Podcast Episode 47: Musical Encoding

This week I chat with Mardi-Ellen Hill, creator of The Spell of Vaugirard, a one-time award-winning stage play, now a five-book series. During the podcast we discuss the plot of the play/series, how she grew a 2-hour stage play into a 5-novel series, musical influences, the interdependence of past, present and future, musical puzzles, and […]

Enjoy the Film Scores of John Williams in Long Beach

This Saturday, the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra continues it’s 2010-2011 “This Ain’t Your Daddy’s POPS!” season with an evening of Hollywood music from composer John Williams. During his career, which spanned six decades, Williams created some of the most memorable motion picture soundtracks, including scores for: the Star Wars saga, Superman, the Indiana Jones films, […]

Guests Announced for Rock & Shock

Rock and Shock is an annual horror and music festival held in Worcester, Mass. Gina Migliozzi and Kevin Barbare created the event seven years ago because they saw that there was an overlapping audience between horror film fans and hard-rock lovers. Rock and Shock is a combination horror film festival and multi-act rock concert. This […]

Toxie Hits the Stage

Remember Toxie? The hero of a string of B-movies in the 1980s? Well, he’s back … and singing on stage in New York! Toxic Avenger: The Musical will begin performances on Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at New World Stages. Opening Night is set for Monday, April 6th. In the video below, BroadwayWorld.com brings you the […]

Gothicfest 2007 Tickets Go on Sale Wednesday

If you’re interested in going to Gothicfest 2007, tickets go on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, as well as ticketmaster.com, Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 10am. This is a 21 and over event. For more information, visit www.gothicfest.com or www.myspace.com/gothicfest. For more genre travel information, visi http://thegenretraveler.com.

The Experience Music Project (EMP)/Science Fictio…

The Experience Music Project (EMP)/Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame (SFM) in Seattle, Ore., currently has an exhibition of more than 30 costumes and objects from Star Wars, Blade Runner, The Terminator, Superman, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica and many more of the most popular science fiction-related films and television shows of all time. The […]

The Little Mermaid Sings on a Denver Stage

Disney Theatrical Productions is holding the world premiere of the stage musical version of its retelling of “The Little Mermaid” fairy-tale in Denver, Colo. The Ellie Caulkins Opera House will hosting the world premiere of the Broadway bound musical July 26 through Sept. 9. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.denvercenter.org. For more […]