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October 2013

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October 31, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Students from the musical theater department sing the music of Frank Loesser.
Featured Artist(s): Catholic University of America’s Musical Theater Department

October 30, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The President of the American Guild of Organists and Professor of Church Music at D.C.’s Wesley Theological Seminary brings her talents to the Rubenstein Family Organ. IN THE CONCERT HALL
Featured Artist(s): Eileen Guenther

October 29, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Traditional folktales, shadow puppetry, contemporary music, and digital animation combine to create a storytelling tour de force from Soundscapes that features “digital puppets.” Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.
Featured Artist(s): Soundscapes

October 28, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Winner of five stars as “Best Children’s Show” (1999) at Edinburgh’s legendary Fringe Festival, this puppetry show from FRU-FRU Puppet Theatre takes audiences to a magic land with a young girl who has lost her ball and needs the help of her yellow umbrella. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person.
Featured Artist(s): FRU-FRU Puppet Theatre

October 27, 2013 - Watch this Performance

KCOHO musicians play Kuhlau’s Flute Quintet in A major and Beach’s Theme and Variations for Flute and String Quartet.
Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

October 26, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The D.C. hip-hop artist, known for writing and performing the opening theme song of the popular TV series, The Boondocks, showcases material from his upcoming release Sleepless in Soweto, a musical dedication to South Africa. This performance is a preview of the Center’s spring festival One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide.
Featured Artist(s): Asheru

October 25, 2013 - Watch this Performance

This concert features individual solo performances.
Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

October 24, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The young pianist has won several international competitions and also happens to be hearing-impaired. Presented in cooperation with VSA in commemoration of Disability Employment Awareness Month.
Featured Artist(s): Azariah Tan

October 23, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Sneak a peek into the company’s upcoming season with excerpts from Balanchine favorites and more.
Featured Artist(s): The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

October 22, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Tino presents a classic magic show that includes tricks, jokes, puppetry, a barnyard of animals, hovering balls, endless strings, and a very magic box. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.
Featured Artist(s): Tino the Clown

October 21, 2013 - Watch this Performance

These three talented ladies paint with their hands and feet, creating fabulously colorful scenes while serenading their audiences. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. IN THE THEATER LAB
Featured Artist(s): Yvette, Tania, and Edith

October 20, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Local teen dancers join this group to celebrate the release of ARTSEDGE’s latest Latin dance podcasts with social dancing and dance lessons including salsa, merengue, bachata, and cha-cha.
Featured Artist(s): Back to School Latin Dance Party with Ricardo Loaiza and Verny Varela

October 19, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Follow the story of Laida and Martin, who are excitedly expecting the birth of their baby. When things don’t work out, will Laida’s grumpy father help the couple recover? Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.
Featured Artist(s): Teatro Marie de Jongh

October 18, 2013 - Watch this Performance

This juggler and comedian takes audiences on a holiday to make-believe countries. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.
Featured Artist(s): Marco Solo

October 17, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The Cissokos weave together movement, rhythms, stories, and singing with music played on the kora—a 22-stringed West African harp. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.
Featured Artist(s): Sousou and Maher Cissoko

October 16, 2013 - Watch this Performance

This group interprets village music from central Poland with improvisation, contemporary tones, and rock music.
Featured Artist(s): Janusz Prusinowski Trio

October 15, 2013 - Watch this Performance

This mime production follows a wizard and his assistant on an imaginative adventure through strange, magical worlds. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.
Featured Artist(s): Wizards in Dreamland

October 14, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Following the late-night talk show format with an irreverent twist, YMTE features guests Jennifer Tress, author of You’re Not Pretty Enough, comedian Adam Friedland, and the band Lenorable, as well as host Brandon Wetherbee and house band Jonny Grave. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. Program contains mature themes and strong language. IN THE THEATER LAB
Featured Artist(s): You, Me, Them, Everybody

October 13, 2013 - Watch this Performance

This singer blends ancestral flamenco roots with Brazilian music and jazz. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain.
Featured Artist(s): Rebeca Vallejo

October 12, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Members of the National Symphony Orchestra play classical works.
Featured Artist(s): NSO Prelude

October 11, 2013 - Watch this Performance

This nine-person salsa dura ensemble brings modern vitality and social consciousness to the salsa genre.
Featured Artist(s): Orquesta Salsa con Conciencia

October 10, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Members of the Young Artist Program celebrate Giuseppe Verdi’s 200th birthday with popular selections from his repertory.
Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

October 9, 2013 - Watch this Performance

In town to record an NPR Tiny Desk Concert, this Emmy Award–winning and Academy Award–nominated multi-instrumentalist highlights her passion and mastery of the dan tranh zither, a Vietnamese stringed instrument.
Featured Artist(s): Vanessa Vo

October 8, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Hear the rich musical heritage of Québec through accordionist and singer Yves Lambert and string band.
Featured Artist(s): The Yves Lambert Trio

October 7, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Local act Tim Miller and the executive producer of The Daily Show Rory Albanese offer an evening of stand-up comedy. Note: Rory's portion is not available for viewing. Program contains mature themes and strong language.
Featured Artist(s): Rory Albanese

October 6, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Icon 13 is an annual showcase of talent by D.C.-area youth.
Featured Artist(s): Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington

October 5, 2013 - Watch this Performance

As part of a celebration of George Washington, the Kennedy Center and Mount Vernon present this concert of 18th century period music by David and Ginger Hildebrand.
Featured Artist(s): David and Ginger Hildebrand

October 4, 2013 - Watch this Performance

As part of a celebration of George Washington, the Kennedy Center and Mount Vernon presents this concert of 18th century period music by Trio Galilei.
Featured Artist(s): Trio Galilei

October 3, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The 2013-2014 members of the Young Artist Program perform well-known arias.
Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

October 2, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The group takes funk, jazz, soul, and rock to create a genre-bending sound called “soul garage.”
Featured Artist(s): Listen Local First

October 1, 2013 - Watch this Performance

An initiative of the U.S. State Department, OneBeat brings musicians from around the world for a residency and U.S. tour program.
Featured Artist(s): OneBeat

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