […]

Celebrating their catalog of success

Listening to Don Barnes’ salad days stories, one gets the feeling that it is sort of miraculous that the band he fronts, 38 Special, became the powerhouse it did. Barnes […]

Reanimating the downtown zombies

Almost one year ago, the unthinkable happened. Fright Night’s Zombie Walk was canceled because of high winds and related weather. “We battled winds in the 45 mph to 55 mph […]

Theater company is a little shop, but ready to grow

Having earned a graduate degree in musical theater and worked as a professional performer, Christopher Spalding was looking for ways to keep his skills sharp and his theater bug satisfied. […]

Wagon Wheel rolls out summer 2020 shows

With most of our local arts organizations at least one or two productions into their 2019-20 seasons, is it too early to look ahead to summer 2020? Not if you’re […]
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