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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: April 2002

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[April 30, 2002]

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JazzSpeaks features poets reading their works accompanied by the acclaimed Keter Betts Quartet. PERFORMANCE PLUS

Featured Artist(s): Keter Betts

[April 29, 2002]

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The Andrew White 30th Anniversary Celebration featuring The Westhampton Winds honors Andrew White, a world-class jazz and classical woodwind player.

Featured Artist(s): Andrew White

[April 28, 2002]

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The Brazilian jazz band Origem emphasizes traditional Afro-Brazilian rhythms. PERFORMANCE PLUS

Featured Artist(s): Origem Band

[April 27, 2002]

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Rincones & Company Dance Theater unites local choreographers and acclaimed artists in choreography inspired by Director Juan Carlos Rincones’ Venezuelan roots.
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Featured Artist(s): AmericArtes: Rincones & Company Dance Theater

[April 25, 2002]

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Guitarist Eddie Pennington, a 2001 National Heritage Fellow, performs in the thumbpicking style made famous by Mose Rager. HOMEGROWN: THE MUSIC OF AMERICA

Featured Artist(s): Eddie Pennington

[April 24, 2002]

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Capoeirista Itapua Beiramar demonstrates the blend of Brazilian martial arts and dance that is capoeira, in an illuminating program.
PERFORMANCE PLUS AmericArtes

Featured Artist(s): Capoeirista Itapua Beiramar

[April 23, 2002]

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Learn the fascinating history and see the passion of Argentine Tango.
PERFORMANCE PLUS AmericArtes

Featured Artist(s): AmericArtes: Argentine Tango

[April 22, 2002]

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Singer/narrator Anamer Castrello guides listeners through the soul of Latin America. AMERICARTES

Featured Artist(s): AmericArtes: Anamer Castrello

[April 21, 2002]

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Staccato Companhia de Danca from Brazil performs the mesmerizing Palimpesto with live music by Chris Lancaster and Felipe Rocha. AMERICARTES

Featured Artist(s): AmericArtes: Staccato Companhia de Dança

[April 19, 2002]

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Accordion player Chango Spasiuk performs chamamé, a unique Argentine folk music. AMERICARTES

Featured Artist(s): AmericArtes: Chango Spasiuk

[April 18, 2002]

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Mariza has been compared to Amália Rodrigues, the icon of the fado.

Featured Artist(s): Mariza

[April 17, 2002]

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Master harpist Mariano Gonzalez and vocalist Rolando Ojada offerunique music of Paraguay. AMERICARTES

Featured Artist(s): AmericArtes: Rolando Ojada

[April 16, 2002]

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Fito Páez, an influential Argentine rock star, won two Latin American Grammy Awards in 2000. AMERICARTES

Featured Artist(s): AmericArtes: Fito Páez

[April 15, 2002]

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Clarion University students present excerpts from Songs from a New World. KENNEDY CENTER AMERICAN COLLEGE THEATER FESTIVAL

Featured Artist(s): Clarion University: SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

[April 14, 2002]

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Djimo Kouyate and Mamaya African Jazz interlace traditional West African themes into original arrangements featuring the 21-string Kora.

Featured Artist(s): Djimo Kouyate

[April 14, 2002]

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Cheick Hamale Diabate Ensemble begin with traditional music of Mali.

Featured Artist(s): Cheick Hamala Diabate

[April 13, 2002]

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The Washington Jazz String Project, Bud Caputo, conductor, explore jazz improvisation.

Featured Artist(s): Bud Caputo

[April 12, 2002]

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Elloson’s Popklore—a fusion of pop and traditional Columbian folk music. AMERICARTES

Featured Artist(s): AmericArtes: Ellos son

[April 11, 2002]

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Mustard’s Retreat: David Tamulevich and Michael Hough perform folk music“from the heart.”

Featured Artist(s): Mustard’s Retreat

[April 10, 2002]

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Local high school students perform to conclude their orchestral training program. NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA YOUTH FELLOWS

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

[April 9, 2002]

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In Harmony, Washington State School for the Blind’s honor choir, recently won first place in the Clark College Jazz Festival.

Featured Artist(s): In Harmony

[April 8, 2002]

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Singers/songwriters Kim Buchanan, Mary Sue Twohy, and Rachel Cross perform a mixture of pop, jazz, and folk music.

Featured Artist(s): Indiegrrl

[April 7, 2002]

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Hiroshi Chu Okubo with Attaka-za will blend folk and modern music and dance as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Hiroshi Chu Okubo with Attaka-za

[April 6, 2002]

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Balafon West African Dance Ensemble blends traditional West African dance and culture with heroic athleticism.

Featured Artist(s): Balafon West African Dance Ensemble

[April 5, 2002]

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A big band and various ensembles made up of competitively selected, emerging jazz artists complete their week-long residency with a free concert. BETTY CARTER’S JAZZ AHEAD

Featured Artist(s): Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead

[April 4, 2002]

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A big band and various ensembles made up of competitively selected, emerging jazz artists complete their week-long residency with a free concert. BETTY CARTER’S JAZZ AHEAD

Featured Artist(s): Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead

[April 3, 2002]

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Miss USA Shauntay Hinton, formerly Miss DC, will introduce jazz ensemble The Michael Thomas Quintet who "make hard-bop and blues swing."

Featured Artist(s): Shauntay Hinton

[April 2, 2002]

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The Mayhew, Miller, Wang Trio toured Eurasia as 2001 Jazz Ambassadors, performing Louis Armstrong-style improvisational jazz. This trio is comprised of tenor saxophonist Virginia Mayhew, drummer Allison Miller and bass guitarist Gary Wang. KENNEDY CENTER / DEPARTMENT OF STATE JAZZ AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): Gary Wang

[April 1, 2002]

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Japanese Choral Society of Washington presents traditional Japanese melodies. ARTS OF JAPAN

Featured Artist(s): Japanese Choral Society of Washington

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