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Archive for Friday, December 25, 2015

Intersection: D’Andrea Pelletier

DAndrea Pelletier- The Opera Realtor- sings a couple of her favorite arias including one thats really about summer. Pelletier explain why ‘Summertime’, from  Gershwin’s opera Porgy and Bess fits right into the holiday spirit. And she sings a version of ‘Ave Maria’ that might not be so familiar to listeners. 
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

Intersection: Mo’Mo Browne

MoMo Browne are Maria Lynn on vocals and Ben Browne on guitar. Youll hear them playing at venues around Orlando-  original songs and covers.  Ben Browne says they got their start as a duo after meeting at Orlando Brewing- where he was playing a solo set.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

OMA The British Invasion collection

Florida has long played muse to a certain kind of songwriter your Jimmy Buffetts, your Bertie Higginses but it may come as a surprise that a sunny day poolside at a Clearwater motel was the birthplace of the Rolling Stones breakthrough hit, Satisfaction. Or so Keith Richards claimed in his 2010 memoir. Which fans the flames of intrigue for a show now at the Orlando Museum of Art. The British Invasion is a collection of pictures taken by Bob Bonis, American tour manager for the Stones from 1964 to 66. The snaps he took, mostly unpublished during his life, revel in and reveal his intimate access to the band, showing Mick, Keith and the boys not just performing ...
Published in Commentaries, From the Pages of Orlando Weekly