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Millennium Stage Schedule of Performances

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Performance Time: 6 p.m. Eastern, unless otherwise noted
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tri Minh [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Hanoi Conservatory–trained composer, jazz pianist, and contemporary sound artist and his quartet use improvisation to create dialogue between instruments in Sounds from Hanoi. Part of Center Stage, a program created by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with New England Foundation for the Arts.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Ceibadanza [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Ecuadorian dance company offers a contemporary dance performance.


Thursday, September 25, 2014

Arturo Garcia [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The dancer and choreographer presents his new dance work Here & Now, bringing his Arlington-based dance company Danzante to the stage. Part of the Local Dance Commissioning Project.


Friday, September 26, 2014

Arturo Garcia [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The dancer and choreographer presents his new dance work Here & Now, bringing his Arlington-based dance company Danzante to the stage. Part of the Local Dance Commissioning Project.


Saturday, September 27, 2014

Asheru [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]

Founded by award-winning hip-hop artist and U.S. State Department Global Ambassador Gabriel “Asheru” Benn, Guerilla Arts Ink is a local arts organization dedicated to serving area youth with authentic arts and cultural programming and apprenticeship opportunities, led by a group of top-notch teaching artists across all genres and media. This performance is a showcase featuring the talents of a very special group of teaching artists who have dedicated their time and talents to make the world a better place.




Sunday, September 28, 2014

Youth Speaks [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
IN THE CONCERT HALL
Youth Speaks, in partnership with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Millennium Stage, present an evening to celebrate the winners of the national spoken word competition designed to foster discussion among young people and adults about the challenges and opportunities students face as they strive to stay on the path to graduation. Hosted by NPR’s Glynn Washington, the program will feature performances from each of the five winners, plus an appearance by Questlove and Black Thought of the Roots, D.C. hip-hop artist Gabriel “Asheru” Benn, with surprise special guests to be announced.  The RAISE Up project is part of American Graduate - Let's Make It Happen! - a public media initiative to address the drop out crisis, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the Hall of Nations starting at approximately 4:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person.


Monday, September 29, 2014

SambaDá [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Santa Cruz-based band plays music based in the rich musical traditions of Brazil, with references to salsa and cumbia, blending them playfully with funk and reggae beats.


Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Tony Small [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Scenes from a new opera by Tony Small introduce western audiences to the music and culture of Oman through a seamless exchange of African and Arabic music genres.


Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Harold Lopez-Nussa [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Thursday, October 2, 2014

Wild Horses Improv Troupe [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Friday, October 3, 2014

Daiana Ferreira [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Saturday, October 4, 2014

Julian Lage [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Sunday, October 5, 2014

Tsu Gordela [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Monday, October 6, 2014

Jamie Barton [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Fleur d'Orange [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Robert Cooper [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Thursday, October 9, 2014

Darius Jones Quartet [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Friday, October 10, 2014

NSO Prelude [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Saturday, October 11, 2014

Andy Zipf [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Sunday, October 12, 2014

Margot MacDonald [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Monday, October 13, 2014

Nikki Glaser [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
IN THE TERRACE THEATER
Comedian Nikki Glaser first gained notoriety during season four of Last Comic Standing when she advanced to the semifinals while she was still attending college. Since then, she has performed stand up on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Last Comic Standing 7 and has appeared in the film Punching The Clown, the comedy documentary I Am Comic, and Amy Schumer’s pilot for Comedy Central. Glaser also cohosts the popular comedy podcast, You Had To Be There. This program contains mature themes and strong language.


Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Steven Abshire [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Thursday, October 16, 2014

Feedel Band [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Friday, October 17, 2014

U.S. Marine Chamber Ensemble [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Saturday, October 18, 2014

Daniel Burkholder [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Sunday, October 19, 2014

Kinobe [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Monday, October 20, 2014

Brad Kolodner [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Tuesday, October 21, 2014

NSO Chamber Ensemble [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Pree [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Thursday, October 23, 2014

Washington National Opera [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Friday, October 24, 2014

Gerdan [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Saturday, October 25, 2014

Chocolate City Rocks! [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Sunday, October 26, 2014

Theatre Mala Scena [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Monday, October 27, 2014

Shannon Dunne Dance [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Laurent Piron [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Arabesque [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Thursday, October 30, 2014

Tev un Man [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



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 has been heard on This American Life and seen on The Office, Louie, The Other Guys, and Iron Man 3. 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.


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