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“Android Amaker,” a unique, collaborative, music and arts project led by Seattle vocalist and co-creator Brent Amaker, will be performed Friday, Nov. 7, at Neumos.
The project emcompasses a sci-fi electronic concept album of the same name inspired by futurist Raymond Kurzweil’s theory of the Singularity, a point when progress becomes so rapid that humans won’t [...]
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By GENE STOUT
Still witty and engaging after decades of performing, 80-year-old Frankie Valli led his storied vocal group on a baby boomer nostalgia trip Friday, Sept. 12, at Chateau Ste. Michelle winery.
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, whose tale has been told in the Broadway musical and movie “Jersey Boys,” rolled out hit after hit [...]
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By GENE STOUT
There is perhaps no better way to celebrate the Year of the Horse than by attending a performance of “Odysseo,” the $30 million international touring extravaganza blending equestrian arts, theater, music, stage craft, daredevil acrobatics and high-tech wizardry.
Extended through March 30 at the white big top at Marymoor Park in Redmond, “Odysseo” is [...]
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In 1973, musician and writer Michael Bate interviewed Gram Parsons, known as “the original cosmic cowboy.” Six months later, the pioneering country-rocker (and father of alt-country and Americana) was dead of an overdose at 26.
Bate’s chance interview with Parsons was the inspiration for “Grievous Angel: The Legend of Gram Parsons,” a threatrical concert starring Anders [...]
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Director Michael Mayer has created a rock opera based on Green Day’s “American Idiot” album.
According to the New York Times, the rock opera “has now reached Broadway as one of the most anticipated musicals of the spring, set to open on April 20, and Mr. Mayer’s belief in the power of Green Day’s explosive melodies [...]
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