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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: May 2002

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[May 30, 2002]

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NSO Youth Fellowship Program Concert features local high school students on scholarship studying with NSO members.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

[May 29, 2002]

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Alexandria Kleztet blends klezmer, the secular folk music of the Jews of Central and Eastern Europe, with African djembe, blues, and swing music.

Featured Artist(s): Alexandria Kleztet

[May 28, 2002]

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Young Artists of the Laurel Fund for the Performing Arts share their musical talents with the community.

Featured Artist(s): Young Artists of the Laurel Fund

[May 27, 2002]

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Franklin Taggart and Aengus Finnan, folk artists, bring their “simple melodies” and “piercing stories” to life.

Featured Artist(s): Franklin Taggart

[May 26, 2002]

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The Musical Theater Center’s Young Americans of Washington perform selections from Stephen Sondheim’s musicals. SONDHEIM CELEBRATION

Featured Artist(s): The Musical Theater Center’s Young Americans of Washington

[May 25, 2002]

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Swing Shift, a “true” big band directed by Garry Henson, was recently featured on the NPR program One Night Stand.

Featured Artist(s): Swing Shift

[May 24, 2002]

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The American Liszt Society presents piano music by Liszt and Rossini, featuring pianist Ian Hobson in the program “Liszt and Virtuosity.”

Featured Artist(s): The American Liszt Society: Liszt and Virtuosity

[May 23, 2002]

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The American Liszt Society presents piano music by Liszt and Wagner with pianists Rosanne Conway, Kathy Detwiler, Ann Schein, and Andre von Frasunkiewicz, in the program “Venice and Naples.”

Featured Artist(s): Kathy Detwiler

[May 22, 2002]

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Young Playwright’s Theater presents Pieces of Life, an original musical.

Featured Artist(s): Young Playwright's Theater

[May 21, 2002]

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DC WRITERSCORPS Youth Poetry Slam League Championship
Hear the voices of the future of poetry. PERFORMANCE PLUS

Featured Artist(s): DC Writer's Corps

[May 20, 2002]

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Tsunami Theatre Company draws inspiration from traditional Japanese Noh and Butoh theatre and Western rhythm structure.

Featured Artist(s): The Tsunami Theater Company

[May 19, 2002]

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Cathie Ryan, a former member of the Irish traditional women’s ensemble Cherish the Ladies, was named ‘Irish female vocalist of the decade’ by Irish American News in 2000.

Featured Artist(s): Cathie Ryan

[May 18, 2002]

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Arte Flamenco authentically performs the fiery Spanish dance to live musical accompaniment. Arte Flamenco authentically performs the fiery Spanish dance to live musical accompaniment.

Featured Artist(s): Arte Flamenco

[May 16, 2002]

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Cabaret Sauvignon delivers a variety of European tunes, influenced by jazz, Latin, Celtic, Swedish, and classical music.

Featured Artist(s): Cabaret Sauvignon

[May 15, 2002]

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Modern Innovators
Montclair State University, University of Southern Mississippi, Sarah Lawrence College, and Western Michigan University captivate with the physical vocabularies of four living choreographers.

Featured Artist(s): Modern Innovators

[May 14, 2002]

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Ritual and Remembrance
The University of Wyoming, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Huntingdon College, and Howard University perform dance pieces that depict the depth of the human spirit.

Featured Artist(s): Ritual and Remembrance

[May 13, 2002]

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A Century of Dance
Dancers from Ball State University, The University of the Arts, and Wichita State University present a collection of dance pieces from historically renowned choreographers of the twentieth century.

Featured Artist(s): A Century of Dance

[May 12, 2002]

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The Wrigley Sisters, a twin fiddle and guitar duo, keep alive the folk music tradition of their native Orkney Islands, Scotland.

Featured Artist(s): The Wrigley Sisters

[May 11, 2002]

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2002 IAJE/BET Jazz Sisters In Jazz Collegiate Quintet
Ellen Rowe, director; Tineke Postma and Becky Noble, alto saxophonists; Daniela Schaechter, pianist; Renee Marie Cruz, bassist; Alyssa Falk, drummer; all winners of the annual Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Competition.

Featured Artist(s): IAJE/BET Jazz Sisters In Jazz Collegiate Quintet (2002)

[May 10, 2002]

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2002 IAJE/BET Jazz Sisters In Jazz Collegiate Quintet
Ellen Rowe, director; Tineke Postma and Becky Noble, alto saxophonists; Daniela Schaechter, pianist; Renee Marie Cruz, bassist; Alyssa Falk, drummer; all winners of the annual Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Competition.

Featured Artist(s): IAJE/BET Jazz Sisters In Jazz Collegiate Quintet (2002)

[May 9, 2002]

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Kim Jordan, pianist and vocalist, plays jazz, blues, and gospel. Kennedy Center Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival

Featured Artist(s): Kim Jordan

[May 8, 2002]

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Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer Swing Quartet perform early jazz and western swing.

Featured Artist(s): Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer

[May 7, 2002]

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Phillips, Grier & Flinner, the award-winning acoustic trio, perform modern bluegrass infused with jazz and Celtic melodies.

Featured Artist(s): Phillips, Grier & Flinner

[May 6, 2002]

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Roslyn Langlois, Australian pianist, has performed with members of the Cleveland, Boston and Pittsburgh symphony orchestras.

Featured Artist(s): Roslyn Langlois

[May 5, 2002]

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Latin jazz ensemble LaJazz, led by Paul Hawkins—former percussionist for Dizzie Gillespie, returns with their “rhythmically contagious” Afro-Caribbean arrangements.

Featured Artist(s): LaJazz

[May 4, 2002]

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Marlene VerPlanck, jazz vocalist, is one of the foremost interpreters of the American popular songbook. Kennedy Center Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival

Featured Artist(s): Marlene VerPlanck

[May 3, 2002]

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The Airmen of Note, the premiere jazz ensemble of the U.S. Air Force, have collaborated with noted artists Sarah Vaughan, Clark Terry and Arturo Sandoval.Featuring trombonist Dave Steinmeyer.

Featured Artist(s): The Airmen of Note

[May 1, 2002]

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MD Dance Ensemble, a repertory company of the Department of Dance of the University of Maryland, presents faculty and student choreography.

Featured Artist(s): Maryland Dance Ensemble

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