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Hollywood ragtime sweetie Janet Klein sings Irving Berlin’s “Cohen Owes Me Ninety-Seven Dollars” at the Tin Pan Alley show during the Annual West Coast Ragtime Festival in Sacramento last November (2007)
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Saturday, February 19
Before "all that jazz" there was "Ragtime," Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens' description of America in the early 1900s, as well as the title of their 1998 musical. The Tony Award-winning epic follows three families – one African American, one WASP, one...
June 19, 1997 | 8:00 pmAfter months of rehearsal as a poor immigrant struggling to protect his daughter, Rubinstein has forged a close bond with Danielle Weiner, the young actress who plays Little Girl
In "Ragtime," the part of Tateh, a widowed, immigrant Jew who comes to New York with a young daughter in...
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Coalhouse Walker Jr.
(Brian Stokes Mitchell),
a ragtime pianist brimming
with confidence and plans
for the future
America, Set to Music
By Diane Arieff Zaga, Arts Editor