Karen Akers: Time Flies
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Statuesque contralto Akers once had a reputation as the epitome of the elegant, sophisticated nightclub chanteuse, a persona she spoofed in Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo; more recently, however, the star of Broadway's Nine and Grand Hotel has emphasized a melting streak of emotion. Here she hits the Beach Café with a collection of favorites from the repertoire she has cultivated during her four-decade career.