Broadway

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The footlights will shine brighter on The Best of Broadway on KEDM after the generous donation by a local collector.

Charles Freeman Stamper presented KEDM with a collection of 215 Broadway soundtracks, many of them rare. Stamper recently returned to the Monroe area after more than fifty years of living and working in California. 

Biedenharn Opens a Page of the Great American Songbook

Nov 2, 2016
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The Biedenharn Museum and Gardens is hosting the Great American Songbook in concert Saturday, November 4th at 7 p.m. The concert will feature Cory Trahan, Lisa Lee Phifer, and Richard Seiler, a local trio of ten years.

This Saturday's concert will be held to honor Tommy Usrey's retirement as President of the Northeast Louisiana's Arts Council. The trio will be performing some of their favorite American classics from Broadway and jazz to pop repertoire. 

Monroe Symphony Teams Up with The Broadway Boys

Apr 29, 2016
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The Monroe area is home to many great arts organizations, but only one symphony orchestra. For 45 years the Monroe Symphony Orchestra has provided the community with live performances of world class classical music. The symphony give its last performance of the season Saturday, April 30.

The Art of The Broadway Song

Mar 27, 2015
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What makes a Broadway song memorable?  Why is a song placed at a particular moment in a musical?  Questions like these are explored in a new book from Dr. Mark Clark, Associate Professor of Music and Acting at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.