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Love Is in the News on Valentine’s Day

Love Is in the News on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

(New York City, February 14. 2017) — The Bistro Awards Committee is pleased to announce that ASCAP, the performing rights association and longtime Title Sponsor of the Bistro Awards, has just chosen to lend its name to the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award being presented to Darlene Love at the 32nd Annual awards gala on […]

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32nd Annual Bistro Awards Winners Announced!

32nd Annual Bistro Awards Winners Announced!

January 29, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Rock and Roll Diva DARLENE LOVE and Singer-Actress CAROL WOODS Among the Honorees at the 32nd ANNUAL BISTRO AWARDS GALA Monday, March 13, 6:30 pm at Gotham Comedy Club Jazz Singer Spider Saloff, Vocalist-Recording Artist Natalie Douglas, and Actor/Musical Improv Artist Jason Kravits Among the 16 Award Winners (New York City, January 30, 2017) — Rock […]

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Rock and Roll Diva DARLENE LOVE to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala

Rock and Roll Diva DARLENE LOVE to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala

January 26, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Monday, March 13, 6:30 pm at Gotham Comedy Club (New York City, January 26, 2017) —Pop icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love will be honored at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 13, where she will be receiving the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award, the Bistro Awards’ highest honor, […]

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The 32nd Annual Bistro Awards

The 32nd Annual Bistro Awards

January 13, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

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“A Night at the Bistros” Returns in February

“A Night at the Bistros” Returns in February

December 29, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

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A Swell Party It Was!

A Swell Party It Was!

December 11, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, the audience at Urban Stages got a sample of just some of the high quality of talent that’s recognized by the Bistro Awards each year. “A Night at the Bistros” paid tribute to songwriters Richard Rodney Bennett, Murray Grand, Rick Jensen, Steven Lutvak, John Wallowitch, and George Winters and a selection […]

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Join Us for A Night at the Bistros December 6!

Join Us for A Night at the Bistros December 6!

November 29, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Hear the music of Richard Rodney Bennett, Murray Grand, Rick Jensen, Steven Lutvak, John Wallowitch, George Winters Sung by Aaron Lee Battle * Mary Foster Conklin * Lina Koutrakos * Deborah Tranelli *Jay Rogers Use Discount Code FIVEOFF for $25.00 Tickets! Purchase tickets here!

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Qu’est-ce que c’est cabaret?

Qu’est-ce que c’est cabaret?

November 2, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Qu’est-ce que c’est cabaret? was the topic of a panel discussion featuring top cabaret performers (from l. to r.) Kim David Smith, Laurie Krauz, Klea Blackhurst,, and Jeff Harnar, and moderated by Bistro Award Committee member Gerry Geddes. It was part of the three-day conference for the American Theatre Critics Association that Bistro Awards producer […]

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How “Supper Clubs” Became “Cabarets”…40 years of great entertainment

How “Supper Clubs” Became “Cabarets”…40 years of great entertainment

October 11, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

The article below was published in Back Stage on December 15, 2000. Here’s how I came to write it. The newspaper was planning a special year-end 40th Anniversary issue, with articles surveying the performing arts scene over the first 40 years of the paper’s life. Sherry Eaker, the Editor in Chief of Back Stage, asked me […]

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Welcome back! … and other matters

Welcome back! … and other matters

June 21, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Last month, after not having done new solo shows for a while, Lucille Carr-Kaffashan and Maureen Kelley Stewart unveiled their latest offerings. Making welcome returns is not all these vocalists have in common. Both are in top form and giving very strong performances in excellent shows with marvelous arrangements and exceptional instrumental support—and both are MAC […]

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