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photo by Mike Burke  Redding’s historic Cascade Theatre is happy to announce the appointment of the theater’s new management team.  Jana Pulcini-Leard has been named to the restructured position of General Manager and Executive...

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Well, I could just say “Redding’s got talent” and there you have it, end of story. And not all of it comes by way of a tour bus. Like the amazing k. d. lang. Transcendent talent. I hope you were one of the fortunate 1,000 who saw her Friday night at the Cascade. Just incredible, yes? But I want to write about the talent that lives right here in River City and a showcase of that talent presented by Westside Performing Arts at the McLaughlin Auditorium on Saturday.

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Lisa Redden remembers her Grandma June singing around the house. “She had a wonderful voice and sang the songs of the 30s and 40s. Many of the songs were show and Broadway songs popular at the time. She was fearless in her singing and I’d sing with her like crazy. It took me many years to muster the courage to sing out loud in front of anyone but Grandma June.”

About 6 years ago, Lisa met vocal instructor Trish Spinner, and with her encouragement…