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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: August 2000

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[August 31, 2000]

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Folksy ballads and punchy, rock-framed songs define the music of singer/songwriter Marge Calhoun, while tenor saxophonist Ron Holloway offers a wide range of styles, from R&B to jazz and funk.

Featured Artist(s): Ron Holloway

[August 29, 2000]

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The members of the Washington Symphonic Brassùwhose repertoire spans five centuriesùare some of the finest professional musicians in the Washington-Baltimore area.

Featured Artist(s): The Washington Symphonic Brass

[August 28, 2000]

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Bassoonist Lynn Gaubatz and pianist Frank Conlon perform works by Hindemith, Zeisl, and Wellesz.

Featured Artist(s): Lynn Gaubatz with Frank Conlon

[August 26, 2000]

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Trux Baldwin and the Starlite Octette combine big band style with pop, rock and soul influences.

Featured Artist(s): Trux Baldwin and the Starlite Octette

[August 22, 2000]

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Powerful vocals, passionate lyrics and exceptional musicianship are hallmarks of a Barton & Sweeney performance.

Featured Artist(s): Barton and Sweeney

[August 21, 2000]

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Harmonia demonstrates both the rural and urban traditional folk music of Eastern Europe, styled after turn-of-the-century Gypsy bands.

Featured Artist(s): Harmonia

[August 20, 2000]

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Award-winning a cappella quartet DaVinci's Notebook takes four-part harmony and stands it on its ear.

Featured Artist(s): DaVinci's Notebook

[August 19, 2000]

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Trombonist Jimmy Bosch, former music director of Marc Anthony's band, continues to find enthusiastic new audiences for his unique brand of salsa.

Featured Artist(s): Jimmy Bosch

[August 18, 2000]

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The Dixie Power Trio plays everything from New Orleans jazz to zydeco.

Featured Artist(s): Zachary Smith

[August 17, 2000]

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New Orleans rhythm and blues are prominent elements in the electric whirlpool known as The Grandsons.

Featured Artist(s): The Grandsons

[August 15, 2000]

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Robin and Linda Williams are well known to audiences throughout the country for their appearances on Garrison Keillor's radio show "Prairie Home Companion", both as a duo and as part of the Hopeful Gospel Quartet. VIRGINIA STATE DAY

Featured Artist(s): Robin and Linda Williams

[August 13, 2000]

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South African world-beat band Bollo Mah Kissy mixes elements of Xhosa and Zulu music with energetic funk and lyrical ballads.

Featured Artist(s): Bollo Mah Kissy

[August 12, 2000]

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Dreamosaurus, sparkling entertainment for children and adults alike, has been described by the Washington Post as smart, tuneful and wildly imaginative.

Featured Artist(s): Dreamosaurus

[August 11, 2000]

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Dance Institute of Washington presents the culminating performance of the Kennedy Center/Dance Theatre of Harlem Community Residency Program.

Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center/Dance Theatre of Harlem Community Residency Program

[August 8, 2000]

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Spanning several centuries of maritime history, Compass Rose performances include chanteys sung a cappella and tunes played on traditional shipboard instruments. RHODE ISLAND STATE DAY

Featured Artist(s): Compass Rose

[August 7, 2000]

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Welsh band Carreg Lafar is at the forefront of the Welsh traditional music scene, offering original as well as traditional material.

Featured Artist(s): Carreg Lafar

[August 6, 2000]

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Since 1970, the United States Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band has entertained national and international audiences with New Orleans-style jazz and blues.

Featured Artist(s): The United States Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band

[August 3, 2000]

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In separate sets, Mary Gauthier performs her style of music called ôcountry noirö while Bob Hillman offers music with punk rock attitude. WRITERS NIGHT

Featured Artist(s): Bob Hillman

[August 2, 2000]

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Aboriginal musician Kev Carmody, a member of Australia"s Murri people, laces his songs of struggle with an abiding inspirational spirituality.

Featured Artist(s): Kev Carmody

[August 1, 2000]

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Critically acclaimed baritone Vincent Dion Stringer's repertoire ranges from classic spirituals to new music. MASSACHUSETTS STATE DAY

Featured Artist(s): Vincent Dion Stringer

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