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HipHop Festival Cultura Urbana

HipHop Festival Cultura Urbana
As summer lurks around the corner, music festivals are popping up all over the country, one of which is the Cultura Urbana. The biggest international hiphop festival in Spain, Cultura Urbana, will be stirring up quite a storm in Madrid come 15th May. With lineups of local and international hiphop artistes, as well as urban art showcases and breakdance battles, it is expected to be an all-night long party. Winner of MTV’s top Spanish hiphop artiste, Cres, will be strutting his stuff alongside pioneering...
May 10th, 2010 | Nellie Huang | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Events, festival, music

Saturday Buzz: A Live Concert and a Russian DJ

Saturday Buzz: A Live Concert and a Russian DJ
... Joint Concert Performed by Japanese Singer Artists The Japan Foundation has organized a Vocal Joint Concert. The event will have live classical music by Japanese artists. You’ll get to hear Japanese, musical songs from ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, and ‘West Side Story’. Enjoy them; it isn’t often that you get to watch Japanese performers. What: Vocal Joint Concert Performers: Akira Yukawa (Tenor), Takayo Kikuchi (Soprano), accompanied by Ryoko Yukawa (Piano) Supported...
May 7th, 2010 | induspride | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Events, music, nightlife

WOMAD Cáceres 2010

WOMAD Cáceres 2010
One of the world’s biggest international music festival is taking Spain by storm this weekend! WOMAD will be held from 6th to 9th May in the historical center of Extremadura’s capital Cáceres. With an impressive line-up of international artistes, endless rows of merchandise stalls and a huge party atmosphere, WOMAD will surely rock your world. WOMAD stands for World of music, Arts and Dance and is internationally recognized for the array of performances from all over the world. With...
May 7th, 2010 | Nellie Huang | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arts and Entertainment, festival, music

Photo Friday: Drumming Down the Sun

Photo Friday: Drumming Down the Sun
Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year, and here in Niagara, we have a unique way of celebrating it: drumming down the sun. This event has been going on for 10 years, and it will continue this year on June 21st, starting at 8pm. This is a really neat community event, where people of all ages gather with drums and noise makers, and sing and dance their hearts out as the sun slowly sets over Lake Ontario. Crowds gather in Port Dalhousie at Lakeside Park (map) for this free event (although...
May 7th, 2010 | Megan Pasche | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: drumming, music, photo friday, sunset

The Na Hoku O Hawaii Music Festival

The Na Hoku O Hawaii Music Festival
In conjunction with the popular awards ceremony of the same name, there will be a Nā Hōkū O Hawaiʻi music Festival for three full days later this month from May 27 – 30. The event celebrates Hawai‘i’s music and culture, and features the Lifetime Achievement Awards Luncheon, the HARA Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards Show, red carpet events, live music by more than 100 artists across 25 venues throughout Waikīkī, and daily workshops. The event showcases the underlying power of music and will...
May 6th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 1
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Unique New Silent Film about Jazzman Louis Armstrong

Unique New Silent Film about Jazzman Louis Armstrong
... Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis and his 10-piece ensemble, join with internationally-acclaimed classical pianist Cecile Licad to play their musical score for the  silent movie ‘LOUIS’ – A Silent Film. LOUIS is a film homage to the great American jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong and the birth of the great American musical art form – jazz. Set in 1907 New Orleans, the film, shot by Academy Award-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond (The Deer Hunter, Close Encounters of the Third...
May 6th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: film, jazz, music

17th Annual EarthFest

17th Annual EarthFest
... Blossoms, Crash Kings and Marcy Playground. Get them while they’re young. EarthFest will have educational opportunities for the entire family -musical entertainment, environmental arts and crafts activities, and lots of healthy snack give- aways too. And of course you will want to do your part to green your transportation to the concert, so be sure to take the T. The closest stations are Arlington on the Green Line and Charles/MGH on the red Line. Image Credit: EarthFest ...
May 5th, 2010 | Maria Olia | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: Events, Family Friendly, featuredarticle, festival, music

Zoo Tunes at Woodland Park Zoo

Zoo Tunes at Woodland Park Zoo
... warmly as the show goes on, rain or shine. Location:  Woodland Park Zoo (map) Date & Time:  Dates are listed above.  Doors open at 5 pm, music starts at 6 pm.  Show ends at approximately 8:30 pm. Tickets:  At 8:00 a.m. on May 3rd tickets will go on sale at all Metropolitan Market locations, and online at www.BrownPaperTickets.com.  A very limited number of tickets will also be available at all zoo gates. Photo credit:  Symonth @flickr ...
April 29th, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: music, summer concerts

Jazz on the Promenade

Jazz on the Promenade
... local merchants, Maggiano’s, Cantina Laredo and Uncorked. What a great way to take advantage of wonderful weather, great food and drink and live music.  They’ve put together an impressive roster of local talent that the top clubs in the Valley fight over. Here’s the schedule: Performances are scheduled from 7-9pm. April 30th – Raul Yanez’s Chicano Power Revival, a 26-year veteran is known for playing Latin-inspired rhythms and improvisational jazz. May 7th – Keyboardist Armand Boatman,...
April 29th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: jazz, music

Mother’s Day Brunch and Concert at Ala Moana Hotel

Mother’s Day Brunch and Concert at Ala Moana Hotel
If you’re not sure what to get your mom for Mother’s Day and you’ll be in Honolulu, why not treat mom to a feast of food and music?  Spoil mom this Mother’s Day with a brunch dedicated especially for her at the Ala Moana Hotel from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. This brunch will feature an intimate concert from the Hawaiian music trio, Na Leo.  Enjoy a savory selection of all-you-can-eat entrees along with delightful local music.  This event is a reasonable $79.50 for adults and $39.75...
April 28th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: brunch, entertainment, mothers day, music

Wolf Trap for Great Summer Music

Wolf Trap for Great Summer Music
With summer just around the corner, it’s time to select upcoming plays, music and dance performances at Wolf Trap just outside of Washington DC. As usual, the schedule includes everything from the National Symphony Orchestra to Harry Connick, Jr. and Jackson Browne. My favorite location to see and hear a show is sitting on the lawn relaxing on a blanket with a picnic and a nice bottle of wine.  But some people prefer to avoid the need to arrive early, and the infamous rush to secure a blanket...
April 27th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
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Chateau Ste. Michelle 2010 Summer Concert Series

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2010 Summer Concert Series
... 30th – Jackson Browne with David Lindley July 31st – Ringo Starr & his All Starr Band August 6th – Natalie Merchant August 7-8th – KWIZ music Festival August 12th – The B-52’s & Blondie August 13th – Chris Isaak August 27th – Earth, Wind & Fire August 28th – Crowded House August 29th – Pink Martini September 25th – Harry Connick, Jr. Net proceeds from the concert series goes to support local and national charities. Location:  14111 NE 145th Street, Woodinville...
April 25th, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: music, summer concerts, wine

Tulalip 2010 Summer Concert Series

Tulalip 2010 Summer Concert Series
... and ticket announcements coming up.  There’s no shortages of outdoor venues, it’s just a matter of picking the right combination of dates and music preferences. For your listening pleasure, Tulalip Resort & Casino offers a summer concert series that can be experienced as a concert only evening, or combined with a hotel stay for a great overnight package.  Premium packages (with seating in the first few rows) are also available. Here’s the summer lineup: Sunday, July 11th – The Temptations...
April 24th, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: music, summer concerts

Spring into Spring with the Boston Pops!

Spring into Spring with the Boston Pops!
... founding in 1885 as an off-shoot of the Boston Symphony Orchestra,  the Boston Pops have always been about playing light classics and the popular music of the day. Concerts are cabaret-style with refreshments served at tables for orchestra seat patrons, with less expensive balcony seats beginning at just $20 that also offers concert-goers a terrific music experience. Now in his 16th year as conductor, Keith Lockhart  leads the Boston Pops in a new season that runs through June 20.Continuing the...
April 22nd, 2010 | Maria Olia | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, Arts and Entertainment, featuredarticle, music, The Arts

Rock Out at FestiMad

Rock Out at FestiMad
As summer lurks in the distance, several music festivals are hitting Madrid by storm. One such music event to take note of is the Festimad. A whole bonanza of eclectic band performances and raw music presentations will be sweeping the crowd away. This event is specially noted as an opportunity for potential performers to strut their stuff and get the world to notice them. International and local artistes will be doing all they can to impress the crowd. The string of concerts take place all across...
April 22nd, 2010 | Nellie Huang | Read More | Comments: 2
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Weekend Roundup: April 23-25

Weekend Roundup: April 23-25
... picks for what to do in Houston this weekend, April 23-25. iFest This is the last weekend to hit the Houston International Festival.  Enjoy food, music, dance, and culture from around the world.  See my previous article for more details on the festival. When: Saturday April 24 12 PM-10 PM, Sunday 12 PM-8 PM Where: Downtown Houston: City Hall (map), Tranquility Park (map), Sam Houston Park (map) Cost: $17 adults ($3 for kids on Saturday & Free for Kids on Sunday) Houston Garden Center: Hermann...
April 22nd, 2010 | Christina Uticone | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, Events, music

Amsterdam: What’s On This Week

Amsterdam: What’s On This Week
... Anthony van Dyck, David Teniers and Quinten Massys. WHERE: Mauritshuis, Korte Vijverberg 8, The Hague (map) WHEN: until 27 June 2010 AMSTERDAM FOR music LOVERS WHAT: Free Lunchtime Organ Concerts WHERE: Westerkerk, Prinsengracht 28 (map) WHEN: every Friday from May – October, 13:00 – 13:45 WHAT: Anna Federova, piano and Natalya Kraevsky, soprano Chopin, Listz, Rossini and Rachmaninoff WHERE: Concertgebouw, Concertgebouwplein 2 (map) WHEN: 19 April at 20.15 WHAT: Les Troyens, Opera in five acts...
April 16th, 2010 | Marianne | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: best of week, museums, music, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, things to do in amsterdam

Summer Green Flash Concert Series

Summer Green Flash Concert Series
... summer at the Green Flash Concert Series at Birch Aquarium.  These unique monthly concerts co-hosted by 102.1 KPRI are held from 6:00-9:00p.m. for music lovers ages 21 and older.  Proceeds support exhibits and educational programming at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Savory happy-hour appetizers, craft beers and wines provided by Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery are available for purchase.  Keep an eye out for a real “green flash,” a rare optical phenomenon caused by refraction of...
April 15th, 2010 | Pam Nagata | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, music, Outdoors & Recreation, summer events

Enter the World of Wagner’s Opera Ring

Enter the World of Wagner’s Opera Ring
... CA In addition to the LA Opera, the Ring Festival LA has an extensive list of partners in various fields: Performing Arts There will be several musical performances by LA Opera and Los Angeles educational institutions. LA Opera will be presenting such operas as Wagner’s Gotterdammerung and the German Opera Tales tour. The LA Chamber Orchestra (LACO) will host the Westside Connections 3 program by popular opera director Peter Sellars. By enormous demand a laptop electronica adoption of Wagner’s...
April 14th, 2010 | Joannaline C. Young | Read More | Comments: 0
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Australia’s Newest Opera Stars Perform at Fagan Park

Australia’s Newest Opera Stars Perform at Fagan Park
... such as “The Toreador Song” from Carmen, “The Flower Duet” from Lakme, and songs from Hansel & Gretel and The Sound of music. This is the first time an event of this kind has been staged at Fagan Park. It’s set to be a great day out for all the family, with members of Pacific Opera joining 150 students from local schools on stage. “Opera by the Lake is special concert for Pacific Opera, offering our young singers the invaluable experience of performing live for a...
April 13th, 2010 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concerts, music, opera, performing arts