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Court Carney: CUTTIN' UP part two

Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 11:00am

Inquiry welcomes back COURT CARNEY, Assistant Professor of History at Stephen F. Austin State University. His latest book is a fascinating history of jazz, race and media titled CUTTIN’ UP: HOW EARLY JAZZ GOT AMERICA’S EAR. Tonight, in part two of our conversation about his book,  we talk about the jazz scene in Los Angeles in the 1920s and 30s, who were the movers and shakers, and how they figure into the larger history of jazz. We also talk about jazz in the early days of film, silents and talkies. If you are interested in the history of jazz, do not miss this show. 

Worcester Center For Crafts Artists in Residence Program

Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 11:00am

Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back TOM O’MALLEY, the head of the Ceramics and Photography Departments at the WORCESTER CENTER FOR CRAFTS. With him is Artist In Residence and glass blower EMERY WENGER. Tom talks about the Center’s wonderful Artists In Residence program and how you can apply and Emery talks about his life working with glass. To look at application requirements for this program at the WCC, go to:


The Tuesday Night Concert Series with The Fran Dagostino Band

Soulful blues/ rock guitarist Fran Dagostino runs a concert and jam session every Tuesday night beginning at ~7:15.

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Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/07/2013 - 19:00
Tue, 05/14/2013 - 19:00
Tue, 05/21/2013 - 19:00
Tue, 05/28/2013 - 19:00

Simpatico Simpatico

In playwright Sam Shepard's SIMPATICO, horse racing and con men mix in a cross between a modern film noir, Ibsenesque thriller and revenge drama. Shady past crosses with present yearning in this dark comedy-drama which is ". . . Mr. Shepard writing at his distinctive, savage best.” 

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 20:00
Sat, 05/18/2013 - 15:00
Sat, 05/18/2013 - 20:00

Mingotan Project

During his 2011 European journey, Matias (Mingo) German, conceived the idea of experimenting with musical styles like jazz, klezmer, and personal original melodies, fusing them with Afro-Argentinian sound colors & rhythmic feels for dancing like tango, milonga, candombe, chacarera, zamba, chamamé, huayno, landó, festejo, etc.

Mingo has reached out to a superb group of international musicians to make his musical dream a reality: Rebecca Kleinmann (flute), John Stein (guitar), Evan Harlan (accordion), John Lockwood (acoustic bass), Matias Mingote German (drums).

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/22/2013 - 21:00

Celebration of Local Artists

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 7:00pm

Live from the WICN Performance Hall, a Celebration of Local Artists--in the spirit of the recent Worcester Music Award given to WICN in recognition as the station that does the most to support local artists, we will feature 4 hours of music from local artists old and new!

Boston Jazz Singers Showcase

Join us for an evening featuring a number of Boston's best jazz vocalists. Backed by Dan Fox - bass; Joe Reid - piano; Miki Matsuki - drums.

For info about how to sing in a future showcase, visit

Tickets: $7pp

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/21/2013 - 20:00

Sunday Jazz Brunch with Lance Martin

Enjoy Eggs Benedict, Croissant French Toast and other delicious items from our award winning brunch menu, while listening to some of the area's best jazz performers. This Sunday features jazz flutist Lance Martin!

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 10:00

Soul City

You will Dance. Resistance is futile.

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 21:00

Shimon Ben-Shir Group

A group of seasoned and accomplished musicians takes you on a jazz journey that covers the globe, with unique soundscape that blends jazz, Middle Eastern and South American influences touches on the canon of cultures that the Group encompasses in their playing.

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 21:00


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