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Review of  “ Maurice Hines; Tappin Thru Life”
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Review of “ Maurice Hines; Tappin Thru Life”

January 25, 2016 By Dr. Leonard Golubchck, Entertainment Editor for the Labor Press The extraordinaire Song and dance man Maurice Hines returns to the New York stage with his new show "Tappin' Thru Life. The show is adroitly directed by Jeff Calhoun who staged the dance filled show “Newsies”.

Black Lives Matter on Film
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Black Lives Matter on Film

January 19, 2016 By Tara Jessup The Workers Unite Film Festival is previewing a powerful and important film dealing with the issues of #BlackLivesMatter and police violence against working people of color. Current occupation by gun-toting "patriots" in Oregon, where hands-off police policy has been evident, demonstrates the incredible disparity in how police deal with…

Opera-Union Leader Alan Gordon Dies at 70
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Opera-Union Leader Alan Gordon Dies at 70

January 11, 2016 By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel Greenacres, NY- Alan S. Gordon, executive director of the American Guild of Musical Artists since 2000, died Jan. 1 at the age of 70. He was known for using theatrical tactics to represent the union’s members, who included chorus members, soloists, dancers, choreographers, and production personnel…

Hartford Symphony Musicians Resist Pay Cut
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Hartford Symphony Musicians Resist Pay Cut

January 5, 2016 By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel  Hartford, Conn- Talks were scheduled to resume Dec. 28 between musicians and management at the Hartford Symphony Orchestra—which management is threatening to close at the end of January if the musicians don’t take a 30% pay cut.

Review of “On Your Feet” at the Marquis Theater
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Review of “On Your Feet” at the Marquis Theater

November 17, 2015 By Dr. Leonard Golubchick, Entertainment Editor for labor Press This is a joyful and exuberant show that takes us from the humble beginnings of Gloria and Emilio Estefan to stardom.This show finds the sweet spot in the audience as  gets you off your feet and conga its way in everyone’s heart. Jerry…

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