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NSO Pops: Wayne Shorter 80th Birthday Celebration with the Wayne Shorter Quartet and Esperanza Spalding by Francine Schwartz

Wayne Shorter, his Quartet, and vocalist Esperanza Spalding appeared last night in another sold-out concert at The Kennedy Center. There was a new work that was commissioned from Wayne Shorter, as part of their mission to provide more variety, “everything from jazz to hip-hope,” according to the Pops Conductor Steven Reineke. The Wayne Shorter Quartet […]

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The women of 'Nautical Yards.' Photo courtesy of Force/Collision.

‘The Nautical Yards’ at Force/Collision by Amanda Gunther

A mystical journey awaits you in the waters of Yards Park. Water mythology, wartime, love and loss, all of this is intricately intertwined into the devised site-specific water ballet/theatrical performance The Nautical Yards presented by Force/Collision. A picturesque pond in the park with a bridge and vast rolling hill; a green field leading down to […]

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