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In the Spotlight

Frenchie Davis–Pick of the Week–Sunday Oct. 23

Pick of the Week
October 22, 2016 0

BY ROB LESTER, with Singer/Fellow Audience Member BLAKE ZOLFO—-This is the first in a series of pieces where my comments as a reviewer will have as an added voice the perspective of someone whose voice […]

Cabaret Convention Begins–Review by Larry Myers

October 19, 2016 0

BY LARRY MYERS~~~An encyclopedic definition of “cabaret” says this form of entertainment is distinguished by its performance venue. Instead of pub, restaurant or nightclub a “gala” (defined as a celebration) here happens in the vast upscale […]

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Bistro Bites

Photo by Michael Barbieri
Bistro Bites

Pangea & Carol Lipnik

October 13, 2016 0

Years ago, I worked at Judy’s, a little supper club/cabaret on West 44th Street; often described as a jewel box of a room.  It was simple, elegant and intimate.  Pangea, in New York’s East Village, […]

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Video of the Moment

Remembering Dawn Hampton (1928-2016) “The Light Is On”

Dawn Hampton, a swing era music and dance legend gives us a snapshot into her life on the road with the family band the "Deacon Hampton's Cotton Pickers". She played Carnegie Hall and The Apollo and went on to inspire swing dancers all over the world.

Photo of the Moment

Photo of the Moment

Sun, October 16 Two shows at 4 & 7PM are SOLD OUT. A second date has been added for Monday, October 17 at 7p. at The Laurie Beechman Theater The Mabel Mercer Foundation presents a ‘live’ recording session in which Sidney Myer – one of the most gifted and beloved entertainers throughout the entire cabaret community – will have his own act captured for DVD release. Join the fun and be a part of this audience!

Cabaret Throwback

Cabaret Throwback

Throwback Photo Contest

Performer Andrea Axelrod has drawn from many different sources throughout her illustrious career. This photo is a compilation of those sources.

Name as many as you can to win tickets to see her upcoming show "Like Being in Love," at The Metropolitan Room Sunday, October 30, 4p,

Send your answers to photo@nitelifeexchange.com. The most answers win!

Rob’s NiteLife Person of the Week

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