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Posts Tagged With ‘ Willy Wonka ’

 

Sweetest Show on Broadway Comes to Baltimore!

January 20th, 2019

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this new musical! Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory takes the stage at Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center (12 North Eutaw Street Baltimore) this Tuesday Jan 22 and continues through Sunday Jan 27. Roald Dahl’s treasured tale is now Broadway’s Golden Ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Willy Wonka... Read More

The Charmery Goes Full Wonka!

December 2nd, 2018

“We are the music makers and we are the dreamers of dreams.” –Willy Wonka The Charmery (1700 W 41st Street Ste 400 Baltimore) Goes Wonka this Tuesday Dec 4 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday Dec 9 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, The Charmery’s intention is only for the delight of all five of your senses. For the first, in what promises to be an ongoing series at The Charmery’s Ice Cream Factory, they are thrilled to present a full sensory movie experience. The Ice Cream Factory will transform into a magical movie watching experience of the original Willy Wonka. There... Read More

Why Do So Many Blues Musicians Have The Nickname “Little?”

May 17th, 2018

You’ve heard the expression, ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer. Well, ask several stupid questions, and get several stupider answers. Case in point: Q: Why do so many blues musicians, like Little Milton, etc., have the nickname “Little?” A: Because many blues musicians are descended from Oompa-Loompas. Blues music actually began with Oompa chocolate workers singing improvised spirituals bemoaning the harsh, sweatshop-like conditions in Willy Wonka’s factory, or as many of the Loopa bluesmen tagged it, “Stickyfingers Hell.” Some of the early pioneers of the artform, Little Willy... Read More