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Friday, July 31, 2015

Popcast: Titus Andronicus’s Rock Opera by Ben Ratliff

Ben Ratliff and Joe Coscarelli discuss “The Most Lamentable Tragedy” which metaphorically addresses manic depression.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

A Season of Many Singers in Jazz at Lincoln Center by BEN RATLIFF

Jon Hendricks and Jimmy Heath will open the fall season of Jazz at Lincoln Center, which will also include Cassandra Wilson and Dianne Reeves.

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Fun, Fun, Fun With Porgy, Bess and George by STEPHEN HOLDEN, JON PARELES, JON CARAMANICA and BEN RATLIFF

New albums by Brian Wilson, John Mellencamp, Trace Adkins, Esperanza Spalding and Boris & Ian Astbury.

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Popcast: Our Vacations with Ariana Grande and Kate Bush by Ben Ratliff

Ben Ratliff and Jon Caramanica discuss new projects by Ms. Grande and Ms. Bush.

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Jazz at Lincoln Center Season to Include Tributes to Billie Holiday and Wayne Shorter by Ben Ratliff

The 2014-15 season will also see the Allen Room renamed in honor of Robert J. Appel.

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Friday, March 11, 2011

After a Year Away, a Homecoming for the Allmans by Ben Ratliff

The Allman Brothers Band returned to the Beacon on Thursday for the beginning of their thirteen-night stand.

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Saturday, January 8, 2011

A Lot of Jazz. Many More People. by Ben Ratliff

Friday night proved that a lot of people are curious about New York Winter Jazzfest. More than were planned for.

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Visitors' Center Planned for Louis Armstrong House and Museum by Ben Ratliff

The center will house a large collection of letters, trumpets, photos and more.

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