Despite glowing reviews from its out of town tryout, a stellar cast and a great play, I was not transported by the performance I caught of The Glass Menagerie. I blame the New York Yankees and the raves.
Part memoir, part concert, Lady Day captures jazz great Billie Holiday. Thanks to the amazing Dee Dee Bridgewater, who channels Holiday's unique phrasing and intonation, audiences meet the singer in London in 1954, as she ends her European concert tour.
In Porchlight's seductive and sobering production of Lanie Robertson's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, the moment Alexis J. Rogers makes her reluctant entrance, drink in hand, you know you're in for a turbulent ride.
Antony Bitar released his self-titled debut album in September, and his rendition of the Christmas classic "Silent Night" is a special gift that Antony is giving to Huffington Post readers for the holidays.
In her mid-80s, Barbara Carroll's still doing what she does best and what few others even begin to do as well as. Nowadays she does it more regularly at the Oak Room, where management is wise enough to turn the paneled room over to her every Sunday brunch.
Chick Corea's new album, Forever, is a two-disc set, with the first disc being acoustic, and the second disc with a full band and guests. For the first disc, I asked him if it was a return to Return To Forever.
This 35-track, triple disc DVD collection is such an important and significant pop-culture package that it might scare your unsuspecting holiday recipient into thinking you're saying something more than merely Happy Whatever.
In an interview, Mraz said, "What am I up to? All kinds of things. I'm in the middle of making a record. Basically, what my life is all about is that search for inspiration. It's spirituality, art, and freedom."