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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: November 2012

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[November 30, 2012]

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D.C.’s acoustically tinged indie rock band offers an electrifying show highlighting the group’s unconventional take on rock, folk, and more.

Featured Artist(s): Ugly Purple Sweater

[November 29, 2012]

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The Chilean guitarists perform a classical program. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Chile.

Featured Artist(s): Romilio Orellana

[November 28, 2012]

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Program participants play a program that includes Sarasate’s Navarra and other classical works.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

[November 27, 2012]

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The new Rubenstein Family Organ is heard publicly for the first time with NSO organist William Neil playing Bach’s Toccata and Fugue, Guilmant’s Morceau symphonique, and Gabrieli's Canzon a 12. The program culminates in the Saint-Saëns "Organ" Symphony with the Orchestra conducted by NSO Assistant Conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl. Note: Free tickets will be given away, up to two (2) per person in line in the Hall of Nations at 5 p.m. on Tue., Nov. 27 on a first-come, first-served basis. IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s): William Neil

[November 26, 2012]

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The emcee, community activist, and six-time Pittsburgh Hip-Hop Award winner is a founding member of the anti-violence group One Hood and the creative force behind the ground breaking internet news series, This Week with Jasiri X.

Featured Artist(s): Jasiri X

[November 25, 2012]

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The organization presents its young artists in a musical program.

Featured Artist(s): Asian American Music Society

[November 24, 2012]

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Members of the KCOHO perform selections from Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, Weissenborn’s Six Trios for Three Bassoons, and Brahms’s Horn Trio.

Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

[November 23, 2012]

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The Boston-based group is a mixture of strings, horns, and percussion that melds the spirit of traditional klezmer and Balkan music with modern grooves, improvisation, and East Coast attitude.

Featured Artist(s): Klezwoods

[November 22, 2012]

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Come dance off the turkey and stuffing with a festive program featuring swing music and dancing. Free swing dance lessons begin at 5 p.m. with Gottaswing prior to the performance.

Featured Artist(s): Gottaswing

[November 21, 2012]

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The Slovenian folk/rock artist plays everything from mainstream rock arrangements to world music and American blues. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Slovenia.

Featured Artist(s): Vlado Kreslin

[November 20, 2012]

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This Indonesian hip hop and dance troupe promotes tolerance and pluralism with wit and hooks that meld global and indigenous trance rhythms, Indonesian pop and gamelan music, ancient Javanese poetry, and literature. Part of Center Stage, a pilot program created by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with New England Foundation for the Arts.

Featured Artist(s): Jogja Hip-Hop Foundation

[November 19, 2012]

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Come enjoy an evening of stand-up featuring local comedians Brian Parise, Courtney Fearrington, and Jimmy Merritt. Tickets required. Tickets distributed in the States Gallery/Roof Terrace Level, two per person in line, starting at 5 p.m. on Nov. 19. IN THE THEATER LAB

Featured Artist(s): DC Improv Comedy Club

[November 18, 2012]

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Students in the City of San Fernando, California’s Mariachi Master Apprentice Program perform.

Featured Artist(s): Mariachi Tesoro de San Fernando

[November 17, 2012]

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The powerful Richmond, Virginia–based brass band embraces the spirit of New Orleans into its original East Coast modern funk with danceable arrangements that draw inspiration from funk, jazz, klezmer, calypso, and Led Zeppelin.

Featured Artist(s): No BS! Brass Band

[November 16, 2012]

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The California-based musician brings his old-time, down-home music to the stage in a performance featuring his talents on the fiddle, banjo, guitar, and vocals.

Featured Artist(s): Frank Fairfield

[November 15, 2012]

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The band specializes in the sounds of pre-revolutionary Iran, blending traditional Iranian melodies and rhythms with rock, soul, pop, and more.

Featured Artist(s): Mitra Sumara

[November 14, 2012]

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One day, Videk rips his old, hand-me-down shirt and some friends from nature come to his rescue. A sheep gives him wool, a bush combs the wool with its thorns, and a spider weaves fabric—teaching an important lesson about friendship and harmony. For ages 3–8. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

Featured Artist(s): FRU-FRU Puppet Theatre

[November 13, 2012]

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A unit of The United States Air Force Band, the quartet performs.

Featured Artist(s): U.S. Air Force Band

[November 12, 2012]

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In an evening curated by award-winning actress, director, playwright, and Artistic Director of the DC Hip-Hop Theatre Festival Kamilah Forbes, Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Gregory Porter's music is blended with the spoken word, highlighting works and performances by poets Holly Bass, Mahogany Browne, Vanessa Hidary, and Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai. Tickets required. Tickets will be distributed in the North Gallery/Roof Terrace Level, one per person in line, starting at 5 p.m. on November 12. Limited availability. IN THE THEATER LAB

Featured Artist(s): Gregory Porter

[November 11, 2012]

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The internationally renowned performer uses storytelling, singing, dancing, and theater to take the audience on a journey around the globe in just 45 minutes.

Featured Artist(s): Sanna Valvanne

[November 10, 2012]

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National Symphony Orchestra members Alexandra Osborne (violin), Joel Fuller (violin), Mahoko Eguchi (viola), and Rachel Young (cello) perform

Featured Artist(s): NSO Prelude

[November 9, 2012]

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Watch this theatrical story unfold through two windows as a man and a woman drift on the wind and eventually find themselves face to face. For ages 2–6. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

Featured Artist(s): La Società della Civetta

[November 8, 2012]

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The two-time world champion of magic and winner of more than 30 magic awards presents an interactive, fast-paced, side-splitting evening of magic, music, and fun. For ages 5–8. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

Featured Artist(s): Soma Hajnóczy

[November 7, 2012]

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This is the story of Salonika, sister of Alexander the Great, who was turned into a mermaid by the Greek gods and roamed the seas wrecking ships. For ages 5–12. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

Featured Artist(s): Kyrenia Chrysocava Cultural Foundation

[November 6, 2012]

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Spend Election Night with us, complete with large-screen monitoring of the election results. American music abounds with Moran, fiddler Tad Marks, guitarist Zan McLeod, opera vocalists from the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, and others. From 6–9 p.m.

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

[November 5, 2012]

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This is a tale of two wool spinners who escape their boring work by creating a world that exists in an imaginary box under a tree of wool that is home to multiple funny and fantastic animals. For ages 2–6. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

Featured Artist(s): Teatro e Marionetas de Mandrágora

[November 4, 2012]

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This enthralling performance uses constant motion and the energy of dance to present a fanciful and imaginative re-telling of the most exciting story ever heard: the story of us. For ages 5–11. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

Featured Artist(s): Dansema Dance Theatre

[November 3, 2012]

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The Irish storyteller shares a tale about an imaginative little boy who begins to fall asleep, sees a falling star, and decides to chase it, flying on his magic toy box through outer space. For ages 3–8. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

Featured Artist(s): Joe Brennan

[November 2, 2012]

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This interactive performance features a world-famous accordion player who, upon meeting a young violin virtuoso living on the street, takes the child on a tuneful journey around the globe. For ages 2–6. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

Featured Artist(s): Gilles Geenen

[November 1, 2012]

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The Austrian children’s author, artist, and puppeteer brings his popular books to life with an amazing array of puppets. A discussion follows the performance. For ages 6–10. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

Featured Artist(s): Stefan Karch

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