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[June 30, 2010]

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The big harp ensemble hails from the heart of Tierra Caliente, the flat hotlands of the state of Michoacán. Part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Los Verdaderos Caporales de Apatzingán

[June 29, 2010]

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The members of the trio are leading artists in the current son jarocho movement (a musical and dance genre from Veracruz, Mexico). Part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Son de Madera Trio

[June 28, 2010]

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The punk rock band of the Comca’ac (or Seri) Nation), located near Kino Bay in Sonora, performs in its indigenous language. Part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Hamac Caziim

[June 27, 2010]

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Members of the U.S. Navy Band perform the three winning compositions of the MENC: The National Association for Music Education 2010 Student Composers Competition and other works.

Featured Artist(s): U.S. Navy Band

[June 26, 2010]

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The Mixtec band from Oaxaca, Mexico, presents works from its new album, La Tiricia, Música e Historias para curar la tristeza. Part of the NMAI Summer Music Series, presented in cooperation with the National Museum of the American Indian.

Featured Artist(s): Pasatono Orquesta

[June 25, 2010]

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Fresh off a European tour, the trio led by the German-French bassist with saxophonist Robin Verheyen and drummer Devin Gray performs music from their new CD Street Creatures (JazzHausMusik). Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Germany.

Featured Artist(s): Pascal Niggenkemper Trio

[June 24, 2010]

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The trio of violinist Nancy Jin, violist Tiffany Richardson, and double bassist Mark Bergman performs innovative chamber music concerts throughout the D.C. area.

Featured Artist(s): Virginia Virtuosi

[June 23, 2010]

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The performer and teacher of traditional Cajun music is equally at home performing original material, Louisiana French waltzes and two-steps, Texas Swing, 1940s blues and swing, and roots music. Part of Homegrown: The Music of America.

Featured Artist(s): Marce Lacouture

[June 22, 2010]

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Elikeh, a collective of like-minded roots musicians performing their own brand of African roots music, combines traditional rhythms from Togo and 1970's Afro-funk.

Featured Artist(s): Elikeh

[June 21, 2010]

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Under the direction of Dr. Don Holcomb, the band serves as ambassador for the City of Los Angeles throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Featured Artist(s): Los Angeles Police Concert Band

[June 20, 2010]

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The singer-songwriter and her group perform a repertoire of original compositions based on Latin and Caribbean rhythms, jazz and pop elements, and South American indigenous folk music.

Featured Artist(s): Marta Gómez

[June 19, 2010]

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Established in 1991 by founder and artistic director Meena Telikicherla, the ensemble promotes the Indian classical dance form bharatanatyam. They perform Bhakti Manjari. In conjunction with Ballet Across America II and Dance/USA.

Featured Artist(s): Nrityanjali Performance Ensemble

[June 18, 2010]

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The more than 20 actors and dancers led by Co-Directors Enoch Chan and Kimmie Dobbs Chan, who were selected as participants in Dance/MetroDC's Forward Five for 2010, perform original works described as "operas of movement." In conjunction with Ballet Across America II and Dance/USA.

Featured Artist(s): Deviated Theatre

[June 17, 2010]

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Founded by Lesole Z. Maine in 2003, the group creates and performs works that highlight the unique qualities of contemporary modern and Afro-Fusion dance, and provides educational programs on traditional South African dances. In conjunction with Ballet Across America II and Dance/USA.

Featured Artist(s): Lesole's Dance Project

[June 16, 2010]

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Led by Artistic Directors Laura Schandelmeier and Stephen Clapp, the ensemble is committed to the intersection of art and social justice fused with an edgy exploration of dance and theater. In conjunction with Ballet Across America II and Dance/USA.

Featured Artist(s): Dance Box Theater

[June 15, 2010]

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Founded in 1997 by Artistic Director Douglas Yeuell, this resident company of Joy of Motion Dance Center is dedicated to creating dynamic and innovative jazz dances that explore all that is jazz in movement and sound. In conjunction with Ballet Across America II and Dance/USA.

Featured Artist(s): Jazzdanz/dc

[June 14, 2010]

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Lund University’s Academic Orchestra, conducted by Patrik Andersson, plays works by Alfvén, Riebe, and Tchaikovsky. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden.

Featured Artist(s): Akademiska Kapellet

[June 13, 2010]

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Founding conductor Stanley R. Schoonover leads this ensemble of metropolitan D.C. area music teachers and educators.

Featured Artist(s): The Fairfax Wind Symphony

[June 12, 2010]

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Performances by Papa Henry Butler's Steamin' Syncopators and Raul Midón. Papa Henry Butler's Steamin' Syncopators, an ensemble devoted to the revival of 1920s steamboat jazz, is led by the New Orleans pianist. The group's members represent lifetimes of New Orleans traditional jazz: trumpeter Mark Braud, clarinetist Tom Fischer, trombonist Freddy Lonzo, drummer Troy Davis, banjoist Amy Sharpe, and bassist Mark Brooks. Raul Midón is a contemporary soul singer whose impassioned acoustic guitar playing--a mix of rock, classical, and flamenco--has gotten him just as much attention as his smooth voice. Part of the 2010 International VSA Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Henry Butler

[June 11, 2010]

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Classical violinist Narimichi Kawabata is known for playing that is imaginative, elegant, and tasteful with natural musicality supported by rock-solid technique. Part of the 2010 International VSA Festival

Featured Artist(s): Narimichi Kawabata

[June 10, 2010]

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The band Forró No Escuro plays forró, the upbeat, super-catchy Brazilian dance music based around the trio of accordion, triangle, and zabumba (bass drum). Part of the 2010 International VSA Festival

Featured Artist(s): Forró No Escuro

[June 9, 2010]

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A pioneer in the development of inclusive dance in the United Kingdom, Blue Eyed Soul Dance Company embraces "difference" and produces exemplary creative partnerships between people with and without disabilities of all ages. Part of the 2010 International VSA Festival

Featured Artist(s): Blue Eyed Soul Dance Company

[June 8, 2010]

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The four 2010 awardees of the VSA International Young Soloists Program, which identifies and supports outstanding young musicians with disabilities in pursuit of a career, perform in this annual concert. They are: Ju Hyeon Han, a 24-year-old soprano from South Korea; Dotan Nitzberg, a 22-year-old pianist from Israel; Blessing Offor, a 21-year-old singer/songwriter/pianist from Connecticut; and Aria Stiles, a 16-year-old violinist from Minnesota. Part of the 2010 International VSA Festival

Featured Artist(s): VSA International Young Soloists

[June 7, 2010]

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With a sound likened to Joy Division having a Gary Numan party while eating pitch-perfect cookies, Rudely Interrupted is a truly unique Australian indie rock act that entertains your mind with its infectious hooks. Part of the 2010 International VSA Festival

Featured Artist(s): Rudely Interrupted

[June 6, 2010]

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Award-winning Quebec rocker Martin Deschamps bursts onto the stage with performances sure to bring the house down. Part of the 2010 International VSA Festival

Featured Artist(s): Martin Deschamps

[June 5, 2010]

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Participants in this music instruction and performance program for young people ages 4 to 19, now in its 49th season, perform classical works.

Featured Artist(s): DC Youth Orchestra

[June 4, 2010]

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The world-renowned ensemble led by principal conductor Martins Klishans has performed for multiple heads of state and participated in festivals around the world. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Latvia.

Featured Artist(s): Riga Dom Boys Choir

[June 3, 2010]

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Cellists Eric Adamshick, Jordan Hamilton, and Julia Henderson, violist Michael Sinni, and bassist Nina DeCesare—participants in the 30 year-old program that gives high school–aged musicians the opportunity to study and take master classes with National Symphony Orchestra members—perform works by Bruch, Schubert, Elgar, and Prokofiev.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

[June 2, 2010]

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This groundbreaking ensemble employs instruments and grooves from many corners of the planet in the service of creating great, improvised music. Part of the D.C. Jazz Festival

Featured Artist(s): Berklee College of Music

[June 1, 2010]

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Born on the island of Trinidad in 1983, Grammy-nominated trumpeter, steel drum player, and cuatro player employs jazz with folk rhythms and chants as heard on his recording Folklore. Part of the D.C. Jazz Festival

Featured Artist(s): Etienne Charles

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