Escape the Ordinary

 

Escape the Ordinary

October Performing Arts Highlights

 

 

Alash Throat Singers

Global Music

Alash Throat Singers

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, 7:30 P.M.

 

Named for the Alash River that runs through the northwestern region of Tuva in southern Siberia, this amazing ensemble combines the ancient art of throat singing, a technique for singing multiple pitches at the same time, with newer, Western musical ideas.

 

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Jeremy Davenport

Central PA Friends of Jazz Presents

Jeremy Davenport

Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, 3 P.M.

 

Singer-trumpeter Jeremy Davenport is a veteran of the Harry Connick, Jr. Orchestra and resident of the NOLA Ritz Carlton's Davenport Lounge. Don't miss this opportunity to hear him execute favorite standards and originals with exquisite style.

 

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Say Goodnight, Gracie

Theater

Say Goodnight, Gracie

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, 7:30 P.M.

 

Alan Safier stars in the Tony-nominated hit about George Burns. Go back in time to spend a hilarious, heartwarming evening in the company of America's funniest centenarian.

 

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Purple Cries for Blue Skies

Spoken Word Theater

Purple Cries for Blue Skies

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, 3 P.M.  |  Sunday Oct. 22, 2017, 3 P.M.

 

After playing to sold out audiences at the Ware Center, writer-director Evita Colon is back with a play using poetry and dance in an emotional portrayal of the stories of people all over the world affected by domestic violence.

 

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Mexico Beyond Mariachi

Family Fun Fest

Mexico Beyond Mariachi

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, 11 A.M.

 

Entertaining, exciting and educational, this experience is a journey that ignites the imagination and opens the senses. Expand your perception of Mexican culture through enchanting pre-colonial instruments and vibrant interpretations of music and dance.

 

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For a full list of all the events happening at the Ware Center and Winter Center, visit our general ticket page

 

 


 

 

Coming In November...

 

 

 Two Piano Recital

Yu & Shih: Two Piano Recital
November 5

Nobuntu

Nobuntu
November 12

 

 

 

Club 42 - Jazz in the Sky Series

 

Join us for hot jazz, sultry cabaret, and some of the hippest touring acts on the scene today. The Atrium is your spot for sophisticated listening in a club-style atmosphere. In addition to comfortable table seating, your evening includes the option to purchase food and beverages to enjoy during the event. But don’t forget, listening to our delightful acts is the top priority and conversation above a whisper is strongly discouraged during the sets.

 

 

Tickets: $20 reserved seating, no discounts.

 

 

Shayna Steele

Club 42

Shayna Steele

Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, 7:30 P.M.

 

International soul singer and Broadway stage veteran Shayna Steele has a voice that the London Jazz Review says "has enough voltage to light up the West End." Shayna and her 4-piece rhythm section do a series of jazz, blues and old soul that will leave you wanting more.

 

 

 

 


 

The David Myles Road Show

Club 42

The David Myles Road Show

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, 7:30 P.M.

 

Canadian singer-songwriter Myles makes a living traversing musical time periods and genres, crisscrossing from folk, roots, jazz, and country, while swinging between the 40s, 50s, and 60s to the present. His tour marks the debut of his tenth original album, “Real Love,” which celebrates the sound of the 50’s infused with a personal style that has captivated fans across North America and around the world.

 

 

 

 


 

Champian Fulton Quartet

Jazz in the Sky

Holiday Jazz with the Champian Fulton Quartet

Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, 7:30 P.M

 

Oklahoma native Fulton has become a world class jazz pianist and vocalist with international acclaim. With seven previous albums under her belt while still in her twenties, she will be debuting her brand new holiday release.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Julie Keough

Club 42

Julie Keough "Crossover"

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, 7:30 P.M.

 

Julie Keough and friends present "Crossover," a unique story about the influence of popular music styles and Broadway musicals on each other through the decades. From the early days of "trunk musicals" by greats such as Cole Porter and George Gershwin, "Crossover" explores Broadway’s Golden Era, and progresses to the favorite shows and styles of today including Country & Western, Rhythm & Blues, and modern Broadway shows.

 

 

 

 


 

Milton Suggs

Jazz in the Sky

Milton Suggs

February, Feb. 3, 2018, 7:30 P.M.

 

Celebrate Black History Month with an artist dubbed “Chicago’s next rising star.” Jazz vocalist and composer Suggs’ vocals and approach to music are a reflection of the many great voices in Black music and culture from the past century and beyond. Enjoy his lush baritone on original compositions, vocalese tunes and time-honored standards.

 

 

 

 


 

Velvet Caravan

Club 42

Velvet Caravan

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, 7:30 P.M.

 

Eclectic gypsy jazz for the 21st Century, the Savannah, GA quintet returns this season to serve up dazzling original tunes along with traditional swinging favorites that would make Reinhardt and Grappelli proud.

 

 

 

 

 


 

The Seamus Egan Project

Club 42

The Seamus Egan Project

Friday, March 16, 2018, 7:30 P.M.

 

St. Patrick’s Day at the Ware has never been more authentic! Bandleader of Philadelphia-based Solas, the preeminent Irish-American band of their generation, Egan brings friends and musical guests to share the stage in his latest creative endeavor, fusing hits from the iconic band with new tunes that continue to explore "the farther reaches of the Irish tradition and beyond."

 

 

 

 


 

Camille Thurman with the Darrell Green Trio

Club 42

Camille Thurman with the Darrell Green Trio

Friday, April 13, 2018, 7:30 P.M.

 

An appropriate wrap up of our Jazz in the Sky series, celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with saxophone player, singer and composer Camille Thurman, known for amazing her audiences throughout the world with her impeccable sound, remarkable vocal virtuosity and captivating artistry. Many have praised her vocal abilities to the likeness of Ella Fitzgerald and Betty Carter, while her rich and warm sound on the tenor saxophone has alluded others to compare her to tenor greats Joe Henderson and Dexter Gordon.

 

 


 

 

 

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