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Doc Pomus Music Celebrated Tonight at Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing

Holly Cara Price | Posted 07.02.2014 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Pomus was quite simply one of the most brilliant songwriters of all time, writing "Save the Last Dance for Me," "This Magic Moment," "Viva Las Vegas," and dozens of other hits. For most of his life Doc was confined to crutches and a wheelchair, but he lived more during his 65 years than many of us could in several lifetimes.

Summer's Here and the Time Is Right for Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center

Holly Cara Price | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Tuesday June 26 marks the beginning of Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing series, now in its 24th season. The series kicks off A Tribute to Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald by the Nelson Riddle Orchestra.

The Simple Art of the Big Apple Circus -- Take the Kids, but Go for You!

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

Sometimes I think it is much more fun to go to the circus as an adult, rather than a child. You can get your own program, treats and novelties without begging your harried parents. You can even sport a red sponge clown nose.

Alan Gilbert's Big Week

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Albert Imperato

The first concert of a new music director's tenure with an orchestra feels a little bit like Election Day: it doesn't happen very often, and when it does, emotions are running high