Monthly Archives: February 2009

Paul Simon on PBS Tonight

PBS will broadcast a White House concert in tribute to Gershwin Prize winner Stevie Wonder tonight (check local listings). The concert, recorded Wednesday in the East Room, features the inaugural Gershwin Prize recipient, Paul Simon. “I am so glad my children are growing up under an Obama presidency,” Simon said, before performing what the Washington Post described as a “quiet,… Read more →

The Beacon

From the New York Times, a look at the restored Beacon Theater in Manhattan, where Paul Simon will be performing Friday and Saturday nights. During a rehearsal on Wednesday, Paul Simon, the headliner for the reopening celebration on Friday night, said: “I’ve performed here many times and it was always fun, but I was overwhelmed to see how beautiful it… Read more →

Surprise?

The Internet is flooded – flooded! – with rumours that Art Garfunkel will be joining Paul Simon for a few numbers at this Friday’s Beacon Theater concert. Garfunkel is in the middle of a tour of Florida, with stops in Key Largo on Thursday and Fort Pierce on Saturday, so a quick jaunt to New York for a performance Friday… Read more →