rock http://wamc.org en Legendary Rock Writer Ben Fong-Torres Is "Willin'" http://wamc.org/post/legendary-rock-writer-ben-fong-torres-willin <p>The band Little Feat might be little remembered among casual music fans, but like many of its 60s and 70s brethren, the band has soldiered on through brief pop stardom, band deaths and the disagreements that often derail rock groups forever. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:35:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 81052 at http://wamc.org Legendary Rock Writer Ben Fong-Torres Is "Willin'" "A Wall Street Odyssey" at The Linda http://wamc.org/post/wall-street-odyssey-linda <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In the grand tradition of the English Rock opera, a la <em>Tommy</em>, <em>The Wall</em> and <em>The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway</em> – there is a new rock opera for the 21st century: <em>A Wall Street Odyssey</em>.</p><p>Yossarian, (from Joseph Heller's seminal book, Catch 22) is reborn as a burned out stockbroker on a path of self-destruction, rebirth and transcendence. The show includes live music, costumes, narration and videos on a giant screen.</p><p>Songwriter Sean Bigler and wife Bonnie Lykes live in the Woodstock area of upstate NY formed <a href="http://www.myspace.com/epigenemusic">Epigene</a> in 2000 and are the creators of <em>A Wall Street Odyssey</em>. They bring their show to <a href="http://www.wamcarts.org/event_details.php?id=251">The Linda</a> in Albany, NY on Saturday, February 23rd.</p><p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 58233 at http://wamc.org "A Wall Street Odyssey" at The Linda