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‘Pretty in Pink’ star Molly Ringwald headed for Beaver Creek performance

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Molly Ringwald, the 1980s starlet of "Sixteen Candles" and "Pretty in Pink" is also a jazz songstress. Catch An Evening of Jazz with Molly Ringwald on Feb. 26 in Beaver Creek.
Colin Finlay | Special to the Weekly |

If you go ...

What: An Evening of Jazz with Molly Ringwald.

Where: Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek.

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Cost: $58.

More information: http://www.vilarpac.org.

BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center presents “An Evening of Jazz with Molly Ringwald” on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. You may know her as the star of such iconic films as “Sixteen Candles,” “The Breakfast Club” and “Pretty in Pink” or from the Broadway productions of the Pulitzer Prize winning “How I Learned to Drive,” the revival of “Cabaret,” Tony-nominated “Enchanted April” and the West End production of “When Harry Met Sally.”

Now you can experience the jazzy sounds of Molly Ringwald in her crowd-pleasing concert act “An Evening of Jazz with Molly Ringwald.” Performing jazz standards such as “You Fascinate Me,” “It Never Entered My Mind” and “The Very Thought of You,” Ringwald is sure to leave you smitten. Tickets to “An Evening of Jazz with Molly Ringwald” start at $58 and are on sale now at the VPAC Box Office (970-845-8497/www.vilarpac.org).

In addition to acting, Ringwald is an accomplished author and jazz singer. Her crowd-pleasing jazz concert has toured venues worldwide since her debut album on Concord Records was released in April 2013. Ringwald and her band have performed over 140 concerts in four countries since its release.

An actress of stage and screen, Ringwald earned a Golden Globe nomination at age 13 and went on to star in numerous films.

Ringwald is now touring her concert act celebrating her first jazz album, “Except Sometimes.” Some of the tracks featured on this album include “Sooner or Later,” “I Believe in You,” “The Very Thought of You” and a simmering jazz rendition of the 1980s classic “Don’t You (Forget About Me).”

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