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The Meeting*

Justin Sayre’s International Order of Sodomites Honors Elton John >>

It is once again time for monthly 'Meeting* of The International Order of Sodomites' at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater. Last month host Justin Sayre gave big willkommen to fans of the classic Kander and Ebb musical 'Cabaret.' This month Sayre seeks to prove that the B*tch is indeed back. the Meeting* centers on The Rocket Man himself, Elton John.

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell’s New Musical ‘Bright Star’ Begins Broadway Previews Before March Opening >>

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s new musical 'Bright Star' has officially hit Broadway. The new show by the Grammy award winners began previews this past Thursday, Feb 25 ahead of the show’s March 24 opening.

Alan Warburton Transforms Bach's 'The Well Tempered Clavier' Into 5-Minute Art Piece

Dale Henderson's 'Bach in the Subways 2016' to Run March 19 through 21 >>

Since 2010, cellist Dale Henderson has been dedicated to honoring Johann Sebastian Bach's birthday by performing his work in subways, parks, cafes, bus stops, public spaces, zoos and concerts open to everyone -- all the while declining donations and passing out free souvenir postcards inviting people into the world of classical music. This March 19 through the 21, marks the sixth annual run his of 'Bach in the Subways' in New York, invovling thousands of musicians across the world for a new tradition celebrating Bach's 2016 birthday on the final day of the celebration.

The Arts Effect

‘SLUT the Play’ & ‘NOW THAT WE'RE MEN’ Have Been Extended Til March >>

The Arts Effect production of 'SLUT the Play' and its male companion piece 'NOW THAT WE’RE MEN' have been extended at the Dixon Place in New York. SLUT the Play will now run till March 6. The reposnce to SLUT the Play has proved the show so sucessfull that last year it lead the publishing of 'Slut: A Play & Guidebook for Combating Sexism and Sexual Violence' in February 2015 by the Feminist Press, and the launch of the movement.

Ata Kak

Awesome Tapes from Africa Re-Release Ata Kak's 'Obaa Sima' in March >>

African artist Ata Kak released his cassette Obaa Sima in 1994 in Ghana and Canada, with little success. Year’s later, Awesome Tapes from Africa spurred the little known singer into an internet sensation. Finally, on March 3, the electronic rapper’s album will be released on LP, CD and digital and limited edition cassette.

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