Monday, June 10, 2013

AMA Annual Gala - A Night at the Cotton Club

The Arlington Museum of Art's annual gala fundraiser this year is being presented in conjunction with their current exhibits, Harlem Renaissance and William H. Johnson: An American Modern, this Friday, June 14, 2013 from 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm. The gala, "A Night at the Cotton Club", will transport attendees back to this historic club that was the birthplace for jazz music, soulful singers and the big band sound during the 20s and 30s. Many famous musicians and performers including Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and Cab Callaway made a name for themselves appearing at the club and their legacies to cultural history will be honored with live performances throughout the evening.

Dinner will be served and a cocktail bar provided, so come and spend the evening. Make your reservations now.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Timeless Concerts Presents: An Evening in Italy

Italian music from several eras, presented by Timeless Concerts, will make an exciting concert for everyone. They will begin their concert with a composer you may have never heard of: Wolf-Ferrari. In addition, the concert will include the exciting instrumental music of Vivaldi (known for his “Four Seasons”), and the opera arias of Puccini.

Musicians for the evening's concert are pianist David Dubiel, violinist LeeAnne Chenoweth, cellist Karen Maddox Smith, and soprano Sabrina Romero with guest violinist, Emily Klophaus. 

The hour-long concert on Saturday, June 22 will be followed by a party with more live music, when requests and dancing are welcome. Table seating is available for 2 or up to 8. Doors open at 7:30 and the concert begins at 8:00 pm. A complimentary wine bar (or BYOB), soft drinks, fruit/cheese/dessert buffet, tax and gratuity are all included in ticket price. Please try to purchase at least 7 days in advance. ($29 general, $25 seniors 60+, $15 college students) You can purchase tickets online. Casual dress is recommended.