Melissa Levis’s career as a children’s performer began with a very bad hair day. Actually, several very bad hair months.
That ballad describes a boy with hair so filthy that a bird drops a seed into it, and a flower grows. “Guess what?” Ms. Levis added. “The next day Monty washed his hair.”
Ms. Levis, right, still writes songs about little heads, but these days they’re adorned with ribbons and crowns, not sprouting buds. On Tuesday, during the first National Princess Week, she and her band, Moey’s Music Party, will release their third CD, “Princess Revolution!” (NewSound Kids). To celebrate, Ms. Levis will make weekend store appearances and host a full-fledged Princess Ball on Monday. Read the full article in the NYTimes by LAUREL GRAEBER
(Saturday, Mary Arnold Toys, 1010 Lexington Avenue, at 72nd Street; Sunday, J&R Jr., 1 Ann Street, at Park Row, Lower Manhattan; both at 11 a.m.; free. Princess Ball, Monday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Junior League, 130 East 80th Street, Manhattan; $25. R.S.V.P. required for the ball: 917-680-6739, moeysmusicparty.com.)