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De Cuba Con Amor (From Cuba With Love)

July 13, 2016 2:39 pm0 comments

by Steve Desroches At this time of massive global change there seems to be a never-ending newsreel of monumental shifts in the order of our world. New ideas emerge, progress is made and at other times freedom is restricted, new rivalries are formed as others fade away. For children of [...]

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Tartan and Tonys

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Alan Cumming Returns to Provinctown by Steve Desroches Star of stage and screen Alan Cumming was a bit starstruck when he first came to Provincetown. The Tony Award winner was first in town in 2001 for the Provincetown International Film Festival where his movie The Anniversary Party had one of [...]

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The Doctor Will See You Now

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by Steve Desroches Listening to Phoebe Legere speak about her career thus far is akin to playing a fantastic game of pinball.  Each question sets off a silver ball that bounces off every concept and idea, releasing a symphony of bells and whistles in Legere’s voice as she talks about [...]

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REVIEW: Strings Attached

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by Rebecca M. Alvin It’s easy to tell when a performer really loves what he’s doing. It’s part of the reason seeing live music is still and always will be better than listening to music online or on a CD, or on whatever format they come up with, no matter [...]

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Shades of Blue

May 25, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

35 Years of the Indigo Girls by Steve Desroches It’s a rare feat for a musician or a group to maintain the longevity that both produces classic work that spans generations and is a soundtrack to the lives of long-time fans. Births, deaths, new loves and broken hearts, transitions, and [...]

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Celebrate Music! Celebrate Community!

May 11, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches Since the Outer Cape Chorale’s inception in 2002 it has become a beloved community institution by both its members and its audiences around Cape Cod. Open to all, regardless of experience, the chorale offers free concerts expanding on its mission to bring the joy of singing to [...]

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Marshall Crenshaw

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Getting Lost in the Music by Steve Desroches What makes a good song?  One of those songs that musicians, regardless of the genre, just want to record. One of those songs that jumps off the written page or, even when played on a simple guitar, it’s apparent that it’s a [...]

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Gregg Sullivan: Out of the Shadows

May 4, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches Over the past decade there have been numerous documentaries that show the dynamic innards of the world of rock and roll. Standing in the Shadows of Motown, Twenty Feet From Stardom, Muscle Shoals, The Wrecking Crew—all films that show that behind the spotlight and theatrical face of [...]

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The Voice of an Era

April 20, 2016 11:46 am0 comments

Little Anthony & The Imperials perform at Town Hall by Rebecca M. Alvin       If there’s one thing that gets Little Anthony upset, it’s the constant reference to his 60+ year body of work with Little Anthony & The Imperials as “doo wop.” The term actually originated in [...]

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Mondays at the Mews

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Coffeehouse Celebrates 25 Years by Steve Desroches  It was a quiet Monday night with nothing particularly remarkable about the weather or news about town for a winter evening.  The open mic Coffeehouse at the Mews was about to begin. Singer-songwriters from around the Cape signed up to present new work [...]

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