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Jazz Day Celebration

Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2012 - 2:00pm

We celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month and the City of Worcester on Friday, April 13th in the performance studio as Mayor Joe Petty declares "Jazz Day." The mayor will make the official proclamation while you enjoy the sounds of the WICN-Worcester Jazz All-Stars. Dick Odgren, Bob Simonelli, Rich Ardizone, Pete LeVeque & Mark Holovnia will perform on this special day.  Tune in at 2 pm on Friday and help us celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month!!!

Alive With Dance

Bowker Auditorium

Alive With Dance presents an evening of dance, showcasing projects by seven senior dancers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Thursday only also features the Doo Wop Shop during intermission.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 20:00
Fri, 04/20/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 04/21/2012 - 20:00

UMass Presents The Emerging Choreographers Series .

Twelve talented emerging choreographers explore the complexity of human relationships through the powerful language of dance. The show consists of various dance works choreographed and performed by University of Massachusetts dancers. 

ECS features the choreography of Rachel Aylward, Sonja Brigham, Kristen Connolly, Melissa Frascella, Amanda Fredette, Jeff Gugliotti, Jaxon Hall, Megan Kelly, Brittni Laquidara, Katie Lovell, Ellen Saltzman and Rebecca Steinberg. 

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/26/2012 - 20:00
Fri, 04/27/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 04/28/2012 - 20:00

Hampshire College Dance Studio Theatre

893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone: 413.559.5546

Duke Ellington comes to Peterborough!

Duke Ellington’s music comes LIVE to the Peterborough Town House as the Monadnock Chorus presents selections from the Sacred Concerts, what Duke called his “most important works.” This is the first time that Ellington’s Sacred Concerts will be performed in the Monadnock Region! Collaborating in this one-of-a-kind event are over 100 singers from the Monadnock Chorus and Keene State College, 17 professional musicians from the Amherst Jazz Orchestra led by Dave Sporny, and tap dancers from the Monadnock Performing Arts Academy.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/28/2012 - 19:00
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 15:00

Peterborough Town House

1 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458

Caroline Turner

Date: 
Sunday, April 15, 2012 - 10:30pm
Program: 

Few US companies will change their  corporate culture  simply  because it is the "right thing to do." Change in corporate cultures come about because of a compelling business reason to do so, and every workplaces is at that critical point. So how does the American workplace embrace change and embrace employees? Tune in this Sunday evening when Al is joined by author and consultant Caroline Turner, CEO of "Different WORKS".

Marcus Chown & Dimitar Sasselov

Date: 
Sunday, April 22, 2012 - 9:00pm
Program: 

Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back cosmologist, writer, science consultant and broadcaster MARCUS CHOWN. His new eye-popping book is SOLAR SYSTEM: A VISUAL EXPLORATION OF THE PLANTS, MOONS, AND OTHER HEAVENLY BODIES THAT ORBIT OUR SUN, a book based on the popular app for the  iPad,  Tune in tonight as explore the weird and wild moons of Jupiter and Saturn. We also will learn why Pluto was downgraded to a mere dwarf planet and take a mind-blowing trip descending through the atmosphere of Jupiter. “The great thing about the solar system is that it continually confounds our expectations.”

Historical Folk

Date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

This edition of The Folk Revival features and eclectic mix of traditional music, music from or about history, as well as contemporary artists. Nick will be co-hosting with special in-studio guests Robert Tincher (around 7:30 PM) and Daryl Purpose (around 8:30 PM).

JazzSunday Benefit Concert for the Boston Children's Chorus

featuring Kyle Miles and friends

Please join us for the 7th Annual JazzSunday benefit concert for the Boston Children’s Chorus featuring Kyle Miles & Friends. Come relish in an upbeat afternoon of live jazz music from a group of young professional musicians and support a great cause.

The JazzSunday benefit event was inspired by Branden Miles a singer of the Boston Children’s Chorus to help fund the significant expense of tour travel and to make it possible for all singers to participate.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 14:00

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Know Your Host:
Jim Benitez

A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.

Tune in to Latin Jazz Now!
Fridays, 7 to 11 pm

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