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The Morning Blend - Ann Hampton Callaway

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Ann Hampton Callaway Friday, Jun 24, 2011



“At Last” the Platinum Award-winning incomparable Ann Hampton Callaway will be back with IT in a not-to-be-missed evening and only Tucson appearance! She will touch your heart with her wit and magnificent musical artistry!
Invisible Theatre's Sizzling Summer Sounds 2011

Cabaret returns to Arizona Inn

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Cabaret returns to Arizona Inn
NY SINGER BRINGS A COSMOPOLITAN FEEL TO IT EVENT Cabaret returns to Arizona InnBy Cathalena E. Burch Arizona Daily Star | Posted: Friday, June 17, 2011
Invisible Theatre launches its 2011 Sizzling Summer Sounds cabaret concert series this week with two events - "High Standards" with a cast of popular Tucson performers and "An Evening With Ann Hampton Callaway" featuring the critically acclaimed New York cabaret singer. PHOTO COURTESY OF INVISIBLE THEATRENew York cabaret singer Ann Hampton Callaway will perform as part of Invisible Theatre's Sizzling Summer Sounds.
"We wanted to be able to showcase world-class talent that lives here and comes in in a setting where people really listen to the music," Claassen said. "I like to say it's a cosmopolitan experience on Tucson time: Have dinner, a cabaret show and hang out with the artists in the lounge and still be home by 10."Performances: "High Standards" fe…

Pure Entertainment | Review | Tucson Weekly

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Pure Entertainment | Review | Tucson Weekly


Invisible Theatre's Sizzling Summer Sounds series returns to the Arizona Innby Sherilyn Forrester
Over the next month, there are 10 different concerts slated, with most of them featuring multiple performances. Some will showcase the very best of Tucson's musical talent, and some will feature out-of-town headliners in an intimate, cabaret-like setting. After each performance, the audience will be able to mingle with the singers and musicians in the Audubon Lounge. "This is such a special opportunity," says Claassen. "All these folks are so accessible, and they're all people you'd want to know." Jack Neubeck will be featured in Sizzling Summer Sounds on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 21 and 22.Neubeck, joined by Haskell and Katherine Byrnes, will be featured in the first offering, called "High Standards," on June 21 and 22. He can hardly contain his excitement about getting to perform "some of the gr…

Sizzling Summer Sounds opens June 21!

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Sizzling Summer Sounds
(520) 882-9721 June 21-July 16!
Sizzling Summer Sounds Presented by the Invisible Theatre
8 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, Tuesday, June 21, through Saturday, July 16
Arizona Inn, 2200 E. Elm St.
$35; discounts and packages available
882-9721
Ann Hampton Callaway will bring her mastery of multiple musical styles in for three performances, June 23-25. The award-winning composer/lyricist/singer/pianist/actress will not only sizzle, but with her full-hearted approach to making music, she is sure to smolder as well.

Although she now calls New York home, Callaway grew up in the Chicago area and says music was ever-present, so much so that it was "like breathing. I'm really grateful that I experimented with many different art forms, but I felt music was the most beautiful way to draw all the things I love and do into one field of endeavor."

Callaway says that she was particularly inspired by Carole King. "Whatever year Tapestry came out, I w…