Jazz-filled Mother’s Day weekend at Arlington’s Regent Theatre (Arlington Advocate)

May 06, 2011

Jazz-filled Mother’s Day weekend at Arlington’s Regent Theatre

-Margaret Smith, Arlington Advocate

Let’s face it. Moms love jazz. Treat your mom or the mother figure in your life to a bouquet of high-spirited sounds this weekend at the Regent Theatre in Arlington.

Friday, May 6

‘ERIC IN TWO EVENINGS’ A Boston jazz weekend with rare videos selected by jazz historian Hal Millder and Eric Jackson of WGBH radio. Includes clips of John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Sarah Vaughan, Herbie Hancock, Duke Ellington, Wes Montgomery, Pharoah Sanders and Sonny Rollins. A reception with Jackson and Miller will precede the screening. Starts 7 p.m.

TICKETS General admission; $7/Advance, $10/Day of Show ($5/Regent and JazzBoston Members)

$15/Includes Pre-Show Reception at 6 p.m.  ($12/Regent and JazzBoston members)

Saturday, May 7

MADE IN THE SHADE ‘Stellar Jazz Safari” CD release concert. Made in The Shade jazz ensemble celebrates the release of their first children’s CD, “Stellar Jazz Safari.” Starts 10:30 a.m.

TICKETS General admission; $12 adults, $10 children and seniors.

DEBORAH HENSON-CONANT ‘Electra’s Lyre’ and other musical stories. The innovative harpist and performance artist returns to the Regent with a special Mother’s Day concert.

Starts 8 p.m.

TICKETS General admission; $22 advance/$25 day of show; $15 Students/Seniors; $50 VIP (includes exclusive artist reception and first choice seats)

Sunday, May 8

BENNY GOODMAN AND PEGGY LEE TRIBUTE featuring Amanda Carr and The Everett Longstreth Orchestra. Starts 2 p.m.

TICKETS Reserved seating: $32.50 -Preferred (first 10 rows orchestra); $27.50 -Rest of orchestra; $22.50 -Balcony; $20 - Groups of 12 or more. $5 off for Jazz Boston and Regent card members

FOR MORE INFORMATION Call 781-646-4849 or visit regenttheatre.com.

Read more: Jazz-filled Mother’s Day weekend at Arlington’s Regent Theatre - - The Arlington Advocate http://www.wickedlocal.com/arlington/fun/entertainment/x552984090/Jazz-filled-Mothers-Day-weekend-at-Arlingtons-Regent-Theatre#ixzz1LbYQjOjQ