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Pink Martini at the Colonial Theater

July 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

“Pink Martini is a rollicking around-the-world musical adventure… if the United Nations had a house band in 1962, hopefully we’d be that band.” – Thomas Lauderdale, bandleader/pianist
In 1994 in his hometown of Portland, Oregon, Thomas Lauderdale was working in politics, thinking that one day he would run for mayor. Like other eager politicians-in-training, he went to every political fundraiser under the sun… but was dismayed to find the music at these events underwhelming, lackluster, loud and un-neighborly. Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop – and hoping to appeal to conservatives and liberals alike, he founded the “little orchestra” Pink Martini in 1994 to provide more beautiful and inclusive musical soundtracks for political fundraisers for causes such as civil rights, affordable housing, the environment, libraries, public broadcasting, education and parks.
In its twentieth year, Pink Martini was inducted into both the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame and the Oregon Music Hall of Fame.

Friday, July 12, 2019
8pm • Colonial Theater
$73 • $63 • $53 • $43

Details

Date:
July 12
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Website:
http://www.idahofallsarts.org/pink-martini

Venue

Colonial Theater
450 A Street
Idaho Falls, ID 83402 United States
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Phone:
208-522-0471
Website:
www.idahofallsarts.org