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Dorothy Martin is drawing a blank. Nothing. Thiiiiiiinkinnnnnnng … nope, still nothing. Hey, guitarist D.J. Black, what about you — can you think of anything unusual or memorable that’s happened while the band Dorothy has been out on the ro— “Oh, oh, oh — I have a crazy story!” interjects the frontwoman of the group that bears her name. “I got thrown out of a strip club in Montreal!” OK, Dorothy Martin, you have our attention. “They had a wily waitress who felt a little uppity, and I bumped into …

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  • Lark Quartet to perform in Salt Lake City
    The Chamber Music Society of Salt Lake City will present the Lark Quartet, performing Debussy’s Quartet in G minor, Op. 10; Zhou Lang’s Five Folk Song...
    Updated Jan 13 2017 06:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Audrey Babcock ’Aldonza/Dulcinea’ David Pittsinger ’Cervantes/Quixote’ and Keith Jameson ’Sancho Panza’ act out a scene during a rehearsal of ’Man of La Mancha’ at Utah Opera production studio Wednesday January 11, 2017. Music: ‘Man of La Mancha’ at Capitol Theatre entails a knight at the opera
    After opening its season with “Carmen,” Utah Opera returns to Spain for its next production. Well, sort of. “Man of La Mancha” — the 1964 musical insp...
    Updated Jan 15 2017 09:20 am   |     |   Share
  • Review: Guitar greats Greene and Osborne mash it up at the State Room
    It was an interesting concept from the get-go: Put together two guys who each have made a name for themselves — Jackie Greene and Anders Osborne — wit...
    Updated Jan 15 2017 03:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • | Courtesy Mark Wigglesworth Utah Symphony, guest conductor Mark Wigglesworth give a performance of operatic proportions
    The last time popular British conductor Mark Wigglesworth visited Abravanel Hall, almost exactly two years ago, he conducted “The Nutcracker” without ...
    Updated Jan 13 2017 10:46 pm   |     |   Share


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