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Jazz in the Box presents the Cyrille Aimee Quintet

February 06, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

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Winner of many vocal jazz competitions, French vocalist Cyrille Aimee is—in the words of Will Friedwald of The Wall Street Journal—"one of the most promising jazz singers of her generation."  She has also been described as a creative singer, with a brilliant sound, fresh ideas and an impeccable rhythm.  She is an established performer on the New York music scene.

 

The Ugly Duckling

February 06, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

In an age when television, computers and video games reign supreme, the folks at Lightwire Theater bring their use of cutting edge technology, moving sculpture, and dance to an unforgettable theatrical experience.  The classic stories of The Ugly Duckling & The Tortoise and the Hare are brought to  life with dazzling visuals and the creative use of music ranging from classical to jazz to pop. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

MUMMENSCHANZ

February 07, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

The celebrated Switzerland-based, physical theater company MUMMENSCHANZ returns to audiences in North America with its new 40th anniversary show. In the surreal, comic, wordless universe of MUMMENSCHANZ, the ordinary becomes extraordinary when common materials and everyday objects — wires, tubes, boxes, and fabric- spring to life as fantastical characters. Subscribe and save up to 20%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Artist Reception: View from the Train - Roy Tamboli and Carol Buchman

Artist Reception: View from the Train - Roy Tamboli and Carol Buchman

February 13, 2015 @ 5:30 PM

GPAC presents the sculptures of Roy Tamboli and the paintings of Carol Buchman for the month of February. Join us for their artist reception from 5:30pm-7:30pm before the Mavis Staples performance.

More info on the artists here.

Free and open to the public.

Mavis Staples with Luther Dickinson

February 13, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

An undeniable legend in the gospel world, Mavis Staples'  style of rhythm and blues has always been focused towards the uplifting of the listener through her simple and honest style and heartfelt emotions delivered with incredible talent. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Opening act: Luther Dickinson. Luther recently collaborated with Mavis on a song for the film "Take me to The River" and GPAC is thrilled to bring them together again, one night only.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company: Sixth Annual Valentine’s Gala

Tennessee Shakespeare Company: Sixth Annual Valentine’s Gala

February 14, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Tennessee Shakespeare Company on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 6:00 pm with the Sixth Annual Valentine’s Gala to benefit TSC’s nationally-recognized education program.  It’s a delicious dinner buffet with cocktails, a unique silent auction, a rapid-fire live auction, and singular Broadway performance direct from NYC, and a party like no other!  

IRIS Orchestra presents Jeremy Denk, piano, Thankfulness and Transcendence

February 21, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

Thankfulness and Transcendence opens with Beethoven's sublime "Heiliger Dankgesang," an ecstatic hymn of gratitude written when he was recuperating from illness, here performed in the version for string orchestra. Beethoven's fiercely personal expression of thanks is profoundly and movingly universal, and became the inspiration for Bartók's third piano concerto. Aware that he was in his final days, Bartók worked feverishly to finish the concerto, and died four days later...

The Great Flood  - Film by Bill Morrison, Music by Bill Frisell  (at Rhodes College)

The Great Flood - Film by Bill Morrison, Music by Bill Frisell (at Rhodes College)

February 26, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

The Germantown Performing Arts Center and The Mike Curb Institute for Music are pleased to present The Great Flood - Film by Bill Morrison with Music by Bill Frisell featuring Ron Miles, Tony Scherr and Kenny Wollesen.

The Great Flood reflects on the Mississippi River Flood of 1927 and the ensuing transformation of American society, culture and music.


Location: Rhodes College Campus
Tickets: $25/$12 students
For tickets go here: http://alumni.rhodes.edu/greatflood

Kodo One Earth Tour: Mystery

February 26, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

Kodo, the taiko drumming pioneers from Japan, have powerful mastery over their instruments. It’s a power that can be tender or explosive, delicate or thunderous. Though steeped in tradition, Kodo turns traditional Japanese music into a stunning spectacle and a vibrant expression of artistic excellence. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Jazz in the Box presents Shelly Berg

February 27, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

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In 2000, the Los Angeles Times named Shelly Berg one of three “Educators for the Millennium.” He is widely acclaimed for his energetic and innovative approaches to performance, composition, and pedagogy. He has performed and recorded with top music industry professionals and has orchestrated music for television, motion pictures and major orchestras. Currently, Berg is Dean and professor at the University of Miami Frost School of Music. Recent recording and arranging projects include Arturo Sandoval’s Latin Grammy winning A Time for Love.  

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