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Millennium Stage Schedule of Performances

Free Performances Every Day, No Tickets Required

Performance Time: 6 p.m. Eastern, unless otherwise noted
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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Jorge Luis Pacheco [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
One of Cuba’s most extraordinary pianists, Pacheco and his quartet perform a concert blending traditional Cuban and jazz music.

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Sunday, November 2, 2014

The Ugly Animal Roadshow [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Ugly Animal Preservation Society’s popular family comedy show. Come and vote for your favorite ugly animal! For age 7+. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the British Arts Council.


Monday, November 3, 2014

Rozsafa Folk Ensemble [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
This program features traditional Hungarian folk music and dancing. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Hungary.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Science Centre AHHAA [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]

 From Science Centre AHHAA, experience the multitude of awesome scientific experiments that the average Estonian goes through in a typical day! For age 4+. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Estonia.




Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Aglaia Koras [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The concert pianist plays a program of classics, including Greek works. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Greece.


Thursday, November 6, 2014

Sanna Valvanne [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Valvanne uses storytelling, singing, dancing, and theater to take the audience on a journey around the globe. For age 5+. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Finland.


Friday, November 7, 2014

El Colegio del Cuerpo [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
This Colombian-based contemporary dance company performs traditional Afro-Indian and Caribbean styles.

This performance is presented in collaboration with the IDB Cultural Center and The Embassy of Colombia.


Saturday, November 8, 2014

More or Less Theatre [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
More or Less Theatre’s hilarious family show offers 7,000 years of Maltese history in an action-packed and interactive hour. For age 7+. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2014 and presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Malta.


Sunday, November 9, 2014

The Brazilian Jazz All-Stars [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Chuck Redd
Duduaka Da Fonseca (drums), Maucha Adnet (vocals), Helio Alves (piano), and Chuck Redd (vibraphone) are internationally acclaimed musicians of the highest caliber.


Monday, November 10, 2014

Brock McGuire Band [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The “Traditional Irish Band of the Decade” (Irish American News), features Paul Brock (button accordion, melodeon), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Garry O’Meara (tenor banjo, mandolin, vocals), and Denis Carey (piano).


Tuesday, November 11, 2014

U.S. Army Blues [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Members of the band present an evening of music in celebration of Veterans Day.


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Asian American Music Society [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Winners of the Asian American Music Society’s 2014 Woodwind, Piano, String, and Voice International Competition perform.


Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Oud Hobbyists Association [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The ensemble returns to perform a concert featuring the oud (the Arabic lute).


Friday, November 14, 2014

Chord-Ayres Male Chorus [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]

Started in 1969 and invited into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame in 2012, the group brings a program to the stage inspired by Veterans Day.




Saturday, November 15, 2014

DC Public Schools [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
This program features the city’s finest young musicians as chosen by middle and high school band directors.


Sunday, November 16, 2014

Cocek! Brass Band [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The band performs original music based on the sounds of Eastern European brass bands that blend dance music with impeccable improvisation and melody.


Monday, November 17, 2014

Chris Gethard [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
IN THE THEATER LAB
Comedian Chris Gethard takes the stage with an opening set by Courtney Fearrington. Gethard is the host of the cult public access hit The Chris Gethard Show and author of the book A Bad Idea I’m About to Do. He is a mainstay performer at New York’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, where he has been performing for 12 years, and was named one of Variety’s “Ten Comics to Watch” in 2010. This program contains mature themes and strong language. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Joe Walsh [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Grant Gordy
Brooklyn-based guitarist Gordy and Portland, Maine–based mandolin player Walsh are entertaining and talented gentlemen of bluegrass.


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Steelism [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Hailing from Nashville, guitarist Jeremy Fetzer and pedal steel guitarist Spencer Cullum blend an eclectic array of vintage and modern influences.


Thursday, November 20, 2014

U.S. Air Force Chamber Players [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The group performs music composed during the lifetime of French artist Edgar Degas in support of the world premiere original Kennedy Center musical, Little Dancer.


Friday, November 21, 2014

M3E [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Students in George Mason University’s contemporary music ensemble perform varied repertoire, including arrangements of concert music by Frank Zappa and Beck, as well as original compositions.


Saturday, November 22, 2014

NSO Prelude [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
National Symphony Orchestra members Joel Fuller (violin), Alexandra Osborne (violin), Mahoko Eguchi (viola), and Rachel Young (cello), who make up the Last Stand Quartet, perform works by Haydn and Borodin.



Sunday, November 23, 2014

Eishin Nose's The Gate [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Jazz pianist Eishin Nose and percussionist Satoshi Takeishi perform selections from their critically acclaimed 2012 live album, The Gate. Presented by the S&R Foundation.


Monday, November 24, 2014

The Voice of Anne Frank [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
IN THE TERRACE THEATER
Dancer Mirenka Cechová and cellist Nancy Jo Snider utilize dance, music, spoken word, sound effects, and lighting to convey the words of Anne Frank’s diary. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic.


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Moonshine Society [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
This local D.C. blues band has been nominated for several Wammies and named a Top 4 Fan favorite the last three years in a row.


Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Alexandru Tomescu [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The internationally acclaimed violinist plays an evening of classical music. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Romania.


Thursday, November 27, 2014

Johnny Boyd [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Gottaswing
Dance off that turkey and stuffing at a 1940s-themed Swing Dance Party. Gotta Swing presents a festive program featuring dancing and music by Johnny Boyd. Free swing dance lessons begin at 6 p.m., followed by a dance party from 7–9 p.m.


Friday, November 28, 2014

The Elijah Jamal Balbed Quintet [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
A Strathmore Artist-in-Residence and a former part-time member of the Godfather of Go-Go Chuck Brown’s band, the saxophonist leads his band in an evening of straight-ahead jazz.


Saturday, November 29, 2014

Zellnik Brothers [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
A performance of musical selections from composer and lyricist/librettist (respectively) David Zellnik (Yank!, Orville and Wilbur Did It, Hunters and Thieves, Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom) and Joe Zellnik (Yank!, Trust Me, The Uncrowned Queen of Ireland, Destination: Murder, Broadway’s Epic Fail). Part of Broadway: Today and Tomorrow, presented under the auspices of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP).


Sunday, November 30, 2014

Gregory Nebours [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
An evening of musical selections from lyricist Gregory Nebours. Part of Broadway: Today and Tomorrow, presented under the auspices of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP).


Monday, December 15, 2014

Mark Normand [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
IN THE THEATER LAB
Comedian Mark Normand takes the stage with opener Rahmein Mostafavi. A regular in comedy clubs and colleges across the country, Normand has been involved in many festivals, including being featured as a New Face at the Montreal Comedy Festival. In NYC, Mark runs two comedy shows and two podcasts. This program contains mature themes and strong language. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person.


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