Monthly Archives: February 2009

Cantus

America’s newest full-time vocal ensemble sings with one of the freshest and most engaging sounds in choral music today. From art songs to folk songs, from Smokey Robinson to Richard Strauss, Cantus’ brilliant sound, innovative programming and heart-felt singing have … Continue reading

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National Acrobats of China

Direct from China, this dazzling company of 35 performers will mesmerize and mystify you with stunning displays of the best in Chinese martial arts, illusion, and acrobatics, all set to traditional music. Founded over fifty years ago, this troupe has … Continue reading

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Monica Rabinowitz: Line #5- Knyazhevo

Monica Rabinowitz re-creates the memories of her Bulgarian grandmother’s life and projects them onto the interior windshield of a deconstructed tram car in her installation, Line #5- Knyazhevo. Although the Jews of “Old Bulgaria” were saved from deportation to Nazi … Continue reading

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Luis Bravo

Widely applauded for its elegant artistry and sizzling sensuality, Luis Bravo’s Forever Tango is a Broadway favorite that continues to wow audiences worldwide. Featuring an all-Argentine cast of fourteen of the world’s finest tango dancers and a twelve-piece orchestra, Forever … Continue reading

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Awaji Puppet Theater: Japanese Puppets

AWAJI PUPPET THEATER is a traditional Japanese puppet theater form with a history of over 500 years. This form is thought to be the cradle of all other Japanese puppet theater traditions, pulling together puppet-manipulation, live shamisen music, and recitation/narration. … Continue reading

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‘Kidd’ Jordan Trio

The legendary New Orleans saxophonist and educatorEdward ‘Kidd’ Jordan brings his Trio, featuring William Parker (bass) and Alvin Fielder (drums), for an incendiary evening of improvised music. A revered educator at Southern University, Jordan’s resume includes records and performances with … Continue reading

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Mariza

Of the crop of singers who have breathed new life into fado, the traditional Portuguese song form, none has risen so fast as Mariza. Considered throughout the world to be the reigning ambassador of Portuguese fado, Mariza has been seducing … Continue reading

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