Altan – Irish Ensemble Makes for Thoroughly Modern Traditionalists 
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Altan – Irish Ensemble Makes for Thoroughly Modern Traditionalists 

Altan Irish Ensemble Makes for Thoroughly Modern Traditionalists  by Brad Balfour When the Irish group Altan visited New York during St. Patrick’s week, it transformed the City Winery in lower Manhattan into a pastoral scene. It was rich with lilting melodies, harmonious voices and the engaging sonics of various traditional instruments such as violin, accordion, … Continue reading

Things Are Always Better with Jesse McCartney
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Things Are Always Better with Jesse McCartney

Jesse McCartney Things Are Always Better with Jesse McCartney by Jackie Speiss  It has been about a decade since PopEntertainment.com had the privilege of catching up with singer/songwriter/actor and, of course, self-proclaimed grill master Jesse McCartney. Last time we got the chance to hang out, McCartney had just released his third solo album Departure, which … Continue reading

Rita Coolidge – Living in the Spirit World
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Rita Coolidge – Living in the Spirit World

Rita Coolidge Living in the Spirit World by Jay S. Jacobs If Rita Coolidge didn’t have a life as interesting as she has, it would seem like someone had to make it up. She showed up in Hollywood as a teen, a young woman proud of her Native American heritage and blessed with a sweet … Continue reading

Neil Meron and Marc Platt – Resurrecting Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
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Neil Meron and Marc Platt – Resurrecting Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Neil Meron and Marc Platt Resurrecting Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert by Jay S. Jacobs In 1970, a pair of fairly unknown composers named Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice released a concept album called Jesus Christ Superstar, a rock opera about the life of Christ looking through a (then-) modern prism. The record was … Continue reading

Julie Cerda – Reaching New Heights in Children of a Lesser God
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Julie Cerda – Reaching New Heights in Children of a Lesser God

Julie Cerda Reaching New Heights in Children of a Lesser God By Jay S. Jacobs Broadway is the dream, and Julee Cerda has finally reached it. The role which has made this dream a reality is in the much-anticipated revival of Mark Medoff’s Tony Award-winning play Children of a Lesser God, which became a smash … Continue reading

Slime Time at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards
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Slime Time at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

Slime Time at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards By Samantha Speiss After four-weeks of voting, the 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards splashed onto the screens of millions. And though kids’ (and adults’) attention spans can be minuscule, Nickelodeon left everyone wanting more. The 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards were held on March 24, 2018, at the Forum … Continue reading

Celtic Woman – Quartet Brings Out Their Sounds for A Seasonal Celebration
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Celtic Woman – Quartet Brings Out Their Sounds for A Seasonal Celebration

Celtic Woman Quartet Brings Their Sounds for A Seasonal Celebration by Brad Balfour If any group has become synonymous with popular music from Ireland, it’s Celtic Woman. Though named in the singular, this quartet has been commanding stages internationally for nearly last two decades. Once again, they are coming to the tri-state area on the … Continue reading