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August 2013

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August 31, 2013 - Watch this Performance

In The Young Spectaculars and The Front Yard Adventure, meet brother and sister Andrew and Emma. Energized by their super-powered imaginations, but stuck creating their own adventures near the front porch, they save a cat and a picnic lunch before stumbling upon more than they bargained for. For ages 2 to 5. Part of Page-Stage 2013.


Featured Artist(s): Arts on the Horizon

August 30, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The 2013 DC Asian American & Pacific Islander Literary Arts & Performance Poetry Festival (LAPP Fest) presents an evening of spoken word poetry showcasing the breadth and texture of AAPI narratives. LAPP Fest will take place in Washington, D.C. from August 28-31, 2013 at numerous venues throughout the District. For more information, please visit http://lappfest.org.


Featured Artist(s): DC Asian American & Pacific Islander Literary Arts & Performance Poetry Festival

August 29, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Sriram Gopal and his group perform an evening of eclectic jazz music.
Featured Artist(s): The Fourth Stream

August 28, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The Millennium Stage commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech.
Featured Artist(s): The Heritage Signature Chorale

August 27, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The remarkable young musicians from a remote village in Paraguay perform with instruments made from discarded materials. Presented in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank.
Featured Artist(s): Recycled Orchestra

August 26, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The ensemble presents The Best of Craigslist, taking 37 separate posts to adapt for the stage using puppets, punches, ukuleles, and a bedazzled loin cloth for a night that ranges from the hysterical to the tragic to the just plain weird. This performance contains mature content. Tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. IN THE THEATER LAB
Featured Artist(s): Flying V Theatre

August 25, 2013 - Watch this Performance

This 7-piece D.C. group’s sounds are a fine blend of banjo, oboe, harmonica, accordion, several-part vocal harmonies and cacophony, topped off with some stomping and hollering.
Featured Artist(s): The Torches

August 24, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The 10-piece Brooklyn-based band of young musicians, composers, and artists performs a style and sound that represents hip-hop from the ’80s to present day.
Featured Artist(s): PitchBlak Brass Band

August 23, 2013 - Watch this Performance

As part of the 2013 Leadership Exchange in the Arts and Disability (LEAD) Conference. Presented in cooperation with VSA.
Featured Artist(s): Jazz Hand

August 22, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The award-winning pianist born without his right hand performs as part of the 2013 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD) Conference. Presented in cooperation with VSA.
Featured Artist(s): Nicholas McCarthy

August 21, 2013 - Watch this Performance

World-class string musicians of the U.S. Air Force Band perform a variety of music.
Featured Artist(s): U.S. Air Force Band

August 20, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The pianist plays Hungarian music by Bartók, Dohnányi, and Kodály.
Featured Artist(s): Terry Eder

August 19, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The contemporary dance ensemble performs Artistic Director Nejla Yatkin’s Oasis, with original music by Shamou and video design by Patrick Lovejoy. Note: contains adult content. IN THE FAMILY THEATER
Featured Artist(s): Nejla Yatkin

August 18, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The Millennium Stage partners with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to present some of the best D.C. area street performers.
Featured Artist(s): Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

August 17, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The D.C.-based band performs afro-pop using Togolese rhythms with American-influenced styles.
Featured Artist(s): Listen Local First

August 16, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The indie-rock group from Charlottesville, Virginia performs a multifaceted sound of pop comparable to those of Belle & Sebastian or the symphonic, orchestral swells of Bishop Allen and Wilco.
Featured Artist(s): The Hill and Wood

August 15, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The D.C. band performs rocksteady reggae.
Featured Artist(s): Caz and the Day Laborers

August 14, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The Maryland-based group performs in the Indian classical dance style of Kuchipudi. Part of the Homegrown: The Music of America concert series.
Featured Artist(s): Kalanidhi Dance Company

August 13, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The two-time Juno-winning banjo player performs selections from his latest album, The Other Side of the Air, exploring music from Norway, Sweden, Bulgaria, Brazil, Italy, and North America.
Featured Artist(s): Jayme Stone

August 12, 2013 - Watch this Performance

This group of six multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriters plays experimental folk music.
Featured Artist(s): Cuddle Magic

August 11, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The New Orleansbased indie folk group, led by singer/songwriter/banjo player Alynda Lee, performs songs from its most recent album, My Dearest Darkest Neighbor.
Featured Artist(s): Hurray for the Riff Raff

August 10, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The Strathmore Artist in Residence and jazz vocalist infuses jazz standards with original flair and modern harmonies.
Featured Artist(s): Integriti Reeves

August 9, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The troupe performs Chinese folk music.
Featured Artist(s): Shanghai Students Folk Music Troupe

August 8, 2013 - Watch this Performance

ENDANGERED! The Eco-Musical - Book & Lyrics by Keni Fine, Music/Orchestration & Musical Direction by Tony Small. Featuring local youth from the 6th annual Teen Arts Performance (TAP) Camp, Helen Hayes Award winner Nova Payton, and choreography from Oscar Hawkins and the Kirov Ballet School with the world debut of "Waltz of the Endangered"composed by Tony Small.


Featured Artist(s): Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington

August 7, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The a cappella group from Covington, Kentucky performs music in the four-part harmony style of “jubilee.” Part of the Homegrown: The Music of America concert series.
Featured Artist(s): Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers

August 6, 2013 - Watch this Performance

After fifty years of separation, an orchestra of Jewish and Muslim musicians torn apart by history and war has reunited for a U.S. tour to share again the passion and the soul of the Algerian Casbah…Chaabi music. IN THE EISENHOWER THEATER
Featured Artist(s): El Gusto

August 5, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Works from the New York University program are performed. Presented in cooperation with VSA. IN THE FAMILY THEATER
Featured Artist(s): The NYU Veterans Writing Workshop

August 4, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The symphony, showcasing the talents of California youth, plays works by Bach, Biber, Vivaldi, Sarasate, Chopin, and Brahms.
Featured Artist(s): Irvine Classical Players - Seraphim Symphony

August 3, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The Mardi Gras Indians perform a music program rooted in African and Native American tradition.
Featured Artist(s): The Wild Magnolias

August 2, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Local, national, and international prize-winning young pianists from the D.C. area perform both solo and piano ensemble music.
Featured Artist(s): Washington International Piano Festival

August 1, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Local, national, and international prize-winning young pianists from the D.C. area perform both solo and piano ensemble music.
Featured Artist(s): Washington International Piano Festival

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