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Re: Pink Martini! (with special guest star NPR's Ari Shapiro)
« Reply #30 on: July 28, 2015, 06:37:43 pm »
Finally, I need be envious no longer!! I'm going to see Pink Martini opening for Diana Krall at Red Rocks Amphitheater next month!!

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Re: Pink Martini! (with special guest star NPR's Ari Shapiro)
« Reply #31 on: July 28, 2015, 06:43:38 pm »
enjoy the show!!


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Re: Pink Martini! (with special guest star NPR's Ari Shapiro)
« Reply #32 on: July 28, 2015, 06:53:59 pm »
Enjoy! And, report back!

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Re: Pink Martini! (with special guest star NPR's Ari Shapiro)
« Reply #33 on: July 28, 2015, 07:05:31 pm »
I realize that I never reported back.  (That's cuz I did, but on facebook...)

Beautiful, warm night on Cape Cod on July 11. 

I ran into a former coworker (who had retired) before the show and had some big laughs. 

It was a sold-out crowd at the Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis--mostly older white folks.  The band and singers made the best of the strange, revolving, in-the-round stage. 

There was magic in the air, for sure!  The band and the singers were ON! And the audience was super responsive. 

Of course, the highlight was special guest ARI SHAPIRO, who, just that week, had been promoted from London bureau chief to co-anchor on "All Things Considered".  He was in great voice, singing in several languages, including Spanish, Greek and Armenian.  My favorite was his version of "La Soledad", but when he sang "Yo te quiero siempre" (I will always love you), I knew he was singing directly to me.   ::)


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Re: Pink Martini! (with special guest star NPR's Ari Shapiro)
« Reply #34 on: July 28, 2015, 07:50:22 pm »
He was in great voice, singing in several languages, including Spanish, Greek and Armenian.

Armenian?  ???
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Re: Pink Martini! (with special guest star NPR's Ari Shapiro)
« Reply #35 on: July 29, 2015, 01:03:40 am »
Armenian?  ???

Yes.  Why the surprise?

Here are the lyrics:


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Re: Pink Martini! (with special guest star NPR's Ari Shapiro)
« Reply #36 on: July 29, 2015, 08:23:25 am »
My favorite was his version of "La Soledad", but when he sang "Yo te quiero siempre" (I will always love you), I knew he was singing directly to me.   ::)


Yes, I'm sure that he was.   ::)


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Re: Pink Martini! (with special guest star NPR's Ari Shapiro)
« Reply #37 on: July 29, 2015, 09:20:25 am »
Armenian?  ???

Yes.  Why the surprise?

Was there a huge Armenian contingent in the audience?
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Re: Pink Martini! (with special guest star NPR's Ari Shapiro)
« Reply #38 on: July 29, 2015, 12:47:04 pm »
Was there a huge Armenian contingent in the audience?

I doubt it.  It's just Pink Martini's "thing" to perform songs in many different languages.

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Re: Pink Martini! (with special guest star NPR's Ari Shapiro)
« Reply #39 on: July 29, 2015, 01:23:10 pm »
I doubt it.  It's just Pink Martini's "thing" to perform songs in many different languages.

Ah!  :)
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