Waterfront Performing Arts Series 2010
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For Immediate Release
July 30, 2010
Released By:
Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment
For More Information Contact:
Ryan McMahon
Arts@cityofboston.gov

Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events is happy to announce the eighth annual Waterfront Performing Arts Series. The series, sponsored by the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, takes place on Tuesday evenings, 6 – 8 pm, from August 3rd to August 24th at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park. This year’s program features a mix of artistic genres including opera, American standards, jazz, Celtic music and a theatrical performance. This summer’s complete series includes:

August 3

A North End Salute, featuring Lirica Italiana and Adam Herbert: An evening of classic arias, favorite Neapolitan songs, and a tribute to Frank Sinatra.

August 10

Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles:  A delightful meld of the high-lonesome vibe of classic country with the hardscrabble attitude of old-school alt-rock.

August 17

A Celtic Night with Laura Cortese:  Welding the propulsive grace of ancient fiddle styles to disarmingly open-hearted original pop songs

August 24

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged):  A bawdy parody of the plays written by William Shakespeare with all of them being performed (in shortened form) during the show by only three actors.

For further information visit www.cityofboston.gov/arts or call (617) 635-3911

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