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In the Spotlight

NiteLife Person of the Week: Susan Winter

NiteLife Person of the Week
September 28, 2016 0

~ BY ROB LESTER Singer Susan Winter is like the hamburger you order after you give up your no-carbs diet; she’s on a ROLL again. She’s rolling out  Love Rolls On…, her superb 2009 cabaret […]

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Bistro Bites

Photo: Julie Vorobyov
Bistro Bites

Bistro Bites Review – Sant Andrea Cafe

May 29, 2016 0

Article: Michael Barbieri ~ Pride. Pride in traditional recipes. In imported, authentic ingredients. In precise preparation and elegant presentation. This is what you’ll find at Sant Andrea Cafe. That, and absolutely fabulous food! Located at […]

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Video of the Moment

In 1967, Dean Martin's Variety show was in its second season, when he was joined on stage by the comedy team of Allen & Rossi doing their classic routine Hunting/Let's Face the Music & Dance. Marty Allen & Steve Rossi had become to the 1960's what Martin & Lewis had been for the 1950's ... a classic comedy duo. At 94, legendary comedian Marty Allen is still performing, but now his partner is his wife, singer Karon Kate Blackwell. In this show, "An Intimate Evening with Marty Allen," they are touted as the new George Burns and Gracie Allen (google them). Two shows Tuesday, October 18 at 7pm & Thursday, October 20 at 7pm at Metropolitan Room.

Photo of the Moment

Photo of the Moment

Billy Stritch & Jim Caruso take up residency at Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle Sept 25, Oct 2, 9 & 16, Nov 20 & 27, Dec 4 & 18.

Named in honor of Ludwig Bemelmans, the creator of the classic Madeline children’s books, Bemelmans Bar is a timeless location that continues to attract socialites, politicians, movie stars and moguls with its extensive drink menu and nightly live entertainment.

The bar maintains its Art Deco legacy with chocolate-brown leather banquettes, nickel-trimmed black glass tabletops, a dramatic black granite bar and a 24-karat gold leaf-covered ceiling. Guests are charmed by its distinct New York style and the large-scale murals in the hotel bar, the only surviving Bemelmans' commission open to the public.

History of Bemelmans Bar

The Carlyle is an integral part of New York history. As the city’s premier luxury residential hotel, it was a famous gathering place for socialites, world leaders and celebrities when Ludwig Bemelmans began to create his masterpiece murals at the hotel bar. Bemelmans was a successful artist for The New Yorker, Vogue and Town and Country and had achieved enormous success with the Madeline children’s books series. Using his distinct style of art, he transformed the bar with whimsical scenes of Central Park that included picnicking rabbits and ice skating elephants. Rather than be paid for his art, Bemelmans exchanged his work for a year and a half of accommodations at The Carlyle for himself and his family.

Cabaret Throwback

Cabaret Throwback

Actress and Singer Gay Marshall performed the role of Grizabella in the original French production of CATS. Here she is in all her feline glory in 1989. Gay Marshall, brings her original show, Gay's Paree, to downtown’s alternative supper-club,Pangea, this fall.

Rob’s NiteLife Person of the Week

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National Cabaret & Broadway News

  • 58 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Friday, September 30 30 Sep 2016 16:28 AltWeeklies.com Looking for something to do on Friday? The Straight’s got you covered. Here are 58 events happening in or around Vancouver on Friday, September 30.   CONCERTS The Georgia Straight presents American alt-rock band Dinosaur Jr. at the Commodore, with guests …
  • O Sole Trio to open concert series 30 Sep 2016 08:09 North Platte Telegraph Program will include songs from ‘Phantom of the Opera,’ ‘Les Miserables,’ ‘Cabaret’ “Bravissimo Broadway,” a musical performance by O Sole Trio, will open the North Platte Concert Association’s 2016-2017 series at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the Neville …
  • ‘Prince of Broadway’ plans to finally hit NYC next year 29 Sep 2016 22:25 NYPOST Two Broadway legends are being saluted in a couple of forthcoming musical revues. First up is Hal Prince, whose life and shows are the subjects of “The Prince of Broadway.” Sources say it’s slated to open at the Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman …
  • Daily dish 29 Sep 2016 07:24 Sentinel & Enterprise Bruce Springsteen, left, greets a fan wearing a shirt with a Springsteen lyric, at the launch of his autobiography "Born to Run" at the Barnes & Noble in the New Jersey town where he grew up Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, in Freehold, N.J. (AP …
  • Brandeis fall luncheon, cabaret style 29 Sep 2016 05:51 The Acorn Brandeis Conejo Valley Chapter will hold its fall luncheon and boutique at 10 a.m. Mon., Oct. 10 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. All proceeds will go toward medical research, specifically Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS …
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