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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: September 2002

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[September 30, 2002]

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Clandestine is a high-energy band that combines highland pipes, acoustic guitar, fiddle, percussion and vocal harmonies, with a diverse repertoire that’s firmly rooted in the Celtic tradition.

Featured Artist(s): Clandestine

[September 29, 2002]

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The Silicon Dance Project is a collaboration between Massachusetts-based Chimaera Physical Theater and The Ankara State Opera’s Modern Dance Turkey. These eight dancers/choreographers present two brashly physical, emotionally potent new works.

Featured Artist(s): Silicon Dance Project

[September 27, 2002]

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Cathy Krier a young pianist from Luxembourg, who has achieved remarkable success at home and abroad, plays a selection of Chopin, Prokofiev and Liszt. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Luxembourg.

Featured Artist(s): Cathy Krier

[September 26, 2002]

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Newsome/Sewell/Harris Trio preview their Blues to Africa tour. Part of the Kennedy Center-Department of State Jazz Ambassadors series. KENNEDY CENTER-DEPARTMENT OF STATE JAZZ AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): Newsome, Sewell, Harris Trio

[September 25, 2002]

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Garmarna are inspired by Swedish folk of the medieval period, to produce a mix of ancient and modern music. Layers of strings, guitars, hurdy-gurdy and percussion swirl around traditional vocals.

Featured Artist(s): Garmarna

[September 24, 2002]

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Bob Boguslaw Quartet perform original jazz compositions and standards, with Boguslaw on piano, together with saxophone, bass and drums.

Featured Artist(s): The Robert Boguslaw Quintet

[September 23, 2002]

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The Prism Brass Quintet (trumpets, trombone, French horn and tuba) premiere two specially commissioned pieces with Arabic and West African themes.

Featured Artist(s): The Prism Brass Quintet

[September 22, 2002]

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Lilo Gonzalez & Friends perform original salsa, bolero, kumbia and cha cha compositions. The native El Salvadorean and his six-piece band produce a Latino beat that will have everyone dancing.

Featured Artist(s): Richard Miller

[September 21, 2002]

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Direct from Rio de Janeiro, Rabo de Lagartixa (Tail of the Gecko) is one of the leading bands of the "neo choro" movement, sweeping through Brazil. Part jazz, part Afro-Brazlian, part European, "neo choro" really swings, and this is a rare chance to hear this intriguing new sound.

Featured Artist(s): Rabo de Lagartixa

[September 20, 2002]

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Lenny Robinson’s Organic Trio preview their Caribbean, Central and South American blues tour. Part of the Kennedy Center-Department of State Jazz Ambassadors series. KENNEDY CENTER-DEPARTMENT OF STATE JAZZ AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): Lenny Robinson's Organic Trio

[September 19, 2002]

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Kevin Burke has been described by the Village Voice as “Probably the greatest living Irish fiddler… lyric, fluid and precisely as tricky as he needs to be.” He is the recipient of a 2002 National Heritage Fellowship.

Featured Artist(s): Kevin Burke

[September 18, 2002]

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Feature & Short Filmmakers Showcase - Meet award-winning and first-time filmmakers, and see clips of their films. Presented in partnership with the DC Independent Film Festival. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: WASHINGTON, DC FILMAKERS AND THEIR FILMS

Featured Artist(s): DC Independent Film Festival

[September 17, 2002]

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Women & Documentary Showcase - Meet award-winning and first-time filmmakers, and see clips of their films. Presented in partnership with the DC Independent Film Festival. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: WASHINGTON, DC FILMAKERS AND THEIR FILMS

Featured Artist(s): DC Independent Film Festival

[September 16, 2002]

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Black Filmmakers Showcase - Meet award-winning and first-time filmmakers, and see clips of their films. Presented in partnership with the DC Independent Film Festival. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: WASHINGTON, DC FILMAKERS AND THEIR FILMS

Featured Artist(s): DC Independent Film Festival

[September 15, 2002]

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Tino Bastidas and Susan Reynolds present Piolin, an emotional dance-drama performed to original and classic tango music. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: LOCAL DANCE COMMISSIONING PROJECT

Featured Artist(s): Tino Bastidas

[September 14, 2002]

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Nejla/NY2 Dance fuses movement with computer-generated imagery in a new solo work, Out on the Inside. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: LOCAL DANCE COMMISSIONING PROJECT

Featured Artist(s): Nejla Yatkin/NY2 Dance

[September 13, 2002]

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Helanius Wilkins and Edgeworks Dance Theater present Fearless, an urban journey that provokes thoughts and questions about male identity in America. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: LOCAL DANCE COMMISSIONING PROJECT

Featured Artist(s): Edgeworks Dance Theater

[September 12, 2002]

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Les Yeux Noirs are a Paris-based octet whose music draws on the traditions of Eastern Europe’s gypsies and Jews. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of France. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: MUSICAL AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): Les Yeux Noirs

[September 11, 2002]

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Delores Kendrick, Washington, DC’s Poet Laureate, and emerging local poets – Denise ‘Kumani’ Gantt, Colette ‘Phoenix’ Lampkin and Lisa ‘Lady Pcoq’ Pegram – read selections of their work. Accompanied by Kendrick’s musical collaborator, Wall Matthews. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: POET LAUREATE OF WASHINGTON, DC

Featured Artist(s): Delores Kendrick

[September 10, 2002]

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Stanislavsky Theater Studio presents Chicha the Fox. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: NEW THEATRICAL WORKS

Featured Artist(s): Stanislavsky Theater Studio's Golden Theater: Pantomime for Youth

[September 8, 2002]

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John Eaton, pianist extraordinaire, performs music from the vast treasure trove of American popular song and jazz – including Porter, Carmichael, Gershwin and Ellington. His work has taken him from DC’s jazz clubs to a July 4th performance for the international diplomatic corps in Havana, Cuba. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: MUSICAL AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): John Eaton

[September 7, 2002]

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Sandip Burman Trio present a concert of Indian music, featuring Burman’s dazzling tabla playing. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of India. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: MUSICAL AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): Sandip Burman Trio

[September 6, 2002]

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Monica Salmaso’s elegant voice is wrapped around a repertoire of traditional and new Brazilian songs. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Brazil. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: MUSICAL AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): Monica Salmaso

[September 5, 2002]

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Bill Heid Trio preview their blues tour to the Far East. Part of the Kennedy Center-Department of State Jazz Ambassadors series. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: MUSICAL AMBASSADORS: KENNEDY CENTER DEPARTMENT OF STATE JAZZ AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): Bill Heid-Trio

[September 4, 2002]

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Jorge Saade-Scaff, Ecuador’s most outstanding violinist, plays a repertoire of works by Ibero-American composers. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Ecuador. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: MUSICAL AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): Jorge Saade-Scaff

[September 3, 2002]

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US Air Force Woodwind Quintet play a varied repertoire of musical stylings, including popular, Broadway, patriotic, jazz and folk music. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: MUSICAL AMBASSADORS

Featured Artist(s): U.S. Air Force Woodwind Quintet

[September 2, 2002]

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Dapper Foxes, Singing Pigs, and Cajun Lullabies Songs from Sing Down the Moon, Perseus Bayou, and Mississippi Pinocchio—three award-winning family musicals by Mary Hall Surface and David Maddox. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: NEW THEATRICAL WORK

Featured Artist(s): Theater of the First Amendment

[September 1, 2002]

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African Continuum Theatre Company, American University, Metrostage and Signature Theatre present excerpts from new musicals in development. 2002 PRELUDE FESTIVAL: NEW THEATRICAL WORKS

Featured Artist(s): African Continuum Theatre Company

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