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A legend passes; the world mourns …


co-pavarotti-sings.jpgLegendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti, 71, has died. He was considered to be the greatest tenor of his time, and retired in 2004, but was on a farewell tour when he was stricken with pancreatic cancer in 2006.

His family and closest friends gathered at his Modena home Wednesday evening as Pavarotti ‘s condition declined sharply. He had been treated for pancreatic cancer and was reportedly suffering from kidney failure, according to Italian news sources.

He filled his life with music, and his voice filled our lives with a beauty so intense, so overwhelming it made us cry for the sheer joy of it. Our ecstasy was mirrored in his eyes, his voice, his dazzling smile, and the sheer effervescence of his life.

This clip showcases Il Galdiatore, possibly his greatest vocal work. The slide show itself captures the essence, the heart, soul and music of this magnificent man and his larger than life career.

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A hot car, those ‘summer nights’ and Matt Nolen light up the Roxy stage


e_grease_ashleynolan_325.jpg Do you love her but she doesn’t match up to your image? Is he dreamy but he’s giving you mixed signals? You can be helped.  Go on line and buy your tickets to Roxy Regional Theatre’s live production of Grease.

This production, which debuts September 21 as the opening show in the Roxy’s 25th anniversary season, features Matt Nolen of “You’re the One That I Want,” a TV show that gave different actors a chance to compete as Danny and Sandy.

What’s cool? What’s not cool? Relationship answers you’ve always been looking for will knock you upside the head in this live professional performance. What’s that? Tell me more, tell me more, you say. It’s been many years since John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John responded to those lyrics while romping across the grounds and hallowed halls of Rydell High. «Read the rest of this article»

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