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Will the Real Tuesday Weld Please Stand Up? PDF Print E-mail
Music News
Written by John James   
Tuesday, 02 October 2001 18:00
• My favorite new CD of the moment is When Cupid Meets Psyche by the enigmatically monikered (The Real) Tuesday Weld. Just picturing the actress Tuesday Weld in Thief with James Caan or Sex Kittens in College is enough to make me tingle warmly all over, but this newly released Kindercore Records CD isn’t reaching back into 1960s and 1970s iconology; it takes a much deeper time trip into the 1920s and 1930s big-band swing of your grandfather’s 78 RPM records with modern-day loops and electronic beats.

 
Lennon Tribute Re-Scheduled for Next Week PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John James   
Tuesday, 25 September 2001 18:00
• This coming Monday, October 1, the TNT cable channel will broadcast the much-anticipated John Lennon tribute concert live from New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. The event was originally scheduled for this past week, but the horrific events of September 11 put the honor on hold, and it has now emerged with additional artists and renamed Come Together: A Night for John Lennon’s Words & Music, Dedicated to New York City & Its People.

 
Trout’s Skills Impress, with Feeling PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 25 September 2001 18:00
Walter Trout’s voice and guitar playing have a desperation to them, a sense of need that fuels the songs. It’s easy to read a bit much into them, perhaps, because while Trout is revered in Europe, he’s still searching for his deserved reputation in his native States.

 
Schleicher’s Third QCSO Season Looks to Be Strongest Yet PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 25 September 2001 18:00
In the past two years, the Quad City Symphony (QCSO) under the direction of musical director and conductor Donald Schleicher has demonstrated its ability to program diverse, compelling concerts. Old reliable pieces have been buttressed by less-traditional works, resulting in concerts that are both enjoyable and enlightening.

 
QC Symphony Conductor Builds Reputation with Distinctive Choices PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 25 September 2001 18:00
When the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) takes the stage for its season-opening performances next weekend, the audience will have several new experiences – one piece in tribute to the victims of the recent terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, and another that few people anywhere have heard.

 
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