Entertainment Spotlight

  • Catching Up: Santana, Taj Mahal and a déjà vu ‘Blue Christmas’

    Posted by Ben Fong-Torres

    Catching Up: Santana, Taj Mahal and a déjà vu ‘Blue Christmas’
    By Ben Fong-Torres It’s short shrift time. I have a life that’s ripe (and slightly wrinkled) for blogs and tweeting; for facebooking and updating. I’m just no good at it. My last column here on AsianConnections was about the memorial in late July for my sister Shirley. My last posting on the authors’ site, Redroom, was about a radio promo tour I did (20 stops, all on the phone...

Backstage Pass Articles

  • Wynton Marsalis' New House of Swing

    Posted by Lia Chang

    Dizzys Club Coca-Cola is one of three elegant new performance venues at Frederick P. Rose Hall, the $128 million new home of the 14-year old Jazz at Lincoln Center program in the Time-Warner Center. The club offers music 365 days a year, with a line up of world renowned jazz artists filling the slate Tuesday through Saturday, special late night hang sets for jam sessions and low-price Monday night shows featuring jazz bands from area colleges.

  • B.D. Wong stars in Pacific Overtures on Broadway

    Posted by Lia Chang

    B.D. Wong stars in the Roundabout Theatre's Broadway revival of Pacific Overtures , the landmark musical by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, with additional material by Hugh Wheeler and music direction by Paul Gemignani. Pacific Overtures has a limited engagement through Jan. 30 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street).