Before there was such a thing as retro back when stockings were made from silk and had seams, and before twenty-somethings had the ability to Google Benny Goodman to find out who he was there was big band music. Born from swing-era jazz, big bands orchestral sound typically featured a horn section and a solo vocalist and was the cats pajamas from the early 1930s and on past World War II.
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In the Mood, which takes its name from the popular Glenn Miller tune, celebrates this musical era with a Forties-style revue featuring singers and dancers and something called the String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra.
Tue., Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.; Wed., Oct. 27, 2 & 7:30 p.m.; Thu., Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.; Fri., Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 30, 2 & 7:30 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 31, 2 p.m., 2010