by Janey Lee
Catch a glimpse into the extraordinary life of British pianist Myra Hess, who organized more than a thousand concerts in Trafalgar Square in the midst of World War II. Actress Lesley Nicol of Downton Abbey appears in Admission: One Shilling for this free, one-night-only epic tale.
Zanies Comedy Club's third season of Queer Comedy features trans humorist Carey Callahan, bisexual funny lady Ali Clayton, former bartender and current gay man Archer Coe, and headliner Liz Treyger. Adam Guerino hosts.
At the Riviera Theater, grunge outfit Soundgarden performs in support of their first LP in nearly two decades, King Animal, an album that, according to Monica Kendrick, was worth the wait, as "it's 52 minutes that never let up, with a refreshing variety in theme and tempo, and Chris Cornell’s snarly rock-god pipes are as strong as ever."
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