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Review: ‘An American in Paris’ at the Academy of Music

If you “love a Gershwin tune” (and who doesn’t?), An American in Paris, presented by Broadway Philadelphia for a limited run this Thanksgiving week at the Academy of Music, is the show for you! Based on the Oscar-winning 1951 film, with music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, a script by Alan Jay Lerner, […]

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Jen Creed. Photo by Meghan O'Neill.

An Interview with Singer Jen Creed-Performing ‘A Night at the Oscars’ This Friday, 2/19@7:30 PM at L’Etage in Philadelphia

Jen Creed, once a mathematician and former recruiter in the investment management industry, now sits on the Board of Directors of The Voice Foundation, and teaches voice, and serves as the head of theater at Merion Mercy Academy in Merion Station, PA. Above all, Jen is a popular Philadelphia singer with an unusually wide vocal range—singing as high as a lark […]

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LaTiDo Sings Oscar Nominated Songs Tonight at 8 PM

Tomorrow at La Ti Do, we sing Oscar nominated songs and say farewell to our February monthly feature: Lauren Du Pree and our spotlight Mary Payne Omohundro. Weekly Spoken Word feature: Gowri K Guest Performer: Marni Whelan Oscar Song Performers: – Hilary Morrow & Don Mike Mendoza “A Whole New World” – Carrie Heflin, “The […]

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Composer Hans Zimmer. Photo by Zoe Zimmer,

Chatting with Super Composer Hans Zimmer About ‘Man of Steel’ by Jordan Wright

According to a 2007 British survey Hans Zimmer is considered “one of the world’s 100 living geniuses.” He shares space on the list with the likes of Stephen Hawking, Prince and Philip Glass. Zimmer’s own list of achievements includes an Academy Award, several Golden Globes, Grammys, Lifetime Achievement Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and dozens […]

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