Sunday, June 26, 2016 Sivan 20, 5776
Original band's U.S. promoter likes the patter of 'Rain'
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ll ya need is ... Sid? It took a rock 'n' roiler, a mogul mover and shaker, to modify the answer to "How do you get to Carnegie Hall?" from "Practice! Practice! Practice!" to "Sid Bernstein! Sid Bernstein! Sid Bernstein!" Indeed, the nonagenarian mopped up with the Mop Tops, introducing the Beatles to America at his 1964 Carnegie Hall concert...
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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
I never know what I'll find each summer when I go to the "Athfest" in Athens, Ga., but I always stumble across at least one gem. One of my favorite discoveries this year was Allison Weiss and the Bandits. They looked like Lisa Loeb fronting a punk band and sounded like tight pop pros. Better yet, they sank their hooks...
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
With Chanukah here, it's time to submit a list of musical gifts to share with family and friends. Musical gifts are renewed every time they're used, listened to, studied and loved. The products on this list are certainly diverse; they include traditional musical material, plus items that reflect the first digital decade of the 21st century. · Best of the...
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Bob Dylan: Lubavitch, Christian ... Joker? It's All 'There'
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Zushe ben Avraham -- put down that G-string of a guitar, comb your hair straight and stop that mumbling. And while you're at it, buy some popcorn for a picture that shows not just that "The Times They Are a-Changin' " but that the movies are, too. "I'm Not There" is here, up there on screen right now, as nonlinear...
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
Chen Reiss, Israeli-born and educated lyric soprano, made a stunning and almost "electric" impression in her debut performance with the Philadelphia Opera Company in Verdi's masterpiece, "Rigoletto." Playing the role of Gilda, daughter to the hunchback court jester Rigoletto, Reiss brought her cool and clear soprano to the stage of the Academy of Music for several performances, possibly the best...
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