Category: Music

ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY'S The Streisand Songbook Blurs Lines Between Living Legends

ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY’S The Streisand Songbook Blurs Lines Between Living Legends

[ 0 ] May 6, 2015

by thom senzee –  According to The New York Times, oft-lauded singer, Ann Hampton Callaway “has a voice so rich, flexible and extravagantly gorgeous that it hardly matters what use she puts it to.” Fortunately for fans of cabaret, Hampton Callaway herself and Barbra Streisand, she’ll be putting her rich voice to use by singing […]

LEANN RIMES: Singing From The Heart

LEANN RIMES: Singing From The Heart

[ 0 ] April 17, 2015

by chris carpenter –  There aren’t many performers, who are a household name at 13 and have won two Grammy Awards before their 15th birthday. In fact, LeAnn Rimes became the youngest country music star in 1996, since Tanya Tucker 24 years earlier. She has long since crossed over to other musical genres, has appeared […]

“POPS” CULTURE - with the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra

“POPS” CULTURE – with the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra

[ 0 ] April 16, 2015

With their upcoming evening of classical pops selections, the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra hopes to lure lovers of hits from the past—and introduce others to some of the original pop songs. by ken knox –  ASK A GAY MAN ON THE STREET TO NAME A POP STAR and you’re likely to hear names like Katy […]

HONORING OUR VOICES: A 30-Year Journey with San Diego Gay Men's Chorus

HONORING OUR VOICES: A 30-Year Journey with San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus

[ 0 ] April 10, 2015

by ken knox –  With their upcoming “Greatest Hits” concert just around the corner, members of the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus tell The Rage Monthly about the show that’s been 30 years in the making. When the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus formed 30 years ago, the very first song they sang together on […]

RAGE REVIEWS: Treats in Our Basket

RAGE REVIEWS: Treats in Our Basket

[ 0 ] April 8, 2015

by chris carpenter –  Another Easter has come and gone, but the bunny left a few new and recommended movies, videos and even an album in his wake! Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation (now playing at Laemmle’s Playhouse in Pasadena) This spiritually-leaning documentary by Stefan Haupt, director of last year’s acclaimed The Circle (see below), […]

SAVOR THE MUSIC: A MOMENT WITH MICHAEL FEINSTEIN

SAVOR THE MUSIC: A MOMENT WITH MICHAEL FEINSTEIN

[ 0 ] April 7, 2015

by joel martens – At this point, he really has done almost all of it. Multiple performances at major venues across the land, work with an impressive list of musical heavyweights, from world-class orchestras, pop and Broadway performers, to his work with some of America’s greatest composers. His personal songbook includes multi-platinum-selling albums, with two-time […]

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY’S MARCH 28 POPS! Honors Port of Long Beach's Support of Music Education

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY’S MARCH 28 POPS! Honors Port of Long Beach’s Support of Music Education

[ 0 ] March 19, 2015

  Long Beach Mayor Garcia to Present Proclamation to Celebrate Symphony’s 80th Season On Saturday, March 28, lovers of the Long Beach Symphony POPS! will groove to rhythms from around the world featuring the music of Jobim, Tito Puente and Sergio Mendes, among others, at a one-night-only concert at the Long Beach Arena honoring the […]

THE SING-OFF LIVE! Stars of the Hit NBC A Cappella Competition Will Bring Fans Across America the Ultimate Evening of A Cappella

THE SING-OFF LIVE! Stars of the Hit NBC A Cappella Competition Will Bring Fans Across America the Ultimate Evening of A Cappella

[ 0 ] March 16, 2015

  During its special one night, 2-hour television event, NBC’s hit a cappella music competition The Sing-Off crowned Nashville-based Melodores the winners of Season 5. The Vanderbilt University a cappella group was the only collegiate group to be selected to compete this season on the show which launched a cappella sensations Pentatonix and Home Free […]

SHE GOT THE BEAT: MenAlive Pays Tribute To The Women Who Have Rocked Our World

SHE GOT THE BEAT: MenAlive Pays Tribute To The Women Who Have Rocked Our World

[ 0 ] March 11, 2015

. With their upcoming She Got the Beat concert, MenAlive focus a spotlight on the women whose music, gay men often turn to for support and inspiration. For MenAlive’s next show, the renowned Orange County-based choral group and its artistic leaders, have planned an evening devoted to the music of the women who have been […]

RAGE REVIEWS: The Music of Love

RAGE REVIEWS: The Music of Love

[ 0 ] February 14, 2015

by chris carpenter –  ‘Tis the weekend for love on stage and screen, although I’m not sure whether the big movie release Fifty Shades of Grey qualifies since I haven’t yet seen it or read the BDSM-infused book on which it is based. Opera lovers throughout Southern California have the opportunity to quench their ardor via […]

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