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Friday/Saturday/Sunday Dec. 11th-20th, 2009

A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES

A new tradition for Auburn

Review by Tom Woods, Special to the Citizen
Grade: A

“When I wrote last year that I hoped the Auburn
Public Theater would make “A Child’s Christmas in
Wales” an annual event, I thought perhaps that its
creators would allow the theater to mount the play on
its own. I didn’t expect Polly Hogan and Ron Ritchell
to bring it back themselves. Hogan and Ritchell, together
with APT co-founder Carey Eidel and local actor Dave Tobin,
are reunited for another round of the play running…
this December the downtown theater. (more…)

Posted: Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 @ 2:11 pm by Curt
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AUBURN COMMUNITY CHORUSDecember 6th, 2009 at 3:00pm & 7:00pm

AUBURN COMMUNITY CHORUS

An arena-ready voice is not required to join Auburn’s newest vocal group. Singers don’t even need to audition. The Auburn Public Theater’s community chorus, which begins rehearsing September 20th, emphasizes the first word of its title more than finesse. Organizer Amy Bellamy, a choir instructor and music professor at Cayuga Community College, is ready to leave her lecture voice at the door when she leads the choir through its songs.?I want to keep it light-hearted and fun,?Bellamy said. Something where people can come and learn a little about singing and have a really good time doing it.
Bellamy – a graduate of Union Springs High School and SUNY Binghamton’s Master of Music program – has sung since she was 2 and long harbored a dream to do so for a living. She had unsuccessfully bounced the idea for a community chorus around for a couple years before bringing it up to Auburn Public Theater Artistic Producing Director Angela Daddabbo, who shared Bellamy’s ambition. Daddabbo’s enthusiasm for starting a community chorus was elevated by the theater’s recent screening of Young @ Heart, a documentary about an all-senior choir group from New England. Her cousin, Lisa Vitale, had presented the community chorus idea to Daddabbo for a year prior, and APT Vice President Janie MicGlire added her voice as another interested party. (more…)

Posted: Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 @ 2:05 pm by Curt
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Saturday, October 24th, 2009
7:30pm & 9:30pm

COMEDIAN WAYNE FEDERMAN
WAYNE?S MOVIE CREDITS: Funny People, Step Brothers,
Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, 50 First Dates,
Unaccompained Minors, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, Dumb and Dumber, Legally Blonde, A View From The Top, Waking Up In Reno, Bam Bam and Celeste, Grilled, Max and Josh, Love And Support, The Third Wheel, Jack Frost, Freak Talks About Sex, Dill Scallion
WAYNE?S TV CREDITS: Wizards of Waverly Place, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The X-Files , The Last Laugh (aka Kiss My Act), The Larry Sanders Show, LA Law, Baywatch, The Tonight Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central Presents, Tough Crowd, The Late Late Show, Politically Incorrect, CBS Morning Show, Star Search (more…)

Posted: Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 @ 1:59 pm by Curt
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Bob PiorunSaturday, September 19th, 2009 at 8:00pm

BOB PIORUN AND “The Convertibles”

Veteran Central New York musician Bob Piorun discovering the great possibilities of the guitar synthesizer decided to form a band to utilize its potential. The guitar synth is able to duplicate the sounds of horns, keyboard and strings.With this in mind Bob first thought of Central New Yorks ?Queen of the Blues Queenie Anne Adessa. (more…)

Posted: Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 @ 1:55 pm by Curt
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Irshad KhanSaturday, September 12th, 2009 @ 8:00pm

A CONCERT WITH IRSHAD KHAN

Not to be missed – an unforgettable evening of Sitar with Maestro Irshad Khan

“The Mozart of Indian Music”

A Sitar performance of Indian traditional, classical and fusion music

Ravi Singh: Tabla
Sriram Bakshi: Tanpura
Don Dinino: Guitar
Bill Tiberio – Saxophone
Irshad Khan is considered among the world’s best Sitar players and the leading Surbahar (BassSitar) player of his generation and among the finest instrumentalists of the world. His individual stamp in both these instruments ascends from the distinctiveness of his technique and mental prowess. is renowned not only for his mastery of these two instruments, (more…)

Posted: Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 @ 1:36 pm by Curt
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