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Flushing Town Hall rejoices through June and July with the second half of a concert series celecrating the new affiliation of Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts (FCCA) with the Smithsonian Institution and the current exhibition in Flusing Town Hall, "Red, Hot & Blue: A Salute to American Musicals," a five-part multimedia exhibit capturing the magic and dynamism of a century's worth of musical theater. Named for Cole Porter's 1936 Broadway musical, Red, Hot & Blue, the exhibition describes the changing moods of the nation over the course of the 20th century as diverse ethnic and cultural influences blended to form a brilliantly colorful American mosaic. It was developed and organized by the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of American History, and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. The exhibition has been made possible, in part, through the generous support of Turner Classic Movies. (May 18 to July 4, free, M-F from 9 am-5 pm; Sat & Sun from noon-5 pm.) CONCERT SCHEDULE June 11, 8:00 pm "Songs For My Father," (featuring the music of Rogers and Hammerstein), with Heather MacRae. This concert features many songs her father, Gordon MacRae, sang in his noted movie career. It was awarded 1999 MAC and Bistro Awards. June 25, 8:00 pm "Sweet and Low Down: The Songs of George and Ira Gershwin" featuring Mark Nadler and KT Sullivan. July 4, 7:00 pm "Tap Your Troubles Away!," a dance concert with Ted Levy (collaborator with Gregory Hines on "Jelly's Last Jam," assistant choreographer of "Bring In Da Noise Bring In Da Funk!"). An evening presenting the evolution of tap from Broadway to Hollywood, including tributes to tap dancing pioneers in both mediums. This swinging show will have you singing and dancing in the aisles.

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