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Scholz plays with Pops
Tuesday, June 07, 2011

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From the Boston Globe:

Among those celebrating Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s 150th anniversary over the weekend was Tom Scholz. The MIT alum and mastermind behind the formerly mega-selling band Boston performed with the Pops at Symphony Hall, wearing a tuxedo shirt and playing his signature Mighty Mouse Les Paul guitar. (In his intro, Pops conductor Keith Lockhart recalled how Boston’s first LP was the soundtrack to his senior year of high school.) Scholz played a new song, "Last Day of School," on the Symphony Hall pipe organ. He played four songs on guitar to a sold-out house backed by the orchestra, ending the set with "To Be a Man" from the "Third Stage" album.




 
We're Now on Facebook!
Saturday, June 04, 2011

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As the owner of this site, I like to take advantages of different social media services available to help share the news and content of this site in other ways. There is the RSS news feed, which you can get updates in any RSS reader or modern browser. There's also a Twitter account, which the feed for is embedded on the front page. There is also a MySpace page, which I will admit does not get a lot of attention. Now thirdstage.ca has a presence on Facebook.

If you're reading this, then you've probably heard of Facebook, and perhaps are even one of the over the half a billion people in the world who have a Facebook account. The new Facebook page will have postings of any news that comes up, which you will be able to see in your Facebook news feed. By "liking" the page, you can not only get the latest info, but view/add photos, video and share comments or stories on the page with other Boston fans.

To be a part of the page, just click the Like button on the side of the page, or click here to go to the page and click "Like".

 
Cosmos Perform for Organ Donor Awareness
Saturday, May 21, 2011

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Fran and Anton Cosmo will be performing to help raise awareness for organ donation.

The concert, which will be held at The Stage on 6th Street in Austin, is to help raise awareness of organ donation and raise funds for Austin booking agent Tammy Miranda. Tammy has an autoimmune condition that causes liver failure. She has about a year to live. Tammy doesn't qualify for Medicaid and cannot get insurance.

Fran knows the importance of organ donation; his brother Ralph was saved with a double lung transplant. Fran has said "My brother Ralph had less than a month to live, but then had a double lung transplant! Now he is doing GREAT. I know in my heart that this is all going to turn out just as well for Tammy, I can feel it!"

Tammy Miranda is forming a foundation to raise funds for organ transplants.

You can buy tickets or make a donation by going to teamtammymiranda.com

 
Tech Night at the Pops
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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Tom Scholz will be appearing at MIT's Tech Night at the Pops on June 02.

From MIT:
Each year the MIT Reunion Classes invite the graduating students (undergraduate and graduate) to join them at Tech Night at the Pops. This year's Tech Night at the Pops is Thursday, June 2, from 8-10 pm at Symphony Hall in Boston, featuring guitarist Tom Scholz '69 of the Platinum Award winning band BOSTON and mezzo-soprano Stephanie McGuire '96.

For those interested, the Boston Symphony Orchestra site has the program listing.

 
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