DEAN’S PICKS FOR APRIL – MAY 2011

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PMD Clients are staging a lot of great music, theater, concerts and events this month. Experience Cuba to Jerusalem (in England no less!), and Brooklyn to Boston to Carnegie Hall. PMD is proud to help these Organizations get their message out. Scroll Down and check out what’s happening.

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Si Cuba Festival
New York City
March – June 2011  – Many events are free and open to the public.
sicuba.org for a list of all events

A New York celebration of Cuban arts & culture, showcasing of the diversity of Cuban culture from the traditional to the modern.

Jerusalem
New York City
Previews started on April 2
jerusalembroadway.com

A comic, contemporary vision of rural life in England’s green and pleasant land.

Black Watch
DUMBO, Brooklyn
April 14 – May 8
stannswarehouse.org

A view of the war in Iraq through the eyes of the Scottish Army.

Record Store Day
Worldwide
April 16
http://recordstoreday.com

Pick up copies of Radiohead “The King of Limbs” and The Kills “Blood Pressures”

One day of the year that all independently owned record stores come together with artists to celebrate music.  Special vinyl and CD releases, as well as various promotional products are exclusively made for the day.  Hundreds of artists make special appearance and performances throughout the day.

Seance on a Wet Afternoon
New York City
April 19-May 1 – tickets start at $12
nycopera.com

Psychological thriller based on the novel and 1964 movie adaptation.

Under Construction
New York City
April 21 – May 7  at Dance Theater Workshop
siti.org

Performance combining the innocence of the 1950’s and present day America.

Beautiful Darling
New York City
Starts April 22 at the IFC Center
ifccenter.com
beautifuldarling.com

Documentary film paying tribute to the life and times of actress and Andy Warhol superstar, Candy Darling.

Bella Figura at Boston Ballet
Boston, MA
April 28 – May 8
bostonballet.org

A collection of works by three of the most exciting contemporary choreographers.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Boston Lyric Opera
Boston, MA
April 29 – May 10
blo.org

Classic Shakespeare play adapted by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears

Music of Steve Reich at Stern Auditorium
New York City
April 30th at 8 p.m.
carnegiehall.org

A 75th birthday celebration of one of America’s greatest living composers.

Washington National Opera Presents
Iphigenie at The Kennedy Center, featuring world-renowned tenor, Placido Domingo.
Washington DC
May 6-28
dc-opera.org

The priestess Iphigenie’s bloody past haunts her and threatens her family’s future.

Radiohead “The King of Limbs”
Worldwide
Released digitally February 18, physically March 28
http://www.radiohead.com/

The next great album from one of the today’s most respected bands.

The Kills “Blood Pressures”
Released April 4
Currently on tour in the US
http://www.thekills.tv
http://www.dominorecordco.com

A mix of heavy hard rocking guitars and the raw, visceral vocals make this a a near perfect rock album.

Sade “The Ultimate Collection”
Released May 3 in the US, May 9 Worldwide
http://www.sade.com/

A must have for every Sade fan.  Includes 4 new, unreleased songs as well as classics such as “No Ordinary Love” and “Solider of Love”