Steven Van Zandt set as producer, music director for new Broadway show

Steven Van Zandt set as producer, music director for new Broadway show

NEW YORK — Steven Van Zandt’s wide-ranging arts resume just added a new line. The songwriter, actor, radio DJ and E Street Band icon was announced Monday as music director for “Piece Of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story,” a theater production slated for a Broadway opening in 2016. The show, which spotlights the prolific […]

Judy Collins to perform with Tucson Symphony Orchestra in April 2016

Judy Collins to perform with Tucson Symphony Orchestra in April 2016

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Judy Collins will perform with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra one night only, Friday, April 22 at 8:00 p.m. at the Tucson Music Hall. Tickets for An Evening with Judy Collins and the TSO and went on sale Thursday, October 1 at 10:00 a.m. Hear the legendary singer/songwriter perform her […]

Comedic southwestern operetta ‘Arizona Lady’ draws on Jewish experience

Comedic southwestern operetta ‘Arizona Lady’ draws on Jewish experience

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The story of Arizona Lady is told for laughs. Centered on the efforts the feisty Lona Farrell to succeed at ranching in her new Arizona home, it combines the state’s cowboy heritage and Southwestern flair with the banter, wacky characters and plot twists of comedic Viennese operetta. Lona confronts […]

Old Tucson hosts Happy O’odham New Year Dance

Old Tucson hosts Happy O’odham New Year Dance

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The ripening saguaro fruit and arrival of summer rains signal the re-birth of the desert and in the Tohono O’odham tradition, the beginning of a new year.  Old Tucson, the Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation, The Arizona Historical Society, and Festival Director Angelo Joaquin, Jr. welcome all area residents and […]

SASO concerts feature violinist Chloe Trevor, Elgar’s Enigma Variations

SASO concerts feature violinist Chloe Trevor, Elgar’s Enigma Variations

Critics praise Trevor’s “dazzling technique,” “huge tone” and “bold personality unafraid to exult in music and ability.” Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Chloe Trevor will play Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra on May 9 and 10. The work is not only one of the best-known violin concertos of […]

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