For someone so intent on seduction, Holly Cole attracts an awfully chaste audience. Almost filling every folding chair in a temporarily sedentary Irving Plaza last Friday night, the crowd was practically all settled-looking couples and families. Cole's demure look that night— hair down past her shoulders, very conservative black pantsuit with a long-collared blue blouse— seemed to be honoring some sense of occasion, and indeed, this was her "Holiday" show, complete with a 14-piece string section, one of only two such concerts that the Canadian is bringing to the States on... More >>>