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november 22, 23 & 24, 2013 • marlborough, massachusetts
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fabulous food • live jazz

Paradise City Marlborough's food has been winning its share of awards for years. Enjoy a delicious meal while visiting the show, or take a dessert break in the Paradise City Café. Casual seating is available in a specially designated area of the exhibition hall.

Listen to masterful classic jazz in the Café while you sip coffee, nibble a European pastry and take a break from your shopping.

And don't forget our gift-wrapping service that benefits the Marlborough Public Schools Music Association.

Friends meet in the Café

'Food is no afterthought either...'
          - Boston Globe

Stay for the Dining......and Live Jazz!

Paradise Café Main Menu:
(Please note that menu items may change.)

Turkey Wrap served with all the trimmings

Penne, radiatore or tortellini pasta with choice of pesto, sundried tomato or alfredo sauce

Caesar Salad of romaine lettuce with dressing, Parmesan cheese, croutons; grilled chicken, steak or shrimp may be added

Fruit and Cheese Plate, served with crackers

Clam chowder in bread bowl; cup of seasonal soup or tomato bisque

Wine and beer available

Sweet treats in the Sculpture Café
Assorted desserts... mini-pastries, cookies and biscotti; gourmet regular and decaffeinated coffees, teas

Chefs prepare a delicious lunch!
Sweet treats in the cafe!
Friends Meet in cafe

Bunnell Sculpture
Special Exhibit!
'Hocus Pocus!'

This fall, we have conjured up a very special exhibit celebrating all that is mystical, magical, mysterious and make-believe.

'Hocus-Pocus' brings together dreams, history, storytelling and imagination. Often the joy in art comes from being surprised, both for the artist and the viewer! Read more...

For your listening pleasure, Paradise City presents cool jazz, swing and standards from a different band every afternoon in the Sculpture Café from noon to 4pm.

JD Jazz Trio • Friday, November 22
The Leolds treat visitors to classic jazz
    Paradise City's favorite bass player, Jeff Dostal, is accompanied by blazing keyboards and inspired percussion. He brings a juicy repertoire of jazz standards and tunes from the Great American Songbook.

Listen... 

The O-Tones • Saturday, November 23
The O-Tones
    The O-Tones perform Swing and Motown music that gets you dancing in the aisles - just be careful of the blown glass! Soulful lead singer Mary Witt is accompanied by bass, guitar, percussion and three-part harmonies.

Listen... 



Green Street Trio • Sunday, November 24
Green Street Trio
     Pianist, composer and dance accompanist Paul Arslanian, the founder of the Jazz Tap Ensemble, leads this remarkable band, back by popular request. Arslanian is joined by noted bassist George Kaye and percussionist Jon Fisher.

Watch a video about the Green Street Trio's 'dedication to the tradition of jazz apprenticeship'. Also features music from the Northampton Jazz Workshop and Jam Session, founded by Paul Arslanian.

How Do They Do It? • Meet the Artists at Paradise City

Walking the show at Paradise City, you may come across an artist braiding leather for the strap of a handbag, sketching out a concept for a commission, carving wood or sewing trim on a jacket. This is one of the little pleasures of Paradise City. Not only do you meet the artists and talk to them about their work, but you also may get a glimpse of the technique and thought process behind each piece of art or craft.
Verne Jidong Yan working on silk embroidery Verne Jidong Yan is a second-generation master of the ancient Chinese art of silk embroidery. Using hairlike silk threads, Yan meticulously practices the art of 'double-side embroidery', a very complex and timeconsuming craft much revered in his native China. His thread paintings are even more impressive once you've seen him work! Visit Booth 121.

Jeffrey Hayes at work Jeffrey Hayes is a realist painter, working in oils, who sometimes works in miniature - requiring the use of a magnifying glass to see the brushwork! One of his passions is world cuisine, and many of his paintings describe food and serving implements in breathtaking detail.Booth 109.

Gift Wrap Gift wrapping!
...with our signature paper and ribbons for your holiday purchases is available at the coat check station. 100% of your voluntary contributions support the Marlborough Public Schools Music Association which provides students with music scholarships, programs and cultural activities.

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