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Riviera honors vets, presents 'Beauty'

by jmaloni
Thu, Oct 28th 2010 02:20 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre presents the American Legion Band of the Tonawandas performing its Veterans Day Concert on at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7.

The award-winning American Legion Band of the Tonawandas' Post 264 was formed in 1929 by World War I veterans and Post 264 members.

Hear the 85-member American Legion National Championship Band, conducted by Michael Shaw, perform a symphonic pops program in the style and tradition of John Philip Sousa. On the program are famous marches, "March Militaire" by Franz Schubert, "Hymn To The Fallen" by John Williams, "Broadway Curtain Time" by John Krance, "Symphonic Dances" from "Fiddler on the Roof" by Jerry Bock, "Raymond Overture" by Ambroise Thomas, "The American Dream" by James Beckel, "Salute to the Armed Services" by R. Cray, "God Bless the U.S.A." by Lee Greenwood, familiar show tunes and military band spectaculars. Tickets are $10.

  • The Riviera Theatre also will present the classic fairy tale, "Sleeping Beauty" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, and at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10.

For more information, or for tickets, call the box office at 692-2413, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or order online at www.rivieratheatre.org.

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