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Maceo Parker: “2% jazz, 98% funky stuff”

By Kendall Buzzelli We’re counting down the days until Maceo Parker makes his appearance at Wharton Center. I am super excited that we have Wharton Center in our area to bring in music legends for audiences to enjoy. Maceo Parker is one of those legends:

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Posted in Jazz, Wharton Center News

Moon Mouse, A Space Odyssey: What it’s like to perform in the dark

By Kendall Buzzelli We spoke with Kevin Chick, an actor with Lightwire Theater and a performer in Moon Mouse, A Space Odyssey, coming to Wharton Center on Sunday, April 15. He gave us the inside scoop on everything you need

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Lungs: A deeply human portrayal of the decisions made in life

By Kendall Buzzelli As life goes on, we are forced to make choices. Some of them are easy – for me, becoming a Spartan was one of the easier choices I had to make – and some are hard – 

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Posted in Performing Arts, Wharton Center News

On Your Feet!: A Quick and Dirty Guide to Salsa Dancing

By Kendall Buzzelli   On Your Feet! is upon us this week, and what better way to celebrate than through dance! Gloria and Emilio Estefan’s Cuban heritage is accented by vibrant and fun salsa dancing, something I didn’t know much

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Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: Meet the Family

By Kendall Buzzelli Ever wonder what it’s like to travel with six (and counting) kids on tour? Somehow and someway, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy do just that with their musical family. We spoke with Natalie about the highlights and

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Wharton Center News

Yamato: What is taiko drumming?

By Kendall Buzzelli When I think of drumming, I think of the cool kid in School of Rock or Miles Teller in the movie Whiplash. It’s a very specific view of what drumming can be; I’m unfamiliar with the different kinds of

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The Greatest Storytellers of the 21st Century

By Kendall Buzzelli The 21st century has brought a slew of new faces to the storytelling realm, and with David Sedaris coming to Wharton Center November 3, I’ve been thinking about how storytellers can come out of anywhere. We live in

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