TV Show Preview: Great Performances – – Tony Bennett: Duets II on PBS Friday, 1/27 PBS

Preview: “Great Performances — Tony Bennett: Duets II,” PBS-TV, 1/27/12, 9:00 P.M. By Marianne Spellman Set your DVRs, Seattle-area folks, or better yet, snuggle up with your sweetie in front of the warm glow of your TV set with a glass of your favorite libation this Friday night, January 27th, because there will be a […]

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Show Review & Photos: Tony Bennett @ the Paramount

Photos & Show Review: Tony Bennett (with Antonia Bennett) @ The Paramount, Seattle WA, 12/17/11 by Marianne Spellman Let us begin with a short introductory tale, paraphrased. . . Once upon a time, there were two men, meeting for the first time in New York City’s Greenwich Village. The first was a young man, aged […]

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Show Review & Photos: Thee Oh Sees & Total Control @ the Crocodile

Photos & Show Review: Thee Oh Sees and Total Control @ The Crocodile by Marianne Spellman If you were in the Seattle area and could have benefitted from the restorative and detoxifying benefits of a visit to the sauna, you really should have been in attendance at the Crocodile to see garage rock’s most bitchen […]

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TV Show Preview: Women Who Rock, Fri. 11/18 on PBS

PBS-TV Documentary Preview: “Women Who Rock,” 11/18/11 by Marianne Spellman “Women Who Rock,” part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival, is a sparkling documentary celebrating the history of women in rock n’ roll. It opens with two powerful performance clips of James Brown’s “It’s A Man’s World,” first, with Brown himself, followed by pop singer […]

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Show Review & Photos: The Damned & The Cute Lepers @ the Showbox Market

Photos & Show Review: The Damned & Cute Lepers @ Showbox Market, 10/27/11 By Marianne Spellman At some points in the night, there was absolutely nothing that I could do to take a good photograph of The Damned at the Showbox at the Market. Nope, I just had to wait it out, because sometimes the […]

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