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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: June 2005

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[June 30, 2005]

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The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the USDA Forest Service with Nature and Harmony, featuring guitarist and vocalist Cindy Carpenter and The Shawnee Forest New Century Children’s Choir.

Featured Artist(s): Cindy Carpenter

[June 29, 2005]

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The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in its celebration of Nuestra Música, exploring the Latino face of American life through music and dance, with Marimba Linda Xelajú performing traditional and innovative interpretations of Guatemalan marimba.

Featured Artist(s): Marimba Linda Xelajú

[June 28, 2005]

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The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in celebration of Nuestra Música, exploring the Latino face of American life through music and dance, with Rumisonko, whose members come from Bolivia, Chile and the U.S. and takes its inspiration from the music of the Andes Mountains and from Latin American folklore.

Featured Artist(s): Rumisonko

[June 27, 2005]

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The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in celebration of in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the USDA Forest Service with Fiddlin’ Foresters, an old-time string band composed of Forest Service employees and volunteers from the Rocky Mountain Region.

Featured Artist(s): Fiddlin’ Foresters

[June 26, 2005]

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The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in celebration of Nuestra Música, exploring the Latino face of American life through music and dance, with Mexico’s Los Camperos de Valles that’s built a reputation as the greatest son huasteco trio.

Featured Artist(s): Los Camperos de Valles

[June 25, 2005]

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The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the USDA Forest Service with Riders in the Dirt, four female musicians and Forest Service professionals from Oregon playing old-time music.

Featured Artist(s): Riders in the Dirt

[June 24, 2005]

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Two time Grammy Award-winners Brave Combo, America's premier contemporary polka band, adds zyedeco, acid rock, Latin rock, bubblegum, cumbia, and classical to their mix. 

Professional dance instructors will be on hand to teach half an hour before the 6 p.m. show.


Featured Artist(s): Brave Combo

[June 23, 2005]

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George W. Botts Quartet is led by saxophonist George Botts who has performed with such artists as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, and John Coltrane.

Featured Artist(s): George Botts Quartet

[June 22, 2005]

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Flutar, flutist Joseph Cunliffe and guitarist Giorgia Cavallaro, performas its eclectic and moving collection of folk melodies, classical repertoire, original compositions.

Featured Artist(s): FLUTAR

[June 21, 2005]

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Margaret MacArthur, a master on the harp-zither and the mountain dulcimer, specializes in folk songs and traditional music from Arizona, Vermont, and California.

Featured Artist(s): Margaret MacArthur

[June 20, 2005]

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UNHCR World Refugee Day: In Memory of African Culture Inc. presents The Wato Sita Project, which celebrates the continuity of the griot/oral historian music tradition from Africa to America, featuring Amadou Kouyate on the Kora and Djembe drum, jazz musician Fred Johnson, and bassist Pepe Gonzalez.

Featured Artist(s): Pepe Gonzalez

[June 19, 2005]

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KCOHO, led by Maestro Heinz Fricke, performs Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante in Eb Major for Violin and Viola, K. 364 (320d), and Hindemith’s Nobilissima Visione.

This performance will take place in the Concert Hall.

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

[June 18, 2005]

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NSO Prelude: Members of the National Symphony Orchestra perform classical works.

Featured Artist(s): National Symphony Orchestra Prelude

[June 17, 2005]

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Sidney’s Music and Entertainment perform big band swing tunes popular during the 1940s. 

Featured Artist(s): Sidney's Music and Entertainment

[June 16, 2005]

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NSO Youth Fellows, participants in a twenty-four 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 15, 2005]

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Violinist Yang Liu, who can be heard on his debut recording, Song of Nostalgia, has been presented the Lady Tennant Strad and this concert marks the violin's return to the concert stage.

Featured Artist(s): Yang Liu

[June 14, 2005]

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Emil Viklicky, jazz pianist and composer from the Czech Republic, teams up with Zuzana Lapikova in The Rebel's Wife, a multimedia presentation inspired by Moravian folklore featuring musicians, singers, dancers, and puppets.



Featured Artist(s): Emil Viklicky

[June 13, 2005]

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Enjoy the exotic sounds of the Nubians, the desert Bedouins, the people of Upper Egypt and the Delta, and the mysticism of the Sufi chants from Fawanees Masr in Music of the River Nile.

Featured Artist(s): Fawanees Masr

[June 12, 2005]

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Facing West: Dance and Film from Michio Ito, Lester Horton, and Bella Lewitzky features film footage of Ito, Lewitzky, and Horton's dances.  Artists from New York, California, and Washington, D.C. will also dance works from these master choreographer/educators.

Featured Artist(s): Lester Horton

[June 11, 2005]

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Nrityanjali presents a dance production AROHANAM in Bharatanatyam style featuring Meena Telikicherla and and eight talented local DC based dancers. The dance presentation unfolds the theory of evolution and its parallel story in the Indian mythology.

Featured Artist(s): Nrityanjali Performance Ensemble

[June 10, 2005]

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Tierra Tango, featuring six outstanding musicians and a pair of tango dancers, is quintessentially international with artists from Argentina, Uruguay, Finland, and Germany.

Professional dance instructors Anne-Sophie and Pablo (of Le Tango) will be on hand to teach half an hour before the 6 p.m. show. 

Featured Artist(s): Tierra Tango

[June 9, 2005]

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NSO Youth Fellows, participants in a twenty-four 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 8, 2005]

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Singing/songwriting duo Polly Fiveash and Anand Nayak perform music that is sometimes political, sometimes dreamy, and full of unforgettable images.

Featured Artist(s): Polly Fiveash and Anand Nayak

[June 7, 2005]

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Readings of plays written by area high school students.


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

[June 6, 2005]

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The 257th Army Band, remains the only military band that truly is “The Band of the Nation's Capital.”

Featured Artist(s): The 257th Army Band, District of Columbia National Guard

[June 5, 2005]

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The guitar duo Young and Rollins draw upon an eclectic mixture of salsa, Latin jazz, blues, samba, bossa nova, flamenco, and classical styles.

Featured Artist(s): Young & Rollins

[June 4, 2005]

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NSO Prelude: Members of the National Symphony Orchestra perform classical works.

Featured Artist(s): National Symphony Orchestra Prelude

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The Susie Arioli Band, featuring Jordan Officer, perform a wide range of jazz, from Kansas City ragtime swing, to the gipsy swing of Django Reinhardt. 



Featured Artist(s): Susie Arioli Band

[June 2, 2005]

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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 1, 2005]

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Songwriter, award-winning vocalist, guitarist and banjo player Randy Barrett joins forces with guitarist and vocalist Dede Wyland to produce stellar bluegrass harmonies

Featured Artist(s): Dede Wyland

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