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BROOKE HAUSER: THE NEW KIDS

Date: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 11:00am
Program: 

From Portugal: Amália Hoje

To mark the 10th anniversary of fado legend Amália Rodrigues’s death, Nuno Gonçalves of the Portuguese band the Gift was invited to reinterpret selections of Rodrigues’s vast catalogue and was given full liberty to choose the compositions and his collaborators and to create new arrangements. For this homage, Nuno created Amália Hoje with three of Portugal’s most well-known musicians: Sonia Tavares (the Gift), Fernando Ribeiro (Moonspell) and Paulo Praça (Plaza). They took nine fados immortalized by Amália Rodrigues and re-interpreted them with a contemporary approach.

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/04/2011 - 19:30

Watch Night - Jazz and Gospel Worship Service

with The Willie Sordillo Trio, featuring Doug Rich and Linda Brown-San Martin.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/31/2011 - 23:00

Jazz and Gospel Worship Service

with The Willie Sordillo Trio, featuring Doug Rich and Linda Brown-San Martin.

Preludes begin at about 5:50pm.

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/01/2011 - 17:30
Thu, 12/08/2011 - 17:30
Thu, 12/15/2011 - 17:30
Thu, 12/22/2011 - 17:30
Thu, 12/29/2011 - 17:30

James Brown Anniversary Show

James Brown impersonator extraordinaire, JC, backed by the indomitable Enfusion will be rocking the house at the annual James Brown Anniversary Show. The band will feature an expanded horn section, with Baton Rouge trombonist Danny Heath joining saxophonist Willie Sordillo on the front line.

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/30/2011 - 19:00

First Night Boston Concert Schedules

This year, First Night Boston celebrates the 36th edition of the country’s oldest and largest New Year’s Eve arts festival by announcing a line-up of world class events that offer something for everyone. On Saturday, December 31, 2011 from noon to midnight, First Night presents its annual day-long festival of art, music, dance, ice sculpture, and more. First Night will showcase 1000 artists in 200 exhibitions and performances in locations all over downtown Boston, from the Waterfront to the Fenway.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/31/2011 - 12:00 to Sun, 01/01/2012 - 01:00

ESL’s Holiday Choral Concert

Enter Stage Left’s adult chorus, the Treblemakers, and ESL’s middle school/high school chorus Tone Deft, Too, will present a Holiday Concert

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for Stage Door Members and are available via ESL’s website, www.enterstagelefttheater.org. Refreshments will be served.

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/11/2011 - 14:00

Hopkinton Historical Society

168 Hayden Rowe Street
Hopkinton, MA 01748-2512
Phone: (508) 435-4502

Aardvark Jazz Orchestra 39th Annual Christmas Concert

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Kip Tiernan. The band will play updated arrangements of carols and music in the spirit of the season by founder/director Mark Harvey. Selections will include The Shepherd's Carol by William Billings, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day (words by Longfellow, written during the Civil War), and Harvey’s piece The Prophet, a tonal portrait of the late Kip Tiernan (1926-2011), founder of Rosie's Place, Poor People’s United Fund, and other organizations. The concert will benefit the work of the Poor People’s United Fund, in honor of Kip.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/10/2011 - 19:30

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