During the 15th anniversary Cabaret Convention at Town Hall (Oct. 18-24), the Carlyle will also present five evenings with different cabaret artists. Karen Akers kicks off the week of cabaret, Oct. 18 at 10:30 PM. The former Nine star will be followed by vocalist Sylvia McNair (Oct. 19 at 10:30 PM), Ethel Merman aficionado Klea Blackhurst (Oct. 20 at 10:30 PM), a double bill of Jeff Harnar and Julie Wilson (Oct. 21 at 10:30 PM) and singer-actor Craig Rubano. The latter will perform his new show, "At Long Last Love: The Songs of Cole Porter," on Oct. 24 at 7:30 PM. The Café Carlyle is located in Manhattan at 76th Street and Madison Avenue. There is a $50 cover for all shows. Call (212) 980-3109 for reservations.
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