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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: June 2004

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[June 30, 2004]

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The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in its celebration of Haiti and the 200th anniversary of the Haitian Revolution, and Nuestra Música which will explore the Latino face of American life through music and dance. Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Featured Artist(s): Tikoka

[June 29, 2004]

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The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in its celebration of Haiti and the 200th anniversary of the Haitian Revolution, and Nuestra Música which will explore the Latino face of American life through music and dance. Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Featured Artist(s): Grupo Cimarrón de Colombia

[June 28, 2004]

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The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in its celebration of Haiti and the 200th anniversary of the Haitian Revolution, and Nuestra Música which will explore the Latino face of American life through music and dance. Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Featured Artist(s): Viento de Agua

[June 27, 2004]

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The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in its celebration of Haiti and the 200th anniversary of the Haitian Revolution, and Nuestra Música which will explore the Latino face of American life through music and dance. Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Featured Artist(s): Azor

[June 25, 2004]

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The Greater Canton Men’s Chorus, made up of 60 voices, was founded in 1994 by Bill Hamilton who spent a sabbatical in Wales studying the Welsh male choral sound.

Featured Artist(s): The Greater Canton Men’s Chorus

[June 24, 2004]

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Under the direction of Daniel Burkholder, The Playground focuses on unique methods for creating and performing movement-based improvisational work.

Featured Artist(s): Daniel Burkholder

[June 23, 2004]

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Shout N Feel It, a dance group with pieces based on Afro-American dances from the 1920s to 1940s, performs dances like the Charleston, Big Apple, and the Lindy Hop.

Featured Artist(s): Shout 'n Feel It

[June 22, 2004]

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NSO Prelude: Violinist Peter Haase, clarinetist Loren Kitt, and pianist Anna Balakerska perform works by Shostakovich and Khachaturian.

Featured Artist(s): National Symphony Orchestra Prelude

[June 21, 2004]

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Fête de la Musique: Violist Roberto Diaz and pianist Karina Glasinovic, musicians from Chile, perform a program of classical music. Fête de la Musique:

Featured Artist(s): Karina Glasinovic

[June 20, 2004]

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International Refugee Day: Abonesh features the music and dance of Ethiopia, in recognition and celebration of millions of refugees, who have contributed to and enriched cultures throughout the world. International Refugee Day

Featured Artist(s): Abonesh

[June 19, 2004]

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International Refugee Day: Teatro de Danza Contemporanea de El Salvador features the music and dance of El Salvador, in recognition and celebration of millions of refugees who have contributed to and enriched cultures throughout the world. International Refugee Day

Featured Artist(s): Teatro de Danza Contemporanea de El Salvador

[June 18, 2004]

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International Refugee Day: Brides of the Nile features the music and dance of Sudan, in recognition and celebration of millions of refugees who have contributed to and enriched cultures throughout the world. International Refugee Day

Featured Artist(s): Brides of the Nile

[June 17, 2004]

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Bowen McCauley Dance, founded in 1996 by Lucy Bowen McCauley, blends modern dance and ballet with wit, energy, and sensuality.

Featured Artist(s): Bowen McCauley Dance

[June 16, 2004]

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Donald Junker Jazz Quintet, a fiery ensemble of trumpet, bari sax, piano, string bass and drums, performs favorites all over the DC area.

Featured Artist(s): Donald Junker Jazz Quintet

[June 15, 2004]

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The Paschall Brothers carry on the tradition of the religious a capella group formed in 1981 by their father, Rev. Frank Paschall, Sr., in Tidewater Virginia.

Featured Artist(s): The Paschall Brothers

[June 14, 2004]

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Danny Ruskin, pianist and comedian, entertains audiences with his playing and wit.

Featured Artist(s): Danny Ruskin

[June 13, 2004]

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The Fairfax Wind Symphony is comprised of present, former, and future educators in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Featured Artist(s): The Fairfax Wind Symphony

[June 12, 2004]

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2004 International VSA arts Festival: Cornelia Kip Lee performs with Choreo Collective and also tours as a solo artist. Tokounou's choreography and music derives from the traditional songs and dances of Guinea. Rainbow Dance Theatre fuses West African, hip-hop, and modern dance styles to create daring, athletic choreography.

Featured Artist(s): Cornelia Kip Lee

[June 11, 2004]

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2004 International VSA arts Festival: Infinity Dance Theater, an integrated company, shares the company's vision for inclusion with a broad range of audiences. Joy Mincey Powell & Naomi Goldberg-Hass are known for their explosive modern energy. Forklift Danceworks seeks to create unforgettable dance with people of all abilities.

Featured Artist(s): Joy Mincey Powell

[June 10, 2004]

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2004 International VSA arts Festival: Corpuscule Danse has a strong interest in the social integration of people with disabilities and the development of a new trend in professional dance training. Joint Forces Dance Company contributes to the evolution of contemporary dance and its unique ability to change attitudes about disability.

Featured Artist(s): Corpuscule Danse

[June 9, 2004]

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2004 International VSA arts Festival: Blue Eyed Soul Dance Company works with each dancer's capabilities and finds inventive movement solutions. Dancing Wheels is an integrated modern dance company comprised of dancers with and without disabilities.

Featured Artist(s): Dancing Wheels

[June 8, 2004]

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The Kelley Johnson Quartet (vocalist Kelley Johnson, pianist John Hansen, bassist Nathan Peck, drummer Jon Wikan), highlighting vocal jazz, kicks off its Kennedy Center / Department of State Jazz Ambassadors tour to Eurasia.

Featured Artist(s): The Kelley Johnson Quartet

[June 7, 2004]

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Young Artists of the Laurel Fund for the Performing Arts showcase pieces from their chosen discipline and answer questions after the performance.

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

[June 6, 2004]

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Spotlight on DC Area Youth in Jazz featuring the FourGround Jazz Quartet (offshoot of Sidwell Friends School Jazz Ensemble), the Washington Jazz Arts Institute Ensemble, and the 27-piece Einstein Jazz Band from Montgomery County's Einstein High School -- with emcee's Judith Turrentine, Marcus Johnson and Kennith Kimery.

Featured Artist(s): Albert Einstein Jazz Ensemble

[June 5, 2004]

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Georgetown Day High School Honors Chorale, under the direction of John-Michael d’Haviland, has been featured at the National Cathedral and the White House.

Featured Artist(s): Georgetown Day High School Honors Chorale

[June 4, 2004]

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Arena Stage’s Student Ten-Minute Plays Readings of plays written by area high school students: Declaration of Independence by Nzinga Kelliebrew; Normal Teenagers, by Dannie Synder; From Rap to Blue by Ashley McClenon; Brand Names: Four Supermarket Scenes by Katharine Westfall; Say It With Bricks by Nora Bertrand O’Reilly.

Featured Artist(s): Arena Stage’s Student Ten-Minute Plays

[June 3, 2004]

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NSO Youth Fellows, participants in a twenty-three year-old program that gives high-school aged musicians the opportunity to study and take master-classes with National Symphony Orchestra members, will perform a variety of classical works.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

[June 2, 2004]

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University of Central Oklahoma presents Bill Evans’ Together Through Time; University of Michigan presents Alonzo King’s Shostakovich String Quartet; University of Mississippi presents Dwight Rhoden’s Before Now and After Then; Duke University presents Ronald K. Brown’s Common Ground. Celebration of College and University Dance

Featured Artist(s): University of Central Oklahoma

[June 1, 2004]

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Virginia Commonwealth University presents Jose Limon’s A Choreographic Offering; Purchase College–SUNY presents Merce Cunningham’s Septet; Ohio University presents Murray Louis’s Bach Suite; University of Nebraska-Lincoln presents Bob Fosse’s The Aloof, Steam Heat, and Dancin’ Man. Celebration of College and University Dance:

Featured Artist(s): University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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